The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 6 2 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 373 391 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.07% 15.91% 13.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.50% 17.38% 14.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 240 149 205
Average daily rate £350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £240 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 44 6
Average hourly rate £22.50 £35.00 £45.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.71% -22.22%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2573 2250 2810
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.15% 91.54% 90.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1334 891 1035
Average daily rate £365 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £210 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £495
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 99 150 103
Average hourly rate £16.86 £29.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.86% +52.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.38 £13.87 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £42.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Developer
South East

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 2014.

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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Reading 0 168 £350 -3.44% 72
Slough -4 32 £350 +3.70% 17
Maidenhead +8 26 £350 +112.12% 7
Bracknell -6 18 £420 -1.17% 4
Newbury -3 8 £325 +18.18% 8
Windsor -4 3 - - 3
Wokingham +2 2 £600 +43.71% 7
Hungerford - - - -
Ascot - - - -
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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.

1 312 (38.95%) HTML
2 297 (37.08%) JavaScript
3 282 (35.21%) CSS
4 242 (30.21%) SQL
5 227 (28.34%) C#
6 216 (26.97%) .NET
7 213 (26.59%) jQuery
8 177 (22.10%) SQL Server
9 150 (18.73%) HTML5
10 145 (18.10%) Java
11 129 (16.10%) MVC
12 120 (14.98%) ASP.NET
13 117 (14.61%) XML
14 115 (14.36%) CSS3
15 105 (13.11%) Finance
16 97 (12.11%) Agile Software Development
17 89 (11.11%) Ajax
18 81 (10.11%) Windows
19 79 (9.86%) Web Services
19 79 (9.86%) OO
20 75 (9.36%) Microsoft
21 73 (9.11%) PHP
22 70 (8.74%) Spring
23 68 (8.49%) UNIX
24 65 (8.11%) MySQL
25 62 (7.74%) Oracle
25 62 (7.74%) T-SQL
26 56 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
26 56 (6.99%) JSON
27 54 (6.74%) Unit Testing

