The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Brentford region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Brentford region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 18 16 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 2.02% 1.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.35% 1.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£388 £325 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Brentford
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
85 63 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Brentford 85.86% 80.77% 70.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 57 5
Average daily rate £425 £425 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +54.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £336 £309 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £545 £330
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Software Engineering
London

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Brentford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Brentford

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Brentford

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Brentford

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Brentford

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Brentford

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentford 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 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (66.67%) FitNesse
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) JBehave
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Redis
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) JBoss
3 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (33.33%) MySQL
3 1 (33.33%) Oracle
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Brentford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Brentford 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 1 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (33.33%) MQSeries
1 1 (33.33%) Jetty
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Redis
2 1 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (66.67%) FitNesse
2 2 (66.67%) JBehave
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Tester
1 2 (66.67%) Senior Tester
2 1 (33.33%) Python Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) REST
2 1 (33.33%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (33.33%) Sinatra
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) UNIX
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Automated Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Release Management
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) User Stories
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Ruby
3 1 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Oracle
1 1 (33.33%) JBoss