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 30 May 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
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 86 62 51
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -11
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 29 4 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.09% 0.51% 1.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.45% 0.66% 1.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 3
Median daily rate £400 £375 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +50.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
1186 609 446
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.51% 77.09% 74.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 776 362 278
Median daily rate £330 £395 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.45% +12.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £235 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £575 £465
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 52 42 8
Median hourly rate £28.00 £15.68 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+78.62% +8.10%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £11.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -

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 30 May 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 30 May 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 -27 25 £400 +6.66% 9
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 30 May 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 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) TDD
2 24 (55.81%) Unit Testing
3 21 (48.84%) BDD
3 21 (48.84%) Data Management
4 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
5 17 (39.53%) Node.js
6 16 (37.21%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (37.21%) Regression Testing
7 15 (34.88%) Quality Management
8 14 (32.56%) HTML
9 13 (30.23%) CSS
10 12 (27.91%) Internet
10 12 (27.91%) Microservices
11 11 (25.58%) Coaching
11 11 (25.58%) AngularJS
11 11 (25.58%) .NET
12 10 (23.26%) SQL
12 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
12 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
13 9 (20.93%) XML
14 7 (16.28%) gulp
14 7 (16.28%) Express
14 7 (16.28%) OO
14 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
14 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
15 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
15 6 (13.95%) Java
15 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012

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 17 (39.53%) Node.js
2 3 (6.98%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (2.33%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) Payment Gateway
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) Internet
2 1 (2.33%) DHCP
2 1 (2.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (16.28%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2008
2 6 (13.95%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (23.26%) Git (software)
2 7 (16.28%) gulp
3 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (9.30%) GitLab
4 4 (9.30%) Protractor
5 3 (6.98%) Bitbucket
5 3 (6.98%) Bower
5 3 (6.98%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.98%) Grunt
5 3 (6.98%) Jasmine
5 3 (6.98%) Mocha
6 1 (2.33%) Maven
6 1 (2.33%) Mockito
General
1 2 (4.65%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (67.44%) Developer
2 20 (46.51%) Software Engineer
3 9 (20.93%) Node.js Developer
3 9 (20.93%) Software Developer
4 8 (18.60%) .NET Developer
4 8 (18.60%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 8 (18.60%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (13.95%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (11.63%) JavaScript Engineer
7 4 (9.30%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Angular Developer
8 3 (6.98%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (6.98%) Scala Software Engineer
9 2 (4.65%) Applications Developer
9 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.65%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.65%) C# Software Developer
9 2 (4.65%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (32.56%) HTML
2 13 (30.23%) CSS
3 11 (25.58%) .NET
3 11 (25.58%) AngularJS
4 9 (20.93%) XML
5 7 (16.28%) Express
6 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
6 6 (13.95%) HTML5
7 5 (11.63%) jQuery
8 4 (9.30%) Ajax
8 4 (9.30%) EJS
9 3 (6.98%) CSS3
9 3 (6.98%) Ember.js
9 3 (6.98%) JSON
9 3 (6.98%) LESS
9 3 (6.98%) Lucene
9 3 (6.98%) React
9 3 (6.98%) RESTful
9 3 (6.98%) Sass
9 3 (6.98%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (37.21%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.65%) User Experience
3 1 (2.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.33%) Debian
1 1 (2.33%) Linux
1 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (62.79%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (55.81%) TDD
2 24 (55.81%) Unit Testing
3 21 (48.84%) BDD
3 21 (48.84%) Data Management
4 16 (37.21%) Continuous Integration
4 16 (37.21%) Regression Testing
5 15 (34.88%) Quality Management
6 12 (27.91%) Microservices
7 11 (25.58%) Coaching
8 10 (23.26%) Test Automation
9 7 (16.28%) OO
10 6 (13.95%) Web Development
11 5 (11.63%) Mentoring
11 5 (11.63%) Workflow
12 4 (9.30%) Asynchronous Programming
12 4 (9.30%) Data Protection
12 4 (9.30%) Front End Development
12 4 (9.30%) Test Scripting
13 3 (6.98%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (41.86%) JavaScript
2 10 (23.26%) SQL
3 7 (16.28%) T-SQL
4 6 (13.95%) Java
4 6 (13.95%) VB.NET
5 3 (6.98%) C#
6 2 (4.65%) C++
6 2 (4.65%) Scala
7 1 (2.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (6.98%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.33%) HNC
3 1 (2.33%) HND
3 1 (2.33%) MCSE
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (6.98%) Kibana
2 1 (2.33%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.33%) Oracle
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