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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Development Engineer
Rank 610 620 596
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 20 12 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 0.040% 0.023% 0.035%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.043% 0.024% 0.037%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 3 11
Median daily rate £400 £513 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.95% +64.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £362 £323 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £451 £543 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £330 £240
% change year-on-year
+9.84% +37.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 1
Median hourly rate £39.20 £33.55 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+16.84% -21.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.35 £33.55 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+17.28% -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
46888 50234 48267
As % of all contract IT jobs located in England 94.74% 94.99% 94.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 30895 32536 29727
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1440 1905 1932
Median hourly rate £17.00 £17.12 £16.84
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-0.70% +1.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £10.57
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £42.02 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +1.67%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +10 6 £369 +34.09% 2
East of England - 5 - - 2
London 0 4 £440 -20.00% 2
West Midlands -24 3 - -
North West +10 2 - - 1
Software Development Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Software Engineering
3 14 (37.84%) C
3 14 (37.84%) Java
3 14 (37.84%) Linux
4 13 (35.14%) SQL
5 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (27.03%) Scrum
7 9 (24.32%) TDD
7 9 (24.32%) C++
7 9 (24.32%) Windows
7 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
7 9 (24.32%) BDD
8 8 (21.62%) Open Source
8 8 (21.62%) Web Services
8 8 (21.62%) C#
9 7 (18.92%) OO
9 7 (18.92%) Python
9 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
10 6 (16.22%) REST
10 6 (16.22%) HTTP
10 6 (16.22%) Unix
10 6 (16.22%) HTML
10 6 (16.22%) Degree
11 5 (13.51%) Maven
11 5 (13.51%) STB
11 5 (13.51%) Perl
11 5 (13.51%) JUnit
11 5 (13.51%) SOAP
11 5 (13.51%) Telecoms

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 (10.81%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.41%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.41%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.70%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) Jetty
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (2.70%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) AdWords
1 1 (2.70%) OpenShift
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) HTTP
2 3 (8.11%) DVB
2 3 (8.11%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.41%) Ethernet
3 2 (5.41%) Multicast
3 2 (5.41%) Wireless
4 1 (2.70%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) Intranet
4 1 (2.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.41%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.41%) Redis
2 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.70%) InfluxDB
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Git (software)
2 7 (18.92%) Jenkins
3 5 (13.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 5 (13.51%) JUnit
3 5 (13.51%) Maven
4 4 (10.81%) Mockito
4 4 (10.81%) TestNG
5 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
5 3 (8.11%) Gradle
5 3 (8.11%) Selenium
6 2 (5.41%) JIRA
6 2 (5.41%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.70%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.70%) Fiddler
7 1 (2.70%) JBehave
7 1 (2.70%) SoapUI
7 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.70%) TeamCity
7 1 (2.70%) Vagrant
7 1 (2.70%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Advertising
2 2 (5.41%) Electronics
2 2 (5.41%) Manufacturing
2 2 (5.41%) Marketing
3 1 (2.70%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Games
3 1 (2.70%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.70%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (21.62%) Web Services
2 6 (16.22%) HTML
2 6 (16.22%) REST
3 5 (13.51%) SOAP
4 4 (10.81%) HTML5
4 4 (10.81%) RESTful
5 3 (8.11%) .NET
5 3 (8.11%) CSS
5 3 (8.11%) Dropwizard
5 3 (8.11%) Hibernate
5 3 (8.11%) JDBC
5 3 (8.11%) Kafka
5 3 (8.11%) Node.js
6 2 (5.41%) Akka
6 2 (5.41%) Java EE
6 2 (5.41%) JSON
6 2 (5.41%) Spring
6 2 (5.41%) XML
7 1 (2.70%) CSS3
7 1 (2.70%) Razor View Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Algorithms
1 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
1 5 (13.51%) Digital TV
1 5 (13.51%) STB
2 4 (10.81%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (8.11%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (8.11%) Data Structures
3 3 (8.11%) MPEG
4 2 (5.41%) User Experience
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Cyberthreat
5 1 (2.70%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.70%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (2.70%) HACMP
5 1 (2.70%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.70%) Statistics
5 1 (2.70%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 14 (37.84%) Linux
2 9 (24.32%) Windows
3 6 (16.22%) Unix
4 2 (5.41%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.70%) AIX
5 1 (2.70%) CentOS
5 1 (2.70%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.70%) HPUX
5 1 (2.70%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.70%) NetWare
5 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (2.70%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.70%) VMS
5 1 (2.70%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (48.65%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (45.95%) Software Engineering
3 12 (32.43%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (27.03%) Scrum
5 9 (24.32%) BDD
5 9 (24.32%) TDD
6 8 (21.62%) Open Source
7 7 (18.92%) OO
8 5 (13.51%) SDLC
9 3 (8.11%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (8.11%) DevOps
9 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
9 3 (8.11%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (8.11%) Garbage Collection
9 3 (8.11%) Information Security
9 3 (8.11%) SOA
9 3 (8.11%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (8.11%) Test Automation
9 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
9 3 (8.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (37.84%) C
1 14 (37.84%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) SQL
3 9 (24.32%) C++
4 8 (21.62%) C#
5 7 (18.92%) Python
6 5 (13.51%) Perl
7 4 (10.81%) Scala
8 3 (8.11%) Bash Shell
8 3 (8.11%) JavaScript
8 3 (8.11%) Ruby
9 2 (5.41%) Embedded C
9 2 (5.41%) R
9 2 (5.41%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.41%) Tcl
10 1 (2.70%) Go
10 1 (2.70%) Korn
10 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.70%) PHP
10 1 (2.70%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (13.51%) QA
2 3 (8.11%) SDET
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) Apache Flume
1 3 (8.11%) Docker
2 2 (5.41%) etcd
3 1 (2.70%) GPFS
3 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (2.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.41%) Consul
3 1 (2.70%) Grafana
3 1 (2.70%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (8.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.70%) Borland
2 1 (2.70%) Google
2 1 (2.70%) HP
2 1 (2.70%) IBM
2 1 (2.70%) Oracle
2 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
2 1 (2.70%) SaltStack
2 1 (2.70%) Teradata
2 1 (2.70%) Veritas
2 1 (2.70%) VMware