The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
West Midlands / Staffordshire
Rank 23 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 1.72% - 3.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.38% - 4.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.88 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +17.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Staffordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Staffordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
126 113 102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staffordshire 72.41% 80.71% 76.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 85 83 71
Median daily rate £345 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+2.00% +0.24%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £55.00 £17.00 £13.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+223.52% +23.63%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £28.50
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +40.35%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Staffordshire

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Burton-upon-Trent - 2 - -
Software Engineering
West Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 9 (90.00%) HTML
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
3 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (60.00%) CSS
4 6 (60.00%) HTML5
4 6 (60.00%) React
5 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 5 (50.00%) OO
6 4 (40.00%) XML
6 4 (40.00%) C#
6 4 (40.00%) .NET
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (40.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) Scrum
7 3 (30.00%) e-Learning
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
7 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
7 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
7 3 (30.00%) Java
7 3 (30.00%) OOP
7 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
7 3 (30.00%) Grunt
7 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (30.00%) Canon
7 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
7 3 (30.00%) Node.js
7 3 (30.00%) CSS3

Software Engineering
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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (30.00%) Grunt
1 3 (30.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) gulp
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (30.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 3 (30.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (20.00%) HTML CSS Developer
3 2 (20.00%) HTML Developer
3 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript Developer
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Designer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) UX Designer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (90.00%) HTML
2 8 (80.00%) jQuery
3 6 (60.00%) CSS
3 6 (60.00%) HTML5
3 6 (60.00%) React
4 5 (50.00%) AngularJS
5 4 (40.00%) .NET
5 4 (40.00%) XML
6 3 (30.00%) CSS3
6 3 (30.00%) Node.js
7 2 (20.00%) Backbone.js
7 2 (20.00%) D3.js
7 2 (20.00%) DOM
7 2 (20.00%) Hibernate
7 2 (20.00%) Spring
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 1 (10.00%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) e-Learning
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) SCADA
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (50.00%) OO
3 4 (40.00%) MVC
3 4 (40.00%) Scrum
4 3 (30.00%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 3 (30.00%) Front End Development
4 3 (30.00%) Kanban
4 3 (30.00%) OOP
4 3 (30.00%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (30.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (30.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (30.00%) Web Development
5 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Delivery
6 1 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
6 1 (10.00%) SOA
6 1 (10.00%) SOLID
6 1 (10.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 1 (10.00%) ES6
4 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Canon
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft