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 August 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
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 31 27 38
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +11
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 10 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 4.22% 2.69% 0.38%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.24% 3.76% 0.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
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£400 £400 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+12.67% -6.57%
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
191 133 193
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Suffolk 80.59% 71.51% 73.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 96 145
Average daily rate £420 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £493 £475 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £360
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 13
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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
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 28 August 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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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 - - 2
Lowestoft - - - -
Southwold - - - - 2
Woodbridge - - - -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Suffolk

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 11 (64.71%) C++
2 8 (47.06%) Electronics
2 8 (47.06%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (29.41%) Cyber Security
3 5 (29.41%) Network Management
3 5 (29.41%) Degree
3 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 5 (29.41%) Chartered Engineer
3 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
3 5 (29.41%) Information Assurance
3 5 (29.41%) Project Management
3 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
3 5 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (29.41%) Java
3 5 (29.41%) C
3 5 (29.41%) C#
3 5 (29.41%) HND
3 5 (29.41%) UML
3 5 (29.41%) OO
3 5 (29.41%) OOD
4 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
4 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (17.65%) Scrum
5 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
5 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
5 2 (11.76%) Automotive
5 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (11.76%) Apache
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon S3
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (11.76%) Amazon ELB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.88%) LabVIEW
1 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (47.06%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Aerospace
2 2 (11.76%) Automotive
2 2 (11.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) Software Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Developer
1 5 (29.41%) Java Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Programmer
3 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Developer
3 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM Developer
3 1 (5.88%) CRM Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) .NET
1 2 (11.76%) Web Services
1 2 (11.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (47.06%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (29.41%) Management Information System
2 5 (29.41%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.76%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) UNIX
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) UML
1 5 (29.41%) OO
1 5 (29.41%) OOD
1 5 (29.41%) Project Management
1 5 (29.41%) Penetration Testing
1 5 (29.41%) Information Assurance
1 5 (29.41%) Network Management
1 5 (29.41%) Cyber Security
2 3 (17.65%) Scrum
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) CRM
3 2 (11.76%) DevOps
3 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (5.88%) HOOD
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) Java
2 5 (29.41%) C
2 5 (29.41%) C#
3 3 (17.65%) Embedded C++
4 2 (11.76%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) HND
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
1 5 (29.41%) Chartered Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) SC Cleared
1 5 (29.41%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Nagios
1 2 (11.76%) ZABBIX
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) New Relic
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