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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 37 47 31
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -16
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 22 28 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 3.65% 3.46% 5.06%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.48% 4.33% 6.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 15 25
Median daily rate £400 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £378 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £355 £345
% change year-on-year
+15.49% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 4
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £42.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% -7.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £36.20 £34.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £48.00 £55.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
491 646 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 81.56% 79.75% 73.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 395 311
Median daily rate £400 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £265 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 38 49
Median hourly rate £37.50 £23.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.57% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £60.00 £47.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 25 July 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 25 July 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 +9 18 £350 -6.66% 67
Huntingdon - 1 - - 1
Peterborough - 1 £400 - 5
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 23 (41.07%) C#
2 22 (39.29%) C
3 20 (35.71%) .NET
4 16 (28.57%) Embedded C
5 14 (25.00%) WPF
6 12 (21.43%) Visual Studio
7 11 (19.64%) C++
8 10 (17.86%) Python
8 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
9 9 (16.07%) Prototyping
10 8 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
10 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (12.50%) WinForms
11 7 (12.50%) Finance
11 7 (12.50%) Algorithms
11 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
12 6 (10.71%) SaaS
12 6 (10.71%) WCF
12 6 (10.71%) LINQ
12 6 (10.71%) Degree
12 6 (10.71%) QMS
12 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
12 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
12 6 (10.71%) IaaS
12 6 (10.71%) Legal
12 6 (10.71%) Quality Management
12 6 (10.71%) GxP
12 6 (10.71%) Java
12 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
12 6 (10.71%) Linux

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 (3.57%) Tomcat
2 1 (1.79%) CMS
2 1 (1.79%) Drupal
2 1 (1.79%) GlassFish
2 1 (1.79%) Joomla!
2 1 (1.79%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (1.79%) Umbraco
2 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (3.57%) MS Office
1 2 (3.57%) Simulink
2 1 (1.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.79%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) IaaS
1 6 (10.71%) SaaS
2 2 (3.57%) PaaS
3 1 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Wireless
2 3 (5.36%) Bluetooth
2 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 2 (3.57%) IP Telephony
3 2 (3.57%) LAN
3 2 (3.57%) WAN
3 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.79%) 3G
4 1 (1.79%) 802.15
4 1 (1.79%) HTTP
4 1 (1.79%) Internet
4 1 (1.79%) SSL
4 1 (1.79%) X.509
4 1 (1.79%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.36%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.57%) DB2
2 2 (3.57%) MySQL
2 2 (3.57%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.79%) Big Data
3 1 (1.79%) MongoDB
3 1 (1.79%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.79%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.79%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.79%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 12 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (3.57%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.57%) LabVIEW
3 2 (3.57%) Subversion
4 1 (1.79%) Ant
4 1 (1.79%) Gerrit
4 1 (1.79%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (10.71%) Legal
3 3 (5.36%) Electronics
4 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.79%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 35 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Developer
2 13 (23.21%) Embedded Engineer
2 13 (23.21%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Technologist
4 6 (10.71%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) .NET Developer
5 5 (8.93%) C# .NET Developer
5 5 (8.93%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) C# WPF Developer
7 3 (5.36%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Embedded C Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Java Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Java Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Python Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.36%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.71%) .NET
2 14 (25.00%) WPF
3 10 (17.86%) .NET Framework
4 7 (12.50%) WinForms
5 6 (10.71%) LINQ
5 6 (10.71%) WCF
6 5 (8.93%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.93%) REST
7 4 (7.14%) HTML
7 4 (7.14%) JSON
7 4 (7.14%) Web Services
7 4 (7.14%) XML
8 3 (5.36%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (5.36%) CSS
8 3 (5.36%) Silverlight
9 2 (3.57%) AngularJS
9 2 (3.57%) ASP.NET Web Forms
9 2 (3.57%) IBM Integration Bus
9 2 (3.57%) jQuery
9 2 (3.57%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 6 (10.71%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.57%) Computer Science
3 2 (3.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (3.57%) Mathematics
3 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.79%) Augmented Reality
4 1 (1.79%) Biology
4 1 (1.79%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.79%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.79%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.79%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.79%) MPEG
4 1 (1.79%) Ontologies
4 1 (1.79%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.79%) Smartphone
4 1 (1.79%) STB
4 1 (1.79%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (10.71%) Linux
2 5 (8.93%) Windows
3 2 (3.57%) Unix
4 1 (1.79%) AIX
4 1 (1.79%) Android
4 1 (1.79%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (16.07%) Prototyping
2 8 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (14.29%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 6 (10.71%) QMS
4 6 (10.71%) Quality Management
5 5 (8.93%) Validation
6 4 (7.14%) Change Control
6 4 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 4 (7.14%) MVC
6 4 (7.14%) MVVM
7 3 (5.36%) ArchiMate
7 3 (5.36%) Information Security
7 3 (5.36%) IT Governance
7 3 (5.36%) Machine Learning
7 3 (5.36%) MODAF
7 3 (5.36%) Project Management
7 3 (5.36%) Refactoring
7 3 (5.36%) SABSA
7 3 (5.36%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 23 (41.07%) C#
2 22 (39.29%) C
3 16 (28.57%) Embedded C
4 11 (19.64%) C++
5 10 (17.86%) Python
6 6 (10.71%) Java
6 6 (10.71%) JavaScript
7 5 (8.93%) SQL
7 5 (8.93%) XAML
8 4 (7.14%) MATLAB
9 3 (5.36%) Perl
10 2 (3.57%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.79%) PHP
11 1 (1.79%) Ruby
11 1 (1.79%) VC++
11 1 (1.79%) XPath
11 1 (1.79%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
2 4 (7.14%) PhD
3 1 (1.79%) DV Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.79%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) GxP
2 3 (5.36%) COBIT
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Docker
1 1 (1.79%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (5.36%) Oracle
2 2 (3.57%) IBM
3 1 (1.79%) Adobe
3 1 (1.79%) Apple
3 1 (1.79%) Atmel
3 1 (1.79%) Citrix
3 1 (1.79%) Lauterbach
3 1 (1.79%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.79%) Sitecore
3 1 (1.79%) VMware
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