The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East of England region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 69 86 53
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -33
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 86 31 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.67% 1.34% 3.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.87% 1.44% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 13 31
Average daily rate £313 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £263 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £450 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 8 29
Average hourly rate £37.50 £38.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £35.85 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.10 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
- +2.04%
Job Titles Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2996 2156 2919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 93.01% 93.50% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1671 1104 1408
Average daily rate £370 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £209 £188 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 231 247 303
Average hourly rate £21.00 £19.39 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.30% -29.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £39.50 £42.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Software Engineer
England

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 16 April 2014.

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 16 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire +5 39 £320 -1.53% 75
Essex - 23 £325 - 3
Hertfordshire -6 9 - - 19
Bedfordshire -13 7 £275 - 5
Norfolk +9 6 £238 - 2
Suffolk - 2 - -
East Anglia - - - -
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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.

1 105 (89.74%) Software Engineering
2 49 (41.88%) C
3 43 (36.75%) C++
4 36 (30.77%) Linux
5 32 (27.35%) Embedded C
6 30 (25.64%) C#
7 21 (17.95%) Python
8 18 (15.38%) UML
9 16 (13.68%) Embedded C++
9 16 (13.68%) Degree
9 16 (13.68%) Embedded Systems
10 15 (12.82%) Embedded Linux
11 13 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
11 13 (11.11%) Windows
11 13 (11.11%) OO
11 13 (11.11%) Scrum
12 11 (9.40%) Java
12 11 (9.40%) .NET
13 10 (8.55%) SQL
13 10 (8.55%) JavaScript
13 10 (8.55%) TCP/IP
13 10 (8.55%) Security Cleared
14 9 (7.69%) Multithreading
14 9 (7.69%) Software Testing
14 9 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
14 9 (7.69%) TDD
14 9 (7.69%) MPEG
15 8 (6.84%) Assembly Language
15 8 (6.84%) Configuration Management
15 8 (6.84%) Manufacturing

