The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Suffolk region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
East of England / Suffolk
Rank 20 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 12 1 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 5.88% 0.64% 2.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.27% 0.76% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 4
Median daily rate £300 - £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 - £386
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £45.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +15.78%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Suffolk region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Suffolk
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
165 131 136
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 80.88% 83.97% 69.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 106 88 82
Median daily rate £400 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £248 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 6
Median hourly rate £45.00 £13.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+246.15% -13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.79
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +43.93%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Suffolk region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineering across the Suffolk region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Suffolk

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Suffolk region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 25 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
Ipswich - 9 £295 - 1
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £400 - 1
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
3 7 (41.18%) D3.js
3 7 (41.18%) RESTful
3 7 (41.18%) HTML5
3 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
3 7 (41.18%) Hibernate
3 7 (41.18%) Ajax
3 7 (41.18%) jQuery
3 7 (41.18%) HTML
3 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 7 (41.18%) JDBC
3 7 (41.18%) Web Services
3 7 (41.18%) Client/Server
4 6 (35.29%) Linux
5 5 (29.41%) OO
5 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) ETL
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle
6 4 (23.53%) Apache
6 4 (23.53%) Oracle Spatial
6 4 (23.53%) JSON
6 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark
6 4 (23.53%) HBase
6 4 (23.53%) Open Source
6 4 (23.53%) Big Data
6 4 (23.53%) Cloudera
6 4 (23.53%) Kafka
7 3 (17.65%) WPF

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk 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 (23.53%) Apache
1 4 (23.53%) Apache Spark
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (11.76%) WebLogic
3 1 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) Relational Database
2 4 (23.53%) Big Data
2 4 (23.53%) HBase
3 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.88%) Maven
1 1 (5.88%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 3 (17.65%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
2 2 (11.76%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 6 (35.29%) Java Developer
3 5 (29.41%) Software Engineer
4 4 (23.53%) Java Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Big Data Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Data Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Oracle Developer
6 2 (11.76%) .NET Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) Database Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 1 (5.88%) HTML Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Java Programmer
7 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
7 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Software Programmer
7 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Web Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) AngularJS
2 7 (41.18%) Ajax
2 7 (41.18%) D3.js
2 7 (41.18%) Hibernate
2 7 (41.18%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) HTML5
2 7 (41.18%) JDBC
2 7 (41.18%) jQuery
2 7 (41.18%) RESTful
2 7 (41.18%) Web Services
3 4 (23.53%) JSON
3 4 (23.53%) Kafka
4 3 (17.65%) .NET
4 3 (17.65%) WPF
5 2 (11.76%) EJB
6 1 (5.88%) Backbone.js
6 1 (5.88%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (5.88%) Dojo
6 1 (5.88%) Ember.js
6 1 (5.88%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 3 (17.65%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (29.41%) OO
3 4 (23.53%) ETL
3 4 (23.53%) Open Source
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
5 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.88%) BDD
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) Front End Development
6 1 (5.88%) Multithreaded Programming
6 1 (5.88%) Multithreading
6 1 (5.88%) MVC
6 1 (5.88%) OOD
6 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Test Planning
6 1 (5.88%) UML
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
6 1 (5.88%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 5 (29.41%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) C++
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.88%) Groovy
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Apache Flume
1 1 (5.88%) Firmware
1 1 (5.88%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Kibana
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Cloudera
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Intel
2 1 (5.88%) Sencha