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 28 June 2016 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
28 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 36 31 37
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 1 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.39% 0.96% 3.07%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.47% 1.18% 3.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 3
Median daily rate - £385 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Software Engineering
East of England

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
212 170 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 82.17% 81.34% 80.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 119 188
Median daily rate £478 £408 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.17% -4.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 9
Median hourly rate - £14.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
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 7 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 June 2016, 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) QA
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
1 1 (50.00%) ISO26262
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA C
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA

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:

Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) PLC Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Programmer
1 1 (50.00%) Trainer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO26262
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA
1 1 (50.00%) MISRA C
1 1 (50.00%) QA