The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 110 129 113
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 18 15 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.71% 0.51% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.53% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 24
Median daily rate £343 £325 £298
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +9.24%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £289 £272
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £413 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £328
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +0.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -2.59%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.75 £39.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+4.48% +2.63%
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
2420 2806 2769
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.03% 95.34% 94.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1674 1583
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 241 230
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.12 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East of England region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 27 June 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 June 2016.

Software Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 June 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +21 7 £334 +2.69% 32
Essex +7 5 £325 -2.98% 1
Hertfordshire +20 4 - - 7
Norfolk +1 1 £400 +70.21% 2
Suffolk -7 1 £500 +8.10%
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, 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 East of England region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 14 (45.16%) C
2 11 (35.48%) C++
3 10 (32.26%) C#
3 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
4 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (29.03%) Linux
5 8 (25.81%) Java
5 8 (25.81%) SQL
6 7 (22.58%) Degree
7 6 (19.35%) TDD
7 6 (19.35%) .NET
7 6 (19.35%) Windows
7 6 (19.35%) Python
7 6 (19.35%) HTML
7 6 (19.35%) Web Services
8 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
8 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
8 5 (16.13%) HTML5
9 4 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
9 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
9 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
9 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
9 4 (12.90%) Embedded C
9 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
10 3 (9.68%) PHP
10 3 (9.68%) Unix
10 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++
10 3 (9.68%) OO
10 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
10 3 (9.68%) Electronics

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 (3.23%) Facebook Platform
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) GitHub
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (3.23%) Bluetooth
2 1 (3.23%) HTTP
2 1 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (3.23%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
1 4 (12.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Git (software)
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 2 (6.45%) LabVIEW
3 1 (3.23%) AccuRev
3 1 (3.23%) Android Studio
3 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.23%) Emacs
3 1 (3.23%) GCC
3 1 (3.23%) JUnit
3 1 (3.23%) Maven
3 1 (3.23%) Mercurial
3 1 (3.23%) PVCS
General
1 3 (9.68%) Electronics
1 3 (9.68%) Retail
2 1 (3.23%) Automotive
2 1 (3.23%) Games
2 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) .NET
1 6 (19.35%) HTML
1 6 (19.35%) Web Services
2 5 (16.13%) HTML5
3 3 (9.68%) RESTful
4 2 (6.45%) Ajax
4 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (6.45%) CSS
4 2 (6.45%) jQuery
4 2 (6.45%) JSON
4 2 (6.45%) REST
4 2 (6.45%) XML
5 1 (3.23%) Android SDK
5 1 (3.23%) LESS
5 1 (3.23%) PrimeFaces
5 1 (3.23%) RxJava
5 1 (3.23%) Sass
5 1 (3.23%) SignalR
5 1 (3.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (9.68%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.68%) CAN bus
2 3 (9.68%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
3 2 (6.45%) Biology
3 2 (6.45%) Informatics
3 2 (6.45%) VAX
4 1 (3.23%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.23%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.23%) Life Science
4 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.23%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.23%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (29.03%) Linux
2 6 (19.35%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Unix
4 2 (6.45%) VMS
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (32.26%) Software Engineering
2 9 (29.03%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (19.35%) TDD
4 3 (9.68%) Configuration Management
4 3 (9.68%) OO
4 3 (9.68%) Requirements Management
5 2 (6.45%) API Development
5 2 (6.45%) BDD
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.45%) MVC
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source
5 2 (6.45%) Open Source Development
5 2 (6.45%) SOA
5 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
5 2 (6.45%) Web Development
6 1 (3.23%) Cross-Platform Development
6 1 (3.23%) Front End Development
6 1 (3.23%) Memory Management
6 1 (3.23%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) C
2 11 (35.48%) C++
3 10 (32.26%) C#
4 8 (25.81%) Java
4 8 (25.81%) SQL
5 6 (19.35%) Python
6 5 (16.13%) JavaScript
7 4 (12.90%) Embedded C
8 3 (9.68%) ANSI C
8 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++
8 3 (9.68%) PHP
9 2 (6.45%) Assembly Language
9 2 (6.45%) COBOL
9 2 (6.45%) DCL
9 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
9 2 (6.45%) Perl
9 2 (6.45%) R
9 2 (6.45%) Ruby
9 2 (6.45%) VB.NET
10 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
2 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.68%) JTAG
2 1 (3.23%) ECSS
2 1 (3.23%) MISRA
2 1 (3.23%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (6.45%) Firmware
2 1 (3.23%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 5 (16.13%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) IBM
2 2 (6.45%) Oracle
2 2 (6.45%) Teradata
3 1 (3.23%) Facebook
3 1 (3.23%) Intel
3 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
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