Period
to 19 November 2017

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 6 months to 19 November 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.

Software Engineering
Cambridgeshire > Peterborough
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 38 29 36
Rank change year-on-year -9 +7 +2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 6 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 1.64% 2.21% 0.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 2.82% 0.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
Peterborough median daily rate £1,000 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +185.71% -22.22% +87.50%
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £350 £350 £375
% change year-on-year - -6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Peterborough median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.56% - -
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £42.00 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year -1.18% +10.39% -12.00%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Peterborough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 296 177 164
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Peterborough 81.10% 78.32% 69.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 96 87
Peterborough median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +15.38%
10th Percentile £255 £184 £198
90th Percentile £475 £488 £575
Cambridgeshire median daily rate £375 £388 £385
% change year-on-year -3.23% +0.65% +6.21%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 16 31
Peterborough median hourly rate £14.50 £26.88 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -46.05% +123.96% -42.17%
10th Percentile £10.11 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £33.63 £45.63 £24.00
Cambridgeshire median hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +4.00% +114.29% -36.36%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Peterborough

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Peterborough.

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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Peterborough.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (16.67%) Simulink
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (16.67%) Validation
2 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW

Software Engineering
Co-occurring 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 1 (16.67%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Data Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Scrum Master
3 1 (16.67%) Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum Master
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (16.67%) Data Acquisition
1 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) SDLC
1 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
1 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
1 1 (16.67%) User Stories
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) C
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
2 1 (16.67%) MATLAB
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle