The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Cheltenham 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 June 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 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 22 26 12
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -14
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 2.44% 2.72% 9.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.78% 2.78% 10.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 3
Median daily rate - - £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.35 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.87% -
Software Engineer
Gloucestershire

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
108 144 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 87.80% 97.96% 89.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 109 41
Median daily rate £325 £415 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.68% +38.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £275 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £520 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.83% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 9 20
Median hourly rate £13.23 £42.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-68.51% +16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £13.00 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £43.05
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Cheltenham region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 18 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 Cheltenham region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) Aerospace
3 3 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
4 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
4 2 (33.33%) DO-178B
4 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) Ada
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 1 (16.67%) C++
5 1 (16.67%) Simulink
5 1 (16.67%) Automotive
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) Serena
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Change Control
5 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 (16.67%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (66.67%) Aerospace
2 1 (16.67%) Automotive
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Integration Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Change Control
3 1 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) Ada
1 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
1 2 (33.33%) C
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded C
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Serena
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day + negotiable
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