The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian 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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank - 24 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - 2.33% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 2.38% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £310 £325
% change year-on-year
+12.90% -4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.50 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+1.36% -0.68%
Software Engineer
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian 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
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
58 84 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 98.31% 97.67% 97.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 44 27
Average daily rate £318 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £248 £162
10% offered a daily rate of more than £373 £425 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

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 West Lothian region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
Linlithgow - - - -
Livingston - - - - 2
Software Engineer
Scotland