The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 38 44 33
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.77% 0.51% 1.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.96% 0.57% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Average daily rate
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- £200 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
Software Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
306 353 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 90.27% 89.14% 93.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 165 93
Average daily rate £350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £213 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £465 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 40 22
Average hourly rate £15.00 £22.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £17.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.30 £37.80 £37.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) UML
4 5 (50.00%) MS Office
4 5 (50.00%) ISO 9001
4 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 5 (50.00%) TickIT
4 5 (50.00%) V-Model
4 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
4 5 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (40.00%) C++
6 3 (30.00%) C
6 3 (30.00%) C#
7 2 (20.00%) SQL
7 2 (20.00%) Java
7 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
8 1 (10.00%) SysML
8 1 (10.00%) Green Hills
8 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
8 1 (10.00%) Degree
8 1 (10.00%) JSON
8 1 (10.00%) JIRA
8 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
8 1 (10.00%) Selenium
8 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
8 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
8 1 (10.00%) BDD
8 1 (10.00%) DO-178B

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 5 (50.00%) MS Office
1 5 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 5 (50.00%) MS PowerPoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MySQL
1 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (10.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Subversion
1 1 (10.00%) JIRA
1 1 (10.00%) Selenium
1 1 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (10.00%) WebDriver
1 1 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (10.00%) Ranorex
General
1 1 (10.00%) Electronics
1 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
1 1 (10.00%) Automotive
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) XML
1 1 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (70.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (60.00%) UML
4 5 (50.00%) V-Model
4 5 (50.00%) Waterfall
5 2 (20.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
6 1 (10.00%) BDD
6 1 (10.00%) Static Code Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) OO
6 1 (10.00%) Regression Testing
6 1 (10.00%) Validation
6 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (10.00%) SysML
6 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
6 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) C
2 3 (30.00%) C#
3 2 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VC++
4 1 (10.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) ISO 9001
1 5 (50.00%) TickIT
2 1 (10.00%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) HP
1 1 (10.00%) Green Hills