Period
to 25 April 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 25 April 2019 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 > Slough
6 months to
25 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 37 25 26
Rank change year-on-year -12 +1 +14
Contract jobs citing Software Engineering 3 9 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.99% 3.27% 2.76%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 1.12% 4.13% 3.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 6 2
Slough median daily rate £325 £400 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -18.75% +23.46% +4.52%
10th Percentile £313 £363 £312
90th Percentile £338 £478 £336
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £430 £388
% change year-on-year +4.65% +10.97% -4.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 3
Slough median hourly rate - £41.00 £41.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £45.00 £30.00 £41.00
% change year-on-year +50.00% -26.83% -8.89%

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 Slough with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
Slough
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 267 218 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 88.12% 79.27% 82.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 144 154
Slough median daily rate £425 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £275 £313 £237
90th Percentile £550 £562 £556
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £425 £419
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.43% +4.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 5
Slough median hourly rate £13.00 £41.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -68.29% - +173.33%
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.86 £15.50
% change year-on-year +10.34% +2.32% -6.06%

Software Engineering
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Engineering in Slough

Software Engineering
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Engineering in Slough

Software Engineering
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Engineering in Slough

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, IT contractor jobs citing Software Engineering also mentioned the following 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 with a requirement for Software Engineering.

1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 2 (66.67%) Kanban
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (33.33%) CMake
3 1 (33.33%) GitHub
3 1 (33.33%) Gradle
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (33.33%) Docker
3 1 (33.33%) DevOps
3 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes
3 1 (33.33%) SDLC
3 1 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (33.33%) Serverless
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
3 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) OpenVMS

Software Engineering
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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
1 1 (33.33%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (33.33%) GitHub
1 1 (33.33%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) CMake
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Gradle
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Software Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) OpenVMS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Kanban
1 2 (66.67%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (33.33%) DevOps
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Refactoring
2 1 (33.33%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (33.33%) C
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Kubernetes