The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Buckinghamshire region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 83 76 55
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -21
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 2 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.15% 0.20% 1.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.21% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 9
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £310 £325 £284
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £325 £328
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1204 952 900
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.76% 93.98% 93.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 689 465 421
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £225 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 79 65
Average hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.00 £12.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £22.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Software Developer
South East

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
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 25 July 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
Milton Keynes -2 2 £350 +7.69% 4
Amersham - - - -
Aylesbury - - - -
Beaconsfield - - - -
Chesham - - - -
High Wycombe - - - -
Software Developer
South East

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 8 (72.73%) C#
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle
2 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
2 6 (54.55%) OO
2 6 (54.55%) N-Tier
2 6 (54.55%) SOA
2 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
2 6 (54.55%) Scrum
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (54.55%) TDD
2 6 (54.55%) NUnit
2 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
2 6 (54.55%) WCF
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (54.55%) SCCM
2 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (54.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
3 4 (36.36%) .NET
3 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
4 3 (27.27%) Finance
5 2 (18.18%) APACS
5 2 (18.18%) ISO 8583
5 2 (18.18%) Banking
5 2 (18.18%) Retail
5 2 (18.18%) OOP
5 2 (18.18%) C++

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 6 (54.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database 11g
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle Database
2 1 (9.09%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) Visual Studio
1 6 (54.55%) NUnit
1 6 (54.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (27.27%) Finance
2 2 (18.18%) Banking
2 2 (18.18%) Retail
3 1 (9.09%) General Ledger
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (54.55%) WCF
1 6 (54.55%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 2 (18.18%) .NET Framework
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET MVC 3
3 2 (18.18%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) N-Tier
2 2 (18.18%) EFT
2 2 (18.18%) APACS
3 1 (9.09%) VSAM
3 1 (9.09%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) SOA
1 6 (54.55%) Configuration Management
1 6 (54.55%) Scrum
1 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (54.55%) TDD
1 6 (54.55%) Automated Testing
1 6 (54.55%) OO
1 6 (54.55%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (18.18%) E-Commerce
2 2 (18.18%) OOP
3 1 (9.09%) System Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Software Testing
3 1 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Unit Testing
3 1 (9.09%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (72.73%) C#
2 2 (18.18%) C++
2 2 (18.18%) Java
2 2 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (9.09%) JCL
3 1 (9.09%) SELCOPY
3 1 (9.09%) COBOL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO 8583
2 1 (9.09%) QA
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Oracle
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) IBM
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