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 1 October 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
1 Oct 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 55 72 56
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 9 4 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.29% 0.39% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 0.42% 1.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 2 0
Median daily rate £375 £425 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.76% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £340 £335
% change year-on-year
+6.61% +1.49%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Software Developer
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
617 959 781
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 88.40% 94.39% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 349 600 417
Median daily rate £400 £400 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +5.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £355
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +7.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 51 56
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £37.09 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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
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 1 October 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 October 2016, 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 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 7 (70.00%) AngularJS
3 6 (60.00%) API Development
3 6 (60.00%) SOLID
3 6 (60.00%) Python
4 5 (50.00%) HTTP
4 5 (50.00%) PHP
4 5 (50.00%) C
4 5 (50.00%) Linux
4 5 (50.00%) OO
4 5 (50.00%) JSON
4 5 (50.00%) Ruby
4 5 (50.00%) Haskell
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (50.00%) OCaml
4 5 (50.00%) F#
4 5 (50.00%) Go
4 5 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 5 (50.00%) Docker
4 5 (50.00%) DevOps
4 5 (50.00%) Microservices
4 5 (50.00%) Rust
4 5 (50.00%) Kubernetes
4 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
4 5 (50.00%) Jasmine
4 5 (50.00%) AMQP
4 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
4 5 (50.00%) GoCD
4 5 (50.00%) Virtual Team
5 3 (30.00%) .NET

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 (10.00%) CMS
1 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (10.00%) Oracle Spatial
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 1 (10.00%) SharePoint Server
1 1 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
1 1 (10.00%) WebSphere
Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Office 365
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) AMQP
1 5 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (10.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (10.00%) GIS
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) GoCD
1 5 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (10.00%) git-flow
3 1 (10.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (10.00%) TeamCity
General
1 1 (10.00%) French Language
1 1 (10.00%) German Language
1 1 (10.00%) Italian Language
1 1 (10.00%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (70.00%) AngularJS
2 5 (50.00%) JSON
2 5 (50.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 2 (20.00%) CSS
4 2 (20.00%) HTML
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Laravel
4 2 (20.00%) Symfony
4 2 (20.00%) Web Services
5 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
5 1 (10.00%) MAPI
5 1 (10.00%) Node.js
5 1 (10.00%) REST
5 1 (10.00%) Spring
5 1 (10.00%) Spring MVC
5 1 (10.00%) WCF
5 1 (10.00%) WebCenter
5 1 (10.00%) WPF
5 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) API Development
1 6 (60.00%) SOLID
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (50.00%) Microservices
2 5 (50.00%) OO
3 2 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) TDD
4 1 (10.00%) BDD
4 1 (10.00%) Dependency Injection
4 1 (10.00%) Memory Management
4 1 (10.00%) Mobile First
4 1 (10.00%) MVC
4 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (10.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 8 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (60.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
3 5 (50.00%) C
3 5 (50.00%) F#
3 5 (50.00%) Go
3 5 (50.00%) Haskell
3 5 (50.00%) OCaml
3 5 (50.00%) PHP
3 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 5 (50.00%) Rust
4 3 (30.00%) C#
5 2 (20.00%) PowerShell
6 1 (10.00%) C++
6 1 (10.00%) Java
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) T-SQL
6 1 (10.00%) TypeScript
6 1 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
1 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) IBM
2 2 (20.00%) Oracle
3 1 (10.00%) Sitecore
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Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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