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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 30 38 21
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -17
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 24 16 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 4.92% 3.43% 6.35%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.38% 4.62% 9.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 13 9
Median daily rate £400 £315 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+26.98% -7.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £345 £268 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £395 £363
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+17.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 2 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £42.50 £34.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.00 £42.50 £43.46
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.69 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.72%
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
376 346 289
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 77.05% 74.09% 65.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 216 242 144
Median daily rate £400 £405 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.23% +3.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £478 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 14 29
Median hourly rate £27.50 £27.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -26.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £27.50 £22.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £43.60 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £27.00
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +11 12 £400 +10.34% 10
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 39 (67.24%) Security Cleared
2 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (44.83%) DV Cleared
4 22 (37.93%) C++
5 20 (34.48%) Linux
5 20 (34.48%) Scrum
6 19 (32.76%) C
7 17 (29.31%) Java
7 17 (29.31%) Oracle
7 17 (29.31%) DevOps
8 15 (25.86%) JIRA
9 14 (24.14%) SQL
9 14 (24.14%) UML
9 14 (24.14%) OO
9 14 (24.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 14 (24.14%) Jenkins
10 13 (22.41%) OrientDB
10 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
10 13 (22.41%) OOD
10 13 (22.41%) Selenium
11 12 (20.69%) ITIL
12 11 (18.97%) Big Data
13 10 (17.24%) Bitbucket
13 10 (17.24%) Confluence
13 10 (17.24%) SDLC
13 10 (17.24%) Wiki
13 10 (17.24%) Requirements Analysis
13 10 (17.24%) Ruby
13 10 (17.24%) Embedded C++
14 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery

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 10 (17.24%) Confluence
2 9 (15.52%) Apache
3 4 (6.90%) Apache Solr
4 3 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (3.45%) Apache Pig
5 2 (3.45%) Apache Spark
6 1 (1.72%) GlassFish
6 1 (1.72%) IIS
6 1 (1.72%) WebLogic
6 1 (1.72%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
1 4 (6.90%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (1.72%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (5.17%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.45%) ASN.1
1 2 (3.45%) SAN
2 1 (1.72%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.41%) OrientDB
2 11 (18.97%) Big Data
3 9 (15.52%) MySQL
3 9 (15.52%) Relational Database
4 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database
4 8 (13.79%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (12.07%) Neo4j
6 6 (10.34%) MongoDB
6 6 (10.34%) NoSQL
7 5 (8.62%) Hadoop
7 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
8 2 (3.45%) Apache Accumulo
9 1 (1.72%) RDBMS
9 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 15 (25.86%) JIRA
2 14 (24.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 14 (24.14%) Jenkins
3 13 (22.41%) Selenium
4 10 (17.24%) Bitbucket
5 7 (12.07%) Rational DOORS
6 6 (10.34%) Cucumber
7 5 (8.62%) Git (software)
7 5 (8.62%) JUnit
7 5 (8.62%) Maven
8 4 (6.90%) Ant
8 4 (6.90%) ClearCase
8 4 (6.90%) Eclipse
8 4 (6.90%) JMeter
9 2 (3.45%) GCC
9 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
10 1 (1.72%) EasyMock
10 1 (1.72%) Subversion
General
1 7 (12.07%) Aerospace
2 4 (6.90%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.17%) Avionics
3 3 (5.17%) Electronics
4 2 (3.45%) Finance
5 1 (1.72%) Automotive
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.72%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (48.28%) Software Engineer
2 17 (29.31%) Developer
3 11 (18.97%) Integration Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Test Engineer
4 8 (13.79%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) C++ Developer
5 7 (12.07%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (12.07%) Senior Developer
6 6 (10.34%) Big Data Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Data Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
6 6 (10.34%) Software Developer
7 5 (8.62%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 5 (8.62%) Senior C++ Developer
8 4 (6.90%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
9 3 (5.17%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (13.79%) EJB
1 8 (13.79%) Java EE
1 8 (13.79%) Spring
2 7 (12.07%) CSS
2 7 (12.07%) HTML
2 7 (12.07%) JSF
3 6 (10.34%) REST
4 5 (8.62%) JSON
5 3 (5.17%) .NET
5 3 (5.17%) jQuery
5 3 (5.17%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (3.45%) Apache Camel
6 2 (3.45%) LINQ
6 2 (3.45%) Web Services
6 2 (3.45%) XML
7 1 (1.72%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.72%) Java RMI
7 1 (1.72%) JDBC
7 1 (1.72%) JSP
7 1 (1.72%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.24%) Wiki
2 7 (12.07%) Cyberthreat
2 7 (12.07%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.17%) Cybercrime
3 3 (5.17%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.17%) Physics
4 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.45%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (34.48%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Windows
3 2 (3.45%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (1.72%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (51.72%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (34.48%) Scrum
3 17 (29.31%) DevOps
4 14 (24.14%) OO
4 14 (24.14%) UML
5 13 (22.41%) OOD
6 12 (20.69%) ITIL
7 10 (17.24%) Requirements Analysis
7 10 (17.24%) SDLC
8 9 (15.52%) Service Delivery
9 8 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
9 8 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
9 8 (13.79%) Integration Testing
10 7 (12.07%) Open Source
10 7 (12.07%) Root Cause Analysis
11 6 (10.34%) Risk Analysis
11 6 (10.34%) System Testing
11 6 (10.34%) Validation
11 6 (10.34%) V-Model
11 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 22 (37.93%) C++
2 19 (32.76%) C
3 17 (29.31%) Java
4 14 (24.14%) SQL
5 10 (17.24%) Embedded C++
5 10 (17.24%) Ruby
6 9 (15.52%) PL/SQL
6 9 (15.52%) Scala
7 7 (12.07%) Ada
8 6 (10.34%) JavaScript
9 5 (8.62%) Python
9 5 (8.62%) Shell Script
10 4 (6.90%) Perl
10 4 (6.90%) VC++
11 3 (5.17%) C#
11 3 (5.17%) Embedded C
12 2 (3.45%) Assembly Language
13 1 (1.72%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 39 (67.24%) Security Cleared
2 26 (44.83%) DV Cleared
3 13 (22.41%) SC Cleared
4 8 (13.79%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 2 (3.45%) Kibana
2 1 (1.72%) Puppet
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Oracle
2 1 (1.72%) Green Hills
2 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.72%) SAP
2 1 (1.72%) Serena
2 1 (1.72%) Splunk
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