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 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank - 36 34
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 0 3 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry - 0.91% 0.38%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.97% 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £283 £235
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +20.21%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.82 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +8.97%

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
428 309 251
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 92.24% 93.92% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 324 177 159
Median daily rate £425 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £150 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 16 16
Median hourly rate £16.00 £11.08 £16.31
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.40% -32.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.33 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £22.20 £32.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

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 19 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
2 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Yocto
2 1 (50.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Automotive
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (50.00%) Automotive
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree