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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 25 21 18
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 7 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 2.69% 3.47% 4.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.38% 4.43% 5.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £315 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.17% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 7
Median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% -11.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
207 158 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 79.62% 78.22% 72.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 85 80
Median daily rate £440 £353 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+24.82% +0.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £551
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 11 13
Median hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -17.64%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Weymouth +1 1 £300 -1.63%
Poole -1 1 - - 4
Bournemouth -9 1 £450 +38.46% 7
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 11 (57.89%) C
2 8 (42.11%) DO-178B
2 8 (42.11%) MISRA C
2 8 (42.11%) MISRA
3 7 (36.84%) Avionics
3 7 (36.84%) C++
4 6 (31.58%) Aerospace
4 6 (31.58%) Middleware
4 6 (31.58%) VxWorks
4 6 (31.58%) Nucleus RTOS
4 6 (31.58%) Embedded Software Development
5 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
5 5 (26.32%) Subversion
5 5 (26.32%) Java
5 5 (26.32%) Linux
5 5 (26.32%) UML
5 5 (26.32%) BPSS Clearance
5 5 (26.32%) Disclosure Scotland
6 4 (21.05%) SQL
6 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
6 4 (21.05%) Device Driver
7 3 (15.79%) Military
7 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
7 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
8 2 (10.53%) Def Stans
8 2 (10.53%) JUnit
8 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
8 2 (10.53%) C#

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.53%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
2 2 (10.53%) Bluetooth
3 1 (5.26%) DAB
3 1 (5.26%) NFC
3 1 (5.26%) OFDM
3 1 (5.26%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (5.26%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) MySQL
1 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (26.32%) Subversion
2 2 (10.53%) CppUnit
2 2 (10.53%) JUnit
2 2 (10.53%) NetBeans
2 2 (10.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (36.84%) Avionics
2 6 (31.58%) Aerospace
3 3 (15.79%) Military
4 2 (10.53%) Electronics
5 1 (5.26%) Manufacturing
5 1 (5.26%) Marketing
5 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (73.68%) Software Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
2 4 (21.05%) Software Developer
3 2 (10.53%) C Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (5.26%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Quality Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Software Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (31.58%) Middleware
2 2 (10.53%) JavaFX
2 2 (10.53%) XML
3 1 (5.26%) .NET
3 1 (5.26%) MFC
3 1 (5.26%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (31.58%) Nucleus RTOS
1 6 (31.58%) VxWorks
2 5 (26.32%) Linux
3 1 (5.26%) Android
3 1 (5.26%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (31.58%) Embedded Software Development
2 5 (26.32%) UML
3 4 (21.05%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.79%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.53%) Multithreading
5 2 (10.53%) Signal Processing
6 1 (5.26%) Change Control
6 1 (5.26%) OO
6 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
6 1 (5.26%) Product Marketing
6 1 (5.26%) QMS
6 1 (5.26%) Quality Management
6 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) Use Case
6 1 (5.26%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) C
2 7 (36.84%) C++
3 5 (26.32%) Java
4 4 (21.05%) SQL
5 3 (15.79%) MATLAB
6 2 (10.53%) C#
7 1 (5.26%) Assembly Language
7 1 (5.26%) PHP
Qualifications
1 5 (26.32%) BPSS Clearance
1 5 (26.32%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (42.11%) DO-178B
1 8 (42.11%) MISRA
1 8 (42.11%) MISRA C
2 5 (26.32%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (10.53%) Def Stans
3 2 (10.53%) ISO 9001
3 2 (10.53%) TickIT
4 1 (5.26%) IEC 61508
4 1 (5.26%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.26%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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