The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Staffordshire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank - - 25
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 0 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire - - 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +14.47%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
176 129 123
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 95.65% 90.85% 99.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 108 93 74
Median daily rate £336 £325 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.23% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £240 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 8 14
Median hourly rate £21.50 £13.50 £13.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.25% +1.88%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.48 £10.61 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £17.00 £17.35
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Staffordshire region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Staffordshire region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Staffordshire region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 2017, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (100.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) TeamCity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) React
1 1 (100.00%) WCF
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Scrum
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree