The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Bristol region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 55 50 51
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 16 16 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 1.84% 1.81% 1.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.91% 1.91% 2.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 15
Median daily rate £350 £413 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.15% +17.85%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+10.29% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 2
Median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% +6.49%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.80 £41.00 £37.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.30 £41.00 £39.70
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +3.22%
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
836 838 849
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 96.31% 94.80% 93.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 581 590 578
Median daily rate £365 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £270 £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 42
Median hourly rate £31.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+77.14% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £90.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+6.98% -1.02%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Bristol region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Bristol

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 Bristol region over the 3 months to 4 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Avonmouth - 1 - -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 4 May 2016, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 37 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (45.95%) C++
3 11 (29.73%) C
3 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
3 11 (29.73%) Linux
4 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (24.32%) .NET
5 9 (24.32%) C#
5 9 (24.32%) Ada
6 8 (21.62%) Python
6 8 (21.62%) HTML
6 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
6 8 (21.62%) UML
7 7 (18.92%) OOP
7 7 (18.92%) OO
7 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
7 7 (18.92%) MVC
7 7 (18.92%) Ada 95
8 6 (16.22%) Scrum
8 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
8 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
8 6 (16.22%) Degree
8 6 (16.22%) WCF
8 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
8 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (13.51%) GDB
9 5 (13.51%) Rational Rhapsody
9 5 (13.51%) VxWorks
9 5 (13.51%) Web Services
10 4 (10.81%) HbbTV

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (5.41%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (16.22%) TCP/IP
2 4 (10.81%) Broadband
2 4 (10.81%) DVB
2 4 (10.81%) HbbTV
3 3 (8.11%) Internet
4 1 (2.70%) HTTP
4 1 (2.70%) Modbus
4 1 (2.70%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.62%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.11%) RDBMS
2 3 (8.11%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (8.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) GDB
1 5 (13.51%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
2 3 (8.11%) Moq
2 3 (8.11%) NUnit
2 3 (8.11%) Rhino Mocks
2 3 (8.11%) SpecFlow
3 2 (5.41%) Rational DOORS
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.70%) JUnit
4 1 (2.70%) Mockito
4 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (10.81%) Aerospace
2 2 (5.41%) Automotive
3 1 (2.70%) Avionics
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (24.32%) .NET
2 8 (21.62%) HTML
3 7 (18.92%) ASP.NET
4 6 (16.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 6 (16.22%) WCF
5 5 (13.51%) Web Services
6 4 (10.81%) .NET Framework
6 4 (10.81%) AngularJS
6 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET Web API
6 4 (10.81%) CSS
6 4 (10.81%) Entity Framework
7 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 3 (8.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 3 (8.11%) Dojo
7 3 (8.11%) Gherkin
7 3 (8.11%) HTML5
7 3 (8.11%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (8.11%) REST
7 3 (8.11%) RESTful
7 3 (8.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.81%) Computer Science
1 4 (10.81%) DTV
1 4 (10.81%) IPTV
1 4 (10.81%) MPEG
1 4 (10.81%) Video on Demand
2 3 (8.11%) Client/Server
2 3 (8.11%) User Experience
3 2 (5.41%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (2.70%) N-Tier
4 1 (2.70%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Linux
2 5 (13.51%) VxWorks
3 2 (5.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (27.03%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (21.62%) UML
4 7 (18.92%) MVC
4 7 (18.92%) OO
4 7 (18.92%) OOP
5 6 (16.22%) Integration Testing
5 6 (16.22%) Scrum
6 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (10.81%) SysML
7 3 (8.11%) Automated Testing
7 3 (8.11%) BDD
7 3 (8.11%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
7 3 (8.11%) Kanban
7 3 (8.11%) Microservices
7 3 (8.11%) TDD
8 2 (5.41%) Process Management
8 2 (5.41%) Test Scripting
9 1 (2.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (45.95%) C++
2 11 (29.73%) C
2 11 (29.73%) JavaScript
3 9 (24.32%) Ada
3 9 (24.32%) C#
4 8 (21.62%) Python
5 7 (18.92%) Ada 95
6 4 (10.81%) MATLAB
7 3 (8.11%) Ruby
7 3 (8.11%) SQL
7 3 (8.11%) T-SQL
8 2 (5.41%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.70%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 4 (10.81%) SC Cleared
2 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) OIPF
2 3 (8.11%) MISRA
2 3 (8.11%) MISRA C
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.41%) Broadcom
2 2 (5.41%) Serena
3 1 (2.70%) Wonderware