The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Worcestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 24 15 17
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 1 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 1.10% 1.37% 3.53%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.45% 1.72% 4.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £400 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £32.50 £28.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.04%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
Software Engineering
West Midlands

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
69 58 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 75.82% 79.45% 83.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 53 44 46
Median daily rate £400 £400 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £155 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 12
Median hourly rate £11.00 £39.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-72.15% +146.87%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Worcestershire 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 Worcestershire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
Malvern - 1 £400 - 1
Software Engineering
West Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Worcestershire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) OOP
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) OOD
2 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (40.00%) VB6
2 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Test Management
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) Fedora
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development

Software Engineering
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) Tornado
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Python Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Developer/Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Test Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Fedora
2 1 (20.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) OOD
1 2 (40.00%) OOP
1 2 (40.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
1 2 (40.00%) Test Management
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Data Acquisition
2 1 (20.00%) Scrum
2 1 (20.00%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) Python
2 2 (40.00%) VB
2 2 (40.00%) VB6
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Atlassian
1 1 (20.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (20.00%) VMware