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 11 February 2016 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
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 41 65 55
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -10
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 33 23 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 3.38% 1.94% 2.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.16% 2.48% 3.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 9 18
Average daily rate £365 £425 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.11% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £320 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £468 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 2
Average hourly rate £42.50 £42.25 £38.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.59% +9.03%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.69%
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
793 929 794
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 81.17% 78.53% 76.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 410 478 430
Average daily rate £400 £375 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -3.22%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 27 24
Average hourly rate £15.00 £18.50 £15.97
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.91% +15.84%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £9.75 £11.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £60.00 £40.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 11 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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 +17 28 £370 -12.94% 10
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (42.31%) C#
3 18 (34.62%) Windows
4 17 (32.69%) Java
5 16 (30.77%) .NET
5 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
5 16 (30.77%) Multithreading
6 15 (28.85%) WPF
7 13 (25.00%) C++
7 13 (25.00%) TDD
8 12 (23.08%) SQL
8 12 (23.08%) OO
9 11 (21.15%) MVVM
9 11 (21.15%) SDLC
10 10 (19.23%) Android
10 10 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 10 (19.23%) HTML
10 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
10 10 (19.23%) CSS
10 10 (19.23%) Scrum
11 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
11 8 (15.38%) Retail
11 8 (15.38%) Degree
11 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
12 7 (13.46%) C
12 7 (13.46%) DevOps
13 6 (11.54%) Project Management
13 6 (11.54%) Finance
13 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
13 6 (11.54%) Python

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (9.62%) Node.js
2 2 (3.85%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.92%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (7.69%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (7.69%) Photoshop
2 3 (5.77%) MS Project
3 1 (1.92%) OmniGraffle
3 1 (1.92%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Primavera
2 2 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.92%) SAP R/3
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.69%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (1.92%) MySQL
4 1 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.92%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Visual Studio
2 5 (9.62%) gulp
2 5 (9.62%) webpack
3 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
4 2 (3.85%) GDB
4 2 (3.85%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.92%) Ant
5 1 (1.92%) Axure RP
5 1 (1.92%) Flyway
5 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) LabVIEW
5 1 (1.92%) Maven
5 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.92%) Toad
5 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (15.38%) Retail
2 6 (11.54%) Finance
3 1 (1.92%) Automotive
3 1 (1.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 20 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 14 (26.92%) Developer
3 7 (13.46%) Team Leader
4 6 (11.54%) C# Software Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Lead Software Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Software Team Leader
6 4 (7.69%) .NET Developer
6 4 (7.69%) C# .NET Developer
6 4 (7.69%) C# Developer
6 4 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.69%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
6 4 (7.69%) Java Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) Java Software Engineer
6 4 (7.69%) JavaScript Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.69%) UI Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Web Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Web UI Developer
7 3 (5.77%) C# WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (30.77%) .NET
2 15 (28.85%) WPF
3 10 (19.23%) CSS
3 10 (19.23%) HTML
3 10 (19.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (9.62%) Ajax
4 5 (9.62%) CSS3
4 5 (9.62%) HTML5
4 5 (9.62%) Sass
5 4 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.77%) WinForms
7 2 (3.85%) REST
7 2 (3.85%) Spring
8 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (1.92%) Entity Framework
8 1 (1.92%) Flask
8 1 (1.92%) Lucene
8 1 (1.92%) RESTful
8 1 (1.92%) Spring Boot
8 1 (1.92%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.62%) User Experience
3 4 (7.69%) Device Driver
4 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (5.77%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.92%) Artificial Intelligence
5 1 (1.92%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.92%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Windows
2 10 (19.23%) Android
3 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
3 5 (9.62%) Linux
3 5 (9.62%) Mac OS X
4 1 (1.92%) Unix
4 1 (1.92%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.77%) Multithreading
3 13 (25.00%) TDD
4 12 (23.08%) OO
5 11 (21.15%) MVVM
5 11 (21.15%) SDLC
6 10 (19.23%) Scrum
7 7 (13.46%) DevOps
8 6 (11.54%) Project Management
9 5 (9.62%) Android Development
10 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
10 4 (7.69%) Front End Development
10 4 (7.69%) Integration Testing
10 4 (7.69%) Low Latency
10 4 (7.69%) Responsive Web Design
10 4 (7.69%) Waterfall
11 3 (5.77%) Project Planning
11 3 (5.77%) RAD
11 3 (5.77%) Refactoring
11 3 (5.77%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (42.31%) C#
2 17 (32.69%) Java
3 13 (25.00%) C++
4 12 (23.08%) SQL
5 10 (19.23%) JavaScript
6 7 (13.46%) C
7 6 (11.54%) Python
8 5 (9.62%) ES6
8 5 (9.62%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.85%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.92%) ABAP
10 1 (1.92%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.92%) PHP
10 1 (1.92%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 3 (5.77%) APMP
2 3 (5.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.92%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (3.85%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (3.85%) Puppet
2 1 (1.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.69%) Adobe
3 1 (1.92%) BT
3 1 (1.92%) SAP
3 1 (1.92%) Wind River
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
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