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 28 July 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
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 301 344 398
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 11.71% 13.68% 16.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.17% 15.25% 18.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 188 171 199
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £261 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £450 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 5
Average hourly rate £32.50 £40.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £40.00 £23.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.90 £40.00 £35.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.04 £34.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.36% -1.42%
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
2285 2256 2207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.91% 89.70% 90.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 1241 1076 949
Average daily rate £380 £365 £373
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.10% -2.01%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £225 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 104 59 84
Average hourly rate £20.00 £17.07 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.16% -5.16%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.00 £22.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.23
% change year-on-year
- -4.20%

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 28 July 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
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 28 July 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 -3 133 £375 +7.14% 59
Slough -2 29 £319 -2.29% 20
Bracknell +10 28 £410 -8.88% 6
Maidenhead +1 19 £325 -7.14% 4
Newbury -3 11 £350 +21.73% 11
Windsor -4 2 - - 1
Wokingham 0 1 £325 -12.16% 1
Hungerford - 1 £320 - 4
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 269 (37.41%) JavaScript
2 230 (31.99%) HTML
3 227 (31.57%) CSS
4 181 (25.17%) C#
5 178 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
6 176 (24.48%) .NET
7 161 (22.39%) SQL
8 149 (20.72%) Java
9 124 (17.25%) jQuery
10 121 (16.83%) HTML5
11 120 (16.69%) MVC
12 119 (16.55%) SQL Server
13 110 (15.30%) CSS3
14 94 (13.07%) Oracle
14 94 (13.07%) ASP.NET
14 94 (13.07%) TDD
15 92 (12.80%) Web Services
16 91 (12.66%) AngularJS
17 71 (9.87%) Finance
17 71 (9.87%) XML
18 69 (9.60%) Python
19 62 (8.62%) UNIX
20 61 (8.48%) Scrum
21 57 (7.93%) CMS
22 51 (7.09%) Microsoft
23 48 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
23 48 (6.68%) OO
24 45 (6.26%) Data Warehouse
25 43 (5.98%) Telecoms
25 43 (5.98%) User Experience

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 57 (7.93%) CMS
2 41 (5.70%) WebSphere
3 28 (3.89%) SharePoint
4 27 (3.76%) BizTalk Server
5 22 (3.06%) Umbraco
6 20 (2.78%) Node.js
7 17 (2.36%) Sitecore CMS
8 13 (1.81%) Apache
9 12 (1.67%) Oracle Spatial
9 12 (1.67%) SharePoint 2013
10 11 (1.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 11 (1.53%) Commerce Server
11 10 (1.39%) WebSphere Application Server
12 8 (1.11%) WebLogic
12 8 (1.11%) WordPress
13 5 (0.70%) JBoss
13 5 (0.70%) Tomcat
14 4 (0.56%) MQSeries
14 4 (0.56%) Drupal
14 4 (0.56%) Lync
Applications
1 35 (4.87%) MS Excel
2 8 (1.11%) Photoshop
3 7 (0.97%) MS Office
4 3 (0.42%) DOC1
5 2 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 23 (3.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (1.39%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (1.11%) HFM
4 6 (0.83%) BusinessWare
5 5 (0.70%) BusinessWorks
5 5 (0.70%) Magento
6 4 (0.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 3 (0.42%) PeopleSoft Financials
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
8 2 (0.28%) Pivotal CRM
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Internet Expenses
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
9 1 (0.14%) BigMachines
9 1 (0.14%) Adobe Campaign
9 1 (0.14%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 1 (0.14%) Unica
9 1 (0.14%) Unica Affinium
9 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
9 1 (0.14%) Oracle BRM
Cloud Services
