The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Staines region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Staines region.

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 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 25 27 15
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 3 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 2.38% 1.55% 5.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.55% 1.69% 5.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £315 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Job Titles Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
157 177 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 93.45% 91.24% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 53
Average daily rate £373 £360 £377
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.47% -4.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £217 £225 £199
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £400 £528
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 6 6
Average hourly rate £26.25 £13.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+101.92% -35.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.00 £33.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Software Engineer
Surrey

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Staines region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Staines

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) C
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (80.00%) ClearCase
2 12 (80.00%) POSIX
2 12 (80.00%) DTV
3 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (33.33%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) C++
5 3 (20.00%) Java
5 3 (20.00%) DVB
5 3 (20.00%) STB
5 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
6 2 (13.33%) Subversion
6 2 (13.33%) Handset
6 2 (13.33%) Mobile Payment
6 2 (13.33%) KVM
6 2 (13.33%) Perforce
6 2 (13.33%) Electronics
6 2 (13.33%) Middleware
6 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
6 2 (13.33%) Xen
6 2 (13.33%) Degree
6 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
6 2 (13.33%) NFC
7 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
7 1 (6.67%) System Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Android
7 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
7 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (20.00%) DVB
2 2 (13.33%) NFC
Development Applications
1 12 (80.00%) ClearCase
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
General
1 9 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Electronics
3 1 (6.67%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (80.00%) POSIX
2 2 (13.33%) Middleware
3 1 (6.67%) OpenCL
3 1 (6.67%) DirectCompute
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) DTV
2 3 (20.00%) STB
3 2 (13.33%) Handset
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (6.67%) Device Driver
4 1 (6.67%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (6.67%) CUDA
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 15 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (6.67%) Android
2 1 (6.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (33.33%) UML
3 3 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
5 1 (6.67%) System Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Software Testing
5 1 (6.67%) Project Planning
5 1 (6.67%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C
2 3 (20.00%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) KVM
1 2 (13.33%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Perforce