The table below looks at the statistics 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 4 September 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
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 35 31 20
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 22 17 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.43% 3.59% 4.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.69% 3.85% 4.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 4 0
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£350 £355 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.40% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 11 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £12.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +213.72%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +11.42%
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
469 442 211
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 94.37% 93.25% 95.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 279 228 103
Average daily rate £400 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £500 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 28 30
Average hourly rate £17.25 £40.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-56.87% +110.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.28 £10.50 £11.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £54.42 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

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
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 4 September 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -3 6 £276 -26.53% 3
Tewkesbury +2 3 £375 - 2
Gloucester -2 2 £380 +26.66% 3
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (50.00%) C#
3 16 (47.06%) C++
4 12 (35.29%) Windows
5 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
5 11 (32.35%) Aerospace
6 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
7 9 (26.47%) C
7 9 (26.47%) Rational DOORS
8 8 (23.53%) Degree
8 8 (23.53%) WCF
8 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
8 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 8 (23.53%) Automotive
9 7 (20.59%) Embedded C
9 7 (20.59%) .NET
9 7 (20.59%) WPF
9 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
9 7 (20.59%) MVVM
9 7 (20.59%) DO-178B
10 6 (17.65%) Change Control
10 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
10 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (17.65%) Integration Testing
10 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
10 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
10 6 (17.65%) SQL
11 5 (14.71%) OpenGL
11 5 (14.71%) MVC
11 5 (14.71%) Serena

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 3 (8.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (23.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) X.509
2 2 (5.88%) IPsec
2 2 (5.88%) VoIP
2 2 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (32.35%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (26.47%) Rational DOORS
2 8 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 6 (17.65%) Git (software)
3 6 (17.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Blend
General
1 11 (32.35%) Aerospace
2 8 (23.53%) Automotive
3 3 (8.82%) Avionics
4 1 (2.94%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (23.53%) WCF
2 7 (20.59%) WPF
2 7 (20.59%) .NET
3 5 (14.71%) OpenGL
4 4 (11.76%) ASP.NET
5 3 (8.82%) XML
5 3 (8.82%) Entity Framework
5 3 (8.82%) .NET Framework
6 2 (5.88%) 802.1X
6 2 (5.88%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.88%) HTML
6 2 (5.88%) WinForms
7 1 (2.94%) CSS
7 1 (2.94%) Web Services
7 1 (2.94%) MFC
7 1 (2.94%) HTML5
7 1 (2.94%) LINQ
7 1 (2.94%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (17.65%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (20.59%) MVVM
3 6 (17.65%) Change Control
3 6 (17.65%) Integration Testing
4 5 (14.71%) MVC
5 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (5.88%) OO
5 2 (5.88%) E-Commerce
5 2 (5.88%) Test Scripting
5 2 (5.88%) Test Strategy
5 2 (5.88%) Requirements Management
5 2 (5.88%) Web Development
6 1 (2.94%) UML
6 1 (2.94%) Automation Testing
6 1 (2.94%) SDLC
6 1 (2.94%) System Testing
6 1 (2.94%) Time Management
6 1 (2.94%) Information Assurance
6 1 (2.94%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.94%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) C#
2 16 (47.06%) C++
3 9 (26.47%) C
4 7 (20.59%) Embedded C
5 6 (17.65%) SQL
6 4 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 3 (8.82%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.88%) Tcl
8 2 (5.88%) Perl
8 2 (5.88%) Java
9 1 (2.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 8 (23.53%) Degree
2 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
3 6 (17.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (20.59%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 10 (29.41%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Serena
3 3 (8.82%) ESRI
4 1 (2.94%) Infragistics
4 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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