The median contractor rate for a Senior Software Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Gloucestershire during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to 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
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer
South West / Gloucestershire
Rank - 50 54
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 0 2 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire - 0.44% 0.85%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.46% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Median daily rate - - £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £380
% change year-on-year +8.10% -2.63%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £43.25 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -0.57%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £43.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.97% +32.30%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 310 432 459
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 94.51% 95.79% 97.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 189 214 277
Median daily rate £375 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £173 £133 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 33 27
Median hourly rate £27.50 £43.00 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -36.04% -1.14%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.25 £20.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire that featured Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Gloucestershire

Senior Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Senior Software Engineer in Gloucestershire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Software Engineer in Gloucestershire

Senior Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Software Engineer in Gloucestershire

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 10 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, Senior Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Gloucestershire region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) UML
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 1 (100.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (100.00%) Security Cleared