The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Wiltshire 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 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 Developer
Rank 59 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 8 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.74% 1.38% 2.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.77% 1.47% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 7 14
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£350 £600 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-41.66% +118.18%
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £38.13 £38.25
% change year-on-year
-1.63% -0.32%
Software Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
647 545 611
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.57% 94.13% 92.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 341 356
Average daily rate £368 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.67% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £229 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £519 £500 £490
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 47 49
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.50 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.75 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £39.40 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.68
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.98%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Swindon -3 2 - -
Chippenham - - - - 1
Salisbury - - - -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 7 (58.33%) C#
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (33.33%) REST
4 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
4 3 (25.00%) Java
4 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 3 (25.00%) Degree
4 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
5 2 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 2 (16.67%) SOA
5 2 (16.67%) Open Source
5 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
6 1 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire 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 2 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (8.33%) IIS
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
2 1 (8.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) Big Data
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (8.33%) MSTest
3 1 (8.33%) Moq
3 1 (8.33%) Valgrind
3 1 (8.33%) ClearCase
3 1 (8.33%) JUnit
General
1 1 (8.33%) Telecoms
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (58.33%) .NET
2 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 4 (33.33%) Web Services
2 4 (33.33%) REST
3 3 (25.00%) Silverlight
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
5 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
5 1 (8.33%) XSLT
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) JDBC
5 1 (8.33%) JSP
5 1 (8.33%) Spring MVC
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) Ajax
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Computer Science
1 2 (16.67%) Client/Server
1 2 (16.67%) Open Source
1 2 (16.67%) Visualisation
2 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (8.33%) RIA
2 1 (8.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (8.33%) Android
2 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (8.33%) VxWorks
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Software Engineering
2 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (16.67%) SOA
4 1 (8.33%) Android Development
4 1 (8.33%) OOD
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) OOA/OOD
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Multithreading
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
4 1 (8.33%) Web Design
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) C#
2 4 (33.33%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) Java
3 3 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (8.33%) Assembly Language
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) C
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) DV Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) Coverity
2 1 (8.33%) IBM
2 1 (8.33%) QNX
2 1 (8.33%) ESRI