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 45 (5.62%) SharePoint
2 36 (4.49%) WebSphere
3 35 (4.37%) CMS
4 20 (2.50%) Tomcat
4 20 (2.50%) Drupal
5 17 (2.12%) IIS
5 17 (2.12%) BizTalk Server
6 16 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 14 (1.75%) Apache
8 13 (1.62%) SharePoint Server
8 13 (1.62%) Sitecore CMS
9 11 (1.37%) SharePoint 2013
9 11 (1.37%) Node.js
10 8 (1.00%) Confluence
10 8 (1.00%) WebLogic
11 7 (0.87%) Oracle Workflow
12 6 (0.75%) Alfresco
13 4 (0.50%) WordPress
13 4 (0.50%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.50%) GlassFish
Applications
1 38 (4.74%) MS Excel
2 22 (2.75%) Photoshop
3 17 (2.12%) MS Office
4 5 (0.62%) MS PowerPoint
5 4 (0.50%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.12%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.12%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.12%) InDesign
6 1 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.75%) CSG Singleview
3 3 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.37%) Oracle BPM
4 2 (0.25%) Magento
4 2 (0.25%) BPCS
4 2 (0.25%) SAP SD
4 2 (0.25%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.12%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) SAP SCM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.12%) SAP APO
5 1 (0.12%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP GRC
5 1 (0.12%) JDE World
5 1 (0.12%) Markit EDM
Cloud Services
1 28 (3.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (0.62%) SaaS
3 4 (0.50%) Force.com
4 3 (0.37%) Google App Engine
5 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.25%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.12%) GitHub
6 1 (0.12%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.37%) HTTP
2 11 (1.37%) Internet
3 10 (1.25%) TCP/IP
4 9 (1.12%) LDAP
5 8 (1.00%) Intranet
6 4 (0.50%) Extranet
7 2 (0.25%) SMTP
7 2 (0.25%) DNS
7 2 (0.25%) VPN
7 2 (0.25%) SNMP
7 2 (0.25%) FTP
7 2 (0.25%) MPLS
8 1 (0.12%) SONET
8 1 (0.12%) Wireless
8 1 (0.12%) Broadband
8 1 (0.12%) LAN
8 1 (0.12%) PBX
8 1 (0.12%) SDH
8 1 (0.12%) SMS
8 1 (0.12%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 177 (22.10%) SQL Server
2 65 (8.11%) MySQL
3 53 (6.62%) SQL Server 2008
4 50 (6.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (4.74%) Data Warehouse
6 36 (4.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 36 (4.49%) SQL Server 2005
7 30 (3.75%) DB2
8 21 (2.62%) OLAP
8 21 (2.62%) SQL Server 2012
9 18 (2.25%) QlikView
10 16 (2.00%) Oracle Database
10 16 (2.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 14 (1.75%) Relational Database
12 13 (1.62%) MS Access
12 13 (1.62%) DTS
13 11 (1.37%) DataStage
14 10 (1.25%) MongoDB
15 9 (1.12%) RDBMS
16 7 (0.87%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 52 (6.49%) Visual Studio
2 45 (5.62%) Subversion
3 35 (4.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (3.37%) Git (software)
5 23 (2.87%) Eclipse
6 18 (2.25%) JUnit
7 14 (1.75%) Maven
8 12 (1.50%) Jenkins
9 11 (1.37%) Grunt
10 10 (1.25%) JIRA
11 9 (1.12%) Toad
12 8 (1.00%) Jasmine
12 8 (1.00%) Ant
13 7 (0.87%) Selenium
13 7 (0.87%) Firebug
13 7 (0.87%) ERwin
14 6 (0.75%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 6 (0.75%) Dreamweaver
15 5 (0.62%) NUnit
15 5 (0.62%) PHPUnit
General
1 105 (13.11%) Finance
2 43 (5.37%) Telecoms
3 30 (3.75%) Retail
4 19 (2.37%) Banking
4 19 (2.37%) Publishing
5 12 (1.50%) Marketing
6 11 (1.37%) Manufacturing
6 11 (1.37%) Games
7 9 (1.12%) Billing
8 7 (0.87%) Legal
9 4 (0.50%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.37%) Electronics
10 3 (0.37%) Back Office
10 3 (0.37%) Automotive
10 3 (0.37%) Advertising
11 2 (0.25%) Law
11 2 (0.25%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.25%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 312 (38.95%) HTML
2 282 (35.21%) CSS
3 216 (26.97%) .NET
4 213 (26.59%) jQuery
5 150 (18.73%) HTML5
6 120 (14.98%) ASP.NET
7 117 (14.61%) XML
8 115 (14.36%) CSS3
9 89 (11.11%) Ajax
10 79 (9.86%) Web Services
11 70 (8.74%) Spring
12 56 (6.99%) JSON
13 46 (5.74%) .NET Framework
13 46 (5.74%) WCF
13 46 (5.74%) ASP.NET MVC
14 41 (5.12%) SOAP
15 36 (4.49%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 32 (4.00%) Hibernate
16 32 (4.00%) XHTML
16 32 (4.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 44 (5.49%) Mobile App
2 28 (3.50%) Open Source
3 16 (2.00%) Digital Media
3 16 (2.00%) Computer Science
4 14 (1.75%) DataPower
5 13 (1.62%) Client/Server
6 7 (0.87%) Smartphone
6 7 (0.87%) Blackberry
6 7 (0.87%) iSeries
7 6 (0.75%) E-Learning
7 6 (0.75%) RIA
8 5 (0.62%) NHS
8 5 (0.62%) W3C
8 5 (0.62%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.50%) iPhone
9 4 (0.50%) iPad
9 4 (0.50%) N-Tier
9 4 (0.50%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.50%) IBM Mainframe
9 4 (0.50%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 81 (10.11%) Windows
2 68 (8.49%) UNIX
3 49 (6.12%) Linux
4 28 (3.50%) Apple iOS
5 26 (3.25%) Solaris
6 17 (2.12%) AIX
6 17 (2.12%) Android
7 14 (1.75%) Windows Phone
8 12 (1.50%) Windows 8
8 12 (1.50%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.87%) Windows Phone 8
10 6 (0.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
12 3 (0.37%) webOS
13 1 (0.12%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.12%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (16.10%) MVC
2 97 (12.11%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (9.86%) OO
4 56 (6.99%) Business Intelligence
5 54 (6.74%) Unit Testing
6 53 (6.62%) ETL
7 48 (5.99%) TDD
8 47 (5.87%) Web Development
8 47 (5.87%) Scrum
9 43 (5.37%) E-Commerce
9 43 (5.37%) SOA
10 30 (3.75%) Continuous Integration
10 30 (3.75%) CRM
11 29 (3.62%) Migration
12 28 (3.50%) Test Scripting
13 27 (3.37%) iOS Development
14 26 (3.25%) Workflow
14 26 (3.25%) OOP
15 24 (3.00%) Software Engineering
16 23 (2.87%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 297 (37.08%) JavaScript
2 242 (30.21%) SQL
3 227 (28.34%) C#
4 145 (18.10%) Java
5 73 (9.11%) PHP
6 62 (7.74%) T-SQL
7 25 (3.12%) Shell Script
8 24 (3.00%) PowerShell
9 21 (2.62%) Perl
10 18 (2.25%) C++
10 18 (2.25%) VB.NET
11 17 (2.12%) PHP5
12 15 (1.87%) PL/SQL
13 10 (1.25%) VB
13 10 (1.25%) C
13 10 (1.25%) XAML
14 9 (1.12%) Ruby
15 8 (1.00%) RPG
16 7 (0.87%) Objective-C
16 7 (0.87%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 31 (3.87%) Security Cleared
2 23 (2.87%) SC Cleared
3 21 (2.62%) Degree
4 4 (0.50%) BC Cleared
5 3 (0.37%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.12%) ACCA
6 1 (0.12%) ISEB
6 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.12%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.12%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.37%) SLA
2 9 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 8 (1.00%) QA
4 4 (0.50%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.50%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (0.75%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.37%) VMware Server
2 3 (0.37%) VMware ESX
3 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.25%) NFS
3 2 (0.25%) Samba
3 2 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 6 (0.75%) SCCM
2 3 (0.37%) SCOM
2 3 (0.37%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.37%) Netcool
2 3 (0.37%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 2 (0.25%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.25%) Vagrant
3 2 (0.25%) Ionix
3 2 (0.25%) Netcool/Webtop
4 1 (0.12%) Puppet
Vendors
1 75 (9.36%) Microsoft
2 62 (7.74%) Oracle
3 36 (4.49%) IBM
4 26 (3.25%) SAP
5 23 (2.87%) Ab Initio
6 22 (2.75%) Zend
7 16 (2.00%) Sitecore
8 15 (1.87%) Sencha
9 13 (1.62%) Salesforce.com
10 12 (1.50%) Cognos
11 11 (1.37%) Twitter
12 10 (1.25%) Business Objects
13 9 (1.12%) Yahoo!
13 9 (1.12%) Google
13 9 (1.12%) hybris
14 8 (1.00%) VMware
14 8 (1.00%) Informatica
15 7 (0.87%) Red Hat
16 6 (0.75%) Sybase
16 6 (0.75%) Adobe
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