The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the High Wycombe region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 20 August 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
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 15 16 7
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 2.35% 1.56% 11.36%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 4.55% 2.04% 20.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 0
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Average hourly rate - £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.56
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.23%
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the High Wycombe region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
High Wycombe
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
44 49 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in High Wycombe 51.76% 76.56% 54.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 25 27 9
Average daily rate £300 £375 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +16.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £436 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £370 £363
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +2.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 1 4
Average hourly rate £17.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-50.00% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £30.00 £31.00
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -3.22%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the High Wycombe region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in High Wycombe

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Engineering across the High Wycombe region.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the High Wycombe region.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in High Wycombe

Software Engineering
Top 16 Related IT Skills in High Wycombe

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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 3 (75.00%) XML
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
3 1 (25.00%) Games
3 1 (25.00%) SCORM
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) HTML
3 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) PHP
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) ECMAScript
3 1 (25.00%) DRM

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in High Wycombe by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the High Wycombe 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.

General
1 1 (25.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Tester
1 2 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Developer
1 2 (50.00%) Programmer
1 2 (50.00%) Software Tester
1 2 (50.00%) UAT Tester
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Programmer
2 1 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Web Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) PHP Developer
2 1 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (25.00%) DRM
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) ECMAScript
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) PHP