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 5 May 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
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 64 54 71
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +17
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 14 22 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.37% 2.26% 0.96%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.77% 3.14% 1.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 9 7
Median daily rate £425 £375 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.33% -11.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+14.28% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Median hourly rate £9.00 £41.25 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-78.18% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.25 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +2.56%
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
789 701 798
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 77.35% 72.12% 76.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 453 376 402
Median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £260 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 14
Median hourly rate £19.61 £22.50 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.84% +9.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.60 £18.55 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.50 £38.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £36.00 £30.00 £30.41
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -1.35%

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
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 5 May 2016.

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 5 May 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 19 (50.00%) Java
2 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (39.47%) Python
4 14 (36.84%) Linux
5 11 (28.95%) HTML
5 11 (28.95%) CSS
6 10 (26.32%) SQL
6 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
7 9 (23.68%) Oracle
7 9 (23.68%) TDD
7 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
8 8 (21.05%) REST
8 8 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
8 8 (21.05%) DevOps
9 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
9 7 (18.42%) Django
10 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
10 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
10 6 (15.79%) User Experience
10 6 (15.79%) Docker
10 6 (15.79%) Kubernetes
10 6 (15.79%) Sass
10 6 (15.79%) Hudson
11 5 (13.16%) Node.js
11 5 (13.16%) OpenShift
11 5 (13.16%) Web Services
11 5 (13.16%) C
11 5 (13.16%) OO
11 5 (13.16%) CentOS

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 5 (13.16%) Node.js
2 3 (7.89%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Drupal
3 1 (2.63%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.63%) nginx
3 1 (2.63%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.63%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.63%) WordPress
3 1 (2.63%) Zope
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.16%) OpenShift
2 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.26%) PaaS
4 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) Internet
2 2 (5.26%) Bluetooth
2 2 (5.26%) HTTP
2 2 (5.26%) Wireless
2 2 (5.26%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.63%) 3G
3 1 (2.63%) 4G
3 1 (2.63%) 802.15
3 1 (2.63%) FTP
3 1 (2.63%) H.323
3 1 (2.63%) LDAP
3 1 (2.63%) SSH
3 1 (2.63%) SSL
3 1 (2.63%) VoIP
3 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.26%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.26%) MySQL
1 2 (5.26%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.26%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.63%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.63%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Jenkins
2 7 (18.42%) Git (software)
3 6 (15.79%) Hudson
4 4 (10.53%) Maven
4 4 (10.53%) Subversion
5 3 (7.89%) Artifactory
5 3 (7.89%) Checkstyle
5 3 (7.89%) Cobertura
5 3 (7.89%) FindBugs
5 3 (7.89%) Liquibase
5 3 (7.89%) Selenium
5 3 (7.89%) SoapUI
5 3 (7.89%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (5.26%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.63%) Ant
7 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.63%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.63%) Gradle
7 1 (2.63%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (7.89%) Finance
2 2 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.63%) Automotive
3 1 (2.63%) Marketing
3 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (39.47%) Developer
2 13 (34.21%) Software Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Python Developer
4 5 (13.16%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Java Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) DevOps Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Software Consultant
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (5.26%) Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Azure Architect
7 2 (5.26%) Azure Consultant
7 2 (5.26%) C++ Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Embedded Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Java Software Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Software Developer
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (2.63%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (28.95%) CSS
1 11 (28.95%) HTML
2 8 (21.05%) REST
3 7 (18.42%) Django
4 6 (15.79%) Sass
5 5 (13.16%) Web Services
6 4 (10.53%) RESTful
7 2 (5.26%) .NET
7 2 (5.26%) HTML5
7 2 (5.26%) JSON
8 1 (2.63%) ASP.NET
8 1 (2.63%) IBM Integration Bus
8 1 (2.63%) JMS
8 1 (2.63%) jQuery
8 1 (2.63%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (2.63%) SOAP
8 1 (2.63%) Symfony
8 1 (2.63%) Twisted
8 1 (2.63%) Unity DI Container
8 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (15.79%) User Experience
2 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
2 3 (7.89%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.63%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.63%) DataPower
3 1 (2.63%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.63%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.63%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.63%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.63%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (36.84%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) CentOS
2 5 (13.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (44.74%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (23.68%) TDD
3 8 (21.05%) DevOps
3 8 (21.05%) Responsive Web Design
4 6 (15.79%) Service Delivery
4 6 (15.79%) Software Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (13.16%) OO
6 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
6 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (7.89%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
7 3 (7.89%) Scrum
7 3 (7.89%) Static Code Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Coaching
8 2 (5.26%) High Availability
8 2 (5.26%) Kanban
8 2 (5.26%) OOP
8 2 (5.26%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.63%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (50.00%) Java
2 15 (39.47%) Python
3 10 (26.32%) JavaScript
3 10 (26.32%) SQL
4 9 (23.68%) Bash Shell
5 5 (13.16%) C
6 4 (10.53%) C++
6 4 (10.53%) PHP
7 3 (7.89%) C#
7 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.26%) Embedded C
8 2 (5.26%) Erlang
8 2 (5.26%) Ruby
8 2 (5.26%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.63%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Degree
2 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.26%) MISRA
2 1 (2.63%) ISO26262
2 1 (2.63%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (15.79%) Docker
2 1 (2.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (15.79%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.63%) Ansible
2 1 (2.63%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.63%) Puppet
2 1 (2.63%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (23.68%) Oracle
2 2 (5.26%) VMware
3 1 (2.63%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.63%) CA
3 1 (2.63%) Citrix
3 1 (2.63%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Sitecore
Reading
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 14 days ago