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 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
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 80 80 67
Rank change year-on-year
0 -13
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 19 14 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.08% 0.90% 1.43%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.21% 2.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 6
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£335 £288 £575
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.52% -50.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £200 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £750
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £11.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1312 1161 913
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 74.89% 74.42% 68.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 772 588 449
Average daily rate £390 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.42% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £205 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 85 61
Average hourly rate £16.00 £21.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-23.80% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.81 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.75 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-0.81% -3.90%

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 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 1 May 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
Leicestershire +7 6 £338 +16.88% 1
Nottinghamshire -6 6 £525 +75.00% 12
Derbyshire +2 1 £330 +14.78% 10
Northamptonshire -15 1 - - 9
Lincolnshire - 1 £288 - 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (36.11%) C#
3 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 11 (30.56%) TDD
5 10 (27.78%) BDD
5 10 (27.78%) Finance
5 10 (27.78%) Scrum
5 10 (27.78%) .NET
6 9 (25.00%) Java
7 8 (22.22%) C++
7 8 (22.22%) SQL
7 8 (22.22%) MySQL
7 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio
7 8 (22.22%) User Experience
8 7 (19.44%) OOP
8 7 (19.44%) OO
8 7 (19.44%) Calabash
9 6 (16.67%) Degree
9 6 (16.67%) UNIX
9 6 (16.67%) Linux
9 6 (16.67%) JUnit
10 5 (13.89%) C
10 5 (13.89%) Web Services
10 5 (13.89%) Oracle
10 5 (13.89%) HTML
10 5 (13.89%) MVC
10 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
10 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
10 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
10 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (2.78%) Simulink
2 1 (2.78%) Spreadsheet
2 1 (2.78%) OmniGraffle
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.33%) Ethernet
1 3 (8.33%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) MySQL
2 3 (8.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.78%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (33.33%) Git (software)
2 8 (22.22%) Visual Studio
3 7 (19.44%) Calabash
4 6 (16.67%) JUnit
5 4 (11.11%) Xcode
6 3 (8.33%) Android Studio
7 2 (5.56%) Jenkins
7 2 (5.56%) jMock
7 2 (5.56%) Maven
7 2 (5.56%) Subversion
8 1 (2.78%) LabVIEW
8 1 (2.78%) Ant
8 1 (2.78%) ClearCase
8 1 (2.78%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (2.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.78%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 10 (27.78%) Finance
2 4 (11.11%) Retail
3 2 (5.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.78%) Automotive
4 1 (2.78%) Retail Banking
4 1 (2.78%) Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (52.78%) Developer
2 12 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 4 (11.11%) iOS Developer
4 3 (8.33%) C++ Developer
4 3 (8.33%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Software Developer
4 3 (8.33%) C# Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) J2EE Software Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) C# .NET Developer
4 3 (8.33%) Android Developer
5 2 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Java Developer
5 2 (5.56%) .NET Developer
6 1 (2.78%) AWS Developer
6 1 (2.78%) Test Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (2.78%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) DBA
6 1 (2.78%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (27.78%) .NET
2 5 (13.89%) Web Services
2 5 (13.89%) HTML
2 5 (13.89%) .NET Framework
3 4 (11.11%) RESTful
4 3 (8.33%) CSS
4 3 (8.33%) J2EE
4 3 (8.33%) ASP.NET
4 3 (8.33%) JSON
4 3 (8.33%) Spring
4 3 (8.33%) Spring MVC
4 3 (8.33%) REST
4 3 (8.33%) HTML5
5 2 (5.56%) jQuery
5 2 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 2 (5.56%) FIX Protocol
5 2 (5.56%) WPF
5 2 (5.56%) Ajax
5 2 (5.56%) Swing
6 1 (2.78%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.22%) User Experience
2 5 (13.89%) Open Source
3 4 (11.11%) Mobile App
3 4 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 4 (11.11%) SCADA
4 2 (5.56%) Data Structures
5 1 (2.78%) Statistics
5 1 (2.78%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.78%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.67%) UNIX
1 6 (16.67%) Linux
2 4 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 3 (8.33%) VxWorks
3 3 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (2.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (30.56%) TDD
3 10 (27.78%) BDD
3 10 (27.78%) Scrum
4 7 (19.44%) OOP
4 7 (19.44%) OO
5 5 (13.89%) MVC
5 5 (13.89%) Configuration Management
5 5 (13.89%) Unit Testing
5 5 (13.89%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.11%) Mobile Application Development
6 4 (11.11%) iOS Development
7 3 (8.33%) Procedural Programming
7 3 (8.33%) OOD
7 3 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (8.33%) User Stories
7 3 (8.33%) Android Development
8 2 (5.56%) Change Control
8 2 (5.56%) UML
9 1 (2.78%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (36.11%) C#
2 9 (25.00%) Java
3 8 (22.22%) C++
3 8 (22.22%) SQL
4 5 (13.89%) C
5 4 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 3 (8.33%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.56%) VBScript
7 2 (5.56%) VB
7 2 (5.56%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.78%) Assembly Language
8 1 (2.78%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.78%) VBA
8 1 (2.78%) PL/SQL
8 1 (2.78%) T-SQL
8 1 (2.78%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.78%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.78%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Oracle
2 3 (8.33%) VMware
2 3 (8.33%) QNX
3 1 (2.78%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.78%) Adobe
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