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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 13 22 22
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 16 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 11.35% 3.14% 2.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.03% 3.33% 2.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 4
Median daily rate £360 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.29% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £349 £297
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £332
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.80% +7.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £40.19 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.01% +0.47%
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
133 150 205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 94.33% 94.34% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 68 87 132
Median daily rate £380 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £288 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 3 6
Median hourly rate £27.50 £45.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-38.88% +200.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 2016.

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 2 December 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 21 (72.41%) Java
4 20 (68.97%) Perl
5 18 (62.07%) SQL
6 15 (51.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 15 (51.72%) Oracle
6 15 (51.72%) STL
6 15 (51.72%) Unix
6 15 (51.72%) Linux
6 15 (51.72%) Multithreading
7 9 (31.03%) Ada
7 9 (31.03%) C#
8 8 (27.59%) HTTP
9 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
9 6 (20.69%) Embedded Software Development
10 5 (17.24%) Tcl
10 5 (17.24%) Python
10 5 (17.24%) Windows
11 4 (13.79%) UML
11 4 (13.79%) Aerospace
11 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
11 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
11 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
11 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
12 3 (10.34%) HTML5
12 3 (10.34%) SysML
12 3 (10.34%) Scrum
12 3 (10.34%) SOA

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%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (27.59%) HTTP
2 6 (20.69%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.90%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (13.79%) Aerospace
1 4 (13.79%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (51.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 15 (51.72%) STL
2 3 (10.34%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) HTML5
3 2 (6.90%) CSS
3 2 (6.90%) Node.js
3 2 (6.90%) REST
4 1 (3.45%) CSS3
4 1 (3.45%) jQuery
4 1 (3.45%) React
4 1 (3.45%) Redux
4 1 (3.45%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.90%) Digital TV
1 2 (6.90%) MPEG
1 2 (6.90%) STB
2 1 (3.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) Linux
1 15 (51.72%) Unix
2 5 (17.24%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (51.72%) Multithreading
3 6 (20.69%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (13.79%) UML
5 3 (10.34%) Scrum
5 3 (10.34%) SOA
5 3 (10.34%) SysML
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Deployment
6 2 (6.90%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (6.90%) Software Architecture
6 2 (6.90%) TDD
6 2 (6.90%) User Stories
7 1 (3.45%) Kanban
7 1 (3.45%) Web Development
7 1 (3.45%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) C
1 27 (93.10%) C++
2 21 (72.41%) Java
3 20 (68.97%) Perl
4 18 (62.07%) SQL
5 9 (31.03%) Ada
5 9 (31.03%) C#
6 5 (17.24%) Python
6 5 (17.24%) Tcl
7 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
8 1 (3.45%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.90%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (51.72%) Oracle