The table below looks at the statistics for Software Engineering skills 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 Engineering over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 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
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineering
Rank 63 77 85
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +8
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 8 8 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.92% 0.74% 0.75%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.38% 1.05% 1.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 6 2
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£420 £400 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% +14.28%
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £38.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -4.00%
Software Engineering
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
580 762 894
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 66.51% 70.62% 66.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 354 414 259
Average daily rate £425 £350 £353
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -0.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £210 £211
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £475 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £363 £370
% change year-on-year
+3.44% -2.02%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 20 17
Average hourly rate £27.83 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.02% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.00 £13.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £59.00 £33.10 £22.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £25.00 £28.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
-12.28% +3.63%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Software Engineering Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Software Engineering Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Software Engineering
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineering across the Reading region over the 3 months to 22 October 2014.

Software Engineering Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

Software Engineering
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Software Engineering Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Software Engineering
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering.

1 10 (43.48%) C
2 8 (34.78%) Web Services
2 8 (34.78%) GDB
3 6 (26.09%) Cisco
4 5 (21.74%) Embedded C
4 5 (21.74%) MPLS
4 5 (21.74%) Windows
4 5 (21.74%) Linux
4 5 (21.74%) SOAP
4 5 (21.74%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
4 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (17.39%) XML
5 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
5 4 (17.39%) JMS
5 4 (17.39%) Embedded Software Development
6 3 (13.04%) OO
6 3 (13.04%) CSS
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 3 (13.04%) .NET
6 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
6 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
6 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
6 3 (13.04%) C#
6 3 (13.04%) HTML
6 3 (13.04%) OSPF
6 3 (13.04%) BGP
6 3 (13.04%) UNIX
6 3 (13.04%) IPv4

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region citing Software Engineering also 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 that cited Software Engineering. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (8.70%) CMS
1 2 (8.70%) WebSphere
1 2 (8.70%) WebLogic
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
2 1 (4.35%) DNN
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Visio
1 1 (4.35%) MS Project
1 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 2 (8.70%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) MPLS
2 3 (13.04%) OSPF
2 3 (13.04%) BGP
2 3 (13.04%) IPv4
2 3 (13.04%) IPv6
3 2 (8.70%) SDH
3 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
3 2 (8.70%) HTTP
3 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) ATM
4 1 (4.35%) Internet
4 1 (4.35%) LTE
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database 10g
2 2 (8.70%) MySQL
2 2 (8.70%) Oracle Database
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (34.78%) GDB
2 3 (13.04%) Visual Studio
3 2 (8.70%) Maven
3 2 (8.70%) JBehave
3 2 (8.70%) Selenium
3 2 (8.70%) Toad
3 2 (8.70%) Ant
3 2 (8.70%) JUnit
3 2 (8.70%) Eclipse
3 2 (8.70%) Gradle
4 1 (4.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (4.35%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.35%) SoapUI
4 1 (4.35%) NUnit
4 1 (4.35%) Subversion
General
1 3 (13.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Games
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Software Engineer
2 11 (47.83%) Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Software Developer
4 5 (21.74%) Programmer
5 3 (13.04%) C Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C Programmer
6 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) PHP Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Android Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Android Software Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Web Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Mobile Developer
7 1 (4.35%) SQL Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Software Programmer
7 1 (4.35%) Development Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) PHP Web Developer
7 1 (4.35%) PHP Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) Web Services
2 5 (21.74%) SOAP
3 4 (17.39%) XML
3 4 (17.39%) JMS
4 3 (13.04%) CSS
4 3 (13.04%) .NET
4 3 (13.04%) HTML
5 2 (8.70%) Ajax
5 2 (8.70%) CCXML
5 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
5 2 (8.70%) WCF
5 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 2 (8.70%) JAXB
5 2 (8.70%) WSDL
5 2 (8.70%) VXML
5 2 (8.70%) ASP.NET
5 2 (8.70%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC 3
6 1 (4.35%) CodeIgniter
6 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
2 2 (8.70%) Open Source
3 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.35%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
3 1 (4.35%) Derivative
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
1 5 (21.74%) Linux
2 3 (13.04%) UNIX
3 2 (8.70%) Debian
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (8.70%) Android
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.35%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (17.39%) Embedded Software Development
3 3 (13.04%) OO
3 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 2 (8.70%) Scrum
4 2 (8.70%) MVC
4 2 (8.70%) Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Web Development
4 2 (8.70%) Data Migration
4 2 (8.70%) Android Development
5 1 (4.35%) OO PHP
5 1 (4.35%) Change Data Capture
5 1 (4.35%) OOD
5 1 (4.35%) SOA
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.35%) UML
5 1 (4.35%) DRM
5 1 (4.35%) Unit Testing
5 1 (4.35%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.35%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C
2 5 (21.74%) Embedded C
2 5 (21.74%) SQL
2 5 (21.74%) Java
3 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
3 3 (13.04%) T-SQL
3 3 (13.04%) C#
4 2 (8.70%) Shell Script
4 2 (8.70%) PHP
4 2 (8.70%) PL/SQL
5 1 (4.35%) ECMAScript
5 1 (4.35%) VB.NET
5 1 (4.35%) MATLAB
5 1 (4.35%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 1 (4.35%) PMP
1 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle
2 3 (13.04%) Microsoft
3 2 (8.70%) MetaSolv
3 2 (8.70%) Cramer
3 2 (8.70%) BEA
3 2 (8.70%) Red Hat
4 1 (4.35%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (4.35%) Zend
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