The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 25 22 14
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -8
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 2 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.24% 3.52% 1.41%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.35% 3.89% 1.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 0
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £38.75 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Software Engineering
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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 Luton region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Luton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
148 180 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 91.93% 90.45% 71.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 124 41
Average daily rate £513 £425 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.58% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £325 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £675 £500 £515
UK excluding London average daily rate £393 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+4.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 5 0
Average hourly rate £32.50 £37.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.33% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.50 £30.50 £32.00
% change year-on-year
- -4.68%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Luton

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Luton

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Luton

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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 (50.00%) Manufacturing
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (50.00%) XML
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
1 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) DTV
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) KANA
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) hybris
2 2 (33.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (33.33%) Finance

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Luton 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.

Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Maya
1 1 (16.67%) 3ds Max
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (33.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon S3
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (16.67%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (16.67%) Xcode
2 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (33.33%) Marketing
2 2 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Web Architect
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) 3D Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) C++/C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Developer
3 1 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Programmer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (50.00%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) J2EE
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) JSON
2 2 (33.33%) REST
3 1 (16.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) DTV
2 1 (16.67%) Kinect
2 1 (16.67%) Augmented Reality
2 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
2 1 (16.67%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Artificial Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
1 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Phone
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
2 1 (16.67%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) SOA
2 2 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Programme Management
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Customer Engagement
2 2 (33.33%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (16.67%) Game Development
3 1 (16.67%) Image Processing
3 1 (16.67%) Software Architecture
3 1 (16.67%) Workflow
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) CRM
3 1 (16.67%) E-Commerce
3 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) C#
1 2 (33.33%) C++
1 2 (33.33%) Java
1 2 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Go
2 1 (16.67%) Lua
2 1 (16.67%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (16.67%) PHP
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) SAP
2 2 (33.33%) KANA
2 2 (33.33%) hybris
3 1 (16.67%) Adobe
3 1 (16.67%) IBM