The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Development Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East 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 17 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 South East 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Engineer
Rank - 219 245
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 0 11 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East - 0.13% 0.028%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.14% 0.031%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 0
Average daily rate - £450 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £423 £271 -
% change year-on-year
+55.76% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8914 7726 9792
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.86% 92.18% 92.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 4911 3836 4443
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £220 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 475 609 705
Average hourly rate £17.00 £18.50 £19.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.10% -5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.50 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £39.60 £41.72
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -8.90%
Software Development Engineer
England

Software Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Software Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Development Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Development Engineer across the South East region.

Software Development Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Software Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Development Engineer across the South East region.

Software Development Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Software Development Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 17 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
Berkshire - - - - 1
Buckinghamshire - - - -
Hampshire - - - - 1
West Sussex - - - -
Isle of Wight - - - -
Software Development Engineer
England

Software Development Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 16 (76.19%) C#
2 15 (71.43%) Windows
3 14 (66.67%) OO
3 14 (66.67%) OOD
3 14 (66.67%) .NET
3 14 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (57.14%) Test Automation
5 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (47.62%) REST
5 10 (47.62%) IPTV
5 10 (47.62%) JSON
5 10 (47.62%) Web Services
5 10 (47.62%) Internet
5 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
6 8 (38.10%) Selenium
7 6 (28.57%) Silverlight
8 5 (23.81%) C++
9 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
9 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
9 4 (19.05%) Degree
10 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
10 3 (14.29%) MVC
11 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
11 2 (9.52%) Scrum
11 2 (9.52%) SQL
11 2 (9.52%) JUnit
11 2 (9.52%) Java
11 2 (9.52%) UML
11 2 (9.52%) Python
11 2 (9.52%) NGN

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East 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 (9.52%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 14 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Internet
2 2 (9.52%) NGN
2 2 (9.52%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (38.10%) Selenium
2 2 (9.52%) MSTest
2 2 (9.52%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) MSBuild
General
1 10 (47.62%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (66.67%) .NET
2 10 (47.62%) Web Services
2 10 (47.62%) JSON
2 10 (47.62%) REST
2 10 (47.62%) ASP.NET Web API
3 6 (28.57%) Silverlight
4 2 (9.52%) jQuery
4 2 (9.52%) Drools
4 2 (9.52%) Backbone.js
4 2 (9.52%) WCF
5 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET
5 1 (4.76%) CSS
5 1 (4.76%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (47.62%) IPTV
2 4 (19.05%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (71.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (66.67%) OO
1 14 (66.67%) OOD
2 12 (57.14%) Test Automation
3 4 (19.05%) Unit Testing
4 3 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (9.52%) Scrum
5 2 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (9.52%) UML
6 1 (4.76%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 16 (76.19%) C#
2 5 (23.81%) C++
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 2 (9.52%) Python
4 2 (9.52%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft