The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the East Midlands region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 71 68 53
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 18 23 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.24% 1.59% 2.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.79% 2.19% 3.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 15 6
Average daily rate
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£325 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £462 £368
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +40.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1006 1050 972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 69.57% 72.41% 67.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 539 464
Average daily rate £388 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £210 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 41 53
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% -8.97%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £15.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £31.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.12% -
Software Engineering
England

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 31 July 2014.

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 31 July 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 +19 9 £338 -20.58% 13
Leicestershire -10 5 £240 -46.66% 5
Derbyshire +3 4 £325 - 12
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 10
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 15 (46.88%) .NET
2 14 (43.75%) C#
3 10 (31.25%) WPF
4 9 (28.13%) Windows
5 8 (25.00%) C++
6 7 (21.88%) SQL
7 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (18.75%) Java
7 6 (18.75%) Web Services
8 5 (15.63%) XML
8 5 (15.63%) Linux
8 5 (15.63%) Middleware
8 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
8 5 (15.63%) WCF
9 4 (12.50%) PaaS
9 4 (12.50%) Firewall
9 4 (12.50%) OO
9 4 (12.50%) HTML
9 4 (12.50%) C
9 4 (12.50%) Oracle
9 4 (12.50%) SOA
9 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
10 3 (9.38%) IBM
10 3 (9.38%) Software AG
10 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
10 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
10 3 (9.38%) JMS
10 3 (9.38%) XSD
10 3 (9.38%) SAP
10 3 (9.38%) VMware

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
2 2 (6.25%) NetWeaver
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
3 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.13%) nginx
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.13%) Lync
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) PaaS
2 2 (6.25%) IaaS
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) DMZ
2 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.25%) SSL
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) DB2
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) NUnit
1 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Ant
2 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.13%) JDeveloper
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) MSTest
2 1 (3.13%) Hudson
2 1 (3.13%) Gradle
General
1 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.25%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) Software Engineer
2 15 (46.88%) Developer
3 7 (21.88%) Programmer
4 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
5 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
6 4 (12.50%) Architect
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Programmer
7 3 (9.38%) C# Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) .NET Software Developer
7 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
8 2 (6.25%) WPF Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Lead Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.25%) C# Programmer
8 2 (6.25%) Lead Architect
8 2 (6.25%) Software Programmer
8 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
8 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
8 2 (6.25%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (46.88%) .NET
2 10 (31.25%) WPF
3 6 (18.75%) Web Services
4 5 (15.63%) XML
4 5 (15.63%) Middleware
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
4 5 (15.63%) WCF
5 4 (12.50%) HTML
6 3 (9.38%) JMS
6 3 (9.38%) XSD
6 3 (9.38%) LINQ
6 3 (9.38%) JSON
7 2 (6.25%) FIX Protocol
7 2 (6.25%) WF
7 2 (6.25%) Java SE
7 2 (6.25%) WebSphere Message Broker
7 2 (6.25%) REST
7 2 (6.25%) J2EE
7 2 (6.25%) WSDL
7 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
1 3 (9.38%) Management Information System
1 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) Open Source
2 2 (6.25%) N-Tier
2 2 (6.25%) Fixed Income
2 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 1 (3.13%) SCADA
3 1 (3.13%) Online Games
3 1 (3.13%) EPoS
3 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.50%) OO
2 4 (12.50%) SOA
3 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
3 3 (9.38%) TDD
3 3 (9.38%) Business Analysis
3 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.38%) Multithreading
3 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
3 3 (9.38%) MVVM
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.25%) Signal Processing
4 2 (6.25%) Release Management
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.25%) Scrum
4 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (3.13%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) C++
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) C
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.13%) VC++
6 1 (3.13%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) XAML
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
2 1 (3.13%) CISM
2 1 (3.13%) GIAC
2 1 (3.13%) ISSAP
2 1 (3.13%) ISSEP
2 1 (3.13%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) VirtualBox
1 1 (3.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
1 4 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
2 3 (9.38%) Software AG
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
2 3 (9.38%) IBM
3 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
3 2 (6.25%) ION Trading
3 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.25%) Intel
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Progress
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) webMethods
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec
4 1 (3.13%) Perforce
4 1 (3.13%) RightFax
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
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