The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 102 115 76
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -39
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 21 14 43
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.74% 0.51% 1.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 0.57% 1.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 11 17
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£450 £335 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+34.32% -10.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £356 £300 £298
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £400 £380
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.29 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +0.71%
Senior 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
2495 2449 2273
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.26% 90.00% 91.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 1323 1267 894
Average daily rate £388 £365 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £226 £213 £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 89 148
Average hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -41.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.30 £12.50 £14.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £33.85 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 April 2015.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the Berkshire region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 27 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 +12 11 £500 +49.25% 13
Maidenhead +6 2 - - 2
Bracknell +4 1 £475 +18.75% 2
Slough -3 1 £400 - 2
Newbury - 1 £388 - 3
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (30.23%) HTML
2 13 (30.23%) CSS
3 11 (25.58%) SQL
3 11 (25.58%) TDD
4 10 (23.26%) Web Services
4 10 (23.26%) MVC
4 10 (23.26%) jQuery
5 9 (20.93%) HTML5
5 9 (20.93%) Java
5 9 (20.93%) .NET
5 9 (20.93%) C#
6 8 (18.60%) CSS3
7 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
7 7 (16.28%) Python
8 6 (13.95%) OO
8 6 (13.95%) UNIX
8 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
8 6 (13.95%) ETL
8 6 (13.95%) Ab Initio
9 5 (11.63%) Scrum
9 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
9 5 (11.63%) Finance
9 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
9 5 (11.63%) XML
9 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
9 5 (11.63%) PHP
9 5 (11.63%) Big Data
9 5 (11.63%) AngularJS

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Berkshire region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (6.98%) SAS
1 3 (6.98%) CMS
1 3 (6.98%) Node.js
1 3 (6.98%) Sitefinity
2 2 (4.65%) Apache Solr
2 2 (4.65%) WebSphere
2 2 (4.65%) Drupal
3 1 (2.33%) Mule
3 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (2.33%) Commerce Server
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Unica
2 1 (2.33%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (2.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.65%) SMS
1 2 (4.65%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.63%) SQL Server
1 5 (11.63%) Big Data
2 4 (9.30%) DB2
3 3 (6.98%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (6.98%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (6.98%) Oracle ODI
4 2 (4.65%) MongoDB
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (2.33%) SQLite
5 1 (2.33%) Base SAS
5 1 (2.33%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 1 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 3 (6.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (6.98%) Eclipse
3 2 (4.65%) PHPUnit
4 1 (2.33%) MSBuild
4 1 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 1 (2.33%) Grunt
4 1 (2.33%) Bower
4 1 (2.33%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.33%) Subversion
4 1 (2.33%) Selenium
4 1 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
4 1 (2.33%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.33%) WebDriver
General
1 6 (13.95%) Telecoms
2 5 (11.63%) Finance
3 3 (6.98%) Marketing
4 1 (2.33%) Electronics
4 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) HTML
1 13 (30.23%) CSS
2 10 (23.26%) Web Services
2 10 (23.26%) jQuery
3 9 (20.93%) HTML5
3 9 (20.93%) .NET
4 8 (18.60%) CSS3
5 7 (16.28%) ASP.NET
6 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
6 5 (11.63%) XML
7 4 (9.30%) WCF
7 4 (9.30%) RESTful
8 3 (6.98%) XSLT
9 2 (4.65%) .NET Framework
9 2 (4.65%) J2EE
9 2 (4.65%) SOAP
9 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
9 2 (4.65%) Django
9 2 (4.65%) Castle Windsor
9 2 (4.65%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.30%) Open Source
2 3 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.65%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.33%) DataPower
4 1 (2.33%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.95%) UNIX
2 4 (9.30%) Linux
3 2 (4.65%) Android
3 2 (4.65%) Windows
4 1 (2.33%) AIX
4 1 (2.33%) Solaris
4 1 (2.33%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (37.21%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (25.58%) TDD
3 10 (23.26%) MVC
4 6 (13.95%) OO
4 6 (13.95%) ETL
5 5 (11.63%) E-Commerce
5 5 (11.63%) Scrum
5 5 (11.63%) BDD
5 5 (11.63%) Low Latency
6 4 (9.30%) Responsive Web Design
7 3 (6.98%) Analytics
7 3 (6.98%) Automated Testing
7 3 (6.98%) Refactoring
7 3 (6.98%) Risk Management
7 3 (6.98%) Pair Programming
7 3 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (4.65%) OOP
8 2 (4.65%) SOA
8 2 (4.65%) Content Management
8 2 (4.65%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (37.21%) JavaScript
2 11 (25.58%) SQL
3 9 (20.93%) C#
3 9 (20.93%) Java
4 7 (16.28%) Python
5 5 (11.63%) Shell Script
5 5 (11.63%) PHP
6 3 (6.98%) PL/SQL
6 3 (6.98%) Ruby
7 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
7 2 (4.65%) Perl
8 1 (2.33%) VB.NET
8 1 (2.33%) XPath
8 1 (2.33%) SAS Macro
8 1 (2.33%) Groovy
8 1 (2.33%) PowerShell
8 1 (2.33%) Scala
8 1 (2.33%) XQuery
Qualifications
1 2 (4.65%) Degree
2 1 (2.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Ab Initio
2 4 (9.30%) Oracle
3 3 (6.98%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.65%) Chordiant
4 2 (4.65%) Epiphany
5 1 (2.33%) Telerik
5 1 (2.33%) Google
5 1 (2.33%) Zend
5 1 (2.33%) Sitecore
5 1 (2.33%) Talend
5 1 (2.33%) IBM
5 1 (2.33%) SAP
5 1 (2.33%) TIBCO
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