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 3 December 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
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 67 77 86
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +9
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 39 25 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.35% 1.61% 0.71%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.89% 2.06% 1.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 9 2
Median daily rate £338 £375 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.00% +9.48%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £300 £329
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £530 £357
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £40.90 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.07% +2.25%
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
1348 1216 1175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 81.11% 78.10% 69.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 799 668
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £275 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £540
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 39 58
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.35% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £9.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £37.60 £28.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 3 December 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
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 3 December 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
Leicestershire +16 27 £338 -15.62% 3
Nottinghamshire -9 5 £388 +3.33% 17
Northamptonshire -16 3 £1,000 - 3
Derbyshire - 2 - - 7
Lincolnshire - 2 - -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 48 (64.86%) C#
2 35 (47.30%) .NET
2 35 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (32.43%) SQL
4 22 (29.73%) Degree
5 21 (28.38%) Computer Science
6 20 (27.03%) UML
6 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
7 17 (22.97%) Linux
7 17 (22.97%) Visual Studio
8 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
8 16 (21.62%) Web Services
9 15 (20.27%) C++
9 15 (20.27%) ASP.NET
10 14 (18.92%) Waterfall
11 13 (17.57%) V-Model
11 13 (17.57%) Node.js
12 12 (16.22%) HTML
12 12 (16.22%) REST
12 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (14.86%) MongoDB
13 11 (14.86%) E-Commerce
13 11 (14.86%) .NET Framework
14 10 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
14 10 (13.51%) Java
14 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
14 10 (13.51%) Windows
14 10 (13.51%) IaaS
14 10 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (13.51%) PaaS

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 4 (5.41%) Apache Spark
2 3 (4.05%) Apache Solr
3 2 (2.70%) CMS
4 1 (1.35%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (6.76%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (13.51%) IaaS
2 10 (13.51%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.05%) HTTP
2 2 (2.70%) Ethernet
2 2 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) MongoDB
2 10 (13.51%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.05%) Big Data
3 3 (4.05%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.05%) HBase
3 3 (4.05%) Impala
4 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 17 (22.97%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.76%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.41%) Jenkins
3 4 (5.41%) MSTest
3 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (4.05%) Gradle
4 3 (4.05%) JIRA
4 3 (4.05%) NUnit
5 2 (2.70%) Bower
5 2 (2.70%) gulp
5 2 (2.70%) PVCS
6 1 (1.35%) jMock
6 1 (1.35%) JUnit
6 1 (1.35%) LabVIEW
6 1 (1.35%) Selenium
6 1 (1.35%) VersionOne
General
1 4 (5.41%) Aerospace
1 4 (5.41%) Automotive
2 3 (4.05%) Finance
2 3 (4.05%) Legal
2 3 (4.05%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.70%) Advertising
4 1 (1.35%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (44.59%) Developer
2 31 (41.89%) Software Engineer
3 13 (17.57%) Lead Software Engineer
4 12 (16.22%) .NET Software Engineer
5 11 (14.86%) C# Software Engineer
6 8 (10.81%) C# Developer
6 8 (10.81%) Node.js Developer
7 7 (9.46%) MongoDB Developer
8 5 (6.76%) .NET Team Leader
8 5 (6.76%) Software Team Leader
8 5 (6.76%) Team Leader
9 4 (5.41%) Delphi Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Java Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Software Developer
9 4 (5.41%) Software Manager
10 3 (4.05%) Angular Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 3 (4.05%) Hadoop Developer
10 3 (4.05%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (4.05%) Scala Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (47.30%) .NET
2 16 (21.62%) Web Services
3 15 (20.27%) ASP.NET
4 13 (17.57%) Node.js
5 12 (16.22%) HTML
5 12 (16.22%) REST
6 11 (14.86%) .NET Framework
7 9 (12.16%) CSS
7 9 (12.16%) WCF
8 8 (10.81%) jQuery
9 6 (8.11%) AngularJS
10 5 (6.76%) ASP.NET Web API
10 5 (6.76%) WPF
11 4 (5.41%) Entity Framework
11 4 (5.41%) HTML5
12 3 (4.05%) FIX Protocol
12 3 (4.05%) Java EE
12 3 (4.05%) Java SE
13 2 (2.70%) JSON
13 2 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.38%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.41%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (5.41%) User Experience
3 2 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.35%) CCTV
4 1 (1.35%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 17 (22.97%) Linux
2 10 (13.51%) Windows
3 5 (6.76%) Unix
4 4 (5.41%) Mac OS X
4 4 (5.41%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.35%) Android
5 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.35%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (47.30%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (27.03%) UML
3 14 (18.92%) Waterfall
4 13 (17.57%) V-Model
5 11 (14.86%) E-Commerce
6 10 (13.51%) Business Intelligence
7 8 (10.81%) TDD
8 6 (8.11%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (8.11%) High Availability
8 6 (8.11%) Logistics
8 6 (8.11%) OO
8 6 (8.11%) Scrum
9 5 (6.76%) Automated Testing
9 5 (6.76%) Continuous Delivery
9 5 (6.76%) OOD
9 5 (6.76%) Web Development
10 4 (5.41%) Front End Development
10 4 (5.41%) MVC
10 4 (5.41%) Project Management
11 3 (4.05%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 48 (64.86%) C#
2 24 (32.43%) SQL
3 16 (21.62%) JavaScript
4 15 (20.27%) C++
5 10 (13.51%) Java
6 6 (8.11%) C
7 5 (6.76%) Delphi
8 4 (5.41%) Python
8 4 (5.41%) Scala
9 3 (4.05%) Ada
10 2 (2.70%) Ada 83
10 2 (2.70%) Ada 95
10 2 (2.70%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.70%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.35%) R
11 1 (1.35%) VB
Qualifications
1 22 (29.73%) Degree
2 6 (8.11%) Security Cleared
3 5 (6.76%) SC Cleared
4 4 (5.41%) HNC
4 4 (5.41%) HND
5 1 (1.35%) ISEB
5 1 (1.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.46%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.41%) MISRA
2 4 (5.41%) MISRA C
3 3 (4.05%) TickIT
4 2 (2.70%) DO-178B
5 1 (1.35%) JTAG
5 1 (1.35%) QA
System Software
1 10 (13.51%) Docker
2 1 (1.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) Oozie
Vendors
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (2.70%) Perforce
3 2 (2.70%) Serena
4 1 (1.35%) Freescale
4 1 (1.35%) Intel
4 1 (1.35%) Sitecore