The first table below looks at the demand 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 11 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 of the Processes & Methodologies category 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
11 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 39 38 33
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 5 5 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 1.28% 1.28% 1.51%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.64% 1.74% 2.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
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£310 £563 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.88% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £38.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
304 288 230
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 77.55% 73.85% 69.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 232 208 150
Average daily rate £417 £425 £418
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.88% +1.79%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £310 £252
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 10 5
Average hourly rate £30.10 £14.50 £21.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+107.55% -32.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.69 £13.05 £15.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £17.80 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £27.00 £31.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.90% +3.33%
Software Engineering
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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 11 July 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 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
1 11 (57.89%) OO
2 10 (52.63%) HTML
2 10 (52.63%) Java
2 10 (52.63%) CSS
3 9 (47.37%) Spring
3 9 (47.37%) Hibernate
3 9 (47.37%) XML
3 9 (47.37%) J2EE
3 9 (47.37%) JUnit
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
3 9 (47.37%) Apache
3 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
3 9 (47.37%) OOD
4 5 (26.32%) Web Services
5 4 (21.05%) Linux
5 4 (21.05%) Finance
6 3 (15.79%) Windows
6 3 (15.79%) Scrum
7 2 (10.53%) QNX
7 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
7 2 (10.53%) VxWorks
7 2 (10.53%) UNIX
7 2 (10.53%) C
7 2 (10.53%) C++
7 2 (10.53%) Assembly Language
7 2 (10.53%) Firmware
7 2 (10.53%) Python
7 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
7 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 11 July 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 9 (47.37%) Apache
1 9 (47.37%) Tomcat
2 1 (5.26%) CICS
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Photoshop
1 1 (5.26%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Amazon S3
1 1 (5.26%) Heroku
1 1 (5.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.26%) Internet
1 1 (5.26%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.26%) DB2
1 1 (5.26%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.26%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 9 (47.37%) JUnit
2 2 (10.53%) ClearCase
2 2 (10.53%) Valgrind
3 1 (5.26%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.26%) Karma Test Runner
3 1 (5.26%) Sublime Text
3 1 (5.26%) Xcode
3 1 (5.26%) RSpec
General
1 4 (21.05%) Finance
2 2 (10.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (84.21%) Developer
2 10 (52.63%) Java Developer
3 7 (36.84%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Developer
5 2 (10.53%) Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Lead Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Project Manager
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Team Leader
6 1 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Python Programmer
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded Software Developer
6 1 (5.26%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) C Software Engineer
6 1 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (52.63%) HTML
1 10 (52.63%) CSS
2 9 (47.37%) J2EE
2 9 (47.37%) XML
2 9 (47.37%) Hibernate
2 9 (47.37%) Spring
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
4 1 (5.26%) .NET
4 1 (5.26%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.26%) HTML5
4 1 (5.26%) REST
4 1 (5.26%) Backbone.js
4 1 (5.26%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Firmware
2 1 (5.26%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.26%) VSAM
2 1 (5.26%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.26%) iPhone
2 1 (5.26%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.26%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 3 (15.79%) Windows
3 2 (10.53%) UNIX
3 2 (10.53%) VxWorks
4 1 (5.26%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Mac OS
4 1 (5.26%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) OO
2 9 (47.37%) OOD
3 3 (15.79%) Scrum
4 2 (10.53%) TDD
4 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.26%) Project Planning
5 1 (5.26%) Web Development
5 1 (5.26%) Kanban
5 1 (5.26%) Android Development
5 1 (5.26%) iOS Development
5 1 (5.26%) DevOps
5 1 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.26%) DSDM
5 1 (5.26%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.26%) SOA
5 1 (5.26%) Project Management
5 1 (5.26%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 11 (57.89%) JavaScript
2 10 (52.63%) Java
3 9 (47.37%) SQL
4 2 (10.53%) Python
4 2 (10.53%) C
4 2 (10.53%) C++
4 2 (10.53%) Assembly Language
5 1 (5.26%) JCL
5 1 (5.26%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.26%) Ruby
5 1 (5.26%) COBOL
5 1 (5.26%) C#
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.26%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
2 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) DV Cleared
2 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (10.53%) QNX
1 2 (10.53%) Coverity