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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
England / East Midlands
Rank 78 92 92
Rank change year-on-year
+14 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 18 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.24% 0.32% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.30% 0.33% 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 0
Median daily rate £325 £300 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £37.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +15.23%

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
1388 1511 1504
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.92% 95.45% 96.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 875 820
Median daily rate £350 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £538 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 65 94
Median hourly rate £13.00 £15.13 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.06% -2.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £42.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.48 £16.85
% change year-on-year
-5.27% +9.64%

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 27 February 2017.

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 - 5 £515 - 7
Northamptonshire - 5 £325 -
Nottinghamshire +1 2 £313 +4.16% 1
Derbyshire -2 1 - - 3
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 32 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (46.88%) C++
3 13 (40.63%) C#
4 10 (31.25%) SQL
5 9 (28.13%) .NET
5 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (25.00%) Automotive
6 8 (25.00%) Web Services
7 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
7 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
7 7 (21.88%) UML
7 7 (21.88%) REST
8 6 (18.75%) SDLC
9 5 (15.63%) MISRA C
9 5 (15.63%) MISRA
9 5 (15.63%) High Availability
9 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
9 5 (15.63%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
9 5 (15.63%) Java
9 5 (15.63%) C
9 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
9 5 (15.63%) Logistics
10 4 (12.50%) Spring
10 4 (12.50%) Maven
10 4 (12.50%) Project Management
10 4 (12.50%) MVC
10 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
10 4 (12.50%) EJB
10 4 (12.50%) J2EE

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 4 (12.50%) Apache
1 4 (12.50%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Simulink
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) IaaS
1 2 (6.25%) PaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (9.38%) FlexRay
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (3.13%) DNS
3 1 (3.13%) SSL
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (3.13%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
2 4 (12.50%) Hudson
2 4 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.50%) Maven
3 2 (6.25%) JIRA
3 2 (6.25%) NUnit
4 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 8 (25.00%) Automotive
2 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.13%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (28.13%) .NET
2 8 (25.00%) Web Services
3 7 (21.88%) REST
4 5 (15.63%) ASP.NET
5 4 (12.50%) EJB
5 4 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 4 (12.50%) J2EE
5 4 (12.50%) J2SE
5 4 (12.50%) RESTful
5 4 (12.50%) RichFaces
5 4 (12.50%) Spring
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.38%) Node.js
7 2 (6.25%) Unreal Engine
7 2 (6.25%) WPF
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.13%) QML
8 1 (3.13%) Qt
8 1 (3.13%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (3.13%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.13%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.25%) Linux
1 2 (6.25%) Ubuntu
1 2 (6.25%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) CoreOS
2 1 (3.13%) Mac OS X
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server
2 1 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (21.88%) E-Commerce
3 7 (21.88%) UML
4 6 (18.75%) SDLC
5 5 (15.63%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (15.63%) High Availability
5 5 (15.63%) Logistics
5 5 (15.63%) Waterfall
6 4 (12.50%) MVC
6 4 (12.50%) Project Management
6 4 (12.50%) V-Model
7 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (9.38%) TDD
8 2 (6.25%) Integration Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Load Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
8 2 (6.25%) Test Automation
8 2 (6.25%) Test Scripting
8 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (46.88%) C++
2 13 (40.63%) C#
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
4 5 (15.63%) C
4 5 (15.63%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) MATLAB
6 1 (3.13%) Ada
6 1 (3.13%) Delphi
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (15.63%) MISRA
1 5 (15.63%) MISRA C
2 4 (12.50%) ISO 9001
3 3 (9.38%) IEC 61508
3 3 (9.38%) ISO26262
3 3 (9.38%) TickIT
4 2 (6.25%) QA
4 2 (6.25%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.25%) Perforce
3 1 (3.13%) Informatica
3 1 (3.13%) TIBCO
East Midlands
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Rate: £37 - £40 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago