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 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 75 56 53
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 15 36 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.00% 2.23% 2.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.42% 3.13% 3.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 21 9
Average daily rate
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£240 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.15% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £355 £450 £360
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Average hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £26.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +40.18%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -7.89%
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
1057 1152 990
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 70.28% 71.51% 65.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 555 593 445
Average daily rate £400 £355 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% -5.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 42 56
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.70% +1.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £10.10 £13.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £56.16 £65.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 +6 9 £315 +5.00% 10
Leicestershire 0 3 £220 -52.17% 5
Derbyshire +2 1 £325 - 8
Lincolnshire - - - -
Northamptonshire - - - - 4
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 14 (43.75%) C#
2 13 (40.63%) .NET
3 10 (31.25%) C++
4 9 (28.13%) WPF
5 7 (21.88%) Windows
5 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (18.75%) XML
6 6 (18.75%) Java
7 5 (15.63%) Linux
7 5 (15.63%) Web Services
7 5 (15.63%) Middleware
8 4 (12.50%) Firewall
8 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
8 4 (12.50%) SOA
8 4 (12.50%) XSD
8 4 (12.50%) HTML
8 4 (12.50%) SQL
8 4 (12.50%) C
8 4 (12.50%) Oracle
8 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
8 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
8 4 (12.50%) PaaS
9 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
9 3 (9.38%) WCF
9 3 (9.38%) Degree
9 3 (9.38%) JSON
9 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
9 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (9.38%) LINQ
9 3 (9.38%) SAP

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 3 (9.38%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.25%) CMS
2 2 (6.25%) NetWeaver
2 2 (6.25%) Apache
2 2 (6.25%) WebLogic
2 2 (6.25%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (3.13%) nginx
3 1 (3.13%) Lync
3 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
3 1 (3.13%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 3 (9.38%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.25%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS Project
3 1 (3.13%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) SyteLine
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.50%) PaaS
2 2 (6.25%) SaaS
2 2 (6.25%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (12.50%) Firewall
2 2 (6.25%) DMZ
2 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 2 (6.25%) HTTPS
2 2 (6.25%) SSL
3 1 (3.13%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.13%) LAN
3 1 (3.13%) SMS
3 1 (3.13%) WAN
3 1 (3.13%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.25%) DB2
1 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (6.25%) NUnit
1 2 (6.25%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.13%) Gradle
2 1 (3.13%) MSTest
2 1 (3.13%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (3.13%) Hudson
2 1 (3.13%) JIRA
2 1 (3.13%) Ant
2 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.13%) JDeveloper
2 1 (3.13%) Maven
2 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
1 3 (9.38%) Retail
2 2 (6.25%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (6.25%) Games
3 1 (3.13%) Electronics
3 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 15 (46.88%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) C# Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Programmer
4 5 (15.63%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Architect
6 3 (9.38%) C# .NET Developer
6 3 (9.38%) .NET Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (9.38%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) .NET Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (6.25%) Java Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Architect
7 2 (6.25%) Software Programmer
7 2 (6.25%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 2 (6.25%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (40.63%) .NET
2 9 (28.13%) WPF
3 6 (18.75%) XML
4 5 (15.63%) Web Services
4 5 (15.63%) Middleware
5 4 (12.50%) XSD
5 4 (12.50%) HTML
5 4 (12.50%) .NET Framework
6 3 (9.38%) WCF
6 3 (9.38%) JSON
6 3 (9.38%) LINQ
6 3 (9.38%) JMS
7 2 (6.25%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (6.25%) Spring
7 2 (6.25%) WebSphere MQ
7 2 (6.25%) WinForms
7 2 (6.25%) Hibernate
7 2 (6.25%) WSDL
7 2 (6.25%) CSS
7 2 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.50%) Management Information System
2 3 (9.38%) Mainframe
3 2 (6.25%) Fixed Income
3 2 (6.25%) Clustering
3 2 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (3.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (3.13%) SCADA
4 1 (3.13%) Online Games
4 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
4 1 (3.13%) EPoS
4 1 (3.13%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (21.88%) Windows
2 5 (15.63%) Linux
3 2 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.13%) Android
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.13%) Windows Mobile
4 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (21.88%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.50%) SOA
2 4 (12.50%) Business Analysis
3 3 (9.38%) Load Balancing
3 3 (9.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 3 (9.38%) OO
3 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.25%) Scrum
4 2 (6.25%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (6.25%) Data Modelling
4 2 (6.25%) UML
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.25%) Time Management
4 2 (6.25%) Release Management
4 2 (6.25%) Knowledge Management
4 2 (6.25%) Signal Processing
4 2 (6.25%) MVVM
4 2 (6.25%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (3.13%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 14 (43.75%) C#
2 10 (31.25%) C++
3 6 (18.75%) Java
4 4 (12.50%) SQL
4 4 (12.50%) C
5 2 (6.25%) Python
6 1 (3.13%) Scala
6 1 (3.13%) Ruby
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (3.13%) Perl
6 1 (3.13%) PHP
6 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.13%) VC++
6 1 (3.13%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (9.38%) Security Cleared
1 3 (9.38%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) Chartered Engineer
2 1 (3.13%) CISSP
2 1 (3.13%) GIAC
2 1 (3.13%) CISM
2 1 (3.13%) ISSAP
2 1 (3.13%) ISSEP
2 1 (3.13%) ISSMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.13%) KVM
1 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.13%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 2 (6.25%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 4 (12.50%) Oracle
2 3 (9.38%) SAP
2 3 (9.38%) IBM
2 3 (9.38%) Software AG
2 3 (9.38%) VMware
3 2 (6.25%) ION Trading
3 2 (6.25%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (6.25%) Microsoft
3 2 (6.25%) Intel
3 2 (6.25%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.13%) RightFax
4 1 (3.13%) Cisco
4 1 (3.13%) Progress
4 1 (3.13%) Citrix
4 1 (3.13%) webMethods
4 1 (3.13%) Symantec
4 1 (3.13%) HP
4 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.13%) Perforce
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