The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East of England region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 69 59 93
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +34
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 52 66 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.49% 2.79% 1.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.61% 2.90% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 17 12
Median daily rate £425 £348 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.30% -0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £393 £315 £287
10% offered a daily rate of more than £506 £375 £398
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 33 13
Median hourly rate £47.50 £49.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.04% +23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £37.50 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.68 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.63 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.57% +14.80%

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
1996 2273 2468
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.46% 96.07% 96.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 1171 1358 1428
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £250 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 146 195 237
Median hourly rate £32.50 £21.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.76% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.33 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Engineer
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 Engineer across the East of England region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Software Engineer
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 Engineer across the East of England region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. 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 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
Hertfordshire +5 24 £425 +13.33% 7
Cambridgeshire -5 18 £455 +44.44% 52
Suffolk - 5 £400 -
Essex - 3 - - 3
Bedfordshire -12 2 £444 +19.93%
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 96 (97.96%) Software Engineering
2 48 (48.98%) C
3 29 (29.59%) C++
4 27 (27.55%) Linux
5 26 (26.53%) Configuration Management
6 22 (22.45%) MATLAB
6 22 (22.45%) Embedded C
7 21 (21.43%) Python
8 20 (20.41%) Integration Testing
9 19 (19.39%) Simulink
10 18 (18.37%) UML
10 18 (18.37%) Rational DOORS
10 18 (18.37%) Rational Rhapsody
11 16 (16.33%) Windows
12 15 (15.31%) Java
13 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (14.29%) TDD
13 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
13 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared
14 13 (13.27%) C#
15 12 (12.24%) Ada
15 12 (12.24%) Ada 95
16 11 (11.22%) Yourdon
16 11 (11.22%) Git (software)
16 11 (11.22%) Embedded Systems
17 10 (10.20%) BDD
17 10 (10.20%) Bash Shell
17 10 (10.20%) QA
17 10 (10.20%) TCP/IP
17 10 (10.20%) .NET

Software Engineer 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 6 (6.12%) Apache
2 4 (4.08%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.04%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.04%) Confluence
4 1 (1.02%) CMS
4 1 (1.02%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.02%) WebSphere
Applications
1 19 (19.39%) Simulink
2 5 (5.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.04%) LabWindows
2 1 (1.02%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.06%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.06%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.04%) IaaS
2 2 (2.04%) PaaS
3 1 (1.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.20%) TCP/IP
2 7 (7.14%) SSL
2 7 (7.14%) Wireless
3 6 (6.12%) Firewall
3 6 (6.12%) HTTP
4 4 (4.08%) Internet
4 4 (4.08%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.08%) ZigBee
5 3 (3.06%) Ethernet
6 2 (2.04%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (2.04%) LDAP
6 2 (2.04%) RS-422
6 2 (2.04%) SAN
6 2 (2.04%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (1.02%) Bluetooth
7 1 (1.02%) DNS
7 1 (1.02%) LTE
7 1 (1.02%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.10%) MySQL
2 4 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.06%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.04%) MongoDB
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.04%) Oracle Database 12c
4 2 (2.04%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.02%) Big Data
