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 23 January 2017 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineering
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 61 59
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 7 17 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.99% 1.83% 1.28%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.22% 2.32% 1.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 12 7
Median daily rate £444 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.51% -3.12%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £399 £353 £350
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £588 £460
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £366 £363
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +1.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £45.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £44.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-3.40% +12.82%

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
572 732 607
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 80.91% 78.63% 70.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 444 352
Median daily rate £425 £415 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £520 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £405 £400 £390
% change year-on-year
+1.25% +2.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 24 8
Median hourly rate £55.00 £45.00 £27.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.22% +61.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.50 £15.00 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.65 £63.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £26.00
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +53.84%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017, 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 8 (53.33%) Java
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) C++
3 5 (33.33%) Scrum
3 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
4 4 (26.67%) C#
4 4 (26.67%) Web Services
4 4 (26.67%) OOD
4 4 (26.67%) SOA
4 4 (26.67%) UML
5 3 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) Apache
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) C
5 3 (20.00%) J2EE
5 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (20.00%) MVC
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Scala
5 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
5 3 (20.00%) Confluence
5 3 (20.00%) Apache Hive
5 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (20.00%) OSGi

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 3 (20.00%) Apache
1 3 (20.00%) Apache Pig
1 3 (20.00%) Apache Spark
1 3 (20.00%) Confluence
1 3 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (6.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) AMQP
1 1 (6.67%) MQTT
1 1 (6.67%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (20.00%) Apache Accumulo
1 3 (20.00%) Apache Hive
1 3 (20.00%) Big Data
1 3 (20.00%) Hadoop
1 3 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (20.00%) Neo4j
1 3 (20.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (20.00%) OrientDB
2 1 (6.67%) RDBMS
2 1 (6.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (6.67%) FitNesse
2 1 (6.67%) JUnit
2 1 (6.67%) Mockito
2 1 (6.67%) MSTest
2 1 (6.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.67%) Banking
1 1 (6.67%) Finance
1 1 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 4 (26.67%) Developer
3 3 (20.00%) Big Data Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Data Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 1 (6.67%) .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) C# WCF Developer
4 1 (6.67%) C# WPF Developer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Services Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Java Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) SQL Developer
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Account Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Services Manager
4 1 (6.67%) WCF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (26.67%) Web Services
2 3 (20.00%) Apache Camel
2 3 (20.00%) J2EE
2 3 (20.00%) Kafka
2 3 (20.00%) OSGi
3 2 (13.33%) .NET
3 2 (13.33%) Unity DI Container
3 2 (13.33%) WCF
3 2 (13.33%) WPF
4 1 (6.67%) ASP.NET
4 1 (6.67%) CSS
4 1 (6.67%) DCOM
4 1 (6.67%) Hibernate
4 1 (6.67%) HTML
4 1 (6.67%) jQuery
4 1 (6.67%) MAPI
4 1 (6.67%) Spring
4 1 (6.67%) Spring MVC
4 1 (6.67%) XML
4 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (20.00%) Cyber Defence
1 3 (20.00%) Wiki
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Cyberthreat
3 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Scrum
2 5 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 4 (26.67%) Configuration Management
3 4 (26.67%) Integration Testing
3 4 (26.67%) OOD
3 4 (26.67%) SOA
3 4 (26.67%) UML
4 3 (20.00%) Change Control
4 3 (20.00%) MapReduce
4 3 (20.00%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) Open Source
4 3 (20.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) Use Case
5 2 (13.33%) SDLC
6 1 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (6.67%) Escalation Management
6 1 (6.67%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (53.33%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) SQL
3 5 (33.33%) C++
4 4 (26.67%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) C
5 3 (20.00%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) Scala
6 2 (13.33%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.67%) Embedded C
7 1 (6.67%) Embedded C++
7 1 (6.67%) VB
7 1 (6.67%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Degree
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 3 (20.00%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (6.67%) Ansible
2 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (6.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Hortonworks
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (6.67%) Oracle
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