Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £290 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Software Developer
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 76 93
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 8 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.67% 1.36% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 1.43% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 7
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £290 £343 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.33% +5.38% +1.17%
10th Percentile £285 £317 £258
90th Percentile £307 £349 £360
East of England median daily rate £300 £343 £330
% change year-on-year -12.41% +3.79% +12.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
East of England median hourly rate £37.50 £33.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +23.97%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1119 1191 1464
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 93.09% 95.20% 96.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 573 695 805
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +14.29% -
10th Percentile £163 £181 £225
90th Percentile £501 £538 £500
East of England median daily rate £405 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +1.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 134 75 145
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £19.90 £35.00 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -43.14% +84.21% -24.00%
10th Percentile £11.29 £10.04 £11.26
90th Percentile £47.35 £48.75 £40.00
East of England median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% - -4.76%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings that featured Software Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Cambridgeshire

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Developer in Cambridgeshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Cambridgeshire

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Cambridgeshire

Software Developer
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 Developer within the Cambridgeshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +5 8 £290 -15.33% 33
Software Developer
East of England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, Software Developer 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) OOD
2 3 (37.50%) WPF
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) NUnit
3 2 (25.00%) Firmware
3 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) WinForms
3 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) MFC
3 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
4 1 (12.50%) Android Development
4 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
4 1 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (12.50%) User Experience
4 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
4 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
4 1 (12.50%) RS-232
4 1 (12.50%) Polymer

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (12.50%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (12.50%) Bluetooth
2 1 (12.50%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) NUnit
1 2 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 1 (12.50%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (12.50%) Electronics
1 1 (12.50%) Games
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 3 (37.50%) WPF
3 2 (25.00%) CSS
3 2 (25.00%) HTML
3 2 (25.00%) MFC
3 2 (25.00%) WCF
3 2 (25.00%) WinForms
4 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
4 1 (12.50%) D3.js
4 1 (12.50%) jQuery
4 1 (12.50%) JSON
4 1 (12.50%) Leaflet
4 1 (12.50%) LESS
4 1 (12.50%) Node.js
4 1 (12.50%) OpenLayers
4 1 (12.50%) Polymer
4 1 (12.50%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (12.50%) RESTful
4 1 (12.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 1 (12.50%) Web Components
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (12.50%) CAN bus
2 1 (12.50%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Android
2 1 (12.50%) Apple iOS
2 1 (12.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) OO
1 3 (37.50%) OOD
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Android Development
2 1 (12.50%) Change Management
2 1 (12.50%) Image Processing
2 1 (12.50%) iOS Development
2 1 (12.50%) MVC
2 1 (12.50%) OWASP
2 1 (12.50%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (12.50%) Software Delivery
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
1 4 (50.00%) C++
2 2 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (12.50%) Java
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) PHP
3 1 (12.50%) Python
3 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Zend
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
Kyna Associates
Rate: £250 - £300 Per Day Up to £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago