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 29 May 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 95 77 99
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +22
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 32 43 28
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.32% 1.66% 1.09%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.67% 2.17% 1.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 15 15
Median daily rate £425 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% +3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £321 £264 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 7 1
Median hourly rate £24.50 £36.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.87% -8.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.00 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +1.26%
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
1918 1978 1915
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 79.06% 76.43% 74.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1052 1009 939
Median daily rate £418 £398 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.15% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £238 £225
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 61 60 40
Median hourly rate £16.00 £22.50 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-28.88% +12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.20 £13.83 £11.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £39.00 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £33.00 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+8.19% +1.66%

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 29 May 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
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 29 May 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineering within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 May 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
Reading -13 12 £463 +39.09% 19
Bracknell -7 7 £500 +53.84% 1
Maidenhead - 4 £413 - 1
Slough +7 2 £310 +3.33% 6
Hungerford - 1 £330 - 1
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 32 (47.76%) Java
2 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (32.84%) Linux
4 16 (23.88%) SQL
5 14 (20.90%) REST
6 13 (19.40%) Jenkins
6 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
6 13 (19.40%) HTML
6 13 (19.40%) Python
6 13 (19.40%) TDD
7 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
8 11 (16.42%) CSS
8 11 (16.42%) Scrum
8 11 (16.42%) DevOps
9 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
9 10 (14.93%) Bash Shell
9 10 (14.93%) Oracle
10 9 (13.43%) C
10 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
11 8 (11.94%) Electronics
11 8 (11.94%) Degree
12 7 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (10.45%) High Availability
12 7 (10.45%) Eclipse
12 7 (10.45%) Embedded C
12 7 (10.45%) C++
12 7 (10.45%) PHP
13 6 (8.96%) XML
13 6 (8.96%) Finance

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 6 (8.96%) Node.js
2 3 (4.48%) Confluence
2 3 (4.48%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.99%) CMS
4 1 (1.49%) Drupal
4 1 (1.49%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.49%) Joomla!
4 1 (1.49%) nginx
4 1 (1.49%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.49%) Umbraco
4 1 (1.49%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.49%) WordPress
4 1 (1.49%) Zope
Business Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.45%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (7.46%) OpenShift
3 4 (5.97%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (4.48%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (5.97%) Internet
2 3 (4.48%) HTTP
2 3 (4.48%) Wireless
3 2 (2.99%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.99%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.49%) 3G
4 1 (1.49%) 4G
4 1 (1.49%) 802.15
4 1 (1.49%) DVB
4 1 (1.49%) Firewall
4 1 (1.49%) FTP
4 1 (1.49%) H.323
4 1 (1.49%) LAN
4 1 (1.49%) LDAP
4 1 (1.49%) RS-232
4 1 (1.49%) SSH
4 1 (1.49%) SSL
4 1 (1.49%) VoIP
4 1 (1.49%) WAN
4 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.99%) MongoDB
1 2 (2.99%) MySQL
1 2 (2.99%) NoSQL
1 2 (2.99%) RDBMS
1 2 (2.99%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.99%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) IBM InfoSphere
2 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.49%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (1.49%) Redis
Development Applications
1 13 (19.40%) Git (software)
1 13 (19.40%) Jenkins
2 7 (10.45%) Eclipse
3 6 (8.96%) Hudson
3 6 (8.96%) Selenium
4 5 (7.46%) JIRA
5 4 (5.97%) Maven
5 4 (5.97%) Subversion
6 3 (4.48%) Artifactory
6 3 (4.48%) Checkstyle
6 3 (4.48%) Cobertura
6 3 (4.48%) FindBugs
