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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 352 398 323
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.30% 15.30% 15.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.87% 16.94% 16.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 203 243 161
Average daily rate
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£353 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-4.72% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 4 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £15.75 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.34% -58.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.10 £8.65 £25.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.90 £48.75 £43.90
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
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
2367 2350 1945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.46% 90.35% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 1197 1182 813
Average daily rate £400 £385 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £505 £485
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 58 102 113
Average hourly rate £17.25 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £27.50 £45.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 30 January 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 0 105 £375 +2.73% 75
Slough 0 60 £325 -10.34% 19
Maidenhead 0 23 £275 -15.38% 10
Newbury -4 19 £350 -0.70% 10
Bracknell -13 10 £375 -6.25% 4
Windsor -4 4 £456 +57.32% 5
Hungerford - 2 £345 - 10
Wokingham 0 1 £355 -40.83% 6
Thatcham - - - -
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 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.

1 287 (41.00%) JavaScript
2 261 (37.29%) HTML
3 235 (33.57%) CSS
4 201 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
5 194 (27.71%) SQL
5 194 (27.71%) .NET
6 180 (25.71%) C#
7 138 (19.71%) SQL Server
8 134 (19.14%) MVC
9 129 (18.43%) Java
10 128 (18.29%) jQuery
11 113 (16.14%) HTML5
12 111 (15.86%) ASP.NET
13 107 (15.29%) Oracle
14 94 (13.43%) TDD
15 91 (13.00%) Microsoft
16 88 (12.57%) AngularJS
17 79 (11.29%) CSS3
18 76 (10.86%) OO
19 72 (10.29%) SharePoint
19 72 (10.29%) Web Services
19 72 (10.29%) XML
20 68 (9.71%) Git (software)
21 56 (8.00%) User Experience
22 55 (7.86%) Telecoms
23 54 (7.71%) Finance
24 51 (7.29%) PHP
25 50 (7.14%) Linux
26 49 (7.00%) SOAP
26 49 (7.00%) ETL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 72 (10.29%) SharePoint
2 46 (6.57%) CMS
3 36 (5.14%) Node.js
4 35 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 27 (3.86%) BizTalk Server
6 21 (3.00%) SAS
7 19 (2.71%) Apache
8 16 (2.29%) Tomcat
9 14 (2.00%) Sitecore CMS
10 13 (1.86%) Drupal
11 12 (1.71%) IIS
12 11 (1.57%) WordPress
13 9 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
14 8 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
14 8 (1.14%) Liferay
15 7 (1.00%) JBoss
16 6 (0.86%) Sitefinity
16 6 (0.86%) WebSphere
17 4 (0.57%) Lync
17 4 (0.57%) Umbraco
Applications
1 22 (3.14%) MS Excel
2 12 (1.71%) Photoshop
3 10 (1.43%) MS Office
4 7 (1.00%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.29%) SPSS
5 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) DOC1
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) InDesign
6 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 33 (4.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (0.29%) Magento
3 2 (0.29%) Endur
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
3 2 (0.29%) Misys Midas
3 2 (0.29%) Pivotal CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.14%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
4 1 (0.14%) Unica Affinium
4 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
4 1 (0.14%) Tridion
Cloud Services
1 29 (4.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (1.57%) Force.com
3 9 (1.29%) PaaS
4 7 (1.00%) SaaS
5 6 (0.86%) Yammer
6 5 (0.71%) GitHub
7 3 (0.43%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (3.71%) Internet
2 20 (2.86%) HTTP
3 10 (1.43%) Intranet
4 5 (0.71%) FTP
5 4 (0.57%) SMTP
5 4 (0.57%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.57%) SSH
6 3 (0.43%) LDAP
6 3 (0.43%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.29%) GPRS
7 2 (0.29%) SMS
8 1 (0.14%) RTSP
8 1 (0.14%) VoIP
8 1 (0.14%) PBX
8 1 (0.14%) S/MIME
8 1 (0.14%) DNS
8 1 (0.14%) VPN
8 1 (0.14%) Wireless
8 1 (0.14%) 3G
8 1 (0.14%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 138 (19.71%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.57%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (5.57%) MySQL
4 36 (5.14%) MongoDB
5 29 (4.14%) SQL Server 2008
6 27 (3.86%) Relational Database
7 26 (3.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 23 (3.29%) DB2
9 22 (3.14%) QlikView
10 21 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 21 (3.00%) RDBMS
10 21 (3.00%) Oracle Database
11 15 (2.14%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 14 (2.00%) Oracle ODI
12 14 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 14 (2.00%) Base SAS
13 12 (1.71%) SQL Server 2005
13 12 (1.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 11 (1.57%) Oracle Database 11g
15 10 (1.43%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 68 (9.71%) Git (software)
2 33 (4.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 32 (4.57%) Subversion
4 28 (4.00%) Eclipse
5 23 (3.29%) Grunt
5 23 (3.29%) Visual Studio
6 19 (2.71%) JUnit
7 13 (1.86%) Jenkins
8 12 (1.71%) Maven
9 9 (1.29%) QUnit
9 9 (1.29%) Jasmine
10 8 (1.14%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 8 (1.14%) MSTest
11 7 (1.00%) Toad
12 5 (0.71%) JIRA
12 5 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
12 5 (0.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.57%) IntelliJ
13 4 (0.57%) Ant
13 4 (0.57%) Selenium
General
1 55 (7.86%) Telecoms
2 54 (7.71%) Finance
3 21 (3.00%) Retail
4 17 (2.43%) Marketing
5 8 (1.14%) Advertising
5 8 (1.14%) Publishing
6 5 (0.71%) Banking
6 5 (0.71%) Turkish Language
6 5 (0.71%) Legal
7 4 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.43%) Electronics
8 3 (0.43%) Front Office
8 3 (0.43%) Back Office
9 1 (0.14%) German Language
9 1 (0.14%) Games
9 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (37.29%) HTML
2 235 (33.57%) CSS
3 194 (27.71%) .NET
4 128 (18.29%) jQuery
5 113 (16.14%) HTML5
6 111 (15.86%) ASP.NET
7 88 (12.57%) AngularJS
8 79 (11.29%) CSS3
9 72 (10.29%) Web Services
9 72 (10.29%) XML
10 49 (7.00%) SOAP
11 44 (6.29%) .NET Framework
11 44 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC
12 42 (6.00%) Sass
13 38 (5.43%) REST
14 35 (5.00%) JSON
14 35 (5.00%) Spring
15 34 (4.86%) Backbone.js
15 34 (4.86%) RESTful
16 33 (4.71%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 56 (8.00%) User Experience
2 32 (4.57%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (3.29%) Video Conferencing
4 20 (2.86%) Open Source
4 20 (2.86%) Mobile App
5 15 (2.14%) Inversion of Control
6 14 (2.00%) Computer Science
7 13 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.57%) Management Information System
9 10 (1.43%) Data Structures
9 10 (1.43%) RIA
10 8 (1.14%) E-Learning
11 7 (1.00%) Digital Media
12 6 (0.86%) iPhone
13 5 (0.71%) Data Integration
13 5 (0.71%) AS400
13 5 (0.71%) Mainframe
13 5 (0.71%) W3C
13 5 (0.71%) iSeries
13 5 (0.71%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 50 (7.14%) Linux
2 47 (6.71%) Windows
3 38 (5.43%) UNIX
4 21 (3.00%) Apple iOS
5 18 (2.57%) Android
6 9 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (0.43%) Solaris
8 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.29%) Debian
8 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
9 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 201 (28.71%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (19.14%) MVC
3 94 (13.43%) TDD
4 76 (10.86%) OO
5 49 (7.00%) ETL
6 48 (6.86%) Scrum
7 46 (6.57%) Business Intelligence
8 35 (5.00%) CRM
9 32 (4.57%) Unit Testing
10 28 (4.00%) Data Modelling
10 28 (4.00%) Web Development
11 26 (3.71%) SOA
11 26 (3.71%) E-Commerce
12 25 (3.57%) Responsive Web Design
13 23 (3.29%) Migration
14 21 (3.00%) Continuous Integration
15 19 (2.71%) OOP
16 18 (2.57%) BDD
16 18 (2.57%) Project Management
17 16 (2.29%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 287 (41.00%) JavaScript
2 194 (27.71%) SQL
3 180 (25.71%) C#
4 129 (18.43%) Java
5 51 (7.29%) PHP
6 41 (5.86%) Python
7 29 (4.14%) PL/SQL
8 22 (3.14%) C++
9 19 (2.71%) VBA
10 18 (2.57%) T-SQL
11 17 (2.43%) Apex Code
12 13 (1.86%) SAS Macro
12 13 (1.86%) VB.NET
12 13 (1.86%) Perl
13 8 (1.14%) Scala
13 8 (1.14%) VBScript
14 7 (1.00%) Shell Script
15 6 (0.86%) VC++
15 6 (0.86%) Ruby
16 5 (0.71%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 32 (4.57%) Security Cleared
2 29 (4.14%) Degree
3 18 (2.57%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.43%) HND
6 2 (0.29%) ISEB
6 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
7 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (2.71%) QA
2 5 (0.71%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.29%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 5 (0.71%) vSphere
2 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.14%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.43%) ZABBIX
2 3 (0.43%) logstash
2 3 (0.43%) Hyperic
3 2 (0.29%) SCCM
4 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.14%) Control-M
4 1 (0.14%) Puppet
4 1 (0.14%) cPanel
4 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 107 (15.29%) Oracle
2 91 (13.00%) Microsoft
3 24 (3.43%) Sitecore
4 23 (3.29%) Salesforce.com
5 11 (1.57%) SAP
6 9 (1.29%) Sybase
7 8 (1.14%) Cramer
7 8 (1.14%) IBM
8 7 (1.00%) Zend
8 7 (1.00%) Amdocs
8 7 (1.00%) Informatica
9 6 (0.86%) Ab Initio
9 6 (0.86%) Cognos
9 6 (0.86%) Business Objects
10 5 (0.71%) Telerik
10 5 (0.71%) Adobe
11 4 (0.57%) RedPrairie
11 4 (0.57%) JDA
11 4 (0.57%) webMethods
11 4 (0.57%) HP
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