The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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 Engineering
Rank 25 24 13
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -11
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 4 6 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 2.38% 3.09% 6.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.72% 3.92% 7.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
Average daily rate £315 - £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Average hourly rate - £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Staines
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
147 153 138
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Staines 87.50% 78.87% 81.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 22 48
Average daily rate £388 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £234 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £508 £400 £517
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 5 3
Average hourly rate £26.50 £37.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.33% -9.63%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Software Engineering
Surrey

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Staines region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Staines

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Staines

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Staines

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Staines

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staines

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 15 (83.33%) C
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 12 (66.67%) DTV
2 12 (66.67%) ClearCase
2 12 (66.67%) POSIX
3 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (33.33%) Java
4 6 (33.33%) STB
5 5 (27.78%) Middleware
5 5 (27.78%) UML
6 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
6 4 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
7 3 (16.67%) Software Architecture
7 3 (16.67%) Flash
7 3 (16.67%) C++
7 3 (16.67%) DVB
7 3 (16.67%) Project Management
8 2 (11.11%) Perforce
8 2 (11.11%) Handset
8 2 (11.11%) Subversion
8 2 (11.11%) Electronics
8 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
8 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 2 (11.11%) NFC
8 2 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
8 2 (11.11%) KVM
8 2 (11.11%) Xen
8 2 (11.11%) Degree
9 1 (5.56%) OpenCL
9 1 (5.56%) DirectCompute

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Staines by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Staines 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 3 (16.67%) DVB
2 2 (11.11%) NFC
Development Applications
1 12 (66.67%) ClearCase
2 2 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 9 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (83.33%) Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Software Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Software Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 3 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 3 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Mobile Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded C Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded C Software Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (66.67%) POSIX
2 5 (27.78%) Middleware
3 3 (16.67%) Flash
4 1 (5.56%) OpenCL
4 1 (5.56%) DirectCompute
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) DTV
2 6 (33.33%) STB
3 2 (11.11%) Handset
3 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
3 2 (11.11%) Mobile Payment
4 1 (5.56%) CUDA
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (5.56%) Device Driver
4 1 (5.56%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 15 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Android
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) UML
2 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
2 4 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 3 (16.67%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.56%) System Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (83.33%) C
2 6 (33.33%) Java
3 3 (16.67%) C++
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (11.11%) KVM
1 2 (11.11%) Xen
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Perforce