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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 84 79 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -29
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 26 7 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.02% 0.68% 1.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 0.82% 2.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 3 4
Median daily rate £468 £425 £249
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +70.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £345 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £577 £275
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £356 £340
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +4.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +0.95%
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
1061 851 459
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 82.31% 82.14% 76.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 687 538 287
Median daily rate £325 £425 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.52% +18.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 31 29
Median hourly rate £28.00 £17.75 £18.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.74% -4.05%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £12.34 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £42.50 £32.09
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 -9 25 £468 +10.00% 9
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 43 (76.79%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (66.07%) Continuous Integration
3 35 (62.50%) Node.js
4 34 (60.71%) Data Management
5 31 (55.36%) JavaScript
6 30 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
7 29 (51.79%) CSS
8 28 (50.00%) Microservices
9 27 (48.21%) TDD
10 25 (44.64%) Unit Testing
10 25 (44.64%) BDD
10 25 (44.64%) AngularJS
11 23 (41.07%) Git (software)
12 17 (30.36%) Regression Testing
12 17 (30.36%) MVC
12 17 (30.36%) Internet
12 17 (30.36%) Test Scripting
12 17 (30.36%) Express
12 17 (30.36%) GitLab
12 17 (30.36%) Protractor
12 17 (30.36%) EJS
12 17 (30.36%) Asynchronous Programming
13 16 (28.57%) HTML
13 16 (28.57%) Java
14 15 (26.79%) Quality Management
15 14 (25.00%) Functional Programming
16 13 (23.21%) webpack
17 11 (19.64%) Coaching
18 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
18 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared

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 3 (5.36%) OpenStack
2 2 (3.57%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.57%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.57%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.79%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (1.79%) nginx
3 1 (1.79%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (1.79%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.79%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.79%) MS Project
1 1 (1.79%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.36%) Internet
2 4 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) DHCP
3 1 (1.79%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.14%) MongoDB
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 4 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (5.36%) NoSQL
2 3 (5.36%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (3.57%) Big Data
3 2 (3.57%) Hadoop
3 2 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.79%) MySQL
4 1 (1.79%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (41.07%) Git (software)
2 17 (30.36%) GitLab
2 17 (30.36%) Protractor
3 13 (23.21%) webpack
4 7 (12.50%) Jenkins
5 4 (7.14%) gulp
5 4 (7.14%) Travis CI
6 3 (5.36%) Eclipse
6 3 (5.36%) Maven
6 3 (5.36%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.79%) IntelliJ
7 1 (1.79%) JIRA
7 1 (1.79%) Mockito
7 1 (1.79%) MSI
7 1 (1.79%) NetBeans
7 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.79%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (58.93%) Developer
2 22 (39.29%) Software Engineer
3 13 (23.21%) JavaScript Developer
4 12 (21.43%) Node.js Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Developer/Software Engineer
6 7 (12.50%) Java Developer
6 7 (12.50%) Software Developer
7 6 (10.71%) JavaScript Engineer
8 5 (8.93%) Web Developer
9 4 (7.14%) .NET Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Angular Developer
9 4 (7.14%) Java Engineer
9 4 (7.14%) VB.NET Developer
9 4 (7.14%) WebOps Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Java Software Engineer
10 3 (5.36%) Scala Software Engineer
11 2 (3.57%) Applications Developer
11 2 (3.57%) Senior Developer
11 2 (3.57%) Web Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (62.50%) Node.js
2 29 (51.79%) CSS
3 25 (44.64%) AngularJS
4 17 (30.36%) EJS
4 17 (30.36%) Express
5 16 (28.57%) HTML
6 9 (16.07%) Web Services
7 7 (12.50%) .NET
7 7 (12.50%) XML
8 5 (8.93%) Ajax
8 5 (8.93%) HTML5
9 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
9 3 (5.36%) jQuery
9 3 (5.36%) REST
9 3 (5.36%) XHTML
10 2 (3.57%) J2EE
10 2 (3.57%) Lucene
10 2 (3.57%) React
10 2 (3.57%) Spring
10 2 (3.57%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 30 (53.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.93%) Linux
2 2 (3.57%) Windows
3 1 (1.79%) Debian
3 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.79%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (76.79%) Agile Software Development
2 37 (66.07%) Continuous Integration
3 34 (60.71%) Data Management
4 28 (50.00%) Microservices
5 27 (48.21%) TDD
6 25 (44.64%) BDD
6 25 (44.64%) Unit Testing
7 17 (30.36%) Asynchronous Programming
7 17 (30.36%) MVC
7 17 (30.36%) Regression Testing
7 17 (30.36%) Test Scripting
8 15 (26.79%) Quality Management
9 14 (25.00%) Functional Programming
10 11 (19.64%) Coaching
11 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
12 6 (10.71%) DevOps
12 6 (10.71%) Web Development
13 5 (8.93%) Data Protection
13 5 (8.93%) OO
13 5 (8.93%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 31 (55.36%) JavaScript
2 16 (28.57%) Java
3 7 (12.50%) SQL
4 5 (8.93%) PowerShell
4 5 (8.93%) Python
4 5 (8.93%) T-SQL
5 4 (7.14%) C#
5 4 (7.14%) Perl
5 4 (7.14%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.57%) C++
6 2 (3.57%) Go
6 2 (3.57%) Scala
7 1 (1.79%) Ada
7 1 (1.79%) Ada 95
7 1 (1.79%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.79%) Ruby
7 1 (1.79%) VB
7 1 (1.79%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (3.57%) Degree
5 1 (1.79%) HNC
5 1 (1.79%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.36%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (1.79%) Active Directory
1 1 (1.79%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (1.79%) XenApp
1 1 (1.79%) XenDesktop
1 1 (1.79%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (10.71%) Ansible
1 6 (10.71%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (10.71%) Puppet
2 2 (3.57%) Kibana
2 2 (3.57%) logstash
2 2 (3.57%) Salt
3 1 (1.79%) SCCM
3 1 (1.79%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (1.79%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 4 (7.14%) SaltStack
2 2 (3.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.57%) VMware
3 1 (1.79%) AppSense
3 1 (1.79%) Citrix
3 1 (1.79%) Google
3 1 (1.79%) New Relic