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 29 August 2016 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
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 51 50 59
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 11 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.17% 1.46% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.25% 1.53% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £455 £278 £361
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+63.96% -23.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £419 £240 £310
10% offered a daily rate of more than £491 £316 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £32.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+69.23% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
558 718 695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 93.62% 94.97% 97.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 391 482 455
Median daily rate £375 £395 £373
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.06% +6.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £200 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £519
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 35 34
Median hourly rate £37.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+64.44% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.90 £13.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2016.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 29 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Swindon +5 1 £410 - 1
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2016, 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 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) C++
3 10 (50.00%) C
4 9 (45.00%) Linux
5 8 (40.00%) Embedded C
6 7 (35.00%) Java
7 6 (30.00%) Windows
8 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (25.00%) Ada
8 5 (25.00%) UML
9 4 (20.00%) Bluetooth
9 4 (20.00%) Embedded C++
9 4 (20.00%) Automotive
9 4 (20.00%) MISRA
10 3 (15.00%) OpenEmbedded
10 3 (15.00%) Yocto
10 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
10 3 (15.00%) Confluence
10 3 (15.00%) Rational Rhapsody
10 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
10 3 (15.00%) Device Driver
10 3 (15.00%) Games
10 3 (15.00%) Perforce
10 3 (15.00%) NetBeans
10 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
10 3 (15.00%) Change Management
10 3 (15.00%) Wireless
10 3 (15.00%) Subversion

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 3 (15.00%) Confluence
2 1 (5.00%) Alfresco
2 1 (5.00%) Apache
2 1 (5.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Bluetooth
2 3 (15.00%) Broadband
2 3 (15.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
1 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (15.00%) JIRA
1 3 (15.00%) NetBeans
1 3 (15.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 3 (15.00%) Subversion
1 3 (15.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Automotive
2 3 (15.00%) Games
3 1 (5.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) OpenEmbedded
1 3 (15.00%) Yocto
2 2 (10.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (5.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) HTML
3 1 (5.00%) jQuery
3 1 (5.00%) Spring
3 1 (5.00%) Spring MVC
3 1 (5.00%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (5.00%) WCF
3 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Linux
2 6 (30.00%) Windows
3 3 (15.00%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (15.00%) Unix
3 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
3 3 (15.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.00%) SOA
5 1 (5.00%) Cash Management
5 1 (5.00%) Dependency Injection
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Programming
5 1 (5.00%) MVC
5 1 (5.00%) OO
5 1 (5.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C++
2 10 (50.00%) C
3 8 (40.00%) Embedded C
4 7 (35.00%) Java
5 5 (25.00%) Ada
6 4 (20.00%) Embedded C++
7 3 (15.00%) Delphi
8 1 (5.00%) C#
8 1 (5.00%) F#
8 1 (5.00%) Haskell
8 1 (5.00%) Pascal
8 1 (5.00%) Perl
8 1 (5.00%) SQL
8 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) MISRA
2 3 (15.00%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) Perforce
2 2 (10.00%) Borland
3 1 (5.00%) Murex
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