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 17 April 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 29 24 22
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 29 22 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.98% 5.61% 7.42%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 8.08% 8.12% 10.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 5 7
Average daily rate
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Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-17.50% +17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £259 £395
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 8
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £42.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £31.40 £38.85
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £40.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+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
359 271 243
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 74.02% 69.13% 72.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 141 147
Average daily rate £400 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £312 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 32 19
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +20.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £13.50 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.95 £45.00 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 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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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 -7 14 £409 -18.25% 3
Gloucester - 5 £363 - 5
Tewkesbury - 1 - - 2
Berkeley - - - -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 25 (48.08%) C
1 25 (48.08%) C++
2 23 (44.23%) Security Cleared
3 17 (32.69%) DV Cleared
4 13 (25.00%) Java
4 13 (25.00%) Embedded C
5 12 (23.08%) Aerospace
5 12 (23.08%) DO-178B
5 12 (23.08%) Integration Testing
6 11 (21.15%) Rational DOORS
7 10 (19.23%) Windows
8 9 (17.31%) C#
8 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
9 8 (15.38%) SQL
9 8 (15.38%) Oracle
9 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
9 8 (15.38%) Degree
10 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
10 7 (13.46%) Serena
10 7 (13.46%) Linux
10 7 (13.46%) Python
10 7 (13.46%) Electronics
11 6 (11.54%) XML
11 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
11 6 (11.54%) .NET
11 6 (11.54%) Automotive
12 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
12 5 (9.62%) J2EE
12 5 (9.62%) Web Services
12 5 (9.62%) UML

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 4 (7.69%) JBoss
2 1 (1.92%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.92%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
1 4 (7.69%) ASN.1
2 1 (1.92%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.77%) MySQL
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.85%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (3.85%) MS Access
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.92%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 11 (21.15%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (7.69%) SoapUI
2 4 (7.69%) JUnit
3 3 (5.77%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (3.85%) Toad
5 1 (1.92%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.92%) Rational Functional Tester
5 1 (1.92%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Blend
5 1 (1.92%) GCC
General
1 12 (23.08%) Aerospace
2 7 (13.46%) Electronics
3 6 (11.54%) Automotive
4 5 (9.62%) Manufacturing
4 5 (9.62%) Avionics
5 2 (3.85%) Finance
6 1 (1.92%) Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.92%) Law
6 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 33 (63.46%) Software Engineer
2 11 (21.15%) Developer
3 6 (11.54%) Team Leader
3 6 (11.54%) Technical Team Leader
4 5 (9.62%) Java Developer
4 5 (9.62%) C++ Developer
4 5 (9.62%) C++/Java Developer
5 4 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (7.69%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (5.77%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.77%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) C# .NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) C Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Real Time Software Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Real Time Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Test Engineer
7 2 (3.85%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.85%) Java Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (11.54%) .NET
1 6 (11.54%) XML
2 5 (9.62%) Web Services
2 5 (9.62%) J2EE
3 4 (7.69%) ASP.NET
3 4 (7.69%) EJB
3 4 (7.69%) Hibernate
3 4 (7.69%) JSF
3 4 (7.69%) JPA
3 4 (7.69%) EJB 3.0
3 4 (7.69%) JAXB
3 4 (7.69%) JAX-RS
3 4 (7.69%) PrimeFaces
4 3 (5.77%) HTML
5 2 (3.85%) XSL
5 2 (3.85%) CSS
6 1 (1.92%) MFC
6 1 (1.92%) Swing
6 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.92%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) SCADA
3 1 (1.92%) Open Source
3 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (19.23%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Linux
3 4 (7.69%) UNIX
4 1 (1.92%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (23.08%) Integration Testing
2 8 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (13.46%) Software Testing
4 5 (9.62%) UML
4 5 (9.62%) OO
4 5 (9.62%) Configuration Management
4 5 (9.62%) Change Control
5 4 (7.69%) Workflow
5 4 (7.69%) Scrum
5 4 (7.69%) Use Case
5 4 (7.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (3.85%) Information Management
6 2 (3.85%) Project Management
6 2 (3.85%) MVC
6 2 (3.85%) E-Commerce
6 2 (3.85%) OOD
6 2 (3.85%) Release Management
6 2 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
6 2 (3.85%) Test Automation
6 2 (3.85%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 25 (48.08%) C
1 25 (48.08%) C++
2 13 (25.00%) Java
2 13 (25.00%) Embedded C
3 9 (17.31%) C#
4 8 (15.38%) SQL
5 7 (13.46%) Python
6 3 (5.77%) JavaScript
7 2 (3.85%) Delphi
7 2 (3.85%) Ada
7 2 (3.85%) Embedded C++
7 2 (3.85%) Shell Script
7 2 (3.85%) Ruby
7 2 (3.85%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.92%) Perl
8 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
8 1 (1.92%) VC++
Qualifications
1 23 (44.23%) Security Cleared
2 17 (32.69%) DV Cleared
3 9 (17.31%) SC Cleared
4 8 (15.38%) Degree
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ISEB
5 1 (1.92%) PMP
5 1 (1.92%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.92%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (23.08%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Oracle
2 7 (13.46%) Serena
3 5 (9.62%) Borland
4 3 (5.77%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.77%) Wind River
5 1 (1.92%) Green Hills
5 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.92%) Infragistics
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