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 2 July 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
2 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 95 87 94
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 28 36 30
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.19% 1.46% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.50% 1.87% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 10 15
Median daily rate £463 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+32.14% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £240 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £416 £435
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 7 1
Median hourly rate £40.00 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.58% -8.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -
Software Engineering
South East

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
1863 1921 1877
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.48% 77.80% 75.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1014 965 898
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £245 £227
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 70 23
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +13.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £14.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.90 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £28.50 £30.00 £28.91
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +3.77%

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 2 July 2016.

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 2 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Bracknell - 8 £513 - 5
Reading -20 6 £505 +60.31% 12
Maidenhead - 6 £425 -
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 2 July 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 41 (59.42%) Java
2 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (26.09%) SQL
3 18 (26.09%) Linux
4 17 (24.64%) REST
5 16 (23.19%) TDD
6 13 (18.84%) HTML
6 13 (18.84%) Jenkins
6 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
7 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
7 12 (17.39%) DevOps
7 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
7 12 (17.39%) Scrum
8 11 (15.94%) CSS
8 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
8 11 (15.94%) Python
9 10 (14.49%) Oracle
9 10 (14.49%) High Availability
10 9 (13.04%) Bash Shell
11 8 (11.59%) OOP
11 8 (11.59%) Pair Programming
11 8 (11.59%) Degree
11 8 (11.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
12 7 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (10.14%) Open Source
12 7 (10.14%) Mentoring
12 7 (10.14%) User Stories
12 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (10.14%) XML

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 4 (5.80%) Confluence
2 3 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.90%) CMS
4 1 (1.45%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.45%) Drupal
4 1 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.45%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.45%) nginx
4 1 (1.45%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.45%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.45%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.45%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.45%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (8.70%) PaaS
3 5 (7.25%) OpenShift
4 4 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.35%) HTTP
1 3 (4.35%) Internet
2 1 (1.45%) DVB
2 1 (1.45%) Firewall
2 1 (1.45%) FTP
2 1 (1.45%) LAN
2 1 (1.45%) LDAP
2 1 (1.45%) RS-232
2 1 (1.45%) RS-485
2 1 (1.45%) SSH
2 1 (1.45%) SSL
2 1 (1.45%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) RDBMS
1 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.35%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.90%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.90%) MySQL
3 2 (2.90%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.45%) Big Data
4 1 (1.45%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.45%) HBase
4 1 (1.45%) IBM InfoSphere
4 1 (1.45%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
1 13 (18.84%) Jenkins
2 6 (8.70%) Hudson
2 6 (8.70%) JIRA
2 6 (8.70%) Selenium
3 4 (5.80%) Eclipse
3 4 (5.80%) Maven
4 3 (4.35%) Artifactory
4 3 (4.35%) Checkstyle
4 3 (4.35%) Cobertura
4 3 (4.35%) FindBugs
4 3 (4.35%) JUnit
4 3 (4.35%) Liquibase
4 3 (4.35%) SoapUI
4 3 (4.35%) Sonatype Nexus
4 3 (4.35%) Subversion
4 3 (4.35%) TestNG
5 1 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (1.45%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.45%) Gradle
General
1 6 (8.70%) Finance
1 6 (8.70%) Retail
2 5 (7.25%) Electronics
3 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.90%) Publishing
5 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.45%) Automotive
5 1 (1.45%) Banking
5 1 (1.45%) Games
5 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (34.78%) Developer
2 18 (26.09%) Software Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Software Developer
4 8 (11.59%) Consultant
5 7 (10.14%) Architect
5 7 (10.14%) Embedded Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (10.14%) Python Developer
6 6 (8.70%) Java Developer
7 4 (5.80%) E-Commerce Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Java Engineer
7 4 (5.80%) Technical Leader
8 3 (4.35%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) Azure Architect
8 3 (4.35%) Azure Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 3 (4.35%) DevOps Consultant
8 3 (4.35%) Embedded Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Embedded Software Developer
8 3 (4.35%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (24.64%) REST
2 13 (18.84%) HTML
3 11 (15.94%) CSS
4 7 (10.14%) XML
5 5 (7.25%) Django
5 5 (7.25%) Node.js
5 5 (7.25%) RESTful
6 4 (5.80%) Sass
6 4 (5.80%) Web Services
7 3 (4.35%) EJB
7 3 (4.35%) J2EE
7 3 (4.35%) JSP
8 2 (2.90%) .NET
8 2 (2.90%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.90%) HTML5
8 2 (2.90%) JSON
8 2 (2.90%) Symfony
9 1 (1.45%) IBM Integration Bus
9 1 (1.45%) jQuery
9 1 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 7 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (7.25%) Computer Science
2 5 (7.25%) Virtual Team
3 4 (5.80%) Management Information System
3 4 (5.80%) User Experience
4 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.90%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.45%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.45%) DataPower
5 1 (1.45%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.45%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.45%) MPEG
5 1 (1.45%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 18 (26.09%) Linux
2 7 (10.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.25%) CentOS
4 1 (1.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (42.03%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (23.19%) TDD
3 12 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
3 12 (17.39%) DevOps
3 12 (17.39%) Scrum
4 11 (15.94%) E-Commerce
5 10 (14.49%) High Availability
6 8 (11.59%) OOP
6 8 (11.59%) Pair Programming
6 8 (11.59%) Vulnerability Scanning
7 7 (10.14%) Mentoring
7 7 (10.14%) Open Source
7 7 (10.14%) User Stories
8 6 (8.70%) Kanban
8 6 (8.70%) OOA/OOD
8 6 (8.70%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (8.70%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.25%) BDD
9 5 (7.25%) OO
9 5 (7.25%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 41 (59.42%) Java
2 18 (26.09%) SQL
3 12 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 11 (15.94%) Python
5 9 (13.04%) Bash Shell
6 6 (8.70%) C
6 6 (8.70%) PHP
7 5 (7.25%) C++
8 4 (5.80%) C#
9 3 (4.35%) Embedded C
9 3 (4.35%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.35%) Ruby
9 3 (4.35%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.90%) VB
11 1 (1.45%) Go
11 1 (1.45%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.45%) Scala
11 1 (1.45%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (11.59%) Degree
2 1 (1.45%) CISSP
2 1 (1.45%) IBM Certification
2 1 (1.45%) PhD
2 1 (1.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.25%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (8.70%) Docker
2 2 (2.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.45%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.70%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.90%) Puppet
3 1 (1.45%) Ansible
3 1 (1.45%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.45%) Cacti
3 1 (1.45%) Nagios
3 1 (1.45%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.45%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Oracle
2 3 (4.35%) Ab Initio
2 3 (4.35%) IBM
2 3 (4.35%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.35%) VMware
3 2 (2.90%) CA
3 2 (2.90%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.45%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.45%) Citrix
4 1 (1.45%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.45%) Symantec
4 1 (1.45%) Veritas
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