1 18 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (1.39%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (1.39%) SaaS
3 6 (0.83%) Google Analytics
4 3 (0.42%) Heroku
5 2 (0.28%) GitHub
5 2 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.28%) Force.com
6 1 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.14%) Yammer
6 1 (0.14%) Veeva
6 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.92%) HTTP
2 19 (2.64%) Internet
3 17 (2.36%) Intranet
3 17 (2.36%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.42%) Wireless
4 3 (0.42%) LTE
5 2 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.28%) DNS
5 2 (0.28%) FTP
5 2 (0.28%) SSL
6 1 (0.14%) IPv4
6 1 (0.14%) IPv6
6 1 (0.14%) UMTS
6 1 (0.14%) HTTPS
6 1 (0.14%) 3G
6 1 (0.14%) 4G
6 1 (0.14%) PuTTY
6 1 (0.14%) WiMAX
6 1 (0.14%) RTSP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (16.55%) SQL Server
2 45 (6.26%) Data Warehouse
3 39 (5.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 32 (4.45%) Relational Database
5 30 (4.17%) Big Data
5 30 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 28 (3.89%) MySQL
6 28 (3.89%) DB2
7 23 (3.20%) RDBMS
8 22 (3.06%) BusinessObjects
9 19 (2.64%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 19 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
10 14 (1.95%) OLTP
11 13 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (1.53%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (1.53%) MongoDB
12 11 (1.53%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
13 10 (1.39%) QlikView
14 8 (1.11%) Oracle Database
15 7 (0.97%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 39 (5.42%) Git (software)
2 27 (3.76%) Visual Studio
3 23 (3.20%) Subversion
4 20 (2.78%) Jenkins
5 18 (2.50%) Grunt
5 18 (2.50%) Team Foundation Server
6 16 (2.23%) Selenium
7 14 (1.95%) TeamCity
8 13 (1.81%) Maven
8 13 (1.81%) Xcode
9 12 (1.67%) JUnit
10 11 (1.53%) NUnit
11 9 (1.25%) Ant
11 9 (1.25%) Eclipse
11 9 (1.25%) MSTest
11 9 (1.25%) gulp
12 7 (0.97%) Appcelerator Titanium
12 7 (0.97%) JIRA
13 6 (0.83%) Talend Open Studio
14 5 (0.70%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 71 (9.87%) Finance
2 43 (5.98%) Telecoms
3 21 (2.92%) Retail
4 20 (2.78%) Marketing
5 6 (0.83%) Banking
6 5 (0.70%) Games
6 5 (0.70%) Electronics
6 5 (0.70%) Advertising
6 5 (0.70%) Spanish Language
7 4 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (0.56%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.42%) Legal
8 3 (0.42%) General Ledger
9 2 (0.28%) Military
10 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.14%) Billing
10 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.14%) Publishing
10 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.14%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 230 (31.99%) HTML
2 227 (31.57%) CSS
3 176 (24.48%) .NET
4 124 (17.25%) jQuery
5 121 (16.83%) HTML5
6 110 (15.30%) CSS3
7 94 (13.07%) ASP.NET
8 92 (12.80%) Web Services
9 91 (12.66%) AngularJS
10 71 (9.87%) XML
11 39 (5.42%) SOAP
12 38 (5.29%) ASP.NET MVC
13 37 (5.15%) WCF
14 35 (4.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 35 (4.87%) Sass
15 34 (4.73%) REST
16 33 (4.59%) Ajax
16 33 (4.59%) RESTful
17 32 (4.45%) Spring
18 30 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 43 (5.98%) User Experience
2 30 (4.17%) Mobile App
3 24 (3.34%) Analytical Skills
4 23 (3.20%) DataPower
4 23 (3.20%) Computer Science
5 20 (2.78%) Management Information System
6 15 (2.09%) GIS
7 11 (1.53%) Client/Server
8 8 (1.11%) W3C
8 8 (1.11%) Mobile Computing
9 6 (0.83%) iPhone
10 5 (0.70%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (0.56%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (0.56%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.56%) Algorithms
11 4 (0.56%) DTV
11 4 (0.56%) Statistics
11 4 (0.56%) Visualisation
11 4 (0.56%) CMDB
11 4 (0.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 62 (8.62%) UNIX
2 34 (4.73%) Linux
3 29 (4.03%) Windows
4 20 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 19 (2.64%) Android
6 11 (1.53%) AIX
7 8 (1.11%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.83%) Solaris
9 5 (0.70%) Windows Phone
