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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 24 45 58
Rank change year-on-year
+21 +13
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 134 102 89
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 5.94% 3.91% 3.05%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.40% 5.10% 3.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 37 42
Median daily rate £400 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £323 £312
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 37 17
Median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.65% -1.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £36.50 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.75 £50.72 £46.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £40.90 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.07% +2.25%
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
1810 2001 2283
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 80.23% 76.75% 78.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 1049 1152 1471
Median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £288 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £590
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 142 198 145
Median hourly rate £36.00 £36.50 £23.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.36% +55.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.68 £48.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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 3 December 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 3 December 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 +26 62 £330 -18.01% 65
Hertfordshire +18 29 £500 - 22
Essex -2 20 £350 -33.33% 6
Bedfordshire -8 16 £413 -26.66% 1
Suffolk +1 5 £433 +23.57% 1
Norfolk +3 2 £389 +28.51% 4
Software Engineering
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 74 (33.64%) C
2 62 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
3 61 (27.73%) Linux
4 53 (24.09%) Java
5 45 (20.45%) TDD
6 41 (18.64%) C++
7 39 (17.73%) C#
7 39 (17.73%) Embedded C
7 39 (17.73%) DevOps
8 38 (17.27%) Python
9 37 (16.82%) Degree
10 34 (15.45%) Git (software)
11 31 (14.09%) OO
12 29 (13.18%) JavaScript
12 29 (13.18%) Jenkins
13 28 (12.73%) SQL
14 27 (12.27%) Computer Science
15 25 (11.36%) Integration Testing
15 25 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
15 25 (11.36%) HTML
15 25 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
16 24 (10.91%) Relational Database
16 24 (10.91%) TCP/IP
16 24 (10.91%) Configuration Management
17 23 (10.45%) JIRA
17 23 (10.45%) REST
17 23 (10.45%) Algorithms
18 22 (10.00%) .NET
18 22 (10.00%) Oracle
19 21 (9.55%) Apache

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 21 (9.55%) Apache
2 11 (5.00%) Apache Spark
3 8 (3.64%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 8 (3.64%) JBoss
3 8 (3.64%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 5 (2.27%) Confluence
4 5 (2.27%) WebSphere
5 4 (1.82%) Cloud Foundry
6 3 (1.36%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.91%) NServiceBus
7 2 (0.91%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.45%) CMS
8 1 (0.45%) Drupal
8 1 (0.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 16 (7.27%) Simulink
2 2 (0.91%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.82%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 25 (11.36%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (8.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (5.00%) IaaS
3 11 (5.00%) PaaS
4 1 (0.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (10.91%) TCP/IP
2 19 (8.64%) SSL
3 16 (7.27%) HTTP
4 10 (4.55%) Internet
5 8 (3.64%) Wireless
6 7 (3.18%) X.509
7 6 (2.73%) Bluetooth
7 6 (2.73%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.82%) LDAP
8 4 (1.82%) RS-422
8 4 (1.82%) ZigBee
9 2 (0.91%) Ethernet
9 2 (0.91%) Firewall
10 1 (0.45%) Intranet
10 1 (0.45%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (10.91%) Relational Database
2 15 (6.82%) Big Data
2 15 (6.82%) MongoDB
3 11 (5.00%) MySQL
4 10 (4.55%) HBase
5 5 (2.27%) Oracle Database
5 5 (2.27%) Oracle Database 12c
5 5 (2.27%) SQL Server
6 4 (1.82%) NoSQL
7 3 (1.36%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.36%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.91%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.91%) SQLite
9 1 (0.45%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.45%) Triplestore
Development Applications
1 34 (15.45%) Git (software)
2 29 (13.18%) Jenkins
3 23 (10.45%) JIRA
4 18 (8.18%) Subversion
5 14 (6.36%) Rational Rhapsody
6 13 (5.91%) Ant
6 13 (5.91%) Maven
7 11 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
8 10 (4.55%) Gradle
9 7 (3.18%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.73%) LabVIEW
10 6 (2.73%) Selenium
11 4 (1.82%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.91%) GCC
12 2 (0.91%) JUnit
12 2 (0.91%) NUnit
12 2 (0.91%) SpecFlow
12 2 (0.91%) TeamCity
13 1 (0.45%) Eclipse
13 1 (0.45%) GoogleTest
General
1 17 (7.73%) Retail
2 13 (5.91%) Finance
3 10 (4.55%) Electronics
4 8 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 4 (1.82%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.91%) Aerospace
6 2 (0.91%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.91%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.45%) Automotive
7 1 (0.45%) Avionics
7 1 (0.45%) Interactive Media
7 1 (0.45%) Military
Job Titles
1 96 (43.64%) Software Engineer
2 78 (35.45%) Developer
3 32 (14.55%) Embedded Engineer
4 28 (12.73%) Java Developer
5 27 (12.27%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 15 (6.82%) C Software Engineer
7 14 (6.36%) Embedded C Engineer
8 13 (5.91%) Java Engineer
8 13 (5.91%) Senior Developer
9 12 (5.45%) Test Engineer
10 11 (5.00%) C# Developer
10 11 (5.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 11 (5.00%) Senior Java Developer
11 10 (4.55%) Java Software Developer
11 10 (4.55%) Lead Developer
12 9 (4.09%) Ada Software Engineer
12 9 (4.09%) C Developer
12 9 (4.09%) C++ Software Engineer
12 9 (4.09%) Embedded C Developer
12 9 (4.09%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (11.36%) HTML
2 23 (10.45%) REST
3 22 (10.00%) .NET
4 21 (9.55%) JSON
5 19 (8.64%) CSS
6 18 (8.18%) Web Services
7 15 (6.82%) AngularJS
7 15 (6.82%) RESTful
8 13 (5.91%) J2EE
8 13 (5.91%) Node.js
9 11 (5.00%) Kafka
10 10 (4.55%) Spring
11 8 (3.64%) Middleware
11 8 (3.64%) XML
12 7 (3.18%) Ajax
12 7 (3.18%) ASP.NET
13 6 (2.73%) .NET Framework
14 5 (2.27%) jQuery
14 5 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
14 5 (2.27%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (12.27%) Computer Science
2 23 (10.45%) Algorithms
3 13 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
4 12 (5.45%) Data Structures
5 9 (4.09%) Embedded Systems
6 7 (3.18%) Internet of Things
7 4 (1.82%) Biology
8 3 (1.36%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.36%) Statistics
8 3 (1.36%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.91%) FMCG
9 2 (0.91%) iPad
9 2 (0.91%) Mathematics
9 2 (0.91%) RIA
9 2 (0.91%) SCADA
9 2 (0.91%) User Experience
10 1 (0.45%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.45%) Digital Media
10 1 (0.45%) Home Automation
10 1 (0.45%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 61 (27.73%) Linux
2 17 (7.73%) Windows
3 15 (6.82%) Apple iOS
4 14 (6.36%) Android
5 12 (5.45%) Unix
6 11 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 8 (3.64%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (3.18%) Mac OS X
9 5 (2.27%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.36%) Nucleus RTOS
10 3 (1.36%) VxWorks
10 3 (1.36%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.91%) ThreadX
11 2 (0.91%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.91%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (28.18%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (20.45%) TDD
3 39 (17.73%) DevOps
4 31 (14.09%) OO
5 25 (11.36%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (11.36%) Integration Testing
6 24 (10.91%) Configuration Management
7 21 (9.55%) BDD
8 20 (9.09%) Scrum
9 19 (8.64%) Open Source
10 18 (8.18%) E-Commerce
11 16 (7.27%) UML
12 14 (6.36%) Mentoring
12 14 (6.36%) Microservices
12 14 (6.36%) SDLC
13 13 (5.91%) Continuous Delivery
13 13 (5.91%) Kanban
13 13 (5.91%) Regression Testing
14 11 (5.00%) OOD
14 11 (5.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 74 (33.64%) C
2 53 (24.09%) Java
3 41 (18.64%) C++
4 39 (17.73%) C#
4 39 (17.73%) Embedded C
5 38 (17.27%) Python
6 29 (13.18%) JavaScript
7 28 (12.73%) SQL
8 20 (9.09%) MATLAB
9 15 (6.82%) Perl
10 10 (4.55%) Ada
10 10 (4.55%) Ada 95
11 9 (4.09%) Clojure
11 9 (4.09%) Ruby
12 8 (3.64%) Go
12 8 (3.64%) Rust
13 7 (3.18%) Embedded C++
14 5 (2.27%) Apple Swift
14 5 (2.27%) Bash Shell
14 5 (2.27%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 37 (16.82%) Degree
2 14 (6.36%) Security Cleared
3 5 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.36%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.36%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.91%) PhD
6 1 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.91%) QA
2 6 (2.73%) MISRA
3 5 (2.27%) JTAG
3 5 (2.27%) MISRA C
4 2 (0.91%) JSP 440
System Software
1 21 (9.55%) Docker
2 4 (1.82%) Apache Flume
3 3 (1.36%) HDFS
4 2 (0.91%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.45%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 19 (8.64%) Puppet
2 18 (8.18%) Opscode Chef
3 13 (5.91%) Ansible
4 3 (1.36%) Kibana
5 2 (0.91%) Grafana
5 2 (0.91%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 22 (10.00%) Oracle
2 11 (5.00%) Cloudera
3 8 (3.64%) Adobe
3 8 (3.64%) Microsoft
3 8 (3.64%) WSO2
4 4 (1.82%) IBM
4 4 (1.82%) Serena
4 4 (1.82%) Teradata
5 3 (1.36%) Red Hat
5 3 (1.36%) Siemens
6 2 (0.91%) CA
6 2 (0.91%) VMware
7 1 (0.45%) Atmel
7 1 (0.45%) Citrix
7 1 (0.45%) Google
7 1 (0.45%) Intel
7 1 (0.45%) QNX
7 1 (0.45%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.45%) Xerox
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Hertfordshire
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