The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Middlesex region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 17 13 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 17 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 3.13% 6.97% 3.45%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.46% 8.95% 4.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 3
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£340 £330 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% +7.31%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 12 2
Average hourly rate - £42.50 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +9.67%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Software Engineering
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
112 190 151
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 70.00% 77.87% 74.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 66 121 88
Average daily rate £387 £438 £413
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.54% +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £528 £570
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £362
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +3.73%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 17 5
Average hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.20 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-2.58% -3.12%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Middlesex region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 8 (61.54%) C
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
3 5 (38.46%) C++
3 5 (38.46%) Parallel Computing
4 4 (30.77%) UML
4 4 (30.77%) ClearCase
5 3 (23.08%) PhD
5 3 (23.08%) Fortran
5 3 (23.08%) OpenMP
5 3 (23.08%) Use Case
6 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
6 2 (15.38%) Android
6 2 (15.38%) V-Model
6 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
6 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (15.38%) Analytics
6 2 (15.38%) R
6 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (15.38%) XML Schema
6 2 (15.38%) Python
6 2 (15.38%) Perl
6 2 (15.38%) XML
6 2 (15.38%) Firmware
6 2 (15.38%) DTV
6 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
6 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Middlesex region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) ClearCase
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 2 (15.38%) Telecoms
2 1 (7.69%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Games
2 1 (7.69%) Marketing
2 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (76.92%) Software Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (15.38%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Principal Software Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Design Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.69%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (23.08%) OpenMP
2 2 (15.38%) XML
2 2 (15.38%) XML Schema
3 1 (7.69%) HTML
3 1 (7.69%) POSIX
3 1 (7.69%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) DTV
1 2 (15.38%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.69%) Over-the-Top Content
2 1 (7.69%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (7.69%) IPTV
2 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Android
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Parallel Computing
2 4 (30.77%) UML
3 3 (23.08%) Use Case
4 2 (15.38%) Multithreading
4 2 (15.38%) V-Model
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Analytics
4 2 (15.38%) Web Development
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (15.38%) Requirements Management
4 2 (15.38%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.69%) OO
5 1 (7.69%) OOD
5 1 (7.69%) Configuration Management
5 1 (7.69%) Android Development
5 1 (7.69%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 8 (61.54%) C
2 5 (38.46%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Fortran
4 2 (15.38%) R
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) PhD
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (15.38%) Firmware
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