The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Software Consultant featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Consultant
Rank - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Consultant 0 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - - -
As % of the Job Titles category - - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £675 £285 £400
% change year-on-year
+136.84% -28.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -
Software Consultant
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 Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
768 837 828
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 94.23% 93.10% 93.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 446 467 367
Median daily rate £413 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 39 48 34
Median hourly rate £20.00 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.19% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £40.39 £19.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

Software Consultant
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Reading region that featured Software Consultant in the job title.

Software Consultant Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Software Consultant
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Software Consultant Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 23 July 2016, Software Consultant contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region featuring Software Consultant in the job title.

1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 3 (75.00%) CentOS
2 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (75.00%) OpenShift
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (75.00%) Docker
2 3 (75.00%) DevOps
2 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Kubernetes
2 3 (75.00%) Virtual Team
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) ISEB
3 1 (25.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) ITSM
3 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management

Software Consultant Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (75.00%) OpenShift
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) CentOS
1 3 (75.00%) Linux
1 3 (75.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) DevOps
1 3 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) ITSM
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Programme Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Management
2 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
2 1 (25.00%) Supply Chain Management
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) ISEB
1 1 (25.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft