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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank - 81 74
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 0 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire - 0.68% 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.71% 0.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 3
Average daily rate - £410 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +26.15%
UK excluding London average daily rate £369 £340 £305
% change year-on-year
+8.38% +11.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £34.00 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+17.64% -7.48%
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
923 1128 978
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 95.06% 96.08% 94.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 456 550 500
Average daily rate £375 £375 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £240 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 53 63
Average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.06 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.00 £27.50 £28.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (50.00%) Docker
2 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) SDET
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
2 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
2 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) IBM
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
3 1 (25.00%) Retail
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) JIRA
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Hadoop

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 3 (75.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (50.00%) WebSphere
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Vagrant
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 1 (25.00%) Django
2 1 (25.00%) Flask
2 1 (25.00%) SQLAlchemy
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
1 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
1 2 (50.00%) Pair Programming
1 2 (50.00%) Refactoring
1 2 (50.00%) Test Strategy
1 2 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SDET
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) IBM
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