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 4 December 2016 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 14 32 42
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +10
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 47 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 11.19% 4.50% 2.77%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 14.69% 5.75% 3.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 6 3
Median daily rate £440 £405 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.64% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £340 £326 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £475 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.25 £37.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.73% +16.89%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.15 £42.25 £33.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £50.77 £41.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.75 £40.70 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.57% +1.75%
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
320 400 357
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 76.19% 78.28% 70.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 227 192
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 20 12
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £34.95 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.30% +39.80%

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 4 December 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
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 4 December 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 4 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +9 18 £488 +30.43% 6
Gloucester +3 4 £463 +59.48% 7
Tewkesbury -1 1 £340 -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 4 December 2016, 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 47 (59.49%) Security Cleared
2 37 (46.84%) C
2 37 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (41.77%) DV Cleared
4 32 (40.51%) C++
5 21 (26.58%) Java
5 21 (26.58%) Linux
6 20 (25.32%) Selenium
7 19 (24.05%) OO
8 18 (22.78%) Scrum
9 17 (21.52%) JIRA
10 16 (20.25%) UML
10 16 (20.25%) Python
10 16 (20.25%) Oracle
11 15 (18.99%) Embedded C++
12 14 (17.72%) DevOps
13 13 (16.46%) Jenkins
13 13 (16.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (16.46%) Embedded C
13 13 (16.46%) SQL
13 13 (16.46%) Windows
14 12 (15.19%) ITIL
14 12 (15.19%) Software Testing
14 12 (15.19%) Hadoop
15 11 (13.92%) Continuous Improvement
15 11 (13.92%) Big Data
15 11 (13.92%) SC Cleared
15 11 (13.92%) Maven
15 11 (13.92%) SQL Server

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 (8.86%) Confluence
2 6 (7.59%) Apache
3 5 (6.33%) Apache Solr
4 3 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Pig
5 1 (1.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Excel
1 6 (7.59%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.80%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (8.86%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (7.59%) Amazon S3
3 5 (6.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.27%) LAN
1 1 (1.27%) RS-485
1 1 (1.27%) Skype
1 1 (1.27%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) Hadoop
2 11 (13.92%) Big Data
2 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
3 10 (12.66%) OrientDB
4 7 (8.86%) NoSQL
5 6 (7.59%) MongoDB
6 5 (6.33%) Oracle Database
7 4 (5.06%) MySQL
7 4 (5.06%) Neo4j
7 4 (5.06%) Oracle Database 11g
7 4 (5.06%) Relational Database
8 2 (2.53%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (25.32%) Selenium
2 17 (21.52%) JIRA
3 13 (16.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (16.46%) Jenkins
4 11 (13.92%) Ant
4 11 (13.92%) Maven
5 7 (8.86%) Cucumber
5 7 (8.86%) JUnit
6 6 (7.59%) Bitbucket
6 6 (7.59%) Eclipse
6 6 (7.59%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (6.33%) ClearCase
7 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
7 5 (6.33%) JMeter
7 5 (6.33%) LoadRunner
7 5 (6.33%) Selenium IDE
7 5 (6.33%) WebDriver
8 4 (5.06%) Subversion
9 2 (2.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (2.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (12.66%) Aerospace
2 9 (11.39%) Finance
3 4 (5.06%) Manufacturing
4 3 (3.80%) Avionics
4 3 (3.80%) Electronics
4 3 (3.80%) Marketing
4 3 (3.80%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 45 (56.96%) Software Engineer
2 15 (18.99%) Test Engineer
3 13 (16.46%) Embedded Engineer
3 13 (16.46%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 12 (15.19%) Integration Engineer
4 12 (15.19%) Test and Integration Engineer
5 10 (12.66%) Developer
6 9 (11.39%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (10.13%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (8.86%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 6 (7.59%) .NET Developer
9 6 (7.59%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
10 5 (6.33%) Big Data Engineer
10 5 (6.33%) Data Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) C Software Engineer
11 4 (5.06%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 3 (3.80%) Embedded C Engineer
12 3 (3.80%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.13%) .NET
2 7 (8.86%) CSS
2 7 (8.86%) HTML
2 7 (8.86%) jQuery
2 7 (8.86%) JSON
2 7 (8.86%) LINQ
3 6 (7.59%) AngularJS
3 6 (7.59%) HTML5
3 6 (7.59%) REST
3 6 (7.59%) Spring
4 5 (6.33%) .NET Framework
4 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET
4 5 (6.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (6.33%) EJB
4 5 (6.33%) Java EE
4 5 (6.33%) JSF
5 4 (5.06%) Entity Framework
5 4 (5.06%) Ninject
6 3 (3.80%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (2.53%) Dapper ORM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.86%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (7.59%) Mathematics
2 6 (7.59%) Physics
2 6 (7.59%) Wiki
3 5 (6.33%) Cyberthreat
4 2 (2.53%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.27%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.27%) Smartcard
5 1 (1.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (26.58%) Linux
2 13 (16.46%) Windows
3 6 (7.59%) Unix
4 2 (2.53%) CentOS
4 2 (2.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.27%) Android
5 1 (1.27%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.84%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (24.05%) OO
3 18 (22.78%) Scrum
4 16 (20.25%) UML
5 14 (17.72%) DevOps
6 13 (16.46%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (15.19%) ITIL
7 12 (15.19%) Software Testing
8 11 (13.92%) Continuous Improvement
9 10 (12.66%) Test Scripting
10 9 (11.39%) SDLC
11 8 (10.13%) OOD
11 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
12 7 (8.86%) Automated Testing
12 7 (8.86%) Integration Testing
12 7 (8.86%) OOA/OOD
12 7 (8.86%) Risk Analysis
12 7 (8.86%) System Testing
12 7 (8.86%) Validation
12 7 (8.86%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 37 (46.84%) C
2 32 (40.51%) C++
3 21 (26.58%) Java
4 16 (20.25%) Python
5 15 (18.99%) Embedded C++
6 13 (16.46%) Embedded C
6 13 (16.46%) SQL
7 10 (12.66%) Ada
8 8 (10.13%) C#
8 8 (10.13%) JavaScript
9 7 (8.86%) Perl
10 6 (7.59%) Bash Shell
10 6 (7.59%) Shell Script
11 5 (6.33%) PL/SQL
11 5 (6.33%) Ruby
12 4 (5.06%) Scala
13 3 (3.80%) Assembly Language
14 2 (2.53%) MATLAB
15 1 (1.27%) PHP
15 1 (1.27%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 47 (59.49%) Security Cleared
2 33 (41.77%) DV Cleared
3 11 (13.92%) SC Cleared
4 8 (10.13%) Degree
5 5 (6.33%) ISEB
5 5 (6.33%) ISTQB
5 5 (6.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.27%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.13%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.27%) MISRA
2 1 (1.27%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (1.27%) Docker
1 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.33%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 16 (20.25%) Oracle
2 5 (6.33%) Atlassian
2 5 (6.33%) Cloudera
2 5 (6.33%) HP
3 3 (3.80%) SAP
4 2 (2.53%) EMC
4 2 (2.53%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.53%) Renesas
5 1 (1.27%) Motorola
5 1 (1.27%) RedGate
5 1 (1.27%) Twitter