The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 74 80 72
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 24 10 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.46% 0.67% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.55% 0.71% 1.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 3 10
Average daily rate
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£328 £240 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+36.45% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £200 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £275 £315
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 6
Average hourly rate £43.75 £35.00 £35.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -1.40%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
1547 1412 1502
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 94.04% 94.51% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 921 729 761
Average daily rate £358 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 106 97
Average hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £20.11
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -32.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.94 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £37.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 31 August 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 August 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
Leicestershire +12 15 £350 +59.09% 2
Nottinghamshire -9 3 £330 +20.00% 4
Northamptonshire - 3 £338 - 11
Derbyshire - 1 - - 5
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 33 (94.29%) Software Engineering
2 21 (60.00%) C#
3 20 (57.14%) SQL
4 18 (51.43%) Web Services
5 17 (48.57%) .NET
5 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (45.71%) Visual Studio
7 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
8 12 (34.29%) Degree
8 12 (34.29%) V-Model
8 12 (34.29%) Waterfall
8 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
8 12 (34.29%) UML
9 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
9 11 (31.43%) ISO 9001
9 11 (31.43%) TickIT
9 11 (31.43%) Finance
10 10 (28.57%) MS Office
10 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
10 10 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
11 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
12 7 (20.00%) C++
13 6 (17.14%) Java
13 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
13 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
14 5 (14.29%) Logistics
14 5 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
14 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
14 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
15 4 (11.43%) OO

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.86%) OpenEdge
1 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.86%) Node.js
1 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 11 (31.43%) MS Excel
2 10 (28.57%) MS Office
2 10 (28.57%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.71%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) BusinessWorks
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.57%) MySQL
1 3 (8.57%) SQL Server
1 3 (8.57%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Redis
2 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 16 (45.71%) Visual Studio
2 3 (8.57%) JUnit
2 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.86%) Ant
3 1 (2.86%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 6 (17.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (8.57%) Automotive
3 3 (8.57%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (51.43%) Web Services
2 17 (48.57%) .NET
3 12 (34.29%) ASP.NET
4 6 (17.14%) .NET Framework
5 3 (8.57%) REST
5 3 (8.57%) JSON
5 3 (8.57%) Spring MVC
5 3 (8.57%) J2EE
5 3 (8.57%) Spring
6 2 (5.71%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.86%) Java EE
7 1 (2.86%) WPF
7 1 (2.86%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.86%) RESTful
7 1 (2.86%) HTML5
7 1 (2.86%) HTML
7 1 (2.86%) XML
7 1 (2.86%) Middleware
7 1 (2.86%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 9 (25.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (11.43%) SCADA
3 4 (11.43%) Life Science
4 2 (5.71%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.86%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.86%) Physics
5 1 (2.86%) Social Network
5 1 (2.86%) RIA
5 1 (2.86%) Social Media
5 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.43%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) UNIX
3 2 (5.71%) Windows
4 1 (2.86%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.86%) Android
4 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (94.29%) Software Engineering
2 17 (48.57%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (34.29%) V-Model
3 12 (34.29%) UML
3 12 (34.29%) Waterfall
4 5 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (14.29%) Logistics
4 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (11.43%) Scrum
5 4 (11.43%) OO
5 4 (11.43%) SDLC
5 4 (11.43%) User Stories
5 4 (11.43%) Procedural Programming
6 3 (8.57%) BDD
6 3 (8.57%) OOD
6 3 (8.57%) OOP
6 3 (8.57%) MVC
6 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (8.57%) TDD
7 2 (5.71%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (60.00%) C#
2 20 (57.14%) SQL
3 7 (20.00%) C++
4 6 (17.14%) Java
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.57%) C
6 2 (5.71%) MATLAB
6 2 (5.71%) VB
7 1 (2.86%) Progress 4GL
7 1 (2.86%) VBScript
7 1 (2.86%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (34.29%) Degree
2 5 (14.29%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) ISO 9001
1 11 (31.43%) TickIT
System Software
1 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 13 (37.14%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.57%) Oracle
3 2 (5.71%) Informatica
3 2 (5.71%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.86%) QNX
4 1 (2.86%) VMware
4 1 (2.86%) Progress
4 1 (2.86%) IBM
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