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 27 February 2017 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
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Scotland / West Lothian
Rank 14 10 17
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 9.26% 10.17% 1.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.64% 13.04% 1.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £388 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.88 £37.75
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +16.22%

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
47 46 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in West Lothian 87.04% 77.97% 72.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 32 23
Median daily rate £363 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.45% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £423 £413 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £399
% change year-on-year
+1.87% +0.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £22.00 £13.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +67.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £40.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +37.93%

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 27 February 2017. 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 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 -4 5 - - 5
Software Engineering
Scotland

Software Engineering
Top 29 Related IT Skills in West Lothian

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, 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 5 (100.00%) Java
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Spring Integration
2 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 4 (80.00%) HTML
2 4 (80.00%) Angular 2
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Spring
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
2 4 (80.00%) CSS
2 4 (80.00%) Web Services
3 1 (20.00%) JUnit
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
3 1 (20.00%) DbUnit
3 1 (20.00%) Mockito
3 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
3 1 (20.00%) QA
3 1 (20.00%) Selenium
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Re-Platforming

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 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (20.00%) DbUnit
1 1 (20.00%) JUnit
1 1 (20.00%) Mockito
1 1 (20.00%) Selenium
1 1 (20.00%) WebDriver
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Angular Developer
2 4 (80.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) UI Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Angular 2
1 4 (80.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (80.00%) CSS
1 4 (80.00%) HTML
1 4 (80.00%) Spring
1 4 (80.00%) Spring Integration
1 4 (80.00%) Web Services
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (100.00%) Scrum
2 4 (80.00%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (80.00%) Microservices
2 4 (80.00%) TDD
2 4 (80.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Re-Platforming
3 1 (20.00%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Oracle
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