The table below looks at the statistics 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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 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.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 74 73 61
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 8 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.68% 0.48% 1.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.74% 0.51% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 3 2
Average daily rate
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£320 £275 £343
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.36% -19.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £289 £275 £317
10% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £295 £369
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £300 £313
% change year-on-year
+16.66% -4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 6
Average hourly rate £42.50 - £36.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
Software Engineer
South East

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
1086 971 918
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 92.50% 92.48% 93.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 588 482 429
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 75 79
Average hourly rate £12.50 £13.27 £14.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.80% -8.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.90 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.50 £40.00 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 19 September 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
High Wycombe - 1 £325 - 1
Marlow - - - -
Milton Keynes - - - - 1
Aylesbury - - - - 2
Beaconsfield - - - -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 17 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 7 (38.89%) C++
3 5 (27.78%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) .NET
4 4 (22.22%) Embedded C++
4 4 (22.22%) Java
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) OO
4 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (16.67%) Device Driver
5 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
5 3 (16.67%) Green Hills
5 3 (16.67%) Degree
5 3 (16.67%) WCF
5 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 3 (16.67%) C
5 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
5 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
5 3 (16.67%) VxWorks
5 3 (16.67%) QNX
5 3 (16.67%) Automotive
6 2 (11.11%) Scrum
6 2 (11.11%) MVC
6 2 (11.11%) SOA
6 2 (11.11%) Assembly Language
6 2 (11.11%) Oracle
6 2 (11.11%) HTML
6 2 (11.11%) PHP
6 2 (11.11%) Python

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 2 (11.11%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
1 1 (5.56%) VoIP
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (5.56%) DNS
1 1 (5.56%) IPv4
1 1 (5.56%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database
1 2 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) DB2
2 1 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 3 (16.67%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) NUnit
3 1 (5.56%) MyEclipse
3 1 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (5.56%) Selenium
3 1 (5.56%) JUnit
General
1 3 (16.67%) Automotive
2 1 (5.56%) Banking
2 1 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Electronics
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (27.78%) .NET
2 3 (16.67%) WCF
3 2 (11.11%) HTML
3 2 (11.11%) CSS
3 2 (11.11%) Web Services
3 2 (11.11%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 2 (11.11%) WPF
3 2 (11.11%) jQuery
3 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
3 2 (11.11%) Ajax
4 1 (5.56%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (5.56%) Spring
4 1 (5.56%) JSF
4 1 (5.56%) Java SE
4 1 (5.56%) Java EE
4 1 (5.56%) JPA
4 1 (5.56%) ICEfaces
4 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.56%) HTML5
4 1 (5.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (16.67%) Device Driver
1 3 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
2 2 (11.11%) Physics
3 1 (5.56%) Chemistry
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
3 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
3 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
3 1 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 1 (5.56%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 4 (22.22%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) VxWorks
3 2 (11.11%) UNIX
3 2 (11.11%) Windows
4 1 (5.56%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (94.44%) Software Engineering
2 4 (22.22%) OO
2 4 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (11.11%) Scrum
3 2 (11.11%) MVC
3 2 (11.11%) SOA
3 2 (11.11%) Release Management
3 2 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
3 2 (11.11%) TDD
4 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
4 1 (5.56%) Data Analysis
4 1 (5.56%) Web Development
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience Design
4 1 (5.56%) Coaching
4 1 (5.56%) Signal Processing
4 1 (5.56%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (5.56%) Analytics
4 1 (5.56%) RAD
4 1 (5.56%) UML
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) C++
2 5 (27.78%) C#
3 4 (22.22%) Embedded C++
3 4 (22.22%) Java
4 3 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 3 (16.67%) JavaScript
4 3 (16.67%) C
5 2 (11.11%) Assembly Language
5 2 (11.11%) PHP
5 2 (11.11%) Python
6 1 (5.56%) Ruby
6 1 (5.56%) Scala
6 1 (5.56%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.56%) SQL
6 1 (5.56%) Perl
6 1 (5.56%) Shell Script
6 1 (5.56%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) PhD
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (16.67%) Green Hills
1 3 (16.67%) QNX
2 2 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (5.56%) JBoss
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco
3 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (5.56%) Juniper
3 1 (5.56%) VMware
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