The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT contracts advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Bracknell region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 30 32 21
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -11
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 7 5 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.22% 2.38% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.46% 2.50% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 0
Average daily rate £338 £400 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £310 £300
% change year-on-year
+4.83% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year
- +1.35%
Job Titles Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
284 200 116
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 89.87% 95.24% 92.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 65 30
Average daily rate £365 £375 £285
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.66% +31.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £165 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £470 £454
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 5
Average hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.76% +26.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.25 £12.18 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.19 £17.50 £14.05
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Software Engineer
Berkshire

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

Software Engineer
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 6 (46.15%) Software Distribution
2 6 (46.15%) C
2 6 (46.15%) C++
2 6 (46.15%) Linux
2 6 (46.15%) UML
2 6 (46.15%) Internet
3 5 (38.46%) McAfee
3 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 5 (38.46%) Release Management
4 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
4 3 (23.08%) SMS
4 3 (23.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
5 2 (15.38%) HP
6 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
6 1 (7.69%) Ruby
6 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
6 1 (7.69%) J2EE
6 1 (7.69%) MySQL
6 1 (7.69%) Java
6 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
6 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 1 (7.69%) Spring

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Bracknell region that cited Software Engineer in their job title 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 with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (7.69%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 6 (46.15%) Internet
2 3 (23.08%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.69%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) J2EE
1 1 (7.69%) Hibernate
1 1 (7.69%) Spring
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 6 (46.15%) Software Distribution
2 6 (46.15%) UML
3 5 (38.46%) Release Management
4 3 (23.08%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) C
1 6 (46.15%) C++
2 5 (38.46%) Perl
3 1 (7.69%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (46.15%) SC Cleared
1 6 (46.15%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) DV Cleared
Systems Management
1 3 (23.08%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) McAfee
2 2 (15.38%) HP