The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 28 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
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 27 47
Rank change year-on-year -4 +20  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 12 16 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 2.96% 4.28% 0.22%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.63% 4.86% 0.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 3 0
Median daily rate £325 £500 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £350
% change year-on-year +2.56% +11.42%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.14% +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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 331 329 381
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 81.53% 87.97% 82.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 234 245 251
Median daily rate £425 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +3.75% +2.56%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 11
Median hourly rate £187.50 £22.75 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +724.17% +19.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.00 £36.00 £30.20
% change year-on-year +2.77% +19.20%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Northamptonshire

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 28 April 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -2 12 £325 -35.00% 7
Software Engineering
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 10 (58.82%) Automotive
2 8 (47.06%) C++
3 7 (41.18%) FlexRay
4 6 (35.29%) C
5 5 (29.41%) MATLAB
5 5 (29.41%) Simulink
5 5 (29.41%) Embedded Systems
5 5 (29.41%) MISRA C
5 5 (29.41%) MISRA
6 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (23.53%) Java
6 4 (23.53%) SOAP
6 4 (23.53%) OO
6 4 (23.53%) Validation
6 4 (23.53%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) Banking
7 3 (17.65%) Spring
7 3 (17.65%) JSON
7 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
7 3 (17.65%) JPA
7 3 (17.65%) IEC 61508
7 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
7 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (17.65%) XML
7 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) J2EE
7 3 (17.65%) HTML
7 3 (17.65%) JUnit
7 3 (17.65%) CSS

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Simulink
2 2 (11.76%) TargetLink
Communications & Networking
1 7 (41.18%) FlexRay
2 1 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
1 2 (11.76%) RDBMS
1 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) JUnit
2 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.76%) Git (software)
2 2 (11.76%) Gradle
2 2 (11.76%) IntelliJ
2 2 (11.76%) Jenkins
2 2 (11.76%) JIRA
2 2 (11.76%) JProfiler
General
1 10 (58.82%) Automotive
2 3 (17.65%) Banking
2 3 (17.65%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Applications Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Software Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) SOAP
2 3 (17.65%) AngularJS
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) CSS3
2 3 (17.65%) Hibernate
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
2 3 (17.65%) J2EE
2 3 (17.65%) JPA
2 3 (17.65%) JSON
2 3 (17.65%) Spring
2 3 (17.65%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) Ajax
3 2 (11.76%) FIX Protocol
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) REST
3 2 (11.76%) XSLT
4 1 (5.88%) Java EE
4 1 (5.88%) Spring Boot
4 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (23.53%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (23.53%) OO
1 4 (23.53%) TDD
1 4 (23.53%) Validation
2 3 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (17.65%) Data Modelling
2 3 (17.65%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) RAD
3 2 (11.76%) Use Case
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Bug Management
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile Application Development
4 1 (5.88%) Performance Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) C
3 5 (29.41%) MATLAB
4 4 (23.53%) Java
5 3 (17.65%) Embedded C
5 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
5 3 (17.65%) SQL
6 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) Degree
1 1 (5.88%) PMI Certification
1 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) MISRA
1 5 (29.41%) MISRA C
2 3 (17.65%) IEC 61508
2 3 (17.65%) ISO26262
3 1 (5.88%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
1 2 (11.76%) Perforce
2 1 (5.88%) WSO2
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