The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 43 49 49
Rank change year-on-year
+6 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 12 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 2.54% 1.87% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.26% 2.42% 1.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £380 £326 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.47% +0.38%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 6
Median hourly rate £31.00 £40.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.50% -4.76%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Software Engineering
East of 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 Essex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Essex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
368 495 405
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 77.97% 77.10% 73.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 294 227
Median daily rate £350 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £281 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 39 45
Median hourly rate £27.50 £37.50 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.66% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £16.50 £16.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.00 £45.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Essex 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 Essex

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineering across the Essex region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Essex

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Essex region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Essex

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 26 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
Harlow - 1 £360 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Essex region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) TDD
1 8 (38.10%) Java
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 7 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 7 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
2 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 6 (28.57%) HTML5
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
4 5 (23.81%) Web Services
4 5 (23.81%) SOA
4 5 (23.81%) J2EE
5 4 (19.05%) IBM
5 4 (19.05%) OO
5 4 (19.05%) RAD
5 4 (19.05%) XHTML
5 4 (19.05%) XML
5 4 (19.05%) Unix
5 4 (19.05%) Ant
5 4 (19.05%) CSS
5 4 (19.05%) JSP
5 4 (19.05%) C
5 4 (19.05%) Ajax
5 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
5 4 (19.05%) Kanban
5 4 (19.05%) Sass
5 4 (19.05%) LESS
5 4 (19.05%) Scrum

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 4 (19.05%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.76%) HTTP
1 1 (4.76%) SSL
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Ant
2 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.76%) Subversion
General
1 3 (14.29%) Automotive
2 1 (4.76%) Aerospace
2 1 (4.76%) Electronics
2 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 10 (47.62%) Software Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (19.05%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Control Systems Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Embedded Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 3 (14.29%) Java Programmer
5 3 (14.29%) Programmer
5 3 (14.29%) Software Developer
6 2 (9.52%) Automotive Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Audio Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Audio Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Kernel Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Kernel Software Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Service Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Senior Technical Manager
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) HTML
2 6 (28.57%) HTML5
3 5 (23.81%) J2EE
3 5 (23.81%) Web Services
4 4 (19.05%) Ajax
4 4 (19.05%) CSS
4 4 (19.05%) JSP
4 4 (19.05%) LESS
4 4 (19.05%) Sass
4 4 (19.05%) XHTML
4 4 (19.05%) XML
5 3 (14.29%) .NET
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
6 1 (4.76%) Hibernate
6 1 (4.76%) JSF
6 1 (4.76%) Middleware
6 1 (4.76%) REST
6 1 (4.76%) SOAP
6 1 (4.76%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.52%) Device Driver
2 2 (9.52%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (9.52%) VAX
3 1 (4.76%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 8 (38.10%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (9.52%) VMS
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (38.10%) TDD
2 7 (33.33%) Extreme Programming
2 7 (33.33%) Pair Programming
2 7 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (23.81%) SOA
4 4 (19.05%) Kanban
4 4 (19.05%) Mentoring
4 4 (19.05%) OO
4 4 (19.05%) RAD
4 4 (19.05%) Scrum
5 3 (14.29%) ATDD
5 3 (14.29%) Automated Testing
5 3 (14.29%) Configuration Management
5 3 (14.29%) DevOps
6 1 (4.76%) Change Control
6 1 (4.76%) Open Source
6 1 (4.76%) Requirements Management
6 1 (4.76%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Java
2 5 (23.81%) JavaScript
3 4 (19.05%) C
4 3 (14.29%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) C#
5 2 (9.52%) COBOL
5 2 (9.52%) DCL
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.76%) ANSI C
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) JTAG
1 1 (4.76%) MISRA
1 1 (4.76%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.76%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (19.05%) IBM
2 3 (14.29%) Siemens
3 1 (4.76%) WSO2