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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 9 17 14
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 13 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.83% 5.88% 6.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 13.54% 8.42% 10.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 2
Median daily rate £413 £363 £353
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.79% +2.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £325 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £363 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £356 £340
% change year-on-year
+15.78% +4.77%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 3 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.38 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.25% +0.95%
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
96 95 79
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 80.00% 69.85% 68.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 51 69 46
Median daily rate £390 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £315 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 3 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.50 £32.50 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-6.15% +26.21%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 8 (47.06%) Aerospace
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 6 (35.29%) C++
3 6 (35.29%) Linux
4 5 (29.41%) Oracle
4 5 (29.41%) C
4 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
4 5 (29.41%) JIRA
4 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
4 5 (29.41%) Maven
5 4 (23.53%) JSON
5 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
5 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
5 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
5 4 (23.53%) DO-178B
5 4 (23.53%) Selenium
5 4 (23.53%) Simulink
5 4 (23.53%) JMeter
5 4 (23.53%) ClearCase
5 4 (23.53%) Ada
5 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
5 4 (23.53%) Assembly Language
5 4 (23.53%) Ant
5 4 (23.53%) JUnit
5 4 (23.53%) SQL

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 (23.53%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.88%) GlassFish
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) WebLogic
Applications
1 4 (23.53%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) MongoDB
1 4 (23.53%) NoSQL
1 4 (23.53%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Git (software)
1 5 (29.41%) JIRA
1 5 (29.41%) Maven
2 4 (23.53%) Ant
2 4 (23.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (23.53%) ClearCase
2 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
2 4 (23.53%) Jenkins
2 4 (23.53%) JMeter
2 4 (23.53%) JUnit
2 4 (23.53%) Selenium
3 3 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 8 (47.06%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Integration Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Test Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Ada Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Ada Software Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Assembler Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Java Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Security Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Integration Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) JSON
1 4 (23.53%) REST
2 1 (5.88%) CSS
2 1 (5.88%) EJB
2 1 (5.88%) Hibernate
2 1 (5.88%) HTML
2 1 (5.88%) J2EE
2 1 (5.88%) Java RMI
2 1 (5.88%) JDBC
2 1 (5.88%) JSP
2 1 (5.88%) OC4J
2 1 (5.88%) Servlets
2 1 (5.88%) Spring
2 1 (5.88%) Swing
2 1 (5.88%) SWT
2 1 (5.88%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) Automated Testing
2 4 (23.53%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (23.53%) Continuous Integration
2 4 (23.53%) Issue Tracking
2 4 (23.53%) Test Scripting
3 2 (11.76%) Scrum
4 1 (5.88%) Integration Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Knowledge Management
4 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 1 (5.88%) People Management
4 1 (5.88%) Release Management
4 1 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) SDLC
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) C++
2 5 (29.41%) C
2 5 (29.41%) Shell Script
3 4 (23.53%) Ada
3 4 (23.53%) Assembly Language
3 4 (23.53%) SQL
4 3 (17.65%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.88%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
6 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (35.29%) DV Cleared
1 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (29.41%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat
2 1 (5.88%) Splunk
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