The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Swindon region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 37 34 40
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.92% 0.94% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.98% 1.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 2
Median daily rate £375 £375 £295
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +27.11%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £39.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+6.41% +8.33%
Software Developer
Wiltshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
313 307 379
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 95.72% 96.24% 91.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 215 222 292
Median daily rate £363 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 18 13
Median hourly rate £27.50 £16.83 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+63.44% -15.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.65 £21.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Swindon region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Swindon region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 8 (88.89%) CSS
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) Finance
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) .NET
4 4 (44.44%) Spring
5 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
5 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
5 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
6 2 (22.22%) Scrum
6 2 (22.22%) CMS
6 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
6 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
6 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 2 (22.22%) MySQL
6 2 (22.22%) jQuery
6 2 (22.22%) Web Development
6 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
6 2 (22.22%) Content Management
6 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
7 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
7 1 (11.11%) BDD
7 1 (11.11%) Banking

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 1 (11.11%) Apache
2 1 (11.11%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (22.22%) MySQL
1 2 (22.22%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Ant
1 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
1 1 (11.11%) JBehave
1 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
1 1 (11.11%) Maven
1 1 (11.11%) Subversion
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
3 1 (11.11%) Banking
3 1 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (11.11%) Games
3 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
3 1 (11.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) CSS
1 8 (88.89%) HTML
2 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) Spring
3 3 (33.33%) AngularJS
3 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) OOA/OOD
3 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) Content Management
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 2 (22.22%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 1 (11.11%) BDD
4 1 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (11.11%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (11.11%) OO
4 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 6 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 5 (55.56%) C#
4 4 (44.44%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISEB
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle
2 1 (11.11%) SAP