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 31 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineering
Rank 70 52 66
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +14
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 12 18 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.32% 2.07% 1.21%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.68% 2.84% 1.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 6 8
Median daily rate £463 £333 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+39.09% -21.76%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £353 £350
% change year-on-year
+13.47% +0.71%
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 £39.50
% change year-on-year
+5.62% +1.26%
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
715 634 761
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 78.83% 72.79% 76.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 421 331 366
Median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £260 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £387 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.35% +3.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 21 15
Median hourly rate £19.61 £21.55 £20.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.00% +5.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £18.03 £15.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.75 £37.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £32.50 £30.50 £30.00
% change year-on-year
+6.55% +1.66%

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 31 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 18 (51.43%) Java
2 17 (48.57%) Linux
3 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (37.14%) Python
5 10 (28.57%) SQL
6 9 (25.71%) Oracle
6 9 (25.71%) CSS
6 9 (25.71%) HTML
6 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
7 8 (22.86%) REST
7 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
7 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
7 8 (22.86%) DevOps
8 7 (20.00%) TDD
8 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
9 6 (17.14%) Hudson
9 6 (17.14%) Docker
9 6 (17.14%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (17.14%) Kubernetes
10 5 (14.29%) OpenShift
10 5 (14.29%) Web Services
10 5 (14.29%) Node.js
10 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (14.29%) Django
10 5 (14.29%) CentOS
10 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (11.43%) Maven
11 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
11 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
11 4 (11.43%) RESTful

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 (14.29%) Node.js
2 3 (8.57%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.86%) CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Drupal
3 1 (2.86%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.86%) Joomla!
3 1 (2.86%) nginx
3 1 (2.86%) OpenStack
3 1 (2.86%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (2.86%) Umbraco
3 1 (2.86%) WebSphere
3 1 (2.86%) WordPress
3 1 (2.86%) Zope
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (14.29%) OpenShift
2 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.57%) PaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.43%) Internet
2 2 (5.71%) Bluetooth
2 2 (5.71%) HTTP
2 2 (5.71%) Wireless
2 2 (5.71%) ZigBee
3 1 (2.86%) 3G
3 1 (2.86%) 4G
3 1 (2.86%) 802.15
3 1 (2.86%) FTP
3 1 (2.86%) H.323
3 1 (2.86%) LDAP
3 1 (2.86%) SSH
3 1 (2.86%) SSL
3 1 (2.86%) VoIP
3 1 (2.86%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) MongoDB
1 2 (5.71%) MySQL
1 2 (5.71%) NoSQL
1 2 (5.71%) RDBMS
1 2 (5.71%) Relational Database
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle Database
2 1 (2.86%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 8 (22.86%) Jenkins
2 7 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 6 (17.14%) Hudson
4 4 (11.43%) Maven
4 4 (11.43%) Subversion
5 3 (8.57%) Artifactory
5 3 (8.57%) Checkstyle
5 3 (8.57%) Cobertura
5 3 (8.57%) FindBugs
5 3 (8.57%) Liquibase
5 3 (8.57%) Selenium
5 3 (8.57%) SoapUI
5 3 (8.57%) Sonatype Nexus
6 2 (5.71%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.86%) Ant
7 1 (2.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (2.86%) Bitbucket
7 1 (2.86%) Gradle
7 1 (2.86%) PHPUnit
General
1 3 (8.57%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Electronics
3 1 (2.86%) Aerospace
3 1 (2.86%) Marketing
3 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (34.29%) Developer
1 12 (34.29%) Software Engineer
2 7 (20.00%) Python Developer
3 6 (17.14%) Consultant
4 4 (11.43%) Java Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Azure Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Azure Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) DevOps Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.57%) Software Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Technical Specialist
6 2 (5.71%) C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Java Software Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Graduate
7 1 (2.86%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) CSS
1 9 (25.71%) HTML
2 8 (22.86%) REST
3 5 (14.29%) Django
3 5 (14.29%) Web Services
4 4 (11.43%) RESTful
4 4 (11.43%) Sass
5 2 (5.71%) HTML5
5 2 (5.71%) JSON
6 1 (2.86%) .NET
6 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.86%) IBM Integration Bus
6 1 (2.86%) JMS
6 1 (2.86%) jQuery
6 1 (2.86%) Laravel
6 1 (2.86%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (2.86%) SOAP
6 1 (2.86%) Symfony
6 1 (2.86%) Twisted
6 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) User Experience
2 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.57%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
3 1 (2.86%) DataPower
3 1 (2.86%) Digital Media
3 1 (2.86%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.86%) Internet of Things
3 1 (2.86%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (48.57%) Linux
2 5 (14.29%) CentOS
2 5 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (22.86%) DevOps
3 7 (20.00%) TDD
4 6 (17.14%) Responsive Web Design
5 5 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
6 4 (11.43%) Automated Testing
6 4 (11.43%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (11.43%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.43%) Software Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (8.57%) Data Modelling
7 3 (8.57%) High Availability
7 3 (8.57%) OO
7 3 (8.57%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) Static Code Analysis
8 2 (5.71%) Coaching
8 2 (5.71%) Kanban
8 2 (5.71%) OOP
8 2 (5.71%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.86%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 18 (51.43%) Java
2 13 (37.14%) Python
3 10 (28.57%) SQL
4 9 (25.71%) Bash Shell
5 8 (22.86%) JavaScript
6 4 (11.43%) C
6 4 (11.43%) C++
6 4 (11.43%) PHP
7 3 (8.57%) PL/SQL
8 2 (5.71%) C#
8 2 (5.71%) Erlang
8 2 (5.71%) Ruby
8 2 (5.71%) Shell Script
9 1 (2.86%) Embedded C
9 1 (2.86%) Go
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) MISRA
1 1 (2.86%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (17.14%) Docker
2 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Kubernetes
2 1 (2.86%) Ansible
2 1 (2.86%) CA Single Sign-On
2 1 (2.86%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (2.86%) Puppet
2 1 (2.86%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) Oracle
2 2 (5.71%) VMware
3 1 (2.86%) Atlassian
3 1 (2.86%) CA
3 1 (2.86%) Citrix
3 1 (2.86%) IBM
3 1 (2.86%) Sitecore