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 25 August 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
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 68 45 52
Rank change year-on-year
-23 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 8 25 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 0.87% 2.72% 2.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 2.85% 2.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 20 7
Median daily rate - £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 0
Median hourly rate £42.00 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.43% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
875 877 810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 95.01% 95.43% 95.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 630 657 579
Median daily rate £375 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 46 43 27
Median hourly rate £26.58 £15.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+71.45% -6.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.15 £9.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £34.00 £34.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 25 August 2016.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 August 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 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (65.22%) C++
3 12 (52.17%) C
4 9 (39.13%) Ada
5 7 (30.43%) Linux
6 6 (26.09%) UML
6 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
6 6 (26.09%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
7 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
7 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
7 5 (21.74%) MATLAB
7 5 (21.74%) OO
8 4 (17.39%) Java
8 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
8 4 (17.39%) Rational Rhapsody
9 3 (13.04%) SysML
9 3 (13.04%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
9 3 (13.04%) Ada 95
9 3 (13.04%) OOP
9 3 (13.04%) Python
10 2 (8.70%) Finance
10 2 (8.70%) VxWorks
10 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
10 2 (8.70%) Serena
10 2 (8.70%) Broadcom
10 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
10 2 (8.70%) GDB
11 1 (4.35%) PyQt

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:

Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (17.39%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (8.70%) GDB
4 1 (4.35%) JUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Mockito
General
1 4 (17.39%) Aerospace
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
1 1 (4.35%) CSS
1 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
1 1 (4.35%) HTML
1 1 (4.35%) Java EE
1 1 (4.35%) PyQt
1 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Device Driver
1 2 (8.70%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Linux
2 2 (8.70%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (26.09%) Configuration Management
2 6 (26.09%) UML
3 5 (21.74%) Integration Testing
3 5 (21.74%) OO
4 3 (13.04%) Model-Based Systems Engineering
4 3 (13.04%) OOP
4 3 (13.04%) SysML
5 2 (8.70%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
6 1 (4.35%) Threat Analysis
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 15 (65.22%) C++
2 12 (52.17%) C
3 9 (39.13%) Ada
4 5 (21.74%) MATLAB
5 4 (17.39%) Java
6 3 (13.04%) Ada 95
6 3 (13.04%) Python
7 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
7 1 (4.35%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 5 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Broadcom
1 2 (8.70%) Serena
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