The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Luton region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 29 - 13
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 2.46% - 1.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.60% - 1.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 0 0
Average daily rate
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£278 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £325 £313
% change year-on-year
- +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £35.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.25 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+9.02% -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
192 80 69
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 94.58% 96.39% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 50 42
Average daily rate £425 £365 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.43% -2.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £275 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £539 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+141.37% -19.44%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Software Engineer
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Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Luton region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (77.78%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) JSP
4 4 (44.44%) Struts
4 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
4 4 (44.44%) UNIX
4 4 (44.44%) JBoss
4 4 (44.44%) RAD
4 4 (44.44%) Java
4 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) DB2
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
4 4 (44.44%) Ajax
4 4 (44.44%) JSF
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
4 4 (44.44%) Web Development
4 4 (44.44%) Java EE
4 4 (44.44%) jQuery
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) MyEclipse
4 4 (44.44%) ICEfaces
4 4 (44.44%) Analytics
4 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
5 3 (33.33%) C#
5 3 (33.33%) .NET

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Luton region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (44.44%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) Confluence
2 2 (22.22%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
1 4 (44.44%) DB2
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
1 4 (44.44%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Eclipse
1 4 (44.44%) MyEclipse
2 2 (22.22%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (22.22%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (22.22%) Log4Net
2 2 (22.22%) JIRA
2 2 (22.22%) Git (software)
2 2 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (11.11%) RSpec
3 1 (11.11%) MSTest
3 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
3 1 (11.11%) Selenium
3 1 (11.11%) FitNesse
3 1 (11.11%) NUnit
3 1 (11.11%) SpecFlow
3 1 (11.11%) Artifactory
3 1 (11.11%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) FinalBuilder
3 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) Web Services
2 4 (44.44%) JSF
2 4 (44.44%) Ajax
2 4 (44.44%) JSP
2 4 (44.44%) Struts
2 4 (44.44%) Java EE
2 4 (44.44%) jQuery
2 4 (44.44%) ICEfaces
3 3 (33.33%) .NET
4 2 (22.22%) ASP.NET
4 2 (22.22%) .NET Framework
4 2 (22.22%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) UNIX
2 2 (22.22%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) VxWorks
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) Migration
4 4 (44.44%) RAD
4 4 (44.44%) Analytics
4 4 (44.44%) Web Development
5 2 (22.22%) Configuration Management
5 2 (22.22%) Validation
5 2 (22.22%) UML
6 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
6 1 (11.11%) E-Commerce
6 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 1 (11.11%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
6 1 (11.11%) BDD
6 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
6 1 (11.11%) DevOps
6 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) Java
1 4 (44.44%) JavaScript
2 3 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (22.22%) VB
3 2 (22.22%) Ada
3 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) DO-178B
2 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 2 (22.22%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (11.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) JBoss