The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon 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 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 37 33 43
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 6 10 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.73% 3.10% 0.25%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.18% 3.98% 0.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 1
Median daily rate £365 £563 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -35.11% +87.50%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £55.00 £11.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +400.00% -  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £38.25
% change year-on-year - +11.11%  

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 Swindon with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 275 251 321
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 79.48% 77.71% 80.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 175 230
Median daily rate £418 £400 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.37% -11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £283 £315
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £563
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +2.50% +0.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £13.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +323.07% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £38.75 £30.00
% change year-on-year -7.09% +29.16%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Swindon 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 Swindon

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Swindon

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Swindon

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 25 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 Swindon region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
2 4 (30.77%) Open Source
2 4 (30.77%) REST
2 4 (30.77%) SDLC
3 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (23.08%) DevOps
3 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (23.08%) Scrum
3 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 3 (23.08%) C++
3 3 (23.08%) Java
3 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
3 3 (23.08%) C
4 2 (15.38%) C#
4 2 (15.38%) .NET
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 2 (15.38%) SOAP
4 2 (15.38%) Web Services
4 2 (15.38%) OpenGL
4 2 (15.38%) MVC
4 2 (15.38%) Web Design
4 2 (15.38%) WCF
4 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (15.38%) MVVM
4 2 (15.38%) Ext JS
4 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
4 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (15.38%) Jenkins

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (7.69%) MongoDB
1 1 (7.69%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.69%) Ant
2 1 (7.69%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.69%) JBehave
2 1 (7.69%) Selenium
General
1 5 (38.46%) Finance
2 4 (30.77%) Banking
3 1 (7.69%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Architect
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Java Developer
3 3 (23.08%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (15.38%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) UI Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Java Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Automation Test Expert
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Developer in Test
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Perl Scripter
5 1 (7.69%) Perl Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Scrum Master
5 1 (7.69%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (30.77%) REST
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) AngularJS
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
2 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (15.38%) Ext JS
2 2 (15.38%) Node.js
2 2 (15.38%) OpenGL
2 2 (15.38%) React
2 2 (15.38%) SOAP
2 2 (15.38%) WCF
2 2 (15.38%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) Gherkin
3 1 (7.69%) Middleware
3 1 (7.69%) Qt
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (15.38%) Mobile Payment
1 2 (15.38%) SWIFT
2 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.69%) AIX
1 1 (7.69%) Linux
1 1 (7.69%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Open Source
1 4 (30.77%) SDLC
1 4 (30.77%) Stakeholder Management
2 3 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (23.08%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (23.08%) DevOps
2 3 (23.08%) Scrum
2 3 (23.08%) SOA
3 2 (15.38%) Mentoring
3 2 (15.38%) Mobile Development
3 2 (15.38%) MVC
3 2 (15.38%) MVVM
3 2 (15.38%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (15.38%) Web Design
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) API Testing
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
4 1 (7.69%) High Availability
4 1 (7.69%) Power Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) C
1 3 (23.08%) C++
1 3 (23.08%) Java
1 3 (23.08%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
3 1 (7.69%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (7.69%) Degree
1 1 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (15.38%) Sencha
2 1 (7.69%) IBM
Swindon, Wiltshire
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