The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 16 24 25
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 41 30 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.80% 6.15% 5.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.29% 8.36% 7.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 7
Median daily rate £406 £373 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.06% +6.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £279 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £420 £420
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 11 6
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.16% +7.50%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Software Engineering
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Gloucestershire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
363 359 324
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 77.90% 73.57% 68.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 212 214 166
Median daily rate £390 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £195 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 25 12
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -31.25%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.66 £34.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-3.95% +30.76%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 September 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 September 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 +6 15 £413 +29.31% 4
Gloucester -1 2 £420 +5.00% 4
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 32 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (46.55%) DV Cleared
4 26 (44.83%) C
5 19 (32.76%) Java
6 18 (31.03%) C++
7 17 (29.31%) Oracle
8 16 (27.59%) SQL
8 16 (27.59%) JIRA
9 15 (25.86%) Linux
10 14 (24.14%) Selenium
10 14 (24.14%) Scrum
11 13 (22.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
12 12 (20.69%) OrientDB
12 12 (20.69%) DevOps
12 12 (20.69%) ITIL
12 12 (20.69%) OO
13 11 (18.97%) Ada
13 11 (18.97%) Big Data
14 10 (17.24%) Embedded Systems
14 10 (17.24%) UML
14 10 (17.24%) Aerospace
14 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
15 9 (15.52%) Spring
15 9 (15.52%) Maven
15 9 (15.52%) Python
15 9 (15.52%) Continuous Improvement
16 8 (13.79%) Hadoop
16 8 (13.79%) DO-178B

Software Engineering
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 7 (12.07%) Apache
1 7 (12.07%) Confluence
2 5 (8.62%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.72%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.72%) IIS
3 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Simulink
2 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.34%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (8.62%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Bluetooth
1 1 (1.72%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (20.69%) OrientDB
2 11 (18.97%) Big Data
3 8 (13.79%) Hadoop
4 7 (12.07%) MySQL
4 7 (12.07%) Neo4j
4 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database
4 7 (12.07%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (12.07%) Relational Database
5 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
5 6 (10.34%) SQL Server
6 5 (8.62%) MongoDB
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 16 (27.59%) JIRA
2 14 (24.14%) Selenium
3 13 (22.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (22.41%) Jenkins
4 9 (15.52%) Maven
5 8 (13.79%) Ant
6 7 (12.07%) Bitbucket
6 7 (12.07%) Rational DOORS
7 6 (10.34%) Git (software)
7 6 (10.34%) JUnit
8 5 (8.62%) ClearCase
8 5 (8.62%) Eclipse
8 5 (8.62%) JMeter
9 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
10 3 (5.17%) LoadRunner
10 3 (5.17%) Selenium IDE
10 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (5.17%) WebDriver
11 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
12 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 10 (17.24%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.17%) Avionics
2 3 (5.17%) Finance
3 2 (3.45%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.72%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Marketing
4 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (58.62%) Software Engineer
2 12 (20.69%) Test Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Integration Engineer
3 10 (17.24%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Big Data Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Data Engineer
4 6 (10.34%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Developer
5 5 (8.62%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Embedded Engineer
5 5 (8.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Ada Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) Ada Software Engineer
6 4 (6.90%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
7 3 (5.17%) Assembler Software Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Software Team Leader
7 3 (5.17%) Software Test Engineer
7 3 (5.17%) Team Leader
8 2 (3.45%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) Spring
2 8 (13.79%) EJB
3 7 (12.07%) Java EE
3 7 (12.07%) JSF
3 7 (12.07%) JSON
4 5 (8.62%) REST
5 4 (6.90%) .NET
5 4 (6.90%) CSS
5 4 (6.90%) HTML
5 4 (6.90%) LINQ
6 3 (5.17%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.45%) Dapper ORM
7 2 (3.45%) HTML5
7 2 (3.45%) jQuery
7 2 (3.45%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.45%) Web Services
7 2 (3.45%) WebSockets
8 1 (1.72%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.72%) OC4J
8 1 (1.72%) SWT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Embedded Systems
2 7 (12.07%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (12.07%) Wiki
3 5 (8.62%) Mathematics
3 5 (8.62%) Physics
4 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (25.86%) Linux
2 8 (13.79%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) Unix
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (53.45%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.14%) Scrum
3 12 (20.69%) DevOps
3 12 (20.69%) ITIL
3 12 (20.69%) OO
4 10 (17.24%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (17.24%) UML
5 9 (15.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 8 (13.79%) OOD
6 8 (13.79%) Requirements Analysis
6 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
7 7 (12.07%) Automated Testing
7 7 (12.07%) Open Source
7 7 (12.07%) Service Delivery
7 7 (12.07%) Software Testing
8 6 (10.34%) SDLC
9 5 (8.62%) Issue Tracking
9 5 (8.62%) Requirements Management
9 5 (8.62%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (44.83%) C
2 19 (32.76%) Java
3 18 (31.03%) C++
4 16 (27.59%) SQL
5 11 (18.97%) Ada
6 9 (15.52%) Python
7 8 (13.79%) PL/SQL
8 7 (12.07%) Ruby
9 6 (10.34%) Scala
9 6 (10.34%) Shell Script
10 5 (8.62%) Assembly Language
10 5 (8.62%) C#
10 5 (8.62%) Embedded C
10 5 (8.62%) Embedded C++
11 4 (6.90%) Perl
12 3 (5.17%) Bash Shell
12 3 (5.17%) JavaScript
13 2 (3.45%) MATLAB
14 1 (1.72%) TypeScript
14 1 (1.72%) VC++
Qualifications
1 32 (55.17%) Security Cleared
2 27 (46.55%) DV Cleared
3 8 (13.79%) Degree
4 6 (10.34%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.17%) ISEB
5 3 (5.17%) ISTQB
5 3 (5.17%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.72%) MISRA
2 1 (1.72%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (5.17%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Oracle
2 3 (5.17%) Atlassian
2 3 (5.17%) Cloudera
2 3 (5.17%) HP
3 1 (1.72%) EMC
3 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.72%) RedGate
3 1 (1.72%) Renesas
3 1 (1.72%) SAP
3 1 (1.72%) Splunk
3 1 (1.72%) Twitter
Gloucestershire
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Rate: Competitive salary + benefits
Posted: 23 days ago