Period
to 22 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Engineer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 22 July 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.

Software Engineer
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 80 79
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 11 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.81% 1.34% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.86% 1.41% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 4
Wiltshire median daily rate £365 £405 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.88% +24.62% -
10th Percentile £330 £322 £251
90th Percentile £457 £504 £340
South West median daily rate £370 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +5.71% -6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 17 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £37.38 £11.00 £32.50
90th Percentile £49.13 £59.05 £37.50
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.45 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.01% +1.07% +5.00%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1279 1279 1337
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 94.25% 95.31% 95.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 816 871 869
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £375 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -3.85% +5.26%
10th Percentile £247 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
South West median daily rate £385 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +2.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 35 58
Wiltshire median hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £16.91
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +106.95% -24.83%
10th Percentile £12.87 £13.40 £11.12
90th Percentile £45.70 £48.90 £34.00
South West median hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £21.50
% change year-on-year +10.29% +58.14% +13.16%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Wiltshire

Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineer in Wiltshire

Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineer in Wiltshire

Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 22 July 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Software Engineer in Wiltshire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 22 July 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
Chippenham +4 4 - - 3
Swindon +6 3 £365 -
Malmesbury - 1 £450 -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire

For the 6 months to 22 July 2017, 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 Wiltshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (63.64%) C#
3 5 (45.45%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) UML
4 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
4 3 (27.27%) Scrum
4 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (18.18%) MVC
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) Linux
5 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
5 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
5 2 (18.18%) SQL
5 2 (18.18%) C++
5 2 (18.18%) Delphi
5 2 (18.18%) Pascal
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (18.18%) System Testing
5 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (18.18%) JIRA
5 2 (18.18%) SCADA
5 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
5 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
5 2 (18.18%) Node.js

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 1 (9.09%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (9.09%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) MQTT
1 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) NoSQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (18.18%) Jenkins
1 2 (18.18%) JIRA
1 2 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (9.09%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (9.09%) Calabash
2 1 (9.09%) PVCS
2 1 (9.09%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (9.09%) Vagrant
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
1 1 (9.09%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) .NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET
2 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (18.18%) Node.js
2 2 (18.18%) REST
3 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
3 1 (9.09%) AngularJS
3 1 (9.09%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (9.09%) Entity Framework
3 1 (9.09%) Ext JS
3 1 (9.09%) HTML
3 1 (9.09%) HTML5
3 1 (9.09%) OpenGL
3 1 (9.09%) Qt
3 1 (9.09%) React
3 1 (9.09%) Serverless Framework
3 1 (9.09%) SOAP
3 1 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (9.09%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) SCADA
2 1 (9.09%) CCTV
2 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 2 (18.18%) Linux
1 2 (18.18%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (27.27%) Configuration Management
2 3 (27.27%) Scrum
2 3 (27.27%) UML
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (18.18%) Integration Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
3 2 (18.18%) MVC
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) System Testing
3 2 (18.18%) Unit Testing
4 1 (9.09%) ATDD
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Load Testing
4 1 (9.09%) Mobile Development
4 1 (9.09%) Power Management
4 1 (9.09%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) C
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Delphi
2 2 (18.18%) JavaScript
2 2 (18.18%) Pascal
2 2 (18.18%) Python
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
3 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
3 1 (9.09%) Go
3 1 (9.09%) Java
3 1 (9.09%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Ansible
1 1 (9.09%) Consul
1 1 (9.09%) Graphite
1 1 (9.09%) Kibana
1 1 (9.09%) logstash
1 1 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (9.09%) Puppet
1 1 (9.09%) Terraform
Vendors
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
2 1 (9.09%) Sencha
2 1 (9.09%) Splunk