The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 54 51 58
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 1.02% 1.52% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.61% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Median daily rate £350 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £349
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +0.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.34
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.07%
Software Developer
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
564 622 736
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.92% 94.24% 94.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 381 442
Median daily rate £330 £375 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £260 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 58 53
Median hourly rate £27.44 £16.39 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.45% -0.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cambridgeshire region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +10 6 £350 +16.66% 24
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (61.11%) SQL
3 9 (50.00%) Linux
4 8 (44.44%) Degree
5 7 (38.89%) TDD
6 6 (33.33%) Biology
6 6 (33.33%) Unix
6 6 (33.33%) Java
6 6 (33.33%) Web Services
6 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (27.78%) Open Source Development
7 5 (27.78%) Open Source
7 5 (27.78%) GitHub
7 5 (27.78%) Perl
7 5 (27.78%) C
7 5 (27.78%) C#
7 5 (27.78%) OO
7 5 (27.78%) Python
7 5 (27.78%) Informatics
8 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
8 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
8 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
8 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
9 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
9 3 (16.67%) XML
9 3 (16.67%) .NET
9 3 (16.67%) HTML
9 3 (16.67%) Subversion

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 2 (11.11%) GlassFish
1 2 (11.11%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.56%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.56%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (27.78%) GitHub
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (22.22%) NoSQL
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 3 (16.67%) Selenium
1 3 (16.67%) Subversion
2 2 (11.11%) JMeter
2 2 (11.11%) SoapUI
3 1 (5.56%) Android Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Mercurial
3 1 (5.56%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (33.33%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) Spring
2 3 (16.67%) XML
3 2 (11.11%) AngularJS
3 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) J2EE
3 2 (11.11%) JSON
3 2 (11.11%) REST
3 2 (11.11%) WCF
4 1 (5.56%) Android SDK
4 1 (5.56%) FFmpeg
4 1 (5.56%) jQuery
4 1 (5.56%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (5.56%) RESTful
4 1 (5.56%) RxJava
4 1 (5.56%) Thymeleaf
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Biology
2 5 (27.78%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (27.78%) Informatics
3 2 (11.11%) Data Structures
3 2 (11.11%) Ontologies
4 1 (5.56%) Algorithms
4 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 1 (5.56%) iPad
4 1 (5.56%) Semantic Web
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (50.00%) Linux
2 6 (33.33%) Unix
3 2 (11.11%) Android
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.56%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) TDD
3 5 (27.78%) OO
3 5 (27.78%) Open Source
3 5 (27.78%) Open Source Development
4 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (22.22%) Software Engineering
5 3 (16.67%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) Android Development
6 2 (11.11%) Load Testing
6 2 (11.11%) MVVM
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 2 (11.11%) Web Development
7 1 (5.56%) iOS Development
7 1 (5.56%) Issue Tracking
7 1 (5.56%) Machine Learning
7 1 (5.56%) Memory Management
7 1 (5.56%) Mobile Development
7 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) C
3 5 (27.78%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) Perl
3 5 (27.78%) Python
4 2 (11.11%) C++
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.11%) XAML
5 1 (5.56%) Apple Swift
5 1 (5.56%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.56%) PHP
5 1 (5.56%) XPath
5 1 (5.56%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 2 (11.11%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Tec Partners
Rate: £380.00 - £420.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago