The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 84 91 81
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 10 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.88% 0.63% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.65% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 3
Median daily rate £325 £330 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% +20.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +0.95%
Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1536 1528 1385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.12% 95.62% 95.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 915 713
Median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £510 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 82 125
Median hourly rate £13.50 £12.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.00% -10.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £10.20 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £19.08 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the East Midlands region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 2016.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 July 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
Leicestershire +11 8 £325 -7.14% 4
Nottinghamshire -2 3 - - 3
Derbyshire +8 1 - - 3
Northamptonshire -6 1 £550 - 7
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 2016, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (51.72%) C#
4 14 (48.28%) .NET
5 12 (41.38%) Linux
6 9 (31.03%) UML
6 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (31.03%) SQL
6 9 (31.03%) Degree
7 8 (27.59%) Visual Studio
7 8 (27.59%) V-Model
7 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
8 7 (24.14%) Firmware
8 7 (24.14%) Device Driver
8 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
9 6 (20.69%) C
9 6 (20.69%) Java
10 5 (17.24%) C++
10 5 (17.24%) Windows
10 5 (17.24%) Aerospace
10 5 (17.24%) Assembly Language
10 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
10 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
10 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
10 5 (17.24%) Military
11 4 (13.79%) Wind River
11 4 (13.79%) Avionics
11 4 (13.79%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (13.79%) WCF
12 3 (10.34%) TDD

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (6.90%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (17.24%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (27.59%) Visual Studio
2 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.45%) Flyway
2 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.45%) Gradle
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) JIRA
2 1 (3.45%) JUnit
2 1 (3.45%) Maven
2 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (17.24%) Aerospace
1 5 (17.24%) Military
2 4 (13.79%) Avionics
3 2 (6.90%) Automotive
3 2 (6.90%) Electronics
3 2 (6.90%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (48.28%) .NET
2 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
3 4 (13.79%) WCF
4 3 (10.34%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.34%) Web Services
5 2 (6.90%) Middleware
6 1 (3.45%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (3.45%) Apache Camel
6 1 (3.45%) Apache CXF
6 1 (3.45%) JSON
6 1 (3.45%) PhoneGap
6 1 (3.45%) Regular Expression
6 1 (3.45%) RESTful
6 1 (3.45%) Swagger
6 1 (3.45%) Unity DI Container
6 1 (3.45%) WireMock
6 1 (3.45%) WPF
6 1 (3.45%) XML
6 1 (3.45%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
1 7 (24.14%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.45%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (41.38%) Linux
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
3 4 (13.79%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (10.34%) VxWorks
5 1 (3.45%) Android
5 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (65.52%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) UML
4 8 (27.59%) V-Model
4 8 (27.59%) Waterfall
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps
5 3 (10.34%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Open Source
5 3 (10.34%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Delivery
6 2 (6.90%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) Analytics
7 1 (3.45%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.45%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (3.45%) Functional Programming
7 1 (3.45%) OO
7 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C#
2 9 (31.03%) SQL
3 6 (20.69%) C
3 6 (20.69%) Java
4 5 (17.24%) Assembly Language
4 5 (17.24%) C++
5 1 (3.45%) F#
5 1 (3.45%) Haskell
5 1 (3.45%) Python
5 1 (3.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 9 (31.03%) Degree
2 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Firmware
2 3 (10.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (6.90%) Ansible
1 2 (6.90%) Kubernetes
1 2 (6.90%) Mesos
1 2 (6.90%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (6.90%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.24%) Red Hat
3 4 (13.79%) Wind River
4 2 (6.90%) QNX
5 1 (3.45%) Talend
5 1 (3.45%) WSO2
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