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 24 May 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Developer
Rank 70 61 69
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 8 12 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.88% 1.31% 0.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.95% 1.40% 0.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 8 6
Median daily rate £425 £500 £335
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.00% +49.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £396 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £413 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.03% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £42.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year
-8.33% +7.69%
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
838 860 914
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 92.09% 93.99% 91.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 439 441
Median daily rate £420 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.00% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £525 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 36 31
Median hourly rate £14.50 £21.55 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-32.71% +34.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £14.50 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £27.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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
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 24 May 2016.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 19 (57.58%) Java
2 14 (42.42%) Unit Testing
3 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
4 11 (33.33%) TDD
4 11 (33.33%) Web Services
4 11 (33.33%) Linux
5 10 (30.30%) RESTful
6 9 (27.27%) SQL
6 9 (27.27%) Scrum
7 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
7 8 (24.24%) Degree
8 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
8 7 (21.21%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
8 7 (21.21%) Document Management
8 7 (21.21%) Business Continuity
8 7 (21.21%) Maven
8 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
8 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.21%) Ant
8 7 (21.21%) CSS
8 7 (21.21%) Information Governance
8 7 (21.21%) Riak
8 7 (21.21%) Big Data
8 7 (21.21%) Secure Coding
9 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
9 6 (18.18%) REST
10 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services

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 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
2 3 (9.09%) JBoss
3 1 (3.03%) Mule
3 1 (3.03%) Mule ESB
3 1 (3.03%) Node.js
Applications
1 4 (12.12%) MS Excel
1 4 (12.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.06%) CTI
1 2 (6.06%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.21%) Apache Cassandra
1 7 (21.21%) Big Data
1 7 (21.21%) NoSQL
1 7 (21.21%) Riak
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Analysis Services
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (15.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (12.12%) PerformancePoint
3 4 (12.12%) QlikView
3 4 (12.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (9.09%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 8 (24.24%) Jenkins
2 7 (21.21%) Ant
2 7 (21.21%) Maven
3 3 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.06%) Eclipse
4 2 (6.06%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.03%) Hudson
5 1 (3.03%) JUnit
General
1 2 (6.06%) Back Office
2 1 (3.03%) Finance
2 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) Web Services
2 10 (30.30%) RESTful
3 7 (21.21%) CSS
4 6 (18.18%) REST
5 5 (15.15%) HTML
5 5 (15.15%) XML
6 4 (12.12%) .NET
7 3 (9.09%) Ajax
7 3 (9.09%) HTML5
7 3 (9.09%) SOAP
7 3 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 3 (9.09%) XSLT
8 2 (6.06%) J2EE
8 2 (6.06%) Java EE
8 2 (6.06%) jQuery
9 1 (3.03%) ASP.NET
9 1 (3.03%) CGI
9 1 (3.03%) Middleware
9 1 (3.03%) WCF
9 1 (3.03%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Computer Science
2 3 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (9.09%) Statistics
2 3 (9.09%) Visualisation
3 2 (6.06%) Animation
3 2 (6.06%) NHS
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Linux
2 4 (12.12%) Windows
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (42.42%) Unit Testing
2 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (33.33%) TDD
4 9 (27.27%) Scrum
5 7 (21.21%) Business Continuity
5 7 (21.21%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (21.21%) Document Management
5 7 (21.21%) Information Governance
5 7 (21.21%) Secure Coding
6 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (12.12%) Data Cleansing
6 4 (12.12%) Data Modelling
7 3 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
8 2 (6.06%) Contact Management
8 2 (6.06%) CRM
8 2 (6.06%) Web Development
9 1 (3.03%) API Development
9 1 (3.03%) ITIL
9 1 (3.03%) SDLC
9 1 (3.03%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 19 (57.58%) Java
2 9 (27.27%) SQL
3 7 (21.21%) JavaScript
4 4 (12.12%) C#
4 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
4 4 (12.12%) VBA
5 3 (9.09%) Python
6 2 (6.06%) PHP
6 2 (6.06%) XAML
7 1 (3.03%) XPath
Qualifications
1 8 (24.24%) Degree
2 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
4 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
5 1 (3.03%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 7 (21.21%) Microsoft
2 4 (12.12%) Tableau
3 2 (6.06%) Oracle
4 1 (3.03%) BMC
4 1 (3.03%) SmartCo