The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the England region.

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.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Engineer
Rank 563 494 559
Rank change year-on-year
-69 +65
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 8 27 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.016% 0.062% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.017% 0.067% 0.016%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 15 0
Average daily rate £430 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £263 -
% change year-on-year
+60.95% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 7
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £34.50
% change year-on-year
- +8.69%
Job Titles Category
England
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
47289 40554 51511
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 92.32% 92.75% 92.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 29337 23812 29012
Average daily rate £395 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £575 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 1917 2075 2421
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -5.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
- -7.89%
Software Development Engineer
UK

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 23 April 2014.

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 23 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
London -23 4 £450 +12.50% 1
East of England -38 3 £430 +63.80% 3
West Midlands - 1 £275 -
North East - - - - 2
South East - - - - 2
South West - - - -
Software Development Engineer
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Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 26 (65.00%) C#
2 22 (55.00%) OO
3 19 (47.50%) .NET
4 18 (45.00%) Windows
5 17 (42.50%) Test Automation
6 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (37.50%) C++
8 13 (32.50%) OOD
9 11 (27.50%) Internet
9 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
9 11 (27.50%) REST
10 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
10 10 (25.00%) IPTV
10 10 (25.00%) JSON
11 9 (22.50%) Selenium
11 9 (22.50%) Java
11 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
11 9 (22.50%) Web Services
12 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
12 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
13 7 (17.50%) Degree
13 7 (17.50%) SQL
14 6 (15.00%) HTML
14 6 (15.00%) Linux
14 6 (15.00%) UML
14 6 (15.00%) Scrum
14 6 (15.00%) CSS
14 6 (15.00%) MVC
14 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
14 6 (15.00%) Multithreading

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 2014, 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 2 (5.00%) Node.js
1 2 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (27.50%) Internet
2 4 (10.00%) HTTP
3 2 (5.00%) NGN
3 2 (5.00%) Network Security
3 2 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.50%) Firewall
4 1 (2.50%) LAN
4 1 (2.50%) WAN
4 1 (2.50%) DNS
4 1 (2.50%) HTTPS
4 1 (2.50%) SSL
4 1 (2.50%) LDAP
4 1 (2.50%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (22.50%) Selenium
2 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
3 3 (7.50%) JUnit
4 2 (5.00%) MSTest
5 1 (2.50%) NUnit
5 1 (2.50%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.50%) MSBuild
5 1 (2.50%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.50%) FitNesse
General
1 11 (27.50%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.50%) Games
3 1 (2.50%) Electronics
3 1 (2.50%) Finance
3 1 (2.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (47.50%) .NET
2 11 (27.50%) REST
3 10 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 10 (25.00%) JSON
4 9 (22.50%) Web Services
5 6 (15.00%) HTML
5 6 (15.00%) CSS
6 5 (12.50%) Silverlight
7 4 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 3 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 3 (7.50%) WCF
8 3 (7.50%) Ajax
9 2 (5.00%) Drools
9 2 (5.00%) WPF
9 2 (5.00%) jQuery
9 2 (5.00%) Backbone.js
9 2 (5.00%) WinRT
9 2 (5.00%) CSS3
9 2 (5.00%) HTML5
10 1 (2.50%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (25.00%) IPTV
2 8 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.50%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 18 (45.00%) Windows
2 6 (15.00%) Linux
3 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (55.00%) OO
2 17 (42.50%) Test Automation
3 13 (32.50%) OOD
4 8 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 6 (15.00%) UML
5 6 (15.00%) Scrum
5 6 (15.00%) MVC
5 6 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 6 (15.00%) Multithreading
6 5 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.50%) Validation
7 3 (7.50%) Web Application Development
7 3 (7.50%) Test Strategy
8 2 (5.00%) Data Analysis
8 2 (5.00%) SysML
8 2 (5.00%) Web Development
8 2 (5.00%) Load Testing
8 2 (5.00%) Signal Processing
8 2 (5.00%) OOP
9 1 (2.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (65.00%) C#
2 15 (37.50%) C++
3 9 (22.50%) Java
3 9 (22.50%) JavaScript
4 7 (17.50%) SQL
5 3 (7.50%) Python
5 3 (7.50%) PowerShell
6 2 (5.00%) XAML
6 2 (5.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.50%) VBA
7 1 (2.50%) Perl
7 1 (2.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.50%) vSphere
Vendors
1 5 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Sun
2 1 (2.50%) Intel
2 1 (2.50%) VMware