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 1 June 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
1 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 14 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 25 0 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 8.06% - 3.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 9.65% - 4.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 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 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 5
Median hourly rate £50.78 - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +1.26%
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
259 310 346
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 83.55% 84.70% 79.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 218 205
Median daily rate £475 £450 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £613 £600 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 18 9
Median hourly rate £50.78 £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+26.95% +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.90 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+4.59% +1.66%

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 1 June 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 1 June 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 - 14 £588 - 5
Bedford - 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 1 June 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 32 (61.54%) C#
1 32 (61.54%) .NET
1 32 (61.54%) SOA
2 31 (59.62%) Microsoft
3 26 (50.00%) SOAP
4 25 (48.08%) REST
5 22 (42.31%) Reverse Engineering
5 22 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
6 21 (40.38%) Microservices
7 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
8 15 (28.85%) Low Latency
9 14 (26.92%) Hybrid Cloud
9 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (26.92%) Middleware
9 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
10 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
10 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
10 13 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
11 12 (23.08%) Red Hat
11 12 (23.08%) UML
11 12 (23.08%) User Stories
12 11 (21.15%) WCF
13 10 (19.23%) JBoss
13 10 (19.23%) E-Commerce
14 9 (17.31%) SQL
14 9 (17.31%) C++
14 9 (17.31%) Rational Rhapsody
15 8 (15.38%) OO
15 8 (15.38%) Data Modelling
15 8 (15.38%) Ada

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 (19.23%) JBoss
2 6 (11.54%) Confluence
3 2 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (3.85%) Mule
3 2 (3.85%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.92%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 13 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.92%) NFC
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) DB2
1 3 (5.77%) GIS
1 3 (5.77%) Oracle ODI
2 1 (1.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
2 9 (17.31%) Rational Rhapsody
3 8 (15.38%) VectorCAST
4 6 (11.54%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.77%) Finance
1 3 (5.77%) Manufacturing
1 3 (5.77%) Military
2 2 (3.85%) Retail
3 1 (1.92%) Back Office
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
3 1 (1.92%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (34.62%) Software Engineer
2 16 (30.77%) Developer
3 15 (28.85%) Architect
4 13 (25.00%) Technical Architect
5 12 (23.08%) Senior Developer
6 10 (19.23%) Designer
7 9 (17.31%) Senior Designer
8 6 (11.54%) .NET Designer
9 5 (9.62%) .NET Developer
9 5 (9.62%) Senior .NET Developer
9 5 (9.62%) SOA Designer
10 4 (7.69%) Integration Architect
10 4 (7.69%) Principal Engineer
10 4 (7.69%) Principal Software Engineer
10 4 (7.69%) SOA Developer
10 4 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
11 3 (5.77%) Ada Software Engineer
11 3 (5.77%) Messaging Architect
11 3 (5.77%) Middleware Architect
11 3 (5.77%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (61.54%) .NET
2 26 (50.00%) SOAP
3 25 (48.08%) REST
4 14 (26.92%) ASP.NET Web API
4 14 (26.92%) Middleware
5 11 (21.15%) WCF
6 5 (9.62%) .NET Framework
6 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.85%) ActiveMQ
7 2 (3.85%) MSMQ
8 1 (1.92%) Android SDK
8 1 (1.92%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 22 (42.31%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (26.92%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (5.77%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
4 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) VxWorks
2 3 (5.77%) AIX
3 1 (1.92%) Android
3 1 (1.92%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (61.54%) SOA
2 22 (42.31%) Reverse Engineering
3 21 (40.38%) Microservices
4 17 (32.69%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (28.85%) Low Latency
6 12 (23.08%) UML
6 12 (23.08%) User Stories
7 10 (19.23%) E-Commerce
8 8 (15.38%) Data Modelling
8 8 (15.38%) OO
8 8 (15.38%) Validation
9 7 (13.46%) AOP
9 7 (13.46%) Data Transformation
9 7 (13.46%) TDD
10 6 (11.54%) Multithreading
10 6 (11.54%) Software Architecture
10 6 (11.54%) Unit Testing
11 3 (5.77%) Embedded Software Development
11 3 (5.77%) MODAF
11 3 (5.77%) SysML
Programming Languages
1 32 (61.54%) C#
2 9 (17.31%) C++
2 9 (17.31%) SQL
3 8 (15.38%) Ada
4 4 (7.69%) Java
5 3 (5.77%) COBOL
6 1 (1.92%) Assembly Language
6 1 (1.92%) C
6 1 (1.92%) Embedded C++
6 1 (1.92%) MATLAB
6 1 (1.92%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Security Cleared
2 13 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.69%) Degree
4 2 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 31 (59.62%) Microsoft
2 12 (23.08%) Red Hat
3 6 (11.54%) Atlassian
4 3 (5.77%) ESRI
4 3 (5.77%) Luciad
4 3 (5.77%) Oracle
4 3 (5.77%) Sunopsis
5 2 (3.85%) IBM
6 1 (1.92%) Apigee
6 1 (1.92%) EMC
6 1 (1.92%) Google
6 1 (1.92%) Mashery
6 1 (1.92%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.92%) WSO2
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