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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 115 111 90
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 17 29 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 0.62% 0.98% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 1.06% 1.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 16 15
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£325 £307 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.86% -4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £244 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £375 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
-2.98% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 10
Average hourly rate £37.50 £30.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.96% -19.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.25 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -4.00%
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
2568 2735 2040
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.11% 92.06% 93.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 1444 1513 1053
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 225 253
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £24.90
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -23.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £40.00 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Essex +8 6 £335 - 4
Cambridgeshire -1 6 £300 -20.00% 31
Suffolk +13 4 £463 +37.24% 3
Norfolk -5 1 £235 -1.05% 2
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 21 (43.75%) C#
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 16 (33.33%) .NET
4 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
4 13 (27.08%) XML
4 13 (27.08%) MVC
5 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 12 (25.00%) C++
6 11 (22.92%) HTML
6 11 (22.92%) Linux
7 10 (20.83%) Java
7 10 (20.83%) Web Services
8 9 (18.75%) Windows
8 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (16.67%) WinForms
9 8 (16.67%) C
10 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
10 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
10 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
10 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
10 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
11 6 (12.50%) DHTML
11 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
12 5 (10.42%) FTP
12 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2000
12 5 (10.42%) Python
12 5 (10.42%) DTS

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 2 (4.17%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.17%) Confluence
2 2 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (2.08%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.08%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (2.08%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.42%) FTP
2 3 (6.25%) Internet
3 2 (4.17%) Network Security
3 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.17%) HTTP
4 1 (2.08%) 3G
4 1 (2.08%) SNMP
4 1 (2.08%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.08%) DNS
4 1 (2.08%) 3GPP
4 1 (2.08%) DHCP
4 1 (2.08%) Wireshark
4 1 (2.08%) VLAN
4 1 (2.08%) Firewall
4 1 (2.08%) 2G
4 1 (2.08%) Intranet
4 1 (2.08%) 4G
4 1 (2.08%) LTE
4 1 (2.08%) Modbus
4 1 (2.08%) Radio Access Network
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server 2000
3 5 (10.42%) DTS
3 5 (10.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (10.42%) Relational Database
4 3 (6.25%) MySQL
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.08%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (14.58%) Visual Studio
1 7 (14.58%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (10.42%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 4 (8.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.08%) WebSphere Studio Application Developer
4 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.08%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.08%) Maven
4 1 (2.08%) Selenium
4 1 (2.08%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.08%) GDB
General
1 7 (14.58%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.25%) Finance
3 1 (2.08%) Banking
3 1 (2.08%) Law
3 1 (2.08%) Publishing
3 1 (2.08%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (33.33%) .NET
2 13 (27.08%) XML
3 12 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 11 (22.92%) HTML
5 10 (20.83%) Web Services
6 8 (16.67%) WinForms
7 7 (14.58%) .NET Framework
8 6 (12.50%) DHTML
9 5 (10.42%) ADO.NET
9 5 (10.42%) Razor View Engine
10 4 (8.33%) jQuery
10 4 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
11 3 (6.25%) CSS
11 3 (6.25%) Spring
11 3 (6.25%) Hibernate
12 2 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
12 2 (4.17%) RESTful
12 2 (4.17%) Entity Framework
12 2 (4.17%) REST
12 2 (4.17%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.25%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.17%) Visualisation
2 2 (4.17%) Streaming Media
2 2 (4.17%) IPTV
2 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.08%) MPEG
3 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.08%) Statistics
3 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 11 (22.92%) Linux
2 9 (18.75%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) UNIX
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (2.08%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.08%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (27.08%) MVC
2 12 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 9 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (10.42%) Database Tuning
4 5 (10.42%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (8.33%) Scrum
5 4 (8.33%) TDD
6 3 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Multithreading
6 3 (6.25%) Manual Testing
6 3 (6.25%) Automation Testing
7 2 (4.17%) DevOps
7 2 (4.17%) Cyber Security
7 2 (4.17%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (4.17%) Kanban
7 2 (4.17%) Web Development
7 2 (4.17%) Use Case
7 2 (4.17%) Software Architecture
7 2 (4.17%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (43.75%) C#
2 17 (35.42%) SQL
3 13 (27.08%) JavaScript
4 12 (25.00%) C++
5 10 (20.83%) Java
6 8 (16.67%) C
7 6 (12.50%) T-SQL
8 5 (10.42%) Python
8 5 (10.42%) VBScript
8 5 (10.42%) VB.NET
9 4 (8.33%) Embedded C++
10 3 (6.25%) Embedded C
11 2 (4.17%) PHP
12 1 (2.08%) Ada
12 1 (2.08%) VC++
12 1 (2.08%) PL/SQL
12 1 (2.08%) Perl
12 1 (2.08%) Ruby
12 1 (2.08%) XAML
12 1 (2.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (10.42%) SC Cleared
1 5 (10.42%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) Sun Certification
Vendors
1 6 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (8.33%) Oracle
3 2 (4.17%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.17%) Perforce
3 2 (4.17%) Citrix
4 1 (2.08%) Software AG
4 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.08%) webMethods
4 1 (2.08%) Sun
4 1 (2.08%) Serena
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