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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 72 48 65
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +17
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 19 27 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 1.46% 2.57% 0.63%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.91% 3.63% 0.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 18 2
Average daily rate
Keep up to 90%
of your Daily Rate
Get a Free Illustration
£333 £419 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.59% +34.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £282 £303
10% offered a daily rate of more than £432 £450 £323
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £350
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 3 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.00 £37.50 £35.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.10 £39.50 £39.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
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
994 744 570
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 76.23% 70.92% 72.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 564 402 274
Average daily rate £360 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+4.72% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 54 29 37
Average hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £21.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -28.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.25 £11.70 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £40.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £27.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year
-7.40% -10.00%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Buckinghamshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 24 December 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 24 December 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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
Milton Keynes -23 10 £371 -12.64% 4
Aylesbury - 2 £325 -
Gerrards Cross - - - -
High Wycombe - - - - 2
Marlow - - - -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 14 (36.84%) C++
2 12 (31.58%) .NET
2 12 (31.58%) OO
2 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (28.95%) C
4 10 (26.32%) Java
5 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
5 9 (23.68%) C#
5 9 (23.68%) MVC
5 9 (23.68%) jQuery
6 8 (21.05%) WCF
6 8 (21.05%) NHibernate
6 8 (21.05%) Scrum
6 8 (21.05%) TDD
6 8 (21.05%) EPoS
6 8 (21.05%) Backbone.js
6 8 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
6 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
7 6 (15.79%) QA
7 6 (15.79%) Python
7 6 (15.79%) Embedded C
7 6 (15.79%) Embedded C++
7 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
8 5 (13.16%) Linux
8 5 (13.16%) Perl
8 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
8 5 (13.16%) BDD
9 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
9 4 (10.53%) ISTQB

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Buckinghamshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.63%) WebLogic
1 1 (2.63%) IIS
1 1 (2.63%) JBoss
1 1 (2.63%) Lotus Domino
1 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
1 1 (2.63%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.26%) TCP/IP
1 2 (5.26%) Internet
2 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
2 1 (2.63%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.63%) DB2
2 1 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.63%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Ant
1 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
1 2 (5.26%) Bugzilla
1 2 (5.26%) Subversion
1 2 (5.26%) Maven
1 2 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (2.63%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (2.63%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.63%) JIRA
2 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.63%) Hudson
2 1 (2.63%) LabVIEW
2 1 (2.63%) JUnit
General
1 12 (31.58%) Finance
2 3 (7.89%) Automotive
3 2 (5.26%) Banking
3 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 2 (5.26%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.63%) Financial Institution
4 1 (2.63%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (50.00%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Software Engineer
3 8 (21.05%) .NET Developer
4 7 (18.42%) C# Developer
5 5 (13.16%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) C++ Developer
6 4 (10.53%) Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Java Developer
7 3 (7.89%) QA Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) C++/Java Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Agile C# Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Software Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) VB.NET Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Test Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 2 (5.26%) Business Analyst
8 2 (5.26%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (31.58%) .NET
2 9 (23.68%) jQuery
3 8 (21.05%) Backbone.js
3 8 (21.05%) KnockoutJS
3 8 (21.05%) AngularJS
3 8 (21.05%) WCF
3 8 (21.05%) NHibernate
4 6 (15.79%) ASP.NET
5 5 (13.16%) .NET Framework
6 3 (7.89%) WinForms
6 3 (7.89%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (5.26%) Ajax
8 1 (2.63%) HTML
8 1 (2.63%) JFace
8 1 (2.63%) PhoneGap
8 1 (2.63%) Spring
8 1 (2.63%) J2EE
8 1 (2.63%) JSTL
8 1 (2.63%) Spring MVC
8 1 (2.63%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) EPoS
2 4 (10.53%) Device Driver
3 3 (7.89%) SCADA
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.63%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.63%) iPhone
5 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.63%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.63%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 5 (13.16%) Linux
2 3 (7.89%) Windows
3 2 (5.26%) UNIX
3 2 (5.26%) VxWorks
4 1 (2.63%) ThreadX
4 1 (2.63%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) OO
1 12 (31.58%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) MVC
3 8 (21.05%) Scrum
3 8 (21.05%) TDD
4 5 (13.16%) BDD
5 4 (10.53%) UML
5 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 3 (7.89%) CMMI
6 3 (7.89%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (5.26%) RAD
7 2 (5.26%) DSDM
7 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
7 2 (5.26%) OOD
7 2 (5.26%) Software Testing
7 2 (5.26%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (5.26%) Test Management
7 2 (5.26%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.26%) V-Model
7 2 (5.26%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) C++
2 11 (28.95%) C
3 10 (26.32%) Java
4 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
4 9 (23.68%) C#
5 6 (15.79%) Python
5 6 (15.79%) Embedded C
5 6 (15.79%) Embedded C++
6 5 (13.16%) Perl
7 3 (7.89%) SQL
7 3 (7.89%) VB.NET
7 3 (7.89%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) ISTQB
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB
2 2 (5.26%) ISEB Practitioner
2 2 (5.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.63%) Degree
3 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (15.79%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) QNX
1 3 (7.89%) Green Hills
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.63%) Lotus
3 1 (2.63%) Renesas
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Rate: £270 - £320 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Milton Keynes
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 17 days ago