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 9 December 2016 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 4 30 15
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -15
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 41 21 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 13.40% 5.15% 8.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 16.87% 6.10% 11.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 4 12
Median daily rate £328 £403 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.63% +3.87%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £247 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £453 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 5 6
Median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 £35.40 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £58.00 £53.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
Software Engineering
Cambridgeshire

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
243 344 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridge 79.41% 84.31% 77.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 226 161
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £290 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £540 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 18 17
Median hourly rate £36.88 £45.00 £46.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.05% -2.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £17.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £65.00 £60.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.25 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.02% +36.00%

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 9 December 2016.

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 9 December 2016, 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 46 (69.70%) C
2 31 (46.97%) Embedded C
3 20 (30.30%) Python
4 18 (27.27%) Degree
5 16 (24.24%) Computer Science
5 16 (24.24%) Linux
6 15 (22.73%) C#
7 14 (21.21%) C++
8 13 (19.70%) Relational Database
9 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
9 12 (18.18%) Regression Testing
10 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (15.15%) TCP/IP
11 10 (15.15%) Perl
11 10 (15.15%) .NET
11 10 (15.15%) AngularJS
12 9 (13.64%) HTML
12 9 (13.64%) Wireless
13 8 (12.12%) Internet
13 8 (12.12%) CSS
13 8 (12.12%) Unix
13 8 (12.12%) REST
14 7 (10.61%) Internet of Things
14 7 (10.61%) DevOps
14 7 (10.61%) SSL
14 7 (10.61%) MVC
14 7 (10.61%) X.509
14 7 (10.61%) TDD
14 7 (10.61%) JSON
15 6 (9.09%) 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 (1.52%) CMS
1 1 (1.52%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.15%) TCP/IP
2 9 (13.64%) Wireless
3 8 (12.12%) Internet
4 7 (10.61%) SSL
4 7 (10.61%) X.509
5 6 (9.09%) Bluetooth
6 5 (7.58%) Wi-Fi
7 4 (6.06%) ZigBee
8 2 (3.03%) HTTP
9 1 (1.52%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.52%) Fibre Channel
9 1 (1.52%) Firewall
9 1 (1.52%) LDAP
9 1 (1.52%) LTE
9 1 (1.52%) SAN
9 1 (1.52%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.70%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.06%) Big Data
2 4 (6.06%) MySQL
3 3 (4.55%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.52%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.03%) GCC
2 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (1.52%) Bower
3 1 (1.52%) CppUnit
3 1 (1.52%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.52%) GDB
3 1 (1.52%) gulp
3 1 (1.52%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (1.52%) Selenium
3 1 (1.52%) Subversion
General
1 4 (6.06%) Finance
2 2 (3.03%) Electronics
2 2 (3.03%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 35 (53.03%) Software Engineer
2 22 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
3 20 (30.30%) Developer
4 18 (27.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (18.18%) Embedded C Engineer
6 9 (13.64%) C Developer
6 9 (13.64%) C Software Engineer
6 9 (13.64%) Embedded C Developer
6 9 (13.64%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 9 (13.64%) Embedded Developer
6 9 (13.64%) Python Software Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) .NET Developer
7 5 (7.58%) C# .NET Developer
7 5 (7.58%) C# Developer
8 4 (6.06%) Software Developer
9 3 (4.55%) Audio Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Audio Software Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) C++ Software Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.15%) .NET
1 10 (15.15%) AngularJS
2 9 (13.64%) HTML
3 8 (12.12%) CSS
3 8 (12.12%) REST
4 7 (10.61%) JSON
5 3 (4.55%) ASP.NET
5 3 (4.55%) RESTful
5 3 (4.55%) WCF
6 2 (3.03%) .NET Framework
6 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (3.03%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (3.03%) HTML5
6 2 (3.03%) jQuery
6 2 (3.03%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 2 (3.03%) OSGi
6 2 (3.03%) Silverlight
6 2 (3.03%) WinForms
6 2 (3.03%) WPF
7 1 (1.52%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (24.24%) Computer Science
2 7 (10.61%) Internet of Things
3 5 (7.58%) Algorithms
4 4 (6.06%) Biology
5 3 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (3.03%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.03%) iPad
6 2 (3.03%) SCADA
7 1 (1.52%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (1.52%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.52%) Biometrics
7 1 (1.52%) Cryptography
7 1 (1.52%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.52%) Home Automation
7 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (24.24%) Linux
2 8 (12.12%) Unix
3 4 (6.06%) Windows
4 3 (4.55%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.03%) Mac OS X
5 2 (3.03%) Nucleus RTOS
5 2 (3.03%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.52%) Android
6 1 (1.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.52%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (18.18%) Regression Testing
2 11 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (10.61%) DevOps
3 7 (10.61%) MVC
3 7 (10.61%) TDD
4 6 (9.09%) SDLC
5 4 (6.06%) Bioinformatics
5 4 (6.06%) Scrum
5 4 (6.06%) Web Development
6 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (4.55%) Machine Learning
6 3 (4.55%) Prototyping
6 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.55%) Signal Processing
6 3 (4.55%) Unit Testing
7 2 (3.03%) iOS Development
7 2 (3.03%) MVVM
7 2 (3.03%) Test Automation
7 2 (3.03%) UML
7 2 (3.03%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 46 (69.70%) C
2 31 (46.97%) Embedded C
3 20 (30.30%) Python
4 15 (22.73%) C#
5 14 (21.21%) C++
6 12 (18.18%) JavaScript
7 10 (15.15%) Perl
8 5 (7.58%) Java
9 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
9 4 (6.06%) SQL
10 2 (3.03%) Apple Swift
10 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
11 1 (1.52%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.52%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.52%) PHP
11 1 (1.52%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (27.27%) Degree
2 3 (4.55%) Postgraduate
3 2 (3.03%) PhD
3 2 (3.03%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.52%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.55%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.52%) Docker
1 1 (1.52%) KVM
1 1 (1.52%) LXC
1 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (3.03%) Grafana
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Oracle
2 1 (1.52%) Atmel
2 1 (1.52%) Brocade
2 1 (1.52%) CA
2 1 (1.52%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.52%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.52%) Riverbed
2 1 (1.52%) Siemens
2 1 (1.52%) VMware
2 1 (1.52%) Vyatta
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 days ago