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 18 January 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 13 22 36
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +14
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 56 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 10.02% 6.13% 4.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.76% 7.94% 5.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 9
Median daily rate £328 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £330 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £432 £585
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 14
Median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% -7.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.35 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

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
439 441 587
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 78.53% 77.23% 79.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 194 264 345
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 35 53
Median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £46.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 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 18 January 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 +6 42 £328 -12.95% 73
Peterborough - 2 - - 5
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 60 (59.41%) C
2 39 (38.61%) Embedded C
3 34 (33.66%) Linux
4 31 (30.69%) Degree
5 27 (26.73%) Python
6 23 (22.77%) Computer Science
7 22 (21.78%) C++
8 20 (19.80%) REST
9 19 (18.81%) C#
10 15 (14.85%) Regression Testing
11 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
11 14 (13.86%) E-Commerce
11 14 (13.86%) Windows
11 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 13 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (12.87%) Node.js
12 13 (12.87%) Docker
13 12 (11.88%) Relational Database
13 12 (11.88%) MongoDB
14 11 (10.89%) PaaS
14 11 (10.89%) IaaS
14 11 (10.89%) Perl
14 11 (10.89%) TCP/IP
14 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (9.90%) Internet
16 9 (8.91%) .NET
16 9 (8.91%) HTML
16 9 (8.91%) Electronics
16 9 (8.91%) Wireless
16 9 (8.91%) 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 (0.99%) Apache Spark
1 1 (0.99%) CMS
1 1 (0.99%) OpenStack
1 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (2.97%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (12.87%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (10.89%) IaaS
3 11 (10.89%) PaaS
4 1 (0.99%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (10.89%) TCP/IP
2 10 (9.90%) Internet
3 9 (8.91%) Wireless
4 8 (7.92%) SSL
5 7 (6.93%) X.509
6 6 (5.94%) Bluetooth
7 5 (4.95%) HTTP
7 5 (4.95%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (3.96%) ZigBee
9 2 (1.98%) Ethernet
9 2 (1.98%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (1.98%) Firewall
9 2 (1.98%) SAN
9 2 (1.98%) Software-Defined Networking
10 1 (0.99%) LDAP
10 1 (0.99%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.88%) MongoDB
1 12 (11.88%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.96%) Big Data
2 4 (3.96%) MySQL
3 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.99%) Hadoop
4 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (5.94%) LabVIEW
2 4 (3.96%) Git (software)
3 2 (1.98%) GCC
3 2 (1.98%) Jenkins
3 2 (1.98%) Visual Studio
4 1 (0.99%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 1 (0.99%) Bower
4 1 (0.99%) CMake
4 1 (0.99%) CppUnit
4 1 (0.99%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.99%) GDB
4 1 (0.99%) GoogleTest
4 1 (0.99%) gulp
4 1 (0.99%) Octopus Deploy
4 1 (0.99%) Selenium
4 1 (0.99%) Subversion
4 1 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (8.91%) Electronics
2 3 (2.97%) Finance
3 2 (1.98%) Automotive
3 2 (1.98%) Law
3 2 (1.98%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.99%) Avionics
4 1 (0.99%) Games
Job Titles
1 47 (46.53%) Software Engineer
2 35 (34.65%) Embedded Engineer
3 27 (26.73%) Developer
4 26 (25.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 18 (17.82%) Embedded C Engineer
6 11 (10.89%) C Software Engineer
