The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Coventry region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 50 38 42
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.83% 0.62% 1.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.88% 0.68% 1.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
Median daily rate £375 £290 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.31% +5.45%
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Median hourly rate £36.75 £38.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.28% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
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
456 296 355
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 94.61% 91.93% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 301 192 186
Median daily rate £400 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+23.07% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £162 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £472 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 26 52
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -22.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.00 £23.45 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Coventry region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Coventry region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) SaaS
3 3 (42.86%) Unix
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (42.86%) J2EE
3 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
4 2 (28.57%) C#
4 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (14.29%) Spring.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
5 1 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
5 1 (14.29%) PhoneGap
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
5 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
5 1 (14.29%) Algorithms

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (14.29%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) J2EE
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) AngularJS
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (14.29%) Castle Windsor
2 1 (14.29%) HTML
2 1 (14.29%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) NHibernate
2 1 (14.29%) PhoneGap
2 1 (14.29%) Spring.NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
1 1 (14.29%) Data Structures
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Linux
1 3 (42.86%) Unix
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) SDLC
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Migration
5 1 (14.29%) CRM
5 1 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Open Source
5 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) TDD
5 1 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
3 2 (28.57%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
4 1 (14.29%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (14.29%) Degree