The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 20 15 13
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.00% 4.29% 9.64%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.26% 4.48% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Average daily rate
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£375 - £247
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 £12.75 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+213.72% -65.54%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
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
114 67 80
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 95.00% 95.71% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 35 29
Average daily rate £375 £300 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +20.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £415 £407
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 6 8
Average hourly rate £40.00 £30.50 £34.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.14% -10.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

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

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title.

1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (70.00%) DO-178B
3 11 (55.00%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (50.00%) C
5 9 (45.00%) Embedded C
5 9 (45.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) Avionics
6 6 (30.00%) Aerospace
7 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
8 4 (20.00%) Wind River
8 4 (20.00%) Serena
9 3 (15.00%) JIRA
9 3 (15.00%) Release Management
9 3 (15.00%) Atlassian
9 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
9 3 (15.00%) IBM
9 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
10 2 (10.00%) Validation
10 2 (10.00%) UML
10 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
11 1 (5.00%) Cognos TM1
11 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
11 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
11 1 (5.00%) WPF
11 1 (5.00%) LTE
11 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
11 1 (5.00%) MVVM
11 1 (5.00%) Ada
11 1 (5.00%) Cognos

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region that cited 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 Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) LTE
1 1 (5.00%) GSM
1 1 (5.00%) UMTS
1 1 (5.00%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (15.00%) JIRA
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
General
1 6 (30.00%) Avionics
1 6 (30.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.00%) WPF
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) XML
1 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (5.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (45.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 3 (15.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) Validation
5 2 (10.00%) UML
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
6 1 (5.00%) MVVM
6 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C
2 9 (45.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (5.00%) Ada
3 1 (5.00%) C#
3 1 (5.00%) C++
3 1 (5.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 3 (15.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (70.00%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 4 (20.00%) Wind River
1 4 (20.00%) Serena
2 3 (15.00%) Atlassian
2 3 (15.00%) IBM
3 1 (5.00%) Cognos
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
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