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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 10 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 3.85% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £353 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.78% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Software Engineering
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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
22 41 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 84.62% 87.23% 81.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 34 3
Average daily rate £440 £410 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.31% +2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £350 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £530 £419
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Southend-on-Sea

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southend-on-Sea region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southend-on-Sea 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 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) User Stories
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Refactoring
2 6 (85.71%) C#
3 5 (71.43%) Project Planning
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Product Management
4 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
6 1 (14.29%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) Subversion
6 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
6 1 (14.29%) Ajax
6 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (14.29%) JSON
6 1 (14.29%) Django
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) UNIX
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (14.29%) SOA
6 1 (14.29%) HTTP

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Southend-on-Sea 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Jenkins
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Coach
2 2 (28.57%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Lead Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Ajax
1 1 (14.29%) Ruby on Rails
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) Django
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Middleware
1 1 (14.29%) HTML5
1 1 (14.29%) REST
1 1 (14.29%) CSS3
1 1 (14.29%) Play Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
2 1 (14.29%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
1 1 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 7 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) User Stories
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
2 6 (85.71%) Refactoring
3 5 (71.43%) Project Planning
3 5 (71.43%) Scrum
3 5 (71.43%) Product Management
4 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (14.29%) MVC
5 1 (14.29%) Business Continuity
5 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 1 (14.29%) SOA
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 1 (14.29%) Critical Success Factor
5 1 (14.29%) Coaching
5 1 (14.29%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
1 7 (100.00%) Ruby
2 6 (85.71%) C#
3 1 (14.29%) Scala
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) Puppet
1 1 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) WSO2