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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South East / Buckinghamshire
Rank 42 40 62
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +22
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 28 35 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.10% 3.59% 2.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.83% 4.37% 2.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 20 11
Median daily rate £350 £383 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.49% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £318 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 3
Median hourly rate £48.75 £42.50 £40.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.70% +4.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.70 £42.50 £36.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £42.50 £46.10
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +13.54%

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
732 801 945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.06% 82.07% 79.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 378 421 490
Median daily rate £400 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £285 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £541 £530 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 23
Median hourly rate £23.75 £16.20 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+46.65% +2.82%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.80 £12.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.75 £60.00 £40.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 21 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
Milton Keynes -7 15 £390 - 10
High Wycombe - 2 £325 -
Aylesbury - 1 £325 - 2
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (46.81%) Java
3 15 (31.91%) C++
3 15 (31.91%) Linux
3 15 (31.91%) Spring
4 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (25.53%) Microservices
6 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
6 11 (23.40%) TDD
6 11 (23.40%) XML
7 10 (21.28%) Scrum
8 9 (19.15%) XSLT
8 9 (19.15%) Unix
8 9 (19.15%) Gradle
9 8 (17.02%) Apache Camel
9 8 (17.02%) Groovy
9 8 (17.02%) Spring Integration
9 8 (17.02%) Web Services
9 8 (17.02%) C#
9 8 (17.02%) IBM
9 8 (17.02%) Maven
9 8 (17.02%) Java EE
10 7 (14.89%) Python
10 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
10 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
11 6 (12.77%) Node.js
11 6 (12.77%) RESTful
11 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
11 6 (12.77%) C
11 6 (12.77%) .NET

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 (2.13%) Apache
1 1 (2.13%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (2.13%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (2.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.13%) SAP R/3
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.38%) TCP/IP
2 2 (4.26%) Bluetooth
2 2 (4.26%) IGMP
2 2 (4.26%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.38%) Big Data
1 3 (6.38%) Hadoop
1 3 (6.38%) MySQL
1 3 (6.38%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.13%) GIS
3 1 (2.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.13%) Redis
3 1 (2.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (23.40%) Git (software)
2 9 (19.15%) Gradle
3 8 (17.02%) Maven
4 6 (12.77%) Eclipse
4 6 (12.77%) Jenkins
5 5 (10.64%) JIRA
5 5 (10.64%) Subversion
6 4 (8.51%) Ant
6 4 (8.51%) Visual Studio
7 3 (6.38%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (4.26%) GDB
8 2 (4.26%) Moq
9 1 (2.13%) Appium
9 1 (2.13%) Cucumber
9 1 (2.13%) GCC
9 1 (2.13%) Mercurial
9 1 (2.13%) Mockito
9 1 (2.13%) Rational DOORS
9 1 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (2.13%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (12.77%) Finance
2 4 (8.51%) Retail
3 2 (4.26%) Banking
3 2 (4.26%) Electronics
4 1 (2.13%) Automotive
4 1 (2.13%) Military
4 1 (2.13%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (2.13%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 24 (51.06%) Developer
2 20 (42.55%) Software Engineer
3 11 (23.40%) Java Developer
4 9 (19.15%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (17.02%) Senior Developer
6 7 (14.89%) Java Engineer
6 7 (14.89%) Java Software Engineer
7 6 (12.77%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (10.64%) Embedded Engineer
8 5 (10.64%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Engineer
9 4 (8.51%) Senior Java Software Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) C++ Developer
10 3 (6.38%) CRM Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Development Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
10 3 (6.38%) Software Development Engineer
10 3 (6.38%) Unix Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (31.91%) Spring
2 11 (23.40%) XML
3 9 (19.15%) XSLT
4 8 (17.02%) Apache Camel
4 8 (17.02%) Java EE
4 8 (17.02%) Spring Integration
4 8 (17.02%) Web Services
5 6 (12.77%) .NET
5 6 (12.77%) Node.js
5 6 (12.77%) RESTful
6 5 (10.64%) Grails
6 5 (10.64%) Spring Boot
6 5 (10.64%) Spring Cloud
7 4 (8.51%) J2EE
8 3 (6.38%) HTML
9 2 (4.26%) CSS
9 2 (4.26%) Entity Framework
9 2 (4.26%) jQuery
9 2 (4.26%) Web Dynpro
10 1 (2.13%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.26%) Computer Science
1 2 (4.26%) Internet of Things
1 2 (4.26%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.13%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.13%) IVR
2 1 (2.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (31.91%) Linux
2 9 (19.15%) Unix
3 5 (10.64%) Windows
4 2 (4.26%) Android
4 2 (4.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (4.26%) VxWorks
5 1 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (48.94%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (29.79%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (25.53%) Microservices
4 11 (23.40%) TDD
5 10 (21.28%) Scrum
6 6 (12.77%) OO
6 6 (12.77%) SOA
7 5 (10.64%) Domain-Driven Design
7 5 (10.64%) Low Latency
7 5 (10.64%) Pair Programming
8 4 (8.51%) UML
9 3 (6.38%) CRM
9 3 (6.38%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.38%) Mentoring
9 3 (6.38%) Migration
9 3 (6.38%) OOD
9 3 (6.38%) SDLC
9 3 (6.38%) Test Scripting
10 2 (4.26%) Fault Analysis
10 2 (4.26%) Risk Identification and Mitigation
Programming Languages
1 22 (46.81%) Java
2 15 (31.91%) C++
3 8 (17.02%) C#
3 8 (17.02%) Groovy
4 7 (14.89%) JavaScript
4 7 (14.89%) Python
4 7 (14.89%) Shell Script
5 6 (12.77%) C
6 5 (10.64%) Perl
6 5 (10.64%) SQL
7 3 (6.38%) Ruby
8 2 (4.26%) ABAP
9 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.13%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.13%) F#
9 1 (2.13%) Go
9 1 (2.13%) PHP
9 1 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (8.51%) Degree
1 4 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (2.13%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.13%) Docker
1 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (2.13%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (17.02%) IBM
2 2 (4.26%) QNX
2 2 (4.26%) SAP
3 1 (2.13%) Avaya
3 1 (2.13%) HP
3 1 (2.13%) Luciad
3 1 (2.13%) MicroStrategy
3 1 (2.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.13%) Xamarin
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Intrinsic Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Sopra Steria Recruitment
Rate: £Negotiable/Flexible
Posted: 5 days ago