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 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 15 30 33
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 35 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 9.64% 4.09% 4.18%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 12.11% 5.14% 5.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 7 4
Median daily rate £488 £425 £665
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% -36.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £363 £528
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 6 10
Median hourly rate £46.00 £42.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.23% +6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.25 £42.25 £38.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.05 £49.52 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

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
289 370 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 79.61% 79.57% 71.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 214 198
Median daily rate £430 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.50% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £325 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 25 19
Median hourly rate £27.50 £39.27 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.97% +19.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £27.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.75 £50.00 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.75 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-10.89% +52.94%

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 18 January 2017.

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 18 January 2017. 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 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 6 £340 -6.20% 8
Gloucester -1 2 - - 6
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, 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 58 (68.24%) Security Cleared
2 49 (57.65%) C
2 49 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (51.76%) DV Cleared
4 37 (43.53%) C++
5 30 (35.29%) Java
6 26 (30.59%) Scrum
7 23 (27.06%) Oracle
8 22 (25.88%) Linux
8 22 (25.88%) Python
9 21 (24.71%) Software Testing
9 21 (24.71%) Selenium
10 19 (22.35%) OO
11 18 (21.18%) UML
11 18 (21.18%) DevOps
11 18 (21.18%) SDLC
12 17 (20.00%) Hadoop
13 16 (18.82%) Windows
13 16 (18.82%) JIRA
13 16 (18.82%) Big Data
14 15 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (17.65%) ITIL
14 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
15 14 (16.47%) Embedded C
15 14 (16.47%) Embedded C++
16 13 (15.29%) Continuous Improvement
17 12 (14.12%) Waterfall
17 12 (14.12%) EJB
18 11 (12.94%) System Integration Testing
18 11 (12.94%) Perl

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 (8.24%) Confluence
2 6 (7.06%) Apache
3 5 (5.88%) JBoss
4 3 (3.53%) Apache Pig
4 3 (3.53%) Apache Solr
5 2 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (2.35%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.18%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 10 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.71%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (10.59%) Amazon S3
3 5 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.18%) LAN
1 1 (1.18%) RS-485
1 1 (1.18%) Skype
1 1 (1.18%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.00%) Hadoop
2 16 (18.82%) Big Data
3 15 (17.65%) SQL Server
4 8 (9.41%) OrientDB
5 5 (5.88%) NoSQL
5 5 (5.88%) Oracle Database
6 4 (4.71%) MongoDB
6 4 (4.71%) MySQL
6 4 (4.71%) Neo4j
6 4 (4.71%) Oracle Database 11g
6 4 (4.71%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.35%) Apache Accumulo
7 2 (2.35%) Apache Hive
8 1 (1.18%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 21 (24.71%) Selenium
2 16 (18.82%) JIRA
3 11 (12.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 11 (12.94%) Cucumber
3 11 (12.94%) Jenkins
4 10 (11.76%) JUnit
5 9 (10.59%) Ant
5 9 (10.59%) Maven
6 6 (7.06%) Bitbucket
7 5 (5.88%) LoadRunner
7 5 (5.88%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (5.88%) Selenium IDE
7 5 (5.88%) WebDriver
8 4 (4.71%) Eclipse
8 4 (4.71%) Subversion
9 3 (3.53%) ClearCase
9 3 (3.53%) Git (software)
9 3 (3.53%) JMeter
10 1 (1.18%) EasyMock
10 1 (1.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (10.59%) Aerospace
2 8 (9.41%) Finance
3 4 (4.71%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.53%) Electronics
4 3 (3.53%) Games
4 3 (3.53%) Marketing
4 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (51.76%) Software Engineer
2 17 (20.00%) Test Engineer
3 14 (16.47%) Developer
3 14 (16.47%) Integration Engineer
3 14 (16.47%) Test and Integration Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) C++ Software Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) Embedded Engineer
4 12 (14.12%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 11 (12.94%) Systems Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (8.24%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
7 6 (7.06%) Java Developer
8 5 (5.88%) .NET Developer
8 5 (5.88%) Big Data Engineer
8 5 (5.88%) Data Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Java Engineer
9 4 (4.71%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.12%) EJB
2 10 (11.76%) JSF
3 9 (10.59%) REST
4 8 (9.41%) J2EE
4 8 (9.41%) Spring
5 7 (8.24%) .NET
5 7 (8.24%) Hibernate
5 7 (8.24%) Java EE
6 6 (7.06%) AngularJS
6 6 (7.06%) CSS
6 6 (7.06%) HTML
6 6 (7.06%) jQuery
6 6 (7.06%) LINQ
6 6 (7.06%) Web Services
6 6 (7.06%) XML
7 5 (5.88%) .NET Framework
7 5 (5.88%) ASP.NET
7 5 (5.88%) JAXB
7 5 (5.88%) XSD
7 5 (5.88%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 9 (10.59%) Mathematics
1 9 (10.59%) Physics
2 6 (7.06%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (7.06%) Wiki
3 5 (5.88%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.18%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.18%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.18%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.18%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.18%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.18%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 22 (25.88%) Linux
2 16 (18.82%) Windows
3 6 (7.06%) Unix
4 4 (4.71%) Android
4 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.35%) CentOS
5 2 (2.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (57.65%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (30.59%) Scrum
3 21 (24.71%) Software Testing
4 19 (22.35%) OO
5 18 (21.18%) DevOps
5 18 (21.18%) SDLC
5 18 (21.18%) UML
6 15 (17.65%) Continuous Integration
6 15 (17.65%) ITIL
7 13 (15.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 12 (14.12%) Waterfall
9 11 (12.94%) Integration Testing
9 11 (12.94%) Risk Analysis
9 11 (12.94%) System Integration Testing
9 11 (12.94%) System Testing
9 11 (12.94%) Validation
9 11 (12.94%) V-Model
10 10 (11.76%) Defect Tracking
10 10 (11.76%) Requirements Analysis
10 10 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 49 (57.65%) C
2 37 (43.53%) C++
3 30 (35.29%) Java
4 22 (25.88%) Python
5 14 (16.47%) Embedded C
5 14 (16.47%) Embedded C++
6 11 (12.94%) Perl
7 10 (11.76%) JavaScript
7 10 (11.76%) SQL
8 9 (10.59%) C#
9 6 (7.06%) Ada
9 6 (7.06%) Bash Shell
10 5 (5.88%) PL/SQL
10 5 (5.88%) Ruby
11 4 (4.71%) Scala
11 4 (4.71%) Shell Script
12 3 (3.53%) Assembly Language
13 2 (2.35%) Objective-C
14 1 (1.18%) MATLAB
14 1 (1.18%) PHP
Qualifications
1 58 (68.24%) Security Cleared
2 44 (51.76%) DV Cleared
3 11 (12.94%) SC Cleared
4 10 (11.76%) Degree
5 5 (5.88%) ISEB
5 5 (5.88%) ISTQB
5 5 (5.88%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.18%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.88%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.18%) MISRA
2 1 (1.18%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.18%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.18%) Docker
1 1 (1.18%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (5.88%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.18%) Kibana
Vendors
1 23 (27.06%) Oracle
2 5 (5.88%) Atlassian
2 5 (5.88%) Cloudera
2 5 (5.88%) HP
3 3 (3.53%) SAP
4 2 (2.35%) EMC
4 2 (2.35%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.35%) Renesas
5 1 (1.18%) Motorola
5 1 (1.18%) RedGate
5 1 (1.18%) Twitter
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
DCV Technologies
Rate: From £350 to £380 per day 6 month contract
Posted: 5 days ago