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 25 May 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 17 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 4 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 3.74% 8.39% 12.84%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.00% 10.32% 24.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 3
Median daily rate £325 £405 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.75% -19.00%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.39% +0.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 8 8
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.35 £38.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £42.95 £41.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +2.56%
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
80 126 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 74.77% 81.29% 52.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 87 23
Median daily rate £375 £448 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.20% +5.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £363 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 9 16
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £42.00 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.50 £42.50 £43.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.75 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+10.65% +1.66%

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Cheltenham region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram in Cheltenham

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
2 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
2 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) DO-178B
3 4 (30.77%) Java
3 4 (30.77%) C
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
4 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 3 (23.08%) Linux
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
5 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
5 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) V-Model
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) Selenium
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Rational Functional Tester
5 2 (15.38%) Unix
5 2 (15.38%) Python

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 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Confluence
1 1 (7.69%) GlassFish
1 1 (7.69%) IIS
1 1 (7.69%) WebLogic
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.69%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
1 1 (7.69%) Neo4j
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
1 1 (7.69%) OrientDB
1 1 (7.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Cucumber
1 2 (15.38%) JIRA
1 2 (15.38%) LoadRunner
1 2 (15.38%) Rational DOORS
1 2 (15.38%) Rational Functional Tester
1 2 (15.38%) Selenium
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.69%) Bitbucket
2 1 (7.69%) EasyMock
2 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) JUnit
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
2 1 (7.69%) Subversion
General
1 3 (23.08%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.69%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 3 (23.08%) Test Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Integration Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) Test Analyst
3 2 (15.38%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Assembler Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DOORS Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Lead Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Team Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Test Leader
4 1 (7.69%) Test Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) EJB
1 2 (15.38%) Spring
2 1 (7.69%) CSS
2 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
2 1 (7.69%) HTML
2 1 (7.69%) Java EE
2 1 (7.69%) Java RMI
2 1 (7.69%) JDBC
2 1 (7.69%) JSF
2 1 (7.69%) JSP
2 1 (7.69%) OC4J
2 1 (7.69%) Servlets
2 1 (7.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (7.69%) Cyberthreat
1 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (7.69%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (23.08%) Linux
2 2 (15.38%) Unix
3 1 (7.69%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (38.46%) Integration Testing
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) DevOps
4 3 (23.08%) SDLC
5 2 (15.38%) Functional Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Risk Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (15.38%) Software Testing
5 2 (15.38%) System Integration Testing
5 2 (15.38%) System Testing
5 2 (15.38%) Test Management
5 2 (15.38%) Validation
5 2 (15.38%) V-Model
5 2 (15.38%) Waterfall
6 1 (7.69%) ITIL
6 1 (7.69%) Knowledge Management
6 1 (7.69%) OO
6 1 (7.69%) OOD
6 1 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (38.46%) C++
2 4 (30.77%) C
2 4 (30.77%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) Ruby
4 2 (15.38%) Ada
4 2 (15.38%) Bash Shell
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
4 2 (15.38%) PL/SQL
4 2 (15.38%) Python
5 1 (7.69%) Assembly Language
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
5 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
5 1 (7.69%) Scala
5 1 (7.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (38.46%) DV Cleared
1 5 (38.46%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) ISEB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB
2 2 (15.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (30.77%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Oracle
1 2 (15.38%) Serena
2 1 (7.69%) Red Hat
2 1 (7.69%) Splunk
2 1 (7.69%) Wind River