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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 74 82 75
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -7
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 20 18 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.32% 1.13% 1.08%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.63% 1.46% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 10
Median daily rate £450 £335 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% +3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £292 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
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
1224 1235 1108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 80.69% 77.19% 74.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 760 761 585
Median daily rate £425 £395 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.59% +6.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £583 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 25 70
Median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.55% +55.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £11.30 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.70 £47.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £29.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +1.69%

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 June 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 June 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
Northamptonshire - 11 £550 - 9
Leicestershire +3 5 £330 -2.22% 4
Nottinghamshire -4 2 £388 +7.63% 16
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (41.86%) Java
3 15 (34.88%) C#
3 15 (34.88%) .NET
3 15 (34.88%) Linux
4 8 (18.60%) C
4 8 (18.60%) DevOps
5 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (16.28%) Finance
5 7 (16.28%) Device Driver
5 7 (16.28%) Degree
5 7 (16.28%) Web Services
5 7 (16.28%) SQL
5 7 (16.28%) Firmware
6 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
6 6 (13.95%) C++
6 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
7 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
7 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
7 5 (11.63%) Assembly Language
7 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
7 5 (11.63%) Aerospace
7 5 (11.63%) Military
7 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
7 5 (11.63%) SDLC
8 4 (9.30%) Docker
8 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
8 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
8 4 (9.30%) jQuery
8 4 (9.30%) Avionics

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 (6.98%) OpenStack
2 1 (2.33%) ColdFusion
2 1 (2.33%) IIS
2 1 (2.33%) JRun
2 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Adobe Illustrator
1 1 (2.33%) Photoshop
1 1 (2.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) HFM
1 1 (2.33%) SAP hybris
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.33%) Bluetooth
1 1 (2.33%) GSM
1 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.95%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
2 2 (4.65%) MySQL
2 2 (4.65%) RDBMS
2 2 (4.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
3 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Maven
2 3 (6.98%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Gradle
2 3 (6.98%) Jenkins
2 3 (6.98%) JUnit
2 3 (6.98%) Visual Studio
3 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.65%) jMock
3 2 (4.65%) JProfiler
3 2 (4.65%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) Cucumber
4 1 (2.33%) Flyway
4 1 (2.33%) JIRA
4 1 (2.33%) MSTest
4 1 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (16.28%) Finance
2 5 (11.63%) Aerospace
2 5 (11.63%) Military
3 4 (9.30%) Automotive
3 4 (9.30%) Avionics
4 3 (6.98%) Electronics
4 3 (6.98%) Legal
5 2 (4.65%) Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Back Office
6 1 (2.33%) Investment Banking
6 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (46.51%) Software Engineer
2 12 (27.91%) Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Embedded Engineer
3 8 (18.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Development Manager
5 5 (11.63%) Java Developer
5 5 (11.63%) Linux Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Software Manager
6 4 (9.30%) DevOps Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) DevOps Manager
6 4 (9.30%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) AWS DevOps
7 3 (6.98%) AWS Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) C Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Embedded C Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Software Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) Web Services
3 4 (9.30%) ASP.NET
3 4 (9.30%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (9.30%) HTML
3 4 (9.30%) jQuery
4 3 (6.98%) Ajax
4 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.98%) JSON
4 3 (6.98%) WCF
4 3 (6.98%) XML
5 2 (4.65%) Hibernate
5 2 (4.65%) HTML5
5 2 (4.65%) J2EE
5 2 (4.65%) JPA
5 2 (4.65%) Middleware
5 2 (4.65%) Spring
5 2 (4.65%) Swing
5 2 (4.65%) XSLT
6 1 (2.33%) Apache CXF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.28%) Device Driver
2 5 (11.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.33%) Data Structures
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.33%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.33%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (34.88%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (6.98%) Android
3 3 (6.98%) VxWorks
3 3 (6.98%) Windows
4 2 (4.65%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.65%) Unix
5 1 (2.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (18.60%) DevOps
3 7 (16.28%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (11.63%) SDLC
4 5 (11.63%) Waterfall
5 4 (9.30%) Open Source
5 4 (9.30%) UML
5 4 (9.30%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Delivery
6 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.98%) Migration
6 3 (6.98%) OO
6 3 (6.98%) Scrum
6 3 (6.98%) TDD
7 2 (4.65%) Automated Testing
7 2 (4.65%) Electronic Trading
7 2 (4.65%) OOP
7 2 (4.65%) RAD
7 2 (4.65%) Validation
7 2 (4.65%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) Java
2 15 (34.88%) C#
3 8 (18.60%) C
4 7 (16.28%) SQL
5 6 (13.95%) C++
5 6 (13.95%) JavaScript
6 5 (11.63%) Assembly Language
7 2 (4.65%) Embedded C
7 2 (4.65%) Python
8 1 (2.33%) F#
8 1 (2.33%) Haskell
8 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.33%) VB
8 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 7 (16.28%) Degree
2 4 (9.30%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) ACCA
3 1 (2.33%) CIMA
3 1 (2.33%) HNC
3 1 (2.33%) HND
3 1 (2.33%) ICAEW
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.33%) MISRA
System Software
1 7 (16.28%) Firmware
2 4 (9.30%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Ansible
1 3 (6.98%) Kubernetes
1 3 (6.98%) Mesos
1 3 (6.98%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (6.98%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) Microsoft
1 5 (11.63%) Red Hat
2 4 (9.30%) Wind River
3 2 (4.65%) Adobe
3 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 2 (4.65%) Perforce
3 2 (4.65%) QNX
4 1 (2.33%) Google
4 1 (2.33%) hybris
4 1 (2.33%) Hyperion
4 1 (2.33%) SAP
4 1 (2.33%) Talend
4 1 (2.33%) WSO2