The first table below looks at the demand for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 29 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Wiltshire region.

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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 51 45 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -11
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 10 11 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.48% 1.93% 3.32%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.03% 2.56% 5.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 5 9
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£310 £525 £275
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-40.95% +90.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £301 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £600 £290
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.84%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
493 429 400
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 72.82% 75.13% 66.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 287 241
Average daily rate £400 £413 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.03% +3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
- +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 19 24
Average hourly rate £37.50 £27.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.88% +8.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.50 £31.00 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-14.51% -3.12%
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Wiltshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Wiltshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 2014.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Wiltshire region over the 3 months to 29 July 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 +1 7 £310 -48.33% 5
Chippenham - 1 £513 - 7
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
2 13 (35.14%) HTML
2 13 (35.14%) Java
2 13 (35.14%) CSS
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 11 (29.73%) OO
5 9 (24.32%) Apache
5 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
5 9 (24.32%) Linux
5 9 (24.32%) Web Services
5 9 (24.32%) XML
5 9 (24.32%) J2EE
5 9 (24.32%) JUnit
5 9 (24.32%) OOD
5 9 (24.32%) Spring
5 9 (24.32%) Hibernate
6 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
6 8 (21.62%) Windows
7 7 (18.92%) Python
7 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
8 6 (16.22%) Ruby
8 6 (16.22%) .NET
9 5 (13.51%) UNIX
9 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
9 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
9 5 (13.51%) Scrum
9 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
9 5 (13.51%) Degree
9 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
10 4 (10.81%) Finance

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Wiltshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (24.32%) Apache
1 9 (24.32%) Tomcat
2 2 (5.41%) IIS
3 1 (2.70%) CICS
3 1 (2.70%) ArcGIS
3 1 (2.70%) CMS
3 1 (2.70%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Photoshop
1 3 (8.11%) MS Excel
1 3 (8.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.11%) Amazon S3
1 3 (8.11%) Heroku
1 3 (8.11%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.11%) SSH
2 2 (5.41%) HTTP
3 1 (2.70%) SAN
3 1 (2.70%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.11%) PostgreSQL
1 3 (8.11%) MongoDB
2 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.70%) DB2
3 1 (2.70%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.70%) Big Data
3 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.70%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (24.32%) JUnit
2 3 (8.11%) RSpec
2 3 (8.11%) Cucumber
2 3 (8.11%) Karma Test Runner
2 3 (8.11%) Sublime Text
3 2 (5.41%) Visual Studio
3 2 (5.41%) ClearCase
3 2 (5.41%) Valgrind
4 1 (2.70%) Xcode
4 1 (2.70%) Selenium
4 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (2.70%) MSTest
4 1 (2.70%) Moq
General
1 5 (13.51%) Telecoms
2 4 (10.81%) Finance
3 3 (8.11%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 23 (62.16%) Developer
2 18 (48.65%) Software Engineer
3 13 (35.14%) Java Developer
4 5 (13.51%) Software Developer
5 4 (10.81%) Programmer
6 3 (8.11%) Test Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Test Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Software Programmer
6 3 (8.11%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 3 (8.11%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Java Software Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst Programmer
7 2 (5.41%) Analyst
8 1 (2.70%) Web Developer
8 1 (2.70%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.70%) Lead Developer
8 1 (2.70%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (35.14%) HTML
1 13 (35.14%) CSS
2 9 (24.32%) Web Services
2 9 (24.32%) XML
2 9 (24.32%) J2EE
2 9 (24.32%) Spring
2 9 (24.32%) Hibernate
3 6 (16.22%) .NET
4 4 (10.81%) HTML5
4 4 (10.81%) REST
5 3 (8.11%) Backbone.js
5 3 (8.11%) AngularJS
5 3 (8.11%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
7 1 (2.70%) WCF
7 1 (2.70%) WPF
7 1 (2.70%) Silverlight
7 1 (2.70%) jQuery
7 1 (2.70%) Qt
7 1 (2.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.11%) Firmware
3 2 (5.41%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.70%) iPad
4 1 (2.70%) RIA
4 1 (2.70%) iPhone
4 1 (2.70%) Mainframe
4 1 (2.70%) GIS
4 1 (2.70%) BBC
4 1 (2.70%) VSAM
Operating Systems
1 9 (24.32%) Linux
2 8 (21.62%) Windows
3 5 (13.51%) UNIX
4 3 (8.11%) Mac OS
5 2 (5.41%) VxWorks
6 1 (2.70%) Android
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.70%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) OO
2 9 (24.32%) OOD
3 5 (13.51%) Scrum
4 4 (10.81%) TDD
5 2 (5.41%) Unit Testing
5 2 (5.41%) SOA
5 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (2.70%) UML
6 1 (2.70%) DSDM
6 1 (2.70%) E-Commerce
6 1 (2.70%) Configuration Management
6 1 (2.70%) Project Management
6 1 (2.70%) MVC
6 1 (2.70%) SEO
6 1 (2.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (2.70%) Kanban
6 1 (2.70%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (2.70%) Android Development
6 1 (2.70%) iOS Development
6 1 (2.70%) Content Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (48.65%) JavaScript
2 13 (35.14%) Java
3 12 (32.43%) SQL
4 7 (18.92%) Python
5 6 (16.22%) Ruby
6 4 (10.81%) C#
7 3 (8.11%) C++
7 3 (8.11%) C
7 3 (8.11%) Perl
7 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
7 3 (8.11%) Ada
7 3 (8.11%) VB.NET
8 2 (5.41%) Assembly Language
8 2 (5.41%) VBScript
9 1 (2.70%) VB
9 1 (2.70%) PHP
9 1 (2.70%) COBOL
9 1 (2.70%) JCL
9 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.70%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 8 (21.62%) Security Cleared
2 7 (18.92%) SC Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) DV Cleared
3 5 (13.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (8.11%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (8.11%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 3 (8.11%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (5.41%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.11%) HP
2 3 (8.11%) VMware
3 2 (5.41%) QNX
3 2 (5.41%) Coverity
4 1 (2.70%) 3PAR
4 1 (2.70%) ESRI
4 1 (2.70%) Zend
4 1 (2.70%) Sitecore
4 1 (2.70%) Cisco
4 1 (2.70%) IBM
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