The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 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 Job Titles advertised for the Coventry 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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 40 28 39
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.05% 1.99% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.17% 2.11% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£275 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
343 237 309
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 90.26% 94.42% 90.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 72 146
Average daily rate £325 £300 £389
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -22.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £135 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 26 26
Average hourly rate £17.85 £28.50 £21.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.36% +34.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.40 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £37.80 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Software Engineer
West Midlands

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 24 July 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) UML
3 2 (33.33%) IBM
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
4 1 (16.67%) MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Automotive
4 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 1 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) Scrum
4 1 (16.67%) TDD
4 1 (16.67%) MySQL
4 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
4 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
4 1 (16.67%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VBScript
4 1 (16.67%) ISEB
4 1 (16.67%) Intranet

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) CMS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (16.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (16.67%) Selenium
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (16.67%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Castle Windsor
3 1 (16.67%) Classic ASP
3 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) JSON
3 1 (16.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Spring.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) UML
2 2 (33.33%) Validation
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) AOP
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) ISEB
1 1 (16.67%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) IBM
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