The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Berkshire region.

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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 104 101 118
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +17
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 18 21 21
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.72% 0.87% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 0.96% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 12 10
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£350 £388 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-9.67% +9.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £350 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £392 £400 £428
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.04% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-46.66% -11.76%
Job Titles Category
Berkshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2246 2188 2784
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 89.66% 90.90% 88.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 1082 958 1027
Average daily rate £370 £370 £370
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £196 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 56 77 95
Average hourly rate £17.07 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-2.45% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.94 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.10 £31.00 £42.25
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Developer
South East

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 30 July 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 30 July 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 +12 11 £350 -11.11% 4
Slough +4 4 £356 +22.84% 1
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - - 1
Ascot - - - -
Bracknell - - - - 1
Maidenhead - - - - 2
Newbury - - - - 1
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 14 (43.75%) HTML
2 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 12 (37.50%) jQuery
4 11 (34.38%) Open Source
4 11 (34.38%) CSS
5 10 (31.25%) Java
5 10 (31.25%) HTML5
6 9 (28.13%) CSS3
7 8 (25.00%) Sass
7 8 (25.00%) JSON
7 8 (25.00%) Web Services
7 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (21.88%) CMS
8 7 (21.88%) XHTML
8 7 (21.88%) Grunt
9 5 (15.63%) RESTful
9 5 (15.63%) SOAP
9 5 (15.63%) .NET
10 4 (12.50%) PHP
10 4 (12.50%) OOP
10 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
10 4 (12.50%) MVC
10 4 (12.50%) TDD
10 4 (12.50%) BDD
11 3 (9.38%) Selenium
11 3 (9.38%) Ajax
11 3 (9.38%) Spring
11 3 (9.38%) Symfony
11 3 (9.38%) Scrum
11 3 (9.38%) Linux

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 7 (21.88%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) WebSphere
2 1 (3.13%) Alfresco
2 1 (3.13%) Drupal
2 1 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.13%) Apache
2 1 (3.13%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) SaaS
1 1 (3.13%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.13%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.38%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.25%) MySQL
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.13%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) Big Data
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.13%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (3.13%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (21.88%) Grunt
2 3 (9.38%) Selenium
3 2 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 2 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.25%) Maven
3 2 (6.25%) Subversion
3 2 (6.25%) Mercurial
3 2 (6.25%) JBehave
4 1 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 1 (3.13%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (3.13%) JUnit
General
1 2 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 2 (6.25%) Retail
2 1 (3.13%) Marketing
2 1 (3.13%) Billing
2 1 (3.13%) Banking
2 1 (3.13%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (43.75%) HTML
2 12 (37.50%) jQuery
3 11 (34.38%) CSS
4 10 (31.25%) HTML5
5 9 (28.13%) CSS3
6 8 (25.00%) Sass
6 8 (25.00%) JSON
6 8 (25.00%) Web Services
7 7 (21.88%) XHTML
8 5 (15.63%) RESTful
8 5 (15.63%) SOAP
8 5 (15.63%) .NET
9 3 (9.38%) Ajax
9 3 (9.38%) Spring
9 3 (9.38%) Symfony
10 2 (6.25%) J2EE
10 2 (6.25%) XML
10 2 (6.25%) LAMP
10 2 (6.25%) WCF
10 2 (6.25%) Backbone.js
Miscellaneous
1 11 (34.38%) Open Source
2 1 (3.13%) DataPower
2 1 (3.13%) Digital Media
2 1 (3.13%) IPTV
2 1 (3.13%) FMCG
2 1 (3.13%) iPhone
2 1 (3.13%) NHS
2 1 (3.13%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.38%) Linux
2 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
2 1 (3.13%) UNIX
2 1 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) AIX
2 1 (3.13%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (12.50%) OOP
2 4 (12.50%) MVC
2 4 (12.50%) TDD
2 4 (12.50%) BDD
3 3 (9.38%) Scrum
3 3 (9.38%) CRM
3 3 (9.38%) OO
3 3 (9.38%) SOA
4 2 (6.25%) Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Pair Programming
4 2 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (6.25%) Data Migration
4 2 (6.25%) Dependency Management
5 1 (3.13%) Low Latency
5 1 (3.13%) Analytics
5 1 (3.13%) Web Application Development
5 1 (3.13%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (3.13%) Document Management
5 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 10 (31.25%) Java
3 4 (12.50%) PHP
3 4 (12.50%) Shell Script
4 3 (9.38%) C#
5 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
5 2 (6.25%) Groovy
5 2 (6.25%) Scala
6 1 (3.13%) Apex Code
6 1 (3.13%) PHP5
6 1 (3.13%) VBA
6 1 (3.13%) C++
6 1 (3.13%) SQL
6 1 (3.13%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (6.25%) SC Cleared
1 2 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Zend
2 1 (3.13%) Ab Initio
2 1 (3.13%) JBoss
2 1 (3.13%) IBM
2 1 (3.13%) Apple
2 1 (3.13%) Salesforce.com
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