The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Development Engineer 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 Development Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Development Engineer
Rank 68 73 -
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Development Engineer 1 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% 0.32% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.36% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£313 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £240 £275 £350
% change year-on-year
-12.72% -21.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £40.00
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
785 844 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 88.70% 90.85% 88.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 355 366 387
Average daily rate £375 £385 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 38
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £15.58
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% +2.72%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £31.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Software Development Engineer
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Software Development Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Software Development Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Software Development Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Software Development Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Software Development Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Software Development Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Software Development Engineer
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Software Development 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 Development Engineer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
1 1 (100.00%) Games
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Direct3D
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning

Software Development Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Software Development 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 Development Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (100.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) RESTful
1 1 (100.00%) Direct3D
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Client/Server
1 1 (100.00%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Game Development
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++