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 28 September 2016 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 11 6 -
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 13.16% 14.29% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.29% 14.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 0
Median daily rate £545 £583 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.43% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Software Engineering
Essex

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
35 21 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 92.11% 100.00% 90.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 21 29
Median daily rate £500 £583 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.16% +22.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £353
10% offered a daily rate of more than £590 £615 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southend-on-Sea

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Southend-on-Sea region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Southend-on-Sea

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) J2EE
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) JBoss
2 4 (80.00%) Apache
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) HTTP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) SSL
2 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
2 4 (80.00%) WSO2
2 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Docker
2 4 (80.00%) API Design
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery

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 4 (80.00%) Apache
1 4 (80.00%) JBoss
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) HTTP
1 4 (80.00%) SSL
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (80.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (80.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (20.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Lead DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) J2EE
1 4 (80.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) JSON
2 1 (20.00%) Web Services
2 1 (20.00%) WPF
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Kanban
2 4 (80.00%) API Design
2 4 (80.00%) Configuration Management
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) DevOps
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) Open Source
2 4 (80.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 3 (60.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (40.00%) Coaching
4 2 (40.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) System Integration Testing
4 2 (40.00%) User Stories
5 1 (20.00%) Continuous Deployment
5 1 (20.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) Perl
2 1 (20.00%) C
2 1 (20.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (80.00%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (80.00%) Puppet
2 2 (40.00%) Ansible
3 1 (20.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) WSO2
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft