The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the West Lothian region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank - - 8
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 0 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian - - 10.81%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 10.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.35 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.87% -
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
32 84 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 96.97% 95.45% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 40 23
Median daily rate £395 £325 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.53% -13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £320 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £388 £424
UK excluding London median daily rate £398 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.43% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £19.50 - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of IT contracts across the West Lothian region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 7 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 June 2016, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Lothian region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Lothian by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle