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 29 June 2016 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 9 21 8
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 24 6 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 12.44% 3.09% 9.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.79% 4.17% 10.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 3 8
Median daily rate £355 £350 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.42% -1.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £315 £350 £326
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 7
Median hourly rate £45.50 - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
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
174 144 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 90.16% 74.23% 84.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 116 76 116
Median daily rate £400 £387 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.35% -5.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £484 £536
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 13
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Middlesex region over the 3 months to 29 June 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 June 2016, 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 27 (77.14%) C
1 27 (77.14%) C++
2 23 (65.71%) Perl
2 23 (65.71%) SQL
2 23 (65.71%) Oracle
2 23 (65.71%) Linux
3 21 (60.00%) Multithreading
4 20 (57.14%) Unix
5 19 (54.29%) STL
5 19 (54.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 18 (51.43%) Java
7 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (11.43%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (11.43%) Scrum
8 4 (11.43%) C#
8 4 (11.43%) Windows
8 4 (11.43%) Swing
8 4 (11.43%) HTTP
8 4 (11.43%) Tcl
9 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
9 3 (8.57%) Ada
9 3 (8.57%) OOP
9 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
9 3 (8.57%) Embedded C
9 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
9 3 (8.57%) Degree
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (5.71%) TestNG
10 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
10 2 (5.71%) Test Automation

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 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.86%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) HTTP
2 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (5.71%) Wireless
4 1 (2.86%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Data Mining
1 1 (2.86%) MySQL
1 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) ClearCase
1 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
1 2 (5.71%) JUnit
1 2 (5.71%) Selenium
1 2 (5.71%) TestNG
2 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 27 (77.14%) Software Engineer
2 22 (62.86%) Developer
3 20 (57.14%) C++ Software Engineer
4 18 (51.43%) C++ Developer
4 18 (51.43%) C++ Software Developer
4 18 (51.43%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 18 (51.43%) SQL Developer
5 17 (48.57%) Linux Developer
5 17 (48.57%) Linux Engineer
5 17 (48.57%) Oracle Developer
6 14 (40.00%) Unix Developer
6 14 (40.00%) Unix Engineer
6 14 (40.00%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 8 (22.86%) Java Engineer
7 8 (22.86%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (14.29%) Architect
8 5 (14.29%) C++/Java Developer
8 5 (14.29%) Java Developer
8 5 (14.29%) Java Software Developer
9 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (54.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 19 (54.29%) STL
2 4 (11.43%) Swing
3 2 (5.71%) HTML
3 2 (5.71%) Java EE
3 2 (5.71%) Spring
3 2 (5.71%) Web Services
3 2 (5.71%) XML
4 1 (2.86%) .NET
4 1 (2.86%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.86%) CSS
4 1 (2.86%) ELK Stack
4 1 (2.86%) HTML5
4 1 (2.86%) jQuery
4 1 (2.86%) LINQ
4 1 (2.86%) Node.js
4 1 (2.86%) REST
4 1 (2.86%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.86%) DTV
2 1 (2.86%) MPEG
2 1 (2.86%) Statistics
2 1 (2.86%) STB
2 1 (2.86%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 23 (65.71%) Linux
2 20 (57.14%) Unix
3 4 (11.43%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Embedded Software Development
3 4 (11.43%) Scrum
4 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (8.57%) OOP
4 3 (8.57%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.71%) OOA/OOD
5 2 (5.71%) SOA
5 2 (5.71%) Software Architecture
5 2 (5.71%) TDD
5 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
6 1 (2.86%) Analytics
6 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
6 1 (2.86%) Data Visualisation
6 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.86%) Machine Learning
6 1 (2.86%) MVC
6 1 (2.86%) Process Improvement
6 1 (2.86%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (77.14%) C
1 27 (77.14%) C++
2 23 (65.71%) Perl
2 23 (65.71%) SQL
3 18 (51.43%) Java
4 4 (11.43%) C#
4 4 (11.43%) Tcl
5 3 (8.57%) Ada
5 3 (8.57%) Embedded C
5 3 (8.57%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.71%) Python
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) Graphite
1 1 (2.86%) Kibana
1 1 (2.86%) logstash
1 1 (2.86%) StatsD
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Oracle
2 1 (2.86%) Google
2 1 (2.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat