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 26 August 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
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 22 46 40
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 33 33 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 5.66% 3.90% 3.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 4.91% 5.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 19 22
Median daily rate £350 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £315 £314
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £405 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.41% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 4 3
Median hourly rate £44.50 £38.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.33% -15.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.65 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £38.85 £57.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.19 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.74% +0.47%
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
462 672 613
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 79.25% 79.43% 71.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 249 400 353
Median daily rate £425 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% +1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 40 51
Median hourly rate £40.00 £17.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+135.29% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.25 £12.00 £14.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £60.00 £57.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +28.15%

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
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 26 August 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 26 August 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 +17 26 £350 -6.66% 55
Peterborough - 3 £350 - 5
Huntingdon - 1 - -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 (51.92%) C
2 17 (32.69%) C#
3 16 (30.77%) Embedded C
4 15 (28.85%) C++
4 15 (28.85%) Python
5 13 (25.00%) .NET
6 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
6 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (15.38%) Degree
7 8 (15.38%) REST
8 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
8 7 (13.46%) Prototyping
8 7 (13.46%) JSON
8 7 (13.46%) HTML
8 7 (13.46%) Bluetooth
8 7 (13.46%) Linux
8 7 (13.46%) Finance
9 6 (11.54%) Electronics
9 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
9 6 (11.54%) CSS
9 6 (11.54%) Oracle
9 6 (11.54%) Algorithms
10 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
10 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
10 5 (9.62%) Java
10 5 (9.62%) Perl
10 5 (9.62%) Wireless
10 5 (9.62%) MVC
10 5 (9.62%) WPF
10 5 (9.62%) TDD

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 2 (3.85%) CMS
1 2 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.92%) Drupal
2 1 (1.92%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.92%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.92%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (1.92%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.92%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.69%) IaaS
2 3 (5.77%) SaaS
3 2 (3.85%) PaaS
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) Bluetooth
2 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 5 (9.62%) Wireless
4 4 (7.69%) Internet
4 4 (7.69%) SSL
4 4 (7.69%) X.509
5 2 (3.85%) IP Telephony
5 2 (3.85%) LAN
5 2 (3.85%) WAN
5 2 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (1.92%) 3G
6 1 (1.92%) 802.15
6 1 (1.92%) HTTP
6 1 (1.92%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.69%) MySQL
3 3 (5.77%) Big Data
3 3 (5.77%) RDBMS
3 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.85%) DB2
4 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.92%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.92%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Visual Studio
2 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.85%) LabVIEW
3 1 (1.92%) Ant
3 1 (1.92%) Bower
3 1 (1.92%) ClearCase
3 1 (1.92%) GCC
3 1 (1.92%) GoogleTest
3 1 (1.92%) gulp
3 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Electronics
3 4 (7.69%) Legal
4 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 30 (57.69%) Software Engineer
2 15 (28.85%) Embedded Engineer
3 14 (26.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (19.23%) Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Technologist
7 3 (5.77%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) C# .NET Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.77%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Java Software Engineer
8 2 (3.85%) Python Developer
8 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (25.00%) .NET
2 8 (15.38%) REST
3 7 (13.46%) HTML
3 7 (13.46%) JSON
4 6 (11.54%) CSS
5 5 (9.62%) AngularJS
5 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.62%) WPF
6 4 (7.69%) Web Services
7 3 (5.77%) .NET Framework
7 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.77%) jQuery
7 3 (5.77%) LINQ
7 3 (5.77%) XML
8 2 (3.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (3.85%) IBM Integration Bus
8 2 (3.85%) SOAP
8 2 (3.85%) WCF
9 1 (1.92%) STL
9 1 (1.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.54%) Algorithms
2 4 (7.69%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.69%) Internet of Things
3 3 (5.77%) Biology
4 2 (3.85%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.92%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.92%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.92%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.92%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.92%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.92%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.92%) STB
5 1 (1.92%) User Experience
5 1 (1.92%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 7 (13.46%) Linux
2 4 (7.69%) Unix
3 3 (5.77%) Windows
4 2 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (3.85%) Nucleus RTOS
4 2 (3.85%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.92%) AIX
5 1 (1.92%) Android
5 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (17.31%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (13.46%) Prototyping
3 5 (9.62%) MVC
3 5 (9.62%) TDD
4 4 (7.69%) Enterprise Architecture
4 4 (7.69%) QMS
4 4 (7.69%) Quality Management
4 4 (7.69%) Validation
4 4 (7.69%) Web Development
5 3 (5.77%) Bioinformatics
5 3 (5.77%) DevOps
5 3 (5.77%) Multithreading
5 3 (5.77%) MVVM
5 3 (5.77%) Refactoring
5 3 (5.77%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
6 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.85%) OO
6 2 (3.85%) SDLC
7 1 (1.92%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 27 (51.92%) C
2 17 (32.69%) C#
3 16 (30.77%) Embedded C
4 15 (28.85%) C++
4 15 (28.85%) Python
5 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
6 5 (9.62%) Java
6 5 (9.62%) Perl
7 4 (7.69%) SQL
8 3 (5.77%) XAML
9 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.92%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.92%) PHP
9 1 (1.92%) Ruby
9 1 (1.92%) XPath
9 1 (1.92%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) PhD
3 1 (1.92%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.69%) GxP
2 2 (3.85%) JTAG
3 1 (1.92%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (11.54%) Oracle
2 2 (3.85%) IBM
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe
3 1 (1.92%) Apple
3 1 (1.92%) Atmel
3 1 (1.92%) Citrix
3 1 (1.92%) Google
3 1 (1.92%) Lauterbach
3 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.92%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.92%) VMware
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