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 27 May 2016 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 59 83 50
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -33
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 75 58 100
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.99% 2.09% 3.40%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.79% 2.70% 4.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 17 41
Median daily rate £450 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 20 38
Median hourly rate £44.40 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.00 £36.95 £36.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £42.75 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
1977 2145 2229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.92% 77.24% 75.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 1136 1220 1253
Median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 132 155 151
Median hourly rate £27.50 £35.00 £32.63
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.42% +7.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £42.50 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 2016.

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 27 May 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
Bedfordshire - 24 £588 - 9
Cambridgeshire +4 19 £400 -1.84% 68
Hertfordshire +3 13 £419 +28.84% 10
Essex -4 13 £400 +22.60% 10
Norfolk +4 6 £450 - 2
Software Engineering
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, 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 68 (35.79%) C#
2 66 (34.74%) .NET
3 53 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (26.32%) C
5 45 (23.68%) SOA
6 44 (23.16%) C++
7 40 (21.05%) Microsoft
8 38 (20.00%) REST
9 33 (17.37%) SOAP
10 32 (16.84%) Java
11 31 (16.32%) Linux
12 29 (15.26%) Unit Testing
13 28 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (14.74%) Embedded C
14 26 (13.68%) UML
14 26 (13.68%) HTML
15 25 (13.16%) TDD
15 25 (13.16%) Integration Testing
16 24 (12.63%) .NET Framework
17 23 (12.11%) Degree
17 23 (12.11%) OO
17 23 (12.11%) WCF
17 23 (12.11%) Security Cleared
17 23 (12.11%) Reverse Engineering
17 23 (12.11%) Microservices
18 22 (11.58%) WPF
19 21 (11.05%) Python
20 20 (10.53%) MATLAB
21 19 (10.00%) Middleware
21 19 (10.00%) Visual Studio

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 12 (6.32%) JBoss
2 11 (5.79%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.21%) Confluence
4 6 (3.16%) CMS
5 2 (1.05%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.05%) Kinematics
5 2 (1.05%) Mule
6 1 (0.53%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.53%) Drupal
6 1 (0.53%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.53%) Node.js
6 1 (0.53%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.53%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.53%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (7.37%) MS Excel
2 12 (6.32%) Simulink
3 2 (1.05%) Doxygen
3 2 (1.05%) MS Office
4 1 (0.53%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.11%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.53%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.16%) IaaS
1 6 (3.16%) SaaS
2 2 (1.05%) PaaS
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (6.84%) TCP/IP
2 12 (6.32%) HTTP
2 12 (6.32%) SSL
3 8 (4.21%) Internet
4 6 (3.16%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (2.63%) Bluetooth
5 5 (2.63%) LDAP
5 5 (2.63%) Wireless
6 4 (2.11%) 802.15
6 4 (2.11%) SpaceWire
6 4 (2.11%) X.509
6 4 (2.11%) ZigBee
7 2 (1.05%) 3G
7 2 (1.05%) IP Telephony
7 2 (1.05%) LAN
7 2 (1.05%) WAN
8 1 (0.53%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.53%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.21%) DB2
2 7 (3.68%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.16%) MySQL
4 4 (2.11%) Big Data
5 3 (1.58%) GIS
5 3 (1.58%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.58%) Oracle ODI
6 2 (1.05%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.05%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.53%) Neo4j
7 1 (0.53%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.53%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 19 (10.00%) Visual Studio
2 18 (9.47%) Rational DOORS
3 15 (7.89%) Rational Rhapsody
4 14 (7.37%) Jenkins
5 13 (6.84%) Git (software)
6 11 (5.79%) JIRA
7 10 (5.26%) VectorCAST
8 8 (4.21%) Ant
9 6 (3.16%) ClearCase
9 6 (3.16%) Subversion
10 5 (2.63%) Cucumber
10 5 (2.63%) JUnit
10 5 (2.63%) Maven
11 3 (1.58%) Eclipse
12 2 (1.05%) Bugzilla
12 2 (1.05%) ClearQuest
12 2 (1.05%) CruiseControl
12 2 (1.05%) Hudson
12 2 (1.05%) LabVIEW
12 2 (1.05%) NUnit
General
1 13 (6.84%) Finance
2 9 (4.74%) Legal
3 7 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 6 (3.16%) Electronics
5 5 (2.63%) Automotive
5 5 (2.63%) Retail
6 4 (2.11%) Avionics
6 4 (2.11%) Military
7 3 (1.58%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.53%) Back Office
9 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 89 (46.84%) Software Engineer
2 55 (28.95%) Developer
3 22 (11.58%) Embedded Engineer
3 22 (11.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 16 (8.42%) Architect
5 15 (7.89%) .NET Developer
5 15 (7.89%) Java Developer
5 15 (7.89%) Senior Developer
6 14 (7.37%) Technical Architect
7 12 (6.32%) Designer
7 12 (6.32%) Software Developer
8 10 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (5.26%) C# Developer
8 10 (5.26%) Senior Designer
9 8 (4.21%) Audio Engineer
9 8 (4.21%) Audio Software Engineer
9 8 (4.21%) C Software Engineer
10 7 (3.68%) DSP Software Engineer
10 7 (3.68%) Embedded C Engineer
10 7 (3.68%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (34.74%) .NET
2 38 (20.00%) REST
3 33 (17.37%) SOAP
4 26 (13.68%) HTML
5 24 (12.63%) .NET Framework
6 23 (12.11%) WCF
7 22 (11.58%) WPF
8 19 (10.00%) Middleware
9 18 (9.47%) Ajax
9 18 (9.47%) CSS
10 17 (8.95%) ASP.NET Web API
11 13 (6.84%) WinForms
12 12 (6.32%) HTML5
13 11 (5.79%) JSON
14 10 (5.26%) ASP.NET
14 10 (5.26%) Web Services
14 10 (5.26%) XML
15 7 (3.68%) LINQ
16 6 (3.16%) J2EE
16 6 (3.16%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (14.74%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (8.95%) Hybrid Cloud
3 15 (7.89%) Algorithms
4 14 (7.37%) Computer Science
5 12 (6.32%) Mathematics
6 6 (3.16%) Data Centre
7 5 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (2.63%) Mobile App
7 5 (2.63%) SCADA
8 4 (2.11%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.11%) Internet of Things
8 4 (2.11%) Smart Meter
9 3 (1.58%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.58%) User Experience
10 2 (1.05%) Inversion of Control
10 2 (1.05%) Life Science
10 2 (1.05%) Mechatronics
10 2 (1.05%) RIA
10 2 (1.05%) Robotics
10 2 (1.05%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 31 (16.32%) Linux
2 15 (7.89%) Windows
3 10 (5.26%) VxWorks
4 9 (4.74%) Unix
5 6 (3.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (2.11%) AIX
6 4 (2.11%) Android
7 2 (1.05%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.05%) VMS
7 2 (1.05%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.53%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.53%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (23.68%) SOA
3 29 (15.26%) Unit Testing
4 26 (13.68%) UML
5 25 (13.16%) Integration Testing
5 25 (13.16%) TDD
6 23 (12.11%) Microservices
6 23 (12.11%) OO
6 23 (12.11%) Reverse Engineering
7 18 (9.47%) Scrum
8 17 (8.95%) Validation
9 16 (8.42%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (8.42%) Low Latency
9 16 (8.42%) User Stories
10 15 (7.89%) Change Control
11 13 (6.84%) E-Commerce
12 11 (5.79%) Data Modelling
13 10 (5.26%) Multithreading
13 10 (5.26%) Signal Processing
14 9 (4.74%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 68 (35.79%) C#
2 50 (26.32%) C
3 44 (23.16%) C++
4 32 (16.84%) Java
5 28 (14.74%) Embedded C
6 21 (11.05%) Python
7 20 (10.53%) MATLAB
8 18 (9.47%) SQL
9 17 (8.95%) Ada
9 17 (8.95%) JavaScript
10 10 (5.26%) Embedded C++
11 9 (4.74%) Perl
12 7 (3.68%) Ada 95
13 5 (2.63%) ANSI C
13 5 (2.63%) COBOL
14 4 (2.11%) Bash Shell
15 3 (1.58%) XAML
16 2 (1.05%) DCL
16 2 (1.05%) PHP
16 2 (1.05%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 23 (12.11%) Degree
1 23 (12.11%) Security Cleared
2 18 (9.47%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.11%) PhD
4 3 (1.58%) HND
5 2 (1.05%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.05%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
6 1 (0.53%) BPSS Clearance
6 1 (0.53%) MCP
6 1 (0.53%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.16%) GxP
2 3 (1.58%) COBIT
3 2 (1.05%) ECSS
3 2 (1.05%) MISRA
3 2 (1.05%) MISRA C
3 2 (1.05%) SLA
4 1 (0.53%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.53%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.53%) JTAG
4 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.11%) Cygwin
2 2 (1.05%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (2.63%) Tivoli
2 3 (1.58%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.58%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (21.05%) Microsoft
2 17 (8.95%) Red Hat
3 14 (7.37%) IBM
4 9 (4.74%) Oracle
5 7 (3.68%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.58%) ESRI
6 3 (1.58%) HP
6 3 (1.58%) Luciad
6 3 (1.58%) Sunopsis
7 2 (1.05%) Splunk
7 2 (1.05%) WSO2
8 1 (0.53%) Apigee
8 1 (0.53%) Google
8 1 (0.53%) hybris
8 1 (0.53%) Lauterbach
8 1 (0.53%) Mashery
8 1 (0.53%) Serena
8 1 (0.53%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.53%) VMware
8 1 (0.53%) WorldPay
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