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 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 52 54 53
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -1
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 12 18 15
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.52% 1.93% 1.68%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.93% 2.58% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 7
Median daily rate £440 £350 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £240 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £435 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £403 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+15.07% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £42.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £41.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
621 698 658
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.71% 74.97% 73.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 364 412 301
Median daily rate £400 £400 £400
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £285
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £539 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 24 10
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £19.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +13.42%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £30.00 £30.00 £26.98
% change year-on-year
- +11.21%

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 27 July 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 27 July 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 21 (65.63%) Java
2 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 10 (31.25%) Linux
4 8 (25.00%) Python
4 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
5 7 (21.88%) Oracle
5 7 (21.88%) Docker
5 7 (21.88%) DevOps
6 6 (18.75%) Kubernetes
6 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
6 6 (18.75%) HTML
6 6 (18.75%) CSS
6 6 (18.75%) Web Services
6 6 (18.75%) CentOS
6 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (15.63%) TDD
7 5 (15.63%) C++
7 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (15.63%) OpenShift
7 5 (15.63%) Virtual Team
8 4 (12.50%) Hudson
8 4 (12.50%) Node.js
8 4 (12.50%) REST
8 4 (12.50%) C
8 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 4 (12.50%) MVC
8 4 (12.50%) RESTful
8 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure

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 2 (6.25%) OpenStack
2 1 (3.13%) Apache Spark
2 1 (3.13%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Drupal
2 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (3.13%) Joomla!
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle Spatial
2 1 (3.13%) Sitecore CMS
2 1 (3.13%) Tomcat
2 1 (3.13%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 1 (3.13%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (15.63%) OpenShift
2 4 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (12.50%) PaaS
3 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) HTTP
2 1 (3.13%) FTP
2 1 (3.13%) Internet
2 1 (3.13%) LDAP
2 1 (3.13%) SSH
2 1 (3.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) RDBMS
1 3 (9.38%) Relational Database
2 2 (6.25%) MongoDB
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) GIS
3 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
3 1 (3.13%) HBase
3 1 (3.13%) NoSQL
3 1 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Git (software)
2 6 (18.75%) Jenkins
3 4 (12.50%) Hudson
4 2 (6.25%) Maven
5 1 (3.13%) Ant
5 1 (3.13%) Artifactory
5 1 (3.13%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 1 (3.13%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.13%) Checkstyle
5 1 (3.13%) Cobertura
5 1 (3.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (3.13%) FindBugs
5 1 (3.13%) FitNesse
5 1 (3.13%) Gradle
5 1 (3.13%) Liquibase
5 1 (3.13%) Selenium
5 1 (3.13%) SoapUI
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
5 1 (3.13%) TeamCity
5 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.13%) Aerospace
1 1 (3.13%) Electronics
1 1 (3.13%) Finance
1 1 (3.13%) Games
1 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (34.38%) Software Engineer
2 8 (25.00%) Developer
3 6 (18.75%) Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Java Developer
4 4 (12.50%) Java Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Azure Architect
5 3 (9.38%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Software Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Systems Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Python Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Java Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) JavaScript Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (18.75%) CSS
1 6 (18.75%) HTML
1 6 (18.75%) Web Services
2 4 (12.50%) Node.js
2 4 (12.50%) REST
2 4 (12.50%) RESTful
3 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 2 (6.25%) jQuery
3 2 (6.25%) Spring
3 2 (6.25%) Symfony
3 2 (6.25%) XML
4 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.13%) DCOM
4 1 (3.13%) EJB
4 1 (3.13%) Hibernate
4 1 (3.13%) JMS
4 1 (3.13%) MAPI
4 1 (3.13%) SOAP
4 1 (3.13%) Spring MVC
4 1 (3.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.63%) Enterprise Software
1 5 (15.63%) Virtual Team
2 1 (3.13%) Client/Server
2 1 (3.13%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.13%) DataPower
2 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) Public Cloud
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (31.25%) Linux
2 6 (18.75%) CentOS
2 6 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (3.13%) Fedora
3 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
3 1 (3.13%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (21.88%) DevOps
3 5 (15.63%) TDD
4 4 (12.50%) MVC
5 3 (9.38%) Business Process Mapping
5 3 (9.38%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (9.38%) Data Modelling
5 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
5 3 (9.38%) High Availability
5 3 (9.38%) RAD
5 3 (9.38%) SDLC
5 3 (9.38%) UML
6 2 (6.25%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
6 2 (6.25%) Scrum
6 2 (6.25%) Unit Testing
7 1 (3.13%) Extreme Programming
7 1 (3.13%) Migration
7 1 (3.13%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 21 (65.63%) Java
2 10 (31.25%) SQL
3 8 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 8 (25.00%) Python
4 5 (15.63%) C++
5 4 (12.50%) C
5 4 (12.50%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.38%) C#
6 3 (9.38%) PHP
6 3 (9.38%) VB
7 2 (6.25%) Ruby
7 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 1 (3.13%) Go
8 1 (3.13%) PL/SQL
8 1 (3.13%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.38%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 7 (21.88%) Docker
2 1 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (18.75%) Kubernetes
2 2 (6.25%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (6.25%) Puppet
3 1 (3.13%) Ansible
3 1 (3.13%) CA Single Sign-On
3 1 (3.13%) SELinux
Vendors
1 7 (21.88%) Oracle
2 2 (6.25%) VMware
3 1 (3.13%) Atlassian
3 1 (3.13%) CA
3 1 (3.13%) Citrix
3 1 (3.13%) IBM
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) Sitecore