The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 6 10 21
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +11
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 43 34 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.50% 10.46% 6.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.10% 12.06% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 6
Median daily rate £328 £376 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.95% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £439 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 10 7
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -7.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.35 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridge
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
267 282 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 77.62% 86.77% 77.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 171 156
Median daily rate £425 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £288 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 22 17
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.30 £29.00 £14.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridge region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cambridge region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cambridge region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 52 (71.23%) C
2 36 (49.32%) Embedded C
3 23 (31.51%) Degree
4 21 (28.77%) Computer Science
4 21 (28.77%) Python
5 18 (24.66%) Linux
6 16 (21.92%) C++
7 15 (20.55%) C#
7 15 (20.55%) Regression Testing
8 13 (17.81%) Relational Database
9 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
9 11 (15.07%) Perl
9 11 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
10 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
10 10 (13.70%) Internet
10 10 (13.70%) AngularJS
11 9 (12.33%) .NET
11 9 (12.33%) HTML
11 9 (12.33%) Wireless
12 8 (10.96%) CSS
12 8 (10.96%) Unix
12 8 (10.96%) REST
13 7 (9.59%) DevOps
13 7 (9.59%) Internet of Things
13 7 (9.59%) SDLC
13 7 (9.59%) X.509
13 7 (9.59%) SSL
13 7 (9.59%) TDD
13 7 (9.59%) JSON
14 6 (8.22%) Oracle

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.37%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.37%) CMS
1 1 (1.37%) OpenStack
1 1 (1.37%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.70%) Internet
1 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
2 9 (12.33%) Wireless
3 7 (9.59%) SSL
3 7 (9.59%) X.509
4 6 (8.22%) Bluetooth
5 5 (6.85%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (5.48%) ZigBee
7 2 (2.74%) Ethernet
7 2 (2.74%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (2.74%) Firewall
7 2 (2.74%) HTTP
7 2 (2.74%) SAN
7 2 (2.74%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (1.37%) LDAP
8 1 (1.37%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (17.81%) Relational Database
2 5 (6.85%) Big Data
2 5 (6.85%) MySQL
3 3 (4.11%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.37%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.37%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.37%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (5.48%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.74%) GCC
2 2 (2.74%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.37%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.37%) Bower
3 1 (1.37%) CppUnit
3 1 (1.37%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.37%) GDB
3 1 (1.37%) gulp
3 1 (1.37%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.37%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.37%) Selenium
3 1 (1.37%) Subversion
General
1 4 (5.48%) Finance
2 2 (2.74%) Electronics
2 2 (2.74%) Law
2 2 (2.74%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.37%) Games
Job Titles
1 38 (52.05%) Software Engineer
2 29 (39.73%) Embedded Engineer
3 21 (28.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 19 (26.03%) Developer
5 16 (21.92%) Embedded C Engineer
6 9 (12.33%) C Developer
6 9 (12.33%) C Software Engineer
6 9 (12.33%) Embedded C Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 9 (12.33%) Embedded Developer
6 9 (12.33%) Python Software Engineer
7 5 (6.85%) .NET Developer
7 5 (6.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (6.85%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.11%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Java Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Machine Learning Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Principal Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) AngularJS
2 9 (12.33%) .NET
2 9 (12.33%) HTML
3 8 (10.96%) CSS
3 8 (10.96%) REST
4 7 (9.59%) JSON
5 4 (5.48%) RESTful
5 4 (5.48%) WPF
6 3 (4.11%) WCF
7 2 (2.74%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (2.74%) HTML5
7 2 (2.74%) jQuery
7 2 (2.74%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (2.74%) OSGi
7 2 (2.74%) Silverlight
7 2 (2.74%) WinForms
8 1 (1.37%) Angular 2
8 1 (1.37%) CSS3
8 1 (1.37%) RequireJS
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.77%) Computer Science
2 7 (9.59%) Internet of Things
3 4 (5.48%) Algorithms
3 4 (5.48%) Biology
4 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.11%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.74%) iPad
5 2 (2.74%) SCADA
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.37%) Biometrics
6 1 (1.37%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.37%) Home Automation
6 1 (1.37%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.37%) Online Games
6 1 (1.37%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 18 (24.66%) Linux
2 8 (10.96%) Unix
3 5 (6.85%) Windows
4 3 (4.11%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.74%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
5 2 (2.74%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (2.74%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.37%) Android
6 1 (1.37%) HPUX
6 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.37%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (20.55%) Regression Testing
2 11 (15.07%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (9.59%) DevOps
3 7 (9.59%) SDLC
3 7 (9.59%) TDD
4 5 (6.85%) MVC
5 4 (5.48%) Bioinformatics
5 4 (5.48%) Machine Learning
5 4 (5.48%) Scrum
5 4 (5.48%) Web Development
6 3 (4.11%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.11%) Prototyping
6 3 (4.11%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.11%) Signal Processing
6 3 (4.11%) Unit Testing
7 2 (2.74%) Application Virtualisation
7 2 (2.74%) E-Commerce
7 2 (2.74%) iOS Development
7 2 (2.74%) OOP
7 2 (2.74%) UML
Programming Languages
1 52 (71.23%) C
2 36 (49.32%) Embedded C
3 21 (28.77%) Python
4 16 (21.92%) C++
5 15 (20.55%) C#
6 11 (15.07%) JavaScript
6 11 (15.07%) Perl
7 6 (8.22%) Java
8 4 (5.48%) Bash Shell
8 4 (5.48%) SQL
9 3 (4.11%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.74%) Apple Swift
10 2 (2.74%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.37%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.37%) PHP
11 1 (1.37%) R
11 1 (1.37%) Scala
11 1 (1.37%) XAML
Qualifications
1 23 (31.51%) Degree
2 3 (4.11%) Postgraduate
3 2 (2.74%) PhD
3 2 (2.74%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.74%) Docker
1 2 (2.74%) KVM
1 2 (2.74%) LXC
1 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) Grafana
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Oracle
2 2 (2.74%) Brocade
2 2 (2.74%) CA
2 2 (2.74%) Riverbed
2 2 (2.74%) VMware
2 2 (2.74%) Vyatta
3 1 (1.37%) Atmel
3 1 (1.37%) Intel
3 1 (1.37%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.37%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.37%) Siemens
3 1 (1.37%) Vertica
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 5 hours ago