The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Software Development Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Development Engineer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 100 121 -
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 1 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.052% 0.041% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.056% 0.045% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Median daily rate £163 £420 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-61.30% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £338 £343 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.45% +9.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £50.00 £40.00 £37.00
% change year-on-year
+25.00% +8.10%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1787 2202 2432
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.59% 90.62% 93.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 1126 1229
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £510 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 81 117 55
Median hourly rate £14.75 £17.50 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-15.71% -10.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Software Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Software Development Engineer in the job title.

Software Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Software Development Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Development Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Software Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Development Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Software Development 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 Berkshire region featuring Software Development Engineer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C++
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Node.js
2 1 (50.00%) REST
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
2 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) STB
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) SQL

Software Development Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DVB
1 1 (50.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Git (software)
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) HTML5
1 1 (50.00%) Node.js
1 1 (50.00%) REST
1 1 (50.00%) Unity DI Container
1 1 (50.00%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (50.00%) Digital TV
1 1 (50.00%) MPEG
1 1 (50.00%) STB
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (100.00%) Continuous Integration
1 2 (100.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) BDD
2 1 (50.00%) Continuous Deployment
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Load Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Non-Functional Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Scrum
2 1 (50.00%) SOA
2 1 (50.00%) Software Architecture
2 1 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (50.00%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree