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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 25 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 48 39 27
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -12
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 28 31 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 3.04% 3.37% 5.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.67% 4.25% 6.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 25 31
Median daily rate £450 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £322 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £425 £526
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 0
Median hourly rate £39.00 £41.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.87% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +0.95%
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
762 730 673
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bristol 82.74% 79.43% 79.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 581 487
Median daily rate £400 £388 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +1.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £520
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £396 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.01% +5.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 16 15
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% +80.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £13.00 £14.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £100.00 £33.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £32.54 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-7.80% +30.16%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bristol region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 25 August 2016.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 25 August 2016.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 25 August 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 18 (31.03%) C++
1 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (29.31%) .NET
3 16 (27.59%) C
4 14 (24.14%) Scrum
5 13 (22.41%) C#
5 13 (22.41%) SQL
5 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
6 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
6 12 (20.69%) Linux
7 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
7 11 (18.97%) HTML
7 11 (18.97%) CSS
7 11 (18.97%) MVC
7 11 (18.97%) Degree
7 11 (18.97%) REST
8 10 (17.24%) Integration Testing
8 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
8 10 (17.24%) Java
8 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET
8 10 (17.24%) Python
9 9 (15.52%) Ada
9 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
9 9 (15.52%) Web Services
9 9 (15.52%) TDD
10 8 (13.79%) MySQL
10 8 (13.79%) RDBMS
10 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
10 8 (13.79%) Relational Database

Software Engineering
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 (1.72%) MS Excel
1 1 (1.72%) MS Office
1 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
1 1 (1.72%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.07%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (8.62%) TestFlight
3 2 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.72%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.62%) Firewall
1 5 (8.62%) Internet
1 5 (8.62%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (1.72%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.72%) GPRS
3 1 (1.72%) GSM
3 1 (1.72%) Network Security
3 1 (1.72%) Wireless
3 1 (1.72%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.24%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.79%) MySQL
2 8 (13.79%) RDBMS
2 8 (13.79%) Relational Database
3 5 (8.62%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (8.62%) CouchDB
3 5 (8.62%) MongoDB
3 5 (8.62%) SQLite
4 3 (5.17%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 1 (1.72%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (1.72%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
1 6 (10.34%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (6.90%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (5.17%) JIRA
4 2 (3.45%) GDB
5 1 (1.72%) JIRA Agile
5 1 (1.72%) JUnit
5 1 (1.72%) Mockito
5 1 (1.72%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.72%) Selenium
5 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.72%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (8.62%) Aerospace
1 5 (8.62%) Finance
2 2 (3.45%) Marketing
3 1 (1.72%) Billing
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (39.66%) Software Engineer
2 20 (34.48%) Developer
3 10 (17.24%) .NET Developer
4 8 (13.79%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.07%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Ada Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Ada Software Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Analyst
6 5 (8.62%) C# .NET Developer
6 5 (8.62%) C# Developer
6 5 (8.62%) iOS Developer
6 5 (8.62%) Senior iOS Developer
7 4 (6.90%) ASP.NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Agile .NET Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Agile Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Applications Developer
8 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Cloud Developer
8 3 (5.17%) Java Software Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (29.31%) .NET
2 11 (18.97%) CSS
2 11 (18.97%) HTML
2 11 (18.97%) REST
3 10 (17.24%) ASP.NET
4 9 (15.52%) Web Services
5 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (12.07%) SOAP
7 5 (8.62%) AngularJS
7 5 (8.62%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (8.62%) Cocoa
7 5 (8.62%) Cocoa Touch
8 4 (6.90%) Dojo
8 4 (6.90%) HTML5
8 4 (6.90%) RabbitMQ
8 4 (6.90%) WCF
9 2 (3.45%) Doctrine
9 2 (3.45%) PyQt
9 2 (3.45%) Symfony
10 1 (1.72%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.34%) Mobile App
2 5 (8.62%) User Experience
3 3 (5.17%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (5.17%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.72%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (1.72%) iPhone
5 1 (1.72%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (1.72%) PMI
5 1 (1.72%) Telematics
5 1 (1.72%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.69%) Linux
2 6 (10.34%) Apple iOS
2 6 (10.34%) Windows
3 5 (8.62%) Unix
4 2 (3.45%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.14%) Scrum
3 11 (18.97%) MVC
4 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (17.24%) Integration Testing
5 9 (15.52%) E-Commerce
5 9 (15.52%) TDD
6 7 (12.07%) Configuration Management
6 7 (12.07%) UML
7 6 (10.34%) iOS Development
7 6 (10.34%) ITIL
7 6 (10.34%) Test Automation
8 5 (8.62%) OO
8 5 (8.62%) Progressive Enhancement
8 5 (8.62%) Project Management
8 5 (8.62%) SIEM
8 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
9 4 (6.90%) BDD
9 4 (6.90%) Process Management
9 4 (6.90%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 18 (31.03%) C++
2 16 (27.59%) C
3 13 (22.41%) C#
3 13 (22.41%) SQL
4 11 (18.97%) JavaScript
5 10 (17.24%) Java
5 10 (17.24%) Python
6 9 (15.52%) Ada
7 6 (10.34%) MATLAB
8 5 (8.62%) Apple Swift
8 5 (8.62%) Objective-C
8 5 (8.62%) T-SQL
9 4 (6.90%) Embedded C
9 4 (6.90%) Ruby
10 3 (5.17%) Ada 95
10 3 (5.17%) Perl
10 3 (5.17%) PowerShell
11 2 (3.45%) PHP
12 1 (1.72%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (22.41%) Security Cleared
2 12 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 11 (18.97%) Degree
4 4 (6.90%) DV Cleared
5 2 (3.45%) CISSP
5 2 (3.45%) CREST Certified
5 2 (3.45%) GCIA
5 2 (3.45%) GCIH
5 2 (3.45%) SANS
6 1 (1.72%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (3.45%) QA
2 1 (1.72%) Def Stans
2 1 (1.72%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.72%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 5 (8.62%) Snort
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) Nessus
1 3 (5.17%) QRadar
2 2 (3.45%) RSA enVision
3 1 (1.72%) Ansible
3 1 (1.72%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.17%) CheckPoint
2 3 (5.17%) Cisco
2 3 (5.17%) Citrix
2 3 (5.17%) Intel Security
2 3 (5.17%) ScanSafe
3 2 (3.45%) ArcSight
3 2 (3.45%) Broadcom
3 2 (3.45%) LogRhythm
3 2 (3.45%) Serena
3 2 (3.45%) Splunk
Bristol, Avon
Arrows Group
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Rate: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
aap3
Rate: £45 - £52 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago