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 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 5 20 31
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +11
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 24 10 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.84% 4.00% 0.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.70% 5.88% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 3 0
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£363 £310 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.93% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 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 £40.00 £35.00 £38.56
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.23%
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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
189 170 216
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 77.46% 68.00% 73.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 86 93
Average daily rate £400 £450 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £528 £575 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 5 7
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £29.00 £17.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £37.50 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 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 (75.00%) Linux
2 28 (63.64%) UML
3 21 (47.73%) C
4 20 (45.45%) C++
5 18 (40.91%) Java
6 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
7 14 (31.82%) ClearCase
7 14 (31.82%) Multithreading
8 13 (29.55%) Software Architecture
8 13 (29.55%) Electronics
8 13 (29.55%) DTV
8 13 (29.55%) POSIX
8 13 (29.55%) Military
9 12 (27.27%) STB
9 12 (27.27%) DVB
10 11 (25.00%) OO
11 10 (22.73%) Validation
12 9 (20.45%) Rational Rhapsody
13 6 (13.64%) MATLAB
14 5 (11.36%) Logistics
14 5 (11.36%) RabbitMQ
15 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
15 4 (9.09%) Device Driver
15 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
15 4 (9.09%) Android
15 4 (9.09%) Degree
15 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
16 3 (6.82%) Intel
16 3 (6.82%) Swing
16 3 (6.82%) STL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 12 (27.27%) DVB
Development Applications
1 14 (31.82%) ClearCase
2 9 (20.45%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (6.82%) Automake
4 1 (2.27%) RequisitePro
4 1 (2.27%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.27%) Rational DOORS
General
1 13 (29.55%) Electronics
1 13 (29.55%) Military
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.55%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 29 (65.91%) Software Engineer
2 14 (31.82%) Developer
3 8 (18.18%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (15.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (13.64%) Java Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
5 6 (13.64%) Embedded Software Developer
6 2 (4.55%) Test Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Developer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Development Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Software Test Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Senior Test Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.27%) Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (29.55%) POSIX
2 5 (11.36%) RabbitMQ
3 3 (6.82%) Swing
3 3 (6.82%) STL
4 1 (2.27%) XHTML
4 1 (2.27%) XML
4 1 (2.27%) DOM
4 1 (2.27%) XSL
4 1 (2.27%) CSS
4 1 (2.27%) OpenGL
4 1 (2.27%) HTML
4 1 (2.27%) OpenCL
4 1 (2.27%) DirectCompute
4 1 (2.27%) Android NDK
4 1 (2.27%) CSS3
4 1 (2.27%) WebKit
4 1 (2.27%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 13 (29.55%) DTV
2 12 (27.27%) STB
3 4 (9.09%) Device Driver
4 3 (6.82%) Mathematics
4 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.82%) Open Source
5 2 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (2.27%) W3C
6 1 (2.27%) Firmware
6 1 (2.27%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (2.27%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 33 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (9.09%) Android
3 3 (6.82%) Debian
4 1 (2.27%) Windows
4 1 (2.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (63.64%) UML
2 14 (31.82%) Multithreading
3 13 (29.55%) Software Architecture
4 11 (25.00%) OO
5 10 (22.73%) Validation
6 5 (11.36%) Logistics
7 4 (9.09%) Software Testing
8 3 (6.82%) Embedded Software Development
9 2 (4.55%) Project Planning
10 1 (2.27%) Project Management
10 1 (2.27%) Web Development
10 1 (2.27%) Requirements Management
10 1 (2.27%) Use Case
10 1 (2.27%) V-Model
10 1 (2.27%) Android Development
10 1 (2.27%) Test Strategy
10 1 (2.27%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 21 (47.73%) C
2 20 (45.45%) C++
3 18 (40.91%) Java
4 6 (13.64%) MATLAB
5 2 (4.55%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.27%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.27%) PHP
Qualifications
1 15 (34.09%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 4 (9.09%) Degree
3 1 (2.27%) BC Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (6.82%) Intel
2 2 (4.55%) IBM
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