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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 37 30 15
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -15
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 18 21 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 3.84% 4.78% 8.04%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.01% 6.33% 12.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 6
Median daily rate £350 £405 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.58% -1.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £303 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £523 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 9 18
Median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £42.40 £33.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.35 £43.60 £40.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +1.26%
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
359 332 245
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 76.55% 75.63% 65.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 200 215 148
Median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 20 32
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.29% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.50 £41.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 May 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram 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 31 May 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 -2 4 £325 -19.75% 8
Tewkesbury - 1 £325 - 1
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 39 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (48.15%) C++
4 23 (42.59%) DV Cleared
5 20 (37.04%) Java
5 20 (37.04%) Scrum
6 18 (33.33%) DevOps
7 17 (31.48%) Linux
8 16 (29.63%) UML
8 16 (29.63%) C
8 16 (29.63%) SC Cleared
9 15 (27.78%) OO
10 14 (25.93%) OOD
11 13 (24.07%) Oracle
12 12 (22.22%) Ruby
13 11 (20.37%) JIRA
13 11 (20.37%) SQL
13 11 (20.37%) SDLC
14 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
14 10 (18.52%) Bitbucket
14 10 (18.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 10 (18.52%) Wiki
14 10 (18.52%) Confluence
14 10 (18.52%) Big Data
14 10 (18.52%) PL/SQL
14 10 (18.52%) ITIL
14 10 (18.52%) Apache
14 10 (18.52%) Embedded C++
15 9 (16.67%) MySQL
15 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery

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 10 (18.52%) Apache
1 10 (18.52%) Confluence
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) GlassFish
3 1 (1.85%) IIS
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) WebLogic
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (1.85%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) ASN.1
2 2 (3.70%) SAN
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.85%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.85%) LDAP
3 1 (1.85%) RS-232
3 1 (1.85%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (18.52%) Big Data
2 9 (16.67%) MySQL
2 9 (16.67%) OrientDB
2 9 (16.67%) Relational Database
3 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database
3 8 (14.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (12.96%) Neo4j
5 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
6 3 (5.56%) Hadoop
7 2 (3.70%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
7 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) JIRA
2 10 (18.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 10 (18.52%) Bitbucket
2 10 (18.52%) Jenkins
3 9 (16.67%) Selenium
4 8 (14.81%) Rational DOORS
5 6 (11.11%) Cucumber
6 3 (5.56%) JUnit
7 2 (3.70%) EasyMock
7 2 (3.70%) GCC
7 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner
7 2 (3.70%) MSTest
7 2 (3.70%) Rational Functional Tester
8 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.85%) Git (software)
8 1 (1.85%) Maven
8 1 (1.85%) Subversion
8 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (9.26%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.56%) Aerospace
2 3 (5.56%) Electronics
3 2 (3.70%) Military
4 1 (1.85%) Automotive
4 1 (1.85%) Finance
4 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.85%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (51.85%) Software Engineer
2 19 (35.19%) Developer
3 11 (20.37%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Embedded Engineer
4 9 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Big Data Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) C++ Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Data Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
5 7 (12.96%) Java Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Senior Developer
5 7 (12.96%) Test Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
6 6 (11.11%) Software Developer
6 6 (11.11%) Test and Integration Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Java Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Java Software Engineer
7 5 (9.26%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) Java EE
1 9 (16.67%) Spring
2 8 (14.81%) EJB
2 8 (14.81%) JSF
3 7 (12.96%) CSS
3 7 (12.96%) HTML
4 4 (7.41%) J2EE
4 4 (7.41%) Web Services
4 4 (7.41%) XML
5 3 (5.56%) .NET
5 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.70%) Apache Camel
6 2 (3.70%) jQuery
6 2 (3.70%) JSP
6 2 (3.70%) REST
6 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (1.85%) LINQ
7 1 (1.85%) OC4J
7 1 (1.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (18.52%) Wiki
2 7 (12.96%) Cyberthreat
3 5 (9.26%) Embedded Systems
4 4 (7.41%) Cybercrime
5 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.85%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.85%) Physics
6 1 (1.85%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 17 (31.48%) Linux
2 4 (7.41%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Unix
4 2 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (37.04%) Scrum
3 18 (33.33%) DevOps
4 16 (29.63%) UML
5 15 (27.78%) OO
6 14 (25.93%) OOD
7 11 (20.37%) SDLC
8 10 (18.52%) ITIL
9 9 (16.67%) Integration Testing
9 9 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 9 (16.67%) Service Delivery
10 8 (14.81%) Open Source
11 7 (12.96%) System Testing
11 7 (12.96%) Unit Testing
12 6 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
12 6 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
12 6 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
12 6 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
12 6 (11.11%) V-Model
12 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (48.15%) C++
2 20 (37.04%) Java
3 16 (29.63%) C
4 12 (22.22%) Ruby
5 11 (20.37%) SQL
6 10 (18.52%) Embedded C++
6 10 (18.52%) PL/SQL
7 9 (16.67%) Scala
8 8 (14.81%) JavaScript
9 7 (12.96%) Python
10 6 (11.11%) Perl
10 6 (11.11%) VC++
11 3 (5.56%) C#
12 2 (3.70%) Ada
12 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
12 2 (3.70%) Embedded C
13 1 (1.85%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.85%) PHP
13 1 (1.85%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 39 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 23 (42.59%) DV Cleared
3 16 (29.63%) SC Cleared
4 6 (11.11%) Degree
5 2 (3.70%) ISEB
5 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.41%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Kibana
2 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (24.07%) Oracle
2 2 (3.70%) Serena
3 1 (1.85%) Green Hills
3 1 (1.85%) IBM
3 1 (1.85%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.85%) SAP
3 1 (1.85%) Splunk
3 1 (1.85%) Wind River
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