The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Fife region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 4 10 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 5 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 16.67% 9.09% -
As % of the Job Titles category 16.67% 9.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 0
Median daily rate £325 £163 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Median hourly rate - £32.40 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% +0.95%
Software Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Fife 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
Fife
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
24 54 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 100.00% 98.18% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 15 6
Median daily rate £320 £321 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.31% -13.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £176 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £410 £440
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 2
Median hourly rate £14.43 £34.80 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-58.54% +190.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.14
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.12%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Fife region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Fife

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Fife

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Fife

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Fife

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Fife region over the 3 months to 28 July 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
Dunfermline +10 3 £325 +100.00%
Software Engineer
Scotland

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 28 July 2016, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Fife region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (42.86%) WCF
4 3 (42.86%) WPF
4 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 3 (42.86%) Web Services
4 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
5 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 2 (28.57%) C++
5 2 (28.57%) .NET
5 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
5 2 (28.57%) Electronics
5 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
6 1 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
6 1 (14.29%) Scrum
6 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
6 1 (14.29%) Ada
6 1 (14.29%) Java
6 1 (14.29%) UML
6 1 (14.29%) OO
6 1 (14.29%) Python
6 1 (14.29%) C
6 1 (14.29%) SDLC

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Fife 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:

Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (28.57%) Electronics
1 2 (28.57%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (42.86%) Entity Framework
1 3 (42.86%) WCF
1 3 (42.86%) Web Services
1 3 (42.86%) WPF
2 2 (28.57%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Device Driver
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (85.71%) Software Engineering
2 5 (71.43%) Configuration Management
3 3 (42.86%) MVC
4 2 (28.57%) Waterfall
5 1 (14.29%) OO
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) C++
3 1 (14.29%) Ada
3 1 (14.29%) C
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded C
3 1 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) Python
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft