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 23 March 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.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
Rank 38 40 41
Rank change year-on-year +2 +1  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 6 9 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.70% 1.85% 1.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.94% 2.23% 1.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 2
Median daily rate £350 £413 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.15% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £308 £375 £403
10% offered a daily rate of more than £428 £450 £423
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +10.38%  

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 310 404 285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 87.82% 83.13% 80.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 205 142
Median daily rate £375 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.76% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £275 £274
10% offered a daily rate of more than £482 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
Median hourly rate £18.50 £15.25 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.31% +17.30%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.23 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.97 £20.00 £14.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

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 23 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering in Nottingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Nottingham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Nottingham

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (42.86%) Degree
3 6 (42.86%) .NET
4 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
4 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
4 5 (35.71%) Web Services
4 5 (35.71%) HNC
4 5 (35.71%) HND
4 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
4 5 (35.71%) WCF
4 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
4 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
4 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
4 5 (35.71%) MSTest
5 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 3 (21.43%) J2EE
6 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
6 3 (21.43%) Spring
7 2 (14.29%) Web Development
7 2 (14.29%) MVC
7 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
7 2 (14.29%) Oracle
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) CSS
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP

Software Engineering
Top Related 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 2 (14.29%) JBoss
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 2 (14.29%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 2 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MSTest
1 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (7.14%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Developer
2 4 (28.57%) .NET Software Developer
2 4 (28.57%) Software Developer
3 3 (21.43%) Java Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 2 (14.29%) J2EE Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 2 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C# Developer
5 1 (7.14%) DBA
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Integration Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
5 1 (7.14%) TIBCO Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (42.86%) .NET
2 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
2 5 (35.71%) Entity Framework
2 5 (35.71%) WCF
2 5 (35.71%) Web Services
3 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
4 3 (21.43%) Hibernate
4 3 (21.43%) J2EE
4 3 (21.43%) Spring
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (14.29%) CSS
5 2 (14.29%) HTML
5 2 (14.29%) RESTful
5 2 (14.29%) SOAP
6 1 (7.14%) Java EE
6 1 (7.14%) JPA
6 1 (7.14%) Middleware
6 1 (7.14%) TIBCO EMS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (35.71%) Automated Testing
2 5 (35.71%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
3 2 (14.29%) MVC
3 2 (14.29%) Web Development
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) Data Modelling
4 1 (7.14%) ETL
4 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Matrix Management
4 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
4 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2
4 1 (7.14%) Project Management
4 1 (7.14%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) Java
2 7 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (7.14%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Degree
2 5 (35.71%) HNC
2 5 (35.71%) HND
3 1 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Informatica
3 1 (7.14%) Sitecore
3 1 (7.14%) TIBCO
3 1 (7.14%) webMethods