Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Software Engineer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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 > Slough
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 35 - -
Rank change year-on-year - - -
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Engineer 5 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 1.46% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.54% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Slough median daily rate £550 - -
Berkshire median daily rate £373 £375 -
% change year-on-year -0.53% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Contract vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 325 270 300
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.75% 92.47% 93.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 208 179 201
Slough median daily rate £388 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £135 £211 £213
90th Percentile £550 £538 £481
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -1.18% +6.25% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 6 13
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -17.65% -8.11%
10th Percentile £15.90 £11.13 £9.00
90th Percentile £20.60 £17.50 £39.95
Berkshire median hourly rate £19.50 £15.50 £13.75
% change year-on-year +25.81% +12.73% -36.19%

Senior Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Engineer in Slough

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, Senior Software Engineer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Slough region featuring Senior Software Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
2 4 (80.00%) .NET
2 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 4 (80.00%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (40.00%) Docker
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
3 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (40.00%) Big Data
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) HTTP
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) Degree
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (40.00%) .NET Core
3 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree

Senior Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (40.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (40.00%) Apache Cassandra
1 2 (40.00%) Big Data
1 2 (40.00%) MongoDB
1 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (80.00%) .NET
1 4 (80.00%) WPF
2 2 (40.00%) .NET Core
2 2 (40.00%) JSON
2 2 (40.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (20.00%) React Native
3 1 (20.00%) Redux
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (20.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) SOA
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Delivery
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) DevOps
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreaded Programming
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (40.00%) OO
3 2 (40.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Front End Development
4 1 (20.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
2 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft