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 18 December 2014 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 26 29 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -8
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 6 5 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 2.50% 2.81% 4.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.49% 3.88% 7.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 8
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£475 - £450
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 - £438
10% offered a daily rate of more than £536 - £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
172 129 139
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 71.67% 72.47% 66.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 76 101
Average daily rate £425 £375 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £450 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 4
Average hourly rate £13.00 £36.00 £22.61
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-63.88% +59.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £18.67 £14.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £38.25 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014. 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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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 -5 6 £475 - 1
Newmarket - - - -
Woodbridge - - - -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 6 (40.00%) C++
2 5 (33.33%) UNIX
2 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (33.33%) Electronics
2 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 4 (26.67%) C#
3 4 (26.67%) OO
3 4 (26.67%) OOD
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 3 (20.00%) Java
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (20.00%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
4 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
5 2 (13.33%) User Stories
5 2 (13.33%) Cyber Security
5 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (13.33%) New Relic
5 2 (13.33%) DevOps
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
5 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 (13.33%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (6.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon S3
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 2 (13.33%) NUnit
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) JIRA
2 2 (13.33%) ReSharper
2 2 (13.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (6.67%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) IntelliJ
3 1 (6.67%) Ant
3 1 (6.67%) JUnit
3 1 (6.67%) Maven
3 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.67%) JBehave
General
1 5 (33.33%) Electronics
2 1 (6.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Java Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Developer
3 2 (13.33%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Web Developer
3 2 (13.33%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Programmer
4 1 (6.67%) Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Software Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
2 2 (13.33%) Castle Windsor
2 2 (13.33%) WCF
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) MFC
3 1 (6.67%) JDBC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (20.00%) Client/Server
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) UNIX
1 5 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) OO
1 4 (26.67%) OOD
2 3 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) User Stories
3 2 (13.33%) Cyber Security
3 2 (13.33%) DevOps
3 2 (13.33%) Test Automation
3 2 (13.33%) Information Assurance
3 2 (13.33%) Network Management
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Information Management
3 2 (13.33%) Penetration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Software Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Release Management
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (13.33%) Project Management
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (26.67%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 3 (20.00%) Java
4 2 (13.33%) SQL
4 2 (13.33%) C
4 2 (13.33%) Shell Script
4 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (13.33%) Chartered Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) HND
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (13.33%) ZABBIX
1 2 (13.33%) Puppet
1 2 (13.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) New Relic
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
Suffolk
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