The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 40 40 35
Rank change year-on-year
0 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 8 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.09% 0.30% 1.52%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.56% 0.40% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 1
Average daily rate £450 £300 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -2.43%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £30.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
Software Engineering
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
312 250 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 81.68% 75.30% 82.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 135 144
Average daily rate £410 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £260 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £501 £530 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 26
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% -40.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) C#
3 7 (46.67%) Java
3 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
3 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
3 7 (46.67%) Front End Development
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) HTML
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) TDD
5 5 (33.33%) SOLID
6 4 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (26.67%) User Experience
6 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (26.67%) Ajax
6 4 (26.67%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
6 4 (26.67%) Adobe
7 3 (20.00%) SQL
7 3 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (20.00%) jQuery
7 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (20.00%) SDLC
7 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (20.00%) Node.js
7 3 (20.00%) Razor View Engine

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Coventry 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 3 (20.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) SaaS
2 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
1 2 (13.33%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (13.33%) Redis
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
1 2 (13.33%) Grunt
1 2 (13.33%) Jasmine
1 2 (13.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (13.33%) Automotive
2 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (73.33%) Developer
2 6 (40.00%) Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (26.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
3 4 (26.67%) JavaScript Developer
3 4 (26.67%) UI Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Web Developer
3 4 (26.67%) Web UI Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Agile C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Agile Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Angular Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C# Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Digital Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Java Engineer
4 3 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
5 2 (13.33%) J2EE Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) AngularJS
2 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET
2 6 (40.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 6 (40.00%) CSS
2 6 (40.00%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) Ajax
3 4 (26.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 3 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 3 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 3 (20.00%) jQuery
4 3 (20.00%) KnockoutJS
4 3 (20.00%) Razor View Engine
5 2 (13.33%) CSS3
5 2 (13.33%) HTML5
5 2 (13.33%) J2EE
5 2 (13.33%) RabbitMQ
5 2 (13.33%) RESTful
6 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (6.67%) PhoneGap
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) User Experience
2 3 (20.00%) Inversion of Control
3 1 (6.67%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.67%) Data Structures
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
1 2 (13.33%) Unix
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (60.00%) Scrum
3 7 (46.67%) Front End Development
4 6 (40.00%) MVC
5 5 (33.33%) SOLID
5 5 (33.33%) TDD
6 4 (26.67%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (20.00%) BDD
7 3 (20.00%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (20.00%) Kanban
7 3 (20.00%) SDLC
8 2 (13.33%) Agile Project Management
8 2 (13.33%) Coaching
8 2 (13.33%) Line Management
8 2 (13.33%) Pair Programming
8 2 (13.33%) Planning Poker
8 2 (13.33%) Process Improvement
8 2 (13.33%) Project Management
8 2 (13.33%) SOA
8 2 (13.33%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C#
1 7 (46.67%) Java
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (6.67%) C
3 1 (6.67%) C++
3 1 (6.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (26.67%) Adobe