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 12 February 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.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 25 33 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 24 26 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 5.27% 5.09% 1.31%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.72% 7.16% 1.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 4 1
Average daily rate £425 £665 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-36.09% +20.90%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 16 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £40.50 £26.38
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.93% +53.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.40 £37.50 £15.48
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.04 £44.25 £37.28
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.69%
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
357 363 206
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 78.46% 71.04% 67.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 221 99
Average daily rate £415 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £268
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 24 16
Average hourly rate £39.27 £40.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.82% +185.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.75 £27.50 £12.83
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £44.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 12 February 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 12 February 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 +4 9 £400 -41.17% 8
Tewkesbury -1 3 - - 1
Gloucester +8 2 £325 - 6
Cirencester 0 1 £425 -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 33 (62.26%) Security Cleared
2 30 (56.60%) C++
3 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (39.62%) C#
5 19 (35.85%) DV Cleared
6 17 (32.08%) Java
7 16 (30.19%) UML
8 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
9 13 (24.53%) Linux
9 13 (24.53%) C
10 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
10 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
11 11 (20.75%) SQL
11 11 (20.75%) .NET
11 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
11 11 (20.75%) Open Source
12 10 (18.87%) Rational DOORS
12 10 (18.87%) System Testing
12 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
12 10 (18.87%) Selenium
12 10 (18.87%) Unix
12 10 (18.87%) Windows
13 9 (16.98%) XML
13 9 (16.98%) J2EE
13 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
13 9 (16.98%) Scrum
14 8 (15.09%) WCF
14 8 (15.09%) WPF
14 8 (15.09%) PL/SQL
14 8 (15.09%) Visual Studio

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 8 (15.09%) Apache
2 3 (5.66%) Confluence
3 2 (3.77%) ArcGIS
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.89%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.89%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.89%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 3 (5.66%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (22.64%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.32%) LDAP
3 3 (5.66%) RS-232
3 3 (5.66%) RS-485
4 1 (1.89%) ASN.1
4 1 (1.89%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.43%) Big Data
3 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
4 2 (3.77%) MySQL
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (3.77%) OrientDB
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Accumulo
5 1 (1.89%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) Neo4j
5 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Rational DOORS
1 10 (18.87%) Selenium
2 8 (15.09%) Git (software)
2 8 (15.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (15.09%) Visual Studio
3 7 (13.21%) JUnit
4 3 (5.66%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (5.66%) Bitbucket
4 3 (5.66%) Cucumber
4 3 (5.66%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.66%) JIRA
5 2 (3.77%) Ant
5 2 (3.77%) Apache Ivy
5 2 (3.77%) ClearCase
5 2 (3.77%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.77%) Maven
5 2 (3.77%) MSTest
5 2 (3.77%) Rational Functional Tester
6 1 (1.89%) EasyMock
6 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (5.66%) Aerospace
1 3 (5.66%) Avionics
2 2 (3.77%) Finance
2 2 (3.77%) Military
3 1 (1.89%) Automotive
3 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 31 (58.49%) Software Engineer
2 18 (33.96%) Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Embedded Engineer
3 11 (20.75%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 10 (18.87%) Java Developer
5 6 (11.32%) DV Cleared Java Developer
5 6 (11.32%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (9.43%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.55%) Java Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (7.55%) Test Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) GUI Software Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.66%) Test and Integration Engineer
9 2 (3.77%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (20.75%) .NET
2 9 (16.98%) J2EE
2 9 (16.98%) XML
3 8 (15.09%) WCF
3 8 (15.09%) WPF
4 7 (13.21%) Hibernate
4 7 (13.21%) Web Services
5 6 (11.32%) .NET Framework
5 6 (11.32%) JMS
5 6 (11.32%) XSLT
6 3 (5.66%) HTML
6 3 (5.66%) Java EE
7 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.77%) CSS
7 2 (3.77%) Entity Framework
7 2 (3.77%) JSF
7 2 (3.77%) OpenGL
7 2 (3.77%) Spring
8 1 (1.89%) REST
8 1 (1.89%) RichFaces
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.32%) Client/Server
1 6 (11.32%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.55%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (7.55%) Smartcard
3 3 (5.66%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.66%) Wiki
4 1 (1.89%) Cybercrime
4 1 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.89%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (24.53%) Linux
2 10 (18.87%) Unix
2 10 (18.87%) Windows
3 2 (3.77%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (41.51%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.19%) UML
3 11 (20.75%) Open Source
4 10 (18.87%) System Testing
4 10 (18.87%) Unit Testing
5 9 (16.98%) Scrum
6 8 (15.09%) MVVM
6 8 (15.09%) OO
7 7 (13.21%) DevOps
8 6 (11.32%) Integration Testing
8 6 (11.32%) SOA
8 6 (11.32%) TDD
9 5 (9.43%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (9.43%) OOD
9 5 (9.43%) SDLC
10 4 (7.55%) Requirements Analysis
11 3 (5.66%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (5.66%) Risk Analysis
11 3 (5.66%) Software Testing
11 3 (5.66%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 30 (56.60%) C++
2 21 (39.62%) C#
3 17 (32.08%) Java
4 13 (24.53%) C
5 12 (22.64%) JavaScript
6 11 (20.75%) SQL
7 8 (15.09%) PL/SQL
8 7 (13.21%) Python
9 6 (11.32%) Perl
10 5 (9.43%) Ruby
11 3 (5.66%) Embedded C
11 3 (5.66%) Scala
12 2 (3.77%) Bash Shell
12 2 (3.77%) Embedded C++
12 2 (3.77%) Lua
12 2 (3.77%) PHP
12 2 (3.77%) VC++
13 1 (1.89%) Ada
13 1 (1.89%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 33 (62.26%) Security Cleared
2 19 (35.85%) DV Cleared
3 14 (26.42%) SC Cleared
4 7 (13.21%) Degree
5 2 (3.77%) ISEB
5 2 (3.77%) ISTQB
5 2 (3.77%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 2 (3.77%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.43%) ESRI
3 3 (5.66%) Oracle
4 2 (3.77%) Serena
4 2 (3.77%) Sun
5 1 (1.89%) IBM
5 1 (1.89%) Wind River
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £40 - £45 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £42.00 - 46.20 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 18 days ago
Gloucestershire
Capita Defence & Security Resourcing
Posted: 18 days ago