The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northamptonshire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 46 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.61% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.65% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.63 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.72% +12.58%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
465 281 409
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 94.90% 95.58% 95.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 182 240
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £250 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £536 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 7 28
Median hourly rate £13.00 £8.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+52.94% -43.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £8.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £175.00 £12.50 £18.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Northamptonshire region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) MISRA C
2 4 (80.00%) MISRA
2 4 (80.00%) Automotive
2 4 (80.00%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (80.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (20.00%) Yocto
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
General
1 4 (80.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (80.00%) MISRA
1 4 (80.00%) MISRA C