The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 59 72 66
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 14 19 20
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.72% 1.34% 1.67%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 1.66% 2.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 9 16
Median daily rate £388 £425 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.82% +29.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £334 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £492 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 4 1
Median hourly rate £45.00 £45.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.09% +7.05%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
Software Engineering
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Buckinghamshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Buckinghamshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
653 1148 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 80.32% 80.90% 76.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 651 510
Median daily rate £425 £385 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.38% +5.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £263 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £475 £471
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 35 36
Median hourly rate £29.00 £27.25 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.42% +81.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.24 £9.47 £9.95
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.00 £42.26 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £34.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year
-4.41% +32.03%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. 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 see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +14 9 £388 -8.82% 5
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Buckinghamshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 11 (45.83%) C++
2 10 (41.67%) Linux
3 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (33.33%) Scrum
5 7 (29.17%) TDD
5 7 (29.17%) Java
6 6 (25.00%) OO
6 6 (25.00%) Windows
7 5 (20.83%) Finance
7 5 (20.83%) Unix
8 4 (16.67%) J2EE
8 4 (16.67%) Python
8 4 (16.67%) SOA
8 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
8 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming
8 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
8 4 (16.67%) Node.js
8 4 (16.67%) Spring Boot
8 4 (16.67%) Microservices
9 3 (12.50%) RS-232
9 3 (12.50%) Coaching
9 3 (12.50%) User Experience
9 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
9 3 (12.50%) Spring
9 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
9 3 (12.50%) Electronics
9 3 (12.50%) IBM
9 3 (12.50%) Eclipse

Software Engineering
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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) TCP/IP
2 3 (12.50%) RS-232
3 2 (8.33%) RS-422
4 1 (4.17%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) Big Data
1 2 (8.33%) Hadoop
2 1 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (12.50%) Eclipse
1 3 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (8.33%) Git (software)
2 2 (8.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (4.17%) Ant
3 1 (4.17%) Appium
3 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
3 1 (4.17%) Gradle
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) LabVIEW
3 1 (4.17%) Maven
3 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 5 (20.83%) Finance
2 3 (12.50%) Electronics
3 1 (4.17%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.17%) Automotive
3 1 (4.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
1 9 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 4 (16.67%) C++ Developer
2 4 (16.67%) Java Developer
3 3 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Cloud Developer
3 3 (12.50%) Java Engineer
3 3 (12.50%) Java Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Coach
4 2 (8.33%) Agile Scrum Master
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Scrum Master
4 2 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.17%) Agile Project Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Development Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Java Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.67%) J2EE
1 4 (16.67%) Node.js
1 4 (16.67%) Spring Boot
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) Spring
3 2 (8.33%) Java EE
3 2 (8.33%) MFC
3 2 (8.33%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Camel
4 1 (4.17%) Flash
4 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.17%) SAPUI5
4 1 (4.17%) Spring Integration
4 1 (4.17%) Web Dynpro
4 1 (4.17%) XML
4 1 (4.17%) XSLT
4 1 (4.17%) Yocto
Miscellaneous
1 3 (12.50%) User Experience
2 1 (4.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.17%) Internet of Things
2 1 (4.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 6 (25.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (4.17%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (33.33%) Scrum
3 7 (29.17%) TDD
4 6 (25.00%) OO
5 4 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (16.67%) Domain-Driven Design
5 4 (16.67%) Microservices
5 4 (16.67%) Pair Programming
5 4 (16.67%) SOA
6 3 (12.50%) Coaching
6 3 (12.50%) Enterprise Architecture
6 3 (12.50%) Multithreading
7 2 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source
7 2 (8.33%) Open Source Development
7 2 (8.33%) UML
7 2 (8.33%) Web Development
8 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
8 1 (4.17%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 11 (45.83%) C++
2 7 (29.17%) Java
3 4 (16.67%) Python
3 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
4 3 (12.50%) C
5 2 (8.33%) C++/CLI
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.17%) ABAP
6 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
6 1 (4.17%) C#
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.17%) Groovy
6 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
6 1 (4.17%) Ruby
6 1 (4.17%) SQL
6 1 (4.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (4.17%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (12.50%) IBM
2 2 (8.33%) QNX
2 2 (8.33%) Telelogic
3 1 (4.17%) HP
3 1 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (4.17%) Xamarin
Buckinghamshire
Verticality Ltd
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