The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 31 33 35
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 1 3
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 1.04% 0.36% 1.02%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.20% 0.40% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 1
Average daily rate - £330 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -2.22%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 1
Average hourly rate £48.00 - £43.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.54% +3.33%
Software Engineer
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Bracknell region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Bracknell
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
249 252 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Bracknell 86.46% 90.00% 94.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 107 130
Average daily rate £350 £300 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 30 39
Average hourly rate £14.40 £16.50 £16.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.72% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £11.50 £11.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.00 £28.50 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Electronics
2 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
3 4 (50.00%) C++
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Linux
3 4 (50.00%) SWT
3 4 (50.00%) Image Processing
4 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
5 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
5 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
5 2 (25.00%) POSIX
5 2 (25.00%) C
5 2 (25.00%) JAXB
5 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
5 2 (25.00%) J2EE
5 2 (25.00%) MySQL
5 2 (25.00%) Struts
5 2 (25.00%) Web Services
5 2 (25.00%) Spring
5 2 (25.00%) JNI
5 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
5 2 (25.00%) Parallel Processing
5 2 (25.00%) Degree
5 2 (25.00%) Physics
5 2 (25.00%) JAX-WS
5 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (25.00%) System Testing
6 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 2 (25.00%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Eclipse
General
1 5 (62.50%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) SWT
2 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
2 2 (25.00%) J2EE
2 2 (25.00%) JAXB
2 2 (25.00%) JAX-WS
2 2 (25.00%) JNI
2 2 (25.00%) POSIX
2 2 (25.00%) Spring
2 2 (25.00%) Struts
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Physics
2 1 (12.50%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (12.50%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Linux
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) OpenVMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Image Processing
3 2 (25.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (25.00%) Parallel Processing
3 2 (25.00%) System Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Test Planning
3 2 (25.00%) Web Application Development
4 1 (12.50%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) C++
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded C
3 2 (25.00%) C
4 1 (12.50%) Ada
4 1 (12.50%) Assembly Language
4 1 (12.50%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree