The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Renfrewshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 22 32 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 4.13% 2.05% -
As % of the Job Titles category 4.72% 2.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 0
Average daily rate
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£330 £350 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.71% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
Software Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Renfrewshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Renfrewshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
106 122 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 87.60% 83.56% 82.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 104 12
Average daily rate £330 £340 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% -4.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £433 £370
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 0
Average hourly rate £18.50 £165.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-88.78% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Renfrewshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Renfrewshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Renfrewshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 31 August 2015. 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
Erskine +12 5 £330 -5.71%
Software Engineer
Scotland

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (87.50%) C#
1 7 (87.50%) XML
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) HP
1 7 (87.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (75.00%) MSI
2 6 (75.00%) Change Management
2 6 (75.00%) REXX
2 6 (75.00%) Tcl
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (75.00%) WinForms
2 6 (75.00%) WMI
2 6 (75.00%) WPF
2 6 (75.00%) XSD
2 6 (75.00%) VBScript
2 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
2 6 (75.00%) Performance Management
2 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
4 1 (12.50%) MCTS
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (12.50%) ITSM

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Renfrewshire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MSI
2 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (87.50%) XML
2 6 (75.00%) XSD
2 6 (75.00%) WinForms
2 6 (75.00%) WPF
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (75.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Change Management
1 6 (75.00%) Unit Testing
1 6 (75.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (25.00%) Performance Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) OO
3 1 (12.50%) ITSM
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 6 (75.00%) VBScript
2 6 (75.00%) REXX
2 6 (75.00%) Tcl
2 6 (75.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (12.50%) VB
3 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
3 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCTS
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 6 (75.00%) WMI
3 1 (12.50%) HP Operations Orchestration
Vendors
1 7 (87.50%) HP
2 2 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (12.50%) Microsoft