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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank 21 23 25
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 31 30 29
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 8.61% 6.64% 5.95%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 10.30% 8.40% 8.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 10 6
Median daily rate £500 £413 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.21% -28.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £443
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £483 £680
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 14 15
Median hourly rate £42.50 £43.75 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +8.02%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.80 £42.50 £37.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.10 £46.14 £44.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +13.54%

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
301 357 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 83.61% 78.98% 73.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 192 221
Median daily rate £425 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £495
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 23
Median hourly rate £27.50 £42.25 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-34.91% +5.62%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £23.75 £29.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £46.20 £44.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 +5 6 £365 -8.75% 1
Tewkesbury +2 2 - -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 53 (64.63%) Security Cleared
2 50 (60.98%) C
2 50 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (48.78%) DV Cleared
4 35 (42.68%) C++
5 29 (35.37%) Java
5 29 (35.37%) Scrum
6 26 (31.71%) Python
7 24 (29.27%) Software Testing
8 22 (26.83%) SDLC
9 21 (25.61%) Oracle
9 21 (25.61%) Linux
10 20 (24.39%) Selenium
11 18 (21.95%) DevOps
11 18 (21.95%) OO
12 17 (20.73%) Windows
12 17 (20.73%) Hadoop
13 16 (19.51%) UML
14 15 (18.29%) SQL Server
14 15 (18.29%) Embedded C++
14 15 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
15 14 (17.07%) Big Data
15 14 (17.07%) Validation
16 13 (15.85%) Requirements Analysis
16 13 (15.85%) Embedded C
16 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
16 13 (15.85%) ITIL
16 13 (15.85%) Integration Testing
16 13 (15.85%) Waterfall
17 12 (14.63%) Cucumber

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 (8.54%) JBoss
2 6 (7.32%) Confluence
3 5 (6.10%) Apache
4 4 (4.88%) Apache Pig
5 3 (3.66%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (2.44%) Apache Spark
6 2 (2.44%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (13.41%) MS Excel
2 3 (3.66%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (9.76%) Amazon S3
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.22%) LAN
1 1 (1.22%) RS-485
1 1 (1.22%) Skype
1 1 (1.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (20.73%) Hadoop
2 15 (18.29%) SQL Server
3 14 (17.07%) Big Data
4 4 (4.88%) MySQL
4 4 (4.88%) OrientDB
5 3 (3.66%) Apache Accumulo
5 3 (3.66%) Oracle Database
6 2 (2.44%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.44%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.44%) Neo4j
6 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database 11g
6 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.22%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 20 (24.39%) Selenium
2 12 (14.63%) Cucumber
2 12 (14.63%) JIRA
3 9 (10.98%) JUnit
4 7 (8.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 7 (8.54%) Jenkins
5 6 (7.32%) Ant
5 6 (7.32%) Maven
6 5 (6.10%) Bitbucket
6 5 (6.10%) LoadRunner
6 5 (6.10%) Selenium IDE
6 5 (6.10%) WebDriver
7 4 (4.88%) Rational DOORS
7 4 (4.88%) Subversion
8 1 (1.22%) C++Builder
8 1 (1.22%) EasyMock
8 1 (1.22%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (9.76%) Aerospace
1 8 (9.76%) Finance
2 4 (4.88%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.66%) Electronics
3 3 (3.66%) Games
3 3 (3.66%) Marketing
3 3 (3.66%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.22%) Military
Job Titles
1 41 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 17 (20.73%) Developer
3 15 (18.29%) Test Engineer
4 13 (15.85%) Embedded Engineer
4 13 (15.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 12 (14.63%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (14.63%) Integration Engineer
5 12 (14.63%) Test and Integration Engineer
6 10 (12.20%) Systems Engineer
7 9 (10.98%) Java Developer
8 6 (7.32%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) .NET Developer
10 4 (4.88%) C Software Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) C/C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) DV Cleared Software Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Java Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Java Software Engineer
11 3 (3.66%) Big Data Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (14.63%) EJB
2 10 (12.20%) JSF
3 9 (10.98%) Hibernate
3 9 (10.98%) J2EE
3 9 (10.98%) REST
3 9 (10.98%) XML
4 8 (9.76%) .NET
4 8 (9.76%) Web Services
5 7 (8.54%) AngularJS
5 7 (8.54%) CSS
5 7 (8.54%) EJB 3.0
5 7 (8.54%) HTML
5 7 (8.54%) JAXB
5 7 (8.54%) JPA
5 7 (8.54%) jQuery
5 7 (8.54%) PrimeFaces
5 7 (8.54%) XSD
5 7 (8.54%) XSLT
6 6 (7.32%) ASP.NET MVC
6 6 (7.32%) LINQ
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.10%) Wiki
2 4 (4.88%) Cyberthreat
3 3 (3.66%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.22%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.22%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.22%) Mobile Games
4 1 (1.22%) Smartcard
4 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (25.61%) Linux
2 17 (20.73%) Windows
3 5 (6.10%) Unix
4 4 (4.88%) Android
4 4 (4.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.44%) CentOS
5 2 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (60.98%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (35.37%) Scrum
3 24 (29.27%) Software Testing
4 22 (26.83%) SDLC
5 18 (21.95%) DevOps
5 18 (21.95%) OO
6 16 (19.51%) UML
7 15 (18.29%) Continuous Integration
8 14 (17.07%) Validation
9 13 (15.85%) Integration Testing
9 13 (15.85%) ITIL
9 13 (15.85%) Requirements Analysis
9 13 (15.85%) Waterfall
10 12 (14.63%) Risk Analysis
10 12 (14.63%) System Integration Testing
10 12 (14.63%) System Testing
10 12 (14.63%) V-Model
11 11 (13.41%) Automation Testing
11 11 (13.41%) Defect Tracking
11 11 (13.41%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 50 (60.98%) C
2 35 (42.68%) C++
3 29 (35.37%) Java
4 26 (31.71%) Python
5 15 (18.29%) Embedded C++
6 13 (15.85%) Embedded C
6 13 (15.85%) JavaScript
7 12 (14.63%) Perl
8 10 (12.20%) C#
9 6 (7.32%) Bash Shell
10 4 (4.88%) Ruby
10 4 (4.88%) SQL
11 3 (3.66%) Ada
11 3 (3.66%) Assembly Language
11 3 (3.66%) PL/SQL
11 3 (3.66%) Scala
12 2 (2.44%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.22%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.22%) PHP
13 1 (1.22%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (64.63%) Security Cleared
2 40 (48.78%) DV Cleared
3 9 (10.98%) Degree
4 8 (9.76%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.10%) ISEB
5 5 (6.10%) ISTQB
5 5 (6.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (1.22%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.10%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.22%) MISRA
2 1 (1.22%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.44%) Firmware
2 1 (1.22%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (6.10%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (2.44%) Kibana
Vendors
1 21 (25.61%) Oracle
2 5 (6.10%) Atlassian
2 5 (6.10%) Cloudera
2 5 (6.10%) HP
3 3 (3.66%) SAP
4 2 (2.44%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (2.44%) EMC
4 2 (2.44%) Freescale
4 2 (2.44%) Red Hat
4 2 (2.44%) Renesas
4 2 (2.44%) Wind River
5 1 (1.22%) Motorola
5 1 (1.22%) RedGate
5 1 (1.22%) Twitter
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