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 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 33 38
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 11 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.59% 3.17% 0.27%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.70% 4.25% 0.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 11 0
Median daily rate £363 £550 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -34.09% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
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 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 285 259 292
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 84.57% 74.64% 79.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 180 220
Median daily rate £400 £415 £412
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.61% +0.85%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £310 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £563 £564
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £400 £385
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.89%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 15
Median hourly rate £13.86 £38.50 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -64.00% +140.62%  
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 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Swindon.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Swindon

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 Swindon region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) DevOps
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
3 3 (33.33%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (33.33%) MVC
3 3 (33.33%) Python
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) CSS
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
3 3 (33.33%) C
3 3 (33.33%) C#
3 3 (33.33%) C++
4 2 (22.22%) HTML
4 2 (22.22%) SOAP
4 2 (22.22%) Web Services
4 2 (22.22%) Web Design
4 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
4 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
4 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
4 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
4 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
4 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (22.22%) Open Source
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (22.22%) HTML5
4 2 (22.22%) MVVM

Software Engineering
Co-occurring 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 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (11.11%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (33.33%) Banking
2 1 (11.11%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) C Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) UI Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Architect
3 1 (11.11%) ASP Developer
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# .NET Developer
3 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Developer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum Master
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (33.33%) .NET
1 3 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (22.22%) AngularJS
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
2 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (22.22%) CSS3
2 2 (22.22%) Django
2 2 (22.22%) Ext JS
2 2 (22.22%) HTML
2 2 (22.22%) HTML5
2 2 (22.22%) Node.js
2 2 (22.22%) OpenGL
2 2 (22.22%) React
2 2 (22.22%) REST
2 2 (22.22%) SOAP
2 2 (22.22%) WCF
2 2 (22.22%) Web Services
3 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (11.11%) jQuery
3 1 (11.11%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (44.44%) DevOps
1 4 (44.44%) SOA
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
2 3 (33.33%) MVC
2 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) BDD
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) E-Commerce
3 2 (22.22%) Kanban
3 2 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 2 (22.22%) Mobile Development
3 2 (22.22%) MVVM
3 2 (22.22%) Open Source
3 2 (22.22%) Responsive Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 2 (22.22%) Web Design
3 2 (22.22%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) C
2 3 (33.33%) C#
2 3 (33.33%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C
3 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
3 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Sencha
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) Telerik