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 30 May 2016 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 44 46 29
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -17
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 16 26 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 2.76% 3.35% 5.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.50% 4.48% 7.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 10 21
Median daily rate £400 £370 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% +12.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £297 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £454 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 12 10
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.60 £37.05 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £44.75 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
457 580 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.93% 74.74% 80.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 317 293
Median daily rate £409 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.78% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 48 59
Median hourly rate £33.00 £37.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.40% +6.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £42.50 £40.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 30 May 2016.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram 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 30 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -8 13 £325 -12.16% 45
Peterborough - 1 - - 3
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, 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 27 (42.86%) C
2 22 (34.92%) C#
3 21 (33.33%) .NET
4 20 (31.75%) Embedded C
5 19 (30.16%) WPF
6 17 (26.98%) Python
7 16 (25.40%) C++
8 14 (22.22%) Visual Studio
9 13 (20.63%) .NET Framework
10 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
10 11 (17.46%) WinForms
10 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
11 10 (15.87%) WCF
11 10 (15.87%) Algorithms
11 10 (15.87%) MATLAB
11 10 (15.87%) Linux
12 9 (14.29%) Mathematics
13 8 (12.70%) Degree
13 8 (12.70%) Enterprise Architecture
13 8 (12.70%) HTML
13 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
13 8 (12.70%) Change Control
13 8 (12.70%) Integration Testing
14 7 (11.11%) LINQ
14 7 (11.11%) Machine Learning
14 7 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
14 7 (11.11%) Signal Processing
14 7 (11.11%) REST
14 7 (11.11%) Java
14 7 (11.11%) CSS

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 5 (7.94%) CMS
2 1 (1.59%) Drupal
2 1 (1.59%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.59%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.59%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Simulink
2 2 (3.17%) MS Office
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.52%) IaaS
1 6 (9.52%) SaaS
2 2 (3.17%) PaaS
3 1 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.52%) Wi-Fi
2 5 (7.94%) Bluetooth
2 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
2 5 (7.94%) Wireless
3 4 (6.35%) 802.15
3 4 (6.35%) HTTP
3 4 (6.35%) Internet
3 4 (6.35%) SSL
3 4 (6.35%) X.509
3 4 (6.35%) ZigBee
4 2 (3.17%) 3G
4 2 (3.17%) IP Telephony
4 2 (3.17%) LAN
4 2 (3.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) NoSQL
2 2 (3.17%) Big Data
2 2 (3.17%) Data Mining
2 2 (3.17%) DB2
2 2 (3.17%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.59%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 14 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 6 (9.52%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.17%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.17%) Hudson
3 2 (3.17%) Jenkins
3 2 (3.17%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.59%) Ant
4 1 (1.59%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.59%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.59%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.59%) JIRA
4 1 (1.59%) Subversion
4 1 (1.59%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (11.11%) Finance
2 6 (9.52%) Legal
3 2 (3.17%) Electronics
4 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.59%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 36 (57.14%) Software Engineer
2 17 (26.98%) Embedded Engineer
2 17 (26.98%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 14 (22.22%) Developer
4 7 (11.11%) Audio DSP Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Audio Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Audio Software Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) C Software Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) DSP Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) DSP Software Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Embedded C Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Machine Learning Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Technologist
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Python Developer
7 4 (6.35%) .NET Developer
7 4 (6.35%) C# Developer
7 4 (6.35%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (33.33%) .NET
2 19 (30.16%) WPF
3 13 (20.63%) .NET Framework
4 11 (17.46%) WinForms
5 10 (15.87%) WCF
6 8 (12.70%) HTML
7 7 (11.11%) CSS
7 7 (11.11%) LINQ
7 7 (11.11%) REST
8 6 (9.52%) JSON
9 5 (7.94%) Web Services
10 4 (6.35%) 802.1X
10 4 (6.35%) Ajax
10 4 (6.35%) AngularJS
11 3 (4.76%) CSS3
11 3 (4.76%) Django
11 3 (4.76%) HTML5
11 3 (4.76%) jQuery
11 3 (4.76%) Silverlight
11 3 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Algorithms
2 9 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 6 (9.52%) Data Centre
4 4 (6.35%) Computer Science
4 4 (6.35%) Internet of Things
4 4 (6.35%) SCADA
4 4 (6.35%) Smart Meter
5 2 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (3.17%) Life Science
5 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.59%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.59%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.59%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.59%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.87%) Linux
2 4 (6.35%) Windows
3 1 (1.59%) AIX
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.59%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.59%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (17.46%) Agile Software Development
1 11 (17.46%) Unit Testing
2 8 (12.70%) Change Control
2 8 (12.70%) Enterprise Architecture
2 8 (12.70%) Integration Testing
3 7 (11.11%) Digital Signal Processing
3 7 (11.11%) Machine Learning
3 7 (11.11%) Signal Processing
4 6 (9.52%) QMS
4 6 (9.52%) Quality Management
5 5 (7.94%) CAD
6 4 (6.35%) Content Management
6 4 (6.35%) High Availability
7 3 (4.76%) ArchiMate
7 3 (4.76%) IT Governance
7 3 (4.76%) MODAF
7 3 (4.76%) SABSA
7 3 (4.76%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.76%) Waterfall
7 3 (4.76%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 27 (42.86%) C
2 22 (34.92%) C#
3 20 (31.75%) Embedded C
4 17 (26.98%) Python
5 16 (25.40%) C++
6 10 (15.87%) MATLAB
7 8 (12.70%) JavaScript
8 7 (11.11%) Java
9 6 (9.52%) Perl
10 5 (7.94%) SQL
11 4 (6.35%) Bash Shell
12 3 (4.76%) XAML
13 2 (3.17%) Embedded C++
14 1 (1.59%) PHP
14 1 (1.59%) Ruby
14 1 (1.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (12.70%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) GxP
2 3 (4.76%) COBIT
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle
2 2 (3.17%) IBM
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe
3 1 (1.59%) Apple
3 1 (1.59%) Citrix
3 1 (1.59%) Lauterbach
3 1 (1.59%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.59%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.59%) VMware
3 1 (1.59%) WorldPay
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