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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 94 73 44
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -29
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 31 6 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.05% 0.65% 1.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.44% 0.81% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 3 4
Median daily rate £478 £375 £249
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+27.33% +50.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £381 £335 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £567 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £355 £345
% change year-on-year
+15.49% +2.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +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
1270 744 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.05% 80.17% 73.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 829 475 243
Median daily rate £325 £403 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.25% +11.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £553 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 33 16
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.64% +3.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £10.82 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £34.10 £32.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.50 £26.98
% change year-on-year
-1.63% +13.06%

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 25 July 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 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 -18 29 £478 +27.33% 10
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
3 27 (49.09%) TDD
3 27 (49.09%) Data Management
3 27 (49.09%) Node.js
4 26 (47.27%) Continuous Integration
5 25 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 25 (45.45%) BDD
6 23 (41.82%) CSS
7 22 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (38.18%) AngularJS
9 20 (36.36%) Microservices
10 18 (32.73%) HTML
10 18 (32.73%) Git (software)
11 17 (30.91%) Regression Testing
12 15 (27.27%) Quality Management
13 14 (25.45%) Internet
13 14 (25.45%) Java
14 13 (23.64%) SQL
15 12 (21.82%) .NET
15 12 (21.82%) Express
16 11 (20.00%) Coaching
17 10 (18.18%) XML
17 10 (18.18%) MVC
17 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
18 9 (16.36%) Test Scripting
18 9 (16.36%) Functional Programming
18 9 (16.36%) GitLab
18 9 (16.36%) Protractor
18 9 (16.36%) EJS

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 5 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (5.45%) OpenStack
3 2 (3.64%) Apache Solr
3 2 (3.64%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.82%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.82%) nginx
4 1 (1.82%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.82%) MS Project
1 1 (1.82%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.82%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.64%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 14 (25.45%) Internet
2 2 (3.64%) DHCP
2 2 (3.64%) DNS
3 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.55%) SQL Server
2 7 (12.73%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (10.91%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (7.27%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.45%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.64%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (3.64%) Big Data
6 2 (3.64%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (3.64%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.82%) MySQL
7 1 (1.82%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (32.73%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.36%) GitLab
2 9 (16.36%) Protractor
3 7 (12.73%) gulp
4 6 (10.91%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (9.09%) webpack
6 4 (7.27%) Jenkins
7 3 (5.45%) Bitbucket
7 3 (5.45%) Bower
7 3 (5.45%) Cucumber
7 3 (5.45%) Eclipse
7 3 (5.45%) Grunt
7 3 (5.45%) Jasmine
7 3 (5.45%) Maven
7 3 (5.45%) Mocha
8 1 (1.82%) IntelliJ
8 1 (1.82%) MSI
8 1 (1.82%) NetBeans
8 1 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (1.82%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (3.64%) Finance
2 1 (1.82%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (63.64%) Developer
2 23 (41.82%) Software Engineer
3 10 (18.18%) JavaScript Developer
3 10 (18.18%) Node.js Developer
4 9 (16.36%) .NET Developer
4 9 (16.36%) Software Developer
5 8 (14.55%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 7 (12.73%) VB.NET Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Java Developer
7 5 (9.09%) JavaScript Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Web Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Angular Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Applications Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 3 (5.45%) Java Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Java Software Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) Scala Software Engineer
10 2 (3.64%) C# ASP.NET Developer
10 2 (3.64%) Graduate
10 2 (3.64%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (49.09%) Node.js
2 23 (41.82%) CSS
3 21 (38.18%) AngularJS
4 18 (32.73%) HTML
5 12 (21.82%) .NET
5 12 (21.82%) Express
6 10 (18.18%) XML
7 9 (16.36%) EJS
8 7 (12.73%) HTML5
8 7 (12.73%) jQuery
9 6 (10.91%) .NET Framework
10 5 (9.09%) Lucene
10 5 (9.09%) React
10 5 (9.09%) Web Services
11 4 (7.27%) Ajax
12 3 (5.45%) CSS3
12 3 (5.45%) JSON
12 3 (5.45%) RESTful
12 3 (5.45%) Sass
12 3 (5.45%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 22 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.27%) User Experience
3 2 (3.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.45%) Windows
2 2 (3.64%) Linux
3 1 (1.82%) Debian
3 1 (1.82%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.82%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (69.09%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (49.09%) Data Management
2 27 (49.09%) TDD
3 26 (47.27%) Continuous Integration
4 25 (45.45%) BDD
4 25 (45.45%) Unit Testing
5 20 (36.36%) Microservices
6 17 (30.91%) Regression Testing
7 15 (27.27%) Quality Management
8 11 (20.00%) Coaching
9 10 (18.18%) MVC
9 10 (18.18%) Test Automation
10 9 (16.36%) Asynchronous Programming
10 9 (16.36%) Functional Programming
10 9 (16.36%) Test Scripting
11 8 (14.55%) OO
11 8 (14.55%) Web Development
12 5 (9.09%) Data Protection
12 5 (9.09%) Mentoring
13 4 (7.27%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 28 (50.91%) JavaScript
2 14 (25.45%) Java
3 13 (23.64%) SQL
4 8 (14.55%) T-SQL
5 7 (12.73%) VB.NET
6 5 (9.09%) C#
7 2 (3.64%) C++
7 2 (3.64%) Go
7 2 (3.64%) PowerShell
7 2 (3.64%) Scala
8 1 (1.82%) Ada
8 1 (1.82%) Ada 95
8 1 (1.82%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.82%) Perl
8 1 (1.82%) Python
8 1 (1.82%) VB
8 1 (1.82%) VBA
8 1 (1.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (10.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (9.09%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (5.45%) Degree
3 3 (5.45%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.82%) HNC
4 1 (1.82%) HND
4 1 (1.82%) MCSE
4 1 (1.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.45%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (3.64%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (1.82%) XenApp
2 1 (1.82%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.82%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (9.09%) Kibana
2 3 (5.45%) Ansible
2 3 (5.45%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (5.45%) Puppet
3 2 (3.64%) logstash
3 2 (3.64%) Salt
4 1 (1.82%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (1.82%) SCCM
4 1 (1.82%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (1.82%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.64%) VMware
3 1 (1.82%) AppSense
3 1 (1.82%) Citrix
3 1 (1.82%) New Relic
3 1 (1.82%) Oracle
3 1 (1.82%) SaltStack