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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 93 114 75
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 35 28 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 1.39% 0.94% 2.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.99% 2.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 32
Median daily rate £350 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £295 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £436 £450 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 30
Median hourly rate £44.40 £41.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.29% +7.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £37.10 £34.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £50.04 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.35 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.87% -
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
2416 2836 2841
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 96.06% 95.42% 94.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 1379 1687 1632
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £163 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.16% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 192 250 236
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.50 £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +19 13 £350 -22.22% 35
Essex +4 10 £360 +9.92% 1
Hertfordshire +9 6 £490 +63.33% 8
Bedfordshire +9 5 £51 -
Norfolk -1 1 £400 - 3
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 85 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (45.88%) C
3 32 (37.65%) C++
4 28 (32.94%) C#
5 26 (30.59%) .NET
5 26 (30.59%) Embedded C
6 20 (23.53%) Integration Testing
7 18 (21.18%) Linux
8 16 (18.82%) MATLAB
9 15 (17.65%) WPF
10 14 (16.47%) UML
11 13 (15.29%) Ada
12 11 (12.94%) Embedded C++
12 11 (12.94%) Visual Studio
12 11 (12.94%) Rational Rhapsody
13 10 (11.76%) Algorithms
13 10 (11.76%) Simulink
13 10 (11.76%) Validation
13 10 (11.76%) .NET Framework
14 9 (10.59%) OO
14 9 (10.59%) Python
14 9 (10.59%) Rational DOORS
14 9 (10.59%) Unit Testing
14 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
15 8 (9.41%) LINQ
15 8 (9.41%) Git (software)
15 8 (9.41%) Windows
15 8 (9.41%) Degree
16 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
16 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared

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 (3.53%) CMS
2 1 (1.18%) Kinematics
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) Simulink
2 1 (1.18%) Doxygen
2 1 (1.18%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.71%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.18%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.35%) Ethernet
1 2 (2.35%) SpaceWire
1 2 (2.35%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (2.35%) Wireless
2 1 (1.18%) 3G
2 1 (1.18%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.18%) NFC
2 1 (1.18%) RS-422
2 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) DB2
1 2 (2.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.18%) MySQL
2 1 (1.18%) Oracle ODI
Development Applications
1 11 (12.94%) Rational Rhapsody
1 11 (12.94%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.59%) Rational DOORS
3 8 (9.41%) Git (software)
4 6 (7.06%) VectorCAST
5 4 (4.71%) ClearCase
6 3 (3.53%) Jenkins
6 3 (3.53%) Subversion
7 2 (2.35%) LabVIEW
8 1 (1.18%) Bugzilla
8 1 (1.18%) ClearQuest
8 1 (1.18%) CruiseControl
8 1 (1.18%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.18%) FitNesse
8 1 (1.18%) GCC
8 1 (1.18%) Gerrit
8 1 (1.18%) NUnit
8 1 (1.18%) SpecFlow
8 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
General
1 4 (4.71%) Automotive
1 4 (4.71%) Electronics
2 2 (2.35%) Aerospace
2 2 (2.35%) Avionics
2 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
2 2 (2.35%) Military
2 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.18%) Finance
3 1 (1.18%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (30.59%) .NET
2 15 (17.65%) WPF
3 10 (11.76%) .NET Framework
4 8 (9.41%) LINQ
5 6 (7.06%) WinForms
6 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
6 5 (5.88%) WCF
7 4 (4.71%) HTML
8 3 (3.53%) HTML5
9 2 (2.35%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (2.35%) Entity Framework
9 2 (2.35%) Hibernate
10 1 (1.18%) Ajax
10 1 (1.18%) CSS
10 1 (1.18%) J2EE
10 1 (1.18%) JSON
10 1 (1.18%) Node.js
10 1 (1.18%) OpenGL
10 1 (1.18%) XML
10 1 (1.18%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 5 (5.88%) Device Driver
2 5 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 3 (3.53%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.53%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.53%) SCADA
4 1 (1.18%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.18%) CAN bus
4 1 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.18%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.18%) Mechatronics
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.18%) MPEG
4 1 (1.18%) Robotics
4 1 (1.18%) STB
4 1 (1.18%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.18%) Linux
2 8 (9.41%) Windows
3 6 (7.06%) VxWorks
4 3 (3.53%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.35%) Unix
6 1 (1.18%) AIX
6 1 (1.18%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (23.53%) Integration Testing
3 14 (16.47%) UML
4 10 (11.76%) Validation
5 9 (10.59%) OO
5 9 (10.59%) Unit Testing
6 7 (8.24%) Change Control
7 6 (7.06%) Embedded Software Development
7 6 (7.06%) Machine Learning
7 6 (7.06%) Signal Processing
7 6 (7.06%) TDD
8 5 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.88%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.88%) Digital Signal Processing
8 5 (5.88%) Multithreading
8 5 (5.88%) SOA
9 4 (4.71%) CAD
9 4 (4.71%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (4.71%) MVVM
10 3 (3.53%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 39 (45.88%) C
2 32 (37.65%) C++
3 28 (32.94%) C#
4 26 (30.59%) Embedded C
5 16 (18.82%) MATLAB
6 13 (15.29%) Ada
7 11 (12.94%) Embedded C++
8 9 (10.59%) Python
9 7 (8.24%) Ada 95
10 5 (5.88%) Java
10 5 (5.88%) JavaScript
10 5 (5.88%) SQL
11 4 (4.71%) XAML
12 3 (3.53%) ANSI C
12 3 (3.53%) Perl
13 2 (2.35%) VB.NET
14 1 (1.18%) COBOL
14 1 (1.18%) PHP
14 1 (1.18%) PL/SQL
14 1 (1.18%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (10.59%) Security Cleared
2 8 (9.41%) Degree
3 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.35%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) ECSS
1 1 (1.18%) JTAG
1 1 (1.18%) MISRA
1 1 (1.18%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (2.35%) Cygwin
1 2 (2.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 3 (3.53%) Siemens
3 2 (2.35%) Oracle
3 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.18%) Atmel
4 1 (1.18%) IBM
4 1 (1.18%) Lauterbach
4 1 (1.18%) Serena
4 1 (1.18%) Splunk
4 1 (1.18%) Sunopsis
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