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 27 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 7 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 393 343 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.67% 12.33% 15.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.36% 13.73% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 209 151
Average daily rate
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90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £429 £450 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 7 13
Average hourly rate £34.00 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+51.11% -35.71%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.15 £8.80 £17.33
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £85.00 £41.10 £44.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
2558 2499 1998
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.97% 89.86% 91.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 1281 1285 782
Average daily rate £398 £384 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.58% +9.64%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 76 108 134
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.75 £12.65
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £55.75 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -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 27 February 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 27 February 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 27 February 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 0 133 £350 -4.10% 83
Slough +2 61 £325 -10.34% 15
Maidenhead +2 18 £270 -16.92% 3
Newbury 0 16 £350 +7.69% 12
Bracknell -4 13 £400 +5.61% 13
Wokingham 0 2 £319 -46.87% 2
Hungerford - 2 £345 - 4
Windsor - 2 - - 5
Ascot - - - -
Thatcham - - - -
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 299 (41.13%) JavaScript
2 270 (37.14%) HTML
3 242 (33.29%) CSS
4 203 (27.92%) SQL
5 200 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
6 189 (26.00%) .NET
7 183 (25.17%) C#
8 136 (18.71%) jQuery
9 135 (18.57%) Java
10 127 (17.47%) SQL Server
11 126 (17.33%) MVC
12 123 (16.92%) HTML5
13 120 (16.51%) ASP.NET
14 104 (14.31%) TDD
15 103 (14.17%) Oracle
16 94 (12.93%) CSS3
17 93 (12.79%) AngularJS
18 88 (12.10%) Microsoft
19 82 (11.28%) OO
20 78 (10.73%) Web Services
21 74 (10.18%) SharePoint
22 67 (9.22%) Git (software)
23 63 (8.67%) XML
24 60 (8.25%) User Experience
25 59 (8.12%) CMS
26 57 (7.84%) Telecoms
27 56 (7.70%) Finance
28 55 (7.57%) PHP
29 54 (7.43%) Python
30 52 (7.15%) Linux

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 74 (10.18%) SharePoint
2 59 (8.12%) CMS
3 40 (5.50%) Node.js
4 37 (5.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 28 (3.85%) BizTalk Server
6 23 (3.16%) Sitecore CMS
7 21 (2.89%) SAS
8 19 (2.61%) Tomcat
9 18 (2.48%) Apache
10 15 (2.06%) Drupal
11 12 (1.65%) WordPress
12 10 (1.38%) IIS
12 10 (1.38%) JBoss
13 8 (1.10%) Umbraco
13 8 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
14 7 (0.96%) Liferay
15 6 (0.83%) Lync
15 6 (0.83%) Sitefinity
16 5 (0.69%) SharePoint Server
16 5 (0.69%) WebSphere
Applications
1 22 (3.03%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.51%) Photoshop
3 8 (1.10%) MS Office
4 6 (0.83%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.28%) SPSS
5 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.14%) InDesign
6 1 (0.14%) DOC1
Business Applications
1 33 (4.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.55%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 3 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle Cash Management
4 2 (0.28%) Misys Midas
4 2 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
4 2 (0.28%) Endur
4 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle ERP
5 1 (0.14%) Pivotal CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) Tridion
5 1 (0.14%) Unica Affinium
5 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.14%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
5 1 (0.14%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 14 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.38%) Force.com
3 7 (0.96%) Yammer
4 6 (0.83%) SaaS
5 5 (0.69%) PaaS
6 4 (0.55%) Office 365
7 3 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.28%) GitHub
9 1 (0.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.85%) Internet
2 20 (2.75%) HTTP
3 12 (1.65%) Intranet
4 10 (1.38%) TCP/IP
5 3 (0.41%) FTP
5 3 (0.41%) OpenLDAP
6 2 (0.28%) SMTP
6 2 (0.28%) SMS
6 2 (0.28%) SSH
7 1 (0.14%) RTSP
7 1 (0.14%) VoIP
7 1 (0.14%) LDAP
7 1 (0.14%) PBX
7 1 (0.14%) DNS
7 1 (0.14%) S/MIME
7 1 (0.14%) 3G
7 1 (0.14%) Wireless
7 1 (0.14%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.14%) 4G
7 1 (0.14%) MVNO
Database & Business Intelligence
1 127 (17.47%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.33%) Data Warehouse
3 42 (5.78%) MySQL
4 36 (4.95%) MongoDB
5 31 (4.26%) Relational Database
6 26 (3.58%) SQL Server 2008
6 26 (3.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 24 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 24 (3.30%) RDBMS
8 23 (3.16%) DB2
9 20 (2.75%) Oracle Database
10 16 (2.20%) SQL Server 2012
11 15 (2.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
12 14 (1.93%) Base SAS
13 13 (1.79%) Oracle ODI
13 13 (1.79%) QlikView
14 12 (1.65%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 11 (1.51%) OLTP
