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 21 February 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
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
South East / Berkshire
Rank 82 89 111
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +22
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 25 37 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.24% 1.47% 0.90%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.55% 1.81% 1.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 19 14
Median daily rate £406 £415 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.10% +10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £350 £219
10% offered a daily rate of more than £495 £600 £418
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £355
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 7 6
Median hourly rate £41.00 £45.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.88% +25.00%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +13.54%

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
1613 2043 2075
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 80.09% 81.14% 74.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 1082 1052
Median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £410 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 62 44
Median hourly rate £23.34 £15.25 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+53.04% -44.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.75 £40.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-10.62% +45.45%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 -2 12 £406 +1.56% 12
Slough - 4 - -
Maidenhead -2 2 £365 -
Hungerford - 1 - - 1
Newbury - 1 £450 - 3
Software Engineering
South East

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (32.00%) C#
2 16 (32.00%) Web Services
3 14 (28.00%) TDD
4 13 (26.00%) CSS
4 13 (26.00%) C++
4 13 (26.00%) Java
4 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
5 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (24.00%) HTML
5 12 (24.00%) JIRA
6 10 (20.00%) Scrum
6 10 (20.00%) UML
6 10 (20.00%) Unit Testing
7 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
7 9 (18.00%) Node.js
7 9 (18.00%) CSS3
7 9 (18.00%) Sass
7 9 (18.00%) LESS
7 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
7 9 (18.00%) SQL
8 8 (16.00%) .NET
8 8 (16.00%) Pair Programming
8 8 (16.00%) Web Development
8 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
8 8 (16.00%) User Stories
8 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
8 8 (16.00%) Integration Testing
8 8 (16.00%) RESTful
8 8 (16.00%) Open Source

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 8 (16.00%) Confluence
2 4 (8.00%) Apache Spark
3 3 (6.00%) Apache
3 3 (6.00%) Apache Pig
3 3 (6.00%) Elasticsearch
4 2 (4.00%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 2 (4.00%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.00%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) InfoPath
2 1 (2.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (8.00%) Amazon Kinesis
1 4 (8.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 4 (8.00%) AWS Lambda
2 2 (4.00%) Oracle CX
3 1 (2.00%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) Firewall
1 1 (2.00%) Internet
1 1 (2.00%) SMS
1 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (2.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) Big Data
2 4 (8.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
2 4 (8.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (6.00%) Apache Accumulo
3 3 (6.00%) Apache Hive
3 3 (6.00%) Hadoop
3 3 (6.00%) MongoDB
3 3 (6.00%) Neo4j
3 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
3 3 (6.00%) OrientDB
4 1 (2.00%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
4 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (24.00%) JIRA
2 8 (16.00%) Git (software)
3 7 (14.00%) Gatling
4 6 (12.00%) Jenkins
5 3 (6.00%) JUnit
6 2 (4.00%) GCC
6 2 (4.00%) GDB
6 2 (4.00%) Subversion
7 1 (2.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.00%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.00%) Bower
7 1 (2.00%) Grunt
7 1 (2.00%) Mockito
7 1 (2.00%) Moq
7 1 (2.00%) MSTest
7 1 (2.00%) NuGet
7 1 (2.00%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.00%) Selenium
7 1 (2.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (2.00%) Trac
General
1 6 (12.00%) Aerospace
1 6 (12.00%) Manufacturing
2 2 (4.00%) Banking
3 1 (2.00%) Arabic Language
3 1 (2.00%) Finance
3 1 (2.00%) Marketing
3 1 (2.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (46.00%) Software Engineer
2 14 (28.00%) Developer
3 8 (16.00%) C# Software Engineer
3 8 (16.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (14.00%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (8.00%) Angular Developer
5 4 (8.00%) Big Data Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Data Engineer
5 4 (8.00%) Front End Web Developer (Client-Side Developer)
5 4 (8.00%) Web Developer
6 3 (6.00%) Technical Leader
7 2 (4.00%) .NET Developer
7 2 (4.00%) .NET Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Applications Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Consultant
7 2 (4.00%) Java Developer
7 2 (4.00%) Security Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.00%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.00%) Web Services
2 13 (26.00%) CSS
3 12 (24.00%) HTML
4 9 (18.00%) CSS3
4 9 (18.00%) LESS
4 9 (18.00%) Node.js
4 9 (18.00%) Sass
5 8 (16.00%) .NET
5 8 (16.00%) AngularJS
5 8 (16.00%) HTML5
5 8 (16.00%) RESTful
6 5 (10.00%) React
7 4 (8.00%) Unity DI Container
8 3 (6.00%) Hibernate
8 3 (6.00%) J2EE
8 3 (6.00%) jQuery
8 3 (6.00%) Kafka
8 3 (6.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 3 (6.00%) Unreal Engine
9 2 (4.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.00%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (6.00%) Wiki
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Cyberthreat
2 2 (4.00%) IVR
2 2 (4.00%) Life Science
2 2 (4.00%) Mobile App
2 2 (4.00%) User Experience
3 1 (2.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.00%) Credit Risk
3 1 (2.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.00%) Linux
1 3 (6.00%) Windows
2 1 (2.00%) Android
2 1 (2.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 1 (2.00%) Unix
2 1 (2.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (54.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (28.00%) TDD
3 12 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (20.00%) Scrum
4 10 (20.00%) UML
4 10 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 8 (16.00%) Integration Testing
5 8 (16.00%) Open Source
5 8 (16.00%) Pair Programming
5 8 (16.00%) User Stories
5 8 (16.00%) Web Development
6 7 (14.00%) E-Commerce
6 7 (14.00%) Kanban
6 7 (14.00%) OOP
6 7 (14.00%) Performance Testing
6 7 (14.00%) Release Management
7 6 (12.00%) High Availability
7 6 (12.00%) SOA
7 6 (12.00%) SysML
8 5 (10.00%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) C#
2 13 (26.00%) C++
2 13 (26.00%) Java
3 9 (18.00%) JavaScript
3 9 (18.00%) SQL
4 7 (14.00%) C
5 6 (12.00%) Ada
5 6 (12.00%) Python
6 4 (8.00%) Scala
6 4 (8.00%) VB.NET
7 3 (6.00%) PHP
8 2 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 2 (4.00%) VBA
9 1 (2.00%) Bash Shell
9 1 (2.00%) Haskell
9 1 (2.00%) Perl
9 1 (2.00%) PowerShell
9 1 (2.00%) Ruby
9 1 (2.00%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (18.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (8.00%) Degree
4 1 (2.00%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (6.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (2.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (6.00%) Ansible
1 3 (6.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 2 (4.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (4.00%) Puppet
3 1 (2.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 6 (12.00%) Oracle
2 3 (6.00%) Hortonworks
3 2 (4.00%) BMC
3 2 (4.00%) Jaspersoft
3 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
3 2 (4.00%) Remedy
3 2 (4.00%) TIBCO
4 1 (2.00%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.00%) Atlassian
4 1 (2.00%) Citrix
4 1 (2.00%) IBM
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.00%) SaltStack
4 1 (2.00%) Xamarin
Reading, Berkshire
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