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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South East / Middlesex
Rank 12 17 18
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 12 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.09% 6.47% 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.21% 7.63% 4.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 7 5
Median daily rate £350 £340 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £330 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £366 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +12.82%

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
107 118 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 81.06% 84.89% 81.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 67 99
Median daily rate £388 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £313 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £572
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 8 4
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +35.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Middlesex region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 23 January 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 25 (80.65%) C++
2 24 (77.42%) C
3 21 (67.74%) Java
4 18 (58.06%) Perl
5 17 (54.84%) SQL
6 16 (51.61%) Linux
7 14 (45.16%) Oracle
8 13 (41.94%) Multithreading
8 13 (41.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 13 (41.94%) STL
8 13 (41.94%) Unix
9 8 (25.81%) C#
9 8 (25.81%) Ada
9 8 (25.81%) HTTP
10 7 (22.58%) Python
10 7 (22.58%) Windows
11 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
11 6 (19.35%) Embedded Software Development
12 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (16.13%) Tcl
12 5 (16.13%) Scrum
13 4 (12.90%) Degree
13 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
13 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
14 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
14 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
14 3 (9.68%) HTML5
14 3 (9.68%) Aerospace
14 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
14 3 (9.68%) SOA

Software Engineering
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.23%) Apache Spark
1 1 (3.23%) JBoss
1 1 (3.23%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.23%) WebLogic
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) SaaS
2 1 (3.23%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (25.81%) HTTP
2 6 (19.35%) TCP/IP
3 2 (6.45%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.45%) NoSQL
1 2 (6.45%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.23%) Apache Hive
2 1 (3.23%) Big Data
2 1 (3.23%) Data Mining
2 1 (3.23%) DB2
2 1 (3.23%) Hadoop
2 1 (3.23%) HBase
2 1 (3.23%) Mahout
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
2 1 (3.23%) RDBMS
2 1 (3.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) JUnit
2 1 (3.23%) Maven
2 1 (3.23%) TestNG
General
1 3 (9.68%) Aerospace
1 3 (9.68%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 26 (83.87%) Software Engineer
2 17 (54.84%) C++ Software Engineer
3 15 (48.39%) Developer
3 15 (48.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 14 (45.16%) Architect
4 14 (45.16%) Linux Engineer
5 13 (41.94%) C++ Developer
5 13 (41.94%) C++ Software Developer
5 13 (41.94%) Linux Developer
5 13 (41.94%) Linux Software Architect
5 13 (41.94%) Oracle Architect
5 13 (41.94%) Oracle Developer
5 13 (41.94%) Software Architect
5 13 (41.94%) SQL Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Senior Software Engineer
7 3 (9.68%) C# Software Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Embedded Engineer
8 2 (6.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (3.23%) Full Stack Developer
9 1 (3.23%) Linux DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (41.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 13 (41.94%) STL
2 3 (9.68%) HTML
2 3 (9.68%) HTML5
3 2 (6.45%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) Node.js
3 2 (6.45%) REST
3 2 (6.45%) RESTful
4 1 (3.23%) Cascading
4 1 (3.23%) CSS3
4 1 (3.23%) jQuery
4 1 (3.23%) React
4 1 (3.23%) Redux
4 1 (3.23%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Digital TV
2 2 (6.45%) MPEG
2 2 (6.45%) STB
3 1 (3.23%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.23%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.23%) Neural Network
3 1 (3.23%) Physics
3 1 (3.23%) Social Network
3 1 (3.23%) Statistics
3 1 (3.23%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (51.61%) Linux
2 13 (41.94%) Unix
3 7 (22.58%) Windows
4 2 (6.45%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (41.94%) Multithreading
2 6 (19.35%) Embedded Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (16.13%) Scrum
4 3 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (9.68%) SOA
4 3 (9.68%) UML
5 2 (6.45%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (6.45%) Software Architecture
5 2 (6.45%) SysML
5 2 (6.45%) TDD
5 2 (6.45%) User Stories
6 1 (3.23%) Analytics
6 1 (3.23%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) Kanban
6 1 (3.23%) Machine Learning
6 1 (3.23%) Matrix Organization
6 1 (3.23%) Test Automation
6 1 (3.23%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 25 (80.65%) C++
2 24 (77.42%) C
3 21 (67.74%) Java
4 18 (58.06%) Perl
5 17 (54.84%) SQL
6 8 (25.81%) Ada
6 8 (25.81%) C#
7 7 (22.58%) Python
8 5 (16.13%) Tcl
9 2 (6.45%) JavaScript
9 2 (6.45%) Scala
10 1 (3.23%) MATLAB
10 1 (3.23%) R
10 1 (3.23%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) Degree
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) DV Cleared
3 1 (3.23%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) JSP 440
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Active Directory
1 1 (3.23%) Docker
1 1 (3.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
2 1 (3.23%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Red Hat
2 1 (3.23%) VMware