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 16 September 2014 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 85 75 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 10 23 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.65% 1.38% 1.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 1.50% 1.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 15 4
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£275 £300 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -16.66%
UK excluding London average daily rate £336 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+12.08% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £35.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% +32.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
1450 1537 1481
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 93.79% 92.48% 93.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 755 777 670
Average daily rate £350 £320 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -4.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £125 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 102 127
Average hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.78% -9.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.56 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 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 16 September 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
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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
Nottinghamshire +10 5 £275 -8.33% 3
Leicestershire +3 3 £240 -31.42% 6
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - - 1
Derbyshire - - - - 1
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 16 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 8 (42.11%) C++
3 7 (36.84%) C#
4 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (26.32%) WPF
5 4 (21.05%) WinForms
6 3 (15.79%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) C
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (10.53%) Java SE
7 2 (10.53%) Degree
7 2 (10.53%) Signal Processing
7 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
7 2 (10.53%) Spring
7 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 2 (10.53%) .NET
7 2 (10.53%) J2EE
7 2 (10.53%) MFC
7 2 (10.53%) MySQL
7 2 (10.53%) Java
7 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
7 2 (10.53%) CSS
7 2 (10.53%) Web Services
7 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
7 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
7 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
7 2 (10.53%) CMS
7 2 (10.53%) Device Driver
7 2 (10.53%) Games

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 2 (10.53%) CMS
2 1 (5.26%) Umbraco
2 1 (5.26%) nginx
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Service Bus
2 1 (5.26%) Apache
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) SyteLine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) SMS
1 1 (5.26%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) MySQL
2 1 (5.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Eclipse
1 1 (5.26%) JDeveloper
1 1 (5.26%) LabVIEW
1 1 (5.26%) Subversion
1 1 (5.26%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.26%) Hudson
General
1 3 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Games
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (26.32%) WPF
2 4 (21.05%) WinForms
3 3 (15.79%) FIX Protocol
4 2 (10.53%) Hibernate
4 2 (10.53%) Spring
4 2 (10.53%) Java SE
4 2 (10.53%) .NET
4 2 (10.53%) J2EE
4 2 (10.53%) MFC
4 2 (10.53%) CSS
4 2 (10.53%) Web Services
4 2 (10.53%) Silverlight
5 1 (5.26%) LINQ
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle Fusion
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (5.26%) XML
5 1 (5.26%) XHTML
5 1 (5.26%) JMS
5 1 (5.26%) Middleware
5 1 (5.26%) CPAN
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Management Information System
1 2 (10.53%) Device Driver
1 2 (10.53%) Fixed Income
2 1 (5.26%) Online Games
2 1 (5.26%) Reference Data
2 1 (5.26%) Smart Meter
2 1 (5.26%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) Windows
2 2 (10.53%) Windows XP
3 1 (5.26%) Windows Mobile
3 1 (5.26%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (84.21%) Software Engineering
2 5 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (10.53%) Signal Processing
3 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.26%) Scrum
4 1 (5.26%) ERP
4 1 (5.26%) SOA
4 1 (5.26%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.26%) Multithreading
4 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
4 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (5.26%) BPEL
Programming Languages
1 8 (42.11%) C++
2 7 (36.84%) C#
3 3 (15.79%) C
4 2 (10.53%) Java
5 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
5 1 (5.26%) Perl
5 1 (5.26%) PHP
5 1 (5.26%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Oracle
1 1 (5.26%) Progress
1 1 (5.26%) ION Trading
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