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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 60 55 73
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +18
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 17 14 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.69% 1.62% 0.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.88% 1.80% 0.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 7 5
Average daily rate
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£500 £350 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -12.50%
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £384 £365
% change year-on-year
+7.49% +5.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.02 £20.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+80.10% -48.38%
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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
906 778 919
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.24% 90.15% 91.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 561 388 419
Average daily rate £400 £375 £380
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £221 £226
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 48 44 39
Average hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.75 £10.50 £10.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £19.00 £49.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (58.62%) Ab Initio
3 15 (51.72%) Shell Script
3 15 (51.72%) UNIX
4 14 (48.28%) DB2
5 13 (44.83%) Finance
6 12 (41.38%) IBM
6 12 (41.38%) WebSphere MQ
6 12 (41.38%) WebSphere
6 12 (41.38%) DataPower
7 9 (31.03%) Big Data
7 9 (31.03%) Low Latency
8 8 (27.59%) AIX
8 8 (27.59%) Solaris
8 8 (27.59%) MVC
8 8 (27.59%) TDD
9 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (20.69%) CSS
9 6 (20.69%) Web Services
9 6 (20.69%) HTML
9 6 (20.69%) Java
9 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
9 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (20.69%) Scrum
9 6 (20.69%) Resource Management
10 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
10 5 (17.24%) BDD
11 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (13.79%) Spring
11 4 (13.79%) OO

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 12 (41.38%) WebSphere
2 3 (10.34%) Oracle Spatial
3 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.90%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.90%) PeopleSoft Financials
1 2 (6.90%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (3.45%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) DB2
2 9 (31.03%) Big Data
3 6 (20.69%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (13.79%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (6.90%) Hyperion Smart View
Development Applications
1 4 (13.79%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.34%) TeamCity
3 1 (3.45%) WebDriver
3 1 (3.45%) DbUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Mockito
3 1 (3.45%) MSBuild
3 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (3.45%) SonarQube
3 1 (3.45%) JUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.45%) Maven
3 1 (3.45%) Selenium
3 1 (3.45%) jMock
3 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 13 (44.83%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) General Ledger
3 1 (3.45%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) WebSphere MQ
2 6 (20.69%) HTML
2 6 (20.69%) CSS
2 6 (20.69%) Web Services
3 5 (17.24%) AngularJS
4 4 (13.79%) Spring
4 4 (13.79%) jQuery
5 3 (10.34%) JPA
5 3 (10.34%) Java EE
5 3 (10.34%) Spring MVC
5 3 (10.34%) .NET
5 3 (10.34%) Hibernate
5 3 (10.34%) HTML5
5 3 (10.34%) CSS3
5 3 (10.34%) EJB
6 2 (6.90%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (6.90%) REST
6 2 (6.90%) J2EE
6 2 (6.90%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.90%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (41.38%) DataPower
2 6 (20.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.34%) GIS
4 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 15 (51.72%) UNIX
2 8 (27.59%) AIX
2 8 (27.59%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (31.03%) Low Latency
3 8 (27.59%) TDD
3 8 (27.59%) MVC
4 6 (20.69%) Scrum
4 6 (20.69%) Resource Management
5 5 (17.24%) BDD
6 4 (13.79%) OO
7 3 (10.34%) E-Commerce
7 3 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
7 3 (10.34%) Kanban
7 3 (10.34%) User Stories
8 2 (6.90%) Mentoring
8 2 (6.90%) ETL
8 2 (6.90%) Business Intelligence
9 1 (3.45%) OOD
9 1 (3.45%) SOA
9 1 (3.45%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) Shell Script
2 6 (20.69%) Java
2 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
3 3 (10.34%) C#
3 3 (10.34%) Python
4 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
4 1 (3.45%) SQL
4 1 (3.45%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.79%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (3.45%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (3.45%) vSphere
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Ab Initio
2 12 (41.38%) IBM
3 3 (10.34%) Oracle
4 2 (6.90%) PeopleSoft
5 1 (3.45%) VMware
5 1 (3.45%) Talend