The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Cambridgeshire / Peterborough
Rank 15 13 26
Rank change year-on-year -2 +13  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 2.15% 3.70% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.03% 4.69% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £175 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £32.68 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -19.32%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Peterborough with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Peterborough
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 66 64 115
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Peterborough 70.97% 79.01% 81.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 30 69
Median daily rate £350 £335 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.47% +11.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £265 £163
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 8 26
Median hourly rate £15.50 £32.85 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.81% +134.64%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £10.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £42.50 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Peterborough citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Peterborough

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Peterborough

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Peterborough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Peterborough

Software Engineering
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 2 (50.00%) Automotive
1 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
1 2 (50.00%) Simulink
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared

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 (50.00%) Simulink
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (50.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C
1 2 (50.00%) C++
1 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
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