The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 57 43 23
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -20
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 8 13 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 1.11% 2.35% 6.20%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.48% 3.30% 9.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 6 26
Average daily rate
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£413 £268 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+54.20% -10.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £220 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £381 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £328 £318
% change year-on-year
+6.87% +3.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 11
Average hourly rate - £36.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+4.16% -4.00%
Software Engineering
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Wiltshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Wiltshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
539 394 474
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Wiltshire 74.65% 71.25% 68.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 259 305
Average daily rate £418 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £290 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 27 22
Average hourly rate £19.00 £30.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.66% -14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £8.00 £15.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £75.50 £55.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £26.25 £30.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 £413 +9.63% 6
Salisbury -11 1 £425 +93.18% 1
Chippenham - - - - 7
Malmesbury - - - -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 8 (36.36%) Linux
3 7 (31.82%) CSS
3 7 (31.82%) HTML
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (27.27%) Ruby
5 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
5 5 (22.73%) HTML5
5 5 (22.73%) Scrum
5 5 (22.73%) Windows
6 4 (18.18%) OO
6 4 (18.18%) Java
6 4 (18.18%) C
6 4 (18.18%) Photoshop
6 4 (18.18%) UNIX
6 4 (18.18%) Python
6 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
6 4 (18.18%) TDD
6 4 (18.18%) SSH
6 4 (18.18%) Amazon S3
6 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
6 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
6 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
6 4 (18.18%) RSpec
6 4 (18.18%) Mac OS
6 4 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
6 4 (18.18%) Backbone.js
6 4 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
6 4 (18.18%) Sublime Text

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Wiltshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (9.09%) Apache
1 2 (9.09%) Tomcat
1 2 (9.09%) IIS
2 1 (4.55%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (4.55%) CICS
2 1 (4.55%) ArcGIS
2 1 (4.55%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Photoshop
1 4 (18.18%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) BASE24
Cloud Services
1 4 (18.18%) Amazon S3
1 4 (18.18%) GitHub
1 4 (18.18%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 4 (18.18%) SSH
2 1 (4.55%) ATM
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
1 4 (18.18%) MongoDB
2 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
3 1 (4.55%) Big Data
3 1 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.55%) DB2
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Cucumber
1 4 (18.18%) RSpec
1 4 (18.18%) Karma Test Runner
1 4 (18.18%) Sublime Text
2 2 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 2 (9.09%) JUnit
2 2 (9.09%) ClearCase
2 2 (9.09%) Valgrind
3 1 (4.55%) Moq
3 1 (4.55%) MSTest
3 1 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) Selenium
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.09%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 13 (59.09%) Software Engineer
2 12 (54.55%) Developer
3 5 (22.73%) Software Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Software Test Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Java Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Senior Technical Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Cloud Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Mobile Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Android Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Android Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Radio Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (31.82%) CSS
1 7 (31.82%) HTML
2 5 (22.73%) HTML5
3 4 (18.18%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (18.18%) Backbone.js
3 4 (18.18%) AngularJS
4 3 (13.64%) Web Services
4 3 (13.64%) .NET
5 2 (9.09%) J2EE
5 2 (9.09%) XML
5 2 (9.09%) Spring
5 2 (9.09%) Hibernate
5 2 (9.09%) .NET Framework
5 2 (9.09%) REST
6 1 (4.55%) CSS3
6 1 (4.55%) Managed Extensibility Framework
6 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.55%) WCF
6 1 (4.55%) Silverlight
6 1 (4.55%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Firmware
2 2 (9.09%) Client/Server
2 2 (9.09%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) User Experience
3 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Tandem
3 1 (4.55%) VSAM
3 1 (4.55%) RIA
3 1 (4.55%) EFT
3 1 (4.55%) Mainframe
3 1 (4.55%) GIS
3 1 (4.55%) BBC
Operating Systems
1 8 (36.36%) Linux
2 5 (22.73%) Windows
3 4 (18.18%) UNIX
3 4 (18.18%) Mac OS
4 2 (9.09%) VxWorks
5 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
5 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (22.73%) Scrum
3 4 (18.18%) OO
3 4 (18.18%) TDD
4 2 (9.09%) OOD
4 2 (9.09%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (4.55%) Android Development
5 1 (4.55%) Mentoring
5 1 (4.55%) Cyber Security
5 1 (4.55%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (4.55%) Web Development
5 1 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.55%) Kanban
5 1 (4.55%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.55%) Content Management
5 1 (4.55%) SOA
5 1 (4.55%) UML
5 1 (4.55%) DSDM
5 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (45.45%) JavaScript
2 6 (27.27%) Ruby
3 4 (18.18%) Java
3 4 (18.18%) C
3 4 (18.18%) Python
4 3 (13.64%) C#
4 3 (13.64%) C++
4 3 (13.64%) Assembly Language
5 2 (9.09%) SQL
5 2 (9.09%) Ada
6 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
6 1 (4.55%) VBScript
6 1 (4.55%) COBOL
6 1 (4.55%) Perl
6 1 (4.55%) PHP
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.55%) JCL
Qualifications
1 5 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 4 (18.18%) DV Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (13.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (9.09%) DO-178B
System Software
1 1 (4.55%) vCloud
1 1 (4.55%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) SCOrch
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) QNX
1 2 (9.09%) HP
1 2 (9.09%) IBM
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft
1 2 (9.09%) Coverity
2 1 (4.55%) Sitecore
2 1 (4.55%) VMware
2 1 (4.55%) Zend
2 1 (4.55%) ESRI