The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Reading region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 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
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 61 56 63
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 9 21 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.27% 2.22% 0.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 2.35% 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 16 4
Median daily rate £325 £463 £509
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-29.72% -9.09%
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £420 £400
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £37.00 £45.00
% change year-on-year
-55.40% -17.77%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Reading 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
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
647 892 806
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 91.13% 94.39% 94.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 327 509 467
Median daily rate £413 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £250 £188
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £518 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 60 17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £28.00 £19.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-48.21% +43.58%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £135.00 £55.65
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Senior Developer across the Reading region.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Reading

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer across the Reading region.

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Reading region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 8 (50.00%) HTML
1 8 (50.00%) Java
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (43.75%) jQuery
3 6 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 6 (37.50%) Spring
3 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 6 (37.50%) MVC
3 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
4 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
4 5 (31.25%) Spring MVC
4 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
4 5 (31.25%) Python
4 5 (31.25%) Oracle
4 5 (31.25%) Scrum
5 4 (25.00%) TDD
5 4 (25.00%) Oracle Spatial
5 4 (25.00%) Java EE
5 4 (25.00%) GIS
5 4 (25.00%) EJB
5 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (25.00%) JPA
5 4 (25.00%) User Stories
5 4 (25.00%) OpenLayers
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (12.50%) JSON

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 (25.00%) Oracle Spatial
2 2 (12.50%) ColdFusion
3 1 (6.25%) Mule
3 1 (6.25%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) SAP hybris
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.25%) AMQP
1 1 (6.25%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) GIS
1 4 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (6.25%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 6 (37.50%) Git (software)
2 5 (31.25%) TeamCity
3 1 (6.25%) Artifactory
3 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
3 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.25%) GoCD
3 1 (6.25%) Grunt
3 1 (6.25%) gulp
3 1 (6.25%) Jasmine
3 1 (6.25%) JBehave
3 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
3 1 (6.25%) JUnit
3 1 (6.25%) Maven
3 1 (6.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 7 (43.75%) jQuery
3 6 (37.50%) AngularJS
3 6 (37.50%) Hibernate
3 6 (37.50%) Spring
4 5 (31.25%) Spring MVC
5 4 (25.00%) EJB
5 4 (25.00%) Java EE
5 4 (25.00%) JPA
5 4 (25.00%) OpenLayers
6 3 (18.75%) .NET
7 2 (12.50%) CSS3
7 2 (12.50%) HTML5
7 2 (12.50%) JSON
7 2 (12.50%) REST
8 1 (6.25%) Laravel
8 1 (6.25%) Sass
8 1 (6.25%) Spring Integration
8 1 (6.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 2 (12.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (6.25%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (37.50%) MVC
3 5 (31.25%) Scrum
4 4 (25.00%) TDD
4 4 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (12.50%) OO
6 1 (6.25%) Content Management
6 1 (6.25%) Data Modelling
6 1 (6.25%) Data Protection
6 1 (6.25%) DevOps
6 1 (6.25%) ETL
6 1 (6.25%) Integration Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Microservices
6 1 (6.25%) MVVM
6 1 (6.25%) Open Source
6 1 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
6 1 (6.25%) Test Automation
6 1 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 8 (50.00%) Java
1 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (37.50%) SQL
3 5 (31.25%) Python
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
4 1 (6.25%) C
4 1 (6.25%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) CoffeeScript
4 1 (6.25%) F#
4 1 (6.25%) Go
4 1 (6.25%) Haskell
4 1 (6.25%) OCaml
4 1 (6.25%) PHP
4 1 (6.25%) PL/SQL
4 1 (6.25%) Ruby
4 1 (6.25%) Rust
4 1 (6.25%) Shell Script
4 1 (6.25%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Security Cleared
2 2 (12.50%) Degree
3 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (31.25%) Oracle
2 2 (12.50%) IBM
3 1 (6.25%) hybris
3 1 (6.25%) MuleSoft
3 1 (6.25%) SAP