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 3 months to 27 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
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South West / Wiltshire
Rank 49 39 49
Rank change year-on-year -10 +10  
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 12 23 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.88% 3.53% 1.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.36% 4.57% 2.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 8 4
Median daily rate £388 £465 £326
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -16.66% +42.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £325 £308
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £566 £378
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 10 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £41.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +19.28%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year - +8.97%  

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 Wiltshire with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Wiltshire
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 508 503 586
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire 79.38% 77.15% 81.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 345 343 401
Median daily rate £400 £380 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% -10.58%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £563 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £396
% change year-on-year +2.50% +1.01%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 17 9
Median hourly rate £40.50 £40.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +135.29%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £12.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.50 £46.43 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.25 £38.50 £30.20
% change year-on-year -5.84% +27.48%  

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wiltshire 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 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 Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Wiltshire

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Wiltshire over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 3 months to 27 March 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
Swindon -3 7 £376 -33.11% 2
Chippenham -1 2 - - 5
Salisbury - 1 £441 -
Software Engineering
South West

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wiltshire

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

1 10 (32.26%) C#
2 8 (25.81%) C
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) C++
3 7 (22.58%) Python
3 7 (22.58%) Degree
3 7 (22.58%) SDLC
4 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
5 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
5 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
5 5 (16.13%) Physics
5 5 (16.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 5 (16.13%) Requirements Management
5 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (16.13%) Finance
5 5 (16.13%) Validation
5 5 (16.13%) Scrum
6 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (12.90%) Banking
6 4 (12.90%) SOA
6 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
6 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (12.90%) Open Source
6 4 (12.90%) REST
6 4 (12.90%) DevOps
7 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
7 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
7 3 (9.68%) Java
7 3 (9.68%) .NET
7 3 (9.68%) Web Services

Software Engineering
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.45%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
1 1 (3.23%) MongoDB
1 1 (3.23%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.23%) Ant
2 1 (3.23%) Cucumber
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) JBehave
2 1 (3.23%) JIRA
2 1 (3.23%) PVCS
2 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.23%) Selenium
2 1 (3.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (16.13%) Finance
2 4 (12.90%) Banking
3 3 (9.68%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (54.84%) Software Engineer
2 4 (12.90%) Architect
2 4 (12.90%) C# Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (9.68%) Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Java Developer
3 3 (9.68%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.45%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Delphi Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) Scientific Software Engineer
4 2 (6.45%) UI Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Agile Developer
5 1 (3.23%) Automation Test Expert
5 1 (3.23%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Developer in Test
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Perl Scripter
5 1 (3.23%) Perl Software Engineer
5 1 (3.23%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.90%) REST
2 3 (9.68%) .NET
2 3 (9.68%) Web Services
3 2 (6.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (6.45%) Ext JS
3 2 (6.45%) Node.js
3 2 (6.45%) OpenGL
3 2 (6.45%) React
3 2 (6.45%) SOAP
3 2 (6.45%) WCF
4 1 (3.23%) CSS
4 1 (3.23%) CSS3
4 1 (3.23%) Django
4 1 (3.23%) Gherkin
4 1 (3.23%) HTML5
4 1 (3.23%) Middleware
4 1 (3.23%) Qt
4 1 (3.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (9.68%) Device Driver
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Mobile Payment
3 2 (6.45%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (6.45%) Windows
2 1 (3.23%) AIX
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (22.58%) SDLC
2 5 (16.13%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (16.13%) Mathematics
2 5 (16.13%) Physics
2 5 (16.13%) Requirements Management
2 5 (16.13%) Scrum
2 5 (16.13%) Validation
3 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (12.90%) DevOps
3 4 (12.90%) Open Source
3 4 (12.90%) SOA
3 4 (12.90%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (9.68%) Data Analysis
4 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
5 2 (6.45%) BDD
5 2 (6.45%) MVC
5 2 (6.45%) MVVM
5 2 (6.45%) TDD
5 2 (6.45%) UML
5 2 (6.45%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 10 (32.26%) C#
2 8 (25.81%) C
2 8 (25.81%) SQL
3 7 (22.58%) C++
3 7 (22.58%) Python
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) Java
5 3 (9.68%) MATLAB
6 2 (6.45%) Delphi
6 2 (6.45%) Pascal
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded C
7 1 (3.23%) Embedded C++
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (22.58%) Degree
2 6 (19.35%) Security Cleared
3 5 (16.13%) DV Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) IBM
1 2 (6.45%) Microsoft
1 2 (6.45%) Sencha