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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 69 73 45
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -28
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 17 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.20% 1.41% 2.81%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.70% 2.05% 4.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 15 4
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£360 £340 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.10%
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.53% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
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
998 1023 853
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.23% 68.47% 64.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 566 420
Average daily rate £370 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.84% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £398 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.00% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 50 79
Average hourly rate £16.50 £18.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -48.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.44 £8.82 £12.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.23 £36.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.25 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-6.48% -14.28%

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
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 26 January 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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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 -2 11 £425 +25.00% 7
Leicestershire +7 3 £360 -1.36% 5
Derbyshire - 2 - - 17
Lincolnshire - - - - 1
Northamptonshire - - - - 10
Rutland - - - -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 10 (35.71%) C#
3 8 (28.57%) C++
3 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 7 (25.00%) Java
4 7 (25.00%) User Experience
5 6 (21.43%) Calabash
5 6 (21.43%) BDD
5 6 (21.43%) .NET
5 6 (21.43%) OO
5 6 (21.43%) TDD
5 6 (21.43%) Scrum
6 5 (17.86%) Degree
6 5 (17.86%) HTML
6 5 (17.86%) UNIX
6 5 (17.86%) Linux
7 4 (14.29%) C
7 4 (14.29%) OOP
7 4 (14.29%) XSD
7 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (14.29%) VMware
7 4 (14.29%) Maven
7 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
8 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
8 3 (10.71%) Mobile Application Development
8 3 (10.71%) Android Development
8 3 (10.71%) iOS Development
8 3 (10.71%) Android Studio

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

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 2 (7.14%) WebLogic
1 2 (7.14%) Apache
1 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) MS Project
1 1 (3.57%) MS Office
1 1 (3.57%) MS Visio
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
1 1 (3.57%) OmniGraffle
1 1 (3.57%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) SyteLine
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Ethernet
1 3 (10.71%) Wireshark
2 2 (7.14%) SSL
3 1 (3.57%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 6 (21.43%) Calabash
3 4 (14.29%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.29%) Maven
4 3 (10.71%) Xcode
4 3 (10.71%) JUnit
4 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
4 3 (10.71%) Android Studio
5 2 (7.14%) Ant
5 2 (7.14%) Gradle
5 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.14%) IntelliJ
5 2 (7.14%) JDeveloper
5 2 (7.14%) Subversion
5 2 (7.14%) jMock
6 1 (3.57%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.57%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.57%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Software Engineer
3 3 (10.71%) iOS Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Android Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Java Developer
3 3 (10.71%) .NET Developer
3 3 (10.71%) C++ Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Software Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) C# Software Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Progress Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Data Manager
5 1 (3.57%) Progress Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Agile .NET Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Agile C# Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Data Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) .NET
2 5 (17.86%) HTML
3 4 (14.29%) XSD
4 3 (10.71%) CSS
4 3 (10.71%) RESTful
4 3 (10.71%) HTML5
5 2 (7.14%) REST
5 2 (7.14%) JAX-RS
5 2 (7.14%) AngularJS
5 2 (7.14%) SOAP
5 2 (7.14%) Web Services
5 2 (7.14%) XML
5 2 (7.14%) XSL
5 2 (7.14%) XSLT
5 2 (7.14%) Swing
5 2 (7.14%) WSDL
5 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.14%) jQuery
5 2 (7.14%) JAX-WS
5 2 (7.14%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) User Experience
2 4 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 3 (10.71%) Open Source
3 3 (10.71%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.57%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
4 1 (3.57%) Statistics
4 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
4 1 (3.57%) Physics
4 1 (3.57%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.86%) UNIX
1 5 (17.86%) Linux
2 3 (10.71%) VxWorks
2 3 (10.71%) Android
2 3 (10.71%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.57%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (21.43%) TDD
2 6 (21.43%) OO
2 6 (21.43%) Scrum
2 6 (21.43%) BDD
3 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (14.29%) OOP
4 3 (10.71%) UML
4 3 (10.71%) Unit Testing
4 3 (10.71%) Mobile Application Development
4 3 (10.71%) Android Development
4 3 (10.71%) iOS Development
5 2 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
5 2 (7.14%) Data Modelling
5 2 (7.14%) Configuration Management
5 2 (7.14%) MVC
5 2 (7.14%) MVVM
6 1 (3.57%) Migration
6 1 (3.57%) SOA
6 1 (3.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 10 (35.71%) C#
2 8 (28.57%) C++
3 7 (25.00%) Java
4 4 (14.29%) C
5 3 (10.71%) Objective-C
5 3 (10.71%) JavaScript
6 2 (7.14%) VB
7 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
7 1 (3.57%) VBA
7 1 (3.57%) Python
7 1 (3.57%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.57%) SQL
7 1 (3.57%) VBScript
7 1 (3.57%) VB6
7 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) VMware
2 3 (10.71%) QNX
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 1 (3.57%) Progress
3 1 (3.57%) Adobe