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 5 February 2016 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
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 22 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 1.38% 2.66% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.71% 3.76% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 4 0
Average daily rate - £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £368 £360 £330
% change year-on-year
+2.08% +9.09%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £36.98
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +5.46%
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
117 133 114
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 80.69% 70.74% 77.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 79 75
Average daily rate £403 £450 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £496 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -58.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.20 £12.30 £22.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.80 £17.50 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 5 February 2016, 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 (42.86%) C
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
1 3 (42.86%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (28.57%) MSTest
2 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) Moq
2 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 2 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
2 2 (28.57%) ISO26262
2 2 (28.57%) SOLID
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) MISRA C
2 2 (28.57%) MISRA
2 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
2 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
2 2 (28.57%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 1 (14.29%) MySQL
3 1 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (14.29%) SQL Server

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 (14.29%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle Database
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Moq
1 2 (28.57%) MSTest
1 2 (28.57%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (14.29%) Ant
2 1 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
2 1 (14.29%) Maven
2 1 (14.29%) Selenium
2 1 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Developer
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer/Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Trainer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 4
1 2 (28.57%) ASP.NET MVC 5
1 2 (28.57%) Entity Framework
1 2 (28.57%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
2 1 (14.29%) Java EE
2 1 (14.29%) Java SE
2 1 (14.29%) JDBC
2 1 (14.29%) jQuery
2 1 (14.29%) JSP
2 1 (14.29%) Servlets
2 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Spring Web Flow
2 1 (14.29%) Struts
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) MVC
2 2 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (28.57%) GAP Analysis
2 2 (28.57%) Software Architecture
2 2 (28.57%) SOLID
2 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Automated Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Logistics
3 1 (14.29%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
3 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) C
2 2 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) C++/CLI
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Perl
3 1 (14.29%) PHP
3 1 (14.29%) Python
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) QA
2 2 (28.57%) ISO26262
2 2 (28.57%) MISRA
2 2 (28.57%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle