The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Development Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Development Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 April 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Engineer
Rank 600 580 584
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 21 19 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.041% 0.038% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.040% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 6
Average daily rate £450 £350 £440
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+28.57% -20.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £332 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £375 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £295 £375 £423
% change year-on-year
-21.33% -11.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £35.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 -
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
48678 47959 46948
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 95.04% 94.75% 94.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 32103 29564 29088
Average daily rate £425 £400 £398
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1381 1912 1941
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

Software Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Development Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Development Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
London -10 12 £475 +35.71%
South East -11 7 £350 +64.70% 1
South West 0 2 - - 1
Software Development Engineer
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Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Software Development Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Development Engineer in their job title.

1 21 (55.26%) Java
2 19 (50.00%) SQL
3 16 (42.11%) Windows
3 16 (42.11%) Linux
3 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (42.11%) Software Engineering
4 14 (36.84%) C
5 12 (31.58%) Web Services
6 11 (28.95%) C++
7 10 (26.32%) C#
7 10 (26.32%) Scrum
8 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
8 9 (23.68%) REST
9 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
9 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
9 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
10 7 (18.42%) HTML
10 7 (18.42%) OO
10 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
10 7 (18.42%) Unix
10 7 (18.42%) Migration
10 7 (18.42%) TDD
10 7 (18.42%) Degree
10 7 (18.42%) Open Source
10 7 (18.42%) HTML5
10 7 (18.42%) BDD
10 7 (18.42%) Web Application Development
11 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
11 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the England region that cited Software Development Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Development Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (10.53%) ArcGIS
1 4 (10.53%) Node.js
1 4 (10.53%) SharePoint
1 4 (10.53%) WebSphere
1 4 (10.53%) WebSphere Portal
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint Server
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) MS Office
1 4 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 1 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.63%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) SaaS
2 1 (2.63%) AdWords
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) DVB
1 3 (7.89%) HTTP
1 3 (7.89%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (2.63%) H.323
3 1 (2.63%) IPsec
3 1 (2.63%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) GIS
2 4 (10.53%) Hadoop
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 10g
2 4 (10.53%) Oracle Database 11g
3 3 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
3 3 (7.89%) NoSQL
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Hive
4 2 (5.26%) Big Data
4 2 (5.26%) Redis
5 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
5 1 (2.63%) HBase
5 1 (2.63%) Power BI
5 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.16%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (13.16%) Eclipse
3 5 (13.16%) Mockito
4 4 (10.53%) ClearCase
4 4 (10.53%) JUnit
4 4 (10.53%) Maven
4 4 (10.53%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (7.89%) Cucumber
5 3 (7.89%) Gradle
5 3 (7.89%) Selenium
5 3 (7.89%) TestNG
6 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
6 1 (2.63%) FxCop
6 1 (2.63%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.63%) JIRA
6 1 (2.63%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.63%) ReSharper
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
1 3 (7.89%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.26%) Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Investment Banking
2 2 (5.26%) Marketing
2 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.63%) Advertising
3 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.63%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Games
3 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) Web Services
2 9 (23.68%) REST
3 7 (18.42%) HTML
3 7 (18.42%) HTML5
4 6 (15.79%) .NET
4 6 (15.79%) XML
5 5 (13.16%) J2EE
5 5 (13.16%) JSF
5 5 (13.16%) SOAP
6 4 (10.53%) Dojo
6 4 (10.53%) GWT
6 4 (10.53%) Hibernate
6 4 (10.53%) Kafka
6 4 (10.53%) Spring
7 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET
7 3 (7.89%) CSS
7 3 (7.89%) CSS3
7 3 (7.89%) JDBC
8 2 (5.26%) AngularJS
8 2 (5.26%) Cascading
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Computer Science
2 4 (10.53%) Algorithms
3 3 (7.89%) Clustering
3 3 (7.89%) Data Structures
3 3 (7.89%) DTV
3 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (7.89%) HACMP
3 3 (7.89%) MPEG
3 3 (7.89%) STB
4 1 (2.63%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.63%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.63%) Streaming Video
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
4 1 (2.63%) Video Editing
4 1 (2.63%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 16 (42.11%) Linux
1 16 (42.11%) Windows
2 7 (18.42%) Unix
3 4 (10.53%) Windows Server
4 3 (7.89%) AIX
4 3 (7.89%) HPUX
4 3 (7.89%) NetWare
4 3 (7.89%) Solaris
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 10 (26.32%) Scrum
3 8 (21.05%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (18.42%) BDD
4 7 (18.42%) Migration
4 7 (18.42%) OO
4 7 (18.42%) Open Source
4 7 (18.42%) TDD
4 7 (18.42%) Web Application Development
5 6 (15.79%) Configuration Management
6 5 (13.16%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (13.16%) Test Scripting
6 5 (13.16%) User Stories
7 4 (10.53%) Data Migration
7 4 (10.53%) ETL
7 4 (10.53%) Image Processing
7 4 (10.53%) Process Management
7 4 (10.53%) SOA
8 3 (7.89%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) Java
2 19 (50.00%) SQL
3 14 (36.84%) C
4 11 (28.95%) C++
5 10 (26.32%) C#
6 8 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.16%) PL/SQL
8 4 (10.53%) Bash Shell
8 4 (10.53%) Perl
8 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
9 3 (7.89%) Korn
9 3 (7.89%) Python
9 3 (7.89%) Scala
9 3 (7.89%) Shell Script
9 3 (7.89%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.63%) AWK
10 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.63%) Ruby
10 1 (2.63%) sed
10 1 (2.63%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) DV Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
3 4 (10.53%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.16%) QA
2 3 (7.89%) SDET
3 1 (2.63%) Data Quality
3 1 (2.63%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 7 (18.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (10.53%) Apache Flume
3 3 (7.89%) GPFS
4 1 (2.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.26%) Oozie
3 1 (2.63%) Ansible
3 1 (2.63%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) Google
2 5 (13.16%) Oracle
3 4 (10.53%) ESRI
3 4 (10.53%) Fujitsu
3 4 (10.53%) Lumension
3 4 (10.53%) Sophos
4 3 (7.89%) HP
4 3 (7.89%) Veritas
4 3 (7.89%) VMware
5 2 (5.26%) Compaq
5 2 (5.26%) EMC
5 2 (5.26%) Hitachi
5 2 (5.26%) IBM
6 1 (2.63%) Borland
6 1 (2.63%) Coverity
6 1 (2.63%) Red Hat
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