The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Reading 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 27 April 2015 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
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 61 73 51
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 11 5 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.11% 0.48% 2.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.22% 0.54% 2.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 5 7
Average daily rate
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£500 £335 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+49.25% -4.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £270 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £410 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £375 £368
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.04%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £40.29 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-6.91% +0.71%
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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
905 924 719
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.95% 89.02% 92.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 486 475 309
Average daily rate £400 £350 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -1.26%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £200 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 27 49
Average hourly rate £21.00 £16.00 £18.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+31.25% -13.51%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.10 £12.30 £13.87
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £27.93 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Senior Developer in the job title across the Reading region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (33.33%) Ab Initio
3 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 5 (33.33%) Big Data
3 5 (33.33%) Low Latency
4 4 (26.67%) CSS3
4 4 (26.67%) HTML5
4 4 (26.67%) CSS
4 4 (26.67%) HTML
4 4 (26.67%) SQL
4 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 4 (26.67%) Python
5 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 3 (20.00%) Finance
5 3 (20.00%) OO
5 3 (20.00%) .NET
5 3 (20.00%) C#
5 3 (20.00%) UNIX
5 3 (20.00%) TDD
5 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 2 (13.33%) Analytics
6 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) Drush
6 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
6 2 (13.33%) Apache Solr

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Reading 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 2 (13.33%) Drupal
1 2 (13.33%) Apache Solr
Cloud Services
1 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (33.33%) Big Data
2 2 (13.33%) DB2
2 2 (13.33%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (13.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (13.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (6.67%) WebDriver
2 1 (6.67%) MSBuild
2 1 (6.67%) Selenium
2 1 (6.67%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 3 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (46.67%) Web Services
2 5 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (26.67%) HTML
3 4 (26.67%) CSS
3 4 (26.67%) HTML5
3 4 (26.67%) CSS3
4 3 (20.00%) .NET
4 3 (20.00%) AngularJS
5 2 (13.33%) Drush
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET
5 2 (13.33%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (13.33%) Django
5 2 (13.33%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (6.67%) REST
6 1 (6.67%) Sass
6 1 (6.67%) LESS
6 1 (6.67%) Razor View Engine
6 1 (6.67%) Backbone.js
6 1 (6.67%) J2EE
6 1 (6.67%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) UNIX
2 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 4 (26.67%) MVC
4 3 (20.00%) TDD
4 3 (20.00%) OO
4 3 (20.00%) BDD
5 2 (13.33%) Kanban
5 2 (13.33%) Automated Testing
5 2 (13.33%) Refactoring
5 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
5 2 (13.33%) E-Commerce
5 2 (13.33%) ETL
5 2 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (13.33%) Risk Management
5 2 (13.33%) Scrum
5 2 (13.33%) Analytics
6 1 (6.67%) OOP
6 1 (6.67%) Pair Programming
6 1 (6.67%) SOA
6 1 (6.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 4 (26.67%) Python
3 3 (20.00%) Shell Script
3 3 (20.00%) C#
4 2 (13.33%) PHP
4 2 (13.33%) T-SQL
5 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
5 1 (6.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Ab Initio
2 1 (6.67%) Talend
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