The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Software Development Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Engineer
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £343 £352 £394
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Software Development Engineer
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
547 740 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 94.47% 95.36% 95.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 321 390 346
Median daily rate £413 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 91 71
Median hourly rate £21.00 £14.00 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.18 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Software Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Development Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Development Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Development Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire