The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 67 77 78
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 10 1 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.08% 0.10% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.11% 1.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 1 6
Median daily rate £275 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-31.25% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £400 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £400 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £355 £350
% change year-on-year
-1.40% +1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.88 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +24.73%

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
859 950 1165
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.76% 95.10% 95.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 488 577
Median daily rate £396 £375 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.46% +2.73%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 33 40
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.37% +3.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £24.00 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Buckinghamshire region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Beaconsfield - 3 £275 -
Gerrards Cross - 3 £275 -
Milton Keynes -3 2 £400 - 4
Chesham - 2 - -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) HTML
3 6 (37.50%) Java
3 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 6 (37.50%) C#
3 6 (37.50%) .NET
3 6 (37.50%) jQuery
4 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 4 (25.00%) Ajax
5 4 (25.00%) XML
5 4 (25.00%) MVC
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
5 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (18.75%) HTML5
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (18.75%) Razor View Engine
6 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (18.75%) CSS
6 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
6 3 (18.75%) Intranet
6 3 (18.75%) Extranet
6 3 (18.75%) SQL
6 3 (18.75%) Marketing
6 3 (18.75%) TDD
6 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
6 3 (18.75%) Scrum
6 3 (18.75%) WinForms
7 2 (12.50%) Banking
7 2 (12.50%) Retail

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 1 (6.25%) Apache
1 1 (6.25%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) Extranet
1 3 (18.75%) Intranet
2 2 (12.50%) Bluetooth
3 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
1 1 (6.25%) Maven
General
1 3 (18.75%) Marketing
2 2 (12.50%) Banking
2 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Retail
3 1 (6.25%) Dutch Language
3 1 (6.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (43.75%) HTML
2 6 (37.50%) .NET
2 6 (37.50%) jQuery
3 5 (31.25%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 4 (25.00%) Ajax
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (25.00%) XML
5 3 (18.75%) CSS
5 3 (18.75%) HTML5
5 3 (18.75%) Razor View Engine
5 3 (18.75%) WinForms
6 2 (12.50%) Keras
6 2 (12.50%) Node.js
6 2 (12.50%) OAuth
6 2 (12.50%) OAuth2
6 2 (12.50%) Pandas
6 2 (12.50%) Spring Boot
6 2 (12.50%) Theano
6 2 (12.50%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.25%) IVR
1 1 (6.25%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Android
1 1 (6.25%) Unix
1 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (56.25%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) MVC
3 3 (18.75%) E-Commerce
3 3 (18.75%) Scrum
3 3 (18.75%) Software Engineering
3 3 (18.75%) TDD
4 2 (12.50%) Deep Learning
4 2 (12.50%) Machine Learning
4 2 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Quantitative Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Statistics
5 1 (6.25%) Android Development
5 1 (6.25%) Automation Testing
5 1 (6.25%) BDD
5 1 (6.25%) Coaching
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Manual Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Mobile Application Development
5 1 (6.25%) Test Strategy
5 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (37.50%) C#
1 6 (37.50%) Java
1 6 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C
3 2 (12.50%) Python
3 2 (12.50%) T-SQL
4 1 (6.25%) C++
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SDET
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) DevExpress
1 2 (12.50%) Telerik
2 1 (6.25%) Apple
2 1 (6.25%) Avaya
2 1 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) SAP