Period
to 17 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Software Engineer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 17 December 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.

Senior Software Engineer
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 100 -
Rank change year-on-year +10 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 5 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.39% 0.068% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.075% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Reading median daily rate - £460 -
Berkshire median daily rate £388 £460 -
% change year-on-year -15.76% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Reading median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1193 1333 1862
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.35% 90.56% 94.76%
Number of daily rates quoted 733 706 1128
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £230 £224
90th Percentile £575 £563 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 74 124
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.45 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.25 £43.28 £48.38
Berkshire median hourly rate £13.88 £15.00 £20.75
% change year-on-year -7.50% -27.71% +18.57%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Reading

Senior Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Software Engineer in Reading

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 17 December 2017, Senior 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 Reading region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Firewall
2 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
2 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Application Server
2 4 (80.00%) JasperReports
2 4 (80.00%) Java EE
2 4 (80.00%) French Language
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Talend Open Studio
2 4 (80.00%) Liferay
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
2 4 (80.00%) Talend
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) Liferay
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Application Server
1 4 (80.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) JasperReports
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle Database
1 4 (80.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (80.00%) French Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) Java EE
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows 7
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Oracle
1 4 (80.00%) Talend