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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 31 45 35
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 1.67% 0.23% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.02% 0.29% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 2
Average daily rate £350 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 - £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 - £340
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.69%
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
247 344 249
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 82.33% 80.37% 76.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 228 145
Average daily rate £400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £290 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 8 9
Average hourly rate £10.00 £16.75 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-40.29% +4.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £16.75 £13.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £19.00 £16.17
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Northamptonshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 12 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Northampton +16 5 £350 - 9
Software Engineering
East Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (50.00%) Ajax
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (50.00%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 6 (42.86%) Oracle
3 6 (42.86%) Scrum
4 5 (35.71%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) SDLC
5 4 (28.57%) Front End Development
5 4 (28.57%) User Experience
5 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
5 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 4 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (28.57%) DB2
5 4 (28.57%) Photoshop
5 4 (28.57%) CSS
5 4 (28.57%) Adobe
5 4 (28.57%) Web Services
6 3 (21.43%) XML
6 3 (21.43%) XSLT
6 3 (21.43%) Unix
6 3 (21.43%) XQuery
6 3 (21.43%) MATLAB
6 3 (21.43%) SOAP
6 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
6 3 (21.43%) J2EE
6 3 (21.43%) IBM

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Northamptonshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (21.43%) WebSphere
2 2 (14.29%) iPlanet
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (28.57%) Photoshop
2 2 (14.29%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle BPM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) DB2
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
3 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
1 3 (21.43%) Lombardi
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) Subversion
General
1 5 (35.71%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Automotive
2 2 (14.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (28.57%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript Developer
2 4 (28.57%) UI Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Web Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Web UI Developer
3 2 (14.29%) .NET Developer
3 2 (14.29%) DB2 Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Linux Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Oracle Developer
3 2 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) Unix Technical Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) WebSphere Technical Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Database Developer
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Administrator
4 1 (7.14%) WebSphere Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (50.00%) Ajax
1 7 (50.00%) HTML
2 4 (28.57%) AngularJS
2 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 4 (28.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 4 (28.57%) Web Services
3 3 (21.43%) HTML5
3 3 (21.43%) J2EE
3 3 (21.43%) jQuery
3 3 (21.43%) SOAP
3 3 (21.43%) XML
3 3 (21.43%) XSLT
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) User Experience
2 3 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Unix
2 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 2 (14.29%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (42.86%) Scrum
3 5 (35.71%) SDLC
4 4 (28.57%) Front End Development
4 4 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (14.29%) Automated Testing
6 2 (14.29%) DNA
6 2 (14.29%) Procedural Programming
6 2 (14.29%) User Stories
6 2 (14.29%) Waterfall
7 1 (7.14%) BDD
7 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (7.14%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 3 (21.43%) MATLAB
3 3 (21.43%) XPath
3 3 (21.43%) XQuery
4 2 (14.29%) C#
4 2 (14.29%) Perl
4 2 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Oracle
2 4 (28.57%) Adobe
3 3 (21.43%) IBM
4 2 (14.29%) VMware