The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 37 33 23
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 31 36 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.73% 4.72% 6.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.98% 5.01% 6.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 16 4
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£350 £289 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% +0.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £263 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £456 £425 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 35
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £40.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 - £35.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.50 - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
Software 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
778 718 774
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 93.73% 94.23% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 457 309 323
Average daily rate £350 £364 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.78% +11.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 58 142
Average hourly rate £22.50 £22.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.27% -30.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.40 £50.10 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.61 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.30% -5.55%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 August 2014.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge 0 20 £386 +40.45% 32
Peterborough +9 4 £350 - 1
Software Engineer
East of England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 57 (78.08%) Software Engineering
2 32 (43.84%) C
3 31 (42.47%) Linux
4 27 (36.99%) Python
5 21 (28.77%) C++
6 18 (24.66%) Embedded C
7 16 (21.92%) Git (software)
8 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
8 15 (20.55%) Embedded Linux
9 13 (17.81%) Scrum
10 12 (16.44%) Jenkins
11 11 (15.07%) .NET
11 11 (15.07%) Windows
12 10 (13.70%) Electronics
12 10 (13.70%) Automated Testing
13 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
13 9 (12.33%) TDD
13 9 (12.33%) Device Driver
13 9 (12.33%) IPTV
13 9 (12.33%) MPEG
14 8 (10.96%) HTTP
14 8 (10.96%) Embedded C++
14 8 (10.96%) XML
14 8 (10.96%) C#
14 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
14 8 (10.96%) Degree
14 8 (10.96%) Embedded Systems
15 7 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
15 7 (9.59%) LabVIEW
15 7 (9.59%) ZigBee

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.48%) WebLogic
1 4 (5.48%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (2.74%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.37%) SyteLine
Communications & Networking
1 15 (20.55%) TCP/IP
2 8 (10.96%) HTTP
3 7 (9.59%) ZigBee
4 6 (8.22%) RTP
5 5 (6.85%) Broadband
6 4 (5.48%) Bluetooth
7 3 (4.11%) DLNA
7 3 (4.11%) RTSP
7 3 (4.11%) Wireless
8 2 (2.74%) 2G
8 2 (2.74%) GSM
8 2 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (2.74%) 3G
8 2 (2.74%) 802.15
9 1 (1.37%) GPRS
9 1 (1.37%) 2.5G
9 1 (1.37%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.59%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.48%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.11%) Big Data
3 3 (4.11%) SSDT
4 2 (2.74%) MySQL
5 1 (1.37%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 16 (21.92%) Git (software)
2 12 (16.44%) Jenkins
3 7 (9.59%) LabVIEW
4 6 (8.22%) Subversion
5 5 (6.85%) Selenium
6 4 (5.48%) Maven
7 3 (4.11%) NUnit
7 3 (4.11%) Visual Studio
7 3 (4.11%) TeamCity
7 3 (4.11%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (4.11%) MSTest
7 3 (4.11%) GoogleTest
8 2 (2.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 1 (1.37%) JIRA
9 1 (1.37%) JMeter
9 1 (1.37%) JUnit
General
1 10 (13.70%) Electronics
2 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.37%) Finance
3 1 (1.37%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.07%) .NET
2 8 (10.96%) XML
3 6 (8.22%) Web Services
3 6 (8.22%) JSON
3 6 (8.22%) GStreamer
3 6 (8.22%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (8.22%) Twisted
4 4 (5.48%) jQuery
4 4 (5.48%) Dojo
4 4 (5.48%) Middleware
4 4 (5.48%) .NET Framework
4 4 (5.48%) STL
5 3 (4.11%) Qt
5 3 (4.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.74%) RESTful
6 2 (2.74%) HTML
6 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.74%) CSS
6 2 (2.74%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.33%) MPEG
1 9 (12.33%) Device Driver
1 9 (12.33%) IPTV
2 8 (10.96%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (8.22%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.22%) Streaming Video
4 3 (4.11%) DTV
4 3 (4.11%) GIS
4 3 (4.11%) Interactive TV
5 2 (2.74%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.74%) Firmware
5 2 (2.74%) Cryptography
6 1 (1.37%) Statistics
6 1 (1.37%) Applied Mathematics
6 1 (1.37%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 31 (42.47%) Linux
2 15 (20.55%) Embedded Linux
3 11 (15.07%) Windows
4 6 (8.22%) Ubuntu
5 4 (5.48%) UNIX
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (2.74%) AIX
7 2 (2.74%) HPUX
7 2 (2.74%) Solaris
8 1 (1.37%) Android
8 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (78.08%) Software Engineering
2 13 (17.81%) Scrum
3 10 (13.70%) Automated Testing
4 9 (12.33%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (12.33%) TDD
5 6 (8.22%) UML
5 6 (8.22%) Configuration Management
5 6 (8.22%) Load Balancing
5 6 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (8.22%) DevOps
6 5 (6.85%) Software Testing
7 4 (5.48%) OO
7 4 (5.48%) Test Scripting
8 3 (4.11%) DRM
8 3 (4.11%) MVC
8 3 (4.11%) Validation
8 3 (4.11%) Release Management
8 3 (4.11%) Kanban
8 3 (4.11%) Test Automation
8 3 (4.11%) Feature Driven Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (43.84%) C
2 27 (36.99%) Python
3 21 (28.77%) C++
4 18 (24.66%) Embedded C
5 8 (10.96%) Embedded C++
5 8 (10.96%) C#
5 8 (10.96%) JavaScript
6 5 (6.85%) SQL
6 5 (6.85%) Java
7 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.74%) VB.NET
8 2 (2.74%) Assembly Language
8 2 (2.74%) Tcl
8 2 (2.74%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.37%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.37%) Korn
9 1 (1.37%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.37%) Perl
9 1 (1.37%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (10.96%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.74%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 6 (8.22%) Docker
2 2 (2.74%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (8.22%) Perforce
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 4 (5.48%) JBoss
4 3 (4.11%) CA
4 3 (4.11%) Google
5 2 (2.74%) VMware
6 1 (1.37%) Oracle
6 1 (1.37%) Progress
6 1 (1.37%) HP
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