The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Farnborough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 26 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
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 10 15 12
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 10 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 9.80% 1.37% 2.63%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.99% 1.52% 2.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 1
Average daily rate
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£305 - £260
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.27% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £45.22 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Farnborough region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Farnborough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
91 66 34
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Farnborough 89.22% 90.41% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 40 22
Average daily rate £350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £525 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 2
Average hourly rate £11.17 £60.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.38% +380.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.75 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.52% -4.28%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Farnborough region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Farnborough

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Farnborough

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Farnborough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Farnborough region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Farnborough

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Farnborough

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Farnborough

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) C++
3 5 (45.45%) Python
4 4 (36.36%) Linux
4 4 (36.36%) C
4 4 (36.36%) Java
4 4 (36.36%) Degree
4 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
4 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
5 3 (27.27%) Android
5 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 3 (27.27%) CSS
5 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (18.18%) Information Management
6 2 (18.18%) NetBeans
6 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
6 2 (18.18%) TickIT
6 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
6 2 (18.18%) STL
6 2 (18.18%) XML
6 2 (18.18%) UML
6 2 (18.18%) OO
6 2 (18.18%) XHTML
6 2 (18.18%) OOD
6 2 (18.18%) Perl
6 2 (18.18%) MS Office
6 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
6 2 (18.18%) HTML
6 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
6 2 (18.18%) Jenkins

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Farnborough by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Farnborough region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (18.18%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) NetBeans
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) Selenium
2 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (9.09%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (9.09%) Aerospace
1 1 (9.09%) Games
1 1 (9.09%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) CSS
2 2 (18.18%) STL
2 2 (18.18%) XML
2 2 (18.18%) XHTML
2 2 (18.18%) HTML
2 2 (18.18%) Ajax
3 1 (9.09%) Android SDK
3 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Management Information System
1 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Statistics
2 1 (9.09%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) Information Management
3 2 (18.18%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) OOD
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
4 1 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (9.09%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Parallel Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C++
2 5 (45.45%) Python
3 4 (36.36%) C
3 4 (36.36%) Java
4 3 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) Perl
5 2 (18.18%) Ruby
5 2 (18.18%) Bash Shell
6 1 (9.09%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Degree
1 4 (36.36%) SC Cleared
1 4 (36.36%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) TickIT
1 2 (18.18%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Google