The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucester region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 Engineer
Rank 19 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 3.26% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
Average daily rate
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£363 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £43.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +8.10%
Software Engineer
Gloucestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Gloucester
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
85 118 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucester 92.39% 97.52% 92.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 83 37
Average daily rate £400 £390 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.56% -2.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £285 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £500 £460
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 11
Average hourly rate £14.10 £15.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.00% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £13.50 £9.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £120.00 £21.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.08 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+2.61% -8.11%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Gloucester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucester

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineer across the Gloucester region.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Gloucester

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer across the Gloucester region.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucester

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucester

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 4 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
3 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (50.00%) CSS
4 3 (50.00%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) C++
5 2 (33.33%) Delphi
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (33.33%) MySQL
5 2 (33.33%) Oracle
5 2 (33.33%) XSL
5 2 (33.33%) MS Access
5 2 (33.33%) Toad
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
5 2 (33.33%) MVC
5 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (33.33%) WCF
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
6 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (16.67%) HTML5
6 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
6 1 (16.67%) SDLC

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucester by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucester region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) VoIP
1 1 (16.67%) HTTP
1 1 (16.67%) X.509
1 1 (16.67%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (33.33%) MS Access
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (33.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Visual Studio
2 2 (33.33%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 2 (33.33%) Toad
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) .NET
1 4 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 3 (50.00%) CSS
2 3 (50.00%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) XSL
3 2 (33.33%) WCF
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Business Analysis
3 1 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Information Assurance
3 1 (16.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) VB.NET
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) Delphi
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) Tcl
4 1 (16.67%) Perl
4 1 (16.67%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Oracle
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft