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 28 September 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
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank - 16 37
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 0 8 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton - 5.33% 1.83%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category - 6.67% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 6 4
Median daily rate - £581 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +40.90%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £39.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
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
152 120 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Luton 87.86% 80.00% 94.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 84 162
Median daily rate £450 £425 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% -5.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £300 £325
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £588 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 9 4
Median hourly rate £12.00 £39.00 £43.72
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-69.23% -10.78%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £33.64 £26.25
% change year-on-year
-3.38% +28.15%

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
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 28 September 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 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) SOA
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) SOAP
2 4 (50.00%) UML
2 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 4 (50.00%) WCF
2 4 (50.00%) REST
3 3 (37.50%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (37.50%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) VxWorks
3 3 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 3 (37.50%) VectorCAST
3 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (37.50%) Microservices
3 3 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
3 3 (37.50%) Ada
3 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) IBM
4 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
4 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (25.00%) Middleware
4 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
4 2 (25.00%) MSMQ
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ

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 2 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (12.50%) Apache ServiceMix
2 1 (12.50%) Mule
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
1 3 (37.50%) Rational Rhapsody
1 3 (37.50%) VectorCAST
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
1 1 (12.50%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Architect
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 4 (50.00%) Technical Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Messaging Architect
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware Architect
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Architect
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Technical Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Ada Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Ada Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Real Time Embedded Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Real Time Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Real Time Software Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) SOA Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) REST
1 4 (50.00%) SOAP
1 4 (50.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) ActiveMQ
2 2 (25.00%) Middleware
2 2 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) SOA
1 4 (50.00%) UML
1 4 (50.00%) Validation
2 3 (37.50%) E-Commerce
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Microservices
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) AOP
3 2 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
4 1 (12.50%) OOD
4 1 (12.50%) Open Source
4 1 (12.50%) Programme Management
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) Ada
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) IBM
2 2 (25.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (12.50%) WSO2