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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 41 42 21
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -21
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 32 27 53
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.86% 3.33% 7.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.98% 4.83% 9.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 17 19
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£375 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £323 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £454 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 3
Average hourly rate £38.25 £45.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.65 £35.00 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.85 £57.00 £49.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.26% +5.55%
Software Engineering
East of England

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
643 559 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 77.47% 69.01% 77.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 373 322 242
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 50 29
Average hourly rate £15.77 £30.00 £38.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.43% -22.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.80 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.50 £60.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cambridgeshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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 25 £375 +1.69% 77
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 22 (38.60%) C++
2 21 (36.84%) C
2 21 (36.84%) C#
3 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (31.58%) Java
5 14 (24.56%) Linux
6 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
6 13 (22.81%) HTML
6 13 (22.81%) Degree
7 12 (21.05%) MVC
7 12 (21.05%) Scrum
8 11 (19.30%) Oracle
9 10 (17.54%) XML
9 10 (17.54%) Windows
10 9 (15.79%) Embedded C
10 9 (15.79%) OO
10 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
11 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
11 8 (14.04%) Electronics
12 7 (12.28%) CSS
12 7 (12.28%) .NET
12 7 (12.28%) Python
13 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
13 6 (10.53%) Finance
14 5 (8.77%) Content Management
14 5 (8.77%) Spring
14 5 (8.77%) Maven
14 5 (8.77%) Doxygen
14 5 (8.77%) 3D Graphics
14 5 (8.77%) Games

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cambridgeshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (8.77%) Drupal
2 2 (3.51%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) Apache
3 1 (1.75%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.75%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.75%) Jetty
3 1 (1.75%) Node.js
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) GitHub
2 1 (1.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) LDAP
2 4 (7.02%) Wireless
3 3 (5.26%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.51%) Internet
4 2 (3.51%) HTTP
4 2 (3.51%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (3.51%) Bluetooth
5 1 (1.75%) FTP
5 1 (1.75%) ATM
5 1 (1.75%) 3G
5 1 (1.75%) ZigBee
5 1 (1.75%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
3 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.75%) RavenDB
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (15.79%) Git (software)
2 5 (8.77%) Maven
3 3 (5.26%) JIRA
3 3 (5.26%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.26%) IntelliJ
4 2 (3.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.75%) JMeter
5 1 (1.75%) ReSharper
5 1 (1.75%) Selenium
5 1 (1.75%) Lombardi
5 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.75%) JBehave
5 1 (1.75%) Appium
5 1 (1.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (14.04%) Electronics
2 6 (10.53%) Finance
3 5 (8.77%) Games
4 2 (3.51%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.75%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 31 (54.39%) Software Engineer
2 16 (28.07%) Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Author
5 5 (8.77%) Technical Author
6 4 (7.02%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.02%) Java Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Applications Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Developer
7 2 (3.51%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.51%) Programmer
7 2 (3.51%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (3.51%) C++ Programmer
7 2 (3.51%) Lead Software Engineer
7 2 (3.51%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (22.81%) HTML
2 10 (17.54%) XML
3 7 (12.28%) CSS
3 7 (12.28%) .NET
4 5 (8.77%) Hibernate
4 5 (8.77%) Spring
5 4 (7.02%) WPF
5 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.26%) REST
6 3 (5.26%) Web Services
7 2 (3.51%) HTML5
7 2 (3.51%) LINQ
7 2 (3.51%) Django
7 2 (3.51%) jQuery
7 2 (3.51%) Java EE
7 2 (3.51%) Servlets
7 2 (3.51%) SOAP
8 1 (1.75%) STL
8 1 (1.75%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.77%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.51%) Biology
3 2 (3.51%) Life Science
3 2 (3.51%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.75%) Semantic Web
4 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.75%) User Experience
4 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.75%) DTV
4 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.75%) VHDL
4 1 (1.75%) Verilog
4 1 (1.75%) CCTV
4 1 (1.75%) Streaming Music
Operating Systems
1 14 (24.56%) Linux
2 10 (17.54%) Windows
3 5 (8.77%) Windows CE
4 4 (7.02%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (5.26%) Mac OS
6 2 (3.51%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.75%) UNIX
7 1 (1.75%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (35.09%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.05%) Scrum
2 12 (21.05%) MVC
3 9 (15.79%) OO
4 5 (8.77%) Content Management
4 5 (8.77%) 3D Programming
5 4 (7.02%) Data Security
6 3 (5.26%) Validation
6 3 (5.26%) TDD
6 3 (5.26%) Project Management
6 3 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (5.26%) Use Case
6 3 (5.26%) Mentoring
6 3 (5.26%) Coaching
7 2 (3.51%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (3.51%) Web Development
7 2 (3.51%) Refactoring
7 2 (3.51%) Bioinformatics
7 2 (3.51%) Configuration Management
8 1 (1.75%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 22 (38.60%) C++
2 21 (36.84%) C
2 21 (36.84%) C#
3 18 (31.58%) Java
4 13 (22.81%) JavaScript
5 9 (15.79%) Embedded C
6 7 (12.28%) Python
7 5 (8.77%) Embedded C++
7 5 (8.77%) SQL
8 3 (5.26%) PL/SQL
8 3 (5.26%) Assembly Language
9 2 (3.51%) VBScript
9 2 (3.51%) VBA
10 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
10 1 (1.75%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) Degree
2 2 (3.51%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.75%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.02%) QA
2 1 (1.75%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.75%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (5.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.75%) XenServer
2 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.75%) Docker
Vendors
1 11 (19.30%) Oracle
2 3 (5.26%) WorldPay
3 2 (3.51%) Cognos
4 1 (1.75%) IBM
4 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
4 1 (1.75%) VMware
4 1 (1.75%) Google
4 1 (1.75%) Rackspace
4 1 (1.75%) SAP
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