The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 77 56 74
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 6 9 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.50% 1.08% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.53% 1.18% 0.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 5 2
Average daily rate £400 £350 £283
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +23.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £311 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £380 £297
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 2
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £38.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Job Titles Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1129 762 1128
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 94.08% 91.37% 93.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 596 414 489
Average daily rate £350 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 73 86
Average hourly rate £14.50 £14.00 £14.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -1.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.10 £10.20 £11.67
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £27.00 £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -14 4 £250 -12.28% 5
Aylesbury -2 1 £400 +14.28%
High Wycombe - - - - 1
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 15 (88.24%) Software Engineering
2 12 (70.59%) OO
3 10 (58.82%) C#
3 10 (58.82%) C++
4 6 (35.29%) C
4 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (29.41%) Scrum
5 5 (29.41%) VC++
5 5 (29.41%) RUP
5 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
5 5 (29.41%) UML
5 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
6 4 (23.53%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
6 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
7 3 (17.65%) Xcode
7 3 (17.65%) Objective-C
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle
7 3 (17.65%) .NET
7 3 (17.65%) MVC
7 3 (17.65%) TDD
7 3 (17.65%) NUnit
7 3 (17.65%) SOA
7 3 (17.65%) Image Processing
7 3 (17.65%) Altera
7 3 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
7 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
1 1 (5.88%) GPRS
1 1 (5.88%) GSM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database
1 3 (17.65%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (29.41%) Visual Studio
3 4 (23.53%) Eclipse
4 3 (17.65%) Xcode
4 3 (17.65%) NUnit
5 1 (5.88%) Subversion
General
1 1 (5.88%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (17.65%) .NET
1 3 (17.65%) .NET Framework
1 3 (17.65%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 3 (17.65%) WCF
2 2 (11.76%) MFC
2 2 (11.76%) DCOM
2 2 (11.76%) STL
2 2 (11.76%) Web Services
3 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (17.65%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 3 (17.65%) iPhone
3 2 (11.76%) iPad
4 1 (5.88%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 3 (17.65%) Apple iOS
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (88.24%) Software Engineering
2 12 (70.59%) OO
3 5 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (29.41%) Scrum
3 5 (29.41%) RUP
3 5 (29.41%) UML
3 5 (29.41%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
4 3 (17.65%) MVC
4 3 (17.65%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) SOA
4 3 (17.65%) Image Processing
4 3 (17.65%) iOS Development
4 3 (17.65%) Automated Testing
5 2 (11.76%) OOP
6 1 (5.88%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.88%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) C#
1 10 (58.82%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) C
3 5 (29.41%) VC++
4 3 (17.65%) Objective-C
5 2 (11.76%) Java
5 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
5 2 (11.76%) Assembly Language
6 1 (5.88%) Python
6 1 (5.88%) Perl
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 3 (17.65%) Oracle
2 3 (17.65%) Altera
Berkshire / Buckinghamshire
Venn Group - UK
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