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 28 November 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
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 100 95 95
Rank change year-on-year
-5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 25 35 31
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 1.39% 1.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.06% 1.52% 1.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 24 18
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£434 £441 £393
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.69% +12.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £333 £296
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £32.50 £40.15
% change year-on-year
+23.07% -19.04%
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
2358 2307 2424
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 88.88% 91.91% 91.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1255 1157 969
Average daily rate £380 £375 £354
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.33% +6.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £480
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 61 83 114
Average hourly rate £17.25 £15.88 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.66% -9.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.10 £11.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.90 £30.00 £38.35
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 28 November 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 28 November 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 +4 8 £450 +2.85% 7
Slough -6 4 £428 +22.14%
Newbury +1 3 £444 +18.26% 5
Bracknell - - - -
Maidenhead - - - -
Windsor - - - -
Wokingham - - - -
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
3 18 (36.73%) HTML
4 16 (32.65%) CSS
5 15 (30.61%) jQuery
6 11 (22.45%) Oracle
6 11 (22.45%) MVC
7 10 (20.41%) SQL
7 10 (20.41%) .NET
7 10 (20.41%) Java
8 9 (18.37%) HTML5
8 9 (18.37%) C#
8 9 (18.37%) Eclipse
9 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
9 8 (16.33%) XML
9 8 (16.33%) CSS3
9 8 (16.33%) Oracle ODI
9 8 (16.33%) Open Source
10 7 (14.29%) Sass
11 6 (12.24%) Migration
11 6 (12.24%) TDD
11 6 (12.24%) Automated Testing
11 6 (12.24%) SOAP
11 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
11 6 (12.24%) OO
11 6 (12.24%) Linux
11 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
11 6 (12.24%) Analytics
11 6 (12.24%) RESTful
11 6 (12.24%) Data Migration

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 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 (10.20%) CMS
2 4 (8.16%) Apache
3 3 (6.12%) WebSphere
4 2 (4.08%) Tomcat
5 1 (2.04%) Liferay
5 1 (2.04%) Alfresco
5 1 (2.04%) Node.js
5 1 (2.04%) Sitefinity
5 1 (2.04%) MQSeries
5 1 (2.04%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.04%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 2 (4.08%) PaaS
1 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (2.04%) GitHub
2 1 (2.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (6.12%) Internet
1 3 (6.12%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle ODI
2 6 (12.24%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (8.16%) Essbase
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle Exadata
3 4 (8.16%) Relational Database
3 4 (8.16%) Oracle BI EE
4 3 (6.12%) RDBMS
4 3 (6.12%) DB2
4 3 (6.12%) MySQL
5 2 (4.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.04%) Base SAS
6 1 (2.04%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.04%) Big Data
6 1 (2.04%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Eclipse
2 5 (10.20%) Grunt
3 4 (8.16%) Subversion
3 4 (8.16%) Toad
3 4 (8.16%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (6.12%) Git (software)
5 2 (4.08%) Maven
5 2 (4.08%) Selenium
5 2 (4.08%) JBehave
5 2 (4.08%) Mercurial
6 1 (2.04%) JIRA
6 1 (2.04%) Gradle
6 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
6 1 (2.04%) QUnit
6 1 (2.04%) Jasmine
6 1 (2.04%) MSTest
6 1 (2.04%) Moq
6 1 (2.04%) Cucumber
6 1 (2.04%) IntelliJ
6 1 (2.04%) ERwin
General
1 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Finance
2 2 (4.08%) Retail
3 1 (2.04%) Marketing
3 1 (2.04%) Billing
3 1 (2.04%) Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (36.73%) HTML
2 16 (32.65%) CSS
3 15 (30.61%) jQuery
4 10 (20.41%) .NET
5 9 (18.37%) HTML5
6 8 (16.33%) XML
6 8 (16.33%) CSS3
7 7 (14.29%) Sass
8 6 (12.24%) SOAP
8 6 (12.24%) RESTful
8 6 (12.24%) JSON
9 5 (10.20%) Backbone.js
9 5 (10.20%) XHTML
9 5 (10.20%) Web Services
9 5 (10.20%) ASP.NET
10 4 (8.16%) Spring
10 4 (8.16%) JMS
10 4 (8.16%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 4 (8.16%) WCF
10 4 (8.16%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (16.33%) Open Source
2 5 (10.20%) User Experience
3 3 (6.12%) Inversion of Control
4 2 (4.08%) W3C
4 2 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.04%) FMCG
5 1 (2.04%) DataPower
5 1 (2.04%) iSeries
5 1 (2.04%) IPTV
5 1 (2.04%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.04%) Digital Media
5 1 (2.04%) SWIFT
5 1 (2.04%) NHS
5 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
5 1 (2.04%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.24%) Linux
2 3 (6.12%) Windows
3 2 (4.08%) UNIX
3 2 (4.08%) Solaris
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.04%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.04%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.04%) AIX
4 1 (2.04%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (22.45%) MVC
3 6 (12.24%) Migration
3 6 (12.24%) TDD
3 6 (12.24%) Automated Testing
3 6 (12.24%) OO
3 6 (12.24%) Analytics
3 6 (12.24%) Data Migration
4 5 (10.20%) Refactoring
4 5 (10.20%) Data Modelling
4 5 (10.20%) Scrum
4 5 (10.20%) Risk Management
5 4 (8.16%) OOP
5 4 (8.16%) ETL
5 4 (8.16%) E-Commerce
5 4 (8.16%) Mentoring
6 3 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (6.12%) Unit Testing
6 3 (6.12%) BDD
6 3 (6.12%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (38.78%) JavaScript
2 10 (20.41%) SQL
2 10 (20.41%) Java
3 9 (18.37%) C#
4 5 (10.20%) Python
4 5 (10.20%) PHP
5 3 (6.12%) Scala
5 3 (6.12%) Groovy
5 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
5 3 (6.12%) PL/SQL
6 2 (4.08%) PHP5
7 1 (2.04%) SAS Macro
7 1 (2.04%) RPG/400
7 1 (2.04%) RPG IV
7 1 (2.04%) VBA
7 1 (2.04%) RPG
7 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (4.08%) Degree
2 1 (2.04%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.04%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.04%) QA
Vendors
1 11 (22.45%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) Microsoft
3 2 (4.08%) IBM
3 2 (4.08%) Zend
4 1 (2.04%) Pega
4 1 (2.04%) GigaSpaces
4 1 (2.04%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.04%) Ab Initio
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