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 30 August 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
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 52 78 82
Rank change year-on-year
+26 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 87 74 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 3.47% 2.40% 2.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.38% 3.08% 2.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 37 35
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.73% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £314 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 10 10
Median hourly rate £49.50 £38.75 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+27.74% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £37.50 £32.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £51.42 £48.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
1987 2400 2496
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.35% 77.77% 79.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1164 1450 1491
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £273 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 148 168 151
Median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +1.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.15 £12.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.50 £46.00 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +26.36%

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 30 August 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 30 August 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 30 August 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 +24 35 £350 -6.66% 57
Hertfordshire +19 31 £475 +43.93% 7
Suffolk +11 12 £420 +12.00% 4
Essex +3 7 £500 -7.62% 6
Norfolk -2 1 £438 +16.51% 1
Bedfordshire -7 1 - - 6
Software Engineering
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 49 (30.63%) C
2 48 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (26.88%) C#
4 39 (24.38%) Java
5 36 (22.50%) .NET
6 34 (21.25%) C++
6 34 (21.25%) TDD
7 28 (17.50%) OO
8 27 (16.88%) HTML
9 25 (15.63%) Linux
10 24 (15.00%) Python
10 24 (15.00%) REST
11 23 (14.38%) SOA
12 22 (13.75%) Embedded C
13 21 (13.13%) JavaScript
14 20 (12.50%) Microsoft
15 19 (11.88%) SOAP
15 19 (11.88%) Jenkins
15 19 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
16 18 (11.25%) CSS
16 18 (11.25%) SQL
17 17 (10.63%) Scrum
17 17 (10.63%) JSON
17 17 (10.63%) Integration Testing
18 16 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
19 15 (9.38%) Degree
19 15 (9.38%) Retail
19 15 (9.38%) TCP/IP
19 15 (9.38%) Microservices
20 14 (8.75%) DevOps

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 11 (6.88%) WebSphere
2 8 (5.00%) Apache
3 7 (4.38%) Apache Spark
3 7 (4.38%) JBoss
4 2 (1.25%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (1.25%) CMS
4 2 (1.25%) Confluence
4 2 (1.25%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (1.25%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.63%) Apache ServiceMix
5 1 (0.63%) Drupal
5 1 (0.63%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.63%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.63%) Mule
5 1 (0.63%) NServiceBus
5 1 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.63%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.63%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (6.25%) MS Excel
1 10 (6.25%) Simulink
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.63%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.88%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.38%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.25%) IaaS
3 2 (1.25%) SaaS
4 1 (0.63%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 13 (8.13%) SSL
3 9 (5.63%) HTTP
4 8 (5.00%) Internet
5 7 (4.38%) Bluetooth
6 5 (3.13%) LDAP
6 5 (3.13%) Wireless
6 5 (3.13%) X.509
7 3 (1.88%) RS-422
7 3 (1.88%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (1.25%) Firewall
9 1 (0.63%) 3G
9 1 (0.63%) 802.15
9 1 (0.63%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.63%) IP Telephony
9 1 (0.63%) LAN
9 1 (0.63%) NFC
9 1 (0.63%) WAN
9 1 (0.63%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.13%) Relational Database
2 11 (6.88%) MySQL
3 10 (6.25%) Big Data
4 7 (4.38%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.75%) DB2
5 6 (3.75%) HBase
6 5 (3.13%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.88%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.88%) MongoDB
7 3 (1.88%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.25%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (1.25%) Oracle ODI
8 2 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.63%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.63%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 19 (11.88%) Jenkins
2 13 (8.13%) Git (software)
3 10 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
4 8 (5.00%) Ant
4 8 (5.00%) Maven
5 7 (4.38%) JIRA
6 5 (3.13%) Cucumber
6 5 (3.13%) JUnit
6 5 (3.13%) Selenium
6 5 (3.13%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.50%) Subversion
8 3 (1.88%) Gradle
8 3 (1.88%) LabVIEW
8 3 (1.88%) VectorCAST
9 2 (1.25%) GCC
10 1 (0.63%) GoogleTest
10 1 (0.63%) SpecFlow
10 1 (0.63%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.63%) Vagrant
General
1 15 (9.38%) Retail
2 12 (7.50%) Finance
3 8 (5.00%) Electronics
4 7 (4.38%) Telecoms
5 3 (1.88%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.88%) Automotive
5 3 (1.88%) Legal
6 2 (1.25%) Manufacturing
6 2 (1.25%) Military
7 1 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 78 (48.75%) Software Engineer
2 45 (28.13%) Developer
3 22 (13.75%) Embedded Engineer
4 21 (13.13%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 17 (10.63%) Java Developer
6 11 (6.88%) Test Engineer
7 10 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.63%) Architect
9 8 (5.00%) .NET Developer
9 8 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (5.00%) Technical Architect
10 7 (4.38%) Designer
11 6 (3.75%) Ada Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Ada Software Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) C Software Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) C# Developer
11 6 (3.75%) Senior Software Engineer
11 6 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
12 5 (3.13%) C# Software Engineer
12 5 (3.13%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (22.50%) .NET
2 27 (16.88%) HTML
3 24 (15.00%) REST
4 19 (11.88%) SOAP
5 18 (11.25%) CSS
6 17 (10.63%) JSON
7 13 (8.13%) Ajax
8 12 (7.50%) Middleware
8 12 (7.50%) Web Services
9 11 (6.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (6.25%) .NET Framework
10 10 (6.25%) XML
11 8 (5.00%) AngularJS
11 8 (5.00%) ASP.NET
11 8 (5.00%) HTML5
11 8 (5.00%) WCF
12 7 (4.38%) J2EE
12 7 (4.38%) Kafka
13 6 (3.75%) jQuery
13 6 (3.75%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 19 (11.88%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (8.13%) Algorithms
3 9 (5.63%) Computer Science
4 8 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (3.13%) Data Structures
5 5 (3.13%) Internet of Things
6 4 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (2.50%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.88%) Biology
7 3 (1.88%) Device Driver
7 3 (1.88%) User Experience
8 2 (1.25%) RIA
9 1 (0.63%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.63%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.63%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.63%) Fat Client
9 1 (0.63%) Smart Meter
9 1 (0.63%) STB
9 1 (0.63%) VHDL
9 1 (0.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 25 (15.63%) Linux
2 8 (5.00%) Unix
3 7 (4.38%) Windows
4 5 (3.13%) VxWorks
5 4 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.88%) AIX
6 3 (1.88%) Android
7 2 (1.25%) Nucleus RTOS
8 1 (0.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (21.25%) TDD
3 28 (17.50%) OO
4 23 (14.38%) SOA
5 17 (10.63%) Integration Testing
5 17 (10.63%) Scrum
6 16 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (9.38%) Microservices
8 14 (8.75%) BDD
8 14 (8.75%) Configuration Management
8 14 (8.75%) DevOps
8 14 (8.75%) Validation
9 12 (7.50%) Pair Programming
9 12 (7.50%) Reverse Engineering
9 12 (7.50%) Unit Testing
10 11 (6.88%) E-Commerce
10 11 (6.88%) Open Source
10 11 (6.88%) UML
11 10 (6.25%) Kanban
11 10 (6.25%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 49 (30.63%) C
2 43 (26.88%) C#
3 39 (24.38%) Java
4 34 (21.25%) C++
5 24 (15.00%) Python
6 22 (13.75%) Embedded C
7 21 (13.13%) JavaScript
8 18 (11.25%) SQL
9 14 (8.75%) MATLAB
10 9 (5.63%) Ada
11 8 (5.00%) Ruby
12 6 (3.75%) Ada 95
12 6 (3.75%) Embedded C++
12 6 (3.75%) Perl
13 5 (3.13%) PHP
14 4 (2.50%) Clojure
14 4 (2.50%) Shell Script
15 3 (1.88%) Go
15 3 (1.88%) Rust
16 2 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 15 (9.38%) Degree
2 10 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.88%) Postgraduate
3 3 (1.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.63%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.63%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
4 1 (0.63%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.38%) MISRA
2 6 (3.75%) MISRA C
3 4 (2.50%) QA
4 3 (1.88%) JTAG
5 2 (1.25%) GxP
5 2 (1.25%) SLA
6 1 (0.63%) Def Stans
6 1 (0.63%) ECSS
System Software
1 4 (2.50%) Docker
2 3 (1.88%) Apache Flume
3 2 (1.25%) HDFS
4 1 (0.63%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 7 (4.38%) Puppet
2 6 (3.75%) Ansible
2 6 (3.75%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (3.13%) Tivoli
4 2 (1.25%) Kibana
5 1 (0.63%) Terraform
Vendors
1 20 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 14 (8.75%) IBM
2 14 (8.75%) Oracle
3 8 (5.00%) Red Hat
4 7 (4.38%) Cloudera
5 4 (2.50%) Teradata
5 4 (2.50%) WSO2
6 3 (1.88%) Serena
6 3 (1.88%) Siemens
7 2 (1.25%) Atlassian
7 2 (1.25%) CA
7 2 (1.25%) Google
7 2 (1.25%) Sunopsis
8 1 (0.63%) Adobe
8 1 (0.63%) Apple
8 1 (0.63%) Atmel
8 1 (0.63%) Citrix
8 1 (0.63%) EMC
8 1 (0.63%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.63%) VMware
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