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 3 months to 27 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
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 17 37 34
Rank change year-on-year +20 -3  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 24 16 17
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 7.29% 3.35% 3.88%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.09% 4.38% 5.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 11
Median daily rate £425 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +9.37%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 6 5
Median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.70 £38.75 £42.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.50 £53.25 £43.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £40.00
% change year-on-year +6.50% +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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Gloucestershire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 264 365 336
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 80.24% 76.36% 76.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 210 224
Median daily rate £355 £420 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -15.47% +2.43%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £313 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £600 £512
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 14 20
Median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.63% -  
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 Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tewkesbury -2 9 - -
Cheltenham +8 7 £381 +17.30% 3
Cirencester - 1 £338 - 1
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 27 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 34 (58.62%) C
2 29 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (44.83%) C++
5 18 (31.03%) SDLC
6 17 (29.31%) DV Cleared
7 16 (27.59%) Java
7 16 (27.59%) Scrum
8 15 (25.86%) OO
9 14 (24.14%) Python
10 12 (20.69%) Requirements Analysis
11 11 (18.97%) Software Testing
11 11 (18.97%) C#
11 11 (18.97%) Oracle
12 10 (17.24%) Embedded C++
12 10 (17.24%) Linux
12 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
13 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
13 9 (15.52%) Hibernate
13 9 (15.52%) UML
13 9 (15.52%) EJB
13 9 (15.52%) J2EE
13 9 (15.52%) Big Data
14 8 (13.79%) DO-178B
14 8 (13.79%) REST
14 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
14 8 (13.79%) XML
14 8 (13.79%) Aerospace
14 8 (13.79%) Embedded C
14 8 (13.79%) Workflow

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 7 (12.07%) JBoss
2 3 (5.17%) Apache Pig
3 2 (3.45%) ArcGIS
3 2 (3.45%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.72%) Apache
4 1 (1.72%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.72%) Confluence
4 1 (1.72%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.72%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (6.90%) Amazon S3
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) Big Data
2 8 (13.79%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.07%) Hadoop
4 4 (6.90%) MySQL
5 3 (5.17%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.17%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.45%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.72%) Apache Accumulo
7 1 (1.72%) NonStop SQL
7 1 (1.72%) OrientDB
7 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
1 7 (12.07%) JUnit
2 5 (8.62%) Selenium
3 4 (6.90%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.90%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (5.17%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (3.45%) JIRA
5 2 (3.45%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.72%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.72%) Bitbucket
6 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.72%) Subversion
6 1 (1.72%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (13.79%) Aerospace
2 6 (10.34%) Games
3 2 (3.45%) Automotive
3 2 (3.45%) Electronics
4 1 (1.72%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Military
Job Titles
1 37 (63.79%) Software Engineer
2 14 (24.14%) C++ Software Engineer
3 12 (20.69%) Embedded Engineer
4 11 (18.97%) Developer
4 11 (18.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (13.79%) Java Developer
6 5 (8.62%) C# Software Engineer
6 5 (8.62%) Test Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Integration Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Java Software Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.90%) Test and Integration Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) .NET Software Engineer
8 3 (5.17%) Python Software Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.45%) Embedded C Engineer
9 2 (3.45%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) EJB
1 9 (15.52%) Hibernate
1 9 (15.52%) J2EE
2 8 (13.79%) REST
2 8 (13.79%) XML
3 7 (12.07%) EJB 3.0
3 7 (12.07%) JAXB
3 7 (12.07%) JPA
3 7 (12.07%) JSF
3 7 (12.07%) PrimeFaces
3 7 (12.07%) Web Services
3 7 (12.07%) XSD
3 7 (12.07%) XSLT
4 4 (6.90%) .NET
4 4 (6.90%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.17%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.17%) HTML
5 3 (5.17%) STL
6 2 (3.45%) CSS
6 2 (3.45%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.90%) Algorithms
2 2 (3.45%) 3D Graphics
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.45%) Device Driver
2 2 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (3.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (3.45%) Vector Graphics
2 2 (3.45%) Virtual Team
3 1 (1.72%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (1.72%) Mobile Games
3 1 (1.72%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Linux
2 5 (8.62%) Windows
3 4 (6.90%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (5.17%) Android
4 3 (5.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (48.28%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (31.03%) SDLC
3 16 (27.59%) Scrum
4 15 (25.86%) OO
5 12 (20.69%) Requirements Analysis
6 11 (18.97%) Software Testing
7 9 (15.52%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (15.52%) UML
8 8 (13.79%) Workflow
9 7 (12.07%) Integration Testing
9 7 (12.07%) OOD
10 6 (10.34%) System Integration Testing
10 6 (10.34%) Validation
11 5 (8.62%) DevOps
11 5 (8.62%) ITIL
11 5 (8.62%) Physics
11 5 (8.62%) System Testing
11 5 (8.62%) Test Strategy
11 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
12 4 (6.90%) Requirements Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (58.62%) C
2 26 (44.83%) C++
3 16 (27.59%) Java
4 14 (24.14%) Python
5 11 (18.97%) C#
6 10 (17.24%) Embedded C++
7 8 (13.79%) Embedded C
8 5 (8.62%) JavaScript
8 5 (8.62%) MATLAB
9 4 (6.90%) Assembly Language
9 4 (6.90%) Perl
9 4 (6.90%) SQL
10 3 (5.17%) Ada
11 2 (3.45%) Objective-C
11 2 (3.45%) XAML
12 1 (1.72%) Ada 95
12 1 (1.72%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.72%) Ruby
12 1 (1.72%) Scala
12 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 17 (29.31%) DV Cleared
3 10 (17.24%) SC Cleared
4 6 (10.34%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (13.79%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.72%) Kibana
Vendors
1 11 (18.97%) Oracle
2 4 (6.90%) Wind River
3 3 (5.17%) Freescale
4 2 (3.45%) CA Agile Central
4 2 (3.45%) ESRI
5 1 (1.72%) Borland
5 1 (1.72%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.72%) Motorola
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