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 20 February 2017 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
Rank 6 12 17
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 6 10 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 10.71% 10.20% 8.61%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 15.79% 15.15% 10.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 4
Median daily rate £365 £400 £665
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.75% -39.84%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 7
Median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £42.50 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £42.50 £41.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +12.82%

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
38 66 120
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Cheltenham 67.86% 67.35% 79.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 32 81
Median daily rate £365 £425 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -1.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £325 £375
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £408 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 8
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £36.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.25 £42.50 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.88 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.31% +45.45%

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 20 February 2017, 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 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) C
3 8 (36.36%) C++
3 8 (36.36%) Java
3 8 (36.36%) JIRA
4 7 (31.82%) Selenium
4 7 (31.82%) Release Management
4 7 (31.82%) Software Delivery
5 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
5 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
5 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
5 6 (27.27%) Ant
5 6 (27.27%) Python
5 6 (27.27%) Maven
5 6 (27.27%) Aerospace
5 6 (27.27%) Scrum
6 5 (22.73%) Unix
6 5 (22.73%) Embedded C
6 5 (22.73%) HP
6 5 (22.73%) ISEB
6 5 (22.73%) LoadRunner
6 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
6 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
6 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
6 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
6 5 (22.73%) Atlassian
6 5 (22.73%) BDD
6 5 (22.73%) Cloudera

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 3 (13.64%) Confluence
2 2 (9.09%) Apache
2 2 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Pig
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (13.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (27.27%) Hadoop
2 2 (9.09%) Apache Accumulo
2 2 (9.09%) MySQL
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.55%) Oracle Database 12c
3 1 (4.55%) OrientDB
Development Applications
1 8 (36.36%) JIRA
2 7 (31.82%) Selenium
3 6 (27.27%) Ant
3 6 (27.27%) Maven
4 5 (22.73%) LoadRunner
4 5 (22.73%) Selenium IDE
4 5 (22.73%) WebDriver
5 3 (13.64%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 3 (13.64%) Jenkins
6 2 (9.09%) Bitbucket
6 2 (9.09%) JUnit
7 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
7 1 (4.55%) EasyMock
7 1 (4.55%) Eclipse
7 1 (4.55%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (27.27%) Aerospace
2 3 (13.64%) Electronics
2 3 (13.64%) Finance
2 3 (13.64%) Manufacturing
2 3 (13.64%) Marketing
2 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (77.27%) Software Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Test Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Software Test Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Engineer
4 2 (9.09%) Java Software Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Developer
5 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Software Design Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Systems Test Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Test Analyst
5 1 (4.55%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.55%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 2 (9.09%) AngularJS
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 2 (9.09%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (4.55%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.55%) Apache Camel
3 1 (4.55%) CSS
3 1 (4.55%) EJB
3 1 (4.55%) HTML
3 1 (4.55%) Java EE
3 1 (4.55%) jQuery
3 1 (4.55%) JSF
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) REST
3 1 (4.55%) Spring
3 1 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (4.55%) WPF
3 1 (4.55%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Wiki
2 1 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 5 (22.73%) Unix
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) CentOS
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) Release Management
2 7 (31.82%) Software Delivery
3 6 (27.27%) Scrum
3 6 (27.27%) Software Testing
4 5 (22.73%) BDD
4 5 (22.73%) Test Scripting
5 4 (18.18%) OO
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (13.64%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (13.64%) DevOps
6 3 (13.64%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (13.64%) Programme Management
6 3 (13.64%) SDLC
7 2 (9.09%) Continuous Deployment
7 2 (9.09%) Functional Testing
7 2 (9.09%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (9.09%) Test Planning
7 2 (9.09%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (40.91%) C
2 8 (36.36%) C++
2 8 (36.36%) Java
3 6 (27.27%) Bash Shell
3 6 (27.27%) Python
4 5 (22.73%) Embedded C
5 4 (18.18%) Embedded C++
5 4 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 2 (9.09%) Assembly Language
6 2 (9.09%) C#
7 1 (4.55%) Ada
7 1 (4.55%) MATLAB
7 1 (4.55%) Perl
7 1 (4.55%) PHP
7 1 (4.55%) PL/SQL
7 1 (4.55%) Ruby
7 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
7 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (54.55%) Security Cleared
2 9 (40.91%) DV Cleared
3 5 (22.73%) ISEB
3 5 (22.73%) ISTQB
3 5 (22.73%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 5 (22.73%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (4.55%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (22.73%) Atlassian
1 5 (22.73%) Cloudera
1 5 (22.73%) HP
2 3 (13.64%) SAP
3 2 (9.09%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.55%) CA Agile Central
4 1 (4.55%) Freescale
4 1 (4.55%) Motorola
4 1 (4.55%) Oracle
4 1 (4.55%) Wind River