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 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 76 78 73
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 51 56 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.01% 2.13% 1.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.12% 2.29% 2.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 18 10
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £438
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £250 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £310
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 27 21
Average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £15.00 £34.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-0.66% -
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
2402 2449 2134
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 94.46% 93.22% 93.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1383 1356 1103
Average daily rate £388 £373 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.02% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 228 221 228
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -6.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £44.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.15 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -2.00%

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 2 March 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 2 March 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 +26 25 £285 - 9
Cambridgeshire -7 15 £350 -12.50% 52
Bedfordshire -6 5 £350 -26.31% 3
Essex -3 4 - - 8
Suffolk - 2 £400 - 1
Norfolk - - - - 2
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 88 (87.13%) Software Engineering
2 37 (36.63%) Python
3 34 (33.66%) C
4 29 (28.71%) Linux
5 26 (25.74%) C++
6 25 (24.75%) Java
7 22 (21.78%) Embedded C
8 20 (19.80%) JavaScript
8 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
9 19 (18.81%) HTML
10 17 (16.83%) C#
10 17 (16.83%) UML
10 17 (16.83%) JSON
11 15 (14.85%) Security Cleared
11 15 (14.85%) XML
11 15 (14.85%) Windows
12 14 (13.86%) .NET
12 14 (13.86%) Git (software)
12 14 (13.86%) JIRA
13 12 (11.88%) Wireless
13 12 (11.88%) MVC
13 12 (11.88%) Telecoms
13 12 (11.88%) UNIX
13 12 (11.88%) Ant
13 12 (11.88%) CSS
13 12 (11.88%) JBoss
13 12 (11.88%) HTML5
14 11 (10.89%) jQuery
14 11 (10.89%) Degree
14 11 (10.89%) Selenium

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

For the 6 months to 2 March 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 12 (11.88%) JBoss
2 10 (9.90%) WebSphere
3 9 (8.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (8.91%) WebLogic
3 9 (8.91%) MQSeries
4 3 (2.97%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.99%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.99%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (1.98%) MS Excel
1 2 (1.98%) Simulink
2 1 (0.99%) Maya
2 1 (0.99%) 3ds Max
2 1 (0.99%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (11.88%) Wireless
2 11 (10.89%) TCP/IP
3 10 (9.90%) ZigBee
4 7 (6.93%) 3G
5 6 (5.94%) HTTP
6 5 (4.95%) DNS
7 4 (3.96%) 802.15
7 4 (3.96%) Ethernet
7 4 (3.96%) 2G
8 3 (2.97%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (1.98%) Bluetooth
9 2 (1.98%) GPRS
9 2 (1.98%) DVB
10 1 (0.99%) Telnet
10 1 (0.99%) Firewall
10 1 (0.99%) SSL
10 1 (0.99%) SNMP
10 1 (0.99%) GSM
10 1 (0.99%) UMTS
10 1 (0.99%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) SQL Server
1 4 (3.96%) NoSQL
2 3 (2.97%) Big Data
2 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.97%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (2.97%) Data Mining
2 3 (2.97%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
2 3 (2.97%) Apache Hive
3 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
4 1 (0.99%) DB2
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.99%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (13.86%) JIRA
1 14 (13.86%) Git (software)
2 12 (11.88%) Ant
3 11 (10.89%) Selenium
4 10 (9.90%) JUnit
4 10 (9.90%) Jenkins
5 9 (8.91%) Talend Open Studio
6 7 (6.93%) Visual Studio
7 5 (4.95%) Eclipse
7 5 (4.95%) LabVIEW
7 5 (4.95%) Subversion
8 4 (3.96%) Maven
9 3 (2.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 3 (2.97%) Rational DOORS
10 2 (1.98%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (1.98%) NUnit
10 2 (1.98%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.99%) JBehave
11 1 (0.99%) WebDriver
11 1 (0.99%) Mockito
General
1 12 (11.88%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.95%) Finance
3 4 (3.96%) Electronics
3 4 (3.96%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.97%) Banking
5 2 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (1.98%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.98%) Automotive
6 1 (0.99%) Games
6 1 (0.99%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.81%) HTML
2 17 (16.83%) JSON
3 15 (14.85%) XML
4 14 (13.86%) .NET
5 12 (11.88%) CSS
5 12 (11.88%) HTML5
6 11 (10.89%) jQuery
6 11 (10.89%) AngularJS
7 10 (9.90%) CSS3
8 9 (8.91%) PhoneGap
8 9 (8.91%) Apache Camel
9 6 (5.94%) RESTful
9 6 (5.94%) WPF
10 4 (3.96%) Qt
11 3 (2.97%) Django
11 3 (2.97%) RabbitMQ
11 3 (2.97%) Twisted
12 2 (1.98%) Castle Windsor
12 2 (1.98%) JDBC
12 2 (1.98%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.94%) Computer Science
2 5 (4.95%) Algorithms
3 4 (3.96%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.96%) Mathematics
4 3 (2.97%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.97%) STB
4 3 (2.97%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.98%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.98%) IPTV
5 2 (1.98%) Statistics
6 1 (0.99%) Physics
6 1 (0.99%) Biology
6 1 (0.99%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (0.99%) Open Source
6 1 (0.99%) Kinect
6 1 (0.99%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.99%) Artificial Intelligence
6 1 (0.99%) PKI
6 1 (0.99%) DTV
6 1 (0.99%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 29 (28.71%) Linux
2 15 (14.85%) Windows
3 12 (11.88%) UNIX
4 6 (5.94%) ThreadX
5 4 (3.96%) Ubuntu
5 4 (3.96%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (2.97%) Android
6 3 (2.97%) AIX
6 3 (2.97%) HPUX
7 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.99%) Windows Phone
8 1 (0.99%) Solaris
8 1 (0.99%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (87.13%) Software Engineering
2 20 (19.80%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (16.83%) UML
4 12 (11.88%) MVC
5 11 (10.89%) OOP
5 11 (10.89%) SOA
6 10 (9.90%) Unit Testing
7 8 (7.92%) Scrum
8 6 (5.94%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.95%) Software Testing
9 5 (4.95%) Test Scripting
9 5 (4.95%) MVVM
9 5 (4.95%) Mentoring
10 4 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (3.96%) Multithreading
10 4 (3.96%) Web Development
10 4 (3.96%) OO
11 3 (2.97%) Workflow
11 3 (2.97%) Load Balancing
11 3 (2.97%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (36.63%) Python
2 34 (33.66%) C
3 26 (25.74%) C++
4 25 (24.75%) Java
5 22 (21.78%) Embedded C
6 20 (19.80%) JavaScript
7 17 (16.83%) C#
8 10 (9.90%) Ruby
9 9 (8.91%) SQL
10 6 (5.94%) Lua
11 5 (4.95%) MATLAB
11 5 (4.95%) Shell Script
12 4 (3.96%) Embedded C++
12 4 (3.96%) Perl
13 3 (2.97%) Tcl
14 2 (1.98%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.98%) ActionScript
14 2 (1.98%) PHP
14 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
14 2 (1.98%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 15 (14.85%) Security Cleared
2 11 (10.89%) Degree
3 9 (8.91%) SC Cleared
4 3 (2.97%) ISEB
4 3 (2.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (1.98%) VCP4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) QA
2 2 (1.98%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.99%) ISO 9000
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Firmware
1 3 (2.97%) Docker
2 1 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (10.89%) Oracle
2 9 (8.91%) Talend
3 4 (3.96%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.97%) HP
4 3 (2.97%) Vertica
4 3 (2.97%) Infobright
5 2 (1.98%) EMC
6 1 (0.99%) VMware
6 1 (0.99%) Teradata
6 1 (0.99%) Greenplum
6 1 (0.99%) Adobe
6 1 (0.99%) IBM
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Computer Futures
Rate: £40 - £41 per hour
Posted: 6 hours ago
East Anglia
In Parallel Computer Staff Limited
Rate: From £35 to £40 per hour
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Rate: From £300 to £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ipswich
Real Staffing
Rate: £33 - £37 per hour + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Essex
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 6 days ago
Chelmsford, Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £40 - 45 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £270 - £300 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Bedfordshire
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 26 days ago