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 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 16 7 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 6 6 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 14.63% 22.22% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.63% 35.29% -
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 0
Average daily rate £550 £625 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.00% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.69%
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
41 17 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 100.00% 62.96% 95.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 37 14 51
Average daily rate £500 £613 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.36% +53.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £470 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £580 £625 £520
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £26.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) SOA
1 8 (100.00%) Middleware
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) Kanban
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 8 (100.00%) User Stories
1 8 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 7 (87.50%) API Design
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) Subversion
2 7 (87.50%) HTTP
2 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
2 7 (87.50%) SSL
3 6 (75.00%) Mac OS X
3 6 (75.00%) CSS
3 6 (75.00%) Unix
3 6 (75.00%) HTML
3 6 (75.00%) Java
3 6 (75.00%) Ajax
3 6 (75.00%) JSON
3 6 (75.00%) HTML5
3 6 (75.00%) REST
3 6 (75.00%) CSS3

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) Apache
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) HTTP
1 7 (87.50%) SSL
1 7 (87.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) MongoDB
2 1 (12.50%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Jenkins
2 7 (87.50%) Git (software)
2 7 (87.50%) Subversion
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Java Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Senior Developer
1 6 (75.00%) Senior Java Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Environment Manager
2 2 (25.00%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Digital Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Agile Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (100.00%) Middleware
2 6 (75.00%) Ajax
2 6 (75.00%) CSS
2 6 (75.00%) CSS3
2 6 (75.00%) HTML
2 6 (75.00%) HTML5
2 6 (75.00%) JSON
2 6 (75.00%) REST
3 4 (50.00%) Django
3 4 (50.00%) Play Framework
3 4 (50.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 2 (25.00%) J2EE
5 1 (12.50%) Hibernate
5 1 (12.50%) JAX-RS
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 6 (75.00%) Mac OS X
2 6 (75.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 8 (100.00%) Kanban
1 8 (100.00%) Scrum
1 8 (100.00%) SOA
1 8 (100.00%) TDD
1 8 (100.00%) User Stories
2 7 (87.50%) API Design
3 6 (75.00%) Mentoring
4 5 (62.50%) Coaching
4 5 (62.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (62.50%) Responsive Web Design
4 5 (62.50%) Web Design
5 4 (50.00%) Critical Success Factor
6 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
7 2 (25.00%) Microservices
7 2 (25.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) Ruby
2 4 (50.00%) Scala
3 2 (25.00%) C
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (100.00%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (100.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) WSO2
2 2 (25.00%) Oracle