The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 26 16 22
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 1 7 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.53% 3.59% 2.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.65% 4.24% 3.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Median daily rate - £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Software Engineering
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
153 165 142
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the Midlands 80.53% 84.62% 74.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 71 48
Median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £320 £341
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £550 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £35.00 - £37.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in the Midlands

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in the Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 20 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
3 1 (33.33%) Wind River
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
3 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
3 1 (33.33%) Couchbase
3 1 (33.33%) Xamarin
3 1 (33.33%) React
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) .NET
3 1 (33.33%) CSS

Software Engineering
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Umbraco
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Couchbase
1 1 (33.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jasmine
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Software Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Software Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) React
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Sitecore
1 1 (33.33%) Wind River
1 1 (33.33%) Xamarin