6 3 (4.48%) JUnit
6 3 (4.48%) Liquibase
6 3 (4.48%) SoapUI
6 3 (4.48%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (4.48%) TestNG
7 1 (1.49%) Bitbucket
7 1 (1.49%) Gradle
7 1 (1.49%) PHPUnit
General
1 8 (11.94%) Electronics
2 6 (8.96%) Finance
3 5 (7.46%) Retail
4 3 (4.48%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.99%) Publishing
6 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
6 1 (1.49%) Automotive
6 1 (1.49%) Banking
6 1 (1.49%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (35.82%) Developer
2 22 (32.84%) Software Engineer
3 10 (14.93%) Software Developer
4 9 (13.43%) Embedded Engineer
4 9 (13.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 8 (11.94%) Consultant
6 7 (10.45%) Python Developer
7 6 (8.96%) Architect
8 4 (5.97%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) E-Commerce Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Embedded Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Embedded Software Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Java Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Java Engineer
8 4 (5.97%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.48%) Azure Architect
9 3 (4.48%) Azure Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) DevOps Consultant
9 3 (4.48%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.48%) Test Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.90%) REST
2 13 (19.40%) HTML
3 11 (16.42%) CSS
4 6 (8.96%) XML
5 5 (7.46%) Django
5 5 (7.46%) Web Services
6 4 (5.97%) RESTful
6 4 (5.97%) Sass
7 3 (4.48%) EJB
7 3 (4.48%) HTML5
7 3 (4.48%) J2EE
7 3 (4.48%) JSON
7 3 (4.48%) JSP
8 2 (2.99%) .NET
8 2 (2.99%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.99%) Laravel
8 2 (2.99%) Symfony
9 1 (1.49%) Behat
9 1 (1.49%) CSS3
9 1 (1.49%) Twisted
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Computer Science
1 6 (8.96%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.97%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.97%) User Experience
3 2 (2.99%) Device Driver
3 2 (2.99%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.49%) Client/Server
4 1 (1.49%) DataPower
4 1 (1.49%) DTV
4 1 (1.49%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.49%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.49%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.49%) MPEG
4 1 (1.49%) New Media
4 1 (1.49%) STB
4 1 (1.49%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 22 (32.84%) Linux
2 7 (10.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (7.46%) CentOS
4 1 (1.49%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.49%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.40%) TDD
3 11 (16.42%) DevOps
3 11 (16.42%) Scrum
4 10 (14.93%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (13.43%) E-Commerce
6 7 (10.45%) High Availability
7 6 (8.96%) Responsive Web Design
8 5 (7.46%) BDD
8 5 (7.46%) Kanban
8 5 (7.46%) Mentoring
8 5 (7.46%) OOP
8 5 (7.46%) Pair Programming
8 5 (7.46%) User Stories
8 5 (7.46%) Vulnerability Scanning
9 4 (5.97%) Automated Testing
9 4 (5.97%) Data Management
9 4 (5.97%) Open Source
9 4 (5.97%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.97%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 32 (47.76%) Java
2 16 (23.88%) SQL
3 13 (19.40%) Python
4 12 (17.91%) JavaScript
5 10 (14.93%) Bash Shell
6 9 (13.43%) C
7 7 (10.45%) C++
7 7 (10.45%) Embedded C
7 7 (10.45%) PHP
8 4 (5.97%) C#
9 3 (4.48%) PL/SQL
9 3 (4.48%) Ruby
9 3 (4.48%) Shell Script
10 2 (2.99%) Erlang
11 1 (1.49%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.49%) Go
11 1 (1.49%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.49%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 8 (11.94%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) CISSP
2 1 (1.49%) IBM Certification
2 1 (1.49%) PhD
2 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.49%) MISRA
2 1 (1.49%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (8.96%) Docker
2 2 (2.99%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.49%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (8.96%) Kubernetes
2 2 (2.99%) Puppet
3 1 (1.49%) Ansible
3 1 (1.49%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (1.49%) Cacti
3 1 (1.49%) Nagios
3 1 (1.49%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.49%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (1.49%) SELinux
Vendors
1 10 (14.93%) Oracle
2 3 (4.48%) Ab Initio
2 3 (4.48%) IBM
2 3 (4.48%) VMware
3 2 (2.99%) CA
3 2 (2.99%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.99%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.49%) Atlassian
4 1 (1.49%) Citrix
4 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
4 1 (1.49%) Symantec
4 1 (1.49%) Veritas
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