The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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.
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title
Number of daily rates quoted
Median daily rate
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
UK excluding London median daily rate
Number of hourly rates quoted
Median hourly rate
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
Median hourly rate
% change year-on-year
Software Engineer Job Vacancy Trend
Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised.
Software Engineer Contractor Daily Rate Trend
3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Software Engineer.
Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram
Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Software Engineer over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.
Software Engineer Contractor Hourly Rate Trend
3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Software Engineer.
Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram
Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Software Engineer over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.
Software Engineer Top 17 Contract Locations
The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the UK over the 6 months to 7 March 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.
Rank Change on Same Period Last Year
Matching Contract IT Job Ads
Median Daily Rate Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate % Change on Same Period Last Year
Software Engineer Skill Set Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills
For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, Software 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 featuring Software Engineer in the job title.
Software Engineer Skill Set Co-occurring IT Skills 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: