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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Development Engineer
UK / England
Rank 550 566 584
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 27 23 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.064% 0.049% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.068% 0.051% 0.033%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 7
Median daily rate £415 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.19% +12.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £343 £375
% change year-on-year
+19.70% -8.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 4
Median hourly rate £41.75 - £35.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.55 - £30.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.75 - £36.85
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 - £35.75

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
39800 44770 45194
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.70% 95.09% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 26166 29219 28232
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 £263 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £590 £568
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1406 1507 1784
Median hourly rate £19.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.32 £11.08 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.00 £48.00 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 +20 13 £450 +4.65% 1
Yorkshire - 6 £410 -
South East +14 2 £163 -59.37% 1
East Midlands +2 2 - -
North West +19 1 - - 1
South West -2 1 £466 -
West Midlands - 1 - - 1
East of England - 1 £388 - 6
Software Development Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 36 (66.67%) Java
2 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (44.44%) BDD
4 15 (27.78%) Cucumber
5 14 (25.93%) TDD
5 14 (25.93%) Software Engineering
6 13 (24.07%) C#
6 13 (24.07%) Selenium
6 13 (24.07%) SDET
7 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
7 11 (20.37%) Pair Programming
8 10 (18.52%) Web Services
8 10 (18.52%) Python
8 10 (18.52%) Unit Testing
8 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
9 9 (16.67%) MVC
10 8 (14.81%) HTML
10 8 (14.81%) Maven
11 7 (12.96%) Test Automation
11 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (12.96%) Refactoring
11 7 (12.96%) JIRA
11 7 (12.96%) Scrum
11 7 (12.96%) PHP
11 7 (12.96%) SQL
11 7 (12.96%) Ant
11 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
11 7 (12.96%) SOAP
11 7 (12.96%) Continuous Delivery
12 6 (11.11%) OO

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 (5.56%) WebLogic
1 3 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.70%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) Apache
3 1 (1.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.85%) JBoss
3 1 (1.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.85%) Simulink
2 1 (1.85%) Stateflow
2 1 (1.85%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 5 (9.26%) GitHub
2 3 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon EMR
3 1 (1.85%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.85%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (1.85%) IaaS
3 1 (1.85%) PaaS
3 1 (1.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.41%) MQTT
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
3 1 (1.85%) DVB
3 1 (1.85%) HTTP
3 1 (1.85%) Intranet
3 1 (1.85%) RS-232
3 1 (1.85%) SNMP
3 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (5.56%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.70%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.85%) Big Data
4 1 (1.85%) GIS
4 1 (1.85%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.85%) Redis
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 15 (27.78%) Cucumber
2 13 (24.07%) Selenium
3 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
4 8 (14.81%) Maven
5 7 (12.96%) Ant
5 7 (12.96%) JIRA
6 6 (11.11%) SoapUI
6 6 (11.11%) WebDriver
7 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
7 5 (9.26%) GitLab
7 5 (9.26%) TeamCity
8 3 (5.56%) Concordion
8 3 (5.56%) JUnit
8 3 (5.56%) Mockito
8 3 (5.56%) SonarQube
8 3 (5.56%) Vagrant
8 3 (5.56%) Visual Studio
9 2 (3.70%) Bitbucket
9 2 (3.70%) Eclipse
9 2 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (9.26%) Retail
2 3 (5.56%) Finance
3 2 (3.70%) Advertising
3 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 2 (3.70%) Electronics
3 2 (3.70%) Games
4 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.85%) Automotive
4 1 (1.85%) Avionics
4 1 (1.85%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.85%) French Language
4 1 (1.85%) Military
4 1 (1.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (18.52%) Web Services
2 8 (14.81%) HTML
3 7 (12.96%) SOAP
4 6 (11.11%) .NET
4 6 (11.11%) Symfony
5 5 (9.26%) ASP.NET
5 5 (9.26%) CSS
5 5 (9.26%) RESTful
6 4 (7.41%) Gherkin
6 4 (7.41%) Kafka
6 4 (7.41%) Node.js
6 4 (7.41%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (7.41%) Spring
7 3 (5.56%) Guice
7 3 (5.56%) Unreal Engine
8 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
8 2 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (3.70%) Kendo UI
8 2 (3.70%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 2 (3.70%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.26%) Computer Science
2 3 (5.56%) Algorithms
3 2 (3.70%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.85%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.85%) IVR
4 1 (1.85%) Online Banking
4 1 (1.85%) STB
Operating Systems
1 5 (9.26%) Linux
2 2 (3.70%) Unix
3 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.85%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (44.44%) BDD
3 14 (25.93%) Software Engineering
3 14 (25.93%) TDD
4 11 (20.37%) Pair Programming
5 10 (18.52%) Unit Testing
6 9 (16.67%) MVC
7 7 (12.96%) Continuous Delivery
7 7 (12.96%) Continuous Integration
7 7 (12.96%) E-Commerce
7 7 (12.96%) Refactoring
7 7 (12.96%) Scrum
7 7 (12.96%) Test Automation
8 6 (11.11%) DevOps
8 6 (11.11%) OO
8 6 (11.11%) Test Scripting
8 6 (11.11%) Test Strategy
9 5 (9.26%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (9.26%) Microservices
9 5 (9.26%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (66.67%) Java
2 13 (24.07%) C#
3 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
4 10 (18.52%) Python
5 7 (12.96%) PHP
5 7 (12.96%) SQL
6 4 (7.41%) C++
7 3 (5.56%) AspectJ
7 3 (5.56%) Groovy
8 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.70%) C
8 2 (3.70%) Perl
8 2 (3.70%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.85%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.85%) Clojure
9 1 (1.85%) ES6
9 1 (1.85%) Go
9 1 (1.85%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.85%) Rust
Qualifications
1 5 (9.26%) Degree
1 5 (9.26%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.70%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (24.07%) SDET
2 5 (9.26%) QA
3 2 (3.70%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.70%) TickIT
4 1 (1.85%) DO-178B
4 1 (1.85%) ISO26262
4 1 (1.85%) MISRA
4 1 (1.85%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (11.11%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (9.26%) Puppet
2 4 (7.41%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.85%) Ansible
3 1 (1.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.56%) Google
2 3 (5.56%) IBM
3 2 (3.70%) Oracle
4 1 (1.85%) Apple
4 1 (1.85%) Avaya
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco
4 1 (1.85%) Luciad
4 1 (1.85%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (1.85%) VMware