Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Engineer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Bracknell during the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Software Engineer
Berkshire > Bracknell
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 59 41
Rank change year-on-year +7 -18 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 3 2 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Bracknell 0.54% 0.35% 1.51%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.38% 1.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Bracknell median daily rate £413 - £160
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £370 £325
% change year-on-year +8.11% +13.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 24
Bracknell median hourly rate - - £37.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.19% +2.67% -10.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Bracknell. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Bracknell
Contract vacancies in Bracknell with a recognized job title 507 530 487
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.54% 92.66% 91.71%
Number of daily rates quoted 186 252 179
Bracknell median daily rate £385 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.60% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £183 £182 £163
90th Percentile £575 £575 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 52 61
Bracknell median hourly rate £12.00 £12.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.88% -36.25% +26.98%
10th Percentile £11.55 £10.75 £10.75
90th Percentile £19.00 £33.43 £39.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%

Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Bracknell

Job postings that featured Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Bracknell.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineer in Bracknell

Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Software Engineer in Bracknell.

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineer in Bracknell

Software Engineer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer in Bracknell.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineer in Bracknell

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 19 Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Bracknell region featuring Software Engineer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Life Science
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) Unix
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (33.33%) Akka
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Scala

Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bracknell 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) Akka
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Unix
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (66.67%) DevOps
2 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
2 2 (66.67%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) TDD
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) Scala