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 3 months to 24 April 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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 34 39 39
Rank change year-on-year +5 0  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.90% 2.11% 0.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.07% 2.56% 0.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 7 1
Median daily rate £355 £450 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -21.11% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.22% +10.71%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.85% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.77% +5.62%  

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 280 312 262
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 83.83% 82.11% 75.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 205 139
Median daily rate £425 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +3.12% +1.91%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 5 12
Median hourly rate £21.00 £19.00 £24.08
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.52% -21.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £13.70 £16.45
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £35.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £30.35
% change year-on-year -4.00% +23.55%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

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 24 April 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 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
2 3 (42.86%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) Python
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
3 2 (28.57%) Simulink
3 2 (28.57%) C
3 2 (28.57%) C++
3 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 2 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (28.57%) Perl
3 2 (28.57%) CSS
3 2 (28.57%) Web Services
3 2 (28.57%) Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
3 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
3 2 (28.57%) Retail
3 2 (28.57%) Ruby
3 2 (28.57%) Google
3 2 (28.57%) Korn

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:

Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Amazon AWS
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (28.57%) Git (software)
1 2 (28.57%) GoCD
1 2 (28.57%) Grunt
1 2 (28.57%) gulp
1 2 (28.57%) Hudson
1 2 (28.57%) Jasmine
1 2 (28.57%) Jenkins
1 2 (28.57%) Mocha
1 2 (28.57%) Vagrant
2 1 (14.29%) LabVIEW
General
1 2 (28.57%) Automotive
1 2 (28.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) AWS Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) AngularJS
1 2 (28.57%) Backbone.js
1 2 (28.57%) CSS
1 2 (28.57%) CSS3
1 2 (28.57%) HTML
1 2 (28.57%) HTML5
1 2 (28.57%) Node.js
1 2 (28.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (28.57%) Linux
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Continuous Integration
1 4 (57.14%) Scrum
2 3 (42.86%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) BDD
3 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) DevOps
3 2 (28.57%) E-Commerce
3 2 (28.57%) Front End Development
3 2 (28.57%) Graceful Degradation
3 2 (28.57%) Kanban
3 2 (28.57%) Low Latency
3 2 (28.57%) Microservices
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile First
3 2 (28.57%) Progressive Enhancement
3 2 (28.57%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (28.57%) TDD
4 1 (14.29%) Change Control
4 1 (14.29%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) Bash Shell
1 2 (28.57%) C
1 2 (28.57%) C++
1 2 (28.57%) Embedded C
1 2 (28.57%) ES6
1 2 (28.57%) Go
1 2 (28.57%) Java
1 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
1 2 (28.57%) Korn
1 2 (28.57%) MATLAB
1 2 (28.57%) Perl
1 2 (28.57%) Python
1 2 (28.57%) Ruby
2 1 (14.29%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) ISO26262
2 1 (14.29%) MISRA
2 1 (14.29%) MISRA C
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Ansible
2 2 (28.57%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (28.57%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Google
1 2 (28.57%) Red Hat
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
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