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 26 July 2016 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
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 14 6 4
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 226 304 343
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 9.45% 11.80% 13.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.27% 12.83% 14.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 147 193 170
Median daily rate £375 £355 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.63% +1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £480 £477 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 5 1
Median hourly rate £20.50 £32.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-36.92% -18.75%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.38 £37.48 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+13.07% +10.22%
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
2201 2370 2305
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 92.02% 92.00% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1167 1253 1086
Median daily rate £408 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £269 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 98 108 62
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £17.07
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +26.24%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £39.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

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 26 July 2016.

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 26 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 26 July 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +1 96 £400 +6.66% 33
Bracknell -19 16 £513 +25.00% 8
Slough -4 15 £350 +7.69% 13
Newbury -1 13 £325 -7.14% 11
Wokingham -3 6 £350 +7.69% 8
Maidenhead -14 2 £375 +15.38% 6
Windsor +3 1 £300 - 2
Developer
South East

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 26 July 2016, 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.

1 166 (35.93%) JavaScript
2 145 (31.39%) C#
3 141 (30.52%) .NET
4 140 (30.30%) HTML
5 124 (26.84%) SQL
6 115 (24.89%) CSS
7 114 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
8 109 (23.59%) Java
9 103 (22.29%) MVC
10 74 (16.02%) SQL Server
11 65 (14.07%) Web Services
12 62 (13.42%) ASP.NET
12 62 (13.42%) AngularJS
13 59 (12.77%) TDD
14 54 (11.69%) Oracle
14 54 (11.69%) Microsoft
15 53 (11.47%) HTML5
16 51 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
17 50 (10.82%) Web Development
18 46 (9.96%) REST
19 45 (9.74%) jQuery
19 45 (9.74%) XML
20 42 (9.09%) Security Cleared
21 39 (8.44%) Finance
22 38 (8.23%) CSS3
23 37 (8.01%) Git (software)
24 36 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
24 36 (7.79%) Scrum
24 36 (7.79%) Python
25 35 (7.58%) Windows

