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 9 December 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
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 82 79 96
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 47 51 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.08% 1.98% 1.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.18% 2.09% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 14 18
Median daily rate £330 £350 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% +1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £403 £608
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £372 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.45% +6.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 11
Median hourly rate £44.50 £41.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.53% +2.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.35 £39.60 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.30 £50.78 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.95 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+0.12% +2.37%
Software Engineer
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
2158 2445 2753
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.28% 94.99% 95.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1429 1760
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £220 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 259 186
Median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.05 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 9 December 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 9 December 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 +18 27 £290 -27.95% 31
Hertfordshire +5 13 £388 - 4
Bedfordshire -11 3 - - 1
Essex -2 2 - - 1
Norfolk +6 1 £375 +17.18% 4
Suffolk -2 1 - - 2
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, 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 93 (96.88%) Software Engineering
2 48 (50.00%) C
3 27 (28.13%) C++
3 27 (28.13%) Linux
4 26 (27.08%) Embedded C
5 21 (21.88%) Integration Testing
6 20 (20.83%) MATLAB
7 17 (17.71%) Python
8 16 (16.67%) Simulink
8 16 (16.67%) Configuration Management
9 15 (15.63%) C#
9 15 (15.63%) Java
9 15 (15.63%) SQL
10 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (12.50%) UML
11 12 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
11 12 (12.50%) Algorithms
12 11 (11.46%) Rational DOORS
12 11 (11.46%) Git (software)
13 10 (10.42%) Ada
13 10 (10.42%) Ada 95
14 9 (9.38%) OO
14 9 (9.38%) Windows
14 9 (9.38%) Oracle
14 9 (9.38%) Wireless
14 9 (9.38%) Big Data
15 8 (8.33%) SDLC
15 8 (8.33%) Relational Database
15 8 (8.33%) Degree
15 8 (8.33%) Yourdon

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 (6.25%) Apache
2 5 (5.21%) Apache Spark
3 2 (2.08%) Cloud Foundry
3 2 (2.08%) Confluence
3 2 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (2.08%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.04%) GlassFish
4 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 16 (16.67%) Simulink
2 1 (1.04%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.17%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.04%) IaaS
3 1 (1.04%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.38%) Wireless
2 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
3 5 (5.21%) Bluetooth
4 4 (4.17%) HTTP
4 4 (4.17%) RS-422
4 4 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (4.17%) ZigBee
5 2 (2.08%) LDAP
5 2 (2.08%) SSL
6 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
6 1 (1.04%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (1.04%) Firewall
6 1 (1.04%) Internet
6 1 (1.04%) LTE
6 1 (1.04%) SAN
6 1 (1.04%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.38%) Big Data
2 8 (8.33%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.21%) HBase
4 4 (4.17%) MySQL
5 3 (3.13%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.08%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (2.08%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.04%) Couchbase
7 1 (1.04%) SQLite
7 1 (1.04%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 12 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
2 11 (11.46%) Git (software)
2 11 (11.46%) Rational DOORS
3 6 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 6 (6.25%) JIRA
4 4 (4.17%) Maven
5 3 (3.13%) Ant
5 3 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 2 (2.08%) Gradle
6 2 (2.08%) JUnit
6 2 (2.08%) Selenium
6 2 (2.08%) SpecFlow
6 2 (2.08%) TeamCity
7 1 (1.04%) CMake
7 1 (1.04%) GCC
7 1 (1.04%) GDB
7 1 (1.04%) JBehave
7 1 (1.04%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.04%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (6.25%) Finance
1 6 (6.25%) Retail
2 5 (5.21%) Electronics
3 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.04%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.04%) Automotive
5 1 (1.04%) Avionics
5 1 (1.04%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (7.29%) .NET
1 7 (7.29%) RESTful
2 6 (6.25%) JSON
3 5 (5.21%) Kafka
3 5 (5.21%) Web Services
4 4 (4.17%) Node.js
4 4 (4.17%) Spring
5 3 (3.13%) AngularJS
5 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET
5 3 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (3.13%) HTML
5 3 (3.13%) REST
6 2 (2.08%) Dropwizard
6 2 (2.08%) jQuery
6 2 (2.08%) OSGi
6 2 (2.08%) Qt
6 2 (2.08%) Spring Boot
7 1 (1.04%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 1 (1.04%) CSS
7 1 (1.04%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Algorithms
2 6 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (4.17%) Biology
3 4 (4.17%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.08%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.04%) BeagleBone
5 1 (1.04%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.04%) Home Automation
5 1 (1.04%) iPad
5 1 (1.04%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.04%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.04%) Statistics
5 1 (1.04%) VHDL
5 1 (1.04%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 27 (28.13%) Linux
2 9 (9.38%) Windows
3 8 (8.33%) Unix
4 6 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (3.13%) Nucleus RTOS
5 3 (3.13%) VxWorks
6 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.04%) ThreadX
7 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (96.88%) Software Engineering
2 21 (21.88%) Integration Testing
3 16 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 14 (14.58%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (12.50%) UML
6 9 (9.38%) OO
7 8 (8.33%) SDLC
7 8 (8.33%) TDD
7 8 (8.33%) Yourdon
8 7 (7.29%) BDD
9 5 (5.21%) DevOps
9 5 (5.21%) ETL
9 5 (5.21%) Open Source
9 5 (5.21%) Validation
10 4 (4.17%) Bioinformatics
10 4 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.17%) E-Commerce
10 4 (4.17%) MVC
10 4 (4.17%) Signal Processing
10 4 (4.17%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (50.00%) C
2 27 (28.13%) C++
3 26 (27.08%) Embedded C
4 20 (20.83%) MATLAB
5 17 (17.71%) Python
6 15 (15.63%) C#
6 15 (15.63%) Java
6 15 (15.63%) SQL
7 10 (10.42%) Ada
7 10 (10.42%) Ada 95
8 7 (7.29%) JavaScript
9 6 (6.25%) Embedded C++
10 5 (5.21%) Bash Shell
11 4 (4.17%) PHP
11 4 (4.17%) Ruby
12 3 (3.13%) Perl
13 2 (2.08%) Clojure
13 2 (2.08%) Go
13 2 (2.08%) Rust
14 1 (1.04%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) Degree
2 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.13%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) QA
2 3 (3.13%) MISRA
2 3 (3.13%) MISRA C
3 1 (1.04%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (3.13%) Docker
2 2 (2.08%) Apache Flume
2 2 (2.08%) HDFS
3 1 (1.04%) Firmware
3 1 (1.04%) KVM
3 1 (1.04%) LXC
3 1 (1.04%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Ansible
1 2 (2.08%) Grafana
1 2 (2.08%) Kibana
1 2 (2.08%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (9.38%) Oracle
2 5 (5.21%) Cloudera
3 4 (4.17%) Serena
3 4 (4.17%) Teradata
4 3 (3.13%) Microsoft
5 2 (2.08%) CA
6 1 (1.04%) Atmel
6 1 (1.04%) Brocade
6 1 (1.04%) Citrix
6 1 (1.04%) IBM
6 1 (1.04%) Intel
6 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.04%) Riverbed
6 1 (1.04%) Siemens
6 1 (1.04%) VMware
6 1 (1.04%) Vyatta
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