Period
to 19 January 2018

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 19 January 2018 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
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 49 72 44
Rank change year-on-year +23 -28 +2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 20 7 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 2.61% 0.71% 2.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.09% 0.80% 3.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 3 20
Coventry median daily rate £393 £325 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +20.77% -7.14% +50.54%
10th Percentile £161 £313 £298
90th Percentile £548 £338 £523
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £360 £350
% change year-on-year +4.17% +2.86% +14.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 3
Coventry median hourly rate £41.75 £34.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.14% -22.78% +57.89%
West Midlands median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £31.44
% change year-on-year - +27.23% -6.15%

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

All Process and Methodology Skills
Coventry
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 648 880 610
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 84.71% 89.43% 84.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 436 631 394
Coventry median daily rate £425 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.35% +10.73% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £285 £257
90th Percentile £542 £550 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 24 26
Coventry median hourly rate £22.00 £15.50 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +41.94% -18.42% -33.33%
10th Percentile £11.88 £10.75 £11.29
90th Percentile £37.63 £28.63 £43.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £23.99 £21.22 £20.00
% change year-on-year +13.05% +6.10% -11.11%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Coventry over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 19 January 2018, 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 (35.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) .NET
2 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 6 (30.00%) Web Services
3 5 (25.00%) C++
3 5 (25.00%) Automotive
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (20.00%) BDD
4 4 (20.00%) Kanban
4 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (20.00%) Dapper ORM
4 4 (20.00%) SOLID
4 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
4 4 (20.00%) C
4 4 (20.00%) C#
4 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (20.00%) CSS
4 4 (20.00%) HTML
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.00%) VxWorks
5 3 (15.00%) Unix

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 2 (10.00%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (5.00%) Simulink
1 1 (5.00%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (10.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (10.00%) Artifactory
2 2 (10.00%) GoCD
2 2 (10.00%) NuGet
3 1 (5.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (25.00%) Automotive
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Law
3 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) .NET Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Automotive Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Automotive Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Junior Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Real Time Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Real Time Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) .NET
1 6 (30.00%) Web Services
2 4 (20.00%) .NET Framework
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 4 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) Dapper ORM
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) Middleware
3 2 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) CakePHP
4 1 (5.00%) Flash
4 1 (5.00%) J2EE
4 1 (5.00%) Laravel
4 1 (5.00%) Symfony
4 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (10.00%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Unix
1 3 (15.00%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) MVC
2 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (20.00%) BDD
4 4 (20.00%) Kanban
4 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) SOLID
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
6 2 (10.00%) Change Control
6 2 (10.00%) Data Analysis
6 2 (10.00%) Multithreaded Programming
6 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
6 2 (10.00%) OO
6 2 (10.00%) OOD
6 2 (10.00%) Software Architecture
6 2 (10.00%) UML
6 2 (10.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (5.00%) Pair Programming
7 1 (5.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) C++
2 4 (20.00%) C
2 4 (20.00%) C#
2 4 (20.00%) Embedded C
2 4 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) COBOL
4 2 (10.00%) Korn
5 1 (5.00%) Java
5 1 (5.00%) MATLAB
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) SQL
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) IEC 62304
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 26262
1 1 (5.00%) MISRA
1 1 (5.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Adobe
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
2 1 (5.00%) MathWorks
2 1 (5.00%) Micro Focus
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Zend