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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
England / East of England
Rank 62 60 88
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +28
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 61 66 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.85% 2.87% 1.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.99% 3.01% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 15 11
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £320 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £496 £402 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 33 13
Median hourly rate £44.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.52% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.80 £37.50 £34.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.68 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.82 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +8.97%

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
2041 2193 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.42% 95.22% 96.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1312 1481
Median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £552 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 163 225 190
Median hourly rate £25.00 £18.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £46.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 17 January 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
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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 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
Cambridgeshire +8 29 £330 -17.75% 54
Hertfordshire +7 18 £425 - 5
Suffolk - 6 £400 -
Essex -1 5 - - 6
Bedfordshire -13 3 £444 +19.93% 2
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 105 (97.22%) Software Engineering
2 55 (50.93%) C
3 33 (30.56%) C++
4 31 (28.70%) Linux
5 29 (26.85%) Embedded C
6 21 (19.44%) Configuration Management
6 21 (19.44%) MATLAB
6 21 (19.44%) Python
7 19 (17.59%) Java
7 19 (17.59%) Integration Testing
8 18 (16.67%) C#
8 18 (16.67%) Windows
9 17 (15.74%) Simulink
10 15 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
11 14 (12.96%) TDD
11 14 (12.96%) UML
11 14 (12.96%) Rational Rhapsody
12 13 (12.04%) Rational DOORS
12 13 (12.04%) SQL
13 12 (11.11%) Oracle
14 11 (10.19%) Ada
14 11 (10.19%) BDD
14 11 (10.19%) Git (software)
14 11 (10.19%) Ada 95
14 11 (10.19%) SDLC
15 10 (9.26%) QA
15 10 (9.26%) Bash Shell
15 10 (9.26%) Embedded Systems
15 10 (9.26%) TCP/IP
15 10 (9.26%) OO

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 8 (7.41%) Apache
2 5 (4.63%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.78%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.85%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (1.85%) Confluence
4 2 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.93%) CMS
5 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
Applications
1 17 (15.74%) Simulink
2 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (2.78%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.93%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.93%) IaaS
2 1 (0.93%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.26%) TCP/IP
2 9 (8.33%) Wireless
3 6 (5.56%) Firewall
3 6 (5.56%) SSL
4 5 (4.63%) Bluetooth
4 5 (4.63%) HTTP
5 4 (3.70%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (3.70%) ZigBee
6 3 (2.78%) Ethernet
6 3 (2.78%) Internet
6 3 (2.78%) RS-422
7 2 (1.85%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (1.85%) LDAP
7 2 (1.85%) SAN
7 2 (1.85%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (0.93%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.33%) MySQL
2 7 (6.48%) Big Data
3 6 (5.56%) Relational Database
4 4 (3.70%) PostgreSQL
5 3 (2.78%) HBase
5 3 (2.78%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.85%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database
6 2 (1.85%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.85%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.93%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.93%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.93%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 14 (12.96%) Rational Rhapsody
2 13 (12.04%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (10.19%) Git (software)
4 7 (6.48%) Jenkins
5 6 (5.56%) JIRA
5 6 (5.56%) Maven
6 4 (3.70%) Ant
7 3 (2.78%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.78%) Gradle
8 2 (1.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.85%) JUnit
8 2 (1.85%) LabVIEW
8 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
8 2 (1.85%) Visual Studio
9 1 (0.93%) CppUnit
9 1 (0.93%) GCC
9 1 (0.93%) NUnit
9 1 (0.93%) Selenium
9 1 (0.93%) Subversion
9 1 (0.93%) TestNG
General
1 7 (6.48%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Electronics
2 5 (4.63%) Retail
3 3 (2.78%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.85%) Automotive
4 2 (1.85%) Law
4 2 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.26%) .NET
2 8 (7.41%) Node.js
3 5 (4.63%) RESTful
3 5 (4.63%) WPF
4 4 (3.70%) AngularJS
4 4 (3.70%) LAMP
4 4 (3.70%) LAPP Stack
4 4 (3.70%) Spring
5 3 (2.78%) HTML
5 3 (2.78%) JSON
5 3 (2.78%) Kafka
5 3 (2.78%) REST
5 3 (2.78%) Web Services
6 2 (1.85%) .NET Framework
6 2 (1.85%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (1.85%) Dropwizard
6 2 (1.85%) OSGi
6 2 (1.85%) Qt
6 2 (1.85%) Spring Boot
7 1 (0.93%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.26%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 8 (7.41%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.70%) Biology
4 4 (3.70%) Clustering
4 4 (3.70%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.78%) Data Centre
6 2 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.85%) Device Driver
6 2 (1.85%) Robotics
7 1 (0.93%) BeagleBone
7 1 (0.93%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.93%) Home Automation
7 1 (0.93%) iPad
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) Statistics
7 1 (0.93%) VHDL
7 1 (0.93%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.70%) Linux
2 18 (16.67%) Windows
3 8 (7.41%) Unix
4 6 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (3.70%) VxWorks
6 3 (2.78%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (1.85%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.93%) HPUX
8 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.93%) ThreadX
8 1 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.93%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (97.22%) Software Engineering
2 21 (19.44%) Configuration Management
3 19 (17.59%) Integration Testing
4 15 (13.89%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (12.96%) TDD
5 14 (12.96%) UML
6 11 (10.19%) BDD
6 11 (10.19%) SDLC
7 10 (9.26%) OO
8 9 (8.33%) Yourdon
9 7 (6.48%) DevOps
10 6 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
11 5 (4.63%) OOD
11 5 (4.63%) Web Development
12 4 (3.70%) ATDD
12 4 (3.70%) Bioinformatics
12 4 (3.70%) Open Source
12 4 (3.70%) Signal Processing
13 3 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (2.78%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 55 (50.93%) C
2 33 (30.56%) C++
3 29 (26.85%) Embedded C
4 21 (19.44%) MATLAB
4 21 (19.44%) Python
5 19 (17.59%) Java
6 18 (16.67%) C#
7 13 (12.04%) SQL
8 11 (10.19%) Ada
8 11 (10.19%) Ada 95
9 10 (9.26%) Bash Shell
10 9 (8.33%) Embedded C++
11 8 (7.41%) Perl
12 6 (5.56%) JavaScript
12 6 (5.56%) Ruby
13 3 (2.78%) Clojure
13 3 (2.78%) Go
13 3 (2.78%) Rust
14 2 (1.85%) ANSI C
14 2 (1.85%) F#
Qualifications
1 9 (8.33%) Degree
1 9 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 9 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.78%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.93%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.78%) Docker
2 2 (1.85%) Apache Flume
2 2 (1.85%) HDFS
2 2 (1.85%) KVM
2 2 (1.85%) LXC
2 2 (1.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.93%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (4.63%) Puppet
2 3 (2.78%) Ansible
2 3 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.85%) Grafana
3 2 (1.85%) Kibana
4 1 (0.93%) Salt
Vendors
1 12 (11.11%) Oracle
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.70%) IBM
4 3 (2.78%) CA
4 3 (2.78%) Cloudera
4 3 (2.78%) Serena
5 2 (1.85%) Atmel
5 2 (1.85%) Brocade
5 2 (1.85%) Intel
5 2 (1.85%) Riverbed
5 2 (1.85%) Teradata
5 2 (1.85%) VMware
5 2 (1.85%) Vyatta
6 1 (0.93%) Citrix
6 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
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