The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Gloucestershire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 11 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
11 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 27 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 26 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.80% 2.17% 1.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.33% 2.26% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 1 1
Median daily rate £425 £290 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+46.55% -38.94%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 4 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +12.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £42.15 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £53.07 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.50%
Software Engineer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire 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
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
411 486 498
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 91.74% 96.05% 97.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 261 273 262
Median daily rate £390 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 21 42
Median hourly rate £19.50 £42.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-53.57% +110.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £56.53 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Gloucestershire region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 11 December 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham +10 13 £433 - 2
Gloucester -1 2 £463 +59.48% 4
Tewkesbury -2 1 £340 - 1
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 11 December 2016, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 45 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 23 (51.11%) C
4 22 (48.89%) C++
5 15 (33.33%) OO
6 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
7 13 (28.89%) Embedded C++
8 12 (26.67%) Java
8 12 (26.67%) DV Cleared
9 11 (24.44%) Embedded C
10 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
11 9 (20.00%) JIRA
11 9 (20.00%) Scrum
12 8 (17.78%) Aerospace
12 8 (17.78%) UML
13 7 (15.56%) Linux
13 7 (15.56%) OOA/OOD
13 7 (15.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 7 (15.56%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
14 6 (13.33%) DevOps
14 6 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
14 6 (13.33%) Confluence
14 6 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
14 6 (13.33%) Simulink
14 6 (13.33%) Windows
14 6 (13.33%) Python
14 6 (13.33%) Ada
14 6 (13.33%) OOD
14 6 (13.33%) SQL

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 6 (13.33%) Confluence
2 5 (11.11%) Apache
3 2 (4.44%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Pig
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (4.44%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.22%) LAN
1 1 (2.22%) RS-485
1 1 (2.22%) Skype
1 1 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.11%) Big Data
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 5 (11.11%) OrientDB
2 4 (8.89%) Hadoop
2 4 (8.89%) MySQL
2 4 (8.89%) Neo4j
2 4 (8.89%) Oracle Database 11g
2 4 (8.89%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.44%) Apache Accumulo
3 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.22%) Oracle Database 12c
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (20.00%) JIRA
2 7 (15.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 7 (15.56%) Jenkins
3 6 (13.33%) Rational DOORS
4 5 (11.11%) Bitbucket
5 4 (8.89%) Ant
5 4 (8.89%) Maven
5 4 (8.89%) Selenium
6 3 (6.67%) LoadRunner
6 3 (6.67%) Selenium IDE
6 3 (6.67%) WebDriver
7 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.22%) JUnit
General
1 8 (17.78%) Aerospace
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.44%) Electronics
3 2 (4.44%) Finance
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
3 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.11%) Spring
2 4 (8.89%) EJB
2 4 (8.89%) Java EE
2 4 (8.89%) JSF
3 2 (4.44%) .NET
3 2 (4.44%) AngularJS
3 2 (4.44%) WPF
4 1 (2.22%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.22%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (2.22%) CSS
4 1 (2.22%) HTML
4 1 (2.22%) J2EE
4 1 (2.22%) jQuery
4 1 (2.22%) LINQ
4 1 (2.22%) REST
4 1 (2.22%) SWT
4 1 (2.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (2.22%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.56%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (11.11%) Wiki
3 4 (8.89%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (2.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (2.22%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Linux
2 6 (13.33%) Windows
3 4 (8.89%) Unix
4 1 (2.22%) CentOS
4 1 (2.22%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (33.33%) OO
3 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (20.00%) Scrum
5 8 (17.78%) UML
6 7 (15.56%) OOA/OOD
7 6 (13.33%) DevOps
7 6 (13.33%) OOD
7 6 (13.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 5 (11.11%) ITIL
8 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
9 4 (8.89%) Open Source
10 3 (6.67%) BDD
10 3 (6.67%) Release Management
10 3 (6.67%) Software Delivery
10 3 (6.67%) Software Testing
10 3 (6.67%) Test Scripting
11 2 (4.44%) Continuous Integration
11 2 (4.44%) Digital Marketing
11 2 (4.44%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 23 (51.11%) C
2 22 (48.89%) C++
3 13 (28.89%) Embedded C++
4 12 (26.67%) Java
5 11 (24.44%) Embedded C
6 6 (13.33%) Ada
6 6 (13.33%) Python
6 6 (13.33%) SQL
7 5 (11.11%) PL/SQL
7 5 (11.11%) Ruby
8 4 (8.89%) Bash Shell
8 4 (8.89%) Scala
9 3 (6.67%) Assembly Language
10 2 (4.44%) C#
10 2 (4.44%) JavaScript
10 2 (4.44%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.22%) Perl
11 1 (2.22%) PHP
11 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
11 1 (2.22%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 25 (55.56%) Security Cleared
2 12 (26.67%) DV Cleared
3 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) ISEB
4 3 (6.67%) ISTQB
4 3 (6.67%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.89%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.22%) MISRA
2 1 (2.22%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (2.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.67%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.22%) Kibana
Vendors
1 5 (11.11%) Oracle
2 3 (6.67%) Atlassian
2 3 (6.67%) Cloudera
2 3 (6.67%) HP
3 2 (4.44%) EMC
3 2 (4.44%) Renesas
3 2 (4.44%) SAP
4 1 (2.22%) Motorola
4 1 (2.22%) Red Hat