The median contractor rate for a Senior Software Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Senior Software Engineer
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 42 -
Rank change year-on-year +8 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 2 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.66% 0.82% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.85% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £350 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £418 £370 £370
% change year-on-year +12.83% -  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -16.66% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £44.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% -2.22%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Cambridge
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 285 352 428
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 94.06% 96.17% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 212 301
Median daily rate £340 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.57% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £500 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £373
% change year-on-year - +7.38%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 21 42
Median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +82.92%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £17.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £110.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Cambridge.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Software Engineer in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Cambridge.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Software Engineer in Cambridge

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, Senior Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cambridge region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 (100.00%) Microsoft Office
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) SDLC
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 2 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (100.00%) Perl
1 2 (100.00%) Python
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared