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 29 January 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
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 37 36 14
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 17 3 47
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.39% 1.02% 11.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.53% 1.09% 11.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 5
Average daily rate
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- £440 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -12.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 22
Average hourly rate £40.00 £26.38 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.65% -29.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £15.48 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.60 £37.28 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £37.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- -1.33%
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
482 276 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 96.02% 93.88% 93.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 287 134 198
Average daily rate £400 £360 £364
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.03%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £225 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 35 54
Average hourly rate £39.00 £15.25 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+155.73% -59.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.00 £16.68
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £29.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.21 £16.50 £17.56
% change year-on-year
-1.78% -6.03%

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
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 29 January 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 -11 9 - - 6
Gloucester - 2 - - 5
Tewkesbury - - - -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 23 (92.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (52.00%) C
3 10 (40.00%) C++
3 10 (40.00%) Embedded C
4 8 (32.00%) DO-178B
4 8 (32.00%) Rational DOORS
5 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (28.00%) Degree
5 7 (28.00%) Aerospace
5 7 (28.00%) Windows
6 6 (24.00%) Electronics
6 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
6 6 (24.00%) Avionics
7 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
7 5 (20.00%) Borland
7 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
7 5 (20.00%) Serena
8 4 (16.00%) Linux
8 4 (16.00%) OO
8 4 (16.00%) Wind River
9 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
9 3 (12.00%) Python
9 3 (12.00%) .NET
9 3 (12.00%) MySQL
9 3 (12.00%) Automotive
10 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
10 2 (8.00%) Toad
10 2 (8.00%) ASN.1
10 2 (8.00%) Oracle
10 2 (8.00%) SQL Server

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Application Server
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere
1 1 (4.00%) WebSphere Process Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Windchill
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (8.00%) ASN.1
2 1 (4.00%) HTTP
2 1 (4.00%) SSL
2 1 (4.00%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (8.00%) MS Access
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (32.00%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (8.00%) Toad
2 2 (8.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (4.00%) Metasploit
General
1 7 (28.00%) Aerospace
2 6 (24.00%) Electronics
2 6 (24.00%) Avionics
3 5 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 3 (12.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.00%) .NET
2 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (8.00%) CSS
2 2 (8.00%) HTML
2 2 (8.00%) XSL
3 1 (4.00%) REST
3 1 (4.00%) Zend Framework
3 1 (4.00%) JMS
3 1 (4.00%) MFC
3 1 (4.00%) SOAP
3 1 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (4.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (4.00%) WSDL
3 1 (4.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.00%) SCADA
2 1 (4.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 7 (28.00%) Windows
2 4 (16.00%) Linux
3 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (92.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (24.00%) Integration Testing
3 5 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 4 (16.00%) OO
5 2 (8.00%) UML
5 2 (8.00%) Embedded Software Development
6 1 (4.00%) Functional Testing
6 1 (4.00%) Cyber Security
6 1 (4.00%) Technical Analysis
6 1 (4.00%) Portfolio Management
6 1 (4.00%) Change Control
6 1 (4.00%) Test Management
6 1 (4.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (4.00%) Release Management
6 1 (4.00%) Performance Testing
6 1 (4.00%) OOD
6 1 (4.00%) SOA
6 1 (4.00%) OOP
6 1 (4.00%) ITIL
6 1 (4.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (52.00%) C
2 10 (40.00%) C++
2 10 (40.00%) Embedded C
3 3 (12.00%) Python
4 2 (8.00%) Delphi
4 2 (8.00%) C#
4 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.00%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.00%) Ada
5 1 (4.00%) PHP
5 1 (4.00%) Java
5 1 (4.00%) Ruby
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (28.00%) Security Cleared
1 7 (28.00%) Degree
2 3 (12.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) BC Cleared
3 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (32.00%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 5 (20.00%) Borland
1 5 (20.00%) Serena
2 4 (16.00%) Wind River
3 2 (8.00%) Oracle
4 1 (4.00%) Zend
4 1 (4.00%) IBM
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Software AG
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