The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 2 September 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
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 57 39 28
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 16 32
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.70% 2.83% 4.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 3.02% 5.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 17
Average daily rate
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£361 £313 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.60% +13.63%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £300 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £518 £357
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 11
Average hourly rate - £31.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -6.66%
Software Engineer
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
682 530 631
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.25% 93.81% 92.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 444 335 363
Average daily rate £370 £366 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.23% +4.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £229 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £479
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 47 53
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £12.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 2 September 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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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 -4 5 £361 -21.89% 1
Salisbury - - - - 1
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (60.00%) Linux
3 7 (46.67%) Ruby
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Mac OS
6 4 (26.67%) SSH
6 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
6 4 (26.67%) Amazon S3
6 4 (26.67%) RSpec
6 4 (26.67%) HTML5
6 4 (26.67%) Heroku
6 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
6 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
6 4 (26.67%) Backbone.js
6 4 (26.67%) GitHub
6 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
6 4 (26.67%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (26.67%) Sublime Text
6 4 (26.67%) UNIX
6 4 (26.67%) CSS
6 4 (26.67%) HTML
6 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
6 4 (26.67%) Python
6 4 (26.67%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (26.67%) Scrum

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.67%) IIS
1 1 (6.67%) CICS
1 1 (6.67%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) Photoshop
1 4 (26.67%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Amazon S3
1 4 (26.67%) Heroku
1 4 (26.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) SSH
2 2 (13.33%) HTTP
3 1 (6.67%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (26.67%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (26.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) DB2
Development Applications
1 4 (26.67%) RSpec
1 4 (26.67%) Cucumber
1 4 (26.67%) Karma Test Runner
1 4 (26.67%) Sublime Text
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.67%) ClearCase
2 1 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (6.67%) MSTest
2 1 (6.67%) Moq
2 1 (6.67%) Valgrind
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) HTML
1 4 (26.67%) CSS
1 4 (26.67%) Ruby on Rails
1 4 (26.67%) HTML5
1 4 (26.67%) Backbone.js
1 4 (26.67%) AngularJS
2 2 (13.33%) Web Services
3 1 (6.67%) .NET
3 1 (6.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (6.67%) WCF
3 1 (6.67%) Silverlight
3 1 (6.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (6.67%) REST
3 1 (6.67%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Client/Server
1 2 (13.33%) Firmware
2 1 (6.67%) Mainframe
2 1 (6.67%) VSAM
2 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) RIA
2 1 (6.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (60.00%) Linux
2 6 (40.00%) Windows
3 4 (26.67%) UNIX
3 4 (26.67%) Mac OS
4 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.67%) VxWorks
4 1 (6.67%) Android
4 1 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (26.67%) Scrum
2 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 1 (6.67%) UML
3 1 (6.67%) OO
3 1 (6.67%) SOA
3 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (6.67%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Ruby
2 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (26.67%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (20.00%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) VBScript
5 2 (13.33%) C
5 2 (13.33%) Ada
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
6 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
6 1 (6.67%) Assembly Language
6 1 (6.67%) JCL
6 1 (6.67%) C#
6 1 (6.67%) C++
6 1 (6.67%) COBOL
6 1 (6.67%) Java
6 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
3 2 (13.33%) DV Cleared
4 1 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (13.33%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (20.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (13.33%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) HP
1 3 (20.00%) VMware
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) QNX
3 1 (6.67%) ESRI
3 1 (6.67%) Coverity
3 1 (6.67%) 3PAR