The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 361 371 417
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.23% 14.66% 17.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.99% 16.40% 18.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 241 218 176
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £449
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 41
Average hourly rate £41.25 £31.25 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+32.00% -10.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
Developer
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Berkshire region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2258 2262 2248
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.00% 89.37% 91.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1181 1118 919
Average daily rate £380 £350 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.57% -3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £230 £210 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 77 76 119
Average hourly rate £18.25 £17.75 £24.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+2.81% -27.55%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £32.50 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Berkshire

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 Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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
Reading 0 166 £400 +14.28% 62
Bracknell +9 27 £425 +1.19% 9
Slough -2 26 £355 +4.41% 17
Newbury +9 21 £350 +16.66% 9
Maidenhead -4 14 £325 -7.14% 8
Windsor -4 2 - - 1
Wokingham 0 1 £325 - 8
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 278 (36.92%) JavaScript
2 261 (34.66%) HTML
3 238 (31.61%) CSS
4 192 (25.50%) C#
5 180 (23.90%) SQL
5 180 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
6 178 (23.64%) .NET
7 145 (19.26%) Java
8 141 (18.73%) jQuery
9 132 (17.53%) HTML5
10 131 (17.40%) SQL Server
11 110 (14.61%) ASP.NET
12 106 (14.08%) CSS3
13 100 (13.28%) MVC
14 88 (11.69%) Oracle
14 88 (11.69%) TDD
15 84 (11.16%) Web Services
15 84 (11.16%) AngularJS
16 76 (10.09%) XML
17 68 (9.03%) OO
18 67 (8.90%) CMS
19 65 (8.63%) Microsoft
20 63 (8.37%) User Experience
21 59 (7.84%) Telecoms
21 59 (7.84%) Python
22 56 (7.44%) Scrum
23 54 (7.17%) Finance
23 54 (7.17%) SOAP
23 54 (7.17%) PHP
24 52 (6.91%) UNIX

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 67 (8.90%) CMS
2 45 (5.98%) SharePoint
3 37 (4.91%) Node.js
4 29 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
5 26 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
6 22 (2.92%) Sitecore CMS
7 21 (2.79%) WebSphere
8 13 (1.73%) Umbraco
8 13 (1.73%) Apache
8 13 (1.73%) Tomcat
9 11 (1.46%) WordPress
10 9 (1.20%) SAS
11 8 (1.06%) Commerce Server
12 7 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
12 7 (0.93%) WebSphere Application Server
13 6 (0.80%) JBoss
13 6 (0.80%) Drupal
13 6 (0.80%) Sitefinity
13 6 (0.80%) SharePoint 2010
14 5 (0.66%) IIS
Applications
1 37 (4.91%) MS Excel
2 7 (0.93%) MS Office
3 6 (0.80%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.27%) SPSS
4 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.13%) DOC1
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.13%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 23 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
3 7 (0.93%) HFM
4 6 (0.80%) BusinessWare
5 4 (0.53%) BusinessWorks
5 4 (0.53%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 3 (0.40%) PeopleSoft Financials
7 2 (0.27%) Endur
7 2 (0.27%) Unica
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.13%) Adobe Campaign
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
8 1 (0.13%) Pivotal CRM
8 1 (0.13%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle BRM
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle ERP
Cloud Services
1 17 (2.26%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.20%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.66%) Google Analytics
3 5 (0.66%) Force.com
4 3 (0.40%) Yammer
4 3 (0.40%) Heroku
4 3 (0.40%) SaaS
4 3 (0.40%) Office 365
5 2 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.13%) Veeva
6 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (3.85%) HTTP
2 25 (3.32%) Internet
3 24 (3.19%) Intranet
4 20 (2.66%) TCP/IP
5 2 (0.27%) Wireless
5 2 (0.27%) FTP
5 2 (0.27%) SMS
5 2 (0.27%) RTSP
6 1 (0.13%) MVNO
6 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.13%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.13%) SSH
6 1 (0.13%) LTE
6 1 (0.13%) VoIP
6 1 (0.13%) PBX
6 1 (0.13%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (17.40%) SQL Server
2 36 (4.78%) MySQL
3 34 (4.52%) Data Warehouse
4 33 (4.38%) Relational Database
5 31 (4.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 28 (3.72%) MongoDB
7 25 (3.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 25 (3.32%) DB2
8 24 (3.19%) RDBMS
9 17 (2.26%) SQL Server 2012
9 17 (2.26%) Big Data
9 17 (2.26%) SQL Server 2008
10 16 (2.12%) OLTP
11 15 (1.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 12 (1.59%) Oracle Database
13 11 (1.46%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 8 (1.06%) QlikView
15 7 (0.93%) Hyperion Smart View
15 7 (0.93%) Apache Cassandra
15 7 (0.93%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 47 (6.24%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.12%) Visual Studio
3 29 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (3.59%) Subversion
5 24 (3.19%) Jenkins
6 22 (2.92%) JUnit
7 20 (2.66%) Grunt
8 18 (2.39%) Selenium
9 14 (1.86%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 13 (1.73%) Maven
11 12 (1.59%) Xcode
11 12 (1.59%) Eclipse
12 10 (1.33%) NUnit
12 10 (1.33%) MSTest
13 9 (1.20%) Ant
14 6 (0.80%) Talend Open Studio
15 5 (0.66%) Bower
15 5 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (0.66%) XMLSpy
16 3 (0.40%) PHPUnit
General
1 59 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 54 (7.17%) Finance
3 29 (3.85%) Retail
4 16 (2.12%) Marketing
5 6 (0.80%) Games
5 6 (0.80%) Banking
6 5 (0.66%) Spanish Language
6 5 (0.66%) Electronics
6 5 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.66%) Advertising
7 4 (0.53%) Back Office
7 4 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.40%) General Ledger
8 3 (0.40%) Front Office
9 2 (0.27%) Publishing
9 2 (0.27%) Military
10 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.13%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (34.66%) HTML
2 238 (31.61%) CSS
3 178 (23.64%) .NET
4 141 (18.73%) jQuery
5 132 (17.53%) HTML5
6 110 (14.61%) ASP.NET
7 106 (14.08%) CSS3
8 84 (11.16%) Web Services
8 84 (11.16%) AngularJS
9 76 (10.09%) XML
10 54 (7.17%) SOAP
11 48 (6.37%) RESTful
12 42 (5.58%) Sass
13 41 (5.44%) ASP.NET MVC
14 38 (5.05%) REST
15 36 (4.78%) WCF
16 34 (4.52%) Backbone.js
17 29 (3.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 29 (3.85%) .NET Framework
18 28 (3.72%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 63 (8.37%) User Experience
2 33 (4.38%) Mobile App
3 26 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.79%) Management Information System
5 19 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 15 (1.99%) Video Conferencing
7 13 (1.73%) DataPower
8 11 (1.46%) iPhone
8 11 (1.46%) Client/Server
9 10 (1.33%) RIA
9 10 (1.33%) Open Source
10 8 (1.06%) Mobile Computing
11 7 (0.93%) iPad
12 6 (0.80%) W3C
13 5 (0.66%) Visualisation
13 5 (0.66%) Mainframe
14 4 (0.53%) E-Learning
14 4 (0.53%) DTV
14 4 (0.53%) GIS
14 4 (0.53%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 52 (6.91%) UNIX
2 44 (5.84%) Linux
3 34 (4.52%) Windows
4 30 (3.98%) Apple iOS
5 24 (3.19%) Android
6 9 (1.20%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.93%) AIX
8 5 (0.66%) Windows Phone
9 4 (0.53%) Mac OS
10 3 (0.40%) Windows 8
10 3 (0.40%) Solaris
11 2 (0.27%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
12 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (23.90%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (13.28%) MVC
3 88 (11.69%) TDD
4 68 (9.03%) OO
5 56 (7.44%) Scrum
6 39 (5.18%) Web Development
7 38 (5.05%) Unit Testing
7 38 (5.05%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (4.65%) Software Engineering
9 33 (4.38%) E-Commerce
10 31 (4.12%) Multithreading
11 29 (3.85%) Migration
12 27 (3.59%) CRM
12 27 (3.59%) SOA
13 25 (3.32%) ETL
14 23 (3.05%) OOP
15 22 (2.92%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (2.92%) Responsive Web Design
16 17 (2.26%) Low Latency
16 17 (2.26%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 278 (36.92%) JavaScript
2 192 (25.50%) C#
3 180 (23.90%) SQL
4 145 (19.26%) Java
5 59 (7.84%) Python
6 54 (7.17%) PHP
7 34 (4.52%) T-SQL
8 25 (3.32%) C++
9 22 (2.92%) Perl
10 14 (1.86%) Ruby
11 13 (1.73%) Objective-C
12 11 (1.46%) C
13 10 (1.33%) Shell Script
13 10 (1.33%) VB.NET
13 10 (1.33%) VBA
14 9 (1.20%) Apex Code
15 7 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 7 (0.93%) VB
16 6 (0.80%) PL/SQL
16 6 (0.80%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 26 (3.45%) Security Cleared
2 20 (2.66%) Degree
3 8 (1.06%) DV Cleared
4 7 (0.93%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.27%) HND
6 2 (0.27%) ISEB
6 2 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.59%) QA
2 2 (0.27%) 21 CFR Part 11
2 2 (0.27%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.40%) VirtualBox
2 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (0.40%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.27%) SCOM
2 2 (0.27%) Puppet
2 2 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.13%) Netcool/Proviso
3 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.13%) Netcool
3 1 (0.13%) Netcool/OMNIbus
Vendors
1 88 (11.69%) Oracle
2 65 (8.63%) Microsoft
3 33 (4.38%) Sitecore
4 23 (3.05%) IBM
5 21 (2.79%) Business Objects
6 17 (2.26%) Salesforce.com
7 16 (2.12%) Sybase
8 15 (1.99%) SAP
9 13 (1.73%) webMethods
10 12 (1.59%) Ab Initio
10 12 (1.59%) Adobe
10 12 (1.59%) Telerik
11 8 (1.06%) TIBCO
11 8 (1.06%) Software AG
11 8 (1.06%) Google
12 7 (0.93%) PeopleSoft
13 6 (0.80%) InterSystems
13 6 (0.80%) Vitria
13 6 (0.80%) Appcelerator
13 6 (0.80%) Talend
Berkshire
Vertical IT
Rate: MARKET RATE + COMPETITIVE
Posted: 2 hours ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £401 per day
Posted: 5 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Reading, Berkshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Newbury, Berkshire
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
TEKsystems
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Reading, Berkshire
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Maidenhead
Pertemps ERP
Rate: £500 a day
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading
The People Network
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 9 days ago
Berkshire
Mason Frank
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Reading
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bracknell
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - Korus Group - Brighton
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 13 days ago
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Berkshire
Interquest - ITQ Financial - Tunbridge Wells
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 16 days ago