The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 5 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 263 308 392
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.41% 12.19% 13.85%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.30% 13.21% 14.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 225 223
Median daily rate £406 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £280 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 5
Median hourly rate £50.50 £48.00 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+5.20% +47.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.90 £14.00 £16.18
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £54.10 £98.80 £89.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

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
1839 2332 2638
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.78% 92.32% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 874 1257 1315
Median daily rate £415 £400 £398
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £262 £240 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £513 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 83 90 78
Median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% -2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.50 £63.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 25 February 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 121 £413 +3.12% 36
Slough +1 29 £435 +14.47% 8
Bracknell +1 22 £450 +28.57% 5
Newbury 0 17 £346 -1.07% 10
Maidenhead -6 10 £375 -9.09% 6
Wokingham -2 3 £325 -7.14% 4
Thatcham - 3 - -
Developer
South East

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Berkshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 229 (40.25%) JavaScript
2 191 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
3 185 (32.51%) HTML
4 175 (30.76%) CSS
5 148 (26.01%) .NET
6 145 (25.48%) SQL
7 143 (25.13%) C#
8 140 (24.60%) Java
9 120 (21.09%) AngularJS
10 108 (18.98%) SQL Server
11 96 (16.87%) Front End Development
12 92 (16.17%) TDD
13 81 (14.24%) HTML5
14 76 (13.36%) Scrum
14 76 (13.36%) Oracle
15 74 (13.01%) Web Development
15 74 (13.01%) CSS3
16 72 (12.65%) MVC
17 65 (11.42%) Python
17 65 (11.42%) Git (software)
18 63 (11.07%) Microsoft
19 62 (10.90%) Security Cleared
20 59 (10.37%) jQuery
21 58 (10.19%) Linux
21 58 (10.19%) Web Services
21 58 (10.19%) XML
22 52 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
23 48 (8.44%) SC Cleared
24 47 (8.26%) Finance
24 47 (8.26%) DevOps

