The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 39 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 14 9
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 0.54% 3.14% 3.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.67% 3.98% 3.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 8 8
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£300 £381 £550
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-21.31% -30.68%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Software Engineering
Wiltshire

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

Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
299 352 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 80.16% 78.92% 81.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 213 272 186
Average daily rate £465 £400 £420
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.25% -4.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £528 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 9 2
Average hourly rate £20.19 £22.50 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.28% +66.66%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £31.44 £30.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
+4.80% -6.25%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Swindon region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (60.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) HTML5
4 1 (20.00%) CSS3
4 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (20.00%) DNN
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) UNIX
4 1 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (20.00%) HTML
4 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Swindon region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) DNN
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Leader
2 1 (20.00%) Python Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) HTML
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (20.00%) CSS
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) HTML5
1 1 (20.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) UNIX
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (60.00%) Knowledge Management
2 3 (60.00%) PRINCE2
2 3 (60.00%) UML
2 3 (60.00%) SOA
2 3 (60.00%) Line Management
3 2 (40.00%) Data Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 1 (20.00%) Code Coverage
4 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (20.00%) PHP
1 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree