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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 83 112 91
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 49 40 54
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.91% 1.28% 1.82%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.01% 1.35% 1.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 13 30
Median daily rate £350 £350 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £325 £277
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £387 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 14 10
Median hourly rate £43.25 £40.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% +3.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.15 £34.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.41 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
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
2440 2969 2818
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 95.24% 95.07% 94.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 1408 1806 1643
Median daily rate £388 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 203 240 233
Median hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% +15.15%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.27 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.32 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 27 July 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 +21 21 £350 -6.66% 41
Hertfordshire +19 12 £325 -1.51% 3
Essex +5 9 - - 4
Bedfordshire +6 4 £51 - 1
Suffolk 0 3 £400 +6.66% 1
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 82 (97.62%) Software Engineering
2 41 (48.81%) C
3 29 (34.52%) C++
4 23 (27.38%) C#
5 21 (25.00%) Embedded C
6 18 (21.43%) .NET
7 17 (20.24%) Linux
8 16 (19.05%) Integration Testing
9 13 (15.48%) MATLAB
9 13 (15.48%) Validation
10 12 (14.29%) Algorithms
11 11 (13.10%) Python
11 11 (13.10%) UML
12 10 (11.90%) Java
12 10 (11.90%) WPF
13 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
13 9 (10.71%) Rational DOORS
13 9 (10.71%) Rational Rhapsody
13 9 (10.71%) Ada
13 9 (10.71%) Configuration Management
14 8 (9.52%) Simulink
14 8 (9.52%) SQL
14 8 (9.52%) OO
14 8 (9.52%) Windows
14 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
14 8 (9.52%) Degree
15 7 (8.33%) .NET Framework
15 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
15 7 (8.33%) Embedded C++
15 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development

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 3 (3.57%) Apache
1 3 (3.57%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.38%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.19%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.19%) Kinematics
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Simulink
2 1 (1.19%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.19%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.76%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.57%) RS-422
2 2 (2.38%) Bluetooth
2 2 (2.38%) SpaceWire
2 2 (2.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (2.38%) Wireless
3 1 (1.19%) 3G
3 1 (1.19%) Ethernet
3 1 (1.19%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) Big Data
2 4 (4.76%) MySQL
2 4 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.57%) HBase
3 3 (3.57%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.38%) DB2
4 2 (2.38%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.19%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.19%) Oracle ODI
5 1 (1.19%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 9 (10.71%) Git (software)
1 9 (10.71%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (10.71%) Rational Rhapsody
2 8 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.76%) ClearCase
3 4 (4.76%) VectorCAST
4 3 (3.57%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.57%) Subversion
5 2 (2.38%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.19%) Ant
6 1 (1.19%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.19%) ClearQuest
6 1 (1.19%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.19%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.19%) GCC
6 1 (1.19%) Gerrit
6 1 (1.19%) JUnit
6 1 (1.19%) Maven
6 1 (1.19%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.19%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (7.14%) Electronics
2 4 (4.76%) Automotive
2 4 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.57%) Finance
3 3 (3.57%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.38%) Avionics
4 2 (2.38%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (21.43%) .NET
2 10 (11.90%) WPF
3 7 (8.33%) .NET Framework
4 6 (7.14%) LINQ
5 5 (5.95%) HTML
5 5 (5.95%) JSON
6 4 (4.76%) ASP.NET
7 3 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (3.57%) HTML5
7 3 (3.57%) Kafka
7 3 (3.57%) Web Services
7 3 (3.57%) WinForms
8 2 (2.38%) CSS
8 2 (2.38%) Entity Framework
8 2 (2.38%) Hibernate
8 2 (2.38%) jQuery
8 2 (2.38%) REST
8 2 (2.38%) RESTful
8 2 (2.38%) WCF
8 2 (2.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.95%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.57%) Device Driver
3 3 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.38%) Biology
4 2 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.19%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.19%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.19%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.19%) Mechatronics
5 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.19%) MPEG
5 1 (1.19%) Ontologies
5 1 (1.19%) Robotics
5 1 (1.19%) STB
5 1 (1.19%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.24%) Linux
2 8 (9.52%) Windows
3 5 (5.95%) VxWorks
4 4 (4.76%) Unix
5 3 (3.57%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.19%) AIX
7 1 (1.19%) Nucleus RTOS
7 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (97.62%) Software Engineering
2 16 (19.05%) Integration Testing
3 13 (15.48%) Validation
4 11 (13.10%) UML
5 9 (10.71%) Configuration Management
6 8 (9.52%) OO
7 7 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
8 6 (7.14%) TDD
9 5 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.76%) Change Control
10 4 (4.76%) ETL
10 4 (4.76%) Machine Learning
10 4 (4.76%) MVC
10 4 (4.76%) MVVM
10 4 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.57%) Open Source
11 3 (3.57%) Signal Processing
11 3 (3.57%) Test Strategy
11 3 (3.57%) Yourdon
Programming Languages
1 41 (48.81%) C
2 29 (34.52%) C++
3 23 (27.38%) C#
4 21 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 13 (15.48%) MATLAB
6 11 (13.10%) Python
7 10 (11.90%) Java
8 9 (10.71%) Ada
9 8 (9.52%) SQL
10 7 (8.33%) Embedded C++
11 6 (7.14%) JavaScript
12 5 (5.95%) Ada 95
13 4 (4.76%) Perl
13 4 (4.76%) XAML
14 3 (3.57%) ANSI C
14 3 (3.57%) PHP
14 3 (3.57%) Ruby
15 2 (2.38%) VB.NET
16 1 (1.19%) COBOL
16 1 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.52%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.76%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) Postgraduate
5 1 (1.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.76%) MISRA
1 4 (4.76%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.19%) ECSS
2 1 (1.19%) JTAG
2 1 (1.19%) QA
2 1 (1.19%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (2.38%) Cygwin
2 1 (1.19%) Docker
2 1 (1.19%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (5.95%) Microsoft
2 4 (4.76%) Oracle
3 3 (3.57%) Cloudera
3 3 (3.57%) Serena
3 3 (3.57%) Siemens
4 2 (2.38%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.38%) Teradata
5 1 (1.19%) Atmel
5 1 (1.19%) IBM
5 1 (1.19%) Lauterbach
5 1 (1.19%) Sunopsis
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