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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 39 32 40
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 19 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.12% 4.00% 3.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.29% 4.19% 4.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 5 1
Median daily rate £433 £400 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.12% -3.03%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 11 11
Median hourly rate £42.50 £46.00 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.60% +13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.63 £42.50 £39.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.50 £46.20 £44.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +16.00%

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
334 453 471
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 94.62% 95.37% 96.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 244 293
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £203 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 40 33 27
Median hourly rate £27.50 £44.10 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.64% +13.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.25 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £47.50 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +9 4 £365 -8.75% 2
Tewkesbury +1 2 - -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (56.10%) C++
3 21 (51.22%) C
3 21 (51.22%) Security Cleared
4 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (31.71%) OO
5 13 (31.71%) Embedded C++
6 11 (26.83%) Embedded C
6 11 (26.83%) Python
7 10 (24.39%) Java
7 10 (24.39%) DV Cleared
8 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
8 7 (17.07%) JIRA
8 7 (17.07%) Linux
8 7 (17.07%) UML
8 7 (17.07%) Scrum
9 6 (14.63%) Aerospace
9 6 (14.63%) Windows
9 6 (14.63%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
9 6 (14.63%) Hadoop
10 5 (12.20%) Software Delivery
10 5 (12.20%) Big Data
10 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
10 5 (12.20%) Release Management
10 5 (12.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (12.20%) Requirements Analysis
10 5 (12.20%) Spring
10 5 (12.20%) C#
11 4 (9.76%) MySQL

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 4 (9.76%) Confluence
2 3 (7.32%) Apache
2 3 (7.32%) Apache Pig
3 2 (4.88%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (4.88%) WebLogic
4 1 (2.44%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 2 (4.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.44%) LAN
1 1 (2.44%) RS-485
1 1 (2.44%) Skype
1 1 (2.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (14.63%) Hadoop
2 5 (12.20%) Big Data
3 4 (9.76%) MySQL
4 3 (7.32%) Oracle Database
4 3 (7.32%) OrientDB
5 2 (4.88%) Apache Accumulo
5 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.88%) Neo4j
5 2 (4.88%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (4.88%) Relational Database
6 1 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.44%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 7 (17.07%) JIRA
2 5 (12.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 5 (12.20%) Jenkins
3 4 (9.76%) Ant
3 4 (9.76%) Maven
3 4 (9.76%) Rational DOORS
3 4 (9.76%) Selenium
4 3 (7.32%) Bitbucket
4 3 (7.32%) LoadRunner
4 3 (7.32%) Selenium IDE
4 3 (7.32%) WebDriver
5 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.44%) JUnit
General
1 6 (14.63%) Aerospace
2 3 (7.32%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.88%) Electronics
3 2 (4.88%) Finance
3 2 (4.88%) Games
3 2 (4.88%) Marketing
3 2 (4.88%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.44%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (12.20%) Spring
2 4 (9.76%) EJB
2 4 (9.76%) Java EE
3 3 (7.32%) .NET
3 3 (7.32%) AngularJS
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET
4 2 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (4.88%) Hibernate
4 2 (4.88%) J2EE
4 2 (4.88%) JSF
4 2 (4.88%) STL
4 2 (4.88%) WPF
5 1 (2.44%) .NET Framework
5 1 (2.44%) CSS
5 1 (2.44%) HTML
5 1 (2.44%) jQuery
5 1 (2.44%) LINQ
5 1 (2.44%) Middleware
5 1 (2.44%) REST
5 1 (2.44%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.32%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (7.32%) Wiki
2 2 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.44%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 7 (17.07%) Linux
2 6 (14.63%) Windows
3 3 (7.32%) Unix
4 2 (4.88%) Android
4 2 (4.88%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.88%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.44%) CentOS
5 1 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (39.02%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (31.71%) OO
4 7 (17.07%) Scrum
4 7 (17.07%) UML
5 6 (14.63%) OOA/OOD
6 5 (12.20%) Release Management
6 5 (12.20%) Requirements Analysis
6 5 (12.20%) Software Delivery
7 4 (9.76%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.76%) DevOps
7 4 (9.76%) OOD
7 4 (9.76%) User Stories
8 3 (7.32%) BDD
8 3 (7.32%) Cybersecurity
8 3 (7.32%) ITIL
8 3 (7.32%) Mentoring
8 3 (7.32%) Service Delivery
8 3 (7.32%) Software Testing
8 3 (7.32%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 23 (56.10%) C++
2 21 (51.22%) C
3 13 (31.71%) Embedded C++
4 11 (26.83%) Embedded C
4 11 (26.83%) Python
5 10 (24.39%) Java
6 6 (14.63%) JavaScript
7 5 (12.20%) C#
8 4 (9.76%) Bash Shell
9 3 (7.32%) Assembly Language
9 3 (7.32%) PL/SQL
9 3 (7.32%) Ruby
9 3 (7.32%) SQL
10 2 (4.88%) Ada
10 2 (4.88%) Objective-C
10 2 (4.88%) Scala
11 1 (2.44%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.44%) Perl
11 1 (2.44%) PHP
11 1 (2.44%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 21 (51.22%) Security Cleared
2 10 (24.39%) DV Cleared
3 7 (17.07%) SC Cleared
4 3 (7.32%) ISEB
4 3 (7.32%) ISTQB
4 3 (7.32%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) DO-178B
2 1 (2.44%) MISRA
2 1 (2.44%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (2.44%) Docker
1 1 (2.44%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (2.44%) Kibana
Vendors
1 3 (7.32%) Atlassian
1 3 (7.32%) Cloudera
1 3 (7.32%) HP
1 3 (7.32%) Oracle
2 2 (4.88%) CA Agile Central
2 2 (4.88%) EMC
2 2 (4.88%) Freescale
2 2 (4.88%) Renesas
2 2 (4.88%) SAP
2 2 (4.88%) Wind River
3 1 (2.44%) Motorola
3 1 (2.44%) Red Hat