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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 10 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 6 18 25
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 18 3 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 16.98% 3.06% 4.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 21.43% 4.29% 4.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 1
Median daily rate £488 £374 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -16.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £420 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -2.00%
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 £41.50 £41.80 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +4.50%
Software Engineering
Gloucestershire

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
84 70 122
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 79.25% 71.43% 83.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 38 74
Median daily rate £410 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 6
Median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £31.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +36.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £41.25 £26.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.50 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £34.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.76% +36.00%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheltenham

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Cheltenham region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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 10 December 2016.

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 10 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Cheltenham region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
2 15 (51.72%) DV Cleared
2 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) JIRA
4 11 (37.93%) Selenium
4 11 (37.93%) C
5 10 (34.48%) C++
5 10 (34.48%) Java
5 10 (34.48%) Ant
5 10 (34.48%) Maven
6 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
6 9 (31.03%) Aerospace
7 8 (27.59%) Linux
8 7 (24.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
9 6 (20.69%) Hadoop
9 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
9 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
9 6 (20.69%) Python
9 6 (20.69%) JUnit
9 6 (20.69%) Unix
9 6 (20.69%) Scrum
10 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
10 5 (17.24%) Oracle
10 5 (17.24%) SQL
10 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
10 5 (17.24%) Embedded C
10 5 (17.24%) HP
10 5 (17.24%) ISEB
10 5 (17.24%) LoadRunner

Software Engineering
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 4 (13.79%) Apache Solr
2 3 (10.34%) Confluence
3 2 (6.90%) Apache
3 2 (6.90%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Pig
4 1 (3.45%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (20.69%) Hadoop
2 5 (17.24%) MongoDB
2 5 (17.24%) NoSQL
2 5 (17.24%) OrientDB
3 2 (6.90%) Apache Accumulo
4 1 (3.45%) Big Data
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (3.45%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) JIRA
2 11 (37.93%) Selenium
3 10 (34.48%) Ant
3 10 (34.48%) Maven
4 7 (24.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (24.14%) Jenkins
5 6 (20.69%) JUnit
6 5 (17.24%) Eclipse
6 5 (17.24%) LoadRunner
6 5 (17.24%) Selenium IDE
6 5 (17.24%) WebDriver
7 4 (13.79%) ClearCase
7 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
7 4 (13.79%) JMeter
8 2 (6.90%) Bitbucket
8 2 (6.90%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (3.45%) Cucumber
9 1 (3.45%) EasyMock
General
1 9 (31.03%) Aerospace
2 3 (10.34%) Electronics
2 3 (10.34%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Manufacturing
2 3 (10.34%) Marketing
2 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 20 (68.97%) Software Engineer
2 8 (27.59%) Test Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Integration Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Assembler Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Ada Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Ada Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Big Data Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Data Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) GUI Software Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Software Design Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Systems Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) REST
2 4 (13.79%) JSON
3 1 (3.45%) .NET
3 1 (3.45%) .NET Framework
3 1 (3.45%) Apache Camel
3 1 (3.45%) CSS
3 1 (3.45%) EJB
3 1 (3.45%) HTML
3 1 (3.45%) J2EE
3 1 (3.45%) Java EE
3 1 (3.45%) jQuery
3 1 (3.45%) JSF
3 1 (3.45%) Middleware
3 1 (3.45%) Spring
3 1 (3.45%) Swing
3 1 (3.45%) SWT
3 1 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (3.45%) WPF
3 1 (3.45%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
1 2 (6.90%) Wiki
2 1 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 6 (20.69%) Unix
3 2 (6.90%) CentOS
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
3 6 (20.69%) Scrum
3 6 (20.69%) Software Testing
4 5 (17.24%) BDD
4 5 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (17.24%) Issue Tracking
4 5 (17.24%) Release Management
4 5 (17.24%) Software Delivery
5 4 (13.79%) Automated Testing
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (13.79%) OO
6 3 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (10.34%) DevOps
6 3 (10.34%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
6 3 (10.34%) SDLC
7 2 (6.90%) Functional Testing
7 2 (6.90%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) C
2 10 (34.48%) C++
2 10 (34.48%) Java
3 6 (20.69%) Bash Shell
3 6 (20.69%) Python
4 5 (17.24%) Embedded C
4 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
4 5 (17.24%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) Embedded C++
6 3 (10.34%) Ada
6 3 (10.34%) Assembly Language
7 2 (6.90%) JavaScript
7 2 (6.90%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.45%) Perl
8 1 (3.45%) PHP
8 1 (3.45%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.45%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) Security Cleared
2 15 (51.72%) DV Cleared
3 5 (17.24%) ISEB
3 5 (17.24%) ISTQB
3 5 (17.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 5 (17.24%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (3.45%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Atlassian
1 5 (17.24%) Cloudera
1 5 (17.24%) HP
1 5 (17.24%) Oracle
2 3 (10.34%) SAP
3 2 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 1 (3.45%) Motorola
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