The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the East Midlands region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 83 73 58
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 14 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.74% 1.08% 1.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.79% 1.18% 1.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 0 3
Average daily rate £269 - £150
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 4
Average hourly rate - £25.25 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -16.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Job Titles Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1515 1184 1313
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.92% 91.71% 92.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 754 570 629
Average daily rate £320 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £214 £167
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 141 129 115
Average hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £32.50 £44.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Software Engineer
England

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 6 £300 - 14
Northamptonshire -12 4 £219 - 2
Leicestershire -16 2 £290 - 5
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 20 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 15 (68.18%) C#
3 14 (63.64%) .NET
4 11 (50.00%) Windows
5 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) SQL
5 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
5 8 (36.36%) WPF
5 8 (36.36%) Relational Database
6 7 (31.82%) WCF
7 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
7 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
8 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
8 4 (18.18%) Modbus
8 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
8 4 (18.18%) Web Services
8 4 (18.18%) OOP
8 4 (18.18%) Oracle
8 4 (18.18%) Siemens
8 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
8 4 (18.18%) Logistics
9 3 (13.64%) N-Tier
9 3 (13.64%) TDD
9 3 (13.64%) Java
9 3 (13.64%) OO
9 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
9 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (13.64%) MVVM
10 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
10 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development

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

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 (4.55%) CMS
1 1 (4.55%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) DOC1
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) Modbus
1 4 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) Relational Database
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (9.09%) Selenium
3 1 (4.55%) Xcode
3 1 (4.55%) Serena SBM
3 1 (4.55%) Gradle
3 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
3 1 (4.55%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (9.09%) Finance
1 2 (9.09%) Legal
2 1 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (4.55%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (63.64%) .NET
2 8 (36.36%) .NET Framework
2 8 (36.36%) WPF
3 7 (31.82%) WCF
4 4 (18.18%) Web Services
5 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
5 2 (9.09%) LINQ
6 1 (4.55%) Java SE
6 1 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (4.55%) WF
6 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
6 1 (4.55%) Spring
6 1 (4.55%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.55%) WinForms
6 1 (4.55%) J2EE
6 1 (4.55%) XML
6 1 (4.55%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) N-Tier
1 3 (13.64%) Mobile App
1 3 (13.64%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.55%) SCADA
2 1 (4.55%) Online Games
2 1 (4.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
2 1 (4.55%) iPad
2 1 (4.55%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 11 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Apple iOS
2 2 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (4.55%) AIX
3 1 (4.55%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows XP
3 1 (4.55%) Windows 8
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) Android
3 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (90.91%) Software Engineering
2 5 (22.73%) Unit Testing
3 4 (18.18%) Multithreading
3 4 (18.18%) OOP
3 4 (18.18%) Logistics
4 3 (13.64%) TDD
4 3 (13.64%) OO
4 3 (13.64%) MVVM
5 2 (9.09%) Mobile Application Development
5 2 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (9.09%) MVC
5 2 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 2 (9.09%) Automated Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Build Automation
6 1 (4.55%) Dependency Management
6 1 (4.55%) iOS Development
6 1 (4.55%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 15 (68.18%) C#
2 8 (36.36%) SQL
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 2 (9.09%) C++
5 1 (4.55%) Objective-C
5 1 (4.55%) Pascal
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) C
5 1 (4.55%) VC++
5 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 8 (36.36%) Microsoft
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle
2 4 (18.18%) Siemens
3 2 (9.09%) Xamarin
3 2 (9.09%) ION Trading
4 1 (4.55%) Serena
4 1 (4.55%) BMC
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