The median contractor rate for a Software Engineer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Buckinghamshire during the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Engineer
South East > Buckinghamshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 73 74
Rank change year-on-year -13 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 5 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire 0.68% 0.52% 0.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.54% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 5
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £450 £340 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +32.35% +4.61%  
10th Percentile £408 £330 £275
90th Percentile £513 £411 £550
South East median daily rate £390 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +6.84% +4.28%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 1
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £55.00 - £42.50
10th Percentile £32.50 - £41.25
90th Percentile £77.50 - £43.75
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £44.25 £45.00
% change year-on-year -3.95% -1.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Buckinghamshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 989 926 1183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Buckinghamshire 96.58% 96.26% 97.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 1630 1892 2626
Buckinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
10th Percentile £247 £250 £213
90th Percentile £525 £527 £506
South East median daily rate £410 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +2.50% +6.66%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 86 229
Buckinghamshire median hourly rate £18.70 £12.00 £16.14
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +55.83% -25.65%  
10th Percentile £11.75 £9.00 £10.50
90th Percentile £62.50 £19.50 £43.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £16.14
% change year-on-year -8.21% +21.49%  

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Buckinghamshire

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Buckinghamshire.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Engineer in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Buckinghamshire.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineer in Buckinghamshire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Milton Keynes -11 2 £450 +5.88% 2
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 29 June 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 Buckinghamshire region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (53.33%) C++
3 7 (46.67%) OO
4 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
4 6 (40.00%) Windows
5 5 (33.33%) Electronics
5 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 5 (33.33%) Coaching
6 4 (26.67%) Linux
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (20.00%) C
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) Microservices
7 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (13.33%) Docker
8 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
8 2 (13.33%) Apache
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) MVC
8 2 (13.33%) Bluetooth
8 2 (13.33%) Spring
8 2 (13.33%) Ruby
8 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (13.33%) Open Source
9 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (6.67%) PaaS
9 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
9 1 (6.67%) GCC
9 1 (6.67%) GDB

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Buckinghamshire 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 (13.33%) Apache
2 1 (6.67%) Apache Spark
2 1 (6.67%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (6.67%) MQSeries
2 1 (6.67%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (6.67%) OpenShift
2 1 (6.67%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Bluetooth
2 1 (6.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) Hadoop
1 1 (6.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 6 (40.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (6.67%) Bitbucket
3 1 (6.67%) GCC
3 1 (6.67%) GDB
3 1 (6.67%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.67%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (6.67%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (33.33%) Electronics
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) Spring
2 1 (6.67%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (6.67%) CSS
2 1 (6.67%) HTML
2 1 (6.67%) IBM Integration Bus
2 1 (6.67%) Java SE
2 1 (6.67%) JMS
2 1 (6.67%) jQuery
2 1 (6.67%) JSON
2 1 (6.67%) Kafka
2 1 (6.67%) LAMP
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) NHibernate
2 1 (6.67%) RESTful
2 1 (6.67%) Ruby on Rails
2 1 (6.67%) Spring Cloud
2 1 (6.67%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Cloud Native
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science
1 1 (6.67%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Windows
2 4 (26.67%) Linux
3 1 (6.67%) Android
3 1 (6.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (46.67%) OO
3 5 (33.33%) Coaching
3 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
4 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (20.00%) Microservices
5 3 (20.00%) Scrum
6 2 (13.33%) MVC
6 2 (13.33%) Open Source
7 1 (6.67%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (6.67%) EAI
7 1 (6.67%) Machine Learning
7 1 (6.67%) Mathematics
7 1 (6.67%) Migration
7 1 (6.67%) OOP
7 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
7 1 (6.67%) SOA
7 1 (6.67%) TDD
7 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) C++
2 3 (20.00%) C
2 3 (20.00%) Java
3 2 (13.33%) Ruby
4 1 (6.67%) C#
4 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
4 1 (6.67%) Go
4 1 (6.67%) PHP
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (13.33%) Docker
2 1 (6.67%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Mesos
Vendors
1 1 (6.67%) IBM
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