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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 46 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.80% 0.83% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.83% 0.86% 1.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 6
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
UK excluding London median daily rate £345 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.42% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.88 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +9.68%

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
481 582 665
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.82% 96.84% 97.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 344 356
Median daily rate £350 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £130 £253 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 51 54
Median hourly rate £25.00 £37.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +78.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £43.25 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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
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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +12 4 £350 - 16
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 5 (45.45%) C#
2 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (27.27%) MVC
3 3 (27.27%) XAML
3 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 3 (27.27%) Selenium
3 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (27.27%) MVVM
4 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
4 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
4 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
4 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
4 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
4 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 2 (18.18%) WCF
4 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
4 2 (18.18%) Web Services
4 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 2 (18.18%) HPUX
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 2 (18.18%) .NET
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Intel
4 2 (18.18%) JMeter
4 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
4 2 (18.18%) Scrum

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:

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Bluetooth
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) NoSQL
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Selenium
2 2 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
2 2 (18.18%) JMeter
2 2 (18.18%) SoapUI
3 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (9.09%) Cucumber
3 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (9.09%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (18.18%) .NET
1 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
1 2 (18.18%) WCF
1 2 (18.18%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 1 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (9.09%) HTML5
2 1 (9.09%) jQuery
2 1 (9.09%) Node.js
2 1 (9.09%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Device Driver
2 1 (9.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 2 (18.18%) HPUX
2 2 (18.18%) Windows
3 1 (9.09%) Android
3 1 (9.09%) Apple iOS
3 1 (9.09%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (27.27%) MVC
2 3 (27.27%) MVVM
2 3 (27.27%) Software Engineering
3 2 (18.18%) Load Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Scrum
3 2 (18.18%) TDD
3 2 (18.18%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) BDD
4 1 (9.09%) Change Management
4 1 (9.09%) iOS Development
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
4 1 (9.09%) OOP
4 1 (9.09%) Service Design
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (45.45%) C#
2 3 (27.27%) XAML
3 2 (18.18%) Java
3 2 (18.18%) SQL
4 1 (9.09%) Apple Swift
4 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Security Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) HP
1 2 (18.18%) Intel
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle
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