The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Cheltenham region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 April 2015 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
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Rank 31 - 17
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 1 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 0.65% - 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% - 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£413 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.13% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham 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
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
144 95 76
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 94.12% 94.06% 97.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 92 50 38
Average daily rate £413 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.85% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £343 £230 £295
10% offered a daily rate of more than £483 £440 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 11 13
Average hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £39.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+54.54% -29.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £11.63 £26.79
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.60 £41.50 £57.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Senior Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in the job title across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Senior Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Senior Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Senior Software Engineer
Top 21 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software

Senior Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 1 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited Senior Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Senior Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Banking
1 1 (100.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) J2EE
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Technical Architecture
1 1 (100.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Java
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) TIBCO