15 11 (1.51%) NoSQL
16 10 (1.38%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 67 (9.22%) Git (software)
2 32 (4.40%) Team Foundation Server
3 31 (4.26%) Subversion
4 25 (3.44%) Visual Studio
5 24 (3.30%) Eclipse
6 21 (2.89%) JUnit
7 20 (2.75%) Grunt
8 15 (2.06%) Maven
9 13 (1.79%) Jenkins
10 10 (1.38%) Appcelerator Titanium
11 8 (1.10%) QUnit
11 8 (1.10%) Jasmine
12 7 (0.96%) Ant
12 7 (0.96%) Toad
13 6 (0.83%) Selenium
14 5 (0.69%) Dreamweaver
14 5 (0.69%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
15 4 (0.55%) JIRA
15 4 (0.55%) Xcode
15 4 (0.55%) MSTest
General
1 57 (7.84%) Telecoms
2 56 (7.70%) Finance
3 27 (3.71%) Retail
4 19 (2.61%) Marketing
5 7 (0.96%) Advertising
6 6 (0.83%) Banking
7 5 (0.69%) Legal
7 5 (0.69%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.69%) Turkish Language
8 4 (0.55%) Electronics
9 3 (0.41%) Publishing
9 3 (0.41%) Front Office
9 3 (0.41%) Back Office
10 2 (0.28%) Games
10 2 (0.28%) Military
11 1 (0.14%) German Language
11 1 (0.14%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 270 (37.14%) HTML
2 242 (33.29%) CSS
3 189 (26.00%) .NET
4 136 (18.71%) jQuery
5 123 (16.92%) HTML5
6 120 (16.51%) ASP.NET
7 94 (12.93%) CSS3
8 93 (12.79%) AngularJS
9 78 (10.73%) Web Services
10 63 (8.67%) XML
11 52 (7.15%) SOAP
12 50 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC
13 42 (5.78%) Sass
13 42 (5.78%) .NET Framework
14 39 (5.36%) RESTful
15 38 (5.23%) JSON
16 36 (4.95%) Backbone.js
16 36 (4.95%) REST
17 35 (4.81%) J2EE
18 31 (4.26%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 60 (8.25%) User Experience
2 33 (4.54%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (3.85%) Mobile App
4 25 (3.44%) Video Conferencing
5 18 (2.48%) Open Source
6 13 (1.79%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (1.65%) Computer Science
8 11 (1.51%) RIA
9 10 (1.38%) Inversion of Control
10 8 (1.10%) iPhone
10 8 (1.10%) E-Learning
11 7 (0.96%) Management Information System
11 7 (0.96%) iPad
11 7 (0.96%) Digital Media
12 5 (0.69%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.69%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.69%) iSeries
12 5 (0.69%) AS400
12 5 (0.69%) W3C
12 5 (0.69%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 52 (7.15%) Linux
2 45 (6.19%) UNIX
3 32 (4.40%) Windows
4 23 (3.16%) Apple iOS
5 21 (2.89%) Android
6 5 (0.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (0.28%) Ubuntu
7 2 (0.28%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.28%) Solaris
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.14%) Mac OS
8 1 (0.14%) Debian
8 1 (0.14%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (0.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 200 (27.51%) Agile Software Development
2 126 (17.33%) MVC
3 104 (14.31%) TDD
4 82 (11.28%) OO
5 51 (7.02%) Scrum
6 48 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
7 46 (6.33%) ETL
8 36 (4.95%) Unit Testing
9 34 (4.68%) Web Development
10 33 (4.54%) CRM
11 27 (3.71%) Responsive Web Design
12 24 (3.30%) E-Commerce
12 24 (3.30%) Migration
13 23 (3.16%) OOP
13 23 (3.16%) Data Modelling
13 23 (3.16%) Continuous Integration
14 21 (2.89%) Multithreading
14 21 (2.89%) SOA
14 21 (2.89%) Software Engineering
15 20 (2.75%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 299 (41.13%) JavaScript
2 203 (27.92%) SQL
3 183 (25.17%) C#
4 135 (18.57%) Java
5 55 (7.57%) PHP
6 54 (7.43%) Python
7 27 (3.71%) PL/SQL
8 22 (3.03%) VBA
9 20 (2.75%) C++
10 19 (2.61%) Perl
10 19 (2.61%) T-SQL
11 16 (2.20%) Apex Code
12 13 (1.79%) SAS Macro
12 13 (1.79%) Ruby
13 12 (1.65%) VB.NET
14 9 (1.24%) C
15 8 (1.10%) Shell Script
16 7 (0.96%) VBScript
17 6 (0.83%) VB
17 6 (0.83%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 28 (3.85%) Security Cleared
2 23 (3.16%) Degree
3 11 (1.51%) SC Cleared
4 6 (0.83%) DV Cleared
4 6 (0.83%) VCP4
5 5 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.55%) HND
7 3 (0.41%) ISEB
8 2 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (2.89%) QA
2 5 (0.69%) PCI DSS
3 2 (0.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 2 (0.28%) SLA
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.14%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (0.69%) vSphere
2 4 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.41%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.14%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 4 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (0.41%) Hyperic
2 3 (0.41%) logstash
2 3 (0.41%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.28%) Puppet
3 2 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.28%) SCCM
3 2 (0.28%) SCOM
3 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.14%) Netcool
4 1 (0.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
4 1 (0.14%) Control-M
4 1 (0.14%) Netcool/Proviso
Vendors
1 103 (14.17%) Oracle
2 88 (12.10%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.95%) Sitecore
4 23 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
5 13 (1.79%) SAP
6 11 (1.51%) Sybase
7 10 (1.38%) IBM
8 8 (1.10%) Cognos
8 8 (1.10%) Cramer
9 7 (0.96%) Amdocs
9 7 (0.96%) Business Objects
10 6 (0.83%) Ab Initio
10 6 (0.83%) InterSystems
11 5 (0.69%) VMware
11 5 (0.69%) Telerik
11 5 (0.69%) TIBCO
11 5 (0.69%) Adobe
12 4 (0.55%) HP
12 4 (0.55%) Apple
12 4 (0.55%) Software AG
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