10 4 (0.56%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.56%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.42%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
12 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 178 (24.76%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (16.69%) MVC
3 94 (13.07%) TDD
4 61 (8.48%) Scrum
5 48 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
5 48 (6.68%) OO
6 37 (5.15%) Software Engineering
7 35 (4.87%) E-Commerce
8 34 (4.73%) Unit Testing
8 34 (4.73%) Low Latency
9 30 (4.17%) Multithreading
10 29 (4.03%) CRM
11 28 (3.89%) Web Development
12 27 (3.76%) Responsive Web Design
13 26 (3.62%) SDLC
14 25 (3.48%) ETL
15 24 (3.34%) OOP
15 24 (3.34%) Migration
16 22 (3.06%) Continuous Integration
17 21 (2.92%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 269 (37.41%) JavaScript
2 181 (25.17%) C#
3 161 (22.39%) SQL
4 149 (20.72%) Java
5 69 (9.60%) Python
6 42 (5.84%) PHP
7 39 (5.42%) T-SQL
8 28 (3.89%) Shell Script
9 23 (3.20%) C++
10 20 (2.78%) Perl
11 16 (2.23%) Objective-C
12 13 (1.81%) Ruby
13 11 (1.53%) C
14 9 (1.25%) VBA
15 8 (1.11%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 8 (1.11%) VB
16 7 (0.97%) VB.NET
17 5 (0.70%) VBScript
17 5 (0.70%) Embedded C
18 4 (0.56%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 41 (5.70%) Security Cleared
2 18 (2.50%) SC Cleared
3 14 (1.95%) Degree
4 8 (1.11%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.14%) Sun Certification
6 1 (0.14%) ACCA
6 1 (0.14%) CIMA
6 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) MCSD
6 1 (0.14%) HND
6 1 (0.14%) ISEB
6 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.11%) QA
2 2 (0.28%) DO-178B
2 2 (0.28%) 21 CFR Part 11
3 1 (0.14%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (0.70%) VirtualBox
2 2 (0.28%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (0.70%) Vagrant
2 2 (0.28%) SCOM
2 2 (0.28%) Netcool
3 1 (0.14%) Netcool/OMNIbus
3 1 (0.14%) OVSD
3 1 (0.14%) HP NNM
3 1 (0.14%) Netcool/Proviso
3 1 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
3 1 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.14%) Puppet
3 1 (0.14%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 94 (13.07%) Oracle
2 51 (7.09%) Microsoft
3 41 (5.70%) IBM
4 36 (5.01%) Ab Initio
5 22 (3.06%) Sitecore
6 17 (2.36%) SAP
7 14 (1.95%) Sybase
7 14 (1.95%) Adobe
8 10 (1.39%) Sencha
9 9 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (1.25%) webMethods
10 8 (1.11%) Telerik
10 8 (1.11%) ServiceNow
11 7 (0.97%) Google
11 7 (0.97%) TIBCO
11 7 (0.97%) PeopleSoft
12 6 (0.83%) HP
12 6 (0.83%) BMC
12 6 (0.83%) Vitria
12 6 (0.83%) Talend
Berkshire
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £400 - £500 per day + Dependent on skills and experience.
Posted: 6 hours ago
Berkshire
Hudson IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Maidenhead, Berkshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £250 to £400 per day - 6 Months Contract
Posted: 3 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
IT Connections
Rate: to £55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Slough
Intuition IT Solutions
Rate: £350 - £375 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Slough, Berkshire
Square One Resources
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser
Rate: £280 - £320 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Reading
Capita - ITPS
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Hungerford, Berkshire
Vadis People
Rate: circ £300 - £340 Per Day
Posted: 6 days ago
Berkshire
Preferred Choice
Rate: £330 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Premier IT
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Berkshire
Progressive Recruitment
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £600 - £900 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Berkshire
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £250 - £280 per day + DOE
Posted: 20 days ago
Reading
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £345 - £400 per day + Competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Slough
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £325 - £340 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Berkshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £250 - £325 per day
Posted: 26 days ago