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 3 months to 25 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
Essex / Southend-on-Sea
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 24 - 12
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 17 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southend-on-Sea 14.53% - 3.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.53% - 4.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 0 0
Median daily rate £545 - -
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 £44.50 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.32% +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 Southend-on-Sea with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Southend-on-Sea
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 117 16 24
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southend-on-Sea 100.00% 94.12% 92.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 83 10 20
Median daily rate £500 £475 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 Southend-on-Sea

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southend-on-Sea 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 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 3 months to 25 June 2017.

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Southend-on-Sea region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (100.00%) TDD
1 28 (100.00%) Scrum
1 28 (100.00%) Kanban
2 25 (89.29%) Test Automation
3 24 (85.71%) User Stories
4 23 (82.14%) DevOps
4 23 (82.14%) API Design
4 23 (82.14%) Linux
4 23 (82.14%) SOA
4 23 (82.14%) HTTP
4 23 (82.14%) TCP/IP
4 23 (82.14%) SSL
5 22 (78.57%) Middleware
5 22 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (75.00%) Open Source
6 21 (75.00%) Relational Database
7 20 (71.43%) Git (software)
7 20 (71.43%) Subversion
8 19 (67.86%) Oracle
8 19 (67.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 16 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 16 (57.14%) WSO2
9 16 (57.14%) JBoss
9 16 (57.14%) Apache
9 16 (57.14%) Mentoring
9 16 (57.14%) Coaching
9 16 (57.14%) Microservices
9 16 (57.14%) Docker
10 15 (53.57%) J2EE

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 16 (57.14%) Apache
1 16 (57.14%) JBoss
1 16 (57.14%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 4 (14.29%) Confluence
2 4 (14.29%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 7 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 23 (82.14%) HTTP
1 23 (82.14%) SSL
1 23 (82.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (75.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 20 (71.43%) Git (software)
1 20 (71.43%) Subversion
2 15 (53.57%) Jenkins
3 4 (14.29%) JIRA
4 3 (10.71%) JMeter
4 3 (10.71%) LoadRunner
4 3 (10.71%) Maven
4 3 (10.71%) Selenium
4 3 (10.71%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.57%) JIRA Agile
General
1 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) DevOps Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Lead DevOps
4 2 (7.14%) Lead DevOps Engineer
4 2 (7.14%) Test Analyst
4 2 (7.14%) Tester
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Coach
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Scrum Master
5 1 (3.57%) AWS Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Azure Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Cloud Engineer
5 1 (3.57%) Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Architect
5 1 (3.57%) DevOps Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Scrum Master
5 1 (3.57%) SOA Architect
5 1 (3.57%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (78.57%) Middleware
2 15 (53.57%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Client/Server
1 3 (10.71%) RIA
2 2 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (3.57%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Linux
2 19 (67.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 8 (28.57%) Mac OS X
3 8 (28.57%) Unix
4 1 (3.57%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 28 (100.00%) Kanban
1 28 (100.00%) Scrum
1 28 (100.00%) TDD
2 25 (89.29%) Test Automation
3 24 (85.71%) User Stories
4 23 (82.14%) API Design
4 23 (82.14%) DevOps
4 23 (82.14%) SOA
5 22 (78.57%) Continuous Integration
6 21 (75.00%) Open Source
7 16 (57.14%) Coaching
7 16 (57.14%) Mentoring
7 16 (57.14%) Microservices
8 15 (53.57%) Configuration Management
9 7 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
10 6 (21.43%) Software Architecture
11 5 (17.86%) Continuous Deployment
11 5 (17.86%) Critical Success Factor
12 4 (14.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Perl
2 9 (32.14%) C
3 8 (28.57%) Java
4 3 (10.71%) Python
5 1 (3.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 3 (10.71%) ISEB
1 3 (10.71%) ISTQB
2 2 (7.14%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) Data Quality
2 2 (7.14%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 16 (57.14%) Docker
2 3 (10.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (42.86%) Opscode Chef
1 12 (42.86%) Puppet
2 10 (35.71%) Ansible
Vendors
1 19 (67.86%) Oracle
2 16 (57.14%) WSO2
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
4 1 (3.57%) Red Hat