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, 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 1 (0.85%) Confluence
1 1 (0.85%) Liferay
1 1 (0.85%) Umbraco
1 1 (0.85%) CMS
1 1 (0.85%) IIS
1 1 (0.85%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Simulink
2 2 (1.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.55%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.27%) Wireless
2 5 (4.27%) RTP
2 5 (4.27%) Broadband
3 4 (3.42%) Ethernet
4 3 (2.56%) DLNA
4 3 (2.56%) RTSP
5 2 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.85%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.85%) NAS
6 1 (0.85%) TETRA
6 1 (0.85%) Firewall
6 1 (0.85%) TELNET
6 1 (0.85%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.85%) GSM
6 1 (0.85%) FTP
6 1 (0.85%) HTTP
6 1 (0.85%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.56%) MongoDB
1 3 (2.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.71%) DB2
3 1 (0.85%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 13 (11.11%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
3 7 (5.98%) Subversion
4 6 (5.13%) LabVIEW
4 6 (5.13%) Git (software)
5 4 (3.42%) Eclipse
5 4 (3.42%) JIRA
6 3 (2.56%) MSTest
6 3 (2.56%) NUnit
6 3 (2.56%) ClearQuest
6 3 (2.56%) JUnit
6 3 (2.56%) Visual Studio
7 2 (1.71%) Selenium
7 2 (1.71%) GoogleTest
8 1 (0.85%) RSpec
8 1 (0.85%) Mockito
8 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.85%) PhoneGap
8 1 (0.85%) SpecFlow
8 1 (0.85%) Artifactory
General
1 8 (6.84%) Manufacturing
2 7 (5.98%) Electronics
3 6 (5.13%) Automotive
4 4 (3.42%) Finance
5 3 (2.56%) Retail
6 1 (0.85%) Avionics
6 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.85%) Legal
6 1 (0.85%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (9.40%) .NET
2 7 (5.98%) ASP.NET
3 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (4.27%) GStreamer
3 5 (4.27%) CSS
3 5 (4.27%) HTML
4 4 (3.42%) OpenGL
4 4 (3.42%) Hibernate
4 4 (3.42%) Qt
5 3 (2.56%) OpenGL ES
5 3 (2.56%) AngularJS
5 3 (2.56%) JSON
5 3 (2.56%) CherryPy
5 3 (2.56%) WPF
5 3 (2.56%) Ajax
5 3 (2.56%) Middleware
5 3 (2.56%) MFC
6 2 (1.71%) STL
6 2 (1.71%) Web Services
6 2 (1.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 16 (13.68%) Embedded Systems
2 9 (7.69%) MPEG
3 8 (6.84%) IPTV
4 7 (5.98%) Computer Science
5 5 (4.27%) Streaming Video
6 3 (2.56%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.56%) Interactive TV
6 3 (2.56%) Device Driver
6 3 (2.56%) Firmware
6 3 (2.56%) DTV
7 2 (1.71%) Physics
8 1 (0.85%) Open Source
8 1 (0.85%) iPad
8 1 (0.85%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.85%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.85%) CMDB
8 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.85%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.85%) iPhone
8 1 (0.85%) STB
Operating Systems
1 36 (30.77%) Linux
2 15 (12.82%) Embedded Linux
3 13 (11.11%) Windows
4 7 (5.98%) Android
5 6 (5.13%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.56%) Windows CE
7 2 (1.71%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (89.74%) Software Engineering
2 18 (15.38%) UML
3 13 (11.11%) OO
3 13 (11.11%) Scrum
4 9 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 9 (7.69%) Software Testing
4 9 (7.69%) TDD
5 8 (6.84%) Configuration Management
6 7 (5.98%) HOOD
7 6 (5.13%) MVC
7 6 (5.13%) Validation
7 6 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (5.13%) Unit Testing
7 6 (5.13%) Embedded Software Development
8 5 (4.27%) Automated Testing
8 5 (4.27%) Test Scripting
9 4 (3.42%) OOD
9 4 (3.42%) Manual Testing
10 3 (2.56%) Memory Management
10 3 (2.56%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 49 (41.88%) C
2 43 (36.75%) C++
3 32 (27.35%) Embedded C
4 30 (25.64%) C#
5 21 (17.95%) Python
6 16 (13.68%) Embedded C++
7 11 (9.40%) Java
8 10 (8.55%) SQL
8 10 (8.55%) JavaScript
9 8 (6.84%) Assembly Language
10 7 (5.98%) Ada
11 6 (5.13%) MATLAB
12 4 (3.42%) Perl
12 4 (3.42%) PowerShell
12 4 (3.42%) Bash Shell
13 3 (2.56%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.71%) VB.NET
15 1 (0.85%) R
15 1 (0.85%) Tcl
15 1 (0.85%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (13.68%) Degree
2 10 (8.55%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.42%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.71%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) JTAG
3 1 (0.85%) TickIT
3 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.85%) XenServer
1 1 (0.85%) Hyper-V
1 1 (0.85%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 7 (5.98%) Serena
2 5 (4.27%) Perforce
2 5 (4.27%) Intel
3 3 (2.56%) hybris
3 3 (2.56%) CA
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.71%) Hitachi
4 2 (1.71%) Motorola
4 2 (1.71%) Siemens
4 2 (1.71%) ION Trading
4 2 (1.71%) Google
4 2 (1.71%) Allen-Bradley
5 1 (0.85%) Tableau
5 1 (0.85%) Vertica
5 1 (0.85%) Telelogic
5 1 (0.85%) JBoss
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300 - 350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 to £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Essex
Cooper Lomaz Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £45 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridgeshire
TRG
Rate: 37-42 Per Hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Real Staffing
Rate: £26 - £30 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
Hertfordshire
Amoria Bond - UK
Posted: 20 days ago
Cambridge
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £450 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Cambridge
Jam Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £450 per day
Posted: 27 days ago