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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 72 86 60
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -26
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 61 61 97
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 2.40% 2.04% 3.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.02% 2.60% 4.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 51
Median daily rate £400 £341 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.30% -2.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 19 28
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 £36.90 £34.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £46.26 £43.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
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
2019 2346 2219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East of England 79.52% 78.49% 76.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1163 1417 1268
Median daily rate £425 £400 £376
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.52%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £538 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 157 162 153
Median hourly rate £31.00 £33.00 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £12.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £50.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 29 June 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
Hertfordshire +19 17 £444 +42.00% 17
Cambridgeshire +5 17 £350 - 55
Essex +5 12 £380 +16.47% 3
Bedfordshire +14 11 £588 +2.17% 2
Norfolk -1 3 £450 +19.84% 1
Suffolk -6 1 - - 1
Software Engineering
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 63 (37.50%) C#
1 63 (37.50%) .NET
2 49 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (25.00%) C
4 38 (22.62%) SOA
5 33 (19.64%) SOAP
5 33 (19.64%) Microsoft
5 33 (19.64%) REST
6 32 (19.05%) C++
7 28 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (14.88%) HTML
8 25 (14.88%) Embedded C
8 25 (14.88%) TDD
9 24 (14.29%) Java
10 23 (13.69%) Unit Testing
11 22 (13.10%) Reverse Engineering
11 22 (13.10%) Microservices
11 22 (13.10%) Linux
11 22 (13.10%) .NET Framework
12 19 (11.31%) Integration Testing
12 19 (11.31%) WCF
12 19 (11.31%) WPF
12 19 (11.31%) Degree
13 18 (10.71%) UML
14 17 (10.12%) OO
14 17 (10.12%) JavaScript
14 17 (10.12%) Visual Studio
14 17 (10.12%) Middleware
14 17 (10.12%) ASP.NET Web API
15 16 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud

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 (7.14%) JBoss
2 10 (5.95%) WebSphere
3 8 (4.76%) Confluence
4 3 (1.79%) CMS
5 2 (1.19%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.19%) Mule
6 1 (0.60%) Apache ServiceMix
6 1 (0.60%) Drupal
6 1 (0.60%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.60%) Kinematics
6 1 (0.60%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.60%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.60%) WordPress
Applications
1 13 (7.74%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.36%) Simulink
3 2 (1.19%) Doxygen
3 2 (1.19%) MS Office
4 1 (0.60%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.60%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.79%) LabWindows
2 1 (0.60%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.57%) IaaS
1 6 (3.57%) SaaS
2 2 (1.19%) PaaS
3 1 (0.60%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.76%) TCP/IP
2 7 (4.17%) HTTP
2 7 (4.17%) Internet
2 7 (4.17%) SSL
3 5 (2.98%) Wireless
4 4 (2.38%) LDAP
4 4 (2.38%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (1.79%) Bluetooth
6 2 (1.19%) 802.15
6 2 (1.19%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.19%) IP Telephony
6 2 (1.19%) LAN
6 2 (1.19%) SpaceWire
6 2 (1.19%) WAN
6 2 (1.19%) X.509
6 2 (1.19%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.60%) 3G
7 1 (0.60%) NFC
7 1 (0.60%) RS-422
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.36%) MySQL
2 8 (4.76%) DB2
2 8 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.79%) GIS
3 3 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
3 3 (1.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.19%) Big Data
5 1 (0.60%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.60%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.60%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.60%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (10.12%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.14%) Rational DOORS
3 10 (5.95%) Git (software)
3 10 (5.95%) Jenkins
3 10 (5.95%) JIRA
4 9 (5.36%) Rational Rhapsody
5 5 (2.98%) Ant
5 5 (2.98%) VectorCAST
6 4 (2.38%) ClearCase
6 4 (2.38%) Cucumber
6 4 (2.38%) JUnit
6 4 (2.38%) Maven
6 4 (2.38%) Subversion
7 2 (1.19%) GCC
7 2 (1.19%) Hudson
7 2 (1.19%) LabVIEW
7 2 (1.19%) Selenium
