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 2 September 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
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 24 26 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 9 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 3.63% 2.45% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.92% 3.21% 2.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Average daily rate
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£300 £275 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
Average hourly rate £41.00 £43.00 £39.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.65% +8.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.80 £43.00 £35.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.20 £43.00 £43.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.19 £38.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+5.76% +5.55%
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
183 187 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 73.79% 76.33% 75.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 106 79
Average daily rate £400 £365 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -7.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £230 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £438 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 22 7
Average hourly rate £38.00 £16.00 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+137.50% -28.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £11.00 £12.66
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £43.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £26.83 £30.25
% change year-on-year
+21.13% -11.30%

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 2 September 2015. 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
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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
Bournemouth - 4 £300 - 2
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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 (58.82%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) Windows
3 8 (47.06%) C++
3 8 (47.06%) UML
4 7 (41.18%) .NET
4 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
4 7 (41.18%) OOD
5 6 (35.29%) Java
5 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
6 5 (29.41%) OO
6 5 (29.41%) SQL
6 5 (29.41%) Windows CE
6 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
7 4 (23.53%) C
7 4 (23.53%) REST
8 3 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (17.65%) SOAP
8 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
9 2 (11.76%) ISEB
9 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
9 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
9 2 (11.76%) TestComplete
9 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
9 2 (11.76%) Subversion
9 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
9 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
9 2 (11.76%) JIRA

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2015, 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.

Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (11.76%) SNMP
2 1 (5.88%) TCP/IP
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Visual Studio
2 3 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (11.76%) Subversion
3 2 (11.76%) JIRA
3 2 (11.76%) TestComplete
3 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (5.88%) Maven
4 1 (5.88%) WiX
General
1 1 (5.88%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.88%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Systems Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Systems Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior C# Developer
3 2 (11.76%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Test Leader
3 2 (11.76%) QA Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) C++ Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Java Team Leader
4 1 (5.88%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) REST
3 3 (17.65%) SOAP
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
4 2 (11.76%) Swing
4 2 (11.76%) JDBC
5 1 (5.88%) WebSockets
5 1 (5.88%) JNI
5 1 (5.88%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.88%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 5 (29.41%) Windows CE
3 1 (5.88%) Windows 8
3 1 (5.88%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) UML
2 7 (41.18%) OOD
3 5 (29.41%) OO
3 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
4 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
4 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
4 2 (11.76%) Line Management
4 2 (11.76%) Mentoring
4 2 (11.76%) SOA
4 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
4 2 (11.76%) Performance Testing
4 2 (11.76%) Load Testing
5 1 (5.88%) Validation
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Office Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Office Automation
5 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
2 8 (47.06%) C++
3 6 (35.29%) Java
4 5 (29.41%) SQL
5 4 (23.53%) C
6 1 (5.88%) VBScript
6 1 (5.88%) VB
6 1 (5.88%) VB6
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft
2 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 2 (11.76%) IBM
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