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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 63 85 71
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -14
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 27 23 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.74% 1.40% 1.19%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.13% 1.80% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 11 14
Median daily rate £450 £335 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% +13.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £300 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £358 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.88% +2.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Median hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
1265 1276 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.30% 77.62% 74.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 762 585
Median daily rate £415 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £587 £536 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 32 79
Median hourly rate £16.05 £16.00 £18.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.28% -12.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.92 £10.61 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.45 £26.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+12.90% +3.33%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the East Midlands region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 24 May 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 24 May 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Northamptonshire - 18 £525 - 13
Leicestershire -5 5 - - 4
Nottinghamshire -6 4 £413 +3.12% 8
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 34 (59.65%) Java
2 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.33%) .NET
4 18 (31.58%) Linux
5 15 (26.32%) DevOps
6 14 (24.56%) C#
7 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
8 9 (15.79%) C++
8 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
9 8 (14.04%) HTML
9 8 (14.04%) SQL
9 8 (14.04%) Web Services
9 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
10 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (12.28%) Open Source
10 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
10 7 (12.28%) SDLC
10 7 (12.28%) Finance
10 7 (12.28%) Device Driver
10 7 (12.28%) XML
10 7 (12.28%) OO
10 7 (12.28%) C
10 7 (12.28%) Firmware
11 6 (10.53%) Oracle
11 6 (10.53%) Scrum
11 6 (10.53%) Ajax
11 6 (10.53%) Front End Development
11 6 (10.53%) jQuery
12 5 (8.77%) User Experience
12 5 (8.77%) Degree

Software Engineering
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 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.75%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.75%) IIS
3 1 (1.75%) JRun
Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (7.02%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.75%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.75%) HFM
1 1 (1.75%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) SaaS
2 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.75%) GSM
1 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.75%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) MySQL
3 4 (7.02%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.51%) MongoDB
4 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.75%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (7.02%) Ant
1 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
1 4 (7.02%) Maven
2 3 (5.26%) Gradle
2 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
2 3 (5.26%) JUnit
3 2 (3.51%) Eclipse
3 2 (3.51%) jMock
3 2 (3.51%) JProfiler
3 2 (3.51%) Subversion
4 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
4 1 (1.75%) Flyway
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
4 1 (1.75%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 7 (12.28%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Aerospace
2 5 (8.77%) Military
3 4 (7.02%) Avionics
4 3 (5.26%) Automotive
4 3 (5.26%) Electronics
4 3 (5.26%) Legal
5 2 (3.51%) Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Back Office
6 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Software Engineer
2 17 (29.82%) Developer
3 9 (15.79%) Development Manager
4 8 (14.04%) Embedded Engineer
4 8 (14.04%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (12.28%) DevOps Manager
6 6 (10.53%) Java Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Application Development Manager
7 5 (8.77%) Applications Development Manager
7 5 (8.77%) Applications Manager
7 5 (8.77%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 5 (8.77%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (8.77%) Software Manager
7 5 (8.77%) UI Developer
8 4 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 4 (7.02%) JavaScript Engineer
8 4 (7.02%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (33.33%) .NET
2 8 (14.04%) HTML
2 8 (14.04%) Web Services
3 7 (12.28%) AngularJS
3 7 (12.28%) XML
4 6 (10.53%) Ajax
4 6 (10.53%) jQuery
5 5 (8.77%) CSS
6 4 (7.02%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (7.02%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.26%) HTML5
7 3 (5.26%) JPA
7 3 (5.26%) JSON
7 3 (5.26%) Spring
8 2 (3.51%) J2EE
8 2 (3.51%) LAMP
8 2 (3.51%) Middleware
8 2 (3.51%) Swing
8 2 (3.51%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.28%) Device Driver
2 5 (8.77%) User Experience
3 4 (7.02%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.75%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.75%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.75%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (31.58%) Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (7.02%) Ubuntu
3 3 (5.26%) VxWorks
3 3 (5.26%) Windows
4 2 (3.51%) Android
4 2 (3.51%) Unix
5 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.75%) CentOS
5 1 (1.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) DevOps
3 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
4 7 (12.28%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (12.28%) OO
4 7 (12.28%) Open Source
4 7 (12.28%) SDLC
5 6 (10.53%) Front End Development
5 6 (10.53%) Scrum
6 5 (8.77%) SOA
7 4 (7.02%) Clinical Data Management
7 4 (7.02%) Data Management
7 4 (7.02%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (5.26%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (5.26%) Migration
8 3 (5.26%) TDD
9 2 (3.51%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.51%) OOP
9 2 (3.51%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 34 (59.65%) Java
2 14 (24.56%) C#
3 12 (21.05%) JavaScript
4 9 (15.79%) C++
5 8 (14.04%) SQL
6 7 (12.28%) C
7 5 (8.77%) Assembly Language
8 4 (7.02%) PHP
8 4 (7.02%) VBScript
9 2 (3.51%) Python
9 2 (3.51%) VB
10 1 (1.75%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.75%) F#
10 1 (1.75%) Haskell
10 1 (1.75%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.77%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.75%) ACCA
3 1 (1.75%) CIMA
3 1 (1.75%) ICAEW
System Software
1 7 (12.28%) Firmware
2 4 (7.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.26%) Ansible
1 3 (5.26%) Kubernetes
1 3 (5.26%) Mesos
1 3 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) Adobe
2 5 (8.77%) Red Hat
3 4 (7.02%) Informatica
3 4 (7.02%) TIBCO
3 4 (7.02%) Wind River
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) Perforce
4 2 (3.51%) QNX
5 1 (1.75%) Google
5 1 (1.75%) hybris
5 1 (1.75%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.75%) SAP
5 1 (1.75%) Talend
5 1 (1.75%) WSO2
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Rate: From £300 to £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
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Posted: 11 days ago
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Rate: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
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Posted: 27 days ago