The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cambridgeshire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 32 27 47
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +20
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 18 29 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.54% 4.78% 1.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.70% 4.94% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 6
Median daily rate £455 £315 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £308 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £514 £361 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 11 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.63 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.57% +14.80%

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
487 587 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 95.87% 96.71% 97.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 355 360
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
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 51 48 55
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 £12.95 £11.00 £11.74
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 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 0 14 £455 +44.44% 47
Peterborough -2 2 £175 - 5
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (62.79%) C
3 19 (44.19%) Embedded C
4 17 (39.53%) Linux
5 14 (32.56%) Python
6 9 (20.93%) C++
7 7 (16.28%) C#
7 7 (16.28%) Wireless
8 6 (13.95%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (11.63%) SDLC
9 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
9 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
9 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
9 5 (11.63%) Unix
9 5 (11.63%) Windows
9 5 (11.63%) .NET
10 4 (9.30%) HTTP
10 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
10 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (9.30%) Internet
10 4 (9.30%) MATLAB
10 4 (9.30%) Node.js
10 4 (9.30%) TDD
10 4 (9.30%) Degree
10 4 (9.30%) ZigBee
10 4 (9.30%) Docker
10 4 (9.30%) Signal Processing
11 3 (6.98%) Machine Learning
11 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
11 3 (6.98%) Computer Science

Software Engineer 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 1 (2.33%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Simulink
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.65%) IaaS
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.65%) PaaS
2 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.28%) Wireless
2 4 (9.30%) HTTP
2 4 (9.30%) Internet
2 4 (9.30%) TCP/IP
2 4 (9.30%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (9.30%) ZigBee
3 2 (4.65%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.65%) Fibre Channel
3 2 (4.65%) Firewall
3 2 (4.65%) SAN
3 2 (4.65%) Software-Defined Networking
3 2 (4.65%) SSL
4 1 (2.33%) Bluetooth
4 1 (2.33%) DNS
4 1 (2.33%) LDAP
4 1 (2.33%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
1 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.33%) Big Data
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.65%) LabVIEW
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.33%) CMake
3 1 (2.33%) CppUnit
3 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.33%) GCC
3 1 (2.33%) GDB
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (6.98%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.65%) Automotive
2 2 (4.65%) Law
3 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.33%) Avionics
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) .NET
2 4 (9.30%) Node.js
3 3 (6.98%) REST
3 3 (6.98%) RESTful
4 2 (4.65%) OSGi
4 2 (4.65%) WPF
5 1 (2.33%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (2.33%) HTML
5 1 (2.33%) HTML5
5 1 (2.33%) jQuery
5 1 (2.33%) JSON
5 1 (2.33%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.95%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.65%) Robotics
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.33%) Home Automation
4 1 (2.33%) iPad
4 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.33%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Unix
2 5 (11.63%) Windows
3 3 (6.98%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (4.65%) Mac OS X
4 2 (4.65%) Ubuntu
4 2 (4.65%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.33%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.33%) CoreOS
5 1 (2.33%) HPUX
5 1 (2.33%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) ThreadX
5 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (11.63%) SDLC
3 4 (9.30%) Signal Processing
3 4 (9.30%) TDD
4 3 (6.98%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (6.98%) E-Commerce
4 3 (6.98%) Machine Learning
4 3 (6.98%) Scrum
5 2 (4.65%) Application Virtualisation
5 2 (4.65%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (4.65%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (4.65%) Cryptography
5 2 (4.65%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (4.65%) Software Architecture
5 2 (4.65%) Web Development
6 1 (2.33%) BDD
6 1 (2.33%) Bioinformatics
6 1 (2.33%) Kanban
6 1 (2.33%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 27 (62.79%) C
2 19 (44.19%) Embedded C
3 14 (32.56%) Python
4 9 (20.93%) C++
5 7 (16.28%) C#
6 5 (11.63%) Bash Shell
6 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
7 4 (9.30%) MATLAB
8 3 (6.98%) Embedded C++
8 3 (6.98%) Java
8 3 (6.98%) Perl
8 3 (6.98%) SQL
9 2 (4.65%) PHP
10 1 (2.33%) Apple Swift
10 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
2 3 (6.98%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.98%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
System Software
1 4 (9.30%) Docker
2 2 (4.65%) KVM
2 2 (4.65%) LXC
2 2 (4.65%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.65%) Grafana
2 1 (2.33%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.65%) Atmel
2 2 (4.65%) Brocade
2 2 (4.65%) CA
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
2 2 (4.65%) Riverbed
2 2 (4.65%) VMware
2 2 (4.65%) Vyatta
3 1 (2.33%) Intel
3 1 (2.33%) Red Hat
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