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 1 May 2016 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.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 73 87 82
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 26 18 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.63% 1.01% 0.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 1.32% 1.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 8 9
Average daily rate £450 £333 £288
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+35.33% +15.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £296 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £358 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £33.75 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
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
1286 1368 1211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.38% 76.90% 76.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 800 810 615
Average daily rate £390 £390 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £238 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £513
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 39 89
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £25.72
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -37.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.00 £10.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.25 £25.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 1 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram 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 1 May 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Northamptonshire +24 16 £500 - 5
Nottinghamshire +4 7 £413 +3.12% 3
Leicestershire +3 4 - - 3
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 35 (59.32%) Java
2 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (33.90%) .NET
4 15 (25.42%) C#
5 14 (23.73%) DevOps
6 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
7 12 (20.34%) Linux
8 11 (18.64%) HTML
9 10 (16.95%) C++
9 10 (16.95%) Web Services
10 9 (15.25%) SQL
10 9 (15.25%) Finance
11 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
11 8 (13.56%) XML
11 8 (13.56%) SDLC
11 8 (13.56%) AngularJS
11 8 (13.56%) jQuery
11 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
12 7 (11.86%) Oracle
12 7 (11.86%) C
12 7 (11.86%) Firmware
12 7 (11.86%) Device Driver
12 7 (11.86%) Ajax
13 6 (10.17%) Scrum
13 6 (10.17%) OO
13 6 (10.17%) Front End Development
13 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (10.17%) Open Source
13 6 (10.17%) HTML5
14 5 (8.47%) Git (software)

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, 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 5 (8.47%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.39%) OpenStack
3 1 (1.69%) ColdFusion
3 1 (1.69%) IIS
3 1 (1.69%) JRun
3 1 (1.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (6.78%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (6.78%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.69%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.69%) HFM
2 1 (1.69%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.78%) SaaS
2 3 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) GSM
2 1 (1.69%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.69%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (13.56%) SQL Server
2 4 (6.78%) MySQL
2 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.39%) DB2
3 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.69%) MongoDB
4 1 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 5 (8.47%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.78%) Ant
2 4 (6.78%) Jenkins
2 4 (6.78%) Maven
3 3 (5.08%) jMock
3 3 (5.08%) Subversion
4 2 (3.39%) Gradle
4 2 (3.39%) JUnit
4 2 (3.39%) LabVIEW
4 2 (3.39%) Lombardi
5 1 (1.69%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.69%) Flyway
5 1 (1.69%) JIRA
5 1 (1.69%) JProfiler
5 1 (1.69%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
2 5 (8.47%) Aerospace
2 5 (8.47%) Military
3 4 (6.78%) Avionics
3 4 (6.78%) Legal
4 3 (5.08%) Automotive
4 3 (5.08%) Electronics
5 1 (1.69%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.69%) Retail
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Software Engineer
2 19 (32.20%) Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Development Manager
4 7 (11.86%) DevOps Manager
4 7 (11.86%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (11.86%) Java Developer
5 5 (8.47%) Application Development Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Applications Development Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Applications Manager
5 5 (8.47%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 5 (8.47%) Software Manager
5 5 (8.47%) UI Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (6.78%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (6.78%) JavaScript Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Linux Engineer
6 4 (6.78%) Software Development Manager
6 4 (6.78%) Web Developer
6 4 (6.78%) Web UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (33.90%) .NET
2 11 (18.64%) HTML
3 10 (16.95%) Web Services
4 8 (13.56%) AngularJS
4 8 (13.56%) jQuery
4 8 (13.56%) XML
5 7 (11.86%) Ajax
6 6 (10.17%) HTML5
7 5 (8.47%) CSS
8 4 (6.78%) FIX Protocol
8 4 (6.78%) J2EE
8 4 (6.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (5.08%) Spring
9 3 (5.08%) Swing
9 3 (5.08%) XSLT
10 2 (3.39%) Hibernate
10 2 (3.39%) JPA
10 2 (3.39%) LAMP
10 2 (3.39%) Middleware
10 2 (3.39%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.86%) Device Driver
2 5 (8.47%) User Experience
3 4 (6.78%) Data Integration
4 3 (5.08%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.69%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Linux
2 4 (6.78%) Ubuntu
2 4 (6.78%) Windows
3 3 (5.08%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (5.08%) Unix
3 3 (5.08%) VxWorks
4 2 (3.39%) Android
5 1 (1.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.69%) CentOS
5 1 (1.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (37.29%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (23.73%) DevOps
3 8 (13.56%) SDLC
3 8 (13.56%) Unit Testing
4 6 (10.17%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (10.17%) Front End Development
4 6 (10.17%) OO
4 6 (10.17%) Open Source
4 6 (10.17%) Scrum
5 5 (8.47%) SOA
6 4 (6.78%) Clinical Data Management
6 4 (6.78%) Data Management
6 4 (6.78%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (5.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.08%) Electronic Trading
7 3 (5.08%) Migration
7 3 (5.08%) OOP
8 2 (3.39%) Continuous Delivery
8 2 (3.39%) Multithreading
8 2 (3.39%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 35 (59.32%) Java
2 15 (25.42%) C#
3 13 (22.03%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.95%) C++
5 9 (15.25%) SQL
6 7 (11.86%) C
7 5 (8.47%) Assembly Language
8 4 (6.78%) PHP
8 4 (6.78%) VBScript
9 2 (3.39%) Python
9 2 (3.39%) VB
9 2 (3.39%) XPath
9 2 (3.39%) XQuery
10 1 (1.69%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.69%) F#
10 1 (1.69%) Haskell
10 1 (1.69%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.69%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Degree
2 3 (5.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.69%) ACCA
3 1 (1.69%) CIMA
3 1 (1.69%) ICAEW
System Software
1 7 (11.86%) Firmware
2 3 (5.08%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.39%) Ansible
1 2 (3.39%) Kubernetes
1 2 (3.39%) Mesos
1 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.39%) Puppet
Vendors
1 7 (11.86%) Oracle
2 5 (8.47%) Adobe
2 5 (8.47%) Red Hat
3 4 (6.78%) Informatica
3 4 (6.78%) TIBCO
3 4 (6.78%) Wind River
4 2 (3.39%) IBM
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.39%) QNX
5 1 (1.69%) Google
5 1 (1.69%) hybris
5 1 (1.69%) Hyperion
5 1 (1.69%) Perforce
5 1 (1.69%) SAP
5 1 (1.69%) Talend
5 1 (1.69%) WSO2
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