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 20 January 2017 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
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 45 26 -
Rank change year-on-year
-19 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 4 8 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.82% 2.72% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.97% 3.24% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Median daily rate £475 £325 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.15% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.84% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £39.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +10.75%

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
412 247 329
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 84.08% 84.01% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 167 213
Median daily rate £400 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 12
Median hourly rate £14.50 £10.00 £16.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+45.00% -40.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £11.50 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, 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 6 (85.71%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) C
3 4 (57.14%) MISRA C
3 4 (57.14%) MISRA
3 4 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (57.14%) Automotive
4 2 (28.57%) Scrum
4 2 (28.57%) Linux
4 2 (28.57%) Python
4 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
5 1 (14.29%) Yocto
5 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Degree
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) JTAG
5 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
5 1 (14.29%) Freescale
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
5 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (14.29%) SAS
5 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
5 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (14.29%) Intel
5 1 (14.29%) PMI
5 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Firmware
5 1 (14.29%) VxWorks

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 1 (14.29%) SAS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (57.14%) Automotive
2 1 (14.29%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (14.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (28.57%) Scrum
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile Application Development
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (85.71%) C++
2 5 (71.43%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) MISRA
1 4 (57.14%) MISRA C
2 1 (14.29%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (14.29%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Freescale
1 1 (14.29%) Intel
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