The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 27 March 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 87 82 58
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -24
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 14 13 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.84% 0.88% 2.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 1.19% 3.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 8
Average daily rate
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£335 £288 £475
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.52% -39.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £193 £388
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £410 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £22.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Software Engineering
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1246 1096 854
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.43% 74.00% 68.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 578 418
Average daily rate £375 £370 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £180 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £396 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+5.60% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 74 76
Average hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% -18.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £10.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £40.00 £37.55
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £27.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+14.32% -14.06%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the East Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Software Engineering
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 Engineering across the East Midlands region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Software Engineering
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 Engineering across the East Midlands region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 27 March 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 +3 5 £338 +16.37% 9
Nottinghamshire -9 5 £413 +4.76% 26
Derbyshire +5 1 £330 +14.78% 9
Northamptonshire -12 1 - - 11
Lincolnshire - 1 £288 - 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 12 (40.00%) C#
2 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (33.33%) Finance
4 9 (30.00%) .NET
5 8 (26.67%) Java
5 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
6 7 (23.33%) TDD
6 7 (23.33%) User Experience
7 6 (20.00%) Degree
7 6 (20.00%) BDD
7 6 (20.00%) Calabash
7 6 (20.00%) C++
7 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
7 6 (20.00%) Scrum
7 6 (20.00%) UNIX
7 6 (20.00%) Linux
8 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
8 5 (16.67%) HTML
8 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
9 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
9 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
9 4 (13.33%) Maven
9 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
9 4 (13.33%) SQL
9 4 (13.33%) OOP
9 4 (13.33%) OO
9 4 (13.33%) C
9 4 (13.33%) VMware
10 3 (10.00%) Xcode

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the East Midlands region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) WebLogic
1 2 (6.67%) Apache
1 2 (6.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) Simulink
2 1 (3.33%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (3.33%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (3.33%) Adobe Creative Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.00%) Ethernet
1 3 (10.00%) Wireshark
2 2 (6.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (26.67%) Git (software)
2 6 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (20.00%) Calabash
3 4 (13.33%) Jenkins
3 4 (13.33%) Maven
4 3 (10.00%) Xcode
4 3 (10.00%) Ant
4 3 (10.00%) JUnit
4 3 (10.00%) Android Studio
5 2 (6.67%) Eclipse
5 2 (6.67%) IntelliJ
5 2 (6.67%) JDeveloper
5 2 (6.67%) Subversion
5 2 (6.67%) jMock
5 2 (6.67%) Gradle
6 1 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.33%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
6 1 (3.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (3.33%) ClearCase
General
1 10 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (6.67%) Automotive
3 1 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (3.33%) Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Retail
3 1 (3.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (3.33%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Developer
2 10 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) C++ Developer
3 3 (10.00%) C# Developer
3 3 (10.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.00%) Android Developer
3 3 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
3 3 (10.00%) iOS Developer
4 2 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 2 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (6.67%) Software Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.33%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (3.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (3.33%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) .NET
2 5 (16.67%) HTML
3 4 (13.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (10.00%) ASP.NET
4 3 (10.00%) CSS
4 3 (10.00%) RESTful
4 3 (10.00%) HTML5
5 2 (6.67%) jQuery
5 2 (6.67%) JAX-WS
5 2 (6.67%) REST
5 2 (6.67%) JAX-RS
5 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
5 2 (6.67%) SOAP
5 2 (6.67%) Web Services
5 2 (6.67%) XSD
5 2 (6.67%) XSL
5 2 (6.67%) Swing
5 2 (6.67%) WSDL
5 2 (6.67%) JSON
5 2 (6.67%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) User Experience
2 4 (13.33%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.00%) Open Source
3 3 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 3 (10.00%) SCADA
4 2 (6.67%) Data Structures
5 1 (3.33%) Statistics
5 1 (3.33%) Mathematics
5 1 (3.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (20.00%) Linux
1 6 (20.00%) UNIX
2 3 (10.00%) VxWorks
2 3 (10.00%) Android
2 3 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (36.67%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (23.33%) TDD
3 6 (20.00%) Scrum
3 6 (20.00%) BDD
4 5 (16.67%) Configuration Management
4 5 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 4 (13.33%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (13.33%) OOP
5 4 (13.33%) OO
6 3 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 3 (10.00%) Android Development
6 3 (10.00%) iOS Development
7 2 (6.67%) MVC
7 2 (6.67%) Change Control
7 2 (6.67%) UML
8 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (3.33%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.33%) Web Design
8 1 (3.33%) Automated Testing
8 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) C#
2 8 (26.67%) Java
3 6 (20.00%) C++
4 4 (13.33%) SQL
4 4 (13.33%) C
5 3 (10.00%) Objective-C
5 3 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (6.67%) VBScript
6 2 (6.67%) VB
6 2 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.33%) VBA
7 1 (3.33%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.33%) VB6
7 1 (3.33%) Ruby
7 1 (3.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (13.33%) VMware
2 3 (10.00%) QNX
2 3 (10.00%) Oracle
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.33%) Adobe
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