The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 91 108 106
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 28 16 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.09% 0.64% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.23% 0.71% 0.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 7 4
Average daily rate
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£263 £300 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £208 £200 £330
10% offered a daily rate of more than £390 £425 £435
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £318
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +2.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Average hourly rate £36.25 £41.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.58% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £39.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +9.72%
Software Engineer
South East

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
2284 2243 2205
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.01% 89.65% 91.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 1247 1081 958
Average daily rate £385 £370 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.05% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 100 56 82
Average hourly rate £19.75 £17.07 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.70% -2.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.50 £21.10 £31.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Software Engineer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. 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
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading -2 12 £251 -31.39% 9
Bracknell -3 5 £160 -41.81% 3
Slough +3 4 - -
Software Engineer
South East

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 34 (79.07%) Software Engineering
2 19 (44.19%) C
3 18 (41.86%) C++
4 13 (30.23%) Java
5 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (23.26%) Scrum
7 8 (18.60%) C#
7 8 (18.60%) Linux
7 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
8 7 (16.28%) Assembly Language
8 7 (16.28%) Electronics
9 6 (13.95%) Embedded C
9 6 (13.95%) OOD
9 6 (13.95%) MVC
10 5 (11.63%) Device Driver
10 5 (11.63%) QA
10 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
10 5 (11.63%) OO
10 5 (11.63%) SQL
10 5 (11.63%) HP
10 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
10 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
10 5 (11.63%) Android
10 5 (11.63%) Android Development
11 4 (9.30%) iOS Development
11 4 (9.30%) Software Distribution
11 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
11 4 (9.30%) IEC 61508
11 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
11 4 (9.30%) OpenView Configuration Management

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (9.30%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (9.30%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) MQSeries
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (2.33%) Zope
3 1 (2.33%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) SaaS
1 1 (2.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.98%) LTE
2 2 (4.65%) 4G
2 2 (4.65%) 3G
2 2 (4.65%) Wireless
2 2 (4.65%) SMS
2 2 (4.65%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (2.33%) IPv4
3 1 (2.33%) IPv6
3 1 (2.33%) UMTS
3 1 (2.33%) VoIP
3 1 (2.33%) DHCP
3 1 (2.33%) HTTP
3 1 (2.33%) WiMAX
3 1 (2.33%) RTP
3 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (6.98%) ClearCase
1 3 (6.98%) ClearQuest
2 2 (4.65%) Talend Open Studio
2 2 (4.65%) TeamCity
2 2 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (4.65%) NuGet
3 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
3 1 (2.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.33%) MSI
3 1 (2.33%) LabVIEW
3 1 (2.33%) Subversion
3 1 (2.33%) JIRA
3 1 (2.33%) Selenium
General
1 7 (16.28%) Electronics
2 5 (11.63%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.65%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) French Language
4 1 (2.33%) German Language
4 1 (2.33%) Italian Language
4 1 (2.33%) Spanish Language
4 1 (2.33%) Finance
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.30%) Spring
1 4 (9.30%) JSF
1 4 (9.30%) Java EE
1 4 (9.30%) Spring MVC
1 4 (9.30%) Hibernate
1 4 (9.30%) Spring Web Flow
2 2 (4.65%) RESTful
2 2 (4.65%) PhoneGap
2 2 (4.65%) .NET
2 2 (4.65%) XML
2 2 (4.65%) AngularJS
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Camel
3 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
3 1 (2.33%) HTML
3 1 (2.33%) SOAP
3 1 (2.33%) Web Services
3 1 (2.33%) WPF
3 1 (2.33%) FFmpeg
3 1 (2.33%) GStreamer
3 1 (2.33%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.63%) Device Driver
2 4 (9.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 3 (6.98%) VAX
3 3 (6.98%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (6.98%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.98%) MPEG
3 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.33%) Wiki
5 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.33%) DTV
5 1 (2.33%) VHDL
5 1 (2.33%) Verilog
5 1 (2.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (18.60%) Linux
2 5 (11.63%) Android
3 4 (9.30%) UNIX
3 4 (9.30%) Apple iOS
4 3 (6.98%) Windows
4 3 (6.98%) OpenVMS
5 2 (4.65%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.33%) FreeBSD
6 1 (2.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (79.07%) Software Engineering
2 11 (25.58%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (23.26%) Scrum
4 8 (18.60%) Test Automation
5 6 (13.95%) OOD
5 6 (13.95%) MVC
6 5 (11.63%) Unit Testing
6 5 (11.63%) Android Development
6 5 (11.63%) OO
7 4 (9.30%) iOS Development
7 4 (9.30%) UML
7 4 (9.30%) Software Distribution
8 3 (6.98%) Software Delivery
8 3 (6.98%) Test Planning
8 3 (6.98%) Test Management
8 3 (6.98%) Test Scripting
8 3 (6.98%) Product Management
9 2 (4.65%) Mobile Development
9 2 (4.65%) Software Deployment
9 2 (4.65%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) C
2 18 (41.86%) C++
3 13 (30.23%) Java
4 8 (18.60%) C#
5 7 (16.28%) Assembly Language
6 6 (13.95%) Embedded C
7 5 (11.63%) SQL
8 4 (9.30%) Python
8 4 (9.30%) Embedded C++
9 3 (6.98%) Pascal
9 3 (6.98%) Ada
10 2 (4.65%) JavaScript
10 2 (4.65%) Ruby
10 2 (4.65%) PowerShell
11 1 (2.33%) Erlang
11 1 (2.33%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.33%) VB
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (9.30%) SC Cleared
3 2 (4.65%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (11.63%) QA
2 4 (9.30%) IEC 61508
2 4 (9.30%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.33%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (2.33%) GCP
System Software
1 1 (2.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (2.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) OpenView Configuration Management
2 3 (6.98%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (2.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (2.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (11.63%) HP
2 4 (9.30%) IBM
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) McAfee
4 2 (4.65%) Perforce
4 2 (4.65%) Talend
5 1 (2.33%) VMware
5 1 (2.33%) Compaq
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
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