The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Warwickshire 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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 38 32 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 1.35% 2.02% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.49% 2.18% 0.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Average daily rate
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£513 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 0
Average hourly rate £33.55 £27.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.00% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Software Engineer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Warwickshire 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
Warwickshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
336 229 316
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Warwickshire 90.57% 92.71% 92.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 124 119
Average daily rate £350 £350 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +33.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 35 53
Average hourly rate £15.50 £24.00 £26.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.41% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £13.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.20 £30.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Warwickshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Warwickshire region over the 3 months to 23 September 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nuneaton - - - -
Rugby - - - -
Warwick - - - -
Software Engineer
West Midlands

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
3 2 (33.33%) MySQL
3 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 1 (16.67%) Retail
4 1 (16.67%) Subversion
4 1 (16.67%) Automotive
4 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
4 1 (16.67%) CMS
4 1 (16.67%) SolidWorks
4 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
4 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
4 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (16.67%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (16.67%) .NET
4 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
4 1 (16.67%) MS Project
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Warwickshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Warwickshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (16.67%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
1 1 (16.67%) MS Project
1 1 (16.67%) MS Visio
1 1 (16.67%) AutoCAD
1 1 (16.67%) Adobe Illustrator
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 1 (16.67%) LabVIEW
1 1 (16.67%) Subversion
General
1 1 (16.67%) Automotive
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere MQ
1 3 (50.00%) WebSphere Message Broker
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) iOS SDK
2 1 (16.67%) REST
2 1 (16.67%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (16.67%) UIKit
2 1 (16.67%) Cocoa
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) JSON
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) SOAP
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
2 1 (16.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) UNIX
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile Application Development
3 1 (16.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
3 1 (16.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) IBM
2 1 (16.67%) SolidWorks
2 1 (16.67%) Google