The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Peterborough 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
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 19 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.13% - 2.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.82% - 3.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Peterborough region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Peterborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
71 67 125
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Peterborough 75.53% 64.42% 79.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 43 91
Median daily rate £400 £325 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £174 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 14
Median hourly rate £26.88 £11.25 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+138.88% -31.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £10.40 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £14.25 £25.00
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 Peterborough

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Peterborough 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 Peterborough

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineering across the Peterborough region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Peterborough region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

Software Engineering
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

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 Peterborough region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 3 (50.00%) Degree
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Automotive
2 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 2 (33.33%) Simulink
2 2 (33.33%) JTAG
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (16.67%) VHDL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough 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:

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Test Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Test Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DSP Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DSP Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) DSP Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 2 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) JTAG
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft