The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Software Developer
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 1 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 0.11% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Average daily rate
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- - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £360
% change year-on-year
- +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - £35.00 £30.50
% change year-on-year
- +14.75%
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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
784 936 1102
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Reading 90.01% 91.41% 87.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 430 362
Average daily rate £380 £380 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +8.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 39 26
Average hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.88 £11.34
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £48.85 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

Senior Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

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

Senior Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

Senior Software Developer
Top 7 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Python
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics

Senior Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Reading by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Reading region that cited Senior Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Risk Management
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Automated Testing
1 1 (100.00%) Refactoring
1 1 (100.00%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Python