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 26 September 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
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Engineer
Rank 596 615 590
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 23 16 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.046% 0.031% 0.040%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.049% 0.032% 0.043%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 9 14
Median daily rate £425 £467 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.99% +49.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £343 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £457 £520 £442
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 1
Median hourly rate £39.50 £33.55 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.73% -21.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £33.55 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+17.73% -21.05%
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
47211 49401 48939
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.65% 94.99% 93.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 31129 32106 30344
Median daily rate £425 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1529 1897 1992
Median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.80 £41.50 £38.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 26 September 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 26 September 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 +21 8 £388 +22.04% 3
London -5 7 £440 -7.27% 2
East of England - 4 - - 5
North West +17 2 - -
West Midlands -29 1 - -
Yorkshire - 1 - - 1
Software Development Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) Java
3 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
4 14 (33.33%) C
5 13 (30.95%) BDD
6 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (26.19%) TDD
6 11 (26.19%) SQL
6 11 (26.19%) Linux
7 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
8 9 (21.43%) Degree
8 9 (21.43%) C++
9 8 (19.05%) Python
9 8 (19.05%) Scrum
9 8 (19.05%) Open Source
10 7 (16.67%) RESTful
10 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 7 (16.67%) HTML
10 7 (16.67%) C#
10 7 (16.67%) Windows
11 6 (14.29%) OO
11 6 (14.29%) Web Services
11 6 (14.29%) HTTP
11 6 (14.29%) QA
11 6 (14.29%) Pair Programming
11 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
12 5 (11.90%) Kafka
12 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
12 5 (11.90%) Docker
12 5 (11.90%) Microservices

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 4 (9.52%) WebSphere
2 3 (7.14%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (7.14%) Tomcat
3 2 (4.76%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.38%) Apache Spark
4 1 (2.38%) IIS
4 1 (2.38%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.38%) Simulink
1 1 (2.38%) Stateflow
1 1 (2.38%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.38%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.38%) AdWords
1 1 (2.38%) GitHub
1 1 (2.38%) OpenShift
1 1 (2.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) HTTP
2 3 (7.14%) DVB
2 3 (7.14%) MQTT
2 3 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.76%) Ethernet
3 2 (4.76%) Multicast
3 2 (4.76%) Wireless
4 1 (2.38%) Internet
4 1 (2.38%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (7.14%) NoSQL
3 2 (4.76%) Redis
3 2 (4.76%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.76%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.38%) Big Data
4 1 (2.38%) InfluxDB
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (23.81%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 5 (11.90%) Maven
4 4 (9.52%) Cucumber
4 4 (9.52%) JUnit
4 4 (9.52%) Selenium
4 4 (9.52%) TeamCity
5 3 (7.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (7.14%) Mockito
5 3 (7.14%) TestNG
5 3 (7.14%) Vagrant
6 2 (4.76%) Ant
6 2 (4.76%) Gradle
6 2 (4.76%) JIRA
6 2 (4.76%) SoapUI
6 2 (4.76%) SpecFlow
6 2 (4.76%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.38%) LabVIEW
7 1 (2.38%) Subversion
7 1 (2.38%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.90%) Telecoms
2 4 (9.52%) Electronics
3 2 (4.76%) Advertising
3 2 (4.76%) Automotive
3 2 (4.76%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.38%) Avionics
4 1 (2.38%) Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Finance
4 1 (2.38%) Games
4 1 (2.38%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.38%) Marketing
4 1 (2.38%) Military
4 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.67%) HTML
1 7 (16.67%) RESTful
2 6 (14.29%) Web Services
3 5 (11.90%) Kafka
3 5 (11.90%) REST
3 5 (11.90%) SOAP
4 4 (9.52%) CSS
5 3 (7.14%) .NET
5 3 (7.14%) HTML5
5 3 (7.14%) Node.js
5 3 (7.14%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (4.76%) Akka
6 2 (4.76%) Dropwizard
6 2 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 2 (4.76%) JDBC
6 2 (4.76%) JSON
6 2 (4.76%) XML
7 1 (2.38%) Ajax
7 1 (2.38%) scikit-learn
7 1 (2.38%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (11.90%) Digital TV
2 5 (11.90%) STB
3 4 (9.52%) Algorithms
4 3 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (7.14%) MPEG
5 2 (4.76%) Data Structures
5 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.38%) Clustering
6 1 (2.38%) Device Driver
6 1 (2.38%) HACMP
6 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
6 1 (2.38%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (2.38%) Statistics
6 1 (2.38%) Streaming Video
6 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 11 (26.19%) Linux
2 7 (16.67%) Windows
3 5 (11.90%) Unix
4 2 (4.76%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.38%) AIX
5 1 (2.38%) CentOS
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.38%) HPUX
5 1 (2.38%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.38%) NetWare
5 1 (2.38%) Solaris
5 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.38%) VMS
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (45.24%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (38.10%) Software Engineering
3 13 (30.95%) BDD
4 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
4 11 (26.19%) TDD
5 8 (19.05%) Open Source
5 8 (19.05%) Scrum
6 6 (14.29%) OO
6 6 (14.29%) Pair Programming
7 5 (11.90%) Continuous Delivery
7 5 (11.90%) E-Commerce
7 5 (11.90%) Microservices
7 5 (11.90%) SDLC
7 5 (11.90%) Web Development
8 4 (9.52%) DevOps
8 4 (9.52%) Unit Testing
9 3 (7.14%) Refactoring
9 3 (7.14%) Test Automation
9 3 (7.14%) Test Strategy
9 3 (7.14%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 17 (40.48%) Java
2 14 (33.33%) C
3 11 (26.19%) SQL
4 9 (21.43%) C++
5 8 (19.05%) Python
6 7 (16.67%) C#
7 4 (9.52%) Perl
8 3 (7.14%) Bash Shell
8 3 (7.14%) Embedded C
8 3 (7.14%) Scala
9 2 (4.76%) JavaScript
9 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
9 2 (4.76%) R
9 2 (4.76%) Ruby
9 2 (4.76%) Shell Script
10 1 (2.38%) Assembly Language
10 1 (2.38%) Go
10 1 (2.38%) PHP
10 1 (2.38%) Tcl
10 1 (2.38%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (21.43%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (14.29%) QA
2 4 (9.52%) SDET
3 1 (2.38%) DO-178B
3 1 (2.38%) ISO26262
3 1 (2.38%) MISRA
3 1 (2.38%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (11.90%) Docker
2 2 (4.76%) Apache Flume
2 2 (4.76%) etcd
3 1 (2.38%) GPFS
3 1 (2.38%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.38%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (11.90%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (7.14%) Puppet
3 2 (4.76%) Consul
4 1 (2.38%) Grafana
4 1 (2.38%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) IBM
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Borland
2 1 (2.38%) Google
2 1 (2.38%) HP
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
2 1 (2.38%) SaltStack
2 1 (2.38%) Teradata
2 1 (2.38%) Veritas
2 1 (2.38%) VMware
Peterborough
BGL Group
Rate: Competitive + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
BGL Group
Rate: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago