The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Warrington region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 July 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 Warrington 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 28 11 17
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 6 7 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 3.00% 7.69% 6.56%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.87% 12.50% 9.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 3
Average daily rate
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£505 £250 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+102.00% -9.09%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Warrington
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
155 56 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warrington 77.50% 61.54% 71.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 21 42
Average daily rate £470 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £197 £110 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £455 £429
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 2 2
Average hourly rate £15.00 £11.50 £41.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -72.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
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Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

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

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Warrington

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Warrington

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Warrington

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warrington

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 4 (44.44%) TDD
2 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Visualisation
2 4 (44.44%) Big Data
3 3 (33.33%) OOD
3 3 (33.33%) WPF
3 3 (33.33%) MCTS
3 3 (33.33%) MCPD
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (33.33%) WinForms
3 3 (33.33%) OO
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (22.22%) Linux
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) PHP
4 2 (22.22%) Python
4 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (22.22%) JSON
4 2 (22.22%) Ruby
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) BDD

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Warrington by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warrington 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) Big Data
2 2 (22.22%) NoSQL
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) UI Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) WinForms
1 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 3 (33.33%) WPF
2 2 (22.22%) RESTful
2 2 (22.22%) JSON
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Visualisation
2 2 (22.22%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) TDD
1 4 (44.44%) Unit Testing
2 3 (33.33%) OO
2 3 (33.33%) OOD
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
2 2 (22.22%) Python
2 2 (22.22%) Ruby
2 2 (22.22%) C++
2 2 (22.22%) Java
2 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (22.22%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) MCP
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (33.33%) MCTS
1 3 (33.33%) MCPD
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) IBM
2 3 (33.33%) Microsoft