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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 31 32 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -8
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 1 2 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 0.39% 0.72% 1.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.56% 0.99% 2.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Average daily rate
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- £300 -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £340
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -4.41%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Average hourly rate £16.85 - £34.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.50 £36.98 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.81% -1.38%
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
177 203 148
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 68.34% 73.02% 73.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 107 45
Average daily rate £350 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £489 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 14 22
Average hourly rate £35.50 £37.80 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.08% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.80 £26.50 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.80 £38.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £27.50 £31.07
% change year-on-year
-5.45% -11.49%

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 28 January 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 5 (55.56%) Automotive
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) VBA
2 4 (44.44%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) VBScript
3 3 (33.33%) VB
3 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 3 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (22.22%) Electronics
4 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
5 1 (11.11%) HTML
5 1 (11.11%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
5 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
5 1 (11.11%) J2EE
5 1 (11.11%) MS Office
5 1 (11.11%) CSS
5 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
5 1 (11.11%) OOP
5 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
5 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
5 1 (11.11%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Validation

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (11.11%) MS Office
General
1 5 (55.56%) Automotive
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Developer
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) UI Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Java Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) J2EE Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Designer
3 1 (11.11%) Designer
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint Designer
3 1 (11.11%) UI Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) J2EE
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) Project Management
2 3 (33.33%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Benchmarking
3 1 (11.11%) Risk Management
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) OOP
3 1 (11.11%) Data Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
1 4 (44.44%) VBA
2 3 (33.33%) VBScript
2 3 (33.33%) VB
2 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 1 (11.11%) Java
3 1 (11.11%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Cadence
1 1 (11.11%) Google