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 19 December 2014 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
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 370 438 389
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.97% 17.00% 15.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.68% 18.65% 17.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 270 204
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£363 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £254 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £450 £442
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 13
Average hourly rate £34.00 £187.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-81.86% +435.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £187.50 £17.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.20 £187.50 £45.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.60% -5.71%
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
2359 2349 2242
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.05% 91.15% 91.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 1261 1179 903
Average daily rate £388 £375 £351
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.33% +6.99%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 85 133
Average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.96 £12.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £27.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 19 December 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
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 19 December 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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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 -1 131 £375 +7.14% 42
Slough +2 67 £365 +12.30% 6
Maidenhead +4 33 £275 +22.22% 3
Newbury -2 21 £275 -26.17% 20
Bracknell -19 5 £350 -0.14% 8
Windsor -5 3 £456 +48.37% 5
Wokingham -4 1 £355 -5.33% 5
Hungerford - 1 £320 - 3
Thatcham - - - -
Ascot - - - -
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 284 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 261 (37.34%) HTML
3 238 (34.05%) CSS
4 200 (28.61%) .NET
5 190 (27.18%) SQL
6 187 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
7 178 (25.46%) C#
8 144 (20.60%) SQL Server
9 143 (20.46%) MVC
10 136 (19.46%) jQuery
11 127 (18.17%) Java
11 127 (18.17%) HTML5
12 111 (15.88%) Oracle
13 110 (15.74%) ASP.NET
14 88 (12.59%) Microsoft
15 87 (12.45%) CSS3
16 82 (11.73%) XML
17 74 (10.59%) OO
18 71 (10.16%) Web Services
19 68 (9.73%) TDD
20 67 (9.59%) AngularJS
21 63 (9.01%) SharePoint
22 60 (8.58%) Git (software)
23 55 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
23 55 (7.87%) ETL
24 53 (7.58%) Windows
25 52 (7.44%) Finance
26 51 (7.30%) PHP
27 49 (7.01%) Scrum
28 47 (6.72%) CMS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 63 (9.01%) SharePoint
2 47 (6.72%) CMS
3 29 (4.15%) Node.js
4 27 (3.86%) BizTalk Server
5 23 (3.29%) SharePoint 2013
6 19 (2.72%) SAS
7 17 (2.43%) IIS
7 17 (2.43%) Apache
8 16 (2.29%) Tomcat
9 15 (2.15%) Sitecore CMS
10 13 (1.86%) Liferay
11 12 (1.72%) Drupal
12 11 (1.57%) WordPress
13 9 (1.29%) WebSphere
13 9 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (1.00%) JBoss
15 5 (0.72%) Umbraco
15 5 (0.72%) TIBCO EMS
15 5 (0.72%) Sitefinity
15 5 (0.72%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (3.00%) MS Excel
2 18 (2.58%) Photoshop
3 11 (1.57%) MS Office
4 6 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.29%) PowerPivot
5 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
6 1 (0.14%) Simulink
6 1 (0.14%) DOC1
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.14%) Blender
Business Applications
1 30 (4.29%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.57%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.29%) Magento
4 2 (0.29%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.29%) Pivotal CRM
4 2 (0.29%) WebTrends
4 2 (0.29%) Endur
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.14%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Tridion
5 1 (0.14%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) Unica Affinium
Cloud Services
1 38 (5.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (1.29%) PaaS
3 8 (1.14%) Force.com
4 6 (0.86%) SaaS
5 5 (0.72%) GitHub
6 3 (0.43%) Office 365
6 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.15%) Internet
2 11 (1.57%) HTTP
3 6 (0.86%) FTP
4 5 (0.72%) Intranet
5 4 (0.57%) SMTP
6 3 (0.43%) LDAP
6 3 (0.43%) SSH
6 3 (0.43%) OpenLDAP
7 2 (0.29%) Wireless
7 2 (0.29%) DNS
7 2 (0.29%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.29%) GPRS
8 1 (0.14%) PBX
8 1 (0.14%) VoIP
8 1 (0.14%) VPN
8 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
8 1 (0.14%) S/MIME
8 1 (0.14%) IPv4
8 1 (0.14%) IPv6
8 1 (0.14%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 144 (20.60%) SQL Server
2 55 (7.87%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (5.58%) MySQL
3 39 (5.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 30 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 29 (4.15%) MongoDB
6 27 (3.86%) QlikView
7 24 (3.43%) DB2
8 23 (3.29%) Relational Database
9 22 (3.15%) Oracle Database
10 21 (3.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 18 (2.58%) SQL Server 2005
12 17 (2.43%) RDBMS
13 16 (2.29%) SQL Server 2012
14 15 (2.15%) SAS Enterprise Guide
15 14 (2.00%) Base SAS
16 13 (1.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 12 (1.72%) Oracle ODI
17 12 (1.72%) Oracle Database 11g
18 11 (1.57%) DataStage
Development Applications
1 60 (8.58%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.43%) Subversion
3 30 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (3.86%) Eclipse
5 23 (3.29%) Grunt
5 23 (3.29%) Visual Studio
6 12 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 12 (1.72%) Maven
6 12 (1.72%) JUnit
7 11 (1.57%) QUnit
7 11 (1.57%) Jasmine
8 8 (1.14%) JIRA
9 7 (1.00%) Toad
9 7 (1.00%) MSTest
10 6 (0.86%) Selenium
11 5 (0.72%) IntelliJ
11 5 (0.72%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 4 (0.57%) Mockito
12 4 (0.57%) Hudson
12 4 (0.57%) TeamCity
General
1 52 (7.44%) Finance
2 46 (6.58%) Telecoms
3 17 (2.43%) Marketing
4 11 (1.57%) Publishing
4 11 (1.57%) Retail
5 9 (1.29%) Banking
6 7 (1.00%) Advertising
7 5 (0.72%) Legal
7 5 (0.72%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.72%) Turkish Language
8 3 (0.43%) Front Office
8 3 (0.43%) Back Office
9 2 (0.29%) German Language
9 2 (0.29%) Electronics
10 1 (0.14%) Games
10 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.14%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 261 (37.34%) HTML
2 238 (34.05%) CSS
3 200 (28.61%) .NET
4 136 (19.46%) jQuery
5 127 (18.17%) HTML5
6 110 (15.74%) ASP.NET
7 87 (12.45%) CSS3
8 82 (11.73%) XML
9 71 (10.16%) Web Services
10 67 (9.59%) AngularJS
11 44 (6.29%) Spring
12 42 (6.01%) ASP.NET MVC
13 41 (5.87%) SOAP
14 38 (5.44%) WCF
15 37 (5.29%) JSON
16 36 (5.15%) J2EE
17 35 (5.01%) .NET Framework
18 33 (4.72%) Sass
19 32 (4.58%) Ajax
20 30 (4.29%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 45 (6.44%) User Experience
2 29 (4.15%) Computer Science
3 28 (4.01%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (3.15%) Open Source
5 17 (2.43%) Video Conferencing
6 15 (2.15%) Data Structures
6 15 (2.15%) Mobile App
6 15 (2.15%) Inversion of Control
7 13 (1.86%) Management Information System
7 13 (1.86%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (1.86%) iPad
8 8 (1.14%) Digital Media
9 7 (1.00%) iPhone
10 6 (0.86%) Mathematics
11 5 (0.72%) E-Learning
11 5 (0.72%) NHS
11 5 (0.72%) Data Integration
11 5 (0.72%) Physics
12 4 (0.57%) New Media
12 4 (0.57%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 53 (7.58%) Windows
2 46 (6.58%) Linux
3 35 (5.01%) UNIX
4 21 (3.00%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.43%) Android
6 9 (1.29%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.72%) Solaris
8 3 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.29%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.29%) Debian
10 1 (0.14%) AIX
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (26.75%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (20.46%) MVC
3 74 (10.59%) OO
4 68 (9.73%) TDD
5 55 (7.87%) ETL
6 49 (7.01%) Scrum
7 47 (6.72%) Business Intelligence
8 36 (5.15%) Unit Testing
9 33 (4.72%) CRM
10 31 (4.43%) Web Development
11 30 (4.29%) Data Modelling
12 29 (4.15%) SOA
13 28 (4.01%) Responsive Web Design
14 25 (3.58%) E-Commerce
15 24 (3.43%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (3.29%) Project Management
17 22 (3.15%) Migration
18 21 (3.00%) OOP
19 17 (2.43%) Kanban
20 16 (2.29%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 284 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 190 (27.18%) SQL
3 178 (25.46%) C#
4 127 (18.17%) Java
5 51 (7.30%) PHP
6 35 (5.01%) Python
7 30 (4.29%) PL/SQL
8 25 (3.58%) C++
9 20 (2.86%) VBA
10 18 (2.58%) T-SQL
11 14 (2.00%) Scala
12 13 (1.86%) VB.NET
12 13 (1.86%) SAS Macro
13 12 (1.72%) C
14 11 (1.57%) VBScript
15 10 (1.43%) Apex Code
15 10 (1.43%) Groovy
15 10 (1.43%) Perl
16 9 (1.29%) Shell Script
17 6 (0.86%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 41 (5.87%) Degree
2 35 (5.01%) Security Cleared
3 26 (3.72%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.29%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.29%) HND
5 1 (0.14%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (2.86%) QA
2 5 (0.72%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.29%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
System Software
1 8 (1.14%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.72%) vSphere
3 3 (0.43%) Firmware
3 3 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.14%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (0.57%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.43%) Hyperic
2 3 (0.43%) logstash
2 3 (0.43%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.29%) SCCM
4 1 (0.14%) Control-M
4 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.14%) cPanel
Vendors
1 111 (15.88%) Oracle
2 88 (12.59%) Microsoft
3 22 (3.15%) Sitecore
4 11 (1.57%) Salesforce.com
4 11 (1.57%) SAP
4 11 (1.57%) Cognos
5 10 (1.43%) IBM
6 8 (1.14%) Zend
6 8 (1.14%) Cramer
6 8 (1.14%) Informatica
6 8 (1.14%) Business Objects
7 7 (1.00%) Sybase
7 7 (1.00%) TIBCO
7 7 (1.00%) Ab Initio
7 7 (1.00%) Amdocs
8 4 (0.57%) Alterian
8 4 (0.57%) Telerik
8 4 (0.57%) Red Hat
8 4 (0.57%) HP
9 3 (0.43%) Adobe
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