The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Middlesex region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 13 20 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 18 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.57% 3.88% 4.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.87% 4.30% 5.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 7
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £397 £368
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 2
Median hourly rate £45.00 £47.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +22.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
Software Engineer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
203 186 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 96.67% 90.29% 92.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 132 99 130
Median daily rate £368 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £265 £110
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £484 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 12
Median hourly rate £43.00 £30.31 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.85% +59.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £13.90 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £47.50 £44.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 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 Middlesex region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (93.10%) C
2 27 (93.10%) C++
3 25 (86.21%) Perl
4 23 (79.31%) Oracle
5 22 (75.86%) Unix
5 22 (75.86%) SQL
6 21 (72.41%) Multithreading
6 21 (72.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 21 (72.41%) Linux
6 21 (72.41%) STL
7 16 (55.17%) Java
8 4 (13.79%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (13.79%) HTTP
8 4 (13.79%) Swing
8 4 (13.79%) Ada
8 4 (13.79%) Tcl
8 4 (13.79%) C#
8 4 (13.79%) Windows
9 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
9 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
10 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (6.90%) Spring
10 2 (6.90%) Java EE
10 2 (6.90%) HTML
10 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
11 1 (3.45%) MySQL
11 1 (3.45%) UML
11 1 (3.45%) Web Services

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.79%) HTTP
2 3 (10.34%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.45%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.45%) MySQL
1 1 (3.45%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (72.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 21 (72.41%) STL
2 4 (13.79%) Swing
3 2 (6.90%) HTML
3 2 (6.90%) Java EE
3 2 (6.90%) Spring
4 1 (3.45%) CSS
4 1 (3.45%) HTML5
4 1 (3.45%) Node.js
4 1 (3.45%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.45%) Digital TV
1 1 (3.45%) MPEG
1 1 (3.45%) STB
Operating Systems
1 22 (75.86%) Unix
2 21 (72.41%) Linux
3 4 (13.79%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (72.41%) Multithreading
3 4 (13.79%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (10.34%) Test Strategy
5 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.45%) Analytics
6 1 (3.45%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.45%) MVC
6 1 (3.45%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
6 1 (3.45%) SOA
6 1 (3.45%) Software Architecture
6 1 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (3.45%) SysML
6 1 (3.45%) TDD
6 1 (3.45%) UML
6 1 (3.45%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) C
1 27 (93.10%) C++
2 25 (86.21%) Perl
3 22 (75.86%) SQL
4 16 (55.17%) Java
5 4 (13.79%) Ada
5 4 (13.79%) C#
5 4 (13.79%) Tcl
6 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
1 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 23 (79.31%) Oracle
2 1 (3.45%) Google