The first table below looks at the demand for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Application Developer
Rank 120 120 114
Rank change year-on-year
0 -6
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 6 9 24
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.24% 0.37% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.27% 0.40% 0.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 5 15
Average daily rate
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£375 £288 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+30.43% -11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £335 £216 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £370 £391
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £288 £320
% change year-on-year
+21.73% -10.15%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.67%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2253 2223 2789
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.69% 90.88% 88.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 1078 952 1036
Average daily rate £363 £370 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.02% +2.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £190 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 59 83 103
Average hourly rate £17.07 £18.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.16% -10.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £22.00 £35.00 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Applications Developer
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Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Developer across the Berkshire region.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Applications Developer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer across the Berkshire region.

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Slough +5 2 £363 +64.77% 1
Reading - 1 - - 1
Wokingham - - - -
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Newbury - - - -
Applications Developer
South East

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Applications Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Developer in their job title.

1 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 9 (64.29%) CSS
4 8 (57.14%) JSON
4 8 (57.14%) HTML5
5 7 (50.00%) jQuery
6 6 (42.86%) XML
6 6 (42.86%) OO
6 6 (42.86%) Windows
7 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
7 5 (35.71%) SOAP
7 5 (35.71%) .NET
7 5 (35.71%) Ajax
7 5 (35.71%) Sencha
7 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
7 5 (35.71%) REST
7 5 (35.71%) Android
7 5 (35.71%) Sencha Touch
7 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
7 5 (35.71%) Android Development
7 5 (35.71%) iOS Development
8 4 (28.57%) CSS3
8 4 (28.57%) Subversion
8 4 (28.57%) Web Development
8 4 (28.57%) Web Services
8 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
8 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
9 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
9 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Applications Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (14.29%) CMS
2 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (7.14%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Eclipse
1 4 (28.57%) Subversion
2 3 (21.43%) Visual Studio
3 2 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (7.14%) Advertising
1 1 (7.14%) Publishing
1 1 (7.14%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) HTML
2 9 (64.29%) CSS
3 8 (57.14%) JSON
3 8 (57.14%) HTML5
4 7 (50.00%) jQuery
5 6 (42.86%) XML
6 5 (35.71%) SOAP
6 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET
6 5 (35.71%) .NET
6 5 (35.71%) REST
6 5 (35.71%) Ajax
6 5 (35.71%) Sencha Touch
7 4 (28.57%) CSS3
7 4 (28.57%) Web Services
8 3 (21.43%) WPF
9 1 (7.14%) CodeIgniter
9 1 (7.14%) WCF
9 1 (7.14%) XSLT
9 1 (7.14%) ODBC
9 1 (7.14%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile App
3 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
4 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 1 (7.14%) N-Tier
4 1 (7.14%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Android
2 5 (35.71%) Apple iOS
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) Android Development
2 5 (35.71%) iOS Development
3 4 (28.57%) Web Development
4 3 (21.43%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (14.29%) MVC
5 2 (14.29%) Unit Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Time Management
6 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
6 1 (7.14%) OOP
6 1 (7.14%) Workflow
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Content Management
6 1 (7.14%) Project Management
6 1 (7.14%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 3 (21.43%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
4 1 (7.14%) VB.NET
4 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
4 1 (7.14%) PHP5
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (21.43%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Sencha
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 1 (7.14%) Syclo
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) SAP