The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 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
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 66 67 62
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 10 5 16
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.02% 0.57% 1.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.08% 0.60% 1.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 4 2
Average daily rate £600 £400 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +10.34%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.63 £38.25 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+14.05% +2.00%
Software Engineer
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
927 834 924
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 94.11% 95.21% 92.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 534 447 440
Average daily rate £400 £400 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £511 £550 £510
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 22 33
Average hourly rate £45.00 £19.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+130.76% +21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £42.50 £175.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Software Engineer Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Software 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 16 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (40.00%) Java
3 7 (35.00%) IBM
3 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
3 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (30.00%) SSH
4 6 (30.00%) Middleware
4 6 (30.00%) Migration
4 6 (30.00%) CA
4 6 (30.00%) FTP
4 6 (30.00%) HTTP
4 6 (30.00%) SSL
4 6 (30.00%) C++
4 6 (30.00%) SOAP
4 6 (30.00%) Linux
4 6 (30.00%) IBM Integration Bus
4 6 (30.00%) DataPower
4 6 (30.00%) REST
5 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
6 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
6 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
6 4 (20.00%) Oracle
6 4 (20.00%) Web Services
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) Python
6 4 (20.00%) Subversion
7 3 (15.00%) Maven
7 3 (15.00%) Checkstyle

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Software 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (35.00%) WebSphere
2 3 (15.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (5.00%) Node.js
3 1 (5.00%) Zope
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) BASE24
1 1 (5.00%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) FTP
1 6 (30.00%) HTTP
1 6 (30.00%) SSH
1 6 (30.00%) SSL
2 3 (15.00%) LDAP
3 2 (10.00%) H.323
4 1 (5.00%) 802.15
4 1 (5.00%) Bluetooth
4 1 (5.00%) Internet
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (5.00%) Wireless
4 1 (5.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (5.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 4 (20.00%) Git (software)
1 4 (20.00%) Jenkins
1 4 (20.00%) Subversion
2 3 (15.00%) Artifactory
2 3 (15.00%) Checkstyle
2 3 (15.00%) Cobertura
2 3 (15.00%) FindBugs
2 3 (15.00%) Hudson
2 3 (15.00%) Liquibase
2 3 (15.00%) Maven
2 3 (15.00%) Selenium
2 3 (15.00%) SoapUI
2 3 (15.00%) Sonatype Nexus
3 1 (5.00%) Appcelerator Titanium
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Electronics
3 1 (5.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (30.00%) IBM Integration Bus
1 6 (30.00%) Middleware
1 6 (30.00%) REST
1 6 (30.00%) SOAP
2 4 (20.00%) Web Services
3 3 (15.00%) JMS
4 2 (10.00%) Twisted
5 1 (5.00%) 802.1X
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
5 1 (5.00%) PhoneGap
5 1 (5.00%) RESTful
5 1 (5.00%) Symfony
5 1 (5.00%) WebSphere MQ
5 1 (5.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) DataPower
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (15.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.00%) Internet of Things
3 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Linux
2 2 (10.00%) Android
2 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (5.00%) AIX
3 1 (5.00%) CentOS
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Solaris
3 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (35.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Migration
4 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
5 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (15.00%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (15.00%) Dashboard Development
6 3 (15.00%) DevOps
6 3 (15.00%) OO
6 3 (15.00%) Performance Tuning
6 3 (15.00%) Static Code Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) API Integration
7 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) UML
8 1 (5.00%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (5.00%) Requirements Management
8 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
8 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
8 1 (5.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (40.00%) Java
2 6 (30.00%) C++
3 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
3 4 (20.00%) Python
3 4 (20.00%) SQL
4 3 (15.00%) C
4 3 (15.00%) Erlang
4 3 (15.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) Apple Swift
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) FedRAMP
1 1 (5.00%) ISO26262
1 1 (5.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (5.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 7 (35.00%) IBM
2 6 (30.00%) CA
3 4 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (5.00%) FairCom
4 1 (5.00%) Sun
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