Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 6 months to 19 November 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
South West > Gloucestershire
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 25 18 37
Rank change year-on-year -7 +19 -4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 34 80 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 5.19% 8.69% 5.15%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 6.38% 10.96% 6.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 30 26
Gloucestershire median daily rate £415 £425 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.35% +17.24% +5.07%
10th Percentile £350 £349 £264
90th Percentile £525 £563 £469
South West median daily rate £400 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -2.44% +9.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 22 13
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £43.25 £42.50 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.76% -1.16% +6.17%
10th Percentile £15.18 £36.35 £40.05
90th Percentile £58.75 £53.65 £45.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +1.19% -1.18% +6.25%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 533 730 775
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 81.37% 79.26% 76.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 242 427 473
Gloucestershire median daily rate £400 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.23% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £232 £216 £213
90th Percentile £549 £550 £502
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 67 41
Gloucestershire median hourly rate £31.00 £38.00 £41.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -18.42% -8.43% +12.16%
10th Percentile £10.50 £13.20 £26.25
90th Percentile £56.23 £46.60 £54.90
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.77
% change year-on-year +11.11% -18.75% +47.70%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Gloucestershire

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Gloucestershire

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in Gloucestershire

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Gloucestershire

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Gloucestershire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Gloucestershire over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Software Engineering in Gloucestershire

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Gloucestershire region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham 0 20 £381 -11.59% 4
Gloucester -3 5 £430 -10.88% 2
Tewkesbury +1 3 - - 1
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (41.18%) C
3 12 (35.29%) C++
3 12 (35.29%) Aerospace
3 12 (35.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 11 (32.35%) DO-178B
5 9 (26.47%) C#
6 8 (23.53%) Java
7 7 (20.59%) Assembly Language
7 7 (20.59%) Validation
7 7 (20.59%) Rational DOORS
7 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
7 7 (20.59%) Embedded Software Development
7 7 (20.59%) CA Agile Central
8 6 (17.65%) Scrum
8 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
8 6 (17.65%) Linux
9 5 (14.71%) UML
9 5 (14.71%) Web Services
9 5 (14.71%) SQL
9 5 (14.71%) Freescale
9 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
9 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
10 4 (11.76%) Wind River
10 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
11 3 (8.82%) Games
11 3 (8.82%) ESRI
11 3 (8.82%) ArcGIS
11 3 (8.82%) SQL Server

Software Engineering
Co-occurring 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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) ArcGIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (8.82%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.94%) GIS
3 1 (2.94%) NonStop SQL
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
3 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 4 (11.76%) Jenkins
5 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
6 2 (5.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.94%) C++Builder
7 1 (2.94%) JIRA
7 1 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 12 (35.29%) Aerospace
2 3 (8.82%) Avionics
2 3 (8.82%) Games
3 2 (5.88%) Automotive
4 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Software Engineer
2 7 (20.59%) Developer
3 4 (11.76%) Embedded Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Software Test Engineer
3 4 (11.76%) Test Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) C# Developer
4 3 (8.82%) C# WPF Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
4 3 (8.82%) Java Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Java Software Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) WPF Developer
5 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared Java Developer
6 1 (2.94%) DOORS Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Junior C++ Programmer
6 1 (2.94%) Kernel Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Kernel Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Python Software Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Security Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) Web Services
2 3 (8.82%) Qt
2 3 (8.82%) WPF
3 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
3 2 (5.88%) CSS
3 2 (5.88%) CSS3
3 2 (5.88%) EJB
3 2 (5.88%) HTML
3 2 (5.88%) HTML5
3 2 (5.88%) J2EE
3 2 (5.88%) jQuery
3 2 (5.88%) Play Framework
3 2 (5.88%) Spring
3 2 (5.88%) Spring Boot
3 2 (5.88%) Spring Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Node.js
4 1 (2.94%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (2.94%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.65%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 7 (20.59%) Embedded Software Development
3 7 (20.59%) Validation
4 6 (17.65%) Scrum
5 5 (14.71%) UML
6 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (8.82%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (8.82%) Microservices
7 3 (8.82%) MVVM
7 3 (8.82%) SDLC
8 2 (5.88%) Coaching
8 2 (5.88%) DevOps
8 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Architecture
8 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.88%) OOP
8 2 (5.88%) Physics
8 2 (5.88%) Sequence Diagram
8 2 (5.88%) Unit Testing
8 2 (5.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (41.18%) C
2 12 (35.29%) C++
3 9 (26.47%) C#
4 8 (23.53%) Java
5 7 (20.59%) Assembly Language
6 5 (14.71%) SQL
7 3 (8.82%) Ada
7 3 (8.82%) Python
7 3 (8.82%) XAML
8 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
8 2 (5.88%) Scala
9 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Security Cleared
2 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.82%) DV Cleared
4 2 (5.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 7 (20.59%) CA Agile Central
2 5 (14.71%) Freescale
3 4 (11.76%) Wind River
4 3 (8.82%) ESRI
5 2 (5.88%) Borland
6 1 (2.94%) Atlassian
6 1 (2.94%) Serena