The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 104 91 105
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +14
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 23 38 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.97% 1.48% 1.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.01% 1.54% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 14 11
Average daily rate £325 £363 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.34% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £258 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £425 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £348 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.16% +12.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Average hourly rate £47.50 £42.00 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.09% +10.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.59 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+15.64% -5.88%
Software Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2273 2472 2291
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.38% 96.60% 95.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 1361 1468 1252
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £180 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 213 229 245
Average hourly rate £20.50 £16.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.24% -17.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £39.85 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Developer across the East of England region.

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer across the East of England region.

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +5 6 £350 +2.94% 18
Norfolk - 6 £320 - 1
Essex -6 5 - - 3
Suffolk +5 4 - - 2
Hertfordshire -3 2 £350 +34.61% 3
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 17 (34.00%) Python
2 16 (32.00%) C#
3 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
5 11 (22.00%) Quality Management
5 11 (22.00%) QMS
6 9 (18.00%) SciPy
6 9 (18.00%) NumPy
6 9 (18.00%) C++
6 9 (18.00%) HTML
7 8 (16.00%) MVC
7 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
7 8 (16.00%) Degree
8 7 (14.00%) SQL
8 7 (14.00%) Multithreading
9 6 (12.00%) Algorithms
9 6 (12.00%) Java
9 6 (12.00%) Windows
9 6 (12.00%) Linux
9 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
9 6 (12.00%) WinForms
9 6 (12.00%) Manufacturing
9 6 (12.00%) C
9 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (12.00%) HTML5
10 5 (10.00%) Android
10 5 (10.00%) OO
10 5 (10.00%) .NET
10 5 (10.00%) Web Services
10 5 (10.00%) Embedded Systems

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.00%) Facebook Platform
2 3 (6.00%) Node.js
3 2 (4.00%) JBoss
4 1 (2.00%) ArcGIS
4 1 (2.00%) IIS
4 1 (2.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.00%) HTTP
2 1 (2.00%) Internet
2 1 (2.00%) LDAP
2 1 (2.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (4.00%) Big Data
3 2 (4.00%) CouchDB
3 2 (4.00%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.00%) Datomic
4 1 (2.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (4.00%) Subversion
3 1 (2.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (2.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.00%) JUnit
3 1 (2.00%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.00%) Maven
3 1 (2.00%) Mercurial
3 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (8.00%) Games
2 4 (8.00%) Marketing
3 2 (4.00%) Electronics
4 1 (2.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.00%) HTML
1 9 (18.00%) NumPy
1 9 (18.00%) SciPy
2 6 (12.00%) HTML5
2 6 (12.00%) WinForms
3 5 (10.00%) .NET
3 5 (10.00%) Twisted
3 5 (10.00%) Web Services
4 3 (6.00%) jQuery
4 3 (6.00%) Qt
4 3 (6.00%) Spring
4 3 (6.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (4.00%) CSS3
5 2 (4.00%) Django
5 2 (4.00%) Natural Language Processing
5 2 (4.00%) QML
5 2 (4.00%) RESTful
5 2 (4.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.00%) Algorithms
3 5 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (6.00%) Life Science
4 3 (6.00%) Social Media
4 3 (6.00%) VAX
5 2 (4.00%) CAN bus
5 2 (4.00%) Device Driver
5 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (4.00%) Mechatronics
5 2 (4.00%) N-Tier
6 1 (2.00%) Biology
6 1 (2.00%) Client/Server
6 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (2.00%) Internet of Things
6 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
6 1 (2.00%) Physics
6 1 (2.00%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.00%) Linux
1 6 (12.00%) Windows
2 5 (10.00%) Android
3 3 (6.00%) VMS
4 2 (4.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (22.00%) QMS
2 11 (22.00%) Quality Management
3 8 (16.00%) MVC
4 7 (14.00%) Multithreading
5 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.00%) OO
7 4 (8.00%) SOA
8 3 (6.00%) Microservices
8 3 (6.00%) SEO
8 3 (6.00%) Social Media Marketing
9 2 (4.00%) Configuration Management
9 2 (4.00%) Front End Development
9 2 (4.00%) Requirements Management
9 2 (4.00%) Scrum
9 2 (4.00%) TDD
9 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
9 2 (4.00%) Web Design
9 2 (4.00%) Web Development
10 1 (2.00%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 17 (34.00%) Python
2 16 (32.00%) C#
3 12 (24.00%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.00%) C++
5 7 (14.00%) SQL
6 6 (12.00%) C
6 6 (12.00%) Java
7 4 (8.00%) Embedded C++
8 3 (6.00%) COBOL
8 3 (6.00%) DCL
9 2 (4.00%) ANSI C
9 2 (4.00%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.00%) Clojure
10 1 (2.00%) PHP
10 1 (2.00%) Scala
10 1 (2.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.00%) Business Desktop Deployment
1 2 (4.00%) MOM
2 1 (2.00%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Facebook
2 3 (6.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.00%) IBM
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