The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the West Lothian region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 10 20 9
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -11
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 5.71% 2.20% 10.26%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.06% 2.70% 12.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 1
Median daily rate £425 £385 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +28.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Software Engineering
Scotland

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the West Lothian region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
West Lothian
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
33 74 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 94.29% 81.32% 82.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 35 21
Median daily rate £373 £330 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.87% -12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £305 £265 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £395 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £383 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
Median hourly rate £19.50 - £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

The demand trend of contract jobs across the West Lothian region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in West Lothian

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in West Lothian

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in West Lothian

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in West Lothian

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the West Lothian region over the 3 months to 30 June 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Livingston +9 2 £425 +10.38% 1
Software Engineering
Scotland

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the West Lothian region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 5 (83.33%) Scrum
2 5 (83.33%) TDD
3 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (66.67%) BDD
4 3 (50.00%) Oracle
4 3 (50.00%) SOA
4 3 (50.00%) Kanban
5 2 (33.33%) Graphite
5 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 2 (33.33%) RESTful
5 2 (33.33%) Spring
5 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
5 2 (33.33%) REST
5 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
5 2 (33.33%) Kibana
5 2 (33.33%) JMS
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) XSD
6 1 (16.67%) CRM
6 1 (16.67%) J2EE
6 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 1 (16.67%) HTML
6 1 (16.67%) CSS

Software Engineering
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
1 4 (66.67%) Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Java Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Oracle Developer
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL Developer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Principal Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) JMS
1 2 (33.33%) REST
1 2 (33.33%) RESTful
1 2 (33.33%) Spring
1 2 (33.33%) Web Services
1 2 (33.33%) XML
1 2 (33.33%) XSD
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) J2EE
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Scrum
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
2 4 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (66.67%) BDD
3 3 (50.00%) Kanban
3 3 (50.00%) SOA
4 2 (33.33%) Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Non-Functional Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Coaching
5 1 (16.67%) CRM
5 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 1 (16.67%) People Management
5 1 (16.67%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) Java
2 5 (83.33%) PL/SQL
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) Graphite
1 2 (33.33%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle