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 24 February 2017 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
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
Bedfordshire / Luton
Rank - 15 29
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 0 15 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - 8.02% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category - 8.33% 1.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 2
Median daily rate - £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 9 0
Median hourly rate - £50.68 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.63 £38.00
% change year-on-year
-2.57% +14.80%

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
95 180 164
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 97.94% 96.26% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 69 125 133
Median daily rate £450 £475 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £625 £613 £625
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 15 3
Median hourly rate £12.00 £50.68 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-76.32% +125.24%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

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 12 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 February 2017, 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 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (100.00%) R
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Statistics
1 1 (100.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) R