The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 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 26 June 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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 42 35
Rank change year-on-year +5 -7  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 8 2 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 2.21% 0.46% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.57% 0.53% 2.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 4
Median daily rate £363 £388 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.45% +7.63%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £338 £320
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £438 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.75 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.91% +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 Nottingham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 311 375 364
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 85.91% 85.42% 86.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 206 198 224
Median daily rate £400 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +12.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £288 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £615 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Median hourly rate £17.85 £14.75 £50.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.01% -70.50%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham 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 Nottingham

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Nottingham

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Nottingham over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in Nottingham

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 Nottingham region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (35.71%) QA
3 5 (35.71%) Selenium
3 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
4 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
4 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
4 4 (28.57%) JIRA
4 4 (28.57%) User Stories
4 4 (28.57%) CSS
4 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) HTML
5 3 (21.43%) SOAP
5 3 (21.43%) Web Services
5 3 (21.43%) OOP
5 3 (21.43%) OO
5 3 (21.43%) MVC
5 3 (21.43%) TDD
5 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
5 3 (21.43%) BDD
5 3 (21.43%) Sass
5 3 (21.43%) User Experience
5 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
5 3 (21.43%) Test Management
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
5 3 (21.43%) RESTful
5 3 (21.43%) CSS3
6 2 (14.29%) HTML5

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 (7.14%) JBoss
1 1 (7.14%) Mule
1 1 (7.14%) Mule ESB
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Couchbase
1 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) NoSQL
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (7.14%) Redis
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Selenium
2 4 (28.57%) Git (software)
2 4 (28.57%) JIRA
2 4 (28.57%) WebDriver
3 2 (14.29%) Ant
3 2 (14.29%) Bower
3 2 (14.29%) Grunt
3 2 (14.29%) gulp
3 2 (14.29%) Jasmine
3 2 (14.29%) Karma Test Runner
3 2 (14.29%) Maven
3 2 (14.29%) Protractor
4 1 (7.14%) Capybara
4 1 (7.14%) IntelliJ
4 1 (7.14%) MSTest
4 1 (7.14%) PhantomJS
4 1 (7.14%) Sublime Text
4 1 (7.14%) Subversion
4 1 (7.14%) webpack
4 1 (7.14%) WebStorm
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Developer
2 3 (21.43%) QA Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Software Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Java Developer
3 2 (14.29%) JavaScript Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) QA Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) QA Test Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Test Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Developer
4 1 (7.14%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Integration Project Manager
4 1 (7.14%) J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Java Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
4 1 (7.14%) TIBCO Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) AngularJS
2 3 (21.43%) CSS3
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
2 3 (21.43%) RESTful
2 3 (21.43%) Sass
2 3 (21.43%) SOAP
2 3 (21.43%) Spring
2 3 (21.43%) Web Services
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) J2EE
3 2 (14.29%) JDBC
3 2 (14.29%) LESS
3 2 (14.29%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET
4 1 (7.14%) JPA
4 1 (7.14%) Middleware
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) User Experience
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Test Automation
3 4 (28.57%) User Stories
4 3 (21.43%) BDD
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Defect Management
4 3 (21.43%) Manual Testing
4 3 (21.43%) MVC
4 3 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) OOP
4 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 3 (21.43%) Test Management
5 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 2 (14.29%) Functional Testing
5 2 (14.29%) QA Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Service Delivery
5 2 (14.29%) Service Design
5 2 (14.29%) Wireframes
6 1 (7.14%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (28.57%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) ES6
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) TypeScript
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB
1 2 (14.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) HNC
2 1 (7.14%) HND
2 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) QA
2 1 (7.14%) WAI
2 1 (7.14%) WCAG
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Informatica
1 1 (7.14%) InterSystems
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle
1 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
1 1 (7.14%) webMethods