The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Wiltshire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 16 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 55 59 55
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 4 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 0.85% 0.58% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.89% 0.62% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 1 3
Median daily rate £390 £360 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -12.19%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £360 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £406 £360 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £31.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.82 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-1.60% +8.97%

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
672 650 630
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 95.32% 94.07% 96.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 463 457 442
Median daily rate £413 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 21 36
Median hourly rate £40.00 £12.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+220.00% -56.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +9.37%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Wiltshire region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 16 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salisbury - 2 £400 - 1
Swindon +3 1 £375 +4.16% 3
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Wiltshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) SQL
3 5 (38.46%) C#
4 4 (30.77%) C++
4 4 (30.77%) Python
4 4 (30.77%) C
5 3 (23.08%) SDLC
6 2 (15.38%) MISRA
6 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
6 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
6 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
6 2 (15.38%) Perl
6 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
6 2 (15.38%) Electronics
6 2 (15.38%) Automotive
6 2 (15.38%) Device Driver
6 2 (15.38%) Bluetooth
6 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
6 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
6 2 (15.38%) Borland
6 2 (15.38%) Delphi
7 1 (7.69%) HTML
7 1 (7.69%) Java
7 1 (7.69%) Pascal
7 1 (7.69%) MySQL
7 1 (7.69%) Ant
7 1 (7.69%) MS Office
7 1 (7.69%) Unix
7 1 (7.69%) Windows

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Alfresco
1 1 (7.69%) Apache
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Ant
General
1 2 (15.38%) Automotive
1 2 (15.38%) Electronics
2 1 (7.69%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) HTML
1 1 (7.69%) jQuery
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
1 1 (7.69%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Device Driver
1 2 (15.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
1 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) SDLC
3 2 (15.38%) Data Analysis
4 1 (7.69%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) SQL
2 5 (38.46%) C#
3 4 (30.77%) C
3 4 (30.77%) C++
3 4 (30.77%) Python
4 2 (15.38%) Delphi
4 2 (15.38%) Embedded C
4 2 (15.38%) MATLAB
4 2 (15.38%) Perl
5 1 (7.69%) Java
5 1 (7.69%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) DV Cleared
1 2 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (15.38%) MISRA
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Borland
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £330 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Michael Bailey Associates
Rate: £441 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago