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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 109 76 46
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -30
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 16 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 1.06% 0.32% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 0.34% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 4
Median daily rate £495 £325 £249
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+52.30% +30.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £385 £325 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £516 £325 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £389 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+11.07% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%
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
1349 874 490
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 89.28% 94.18% 94.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 848 531 293
Median daily rate £330 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.45% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £222 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 85 65 35
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.66% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.79 £11.00 £8.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £24.00 £25.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the North East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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 -30 14 £495 +52.30% 7
Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 23 (92.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (68.00%) Unit Testing
4 16 (64.00%) TDD
4 16 (64.00%) BDD
5 14 (56.00%) Data Management
6 13 (52.00%) Node.js
7 12 (48.00%) Quality Management
8 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
8 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
8 11 (44.00%) Microservices
9 9 (36.00%) Regression Testing
9 9 (36.00%) Internet
9 9 (36.00%) HTML
9 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (32.00%) Java
10 8 (32.00%) CSS
11 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
12 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
12 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
12 5 (20.00%) C#
13 4 (16.00%) C++
13 4 (16.00%) Ajax
13 4 (16.00%) Coaching
14 3 (12.00%) HTML5
14 3 (12.00%) Spring
14 3 (12.00%) Maven
14 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
14 3 (12.00%) XML
14 3 (12.00%) XHTML

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 2 (8.00%) Apache Solr
1 2 (8.00%) Apache Spark
1 2 (8.00%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (8.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (36.00%) Internet
2 1 (4.00%) DHCP
2 1 (4.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (8.00%) Big Data
1 2 (8.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (8.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (8.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (8.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (12.00%) Maven
3 2 (8.00%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.00%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.00%) Mockito
4 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (4.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (52.00%) Node.js
2 9 (36.00%) HTML
3 8 (32.00%) CSS
4 5 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (16.00%) Ajax
6 3 (12.00%) .NET
6 3 (12.00%) Hibernate
6 3 (12.00%) HTML5
6 3 (12.00%) Spring
6 3 (12.00%) XHTML
6 3 (12.00%) XML
7 2 (8.00%) ELK Stack
7 2 (8.00%) Lucene
7 2 (8.00%) React
7 2 (8.00%) REST
8 1 (4.00%) jQuery
8 1 (4.00%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 9 (36.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (8.00%) User Experience
3 1 (4.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.00%) Debian
1 1 (4.00%) Linux
1 1 (4.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (76.00%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (68.00%) Unit Testing
4 16 (64.00%) BDD
4 16 (64.00%) TDD
5 14 (56.00%) Data Management
6 12 (48.00%) Quality Management
7 11 (44.00%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (44.00%) Microservices
8 9 (36.00%) Regression Testing
9 7 (28.00%) Test Automation
10 4 (16.00%) Coaching
11 3 (12.00%) Configuration Management
12 2 (8.00%) Continuous Delivery
12 2 (8.00%) DevOps
12 2 (8.00%) Migration
12 2 (8.00%) Open Source
12 2 (8.00%) Web Development
13 1 (4.00%) Scrum
13 1 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (44.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (32.00%) Java
3 5 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (16.00%) C++
5 2 (8.00%) Go
5 2 (8.00%) Scala
6 1 (4.00%) Ada
6 1 (4.00%) Ada 95
6 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
6 1 (4.00%) SQL
6 1 (4.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (12.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (4.00%) MCSE
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (4.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (8.00%) Ansible
1 2 (8.00%) Kibana
1 2 (8.00%) logstash
1 2 (8.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (8.00%) Puppet
1 2 (8.00%) Salt
2 1 (4.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft