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 27 November 2014 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 31 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 7 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 2.37% - 1.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.15% - 1.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Average daily rate
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£233 - £313
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 3
Average hourly rate £23.43 - £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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
222 194 209
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 75.25% 70.04% 76.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 96 76
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £523
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 13 36
Average hourly rate £30.00 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% -8.33%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 27 November 2014.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 (61.11%) SQL
2 8 (44.44%) OO
3 7 (38.89%) VBScript
3 7 (38.89%) VB
3 7 (38.89%) VB.NET
3 7 (38.89%) VBA
3 7 (38.89%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
3 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
4 6 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
4 6 (33.33%) Automotive
5 5 (27.78%) MySQL
6 3 (16.67%) Project Management
6 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) Oracle
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 3 (16.67%) Sybase
6 3 (16.67%) DB2
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
7 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (11.11%) Electronics
7 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
7 2 (11.11%) CSS
7 2 (11.11%) J2EE
7 2 (11.11%) Java
8 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
8 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
8 1 (5.56%) Validation

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 2014, 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 2 (11.11%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.56%) CMS
2 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (5.56%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
2 3 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (33.33%) Automotive
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) VB Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Designer
4 2 (11.11%) Architect
4 2 (11.11%) Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint Designer
5 1 (5.56%) UI Programmer
5 1 (5.56%) UI Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Web Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (5.56%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Java/J2EE Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) .NET
2 2 (11.11%) CSS
2 2 (11.11%) J2EE
3 1 (5.56%) HTML
3 1 (5.56%) jQuery
3 1 (5.56%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.56%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) OO
2 7 (38.89%) Unit Testing
2 7 (38.89%) Test Scripting
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
3 3 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (5.56%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.56%) Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Benchmarking
4 1 (5.56%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.56%) OOP
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Data Validation
4 1 (5.56%) Logical Data Model
4 1 (5.56%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Load Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Data Management
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (61.11%) SQL
2 7 (38.89%) VBScript
2 7 (38.89%) VB
2 7 (38.89%) VB.NET
2 7 (38.89%) VBA
3 2 (11.11%) Java
4 1 (5.56%) JavaScript
4 1 (5.56%) PHP
4 1 (5.56%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 3 (16.67%) Oracle
1 3 (16.67%) Sybase
2 1 (5.56%) Cadence
2 1 (5.56%) Google