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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 21 30 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -7
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 34 29 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 7.23% 6.08% 6.33%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.80% 7.97% 9.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 12 5
Average daily rate £438 £443 £500
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.12% -11.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 11 13
Average hourly rate £44.10 £42.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.76% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £40.50 £31.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.98 £43.50 £40.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
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
347 364 266
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 73.83% 76.31% 70.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 181 223 139
Average daily rate £400 £410 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.43% -1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £478 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 22 31
Average hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.35% +21.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Gloucestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 5 £475 +15.15% 7
Tewkesbury 0 3 £325 -
Gloucester -3 1 £400 +10.34% 4
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 39 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 27 (50.00%) C++
3 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
4 22 (40.74%) DV Cleared
5 19 (35.19%) Scrum
5 19 (35.19%) Linux
6 18 (33.33%) C
7 17 (31.48%) Java
7 17 (31.48%) SC Cleared
7 17 (31.48%) DevOps
8 15 (27.78%) UML
9 14 (25.93%) OO
10 13 (24.07%) OOD
11 11 (20.37%) Ruby
11 11 (20.37%) Oracle
12 10 (18.52%) Embedded C++
12 10 (18.52%) Integration Testing
12 10 (18.52%) SDLC
13 9 (16.67%) Big Data
13 9 (16.67%) Bitbucket
13 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
13 9 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 9 (16.67%) Scala
13 9 (16.67%) Confluence
13 9 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
13 9 (16.67%) JIRA
13 9 (16.67%) Wiki
13 9 (16.67%) Selenium
13 9 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
13 9 (16.67%) Apache

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Gloucestershire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (16.67%) Apache
1 9 (16.67%) Confluence
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Pig
2 2 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 2 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.85%) Tomcat
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.85%) WebSphere Application Server
3 1 (1.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) ASN.1
1 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (3.70%) SAN
3 1 (1.85%) LDAP
3 1 (1.85%) RS-232
3 1 (1.85%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.67%) Big Data
2 8 (14.81%) MySQL
2 8 (14.81%) OrientDB
2 8 (14.81%) Relational Database
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database
3 7 (12.96%) Oracle Database 11g
4 6 (11.11%) Neo4j
5 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.70%) Apache Accumulo
6 2 (3.70%) Hadoop
6 2 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.70%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (16.67%) Bitbucket
1 9 (16.67%) Jenkins
1 9 (16.67%) JIRA
1 9 (16.67%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (16.67%) Selenium
2 6 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 2 (3.70%) GCC
3 2 (3.70%) JUnit
3 2 (3.70%) LoadRunner
3 2 (3.70%) MSTest
3 2 (3.70%) Rational Functional Tester
4 1 (1.85%) EasyMock
4 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (7.41%) Aerospace
1 4 (7.41%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Automotive
2 2 (3.70%) Electronics
2 2 (3.70%) Military
3 1 (1.85%) Finance
3 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 33 (61.11%) Software Engineer
2 16 (29.63%) Developer
3 12 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
3 12 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Big Data Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) C++ Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Data Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Test Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Integration Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Java Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Java Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Java Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Senior C++ Developer
6 5 (9.26%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.81%) Java EE
2 7 (12.96%) JSF
2 7 (12.96%) Spring
3 6 (11.11%) EJB
4 5 (9.26%) CSS
4 5 (9.26%) HTML
5 4 (7.41%) J2EE
5 4 (7.41%) XML
6 3 (5.56%) .NET
7 2 (3.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.70%) Apache Camel
7 2 (3.70%) Hibernate
7 2 (3.70%) jQuery
7 2 (3.70%) REST
7 2 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (3.70%) Web Services
8 1 (1.85%) Ajax
8 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.85%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.85%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.67%) Wiki
2 6 (11.11%) Cyberthreat
2 6 (11.11%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (7.41%) Cybercrime
4 2 (3.70%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.70%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.85%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 19 (35.19%) Linux
2 5 (9.26%) Windows
3 3 (5.56%) Unix
4 2 (3.70%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (35.19%) Scrum
3 17 (31.48%) DevOps
4 15 (27.78%) UML
5 14 (25.93%) OO
6 13 (24.07%) OOD
7 10 (18.52%) Integration Testing
7 10 (18.52%) SDLC
8 9 (16.67%) Requirements Analysis
9 8 (14.81%) Cybersecurity
9 8 (14.81%) ITIL
9 8 (14.81%) Service Delivery
10 7 (12.96%) Open Source
10 7 (12.96%) System Testing
11 6 (11.11%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (11.11%) System Integration Testing
11 6 (11.11%) Unit Testing
11 6 (11.11%) V-Model
11 6 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.00%) C++
2 18 (33.33%) C
3 17 (31.48%) Java
4 11 (20.37%) Ruby
5 10 (18.52%) Embedded C++
6 9 (16.67%) Scala
6 9 (16.67%) SQL
7 8 (14.81%) PL/SQL
8 7 (12.96%) JavaScript
9 6 (11.11%) Perl
9 6 (11.11%) Python
9 6 (11.11%) VC++
10 3 (5.56%) C#
10 3 (5.56%) Embedded C
11 2 (3.70%) Ada
11 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.85%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.85%) PHP
12 1 (1.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 39 (72.22%) Security Cleared
2 22 (40.74%) DV Cleared
3 17 (31.48%) SC Cleared
4 4 (7.41%) Degree
5 2 (3.70%) ISEB
5 2 (3.70%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.70%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.26%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 2 (3.70%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (20.37%) Oracle
2 3 (5.56%) Serena
3 1 (1.85%) Green Hills
3 1 (1.85%) IBM
3 1 (1.85%) Wind River
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