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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 22 13 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 6 9 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 4.17% 7.38% -
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.77% 10.59% -
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 0
Average daily rate
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£363 £353 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.83% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £338
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +0.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.29% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +6.66%
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
104 85 46
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 72.22% 69.67% 56.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 43 30
Average daily rate £424 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.93% +10.34%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £510 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 14 1
Average hourly rate £42.50 £36.00 £11.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+18.05% +227.27%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £26.50 £31.00
% change year-on-year
+15.09% -14.51%

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
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 31 July 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 9 (47.37%) Aerospace
1 9 (47.37%) Integration Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) C
4 6 (31.58%) Java
4 6 (31.58%) Embedded C
4 6 (31.58%) Automotive
4 6 (31.58%) DO-178B
4 6 (31.58%) Rational DOORS
5 5 (26.32%) Change Control
5 5 (26.32%) Serena
5 5 (26.32%) C#
5 5 (26.32%) C++
6 4 (21.05%) .NET
7 3 (15.79%) Ruby
7 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
7 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
7 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.79%) HTML
7 3 (15.79%) Perl
7 3 (15.79%) ISEB
7 3 (15.79%) UNIX
7 3 (15.79%) Python
7 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner
7 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
7 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.79%) HTML5
7 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
7 3 (15.79%) Rational Functional Tester

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (5.26%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.79%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (15.79%) LoadRunner
2 3 (15.79%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (5.26%) MSTest
3 1 (5.26%) NUnit
3 1 (5.26%) Selenium
3 1 (5.26%) SpecFlow
3 1 (5.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (47.37%) Aerospace
2 6 (31.58%) Automotive
3 3 (15.79%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (5.26%) Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.26%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 12 (63.16%) Software Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Developer
3 3 (15.79%) Analyst
3 3 (15.79%) Test Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Software Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Programme Manager
5 1 (5.26%) ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Software Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) AWS Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Web Developer
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
2 3 (15.79%) HTML
2 3 (15.79%) HTML5
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (10.53%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.53%) Swing
3 2 (10.53%) OpenGL
4 1 (5.26%) Middleware
4 1 (5.26%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.26%) Java EE
4 1 (5.26%) WCF
4 1 (5.26%) WPF
4 1 (5.26%) LINQ
4 1 (5.26%) CSS
4 1 (5.26%) XML
4 1 (5.26%) J2EE
4 1 (5.26%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.79%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Integration Testing
2 8 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (26.32%) Change Control
4 3 (15.79%) Functional Testing
4 3 (15.79%) Test Management
4 3 (15.79%) Waterfall
4 3 (15.79%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.79%) E-Commerce
4 3 (15.79%) Project Management
5 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.53%) PRINCE2
5 2 (10.53%) Programme Management
5 2 (10.53%) MVC
5 2 (10.53%) People Management
6 1 (5.26%) SDLC
6 1 (5.26%) Automation Testing
6 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.26%) Time Management
6 1 (5.26%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.26%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 7 (36.84%) C
2 6 (31.58%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) Embedded C
3 5 (26.32%) C#
3 5 (26.32%) C++
4 3 (15.79%) Ruby
4 3 (15.79%) Bash Shell
4 3 (15.79%) Perl
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) SQL
6 1 (5.26%) VB.NET
6 1 (5.26%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) ISEB
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB
1 3 (15.79%) DV Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) Security Cleared
1 3 (15.79%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 2 (10.53%) PMP
2 2 (10.53%) PMI Certification
3 1 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 5 (26.32%) Serena
2 3 (15.79%) Microsoft
3 2 (10.53%) Oracle
4 1 (5.26%) TIBCO
4 1 (5.26%) Infragistics
4 1 (5.26%) Wind River
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