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 2 October 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
2 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 25 46 46
Rank change year-on-year
+21 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 60 7 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 6.27% 1.09% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.40% 1.54% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 5 8
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 £350 £310 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £350 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+11.53% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Average hourly rate - £40.00 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -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
714 456 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 74.61% 71.14% 70.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 506 340 372
Average daily rate £380 £363 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.82% +0.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £365 £363
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +0.68%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 36
Average hourly rate £22.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-43.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £11.30 £13.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £45.00 £50.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.38 £30.00 £29.00
% change year-on-year
-12.08% +3.44%

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 2 October 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 2 October 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 68 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 45 (45.00%) PHP
3 40 (40.00%) Linux
4 34 (34.00%) MySQL
4 34 (34.00%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (33.00%) jQuery
5 33 (33.00%) Zend
6 31 (31.00%) CentOS
6 31 (31.00%) HTML
6 31 (31.00%) Java
6 31 (31.00%) JavaScript
7 29 (29.00%) Git (software)
8 28 (28.00%) HTML5
8 28 (28.00%) Zend Framework
8 28 (28.00%) Refactoring
8 28 (28.00%) Automated Testing
9 27 (27.00%) Apache
10 26 (26.00%) Finance
11 24 (24.00%) PHPUnit
12 22 (22.00%) Scrum
13 20 (20.00%) Spring
14 19 (19.00%) SQL
15 17 (17.00%) Mentoring
16 16 (16.00%) Time Management
17 14 (14.00%) TDD
17 14 (14.00%) CSS
17 14 (14.00%) PHP5
18 13 (13.00%) ISEB
18 13 (13.00%) Validation
19 12 (12.00%) Web Services

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 October 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 27 (27.00%) Apache
2 9 (9.00%) Tomcat
2 9 (9.00%) SAS
3 1 (1.00%) Node.js
Applications
1 9 (9.00%) MS Project
1 9 (9.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (6.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (3.00%) BASE24
3 1 (1.00%) Shopify
3 1 (1.00%) Magento
3 1 (1.00%) LabWindows
Cloud Services
1 7 (7.00%) Cloud Computing
1 7 (7.00%) Amazon AWS
1 7 (7.00%) SaaS
1 7 (7.00%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.00%) GitHub
2 1 (1.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.00%) ATM
2 1 (1.00%) 4G
2 1 (1.00%) AMQP
2 1 (1.00%) LTE
2 1 (1.00%) ZigBee
2 1 (1.00%) Internet
2 1 (1.00%) 3G
2 1 (1.00%) DVB
2 1 (1.00%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.00%) GPRS
2 1 (1.00%) GSM
2 1 (1.00%) SMS
2 1 (1.00%) VPN
2 1 (1.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (34.00%) MySQL
2 9 (9.00%) Oracle Discoverer
3 3 (3.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.00%) Hazelcast
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.00%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 29 (29.00%) Git (software)
2 24 (24.00%) PHPUnit
3 10 (10.00%) Selenium
4 4 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (3.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (3.00%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.00%) Subversion
6 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.00%) FitNesse
6 2 (2.00%) WebDriver
6 2 (2.00%) Behat
6 2 (2.00%) Cucumber
7 1 (1.00%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (1.00%) Selenium IDE
7 1 (1.00%) PhpStorm
7 1 (1.00%) PVCS
7 1 (1.00%) Ant
7 1 (1.00%) JUnit
7 1 (1.00%) Bugzilla
7 1 (1.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 26 (26.00%) Finance
2 9 (9.00%) Electronics
3 8 (8.00%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.00%) Manufacturing
4 6 (6.00%) Marketing
5 3 (3.00%) Retail
6 2 (2.00%) Back Office
7 1 (1.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 46 (46.00%) Developer
2 39 (39.00%) Software Engineer
3 24 (24.00%) PHP Developer
4 15 (15.00%) Java Developer
5 10 (10.00%) Analyst
6 9 (9.00%) PHP Zend Developer
6 9 (9.00%) Business Analyst
6 9 (9.00%) Senior Business Analyst
6 9 (9.00%) Senior Analyst
7 7 (7.00%) Senior Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Test Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Senior Test Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Senior PHP Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Architect
9 4 (4.00%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Senior Java Engineer
10 3 (3.00%) Head of Software Engineering
10 3 (3.00%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (33.00%) jQuery
2 31 (31.00%) HTML
3 28 (28.00%) HTML5
3 28 (28.00%) Zend Framework
4 20 (20.00%) Spring
5 14 (14.00%) CSS
6 12 (12.00%) Web Services
7 11 (11.00%) REST
7 11 (11.00%) LAMP
8 8 (8.00%) SOAP
9 7 (7.00%) Apache CXF
9 7 (7.00%) Servlets
10 6 (6.00%) J2EE
11 5 (5.00%) .NET
12 4 (4.00%) Java EE
12 4 (4.00%) RESTful
13 3 (3.00%) CSS3
13 3 (3.00%) Spring MVC
14 2 (2.00%) Hibernate
14 2 (2.00%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.00%) DTV
2 4 (4.00%) Open Source
2 4 (4.00%) Social Media
3 3 (3.00%) EFT
3 3 (3.00%) Tandem
4 2 (2.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.00%) SCADA
4 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.00%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.00%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.00%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.00%) IPTV
5 1 (1.00%) MPEG
5 1 (1.00%) Streaming Video
5 1 (1.00%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 40 (40.00%) Linux
2 31 (31.00%) CentOS
3 7 (7.00%) Fedora
4 5 (5.00%) UNIX
4 5 (5.00%) Windows
5 1 (1.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (34.00%) Continuous Integration
3 28 (28.00%) Refactoring
3 28 (28.00%) Automated Testing
4 22 (22.00%) Scrum
5 17 (17.00%) Mentoring
6 16 (16.00%) Time Management
7 14 (14.00%) TDD
8 13 (13.00%) Validation
9 12 (12.00%) Unit Testing
10 11 (11.00%) Test Scripting
10 11 (11.00%) Project Management
11 10 (10.00%) PRINCE2
12 9 (9.00%) Data Analysis
12 9 (9.00%) Business Analysis
13 8 (8.00%) Waterfall
14 7 (7.00%) Test Planning
14 7 (7.00%) Software Testing
14 7 (7.00%) V-Model
14 7 (7.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 45 (45.00%) PHP
2 31 (31.00%) Java
2 31 (31.00%) JavaScript
3 19 (19.00%) SQL
4 14 (14.00%) PHP5
5 9 (9.00%) Python
6 8 (8.00%) C
7 7 (7.00%) Ruby
8 5 (5.00%) C#
8 5 (5.00%) C++
9 4 (4.00%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.00%) VC++
11 1 (1.00%) VB.NET
11 1 (1.00%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.00%) Assembly Language
11 1 (1.00%) Pascal
11 1 (1.00%) Prolog
11 1 (1.00%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 13 (13.00%) ISEB
2 9 (9.00%) Degree
3 7 (7.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 7 (7.00%) HND
4 2 (2.00%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.00%) Oracle RAC
Vendors
1 33 (33.00%) Zend
2 11 (11.00%) Oracle
3 9 (9.00%) Casewise
4 7 (7.00%) IBM
4 7 (7.00%) Red Hat
5 6 (6.00%) SAP
6 3 (3.00%) HP
7 1 (1.00%) Microsoft
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