The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Reading region.

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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 56 70 81
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 11 6 6
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.25% 0.65% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% 0.71% 0.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 6 2
Average daily rate
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£350 £394 £425
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% -7.35%
UK excluding London average daily rate £386 £368 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.10% -2.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £20.00 £37.50 £42.50
% change year-on-year
-46.66% -11.76%
Job Titles Category
Reading
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
782 842 1088
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 88.76% 90.83% 88.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 352 365 388
Average daily rate £375 £385 £361
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.59% +6.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 36
Average hourly rate £17.07 £16.00 £17.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.68% -8.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £12.89
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £31.00 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Senior Developer
Berkshire

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Reading region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 July 2014, 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 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
3 6 (35.29%) Java
3 6 (35.29%) Web Services
3 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (29.41%) jQuery
4 5 (29.41%) CSS
4 5 (29.41%) Open Source
4 5 (29.41%) Sass
5 4 (23.53%) BDD
5 4 (23.53%) HTML5
5 4 (23.53%) .NET
5 4 (23.53%) MVC
5 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
5 4 (23.53%) JSON
6 3 (17.65%) Selenium
6 3 (17.65%) Spring
6 3 (17.65%) CMS
6 3 (17.65%) XHTML
6 3 (17.65%) Grunt
6 3 (17.65%) CSS3
6 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
6 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
7 2 (11.76%) Dependency Management
7 2 (11.76%) Durandal
7 2 (11.76%) JBehave
7 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
7 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
7 2 (11.76%) RESTful

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, 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 3 (17.65%) CMS
2 1 (5.88%) WebSphere
2 1 (5.88%) Alfresco
2 1 (5.88%) IIS
2 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Force.com
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Selenium
1 3 (17.65%) Grunt
2 2 (11.76%) JBehave
2 2 (11.76%) Eclipse
2 2 (11.76%) Maven
3 1 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Cucumber
3 1 (5.88%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.88%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) HTML
2 6 (35.29%) Web Services
3 5 (29.41%) CSS
3 5 (29.41%) jQuery
3 5 (29.41%) Sass
4 4 (23.53%) HTML5
4 4 (23.53%) .NET
4 4 (23.53%) JSON
5 3 (17.65%) Spring
5 3 (17.65%) XHTML
5 3 (17.65%) CSS3
5 3 (17.65%) Backbone.js
5 3 (17.65%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (11.76%) RESTful
6 2 (11.76%) Durandal
6 2 (11.76%) WCF
6 2 (11.76%) XML
7 1 (5.88%) SOAP
7 1 (5.88%) J2EE
7 1 (5.88%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Open Source
2 1 (5.88%) DataPower
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.76%) Linux
2 1 (5.88%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.88%) UNIX
2 1 (5.88%) Windows
2 1 (5.88%) AIX
2 1 (5.88%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) MVC
2 4 (23.53%) BDD
3 2 (11.76%) Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Data Migration
3 2 (11.76%) Dependency Management
3 2 (11.76%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Document Management
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Time Management
4 1 (5.88%) Workflow
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) CRM
4 1 (5.88%) SOA
4 1 (5.88%) Web Application Development
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
4 1 (5.88%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 7 (41.18%) JavaScript
2 6 (35.29%) Java
3 4 (23.53%) Shell Script
4 2 (11.76%) C#
5 1 (5.88%) SQL
5 1 (5.88%) VBA
5 1 (5.88%) Apex Code
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) SC Cleared
1 2 (11.76%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) JBoss
1 1 (5.88%) IBM
1 1 (5.88%) Salesforce.com
1 1 (5.88%) Ab Initio
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