The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the England region that had Software Development Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Engineer
Rank 600 628 583
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -45
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 21 10 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.042% 0.019% 0.032%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.044% 0.020% 0.034%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 10
Median daily rate £381 £550 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-30.68% +76.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £550 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £437
UK excluding London median daily rate £361 £352 £313
% change year-on-year
+2.75% +12.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 1
Median hourly rate £37.75 £32.75 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.26% -22.94%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.75 £32.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+15.26% -22.94%
Software Development Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47210 49030 46876
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.82% 94.82% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 31067 31698 28896
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £248 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1405 1831 1932
Median hourly rate £17.10 £16.60 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.01% +0.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Software Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of IT contracts across the England region that featured Software Development Engineer in the job title.

Software Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Software Development Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Development Engineer across the England region.

Software Development Engineer Daily Rate Trend in England

Software Development Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Software Development Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in England

Software Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Development Engineer across the England region.

Software Development Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in England

Software Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in England

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Software Development Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in England

Software Development Engineer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 30 July 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
South East +20 9 £361 -
London +1 4 £425 -22.72% 1
East of England - 4 - -
West Midlands -25 2 - - 1
North West - 2 - -
Software Development Engineer
UK

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Software Development Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Software Development Engineer in the job title.

1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Software Engineering
3 18 (42.86%) C
4 17 (40.48%) SQL
5 16 (38.10%) Java
6 15 (35.71%) C++
7 14 (33.33%) Linux
7 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (28.57%) Windows
8 12 (28.57%) Scrum
9 11 (26.19%) TDD
10 9 (21.43%) Python
10 9 (21.43%) C#
10 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
10 9 (21.43%) Open Source
10 9 (21.43%) BDD
11 8 (19.05%) REST
11 8 (19.05%) Degree
12 7 (16.67%) STB
12 7 (16.67%) OO
12 7 (16.67%) Web Services
12 7 (16.67%) Digital TV
12 7 (16.67%) Unix
12 7 (16.67%) HTTP
12 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
13 6 (14.29%) QA
13 6 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 6 (14.29%) HTML5
13 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
13 6 (14.29%) User Stories

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in 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 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
2 1 (2.38%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
2 1 (2.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (4.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.38%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.76%) SaaS
2 1 (2.38%) AdWords
2 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) HTTP
2 5 (11.90%) DVB
3 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
4 2 (4.76%) Multicast
5 1 (2.38%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (2.38%) IPsec
5 1 (2.38%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.76%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (4.76%) Big Data
2 2 (4.76%) Hadoop
2 2 (4.76%) Redis
2 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.38%) InfluxDB
3 1 (2.38%) Power BI
3 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (21.43%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.29%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.52%) JUnit
3 4 (9.52%) Maven
3 4 (9.52%) Selenium
3 4 (9.52%) TestNG
4 3 (7.14%) Cucumber
4 3 (7.14%) Gradle
4 3 (7.14%) Mockito
5 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
6 1 (2.38%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.38%) Fiddler
6 1 (2.38%) JBehave
6 1 (2.38%) JIRA
6 1 (2.38%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.38%) SoapUI
6 1 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (2.38%) TeamCity
6 1 (2.38%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.76%) Advertising
3 2 (4.76%) Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Games
3 2 (4.76%) Investment Banking
3 2 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.38%) Publishing
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (19.05%) REST
2 7 (16.67%) Web Services
3 6 (14.29%) HTML
3 6 (14.29%) HTML5
4 5 (11.90%) Node.js
4 5 (11.90%) SOAP
5 4 (9.52%) Hibernate
6 3 (7.14%) Dropwizard
6 3 (7.14%) JDBC
6 3 (7.14%) Kafka
6 3 (7.14%) RESTful
6 3 (7.14%) XML
7 2 (4.76%) .NET
7 2 (4.76%) Akka
7 2 (4.76%) JSON
7 2 (4.76%) Spring
8 1 (2.38%) .NET Framework
8 1 (2.38%) J2EE
8 1 (2.38%) Java EE
8 1 (2.38%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 7 (16.67%) Digital TV
1 7 (16.67%) STB
2 5 (11.90%) Algorithms
2 5 (11.90%) MPEG
3 4 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.14%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.76%) Clustering
5 2 (4.76%) HACMP
6 1 (2.38%) Cyberthreat
6 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.38%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.38%) Statistics
6 1 (2.38%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.38%) User Experience
6 1 (2.38%) Video Editing
6 1 (2.38%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (33.33%) Linux
2 12 (28.57%) Windows
3 7 (16.67%) Unix
4 2 (4.76%) AIX
4 2 (4.76%) HPUX
4 2 (4.76%) NetWare
4 2 (4.76%) Solaris
4 2 (4.76%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.38%) CentOS
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.38%) VMS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (45.24%) Software Engineering
3 14 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 12 (28.57%) Scrum
5 11 (26.19%) TDD
6 9 (21.43%) BDD
6 9 (21.43%) Open Source
7 7 (16.67%) OO
8 6 (14.29%) User Stories
9 5 (11.90%) SDLC
9 5 (11.90%) SOA
10 4 (9.52%) Software Architecture
10 4 (9.52%) Test Automation
11 3 (7.14%) Configuration Management
11 3 (7.14%) DevOps
11 3 (7.14%) Garbage Collection
11 3 (7.14%) Information Security
11 3 (7.14%) Software Testing
11 3 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
11 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 18 (42.86%) C
2 17 (40.48%) SQL
3 16 (38.10%) Java
4 15 (35.71%) C++
5 9 (21.43%) C#
5 9 (21.43%) Python
6 6 (14.29%) Perl
7 4 (9.52%) Bash Shell
7 4 (9.52%) Scala
8 3 (7.14%) Ruby
8 3 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.76%) Korn
9 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
9 2 (4.76%) R
9 2 (4.76%) Tcl
10 1 (2.38%) Embedded C
10 1 (2.38%) Go
10 1 (2.38%) PHP
10 1 (2.38%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 3 (7.14%) SDET
3 1 (2.38%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (7.14%) Apache Flume
1 3 (7.14%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) etcd
2 2 (4.76%) GPFS
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.76%) Consul
3 1 (2.38%) Ansible
3 1 (2.38%) Grafana
3 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) HP
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Veritas
2 2 (4.76%) VMware
3 1 (2.38%) Borland
3 1 (2.38%) Compaq
3 1 (2.38%) EMC
3 1 (2.38%) Google
3 1 (2.38%) Hitachi
3 1 (2.38%) IBM
3 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.38%) SaltStack
3 1 (2.38%) Teradata