Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for Software Engineering skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Software Engineering over the 6 months to 18 November 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.

Software Engineering
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 78 69
Rank change year-on-year +3 -9 +11
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 13 18 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.03% 1.22% 2.00%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.25% 1.53% 2.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 8 38
Reading median daily rate £450 £447 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.73% +37.46% -
10th Percentile £333 £398 £194
90th Percentile £575 £524 £436
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -5.56% +28.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Reading median hourly rate - £45.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +5.88% +1.19%
Berkshire median hourly rate £40.50 £38.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.19% +2.67% -11.24%

Software Engineering is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in Reading with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Reading
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 1040 1173 1499
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 82.34% 79.58% 76.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 614 615 923
Reading median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% - -
10th Percentile £275 £228 £231
90th Percentile £575 £575 £544
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 47 83
Reading median hourly rate £14.50 £22.50 £30.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.56% -27.18% +81.02%
10th Percentile £10.75 £14.25 £15.05
90th Percentile £35.00 £55.00 £46.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £17.50 £30.90
% change year-on-year -17.14% -43.37% +80.07%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings citing Software Engineering as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Reading

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Reading

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Engineering in Reading over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Engineering in Reading

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 6 (46.15%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) C#
2 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 5 (38.46%) Java EE
3 4 (30.77%) JasperReports
3 4 (30.77%) French Language
3 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
3 4 (30.77%) Talend Open Studio
3 4 (30.77%) Liferay
3 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
3 4 (30.77%) Visualisation
3 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle
3 4 (30.77%) Windows
3 4 (30.77%) Firewall
3 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (30.77%) Talend
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
3 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Management
3 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
4 3 (23.08%) Autodesk Inventor
4 3 (23.08%) Direct3D
4 3 (23.08%) Games
4 3 (23.08%) SOLIDWORKS
4 3 (23.08%) OpenGL
4 3 (23.08%) DirectX
4 3 (23.08%) CAD
4 3 (23.08%) Autodesk

Software Engineering
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 5 (38.46%) Tomcat
2 4 (30.77%) Liferay
2 4 (30.77%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (15.38%) Apache
4 1 (7.69%) Apache Spark
4 1 (7.69%) GeoServer
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Autodesk Inventor
1 3 (23.08%) MicroStation
1 3 (23.08%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) Azure Data Factory
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) PaaS
2 1 (7.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) JasperReports
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle Database
1 4 (30.77%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (7.69%) Big Data
2 1 (7.69%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.69%) HBase
2 1 (7.69%) HDInsight
Development Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Talend Open Studio
2 1 (7.69%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (7.69%) JIRA
2 1 (7.69%) Maven
General
1 4 (30.77%) French Language
2 3 (23.08%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Implementation Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Implementation Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Software Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) 3D Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
5 1 (7.69%) .NET Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) AWS Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Azure Software Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Big Data Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Data Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Hadoop Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux DevOps Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Linux/Unix DevOps
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (38.46%) Java EE
2 3 (23.08%) Direct3D
2 3 (23.08%) DirectX
2 3 (23.08%) Mason
2 3 (23.08%) OpenGL
3 1 (7.69%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) GeoTools
3 1 (7.69%) J2EE
3 1 (7.69%) JTS
3 1 (7.69%) REST
3 1 (7.69%) RESTful
3 1 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 1 (7.69%) Unity DI Container
3 1 (7.69%) Unreal Engine
3 1 (7.69%) Web Services
3 1 (7.69%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (15.38%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 4 (30.77%) Windows
1 4 (30.77%) Windows 7
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
1 4 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Infrastructure Management
1 4 (30.77%) Visualisation
2 3 (23.08%) CAD
3 2 (15.38%) 3D Visualisation
3 2 (15.38%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (15.38%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (15.38%) TDD
4 1 (7.69%) Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) BDD
4 1 (7.69%) Big Data Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Data Analytics
4 1 (7.69%) Deep Learning
4 1 (7.69%) DevOps
4 1 (7.69%) Investment Management
4 1 (7.69%) Kanban
4 1 (7.69%) Machine Learning
4 1 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 1 (7.69%) Non-Functional Testing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (46.15%) Java
2 5 (38.46%) C#
3 1 (7.69%) C++
3 1 (7.69%) Python
3 1 (7.69%) Scala
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (7.69%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (30.77%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (30.77%) Oracle
1 4 (30.77%) Talend
2 3 (23.08%) Autodesk
2 3 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.69%) DevExpress