The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 21 21 37
Rank change year-on-year
0 +16
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 31 44 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 6.00% 7.47% 4.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.62% 9.36% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 9
Median daily rate £400 £318 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.98% -9.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £311 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £366 £555
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 17 9
Median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £34.14 £39.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £52.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +13.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cambridgeshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cambridgeshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
407 470 550
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.72% 79.80% 81.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 287 314
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 39 52
Median hourly rate £36.75 £37.50 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +66.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.59 £17.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £68.00 £57.50 £43.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 21 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 -1 25 £455 +43.30% 67
Peterborough +3 3 £175 - 3
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 52 (57.14%) C
2 35 (38.46%) Embedded C
3 32 (35.16%) Linux
4 27 (29.67%) Degree
5 24 (26.37%) Python
6 21 (23.08%) Computer Science
7 18 (19.78%) REST
8 15 (16.48%) Regression Testing
8 15 (16.48%) C++
9 14 (15.38%) C#
9 14 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
10 13 (14.29%) Node.js
10 13 (14.29%) Docker
10 13 (14.29%) E-Commerce
10 13 (14.29%) Windows
11 12 (13.19%) JavaScript
11 12 (13.19%) MongoDB
12 11 (12.09%) IaaS
12 11 (12.09%) PaaS
13 9 (9.89%) Perl
13 9 (9.89%) Internet
14 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
14 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (8.79%) Wireless
15 7 (7.69%) Mac OS X
15 7 (7.69%) HTML
15 7 (7.69%) .NET
15 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
15 7 (7.69%) AngularJS

Software Engineering
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 (1.10%) Apache
1 1 (1.10%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.10%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.20%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.10%) SAP MDG
1 1 (1.10%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 14 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (12.09%) IaaS
3 11 (12.09%) PaaS
4 2 (2.20%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) Internet
2 8 (8.79%) TCP/IP
2 8 (8.79%) Wireless
3 6 (6.59%) SSL
4 5 (5.49%) HTTP
4 5 (5.49%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (5.49%) X.509
5 4 (4.40%) ZigBee
6 2 (2.20%) Bluetooth
6 2 (2.20%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.20%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.20%) Firewall
6 2 (2.20%) SAN
6 2 (2.20%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (1.10%) LDAP
7 1 (1.10%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.19%) MongoDB
2 7 (7.69%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.20%) Big Data
3 2 (2.20%) MySQL
3 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.20%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.10%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (1.10%) Apache Hive
4 1 (1.10%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.10%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.10%) Oracle BI EE
4 1 (1.10%) PowerCenter
4 1 (1.10%) Spotfire
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) LabVIEW
2 5 (5.49%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.30%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.20%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.10%) CMake
5 1 (1.10%) CppUnit
5 1 (1.10%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.10%) GCC
5 1 (1.10%) GDB
5 1 (1.10%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.10%) Selenium
5 1 (1.10%) Subversion
5 1 (1.10%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (4.40%) Electronics
2 3 (3.30%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.20%) Automotive
3 2 (2.20%) Finance
3 2 (2.20%) Law
4 1 (1.10%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.10%) Avionics
4 1 (1.10%) Games
4 1 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 43 (47.25%) Software Engineer
2 32 (35.16%) Embedded Engineer
3 26 (28.57%) Developer
4 24 (26.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 16 (17.58%) Embedded C Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) C Software Engineer
6 10 (10.99%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 9 (9.89%) C Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Embedded C Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Embedded Developer
7 9 (9.89%) Node.js Developer
8 8 (8.79%) MongoDB Developer
9 6 (6.59%) C# Developer
9 6 (6.59%) Python Software Engineer
10 5 (5.49%) Web Developer
11 3 (3.30%) .NET Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Audio Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (3.30%) JavaScript Developer
11 3 (3.30%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (19.78%) REST
2 13 (14.29%) Node.js
3 7 (7.69%) .NET
3 7 (7.69%) AngularJS
3 7 (7.69%) HTML
4 6 (6.59%) CSS
5 5 (5.49%) JSON
6 4 (4.40%) RESTful
6 4 (4.40%) WPF
7 2 (2.20%) .NET Framework
7 2 (2.20%) HTML5
7 2 (2.20%) Managed Extensibility Framework
7 2 (2.20%) OSGi
7 2 (2.20%) Silverlight
7 2 (2.20%) WCF
7 2 (2.20%) WinForms
8 1 (1.10%) CSS3
8 1 (1.10%) Web Services
8 1 (1.10%) WebSockets
8 1 (1.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (23.08%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (5.49%) Internet of Things
4 4 (4.40%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.30%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.20%) Algorithms
6 2 (2.20%) iPad
6 2 (2.20%) Robotics
6 2 (2.20%) SCADA
7 1 (1.10%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (1.10%) Home Automation
7 1 (1.10%) NHS
7 1 (1.10%) Online Games
Operating Systems
1 32 (35.16%) Linux
2 13 (14.29%) Windows
3 7 (7.69%) Mac OS X
4 6 (6.59%) Unix
5 5 (5.49%) Ubuntu
6 4 (4.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (4.40%) Windows 7
7 3 (3.30%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (3.30%) Windows Server
7 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (3.30%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.20%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.20%) ThreadX
8 2 (2.20%) VxWorks
9 1 (1.10%) Android
9 1 (1.10%) HPUX
9 1 (1.10%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (16.48%) Regression Testing
2 13 (14.29%) E-Commerce
3 8 (8.79%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (5.49%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (5.49%) DevOps
4 5 (5.49%) SDLC
4 5 (5.49%) TDD
4 5 (5.49%) Web Development
5 4 (4.40%) Machine Learning
5 4 (4.40%) Signal Processing
6 3 (3.30%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (3.30%) Data Migration
6 3 (3.30%) Migration
6 3 (3.30%) MVC
6 3 (3.30%) PRINCE
6 3 (3.30%) PRINCE2
6 3 (3.30%) Requirements Management
6 3 (3.30%) Risk Management
6 3 (3.30%) Scrum
6 3 (3.30%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 52 (57.14%) C
2 35 (38.46%) Embedded C
3 24 (26.37%) Python
4 15 (16.48%) C++
5 14 (15.38%) C#
6 12 (13.19%) JavaScript
7 9 (9.89%) Perl
8 5 (5.49%) Bash Shell
8 5 (5.49%) Java
8 5 (5.49%) SQL
9 4 (4.40%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.30%) Embedded C++
11 2 (2.20%) Apple Swift
11 2 (2.20%) Objective-C
11 2 (2.20%) PHP
12 1 (1.10%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.10%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.10%) R
12 1 (1.10%) Scala
12 1 (1.10%) XAML
Qualifications
1 27 (29.67%) Degree
2 7 (7.69%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) DV Cleared
3 3 (3.30%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.20%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.49%) QA
2 4 (4.40%) JTAG
3 3 (3.30%) JSP 440
4 1 (1.10%) Data Quality
System Software
1 13 (14.29%) Docker
2 5 (5.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (3.30%) Active Directory
4 2 (2.20%) KVM
4 2 (2.20%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.20%) Grafana
Vendors
1 6 (6.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.49%) VMware
3 4 (4.40%) Red Hat
4 3 (3.30%) Oracle
5 2 (2.20%) Atmel
5 2 (2.20%) Brocade
5 2 (2.20%) CA
5 2 (2.20%) Riverbed
5 2 (2.20%) Vyatta
6 1 (1.10%) Embarcadero
6 1 (1.10%) Informatica
6 1 (1.10%) Intel
6 1 (1.10%) MicroStrategy
6 1 (1.10%) SAP
6 1 (1.10%) Siemens
6 1 (1.10%) Talend
6 1 (1.10%) Vertica
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