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 23 January 2017 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 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South East / Middlesex
Rank 14 19 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 10 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 7.58% 5.04% 3.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.55% 5.15% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 6 4
Median daily rate £355 £340 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £44.00 £38.50
% change year-on-year
-4.54% +14.28%

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
117 136 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 88.64% 97.84% 90.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 74 112
Median daily rate £375 £350 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £310 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 2
Median hourly rate £37.50 £40.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +170.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

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 23 January 2017, 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 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (92.31%) C
2 24 (92.31%) C++
3 19 (73.08%) Java
4 18 (69.23%) Perl
5 16 (61.54%) SQL
6 13 (50.00%) Oracle
6 13 (50.00%) STL
6 13 (50.00%) Unix
6 13 (50.00%) Linux
6 13 (50.00%) Multithreading
6 13 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 8 (30.77%) Ada
7 8 (30.77%) C#
7 8 (30.77%) HTTP
8 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 6 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (19.23%) Tcl
9 5 (19.23%) Python
9 5 (19.23%) Windows
10 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
11 3 (11.54%) HTML5
11 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
11 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
11 3 (11.54%) SOA
11 3 (11.54%) UML
11 3 (11.54%) HTML
11 3 (11.54%) Aerospace
11 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
11 3 (11.54%) Scrum

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 (3.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (30.77%) HTTP
2 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.69%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
General
1 3 (11.54%) Aerospace
1 3 (11.54%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 13 (50.00%) STL
2 3 (11.54%) HTML
2 3 (11.54%) HTML5
3 2 (7.69%) CSS
3 2 (7.69%) Node.js
3 2 (7.69%) REST
4 1 (3.85%) CSS3
4 1 (3.85%) jQuery
4 1 (3.85%) React
4 1 (3.85%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Computer Science
1 2 (7.69%) Digital TV
1 2 (7.69%) MPEG
1 2 (7.69%) STB
2 1 (3.85%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Linux
1 13 (50.00%) Unix
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 6 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (11.54%) Scrum
5 3 (11.54%) SOA
5 3 (11.54%) UML
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
6 2 (7.69%) SysML
6 2 (7.69%) TDD
6 2 (7.69%) User Stories
7 1 (3.85%) Kanban
7 1 (3.85%) Web Development
7 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 24 (92.31%) C
1 24 (92.31%) C++
2 19 (73.08%) Java
3 18 (69.23%) Perl
4 16 (61.54%) SQL
5 8 (30.77%) Ada
5 8 (30.77%) C#
6 5 (19.23%) Python
6 5 (19.23%) Tcl
7 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.54%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (50.00%) Oracle