6 11 (10.89%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 9 (8.91%) C Developer
7 9 (8.91%) Embedded C Developer
7 9 (8.91%) Embedded Developer
7 9 (8.91%) Node.js Developer
8 8 (7.92%) MongoDB Developer
8 8 (7.92%) Python Software Engineer
9 7 (6.93%) C# Developer
10 4 (3.96%) .NET Developer
10 4 (3.96%) C# .NET Developer
10 4 (3.96%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (3.96%) Web Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Full Stack Developer
11 3 (2.97%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.80%) REST
2 13 (12.87%) Node.js
3 9 (8.91%) .NET
3 9 (8.91%) AngularJS
3 9 (8.91%) HTML
4 8 (7.92%) CSS
5 7 (6.93%) JSON
6 4 (3.96%) RESTful
6 4 (3.96%) WPF
7 3 (2.97%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (2.97%) WCF
8 2 (1.98%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.98%) HTML5
8 2 (1.98%) jQuery
8 2 (1.98%) Managed Extensibility Framework
8 2 (1.98%) OSGi
8 2 (1.98%) Silverlight
8 2 (1.98%) WinForms
9 1 (0.99%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.99%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 23 (22.77%) Computer Science
2 9 (8.91%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (6.93%) Internet of Things
4 4 (3.96%) Algorithms
4 4 (3.96%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.97%) Biology
5 3 (2.97%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.98%) iPad
6 2 (1.98%) SCADA
7 1 (0.99%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.99%) Augmented Reality
7 1 (0.99%) Biometrics
7 1 (0.99%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.99%) Home Automation
7 1 (0.99%) Online Games
7 1 (0.99%) Robotics
7 1 (0.99%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 34 (33.66%) Linux
2 14 (13.86%) Windows
3 8 (7.92%) Unix
4 7 (6.93%) Mac OS X
5 5 (4.95%) Ubuntu
6 4 (3.96%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (3.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (3.96%) VxWorks
6 4 (3.96%) Windows 7
7 3 (2.97%) Nucleus RTOS
7 3 (2.97%) Windows Server
7 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (2.97%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
8 2 (1.98%) ThreadX
9 1 (0.99%) Android
9 1 (0.99%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (14.85%) Regression Testing
2 14 (13.86%) E-Commerce
3 11 (10.89%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (6.93%) DevOps
4 7 (6.93%) SDLC
4 7 (6.93%) TDD
5 6 (5.94%) Web Development
6 5 (4.95%) Continuous Delivery
6 5 (4.95%) MVC
7 4 (3.96%) Machine Learning
7 4 (3.96%) Scrum
7 4 (3.96%) Signal Processing
7 4 (3.96%) Unit Testing
8 3 (2.97%) Bioinformatics
8 3 (2.97%) Migration
8 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2
8 3 (2.97%) Project Management
8 3 (2.97%) Requirements Management
8 3 (2.97%) Risk Management
8 3 (2.97%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (59.41%) C
2 39 (38.61%) Embedded C
3 27 (26.73%) Python
4 22 (21.78%) C++
5 19 (18.81%) C#
6 14 (13.86%) JavaScript
7 11 (10.89%) Perl
8 6 (5.94%) Java
9 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
10 4 (3.96%) SQL
11 3 (2.97%) Embedded C++
11 3 (2.97%) MATLAB
12 2 (1.98%) Apple Swift
12 2 (1.98%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.99%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.99%) PHP
13 1 (0.99%) R
13 1 (0.99%) Scala
13 1 (0.99%) XAML
Qualifications
1 31 (30.69%) Degree
2 7 (6.93%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) DV Cleared
3 3 (2.97%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.98%) PhD
4 2 (1.98%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.95%) JTAG
2 4 (3.96%) QA
3 3 (2.97%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.99%) MISRA
System Software
1 13 (12.87%) Docker
2 5 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.97%) Active Directory
4 2 (1.98%) KVM
4 2 (1.98%) LXC
Systems Management
1 2 (1.98%) Grafana
Vendors
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft
1 5 (4.95%) Oracle
1 5 (4.95%) VMware
2 4 (3.96%) Red Hat
3 2 (1.98%) Atmel
3 2 (1.98%) Brocade
3 2 (1.98%) CA
3 2 (1.98%) Riverbed
3 2 (1.98%) Vyatta
4 1 (0.99%) Google
4 1 (0.99%) Intel
4 1 (0.99%) Siemens
4 1 (0.99%) Vertica
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