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 26 (4.57%) CMS
2 23 (4.04%) Tomcat
3 22 (3.87%) BizTalk Server
4 20 (3.51%) SharePoint
5 15 (2.64%) Apache
6 14 (2.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 12 (2.11%) Sitecore CMS
8 10 (1.76%) Confluence
9 8 (1.41%) WordPress
10 7 (1.23%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 7 (1.23%) Apache Spark
11 5 (0.88%) Drupal
11 5 (0.88%) JBoss
12 4 (0.70%) Alfresco
12 4 (0.70%) ColdFusion
12 4 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.70%) Liferay
12 4 (0.70%) Oracle Spatial
12 4 (0.70%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.53%) Umbraco
Applications
1 32 (5.62%) MS Excel
2 19 (3.34%) Photoshop
3 13 (2.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.53%) GIMP
5 2 (0.35%) MS Office
5 2 (0.35%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 31 (5.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 7 (1.23%) SAP BPC
5 6 (1.05%) HFM
6 4 (0.70%) Maximo
6 4 (0.70%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.35%) SessionCam
7 2 (0.35%) Sonata
8 1 (0.18%) Exstream
8 1 (0.18%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.18%) nopCommerce
8 1 (0.18%) SAP CO
8 1 (0.18%) SAP FI
8 1 (0.18%) SAP FI/CO
8 1 (0.18%) SAP Hybris
8 1 (0.18%) SystmOne
Cloud Services
1 22 (3.87%) Amazon AWS
2 18 (3.16%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.41%) GitHub
4 7 (1.23%) Amazon Kinesis
4 7 (1.23%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (1.23%) AWS Lambda
5 6 (1.05%) IaaS
5 6 (1.05%) PaaS
6 4 (0.70%) SaaS
7 3 (0.53%) Google Analytics
8 2 (0.35%) Google Tag Manager
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.18%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.18%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.18%) Bluemix
9 1 (0.18%) CallidusCloud
9 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.18%) Force.com
9 1 (0.18%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 34 (5.98%) HTTP
2 19 (3.34%) SSH
3 16 (2.81%) TCP/IP
4 15 (2.64%) ICMP
5 6 (1.05%) LDAP
6 4 (0.70%) AMQP
6 4 (0.70%) Bluetooth
6 4 (0.70%) RFID
7 3 (0.53%) Internet
8 2 (0.35%) FTP
8 2 (0.35%) RTP
8 2 (0.35%) VoIP
9 1 (0.18%) DSL
9 1 (0.18%) DVB
9 1 (0.18%) Extranet
9 1 (0.18%) HTTPS
9 1 (0.18%) Intranet
9 1 (0.18%) Network Security
9 1 (0.18%) SNMP
9 1 (0.18%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 108 (18.98%) SQL Server
2 41 (7.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 31 (5.45%) Data Warehouse
4 22 (3.87%) Hadoop
4 22 (3.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 19 (3.34%) MySQL
5 19 (3.34%) Relational Database
6 16 (2.81%) SQL Server 2012
7 14 (2.46%) Oracle Database
8 13 (2.28%) RDBMS
9 12 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
9 12 (2.11%) MongoDB
10 11 (1.93%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
10 11 (1.93%) SQL Server 2014
10 11 (1.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 10 (1.76%) Big Data
11 10 (1.76%) MS Access
12 7 (1.23%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 7 (1.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 65 (11.42%) Git (software)
2 36 (6.33%) Jenkins
3 35 (6.15%) Maven
4 25 (4.39%) JIRA
4 25 (4.39%) Visual Studio
5 20 (3.51%) Gradle
6 19 (3.34%) Subversion
7 18 (3.16%) Eclipse
7 18 (3.16%) Selenium
8 17 (2.99%) Bitbucket
9 16 (2.81%) JUnit
10 14 (2.46%) WebDriver
11 13 (2.28%) Ant
11 13 (2.28%) JMeter
12 12 (2.11%) Axure RP
12 12 (2.11%) eggPlant
12 12 (2.11%) Jasmine
13 11 (1.93%) Apache Ivy
13 11 (1.93%) Gatling
14 8 (1.41%) gulp
General
1 47 (8.26%) Finance
2 16 (2.81%) Telecoms
3 14 (2.46%) Marketing
4 13 (2.28%) Retail
5 6 (1.05%) Advertising
6 4 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.53%) Banking
7 3 (0.53%) Electronics
7 3 (0.53%) Games
7 3 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.35%) French Language
8 2 (0.35%) German Language
8 2 (0.35%) Italian Language
8 2 (0.35%) Legal
8 2 (0.35%) Spanish Language
9 1 (0.18%) Arabic Language
9 1 (0.18%) Local Government
9 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (32.51%) HTML
2 175 (30.76%) CSS
3 148 (26.01%) .NET
4 120 (21.09%) AngularJS
5 81 (14.24%) HTML5
6 74 (13.01%) CSS3
7 59 (10.37%) jQuery
8 58 (10.19%) Web Services
8 58 (10.19%) XML
9 39 (6.85%) Sass
9 39 (6.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 38 (6.68%) ASP.NET
10 38 (6.68%) REST
11 36 (6.33%) JSON
12 32 (5.62%) Spring
13 30 (5.27%) RESTful
14 24 (4.22%) Node.js
15 18 (3.16%) Angular 2
15 18 (3.16%) LESS
16 17 (2.99%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 29 (5.10%) User Experience
2 25 (4.39%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (4.22%) Mobile App
4 20 (3.51%) Linux Command Line
5 8 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.23%) Computer Science
7 5 (0.88%) Algorithms
7 5 (0.88%) Management Information System
8 4 (0.70%) Virtual Team
9 3 (0.53%) Replication
9 3 (0.53%) W3C
10 2 (0.35%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (0.35%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.35%) Data Structures
10 2 (0.35%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.35%) FMCG
10 2 (0.35%) iPad
10 2 (0.35%) Linked Data
10 2 (0.35%) Semantic Web
10 2 (0.35%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 58 (10.19%) Linux
2 26 (4.57%) Unix
3 25 (4.39%) Windows
4 24 (4.22%) Android
5 21 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 19 (3.34%) CentOS
6 19 (3.34%) Debian
6 19 (3.34%) Ubuntu
7 9 (1.58%) Apple iOS
8 4 (0.70%) Solaris
9 3 (0.53%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.35%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (33.57%) Agile Software Development
2 96 (16.87%) Front End Development
3 92 (16.17%) TDD
4 76 (13.36%) Scrum
5 74 (13.01%) Web Development
6 72 (12.65%) MVC
7 52 (9.14%) Business Intelligence
8 47 (8.26%) DevOps
9 44 (7.73%) OO
10 38 (6.68%) Continuous Integration
11 36 (6.33%) BDD
11 36 (6.33%) CRM
12 34 (5.98%) Open Source
13 32 (5.62%) ETL
14 31 (5.45%) Unit Testing
15 29 (5.10%) Data Protection
16 28 (4.92%) OOP
17 26 (4.57%) Project Management
18 25 (4.39%) E-Commerce
18 25 (4.39%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 229 (40.25%) JavaScript
2 145 (25.48%) SQL
3 143 (25.13%) C#
4 140 (24.60%) Java
5 65 (11.42%) Python
6 36 (6.33%) PHP
7 30 (5.27%) T-SQL
8 26 (4.57%) Bash Shell
8 26 (4.57%) C++
9 24 (4.22%) Groovy
10 22 (3.87%) Ruby
11 18 (3.16%) C
12 17 (2.99%) PL/SQL
13 16 (2.81%) Apex Code
13 16 (2.81%) Scala
14 9 (1.58%) VB
15 8 (1.41%) TypeScript
16 7 (1.23%) Go
17 5 (0.88%) ML
17 5 (0.88%) Rust
Qualifications
1 62 (10.90%) Security Cleared
2 48 (8.44%) SC Cleared
3 19 (3.34%) Degree
4 4 (0.70%) DV Cleared
4 4 (0.70%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.70%) Sun Certification
5 3 (0.53%) MCITP
6 2 (0.35%) HNC
7 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.18%) ISEB
7 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.46%) QA
2 8 (1.41%) PCI DSS
3 3 (0.53%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.18%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.18%) IFRS
4 1 (0.18%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.18%) SDET
4 1 (0.18%) SLA
4 1 (0.18%) WCAG
System Software
1 31 (5.45%) Docker
2 3 (0.53%) HDFS
3 1 (0.18%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (3.34%) SELinux
2 17 (2.99%) Ansible
3 13 (2.28%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.53%) Oozie
4 3 (0.53%) WMI
5 2 (0.35%) logstash
6 1 (0.18%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.18%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.18%) Kibana
6 1 (0.18%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 76 (13.36%) Oracle
2 63 (11.07%) Microsoft
3 17 (2.99%) Salesforce.com
3 17 (2.99%) Xamarin
4 16 (2.81%) Sitecore
5 11 (1.93%) Citrix
5 11 (1.93%) SAP
6 10 (1.76%) Cognos
6 10 (1.76%) IBM
6 10 (1.76%) Splunk
7 9 (1.58%) Adobe
8 7 (1.23%) HP
9 6 (1.05%) Hyperion
9 6 (1.05%) ServiceNow
10 5 (0.88%) Google
10 5 (0.88%) MicroStrategy
10 5 (0.88%) Tableau
10 5 (0.88%) Twitter
11 4 (0.70%) GigaSpaces
11 4 (0.70%) Red Hat
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