The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Midlands region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 27 22 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 1.13% 1.16% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 1.26% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 0
Median daily rate - £285 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
166 159 144
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 93.79% 92.44% 92.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 109 58 54
Median daily rate £500 £500 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £254 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £650 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £125.00 - £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Midlands region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Midlands region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Midlands region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 29 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Midlands region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Ruby
2 1 (33.33%) JSON
2 1 (33.33%) Groovy
2 1 (33.33%) Wind River
2 1 (33.33%) Scala
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
2 1 (33.33%) Puppet
2 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
2 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
2 1 (33.33%) Docker
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
2 1 (33.33%) HTTP
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) Ant
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) XML

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) HTTP
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MongoDB
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Ant
1 1 (33.33%) IntelliJ
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) Play Framework
1 1 (33.33%) XML
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) Groovy
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Perl
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Ruby
1 1 (33.33%) Scala
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Wind River