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 29 April 2016 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.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 109 115 111
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 19 21 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.76% 0.74% 0.52%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.81% 0.80% 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 11
Average daily rate £425 £450 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.55% +34.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £383 £356 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £653 £525 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £403 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
+0.62% +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.75 £40.00 £40.29
% change year-on-year
+1.87% -0.70%
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
2333 2613 2507
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Berkshire 93.39% 92.53% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1231 1361 1280
Average daily rate £400 £388 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +6.16%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £253 £225 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £505 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 86 100
Average hourly rate £14.00 £17.50 £18.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% -2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £13.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £40.25 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.83 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+4.01% -1.02%

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 29 April 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
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 -8 10 £425 -15.00% 8
Windsor - 2 £675 -
Wokingham - 1 £400 - 1
Senior Developer
South East

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 24 (50.00%) Java
2 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (33.33%) SQL
3 16 (33.33%) Unit Testing
4 14 (29.17%) Web Services
5 12 (25.00%) Scrum
5 12 (25.00%) Linux
6 11 (22.92%) TDD
7 10 (20.83%) CSS
7 10 (20.83%) .NET
7 10 (20.83%) C#
7 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
7 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
7 10 (20.83%) RESTful
8 9 (18.75%) Big Data
8 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
8 9 (18.75%) HTML
8 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
8 9 (18.75%) T-SQL
9 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
9 8 (16.67%) NoSQL
9 8 (16.67%) Degree
10 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
10 7 (14.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 7 (14.58%) REST
10 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
10 7 (14.58%) Information Governance
10 7 (14.58%) Riak

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, 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 6 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (4.17%) Confluence
3 2 (4.17%) JBoss
3 2 (4.17%) Node.js
3 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
4 1 (2.08%) GeoServer
4 1 (2.08%) Mule
4 1 (2.08%) Mule ESB
Applications
1 7 (14.58%) MS Excel
2 4 (8.33%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.17%) CTI
1 2 (4.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (18.75%) Big Data
3 8 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 7 (14.58%) Apache Cassandra
4 7 (14.58%) Riak
4 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 7 (14.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 4 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (8.33%) PerformancePoint
6 4 (8.33%) QlikView
6 4 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (6.25%) OLAP
7 3 (6.25%) Oracle Database
8 2 (4.17%) Data Mining
8 2 (4.17%) DB2
8 2 (4.17%) Hadoop
8 2 (4.17%) MySQL
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (4.17%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Jenkins
2 7 (14.58%) Ant
2 7 (14.58%) Maven
3 3 (6.25%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.25%) JUnit
3 3 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (6.25%) Visual Studio
4 2 (4.17%) JIRA
4 2 (4.17%) Subversion
5 1 (2.08%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.08%) gulp
5 1 (2.08%) Hudson
5 1 (2.08%) Jasmine
5 1 (2.08%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (2.08%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 2 (4.17%) Back Office
1 2 (4.17%) Front Office
1 2 (4.17%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Games
2 1 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) Web Services
2 10 (20.83%) .NET
2 10 (20.83%) CSS
2 10 (20.83%) RESTful
3 9 (18.75%) HTML
4 7 (14.58%) REST
4 7 (14.58%) XML
5 5 (10.42%) .NET Framework
5 5 (10.42%) Ajax
6 4 (8.33%) HTML5
6 4 (8.33%) jQuery
7 3 (6.25%) ADO.NET
7 3 (6.25%) LINQ
7 3 (6.25%) SOAP
7 3 (6.25%) Spring
7 3 (6.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (6.25%) WCF
7 3 (6.25%) WinForms
7 3 (6.25%) WPF
7 3 (6.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (14.58%) Computer Science
2 6 (12.50%) Visualisation
3 3 (6.25%) Statistics
3 3 (6.25%) User Experience
4 2 (4.17%) Animation
4 2 (4.17%) CMDB
4 2 (4.17%) iPad
4 2 (4.17%) NHS
4 2 (4.17%) Replication
5 1 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.08%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (2.08%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 12 (25.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Windows
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (39.58%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (33.33%) Unit Testing
3 12 (25.00%) Scrum
4 11 (22.92%) TDD
5 8 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (14.58%) Business Continuity
6 7 (14.58%) Data Modelling
6 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (14.58%) Document Management
6 7 (14.58%) Information Governance
6 7 (14.58%) Secure Coding
7 5 (10.42%) MVC
8 4 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
8 4 (8.33%) Project Management
9 3 (6.25%) Data Migration
9 3 (6.25%) ETL
9 3 (6.25%) Migration
10 2 (4.17%) Contact Management
10 2 (4.17%) SEO
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) Java
2 16 (33.33%) SQL
3 10 (20.83%) C#
4 9 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.75%) T-SQL
5 6 (12.50%) PL/SQL
6 4 (8.33%) Python
6 4 (8.33%) VBA
7 2 (4.17%) PHP
7 2 (4.17%) XAML
8 1 (2.08%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (16.67%) Degree
2 7 (14.58%) Security Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
4 5 (10.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) Data Quality
1 1 (2.08%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 10 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (12.50%) Tableau
3 5 (10.42%) Oracle
4 2 (4.17%) BMC
4 2 (4.17%) hybris
4 2 (4.17%) Informatica
4 2 (4.17%) SAP
4 2 (4.17%) Teradata
5 1 (2.08%) Google
5 1 (2.08%) SmartCo
5 1 (2.08%) Talend