The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Buckinghamshire region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 21 January 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
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 61 66 81
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 10 12 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.20% 1.24% 0.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.29% 1.30% 0.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 3
Median daily rate £313 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +21.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £295 £336
10% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £600 £430
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 3
Median hourly rate £42.50 - £40.50
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 - £36.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 - £43.30
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £43.75 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-4.00% +12.17%

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
777 926 1118
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 93.28% 95.86% 96.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 402 440 572
Median daily rate £388 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £263 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £485
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 37 70
Median hourly rate £17.00 £16.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.65 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £24.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

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
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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 2017.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 21 January 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
Milton Keynes +6 4 - - 3
Aylesbury - 1 £325 - 3
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 2017, Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 16 (76.19%) Software Engineering
2 14 (66.67%) Java
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (42.86%) C++
3 9 (42.86%) Linux
4 6 (28.57%) Pair Programming
4 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Web Development
5 5 (23.81%) Degree
5 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
5 5 (23.81%) BDD
5 5 (23.81%) TDD
5 5 (23.81%) Scrum
5 5 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
6 4 (19.05%) Vagrant
6 4 (19.05%) Docker
6 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
6 4 (19.05%) UML
6 4 (19.05%) HTML
6 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
6 4 (19.05%) CSS
6 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
6 4 (19.05%) Big Data
6 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
6 4 (19.05%) JIRA
6 4 (19.05%) Refactoring
6 4 (19.05%) Spring
6 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
6 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared

Software Engineer 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 3 (14.29%) Elasticsearch
1 3 (14.29%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (9.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.52%) IGMP
2 1 (4.76%) Bluetooth
2 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Big Data
1 4 (19.05%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.76%) GIS
2 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
2 1 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.76%) Redis
2 1 (4.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Jenkins
1 4 (19.05%) JIRA
1 4 (19.05%) Vagrant
1 4 (19.05%) Visual Studio
2 3 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 3 (14.29%) Eclipse
2 3 (14.29%) Rational Rhapsody
3 2 (9.52%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Ant
4 1 (4.76%) GDB
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) Gradle
4 1 (4.76%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.76%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.76%) Mockito
4 1 (4.76%) Moq
4 1 (4.76%) NUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Rational DOORS
General
1 2 (9.52%) Retail
2 1 (4.76%) Banking
2 1 (4.76%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (19.05%) CSS
1 4 (19.05%) HTML
1 4 (19.05%) Spring
2 3 (14.29%) Java EE
2 3 (14.29%) Spring Boot
2 3 (14.29%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) .NET
3 2 (9.52%) Node.js
3 2 (9.52%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (4.76%) EJB
4 1 (4.76%) Entity Framework
4 1 (4.76%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) JMS
4 1 (4.76%) JPA
4 1 (4.76%) REST
4 1 (4.76%) STL
4 1 (4.76%) XSL
4 1 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 9 (42.86%) Linux
2 3 (14.29%) Unix
3 2 (9.52%) VxWorks
3 2 (9.52%) Windows
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (4.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (76.19%) Software Engineering
2 14 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 6 (28.57%) Pair Programming
4 5 (23.81%) BDD
4 5 (23.81%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (23.81%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) TDD
4 5 (23.81%) Unit Testing
4 5 (23.81%) Web Development
5 4 (19.05%) Refactoring
5 4 (19.05%) Test Strategy
5 4 (19.05%) UML
6 3 (14.29%) E-Commerce
6 3 (14.29%) Microservices
6 3 (14.29%) SOA
7 2 (9.52%) Fault Analysis
7 2 (9.52%) Open Source Development
7 2 (9.52%) Process Improvement
7 2 (9.52%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 14 (66.67%) Java
2 9 (42.86%) C++
3 4 (19.05%) Shell Script
4 3 (14.29%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) Bash Shell
5 2 (9.52%) C
5 2 (9.52%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) ES6
6 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.76%) Perl
6 1 (4.76%) SQL
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
2 4 (19.05%) Security Cleared
3 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
4 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (19.05%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (14.29%) IBM
2 2 (9.52%) QNX
3 1 (4.76%) Avaya
3 1 (4.76%) HP
3 1 (4.76%) Luciad
3 1 (4.76%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (4.76%) Red Hat
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
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