The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 58 75 70
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 60 5 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 4.25% 0.51% 1.03%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.02% 0.63% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 42 3 9
Median daily rate £475 £355 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+33.80% -16.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £215 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £355 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+1.21% +2.50%
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 North East region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1195 797 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.69% 81.16% 80.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 866 506 475
Median daily rate £405 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 40 25
Median hourly rate £24.00 £20.30 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.22% -28.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.11 £13.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £29.00 £45.50 £37.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-14.16% +39.80%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of contract jobs across the North East 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 North East

Software Engineering
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 Engineering across the North East region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in the North East

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the North East region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in the North East

Software Engineering
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 Engineering across the North East region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in the North East

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the North East region over the 3 months to 2 December 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 +12 56 £475 +33.80% 8
Durham - 1 £413 -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 2 December 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 North East region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 64 (71.91%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (61.80%) Node.js
3 54 (60.67%) Continuous Integration
3 54 (60.67%) JavaScript
3 54 (60.67%) CSS
4 50 (56.18%) AngularJS
5 48 (53.93%) Microservices
6 43 (48.31%) Analytical Skills
6 43 (48.31%) TDD
6 43 (48.31%) Data Management
7 42 (47.19%) BDD
8 40 (44.94%) Java
9 38 (42.70%) Git (software)
10 37 (41.57%) MVC
11 33 (37.08%) Unit Testing
11 33 (37.08%) Functional Programming
12 32 (35.96%) Test Scripting
13 31 (34.83%) Express
13 31 (34.83%) GitLab
13 31 (34.83%) webpack
13 31 (34.83%) Protractor
13 31 (34.83%) EJS
13 31 (34.83%) Asynchronous Programming
14 26 (29.21%) Web Services
15 22 (24.72%) HTML
16 20 (22.47%) JIRA
17 19 (21.35%) Continuous Delivery
18 18 (20.22%) Test Automation
19 16 (17.98%) MongoDB
19 16 (17.98%) Scrum

