The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 5 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 338 408 394
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 13.43% 16.97% 12.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.98% 18.66% 14.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 167 213 197
Average daily rate
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£350 £360 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +10.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £254 £220 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £475 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £346 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 14
Average hourly rate £40.00 £35.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.67% +12.69%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2256 2186 2768
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.67% 90.93% 88.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1085 957 1023
Average daily rate £365 £370 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £196 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 77 92
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.45% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.94 £12.81
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £31.00 £42.80
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Developer
South East

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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 +1 142 £350 -12.50% 67
Slough -3 43 £325 +10.16% 15
Maidenhead -1 21 £338 +17.39% 6
Newbury -2 14 £313 +25.00% 13
Bracknell -4 10 £500 +17.64% 6
Windsor 0 5 £350 -36.36% 4
Wokingham +2 4 £370 - 15
Thatcham - - - - 1
Ascot - - - - 1
Developer
South East

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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.

1 250 (35.87%) JavaScript
2 248 (35.58%) HTML
3 221 (31.71%) CSS
4 198 (28.41%) .NET
5 187 (26.83%) C#
6 160 (22.96%) SQL
7 141 (20.23%) jQuery
8 137 (19.66%) SQL Server
9 129 (18.51%) HTML5
10 127 (18.22%) Java
11 119 (17.07%) MVC
12 115 (16.50%) ASP.NET
13 109 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
14 96 (13.77%) XML
15 95 (13.63%) CSS3
16 84 (12.05%) OO
17 81 (11.62%) Microsoft
18 79 (11.33%) Web Services
19 77 (11.05%) Windows
20 60 (8.61%) Ajax
20 60 (8.61%) Finance
21 59 (8.46%) Spring
22 58 (8.32%) TDD
22 58 (8.32%) T-SQL
23 54 (7.75%) Scrum
24 53 (7.60%) SQL Server 2008
25 51 (7.32%) PHP
25 51 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
25 51 (7.32%) Web Development
26 50 (7.17%) SharePoint

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 50 (7.17%) SharePoint
2 41 (5.88%) CMS
3 25 (3.59%) WebSphere
4 23 (3.30%) SharePoint Server
5 18 (2.58%) Tomcat
5 18 (2.58%) IIS
6 14 (2.01%) BizTalk Server
7 11 (1.58%) Drupal
8 10 (1.43%) Node.js
8 10 (1.43%) Apache
9 9 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
10 8 (1.15%) Liferay
10 8 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
11 7 (1.00%) Confluence
11 7 (1.00%) SharePoint 2010
12 6 (0.86%) Alfresco
12 6 (0.86%) WebSphere Application Server
13 5 (0.72%) WordPress
14 4 (0.57%) Umbraco
14 4 (0.57%) TIBCO EMS
Applications
1 31 (4.45%) MS Excel
2 24 (3.44%) MS Office
3 19 (2.73%) Photoshop
4 5 (0.72%) Adobe Illustrator
5 4 (0.57%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.29%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.14%) Blender
7 1 (0.14%) PowerPivot
7 1 (0.14%) DOC1
7 1 (0.14%) Acrobat
7 1 (0.14%) AutoCAD
7 1 (0.14%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 12 (1.72%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.57%) BusinessWorks
3 3 (0.43%) WebTrends
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
3 3 (0.43%) Magento
3 3 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (0.29%) SAP GRC
4 2 (0.29%) Retail-J
4 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
4 2 (0.29%) CSG Singleview
4 2 (0.29%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.29%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.14%) Agresso
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 24 (3.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.00%) Force.com
3 4 (0.57%) SaaS
4 3 (0.43%) GitHub
5 2 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.29%) Google App Engine
6 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
6 1 (0.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 22 (3.16%) HTTP
2 15 (2.15%) LDAP
3 12 (1.72%) Internet
4 6 (0.86%) IPv4
4 6 (0.86%) IPv6
5 5 (0.72%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.43%) DNS
6 3 (0.43%) Wireless
7 2 (0.29%) Intranet
7 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.29%) VPN
7 2 (0.29%) FTP
7 2 (0.29%) MPLS
8 1 (0.14%) Broadband
8 1 (0.14%) LAN
8 1 (0.14%) SDH
8 1 (0.14%) SMS
8 1 (0.14%) WAN
8 1 (0.14%) Extranet
8 1 (0.14%) SONET
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (19.66%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.60%) SQL Server 2008
3 51 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 47 (6.74%) MySQL
5 34 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
5 34 (4.88%) SQL Server 2005
6 27 (3.87%) QlikView
7 26 (3.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 23 (3.30%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 22 (3.16%) OLAP
10 19 (2.73%) DB2
11 16 (2.30%) DTS
12 15 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 13 (1.87%) Relational Database
14 12 (1.72%) IDOL
15 10 (1.43%) DataStage
15 10 (1.43%) MongoDB
16 8 (1.15%) NoSQL
17 7 (1.00%) Oracle Database
17 7 (1.00%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 44 (6.31%) Visual Studio
2 35 (5.02%) Git (software)
3 28 (4.02%) Subversion
4 26 (3.73%) Team Foundation Server
5 23 (3.30%) Eclipse
6 17 (2.44%) Grunt
7 16 (2.30%) JIRA
8 14 (2.01%) JUnit
8 14 (2.01%) Jenkins
9 13 (1.87%) Maven
9 13 (1.87%) Selenium
10 12 (1.72%) GDB
10 12 (1.72%) Jasmine
11 8 (1.15%) QUnit
12 7 (1.00%) Mercurial
12 7 (1.00%) Ant
13 5 (0.72%) Dreamweaver
13 5 (0.72%) Firebug
13 5 (0.72%) Behat
13 5 (0.72%) Cucumber
General
1 60 (8.61%) Finance
2 27 (3.87%) Telecoms
3 16 (2.30%) Retail
4 15 (2.15%) Marketing
4 15 (2.15%) Publishing
5 9 (1.29%) Banking
6 7 (1.00%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.86%) Billing
8 4 (0.57%) Games
8 4 (0.57%) Advertising
8 4 (0.57%) Electronics
9 3 (0.43%) Legal
10 2 (0.29%) German Language
10 2 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.29%) Automotive
10 2 (0.29%) Law
10 2 (0.29%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.14%) Back Office
11 1 (0.14%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 248 (35.58%) HTML
2 221 (31.71%) CSS
3 198 (28.41%) .NET
4 141 (20.23%) jQuery
5 129 (18.51%) HTML5
6 115 (16.50%) ASP.NET
7 96 (13.77%) XML
8 95 (13.63%) CSS3
9 79 (11.33%) Web Services
10 60 (8.61%) Ajax
11 59 (8.46%) Spring
12 50 (7.17%) RESTful
13 47 (6.74%) .NET Framework
14 45 (6.46%) JSON
15 43 (6.17%) SOAP
16 42 (6.03%) WCF
17 39 (5.60%) AngularJS
18 35 (5.02%) ASP.NET MVC
19 34 (4.88%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
19 34 (4.88%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 42 (6.03%) Mobile App
2 35 (5.02%) Open Source
3 21 (3.01%) Computer Science
4 13 (1.87%) iPad
4 13 (1.87%) Digital Media
5 9 (1.29%) iPhone
6 7 (1.00%) Client/Server
7 6 (0.86%) W3C
7 6 (0.86%) Blackberry
7 6 (0.86%) Mathematics
8 5 (0.72%) Physics
8 5 (0.72%) Graphic Design
9 4 (0.57%) Wiki
9 4 (0.57%) Smartphone
9 4 (0.57%) GIS
9 4 (0.57%) DataPower
10 3 (0.43%) Social Media
10 3 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (0.43%) Firmware
10 3 (0.43%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 77 (11.05%) Windows
2 46 (6.60%) UNIX
3 43 (6.17%) Linux
4 33 (4.73%) Apple iOS
5 28 (4.02%) Android
6 20 (2.87%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (1.72%) Windows 8
8 6 (0.86%) Windows Phone
8 6 (0.86%) AIX
8 6 (0.86%) Solaris
9 5 (0.72%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (0.57%) Windows 7
11 3 (0.43%) Windows Phone 8
11 3 (0.43%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.14%) SUSE
13 1 (0.14%) Debian
13 1 (0.14%) webOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (17.07%) MVC
2 109 (15.64%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (12.05%) OO
4 58 (8.32%) TDD
5 54 (7.75%) Scrum
6 51 (7.32%) Web Development
7 46 (6.60%) Business Intelligence
8 43 (6.17%) E-Commerce
9 39 (5.60%) ETL
10 38 (5.45%) Unit Testing
11 33 (4.73%) Continuous Integration
12 30 (4.30%) Migration
13 29 (4.16%) Workflow
14 27 (3.87%) SOA
14 27 (3.87%) BDD
15 26 (3.73%) iOS Development
16 25 (3.59%) CRM
17 21 (3.01%) OOP
17 21 (3.01%) Software Engineering
17 21 (3.01%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 250 (35.87%) JavaScript
2 187 (26.83%) C#
3 160 (22.96%) SQL
4 127 (18.22%) Java
5 58 (8.32%) T-SQL
6 51 (7.32%) PHP
7 23 (3.30%) C
8 17 (2.44%) C++
9 13 (1.87%) Shell Script
10 12 (1.72%) Groovy
10 12 (1.72%) VB.NET
11 11 (1.58%) PowerShell
12 10 (1.43%) Scala
12 10 (1.43%) Apex Code
12 10 (1.43%) PL/SQL
13 9 (1.29%) PHP5
14 8 (1.15%) Objective-C
14 8 (1.15%) Python
15 7 (1.00%) VB
15 7 (1.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 42 (6.03%) Security Cleared
2 34 (4.88%) SC Cleared
3 27 (3.87%) Degree
4 8 (1.15%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.14%) ISEB
5 1 (0.14%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.14%) ACCA
5 1 (0.14%) CIMA
5 1 (0.14%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (1.58%) SLA
2 10 (1.43%) QA
2 10 (1.43%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.57%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.57%) WCAG
System Software
1 9 (1.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (0.43%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.29%) SCCM
2 2 (0.29%) Vagrant
3 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 1 (0.14%) Puppet
Vendors
1 81 (11.62%) Microsoft
2 41 (5.88%) Oracle
3 27 (3.87%) IBM
4 22 (3.16%) SAP
4 22 (3.16%) Salesforce.com
5 16 (2.30%) Sencha
6 13 (1.87%) Twitter
6 13 (1.87%) Cisco
7 12 (1.72%) Sitecore
7 12 (1.72%) Meridio
8 11 (1.58%) Informatica
9 10 (1.43%) Zend
9 10 (1.43%) Yahoo!
10 9 (1.29%) hybris
10 9 (1.29%) Business Objects
11 6 (0.86%) Red Hat
11 6 (0.86%) Google
12 5 (0.72%) JBoss
12 5 (0.72%) Cognos
12 5 (0.72%) Siebel
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