The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Merseyside region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank - 39 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 0 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside - 0.26% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.27% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £325 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.85% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
Software Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Merseyside 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
Merseyside
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
316 372 202
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Merseyside 95.18% 95.14% 94.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 170 178 109
Median daily rate £375 £310 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.96% -11.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £135 £153
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 7 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £14.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £20.45 £26.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Merseyside

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Merseyside

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 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 Merseyside region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (100.00%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (100.00%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (100.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) JIRA
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) Autofac
1 1 (100.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) REST
1 1 (100.00%) SAML
1 1 (100.00%) SOAP
1 1 (100.00%) Spring
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) XSD
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Unix
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OWASP
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle