The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
England / South West
Rank 36 38 56
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +18
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 125 132 98
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 4.83% 4.57% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.03% 5.56% 4.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 58 50
Median daily rate £440 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £332 £324
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £433 £653
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £366 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 45 27
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £39.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +12.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £38.20 £34.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £57.00 £45.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +12.82%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the South West region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
2074 2373 2312
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 80.08% 82.11% 75.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1374 1664 1550
Median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £280 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 129 120 104
Median hourly rate £37.50 £42.00 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.71% +15.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £25.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £55.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of contract jobs across the South West 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 the South West

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineering across the South West region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the South West region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the South West region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in the South West

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 South West region over the 3 months to 23 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
Somerset +2 41 £388 -3.12% 13
Gloucestershire +12 35 £488 +21.87% 17
Bristol -10 16 £450 +28.57% 27
Wiltshire +11 14 £480 +30.61% 11
Devon +2 7 £480 +10.92% 3
Dorset -9 2 £326 -18.43% 11
Cornwall - 1 - - 1
Software Engineering
England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 23 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 South West region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 123 (45.39%) Agile Software Development
2 108 (39.85%) Security Cleared
3 95 (35.06%) C++
4 86 (31.73%) C#
4 86 (31.73%) Scrum
5 82 (30.26%) Java
6 77 (28.41%) C
7 57 (21.03%) .NET
8 56 (20.66%) SQL
9 55 (20.30%) DV Cleared
10 51 (18.82%) SC Cleared
10 51 (18.82%) Linux
11 49 (18.08%) SQL Server
12 47 (17.34%) OO
13 46 (16.97%) UML
14 45 (16.61%) Python
15 36 (13.28%) ASP.NET
16 34 (12.55%) Windows
17 32 (11.81%) Unit Testing
18 31 (11.44%) Oracle
18 31 (11.44%) Automated Testing
18 31 (11.44%) SDLC
19 30 (11.07%) TDD
20 29 (10.70%) DevOps
21 28 (10.33%) MVC
21 28 (10.33%) JavaScript
22 27 (9.96%) Validation
23 26 (9.59%) REST
23 26 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
24 25 (9.23%) Selenium

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 11 (4.06%) Apache
1 11 (4.06%) NServiceBus
2 9 (3.32%) OpenStack
3 7 (2.58%) Confluence
4 6 (2.21%) SharePoint
5 5 (1.85%) CMS
5 5 (1.85%) JBoss
5 5 (1.85%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.48%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.11%) Apache Pig
7 3 (1.11%) Apache Solr
7 3 (1.11%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.11%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (1.11%) IIS
8 2 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.37%) ATG Dynamo
9 1 (0.37%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle Service Bus
9 1 (0.37%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 1 (0.37%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (6.64%) MS Excel
2 6 (2.21%) Simulink
3 3 (1.11%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 15 (5.54%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.80%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (3.32%) Amazon S3
4 4 (1.48%) TestFlight
5 1 (0.37%) GitHub
5 1 (0.37%) IaaS
5 1 (0.37%) PaaS
5 1 (0.37%) SaaS
5 1 (0.37%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.54%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.95%) Internet
3 5 (1.85%) Bluetooth
3 5 (1.85%) Firewall
4 4 (1.48%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (1.48%) Wireless
5 2 (0.74%) AMQP
5 2 (0.74%) MQTT
5 2 (0.74%) Skype
6 1 (0.37%) HTTP
6 1 (0.37%) LAN
6 1 (0.37%) NAS
6 1 (0.37%) RS-485
6 1 (0.37%) SAN
6 1 (0.37%) Software-Defined Networking
6 1 (0.37%) VoIP
6 1 (0.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (18.08%) SQL Server
2 23 (8.49%) Hadoop
3 21 (7.75%) Big Data
4 12 (4.43%) MySQL
5 11 (4.06%) Relational Database
6 10 (3.69%) MongoDB
6 10 (3.69%) NoSQL
7 7 (2.58%) OrientDB
8 6 (2.21%) SQL Server 2012
9 5 (1.85%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (1.85%) Oracle Database
10 4 (1.48%) Apache Hive
10 4 (1.48%) Azure SQL Database
10 4 (1.48%) CouchDB
10 4 (1.48%) Neo4j
10 4 (1.48%) Oracle Database 11g
10 4 (1.48%) SQLite
11 3 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
12 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 25 (9.23%) Selenium
2 21 (7.75%) Git (software)
3 20 (7.38%) JIRA
4 19 (7.01%) Cucumber
4 19 (7.01%) Team Foundation Server
5 17 (6.27%) Jenkins
6 14 (5.17%) Rational DOORS
7 11 (4.06%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 11 (4.06%) Eclipse
7 11 (4.06%) JUnit
8 10 (3.69%) Ant
9 9 (3.32%) Maven
9 9 (3.32%) Visual Studio
10 6 (2.21%) Bitbucket
10 6 (2.21%) Subversion
10 6 (2.21%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.85%) LoadRunner
11 5 (1.85%) Selenium IDE
11 5 (1.85%) SpecFlow
12 3 (1.11%) NUnit
General
1 24 (8.86%) Finance
2 15 (5.54%) Aerospace
3 10 (3.69%) Manufacturing
4 9 (3.32%) Electronics
5 8 (2.95%) Marketing
6 6 (2.21%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.85%) Banking
8 3 (1.11%) Automotive
8 3 (1.11%) Games
8 3 (1.11%) Military
9 2 (0.74%) Back Office
10 1 (0.37%) Advertising
10 1 (0.37%) International Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.37%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 132 (48.71%) Software Engineer
2 80 (29.52%) Developer
3 29 (10.70%) Embedded Engineer
4 28 (10.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 28 (10.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 26 (9.59%) Java Engineer
6 25 (9.23%) Java Software Engineer
7 23 (8.49%) .NET Developer
8 21 (7.75%) Test Engineer
9 18 (6.64%) Java Developer
10 17 (6.27%) Software Developer
11 15 (5.54%) Senior Software Engineer
11 15 (5.54%) Systems Engineer
12 13 (4.80%) Integration Engineer
12 13 (4.80%) Test and Integration Engineer
13 12 (4.43%) Embedded C++ Engineer
13 12 (4.43%) Senior Developer
14 11 (4.06%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
15 10 (3.69%) C# Developer
16 9 (3.32%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (21.03%) .NET
2 36 (13.28%) ASP.NET
3 26 (9.59%) REST
4 24 (8.86%) HTML
5 23 (8.49%) .NET Framework
5 23 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (8.12%) Web Services
7 19 (7.01%) CSS
8 17 (6.27%) Spring
9 16 (5.90%) WPF
10 13 (4.80%) EJB
10 13 (4.80%) XML
11 12 (4.43%) AngularJS
12 11 (4.06%) Hibernate
12 11 (4.06%) JSF
13 10 (3.69%) J2EE
13 10 (3.69%) RabbitMQ
14 9 (3.32%) ActiveMQ
14 9 (3.32%) jQuery
15 8 (2.95%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (5.90%) Mathematics
1 16 (5.90%) Physics
2 11 (4.06%) User Experience
3 9 (3.32%) Cyberthreat
3 9 (3.32%) Device Driver
3 9 (3.32%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 8 (2.95%) Management Information System
