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 2 May 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
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 44 48 44
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 8 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 1.86% 2.62% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.33% 3.41% 3.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 2 2
Median daily rate £400 £326 £245
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+22.60% +33.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £325 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £327 £309
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 12
Median hourly rate - £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
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
343 411 543
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Essex 79.58% 76.82% 77.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 226 317
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £498 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 33 34
Median hourly rate £19.00 £40.60 £35.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.20% +13.40%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £32.00 £16.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £45.00 £45.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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 2 May 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
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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 2 May 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 17 (65.38%) Java
2 15 (57.69%) TDD
3 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (50.00%) Linux
4 12 (46.15%) HTML
4 12 (46.15%) Scrum
4 12 (46.15%) HTML5
5 10 (38.46%) Ajax
5 10 (38.46%) CSS
5 10 (38.46%) Unix
5 10 (38.46%) SOA
6 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
6 9 (34.62%) Kanban
7 8 (30.77%) REST
8 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
8 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
8 7 (26.92%) Ant
8 7 (26.92%) Pair Programming
8 7 (26.92%) Extreme Programming
9 6 (23.08%) Subversion
9 6 (23.08%) JSON
9 6 (23.08%) Web Services
9 6 (23.08%) J2EE
9 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
9 6 (23.08%) Mac OS X
9 6 (23.08%) Middleware
9 6 (23.08%) API Design
9 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
9 6 (23.08%) User Stories
9 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef

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 (15.38%) WebSphere
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 5 (19.23%) HTTP
2 5 (19.23%) SSL
3 2 (7.69%) Wireless
4 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
4 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (19.23%) Relational Database
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.85%) Big Data
3 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.85%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Ant
2 6 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
2 6 (23.08%) Subversion
3 2 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (7.69%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) JUnit
4 1 (3.85%) Rational DOORS
General
1 1 (3.85%) Finance
1 1 (3.85%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
2 12 (46.15%) Java Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Java Developer
4 4 (15.38%) Software Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Java Programmer
5 3 (11.54%) Programmer
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum Master
5 3 (11.54%) Software Developer
6 2 (7.69%) Test Manager
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Digital Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Agile Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Agile Java Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Automation Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (46.15%) HTML
1 12 (46.15%) HTML5
2 10 (38.46%) Ajax
2 10 (38.46%) CSS
3 8 (30.77%) REST
4 6 (23.08%) CSS3
4 6 (23.08%) J2EE
4 6 (23.08%) JSON
4 6 (23.08%) Middleware
4 6 (23.08%) Web Services
5 5 (19.23%) XML
6 4 (15.38%) Django
6 4 (15.38%) JSP
6 4 (15.38%) LESS
6 4 (15.38%) Play Framework
6 4 (15.38%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (15.38%) Sass
6 4 (15.38%) XHTML
7 3 (11.54%) Hibernate
8 2 (7.69%) TopLink
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
1 3 (11.54%) VAX
2 2 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.85%) CAN bus
3 1 (3.85%) CUDA
3 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.85%) STB
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
2 10 (38.46%) Unix
3 6 (23.08%) Mac OS X
3 6 (23.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.54%) VMS
5 2 (7.69%) Windows
6 1 (3.85%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) TDD
2 13 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Scrum
4 10 (38.46%) SOA
5 9 (34.62%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (34.62%) Kanban
6 7 (26.92%) Extreme Programming
6 7 (26.92%) Mentoring
6 7 (26.92%) Pair Programming
6 7 (26.92%) Unit Testing
7 6 (23.08%) API Design
7 6 (23.08%) User Stories
8 5 (19.23%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (19.23%) Web Design
9 4 (15.38%) Coaching
9 4 (15.38%) Critical Success Factor
9 4 (15.38%) OO
9 4 (15.38%) RAD
10 3 (11.54%) Configuration Management
10 3 (11.54%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 17 (65.38%) Java
2 4 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 4 (15.38%) Ruby
2 4 (15.38%) Scala
3 3 (11.54%) C
3 3 (11.54%) COBOL
3 3 (11.54%) DCL
4 2 (7.69%) Python
5 1 (3.85%) ANSI C
5 1 (3.85%) C++
5 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.85%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (3.85%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (23.08%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (23.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) IBM
2 3 (11.54%) HP
3 1 (3.85%) Twitter
3 1 (3.85%) WSO2
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