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 29 September 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 75 105 110
Rank change year-on-year
+30 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 56 35 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.28% 1.23% 1.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.39% 1.29% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 13 17
Median daily rate £375 £375 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £325 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £464 £398 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 11 5
Median hourly rate £49.75 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.37% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £37.50 £37.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2348 2704 2922
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.52% 95.38% 95.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 1341 1528 1762
Median daily rate £388 £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.64% +2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £205 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 181 243 233
Median hourly rate £16.50 £20.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.19 £37.78
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 29 September 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
Hertfordshire +23 26 £325 -1.51% 11
Cambridgeshire +30 21 £375 - 59
Suffolk +3 6 £420 +12.00%
Bedfordshire -6 2 - - 1
Norfolk - 1 £375 - 2
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 89 (96.74%) Software Engineering
2 45 (48.91%) C
3 30 (32.61%) C++
4 21 (22.83%) Embedded C
4 21 (22.83%) Integration Testing
5 19 (20.65%) C#
6 18 (19.57%) Linux
7 17 (18.48%) MATLAB
8 15 (16.30%) Configuration Management
9 14 (15.22%) UML
10 13 (14.13%) SQL
10 13 (14.13%) .NET
10 13 (14.13%) Simulink
10 13 (14.13%) Rational Rhapsody
11 12 (13.04%) Rational DOORS
11 12 (13.04%) Java
11 12 (13.04%) OO
11 12 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
12 11 (11.96%) Ada
13 10 (10.87%) Validation
13 10 (10.87%) Algorithms
14 9 (9.78%) Big Data
14 9 (9.78%) Degree
14 9 (9.78%) Python
15 8 (8.70%) Oracle
15 8 (8.70%) Windows
15 8 (8.70%) TDD
15 8 (8.70%) Git (software)
15 8 (8.70%) Ada 95
16 7 (7.61%) JSON

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 5 (5.43%) Apache
1 5 (5.43%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.17%) Cloud Foundry
2 2 (2.17%) Confluence
2 2 (2.17%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.17%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.09%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Simulink
2 1 (1.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.09%) IaaS
2 1 (1.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) Bluetooth
2 4 (4.35%) RS-422
2 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.35%) Wireless
3 3 (3.26%) HTTP
4 2 (2.17%) LDAP
4 2 (2.17%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.09%) 3G
5 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.09%) NFC
5 1 (1.09%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.78%) Big Data
2 7 (7.61%) Relational Database
3 5 (5.43%) HBase
3 5 (5.43%) MySQL
4 3 (3.26%) RDBMS
4 3 (3.26%) SQL Server
5 2 (2.17%) NoSQL
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.09%) Couchbase
6 1 (1.09%) DB2
6 1 (1.09%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.09%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Rational Rhapsody
2 12 (13.04%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (8.70%) Git (software)
4 6 (6.52%) Jenkins
5 5 (5.43%) JIRA
6 3 (3.26%) Maven
6 3 (3.26%) VectorCAST
6 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.17%) Ant
7 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
7 2 (2.17%) JUnit
7 2 (2.17%) SpecFlow
7 2 (2.17%) TeamCity
8 1 (1.09%) JBehave
8 1 (1.09%) LabVIEW
8 1 (1.09%) NUnit
8 1 (1.09%) Selenium
8 1 (1.09%) SoapUI
8 1 (1.09%) Subversion
8 1 (1.09%) WebDriver
General
1 7 (7.61%) Finance
1 7 (7.61%) Retail
2 6 (6.52%) Electronics
3 4 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.26%) Automotive
5 2 (2.17%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.09%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.09%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (14.13%) .NET
2 7 (7.61%) JSON
3 6 (6.52%) HTML
4 5 (5.43%) Kafka
5 4 (4.35%) .NET Framework
5 4 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.35%) Spring
5 4 (4.35%) Web Services
6 3 (3.26%) AngularJS
6 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (3.26%) HTML5
6 3 (3.26%) REST
6 3 (3.26%) RESTful
6 3 (3.26%) WPF
7 2 (2.17%) Ajax
7 2 (2.17%) Dropwizard
7 2 (2.17%) jQuery
7 2 (2.17%) LINQ
7 2 (2.17%) Node.js
7 2 (2.17%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Algorithms
2 6 (6.52%) Computer Science
3 4 (4.35%) Biology
4 3 (3.26%) Data Structures
4 3 (3.26%) Device Driver
4 3 (3.26%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.09%) CAN bus
6 1 (1.09%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.09%) Home Automation
6 1 (1.09%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.09%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.09%) MPEG
6 1 (1.09%) Ontologies
6 1 (1.09%) STB
6 1 (1.09%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.57%) Linux
2 8 (8.70%) Windows
3 6 (6.52%) VxWorks
4 5 (5.43%) Unix
5 4 (4.35%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (3.26%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.09%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.09%) ThreadX
8 1 (1.09%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 89 (96.74%) Software Engineering
2 21 (22.83%) Integration Testing
3 15 (16.30%) Configuration Management
4 14 (15.22%) UML
5 12 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.04%) OO
6 10 (10.87%) Validation
7 8 (8.70%) TDD
8 6 (6.52%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (6.52%) Yourdon
9 5 (5.43%) BDD
9 5 (5.43%) ETL
9 5 (5.43%) Open Source
10 4 (4.35%) API Development
10 4 (4.35%) Bioinformatics
10 4 (4.35%) DevOps
10 4 (4.35%) MVC
10 4 (4.35%) Test Strategy
10 4 (4.35%) Web Development
11 3 (3.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 45 (48.91%) C
2 30 (32.61%) C++
3 21 (22.83%) Embedded C
4 19 (20.65%) C#
5 17 (18.48%) MATLAB
6 13 (14.13%) SQL
7 12 (13.04%) Java
8 11 (11.96%) Ada
9 9 (9.78%) Python
10 8 (8.70%) Ada 95
11 6 (6.52%) Embedded C++
11 6 (6.52%) JavaScript
12 4 (4.35%) PHP
12 4 (4.35%) Ruby
13 2 (2.17%) Perl
13 2 (2.17%) VB.NET
13 2 (2.17%) XAML
14 1 (1.09%) Assembly Language
14 1 (1.09%) XPath
14 1 (1.09%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 9 (9.78%) Degree
2 6 (6.52%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.35%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.26%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) MISRA
1 4 (4.35%) MISRA C
2 3 (3.26%) QA
3 1 (1.09%) JTAG
3 1 (1.09%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.17%) Apache Flume
1 2 (2.17%) Docker
1 2 (2.17%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 2 (2.17%) Kibana
2 1 (1.09%) Ansible
2 1 (1.09%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 8 (8.70%) Oracle
2 5 (5.43%) Cloudera
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 4 (4.35%) Serena
3 4 (4.35%) Teradata
4 3 (3.26%) Siemens
5 2 (2.17%) Atmel
5 2 (2.17%) Red Hat
6 1 (1.09%) CA
6 1 (1.09%) Citrix
6 1 (1.09%) IBM
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