Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 62 58
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4 +12
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 18 28 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 1.41% 2.19% 2.24%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.66% 2.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 16 14
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £538 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.58% +65.38% -21.21%
10th Percentile £306 £363 £251
90th Percentile £444 £575 £425
South West median daily rate £400 £413 £375
% change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 9
Wiltshire median hourly rate £39.00 £33.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.42% +3.08% +18.18%
10th Percentile £36.65 £30.75 £31.10
90th Percentile £40.55 £77.50 £39.75
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £42.50
% change year-on-year +0.59% -0.59% +6.25%

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 1081 1051 1208
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 84.65% 82.24% 79.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 732 762 826
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% -3.13%
10th Percentile £288 £257 £255
90th Percentile £600 £575 £550
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 24 35
Wiltshire median hourly rate £32.00 £39.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -19.50% +13.57% +25.00%
10th Percentile £13.00 £13.95 £13.90
90th Percentile £40.75 £47.50 £45.55
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £39.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -19.23% +41.82%

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 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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
Swindon -14 6 £363 -34.09% 1
Malmesbury - 6 £413 - 6
Chippenham - 3 - - 1
Devizes - 1 - -
Trowbridge - 1 £313 -
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 4 (22.22%) Web Development
4 4 (22.22%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) Web Services
4 4 (22.22%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 4 (22.22%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (22.22%) Puppet
4 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (22.22%) Ansible
4 4 (22.22%) Microservices
4 4 (22.22%) DevOps
4 4 (22.22%) Serverless
5 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 3 (16.67%) jQuery
5 3 (16.67%) HTML
5 3 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
6 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 2 (11.11%) Degree
6 2 (11.11%) SCADA
6 2 (11.11%) TDD
6 2 (11.11%) Spring

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 1 (5.56%) Apache
1 1 (5.56%) Liferay
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (22.22%) Serverless
2 1 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Modbus
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Ant
1 1 (5.56%) Cucumber
1 1 (5.56%) Grunt
1 1 (5.56%) gulp
1 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.56%) JIRA
1 1 (5.56%) JUnit
1 1 (5.56%) Maven
1 1 (5.56%) Selenium
1 1 (5.56%) Subversion
1 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
1 1 (5.56%) webpack
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Aerospace
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (44.44%) Developer
2 4 (22.22%) AWS DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Linux/Unix DevOps
2 4 (22.22%) Software Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) AWS DevOps Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) AWS Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) DevOps Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Linux DevOps Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) C# Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) iOS Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.11%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.11%) Operations Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
5 1 (5.56%) AWS Administrator
5 1 (5.56%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (5.56%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
5 1 (5.56%) Linux DevOps Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) .NET
1 4 (22.22%) CSS
1 4 (22.22%) Web Services
2 3 (16.67%) HTML
2 3 (16.67%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) CSS3
3 2 (11.11%) Ember.js
3 2 (11.11%) HTML5
3 2 (11.11%) React
3 2 (11.11%) Sass
3 2 (11.11%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) Angular 2
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (5.56%) Hibernate
4 1 (5.56%) J2EE
4 1 (5.56%) Node.js
4 1 (5.56%) QML
4 1 (5.56%) Spring MVC
4 1 (5.56%) WPF
4 1 (5.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Mobile App
1 2 (11.11%) SCADA
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
1 4 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (11.11%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (38.89%) Configuration Management
2 6 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (22.22%) DevOps
3 4 (22.22%) Microservices
3 4 (22.22%) Web Development
4 3 (16.67%) Scrum
4 3 (16.67%) SDLC
5 2 (11.11%) B2B
5 2 (11.11%) BDD
5 2 (11.11%) Front End Development
5 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
5 2 (11.11%) MVC
5 2 (11.11%) TDD
5 2 (11.11%) UML
5 2 (11.11%) Validation
6 1 (5.56%) Analytics
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.56%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (22.22%) C#
1 4 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 2 (11.11%) C++
2 2 (11.11%) Java
2 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
2 2 (11.11%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Assembly Language
3 1 (5.56%) C
3 1 (5.56%) Embedded C
3 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (11.11%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) Ansible
1 4 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (22.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Atlassian
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Telerik