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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
England / East of England
Rank 31 33 47
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +14
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 109 124 90
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.22% 5.24% 3.54%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.50% 6.60% 4.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 36 37
Median daily rate £400 £370 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.10% -22.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £318 £294
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £593 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 28
Median hourly rate £45.00 £49.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.09% +23.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.20 £37.50 £35.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £50.68 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +15.03%

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
1678 1879 1973
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.29% 79.38% 77.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 989 1145 1198
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £278 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 103 153 143
Median hourly rate £41.00 £39.00 £24.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.12% +59.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.25 £56.00 £43.45
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East of England region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the East of England region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 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 +2 33 £425 -17.47% 17
Cambridgeshire -3 33 £400 +25.98% 68
Essex +6 24 £350 -33.33% 8
Suffolk +6 12 £300 -
Bedfordshire -17 7 £500 +34.22% 2
Software Engineering
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 81 (34.76%) C
2 78 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
3 70 (30.04%) Linux
4 65 (27.90%) Java
5 59 (25.32%) TDD
6 53 (22.75%) DevOps
7 41 (17.60%) Degree
8 40 (17.17%) C++
8 40 (17.17%) Python
9 39 (16.74%) Embedded C
9 39 (16.74%) Configuration Management
9 39 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (15.45%) Git (software)
11 34 (14.59%) Computer Science
12 31 (13.30%) JavaScript
13 30 (12.88%) Mentoring
14 29 (12.45%) Oracle
14 29 (12.45%) TCP/IP
15 28 (12.02%) C#
15 28 (12.02%) Jenkins
16 27 (11.59%) Docker
17 26 (11.16%) Integration Testing
17 26 (11.16%) Windows
17 26 (11.16%) SSL
17 26 (11.16%) Apache
17 26 (11.16%) Relational Database
18 25 (10.73%) Web Services
18 25 (10.73%) HTML
18 25 (10.73%) JIRA
19 23 (9.87%) Subversion

Software Engineering
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 26 (11.16%) Apache
2 13 (5.58%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 12 (5.15%) JBoss
3 12 (5.15%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 7 (3.00%) Confluence
5 6 (2.58%) Apache Spark
5 6 (2.58%) WebSphere
6 5 (2.15%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.72%) Cloud Foundry
7 4 (1.72%) Oracle Spatial
8 2 (0.86%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.86%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.43%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) Drupal
9 1 (0.43%) IIS
9 1 (0.43%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.43%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 18 (7.73%) Simulink
2 8 (3.43%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.29%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.43%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (0.43%) SAP MDG
2 1 (0.43%) SAP MDM
Cloud Services
1 22 (9.44%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (7.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (4.72%) IaaS
3 11 (4.72%) PaaS
4 2 (0.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (12.45%) TCP/IP
2 26 (11.16%) SSL
3 20 (8.58%) HTTP
4 11 (4.72%) Internet
5 8 (3.43%) Wireless
6 7 (3.00%) Firewall
7 5 (2.15%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (2.15%) X.509
8 4 (1.72%) Ethernet
8 4 (1.72%) ZigBee
9 3 (1.29%) LDAP
9 3 (1.29%) RS-422
10 2 (0.86%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.86%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (0.86%) SAN
10 2 (0.86%) Software-Defined Networking
11 1 (0.43%) Intranet
11 1 (0.43%) LTE
11 1 (0.43%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (11.16%) Relational Database
2 13 (5.58%) MongoDB
3 11 (4.72%) MySQL
4 7 (3.00%) Big Data
4 7 (3.00%) PostgreSQL
5 6 (2.58%) Oracle Database
6 5 (2.15%) HBase
6 5 (2.15%) Oracle Database 12c
6 5 (2.15%) SQL Server
7 2 (0.86%) Hadoop
7 2 (0.86%) SQLite
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.43%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Hive
8 1 (0.43%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle BI EE
8 1 (0.43%) Spotfire
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 36 (15.45%) Git (software)
2 28 (12.02%) Jenkins
3 25 (10.73%) JIRA
4 23 (9.87%) Subversion
5 19 (8.15%) Rational Rhapsody
6 17 (7.30%) Rational DOORS
7 16 (6.87%) Maven
8 14 (6.01%) Ant
9 9 (3.86%) Gradle
10 8 (3.43%) Visual Studio
11 6 (2.58%) LabVIEW
12 3 (1.29%) Cucumber
12 3 (1.29%) Selenium
12 3 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 2 (0.86%) Bitbucket
13 2 (0.86%) FishEye
13 2 (0.86%) GDB
13 2 (0.86%) Hudson
