The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 2 March 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
2 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 18 15 4
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -11
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 12 4 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 7.89% 4.94% 23.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.17% 6.67% 31.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 13
Average hourly rate £39.50 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £18.20 £35.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £40.00 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Cheltenham region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Cheltenham
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
118 60 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 77.63% 74.07% 76.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 25 24
Average daily rate £430 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £251 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £399 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.34% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 21
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £13.85 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.00 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £29.00 £27.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+5.45% -12.69%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cheltenham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 2 March 2015.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 8 (47.06%) C++
2 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
3 6 (35.29%) C
4 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
4 5 (29.41%) Borland
4 5 (29.41%) Electronics
4 5 (29.41%) Aerospace
4 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
4 5 (29.41%) Degree
4 5 (29.41%) DO-178B
4 5 (29.41%) Rational DOORS
5 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) Serena
5 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
6 3 (17.65%) Java
6 3 (17.65%) Wind River
7 2 (11.76%) Information Management
7 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
7 2 (11.76%) User Stories
7 2 (11.76%) Release Management
7 2 (11.76%) Avionics
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Linux
7 2 (11.76%) Python
7 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
7 2 (11.76%) C#
7 2 (11.76%) UNIX
7 2 (11.76%) Client/Server

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) MQSeries
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Cognos TM1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (29.41%) Aerospace
1 5 (29.41%) Manufacturing
1 5 (29.41%) Electronics
2 2 (11.76%) Avionics
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.88%) Finance
3 1 (5.88%) Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Retail
3 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
3 1 (5.88%) Automotive
3 1 (5.88%) Law
3 1 (5.88%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
2 3 (17.65%) Technical Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Java Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) C++ Team Leader
3 2 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Test Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Real Time Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Real Time Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cognos Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Cognos Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) J2EE
1 1 (5.88%) Middleware
1 1 (5.88%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (41.18%) Windows
2 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Integration Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (11.76%) Information Management
3 2 (11.76%) Software Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
3 2 (11.76%) Release Management
3 2 (11.76%) User Stories
4 1 (5.88%) Waterfall
4 1 (5.88%) Change Control
4 1 (5.88%) Test Scripting
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Use Case
4 1 (5.88%) Project Management
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (47.06%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) C
3 5 (29.41%) Embedded C
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) Python
5 2 (11.76%) C#
5 2 (11.76%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 4 (23.53%) DV Cleared
2 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Borland
2 4 (23.53%) Serena
3 3 (17.65%) Wind River
4 1 (5.88%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.88%) Oracle
4 1 (5.88%) Cognos
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