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 10 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
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 53 56 70
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +14
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 23 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 2.34% 1.83% 0.80%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.06% 2.61% 1.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 10 3
Average daily rate £400 £388 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +19.23%
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £363 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.06% +11.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 0
Average hourly rate £45.00 £32.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+38.46% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £43.75 £39.00 £37.25
% change year-on-year
+12.17% +4.69%
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
751 614 733
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 76.24% 70.09% 73.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 440 345 367
Average daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 7 22
Average hourly rate £45.00 £55.65 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-19.13% +247.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £17.50 £15.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £63.00 £55.65 £180.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, 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 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (44.19%) Linux
2 19 (44.19%) Python
3 18 (41.86%) CSS
3 18 (41.86%) HTML
4 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
5 15 (34.88%) TDD
5 15 (34.88%) Responsive Web Design
6 14 (32.56%) Django
7 13 (30.23%) Software Testing
7 13 (30.23%) Sass
7 13 (30.23%) User Experience
8 12 (27.91%) Service Delivery
8 12 (27.91%) Java
8 12 (27.91%) OO
9 11 (25.58%) REST
10 9 (20.93%) SQL
11 8 (18.60%) Oracle
12 7 (16.28%) OOP
13 6 (13.95%) Internet
13 6 (13.95%) Bash Shell
14 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
14 5 (11.63%) IBM
14 5 (11.63%) Scrum
14 5 (11.63%) C++
14 5 (11.63%) Web Services
14 5 (11.63%) DevOps
15 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
15 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
15 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement

Software Engineering
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 5 (11.63%) WebSphere
2 3 (6.98%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.33%) nginx
3 1 (2.33%) Node.js
3 1 (2.33%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.33%) Zope
Business Applications
1 1 (2.33%) BASE24
1 1 (2.33%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 3 (6.98%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.95%) Internet
2 4 (9.30%) FTP
2 4 (9.30%) HTTP
2 4 (9.30%) LDAP
2 4 (9.30%) SSH
2 4 (9.30%) SSL
3 2 (4.65%) Bluetooth
3 2 (4.65%) Wireless
3 2 (4.65%) ZigBee
4 1 (2.33%) 3G
4 1 (2.33%) 4G
4 1 (2.33%) 802.15
4 1 (2.33%) H.323
4 1 (2.33%) VoIP
4 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (9.30%) MySQL
1 4 (9.30%) NoSQL
1 4 (9.30%) RDBMS
1 4 (9.30%) Relational Database
2 3 (6.98%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.33%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.33%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (9.30%) Git (software)
1 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
1 4 (9.30%) Subversion
2 3 (6.98%) Artifactory
2 3 (6.98%) Checkstyle
2 3 (6.98%) Cobertura
2 3 (6.98%) FindBugs
2 3 (6.98%) Hudson
2 3 (6.98%) Liquibase
2 3 (6.98%) Maven
2 3 (6.98%) Selenium
2 3 (6.98%) SoapUI
2 3 (6.98%) Sonatype Nexus
3 2 (4.65%) Eclipse
4 1 (2.33%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (2.33%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (6.98%) Finance
2 2 (4.65%) Electronics
2 2 (4.65%) Marketing
3 1 (2.33%) Automotive
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (55.81%) Developer
2 16 (37.21%) Software Engineer
3 15 (34.88%) Python Developer
4 4 (9.30%) C++ Software Engineer
4 4 (9.30%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (6.98%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (4.65%) Applications Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) C# Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) DevOps Consultant
6 2 (4.65%) Embedded Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (4.65%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (4.65%) Software Consultant
7 1 (2.33%) iOS Android Developer
7 1 (2.33%) Xamarin Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (41.86%) CSS
1 18 (41.86%) HTML
2 14 (32.56%) Django
3 13 (30.23%) Sass
4 11 (25.58%) REST
5 5 (11.63%) Web Services
6 4 (9.30%) IBM Integration Bus
6 4 (9.30%) JMS
6 4 (9.30%) JSON
6 4 (9.30%) Middleware
6 4 (9.30%) SOAP
7 3 (6.98%) .NET
8 2 (4.65%) HTML5
8 2 (4.65%) Laravel
9 1 (2.33%) 802.1X
9 1 (2.33%) Entity Framework
9 1 (2.33%) Hibernate
9 1 (2.33%) PhoneGap
9 1 (2.33%) Twisted
9 1 (2.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) User Experience
2 4 (9.30%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (9.30%) Client/Server
2 4 (9.30%) DataPower
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
4 2 (4.65%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.33%) Device Driver
5 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (2.33%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.33%) New Media
5 1 (2.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Linux
2 3 (6.98%) Android
2 3 (6.98%) Apple iOS
2 3 (6.98%) CentOS
2 3 (6.98%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.33%) AIX
3 1 (2.33%) Solaris
3 1 (2.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (53.49%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (34.88%) Responsive Web Design
2 15 (34.88%) TDD
3 13 (30.23%) Software Testing
4 12 (27.91%) OO
4 12 (27.91%) Service Delivery
5 7 (16.28%) OOP
6 5 (11.63%) DevOps
6 5 (11.63%) Scrum
7 4 (9.30%) Automated Testing
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (9.30%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (9.30%) Kanban
7 4 (9.30%) Migration
8 3 (6.98%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (6.98%) Performance Tuning
8 3 (6.98%) Static Code Analysis
9 2 (4.65%) MVC
9 2 (4.65%) SDLC
9 2 (4.65%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (44.19%) Python
2 17 (39.53%) JavaScript
3 12 (27.91%) Java
4 9 (20.93%) SQL
5 6 (13.95%) Bash Shell
6 5 (11.63%) C++
7 4 (9.30%) C
7 4 (9.30%) C#
7 4 (9.30%) PHP
8 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
9 2 (4.65%) Embedded C
9 2 (4.65%) Erlang
10 1 (2.33%) Apple Swift
10 1 (2.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (9.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.65%) MISRA
2 1 (2.33%) ISO26262
2 1 (2.33%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (6.98%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (9.30%) CA Single Sign-On
2 3 (6.98%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 8 (18.60%) Oracle
2 5 (11.63%) IBM
3 4 (9.30%) CA
4 1 (2.33%) FairCom
4 1 (2.33%) Sun
4 1 (2.33%) Xamarin
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