The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South East / Berkshire
Rank 88 84 99
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +15
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 20 29 23
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.01% 1.20% 0.92%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.26% 1.53% 1.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 18 12
Median daily rate £424 £388 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.35% +10.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £324 £335 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £504 £458 £493
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £365
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +1.36%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 1
Median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +38.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +8.75%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
1590 1896 1865
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.67% 78.44% 74.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 993 989
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £276 £275 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 75 22
Median hourly rate £23.34 £17.50 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.37% -13.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.60 £11.42 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £55.00 £35.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £34.50 £39.00 £25.50
% change year-on-year
-11.53% +52.94%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Berkshire 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 Berkshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Software Engineering
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 17 January 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
Reading -1 7 £460 +18.70% 12
Slough - 6 £324 - 1
Bracknell +1 2 £506 - 10
Maidenhead -3 2 £365 - 5
Hungerford - 1 - -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 40 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.94%) TDD
2 23 (35.94%) Java
3 20 (31.25%) C++
4 18 (28.13%) C#
5 17 (26.56%) CSS
5 17 (26.56%) Scrum
5 17 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
6 16 (25.00%) User Stories
6 16 (25.00%) Pair Programming
6 16 (25.00%) Web Services
6 16 (25.00%) HTML
6 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
7 15 (23.44%) SQL
7 15 (23.44%) UML
7 15 (23.44%) Node.js
8 14 (21.88%) RESTful
8 14 (21.88%) Open Source
8 14 (21.88%) OOP
8 14 (21.88%) C
9 13 (20.31%) JIRA
9 13 (20.31%) CSS3
9 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
9 13 (20.31%) Sass
9 13 (20.31%) LESS
9 13 (20.31%) AngularJS
10 12 (18.75%) Confluence
10 12 (18.75%) HTML5
10 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
10 12 (18.75%) Git (software)

Software Engineering
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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (18.75%) Confluence
2 4 (6.25%) Apache
3 3 (4.69%) Apache Pig
3 3 (4.69%) Apache Spark
3 3 (4.69%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (3.13%) CMS
4 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
4 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.56%) JBoss
5 1 (1.56%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle Service Bus
5 1 (1.56%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.56%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.56%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.56%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (6.25%) MS Visio
2 2 (3.13%) InfoPath
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.56%) IBM Operational Decision Manager
1 1 (1.56%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (9.38%) Amazon Kinesis
2 6 (9.38%) AWS CloudFormation
2 6 (9.38%) AWS Lambda
3 4 (6.25%) PaaS
4 3 (4.69%) SaaS
5 1 (1.56%) GitHub
5 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) AMQP
1 1 (1.56%) Firewall
1 1 (1.56%) HTTP
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
1 1 (1.56%) MQTT
1 1 (1.56%) SMS
1 1 (1.56%) SSL
1 1 (1.56%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.56%) VoIP
1 1 (1.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 6 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 5 (7.81%) RDBMS
2 5 (7.81%) SQL Server
3 3 (4.69%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (4.69%) Apache Hive
3 3 (4.69%) Big Data
3 3 (4.69%) Hadoop
3 3 (4.69%) MongoDB
3 3 (4.69%) Neo4j
3 3 (4.69%) NoSQL
3 3 (4.69%) OrientDB
4 2 (3.13%) MySQL
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.56%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.56%) DB2
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 13 (20.31%) Jenkins
1 13 (20.31%) JIRA
2 12 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 11 (17.19%) Gatling
4 2 (3.13%) GCC
4 2 (3.13%) GDB
4 2 (3.13%) JUnit
4 2 (3.13%) Maven
4 2 (3.13%) Subversion
4 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.56%) Bower
5 1 (1.56%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.56%) Grunt
5 1 (1.56%) Mockito
5 1 (1.56%) Moq
5 1 (1.56%) MSTest
5 1 (1.56%) NuGet
5 1 (1.56%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (9.38%) Aerospace
1 6 (9.38%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.69%) Retail
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Arabic Language
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (32.81%) Software Engineer
2 19 (29.69%) Developer
3 10 (15.63%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
4 8 (12.50%) C# Software Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (7.81%) Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Consultant
6 5 (7.81%) Systems Analyst
6 5 (7.81%) Web Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Angular Developer
7 4 (6.25%) Applications Consultant
7 4 (6.25%) Applications Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
7 4 (6.25%) Java Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Security Engineer
7 4 (6.25%) Web Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Big Data Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Data Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Test Automation Engineer
8 3 (4.69%) Web Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.56%) CSS
2 16 (25.00%) HTML
2 16 (25.00%) Web Services
3 15 (23.44%) Node.js
4 14 (21.88%) RESTful
5 13 (20.31%) AngularJS
5 13 (20.31%) CSS3
5 13 (20.31%) LESS
5 13 (20.31%) Sass
6 12 (18.75%) HTML5
7 10 (15.63%) .NET
8 6 (9.38%) React
9 5 (7.81%) J2EE
9 5 (7.81%) jQuery
10 4 (6.25%) ASP.NET
10 4 (6.25%) XML
11 3 (4.69%) Kafka
11 3 (4.69%) REST
11 3 (4.69%) Unity DI Container
12 2 (3.13%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
1 4 (6.25%) Computer Science
1 4 (6.25%) Cryptography
2 3 (4.69%) Cyber Defence
2 3 (4.69%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (4.69%) Mathematics
2 3 (4.69%) Wiki
3 2 (3.13%) Cyberthreat
4 1 (1.56%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.56%) Fintech
4 1 (1.56%) IVR
4 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.56%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.56%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.81%) Linux
2 4 (6.25%) Windows
3 3 (4.69%) Android
4 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.13%) Unix
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.56%) Debian
5 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (62.50%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (35.94%) TDD
3 17 (26.56%) Continuous Integration
3 17 (26.56%) Scrum
4 16 (25.00%) Pair Programming
4 16 (25.00%) User Stories
5 15 (23.44%) UML
6 14 (21.88%) OOP
6 14 (21.88%) Open Source
7 11 (17.19%) E-Commerce
7 11 (17.19%) Kanban
7 11 (17.19%) Performance Testing
7 11 (17.19%) Release Management
8 10 (15.63%) High Availability
8 10 (15.63%) MVC
9 9 (14.06%) Front End Development
10 8 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (10.94%) Mentoring
11 7 (10.94%) OO
11 7 (10.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (35.94%) Java
2 20 (31.25%) C++
3 18 (28.13%) C#
4 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 15 (23.44%) SQL
6 14 (21.88%) C
7 6 (9.38%) Ada
7 6 (9.38%) Python
8 5 (7.81%) Scala
8 5 (7.81%) VB
9 3 (4.69%) Perl
10 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.13%) Embedded C
10 2 (3.13%) Embedded C++
10 2 (3.13%) VB.NET
10 2 (3.13%) VBA
11 1 (1.56%) Haskell
11 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
11 1 (1.56%) Ruby
11 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 12 (18.75%) Security Cleared
2 10 (15.63%) Degree
2 10 (15.63%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.63%) QA
2 2 (3.13%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
1 3 (4.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (6.25%) Puppet
2 3 (4.69%) Ansible
2 3 (4.69%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (1.56%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (9.38%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.25%) Oracle
3 3 (4.69%) Hortonworks
4 2 (3.13%) Capita
4 2 (3.13%) IBM
5 1 (1.56%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.56%) Atlassian
5 1 (1.56%) Citrix
5 1 (1.56%) Red Hat
5 1 (1.56%) SaltStack
5 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
5 1 (1.56%) Xamarin
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £375 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Ascot, Berkshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago