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 31 August 2015 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
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 51 58 33
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -25
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 16 5 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 2.03% 0.71% 3.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.17% 0.74% 3.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 6
Average daily rate
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£278 £361 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-23.18% +15.60%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £310 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £316 £413 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 0 10
Average hourly rate £32.50 - £31.25
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.60 - £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 - £36.10
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
737 672 526
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 93.53% 95.59% 93.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 436 326
Average daily rate £388 £375 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £188 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 47
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £12.77 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 31 August 2015. 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
Salisbury - 6 - - 1
Bradford-on-Avon - 2 - -
Swindon -9 1 - - 2
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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 17 (85.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) C++
3 12 (60.00%) Linux
4 8 (40.00%) Electronics
5 7 (35.00%) UML
5 7 (35.00%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (30.00%) C
7 5 (25.00%) SQLite
7 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
7 5 (25.00%) SDLC
8 4 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 4 (20.00%) Windows
8 4 (20.00%) MS Office
8 4 (20.00%) Delphi
8 4 (20.00%) OO
8 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (15.00%) TDD
9 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
9 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
9 3 (15.00%) Borland
9 3 (15.00%) OOP
9 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
9 3 (15.00%) Python
10 2 (10.00%) QA
10 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
10 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
10 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
10 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
10 2 (10.00%) Oracle Forms

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, 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.

Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
1 4 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQLite
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle Forms
2 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.00%) NetBeans
2 1 (5.00%) Subversion
2 1 (5.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (40.00%) Electronics
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
2 1 (5.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (10.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.00%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) Embedded Linux
3 4 (20.00%) Windows
4 1 (5.00%) UNIX
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
4 1 (5.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (85.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) UML
3 5 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 5 (25.00%) SDLC
4 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (15.00%) OOP
5 3 (15.00%) TDD
5 3 (15.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Parallel Programming
6 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.00%) Information Management
6 1 (5.00%) System Testing
6 1 (5.00%) OOD
6 1 (5.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Systems Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 1 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) C++
2 6 (30.00%) C
3 4 (20.00%) Delphi
4 3 (15.00%) Python
4 3 (15.00%) Embedded C
5 2 (10.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.00%) Ada
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
1 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) TickIT
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (15.00%) Borland
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Rate: From £30 to £36 per hour 6 months + work from home
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates paid weekly
Posted: 6 days ago