The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 29 May 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
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 74 51 46
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 57 100 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.10% 3.44% 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.77% 4.74% 5.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 42 30
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£348 £328 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.10% -9.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £275 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £421 £458
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -4.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.90 £36.50 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £45.00 £40.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Software Engineering
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East of England region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East of England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2061 2108 1583
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 75.83% 72.59% 71.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 1177 1193 883
Average daily rate £400 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £260 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 147 131
Average hourly rate £36.13 £30.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.44% -14.08%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £20.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.25 £44.00 £42.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

Software Engineering
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 Engineering across the East of England region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in the East of England

Software Engineering
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 Engineering across the East of England region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in the East of England

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 May 2015.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram in the East of England

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the East of England region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Cambridgeshire -12 26 £370 +12.97% 62
Essex -4 14 £326 +0.38% 15
Hertfordshire -12 13 £313 -7.40% 20
Suffolk +1 2 £385 +14.07% 8
Norfolk -3 1 - -
East Anglia - 1 - -
Software Engineering
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 48 (35.04%) C
2 42 (30.66%) C++
3 40 (29.20%) Linux
4 39 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
5 32 (23.36%) HTML
6 30 (21.90%) Java
7 26 (18.98%) C#
8 24 (17.52%) Embedded C
9 23 (16.79%) Python
10 22 (16.06%) Telecoms
10 22 (16.06%) Security Cleared
11 21 (15.33%) JSON
11 21 (15.33%) JavaScript
11 21 (15.33%) XML
12 19 (13.87%) CSS
12 19 (13.87%) MVC
13 17 (12.41%) .NET
13 17 (12.41%) Windows
13 17 (12.41%) SOA
13 17 (12.41%) HTML5
14 16 (11.68%) Oracle
14 16 (11.68%) JIRA
15 15 (10.95%) SC Cleared
15 15 (10.95%) OO
16 14 (10.22%) UML
16 14 (10.22%) OOP
16 14 (10.22%) Wireless
16 14 (10.22%) Electronics
16 14 (10.22%) CSS3
16 14 (10.22%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East of England region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 12 (8.76%) WebSphere
2 11 (8.03%) JBoss
3 9 (6.57%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (6.57%) WebLogic
3 9 (6.57%) MQSeries
4 5 (3.65%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.46%) Confluence
5 2 (1.46%) CMS
6 1 (0.73%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.73%) IIS
6 1 (0.73%) Apache
6 1 (0.73%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.73%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.73%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (3.65%) Doxygen
2 3 (2.19%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.19%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.19%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.46%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.73%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.73%) SaaS
1 1 (0.73%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.73%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (10.22%) Wireless
2 11 (8.03%) TCP/IP
3 8 (5.84%) HTTP
4 7 (5.11%) DNS
5 6 (4.38%) Ethernet
6 5 (3.65%) Internet
6 5 (3.65%) SSL
6 5 (3.65%) ZigBee
7 4 (2.92%) DVB
7 4 (2.92%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (2.19%) Bluetooth
9 2 (1.46%) LTE
9 2 (1.46%) DHCP
9 2 (1.46%) FTP
9 2 (1.46%) GPRS
9 2 (1.46%) SNMP
9 2 (1.46%) WAN
9 2 (1.46%) IPv4
9 2 (1.46%) IPv6
9 2 (1.46%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (6.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.19%) MySQL
2 3 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (2.19%) Relational Database
2 3 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.46%) DB2
4 1 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (0.73%) SQLite
4 1 (0.73%) Impala
4 1 (0.73%) Sqoop
4 1 (0.73%) Apache Hive
4 1 (0.73%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.73%) Big Data
4 1 (0.73%) HBase
4 1 (0.73%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 16 (11.68%) JIRA
2 14 (10.22%) Git (software)
3 10 (7.30%) Selenium
3 10 (7.30%) Visual Studio
3 10 (7.30%) JUnit
4 9 (6.57%) Talend Open Studio
4 9 (6.57%) Ant
5 7 (5.11%) Jenkins
6 6 (4.38%) Subversion
7 4 (2.92%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.46%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (1.46%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (1.46%) Trac
8 2 (1.46%) NUnit
8 2 (1.46%) ReSharper
8 2 (1.46%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 1 (0.73%) JMeter
9 1 (0.73%) ClearQuest
9 1 (0.73%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.73%) TestComplete
General
1 22 (16.06%) Telecoms
2 14 (10.22%) Electronics
3 10 (7.30%) Finance
4 8 (5.84%) Retail
5 6 (4.38%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.65%) Games
7 4 (2.92%) Aerospace
8 3 (2.19%) Marketing
9 2 (1.46%) Banking
10 1 (0.73%) Automotive
10 1 (0.73%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 72 (52.55%) Software Engineer
2 38 (27.74%) Developer
3 24 (17.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (8.76%) Software Developer
5 11 (8.03%) Java Software Engineer
6 9 (6.57%) C# Developer
7 6 (4.38%) Java Developer
7 6 (4.38%) .NET Developer
7 6 (4.38%) C Software Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Architect
8 5 (3.65%) Author
8 5 (3.65%) Technical Author
8 5 (3.65%) Embedded C Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) Embedded Software Developer
8 5 (3.65%) Embedded C Software Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (3.65%) C# .NET Developer
9 4 (2.92%) C# Software Engineer
9 4 (2.92%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (2.92%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (23.36%) HTML
2 21 (15.33%) JSON
2 21 (15.33%) XML
3 19 (13.87%) CSS
4 17 (12.41%) .NET
4 17 (12.41%) HTML5
5 14 (10.22%) CSS3
6 13 (9.49%) jQuery
7 9 (6.57%) Apache Camel
7 9 (6.57%) AngularJS
7 9 (6.57%) PhoneGap
8 6 (4.38%) REST
8 6 (4.38%) Ajax
8 6 (4.38%) ASP.NET
9 5 (3.65%) Java EE
9 5 (3.65%) WinForms
9 5 (3.65%) RESTful
9 5 (3.65%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (2.92%) Servlets
10 4 (2.92%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (6.57%) Management Information System
2 5 (3.65%) 3D Graphics
2 5 (3.65%) Visualisation
3 4 (2.92%) User Experience
3 4 (2.92%) Device Driver
3 4 (2.92%) STB
3 4 (2.92%) Computer Science
3 4 (2.92%) IPTV
4 3 (2.19%) DTV
5 2 (1.46%) iSeries
5 2 (1.46%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.46%) Verilog
5 2 (1.46%) RIA
5 2 (1.46%) Statistics
6 1 (0.73%) NHS
6 1 (0.73%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.73%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.73%) VHDL
6 1 (0.73%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 40 (29.20%) Linux
2 17 (12.41%) Windows
3 8 (5.84%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (5.84%) UNIX
4 6 (4.38%) ThreadX
5 5 (3.65%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.92%) Windows Mobile
6 4 (2.92%) Mac OS X
7 3 (2.19%) Android
7 3 (2.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (2.19%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.73%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (28.47%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (13.87%) MVC
3 17 (12.41%) SOA
4 15 (10.95%) OO
5 14 (10.22%) UML
5 14 (10.22%) OOP
6 13 (9.49%) Multithreading
7 10 (7.30%) Unit Testing
7 10 (7.30%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.57%) Mobile Development
8 9 (6.57%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (6.57%) Configuration Management
9 7 (5.11%) Project Management
9 7 (5.11%) CRM
9 7 (5.11%) Kanban
9 7 (5.11%) TDD
9 7 (5.11%) Scrum
10 6 (4.38%) Coaching
10 6 (4.38%) Content Management
10 6 (4.38%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 48 (35.04%) C
2 42 (30.66%) C++
3 30 (21.90%) Java
4 26 (18.98%) C#
5 24 (17.52%) Embedded C
6 23 (16.79%) Python
7 21 (15.33%) JavaScript
8 12 (8.76%) Ruby
9 11 (8.03%) Embedded C++
10 7 (5.11%) SQL
11 5 (3.65%) Lua
12 4 (2.92%) MATLAB
13 3 (2.19%) ActionScript
14 2 (1.46%) Scala
14 2 (1.46%) VBA
14 2 (1.46%) VBScript
14 2 (1.46%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.73%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.73%) Perl
15 1 (0.73%) PHP
Qualifications
1 22 (16.06%) Security Cleared
2 15 (10.95%) SC Cleared
3 11 (8.03%) Degree
4 1 (0.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.11%) QA
2 3 (2.19%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.73%) JTAG
3 1 (0.73%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.73%) DO-178B
System Software
1 2 (1.46%) Firmware
1 2 (1.46%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.73%) HDFS
2 1 (0.73%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 4 (2.92%) Puppet
1 4 (2.92%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.73%) Oozie
Vendors
1 16 (11.68%) Oracle
2 10 (7.30%) Microsoft
3 9 (6.57%) Talend
4 4 (2.92%) IBM
5 2 (1.46%) hybris
5 2 (1.46%) WSO2
5 2 (1.46%) KANA
5 2 (1.46%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.46%) Cognos
5 2 (1.46%) SAP
6 1 (0.73%) QNX
6 1 (0.73%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.73%) Citrix
6 1 (0.73%) Google
6 1 (0.73%) Serena
6 1 (0.73%) VMware
6 1 (0.73%) Cloudera
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