The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Gloucestershire region.

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
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 30 27 27
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 21 6 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.75% 2.38% 5.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 5.06% 2.52% 5.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 4
Average daily rate
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£355 £235 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+51.06% -17.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £235 £247
10% offered a daily rate of more than £371 £235 £324
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 14
Average hourly rate £40.50 £12.75 £37.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+217.64% -66.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.45 £12.75 £33.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.62 £12.75 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
415 238 426
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 93.89% 94.44% 92.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 204 126 269
Average daily rate £363 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.68% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £489
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
- +1.37%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 20 34
Average hourly rate £25.50 £18.00 £37.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+41.66% -51.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £20.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.10 £35.00 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.20% -6.89%
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 24 July 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham 0 6 £375 - 2
Tewkesbury - 2 - - 1
Cirencester - - - -
Gloucester - - - - 5
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 40 (97.56%) Software Engineering
2 21 (51.22%) Security Cleared
3 20 (48.78%) DO-178B
4 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
5 14 (34.15%) C++
6 13 (31.71%) C
7 11 (26.83%) Avionics
8 10 (24.39%) UML
8 10 (24.39%) MATLAB
9 9 (21.95%) Automotive
9 9 (21.95%) Rational DOORS
10 8 (19.51%) Simulink
10 8 (19.51%) C#
11 7 (17.07%) Embedded C
11 7 (17.07%) Linux
11 7 (17.07%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (14.63%) Integration Testing
12 6 (14.63%) .NET
13 5 (12.20%) Windows
14 4 (9.76%) Scrum
14 4 (9.76%) Validation
14 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
15 3 (7.32%) Release Management
15 3 (7.32%) Atlassian
15 3 (7.32%) LTE
15 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
15 3 (7.32%) JIRA
15 3 (7.32%) Aerospace
15 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
15 3 (7.32%) 3G

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire 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.

Applications
1 8 (19.51%) Simulink
2 1 (2.44%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.32%) LTE
1 3 (7.32%) 3G
1 3 (7.32%) GSM
1 3 (7.32%) UMTS
2 1 (2.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (2.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 9 (21.95%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (7.32%) Git (software)
2 3 (7.32%) JIRA
3 2 (4.88%) ClearCase
3 2 (4.88%) LabVIEW
4 1 (2.44%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.44%) SoapUI
4 1 (2.44%) Selenium
4 1 (2.44%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (26.83%) Avionics
2 9 (21.95%) Automotive
3 3 (7.32%) Aerospace
3 3 (7.32%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Multimedia
4 1 (2.44%) Military
4 1 (2.44%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.44%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.63%) .NET
2 2 (4.88%) STL
2 2 (4.88%) FFmpeg
3 1 (2.44%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (2.44%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (2.44%) WPF
3 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
3 1 (2.44%) XML
3 1 (2.44%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.07%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (4.88%) Firmware
3 1 (2.44%) Physics
3 1 (2.44%) CCTV
3 1 (2.44%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.44%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 5 (12.20%) Windows
3 2 (4.88%) UNIX
4 1 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (97.56%) Software Engineering
2 10 (24.39%) UML
3 6 (14.63%) Integration Testing
4 4 (9.76%) Scrum
4 4 (9.76%) Validation
5 3 (7.32%) Release Management
6 2 (4.88%) Configuration Management
6 2 (4.88%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (4.88%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (2.44%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (2.44%) MVVM
7 1 (2.44%) Change Control
7 1 (2.44%) Kanban
7 1 (2.44%) Test Automation
7 1 (2.44%) Software Testing
7 1 (2.44%) MODAF
7 1 (2.44%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.44%) ITIL
7 1 (2.44%) OOP
7 1 (2.44%) OO
Programming Languages
1 14 (34.15%) C++
2 13 (31.71%) C
3 10 (24.39%) MATLAB
4 8 (19.51%) C#
5 7 (17.07%) Embedded C
6 3 (7.32%) Assembly Language
7 2 (4.88%) Java
8 1 (2.44%) Bash Shell
8 1 (2.44%) sed
8 1 (2.44%) Ruby
8 1 (2.44%) AWK
8 1 (2.44%) Perl
8 1 (2.44%) Ada
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) Security Cleared
2 15 (36.59%) SC Cleared
3 4 (9.76%) DV Cleared
4 2 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (48.78%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Atlassian
1 3 (7.32%) IBM
2 2 (4.88%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) Serena
2 2 (4.88%) Wind River
3 1 (2.44%) Cognos
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 18 hours ago