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 27 (5.84%) BizTalk Server
2 26 (5.63%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.11%) CMS
4 14 (3.03%) JBoss
5 9 (1.95%) Confluence
6 8 (1.73%) Apache
7 7 (1.52%) WordPress
8 6 (1.30%) IIS
8 6 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
8 6 (1.30%) WebSphere
9 5 (1.08%) Apache Spark
9 5 (1.08%) Drupal
9 5 (1.08%) SAS
9 5 (1.08%) Umbraco
9 5 (1.08%) WebLogic
10 4 (0.87%) MS Exchange
10 4 (0.87%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
11 3 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 21 (4.55%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.95%) MS Office
3 5 (1.08%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.43%) GIMP
6 1 (0.22%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.22%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 26 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.30%) Remedy ITSM
3 5 (1.08%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.65%) Magento
5 2 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 2 (0.43%) Oracle BPM
5 2 (0.43%) Sage 200
5 2 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.22%) Cognos Planning
6 1 (0.22%) SAP Business ByDesign
6 1 (0.22%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 35 (7.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (1.73%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.73%) Cloud Computing
2 8 (1.73%) Office 365
3 6 (1.30%) PaaS
4 5 (1.08%) Azure Machine Learning
5 4 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (0.65%) Boomi
6 3 (0.65%) SaaS
7 2 (0.43%) FinancialForce.com
7 2 (0.43%) GitHub
7 2 (0.43%) OpenShift
7 2 (0.43%) SuccessFactors
8 1 (0.22%) Bluemix
8 1 (0.22%) Force.com
8 1 (0.22%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (3.46%) Internet
2 9 (1.95%) HTTP
3 8 (1.73%) SSL
4 7 (1.52%) CTI
5 3 (0.65%) DVB
5 3 (0.65%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.65%) Kerberos
5 3 (0.65%) UPnP
6 2 (0.43%) DNS
6 2 (0.43%) FTP
6 2 (0.43%) SNMP
6 2 (0.43%) SSH
6 2 (0.43%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.22%) H.323
7 1 (0.22%) LDAP
7 1 (0.22%) Network Security
7 1 (0.22%) PuTTY
7 1 (0.22%) Telepresence
7 1 (0.22%) Unified Communications
7 1 (0.22%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (16.02%) SQL Server
2 26 (5.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (4.76%) Data Warehouse
4 20 (4.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 19 (4.11%) Oracle Database
6 16 (3.46%) MySQL
6 16 (3.46%) Power BI
7 14 (3.03%) Relational Database
7 14 (3.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 13 (2.81%) NoSQL
8 13 (2.81%) SQL Server 2008
9 12 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
10 11 (2.38%) QlikView
10 11 (2.38%) RDBMS
11 9 (1.95%) Big Data
11 9 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
12 8 (1.73%) Azure SQL Database
13 7 (1.52%) BusinessObjects
13 7 (1.52%) Hadoop
13 7 (1.52%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 37 (8.01%) Git (software)
2 36 (7.79%) Team Foundation Server
3 22 (4.76%) Visual Studio
4 18 (3.90%) Jenkins
5 14 (3.03%) JIRA
6 12 (2.60%) Eclipse
6 12 (2.60%) Subversion
7 7 (1.52%) Grunt
7 7 (1.52%) Maven
7 7 (1.52%) Selenium
8 6 (1.30%) JUnit
8 6 (1.30%) Oracle APEX
8 6 (1.30%) Talend Open Studio
9 5 (1.08%) Cucumber
10 4 (0.87%) gulp
10 4 (0.87%) Hudson
10 4 (0.87%) Jasmine
10 4 (0.87%) MSTest
10 4 (0.87%) SoapUI
10 4 (0.87%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 39 (8.44%) Finance
2 31 (6.71%) Telecoms
3 13 (2.81%) Marketing
4 12 (2.60%) Retail
5 8 (1.73%) Manufacturing
6 7 (1.52%) Advertising
7 6 (1.30%) Publishing
8 4 (0.87%) Electronics
8 4 (0.87%) Local Government
9 3 (0.65%) Banking
9 3 (0.65%) French Language
9 3 (0.65%) Games
9 3 (0.65%) German Language
9 3 (0.65%) Italian Language
9 3 (0.65%) Spanish Language
10 2 (0.43%) Automotive
10 2 (0.43%) Front Office
11 1 (0.22%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.22%) Military
11 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 141 (30.52%) .NET
2 140 (30.30%) HTML
3 115 (24.89%) CSS
4 65 (14.07%) Web Services
5 62 (13.42%) AngularJS
5 62 (13.42%) ASP.NET
6 53 (11.47%) HTML5
7 46 (9.96%) REST
8 45 (9.74%) jQuery
8 45 (9.74%) XML
9 38 (8.23%) CSS3
10 34 (7.36%) ASP.NET MVC
11 31 (6.71%) Spring
12 28 (6.06%) .NET Framework
13 26 (5.63%) JSON
14 25 (5.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 22 (4.76%) SOAP
15 22 (4.76%) WCF
16 20 (4.33%) Sass
17 18 (3.90%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 27 (5.84%) User Experience
2 23 (4.98%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (2.38%) Computer Science
4 7 (1.52%) Mobile App
4 7 (1.52%) Visualisation
5 5 (1.08%) Client/Server
5 5 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (0.87%) Digital Media
6 4 (0.87%) Driving Licence
6 4 (0.87%) Inversion of Control
6 4 (0.87%) iPad
7 3 (0.65%) CMDB
7 3 (0.65%) Data Integration
7 3 (0.65%) DataPower
7 3 (0.65%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (0.65%) Management Information System
7 3 (0.65%) Smart Energy
7 3 (0.65%) STB
8 2 (0.43%) e-Learning
8 2 (0.43%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 35 (7.58%) Windows
2 34 (7.36%) Linux
3 14 (3.03%) Unix
4 13 (2.81%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.16%) Android
5 10 (2.16%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.87%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.22%) AIX
8 1 (0.22%) Solaris
8 1 (0.22%) Windows 10
8 1 (0.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 114 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
2 103 (22.29%) MVC
3 59 (12.77%) TDD
4 51 (11.04%) Business Intelligence
5 50 (10.82%) Web Development
6 36 (7.79%) Scrum
7 35 (7.58%) CRM
8 29 (6.28%) Data Protection
9 28 (6.06%) Front End Development
10 25 (5.41%) ETL
11 24 (5.19%) OO
12 23 (4.98%) E-Commerce
12 23 (4.98%) Unit Testing
13 18 (3.90%) Data Modelling
13 18 (3.90%) SDLC
14 17 (3.68%) Analytics
14 17 (3.68%) BDD
14 17 (3.68%) Software Engineering
15 16 (3.46%) Workflow
16 15 (3.25%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 166 (35.93%) JavaScript
2 145 (31.39%) C#
3 124 (26.84%) SQL
4 109 (23.59%) Java
5 36 (7.79%) Python
6 25 (5.41%) C++
6 25 (5.41%) PHP
7 24 (5.19%) T-SQL
8 21 (4.55%) PL/SQL
9 16 (3.46%) PowerShell
10 14 (3.03%) C
11 12 (2.60%) VB.NET
12 11 (2.38%) Apex Code
13 10 (2.16%) Ruby
14 8 (1.73%) R
15 7 (1.52%) Objective-C
15 7 (1.52%) XAML
16 5 (1.08%) Groovy
16 5 (1.08%) Shell Script
17 4 (0.87%) XPath
Qualifications
1 42 (9.09%) Security Cleared
2 31 (6.71%) SC Cleared
3 17 (3.68%) Degree
4 5 (1.08%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.87%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.43%) MCSD
6 2 (0.43%) MCSE
7 1 (0.22%) HND
7 1 (0.22%) IBM Certification
7 1 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.22%) MCITP
7 1 (0.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.16%) QA
2 7 (1.52%) Data Quality
3 6 (1.30%) SLA
4 2 (0.43%) SDET
5 1 (0.22%) FedRAMP
System Software
1 5 (1.08%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.65%) Docker
3 1 (0.22%) GeoWebCache
3 1 (0.22%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 3 (0.65%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.43%) logstash
3 1 (0.22%) CA Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 54 (11.69%) Microsoft
1 54 (11.69%) Oracle
2 18 (3.90%) Salesforce.com
3 10 (2.16%) Remedy
4 9 (1.95%) IBM
5 8 (1.73%) BMC
5 8 (1.73%) Sitecore
6 7 (1.52%) SAP
7 6 (1.30%) HP
7 6 (1.30%) Talend
7 6 (1.30%) Xamarin
8 5 (1.08%) Google
8 5 (1.08%) hybris
9 4 (0.87%) Adobe
9 4 (0.87%) CA
9 4 (0.87%) Cognos
9 4 (0.87%) Hyperion
9 4 (0.87%) Infragistics
9 4 (0.87%) Serena
9 4 (0.87%) VMware
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