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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 18 13 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -8
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.56% 2.13% 8.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.64% 3.03% 13.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
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- - £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+5.55% -4.00%
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
55 33 37
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 70.51% 70.21% 64.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 21 21
Average daily rate £338 £357 £450
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.32% -20.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £155 £300 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £469 £400 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £367 £365
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 £22.25 £32.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+57.30% -31.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.05 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.75 £30.45 £62.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-11.66% +3.44%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Worcestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Worcestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Worcestershire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2014. 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
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Malvern - 1 - -
Redditch - - - - 1
Worcester - - - - 1
Software Engineering
West Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering.

1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 1 (33.33%) Business Development
2 1 (33.33%) SCADA
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Siemens

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Worcestershire region citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (66.67%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Business Development
1 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) SC Cleared
1 2 (66.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Siemens