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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 49 47 39
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 2 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.69% 0.39% 3.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.78% 0.45% 3.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 11
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£318 £320 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.78% +12.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 0 3
Average hourly rate £28.50 - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.00 £36.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.06% -3.33%
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
617 446 557
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 94.78% 87.62% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 295 393
Average daily rate £425 £370 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £518 £545
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 20 41
Average hourly rate £28.50 £22.50 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.66% +55.17%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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
Chippenham - - - - 1
Melksham - - - -
Swindon - - - - 3
Warminster - - - -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 18 (78.26%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Python
3 16 (69.57%) Electronics
4 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
5 10 (43.48%) SQL
6 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
7 8 (34.78%) GoogleTest
7 8 (34.78%) Google
8 7 (30.43%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
8 7 (30.43%) Automation Testing
8 7 (30.43%) Automotive
9 3 (13.04%) C++
9 3 (13.04%) Qt
9 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
9 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
10 2 (8.70%) Degree
10 2 (8.70%) Military
10 2 (8.70%) Physics
10 2 (8.70%) HTML
10 2 (8.70%) Java
10 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
10 2 (8.70%) CSS
10 2 (8.70%) TDD
10 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
11 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
11 1 (4.35%) C#
11 1 (4.35%) VB6
11 1 (4.35%) SSH

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.35%) GlassFish
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Photoshop
1 1 (4.35%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.35%) Amazon S3
1 1 (4.35%) Heroku
1 1 (4.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.35%) Ethernet
1 1 (4.35%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.35%) MySQL
1 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.35%) SQLite
1 1 (4.35%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) GoogleTest
2 1 (4.35%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (4.35%) Sublime Text
2 1 (4.35%) Visual Studio
2 1 (4.35%) Eclipse
2 1 (4.35%) NetBeans
2 1 (4.35%) RSpec
2 1 (4.35%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (69.57%) Electronics
2 7 (30.43%) Automotive
3 2 (8.70%) Military
4 1 (4.35%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) Qt
2 2 (8.70%) CSS
2 2 (8.70%) HTML
3 1 (4.35%) .NET
3 1 (4.35%) XML
3 1 (4.35%) XHTML
3 1 (4.35%) OpenGL
3 1 (4.35%) Ajax
3 1 (4.35%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (4.35%) HTML5
3 1 (4.35%) QML
3 1 (4.35%) Backbone.js
3 1 (4.35%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Physics
2 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Reference Data
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.35%) Biometrics
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Linux
2 7 (30.43%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (60.87%) Test Automation
2 9 (39.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (34.78%) Software Engineering
4 7 (30.43%) Test Scripting
4 7 (30.43%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.70%) TDD
6 1 (4.35%) Validation
6 1 (4.35%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) Monte Carlo Method
6 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Bayesian Methods
6 1 (4.35%) Markov Chain
Programming Languages
1 17 (73.91%) Python
2 10 (43.48%) SQL
3 3 (13.04%) C++
4 2 (8.70%) Java
4 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
5 1 (4.35%) VB
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C
5 1 (4.35%) VB6
5 1 (4.35%) Ruby
5 1 (4.35%) Bash Shell
5 1 (4.35%) C#
Qualifications
1 3 (13.04%) SC Cleared
1 3 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) JTAG
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (34.78%) Google
2 1 (4.35%) EMC
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