Period
to 23 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 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 23 January 2019 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 > Wiltshire
6 months to
23 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 54 69 57
Rank change year-on-year +15 -12 +14
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 69 11 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 3.68% 1.00% 2.49%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.30% 1.20% 2.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 6 25
Wiltshire median daily rate £535 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +42.67% -11.76% +16.84%
10th Percentile £414 £306 £363
90th Percentile £588 £453 £586
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £413
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 1 7
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.17 £37.50 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.46% +11.94% +3.08%
10th Percentile £39.03 £36.25 £30.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £77.50
South West median hourly rate £45.00 £42.25 £41.50
% change year-on-year +6.51% +1.81% -2.92%

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1,606 913 1,083
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 85.70% 82.92% 84.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,053 638 764
Wiltshire median daily rate £475 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £313 £296 £255
90th Percentile £650 £616 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 13 34
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -28.57% +13.24%
10th Percentile £28.40 £13.00 £16.93
90th Percentile £49.50 £38.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £31.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% -13.89% -8.28%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Wiltshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Wiltshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 23 January 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in Wiltshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Wiltshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 23 January 2019. 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
Salisbury - 40 £550 - 6
Swindon -13 11 £550 +46.67% 5
Corsham - 8 £450 -
Warminster - 2 - - 2
Chippenham -3 1 £425 - 6
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 23 January 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Wiltshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 50 (72.46%) Security Cleared
2 38 (55.07%) PowerShell
3 37 (53.62%) SC Cleared
3 37 (53.62%) Microsoft
4 33 (47.83%) Java
5 32 (46.38%) Information Security
6 31 (44.93%) C++
7 30 (43.48%) C
7 30 (43.48%) Python
8 29 (42.03%) Linux
8 29 (42.03%) SOAP
8 29 (42.03%) Web Services
8 29 (42.03%) XML
8 29 (42.03%) Enterprise Architecture
8 29 (42.03%) JSON
9 28 (40.58%) DV Cleared
9 28 (40.58%) JSP 440
9 28 (40.58%) HMG Infosec
9 28 (40.58%) TOGAF
9 28 (40.58%) JSP
9 28 (40.58%) DSDM
9 28 (40.58%) Analytical Skills
9 28 (40.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
9 28 (40.58%) Critical Thinking
10 21 (30.43%) Banking
11 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
11 20 (28.99%) Finance
12 19 (27.54%) IT Strategy
13 18 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
14 11 (15.94%) Windows

Software Engineering
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 9 (13.04%) Confluence
2 4 (5.80%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) Apache
3 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.45%) CMS
4 1 (1.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.35%) Big Data
2 1 (1.45%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (1.45%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.45%) Impala
2 1 (1.45%) JasperReports
2 1 (1.45%) MySQL
2 1 (1.45%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.45%) Power BI
2 1 (1.45%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.45%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 9 (13.04%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 9 (13.04%) JIRA
2 2 (2.90%) Jenkins
2 2 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
3 1 (1.45%) Ant
3 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.45%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.45%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.45%) JUnit
3 1 (1.45%) Maven
3 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
3 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 21 (30.43%) Banking
2 20 (28.99%) Finance
3 1 (1.45%) Law
3 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 31 (44.93%) Architect
2 26 (37.68%) Solutions Architect
3 15 (21.74%) Applications Architect
4 11 (15.94%) Software Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Automation Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Information Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Information Security Manager
7 4 (5.80%) Lead Architect
7 4 (5.80%) Lead Solutions Architect
7 4 (5.80%) PowerShell Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Security Manager
8 3 (4.35%) Deployment Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Infrastructure Deployment Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (2.90%) C# Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Java Developer
9 2 (2.90%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (42.03%) JSON
1 29 (42.03%) SOAP
1 29 (42.03%) Web Services
1 29 (42.03%) XML
2 28 (40.58%) JSP
3 7 (10.14%) .NET
4 6 (8.70%) REST
5 3 (4.35%) Spring
6 2 (2.90%) .NET Framework
6 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (2.90%) Entity Framework
6 2 (2.90%) Hibernate
6 2 (2.90%) RESTful
6 2 (2.90%) WCF
7 1 (1.45%) CSS
7 1 (1.45%) GraphQL
7 1 (1.45%) HTML
7 1 (1.45%) Kafka
7 1 (1.45%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 28 (40.58%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
3 6 (8.70%) Cyber Defence
3 6 (8.70%) Data Centre
4 5 (7.25%) Cyberthreat
4 5 (7.25%) Management Information System
5 3 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.45%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.45%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 29 (42.03%) Linux
2 11 (15.94%) Windows
3 9 (13.04%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) Information Security
2 29 (42.03%) Enterprise Architecture
3 28 (40.58%) Critical Thinking
3 28 (40.58%) DSDM
3 28 (40.58%) TOGAF
4 20 (28.99%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (27.54%) IT Strategy
6 18 (26.09%) Technical Architecture
7 10 (14.49%) Computer Science
8 9 (13.04%) Systems Engineering
9 8 (11.59%) Problem-Solving
9 8 (11.59%) Reverse Engineering
10 7 (10.14%) Cybersecurity
10 7 (10.14%) Information Assurance
10 7 (10.14%) Penetration Testing
10 7 (10.14%) Security Testing
11 6 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
11 6 (8.70%) Deployment Automation
11 6 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 5 (7.25%) NsoIT
Programming Languages
1 38 (55.07%) PowerShell
2 33 (47.83%) Java
3 31 (44.93%) C++
4 30 (43.48%) C
4 30 (43.48%) Python
5 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
6 4 (5.80%) C#
6 4 (5.80%) SQL
7 3 (4.35%) Java 8
8 2 (2.90%) VBA
9 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.45%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.45%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.45%) Perl
9 1 (1.45%) PL/SQL
9 1 (1.45%) Scala
9 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 50 (72.46%) Security Cleared
2 37 (53.62%) SC Cleared
3 28 (40.58%) DV Cleared
4 6 (8.70%) CCNA
4 6 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (8.70%) MCSA
4 6 (8.70%) MCSE
4 6 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (8.70%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 5 (7.25%) OCA
5 5 (7.25%) Oracle Certification
6 2 (2.90%) CISM
6 2 (2.90%) CISSP
6 2 (2.90%) CREST Certified
7 1 (1.45%) Degree
7 1 (1.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (40.58%) HMG Infosec
1 28 (40.58%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 28 (40.58%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.45%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Firmware
1 6 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) PowerCLI
1 6 (8.70%) vCenter Server
2 2 (2.90%) Kubernetes
3 1 (1.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (53.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (11.59%) Atlassian
2 8 (11.59%) Oracle
2 8 (11.59%) VMware
3 6 (8.70%) Cisco
4 1 (1.45%) Ariba
4 1 (1.45%) Tableau