Period
to 27 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 27 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Engineering
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 55 54
Rank change year-on-year +7 -1 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 12 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 1.87% 2.43% 0.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.27% 2.85% 0.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 12 2
Coventry median daily rate £373 £400 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.88% +35.59% +31.11%
10th Percentile £351 £338 £286
90th Percentile £416 £488 £309
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £415 £333
% change year-on-year -3.61% +24.81% +18.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 8 1
Coventry median hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £38.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -7.89% +24.59%
West Midlands median hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.75
% change year-on-year - +6.87% +1.55%

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 528 736 498
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 82.37% 85.28% 74.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 362 482 302
Coventry median daily rate £413 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +14.29% -2.78%
10th Percentile £258 £286 £191
90th Percentile £524 £513 £529
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 17 29
Coventry median hourly rate £21.00 £15.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.48% -27.91% -38.57%
10th Percentile £10.50 £11.40 £10.90
90th Percentile £39.55 £38.75 £38.50
West Midlands median hourly rate £20.00 £17.00 £24.00
% change year-on-year +17.65% -29.17% +33.33%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Coventry.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Coventry

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Coventry

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Coventry

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 7 (58.33%) Java
1 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (50.00%) Android
2 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
3 5 (41.67%) Software Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) Spring Boot
3 5 (41.67%) WireMock
3 5 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (41.67%) Big Data
3 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
3 5 (41.67%) JAX-RS
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
3 5 (41.67%) RESTEasy
3 5 (41.67%) HornetQ
3 5 (41.67%) Docker
3 5 (41.67%) Apache Spark
3 5 (41.67%) WildFly
3 5 (41.67%) Personalization
3 5 (41.67%) Hudson
3 5 (41.67%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
3 5 (41.67%) Apache Cassandra
3 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
3 5 (41.67%) RESTful
3 5 (41.67%) Scala

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 5 (41.67%) Apache Spark
1 5 (41.67%) GlassFish
1 5 (41.67%) JBoss
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle SOA Suite
1 5 (41.67%) WildFly
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (41.67%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (41.67%) Big Data
2 5 (41.67%) Hadoop
2 5 (41.67%) MongoDB
2 5 (41.67%) MySQL
2 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Hudson
1 5 (41.67%) JBehave
1 5 (41.67%) Jenkins
1 5 (41.67%) JUnit
2 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (8.33%) LabVIEW
2 1 (8.33%) Xcode
General
1 2 (16.67%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Digital Developer
2 5 (41.67%) Senior Developer
3 4 (33.33%) Software Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) GUI Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) J2EE Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java J2EE Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Mobile Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Payments Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Hibernate
1 5 (41.67%) HornetQ
1 5 (41.67%) Java EE
1 5 (41.67%) JAX-RS
1 5 (41.67%) JMS
1 5 (41.67%) RESTEasy
1 5 (41.67%) RESTful
1 5 (41.67%) Spring
1 5 (41.67%) Spring Boot
1 5 (41.67%) WireMock
2 1 (8.33%) Cocoa
2 1 (8.33%) Cocoa Touch
2 1 (8.33%) iOS SDK
2 1 (8.33%) J2EE
2 1 (8.33%) OpenGL
2 1 (8.33%) REST
2 1 (8.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (50.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Android
1 6 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Scrum
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) Dependency Injection
3 5 (41.67%) DSDM
3 5 (41.67%) Functional Testing
3 5 (41.67%) Kanban
3 5 (41.67%) Mathematics
3 5 (41.67%) Personalization
3 5 (41.67%) Predictive Analytics
3 5 (41.67%) SOA
3 5 (41.67%) Software Delivery
3 5 (41.67%) TDD
3 5 (41.67%) Unit Testing
4 2 (16.67%) Multithreading
4 2 (16.67%) SDLC
4 2 (16.67%) UML
5 1 (8.33%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 5 (41.67%) Scala
4 3 (25.00%) C++
5 2 (16.67%) C
5 2 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 2 (16.67%) MATLAB
6 1 (8.33%) Apple Swift
6 1 (8.33%) Embedded C++
6 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 26262
2 1 (8.33%) MISRA
2 1 (8.33%) MISRA C
2 1 (8.33%) PCI DSS
2 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 5 (41.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Ingenico
2 1 (8.33%) NCR
2 1 (8.33%) Xamarin