Software Engineering
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 15 (16.85%) Confluence
2 12 (13.48%) Tomcat
3 11 (12.36%) nginx
4 3 (3.37%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.25%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.25%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.25%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.25%) OpenROAD
6 1 (1.12%) CMS
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.12%) SAS
6 1 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.12%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.12%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.12%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.12%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.25%) Slack
3 1 (1.12%) IaaS
3 1 (1.12%) PaaS
3 1 (1.12%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (15.73%) Internet
2 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.12%) DHCP
3 1 (1.12%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.98%) MongoDB
2 5 (5.62%) NoSQL
2 5 (5.62%) SQL Server
3 4 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.37%) MySQL
4 3 (3.37%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.25%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (2.25%) Big Data
5 2 (2.25%) Hadoop
5 2 (2.25%) Relational Database
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (1.12%) Oracle Database 12c
6 1 (1.12%) Redis
6 1 (1.12%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (1.12%) SAS Enterprise Miner
6 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 38 (42.70%) Git (software)
2 31 (34.83%) GitLab
2 31 (34.83%) Protractor
2 31 (34.83%) webpack
3 20 (22.47%) JIRA
4 12 (13.48%) Eclipse
5 11 (12.36%) Jenkins
6 10 (11.24%) NetBeans
7 9 (10.11%) IntelliJ
7 9 (10.11%) Selenium
8 6 (6.74%) SoapUI
9 4 (4.49%) Cucumber
9 4 (4.49%) Travis CI
10 3 (3.37%) Visual Studio
11 2 (2.25%) Maven
11 2 (2.25%) WebDriver
12 1 (1.12%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
12 1 (1.12%) Sahi
12 1 (1.12%) SonarQube
General
1 3 (3.37%) Finance
2 1 (1.12%) Games
2 1 (1.12%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 49 (55.06%) Developer
2 24 (26.97%) JavaScript Developer
3 23 (25.84%) Software Engineer
4 12 (13.48%) Java Developer
5 11 (12.36%) Full Stack Developer
6 7 (7.87%) Node.js Developer
7 6 (6.74%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 5 (5.62%) Java Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) JavaScript Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Angular Developer
9 4 (4.49%) Graduate
9 4 (4.49%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Senior Developer
9 4 (4.49%) WebOps Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Automation Tester
10 3 (3.37%) Lead Software Engineer
10 3 (3.37%) Senior JavaScript Developer
10 3 (3.37%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (61.80%) Node.js
2 54 (60.67%) CSS
3 50 (56.18%) AngularJS
4 31 (34.83%) EJS
4 31 (34.83%) Express
5 26 (29.21%) Web Services
6 22 (24.72%) HTML
7 14 (15.73%) XML
8 12 (13.48%) jQuery
9 10 (11.24%) .NET
9 10 (11.24%) Spring
10 9 (10.11%) D3.js
11 8 (8.99%) Gherkin
11 8 (8.99%) RESTful
12 7 (7.87%) REST
13 6 (6.74%) HTML5
14 4 (4.49%) CSS3
15 3 (3.37%) Ajax
15 3 (3.37%) ASP.NET
15 3 (3.37%) Guice
Miscellaneous
1 43 (48.31%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (6.74%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.37%) User Experience
4 2 (2.25%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.12%) NHS
5 1 (1.12%) RIA
5 1 (1.12%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Linux
2 2 (2.25%) Windows
3 1 (1.12%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.12%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (71.91%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (60.67%) Continuous Integration
3 48 (53.93%) Microservices
4 43 (48.31%) Data Management
4 43 (48.31%) TDD
5 42 (47.19%) BDD
6 37 (41.57%) MVC
7 33 (37.08%) Functional Programming
7 33 (37.08%) Unit Testing
8 32 (35.96%) Test Scripting
9 31 (34.83%) Asynchronous Programming
10 19 (21.35%) Continuous Delivery
11 18 (20.22%) Test Automation
12 16 (17.98%) Scrum
13 14 (15.73%) SFIA
14 13 (14.61%) Kanban
15 12 (13.48%) Quality Management
16 11 (12.36%) DevOps
16 11 (12.36%) Mentoring
17 9 (10.11%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 54 (60.67%) JavaScript
2 40 (44.94%) Java
3 10 (11.24%) SQL
4 9 (10.11%) C#
5 8 (8.99%) Groovy
5 8 (8.99%) Scala
6 7 (7.87%) PowerShell
6 7 (7.87%) Python
7 5 (5.62%) Perl
7 5 (5.62%) Ruby
8 2 (2.25%) Go
9 1 (1.12%) Ada
9 1 (1.12%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.12%) C++
9 1 (1.12%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.12%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.12%) VB
9 1 (1.12%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.12%) VBScript
9 1 (1.12%) VC++
Qualifications
1 12 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 11 (12.36%) BPSS Clearance
3 7 (7.87%) Degree
3 7 (7.87%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (2.25%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (1.12%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (12.36%) Disclosure Scotland
1 11 (12.36%) QA
2 2 (2.25%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.12%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.12%) Docker
1 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.12%) XenApp
1 1 (1.12%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) Ansible
1 6 (6.74%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (6.74%) Puppet
2 2 (2.25%) Kibana
2 2 (2.25%) logstash
2 2 (2.25%) Salt
3 1 (1.12%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.12%) SCCM
3 1 (1.12%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.12%) Terraform
3 1 (1.12%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 7 (7.87%) Atlassian
2 4 (4.49%) SaltStack
3 3 (3.37%) Google
3 3 (3.37%) Oracle
4 2 (2.25%) Sitecore
4 2 (2.25%) VMware
5 1 (1.12%) AppSense
5 1 (1.12%) Black Duck
5 1 (1.12%) Citrix
5 1 (1.12%) IBM
5 1 (1.12%) Informatica
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.12%) New Relic
5 1 (1.12%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.12%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.12%) Zuora
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