Period
to 17 November 2018

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 17 November 2018 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 50 75 61
Rank change year-on-year +25 -14 +5
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 69 17 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 4.00% 1.37% 2.13%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.62% 1.57% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 10 16
Wiltshire median daily rate £463 £406 £538
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.85% -24.42% +65.38%
10th Percentile £306 £302 £363
90th Percentile £575 £447 £575
South West median daily rate £450 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +12.50% -2.44% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 2 7
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £39.00 £33.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.29% +16.42% +3.08%
10th Percentile £37.89 £36.65 £30.75
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.55 £77.50
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year +1.18% +2.41% -2.35%

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 1,493 1,080 1,100
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 86.50% 87.24% 83.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 966 722 784
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £313 £288 £257
90th Percentile £631 £590 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 19 23
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% -9.09% +15.79%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.00 £13.30
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £41.53 £35.00 £29.60
% change year-on-year +18.66% +18.24% -22.11%

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 17 November 2018.

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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

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 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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 - 27 £525 - 6
Corsham - 14 £463 - 2
Swindon -4 10 £460 +29.12% 10
Chippenham 0 3 - - 8
Warminster - 2 - - 1
Bradford-on-Avon - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 42 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 31 (44.93%) SC Cleared
3 30 (43.48%) PowerShell
4 27 (39.13%) C++
5 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
6 22 (31.88%) C
6 22 (31.88%) Linux
6 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
7 21 (30.43%) Java
8 20 (28.99%) DV Cleared
9 19 (27.54%) Information Security
10 18 (26.09%) Windows
10 18 (26.09%) Python
11 16 (23.19%) Web Services
11 16 (23.19%) JSON
12 15 (21.74%) JIRA
12 15 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
12 15 (21.74%) HMG Infosec
12 15 (21.74%) JSP 440
12 15 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (21.74%) TOGAF
12 15 (21.74%) DSDM
12 15 (21.74%) XML
12 15 (21.74%) JSP
12 15 (21.74%) SOAP
12 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
12 15 (21.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
12 15 (21.74%) Critical Thinking
13 14 (20.29%) Windows Server
13 14 (20.29%) Banking

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 13 (18.84%) Confluence
2 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
3 2 (2.90%) Apache
3 2 (2.90%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.45%) JBoss
Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.90%) Amazon AWS
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 15 (21.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 15 (21.74%) JIRA
2 3 (4.35%) Bitbucket
2 3 (4.35%) Maven
3 2 (2.90%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.90%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.90%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.45%) Ant
4 1 (1.45%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.45%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.45%) JUnit
4 1 (1.45%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (1.45%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (20.29%) Banking
2 13 (18.84%) Finance
3 4 (5.80%) Aerospace
4 2 (2.90%) Law
5 1 (1.45%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (28.99%) Software Engineer
2 16 (23.19%) Architect
3 13 (18.84%) Solutions Architect
4 10 (14.49%) Applications Architect
5 9 (13.04%) Automation Engineer
5 9 (13.04%) Developer
5 9 (13.04%) PowerShell Engineer
6 8 (11.59%) Embedded Engineer
7 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) C Software Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) Embedded C Engineer
9 5 (7.25%) Embedded C Software Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (5.80%) Lead Architect
10 4 (5.80%) Security Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (23.19%) JSON
1 16 (23.19%) Web Services
2 15 (21.74%) JSP
2 15 (21.74%) SOAP
2 15 (21.74%) XML
3 12 (17.39%) REST
4 7 (10.14%) .NET
5 4 (5.80%) 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%) WCF
7 1 (1.45%) Angular 2
7 1 (1.45%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.45%) Hibernate
7 1 (1.45%) JMS
7 1 (1.45%) Kafka
7 1 (1.45%) Node.js
7 1 (1.45%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 15 (21.74%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (13.04%) Computer Science
2 9 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.14%) Cyber Kill Chain
4 6 (8.70%) Cyber Defence
5 5 (7.25%) Cyberthreat
6 4 (5.80%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.90%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) Linux
2 18 (26.09%) Windows
3 14 (20.29%) Windows Server
4 6 (8.70%) Unix
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (31.88%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (27.54%) Information Security
3 15 (21.74%) Critical Thinking
3 15 (21.74%) DSDM
3 15 (21.74%) Enterprise Architecture
3 15 (21.74%) TOGAF
4 13 (18.84%) IT Strategy
4 13 (18.84%) Technical Architecture
5 11 (15.94%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (15.94%) Reverse Engineering
6 9 (13.04%) Systems Engineering
7 8 (11.59%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 8 (11.59%) NsoIT
7 8 (11.59%) Unit Testing
8 7 (10.14%) Cybersecurity
8 7 (10.14%) Information Assurance
8 7 (10.14%) Penetration Testing
8 7 (10.14%) SDLC
8 7 (10.14%) Security Testing
9 6 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 30 (43.48%) PowerShell
2 27 (39.13%) C++
3 22 (31.88%) C
4 21 (30.43%) Java
5 18 (26.09%) Python
6 7 (10.14%) C#
6 7 (10.14%) Embedded C
6 7 (10.14%) Embedded C++
7 5 (7.25%) JavaScript
8 4 (5.80%) Java 8
9 2 (2.90%) Perl
9 2 (2.90%) SQL
10 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.45%) Scala
10 1 (1.45%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.45%) VBA
Qualifications
1 42 (60.87%) Security Cleared
2 31 (44.93%) SC Cleared
3 20 (28.99%) DV Cleared
4 8 (11.59%) CCNA
4 8 (11.59%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (11.59%) MCSA
4 8 (11.59%) MCSE
4 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (11.59%) OCA
4 8 (11.59%) Oracle Certification
4 8 (11.59%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.90%) CISM
5 2 (2.90%) CISSP
5 2 (2.90%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.45%) Degree
6 1 (1.45%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (21.74%) HMG Infosec
1 15 (21.74%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 15 (21.74%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.45%) PMO
System Software
1 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (8.70%) Firmware
3 2 (2.90%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (13.04%) PowerCLI
2 8 (11.59%) vCenter Server
3 2 (2.90%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 26 (37.68%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.29%) Atlassian
3 12 (17.39%) Oracle
4 11 (15.94%) VMware
5 9 (13.04%) Cisco
6 1 (1.45%) Ariba
6 1 (1.45%) Tableau