The median contractor rate for a Software Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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 Engineer
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 20 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 0 7 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex - 4.05% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 4.17% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 0
Median daily rate - £360 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £350
% change year-on-year +3.28% +8.57%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £45.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £43.00 £42.35 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.53% +5.87%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 89 168 167
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 96.74% 97.11% 89.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 110 82
Median daily rate £401 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.12% +26.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +175.75%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Middlesex that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Middlesex

Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineer in Middlesex

Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineer in Middlesex

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Middlesex region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Retail
3 1 (33.33%) Android
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
3 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) C++
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) OO

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
General
1 2 (66.67%) Retail
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Apple iOS
1 1 (33.33%) Mac OS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Microservices
2 2 (66.67%) Pair Programming
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
3 1 (33.33%) Android Development
3 1 (33.33%) iOS Development
3 1 (33.33%) OO
3 1 (33.33%) OOP
3 1 (33.33%) Software Architecture
3 1 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 1 (33.33%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++