Period
to 31 March 2020

The median contractor rate for a Software Development Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Staffordshire during the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

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 Development Engineer
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - +38
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 1 0 0
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.86% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
West Midlands median daily rate £450 £415 -
% change year-on-year +8.43% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Staffordshire
Contract vacancies in Staffordshire with a recognized job title 105 200 263
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.52% 93.90% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 131 163
Median daily rate £353 £370 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.73% -1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £155 £213 £275
90th Percentile £476 £460 £456
West Midlands median daily rate £428 £425 £401
% change year-on-year +0.65% +6.12% +0.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 11
Median hourly rate £16.20 £34.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.04% +137.93% -32.56%
10th Percentile £11.17 £14.46 £11.17
90th Percentile £35.00 £59.05 £47.50
Median hourly rate £16.20 £16.00 £18.58
% change year-on-year +1.25% -13.89% +12.61%

Software Development Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings that featured Software Development Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Development Engineer in Staffordshire

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, Software Development Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Staffordshire region featuring Software Development Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) MySQL
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Master's Degree

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 1 (100.00%) MySQL
General
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Customer Requirements
1 1 (100.00%) Manufacturing Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Master's Degree