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 23 February 2017 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
England / North East
Rank 58 60 48
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 32 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 3.60% 1.58% 1.46%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.13% 1.88% 2.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 7 1
Median daily rate £350 £288 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.73% +15.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +13.54%

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
775 744 430
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 87.18% 84.16% 69.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 522 487 251
Median daily rate £388 £413 £399
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.06% +3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £270 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 12 19
Median hourly rate £37.50 £15.25 £21.82
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.90% -30.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £9.96 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £62.00 £21.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

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 23 February 2017.

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 23 February 2017. 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 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 +11 30 £350 +21.73% 7
Durham - 1 £340 - 5
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2017, 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 63 (67.02%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (50.00%) BDD
3 45 (47.87%) JavaScript
4 44 (46.81%) TDD
5 43 (45.74%) CSS
6 41 (43.62%) Java
7 40 (42.55%) Unit Testing
8 39 (41.49%) Continuous Integration
8 39 (41.49%) Node.js
9 34 (36.17%) AngularJS
10 33 (35.11%) JIRA
11 32 (34.04%) Microservices
12 31 (32.98%) Test Automation
13 30 (31.91%) Data Management
13 30 (31.91%) Scrum
14 27 (28.72%) Analytical Skills
15 26 (27.66%) MVC
16 25 (26.60%) HTML
16 25 (26.60%) Web Services
16 25 (26.60%) Continuous Delivery
16 25 (26.60%) User Stories
16 25 (26.60%) Continuous Improvement
17 24 (25.53%) Confluence
17 24 (25.53%) QA
18 23 (24.47%) Kanban
19 22 (23.40%) Git (software)
19 22 (23.40%) Selenium
20 21 (22.34%) RESTful
20 21 (22.34%) Groovy
20 21 (22.34%) Scala

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 24 (25.53%) Confluence
2 11 (11.70%) Tomcat
3 10 (10.64%) nginx
4 4 (4.26%) GeoServer
5 2 (2.13%) CMS
5 2 (2.13%) NServiceBus
5 2 (2.13%) OpenROAD
5 2 (2.13%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.13%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Workflow
6 1 (1.06%) SAS
6 1 (1.06%) Tuxedo
6 1 (1.06%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Cash Management
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle Payables
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (2.13%) Slack
2 1 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.06%) IaaS
2 1 (1.06%) PaaS
2 1 (1.06%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (10.64%) Internet
2 1 (1.06%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) MongoDB
2 4 (4.26%) GIS
2 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 3 (3.19%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.13%) MySQL
4 2 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 2 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 12c
5 1 (1.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (1.06%) SAS Enterprise Miner
Development Applications
1 33 (35.11%) JIRA
2 22 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 22 (23.40%) Selenium
3 18 (19.15%) GitLab
3 18 (19.15%) Protractor
3 18 (19.15%) webpack
4 14 (14.89%) Jenkins
4 14 (14.89%) SoapUI
5 9 (9.57%) Cucumber
5 9 (9.57%) Eclipse
5 9 (9.57%) NetBeans
6 8 (8.51%) IntelliJ
7 7 (7.45%) WebDriver
8 3 (3.19%) StarTeam
8 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
9 1 (1.06%) HP UFT
9 1 (1.06%) Sahi
9 1 (1.06%) SonarQube
9 1 (1.06%) Travis CI
9 1 (1.06%) WATIR
General
1 3 (3.19%) Finance
2 1 (1.06%) Games
2 1 (1.06%) General Ledger
Job Titles
1 43 (45.74%) Developer
2 25 (26.60%) Software Engineer
3 20 (21.28%) JavaScript Developer
4 16 (17.02%) Tester
5 14 (14.89%) Automation Tester
6 11 (11.70%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 10 (10.64%) Full Stack Developer
8 9 (9.57%) Software Developer
9 7 (7.45%) Java Automation Tester
10 6 (6.38%) Lead Software Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) Selenium Automation Tester
10 6 (6.38%) Selenium Tester
11 5 (5.32%) Developer/Software Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Java Developer
12 4 (4.26%) JavaScript Engineer
12 4 (4.26%) Node.js Developer
12 4 (4.26%) QA Tester
13 3 (3.19%) .NET Developer
13 3 (3.19%) Angular Developer
13 3 (3.19%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (45.74%) CSS
2 39 (41.49%) Node.js
3 34 (36.17%) AngularJS
4 25 (26.60%) HTML
4 25 (26.60%) Web Services
5 21 (22.34%) Gherkin
5 21 (22.34%) RESTful
6 18 (19.15%) EJS
6 18 (19.15%) Express
6 18 (19.15%) XML
7 14 (14.89%) Spring
8 12 (12.77%) .NET
8 12 (12.77%) jQuery
9 11 (11.70%) HTML5
10 9 (9.57%) REST
11 8 (8.51%) CSS3
11 8 (8.51%) D3.js
12 7 (7.45%) Django
12 7 (7.45%) Guice
12 7 (7.45%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 27 (28.72%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (5.32%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.13%) CCTV
3 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.06%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.06%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.06%) NHS
4 1 (1.06%) RIA
4 1 (1.06%) User Experience
4 1 (1.06%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 5 (5.32%) Linux
2 4 (4.26%) VME
2 4 (4.26%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (67.02%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (50.00%) BDD
3 44 (46.81%) TDD
4 40 (42.55%) Unit Testing
5 39 (41.49%) Continuous Integration
6 32 (34.04%) Microservices
7 31 (32.98%) Test Automation
8 30 (31.91%) Data Management
8 30 (31.91%) Scrum
9 26 (27.66%) MVC
10 25 (26.60%) Continuous Delivery
10 25 (26.60%) Continuous Improvement
10 25 (26.60%) User Stories
11 23 (24.47%) Kanban
12 21 (22.34%) API Testing
13 19 (20.21%) Functional Programming
13 19 (20.21%) Test Scripting
14 18 (19.15%) Asynchronous Programming
15 14 (14.89%) Defect Management
15 14 (14.89%) Exploratory Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (47.87%) JavaScript
2 41 (43.62%) Java
3 21 (22.34%) Groovy
3 21 (22.34%) Scala
4 9 (9.57%) Ruby
4 9 (9.57%) SQL
5 8 (8.51%) C#
6 5 (5.32%) PowerShell
7 4 (4.26%) COBOL
8 3 (3.19%) Python
9 2 (2.13%) C++
9 2 (2.13%) Perl
10 1 (1.06%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.06%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (9.57%) BPSS Clearance
1 9 (9.57%) Degree
2 4 (4.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (1.06%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.06%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (25.53%) QA
2 9 (9.57%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (2.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (4.26%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (1.06%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Ansible
1 1 (1.06%) Kubernetes
1 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.06%) Puppet
1 1 (1.06%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (17.02%) Atlassian
2 7 (7.45%) Google
3 4 (4.26%) HP
3 4 (4.26%) ICL
3 4 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle
4 3 (3.19%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.06%) Black Duck
5 1 (1.06%) IBM
5 1 (1.06%) Informatica
5 1 (1.06%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.06%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.06%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.06%) Zuora
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