The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Worcestershire region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 15 21 -
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 2.50% 2.25% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.94% 3.13% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate - - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.07% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +1.35%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Worcestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
68 64 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Worcestershire 85.00% 71.91% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 37 15
Average daily rate £350 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £245 £243 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £385 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £360 £370
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -2.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 1
Average hourly rate £17.00 £34.50 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.72% +7.81%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +16.36%
Software Engineering
West Midlands

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Worcester - 1 - - 2
Bromsgrove - - - -
Kidderminster - - - -
Malvern - - - -
Redditch - - - -
Software Engineering
West Midlands

Software Engineering
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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%) Embedded C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 1 (33.33%) MKS
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) Subversion
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu
2 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (33.33%) WCF
2 1 (33.33%) WPF

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Worcestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Subversion
General
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Software Developer
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) HTML
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
1 1 (33.33%) CSS
1 1 (33.33%) WCF
1 1 (33.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Embedded C
1 2 (66.67%) C++
1 2 (66.67%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) MKS
1 1 (33.33%) Fujitsu