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 10 December 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
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 9 20 28
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 12.26% 1.02% 2.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.62% 1.06% 2.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
Median daily rate £433 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £372 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.45% +6.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 3
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +3.65%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.50%
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
103 94 140
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 97.17% 95.92% 95.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 56 80
Median daily rate £375 £350 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -21.78%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £190 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 4 12
Median hourly rate £20.00 £42.50 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-52.94% +84.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £40.00 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £125.00 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 10 December 2016.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (50.00%) C
2 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 8 (40.00%) C++
3 8 (40.00%) Aerospace
4 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (35.00%) Java
4 7 (35.00%) DV Cleared
5 5 (25.00%) JIRA
6 4 (20.00%) Selenium
6 4 (20.00%) Maven
6 4 (20.00%) Simulink
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
6 4 (20.00%) Ant
6 4 (20.00%) Unix
6 4 (20.00%) Embedded C
6 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
6 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (20.00%) DO-178B
7 3 (15.00%) Cloudera
7 3 (15.00%) BDD
7 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
7 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
7 3 (15.00%) Release Management
7 3 (15.00%) Atlassian
7 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
7 3 (15.00%) Selenium IDE
7 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
7 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (10.00%) Confluence
1 2 (10.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Pig
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 2 (10.00%) Apache Accumulo
3 1 (5.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (5.00%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) JIRA
2 4 (20.00%) Ant
2 4 (20.00%) Maven
2 4 (20.00%) Selenium
3 3 (15.00%) LoadRunner
3 3 (15.00%) Selenium IDE
3 3 (15.00%) WebDriver
4 2 (10.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (10.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (5.00%) Bitbucket
5 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (5.00%) JUnit
General
1 8 (40.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
2 2 (10.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (10.00%) Marketing
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) .NET
1 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (5.00%) Apache Camel
1 1 (5.00%) CSS
1 1 (5.00%) HTML
1 1 (5.00%) J2EE
1 1 (5.00%) jQuery
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
1 1 (5.00%) REST
1 1 (5.00%) Swing
1 1 (5.00%) SWT
1 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (5.00%) WPF
1 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.00%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Unix
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) CentOS
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) BDD
4 3 (15.00%) OO
4 3 (15.00%) Release Management
4 3 (15.00%) Software Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
5 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Kanban
6 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (50.00%) C
2 8 (40.00%) C++
3 7 (35.00%) Java
4 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
4 4 (20.00%) Embedded C
5 3 (15.00%) Assembly Language
5 3 (15.00%) Embedded C++
5 3 (15.00%) Python
6 2 (10.00%) Ada
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (10.00%) MATLAB
7 1 (5.00%) Perl
7 1 (5.00%) PHP
7 1 (5.00%) PL/SQL
7 1 (5.00%) Ruby
7 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (35.00%) DV Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) ISEB
3 3 (15.00%) ISTQB
3 3 (15.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (5.00%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Atlassian
1 3 (15.00%) Cloudera
1 3 (15.00%) HP
2 2 (10.00%) SAP
3 1 (5.00%) Motorola
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat