The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Gloucestershire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 23 29 22
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -7
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 28 2 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 6.11% 0.83% 5.94%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.96% 1.39% 8.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 0 3
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£340 - £300
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 - £257
10% offered a daily rate of more than £363 - £316
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+0.74% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 1 15
Average hourly rate £40.50 £12.75 £38.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+217.64% -66.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £12.75 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.46 £12.75 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Gloucestershire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
281 144 304
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 61.35% 59.50% 69.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 88 186
Average daily rate £390 £370 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.40% -7.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £235 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £440 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 11 26
Average hourly rate £37.50 £21.75 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.41% -37.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.50 £11.70 £25.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £46.70 £39.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -1.58%
Software Engineering
South West

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 30 July 2014.

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 30 July 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2014. 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 - 9 £353 - 3
Tewkesbury - 2 - - 3
Cirencester - 1 £225 - 1
Gloucester - 1 £285 - 4
Tetbury - - - -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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 23 (42.59%) DO-178B
2 22 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 22 (40.74%) C++
3 18 (33.33%) C
4 15 (27.78%) SC Cleared
5 14 (25.93%) Avionics
6 12 (22.22%) C#
7 11 (20.37%) MATLAB
7 11 (20.37%) Rational DOORS
8 10 (18.52%) Embedded C
8 10 (18.52%) Linux
8 10 (18.52%) UML
9 9 (16.67%) .NET
9 9 (16.67%) Simulink
9 9 (16.67%) Automotive
10 8 (14.81%) Integration Testing
11 7 (12.96%) Embedded Systems
11 7 (12.96%) Windows
12 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
12 6 (11.11%) Aerospace
13 5 (9.26%) Validation
13 5 (9.26%) Java
13 5 (9.26%) LTE
13 5 (9.26%) DV Cleared
14 4 (7.41%) FFmpeg
14 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
14 4 (7.41%) UNIX
14 4 (7.41%) Scrum
14 4 (7.41%) 3G
14 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, 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.

Applications
1 9 (16.67%) Simulink
2 1 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Cognos TM1
Communications & Networking
1 5 (9.26%) LTE
2 4 (7.41%) 3G
3 3 (5.56%) UMTS
3 3 (5.56%) Wireless
3 3 (5.56%) GSM
4 2 (3.70%) 4G
5 1 (1.85%) DVB
5 1 (1.85%) RTP
5 1 (1.85%) VoIP
5 1 (1.85%) 3GPP
5 1 (1.85%) VSAT
5 1 (1.85%) TETRA
5 1 (1.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.41%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.85%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (20.37%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 3 (5.56%) JIRA
3 2 (3.70%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.70%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.85%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.85%) NetBeans
4 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.85%) Rational Functional Tester
General
1 14 (25.93%) Avionics
2 9 (16.67%) Automotive
3 6 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 6 (11.11%) Aerospace
4 2 (3.70%) Marketing
4 2 (3.70%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.85%) Military
5 1 (1.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 42 (77.78%) Software Engineer
2 7 (12.96%) Developer
3 5 (9.26%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (5.56%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Programmer
5 3 (5.56%) C++ Developer
5 3 (5.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) Test Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) C Software Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) C# Developer
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Developer
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Server Developer
6 2 (3.70%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (3.70%) RF Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) RF Test Engineer
6 2 (3.70%) C# Programmer
6 2 (3.70%) SQL Programmer
6 2 (3.70%) Verification Engineer
7 1 (1.85%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) .NET
2 4 (7.41%) FFmpeg
3 3 (5.56%) Web Services
4 2 (3.70%) WPF
4 2 (3.70%) STL
5 1 (1.85%) XML
5 1 (1.85%) J2EE
5 1 (1.85%) ASP.NET
5 1 (1.85%) CSS
5 1 (1.85%) HTML
5 1 (1.85%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (1.85%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (1.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (1.85%) WCF
5 1 (1.85%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.70%) Physics
2 2 (3.70%) Streaming Video
2 2 (3.70%) Firmware
3 1 (1.85%) Device Driver
3 1 (1.85%) CCTV
3 1 (1.85%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.52%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Windows
3 4 (7.41%) UNIX
4 1 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (18.52%) UML
2 8 (14.81%) Integration Testing
3 5 (9.26%) Validation
4 4 (7.41%) Scrum
4 4 (7.41%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.56%) Release Management
6 2 (3.70%) Software Testing
6 2 (3.70%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (3.70%) OO
7 1 (1.85%) OOP
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL
7 1 (1.85%) Change Control
7 1 (1.85%) MVVM
7 1 (1.85%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (1.85%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.85%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.85%) Test Management
7 1 (1.85%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.85%) Kanban
7 1 (1.85%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 22 (40.74%) C++
2 18 (33.33%) C
3 12 (22.22%) C#
4 11 (20.37%) MATLAB
5 10 (18.52%) Embedded C
6 5 (9.26%) Java
7 3 (5.56%) Assembly Language
7 3 (5.56%) Perl
8 2 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 2 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 2 (3.70%) Python
9 1 (1.85%) Tcl
9 1 (1.85%) AWK
9 1 (1.85%) Ada
9 1 (1.85%) VB
9 1 (1.85%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.85%) sed
9 1 (1.85%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 22 (40.74%) Security Cleared
2 15 (27.78%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.26%) DV Cleared
4 3 (5.56%) Degree
5 1 (1.85%) ISEB
5 1 (1.85%) HND
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 1 (1.85%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (42.59%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.85%) DO-160
Vendors
1 3 (5.56%) IBM
1 3 (5.56%) Wind River
1 3 (5.56%) Atlassian
1 3 (5.56%) Serena
2 2 (3.70%) Oracle
3 1 (1.85%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.85%) Cisco
3 1 (1.85%) Cognos
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £38 - £42 per hour
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Capita - ITMS
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 21 days ago