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 13 February 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.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 34 - 33
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.39% - 0.72%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% - 0.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate £350 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +5.40%
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
298 190 220
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 82.78% 71.16% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 113 123
Average daily rate £400 £350 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 15
Average hourly rate £16.00 £36.50 £37.80
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.16% -3.43%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (36.36%) Java
4 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 7 (31.82%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) TickIT
5 5 (22.73%) Automotive
5 5 (22.73%) MS Office
5 5 (22.73%) CSS
5 5 (22.73%) HTML
5 5 (22.73%) UML
5 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
5 5 (22.73%) ISO 9001
5 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
5 5 (22.73%) V-Model
5 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
5 5 (22.73%) High Availability
5 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
6 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
6 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 4 (18.18%) User Experience
6 4 (18.18%) Ajax
6 4 (18.18%) Photoshop
6 4 (18.18%) Adobe
6 4 (18.18%) C#
6 4 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
7 3 (13.64%) Migration
7 3 (13.64%) Perl
7 3 (13.64%) .NET

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 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 2 (9.09%) SAS
1 2 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
1 5 (22.73%) MS Office
1 5 (22.73%) MS PowerPoint
2 4 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 4 (18.18%) Photoshop
3 2 (9.09%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.55%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) Apache Hive
1 2 (9.09%) Big Data
1 2 (9.09%) BusinessObjects
1 2 (9.09%) Hadoop
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.09%) SAP HANA
2 1 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
General
1 5 (22.73%) Automotive
2 2 (9.09%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Games
Job Titles
1 11 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 9 (40.91%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) JavaScript Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Lead Software Engineer
4 4 (18.18%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (18.18%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 4 (18.18%) UI Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Web Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Web UI Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 3 (13.64%) Programmer
5 3 (13.64%) Software Programmer
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Analyst Programmer
6 2 (9.09%) Architect
6 2 (9.09%) Developer Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Java Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
6 2 (9.09%) Software Analyst
6 2 (9.09%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (22.73%) AngularJS
1 5 (22.73%) CSS
1 5 (22.73%) HTML
2 4 (18.18%) Ajax
2 4 (18.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (13.64%) .NET
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 2 (9.09%) jQuery
4 2 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (4.55%) HTML5
5 1 (4.55%) J2EE
5 1 (4.55%) JSON
5 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 4 (18.18%) User Experience
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) PMI
2 2 (9.09%) Social Media
2 2 (9.09%) Statistics
3 1 (4.55%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.55%) PlayStation
3 1 (4.55%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Unix
2 1 (4.55%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Scrum
3 5 (22.73%) High Availability
3 5 (22.73%) UML
3 5 (22.73%) V-Model
3 5 (22.73%) Waterfall
4 4 (18.18%) Front End Development
4 4 (18.18%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (13.64%) Migration
5 3 (13.64%) TDD
6 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (9.09%) Data Modelling
6 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (9.09%) ETL
6 2 (9.09%) MVC
6 2 (9.09%) OO
6 2 (9.09%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.09%) Project Management
6 2 (9.09%) SysML
6 2 (9.09%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 11 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) Java
3 7 (31.82%) SQL
4 4 (18.18%) C#
5 3 (13.64%) Perl
5 3 (13.64%) Python
6 2 (9.09%) C++
6 2 (9.09%) MATLAB
6 2 (9.09%) PHP
6 2 (9.09%) PL/SQL
6 2 (9.09%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (9.09%) PMI Certification
2 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (22.73%) ISO 9001
1 5 (22.73%) TickIT
2 3 (13.64%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 4 (18.18%) Adobe
2 2 (9.09%) IBM
2 2 (9.09%) Oracle
2 2 (9.09%) SAP
2 2 (9.09%) Tableau
2 2 (9.09%) Teradata
3 1 (4.55%) Facebook
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter