The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Northamptonshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 41 40 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.81% 1.45% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.98% 1.82% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £325 £338 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £363 £350
% change year-on-year
+11.72% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
Software Engineering
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
306 329 282
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 82.70% 79.47% 76.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 228 186
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £290 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 8 3
Median hourly rate £15.13 £18.52 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.33% +23.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £17.46 £14.46
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £22.50 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £33.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-9.09% +26.92%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 27 August 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
Northampton -4 1 £325 -3.70% 2
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) Java
4 8 (38.10%) C
4 8 (38.10%) Firmware
5 7 (33.33%) Device Driver
6 5 (23.81%) Military
6 5 (23.81%) Assembly Language
6 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
6 5 (23.81%) Aerospace
6 5 (23.81%) Yocto
7 4 (19.05%) Docker
7 4 (19.05%) DevOps
7 4 (19.05%) Finance
7 4 (19.05%) VxWorks
7 4 (19.05%) C++
7 4 (19.05%) Python
7 4 (19.05%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (19.05%) Degree
7 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (19.05%) Avionics
7 4 (19.05%) Wind River
7 4 (19.05%) Open Source
8 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
8 3 (14.29%) Gradle
8 3 (14.29%) Puppet
8 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 3 (14.29%) JSON

Software Engineering
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (14.29%) OpenStack
2 1 (4.76%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Bluetooth
1 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
2 2 (9.52%) RDBMS
2 2 (9.52%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Gradle
1 3 (14.29%) JUnit
2 2 (9.52%) Eclipse
2 2 (9.52%) Git (software)
2 2 (9.52%) Jenkins
2 2 (9.52%) JProfiler
2 2 (9.52%) Maven
3 1 (4.76%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.76%) Flyway
3 1 (4.76%) JIRA
3 1 (4.76%) LabVIEW
3 1 (4.76%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (23.81%) Aerospace
1 5 (23.81%) Military
2 4 (19.05%) Avionics
2 4 (19.05%) Finance
3 2 (9.52%) Banking
3 2 (9.52%) Electronics
4 1 (4.76%) Automotive
4 1 (4.76%) Back Office
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 9 (42.86%) Embedded Engineer
3 8 (38.10%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (23.81%) Developer
5 4 (19.05%) DevOps Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) AWS DevOps
6 3 (14.29%) AWS Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Embedded C Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Java Developer
7 2 (9.52%) AWS Software Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Embedded Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Yocto
2 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) JSON
2 3 (14.29%) XML
3 2 (9.52%) Ajax
3 2 (9.52%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (9.52%) Hibernate
3 2 (9.52%) J2EE
3 2 (9.52%) JPA
3 2 (9.52%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) Middleware
3 2 (9.52%) Spring
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) XSLT
4 1 (4.76%) Apache CXF
4 1 (4.76%) PhoneGap
4 1 (4.76%) Regular Expression
4 1 (4.76%) REST
4 1 (4.76%) RESTful
4 1 (4.76%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.76%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.76%) Data Structures
3 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (66.67%) Linux
2 4 (19.05%) Embedded Linux
2 4 (19.05%) VxWorks
3 2 (9.52%) Android
4 1 (4.76%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (19.05%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (19.05%) DevOps
2 4 (19.05%) Open Source
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (14.29%) Migration
3 3 (14.29%) OO
3 3 (14.29%) SDLC
4 2 (9.52%) Data Modelling
4 2 (9.52%) RAD
4 2 (9.52%) TDD
4 2 (9.52%) Unit Testing
4 2 (9.52%) Validation
4 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 1 (4.76%) Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Data Analytics
5 1 (4.76%) Requirements Analysis
5 1 (4.76%) Scrum
5 1 (4.76%) UML
Programming Languages
1 9 (42.86%) Java
2 8 (38.10%) C
3 5 (23.81%) Assembly Language
4 4 (19.05%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) Python
5 3 (14.29%) C#
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) SQL
6 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
7 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.76%) F#
7 1 (4.76%) Haskell
7 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) JTAG
1 1 (4.76%) MISRA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Firmware
2 4 (19.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Ansible
1 3 (14.29%) Kubernetes
1 3 (14.29%) Mesos
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (14.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
2 4 (19.05%) Wind River
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
3 2 (9.52%) Perforce
4 1 (4.76%) Freescale
4 1 (4.76%) Google
4 1 (4.76%) Intel
4 1 (4.76%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.76%) Talend
4 1 (4.76%) WSO2