The table below looks at the statistics for the Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 72 56 73
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 13 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.50% 1.51% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 1.67% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 3 5
Average daily rate
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£375 £400 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £37.50
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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
906 778 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.24% 90.15% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 388 419
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £221 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 44 39
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 28 August 2015.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Software Developer 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 Developer in their job title.

1 4 (40.00%) CSS
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (30.00%) Java
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (20.00%) Sass
3 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
3 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
3 2 (20.00%) Degree
3 2 (20.00%) Django
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 2 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
3 2 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (10.00%) Data Modelling

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Software Developer 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (20.00%) WebSphere
2 1 (10.00%) GlassFish
2 1 (10.00%) Node.js
2 1 (10.00%) WebSphere Application Server
2 1 (10.00%) WebLogic
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) JBoss
2 1 (10.00%) Apache
2 1 (10.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) FTP
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
1 1 (10.00%) SSL
1 1 (10.00%) Internet
1 1 (10.00%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (10.00%) Data Mart
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (10.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (10.00%) MySQL
3 1 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (10.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) NUnit
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
2 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (10.00%) MSTest
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
1 1 (10.00%) Banking
1 1 (10.00%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
1 4 (40.00%) CSS
2 3 (30.00%) .NET
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) Django
3 2 (20.00%) Web Services
3 2 (20.00%) XML
3 2 (20.00%) Sass
4 1 (10.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) Unity DI Container
4 1 (10.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (10.00%) XSLT
4 1 (10.00%) Swing
4 1 (10.00%) Middleware
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (10.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (10.00%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) DataPower
2 1 (10.00%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (10.00%) User Experience
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
2 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (20.00%) TDD
2 2 (20.00%) MVC
2 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Migration
3 1 (10.00%) Content Management
3 1 (10.00%) Automated Testing
3 1 (10.00%) AOP
3 1 (10.00%) Software Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) Kanban
3 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (10.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (10.00%) Kimball Methodology
3 1 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
3 1 (10.00%) Logical Data Model
3 1 (10.00%) Physical Data Model
3 1 (10.00%) OOP
3 1 (10.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (30.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
2 3 (30.00%) Java
3 2 (20.00%) Python
3 2 (20.00%) T-SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
4 1 (10.00%) VB
4 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
4 1 (10.00%) C++
4 1 (10.00%) PHP
4 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
4 1 (10.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) 21 CFR Part 11
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) IBM
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (10.00%) CA
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