The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 56 51 50
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 12 16 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.42% 1.92% 1.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% 2.07% 1.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 14 5
Average daily rate
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£325 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% +12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £320 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Average hourly rate £41.00 £37.00 £36.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.81% +2.06%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.13 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+1.66% -
Software Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
779 774 594
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 92.30% 92.81% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 535 531 358
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £238 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £467
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 42
Average hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +11.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £9.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £30.05 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Bristol region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Bristol region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 36 (97.30%) Software Engineering
2 24 (64.86%) HTML
3 23 (62.16%) JavaScript
4 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (48.65%) jQuery
6 18 (48.65%) Linux
7 17 (45.95%) PHP
7 17 (45.95%) HTML5
8 16 (43.24%) CentOS
8 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
8 16 (43.24%) PHPUnit
8 16 (43.24%) Doctrine
8 16 (43.24%) Zend
8 16 (43.24%) Zend Framework
8 16 (43.24%) MySQL
8 16 (43.24%) Apache
9 15 (40.54%) Refactoring
9 15 (40.54%) Mentoring
10 14 (37.84%) Automated Testing
11 10 (27.03%) Finance
12 8 (21.62%) Java
12 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
13 7 (18.92%) C++
13 7 (18.92%) CSS
13 7 (18.92%) Middleware
14 6 (16.22%) XML
15 5 (13.51%) Oracle
15 5 (13.51%) Degree
15 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 16 (43.24%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (2.70%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) Internet
1 3 (8.11%) DVB
2 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
3 1 (2.70%) DLNA
3 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (43.24%) MySQL
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database 11g
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 16 (43.24%) Git (software)
1 16 (43.24%) PHPUnit
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle APEX
2 3 (8.11%) PVCS
3 2 (5.41%) Subversion
3 2 (5.41%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (5.41%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (2.70%) Hudson
4 1 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.70%) Maven
4 1 (2.70%) Ant
4 1 (2.70%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (2.70%) ClearCase
4 1 (2.70%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.70%) ClearQuest
4 1 (2.70%) NetBeans
General
1 10 (27.03%) Finance
2 2 (5.41%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.70%) Military
3 1 (2.70%) Electronics
3 1 (2.70%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (64.86%) HTML
2 18 (48.65%) jQuery
3 17 (45.95%) HTML5
4 16 (43.24%) Doctrine
4 16 (43.24%) Zend Framework
5 7 (18.92%) CSS
5 7 (18.92%) Middleware
6 6 (16.22%) XML
7 5 (13.51%) Oracle Fusion
8 3 (8.11%) DOM
9 2 (5.41%) OpenGL
9 2 (5.41%) Ajax
9 2 (5.41%) JSON
10 1 (2.70%) GWT
10 1 (2.70%) JNI
10 1 (2.70%) Web Services
10 1 (2.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) MPEG
1 4 (10.81%) DTV
2 3 (8.11%) Streaming Video
3 2 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.41%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.41%) 3D Graphics
3 2 (5.41%) Physics
4 1 (2.70%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.70%) Video on Demand
4 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.70%) iDTV
4 1 (2.70%) STB
Operating Systems
1 18 (48.65%) Linux
2 16 (43.24%) CentOS
3 2 (5.41%) Android
3 2 (5.41%) UNIX
4 1 (2.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (97.30%) Software Engineering
2 21 (56.76%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (51.35%) Continuous Integration
4 15 (40.54%) Refactoring
4 15 (40.54%) Mentoring
5 14 (37.84%) Automated Testing
6 5 (13.51%) Information Management
7 3 (8.11%) Integration Testing
7 3 (8.11%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.11%) TDD
7 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
8 2 (5.41%) UML
8 2 (5.41%) OO
8 2 (5.41%) OOD
8 2 (5.41%) SOA
8 2 (5.41%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.41%) Scrum
9 1 (2.70%) Software Testing
9 1 (2.70%) Requirements Analysis
9 1 (2.70%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (62.16%) JavaScript
2 17 (45.95%) PHP
3 8 (21.62%) Java
4 7 (18.92%) C++
5 4 (10.81%) C#
6 3 (8.11%) PL/SQL
6 3 (8.11%) SQL
6 3 (8.11%) Ada
7 2 (5.41%) Bash Shell
7 2 (5.41%) GLSL
7 2 (5.41%) C
8 1 (2.70%) Python
8 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
8 1 (2.70%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.51%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) QA
Vendors
1 16 (43.24%) Zend
2 5 (13.51%) Oracle
3 3 (8.11%) Serena
4 2 (5.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (2.70%) Google
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