The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Berkshire region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 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
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 116 101 109
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 9 19 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.38% 0.74% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.42% 0.80% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 10 9
Median daily rate £463 £450 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.77% +28.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £375 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £500 £392
UK excluding London median daily rate £450 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £45.00 £38.52 £20.00
% change year-on-year
+16.82% +92.60%
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
2156 2367 2336
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 91.78% 92.21% 93.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 1147 1272 1107
Median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £224 £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 96 105 61
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.53 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.63% +23.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £11.73 £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 £16.25
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.55%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Berkshire region that featured Senior Developer in the job title.

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 30 July 2016.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 30 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 -6 4 £450 -10.00% 7
Bracknell -8 1 £550 +46.66%
Newbury - 1 £300 -
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 12 (42.86%) Java
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) C#
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
3 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
4 8 (28.57%) HTML
5 7 (25.00%) CSS
5 7 (25.00%) MVC
6 6 (21.43%) Scrum
6 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
6 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
7 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
7 5 (17.86%) XML
8 4 (14.29%) Web Services
8 4 (14.29%) JBoss
8 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
8 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
8 4 (14.29%) Project Management
8 4 (14.29%) WPF
8 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
8 4 (14.29%) Spring
9 3 (10.71%) TDD
9 3 (10.71%) WCF
9 3 (10.71%) LINQ
9 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
9 3 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (10.71%) WinForms

Senior 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 4 (14.29%) JBoss
2 3 (10.71%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (7.14%) Confluence
3 2 (7.14%) GeoServer
3 2 (7.14%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) ArcGIS
4 1 (3.57%) CMS
4 1 (3.57%) Drupal
4 1 (3.57%) Perch
4 1 (3.57%) SharePoint
4 1 (3.57%) SilverStripe
4 1 (3.57%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (3.57%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.57%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) MySQL
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.57%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (3.57%) GIS
2 1 (3.57%) MongoDB
2 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Visual Studio
2 3 (10.71%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) JUnit
3 2 (7.14%) Eclipse
3 2 (7.14%) Jenkins
3 2 (7.14%) JIRA
3 2 (7.14%) Subversion
3 2 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.57%) gulp
4 1 (3.57%) Hudson
4 1 (3.57%) Jasmine
4 1 (3.57%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 2 (7.14%) Front Office
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 8 (28.57%) HTML
3 7 (25.00%) CSS
4 5 (17.86%) XML
5 4 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 4 (14.29%) Spring
5 4 (14.29%) Web Services
5 4 (14.29%) WPF
6 3 (10.71%) ADO.NET
6 3 (10.71%) LINQ
6 3 (10.71%) REST
6 3 (10.71%) WCF
6 3 (10.71%) WinForms
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 2 (7.14%) HTML5
7 2 (7.14%) JSP
7 2 (7.14%) Node.js
7 2 (7.14%) OpenLayers
7 2 (7.14%) Spring Boot
7 2 (7.14%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.14%) iPad
3 1 (3.57%) Online Games
3 1 (3.57%) Visualisation
3 1 (3.57%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (10.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Unix
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (25.00%) MVC
3 6 (21.43%) Scrum
3 6 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 4 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 4 (14.29%) Project Management
5 3 (10.71%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (10.71%) High Availability
5 3 (10.71%) MVVM
5 3 (10.71%) TDD
6 2 (7.14%) B2C
6 2 (7.14%) Data Validation
6 2 (7.14%) E-Commerce
6 2 (7.14%) Integration Testing
6 2 (7.14%) Kanban
6 2 (7.14%) Performance Tuning
6 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 2 (7.14%) SDLC
6 2 (7.14%) Software Architecture
6 2 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (42.86%) Java
2 10 (35.71%) C#
3 9 (32.14%) SQL
4 6 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 4 (14.29%) PL/SQL
6 3 (10.71%) T-SQL
7 2 (7.14%) PHP
7 2 (7.14%) Python
7 2 (7.14%) XAML
8 1 (3.57%) Perl
8 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
8 1 (3.57%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (28.57%) SC Cleared
1 8 (28.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (10.71%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Google
2 2 (7.14%) hybris
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.57%) Sitecore
3 1 (3.57%) SmartCo