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 29 September 2016 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
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 47 62 53
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 8 15 13
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 1.13% 1.46% 1.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.28% 1.55% 1.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 11 9
Median daily rate £438 £500 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +42.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £463 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £388
% change year-on-year
- +9.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £44.00 £35.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+25.71% -17.64%
Senior Developer
Berkshire

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
627 969 797
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 88.81% 94.44% 94.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 353 614 423
Median daily rate £400 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.89%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £220 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 49 57
Median hourly rate £12.50 £21.55 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-41.99% +23.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.75 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.50 £37.09 £24.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% +6.06%

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 29 September 2016, 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 7 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) Spring
3 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 3 (21.43%) HTML
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
4 3 (21.43%) CSS
4 3 (21.43%) OO
4 3 (21.43%) JBoss
4 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
4 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
4 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
5 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
5 2 (14.29%) HTML5
5 2 (14.29%) CSS3
5 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
5 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (14.29%) REST
5 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
5 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
5 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
5 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
5 2 (14.29%) IBM
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
5 2 (14.29%) JUnit
5 2 (14.29%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) .NET

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 3 (21.43%) JBoss
2 1 (7.14%) Mule
2 1 (7.14%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP hybris
Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) AMQP
1 1 (7.14%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 2 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 2 (14.29%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) Artifactory
2 1 (7.14%) Cucumber
2 1 (7.14%) GoCD
2 1 (7.14%) Grunt
2 1 (7.14%) gulp
2 1 (7.14%) Jasmine
2 1 (7.14%) JBehave
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) Maven
2 1 (7.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (7.14%) TeamCity
2 1 (7.14%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
1 1 (7.14%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (28.57%) Spring
2 3 (21.43%) CSS
2 3 (21.43%) HTML
3 2 (14.29%) .NET
3 2 (14.29%) AngularJS
3 2 (14.29%) CSS3
3 2 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 2 (14.29%) HTML5
3 2 (14.29%) Java EE
3 2 (14.29%) JSON
3 2 (14.29%) REST
3 2 (14.29%) Spring Boot
3 2 (14.29%) WPF
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Camel
4 1 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (7.14%) Laravel
4 1 (7.14%) Node.js
4 1 (7.14%) Sass
4 1 (7.14%) Spring Integration
4 1 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Data Structures
2 1 (7.14%) Online Games
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
2 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) OO
1 3 (21.43%) Unit Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 2 (14.29%) MVC
2 2 (14.29%) Scrum
3 1 (7.14%) API Development
3 1 (7.14%) Content Management
3 1 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) DevOps
3 1 (7.14%) Microservices
3 1 (7.14%) Mobile First
3 1 (7.14%) MVVM
3 1 (7.14%) SDLC
3 1 (7.14%) Software Delivery
3 1 (7.14%) SOLID
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) Test Automation
3 1 (7.14%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) Java
2 6 (42.86%) SQL
3 4 (28.57%) PL/SQL
4 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 2 (14.29%) C#
6 1 (7.14%) Bash Shell
6 1 (7.14%) C
6 1 (7.14%) CoffeeScript
6 1 (7.14%) F#
6 1 (7.14%) Go
6 1 (7.14%) Haskell
6 1 (7.14%) OCaml
6 1 (7.14%) PHP
6 1 (7.14%) Python
6 1 (7.14%) Ruby
6 1 (7.14%) Rust
6 1 (7.14%) XAML
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle
2 2 (14.29%) IBM
3 1 (7.14%) hybris
3 1 (7.14%) MuleSoft
3 1 (7.14%) SAP