The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Worcestershire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
West Midlands / Worcestershire
Rank 9 7 14
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 2 4 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 4.00% 8.51% 4.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.35% 9.09% 5.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £440 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -28.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.63 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.57% +14.80%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Worcestershire 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
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
46 44 96
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 92.00% 93.62% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 30 48
Median daily rate £315 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-25.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £125 £225 £135
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £500 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 2 22
Median hourly rate £30.00 £45.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +157.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £43.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £52.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Malvern -2 1 £440 -
Redditch - 1 - - 1
Software Engineer
West Midlands

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 Worcestershire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) MISRA C
2 2 (50.00%) MISRA
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) GCC

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) GCC
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (50.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) MISRA
1 2 (50.00%) MISRA C