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 average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 7 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
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineering
Rank 79 97 103
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 34 29 19
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.42% 1.19% 0.78%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.92% 1.60% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 13 9
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£350 £338 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% +35.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £260 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £445 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £361 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.00% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 1 0
Average hourly rate £36.75 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.12% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.38 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+0.95% +6.66%
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
1773 1810 1702
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 73.97% 74.33% 70.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 905 857 733
Average daily rate £375 £375 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £225 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £365
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +2.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 64 22 35
Average hourly rate £21.55 £19.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+13.42% -36.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £11.80 £14.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £30.00 £27.50 £30.50
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -9.83%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 July 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Software Engineering
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 Engineering within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 7 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 +6 18 £295 -30.58% 15
Slough +1 4 - - 1
Newbury -1 1 £350 +75.00% 4
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 31 (40.26%) C
2 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
4 25 (32.47%) C++
5 21 (27.27%) HTML
5 21 (27.27%) Java
5 21 (27.27%) Linux
6 20 (25.97%) Python
6 20 (25.97%) CSS
6 20 (25.97%) TDD
7 16 (20.78%) OO
7 16 (20.78%) OOD
8 15 (19.48%) Embedded C
9 14 (18.18%) UML
9 14 (18.18%) Django
9 14 (18.18%) Sass
10 13 (16.88%) Embedded C++
11 12 (15.58%) Software Testing
11 12 (15.58%) LTE
12 11 (14.29%) Service Delivery
12 11 (14.29%) Wireless
13 10 (12.99%) 3G
13 10 (12.99%) OOP
13 10 (12.99%) 4G
14 9 (11.69%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (11.69%) IPv4
14 9 (11.69%) IPv6
14 9 (11.69%) UMTS
14 9 (11.69%) Scrum
14 9 (11.69%) Wi-Fi

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (5.19%) WebSphere Application Server
1 4 (5.19%) WebSphere
2 3 (3.90%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (2.60%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (2.60%) MQSeries
4 1 (1.30%) Zope
4 1 (1.30%) Node.js
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (15.58%) LTE
2 11 (14.29%) Wireless
3 10 (12.99%) 4G
3 10 (12.99%) 3G
4 9 (11.69%) IPv4
4 9 (11.69%) IPv6
4 9 (11.69%) UMTS
4 9 (11.69%) WiMAX
4 9 (11.69%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (9.09%) GSM
6 4 (5.19%) Internet
7 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.30%) ZigBee
8 1 (1.30%) RTP
8 1 (1.30%) Bluetooth
8 1 (1.30%) VoIP
8 1 (1.30%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.79%) MySQL
1 6 (7.79%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.19%) SQLite
3 3 (3.90%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.90%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.30%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
2 4 (5.19%) Xcode
2 4 (5.19%) Selenium
3 3 (3.90%) Visual Studio
3 3 (3.90%) ClearCase
3 3 (3.90%) ClearQuest
4 2 (2.60%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.60%) Talend Open Studio
4 2 (2.60%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.30%) SoapUI
5 1 (1.30%) Capybara
5 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.30%) Subversion
5 1 (1.30%) JMeter
5 1 (1.30%) LabVIEW
General
1 6 (7.79%) Telecoms
2 5 (6.49%) Electronics
3 2 (2.60%) Billing
4 1 (1.30%) Games
4 1 (1.30%) Retail
Job Titles
1 41 (53.25%) Developer
2 25 (32.47%) Software Engineer
3 12 (15.58%) Python Developer
4 11 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 10 (12.99%) Software Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Java Developer
7 6 (7.79%) Java Software Engineer
8 5 (6.49%) JavaScript Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Mac Developer
9 4 (5.19%) Mac Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Embedded Software Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Junior Software Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Test Automation Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) AWS Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Designer
11 2 (2.60%) Core Java Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Junior Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Test Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (27.27%) HTML
2 20 (25.97%) CSS
3 14 (18.18%) Django
3 14 (18.18%) Sass
4 6 (7.79%) AngularJS
4 6 (7.79%) jQuery
4 6 (7.79%) Spring
5 5 (6.49%) Hibernate
5 5 (6.49%) Spring MVC
6 4 (5.19%) Spring Web Flow
6 4 (5.19%) .NET
6 4 (5.19%) JSF
6 4 (5.19%) Java EE
7 3 (3.90%) Web Services
7 3 (3.90%) REST
8 2 (2.60%) PhoneGap
8 2 (2.60%) Apache Camel
8 2 (2.60%) XML
8 2 (2.60%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.60%) Ext JS
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.09%) User Experience
2 6 (7.79%) Device Driver
3 4 (5.19%) Computer Science
3 4 (5.19%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.90%) MPEG
5 2 (2.60%) N-Tier
5 2 (2.60%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.60%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.30%) Visualisation
6 1 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.30%) Streaming Video
6 1 (1.30%) VHDL
6 1 (1.30%) Verilog
6 1 (1.30%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.27%) Linux
2 5 (6.49%) Android
3 4 (5.19%) Apple iOS
3 4 (5.19%) Mac OS X
4 3 (3.90%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (3.90%) UNIX
5 2 (2.60%) Windows
6 1 (1.30%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (37.66%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (25.97%) TDD
3 16 (20.78%) OO
3 16 (20.78%) OOD
4 14 (18.18%) UML
5 12 (15.58%) Software Testing
6 11 (14.29%) Service Delivery
7 10 (12.99%) OOP
8 9 (11.69%) Scrum
8 9 (11.69%) Responsive Web Design
9 8 (10.39%) MVC
10 7 (9.09%) Unit Testing
11 5 (6.49%) Android Development
12 4 (5.19%) iOS Development
12 4 (5.19%) Test Planning
12 4 (5.19%) Test Scripting
12 4 (5.19%) E-Commerce
13 3 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (3.90%) ITIL
13 3 (3.90%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 31 (40.26%) C
2 27 (35.06%) JavaScript
3 25 (32.47%) C++
4 21 (27.27%) Java
5 20 (25.97%) Python
6 15 (19.48%) Embedded C
7 13 (16.88%) Embedded C++
8 8 (10.39%) C#
9 7 (9.09%) SQL
10 4 (5.19%) Objective-C
10 4 (5.19%) Assembly Language
11 3 (3.90%) Ruby
12 2 (2.60%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.30%) Erlang
13 1 (1.30%) Bourne shell
13 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) ISEB
1 2 (2.60%) HND
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
1 2 (2.60%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) CRISC
2 1 (1.30%) CCIE
2 1 (1.30%) CISSP
2 1 (1.30%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (1.30%) CISA
2 1 (1.30%) CISM
2 1 (1.30%) GSEC
2 1 (1.30%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.19%) ISO 9001
1 4 (5.19%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.30%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (1.30%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 7 (9.09%) Oracle
2 4 (5.19%) IBM
2 4 (5.19%) Adobe
3 2 (2.60%) Pega
3 2 (2.60%) Amdocs
3 2 (2.60%) Talend
4 1 (1.30%) Cyber-Ark
4 1 (1.30%) Sourcefire
4 1 (1.30%) Imperva
4 1 (1.30%) Tufin
4 1 (1.30%) ArcSight
4 1 (1.30%) Symantec
4 1 (1.30%) Websense
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft
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