The median contractor rate for a Software Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Renfrewshire during the 3 months to 27 March 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
Scotland / Renfrewshire
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 34 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 0 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Renfrewshire - 6.21% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 6.98% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 7 0
Median daily rate - £343 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £375 £340
% change year-on-year +7.33% +10.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.75 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +0.58% +8.97%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire. 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
Renfrewshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 63 129 99
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Renfrewshire 82.89% 88.97% 90.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 87 56
Median daily rate £340 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.00% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £271 £127
10% offered a daily rate of more than £445 £445 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £18.00 £18.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Renfrewshire

Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Renfrewshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineer in Renfrewshire

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Renfrewshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) vSphere
2 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) OO
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) MSI
2 2 (66.67%) Change Management
2 2 (66.67%) VMware

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

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) RDBMS
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) MSI
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Change Management
1 2 (66.67%) Integration Testing
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Management
1 2 (66.67%) Prototyping
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (66.67%) vSphere
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) VMware