Period
to 25 September 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 25 September 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
25 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 40 73 63
Rank change year-on-year +33 -10 -4
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 66 20 28
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 4.44% 1.54% 2.29%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 5.16% 1.78% 2.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 14 19
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £406 £550
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.77% -26.14% +69.23%
10th Percentile £306 £316 £363
90th Percentile £575 £475 £579
South West median daily rate £445 £400 £410
% change year-on-year +11.24% -2.44% +9.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 2 7
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £39.00 £54.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.97% -28.44% +67.69%
10th Percentile £37.76 £36.65 £32.05
90th Percentile £47.50 £40.55 £77.50
South West median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year -5.56% +6.51% -0.59%

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 1,280 1,126 1,001
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 86.08% 86.62% 81.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 852 736 695
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £420 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £306 £281 £255
90th Percentile £613 £588 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 25 24
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +0.67% +65.56%
10th Percentile £17.50 £13.00 £13.13
90th Percentile £47.50 £43.00 £76.75
South West median hourly rate £41.83 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year +10.07% +8.57% -5.41%

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 25 September 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 25 September 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 25 September 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
Swindon -4 16 £460 +16.83% 11
Salisbury - 15 £507 - 6
Corsham - 12 £463 - 2
Chippenham +2 3 - - 2
Bradford-on-Avon - 1 - -
Warminster - 1 - - 2
Software Engineering
South West

For the 6 months to 25 September 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 27 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 25 (37.88%) C++
3 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (34.85%) PowerShell
5 21 (31.82%) Linux
6 20 (30.30%) SC Cleared
7 19 (28.79%) C
8 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
9 15 (22.73%) Windows
9 15 (22.73%) REST
10 14 (21.21%) Python
10 14 (21.21%) Java
11 12 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 12 (18.18%) Information Security
11 12 (18.18%) JIRA
12 11 (16.67%) Atlassian
12 11 (16.67%) Finance
12 11 (16.67%) Embedded C
12 11 (16.67%) Embedded C++
12 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
12 11 (16.67%) XML
12 11 (16.67%) Unit Testing
12 11 (16.67%) Windows Server
12 11 (16.67%) SDLC
13 10 (15.15%) DV Cleared
13 10 (15.15%) Confluence
13 10 (15.15%) Oracle
14 9 (13.64%) C#
14 9 (13.64%) Web Services
14 9 (13.64%) Unix

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 10 (15.15%) Confluence
2 3 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.03%) Apache
3 2 (3.03%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.52%) JBoss
Applications
1 1 (1.52%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (3.03%) CloudFront
3 2 (3.03%) npm
3 2 (3.03%) NuGet
3 2 (3.03%) Sauce Labs
4 1 (1.52%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Intranet
1 1 (1.52%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.52%) Software-Defined Radio
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (3.03%) Big Data
1 2 (3.03%) MongoDB
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.52%) Apache Hive
2 1 (1.52%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.52%) Hadoop
2 1 (1.52%) Impala
2 1 (1.52%) JasperReports
2 1 (1.52%) MySQL
2 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 12 (18.18%) JIRA
2 5 (7.58%) Bitbucket
3 4 (6.06%) Cucumber
3 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.55%) Jenkins
4 3 (4.55%) Maven
5 2 (3.03%) Artifactory
5 2 (3.03%) JMeter
5 2 (3.03%) Oracle Forms
5 2 (3.03%) Selenium
5 2 (3.03%) SonarQube
5 2 (3.03%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (3.03%) Visual Studio Code
5 2 (3.03%) WebStorm
6 1 (1.52%) Ant
6 1 (1.52%) JUnit
6 1 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.52%) TeamCity
6 1 (1.52%) Visual Studio
General
1 11 (16.67%) Finance
2 9 (13.64%) Banking
3 8 (12.12%) Aerospace
4 3 (4.55%) Back Office
4 3 (4.55%) Law
Job Titles
1 23 (34.85%) Software Engineer
2 13 (19.70%) Developer
2 13 (19.70%) Embedded Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 9 (13.64%) Architect
5 8 (12.12%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) C Software Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) C++ Software Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Embedded C Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Embedded C Software Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) C/C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) PowerShell Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Solutions Architect
6 7 (10.61%) Unix Engineer
7 6 (9.09%) Applications Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (22.73%) REST
2 11 (16.67%) XML
3 9 (13.64%) JSON
3 9 (13.64%) Web Services
4 8 (12.12%) .NET
4 8 (12.12%) JSP
4 8 (12.12%) SOAP
5 6 (9.09%) HTML
6 5 (7.58%) AngularJS
6 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET
6 5 (7.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (6.06%) CSS
7 4 (6.06%) Spring
8 3 (4.55%) React
8 3 (4.55%) Sass
8 3 (4.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (3.03%) Kafka
9 2 (3.03%) Node.js
9 2 (3.03%) RAML
9 2 (3.03%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.61%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 5 (7.58%) Cyber Kill Chain
5 4 (6.06%) Cyber Defence
5 4 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (4.55%) Cyberthreat
6 3 (4.55%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (1.52%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (31.82%) Linux
2 15 (22.73%) Windows
3 11 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 9 (13.64%) Unix
5 2 (3.03%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 1 (1.52%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.18%) Information Security
3 11 (16.67%) SDLC
3 11 (16.67%) Unit Testing
4 8 (12.12%) Critical Thinking
4 8 (12.12%) DSDM
4 8 (12.12%) Enterprise Architecture
4 8 (12.12%) IT Strategy
4 8 (12.12%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (12.12%) Reverse Engineering
4 8 (12.12%) Technical Architecture
4 8 (12.12%) TOGAF
5 7 (10.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 7 (10.61%) Software Delivery
6 6 (9.09%) NsoIT
7 5 (7.58%) Continuous Improvement
7 5 (7.58%) Deployment Automation
7 5 (7.58%) Information Assurance
7 5 (7.58%) Microservices
7 5 (7.58%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.88%) C++
2 23 (34.85%) PowerShell
3 19 (28.79%) C
4 14 (21.21%) Java
4 14 (21.21%) Python
5 11 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 11 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 11 (16.67%) JavaScript
6 9 (13.64%) C#
7 5 (7.58%) Scala
7 5 (7.58%) SQL
8 4 (6.06%) Java 8
8 4 (6.06%) TypeScript
9 3 (4.55%) Bash Shell
9 3 (4.55%) F#
10 2 (3.03%) Perl
11 1 (1.52%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (40.91%) Security Cleared
2 20 (30.30%) SC Cleared
3 10 (15.15%) DV Cleared
4 6 (9.09%) CCNA
4 6 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (9.09%) MCSA
4 6 (9.09%) MCSE
4 6 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (9.09%) OCA
4 6 (9.09%) Oracle Certification
4 6 (9.09%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (3.03%) CISM
5 2 (3.03%) CISSP
5 2 (3.03%) CREST Certified
6 1 (1.52%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (12.12%) HMG Infosec
1 8 (12.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
1 8 (12.12%) JSP 440
2 1 (1.52%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.52%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 6 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (7.58%) Docker
3 4 (6.06%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (10.61%) PowerCLI
2 6 (9.09%) vCenter Server
3 5 (7.58%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.03%) Grafana
4 2 (3.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
2 11 (16.67%) Atlassian
3 10 (15.15%) Oracle
4 8 (12.12%) VMware
5 7 (10.61%) Cisco
6 2 (3.03%) Apigee
6 2 (3.03%) AppDynamics
6 2 (3.03%) Splunk
6 2 (3.03%) Veracode
7 1 (1.52%) Ariba
7 1 (1.52%) Google