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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 28 49 55
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 134 85 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.62% 3.33% 3.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.14% 4.38% 4.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 35 31
Average daily rate £373 £475 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.57% +26.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £300 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £589 £625 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £360 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +10.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 26 28
Average hourly rate £49.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.75% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.00 £32.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.68 £42.50 £42.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £39.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.82% +5.40%
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
1876 1942 1728
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 78.72% 76.01% 72.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 1139 1182 963
Average daily rate £425 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 161 139 150
Average hourly rate £40.00 £22.50 £30.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.77% -26.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.00 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £43.75 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 9 February 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 9 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the East of England region over the 3 months to 9 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +22 42 £350 - 39
Bedfordshire +27 39 £370 -32.72% 10
Hertfordshire +10 26 £515 +21.17% 12
Essex +1 18 £525 -16.00% 4
Norfolk -3 8 £323 -4.44% 1
Suffolk -2 2 - - 1
Software Engineering
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 76 (35.51%) C#
2 72 (33.64%) .NET
3 63 (29.44%) C
4 62 (28.97%) C++
5 49 (22.90%) SOA
6 45 (21.03%) Linux
6 45 (21.03%) REST
7 43 (20.09%) Microsoft
8 41 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (16.82%) Security Cleared
10 35 (16.36%) SOAP
11 33 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
12 32 (14.95%) Degree
13 31 (14.49%) UML
13 31 (14.49%) Java
13 31 (14.49%) Python
14 30 (14.02%) SC Cleared
14 30 (14.02%) Git (software)
15 29 (13.55%) HTML
16 28 (13.08%) TDD
17 27 (12.62%) WCF
17 27 (12.62%) Embedded C
18 26 (12.15%) OO
18 26 (12.15%) Ada
18 26 (12.15%) Low Latency
19 24 (11.21%) Microservices
19 24 (11.21%) Reverse Engineering
19 24 (11.21%) Rational DOORS
19 24 (11.21%) SQL
19 24 (11.21%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 13 (6.07%) Confluence
2 11 (5.14%) CMS
3 9 (4.21%) JBoss
4 8 (3.74%) Mule
5 7 (3.27%) Apache ServiceMix
6 3 (1.40%) Apache
6 3 (1.40%) Drupal
6 3 (1.40%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.47%) Kinematics
Applications
1 16 (7.48%) MS Excel
2 10 (4.67%) Simulink
3 4 (1.87%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (1.87%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.47%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 6 (2.80%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.47%) Oracle EBS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (6.54%) TCP/IP
2 13 (6.07%) HTTP
2 13 (6.07%) Internet
2 13 (6.07%) SSL
3 9 (4.21%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (3.27%) Bluetooth
4 7 (3.27%) Wireless
4 7 (3.27%) ZigBee
5 5 (2.34%) 802.15
5 5 (2.34%) Ethernet
5 5 (2.34%) X.509
6 4 (1.87%) LDAP
7 3 (1.40%) RS-422
7 3 (1.40%) SpaceWire
8 1 (0.47%) 3G
8 1 (0.47%) LAN
8 1 (0.47%) RFID
8 1 (0.47%) Skype
8 1 (0.47%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.07%) Relational Database
1 13 (6.07%) SQL Server
2 6 (2.80%) MySQL
3 5 (2.34%) Big Data
4 3 (1.40%) GIS
5 2 (0.93%) Data Mining
5 2 (0.93%) DB2
5 2 (0.93%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.47%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.47%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.47%) Neo4j
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.47%) Oracle Reports
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 30 (14.02%) Git (software)
2 24 (11.21%) Rational DOORS
3 21 (9.81%) Rational Rhapsody
4 20 (9.35%) Visual Studio
5 17 (7.94%) Jenkins
5 17 (7.94%) JIRA
6 14 (6.54%) Subversion
7 12 (5.61%) VectorCAST
8 8 (3.74%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (2.34%) Eclipse
10 4 (1.87%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (1.87%) CruiseControl
10 4 (1.87%) IntelliJ
10 4 (1.87%) Maven
10 4 (1.87%) MSTest
11 3 (1.40%) Ant
11 3 (1.40%) ClearCase
11 3 (1.40%) Gerrit
11 3 (1.40%) LabVIEW
11 3 (1.40%) Selenium
General
1 11 (5.14%) Finance
2 10 (4.67%) Automotive
3 5 (2.34%) Telecoms
4 4 (1.87%) Electronics
4 4 (1.87%) Marketing
4 4 (1.87%) Multimedia
4 4 (1.87%) Publishing
5 3 (1.40%) Avionics
5 3 (1.40%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.93%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.93%) Legal
6 2 (0.93%) Military
7 1 (0.47%) Retail
Job Titles
1 112 (52.34%) Software Engineer
2 51 (23.83%) Developer
3 24 (11.21%) Architect
4 23 (10.75%) Embedded Engineer
4 23 (10.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 20 (9.35%) Technical Architect
6 14 (6.54%) Java Developer
6 14 (6.54%) Software Developer
7 13 (6.07%) Senior Software Engineer
8 12 (5.61%) Senior Developer
9 10 (4.67%) C# Developer
9 10 (4.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 10 (4.67%) Principal Engineer
9 10 (4.67%) Principal Software Engineer
9 10 (4.67%) Test Engineer
10 9 (4.21%) C Software Engineer
10 9 (4.21%) Java Engineer
10 9 (4.21%) Software Test Engineer
11 8 (3.74%) .NET Developer
11 8 (3.74%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (33.64%) .NET
2 45 (21.03%) REST
3 35 (16.36%) SOAP
4 29 (13.55%) HTML
5 27 (12.62%) WCF
6 24 (11.21%) CSS
7 20 (9.35%) ASP.NET
7 20 (9.35%) Middleware
8 18 (8.41%) .NET Framework
8 18 (8.41%) HTML5
9 16 (7.48%) WPF
10 15 (7.01%) Ajax
11 14 (6.54%) CSS3
12 13 (6.07%) MSMQ
12 13 (6.07%) Web Services
13 12 (5.61%) JSON
14 10 (4.67%) XML
15 9 (4.21%) Hibernate
15 9 (4.21%) jQuery
16 8 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.42%) Analytical Skills
2 21 (9.81%) Computer Science
2 21 (9.81%) Hybrid Cloud
3 13 (6.07%) Algorithms
3 13 (6.07%) Mathematics
4 9 (4.21%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (3.27%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.80%) Management Information System
7 5 (2.34%) Biology
7 5 (2.34%) Device Driver
7 5 (2.34%) Internet of Things
7 5 (2.34%) SCADA
7 5 (2.34%) Smart Meter
7 5 (2.34%) User Experience
7 5 (2.34%) Visualisation
8 4 (1.87%) Digital Media
8 4 (1.87%) Social Media
9 3 (1.40%) Life Science
9 3 (1.40%) Mechatronics
9 3 (1.40%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 45 (21.03%) Linux
2 21 (9.81%) Windows
3 14 (6.54%) VxWorks
4 10 (4.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 9 (4.21%) Unix
6 6 (2.80%) Android
6 6 (2.80%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.40%) AIX
7 3 (1.40%) VMS
8 2 (0.93%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.93%) HPUX
8 2 (0.93%) Solaris
8 2 (0.93%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.93%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (22.90%) SOA
2 41 (19.16%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (14.49%) UML
4 28 (13.08%) TDD
5 26 (12.15%) Low Latency
5 26 (12.15%) OO
6 24 (11.21%) Microservices
6 24 (11.21%) Reverse Engineering
7 23 (10.75%) Validation
8 22 (10.28%) Integration Testing
8 22 (10.28%) Scrum
9 19 (8.88%) Unit Testing
10 15 (7.01%) Configuration Management
10 15 (7.01%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (7.01%) Signal Processing
11 14 (6.54%) Data Modelling
11 14 (6.54%) Data Transformation
12 13 (6.07%) Software Architecture
12 13 (6.07%) User Stories
12 13 (6.07%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 76 (35.51%) C#
2 63 (29.44%) C
3 62 (28.97%) C++
4 31 (14.49%) Java
4 31 (14.49%) Python
5 27 (12.62%) Embedded C
6 26 (12.15%) Ada
7 24 (11.21%) SQL
8 20 (9.35%) JavaScript
9 19 (8.88%) MATLAB
10 16 (7.48%) Perl
11 9 (4.21%) Embedded C++
12 7 (3.27%) Ada 95
12 7 (3.27%) Bash Shell
13 4 (1.87%) COBOL
13 4 (1.87%) Ruby
13 4 (1.87%) Scala
14 3 (1.40%) ANSI C
14 3 (1.40%) DCL
14 3 (1.40%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 36 (16.82%) Security Cleared
2 32 (14.95%) Degree
3 30 (14.02%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.34%) Postgraduate
5 3 (1.40%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (1.40%) HND
6 1 (0.47%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.27%) MISRA
2 4 (1.87%) ISO26262
2 4 (1.87%) QA
3 3 (1.40%) MISRA C
4 2 (0.93%) ECSS
5 1 (0.47%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.47%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (3.27%) Firmware
2 3 (1.40%) Cygwin
3 2 (0.93%) Docker
3 2 (0.93%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.93%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (4.67%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (4.67%) Puppet
2 1 (0.47%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 43 (20.09%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.61%) Atlassian
3 11 (5.14%) Red Hat
4 10 (4.67%) WSO2
5 9 (4.21%) Oracle
6 5 (2.34%) HP
6 5 (2.34%) IBM
6 5 (2.34%) Serena
7 4 (1.87%) Adobe
7 4 (1.87%) WorldPay
8 3 (1.40%) ESRI
8 3 (1.40%) Luciad
9 2 (0.93%) Coverity
9 2 (0.93%) Perforce
9 2 (0.93%) Splunk
9 2 (0.93%) VMware
10 1 (0.47%) Apigee
10 1 (0.47%) hybris
10 1 (0.47%) Mashery
10 1 (0.47%) Twitter
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