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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 9 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 13.04% - -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.04% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£583 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £364 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.92% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%
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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
23 26 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southend-on-Sea 100.00% 78.79% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 18 8
Average daily rate £525 £475 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.52% +18.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £315 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £615 £537 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £370
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.52 £25.75 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+26.29% -15.57%

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 1 September 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 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) Django
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) Play Framework
2 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (50.00%) SOA
3 2 (50.00%) HTTP
3 2 (50.00%) UNIX
3 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
3 2 (50.00%) WSO2
3 2 (50.00%) Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (50.00%) Puppet
3 2 (50.00%) Open Source
3 2 (50.00%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 2 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (25.00%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (25.00%) Subversion
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Java Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Java Developer
1 3 (75.00%) Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Technical Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Lead Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) Ajax
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (100.00%) JSON
1 4 (100.00%) Django
1 4 (100.00%) HTML5
1 4 (100.00%) REST
1 4 (100.00%) CSS3
1 4 (100.00%) HTML
1 4 (100.00%) CSS
1 4 (100.00%) Play Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 1 (25.00%) JAX-RS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Linux
1 4 (100.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (50.00%) UNIX
2 2 (50.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Mentoring
2 2 (50.00%) Open Source
2 2 (50.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (50.00%) Web Design
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) TDD
3 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 1 (25.00%) Project Management
3 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
3 1 (25.00%) Customer Insight
3 1 (25.00%) User Stories
3 1 (25.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (25.00%) Critical Success Factor
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) Ruby
1 4 (100.00%) Scala
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Puppet
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) WSO2