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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 23 18 20
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 4 8 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.17% 4.47% 4.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 6.15% 5.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £350 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -12.79%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £40.70 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.57% +1.75%
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
136 130 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 73.91% 72.63% 77.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 78 104
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £245 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 19 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.50 £43.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.33% -13.29%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.75 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-12.01% +39.80%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Dorset region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 5 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 5 (71.43%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) C
3 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 3 (42.86%) Windows
3 3 (42.86%) OO
3 3 (42.86%) Windows CE
4 2 (28.57%) .NET
4 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Compact Framework
4 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 1 (14.29%) V-Model
5 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (14.29%) Threading Building Blocks
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
5 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Presales
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
5 1 (14.29%) Intel
5 1 (14.29%) UML
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (14.29%) HOOD
5 1 (14.29%) Finance
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Consultant
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) .NET
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Compact Framework
1 2 (28.57%) .NET Framework
2 1 (14.29%) Threading Building Blocks
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) Windows
1 3 (42.86%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (14.29%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) HOOD
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Software Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder and Relationship Management
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) UML
3 1 (14.29%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C++
2 4 (57.14%) C#
3 3 (42.86%) C
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Intel