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 1 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 27 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 2.61% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.15% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Average daily rate
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£385 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.04% -5.33%
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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
127 30 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Renfrewshire 83.01% 76.92% 72.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 19 15
Average daily rate £347 £353 £356
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -1.05%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £262 £196
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £394 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £165.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Renfrewshire region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Renfrewshire

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 4 (66.67%) Software Packaging
3 3 (50.00%) SCCM
3 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
3 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (33.33%) Software Distribution
4 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (33.33%) HP
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) VBScript
4 2 (33.33%) Altiris
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Change Management
5 1 (16.67%) Firewall
5 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
5 1 (16.67%) VMware
5 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (16.67%) AppSense
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
5 1 (16.67%) WSUS
5 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (16.67%) VB

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Renfrewshire by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, 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.

Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Firewall
1 1 (16.67%) iSCSI
1 1 (16.67%) SAN
1 1 (16.67%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) MSI
1 1 (16.67%) InstallShield
1 1 (16.67%) AdminStudio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) Software Packaging
2 3 (50.00%) Application Packaging
3 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Workflow
2 3 (50.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (33.33%) Software Distribution
4 1 (16.67%) Change Management
4 1 (16.67%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) VBScript
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) VB
2 1 (16.67%) REXX
2 1 (16.67%) Tcl
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) VMware ESX
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
1 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
1 3 (50.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 1 (16.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) HP
2 2 (33.33%) Altiris
3 1 (16.67%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) AppSense
3 1 (16.67%) CA
3 1 (16.67%) Symantec