The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 126 120 91
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -29
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 10 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 0.52% 0.33% 1.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.36% 1.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 4 17
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£319 £323 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £299 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £395 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £348 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.92% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £37.00 £42.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.94% +13.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £39.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.58% +6.00%
Software Engineer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the North West region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
North West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3442 2807 2314
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the North West 93.38% 93.60% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1998 1514 1101
Average daily rate £375 £350 £333
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 191 163 174
Average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.03% -5.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.71 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the North West region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in the North West

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in the North West

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the North West region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in the North West

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in the North West

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Lancashire - 7 £241 - 2
Manchester -10 6 £369 +13.46% 16
Cheshire +1 5 £350 +20.68% 4
Cumbria - 1 - - 1
Software Engineer
England

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 43 (93.48%) Software Engineering
2 19 (41.30%) SQL
3 17 (36.96%) Java
4 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (28.26%) Web Services
6 11 (23.91%) XML
7 10 (21.74%) TDD
8 9 (19.57%) UML
8 9 (19.57%) SDLC
9 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
9 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
9 8 (17.39%) Oracle
9 8 (17.39%) C
9 8 (17.39%) C++
9 8 (17.39%) .NET
9 8 (17.39%) OO
9 8 (17.39%) Linux
9 8 (17.39%) Spring
9 8 (17.39%) Degree
10 7 (15.22%) Internet
10 7 (15.22%) Ada
10 7 (15.22%) HTML
10 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
10 7 (15.22%) Rational DOORS
11 6 (13.04%) RESTful
11 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
11 6 (13.04%) Perl
11 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
11 6 (13.04%) JIRA
11 6 (13.04%) Scrum

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the North West region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (8.70%) Apache
1 4 (8.70%) SharePoint
1 4 (8.70%) Zope
2 3 (6.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.17%) IBM HTTP Server
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle HTTP Server
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Doxygen
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Internet
2 5 (10.87%) Bluetooth
3 4 (8.70%) GSM
4 2 (4.35%) HTTP
5 1 (2.17%) HTTPS
5 1 (2.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle Database
2 4 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 4 (8.70%) MySQL
2 4 (8.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.17%) CouchDB
3 1 (2.17%) SimpleDB
3 1 (2.17%) NoSQL
3 1 (2.17%) Informix
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 7 (15.22%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (13.04%) JIRA
3 4 (8.70%) GoogleTest
4 2 (4.35%) Subversion
4 2 (4.35%) Cucumber
4 2 (4.35%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.17%) Mockito
5 1 (2.17%) Selenium
5 1 (2.17%) JUnit
5 1 (2.17%) PVCS
5 1 (2.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (2.17%) ClearCase
5 1 (2.17%) WebSpeed
5 1 (2.17%) Introscope
5 1 (2.17%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (2.17%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.17%) SonarQube
General
1 5 (10.87%) Military
1 5 (10.87%) Avionics
2 4 (8.70%) Finance
3 3 (6.52%) Games
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.17%) Electronics
5 1 (2.17%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.17%) Automotive
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (28.26%) Web Services
2 11 (23.91%) XML
3 8 (17.39%) .NET
3 8 (17.39%) Spring
4 7 (15.22%) HTML
5 6 (13.04%) RESTful
6 4 (8.70%) Mason
6 4 (8.70%) Django
6 4 (8.70%) Catalyst
6 4 (8.70%) SOAP
6 4 (8.70%) JSON
6 4 (8.70%) Software Packaging
7 3 (6.52%) WSDL
7 3 (6.52%) J2EE
7 3 (6.52%) CSS
7 3 (6.52%) Memcached
7 3 (6.52%) REST
8 2 (4.35%) CSS3
8 2 (4.35%) POJO
8 2 (4.35%) JAX-WS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Computer Science
2 4 (8.70%) Mobile App
3 3 (6.52%) Raspberry Pi
3 3 (6.52%) BeagleBone
3 3 (6.52%) Management Information System
3 3 (6.52%) Interactive TV
3 3 (6.52%) IPTV
3 3 (6.52%) MHEG
4 1 (2.17%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.17%) New Media
4 1 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (2.17%) Online Banking
4 1 (2.17%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
4 1 (2.17%) iPhone
4 1 (2.17%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.17%) User Experience
4 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.17%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 8 (17.39%) Linux
2 5 (10.87%) UNIX
3 3 (6.52%) Windows
3 3 (6.52%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (6.52%) Android
3 3 (6.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.17%) Mac OS X
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (93.48%) Software Engineering
2 15 (32.61%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (21.74%) TDD
4 9 (19.57%) UML
4 9 (19.57%) SDLC
5 8 (17.39%) OO
6 6 (13.04%) Scrum
7 5 (10.87%) OOP
7 5 (10.87%) Test Scripting
7 5 (10.87%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
8 4 (8.70%) iOS Development
8 4 (8.70%) Mentoring
8 4 (8.70%) ERP
8 4 (8.70%) HOOD
8 4 (8.70%) Integration Testing
9 3 (6.52%) Supply Chain Management
9 3 (6.52%) Web Development
9 3 (6.52%) Project Management
9 3 (6.52%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (41.30%) SQL
2 17 (36.96%) Java
3 8 (17.39%) C
3 8 (17.39%) C++
4 7 (15.22%) JavaScript
4 7 (15.22%) Ada
5 6 (13.04%) Perl
5 6 (13.04%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.70%) C#
7 3 (6.52%) Embedded C
7 3 (6.52%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.35%) XPath
8 2 (4.35%) Embedded C++
8 2 (4.35%) VB
9 1 (2.17%) VB.NET
9 1 (2.17%) Python
9 1 (2.17%) VBScript
9 1 (2.17%) XQuery
9 1 (2.17%) Delphi
9 1 (2.17%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (17.39%) Degree
1 8 (17.39%) SC Cleared
1 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) BC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) HND
2 1 (2.17%) ISEB
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.17%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (2.17%) WSUS
1 1 (2.17%) SCCM
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 8 (17.39%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) Google
3 3 (6.52%) IBM
3 3 (6.52%) OpenTV
4 2 (4.35%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) Perforce
5 1 (2.17%) Sculptor
5 1 (2.17%) Xamarin
5 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
5 1 (2.17%) Compuware
5 1 (2.17%) Progress
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