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 September 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 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 49 83 68
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -15
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 68 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 5.16% 0.63% 0.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.09% 0.76% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 3 4
Median daily rate £475 £425 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.76% +30.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £345 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £577 £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £423 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+12.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
1117 922 552
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 84.69% 82.99% 79.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 788 609 340
Median daily rate £400 £425 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +19.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £575 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 30 38
Median hourly rate £28.00 £13.85 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.16% -31.60%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.21 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £32.50 £32.34
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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 September 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 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 +28 65 £475 +11.76% 11
Durham - 1 £413 - 2
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 78 (78.00%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (70.00%) Node.js
3 67 (67.00%) Continuous Integration
4 65 (65.00%) JavaScript
5 64 (64.00%) Data Management
6 63 (63.00%) CSS
7 59 (59.00%) TDD
8 57 (57.00%) BDD
8 57 (57.00%) AngularJS
9 56 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
9 56 (56.00%) Microservices
10 53 (53.00%) Unit Testing
11 43 (43.00%) Git (software)
12 38 (38.00%) MVC
13 36 (36.00%) Test Scripting
14 35 (35.00%) GitLab
14 35 (35.00%) Express
14 35 (35.00%) Protractor
14 35 (35.00%) EJS
14 35 (35.00%) Asynchronous Programming
15 34 (34.00%) Java
16 33 (33.00%) Functional Programming
17 32 (32.00%) HTML
18 31 (31.00%) webpack
19 27 (27.00%) Quality Management
20 26 (26.00%) Internet
21 23 (23.00%) Regression Testing
22 21 (21.00%) Web Services
22 21 (21.00%) Test Automation
23 17 (17.00%) Coaching

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 12 (12.00%) Tomcat
2 11 (11.00%) nginx
3 8 (8.00%) Confluence
4 3 (3.00%) OpenStack
5 2 (2.00%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.00%) Apache Spark
5 2 (2.00%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.00%) OpenROAD
6 1 (1.00%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (1.00%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.00%) SAS
6 1 (1.00%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (1.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.00%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.00%) MS Project
1 1 (1.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) IaaS
3 1 (1.00%) PaaS
3 1 (1.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (26.00%) Internet
2 4 (4.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.00%) DHCP
3 1 (1.00%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.00%) MongoDB
2 3 (3.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (2.00%) Big Data
3 2 (2.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.00%) MySQL
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (1.00%) Redis
4 1 (1.00%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (1.00%) SAS Enterprise Miner
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 43 (43.00%) Git (software)
2 35 (35.00%) GitLab
2 35 (35.00%) Protractor
3 31 (31.00%) webpack
4 13 (13.00%) JIRA
5 12 (12.00%) Eclipse
6 10 (10.00%) NetBeans
7 9 (9.00%) IntelliJ
8 8 (8.00%) Jenkins
9 4 (4.00%) gulp
9 4 (4.00%) Travis CI
10 3 (3.00%) Maven
11 2 (2.00%) Selenium
11 2 (2.00%) SoapUI
12 1 (1.00%) Mockito
12 1 (1.00%) MSI
12 1 (1.00%) Rational DOORS
12 1 (1.00%) Rational Rhapsody
12 1 (1.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (1.00%) Games
2 1 (1.00%) General Ledger
2 1 (1.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 61 (61.00%) Developer
2 36 (36.00%) Software Engineer
3 31 (31.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (16.00%) Node.js Developer
5 13 (13.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 12 (12.00%) Java Developer
6 12 (12.00%) Software Developer
7 11 (11.00%) Full Stack Developer
8 10 (10.00%) JavaScript Engineer
9 6 (6.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
9 6 (6.00%) Java Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) Angular Developer
10 5 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
10 5 (5.00%) Web Developer
11 4 (4.00%) Digital Developer
11 4 (4.00%) Senior Developer
11 4 (4.00%) WebOps Engineer
12 3 (3.00%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
12 3 (3.00%) Scala Software Engineer
12 3 (3.00%) Senior JavaScript Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 70 (70.00%) Node.js
2 63 (63.00%) CSS
3 57 (57.00%) AngularJS
4 35 (35.00%) EJS
4 35 (35.00%) Express
5 32 (32.00%) HTML
6 21 (21.00%) Web Services
7 16 (16.00%) XML
8 13 (13.00%) jQuery
9 11 (11.00%) Spring
10 9 (9.00%) D3.js
10 9 (9.00%) HTML5
11 7 (7.00%) .NET
11 7 (7.00%) Ajax
12 5 (5.00%) REST
13 4 (4.00%) CSS3
13 4 (4.00%) Spring MVC
14 3 (3.00%) Django
14 3 (3.00%) JSON
14 3 (3.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 56 (56.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (3.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.00%) User Experience
3 1 (1.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.00%) RIA
3 1 (1.00%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.00%) Linux
2 2 (2.00%) Windows
3 1 (1.00%) Debian
3 1 (1.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (78.00%) Agile Software Development
2 67 (67.00%) Continuous Integration
3 64 (64.00%) Data Management
4 59 (59.00%) TDD
5 57 (57.00%) BDD
6 56 (56.00%) Microservices
7 53 (53.00%) Unit Testing
8 38 (38.00%) MVC
9 36 (36.00%) Test Scripting
10 35 (35.00%) Asynchronous Programming
11 33 (33.00%) Functional Programming
12 27 (27.00%) Quality Management
13 23 (23.00%) Regression Testing
14 21 (21.00%) Test Automation
15 17 (17.00%) Coaching
16 15 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
17 14 (14.00%) SFIA
18 12 (12.00%) Mentoring
19 9 (9.00%) DevOps
19 9 (9.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 65 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 34 (34.00%) Java
3 7 (7.00%) C#
4 6 (6.00%) Python
5 5 (5.00%) PowerShell
5 5 (5.00%) SQL
6 4 (4.00%) Perl
6 4 (4.00%) Scala
7 3 (3.00%) C++
7 3 (3.00%) Ruby
8 2 (2.00%) Go
8 2 (2.00%) Groovy
8 2 (2.00%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.00%) Ada
9 1 (1.00%) Ada 95
9 1 (1.00%) MATLAB
9 1 (1.00%) VB
9 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
9 1 (1.00%) VBScript
9 1 (1.00%) VC++
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (10.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 6 (6.00%) SC Cleared
4 5 (5.00%) Degree
5 2 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
5 2 (2.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 1 (1.00%) BC Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) HNC
6 1 (1.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (11.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 4 (4.00%) QA
3 2 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.00%) XenApp
1 1 (1.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (6.00%) Ansible
1 6 (6.00%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (6.00%) Puppet
2 2 (2.00%) Kibana
2 2 (2.00%) logstash
2 2 (2.00%) Salt
3 1 (1.00%) SCCM
3 1 (1.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (4.00%) SaltStack
2 3 (3.00%) Google
2 3 (3.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.00%) Atlassian
3 2 (2.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.00%) VMware
4 1 (1.00%) AppSense
4 1 (1.00%) Citrix
4 1 (1.00%) IBM
4 1 (1.00%) New Relic
4 1 (1.00%) ServiceNow