The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Swindon region.

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.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 39 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 5 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.97% 1.26% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.05% 1.32% 1.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 1
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£375 £563 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +87.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-4.00% -
Job Titles Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
382 379 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 92.94% 95.23% 92.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 289 256 214
Average daily rate £413 £410 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.60% +5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £520 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 26 14
Average hourly rate £20.00 £13.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.84% -14.75%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Software Developer
Wiltshire

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 5 (55.56%) C#
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Java
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) Windows
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
5 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) TDD
5 1 (11.11%) Content Management
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) Valgrind
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) Big Data
5 1 (11.11%) Android Development
5 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
5 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
5 1 (11.11%) Android

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Big Data
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Valgrind
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) ClearCase
1 1 (11.11%) JUnit
General
1 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 1 (11.11%) Spring MVC
5 1 (11.11%) Ajax
5 1 (11.11%) Spring
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) XSLT
5 1 (11.11%) JDBC
5 1 (11.11%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
1 1 (11.11%) Visualisation
1 1 (11.11%) Client/Server
1 1 (11.11%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 1 (11.11%) Android
2 1 (11.11%) UNIX
2 1 (11.11%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Content Management
3 1 (11.11%) Android Development
3 1 (11.11%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Workflow
3 1 (11.11%) OOA/OOD
3 1 (11.11%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (22.22%) Java
3 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 1 (11.11%) C
4 1 (11.11%) Python
4 1 (11.11%) Assembly Language
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Coverity
1 1 (11.11%) QNX
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
Swindon, Wiltshire
Harvey Nash plc
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