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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 10 19 6
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -13
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 21 11 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 9.42% 5.29% 10.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.55% 6.67% 12.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 5 18
Median daily rate £350 £350 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £350 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £397 £375
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.72% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 4
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
199 165 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 89.24% 79.33% 80.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 129 90 118
Median daily rate £415 £396 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.79% -1.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £484 £528
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 7
Median hourly rate £37.50 £47.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.05% +11.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £25.30 £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £47.50 £50.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 32 (78.05%) C++
2 30 (73.17%) C
3 25 (60.98%) Java
3 25 (60.98%) Linux
4 24 (58.54%) Oracle
5 23 (56.10%) Perl
5 23 (56.10%) SQL
6 21 (51.22%) Multithreading
7 20 (48.78%) Unix
8 19 (46.34%) STL
8 19 (46.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 8 (19.51%) C#
10 7 (17.07%) Ada
11 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
12 5 (12.20%) Windows
12 5 (12.20%) UML
12 5 (12.20%) Scrum
13 4 (9.76%) Aerospace
13 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
13 4 (9.76%) HTTP
13 4 (9.76%) Tcl
13 4 (9.76%) OOP
13 4 (9.76%) Swing
13 4 (9.76%) Degree
13 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
13 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
13 4 (9.76%) Test Strategy
13 4 (9.76%) Embedded Software Development
14 3 (7.32%) TestNG
14 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration

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 (2.44%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.44%) JBoss
1 1 (2.44%) Tomcat
1 1 (2.44%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.44%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.44%) WebSphere Application Server
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.44%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.44%) Google Analytics
1 1 (2.44%) PaaS
1 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (9.76%) HTTP
2 3 (7.32%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.88%) Wireless
4 1 (2.44%) DHCP
4 1 (2.44%) DVB
4 1 (2.44%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.88%) MySQL
1 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
1 2 (4.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.44%) Apache Hive
2 1 (2.44%) Big Data
2 1 (2.44%) Data Mining
2 1 (2.44%) DB2
2 1 (2.44%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.44%) HBase
2 1 (2.44%) Mahout
2 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.44%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 3 (7.32%) JUnit
1 3 (7.32%) TestNG
2 2 (4.88%) ClearCase
2 2 (4.88%) Selenium
3 1 (2.44%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.44%) Maven
3 1 (2.44%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (9.76%) Aerospace
1 4 (9.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.44%) Military
Job Titles
1 30 (73.17%) Software Engineer
2 23 (56.10%) C++ Software Engineer
3 21 (51.22%) Developer
4 18 (43.90%) C++ Developer
4 18 (43.90%) C++ Software Developer
4 18 (43.90%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 18 (43.90%) Linux Engineer
4 18 (43.90%) SQL Developer
5 17 (41.46%) Linux Developer
5 17 (41.46%) Oracle Developer
6 11 (26.83%) Architect
7 9 (21.95%) Unix Developer
7 9 (21.95%) Unix Engineer
7 9 (21.95%) Unix Linux Engineer
8 8 (19.51%) Java Engineer
8 8 (19.51%) Java Software Engineer
8 8 (19.51%) Linux Software Architect
8 8 (19.51%) Oracle Architect
8 8 (19.51%) Software Architect
9 5 (12.20%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (46.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 19 (46.34%) STL
2 4 (9.76%) Swing
3 2 (4.88%) HTML
3 2 (4.88%) Java EE
3 2 (4.88%) RESTful
3 2 (4.88%) Spring
3 2 (4.88%) Web Services
3 2 (4.88%) XML
4 1 (2.44%) .NET
4 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.44%) Cascading
4 1 (2.44%) CSS
4 1 (2.44%) HTML5
4 1 (2.44%) jQuery
4 1 (2.44%) LINQ
4 1 (2.44%) Node.js
4 1 (2.44%) REST
4 1 (2.44%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.88%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (2.44%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.44%) ASIC
2 1 (2.44%) CESG
2 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.44%) Digital TV
2 1 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (2.44%) Mathematics
2 1 (2.44%) MPEG
2 1 (2.44%) Neural Network
2 1 (2.44%) Physics
2 1 (2.44%) Social Network
2 1 (2.44%) Statistics
2 1 (2.44%) STB
Operating Systems
1 25 (60.98%) Linux
2 20 (48.78%) Unix
3 5 (12.20%) Windows
4 1 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Multithreading
2 6 (14.63%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (12.20%) Scrum
3 5 (12.20%) UML
4 4 (9.76%) Embedded Software Development
4 4 (9.76%) OOP
4 4 (9.76%) Test Strategy
5 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (7.32%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (7.32%) SysML
5 3 (7.32%) Test Automation
6 2 (4.88%) Analytics
6 2 (4.88%) TDD
7 1 (2.44%) Continuous Deployment
7 1 (2.44%) DevOps
7 1 (2.44%) Matrix Organization
7 1 (2.44%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.44%) Software Architecture
7 1 (2.44%) SOLID
7 1 (2.44%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 32 (78.05%) C++
2 30 (73.17%) C
3 25 (60.98%) Java
4 23 (56.10%) Perl
4 23 (56.10%) SQL
5 8 (19.51%) C#
6 7 (17.07%) Ada
7 4 (9.76%) Tcl
8 3 (7.32%) Python
9 2 (4.88%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.88%) JavaScript
10 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
10 1 (2.44%) R
10 1 (2.44%) Ruby
10 1 (2.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) Degree
1 4 (9.76%) SC Cleared
1 4 (9.76%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.44%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
1 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.88%) Puppet
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 24 (58.54%) Oracle
2 1 (2.44%) Google
2 1 (2.44%) IBM
2 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.44%) Red Hat