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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 79 68 67
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 14 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.89% 1.33% 1.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 1.83% 1.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 8
Average daily rate
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£320 £325 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.53% -9.72%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £200 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £472
UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
1169 1036 972
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.32% 72.75% 71.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 710 535 486
Average daily rate £400 £375 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 61 42
Average hourly rate £19.08 £14.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.58% -47.27%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £28.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+5.26% -6.55%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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
Nottinghamshire -11 7 £360 +1.40% 18
Leicestershire -1 2 - - 3
Derbyshire -6 1 - - 11
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (34.38%) C#
3 10 (31.25%) .NET
3 10 (31.25%) TDD
4 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (25.00%) C++
5 7 (21.88%) SQL
5 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
5 7 (21.88%) Linux
5 7 (21.88%) BDD
6 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (18.75%) Java
6 6 (18.75%) MySQL
6 6 (18.75%) Finance
6 6 (18.75%) Scrum
7 5 (15.63%) Web Services
7 5 (15.63%) Retail
7 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
8 4 (12.50%) SCADA
8 4 (12.50%) Open Source
8 4 (12.50%) REST
8 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
8 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
8 4 (12.50%) Calabash
8 4 (12.50%) UNIX
8 4 (12.50%) OOP
8 4 (12.50%) OO
8 4 (12.50%) C
8 4 (12.50%) JUnit
9 3 (9.38%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 1 (3.13%) Node.js
1 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (6.25%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
1 2 (6.25%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.13%) RTP
2 1 (3.13%) H.323
2 1 (3.13%) SMTP
2 1 (3.13%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.13%) Redis
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 8 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 7 (21.88%) Visual Studio
3 4 (12.50%) JUnit
3 4 (12.50%) Calabash
4 3 (9.38%) Xcode
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) Maven
5 1 (3.13%) jMock
5 1 (3.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (3.13%) ClearCase
5 1 (3.13%) LabVIEW
5 1 (3.13%) Android Studio
5 1 (3.13%) Ant
5 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
General
1 6 (18.75%) Finance
2 5 (15.63%) Retail
3 2 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Games
4 1 (3.13%) Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Retail Banking
4 1 (3.13%) Automotive
4 1 (3.13%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (43.75%) Software Engineer
1 14 (43.75%) Developer
2 5 (15.63%) Software Developer
3 3 (9.38%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) Java Software Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) J2EE Software Engineer
3 3 (9.38%) iOS Developer
4 2 (6.25%) C# .NET Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Developer
4 2 (6.25%) C# Developer
4 2 (6.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) Test Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) VB.NET Developer
5 1 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (3.13%) DBA
5 1 (3.13%) Development Manager
5 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
5 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
5 1 (3.13%) C++ Developer
5 1 (3.13%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (31.25%) .NET
2 5 (15.63%) Web Services
2 5 (15.63%) .NET Framework
3 4 (12.50%) REST
4 3 (9.38%) JSON
4 3 (9.38%) Spring
4 3 (9.38%) Spring MVC
4 3 (9.38%) J2EE
5 2 (6.25%) WPF
5 2 (6.25%) RESTful
5 2 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (3.13%) HTML5
6 1 (3.13%) RabbitMQ
6 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
6 1 (3.13%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.13%) LINQ
6 1 (3.13%) jQuery
6 1 (3.13%) WCF
6 1 (3.13%) HTML
6 1 (3.13%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) SCADA
1 4 (12.50%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.38%) User Experience
3 2 (6.25%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.13%) Social Network
4 1 (3.13%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Linux
2 4 (12.50%) UNIX
2 4 (12.50%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.25%) Android
3 2 (6.25%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) VxWorks
4 1 (3.13%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (31.25%) TDD
3 7 (21.88%) BDD
4 6 (18.75%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (18.75%) Scrum
5 4 (12.50%) OOP
5 4 (12.50%) OO
5 4 (12.50%) Open Source
6 3 (9.38%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (9.38%) User Stories
6 3 (9.38%) iOS Development
6 3 (9.38%) Procedural Programming
6 3 (9.38%) OOD
6 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
6 3 (9.38%) Multithreading
6 3 (9.38%) MVC
6 3 (9.38%) Unit Testing
7 2 (6.25%) E-Commerce
7 2 (6.25%) SDLC
7 2 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 11 (34.38%) C#
2 8 (25.00%) C++
3 7 (21.88%) SQL
4 6 (18.75%) Java
5 4 (12.50%) C
6 3 (9.38%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.13%) Apple Swift
7 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
7 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
7 1 (3.13%) VBScript
7 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.13%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (9.38%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) QNX
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.13%) Informatica
3 1 (3.13%) Apple
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