The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Fife 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 31 October 2014 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
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 4 7 7
Rank change year-on-year
+3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 5 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 13.33% 14.29% 5.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.33% 14.71% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£195 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-48.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £311
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -3.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £29.50 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -5.40%
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
30 34 40
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Fife 100.00% 97.14% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 10 20
Average daily rate £225 £350 £220
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% +59.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £204 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £416 £558 £310
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 6
Average hourly rate £18.25 £19.00 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-3.94% -20.83%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £9.00 £21.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £29.00 £55.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-3.03% -5.71%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Fife

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Fife region over the 3 months to 31 October 2014. 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
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Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
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Job
Vacancies
Dunfermline - 3 £195 - 1
Software Engineer
Scotland

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Fife

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 3 (60.00%) SQL
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (40.00%) Electronics
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Internet
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
3 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (20.00%) Physics
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Fife by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Fife 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 (40.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (40.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (40.00%) Electronics
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Physics
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Manual Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (20.00%) Validation
3 1 (20.00%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Black-Box Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (20.00%) Ruby
3 1 (20.00%) C++
3 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
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