The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the North East region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 September 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
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 96 83 67
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 14 4 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.03% 0.37% 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.38% 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 1 2
Median daily rate £463 £325 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.30% +18.18%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £338
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +9.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 North East 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
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1258 1041 664
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 92.57% 95.24% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 897 661 401
Median daily rate £375 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £270 £231
10% offered a daily rate of more than £502 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 51 47
Median hourly rate £26.50 £15.86 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+67.08% +17.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £32.50 £32.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North East

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the North East region over the 3 months to 27 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -16 14 £463 +42.30% 8
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 North East region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 36 (94.74%) Software Engineering
2 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (78.95%) TDD
3 28 (73.68%) BDD
4 26 (68.42%) Node.js
4 26 (68.42%) Unit Testing
5 23 (60.53%) Data Management
6 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
7 21 (55.26%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (50.00%) Microservices
9 18 (47.37%) HTML
9 18 (47.37%) CSS
9 18 (47.37%) Quality Management
10 17 (44.74%) Java
10 17 (44.74%) Analytical Skills
11 16 (42.11%) AngularJS
12 15 (39.47%) Internet
13 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
14 11 (28.95%) XML
15 10 (26.32%) Regression Testing
15 10 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
16 9 (23.68%) MongoDB
17 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
17 8 (21.05%) Eclipse
18 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
18 7 (18.42%) Spring
18 7 (18.42%) jQuery
19 6 (15.79%) nginx
19 6 (15.79%) Pair Programming
19 6 (15.79%) Extreme Programming

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 7 (18.42%) Tomcat
2 6 (15.79%) nginx
3 4 (10.53%) Confluence
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Solr
4 2 (5.26%) Apache Spark
4 2 (5.26%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (5.26%) OpenStack
5 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.63%) OpenROAD
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (23.68%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.26%) Apache Cassandra
2 2 (5.26%) Big Data
2 2 (5.26%) Hadoop
2 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
2 2 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Eclipse
1 8 (21.05%) Git (software)
2 6 (15.79%) NetBeans
3 5 (13.16%) IntelliJ
3 5 (13.16%) JIRA
4 3 (7.89%) Maven
5 2 (5.26%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.63%) GitLab
6 1 (2.63%) Mockito
6 1 (2.63%) Protractor
6 1 (2.63%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (2.63%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (2.63%) webpack
General
1 1 (2.63%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (68.42%) Node.js
2 18 (47.37%) CSS
2 18 (47.37%) HTML
3 16 (42.11%) AngularJS
4 11 (28.95%) XML
5 7 (18.42%) jQuery
5 7 (18.42%) Spring
6 5 (13.16%) D3.js
7 4 (10.53%) .NET
7 4 (10.53%) Ajax
7 4 (10.53%) HTML5
8 3 (7.89%) Hibernate
8 3 (7.89%) XHTML
9 2 (5.26%) ELK Stack
9 2 (5.26%) Lucene
9 2 (5.26%) React
9 2 (5.26%) REST
10 1 (2.63%) EJS
10 1 (2.63%) Express
10 1 (2.63%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (44.74%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (5.26%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Debian
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (94.74%) Software Engineering
2 30 (78.95%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (78.95%) TDD
3 28 (73.68%) BDD
4 26 (68.42%) Unit Testing
5 23 (60.53%) Data Management
6 21 (55.26%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (50.00%) Microservices
8 18 (47.37%) Quality Management
9 13 (34.21%) Test Automation
10 10 (26.32%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (26.32%) Regression Testing
11 6 (15.79%) Extreme Programming
11 6 (15.79%) Pair Programming
11 6 (15.79%) SFIA
12 5 (13.16%) Coaching
12 5 (13.16%) SDLC
13 3 (7.89%) DevOps
13 3 (7.89%) Open Source
13 3 (7.89%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 17 (44.74%) Java
3 5 (13.16%) C#
4 4 (10.53%) C++
5 2 (5.26%) Go
5 2 (5.26%) Scala
6 1 (2.63%) Ada
6 1 (2.63%) Ada 95
6 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.63%) SQL
6 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (2.63%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (5.26%) Ansible
1 2 (5.26%) Kibana
1 2 (5.26%) logstash
1 2 (5.26%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (5.26%) Puppet
1 2 (5.26%) Salt
Vendors
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle