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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South East / Middlesex
Rank 10 18 18
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 8.53% 5.88% 3.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.40% 6.00% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 9 4
Median daily rate £360 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £330 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +14.47%

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
117 150 165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 90.70% 98.04% 91.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 78 94 106
Median daily rate £375 £350 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £312 £275 £254
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £458 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 13 1
Median hourly rate - £40.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +224.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 20 February 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 23 (88.46%) C
2 23 (88.46%) C++
3 21 (80.77%) Java
4 19 (73.08%) Perl
5 17 (65.38%) SQL
6 14 (53.85%) Multithreading
6 14 (53.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 14 (53.85%) Oracle
6 14 (53.85%) STL
6 14 (53.85%) Unix
6 14 (53.85%) Linux
7 8 (30.77%) HTTP
8 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
8 6 (23.08%) Ada
8 6 (23.08%) C#
8 6 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (19.23%) Windows
9 5 (19.23%) Tcl
9 5 (19.23%) Python
9 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (15.38%) Scrum
11 3 (11.54%) SOA
11 3 (11.54%) HTML
11 3 (11.54%) TDD
11 3 (11.54%) HTML5
12 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
12 2 (7.69%) Node.js
12 2 (7.69%) REST
12 2 (7.69%) Git (software)

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%) Amazon AWS
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 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
1 1 (3.85%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (53.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 14 (53.85%) 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 14 (53.85%) Linux
1 14 (53.85%) Unix
2 5 (19.23%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (53.85%) Multithreading
3 6 (23.08%) Embedded Software Development
4 5 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (15.38%) Scrum
6 3 (11.54%) SOA
6 3 (11.54%) TDD
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.69%) Kanban
7 2 (7.69%) Software Architecture
7 2 (7.69%) User Stories
8 1 (3.85%) DevOps
8 1 (3.85%) Microservices
8 1 (3.85%) Pair Programming
8 1 (3.85%) SysML
8 1 (3.85%) UML
8 1 (3.85%) Web Development
8 1 (3.85%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) C
1 23 (88.46%) C++
2 21 (80.77%) Java
3 19 (73.08%) Perl
4 17 (65.38%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) Ada
5 6 (23.08%) C#
6 5 (19.23%) Python
6 5 (19.23%) Tcl
7 2 (7.69%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.85%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Oracle