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 contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Engineering over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over 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.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 65 52 62
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +10
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 4 19 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.54% 2.00% 1.10%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.71% 2.65% 1.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 18 6
Median daily rate £460 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.70% +3.33%
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £370 £375
% change year-on-year
+14.86% -1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.00 £40.95 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +2.37%
Software Engineering
Berkshire

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
565 718 626
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.66% 75.42% 68.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 275 436 398
Median daily rate £403 £415 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.01% -2.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £279
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £385
% change year-on-year
+3.12% +3.89%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 7
Median hourly rate £30.00 £37.09 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.11% +33.27%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £31.00 £35.00 £25.00
% change year-on-year
-11.42% +40.00%

Software Engineering
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of contract jobs across the Reading region citing Software Engineering as a proportion of all IT contracts with a match in 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
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 7 December 2016, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Reading region with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 6 (35.29%) C++
3 6 (35.29%) MVC
4 5 (29.41%) UML
5 4 (23.53%) CSS
5 4 (23.53%) Web Services
5 4 (23.53%) HTML
5 4 (23.53%) C
5 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
5 4 (23.53%) SDLC
6 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
6 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
6 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
6 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 3 (17.65%) Spring
6 3 (17.65%) C#
6 3 (17.65%) VB
6 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
6 3 (17.65%) XML
6 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
6 3 (17.65%) RAD
6 3 (17.65%) Python
6 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
6 3 (17.65%) SOA
6 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
6 3 (17.65%) Business Process Mapping
7 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software

Software Engineering
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 (5.88%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.88%) OpenStack
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle Spatial
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.88%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (5.88%) Office 365
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) AMQP
1 1 (5.88%) MQTT
1 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) RDBMS
1 3 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
2 2 (11.76%) MySQL
3 1 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (5.88%) GIS
3 1 (5.88%) Hadoop
3 1 (5.88%) HBase
3 1 (5.88%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (5.88%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.88%) FitNesse
2 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.88%) JUnit
2 1 (5.88%) Mockito
2 1 (5.88%) MSTest
2 1 (5.88%) TeamCity
2 1 (5.88%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Games
1 1 (5.88%) Pharmaceutical
1 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Software Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Analyst
3 3 (17.65%) Java Developer
3 3 (17.65%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) .NET Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Account Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) C# Developer
4 1 (5.88%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Consultant
4 1 (5.88%) Games Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Software Developer
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Developer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Account Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (23.53%) CSS
1 4 (23.53%) HTML
1 4 (23.53%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) Spring
2 3 (17.65%) XML
3 2 (11.76%) .NET
3 2 (11.76%) Apache Camel
3 2 (11.76%) Hibernate
3 2 (11.76%) J2EE
3 2 (11.76%) jQuery
3 2 (11.76%) OSGi
3 2 (11.76%) Spring MVC
3 2 (11.76%) Symfony
3 2 (11.76%) WCF
3 2 (11.76%) WPF
4 1 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
4 1 (5.88%) DCOM
4 1 (5.88%) RESTful
4 1 (5.88%) Unity DI Container
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.88%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
2 1 (5.88%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.88%) CentOS
1 1 (5.88%) Fedora
1 1 (5.88%) Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
1 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
1 1 (5.88%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (35.29%) MVC
3 5 (29.41%) UML
4 4 (23.53%) SDLC
4 4 (23.53%) Unit Testing
5 3 (17.65%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (17.65%) Configuration Management
5 3 (17.65%) Data Protection
5 3 (17.65%) RAD
5 3 (17.65%) SOA
5 3 (17.65%) TDD
6 2 (11.76%) Change Control
6 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
6 2 (11.76%) Scrum
6 2 (11.76%) Use Case
7 1 (5.88%) ATDD
7 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (5.88%) Dependency Injection
7 1 (5.88%) DevOps
7 1 (5.88%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) Java
2 6 (35.29%) C++
2 6 (35.29%) SQL
3 4 (23.53%) C
4 3 (17.65%) C#
4 3 (17.65%) JavaScript
4 3 (17.65%) Python
4 3 (17.65%) VB
5 2 (11.76%) PHP
6 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.88%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.88%) Scala
6 1 (5.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Security Cleared
2 3 (17.65%) SC Cleared
3 2 (11.76%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (11.76%) Puppet
2 1 (5.88%) Ansible
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
1 2 (11.76%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Red Hat