The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 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 24 June 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.

Software Engineering
Gloucestershire / Cheltenham
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 11 20 21
Rank change year-on-year +9 +1  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 6 6 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cheltenham 8.11% 4.76% 6.12%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 11.54% 6.38% 7.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 5
Median daily rate £381 £325 £405
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.30% -19.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £366 £325 £334
10% offered a daily rate of more than £396 £325 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 4
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.50 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +5.32% +5.62%  

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 Cheltenham with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Cheltenham
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 52 94 125
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cheltenham 70.27% 74.60% 85.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 43 96
Median daily rate £381 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.68% -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £252 £300 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £650 £541
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £380
% change year-on-year +3.75% +5.26%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 6 4
Median hourly rate £17.50 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.82% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.00 £28.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year +19.29% -5.00%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheltenham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheltenham 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 Cheltenham

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Cheltenham

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cheltenham

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Cheltenham

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Cheltenham region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 7 (53.85%) C
2 6 (46.15%) Aerospace
2 6 (46.15%) DO-178B
3 4 (30.77%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (23.08%) C#
4 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
4 3 (23.08%) Assembly Language
4 3 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (23.08%) Wind River
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (15.38%) Release Management
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (15.38%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (15.38%) Vector Graphics
5 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
5 2 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
5 2 (15.38%) User Stories
5 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
5 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
5 2 (15.38%) OpenGL
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) C++
5 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 2 (15.38%) .NET
5 2 (15.38%) MySQL
5 2 (15.38%) Ada
5 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
5 2 (15.38%) 3D Graphics

Software Engineering
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheltenham 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 1 (7.69%) ArcGIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (15.38%) MySQL
2 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (15.38%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (7.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 6 (46.15%) Aerospace
2 2 (15.38%) Automotive
2 2 (15.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 12 (92.31%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) .NET Software Engineer
3 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Ada Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Ada Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) C# Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Developer
4 1 (7.69%) DOORS Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Python Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (15.38%) .NET
1 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
1 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (15.38%) OpenGL
2 1 (7.69%) OpenGL ES
2 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) 3D Graphics
1 2 (15.38%) Vector Graphics
1 2 (15.38%) Virtual Team
2 1 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Deployment
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) Release Management
3 2 (15.38%) Software Delivery
3 2 (15.38%) User Stories
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) MVVM
4 1 (7.69%) UML
4 1 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (53.85%) C
2 3 (23.08%) Assembly Language
2 3 (23.08%) C#
2 3 (23.08%) Embedded C
3 2 (15.38%) Ada
3 2 (15.38%) C++
3 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
4 1 (7.69%) Python
4 1 (7.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (46.15%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Wind River
2 1 (7.69%) CA Agile Central
2 1 (7.69%) ESRI
2 1 (7.69%) Freescale
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