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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 82 68 49
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -19
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 15 18 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.94% 1.39% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.27% 2.03% 3.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 8 6
Average daily rate £288 £463 £169
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-37.83% +174.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £204 £335 £146
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £750 £263
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 4
Average hourly rate - £11.50 £30.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -61.98%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1180 886 911
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 73.57% 68.47% 64.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 616 437 439
Average daily rate £350 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 80 69 71
Average hourly rate £20.00 £27.00 £44.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.92% -38.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.81 £12.00 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £35.00 £57.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 8 £363 - 22
Northamptonshire -15 4 £219 -52.70% 10
Leicestershire -20 4 £290 -60.67% 5
Derbyshire -19 1 £288 -4.16% 7
Lincolnshire - - - - 2
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 22 (59.46%) .NET
2 21 (56.76%) C#
3 12 (32.43%) Windows
4 11 (29.73%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
5 10 (27.03%) WPF
5 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
5 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
6 9 (24.32%) WCF
6 9 (24.32%) OOP
6 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
7 8 (21.62%) TDD
8 7 (18.92%) OO
8 7 (18.92%) Java
8 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
8 7 (18.92%) Multithreading
9 6 (16.22%) Oracle
9 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
9 6 (16.22%) Web Services
9 6 (16.22%) MVC
10 5 (13.51%) WinForms
10 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (13.51%) Logistics
10 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
10 5 (13.51%) N-Tier
10 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
10 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (13.51%) MVVM
11 4 (10.81%) Modbus
11 4 (10.81%) Electronic Trading

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 2 (5.41%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) MS Exchange
2 1 (2.70%) NetWeaver
2 1 (2.70%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) WebSphere
2 1 (2.70%) Umbraco
2 1 (2.70%) Lync
2 1 (2.70%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.70%) DOC1
2 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.70%) SaaS
1 1 (2.70%) PaaS
1 1 (2.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (13.51%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.81%) Modbus
3 1 (2.70%) LAN
3 1 (2.70%) WAN
3 1 (2.70%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) HTTPS
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) DMZ
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
3 1 (2.70%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (27.03%) Relational Database
2 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.70%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.70%) DB2
4 1 (2.70%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (2.70%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Selenium
2 2 (5.41%) MSTest
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Xcode
General
1 2 (5.41%) Finance
1 2 (5.41%) Legal
1 2 (5.41%) Retail
2 1 (2.70%) Marketing
2 1 (2.70%) Games
2 1 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.70%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 26 (70.27%) Developer
2 19 (51.35%) Software Engineer
3 13 (35.14%) C# Developer
4 10 (27.03%) .NET Developer
5 9 (24.32%) Software Developer
6 7 (18.92%) Programmer
6 7 (18.92%) C# Software Developer
7 6 (16.22%) C# .NET Developer
7 6 (16.22%) C# Software Engineer
8 5 (13.51%) Java Developer
9 4 (10.81%) .NET Programmer
10 3 (8.11%) Software Programmer
10 3 (8.11%) WPF Developer
10 3 (8.11%) .NET Software Developer
11 2 (5.41%) .NET Software Engineer
11 2 (5.41%) C# Programmer
11 2 (5.41%) Java Software Engineer
11 2 (5.41%) Architect
12 1 (2.70%) Business Analyst
12 1 (2.70%) Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (59.46%) .NET
2 11 (29.73%) .NET Framework
3 10 (27.03%) WPF
4 9 (24.32%) WCF
5 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET
5 6 (16.22%) Web Services
6 5 (13.51%) WinForms
7 3 (8.11%) XML
8 2 (5.41%) Middleware
8 2 (5.41%) HTML
8 2 (5.41%) LINQ
9 1 (2.70%) WebSphere Message Broker
9 1 (2.70%) jQuery
9 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.70%) RabbitMQ
9 1 (2.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 1 (2.70%) REST
9 1 (2.70%) WinRT
9 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET MVC 4
9 1 (2.70%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) N-Tier
1 5 (13.51%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.11%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.41%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.70%) Fixed Income
4 1 (2.70%) Clustering
4 1 (2.70%) SCADA
4 1 (2.70%) Online Games
4 1 (2.70%) iPhone
4 1 (2.70%) Open Source
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 12 (32.43%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) AIX
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.70%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Unit Testing
2 9 (24.32%) OOP
3 8 (21.62%) TDD
4 7 (18.92%) Multithreading
4 7 (18.92%) OO
5 6 (16.22%) MVC
6 5 (13.51%) MVVM
6 5 (13.51%) Logistics
6 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (10.81%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (5.41%) Mobile Application Development
8 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
8 2 (5.41%) Automated Testing
8 2 (5.41%) Business Analysis
8 2 (5.41%) E-Commerce
8 2 (5.41%) SOA
8 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
9 1 (2.70%) Service Delivery
9 1 (2.70%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 21 (56.76%) C#
2 11 (29.73%) SQL
3 7 (18.92%) Java
4 2 (5.41%) C++
5 1 (2.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (2.70%) VB.NET
5 1 (2.70%) VC++
5 1 (2.70%) Pascal
5 1 (2.70%) XAML
5 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
5 1 (2.70%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.22%) Oracle
3 4 (10.81%) Siemens
4 2 (5.41%) Intel
4 2 (5.41%) ION Trading
4 2 (5.41%) DevExpress
4 2 (5.41%) Xamarin
4 2 (5.41%) IBM
5 1 (2.70%) ServiceNow
5 1 (2.70%) RightFax
5 1 (2.70%) Software AG
5 1 (2.70%) Informatica
5 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (2.70%) Symantec
5 1 (2.70%) VMware
5 1 (2.70%) SAP
5 1 (2.70%) Cisco
5 1 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (2.70%) EMC
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Venturi
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham
Claremont Consulting Limited
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago