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 28 May 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
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 29 32 22
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -10
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 7 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 0.98% 2.45% 2.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.18% 3.50% 3.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 2
Average daily rate
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£385 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.07% -3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £338 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £417 £338 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -2.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Software Engineering
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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
169 200 92
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 82.44% 69.93% 61.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 163 63
Average daily rate £423 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.62% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £463 £470
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 12 6
Average hourly rate £19.00 £36.50 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-47.94% +134.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £9.50 £10.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £36.50 £37.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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 28 May 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 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 3 (50.00%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) Java
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) ReSharper
3 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) NUnit
3 2 (33.33%) Subversion
3 2 (33.33%) Confluence
3 2 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
3 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
4 1 (16.67%) User Stories
4 1 (16.67%) Information Management
4 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (16.67%) Kanban
4 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
4 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
4 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Release Management
4 1 (16.67%) Python

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 (33.33%) Confluence
2 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) JIRA
2 2 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) ReSharper
2 2 (33.33%) NUnit
2 2 (33.33%) Subversion
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Developer
2 2 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) BizTalk Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Management Information System
2 1 (16.67%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Cyber Security
2 1 (16.67%) User Stories
2 1 (16.67%) Information Management
2 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Kanban
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Atlassian
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