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 20 October 2014 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
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 98 117 109
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 26 19 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.05% 0.72% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.16% 0.79% 0.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 11 11
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£400 £400 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £328 £325 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £444 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £373 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.38% +6.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £38.75 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+9.67% -8.82%
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
2234 2420 2695
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 90.45% 91.67% 90.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 1165 1137 986
Average daily rate £375 £375 £370
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.35%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £215 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £488
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 73 91 104
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.50 £17.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.45% -2.94%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £36.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.85% -7.42%

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 20 October 2014.

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 20 October 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 +18 12 £375 -8.53% 4
Slough 0 6 £400 +23.07% 3
Newbury - 2 £406 - 4
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (40.91%) HTML
3 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
4 15 (34.09%) CSS
5 14 (31.82%) Java
5 14 (31.82%) jQuery
6 10 (22.73%) Open Source
6 10 (22.73%) MVC
7 9 (20.45%) RESTful
7 9 (20.45%) HTML5
7 9 (20.45%) CSS3
8 8 (18.18%) Sass
8 8 (18.18%) JSON
8 8 (18.18%) .NET
8 8 (18.18%) SOAP
8 8 (18.18%) Web Services
9 7 (15.91%) XML
9 7 (15.91%) Oracle
9 7 (15.91%) SQL
10 6 (13.64%) C#
10 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
10 6 (13.64%) Linux
10 6 (13.64%) OO
10 6 (13.64%) XHTML
10 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (13.64%) Eclipse
10 6 (13.64%) TDD
10 6 (13.64%) Migration
10 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
10 6 (13.64%) Grunt

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 5 (11.36%) CMS
2 4 (9.09%) Apache
3 3 (6.82%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.55%) Alfresco
4 2 (4.55%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.27%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.27%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.27%) SAS
5 1 (2.27%) Liferay
5 1 (2.27%) Node.js
5 1 (2.27%) JBoss
Applications
1 2 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (4.55%) PaaS
2 1 (2.27%) GitHub
2 1 (2.27%) SaaS
2 1 (2.27%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.82%) HTTP
1 3 (6.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.64%) SQL Server
1 6 (13.64%) Data Warehouse
2 4 (9.09%) Essbase
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle BI EE
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle Exadata
2 4 (9.09%) Oracle ODI
2 4 (9.09%) Relational Database
3 3 (6.82%) MySQL
3 3 (6.82%) RDBMS
3 3 (6.82%) DB2
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (2.27%) Base SAS
4 1 (2.27%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 1 (2.27%) Big Data
4 1 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (13.64%) Eclipse
1 6 (13.64%) Grunt
2 4 (9.09%) Toad
2 4 (9.09%) Subversion
3 3 (6.82%) Selenium
3 3 (6.82%) Git (software)
4 2 (4.55%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (4.55%) Mercurial
4 2 (4.55%) JBehave
4 2 (4.55%) Maven
4 2 (4.55%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.27%) JUnit
5 1 (2.27%) JIRA
5 1 (2.27%) ERwin
5 1 (2.27%) IntelliJ
5 1 (2.27%) MSTest
5 1 (2.27%) Moq
5 1 (2.27%) Cucumber
5 1 (2.27%) QUnit
5 1 (2.27%) Jasmine
General
1 2 (4.55%) Telecoms
1 2 (4.55%) Finance
1 2 (4.55%) Retail
2 1 (2.27%) Billing
2 1 (2.27%) Marketing
2 1 (2.27%) Advertising
2 1 (2.27%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (40.91%) HTML
2 15 (34.09%) CSS
3 14 (31.82%) jQuery
4 9 (20.45%) RESTful
4 9 (20.45%) HTML5
4 9 (20.45%) CSS3
5 8 (18.18%) Sass
5 8 (18.18%) JSON
5 8 (18.18%) SOAP
5 8 (18.18%) .NET
5 8 (18.18%) Web Services
6 7 (15.91%) XML
7 6 (13.64%) XHTML
8 5 (11.36%) Spring
8 5 (11.36%) Ajax
8 5 (11.36%) Backbone.js
9 4 (9.09%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
9 4 (9.09%) JMS
10 3 (6.82%) J2EE
10 3 (6.82%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 10 (22.73%) Open Source
2 6 (13.64%) User Experience
3 3 (6.82%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.55%) W3C
5 1 (2.27%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.27%) AS400
5 1 (2.27%) IPTV
5 1 (2.27%) FMCG
5 1 (2.27%) iPhone
5 1 (2.27%) DataPower
5 1 (2.27%) iSeries
5 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.27%) NHS
5 1 (2.27%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.27%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.64%) Linux
2 3 (6.82%) Windows
3 2 (4.55%) UNIX
3 2 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (2.27%) AIX
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.27%) Debian
4 1 (2.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.73%) MVC
3 6 (13.64%) Migration
3 6 (13.64%) OO
3 6 (13.64%) TDD
3 6 (13.64%) Data Migration
4 5 (11.36%) Data Modelling
4 5 (11.36%) Scrum
5 4 (9.09%) SOA
5 4 (9.09%) OOP
5 4 (9.09%) BDD
5 4 (9.09%) Analytics
5 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.82%) CRM
6 3 (6.82%) Workflow
6 3 (6.82%) Pair Programming
6 3 (6.82%) Automated Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.82%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (4.55%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 17 (38.64%) JavaScript
2 14 (31.82%) Java
3 7 (15.91%) SQL
4 6 (13.64%) C#
5 5 (11.36%) PHP
6 3 (6.82%) Groovy
6 3 (6.82%) Scala
6 3 (6.82%) Shell Script
7 2 (4.55%) PHP5
7 2 (4.55%) Python
8 1 (2.27%) SAS Macro
8 1 (2.27%) Apex Code
8 1 (2.27%) RPG/400
8 1 (2.27%) RPG IV
8 1 (2.27%) SOQL
8 1 (2.27%) SOSL
8 1 (2.27%) RPG
8 1 (2.27%) VBA
8 1 (2.27%) C++
8 1 (2.27%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.55%) Degree
2 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
Vendors
1 7 (15.91%) Oracle
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.55%) IBM
3 2 (4.55%) Zend
4 1 (2.27%) Pega
4 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.27%) Apple
4 1 (2.27%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (2.27%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.27%) GigaSpaces
Slough, Berkshire
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