The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Luton region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 26 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 20 24 26
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 4 1 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.78% 0.71% 3.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.84% 0.74% 3.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 4
Median daily rate £51 - £278
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £330
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 1 2
Median hourly rate £50.78 £51.30 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% +32.38%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.35 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.87% -
Software Engineer
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Luton region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
141 136 179
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 97.92% 97.14% 93.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 103 125
Median daily rate £425 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £225 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £530
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 6
Median hourly rate £46.07 £12.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+268.56% -68.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £26.08
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.78 £50.17 £42.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Luton region that featured Software Engineer in the job title.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 26 June 2016, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (60.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 6 (60.00%) C++
2 6 (60.00%) UML
2 6 (60.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) Ada
2 6 (60.00%) VxWorks
2 6 (60.00%) Validation
2 6 (60.00%) VectorCAST
3 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (30.00%) SOA
4 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (30.00%) SQL
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) C#
4 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (30.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 2 (20.00%) HND
6 1 (10.00%) Windows
6 1 (10.00%) OOD
6 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (10.00%) Finance
6 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (10.00%) Military

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Luton 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:

Development Applications
1 6 (60.00%) Rational DOORS
1 6 (60.00%) Rational Rhapsody
1 6 (60.00%) VectorCAST
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (10.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) VxWorks
2 1 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (60.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) UML
2 6 (60.00%) Validation
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (30.00%) Multithreading
3 3 (30.00%) SOA
3 3 (30.00%) Software Architecture
4 2 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) Ada
1 6 (60.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (30.00%) Degree
4 2 (20.00%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft