The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South West / Bristol
Rank 44 35 48
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 23 36 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bristol 2.85% 4.04% 2.87%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.58% 4.90% 3.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 18 10
Median daily rate £420 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.00% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £325 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £490 £583
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 7 3
Median hourly rate £44.00 £49.50 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.73%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year - +10.38%  

Software Engineering is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Bristol with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Bristol
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 642 734 660
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bristol 79.55% 82.47% 78.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 434 528 480
Median daily rate £388 £375 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% -3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £498 £510
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £399
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.29%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 26 9
Median hourly rate £37.50 £39.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.84% -4.87%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £31.00 £13.70
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £50.00 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £39.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.69% +30.00%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Bristol

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bristol citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all contract or permanent IT jobs with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Bristol

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Bristol

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Bristol

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Bristol over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in Bristol

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bristol

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Bristol

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Bristol

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Bristol over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Software Engineering in Bristol

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 16 (34.04%) Java
2 14 (29.79%) Linux
3 12 (25.53%) C++
3 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (21.28%) C#
5 9 (19.15%) C
5 9 (19.15%) UML
5 9 (19.15%) .NET
5 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
5 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
5 9 (19.15%) Rational DOORS
5 9 (19.15%) Rational Rhapsody
6 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
6 7 (14.89%) Windows
6 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
6 7 (14.89%) MATLAB
6 7 (14.89%) Simulink
7 6 (12.77%) Python
7 6 (12.77%) Ada
7 6 (12.77%) HTML
7 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
8 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (10.64%) GDB
8 5 (10.64%) REST
8 5 (10.64%) CSS
8 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
8 5 (10.64%) TDD
9 4 (8.51%) Spring
9 4 (8.51%) Finance
9 4 (8.51%) Scrum