5 7 (2.58%) Embedded Systems
6 6 (2.21%) Mobile App
6 6 (2.21%) Wiki
7 4 (1.48%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.48%) Computer Science
7 4 (1.48%) RIA
8 3 (1.11%) Algorithms
8 3 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (1.11%) Visualisation
9 2 (0.74%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.74%) Mobile Payment
9 2 (0.74%) Semantic Web
9 2 (0.74%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 51 (18.82%) Linux
2 34 (12.55%) Windows
3 20 (7.38%) Unix
4 11 (4.06%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.21%) Android
6 5 (1.85%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (1.11%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.74%) CentOS
9 1 (0.37%) AIX
9 1 (0.37%) OpenWrt
9 1 (0.37%) Solaris
9 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (45.39%) Agile Software Development
2 86 (31.73%) Scrum
3 47 (17.34%) OO
4 46 (16.97%) UML
5 32 (11.81%) Unit Testing
6 31 (11.44%) Automated Testing
6 31 (11.44%) SDLC
7 30 (11.07%) TDD
8 29 (10.70%) DevOps
9 28 (10.33%) MVC
10 27 (9.96%) Validation
11 26 (9.59%) Continuous Integration
12 25 (9.23%) Software Testing
13 22 (8.12%) Kanban
14 21 (7.75%) ITIL
15 20 (7.38%) Test Automation
16 19 (7.01%) Integration Testing
16 19 (7.01%) Requirements Management
16 19 (7.01%) Time Management
17 17 (6.27%) Continuous Delivery
Programming Languages
1 95 (35.06%) C++
2 86 (31.73%) C#
3 82 (30.26%) Java
4 77 (28.41%) C
5 56 (20.66%) SQL
6 45 (16.61%) Python
7 28 (10.33%) JavaScript
8 24 (8.86%) Embedded C
9 21 (7.75%) Embedded C++
10 13 (4.80%) Perl
11 10 (3.69%) Ada
12 8 (2.95%) Bash Shell
12 8 (2.95%) MATLAB
13 7 (2.58%) Objective-C
13 7 (2.58%) PHP
13 7 (2.58%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.21%) Ruby
14 6 (2.21%) VB.NET
15 5 (1.85%) Scala
15 5 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 108 (39.85%) Security Cleared
2 55 (20.30%) DV Cleared
3 51 (18.82%) SC Cleared
4 25 (9.23%) Degree
5 6 (2.21%) ISEB
5 6 (2.21%) ISTQB
5 6 (2.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 3 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.37%) CISSP
7 1 (0.37%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.37%) GCIA
7 1 (0.37%) GCIH
7 1 (0.37%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (0.37%) MCITP
7 1 (0.37%) MCSE
7 1 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.37%) RHCE
7 1 (0.37%) SANS
7 1 (0.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (7.01%) QA
2 5 (1.85%) DO-178B
3 4 (1.48%) MISRA
4 2 (0.74%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.37%) Def Stans
5 1 (0.37%) Disclosure Scotland
5 1 (0.37%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.37%) JTAG
5 1 (0.37%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.37%) TickIT
System Software
1 9 (3.32%) Docker
2 5 (1.85%) Snort
3 2 (0.74%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.37%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.37%) BusyBox
4 1 (0.37%) Firmware
4 1 (0.37%) LXC
4 1 (0.37%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.95%) Ansible
2 5 (1.85%) HP Quality Center
3 4 (1.48%) Nessus
3 4 (1.48%) QRadar
4 2 (0.74%) Oozie
4 2 (0.74%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.74%) OpenSSO
4 2 (0.74%) Sun Identity Manager
5 1 (0.37%) Computer Incident Response Team
5 1 (0.37%) Kibana
5 1 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.37%) Puppet
5 1 (0.37%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 31 (11.44%) Oracle
2 19 (7.01%) Microsoft
3 7 (2.58%) Cloudera
4 5 (1.85%) Atlassian
4 5 (1.85%) HP
4 5 (1.85%) SAP
5 4 (1.48%) CheckPoint
5 4 (1.48%) Cisco
5 4 (1.48%) Citrix
5 4 (1.48%) Intel Security
5 4 (1.48%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (1.48%) ScanSafe
6 3 (1.11%) EMC
6 3 (1.11%) IBM
6 3 (1.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.74%) ATG
7 2 (0.74%) Borland
7 2 (0.74%) Intel
7 2 (0.74%) Remedy
7 2 (0.74%) Sun
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