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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 94 69 40
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -29
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 33 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 2.04% 0.59% 2.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% 0.75% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 1 4
Median daily rate £473 £375 £237
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.00% +58.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £369 £375 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £507 £375 £250
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 £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
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
1384 663 385
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North East 85.54% 78.74% 73.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 885 423 245
Median daily rate £325 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 42 14
Median hourly rate £28.00 £18.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+55.55% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.70 £11.83 £13.11
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £40.00 £35.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 -40 28 £473 +26.00% 15
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (55.32%) TDD
3 24 (51.06%) Unit Testing
4 23 (48.94%) BDD
5 21 (44.68%) Data Management
6 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
7 19 (40.43%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (40.43%) Node.js
8 16 (34.04%) HTML
8 16 (34.04%) Regression Testing
8 16 (34.04%) Analytical Skills
9 15 (31.91%) Quality Management
9 15 (31.91%) CSS
10 14 (29.79%) Microservices
11 13 (27.66%) AngularJS
11 13 (27.66%) Internet
12 12 (25.53%) SQL
12 12 (25.53%) .NET
12 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
13 11 (23.40%) Coaching
14 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
14 10 (21.28%) XML
15 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
15 8 (17.02%) T-SQL
15 8 (17.02%) Java
15 8 (17.02%) Web Development
16 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
16 7 (14.89%) OO
16 7 (14.89%) gulp
16 7 (14.89%) Express

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 (10.64%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.26%) Apache Spark
2 2 (4.26%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
1 1 (2.13%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (2.13%) MS Project
1 1 (2.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (2.13%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.26%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) Internet
2 2 (4.26%) DHCP
2 2 (4.26%) DNS
3 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (17.02%) SQL Server
2 7 (14.89%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (12.77%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) Apache Cassandra
4 2 (4.26%) Big Data
4 2 (4.26%) Hadoop
4 2 (4.26%) MongoDB
4 2 (4.26%) NoSQL
4 2 (4.26%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (4.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (25.53%) Git (software)
2 7 (14.89%) gulp
3 6 (12.77%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (8.51%) GitLab
4 4 (8.51%) Protractor
5 3 (6.38%) Bitbucket
5 3 (6.38%) Bower
5 3 (6.38%) Cucumber
5 3 (6.38%) Grunt
5 3 (6.38%) Jasmine
5 3 (6.38%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.38%) Maven
5 3 (6.38%) Mocha
6 2 (4.26%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.13%) Mockito
7 1 (2.13%) MSI
7 1 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (2.13%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (2.13%) Travis CI
General
1 2 (4.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 28 (59.57%) Developer
2 23 (48.94%) Software Engineer
3 9 (19.15%) .NET Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Node.js Developer
3 9 (19.15%) Software Developer
4 8 (17.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
4 8 (17.02%) JavaScript Developer
5 7 (14.89%) VB.NET Developer
6 5 (10.64%) JavaScript Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Web Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Angular Developer
8 3 (6.38%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
8 3 (6.38%) Java Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (6.38%) Scala Software Engineer
9 2 (4.26%) .NET Software Developer
9 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) C# .NET Developer
9 2 (4.26%) C# Developer
9 2 (4.26%) Digital Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (40.43%) Node.js
2 16 (34.04%) HTML
3 15 (31.91%) CSS
4 13 (27.66%) AngularJS
5 12 (25.53%) .NET
6 10 (21.28%) XML
7 7 (14.89%) Express
8 6 (12.77%) .NET Framework
8 6 (12.77%) HTML5
9 5 (10.64%) jQuery
9 5 (10.64%) Lucene
9 5 (10.64%) React
10 4 (8.51%) Ajax
10 4 (8.51%) EJS
11 3 (6.38%) CSS3
11 3 (6.38%) JSON
11 3 (6.38%) LESS
11 3 (6.38%) RESTful
11 3 (6.38%) Sass
11 3 (6.38%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 16 (34.04%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (8.51%) User Experience
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.13%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.38%) Windows
2 2 (4.26%) Linux
3 1 (2.13%) Debian
3 1 (2.13%) Windows 7
3 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (63.83%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (55.32%) TDD
3 24 (51.06%) Unit Testing
4 23 (48.94%) BDD
5 21 (44.68%) Data Management
6 19 (40.43%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (34.04%) Regression Testing
8 15 (31.91%) Quality Management
9 14 (29.79%) Microservices
10 11 (23.40%) Coaching
11 10 (21.28%) Test Automation
12 8 (17.02%) Web Development
13 7 (14.89%) OO
14 5 (10.64%) Mentoring
15 4 (8.51%) Asynchronous Programming
15 4 (8.51%) Data Protection
15 4 (8.51%) Front End Development
15 4 (8.51%) Test Scripting
15 4 (8.51%) Workflow
16 3 (6.38%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 20 (42.55%) JavaScript
2 12 (25.53%) SQL
3 8 (17.02%) Java
3 8 (17.02%) T-SQL
4 7 (14.89%) VB.NET
5 5 (10.64%) C#
6 2 (4.26%) C++
6 2 (4.26%) Go
6 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
6 2 (4.26%) Scala
7 1 (2.13%) Ada
7 1 (2.13%) Ada 95
7 1 (2.13%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.13%) Perl
7 1 (2.13%) Python
7 1 (2.13%) VB
7 1 (2.13%) VBA
7 1 (2.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (6.38%) Degree
3 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.13%) HNC
4 1 (2.13%) HND
4 1 (2.13%) MCSE
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft App-V
2 1 (2.13%) XenApp
2 1 (2.13%) XenDesktop
2 1 (2.13%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (10.64%) Kibana
2 3 (6.38%) Ansible
2 3 (6.38%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (6.38%) Puppet
3 2 (4.26%) logstash
3 2 (4.26%) Salt
4 1 (2.13%) OpenView Configuration Management
4 1 (2.13%) SCCM
4 1 (2.13%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.13%) AppSense
2 1 (2.13%) Citrix
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle
2 1 (2.13%) SaltStack
2 1 (2.13%) VMware