Period
to 26 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Customer Engagement skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Customer Engagement over the 6 months to 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the 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.

Customer Engagement
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 64 96
Rank change year-on-year -11 +32 +1
Contract jobs citing Customer Engagement 12 50 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.94% 2.74% 0.62%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.20% 3.48% 0.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 31 6
Reading median daily rate £525 £450 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £453 £356 £363
90th Percentile £560 £573 £456
Berkshire median daily rate £505 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +12.22% +5.88% +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £35.00

Customer Engagement is in the process and methodology skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process and methodology skills.

Contract Process & Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a requirement for process and methodology skills 1002 1436 1459
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 78.77% 78.77% 75.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 521 823 814
Reading median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £250 £250 £232
90th Percentile £575 £550 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £413 £388
% change year-on-year +3.03% +6.45% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 34 50
Reading median hourly rate £18.34 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.02% -1.02% +26.24%
10th Percentile £15.00 £10.55 £13.50
90th Percentile £57.50 £40.42 £40.02
Berkshire median hourly rate £15.00 £15.00 £24.06
% change year-on-year - -37.66% +37.49%

Customer Engagement
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Customer Engagement as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Customer Engagement in Reading

Customer Engagement
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Customer Engagement in Reading.

Contractor daily rate trend for Customer Engagement in Reading

Customer Engagement
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Customer Engagement in Reading over the 6 months to 26 July 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Customer Engagement in Reading

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Customer Engagement 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 Customer Engagement.

1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) HTTP
2 6 (50.00%) DevOps
3 5 (41.67%) IBM
3 5 (41.67%) Node.js
3 5 (41.67%) Analytics
4 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
4 4 (33.33%) Marketing
5 3 (25.00%) Blog
5 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
5 3 (25.00%) WebTrends
5 3 (25.00%) Benchmarking
5 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
5 3 (25.00%) Publishing
5 3 (25.00%) B2B
5 3 (25.00%) Java
5 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 3 (25.00%) Brand Management
5 3 (25.00%) RESTful
5 3 (25.00%) OpenID
5 3 (25.00%) Social Media
5 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
5 3 (25.00%) Social Media Marketing
5 3 (25.00%) Redis
5 3 (25.00%) Facebook
5 3 (25.00%) Twitter
5 3 (25.00%) Kafka

Customer Engagement
Co-occurring 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:

Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Sprinklr
1 3 (25.00%) WebTrends
Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 3 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (25.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing
2 3 (25.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Developer
1 4 (33.33%) Marketing Manager
2 3 (25.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Social Media Manager
3 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Azure Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Cloud Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) JavaScript Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Node.js Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Presales Consultant
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
3 1 (8.33%) SQL Developer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Marketing Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (41.67%) Node.js
2 3 (25.00%) Kafka
2 3 (25.00%) OAuth
2 3 (25.00%) OpenID
2 3 (25.00%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (25.00%) Blog
2 3 (25.00%) Social Media
3 1 (8.33%) Private Cloud
3 1 (8.33%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Linux
1 1 (8.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) DevOps
2 5 (41.67%) Analytics
3 3 (25.00%) API Development
3 3 (25.00%) B2B
3 3 (25.00%) Benchmarking
3 3 (25.00%) Brand Management
3 3 (25.00%) Channel Management
3 3 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (25.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (25.00%) Social Media Marketing
3 3 (25.00%) Test Automation
3 3 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (8.33%) Business Analytics
4 1 (8.33%) Demand Generation
4 1 (8.33%) Global Marketing
4 1 (8.33%) Marketing Automation
4 1 (8.33%) Migration
4 1 (8.33%) Presales
4 1 (8.33%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 3 (25.00%) Java
3 1 (8.33%) C#
3 1 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Master's Degree
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Docker
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) IBM
2 3 (25.00%) Facebook
2 3 (25.00%) Twitter
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) Google
3 1 (8.33%) HP
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (8.33%) Sun
3 1 (8.33%) VMware