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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank - 31 29
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 0 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk - 1.92% 2.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 2.84% 3.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £36.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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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
157 176 132
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 74.06% 67.43% 69.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 136 96
Average daily rate £475 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £299
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 11 5
Average hourly rate £15.00 £36.50 £15.16
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.90% +140.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.50 £18.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Suffolk region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 3 (50.00%) .NET
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) User Stories
2 2 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) ReSharper
2 2 (33.33%) Release Management
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
2 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 2 (33.33%) NUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Military
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Suffolk region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) NUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) ReSharper
3 1 (16.67%) JBehave
3 1 (16.67%) Maven
3 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (16.67%) IntelliJ
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (16.67%) JUnit
General
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
4 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (16.67%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) UNIX
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Information Management
1 2 (33.33%) Software Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Release Management
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Test Automation
1 2 (33.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
1 2 (33.33%) Python
1 2 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared