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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 24 25 24
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 1.86% 1.96% 4.23%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 2.14% 2.26% 4.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 8
Median daily rate £319 £575 £331
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-44.49% +73.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £104 £575 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £534 £575 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+15.07% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £50.78 £51.30 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.01% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
Software Engineering
Bedfordshire

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
140 133 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 86.96% 86.93% 85.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 99 120
Median daily rate £450 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £300 £278
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £575 £538
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 2
Median hourly rate £50.78 £45.43 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.77% +278.58%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Luton region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
Daily Rate Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Luton region over the 3 months to 27 July 2016.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram 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 27 July 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Luton region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (71.43%) SOA
2 15 (71.43%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) SOAP
2 15 (71.43%) C#
2 15 (71.43%) REST
3 14 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
3 14 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 12 (57.14%) Microservices
5 9 (42.86%) Low Latency
5 9 (42.86%) WCF
6 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (33.33%) Middleware
7 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
7 7 (33.33%) User Stories
7 7 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
8 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
9 5 (23.81%) TDD
9 5 (23.81%) AOP
9 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
9 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
10 4 (19.05%) VxWorks
10 4 (19.05%) Validation
10 4 (19.05%) Ada
10 4 (19.05%) C++
10 4 (19.05%) UML
10 4 (19.05%) OO
10 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
10 4 (19.05%) VectorCAST

Software Engineering
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 3 (14.29%) Confluence
1 3 (14.29%) JBoss
2 2 (9.52%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (9.52%) WebSphere
3 1 (4.76%) Apache ServiceMix
3 1 (4.76%) Mule
Applications
1 7 (33.33%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Rational DOORS
1 4 (19.05%) Rational Rhapsody
1 4 (19.05%) VectorCAST
2 3 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.76%) Military
Job Titles
1 9 (42.86%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Architect
2 7 (33.33%) Designer
2 7 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Technical Architect
3 6 (28.57%) Senior Designer
4 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
5 4 (19.05%) .NET Designer
5 4 (19.05%) .NET Developer
5 4 (19.05%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Integration Architect
6 3 (14.29%) Integration Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Messaging Developer
6 3 (14.29%) Middleware Architect
6 3 (14.29%) SOA Designer
6 3 (14.29%) SOA Developer
7 2 (9.52%) Messaging Architect
8 1 (4.76%) Android Developer
8 1 (4.76%) Middleware Developer
8 1 (4.76%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) .NET
1 15 (71.43%) REST
1 15 (71.43%) SOAP
2 9 (42.86%) WCF
3 7 (33.33%) Middleware
4 6 (28.57%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (19.05%) .NET Framework
6 2 (9.52%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (9.52%) MSMQ
7 1 (4.76%) Android SDK
7 1 (4.76%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 14 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (33.33%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (19.05%) VxWorks
2 1 (4.76%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) SOA
2 14 (66.67%) Reverse Engineering
3 12 (57.14%) Microservices
4 9 (42.86%) Low Latency
5 8 (38.10%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (33.33%) User Stories
7 6 (28.57%) E-Commerce
8 5 (23.81%) AOP
8 5 (23.81%) Data Modelling
8 5 (23.81%) TDD
9 4 (19.05%) OO
9 4 (19.05%) UML
9 4 (19.05%) Validation
10 3 (14.29%) Data Transformation
10 3 (14.29%) Embedded Software Development
11 1 (4.76%) Android Development
11 1 (4.76%) OOD
11 1 (4.76%) Open Source
11 1 (4.76%) Programme Management
11 1 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 15 (71.43%) C#
2 4 (19.05%) Ada
2 4 (19.05%) C++
3 2 (9.52%) SQL
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
4 1 (4.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.52%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.76%) Degree
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) Red Hat
3 3 (14.29%) Atlassian
4 2 (9.52%) IBM
5 1 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) WSO2