Period
to 22 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Engineering
East of England > Suffolk
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 33 40
Rank change year-on-year +2 +7 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 6 17 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 1.89% 3.59% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.34% 4.34% 2.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 5
Suffolk median daily rate £425 £420 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.19% +20.00% -19.54%
10th Percentile £403 £381 £293
90th Percentile £438 £452 £408
East of England median daily rate £413 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.13% +2.56% +7.59%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Suffolk median hourly rate - £35.00 -
East of England median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% -1.23%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Suffolk with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Suffolk
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 256 392 361
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Suffolk 80.76% 82.70% 79.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 239 249
Suffolk median daily rate £400 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +3.03% +0.61%
10th Percentile £240 £250 £263
90th Percentile £573 £550 £538
East of England median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 8
Suffolk median hourly rate £19.75 £18.39 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.42% +41.42% -
10th Percentile £11.27 £13.65 £11.10
90th Percentile £36.63 £45.60 £16.13
East of England median hourly rate £31.50 £32.00 £23.75
% change year-on-year -1.56% +34.74% -1.53%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Suffolk

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Suffolk.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Suffolk

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Engineering in Suffolk.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Suffolk

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Suffolk

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Suffolk.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Suffolk

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in Suffolk

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Suffolk region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Ipswich -7 3 £425 +1.19% 1
Bury St Edmunds - 3 £413 -
Software Engineering
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Suffolk region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) jQuery
3 2 (33.33%) RESTful
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 2 (33.33%) Spring
3 2 (33.33%) Ajax
4 1 (16.67%) Web Development
4 1 (16.67%) JIRA
4 1 (16.67%) Selenium
4 1 (16.67%) WPF
4 1 (16.67%) Django
4 1 (16.67%) Atlassian
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (16.67%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) XML
4 1 (16.67%) Windows
4 1 (16.67%) Python
4 1 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) JUnit

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Suffolk by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Gradle
1 1 (16.67%) JIRA
1 1 (16.67%) JUnit
1 1 (16.67%) Selenium
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 3 (50.00%) Developer
3 2 (33.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Web Developer
4 1 (16.67%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Ajax
2 2 (33.33%) jQuery
2 2 (33.33%) RESTful
2 2 (33.33%) Spring
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Django
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
3 1 (16.67%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Sass
3 1 (16.67%) Spring Boot
3 1 (16.67%) WPF
3 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) API Development
2 1 (16.67%) Build Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (16.67%) Microservices
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) MVC
2 1 (16.67%) Re-Platforming
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Atlassian