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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 64 73 85
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +12
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 31 17 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.98% 1.17% 1.17%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.55% 1.58% 1.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 6 11
Average daily rate £450 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £343 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £425 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £355 £330
% change year-on-year
+4.22% +7.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.50 £39.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +5.40%
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
1215 1076 1129
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 77.59% 74.26% 73.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 746 610 594
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 36 65
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -5.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.95 £10.44 £8.82
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £24.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.79 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+43.93% +1.05%

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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 +3 19 £500 +17.64% 13
Northamptonshire +17 5 £350 - 10
Leicestershire -4 5 £500 +38.88% 9
Derbyshire -9 1 - - 5
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 28 (46.67%) Java
2 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (40.00%) .NET
4 22 (36.67%) C#
5 21 (35.00%) SQL
6 18 (30.00%) Web Services
7 17 (28.33%) Finance
8 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 12 (20.00%) Oracle
10 11 (18.33%) HTML
10 11 (18.33%) Degree
10 11 (18.33%) DevOps
11 10 (16.67%) SDLC
11 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
12 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
12 9 (15.00%) Computer Science
12 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
13 8 (13.33%) jQuery
13 8 (13.33%) C++
13 8 (13.33%) XML
13 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
14 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio
14 7 (11.67%) UML
14 7 (11.67%) TickIT
14 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
14 7 (11.67%) ISO 9001
14 7 (11.67%) Ajax
14 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
14 7 (11.67%) V-Model
14 7 (11.67%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 5 (8.33%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (3.33%) iPlanet
4 1 (1.67%) ColdFusion
4 1 (1.67%) Drupal
4 1 (1.67%) IIS
4 1 (1.67%) JRun
Applications
1 7 (11.67%) MS Excel
2 6 (10.00%) MS Office
2 6 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
3 4 (6.67%) Adobe Illustrator
3 4 (6.67%) Photoshop
4 2 (3.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (5.00%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.67%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.00%) SaaS
2 2 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) GSM
2 1 (1.67%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.67%) DB2
2 4 (6.67%) MySQL
3 3 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.67%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (8.33%) Ant
4 4 (6.67%) Jenkins
4 4 (6.67%) Subversion
5 3 (5.00%) Lombardi
6 2 (3.33%) jMock
6 2 (3.33%) LabVIEW
6 2 (3.33%) Maven
7 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 17 (28.33%) Finance
2 2 (3.33%) Automotive
2 2 (3.33%) Banking
2 2 (3.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.67%) Electronics
3 1 (1.67%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (35.00%) Software Engineer
2 18 (30.00%) Developer
3 9 (15.00%) Lead Software Engineer
4 8 (13.33%) Development Manager
5 7 (11.67%) DevOps Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Application Development Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Applications Development Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Applications Manager
6 5 (8.33%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.33%) UI Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (6.67%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (6.67%) JavaScript Engineer
7 4 (6.67%) Software Development Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Software Manager
7 4 (6.67%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.67%) Web UI Developer
8 3 (5.00%) DevOps Architect
8 3 (5.00%) Senior Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.00%) .NET
2 18 (30.00%) Web Services
3 11 (18.33%) HTML
4 8 (13.33%) ASP.NET
4 8 (13.33%) jQuery
4 8 (13.33%) XML
5 7 (11.67%) Ajax
5 7 (11.67%) AngularJS
5 7 (11.67%) HTML5
6 6 (10.00%) CSS
7 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
7 4 (6.67%) J2EE
7 4 (6.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 3 (5.00%) SOAP
8 3 (5.00%) XSLT
9 2 (3.33%) CSS3
9 2 (3.33%) LAMP
9 2 (3.33%) RabbitMQ
9 2 (3.33%) Spring
9 2 (3.33%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (10.00%) User Experience
3 4 (6.67%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.00%) Mathematics
5 2 (3.33%) Life Science
6 1 (1.67%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.67%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.33%) Unix
2 4 (6.67%) Windows
3 3 (5.00%) Ubuntu
4 2 (3.33%) Linux
4 2 (3.33%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.67%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (18.33%) DevOps
3 10 (16.67%) SDLC
4 9 (15.00%) Waterfall
5 7 (11.67%) UML
5 7 (11.67%) Unit Testing
5 7 (11.67%) V-Model
6 6 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 6 (10.00%) High Availability
6 6 (10.00%) OO
6 6 (10.00%) Scrum
7 5 (8.33%) Clinical Data Management
7 5 (8.33%) Data Management
8 4 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.67%) Logistics
8 4 (6.67%) Multithreading
8 4 (6.67%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (6.67%) SOA
9 3 (5.00%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (5.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 28 (46.67%) Java
2 22 (36.67%) C#
3 21 (35.00%) SQL
4 15 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (13.33%) C++
6 5 (8.33%) PHP
6 5 (8.33%) VBScript
7 3 (5.00%) MATLAB
7 3 (5.00%) VB
7 3 (5.00%) XPath
7 3 (5.00%) XQuery
8 2 (3.33%) Perl
8 2 (3.33%) Python
9 1 (1.67%) C
9 1 (1.67%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.67%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 11 (18.33%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) Chartered Engineer
3 1 (1.67%) ACCA
3 1 (1.67%) CIMA
3 1 (1.67%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.67%) ISO 9001
1 7 (11.67%) TickIT
Vendors
1 12 (20.00%) Oracle
2 9 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (8.33%) Adobe
3 5 (8.33%) Informatica
3 5 (8.33%) TIBCO
4 3 (5.00%) IBM
5 2 (3.33%) VMware
6 1 (1.67%) Hyperion
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