The table below looks at the statistics for the Head of Development 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 Head of Development in their job title over the 3 months to 4 March 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
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Head of Development
Rank 125 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Head of Development 4 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.14% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£950 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £500 - £550
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - -
Head of Development
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
2560 2502 2030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.86% 89.77% 91.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1287 1297 798
Average daily rate £388 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.97% +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £535 £513 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 78 108 134
Average hourly rate £16.50 £19.00 £20.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-13.15% -6.17%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £13.54 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £54.00 £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

Head of Development
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Head of Development in the job title across the Berkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Head of Development Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Head of Development
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Head of Development across the Berkshire region.

Head of Development Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Head of Development
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 Head of Development within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 4 March 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 - 1 £950 -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Head of Development
South East

Head of Development
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Head of Development 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 Head of Development in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
2 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (50.00%) Finance
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence

Head of Development
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Head of Development 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 Head of Development in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

General
1 2 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (50.00%) Finance
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 3 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (50.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) C