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 5 May 2015 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
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 61 73 50
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -23
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 32 12 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 2.48% 1.01% 2.02%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.16% 1.38% 2.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 8 12
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£338 £420 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.64% +20.00%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1012 872 573
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 78.51% 73.03% 72.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 499 353
Average daily rate £350 £357 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.89% +1.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 27 20
Average hourly rate £27.50 £15.95 £16.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+72.46% -4.80%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.40 £11.00 £9.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £27.00 £162.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £30.33 £32.00
% change year-on-year
-1.07% -5.23%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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
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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 +20 25 £425 -3.95% 4
High Wycombe +1 4 £263 - 4
Aylesbury - 1 £219 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
1 19 (35.85%) .NET
2 16 (30.19%) C#
3 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
4 14 (26.42%) SQL
4 14 (26.42%) Project Management
5 13 (24.53%) OO
6 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
6 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
7 10 (18.87%) Windows
8 9 (16.98%) Linux
9 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
9 8 (15.09%) C++
9 8 (15.09%) Finance
9 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
10 7 (13.21%) SCADA
10 7 (13.21%) jQuery
10 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2005
10 7 (13.21%) WinForms
10 7 (13.21%) VB.NET
10 7 (13.21%) C
11 6 (11.32%) MS Project
11 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
11 6 (11.32%) Primavera
11 6 (11.32%) WPF
11 6 (11.32%) Multithreading
11 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
11 6 (11.32%) Project Planning
11 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
11 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2012

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 3 (5.66%) WebSphere
2 2 (3.77%) WebLogic
2 2 (3.77%) Apache
2 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
3 1 (1.89%) JBoss
3 1 (1.89%) Lotus Domino
3 1 (1.89%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 6 (11.32%) MS Project
2 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.89%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.89%) SaaS
1 1 (1.89%) Google Checkout
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.89%) VPN
2 1 (1.89%) Internet
2 1 (1.89%) Firewall
2 1 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.89%) HTTP
2 1 (1.89%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (28.30%) SQL Server
2 7 (13.21%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (11.32%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (5.66%) MySQL
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.89%) DB2
5 1 (1.89%) SQLite
5 1 (1.89%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.43%) Subversion
3 2 (3.77%) Git (software)
4 1 (1.89%) Moq
4 1 (1.89%) GCC
4 1 (1.89%) SCons
4 1 (1.89%) Robot Framework
4 1 (1.89%) Ant
4 1 (1.89%) JUnit
4 1 (1.89%) JIRA
4 1 (1.89%) Metasploit
4 1 (1.89%) TeamCity
4 1 (1.89%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.89%) LabVIEW
4 1 (1.89%) NUnit
General
1 8 (15.09%) Finance
2 3 (5.66%) Automotive
2 3 (5.66%) Retail
3 2 (3.77%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 20 (37.74%) Software Engineer
2 17 (32.08%) Developer
3 7 (13.21%) .NET Developer
4 6 (11.32%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.55%) C# Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) SQL DBA
6 3 (5.66%) .NET Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) DBA
6 3 (5.66%) Software Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Software Design Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Business Analyst
7 2 (3.77%) Design Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) VB.NET/ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) VB.NET Developer
8 1 (1.89%) C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (1.89%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (35.85%) .NET
2 11 (20.75%) ASP.NET
3 7 (13.21%) WinForms
3 7 (13.21%) jQuery
4 6 (11.32%) WPF
5 5 (9.43%) CSS
5 5 (9.43%) HTML
6 4 (7.55%) WCF
6 4 (7.55%) Ajax
6 4 (7.55%) AngularJS
6 4 (7.55%) Backbone.js
7 3 (5.66%) KnockoutJS
7 3 (5.66%) ASP.NET MVC
7 3 (5.66%) NHibernate
7 3 (5.66%) Web Services
8 2 (3.77%) Spring
8 2 (3.77%) JSP
8 2 (3.77%) Struts
9 1 (1.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.21%) SCADA
2 3 (5.66%) EPoS
2 3 (5.66%) Device Driver
3 2 (3.77%) Open Source
3 2 (3.77%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.89%) User Experience
4 1 (1.89%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (1.89%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.89%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (18.87%) Windows
2 9 (16.98%) Linux
3 4 (7.55%) Android
4 3 (5.66%) Windows 2000 Server
4 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (26.42%) Project Management
3 13 (24.53%) OO
4 8 (15.09%) Waterfall
5 6 (11.32%) Project Planning
5 6 (11.32%) Multithreading
6 5 (9.43%) TDD
6 5 (9.43%) RAD
6 5 (9.43%) DSDM
6 5 (9.43%) MVVM
7 4 (7.55%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (7.55%) Data Modelling
7 4 (7.55%) MVC
8 3 (5.66%) Scrum
8 3 (5.66%) OOD
8 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
8 3 (5.66%) E-Commerce
8 3 (5.66%) ETL
8 3 (5.66%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (5.66%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 16 (30.19%) C#
2 14 (26.42%) SQL
3 8 (15.09%) C++
3 8 (15.09%) JavaScript
4 7 (13.21%) VB.NET
4 7 (13.21%) C
5 5 (9.43%) Java
6 4 (7.55%) Embedded C
7 3 (5.66%) VBA
7 3 (5.66%) Python
7 3 (5.66%) PHP
7 3 (5.66%) VB
8 2 (3.77%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.89%) XAML
9 1 (1.89%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.89%) Ruby
9 1 (1.89%) C++/CLI
9 1 (1.89%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.89%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 6 (11.32%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) DV Cleared
3 3 (5.66%) APMP
3 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.77%) Degree
4 2 (3.77%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.89%) HNC
5 1 (1.89%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.89%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.89%) Nagios
1 1 (1.89%) Puppet
1 1 (1.89%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.89%) Opsview
Vendors
1 11 (20.75%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.66%) Oracle
3 1 (1.89%) EMC
3 1 (1.89%) Lotus
3 1 (1.89%) Google
3 1 (1.89%) Coremetrics
3 1 (1.89%) Green Hills
3 1 (1.89%) Renesas
3 1 (1.89%) PayPal
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago