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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank - 33 29
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 0 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire - 2.46% 1.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 3.33% 2.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 5
Average daily rate
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- £250 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -30.55%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
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
274 210 229
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 74.46% 73.68% 70.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 104 125
Average daily rate £442 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.86% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £209 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £523 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £368
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 5 14
Average hourly rate £16.60 £14.00 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.57% -22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £14.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.50 £18.80 £28.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £29.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-13.79% +5.45%

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 20 October 2014. 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
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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
Kettering - - - - 1
Northampton - - - - 5
Software Engineering
East Midlands