The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the North East region.

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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 46 36 41
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 17 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.63% 0.98% 0.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.51% 1.40% 1.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 0
Average daily rate £250 £238 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.26% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £34.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
North East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
484 215 279
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 74.92% 70.26% 65.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 305 83 141
Average daily rate £300 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £260 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £464 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 16 14
Average hourly rate £17.50 £18.90 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.40% +35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.11 £10.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £18.90 £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the North East region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 17 April 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the North East region over the 3 months to 17 April 2014. 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 each for more statistics)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Find
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear -14 13 £250 +5.26% 10
Durham +2 4 - - 4
Cleveland - - - -
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 14 (43.75%) .NET
3 13 (40.63%) C#
4 12 (37.50%) VB.NET
5 11 (34.38%) Java
5 11 (34.38%) UML
5 11 (34.38%) Wireless
5 11 (34.38%) Degree
5 11 (34.38%) WPF
5 11 (34.38%) Computer Science
5 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
5 11 (34.38%) Multithreading
6 10 (31.25%) VB
7 9 (28.13%) HTML
8 8 (25.00%) CSS
8 8 (25.00%) XML
9 7 (21.88%) XSLT
9 7 (21.88%) Adobe
9 7 (21.88%) JBoss
9 7 (21.88%) C++
9 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle
9 7 (21.88%) Middleware
9 7 (21.88%) Subversion
9 7 (21.88%) Maven
9 7 (21.88%) Mule
9 7 (21.88%) Oracle Fusion
9 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
9 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
9 7 (21.88%) WSO2

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in the North East by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the North East region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (21.88%) Mule
2 6 (18.75%) LiveCycle
Applications
1 1 (3.13%) MS Office
1 1 (3.13%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (34.38%) Wireless
2 2 (6.25%) DHCP
2 2 (6.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.13%) OLAP
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Subversion
1 7 (21.88%) Maven
1 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
1 7 (21.88%) Jenkins
2 3 (9.38%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (3.13%) SpecFlow
3 1 (3.13%) QUnit
General
1 2 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (87.50%) Software Engineer
2 9 (28.13%) Developer
3 4 (12.50%) Applications Developer
4 3 (9.38%) C++ Software Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Wintel Engineer
4 3 (9.38%) Software Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Build Engineer
5 2 (6.25%) Software Programmer
5 2 (6.25%) Web Developer
5 2 (6.25%) Programmer
6 1 (3.13%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.13%) .NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C++ Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C# Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
6 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Developer
6 1 (3.13%) C++ Programmer
6 1 (3.13%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.13%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) .NET
2 11 (34.38%) WPF
3 9 (28.13%) HTML
4 8 (25.00%) CSS
4 8 (25.00%) XML
5 7 (21.88%) XSLT
5 7 (21.88%) Middleware
5 7 (21.88%) Oracle Fusion
5 7 (21.88%) Play Framework
6 6 (18.75%) HTML5
6 6 (18.75%) Spring
7 2 (6.25%) MFC
7 2 (6.25%) ASP.NET
8 1 (3.13%) LINQ
8 1 (3.13%) jQuery
8 1 (3.13%) NHibernate
8 1 (3.13%) JSON
8 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Firmware
3 1 (3.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 4 (12.50%) UNIX
2 3 (9.38%) Windows
2 3 (9.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (34.38%) UML
1 11 (34.38%) Unit Testing
1 11 (34.38%) Multithreading
2 4 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (6.25%) TDD
3 2 (6.25%) MVC
4 1 (3.13%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Scrum
4 1 (3.13%) Data Management
4 1 (3.13%) OO
4 1 (3.13%) SOA
4 1 (3.13%) ETL
4 1 (3.13%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (3.13%) Configuration Management
4 1 (3.13%) BDD
4 1 (3.13%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) C#
2 12 (37.50%) VB.NET
3 11 (34.38%) Java
4 10 (31.25%) VB
5 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 7 (21.88%) C++
5 7 (21.88%) Scala
6 5 (15.63%) SQL
7 3 (9.38%) R
8 2 (6.25%) VC++
8 2 (6.25%) T-SQL
9 1 (3.13%) C
9 1 (3.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (34.38%) Degree
2 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
4 2 (6.25%) MCSE
4 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 15 (46.88%) Microsoft
2 7 (21.88%) Adobe
2 7 (21.88%) WSO2
2 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 7 (21.88%) JBoss
North East England
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: £30 - £31 per hour
Posted: 15 days ago
North East England
Computer Futures
Posted: 23 days ago