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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 28 41 35
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 11 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 3.31% 0.55% 2.98%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.40% 0.69% 3.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 1 7
Average daily rate £563 £300 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+87.50% -22.58%
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+11.42% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £11.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
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
250 289 356
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 75.30% 80.06% 81.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 207 276
Average daily rate £420 £440 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.54% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £315 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £563 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 10 6
Average hourly rate £27.50 £20.19 £22.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.23% -10.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £30.50 £31.50
% change year-on-year
+18.03% -3.17%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram 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 29 April 2016, 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 12 (60.00%) Scrum
2 11 (55.00%) SDLC
3 9 (45.00%) Use Case
3 9 (45.00%) Banking
3 9 (45.00%) TOGAF
3 9 (45.00%) UML
3 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
4 8 (40.00%) Java
4 8 (40.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) Spring
6 6 (30.00%) Hibernate
7 5 (25.00%) SEPA
7 5 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
7 5 (25.00%) SWIFT
8 4 (20.00%) SQL
8 4 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) Middleware
8 4 (20.00%) SOA
9 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
9 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
10 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 2 (10.00%) Marketing
10 2 (10.00%) Degree
10 2 (10.00%) JIRA
10 2 (10.00%) Selenium
10 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
10 2 (10.00%) Games
10 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
10 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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.

Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
1 2 (10.00%) Internet
1 2 (10.00%) MQTT
1 2 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Cucumber
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
1 2 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 9 (45.00%) Banking
2 8 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 2 (10.00%) Games
3 2 (10.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (45.00%) Architect
1 9 (45.00%) Solutions Architect
2 6 (30.00%) Developer
2 6 (30.00%) Java Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Java Software Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Software Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Java Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium Automation Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Selenium Tester
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Test Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Graduate Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Java Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Senior Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Spring
2 6 (30.00%) Hibernate
3 4 (20.00%) Middleware
4 2 (10.00%) CSS
4 2 (10.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) .NET
5 1 (5.00%) J2SE
5 1 (5.00%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (5.00%) WCF
5 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Mobile Payment
1 5 (25.00%) SWIFT
2 2 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Scrum
2 11 (55.00%) SDLC
3 9 (45.00%) PRINCE2
3 9 (45.00%) TOGAF
3 9 (45.00%) UML
3 9 (45.00%) Use Case
4 4 (20.00%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (20.00%) SOA
5 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (10.00%) Mobile Application Development
6 2 (10.00%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.00%) Unit Testing
6 2 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (5.00%) Functional Programming
7 1 (5.00%) Kanban
7 1 (5.00%) OO
7 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 4 (20.00%) SQL
3 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) C
5 1 (5.00%) C#
5 1 (5.00%) F#
5 1 (5.00%) Haskell
5 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) SEPA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle
1 2 (10.00%) SAP
1 2 (10.00%) Splunk
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
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