The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 21 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in 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.

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 77 70 63
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 12 9 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.97% 0.87% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.04% 0.94% 0.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 9 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -14.47%
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £300 £308
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -2.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £35.00 £33.75
% change year-on-year
+16.42% +3.70%
Software Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1159 960 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.62% 92.84% 93.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 626 468 319
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £200 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 95 92 84
Average hourly rate £13.00 £14.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £28.00 £21.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
- -8.57%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 November 2014. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
High Wycombe - 3 £375 - 1
Milton Keynes -16 2 £400 +23.07% 3
Aylesbury - - - -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title.

1 9 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) C++
2 7 (38.89%) WCF
3 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 6 (33.33%) OO
3 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (27.78%) TDD
4 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
4 5 (27.78%) MVC
4 5 (27.78%) Finance
4 5 (27.78%) SOA
4 5 (27.78%) Oracle
4 5 (27.78%) Java
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (22.22%) SCCM
5 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
5 4 (22.22%) Coaching
5 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
5 4 (22.22%) Scrum
5 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 4 (22.22%) NUnit
5 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
6 3 (16.67%) Python
6 3 (16.67%) .NET
6 3 (16.67%) ISEB

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 November 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Software Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.56%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database 11g
1 4 (22.22%) Oracle Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 4 (22.22%) NUnit
2 4 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
4 1 (5.56%) Subversion
4 1 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) General Ledger
2 1 (5.56%) Financial Institution
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) WCF
2 5 (27.78%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 3 (16.67%) HTML
3 3 (16.67%) .NET
3 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 3 (16.67%) CSS
3 3 (16.67%) jQuery
4 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 1 (5.56%) JSON
5 1 (5.56%) LINQ
5 1 (5.56%) REST
5 1 (5.56%) Windows Identity Foundation
5 1 (5.56%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 1 (5.56%) Kendo UI
5 1 (5.56%) Web Services
5 1 (5.56%) XML
5 1 (5.56%) XSL
5 1 (5.56%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) N-Tier
2 1 (5.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) VSAM
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) IBM Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) OO
1 6 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) TDD
2 5 (27.78%) SOA
2 5 (27.78%) MVC
3 4 (22.22%) Scrum
3 4 (22.22%) Configuration Management
3 4 (22.22%) Automated Testing
3 4 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (22.22%) Coaching
4 2 (11.11%) Unit Testing
4 2 (11.11%) Software Engineering
4 2 (11.11%) UML
5 1 (5.56%) ETL
5 1 (5.56%) OOD
5 1 (5.56%) Web Development
5 1 (5.56%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
5 1 (5.56%) System Testing
5 1 (5.56%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) C#
2 7 (38.89%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) Java
3 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) Perl
4 3 (16.67%) C
4 3 (16.67%) Python
5 2 (11.11%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) COBOL
6 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.56%) JCL
6 1 (5.56%) SELCOPY
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) ISEB
1 3 (16.67%) ISTQB
2 1 (5.56%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (16.67%) QA
2 1 (5.56%) HL7
Systems Management
1 4 (22.22%) SCCM
2 1 (5.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Microsoft
1 5 (27.78%) Oracle
2 1 (5.56%) Sybase
2 1 (5.56%) IBM
2 1 (5.56%) Informatica
2 1 (5.56%) QNX
2 1 (5.56%) Telerik
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