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 17 September 2014 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 8 26 31
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 24 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.68% 2.47% 0.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.31% 3.50% 0.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 2 0
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£363 £313 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £43.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -8.57%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
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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
195 200 203
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 78.63% 70.67% 74.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 113 82
Average daily rate £425 £415 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £33.25 £37.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.30% -11.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.75 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% -

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 17 September 2014, 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 33 (76.74%) Linux
2 27 (62.79%) UML
3 23 (53.49%) C
4 16 (37.21%) ClearCase
4 16 (37.21%) DTV
5 15 (34.88%) DVB
5 15 (34.88%) POSIX
5 15 (34.88%) C++
5 15 (34.88%) Java
5 15 (34.88%) Software Architecture
6 14 (32.56%) STB
7 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
8 11 (25.58%) Electronics
9 10 (23.26%) Military
10 8 (18.60%) Multithreading
11 6 (13.95%) OO
11 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (11.63%) RabbitMQ
12 5 (11.63%) Validation
12 5 (11.63%) Logistics
12 5 (11.63%) Degree
13 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
13 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
13 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
13 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
13 4 (9.30%) Device Driver
13 4 (9.30%) Embedded C
13 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
13 4 (9.30%) Rational Rhapsody
13 4 (9.30%) Android

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 15 (34.88%) DVB
Development Applications
1 16 (37.21%) ClearCase
2 4 (9.30%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (6.98%) Automake
4 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 1 (2.33%) RequisitePro
4 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 11 (25.58%) Electronics
2 10 (23.26%) Military
3 4 (9.30%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.65%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 25 (58.14%) Software Engineer
2 15 (34.88%) Developer
3 8 (18.60%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (16.28%) Embedded Software Developer
4 7 (16.28%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.95%) Java Developer
6 5 (11.63%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Test Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Android Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Development Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Developer
9 1 (2.33%) Software Test Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Test Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Embedded C Software Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Embedded C Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Linux Engineer
9 1 (2.33%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (34.88%) POSIX
2 5 (11.63%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (6.98%) Swing
3 3 (6.98%) STL
4 2 (4.65%) HTML
4 2 (4.65%) CSS
4 2 (4.65%) HTML5
5 1 (2.33%) CSS3
5 1 (2.33%) WebKit
5 1 (2.33%) OpenCL
5 1 (2.33%) DirectCompute
5 1 (2.33%) Android NDK
5 1 (2.33%) OpenGL
5 1 (2.33%) XHTML
5 1 (2.33%) XML
5 1 (2.33%) DOM
5 1 (2.33%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) DTV
2 14 (32.56%) STB
3 6 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
4 4 (9.30%) Computer Science
4 4 (9.30%) Device Driver
5 3 (6.98%) Open Source
5 3 (6.98%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (6.98%) Firmware
6 2 (4.65%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (2.33%) CUDA
7 1 (2.33%) Management Information System
7 1 (2.33%) W3C
7 1 (2.33%) Interactive TV
7 1 (2.33%) IPTV
7 1 (2.33%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 33 (76.74%) Linux
2 4 (9.30%) Android
3 3 (6.98%) Debian
4 1 (2.33%) UNIX
4 1 (2.33%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) UML
2 15 (34.88%) Software Architecture
3 8 (18.60%) Multithreading
4 6 (13.95%) OO
5 5 (11.63%) Validation
5 5 (11.63%) Logistics
6 4 (9.30%) Software Testing
6 4 (9.30%) Mentoring
6 4 (9.30%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (6.98%) V-Model
7 3 (6.98%) Use Case
7 3 (6.98%) Requirements Management
7 3 (6.98%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.65%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 1 (2.33%) Test Strategy
9 1 (2.33%) Android Development
9 1 (2.33%) Project Management
9 1 (2.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (53.49%) C
2 15 (34.88%) C++
2 15 (34.88%) Java
3 4 (9.30%) Embedded C
4 3 (6.98%) MATLAB
5 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 12 (27.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.63%) Degree
3 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.33%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Intel
2 2 (4.65%) IBM
3 1 (2.33%) Perforce
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