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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 28 32 27
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 8 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 3.11% 4.02% 2.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.08% 5.08% 3.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
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£375 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +5.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £365 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.28% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Average hourly rate - £37.50 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.26% +5.55%
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
196 177 131
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 76.26% 79.02% 71.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 135 98
Average daily rate £401 £420 £390
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.64% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £313 £323 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 11
Average hourly rate £13.50 £37.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-64.00% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £19.90 £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.50 £37.50 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.98 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.48% -11.55%

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
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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Suffolk region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
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
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich +2 6 £400 - 4
Felixstowe - 1 £275 - 2
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (60.00%) MySQL
3 5 (50.00%) PHP
3 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 5 (50.00%) jQuery
4 4 (40.00%) LAMP
4 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (30.00%) HTML5
5 3 (30.00%) HTTP
5 3 (30.00%) MPEG
5 3 (30.00%) HTML
6 2 (20.00%) Java
6 2 (20.00%) Web Services
6 2 (20.00%) Windows
6 2 (20.00%) Degree
6 2 (20.00%) JIRA
6 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
6 2 (20.00%) MVC
6 2 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
6 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
6 2 (20.00%) Confluence
7 1 (10.00%) MSTest
7 1 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
7 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
7 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 2 (20.00%) Confluence
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 3 (30.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) MySQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle Database
2 1 (10.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) MSTest
2 1 (10.00%) Moq
2 1 (10.00%) Ant
2 1 (10.00%) JUnit
2 1 (10.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (40.00%) Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Architect
4 1 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
4 1 (10.00%) Architect
4 1 (10.00%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) jQuery
2 4 (40.00%) LAMP
3 3 (30.00%) HTML
3 3 (30.00%) HTML5
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) XML
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (10.00%) JDBC
5 1 (10.00%) JSP
5 1 (10.00%) Servlets
5 1 (10.00%) Struts
5 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
5 1 (10.00%) Java SE
5 1 (10.00%) Java EE
5 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (10.00%) Spring Web Flow
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) MPEG
2 2 (20.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) TDD
3 4 (40.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (20.00%) Cyber Security
4 2 (20.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (20.00%) MVC
4 2 (20.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Logistics
5 1 (10.00%) Kanban
5 1 (10.00%) Integration Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PHP
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) Perl
4 1 (10.00%) C
4 1 (10.00%) C#
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle
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