Period
to 16 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 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 16 November 2018 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
Staffordshire > Stoke-on-Trent
6 months to
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 27 20 23
Rank change year-on-year -7 +3 -1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 3 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 2.38% 3.03% 2.60%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.13% 4.05% 2.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 2
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £350 £425 £95
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +347.37% -
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £425 £95
% change year-on-year -11.76% +347.37% -68.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - - -
Staffordshire median hourly rate £56.00 - -

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 Stoke-on-Trent with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Stoke-on-Trent
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 64 74 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stoke-on-Trent 76.19% 74.75% 90.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 55 89
Stoke-on-Trent median daily rate £375 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% -2.10%
10th Percentile £310 £260 £158
90th Percentile £475 £488 £513
Staffordshire median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% -3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 6
Stoke-on-Trent median hourly rate - £14.50 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -42.00% +73.31%
Staffordshire median hourly rate £30.13 £14.50 £25.00
% change year-on-year +107.76% -42.00% +70.07%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Stoke-on-Trent

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stoke-on-Trent

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Stoke-on-Trent

For the 6 months to 16 November 2018, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Stoke-on-Trent region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (50.00%) Coaching
2 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stoke-on-Trent 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 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 1 (50.00%) Relational Database
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) C# Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Leader
1 1 (50.00%) VB.NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Coaching
1 1 (50.00%) Decision-Making
1 1 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (50.00%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft