Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Southend-on-Sea 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 6 months to 23 November 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
Essex > Southend-on-Sea
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 30 16 16
Rank change year-on-year -14 0 +26
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 25 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southend-on-Sea 14.20% 7.14% 10.64%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.24% 7.81% 10.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 4 5
Southend-on-Sea median daily rate £537 £545 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.47% -0.91% +15.79%
10th Percentile £426 £353 £490
90th Percentile £618 £590 £609
Essex median daily rate £520 £363 £525
% change year-on-year +43.45% -30.95% +61.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Southend-on-Sea median hourly rate - - -
Essex median hourly rate £37.00 £39.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year -5.13% -1.27% +6.04%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Southend-on-Sea with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Southend-on-Sea
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 164 64 46
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southend-on-Sea 93.18% 91.43% 97.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 45 45
Southend-on-Sea median daily rate £500 £470 £480
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.38% -2.08% +1.05%
10th Percentile £350 £316 £375
90th Percentile £610 £555 £600
Essex median daily rate £500 £350 £400
% change year-on-year +42.86% -12.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Southend-on-Sea median hourly rate £35.00 - -
Essex median hourly rate £31.03 £31.90 £30.50
% change year-on-year -2.73% +4.59% +3.39%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Southend-on-Sea

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Southend-on-Sea.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Southend-on-Sea

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southend-on-Sea

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Southend-on-Sea

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southend-on-Sea

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Southend-on-Sea over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in Southend-on-Sea

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 Southend-on-Sea region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 25 (100.00%) Scrum
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (100.00%) TDD
1 25 (100.00%) Kanban
2 23 (92.00%) User Stories
3 22 (88.00%) SOA
4 21 (84.00%) Middleware
4 21 (84.00%) Test Automation
4 21 (84.00%) DevOps
5 19 (76.00%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (76.00%) HTTP
5 19 (76.00%) TCP/IP
5 19 (76.00%) SSL
5 19 (76.00%) Linux
6 18 (72.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (72.00%) Relational Database
6 18 (72.00%) API Design
7 17 (68.00%) Git (software)
7 17 (68.00%) Subversion
8 14 (56.00%) Amazon AWS
8 14 (56.00%) Mentoring
8 14 (56.00%) Coaching
9 13 (52.00%) Ansible
9 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
9 13 (52.00%) Open Source
10 11 (44.00%) Mac OS X
10 11 (44.00%) Unix
10 11 (44.00%) Software Architecture
11 10 (40.00%) Critical Success Factor
11 10 (40.00%) Strategic Thinking

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southend-on-Sea 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 8 (32.00%) Apache
1 8 (32.00%) JBoss
1 8 (32.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 3 (12.00%) Confluence
3 2 (8.00%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 14 (56.00%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (52.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) HTTP
1 19 (76.00%) SSL
1 19 (76.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.00%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (72.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 17 (68.00%) Git (software)
1 17 (68.00%) Subversion
2 8 (32.00%) Jenkins
3 3 (12.00%) JIRA
3 3 (12.00%) Selenium
3 3 (12.00%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
4 1 (4.00%) JIRA Agile
4 1 (4.00%) JMeter
4 1 (4.00%) Maven
4 1 (4.00%) Zephyr
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Architect
2 4 (16.00%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Analyst
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Test Analyst
4 2 (8.00%) Virtualisation Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Agile Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (4.00%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Oracle Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) QA Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Scrum Master
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior QA Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior QA Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Senior Test Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (84.00%) Middleware
2 7 (28.00%) J2EE
3 1 (4.00%) .NET
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) Web Services
3 1 (4.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.00%) Client/Server
1 2 (8.00%) RIA
2 1 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (76.00%) Linux
2 18 (72.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 11 (44.00%) Mac OS X
3 11 (44.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 25 (100.00%) Kanban
1 25 (100.00%) Scrum
1 25 (100.00%) TDD
2 23 (92.00%) User Stories
3 22 (88.00%) SOA
4 21 (84.00%) DevOps
4 21 (84.00%) Test Automation
5 19 (76.00%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (72.00%) API Design
7 14 (56.00%) Coaching
7 14 (56.00%) Mentoring
8 13 (52.00%) Open Source
9 11 (44.00%) Software Architecture
10 10 (40.00%) Critical Success Factor
10 10 (40.00%) Strategic Thinking
11 8 (32.00%) Configuration Management
11 8 (32.00%) Microservices
12 4 (16.00%) BDD
12 4 (16.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (40.00%) Java
2 7 (28.00%) Perl
3 6 (24.00%) C
4 1 (4.00%) Python
4 1 (4.00%) Ruby
4 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) ISEB
1 2 (8.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) Data Quality
2 1 (4.00%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (4.00%) QA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Docker
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Machines
2 1 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 13 (52.00%) Ansible
2 6 (24.00%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (24.00%) Puppet
3 1 (4.00%) Terraform
Vendors
1 10 (40.00%) Oracle
2 8 (32.00%) WSO2
3 1 (4.00%) VMware