The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 14 43 35
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -8
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 25 2 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 7.72% 0.50% 2.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.16% 0.60% 3.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 0 9
Median daily rate £588 - £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 - £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £608 - £393
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 4
Median hourly rate £50.39 - £38.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 - £37.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
Software Engineering
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
273 331 376
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 84.26% 83.38% 83.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 227 231
Median daily rate £475 £475 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £638 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 23 12
Median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.45 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £42.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Bedfordshire

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Bedfordshire

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in Bedfordshire

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 Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 6 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Luton +11 14 £588 - 5
Bedford +5 3 £375 - 4
Dunstable - 1 £608 -
Software Engineering
East of England

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 38 (60.32%) C#
2 37 (58.73%) .NET
2 37 (58.73%) Microsoft
3 34 (53.97%) SOA
4 26 (41.27%) Security Cleared
5 25 (39.68%) SC Cleared
5 25 (39.68%) SOAP
6 24 (38.10%) REST
7 22 (34.92%) Reverse Engineering
7 22 (34.92%) Analytical Skills
8 21 (33.33%) Microservices
8 21 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
9 20 (31.75%) UML
10 17 (26.98%) C++
10 17 (26.98%) Ada
10 17 (26.98%) Rational Rhapsody
10 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (25.40%) Validation
12 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
12 15 (23.81%) OO
12 15 (23.81%) Low Latency
13 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
13 14 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
14 13 (20.63%) Middleware
14 13 (20.63%) VxWorks
14 13 (20.63%) VectorCAST
15 12 (19.05%) User Stories
15 12 (19.05%) SQL
16 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
17 10 (15.87%) JBoss

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 (15.87%) JBoss
2 6 (9.52%) Confluence
3 2 (3.17%) Mule
4 1 (1.59%) Apache ServiceMix
4 1 (1.59%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.59%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Simulink
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.76%) DB2
1 3 (4.76%) GIS
1 3 (4.76%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (1.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 21 (33.33%) Rational DOORS
2 17 (26.98%) Rational Rhapsody
3 13 (20.63%) VectorCAST
4 6 (9.52%) JIRA
5 3 (4.76%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.59%) Mercurial
6 1 (1.59%) Subversion
General
1 5 (7.94%) Finance
2 4 (6.35%) Manufacturing
3 3 (4.76%) Military
4 2 (3.17%) Retail
5 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.59%) Back Office
5 1 (1.59%) Electronics
5 1 (1.59%) Legal
Job Titles
1 29 (46.03%) Software Engineer
2 17 (26.98%) Developer
3 14 (22.22%) Architect
4 12 (19.05%) Senior Developer
4 12 (19.05%) Technical Architect
5 10 (15.87%) Designer
5 10 (15.87%) Principal Engineer
5 10 (15.87%) Principal Software Engineer
6 9 (14.29%) Senior Designer
7 6 (9.52%) .NET Designer
7 6 (9.52%) Ada Engineer
7 6 (9.52%) Ada Software Engineer
8 5 (7.94%) .NET Developer
8 5 (7.94%) Senior .NET Developer
8 5 (7.94%) SOA Designer
9 4 (6.35%) SOA Developer
9 4 (6.35%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (4.76%) Integration Architect
10 3 (4.76%) Java Developer
10 3 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (58.73%) .NET
2 25 (39.68%) SOAP
3 24 (38.10%) REST
4 14 (22.22%) ASP.NET Web API
5 13 (20.63%) Middleware
6 10 (15.87%) WCF
7 8 (12.70%) ASP.NET
8 5 (7.94%) .NET Framework
9 1 (1.59%) ActiveMQ
9 1 (1.59%) Android SDK
9 1 (1.59%) Apache Camel
9 1 (1.59%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 22 (34.92%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (22.22%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (4.76%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.59%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.59%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 13 (20.63%) VxWorks
2 3 (4.76%) AIX
3 1 (1.59%) Android
3 1 (1.59%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (53.97%) SOA
2 22 (34.92%) Reverse Engineering
3 21 (33.33%) Microservices
4 20 (31.75%) UML
5 17 (26.98%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (25.40%) Validation
7 15 (23.81%) Low Latency
7 15 (23.81%) OO
8 12 (19.05%) User Stories
9 9 (14.29%) E-Commerce
9 9 (14.29%) Multithreading
9 9 (14.29%) Software Architecture
9 9 (14.29%) Unit Testing
10 8 (12.70%) Data Modelling
11 7 (11.11%) AOP
11 7 (11.11%) Data Transformation
11 7 (11.11%) TDD
12 4 (6.35%) Programme Management
12 4 (6.35%) Signal Processing
13 3 (4.76%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 38 (60.32%) C#
2 17 (26.98%) Ada
2 17 (26.98%) C++
3 12 (19.05%) SQL
4 5 (7.94%) Java
5 3 (4.76%) C
5 3 (4.76%) COBOL
6 1 (1.59%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.59%) PL/SQL
6 1 (1.59%) Python
6 1 (1.59%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (41.27%) Security Cleared
2 25 (39.68%) SC Cleared
3 9 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (3.17%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 37 (58.73%) Microsoft
2 11 (17.46%) Red Hat
3 6 (9.52%) Atlassian
4 3 (4.76%) ESRI
4 3 (4.76%) Luciad
4 3 (4.76%) Oracle
4 3 (4.76%) Sunopsis
5 1 (1.59%) Apigee
5 1 (1.59%) EMC
5 1 (1.59%) Google
5 1 (1.59%) IBM
5 1 (1.59%) Mashery
5 1 (1.59%) TIBCO
5 1 (1.59%) WSO2
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