The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 22 September 2014 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
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 26 46 45
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 52 8 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 5.64% 1.29% 3.14%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 7.70% 1.83% 4.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 5 9
Average daily rate
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£400 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £353 £310 £241
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £350 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £320
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 3
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Software Engineering
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bristol
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
675 436 640
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 73.21% 70.44% 71.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 319 408
Average daily rate £375 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £273 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 9 35
Average hourly rate £20.00 £40.00 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.43 £13.20 £14.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.25 £45.00 £50.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.00 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-13.33% -

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 22 September 2014.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 65 (67.71%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (43.75%) PHP
3 33 (34.38%) Linux
4 31 (32.29%) Zend
5 30 (31.25%) jQuery
5 30 (31.25%) Java
5 30 (31.25%) MySQL
6 29 (30.21%) HTML
7 26 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (27.08%) Zend Framework
8 25 (26.04%) JavaScript
9 24 (25.00%) CentOS
10 22 (22.92%) Git (software)
10 22 (22.92%) Refactoring
10 22 (22.92%) Automated Testing
10 22 (22.92%) Finance
11 21 (21.88%) Scrum
11 21 (21.88%) PHPUnit
11 21 (21.88%) HTML5
12 20 (20.83%) Apache
13 19 (19.79%) CSS
13 19 (19.79%) SQL
13 19 (19.79%) Spring
13 19 (19.79%) PHP5
14 18 (18.75%) TDD
15 16 (16.67%) Time Management
16 13 (13.54%) Validation
16 13 (13.54%) Mentoring
17 12 (12.50%) Unit Testing
17 12 (12.50%) Web Services

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bristol region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (20.83%) Apache
2 9 (9.38%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.38%) SAS
3 1 (1.04%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (9.38%) MS Project
1 9 (9.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.13%) BASE24
3 1 (1.04%) LabWindows
3 1 (1.04%) Magento
3 1 (1.04%) Shopify
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.29%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (7.29%) Amazon EC2
1 7 (7.29%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.29%) SaaS
2 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.13%) ATM
2 2 (2.08%) DVB
2 2 (2.08%) Internet
3 1 (1.04%) 3G
3 1 (1.04%) Wireless
3 1 (1.04%) ZigBee
3 1 (1.04%) LTE
3 1 (1.04%) 4G
3 1 (1.04%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.04%) GPRS
3 1 (1.04%) GSM
3 1 (1.04%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (31.25%) MySQL
2 9 (9.38%) Oracle Discoverer
3 2 (2.08%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.04%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 10g
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.04%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.04%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (22.92%) Git (software)
2 21 (21.88%) PHPUnit
3 9 (9.38%) Selenium
4 4 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.08%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.08%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.08%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.08%) Cucumber
6 2 (2.08%) Behat
6 2 (2.08%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.08%) Subversion
7 1 (1.04%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.04%) PhpStorm
7 1 (1.04%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.04%) LabVIEW
7 1 (1.04%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.04%) Ant
7 1 (1.04%) JUnit
7 1 (1.04%) PVCS
General
1 22 (22.92%) Finance
2 9 (9.38%) Electronics
3 8 (8.33%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.25%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.25%) Marketing
5 3 (3.13%) Retail
6 2 (2.08%) Back Office
7 1 (1.04%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 46 (47.92%) Developer
2 37 (38.54%) Software Engineer
3 24 (25.00%) PHP Developer
4 14 (14.58%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.42%) Analyst
6 9 (9.38%) Business Analyst
6 9 (9.38%) Senior Analyst
6 9 (9.38%) Senior Business Analyst
7 5 (5.21%) Senior Developer
7 5 (5.21%) Test Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) PHP Zend Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Java Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Senior Java Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Senior Test Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) PHP Web Developer
8 4 (4.17%) Architect
8 4 (4.17%) Web Developer
9 3 (3.13%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.25%) jQuery
2 29 (30.21%) HTML
3 26 (27.08%) Zend Framework
4 21 (21.88%) HTML5
5 19 (19.79%) CSS
5 19 (19.79%) Spring
6 12 (12.50%) Web Services
7 11 (11.46%) LAMP
8 10 (10.42%) REST
9 7 (7.29%) Apache CXF
9 7 (7.29%) Servlets
9 7 (7.29%) SOAP
10 6 (6.25%) J2EE
11 5 (5.21%) .NET
12 4 (4.17%) RESTful
12 4 (4.17%) Java EE
13 3 (3.13%) CSS3
14 2 (2.08%) Sass
14 2 (2.08%) LESS
14 2 (2.08%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.33%) DTV
2 4 (4.17%) Social Media
3 3 (3.13%) Open Source
3 3 (3.13%) EFT
3 3 (3.13%) Tandem
4 2 (2.08%) IPTV
4 2 (2.08%) SCADA
4 2 (2.08%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.08%) MPEG
4 2 (2.08%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.08%) Streaming Video
4 2 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.04%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.04%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.04%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 33 (34.38%) Linux
2 24 (25.00%) CentOS
3 7 (7.29%) Fedora
4 4 (4.17%) Windows
5 3 (3.13%) UNIX
6 1 (1.04%) Android
6 1 (1.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (67.71%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (27.08%) Continuous Integration
3 22 (22.92%) Refactoring
3 22 (22.92%) Automated Testing
4 21 (21.88%) Scrum
5 18 (18.75%) TDD
6 16 (16.67%) Time Management
7 13 (13.54%) Mentoring
7 13 (13.54%) Validation
8 12 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 11 (11.46%) Test Scripting
9 11 (11.46%) Project Management
10 10 (10.42%) PRINCE2
10 10 (10.42%) MVC
11 9 (9.38%) Business Analysis
11 9 (9.38%) Data Analysis
12 8 (8.33%) OO
12 8 (8.33%) Software Testing
12 8 (8.33%) Waterfall
13 7 (7.29%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 42 (43.75%) PHP
2 30 (31.25%) Java
3 25 (26.04%) JavaScript
4 19 (19.79%) SQL
4 19 (19.79%) PHP5
5 10 (10.42%) Python
6 8 (8.33%) C
7 7 (7.29%) Ruby
8 5 (5.21%) C#
8 5 (5.21%) C++
9 4 (4.17%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.08%) VC++
11 1 (1.04%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.04%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.04%) Pascal
11 1 (1.04%) Prolog
11 1 (1.04%) Fortran
11 1 (1.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (12.50%) ISEB
2 10 (10.42%) Degree
3 7 (7.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (7.29%) HND
4 1 (1.04%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.08%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.04%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 31 (32.29%) Zend
2 11 (11.46%) Oracle
3 9 (9.38%) Casewise
4 7 (7.29%) Red Hat
4 7 (7.29%) IBM
5 6 (6.25%) SAP
6 3 (3.13%) HP
7 1 (1.04%) Microsoft
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