The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Highlands 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Highlands region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Highlands 6.90% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 8.00% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Highlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
25 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Highlands 86.21% 60.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 1
Average daily rate £400 £310 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -22.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Average hourly rate £44.38 - £20.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.08 - £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 - £26.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Software Engineer
Scotland

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the Highlands

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the Highlands

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the Highlands

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the Highlands

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the Highlands

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the Highlands

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 Highlands region over the 3 months to 24 July 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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IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Inverness - 2 - -
Software Engineer
Scotland

Software Engineer
Top 13 Related IT Skills in the Highlands

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Highlands 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 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) SCADA
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the Highlands by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Highlands 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.

General
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) UML
1 1 (50.00%) Validation
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) C++
1 1 (50.00%) Embedded C++