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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 81 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 20 18 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.25% 1.24% 1.59%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.75% 2.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 13
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £200 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £369 £466
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
- +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.69 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.72% +6.66%
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
1216 1027 1069
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 76.14% 70.97% 73.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 742 543 545
Average daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £545 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 57 46
Average hourly rate £19.04 £16.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.00% -57.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £37.50 £56.52
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £26.98 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+11.21% -12.98%

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 29 July 2015.

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 29 July 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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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 -13 10 £330 -7.04% 19
Leicestershire -2 4 £350 +75.00% 4
Derbyshire -8 1 - - 9
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 15
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (42.11%) C#
3 15 (39.47%) .NET
4 11 (28.95%) SQL
5 9 (23.68%) Web Services
6 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
6 8 (21.05%) C++
6 8 (21.05%) Finance
6 8 (21.05%) TDD
7 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
7 6 (15.79%) Degree
7 6 (15.79%) Java
7 6 (15.79%) Oracle
7 6 (15.79%) Linux
7 6 (15.79%) OO
7 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
7 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
8 5 (13.16%) BDD
8 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
8 5 (13.16%) MySQL
8 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
8 5 (13.16%) Retail
9 4 (10.53%) SCADA
9 4 (10.53%) Scrum
9 4 (10.53%) C
9 4 (10.53%) UNIX
9 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
9 4 (10.53%) OOP
9 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (10.53%) REST

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 1 (2.63%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.63%) Node.js
1 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (13.16%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.89%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (5.26%) Simulink
3 2 (5.26%) MS Office
4 1 (2.63%) MS Project
4 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.63%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.63%) Intranet
2 1 (2.63%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) RTP
2 1 (2.63%) H.323
2 1 (2.63%) Wireshark
2 1 (2.63%) ATM
2 1 (2.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (13.16%) MySQL
2 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.26%) DB2
3 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.63%) Redis
4 1 (2.63%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 6 (15.79%) Git (software)
3 3 (7.89%) JUnit
4 2 (5.26%) Calabash
4 2 (5.26%) Xcode
5 1 (2.63%) Subversion
5 1 (2.63%) Maven
5 1 (2.63%) jMock
5 1 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.63%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.63%) LabVIEW
5 1 (2.63%) Ant
5 1 (2.63%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 5 (13.16%) Retail
4 3 (7.89%) Automotive
4 3 (7.89%) Electronics
4 3 (7.89%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.26%) Marketing
6 1 (2.63%) Legal
6 1 (2.63%) Retail Banking
6 1 (2.63%) Games
6 1 (2.63%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 12 (31.58%) Developer
3 6 (15.79%) Software Developer
4 4 (10.53%) Lead Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) C# Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Java Software Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) J2EE Software Engineer
6 2 (5.26%) Embedded Software Developer
6 2 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (5.26%) iOS Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Architect
6 2 (5.26%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET Developer
7 1 (2.63%) C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (2.63%) Project Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Programme Manager
7 1 (2.63%) Data Architect
7 1 (2.63%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (39.47%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) Web Services
3 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.53%) REST
5 3 (7.89%) Spring
5 3 (7.89%) J2EE
5 3 (7.89%) JSON
5 3 (7.89%) Spring MVC
6 2 (5.26%) WinForms
6 2 (5.26%) WPF
6 2 (5.26%) RESTful
6 2 (5.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (2.63%) HTML5
7 1 (2.63%) RabbitMQ
7 1 (2.63%) Entity Framework
7 1 (2.63%) LINQ
7 1 (2.63%) jQuery
7 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
7 1 (2.63%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.53%) SCADA
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.26%) Life Science
3 2 (5.26%) DTV
4 1 (2.63%) GIS
4 1 (2.63%) Mathematics
4 1 (2.63%) Physics
4 1 (2.63%) Social Network
4 1 (2.63%) Social Media
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.79%) Linux
2 4 (10.53%) UNIX
3 3 (7.89%) Apple iOS
4 2 (5.26%) Windows
5 1 (2.63%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.63%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (21.05%) TDD
3 6 (15.79%) OO
3 6 (15.79%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (13.16%) BDD
5 4 (10.53%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (10.53%) Scrum
5 4 (10.53%) OOP
6 3 (7.89%) OOD
6 3 (7.89%) UML
6 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.89%) Programme Management
6 3 (7.89%) MVC
6 3 (7.89%) Multithreading
6 3 (7.89%) V-Model
6 3 (7.89%) Open Source
6 3 (7.89%) Waterfall
6 3 (7.89%) Unit Testing
6 3 (7.89%) User Stories
6 3 (7.89%) Procedural Programming
Programming Languages
1 16 (42.11%) C#
2 11 (28.95%) SQL
3 8 (21.05%) C++
4 6 (15.79%) Java
5 4 (10.53%) C
6 2 (5.26%) MATLAB
6 2 (5.26%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.63%) Apple Swift
7 1 (2.63%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
7 1 (2.63%) VBScript
7 1 (2.63%) VB
7 1 (2.63%) VB.NET
7 1 (2.63%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 6 (15.79%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) ISO 9001
1 2 (5.26%) TickIT
2 1 (2.63%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (2.63%) Firmware
1 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 3 (7.89%) IBM
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
3 2 (5.26%) Sybase
3 2 (5.26%) SAP
4 1 (2.63%) Informatica
4 1 (2.63%) Apple
4 1 (2.63%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.63%) QNX
4 1 (2.63%) VMware
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