7 2 (1.19%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.60%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.60%) SpecFlow
General
1 13 (7.74%) Finance
2 9 (5.36%) Legal
3 7 (4.17%) Retail
4 6 (3.57%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.98%) Electronics
6 4 (2.38%) Automotive
6 4 (2.38%) Military
7 3 (1.79%) Aerospace
8 2 (1.19%) Avionics
8 2 (1.19%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.60%) Back Office
9 1 (0.60%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 78 (46.43%) Software Engineer
2 51 (30.36%) Developer
3 20 (11.90%) Embedded Engineer
3 20 (11.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 15 (8.93%) .NET Developer
4 15 (8.93%) Architect
5 14 (8.33%) Technical Architect
6 13 (7.74%) Senior Developer
7 12 (7.14%) Designer
7 12 (7.14%) Java Developer
8 10 (5.95%) C# .NET Developer
8 10 (5.95%) C# Developer
8 10 (5.95%) Senior Designer
9 8 (4.76%) C# Software Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
9 8 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
10 7 (4.17%) .NET Designer
10 7 (4.17%) Software Developer
10 7 (4.17%) Technologist
11 6 (3.57%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (37.50%) .NET
2 33 (19.64%) REST
2 33 (19.64%) SOAP
3 25 (14.88%) HTML
4 22 (13.10%) .NET Framework
5 19 (11.31%) WCF
5 19 (11.31%) WPF
6 17 (10.12%) ASP.NET Web API
6 17 (10.12%) Middleware
7 16 (9.52%) CSS
8 14 (8.33%) Ajax
9 11 (6.55%) XML
10 10 (5.95%) ASP.NET
11 9 (5.36%) HTML5
11 9 (5.36%) Web Services
11 9 (5.36%) WinForms
12 8 (4.76%) JSON
12 8 (4.76%) LINQ
13 6 (3.57%) J2EE
14 5 (2.98%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 28 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
3 11 (6.55%) Algorithms
4 8 (4.76%) Computer Science
5 6 (3.57%) Data Centre
5 6 (3.57%) Mathematics
6 5 (2.98%) Device Driver
6 5 (2.98%) Mobile App
7 4 (2.38%) User Experience
8 3 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (1.79%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.79%) RIA
9 2 (1.19%) Internet of Things
9 2 (1.19%) SCADA
9 2 (1.19%) Smart Meter
9 2 (1.19%) Video Conferencing
10 1 (0.60%) CAN bus
10 1 (0.60%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.60%) Fat Client
10 1 (0.60%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 22 (13.10%) Linux
2 11 (6.55%) Windows
3 6 (3.57%) Unix
4 5 (2.98%) VxWorks
5 4 (2.38%) AIX
6 3 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (1.19%) Android
8 1 (0.60%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.60%) VMS
8 1 (0.60%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (22.62%) SOA
3 25 (14.88%) TDD
4 23 (13.69%) Unit Testing
5 22 (13.10%) Microservices
5 22 (13.10%) Reverse Engineering
6 19 (11.31%) Integration Testing
7 18 (10.71%) UML
8 17 (10.12%) OO
9 16 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (8.93%) Low Latency
11 14 (8.33%) E-Commerce
11 14 (8.33%) User Stories
12 13 (7.74%) Scrum
13 11 (6.55%) Change Control
13 11 (6.55%) Data Modelling
13 11 (6.55%) Pair Programming
14 10 (5.95%) Validation
15 9 (5.36%) BDD
15 9 (5.36%) Enterprise Architecture
Programming Languages
1 63 (37.50%) C#
2 42 (25.00%) C
3 32 (19.05%) C++
4 25 (14.88%) Embedded C
5 24 (14.29%) Java
6 17 (10.12%) JavaScript
7 15 (8.93%) MATLAB
8 14 (8.33%) Python
8 14 (8.33%) SQL
9 10 (5.95%) Ada
10 9 (5.36%) Embedded C++
11 6 (3.57%) Ruby
12 5 (2.98%) Ada 95
12 5 (2.98%) Perl
12 5 (2.98%) XAML
13 4 (2.38%) COBOL
14 3 (1.79%) ANSI C
14 3 (1.79%) PHP
15 2 (1.19%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.19%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (11.31%) Degree
2 15 (8.93%) Security Cleared
3 11 (6.55%) SC Cleared
4 4 (2.38%) PhD
5 3 (1.79%) HND
6 2 (1.19%) ISTQB
6 2 (1.19%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 1 (0.60%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.57%) GxP
2 3 (1.79%) COBIT
3 2 (1.19%) ECSS
3 2 (1.19%) MISRA
3 2 (1.19%) MISRA C
3 2 (1.19%) SLA
4 1 (0.60%) Def Stans
4 1 (0.60%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.60%) JTAG
4 1 (0.60%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.79%) Cygwin
2 1 (0.60%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (2.38%) Tivoli
2 1 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.60%) Puppet
Vendors
1 33 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.52%) Red Hat
3 13 (7.74%) IBM
4 9 (5.36%) Oracle
5 7 (4.17%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.79%) ESRI
6 3 (1.79%) Luciad
6 3 (1.79%) Siemens
6 3 (1.79%) Sunopsis
7 2 (1.19%) WSO2
8 1 (0.60%) Apigee
8 1 (0.60%) Apple
8 1 (0.60%) Atmel
8 1 (0.60%) Google
8 1 (0.60%) hybris
8 1 (0.60%) Lauterbach
8 1 (0.60%) Mashery
8 1 (0.60%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.60%) Splunk
8 1 (0.60%) TIBCO
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