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 (6.38%) OpenStack
2 2 (4.26%) Drupal
3 1 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.13%) IIS
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle Service Bus
3 1 (2.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.13%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (14.89%) Simulink
2 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.26%) Oracle Cash Management
2 1 (2.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.13%) GitHub
1 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.51%) Internet
1 4 (8.51%) Wireshark
2 3 (6.38%) Firewall
2 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (4.26%) Wireless
4 1 (2.13%) HTTP
4 1 (2.13%) Modbus
4 1 (2.13%) Software-Defined Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.51%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.38%) Relational Database
3 2 (4.26%) DB2
4 1 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (2.13%) MS Access
4 1 (2.13%) NoSQL
4 1 (2.13%) Oracle Database
4 1 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.13%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 9 (19.15%) Rational DOORS
1 9 (19.15%) Rational Rhapsody
2 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
3 5 (10.64%) GDB
4 4 (8.51%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.38%) Eclipse
5 3 (6.38%) JIRA
5 3 (6.38%) NetBeans
5 3 (6.38%) TeamCity
6 2 (4.26%) Maven
6 2 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.13%) Ant
7 1 (2.13%) JUnit
7 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
7 1 (2.13%) Mockito
7 1 (2.13%) NUnit
7 1 (2.13%) Selenium
7 1 (2.13%) Talend Open Studio
7 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio
7 1 (2.13%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 4 (8.51%) Finance
2 2 (4.26%) Banking
2 2 (4.26%) Marketing
3 1 (2.13%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.13%) Electronics
3 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.13%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 21 (44.68%) Software Engineer
2 17 (36.17%) Developer
3 6 (12.77%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Ada Engineer
4 5 (10.64%) Ada Software Engineer
5 4 (8.51%) Salesforce Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Analyst
6 3 (6.38%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.38%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Java Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Java Software Engineer
6 3 (6.38%) Senior Developer
6 3 (6.38%) SOC Analyst
7 2 (4.26%) C# Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) C/C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (4.26%) Consultant
7 2 (4.26%) IT Manager
7 2 (4.26%) Quality Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (19.15%) .NET
2 6 (12.77%) HTML
3 5 (10.64%) CSS
3 5 (10.64%) REST
4 4 (8.51%) Spring
4 4 (8.51%) Web Services
5 3 (6.38%) AngularJS
5 3 (6.38%) Hibernate
5 3 (6.38%) jQuery
5 3 (6.38%) SOAP
6 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.26%) HTML5
6 2 (4.26%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (4.26%) React
6 2 (4.26%) RESTful
6 2 (4.26%) XML
7 1 (2.13%) Angular 2
7 1 (2.13%) Classic ASP
7 1 (2.13%) COM+
7 1 (2.13%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.38%) Management Information System
2 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.26%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (2.13%) Augmented Reality
3 1 (2.13%) Digital TV
3 1 (2.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.13%) Graphic Design
3 1 (2.13%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.13%) iPad
3 1 (2.13%) iPhone
3 1 (2.13%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.13%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) Public Cloud
3 1 (2.13%) STB
3 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 14 (29.79%) Linux
2 7 (14.89%) Windows
3 4 (8.51%) Unix
4 2 (4.26%) Android
4 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.15%) UML
3 7 (14.89%) Configuration Management
4 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
5 5 (10.64%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (10.64%) TDD
6 4 (8.51%) Analytics
6 4 (8.51%) Multithreading
6 4 (8.51%) Scrum
7 3 (6.38%) Information Security
7 3 (6.38%) ITIL
7 3 (6.38%) Microservices
7 3 (6.38%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (6.38%) SDLC
7 3 (6.38%) Security Architecture
7 3 (6.38%) SIEM
7 3 (6.38%) Validation
8 2 (4.26%) Concurrent Programming
8 2 (4.26%) Garbage Collection
8 2 (4.26%) OO
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) Java
2 12 (25.53%) C++
3 10 (21.28%) C#
4 9 (19.15%) C
5 7 (14.89%) MATLAB
6 6 (12.77%) Ada
6 6 (12.77%) Python
7 5 (10.64%) JavaScript
8 4 (8.51%) Apex Code
8 4 (8.51%) PHP
8 4 (8.51%) SQL
9 2 (4.26%) Ada 95
9 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
9 2 (4.26%) Delphi
9 2 (4.26%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.26%) PowerShell
9 2 (4.26%) Scala
10 1 (2.13%) Pascal
10 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (19.15%) SC Cleared
1 9 (19.15%) Security Cleared
2 4 (8.51%) Degree
2 4 (8.51%) DV Cleared
3 1 (2.13%) CISSP
3 1 (2.13%) CREST Certified
3 1 (2.13%) GCIA
3 1 (2.13%) GCIH
3 1 (2.13%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.26%) Def Stans
1 2 (4.26%) MISRA
1 2 (4.26%) MISRA C
1 2 (4.26%) PMO
1 2 (4.26%) QA
2 1 (2.13%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 3 (6.38%) Snort
2 2 (4.26%) Docker
3 1 (2.13%) Active Directory
3 1 (2.13%) LXC
3 1 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Ansible
1 2 (4.26%) Nessus
1 2 (4.26%) QRadar
2 1 (2.13%) Computer Incident Response Team
2 1 (2.13%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.13%) Puppet
2 1 (2.13%) RSA enVision
Vendors
1 4 (8.51%) Microsoft
1 4 (8.51%) Oracle
1 4 (8.51%) Salesforce.com
1 4 (8.51%) Serena
2 2 (4.26%) CheckPoint
2 2 (4.26%) Cisco
2 2 (4.26%) Citrix
2 2 (4.26%) Intel Security
2 2 (4.26%) MathWorks
2 2 (4.26%) ScanSafe
3 1 (2.13%) ArcSight
3 1 (2.13%) Borland
3 1 (2.13%) Embarcadero
3 1 (2.13%) IBM
3 1 (2.13%) Intel
3 1 (2.13%) LogRhythm
3 1 (2.13%) Remedy
3 1 (2.13%) Splunk
3 1 (2.13%) Talend
3 1 (2.13%) VMware
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