13 2 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
14 1 (0.43%) Calabash
General
1 13 (5.58%) Finance
2 10 (4.29%) Retail
3 7 (3.00%) Pharmaceutical
4 6 (2.58%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.15%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.15%) Telecoms
6 4 (1.72%) Electronics
7 2 (0.86%) Automotive
7 2 (0.86%) Law
7 2 (0.86%) Multimedia
8 1 (0.43%) Avionics
8 1 (0.43%) Games
8 1 (0.43%) Interactive Media
8 1 (0.43%) Military
Job Titles
1 95 (40.77%) Software Engineer
2 86 (36.91%) Developer
3 36 (15.45%) Java Developer
4 35 (15.02%) Embedded Engineer
5 27 (11.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 16 (6.87%) Embedded C Engineer
7 15 (6.44%) C Software Engineer
7 15 (6.44%) Java Software Developer
7 15 (6.44%) Senior Developer
8 14 (6.01%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 13 (5.58%) Node.js Developer
9 13 (5.58%) Senior Java Developer
9 13 (5.58%) Software Developer
10 12 (5.15%) Java Engineer
11 11 (4.72%) C++ Software Engineer
12 10 (4.29%) DevOps Engineer
12 10 (4.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
13 9 (3.86%) Ada Software Engineer
13 9 (3.86%) Embedded C Developer
13 9 (3.86%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (10.73%) HTML
1 25 (10.73%) Web Services
2 22 (9.44%) RESTful
3 21 (9.01%) AngularJS
4 20 (8.58%) REST
5 18 (7.73%) J2EE
5 18 (7.73%) Node.js
6 16 (6.87%) .NET
7 15 (6.44%) CSS
8 14 (6.01%) Ajax
9 13 (5.58%) HTML5
9 13 (5.58%) Middleware
10 12 (5.15%) JSON
11 9 (3.86%) jQuery
11 9 (3.86%) Spring
11 9 (3.86%) XML
12 8 (3.43%) WPF
13 7 (3.00%) D3.js
13 7 (3.00%) Hibernate
13 7 (3.00%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 34 (14.59%) Computer Science
2 19 (8.15%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (5.58%) Algorithms
4 11 (4.72%) Embedded Systems
5 9 (3.86%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.00%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.15%) Clustering
7 5 (2.15%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.72%) Management Information System
8 4 (1.72%) Visualisation
9 3 (1.29%) Data Centre
9 3 (1.29%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.29%) RIA
9 3 (1.29%) Robotics
9 3 (1.29%) Statistics
10 2 (0.86%) FMCG
10 2 (0.86%) iPad
10 2 (0.86%) Mathematics
10 2 (0.86%) SCADA
11 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 70 (30.04%) Linux
2 26 (11.16%) Windows
3 21 (9.01%) Android
4 20 (8.58%) Apple iOS
5 12 (5.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 11 (4.72%) Unix
7 7 (3.00%) Mac OS X
8 5 (2.15%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (2.15%) Ubuntu
9 4 (1.72%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.29%) Windows Server
10 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (1.29%) Windows Server 2012
11 2 (0.86%) ThreadX
11 2 (0.86%) VxWorks
12 1 (0.43%) HPUX
12 1 (0.43%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (0.43%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (33.48%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (25.32%) TDD
3 53 (22.75%) DevOps
4 39 (16.74%) Configuration Management
4 39 (16.74%) Continuous Integration
5 30 (12.88%) Mentoring
6 26 (11.16%) Integration Testing
7 23 (9.87%) Continuous Delivery
8 22 (9.44%) OO
8 22 (9.44%) Scrum
9 21 (9.01%) BDD
9 21 (9.01%) UML
10 19 (8.15%) Automated Testing
11 18 (7.73%) Microservices
11 18 (7.73%) Open Source
11 18 (7.73%) SOA
12 16 (6.87%) Regression Testing
13 15 (6.44%) Android Development
13 15 (6.44%) E-Commerce
13 15 (6.44%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 81 (34.76%) C
2 65 (27.90%) Java
3 40 (17.17%) C++
3 40 (17.17%) Python
4 39 (16.74%) Embedded C
5 31 (13.30%) JavaScript
6 28 (12.02%) C#
7 22 (9.44%) Perl
7 22 (9.44%) SQL
8 21 (9.01%) MATLAB
9 13 (5.58%) Bash Shell
10 11 (4.72%) Ada
10 11 (4.72%) Ada 95
11 9 (3.86%) Ruby
12 8 (3.43%) Embedded C++
13 7 (3.00%) Clojure
13 7 (3.00%) Go
13 7 (3.00%) Rust
14 5 (2.15%) Apple Swift
14 5 (2.15%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 41 (17.60%) Degree
2 23 (9.87%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.87%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.29%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.86%) PhD
6 1 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.43%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (7.73%) QA
2 4 (1.72%) JTAG
3 3 (1.29%) JSP 440
4 1 (0.43%) Data Quality
System Software
1 27 (11.59%) Docker
2 9 (3.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.29%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.86%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.86%) HDFS
4 2 (0.86%) KVM
4 2 (0.86%) LXC
5 1 (0.43%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 21 (9.01%) Puppet
2 17 (7.30%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (6.87%) Ansible
4 2 (0.86%) Grafana
4 2 (0.86%) Kibana
5 1 (0.43%) Salt
5 1 (0.43%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (12.45%) Oracle
2 15 (6.44%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.58%) Adobe
4 12 (5.15%) WSO2
5 9 (3.86%) IBM
5 9 (3.86%) VMware
6 5 (2.15%) Cloudera
6 5 (2.15%) Red Hat
7 4 (1.72%) Serena
8 3 (1.29%) CA
9 2 (0.86%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.86%) Atmel
9 2 (0.86%) Brocade
9 2 (0.86%) Intel
9 2 (0.86%) Riverbed
9 2 (0.86%) Vyatta
10 1 (0.43%) Citrix
10 1 (0.43%) SAP
10 1 (0.43%) Sencha
10 1 (0.43%) Vertica
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