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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 419 364 410
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 14.69% 13.11% 16.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.59% 14.56% 17.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 276 233 159
Average daily rate
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£375 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £233 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 47
Average hourly rate £45.00 £25.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+76.47% -27.14%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
2526 2500 2303
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.54% 90.03% 91.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1351 1293 904
Average daily rate £388 £370 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.72% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £228 £215 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £505 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 93 151
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £29.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -39.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £11.50 £13.97
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £32.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-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 24 April 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 24 April 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 24 April 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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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 +2 192 £400 +14.28% 62
Slough +5 45 £350 - 15
Newbury +9 23 £350 +12.00% 12
Bracknell +7 23 £413 -1.78% 4
Maidenhead -4 12 £325 -7.14% 8
Windsor +2 2 - - 5
Wokingham - 2 £319 - 6
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (38.93%) JavaScript
2 283 (36.85%) HTML
3 256 (33.33%) CSS
4 199 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
5 189 (24.61%) C#
6 180 (23.44%) SQL
6 180 (23.44%) .NET
7 152 (19.79%) jQuery
8 145 (18.88%) Java
9 138 (17.97%) HTML5
10 123 (16.02%) SQL Server
11 116 (15.10%) ASP.NET
12 110 (14.32%) MVC
13 107 (13.93%) CSS3
14 104 (13.54%) TDD
15 96 (12.50%) Oracle
16 89 (11.59%) AngularJS
17 82 (10.68%) Web Services
18 74 (9.64%) XML
19 73 (9.51%) OO
19 73 (9.51%) Python
19 73 (9.51%) CMS
20 71 (9.24%) User Experience
21 65 (8.46%) Microsoft
22 64 (8.33%) Telecoms
23 60 (7.81%) PHP
24 59 (7.68%) SOAP
24 59 (7.68%) Scrum
25 57 (7.42%) Git (software)
26 52 (6.77%) UNIX

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 73 (9.51%) CMS
2 51 (6.64%) SharePoint
3 41 (5.34%) Node.js
4 30 (3.91%) SharePoint 2013
5 27 (3.52%) BizTalk Server
6 23 (2.99%) Sitecore CMS
7 14 (1.82%) WebSphere
8 13 (1.69%) Apache
8 13 (1.69%) Tomcat
8 13 (1.69%) Umbraco
9 11 (1.43%) SAS
9 11 (1.43%) WordPress
10 10 (1.30%) Drupal
11 9 (1.17%) JBoss
12 7 (0.91%) Sitefinity
13 6 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
13 6 (0.78%) SharePoint 2010
13 6 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
14 5 (0.65%) WebLogic
14 5 (0.65%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (4.43%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.43%) Photoshop
3 6 (0.78%) MS Office
3 6 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.26%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.26%) SPSS
5 1 (0.13%) InDesign
5 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.13%) DOC1
5 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.13%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 25 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.78%) BusinessWare
4 4 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 3 (0.39%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.26%) Unica
6 2 (0.26%) BusinessWorks
6 2 (0.26%) Endur
7 1 (0.13%) Tridion
7 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
7 1 (0.13%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
7 1 (0.13%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (0.91%) SaaS
4 6 (0.78%) Force.com
5 3 (0.39%) Google Analytics
5 3 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.39%) Yammer
5 3 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.39%) Heroku
5 3 (0.39%) Office 365
6 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.13%) Veeva
6 1 (0.13%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (3.65%) HTTP
1 28 (3.65%) Internet
2 21 (2.73%) Intranet
3 20 (2.60%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.39%) OpenLDAP
5 2 (0.26%) RTSP
5 2 (0.26%) SMS
5 2 (0.26%) FTP
5 2 (0.26%) Wireless
6 1 (0.13%) VoIP
6 1 (0.13%) PBX
6 1 (0.13%) DNS
6 1 (0.13%) LTE
6 1 (0.13%) SSH
6 1 (0.13%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.13%) MVNO
6 1 (0.13%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 123 (16.02%) SQL Server
2 44 (5.73%) MySQL
3 39 (5.08%) Data Warehouse
4 37 (4.82%) MongoDB
5 34 (4.43%) Relational Database
6 31 (4.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 26 (3.39%) RDBMS
8 25 (3.26%) DB2
9 21 (2.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 18 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (2.34%) SQL Server 2008
11 17 (2.21%) Big Data
12 15 (1.95%) OLTP
12 15 (1.95%) Oracle Database
13 13 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (1.69%) NoSQL
14 12 (1.56%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
14 12 (1.56%) QlikView
15 8 (1.04%) Oracle ODI
15 8 (1.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 57 (7.42%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.04%) Subversion
3 28 (3.65%) Team Foundation Server
4 27 (3.52%) Visual Studio
5 23 (2.99%) JUnit
5 23 (2.99%) Grunt
6 19 (2.47%) Eclipse
6 19 (2.47%) Jenkins
7 18 (2.34%) Maven
8 17 (2.21%) Selenium
9 14 (1.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 12 (1.56%) Xcode
11 10 (1.30%) Ant
12 9 (1.17%) MSTest
13 8 (1.04%) NUnit
14 6 (0.78%) Dreamweaver
15 5 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 5 (0.65%) Talend Open Studio
15 5 (0.65%) Bower
16 4 (0.52%) Mockito
General
1 64 (8.33%) Telecoms
2 47 (6.12%) Finance
3 29 (3.78%) Retail
4 18 (2.34%) Marketing
5 6 (0.78%) Banking
5 6 (0.78%) Advertising
6 5 (0.65%) Electronics
6 5 (0.65%) Manufacturing
6 5 (0.65%) Games
6 5 (0.65%) Spanish Language
7 4 (0.52%) Back Office
8 3 (0.39%) Front Office
8 3 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.26%) Turkish Language
9 2 (0.26%) Publishing
9 2 (0.26%) Military
10 1 (0.13%) Legal
10 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 283 (36.85%) HTML
2 256 (33.33%) CSS
3 180 (23.44%) .NET
4 152 (19.79%) jQuery
5 138 (17.97%) HTML5
6 116 (15.10%) ASP.NET
7 107 (13.93%) CSS3
8 89 (11.59%) AngularJS
9 82 (10.68%) Web Services
10 74 (9.64%) XML
11 59 (7.68%) SOAP
12 47 (6.12%) REST
12 47 (6.12%) RESTful
13 45 (5.86%) Sass
14 43 (5.60%) ASP.NET MVC
15 35 (4.56%) JSON
16 34 (4.43%) Backbone.js
16 34 (4.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 32 (4.17%) Django
18 29 (3.78%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 71 (9.24%) User Experience
2 30 (3.91%) Mobile App
3 29 (3.78%) Analytical Skills
4 21 (2.73%) Management Information System
4 21 (2.73%) Video Conferencing
5 16 (2.08%) Computer Science
6 12 (1.56%) DataPower
7 11 (1.43%) RIA
7 11 (1.43%) iPhone
8 10 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (1.30%) Open Source
9 8 (1.04%) E-Learning
10 7 (0.91%) iPad
11 6 (0.78%) Visualisation
12 5 (0.65%) W3C
12 5 (0.65%) Digital Media
13 4 (0.52%) New Media
13 4 (0.52%) Data Structures
13 4 (0.52%) Data Integration
13 4 (0.52%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 52 (6.77%) UNIX
2 50 (6.51%) Linux
3 37 (4.82%) Windows
4 31 (4.04%) Apple iOS
5 25 (3.26%) Android
6 9 (1.17%) Mac OS X
7 7 (0.91%) AIX
8 4 (0.52%) Mac OS
9 3 (0.39%) Solaris
9 3 (0.39%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.26%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.26%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.13%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (25.91%) Agile Software Development
2 110 (14.32%) MVC
3 104 (13.54%) TDD
4 73 (9.51%) OO
5 59 (7.68%) Scrum
6 42 (5.47%) Business Intelligence
7 40 (5.21%) Web Development
8 36 (4.69%) Software Engineering
9 31 (4.04%) E-Commerce
10 30 (3.91%) Migration
11 29 (3.78%) OOP
12 28 (3.65%) Unit Testing
12 28 (3.65%) Multithreading
12 28 (3.65%) CRM
13 27 (3.52%) ETL
13 27 (3.52%) Responsive Web Design
14 26 (3.39%) SOA
15 22 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
15 22 (2.86%) Data Modelling
16 19 (2.47%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 299 (38.93%) JavaScript
2 189 (24.61%) C#
3 180 (23.44%) SQL
4 145 (18.88%) Java
5 73 (9.51%) Python
6 60 (7.81%) PHP
7 27 (3.52%) T-SQL
8 24 (3.13%) C++
9 22 (2.86%) Perl
10 15 (1.95%) Ruby
11 13 (1.69%) Objective-C
12 11 (1.43%) C
12 11 (1.43%) PL/SQL
12 11 (1.43%) Apex Code
13 10 (1.30%) VBA
13 10 (1.30%) Shell Script
14 8 (1.04%) VB.NET
15 6 (0.78%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 6 (0.78%) SAS Macro
15 6 (0.78%) MUMPS
Qualifications
1 27 (3.52%) Security Cleared
2 21 (2.73%) Degree
3 9 (1.17%) SC Cleared
4 8 (1.04%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (0.52%) HND
7 3 (0.39%) ISEB
8 2 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.13%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.56%) QA
2 2 (0.26%) DO-178B
2 2 (0.26%) PCI DSS
2 2 (0.26%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.13%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.39%) vSphere
2 3 (0.39%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 3 (0.39%) ZABBIX
1 3 (0.39%) logstash
1 3 (0.39%) Vagrant
1 3 (0.39%) Hyperic
2 2 (0.26%) Puppet
2 2 (0.26%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.26%) SCOM
3 1 (0.13%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.13%) Netcool
3 1 (0.13%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.13%) Netcool/Proviso
3 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 96 (12.50%) Oracle
2 65 (8.46%) Microsoft
3 36 (4.69%) Sitecore
4 20 (2.60%) Business Objects
5 18 (2.34%) IBM
5 18 (2.34%) Salesforce.com
6 15 (1.95%) Sybase
7 13 (1.69%) SAP
8 12 (1.56%) Ab Initio
9 11 (1.43%) webMethods
9 11 (1.43%) Adobe
10 7 (0.91%) Google
11 6 (0.78%) Sencha
11 6 (0.78%) Appcelerator
11 6 (0.78%) Telerik
11 6 (0.78%) Software AG
11 6 (0.78%) Vitria
11 6 (0.78%) TIBCO
11 6 (0.78%) InterSystems
12 5 (0.65%) VMware
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