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 6 May 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 58 61 76
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +15
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 22 32 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.09% 2.48% 1.01%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.48% 3.07% 1.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 25 8
Median daily rate £375 £338 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -19.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £263 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 1
Median hourly rate £40.75 - £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
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
888 1042 930
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 84.49% 80.84% 77.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 484 509 522
Median daily rate £405 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.71% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 27 29
Median hourly rate £38.50 £27.50 £18.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+40.00% +46.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.65 £11.59 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £40.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.63%

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 -12 9 £390 -8.23% 8
High Wycombe +1 5 £340 +29.52% 2
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (42.59%) Windows
3 21 (38.89%) .NET
4 20 (37.04%) C#
5 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 17 (31.48%) WPF
7 16 (29.63%) TDD
7 16 (29.63%) Java
8 15 (27.78%) C++
8 15 (27.78%) OO
8 15 (27.78%) Multithreading
9 14 (25.93%) SDLC
10 13 (24.07%) MVVM
11 11 (20.37%) HTML
11 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
11 11 (20.37%) CSS
11 11 (20.37%) Scrum
12 10 (18.52%) Visual Studio
12 10 (18.52%) SQL
13 9 (16.67%) Retail
13 9 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 8 (14.81%) Android
15 7 (12.96%) Degree
15 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
15 7 (12.96%) C
15 7 (12.96%) Linux
16 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
16 6 (11.11%) DevOps
17 5 (9.26%) webpack
17 5 (9.26%) gulp

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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (9.26%) Node.js
2 1 (1.85%) Apache Solr
2 1 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (7.41%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (7.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) SAP R/3
2 2 (3.70%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) RS-232
1 3 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.85%) IPsec
2 1 (1.85%) RS-422
2 1 (1.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 10 (18.52%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.26%) gulp
2 5 (9.26%) webpack
3 4 (7.41%) Eclipse
3 4 (7.41%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (5.56%) Toad
5 2 (3.70%) Bower
5 2 (3.70%) GDB
5 2 (3.70%) Grunt
6 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.85%) Vagrant
General
1 9 (16.67%) Retail
2 4 (7.41%) Automotive
3 3 (5.56%) Finance
4 2 (3.70%) Electronics
4 2 (3.70%) Publishing
4 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.85%) Back Office
5 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (46.30%) Software Engineer
2 20 (37.04%) Developer
3 9 (16.67%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.96%) Team Leader
5 6 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Lead Software Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (9.26%) Software Team Leader
7 4 (7.41%) .NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) C# Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (7.41%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior .NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior C# .NET Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Senior C# Developer
7 4 (7.41%) UI Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Web Developer
7 4 (7.41%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.89%) .NET
2 17 (31.48%) WPF
3 11 (20.37%) CSS
3 11 (20.37%) HTML
4 9 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 5 (9.26%) CSS3
5 5 (9.26%) HTML5
5 5 (9.26%) Sass
6 4 (7.41%) Ajax
6 4 (7.41%) AngularJS
7 3 (5.56%) MFC
7 3 (5.56%) SAP XI
7 3 (5.56%) Web Dynpro
7 3 (5.56%) WinForms
8 2 (3.70%) DCOM
8 2 (3.70%) Laravel
8 2 (3.70%) Symfony
9 1 (1.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (1.85%) JFace
9 1 (1.85%) Lucene
Miscellaneous
1 7 (12.96%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.41%) User Experience
3 3 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (5.56%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.85%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (1.85%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (1.85%) Mainframe
4 1 (1.85%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.85%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 23 (42.59%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Android
3 7 (12.96%) Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
5 2 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.85%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (51.85%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (29.63%) TDD
3 15 (27.78%) Multithreading
3 15 (27.78%) OO
4 14 (25.93%) SDLC
5 13 (24.07%) MVVM
6 11 (20.37%) Scrum
7 6 (11.11%) DevOps
8 5 (9.26%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (7.41%) Data Analysis
9 4 (7.41%) Front End Development
9 4 (7.41%) Responsive Web Design
9 4 (7.41%) UML
9 4 (7.41%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.56%) BDD
10 3 (5.56%) Data Visualisation
10 3 (5.56%) OOD
10 3 (5.56%) Performance Tuning
10 3 (5.56%) Project Management
11 2 (3.70%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) C#
2 16 (29.63%) Java
3 15 (27.78%) C++
4 11 (20.37%) JavaScript
5 10 (18.52%) SQL
6 7 (12.96%) C
7 5 (9.26%) ES6
8 3 (5.56%) ABAP
8 3 (5.56%) C++/CLI
8 3 (5.56%) Embedded C
9 2 (3.70%) PHP
9 2 (3.70%) Python
10 1 (1.85%) COBOL
10 1 (1.85%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.85%) JCL
10 1 (1.85%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.85%) Perl
10 1 (1.85%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 7 (12.96%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) Security Cleared
3 4 (7.41%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.85%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.41%) Adobe
2 4 (7.41%) QNX
3 3 (5.56%) IBM
3 3 (5.56%) SAP
3 3 (5.56%) Telelogic
4 1 (1.85%) Google
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