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 20 August 2014 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 35 38 35
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 7 3 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.67% 0.81% 0.85%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.19% 1.15% 1.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 2 1
Average daily rate
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£413 £600 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +100.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.56
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.23%
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
319 262 239
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 76.32% 71.00% 67.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 189 158
Average daily rate £438 £420 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £526 £509 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 7
Average hourly rate £23.85 £13.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.62% -37.20%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £11.80 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £95.00 £19.90 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014, 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 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (60.00%) HTML
2 12 (60.00%) CSS
3 9 (45.00%) OO
4 8 (40.00%) Java
5 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
5 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 7 (35.00%) J2EE
5 7 (35.00%) JUnit
5 7 (35.00%) Apache
5 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
5 7 (35.00%) XML
5 7 (35.00%) OOD
5 7 (35.00%) Spring
6 6 (30.00%) Linux
7 5 (25.00%) Scrum
7 5 (25.00%) HTML5
8 4 (20.00%) Amazon S3
8 4 (20.00%) RSpec
8 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
8 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
8 4 (20.00%) Heroku
8 4 (20.00%) Backbone.js
8 4 (20.00%) GitHub
8 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
8 4 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
8 4 (20.00%) Sublime Text
8 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
8 4 (20.00%) TDD
8 4 (20.00%) Ruby

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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 7 (35.00%) Apache
1 7 (35.00%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.00%) CICS
2 1 (5.00%) CMS
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Photoshop
1 4 (20.00%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 4 (20.00%) Heroku
1 4 (20.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) SSH
2 1 (5.00%) ATM
2 1 (5.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) DB2
2 1 (5.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 7 (35.00%) JUnit
2 4 (20.00%) RSpec
2 4 (20.00%) Cucumber
2 4 (20.00%) Karma Test Runner
2 4 (20.00%) Sublime Text
3 2 (10.00%) Valgrind
3 2 (10.00%) ClearCase
4 1 (5.00%) Xcode
4 1 (5.00%) Selenium
4 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) Software Engineer
3 8 (40.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Programmer
6 1 (5.00%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Web Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) HTML
1 12 (60.00%) CSS
2 7 (35.00%) XML
2 7 (35.00%) J2EE
2 7 (35.00%) Hibernate
2 7 (35.00%) Spring
3 5 (25.00%) HTML5
4 4 (20.00%) Backbone.js
4 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
4 4 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (15.00%) Web Services
6 2 (10.00%) .NET
7 1 (5.00%) ADO.NET
7 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET
7 1 (5.00%) LAMP
7 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
7 1 (5.00%) jQuery
7 1 (5.00%) REST
7 1 (5.00%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Firmware
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) iPhone
2 1 (5.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.00%) iPad
2 1 (5.00%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.00%) Tandem
2 1 (5.00%) VSAM
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) EFT
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Mac OS
3 3 (15.00%) UNIX
3 3 (15.00%) Windows
4 2 (10.00%) VxWorks
5 1 (5.00%) Android
5 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) OO
2 7 (35.00%) OOD
3 5 (25.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Content Management
5 1 (5.00%) Automated Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Web Development
5 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (5.00%) Kanban
5 1 (5.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Android Development
5 1 (5.00%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.00%) SEO
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) SQL
4 4 (20.00%) Ruby
5 2 (10.00%) Assembly Language
5 2 (10.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) C#
5 2 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) COBOL
6 1 (5.00%) Python
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.00%) JCL
6 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) QNX
1 2 (10.00%) Coverity
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore
2 1 (5.00%) IBM
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) HP