5 1 (1.02%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (18.37%) Rational DOORS
1 18 (18.37%) Rational Rhapsody
2 11 (11.22%) Git (software)
3 6 (6.12%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.12%) Maven
4 5 (5.10%) JIRA
5 4 (4.08%) Ant
6 3 (3.06%) Cucumber
6 3 (3.06%) Gradle
6 3 (3.06%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 2 (2.04%) GDB
7 2 (2.04%) JUnit
7 2 (2.04%) LabVIEW
7 2 (2.04%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.02%) CppUnit
8 1 (1.02%) Selenium
8 1 (1.02%) Subversion
8 1 (1.02%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.02%) TestNG
General
1 4 (4.08%) Aerospace
1 4 (4.08%) Finance
2 3 (3.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.04%) Automotive
3 2 (2.04%) Law
3 2 (2.04%) Retail
4 1 (1.02%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (10.20%) .NET
2 9 (9.18%) Node.js
3 5 (5.10%) WPF
4 4 (4.08%) AngularJS
4 4 (4.08%) LAMP
4 4 (4.08%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (4.08%) REST
4 4 (4.08%) RESTful
4 4 (4.08%) Spring
5 3 (3.06%) HTML
6 2 (2.04%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (2.04%) Dropwizard
6 2 (2.04%) OSGi
6 2 (2.04%) Qt
6 2 (2.04%) Spring Boot
6 2 (2.04%) Web Services
7 1 (1.02%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.02%) Entity Framework
7 1 (1.02%) HTML5
7 1 (1.02%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 11 (11.22%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (4.08%) Algorithms
2 4 (4.08%) Clustering
2 4 (4.08%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.08%) Device Driver
3 3 (3.06%) Data Centre
3 3 (3.06%) Data Structures
3 3 (3.06%) Robotics
4 1 (1.02%) BeagleBone
4 1 (1.02%) Home Automation
4 1 (1.02%) iPad
4 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.02%) NHS
4 1 (1.02%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 27 (27.55%) Linux
2 16 (16.33%) Windows
3 5 (5.10%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (5.10%) Unix
4 2 (2.04%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.04%) Ubuntu
4 2 (2.04%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.02%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.02%) CoreOS
5 1 (1.02%) HPUX
5 1 (1.02%) Nucleus RTOS
5 1 (1.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.02%) ThreadX
5 1 (1.02%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (97.96%) Software Engineering
2 26 (26.53%) Configuration Management
3 20 (20.41%) Integration Testing
4 18 (18.37%) UML
5 14 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (14.29%) TDD
6 11 (11.22%) Yourdon
7 10 (10.20%) BDD
8 8 (8.16%) SDLC
9 7 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (6.12%) DevOps
10 6 (6.12%) OO
11 5 (5.10%) Requirements Management
12 4 (4.08%) OOD
12 4 (4.08%) Scrum
12 4 (4.08%) Signal Processing
13 3 (3.06%) ATDD
13 3 (3.06%) Continuous Improvement
13 3 (3.06%) E-Commerce
13 3 (3.06%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 48 (48.98%) C
2 29 (29.59%) C++
3 22 (22.45%) Embedded C
3 22 (22.45%) MATLAB
4 21 (21.43%) Python
5 15 (15.31%) Java
6 13 (13.27%) C#
7 12 (12.24%) Ada
7 12 (12.24%) Ada 95
8 10 (10.20%) Bash Shell
9 8 (8.16%) Perl
10 7 (7.14%) Embedded C++
10 7 (7.14%) JavaScript
10 7 (7.14%) SQL
11 5 (5.10%) Ruby
12 4 (4.08%) ANSI C
13 3 (3.06%) Clojure
13 3 (3.06%) Go
13 3 (3.06%) Rust
14 2 (2.04%) F#
Qualifications
1 14 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 14 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 4 (4.08%) Degree
3 1 (1.02%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.20%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.08%) Docker
2 2 (2.04%) KVM
2 2 (2.04%) LXC
2 2 (2.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.02%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.10%) Puppet
2 4 (4.08%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (3.06%) Ansible
4 2 (2.04%) Grafana
5 1 (1.02%) Salt
Vendors
1 9 (9.18%) Microsoft
2 8 (8.16%) Oracle
3 4 (4.08%) IBM
4 3 (3.06%) Serena
5 2 (2.04%) Atmel
5 2 (2.04%) Brocade
5 2 (2.04%) CA
5 2 (2.04%) Intel
5 2 (2.04%) Riverbed
5 2 (2.04%) VMware
5 2 (2.04%) Vyatta
6 1 (1.02%) Citrix
6 1 (1.02%) Red Hat
Essex
LA International
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £40 - £50 per hour
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £40 - £47 per hour
Posted: 18 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Cambridge
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £450 - £650 per day
Posted: 8 days ago