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 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 20 12 16
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 7 8 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 5.04% 7.08% 1.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.42% 11.76% 2.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 0
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£384 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 6 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 £41.75 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.79% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +6.66%
Software Engineering
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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
109 68 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 78.42% 60.18% 60.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 86 29 30
Average daily rate £440 £366 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.13% -2.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £253 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £510 £398
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 16 3
Average hourly rate £42.50 £34.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+23.18% -13.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

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 7 July 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 7 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 12 (57.14%) Aerospace
1 12 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 11 (52.38%) C
3 10 (47.62%) Embedded C
3 10 (47.62%) DO-178B
3 10 (47.62%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (38.10%) Serena
5 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (28.57%) Automotive
6 6 (28.57%) Change Control
7 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
7 5 (23.81%) C#
7 5 (23.81%) Java
8 4 (19.05%) C++
8 4 (19.05%) .NET
9 3 (14.29%) Project Management
9 3 (14.29%) Finance
9 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
9 3 (14.29%) HTML
9 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 3 (14.29%) HTML5
9 3 (14.29%) Wind River
9 3 (14.29%) Avionics
9 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
10 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
10 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
10 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
10 2 (9.52%) Rational Functional Tester

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Cheltenham by Category

For the 6 months to 7 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 (4.76%) MQSeries
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (47.62%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (9.52%) LoadRunner
2 2 (9.52%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Blend
3 1 (4.76%) MSTest
3 1 (4.76%) NUnit
3 1 (4.76%) Selenium
3 1 (4.76%) SpecFlow
3 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (57.14%) Aerospace
2 6 (28.57%) Automotive
3 3 (14.29%) Finance
3 3 (14.29%) Avionics
4 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.76%) Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 14 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Test Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) C# Software Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Software Developer
3 2 (9.52%) Programme Manager
4 1 (4.76%) ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Web Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded Software Developer
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Applications Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C# ASP.NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C# Software Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) AWS Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Web Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
4 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 3 (14.29%) HTML
2 3 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) Swing
4 1 (4.76%) OpenGL
4 1 (4.76%) Middleware
4 1 (4.76%) .NET Framework
4 1 (4.76%) Java EE
4 1 (4.76%) WCF
4 1 (4.76%) WPF
4 1 (4.76%) LINQ
4 1 (4.76%) CSS
4 1 (4.76%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.52%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) Integration Testing
2 7 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Change Control
4 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
5 3 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
5 3 (14.29%) Waterfall
6 2 (9.52%) Functional Testing
6 2 (9.52%) People Management
6 2 (9.52%) Test Management
6 2 (9.52%) Programme Management
6 2 (9.52%) Software Testing
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) PRINCE2
7 1 (4.76%) UML
7 1 (4.76%) OO
7 1 (4.76%) CRM
7 1 (4.76%) Risk Management
7 1 (4.76%) Change Management
7 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (52.38%) C
2 10 (47.62%) Embedded C
3 5 (23.81%) C#
3 5 (23.81%) Java
4 4 (19.05%) C++
5 2 (9.52%) Ruby
5 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.52%) Perl
5 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 2 (9.52%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) ISEB
1 2 (9.52%) PMP
1 2 (9.52%) PMI Certification
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB
1 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) Security Cleared
1 2 (9.52%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (47.62%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Serena
2 3 (14.29%) Wind River
2 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 2 (9.52%) Oracle
4 1 (4.76%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.76%) Infragistics