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 18 December 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
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 18 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 7 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 10.45% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.50% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 0
Average daily rate
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£625 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -
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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
56 39 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 83.58% 90.70% 66.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 46 33 4
Average daily rate £500 £325 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% +3.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £363 £119 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £414 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £363 £365
% change year-on-year
+6.89% -0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £10.93 £12.78
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -14.48%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

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
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 18 December 2014.

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 18 December 2014, 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%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby
2 6 (85.71%) Refactoring
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) Product Management
3 5 (71.43%) User Stories
3 5 (71.43%) Project Planning
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) JPA
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
6 1 (14.29%) HTML
6 1 (14.29%) Web Design
6 1 (14.29%) Spring
6 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
6 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 1 (14.29%) SQL
6 1 (14.29%) MySQL
6 1 (14.29%) Oracle
6 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
6 1 (14.29%) CSS
6 1 (14.29%) Struts
6 1 (14.29%) Web Services

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, 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 1 (14.29%) WebLogic
1 1 (14.29%) JBoss
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) LDAP
1 1 (14.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) MySQL
1 1 (14.29%) MariaDB
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Coach
2 2 (28.57%) ScrumMaster
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) JPA
1 1 (14.29%) Spring MVC
1 1 (14.29%) Hibernate
1 1 (14.29%) HTML
1 1 (14.29%) Spring
1 1 (14.29%) CSS
1 1 (14.29%) Struts
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) JAX-RPC
1 1 (14.29%) JAAS
1 1 (14.29%) Struts2
1 1 (14.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
1 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (14.29%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) UNIX
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) TDD
2 6 (85.71%) Refactoring
2 6 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (85.71%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (85.71%) Test Automation
3 5 (71.43%) Product Management
3 5 (71.43%) User Stories
3 5 (71.43%) Project Planning
4 4 (57.14%) Scrum
4 4 (57.14%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) MVC
6 1 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (14.29%) Web Design
6 1 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
6 1 (14.29%) Microservices
6 1 (14.29%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) Java
2 6 (85.71%) C#
2 6 (85.71%) Ruby
3 1 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 1 (14.29%) PL/SQL
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (14.29%) Oracle