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 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 54 41 71
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +30
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 20 33 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.35% 3.36% 1.37%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.86% 4.16% 1.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 20 6
Median daily rate £390 £365 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.84% -5.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £251
10% offered a daily rate of more than £510 £600 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 5
Median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.30 £42.50 £37.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.50 £42.50 £46.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

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
700 793 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 82.26% 80.67% 80.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 365 386 507
Median daily rate £400 £385 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +6.20%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £265 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £490
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 22 40
Median hourly rate £38.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+156.66% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £10.24 £8.26
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £29.00 £38.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 19 January 2017.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram 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 19 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 13 £370 - 9
Aylesbury - 1 £325 - 5
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (51.28%) Java
3 14 (35.90%) Linux
4 13 (33.33%) Scrum
4 13 (33.33%) TDD
4 13 (33.33%) Spring
5 12 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (30.77%) C++
6 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
6 10 (25.64%) Microservices
7 9 (23.08%) XML
8 8 (20.51%) XSLT
8 8 (20.51%) Unix
8 8 (20.51%) Web Services
8 8 (20.51%) Python
8 8 (20.51%) Java EE
8 8 (20.51%) Gradle
9 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
9 7 (17.95%) Spring Integration
9 7 (17.95%) Apache Camel
9 7 (17.95%) Groovy
9 7 (17.95%) Maven
9 7 (17.95%) C#
9 7 (17.95%) IBM
10 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
10 6 (15.38%) .NET
11 5 (12.82%) Subversion
11 5 (12.82%) JIRA
11 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
11 5 (12.82%) SQL

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 1 (2.56%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 1 (2.56%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 4 (10.26%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.13%) IGMP
2 2 (5.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.26%) Big Data
1 4 (10.26%) Hadoop
2 3 (7.69%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (5.13%) MySQL
3 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
4 1 (2.56%) GIS
4 1 (2.56%) MongoDB
4 1 (2.56%) Redis
4 1 (2.56%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 10 (25.64%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.51%) Gradle
3 7 (17.95%) Jenkins
3 7 (17.95%) Maven
4 5 (12.82%) JIRA
4 5 (12.82%) Subversion
5 4 (10.26%) Ant
5 4 (10.26%) Visual Studio
6 3 (7.69%) Eclipse
6 3 (7.69%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (5.13%) Moq
8 1 (2.56%) Cucumber
8 1 (2.56%) GDB
8 1 (2.56%) IntelliJ
8 1 (2.56%) Mercurial
8 1 (2.56%) Mockito
8 1 (2.56%) NUnit
8 1 (2.56%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (2.56%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (2.56%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 2 (5.13%) Banking
2 2 (5.13%) Retail
3 1 (2.56%) Automotive
3 1 (2.56%) Military
3 1 (2.56%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.56%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
2 15 (38.46%) Software Engineer
3 10 (25.64%) Java Developer
4 8 (20.51%) Java Engineer
4 8 (20.51%) Java Software Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 6 (15.38%) Senior Software Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Senior Java Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Agile Coach
7 3 (7.69%) C++ Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Cloud Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Cloud Software Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) CRM Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Development Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (7.69%) Software Development Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (33.33%) Spring
2 9 (23.08%) XML
3 8 (20.51%) Java EE
3 8 (20.51%) Web Services
3 8 (20.51%) XSLT
4 7 (17.95%) Apache Camel
4 7 (17.95%) Spring Integration
5 6 (15.38%) .NET
6 5 (12.82%) Spring Boot
7 4 (10.26%) Grails
7 4 (10.26%) J2EE
7 4 (10.26%) Node.js
7 4 (10.26%) RESTful
8 2 (5.13%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.56%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (2.56%) CSS
9 1 (2.56%) EJB
9 1 (2.56%) Gherkin
9 1 (2.56%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (10.26%) User Experience
2 2 (5.13%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.13%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.56%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.56%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (35.90%) Linux
2 8 (20.51%) Unix
3 2 (5.13%) VxWorks
3 2 (5.13%) Windows
4 1 (2.56%) Android
4 1 (2.56%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.56%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (61.54%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (33.33%) Scrum
2 13 (33.33%) TDD
3 12 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (25.64%) Microservices
5 5 (12.82%) Coaching
5 5 (12.82%) SOA
6 4 (10.26%) Domain-Driven Design
6 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Architecture
6 4 (10.26%) Low Latency
6 4 (10.26%) Pair Programming
6 4 (10.26%) UML
7 3 (7.69%) CRM
7 3 (7.69%) Data Migration
7 3 (7.69%) Mentoring
7 3 (7.69%) Migration
7 3 (7.69%) OOD
7 3 (7.69%) Test Scripting
8 2 (5.13%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (5.13%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 20 (51.28%) Java
2 12 (30.77%) C++
3 8 (20.51%) Python
4 7 (17.95%) C#
4 7 (17.95%) Groovy
5 6 (15.38%) Shell Script
6 5 (12.82%) JavaScript
6 5 (12.82%) SQL
7 4 (10.26%) Perl
8 3 (7.69%) C
9 2 (5.13%) Bash Shell
9 2 (5.13%) Ruby
10 1 (2.56%) ABAP
10 1 (2.56%) F#
10 1 (2.56%) Go
10 1 (2.56%) T-SQL
10 1 (2.56%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) Degree
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 2 (5.13%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.56%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.56%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Ansible
Vendors
1 7 (17.95%) IBM
2 2 (5.13%) QNX
3 1 (2.56%) HP
3 1 (2.56%) Luciad
3 1 (2.56%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.56%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.56%) SAP
3 1 (2.56%) Xamarin
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 hours ago
Buckinghamshire
X4 Group
Rate: £280 - 320 per day
Posted: 6 days ago