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 29 June 2015 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
29 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 130 109 91
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -18
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 32 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.47% 1.08% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.18% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 24 16
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£325 £298 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.24% -8.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £272 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £368 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £330 £320
% change year-on-year
- +3.12%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +2.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +1.33%
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
2798 2721 2086
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.67% 91.93% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1678 1559 1063
Average daily rate £375 £375 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £462
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 230 226 232
Average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £25.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% -35.92%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £38.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.20 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.81% -5.71%

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 29 June 2015.

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 29 June 2015. 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
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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 -17 6 £325 +4.00% 27
Essex - 3 £335 - 4
Suffolk +13 2 £525 +62.03% 2
Bedfordshire +4 1 £350 -6.66% 5
Norfolk +1 1 £235 -27.69% 1
Hertfordshire -17 1 - - 13
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 16 (48.48%) C#
2 12 (36.36%) .NET
3 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
4 9 (27.27%) SQL
4 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
4 9 (27.27%) MVC
5 8 (24.24%) Linux
5 8 (24.24%) C++
5 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
6 7 (21.21%) C
6 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
7 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
8 5 (15.15%) Web Services
8 5 (15.15%) XML
8 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
8 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
9 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
9 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
9 4 (12.12%) MySQL
9 4 (12.12%) Java
10 3 (9.09%) HTML
10 3 (9.09%) Oracle
10 3 (9.09%) UNIX
10 3 (9.09%) Windows
10 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
10 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
10 3 (9.09%) Finance
10 3 (9.09%) Embedded C
10 3 (9.09%) Embedded C++
10 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 2015, 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 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.06%) IIS
2 2 (6.06%) Confluence
3 1 (3.03%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (3.03%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
1 2 (6.06%) Network Security
2 1 (3.03%) Radio Access Network
2 1 (3.03%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) MySQL
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (3.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (6.06%) JIRA
2 2 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.03%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (3.03%) GDB
3 1 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
General
1 3 (9.09%) Telecoms
1 3 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Law
2 1 (3.03%) Banking
2 1 (3.03%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (36.36%) .NET
2 9 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 5 (15.15%) Web Services
3 5 (15.15%) XML
4 4 (12.12%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (9.09%) HTML
6 2 (6.06%) RESTful
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Framework
6 2 (6.06%) WPF
6 2 (6.06%) CSS
6 2 (6.06%) Entity Framework
6 2 (6.06%) KnockoutJS
7 1 (3.03%) Catalyst
7 1 (3.03%) DBIx::Class
7 1 (3.03%) FFmpeg
7 1 (3.03%) STL
7 1 (3.03%) Classic ASP
7 1 (3.03%) XSD
7 1 (3.03%) LAMP
7 1 (3.03%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
2 2 (6.06%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.03%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.03%) MPEG
3 1 (3.03%) LIMS
Operating Systems
1 8 (24.24%) Linux
2 3 (9.09%) UNIX
2 3 (9.09%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) VxWorks
3 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (30.30%) Software Engineering
2 9 (27.27%) MVC
3 4 (12.12%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.06%) Cyber Security
5 2 (6.06%) TDD
5 2 (6.06%) Migration
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum
5 2 (6.06%) UML
5 2 (6.06%) CRM
5 2 (6.06%) Configuration Management
5 2 (6.06%) Web Development
5 2 (6.06%) Kanban
6 1 (3.03%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.03%) MVVM
6 1 (3.03%) Web Application Development
6 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Test Scripting
6 1 (3.03%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (3.03%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) C#
2 9 (27.27%) SQL
3 8 (24.24%) JavaScript
3 8 (24.24%) C++
4 7 (21.21%) C
5 4 (12.12%) Java
6 3 (9.09%) Embedded C
6 3 (9.09%) Embedded C++
7 2 (6.06%) Perl
7 2 (6.06%) PHP
8 1 (3.03%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.03%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.03%) VC++
8 1 (3.03%) Python
8 1 (3.03%) Ada
8 1 (3.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
1 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Atlassian
2 2 (6.06%) Citrix
3 1 (3.03%) Software AG
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.03%) webMethods
3 1 (3.03%) Serena
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
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