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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 40 39 -
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.33% 0.28% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.59% 0.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Median daily rate £550 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+17.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.38 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +2.50%
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
315 265 284
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 84.00% 73.82% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 243 188 192
Median daily rate £450 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £290 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 5
Median hourly rate £11.50 £18.52 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.90% +15.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +9.09%

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 23 July 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 -2 4 £550 - 8
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (45.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) C
4 7 (35.00%) Firmware
4 7 (35.00%) Device Driver
5 5 (25.00%) Aerospace
5 5 (25.00%) Military
5 5 (25.00%) Assembly Language
5 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
6 4 (20.00%) C#
6 4 (20.00%) .NET
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) Finance
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Wind River
6 4 (20.00%) Open Source
6 4 (20.00%) Avionics
6 4 (20.00%) Docker
6 4 (20.00%) DevOps
7 3 (15.00%) Ansible
7 3 (15.00%) Mesos
7 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
7 3 (15.00%) Puppet
7 3 (15.00%) OpenStack
7 3 (15.00%) Gradle
7 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (15.00%) Degree

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 (15.00%) OpenStack
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (10.00%) MySQL
2 2 (10.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Gradle
1 3 (15.00%) JUnit
2 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.00%) JProfiler
2 2 (10.00%) Maven
3 1 (5.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.00%) Flyway
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 5 (25.00%) Aerospace
1 5 (25.00%) Military
2 4 (20.00%) Avionics
2 4 (20.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Automotive
3 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
4 1 (5.00%) Back Office
4 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Software Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (35.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (30.00%) Developer
4 4 (20.00%) DevOps Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) AWS DevOps
5 3 (15.00%) AWS Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) C Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded C Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (10.00%) AWS Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Graduate C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Java Android Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) JSON
2 3 (15.00%) XML
3 2 (10.00%) Ajax
3 2 (10.00%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (10.00%) Hibernate
3 2 (10.00%) J2EE
3 2 (10.00%) JPA
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 2 (10.00%) Spring
3 2 (10.00%) Web Services
3 2 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) ActiveMQ
4 1 (5.00%) Apache CXF
4 1 (5.00%) HTML
4 1 (5.00%) REST
4 1 (5.00%) RESTful
4 1 (5.00%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
2 3 (15.00%) VxWorks
3 2 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (20.00%) DevOps
2 4 (20.00%) Open Source
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (15.00%) Migration
3 3 (15.00%) OO
3 3 (15.00%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (10.00%) RAD
4 2 (10.00%) TDD
4 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
5 1 (5.00%) Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Android Development
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Data Analytics
5 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) C
3 5 (25.00%) Assembly Language
4 4 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
5 3 (15.00%) SQL
6 2 (10.00%) C++
6 2 (10.00%) Python
7 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
7 1 (5.00%) F#
7 1 (5.00%) Haskell
7 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
1 3 (15.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Firmware
2 4 (20.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) Ansible
1 3 (15.00%) Kubernetes
1 3 (15.00%) Mesos
1 3 (15.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (15.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (25.00%) Red Hat
2 4 (20.00%) Wind River
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle
3 2 (10.00%) Perforce
4 1 (5.00%) Google
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (5.00%) Talend
4 1 (5.00%) WSO2