The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 14 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 12 15 21
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 12 14 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 6.22% 6.39% 4.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.79% 7.91% 5.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate £400 £255 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+56.86% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Average hourly rate £42.00 £32.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.23% -7.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £38.75 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+12.25% +4.72%
Software Engineering
South West

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
154 177 143
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 79.79% 80.82% 73.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 88 105 66
Average daily rate £400 £400 £410
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 18 15
Average hourly rate £32.50 £32.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.63 £12.90 £18.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.00 £53.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

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

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wimborne - 2 - -
Bournemouth 0 1 £400 +88.23% 5
Weymouth - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 10 (47.62%) Multithreading
2 8 (38.10%) C
3 7 (33.33%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) Degree
3 7 (33.33%) MISRA C
3 7 (33.33%) MISRA
4 6 (28.57%) DO-178B
4 6 (28.57%) Java
5 5 (23.81%) Aerospace
5 5 (23.81%) VxWorks
5 5 (23.81%) Nucleus RTOS
5 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
5 5 (23.81%) Avionics
5 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
5 5 (23.81%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (23.81%) Signal Processing
6 4 (19.05%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
6 4 (19.05%) Middleware
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
6 4 (19.05%) SQL
6 4 (19.05%) .NET
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) C#
6 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
7 3 (14.29%) C++
7 3 (14.29%) UML
7 3 (14.29%) MS Office
7 3 (14.29%) Device Driver
7 3 (14.29%) Military

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset 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 1 (4.76%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (4.76%) Apache
1 1 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) MS Office
2 1 (4.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (23.81%) TCP/IP
2 2 (9.52%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 3 (14.29%) Subversion
3 1 (4.76%) CppUnit
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) JUnit
3 1 (4.76%) NetBeans
3 1 (4.76%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.76%) TestComplete
General
1 5 (23.81%) Aerospace
1 5 (23.81%) Avionics
2 3 (14.29%) Military
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
3 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (80.95%) Software Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) C# Software Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Software Test Engineer
2 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Java Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) QA Leader
3 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
3 1 (4.76%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
1 4 (19.05%) Middleware
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Sling
2 1 (4.76%) JavaFX
2 1 (4.76%) OSGi
2 1 (4.76%) Qt
2 1 (4.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.76%) Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.76%) Replication
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (33.33%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Nucleus RTOS
2 5 (23.81%) VxWorks
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Multithreading
2 5 (23.81%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (23.81%) Signal Processing
3 3 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (14.29%) UML
4 2 (9.52%) OOD
5 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.76%) Content Management
5 1 (4.76%) Functional Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Load Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Logistics
5 1 (4.76%) Non-Functional Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Performance Tuning
5 1 (4.76%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.76%) Software Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.76%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.76%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) C
2 6 (28.57%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) SQL
4 3 (14.29%) C++
5 1 (4.76%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
5 1 (4.76%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) MISRA
1 7 (33.33%) MISRA C
2 6 (28.57%) DO-178B
3 3 (14.29%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (4.76%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) IBM
3 1 (4.76%) Adobe
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