The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Southend-on-Sea region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Essex / Southend-on-Sea
Rank 20 13 10
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 4 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 6.67% 16.22% 17.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.90% 16.22% 23.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 6
Median daily rate £500 £550 £625
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.18% -12.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +13.54%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Southend-on-Sea region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Southend-on-Sea
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
58 37 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 96.67% 100.00% 74.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 33 22
Median daily rate £503 £500 £470
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.50% +6.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £400 £425
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £580 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +45.45%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Southend-on-Sea

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Southend-on-Sea 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 Southend-on-Sea

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southend-on-Sea region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Southend-on-Sea region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Kanban
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Middleware
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Subversion
2 6 (85.71%) J2EE
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle
2 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 6 (85.71%) JBoss
2 6 (85.71%) Apache
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
2 6 (85.71%) HTTP
2 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
2 6 (85.71%) SSL
2 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
2 6 (85.71%) Open Source
2 6 (85.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
2 6 (85.71%) WSO2
2 6 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 6 (85.71%) Docker
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Microservices
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
3 5 (71.43%) Coaching
3 5 (71.43%) API Design

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea 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 6 (85.71%) Apache
1 6 (85.71%) JBoss
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (85.71%) HTTP
1 6 (85.71%) SSL
1 6 (85.71%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 6 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 6 (85.71%) Jenkins
1 6 (85.71%) Subversion
2 2 (28.57%) Maven
3 1 (14.29%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Lead DevOps
2 2 (28.57%) Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Lead DevOps Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (14.29%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (85.71%) J2EE
1 6 (85.71%) Middleware
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
2 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
2 1 (14.29%) JSON
2 1 (14.29%) Web Services
2 1 (14.29%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) Kanban
2 6 (85.71%) Configuration Management
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) DevOps
2 6 (85.71%) Microservices
2 6 (85.71%) Open Source
2 6 (85.71%) Scrum
2 6 (85.71%) SOA
2 6 (85.71%) TDD
3 5 (71.43%) API Design
3 5 (71.43%) Coaching
3 5 (71.43%) Continuous Delivery
3 5 (71.43%) Mentoring
4 3 (42.86%) Integration Testing
4 3 (42.86%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (28.57%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (28.57%) User Stories
6 1 (14.29%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) Perl
2 3 (42.86%) C
3 2 (28.57%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Docker
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (57.14%) Puppet
2 2 (28.57%) Ansible
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Oracle
1 6 (85.71%) WSO2
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (14.29%) Red Hat