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 26 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 64 59 76
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 13 13 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.40% 1.29% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.51% 1.36% 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 9 6
Median daily rate £325 £390 £336
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-16.66% +15.98%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 2
Median hourly rate £40.50 - £37.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.90 - £35.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.10 - £39.95
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +16.00%

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
859 954 1171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.76% 94.93% 95.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 461 488 588
Median daily rate £396 £380 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.07% +4.10%
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 39
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.14 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-10.16% +0.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £12.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £31.20 £27.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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
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 26 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
High Wycombe +3 2 £325 +30.00%
Milton Keynes -6 2 £325 -25.71%
Aylesbury - 1 £325 -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 20 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (54.17%) Java
4 10 (41.67%) Linux
5 8 (33.33%) C++
5 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (25.00%) Scrum
6 6 (25.00%) Spring
6 6 (25.00%) Pair Programming
7 5 (20.83%) TDD
7 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
7 5 (20.83%) Microservices
7 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (16.67%) Spring Cloud
8 4 (16.67%) Spring Boot
8 4 (16.67%) Docker
8 4 (16.67%) HTML
8 4 (16.67%) C
8 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
8 4 (16.67%) CSS
8 4 (16.67%) UML
8 4 (16.67%) SOA
8 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
8 4 (16.67%) Unix
8 4 (16.67%) JIRA
8 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
8 4 (16.67%) Degree
8 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
8 4 (16.67%) BDD
8 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing

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 (12.50%) WebSphere
2 2 (8.33%) Apache
2 2 (8.33%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (4.17%) Apache Spark
3 1 (4.17%) MQSeries
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.33%) Bluetooth
1 2 (8.33%) IGMP
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (12.50%) Hadoop
2 2 (8.33%) Big Data
3 1 (4.17%) GIS
3 1 (4.17%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.17%) Redis
3 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) Eclipse
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
1 4 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 3 (12.50%) Jenkins
2 3 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
2 3 (12.50%) Vagrant
3 2 (8.33%) Cucumber
3 2 (8.33%) GDB
3 2 (8.33%) Subversion
4 1 (4.17%) Ant
4 1 (4.17%) GCC
4 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.17%) Gradle
4 1 (4.17%) IntelliJ
4 1 (4.17%) JUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Mercurial
4 1 (4.17%) Mockito
4 1 (4.17%) Moq
4 1 (4.17%) NUnit
4 1 (4.17%) Rational DOORS
General
1 3 (12.50%) Finance
2 2 (8.33%) Retail
3 1 (4.17%) Banking
3 1 (4.17%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) Spring
2 4 (16.67%) CSS
2 4 (16.67%) HTML
2 4 (16.67%) Spring Boot
2 4 (16.67%) Spring Cloud
3 3 (12.50%) Java EE
3 3 (12.50%) Node.js
3 3 (12.50%) XML
4 2 (8.33%) .NET
4 2 (8.33%) JMS
5 1 (4.17%) EJB
5 1 (4.17%) J2EE
5 1 (4.17%) Java SE
5 1 (4.17%) LAMP
5 1 (4.17%) Middleware
5 1 (4.17%) Ruby on Rails
5 1 (4.17%) STL
5 1 (4.17%) Web Services
5 1 (4.17%) XSL
5 1 (4.17%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.17%) IVR
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 4 (16.67%) Unix
3 3 (12.50%) Windows
4 2 (8.33%) VxWorks
5 1 (4.17%) Android
5 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
5 1 (4.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (83.33%) Software Engineering
2 14 (58.33%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
4 6 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 6 (25.00%) Scrum
5 5 (20.83%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (20.83%) Microservices
5 5 (20.83%) TDD
6 4 (16.67%) BDD
6 4 (16.67%) SOA
6 4 (16.67%) UML
6 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
7 3 (12.50%) Domain-Driven Design
7 3 (12.50%) OO
7 3 (12.50%) Refactoring
7 3 (12.50%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.33%) Fault Analysis
8 2 (8.33%) Process Improvement
8 2 (8.33%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
8 2 (8.33%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 8 (33.33%) C++
3 5 (20.83%) Shell Script
4 4 (16.67%) C
5 3 (12.50%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.17%) ES6
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) Perl
6 1 (4.17%) PHP
6 1 (4.17%) Python
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) SQL
6 1 (4.17%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
1 4 (16.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.17%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SDET
System Software
1 4 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (4.17%) Mesos
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) QNX
3 1 (4.17%) Avaya
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) Luciad
3 1 (4.17%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (4.17%) Red Hat