The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 April 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 88 70 75
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 40 79 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.51% 2.57% 1.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.61% 2.77% 1.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 24 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £400 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 40 11
Average hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.20 £35.85 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.75 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
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
2492 2856 2078
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.11% 92.94% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1596 1056
Average daily rate £388 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 234 206 248
Average hourly rate £15.00 £23.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.78% +2.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 27 April 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 27 April 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
Hertfordshire +11 13 £300 - 5
Essex -6 11 £328 +33.67% 14
Cambridgeshire -21 11 £350 +12.00% 69
Bedfordshire +1 3 £350 +16.66% 3
Suffolk +2 1 - - 2
East Anglia - 1 - -
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 76 (85.39%) Software Engineering
2 36 (40.45%) C
3 29 (32.58%) Linux
4 27 (30.34%) Python
5 26 (29.21%) C++
6 22 (24.72%) Embedded C
7 19 (21.35%) HTML
8 18 (20.22%) Java
8 18 (20.22%) JavaScript
8 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (20.22%) Security Cleared
9 15 (16.85%) JIRA
9 15 (16.85%) Oracle
9 15 (16.85%) Wireless
10 14 (15.73%) JSON
11 12 (13.48%) MVC
11 12 (13.48%) SC Cleared
11 12 (13.48%) HTML5
12 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
12 11 (12.36%) OOP
12 11 (12.36%) CSS
12 11 (12.36%) XML
12 11 (12.36%) JBoss
13 10 (11.24%) SOA
13 10 (11.24%) UML
13 10 (11.24%) Ant
13 10 (11.24%) JUnit
13 10 (11.24%) CSS3
13 10 (11.24%) Selenium
13 10 (11.24%) Unit Testing

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (12.36%) JBoss
2 10 (11.24%) WebSphere
3 9 (10.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (10.11%) MQSeries
3 9 (10.11%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.12%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.25%) Simulink
2 1 (1.12%) Maya
2 1 (1.12%) 3ds Max
2 1 (1.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (16.85%) Wireless
2 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.74%) DNS
3 6 (6.74%) ZigBee
4 4 (4.49%) HTTP
4 4 (4.49%) 2G
4 4 (4.49%) 3G
4 4 (4.49%) Ethernet
5 3 (3.37%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (2.25%) SNMP
6 2 (2.25%) DVB
6 2 (2.25%) FTP
6 2 (2.25%) DHCP
6 2 (2.25%) Bluetooth
6 2 (2.25%) Broadband
7 1 (1.12%) GPRS
7 1 (1.12%) GSM
7 1 (1.12%) UMTS
7 1 (1.12%) WAN
7 1 (1.12%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.25%) RDBMS
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.12%) SQLite
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 15 (16.85%) JIRA
2 10 (11.24%) Selenium
2 10 (11.24%) Ant
2 10 (11.24%) JUnit
3 9 (10.11%) Talend Open Studio
3 9 (10.11%) Git (software)
4 8 (8.99%) Visual Studio
5 5 (5.62%) LabVIEW
5 5 (5.62%) Jenkins
6 4 (4.49%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (4.49%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.25%) ReSharper
7 2 (2.25%) NUnit
7 2 (2.25%) Subversion
7 2 (2.25%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (2.25%) Trac
7 2 (2.25%) CANoe
8 1 (1.12%) Redmine
8 1 (1.12%) GDB
8 1 (1.12%) Maven
General
1 11 (12.36%) Telecoms
2 7 (7.87%) Finance
3 5 (5.62%) Electronics
4 4 (4.49%) Manufacturing
4 4 (4.49%) Aerospace
5 3 (3.37%) Automotive
5 3 (3.37%) Retail
6 2 (2.25%) Banking
7 1 (1.12%) Games
7 1 (1.12%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (21.35%) HTML
2 14 (15.73%) JSON
3 12 (13.48%) HTML5
4 11 (12.36%) CSS
4 11 (12.36%) XML
5 10 (11.24%) CSS3
6 9 (10.11%) PhoneGap
6 9 (10.11%) AngularJS
6 9 (10.11%) Apache Camel
6 9 (10.11%) jQuery
7 5 (5.62%) RESTful
8 4 (4.49%) .NET
9 2 (2.25%) J2EE
9 2 (2.25%) Qt
9 2 (2.25%) Servlets
9 2 (2.25%) Java EE
9 2 (2.25%) OpenGL
9 2 (2.25%) WinForms
9 2 (2.25%) Castle Windsor
10 1 (1.12%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (5.62%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.37%) Device Driver
3 3 (3.37%) STB
4 2 (2.25%) IPTV
4 2 (2.25%) Statistics
4 2 (2.25%) Mathematics
4 2 (2.25%) Visualisation
4 2 (2.25%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) DTV
5 1 (1.12%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.12%) Kinect
5 1 (1.12%) Smart Meter
5 1 (1.12%) Physics
5 1 (1.12%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.12%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (1.12%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 29 (32.58%) Linux
2 6 (6.74%) Windows
2 6 (6.74%) ThreadX
3 5 (5.62%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (4.49%) Android
5 3 (3.37%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.37%) UNIX
6 2 (2.25%) AIX
6 2 (2.25%) HPUX
7 1 (1.12%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.12%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (85.39%) Software Engineering
2 18 (20.22%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (13.48%) MVC
4 11 (12.36%) OOP
5 10 (11.24%) SOA
5 10 (11.24%) UML
5 10 (11.24%) Unit Testing
6 9 (10.11%) Mobile Development
7 7 (7.87%) Multithreading
7 7 (7.87%) Configuration Management
8 6 (6.74%) Software Testing
8 6 (6.74%) Test Scripting
9 4 (4.49%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.37%) Signal Processing
10 3 (3.37%) Scrum
10 3 (3.37%) CMMI
10 3 (3.37%) OO
11 2 (2.25%) Quality Management
11 2 (2.25%) SysML
11 2 (2.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 36 (40.45%) C
2 27 (30.34%) Python
3 26 (29.21%) C++
4 22 (24.72%) Embedded C
5 18 (20.22%) Java
5 18 (20.22%) JavaScript
6 10 (11.24%) Ruby
7 8 (8.99%) C#
8 7 (7.87%) SQL
8 7 (7.87%) Embedded C++
9 6 (6.74%) Lua
10 5 (5.62%) MATLAB
11 2 (2.25%) Tcl
11 2 (2.25%) Shell Script
11 2 (2.25%) ActionScript
11 2 (2.25%) Perl
12 1 (1.12%) PHP
12 1 (1.12%) PL/SQL
12 1 (1.12%) VBScript
12 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (20.22%) Security Cleared
2 12 (13.48%) SC Cleared
3 10 (11.24%) Degree
4 3 (3.37%) ISEB
4 3 (3.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.37%) ISO 9001
1 3 (3.37%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) JTAG
2 1 (1.12%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.12%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (3.37%) Firmware
2 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 15 (16.85%) Oracle
2 9 (10.11%) Talend
3 2 (2.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.25%) EMC
4 1 (1.12%) TIBCO
4 1 (1.12%) QNX
4 1 (1.12%) VMware
4 1 (1.12%) Serena
4 1 (1.12%) Adobe
4 1 (1.12%) Cognos
4 1 (1.12%) IBM
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