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 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Engineer
Rank 567 603 602
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 31 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.067% 0.036% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.038% 0.025%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 12 8
Median daily rate £425 £439 £383
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.07% +14.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £482 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
-0.73% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 -
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -
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
43501 47980 48241
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.51% 94.93% 93.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 28710 31023 31043
Median daily rate £425 £423 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +5.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1512 1886 2016
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £43.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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 8 December 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
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 8 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
London +5 17 £425 -6.49% 3
South East +39 8 - - 2
East Midlands -8 2 £338 -
East of England +3 1 £700 +115.38% 3
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
South West - 1 £466 -
Software Development Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (57.14%) Java
3 21 (42.86%) BDD
4 18 (36.73%) Software Engineering
5 14 (28.57%) Cucumber
6 13 (26.53%) TDD
7 12 (24.49%) Pair Programming
8 11 (22.45%) Selenium
8 11 (22.45%) SDET
9 10 (20.41%) Continuous Delivery
9 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
9 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
9 10 (20.41%) Web Services
10 9 (18.37%) SQL
10 9 (18.37%) JIRA
10 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
11 8 (16.33%) Refactoring
11 8 (16.33%) Degree
11 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
11 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
11 8 (16.33%) RESTful
11 8 (16.33%) C#
11 8 (16.33%) HTML
11 8 (16.33%) Maven
12 7 (14.29%) Scrum
12 7 (14.29%) C
12 7 (14.29%) Linux
12 7 (14.29%) Python
12 7 (14.29%) Test Strategy

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 5 (10.20%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.12%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (6.12%) WebLogic
3 2 (4.08%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.04%) Apache
4 1 (2.04%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.04%) Confluence
4 1 (2.04%) IIS
4 1 (2.04%) JBoss
4 1 (2.04%) Jetty
4 1 (2.04%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.04%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.04%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.04%) Simulink
1 1 (2.04%) Stateflow
1 1 (2.04%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.04%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.16%) GitHub
2 2 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (2.04%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (2.04%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (2.04%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (2.04%) IaaS
3 1 (2.04%) OpenShift
3 1 (2.04%) PaaS
3 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) HTTP
2 4 (8.16%) MQTT
3 2 (4.08%) Internet
3 2 (4.08%) Wireless
4 1 (2.04%) DVB
4 1 (2.04%) Intranet
4 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.16%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.08%) Big Data
2 2 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.04%) GIS
3 1 (2.04%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.04%) InfluxDB
3 1 (2.04%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 14 (28.57%) Cucumber
2 11 (22.45%) Selenium
3 9 (18.37%) Jenkins
3 9 (18.37%) JIRA
4 8 (16.33%) Git (software)
4 8 (16.33%) Maven
5 6 (12.24%) Ant
6 5 (10.20%) SoapUI
6 5 (10.20%) TeamCity
6 5 (10.20%) WebDriver
7 4 (8.16%) GitLab
7 4 (8.16%) JUnit
7 4 (8.16%) Visual Studio
8 3 (6.12%) Concordion
8 3 (6.12%) Mockito
8 3 (6.12%) SonarQube
8 3 (6.12%) Vagrant
9 2 (4.08%) IntelliJ
9 2 (4.08%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (4.08%) SpecFlow
General
1 6 (12.24%) Retail
2 3 (6.12%) Electronics
3 2 (4.08%) Automotive
3 2 (4.08%) Banking
3 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.04%) Advertising
4 1 (2.04%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.04%) Avionics
4 1 (2.04%) Dutch Language
4 1 (2.04%) Finance
4 1 (2.04%) French Language
4 1 (2.04%) Games
4 1 (2.04%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.04%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (20.41%) Web Services
2 8 (16.33%) HTML
2 8 (16.33%) RESTful
3 6 (12.24%) CSS
3 6 (12.24%) SOAP
4 5 (10.20%) .NET
4 5 (10.20%) Gherkin
5 4 (8.16%) JSON
5 4 (8.16%) Kafka
5 4 (8.16%) RabbitMQ
5 4 (8.16%) Spring
6 3 (6.12%) .NET Framework
6 3 (6.12%) ASP.NET
6 3 (6.12%) Guice
6 3 (6.12%) Java EE
6 3 (6.12%) Node.js
7 2 (4.08%) HTML5
7 2 (4.08%) jQuery
7 2 (4.08%) XML
8 1 (2.04%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.20%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.04%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.04%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.04%) Digital TV
4 1 (2.04%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.04%) IVR
4 1 (2.04%) MPEG
4 1 (2.04%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.04%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (2.04%) Statistics
4 1 (2.04%) STB
4 1 (2.04%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.29%) Linux
2 4 (8.16%) Unix
3 3 (6.12%) Windows
4 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.04%) VMS
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (63.27%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (42.86%) BDD
3 18 (36.73%) Software Engineering
4 13 (26.53%) TDD
5 12 (24.49%) Pair Programming
6 10 (20.41%) Continuous Delivery
6 10 (20.41%) Unit Testing
7 8 (16.33%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (16.33%) Refactoring
8 7 (14.29%) Microservices
8 7 (14.29%) Scrum
8 7 (14.29%) Test Strategy
9 6 (12.24%) DevOps
9 6 (12.24%) E-Commerce
9 6 (12.24%) OO
9 6 (12.24%) Open Source
9 6 (12.24%) SDLC
10 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (10.20%) Waterfall
10 5 (10.20%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (57.14%) Java
2 10 (20.41%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.37%) SQL
4 8 (16.33%) C#
5 7 (14.29%) C
5 7 (14.29%) Python
6 3 (6.12%) AspectJ
6 3 (6.12%) C++
6 3 (6.12%) Embedded C
6 3 (6.12%) Groovy
7 2 (4.08%) Bash Shell
7 2 (4.08%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.08%) Perl
7 2 (4.08%) PHP
7 2 (4.08%) R
7 2 (4.08%) Ruby
7 2 (4.08%) Scala
7 2 (4.08%) Shell Script
8 1 (2.04%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.04%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 8 (16.33%) Degree
2 4 (8.16%) SC Cleared
2 4 (8.16%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (22.45%) SDET
2 4 (8.16%) QA
3 2 (4.08%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.08%) TickIT
4 1 (2.04%) DO-178B
4 1 (2.04%) ISO26262
4 1 (2.04%) MISRA
4 1 (2.04%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.20%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (10.20%) Puppet
2 1 (2.04%) Ansible
2 1 (2.04%) Grafana
Vendors
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft
2 3 (6.12%) Google
2 3 (6.12%) IBM
2 3 (6.12%) Oracle
3 1 (2.04%) Avaya
3 1 (2.04%) Luciad
3 1 (2.04%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.04%) Teradata
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