The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Slough region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 June 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
30 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 6 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 27 34 74
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 9.64% 14.05% 29.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.80% 14.91% 31.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 21 18
Average daily rate
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£355 £325 £250
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.23% +30.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £295 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £378 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 14
Average hourly rate £36.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+10.29% -2.85%
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 Slough 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
Slough
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
250 228 235
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 89.29% 94.21% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 134 108
Average daily rate £369 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.95% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £213 £150
10% offered a daily rate of more than £476 £475 £482
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 18
Average hourly rate £18.50 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.77% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.51% -5.71%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Slough region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Slough

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Slough region over the 3 months to 30 June 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Slough region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 22 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
3 18 (24.32%) HTML
3 18 (24.32%) CSS
4 17 (22.97%) Java
4 17 (22.97%) OO
5 16 (21.62%) Web Services
6 15 (20.27%) SOAP
7 12 (16.22%) Web Development
7 12 (16.22%) PHP
7 12 (16.22%) SQL
7 12 (16.22%) .NET
8 11 (14.86%) MySQL
8 11 (14.86%) C#
8 11 (14.86%) REST
9 10 (13.51%) CSS3
9 10 (13.51%) Multithreading
9 10 (13.51%) HTML5
9 10 (13.51%) TDD
10 9 (12.16%) XML
11 8 (10.81%) Linux
11 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET
11 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
11 8 (10.81%) Finance
12 7 (9.46%) Ajax
12 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
12 7 (9.46%) T-SQL
12 7 (9.46%) jQuery
13 6 (8.11%) Django
13 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 30 June 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Slough region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (6.76%) WordPress
1 5 (6.76%) Node.js
2 4 (5.41%) CMS
3 3 (4.05%) Umbraco
4 2 (2.70%) Apache
4 2 (2.70%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (1.35%) Lync
5 1 (1.35%) Tomcat
5 1 (1.35%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.35%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.35%) Drupal
5 1 (1.35%) Alfresco
5 1 (1.35%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) MS Office
1 2 (2.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.11%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.05%) Heroku
3 2 (2.70%) Force.com
4 1 (1.35%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (8.11%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.05%) HTTP
3 2 (2.70%) Internet
4 1 (1.35%) 3G
4 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (1.35%) Wireless
4 1 (1.35%) WiMAX
4 1 (1.35%) LTE
4 1 (1.35%) 4G
4 1 (1.35%) UMTS
4 1 (1.35%) IPv4
4 1 (1.35%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (14.86%) MySQL
2 5 (6.76%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.76%) InterSystems Cache
2 5 (6.76%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.41%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (4.05%) SAP BW
4 3 (4.05%) QlikView
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.70%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.70%) SAP BI
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (2.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.35%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.35%) MS Access
6 1 (1.35%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (1.35%) NoSQL
6 1 (1.35%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Subversion
2 4 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.70%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.35%) Grunt
4 1 (1.35%) Bower
4 1 (1.35%) Hudson
4 1 (1.35%) Capybara
4 1 (1.35%) Gradle
4 1 (1.35%) JIRA
4 1 (1.35%) Selenium
4 1 (1.35%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.35%) IntelliJ
4 1 (1.35%) Xcode
General
1 8 (10.81%) Finance
2 6 (8.11%) Retail
3 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.41%) Games
4 3 (4.05%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.70%) Marketing
6 1 (1.35%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.35%) Electronics
6 1 (1.35%) Legal
6 1 (1.35%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.35%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) HTML
1 18 (24.32%) CSS
2 16 (21.62%) Web Services
3 15 (20.27%) SOAP
4 12 (16.22%) .NET
5 11 (14.86%) REST
6 10 (13.51%) CSS3
6 10 (13.51%) HTML5
7 9 (12.16%) XML
8 8 (10.81%) ASP.NET
9 7 (9.46%) jQuery
9 7 (9.46%) Ajax
10 6 (8.11%) Django
11 5 (6.76%) WCF
11 5 (6.76%) J2EE
12 4 (5.41%) LINQ
12 4 (5.41%) Visualforce
12 4 (5.41%) AngularJS
13 3 (4.05%) Entity Framework
13 3 (4.05%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.41%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (4.05%) Algorithms
2 3 (4.05%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (4.05%) User Experience
3 2 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.70%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.35%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.35%) DTV
4 1 (1.35%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.35%) Statistics
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.81%) Linux
2 5 (6.76%) UNIX
3 4 (5.41%) Android
4 2 (2.70%) Solaris
5 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.35%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.35%) Windows
5 1 (1.35%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (22.97%) OO
3 12 (16.22%) Web Development
4 10 (13.51%) Multithreading
4 10 (13.51%) TDD
5 8 (10.81%) Business Intelligence
6 7 (9.46%) E-Commerce
7 5 (6.76%) MVC
8 4 (5.41%) OOP
8 4 (5.41%) Open Source
8 4 (5.41%) Scrum
9 3 (4.05%) ETL
9 3 (4.05%) Predictive Modelling
9 3 (4.05%) Time Management
9 3 (4.05%) Low Latency
9 3 (4.05%) Android Development
9 3 (4.05%) Data Transformation
9 3 (4.05%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.70%) OO PHP
10 2 (2.70%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (25.68%) JavaScript
2 17 (22.97%) Java
3 12 (16.22%) PHP
3 12 (16.22%) SQL
4 11 (14.86%) C#
5 7 (9.46%) T-SQL
6 6 (8.11%) Python
7 5 (6.76%) MUMPS
8 4 (5.41%) Apex Code
9 2 (2.70%) C++
10 1 (1.35%) C
10 1 (1.35%) PL/SQL
10 1 (1.35%) Perl
10 1 (1.35%) SAPscript
10 1 (1.35%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.35%) Ruby
10 1 (1.35%) Groovy
10 1 (1.35%) ABAP
10 1 (1.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (2.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.76%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (8.11%) Salesforce.com
2 5 (6.76%) InterSystems
2 5 (6.76%) SAP
3 4 (5.41%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.70%) Zend
5 1 (1.35%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.35%) Sage
5 1 (1.35%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (1.35%) IBM
5 1 (1.35%) Oracle
5 1 (1.35%) Business Objects
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