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 22 May 2015 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 36 35 25
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.62% 1.65% 1.91%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.85% 2.03% 2.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £288 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.34% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £38.00 £30.50 £29.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.59% +3.38%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
234 295 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 72.22% 81.04% 78.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 141 140 49
Average daily rate £345 £388 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.96% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £241 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £481 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 40 43
Average hourly rate £22.50 £37.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.00% -0.79%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

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
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
2 1 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) Green Hills
2 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) JIRA
2 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) DO-178B
2 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (50.00%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) JIRA
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (50.00%) Electronics
1 1 (50.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) JSON
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (50.00%) Static Code Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VC++
2 1 (50.00%) Assembly Language
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Green Hills
Coventry
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago