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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 65 72 76
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 35 26 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 2.19% 1.60% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.75% 2.04% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 6
Median daily rate £350 £340 £240
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% +41.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £276 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £525 £355
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 2 2
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +0.95%
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
1272 1275 1110
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 79.70% 78.32% 74.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 789 786 593
Median daily rate £415 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.09% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 45 50
Median hourly rate £15.25 £19.08 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.07% +9.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.91 £11.84 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

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 25 August 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 25 August 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 +6 15 £338 -3.57% 9
Nottinghamshire +2 11 £388 +17.42% 16
Derbyshire -3 3 - - 4
Northamptonshire -3 3 £325 - 6
Lincolnshire - 1 - - 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 35 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (54.84%) C#
3 30 (48.39%) .NET
4 20 (32.26%) Linux
4 20 (32.26%) SQL
4 20 (32.26%) Degree
5 18 (29.03%) Java
6 17 (27.42%) Computer Science
7 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
8 14 (22.58%) UML
8 14 (22.58%) Web Services
9 12 (19.35%) Waterfall
10 11 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
10 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
11 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
11 10 (16.13%) HTML
11 10 (16.13%) jQuery
12 9 (14.52%) WCF
12 9 (14.52%) V-Model
12 9 (14.52%) C++
12 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
12 9 (14.52%) TDD
12 9 (14.52%) Finance
13 8 (12.90%) Aerospace
13 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
13 8 (12.90%) C
13 8 (12.90%) Firmware
14 7 (11.29%) OO
14 7 (11.29%) Device Driver

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 3 (4.84%) Apache Solr
1 3 (4.84%) Apache Spark
1 3 (4.84%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.23%) CMS
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.61%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.61%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.61%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.61%) Ethernet
1 1 (1.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.74%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.84%) Big Data
2 3 (4.84%) Hadoop
2 3 (4.84%) HBase
2 3 (4.84%) Impala
3 2 (3.23%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.23%) MySQL
3 2 (3.23%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.23%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Analysis Services
4 1 (1.61%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.61%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (1.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (17.74%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.29%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.29%) Jenkins
3 6 (9.68%) Gradle
4 4 (6.45%) Maven
5 3 (4.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (4.84%) JUnit
5 3 (4.84%) MSTest
5 3 (4.84%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (3.23%) Bower
6 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
6 2 (3.23%) gulp
6 2 (3.23%) jMock
6 2 (3.23%) JProfiler
6 2 (3.23%) PVCS
6 2 (3.23%) Subversion
7 1 (1.61%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.61%) JIRA
7 1 (1.61%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.61%) Selenium
General
1 9 (14.52%) Finance
2 8 (12.90%) Aerospace
3 6 (9.68%) Legal
4 5 (8.06%) Military
5 4 (6.45%) Avionics
6 3 (4.84%) Automotive
6 3 (4.84%) Manufacturing
7 2 (3.23%) Advertising
7 2 (3.23%) Banking
7 2 (3.23%) Electronics
8 1 (1.61%) Back Office
8 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 33 (53.23%) Software Engineer
2 22 (35.48%) Developer
3 10 (16.13%) Embedded Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) C# Software Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) .NET Software Engineer
5 8 (12.90%) Java Developer
5 8 (12.90%) Lead Software Engineer
6 6 (9.68%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.06%) .NET Team Leader
7 5 (8.06%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (8.06%) Software Team Leader
7 5 (8.06%) Team Leader
8 4 (6.45%) Delphi Developer
8 4 (6.45%) DevOps Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
8 4 (6.45%) Software Manager
9 3 (4.84%) Angular Developer
9 3 (4.84%) Apache Spark Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (48.39%) .NET
2 14 (22.58%) Web Services
3 10 (16.13%) HTML
3 10 (16.13%) jQuery
4 9 (14.52%) ASP.NET
4 9 (14.52%) WCF
5 8 (12.90%) .NET Framework
6 7 (11.29%) FIX Protocol
7 5 (8.06%) AngularJS
7 5 (8.06%) HTML5
7 5 (8.06%) Yocto
8 4 (6.45%) CSS
8 4 (6.45%) JSON
9 3 (4.84%) ASP.NET Web API
9 3 (4.84%) Entity Framework
9 3 (4.84%) Java SE
9 3 (4.84%) Spring
9 3 (4.84%) XML
10 2 (3.23%) RequireJS
10 2 (3.23%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 17 (27.42%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.29%) Device Driver
3 3 (4.84%) User Experience
4 2 (3.23%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.61%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.61%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 20 (32.26%) Linux
2 6 (9.68%) Windows
3 5 (8.06%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (8.06%) Unix
4 4 (6.45%) VxWorks
5 3 (4.84%) Android
6 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (56.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (22.58%) UML
3 12 (19.35%) Waterfall
4 11 (17.74%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (14.52%) TDD
5 9 (14.52%) V-Model
6 7 (11.29%) OO
6 7 (11.29%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.06%) Electronic Trading
7 5 (8.06%) OOP
7 5 (8.06%) SDLC
8 4 (6.45%) Analytics
8 4 (6.45%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.45%) Data Analytics
8 4 (6.45%) DevOps
8 4 (6.45%) Open Source
8 4 (6.45%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (4.84%) OOD
9 3 (4.84%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 34 (54.84%) C#
2 20 (32.26%) SQL
3 18 (29.03%) Java
4 10 (16.13%) JavaScript
5 9 (14.52%) C++
6 8 (12.90%) C
7 5 (8.06%) Assembly Language
8 4 (6.45%) Delphi
8 4 (6.45%) Python
9 3 (4.84%) Scala
10 2 (3.23%) Ada
10 2 (3.23%) Ada 83
10 2 (3.23%) Ada 95
10 2 (3.23%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.61%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.61%) F#
11 1 (1.61%) Haskell
11 1 (1.61%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.61%) VB
11 1 (1.61%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (32.26%) Degree
2 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.84%) HNC
3 3 (4.84%) HND
4 1 (1.61%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.23%) DO-178B
3 1 (1.61%) JTAG
3 1 (1.61%) MISRA
System Software
1 8 (12.90%) Firmware
2 4 (6.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.84%) Ansible
1 3 (4.84%) Kubernetes
1 3 (4.84%) Mesos
1 3 (4.84%) Oozie
1 3 (4.84%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (4.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (25.81%) Microsoft
2 5 (8.06%) Oracle
2 5 (8.06%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.45%) Wind River
4 2 (3.23%) Perforce
4 2 (3.23%) QNX
4 2 (3.23%) Serena
5 1 (1.61%) Freescale
5 1 (1.61%) Google
5 1 (1.61%) Intel
5 1 (1.61%) Talend
5 1 (1.61%) WSO2