The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 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
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank - 78 66
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 0 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading - 0.32% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.34% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £313 £575
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- -45.65%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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
656 887 786
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.36% 94.46% 94.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 331 505 456
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £515 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.94% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 59 16
Median hourly rate £14.50 £28.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.21% +43.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £135.00 £32.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.43 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-0.40% +9.37%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

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
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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 January 2017, Software Developer 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 Developer in the job title.

1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
1 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
1 7 (77.78%) API Development
1 7 (77.78%) SOLID
2 6 (66.67%) GoCD
2 6 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 6 (66.67%) Docker
2 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Microservices
2 6 (66.67%) Rust
2 6 (66.67%) Kubernetes
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 6 (66.67%) Go
2 6 (66.67%) Ruby
2 6 (66.67%) Haskell
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) OCaml
2 6 (66.67%) F#
2 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 6 (66.67%) Linux
2 6 (66.67%) OO
2 6 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) HTTP
2 6 (66.67%) C
2 6 (66.67%) JSON
3 5 (55.56%) AMQP
3 5 (55.56%) Virtual Team
4 3 (33.33%) Symfony

Software Developer 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (11.11%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) HTTP
2 5 (55.56%) AMQP
3 1 (11.11%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) GoCD
1 6 (66.67%) Jasmine
2 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (11.11%) git-flow
General
1 1 (11.11%) French Language
1 1 (11.11%) German Language
1 1 (11.11%) Italian Language
1 1 (11.11%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (77.78%) AngularJS
2 6 (66.67%) JSON
2 6 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (33.33%) Laravel
3 3 (33.33%) Symfony
4 2 (22.22%) .NET
5 1 (11.11%) Angular 2
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
5 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (11.11%) Kendo UI
5 1 (11.11%) MAPI
5 1 (11.11%) Node.js
5 1 (11.11%) REST
5 1 (11.11%) SignalR
5 1 (11.11%) Unity DI Container
5 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Virtual Team
2 1 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) API Development
1 7 (77.78%) SOLID
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 6 (66.67%) Continuous Integration
2 6 (66.67%) DevOps
2 6 (66.67%) Microservices
2 6 (66.67%) OO
3 1 (11.11%) BDD
3 1 (11.11%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (11.11%) Memory Management
3 1 (11.11%) Mobile First
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) JavaScript
2 6 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 6 (66.67%) C
2 6 (66.67%) F#
2 6 (66.67%) Go
2 6 (66.67%) Haskell
2 6 (66.67%) OCaml
2 6 (66.67%) PHP
2 6 (66.67%) Python
2 6 (66.67%) Ruby
2 6 (66.67%) Rust
3 2 (22.22%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) C++
4 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (11.11%) SQL
4 1 (11.11%) T-SQL
4 1 (11.11%) TypeScript
4 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
4 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (66.67%) Docker
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 1 (11.11%) IBM