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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 7 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 26 35 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 10.00% 14.83% 29.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.16% 15.84% 31.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 24 15
Average daily rate
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£355 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.41% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £241 £297 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £398 £382 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 26
Average hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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
233 221 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 89.62% 93.64% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 131 102
Average daily rate £375 £345 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +10.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £210 £133
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 32
Average hourly rate £15.00 £20.00 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-25.00% -42.85%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 31 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 29 (31.18%) HTML
3 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (29.03%) CSS
5 21 (22.58%) Java
5 21 (22.58%) OO
6 18 (19.35%) TDD
7 16 (17.20%) SOAP
8 15 (16.13%) Web Services
8 15 (16.13%) C#
8 15 (16.13%) PHP
8 15 (16.13%) SQL
8 15 (16.13%) .NET
9 13 (13.98%) jQuery
10 12 (12.90%) Web Development
10 12 (12.90%) HTML5
10 12 (12.90%) MySQL
11 11 (11.83%) XML
11 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
11 11 (11.83%) CSS3
11 11 (11.83%) REST
12 9 (9.68%) Node.js
12 9 (9.68%) Git (software)
12 9 (9.68%) Multithreading
12 9 (9.68%) Linux
12 9 (9.68%) Ajax
13 8 (8.60%) MVC
13 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
13 8 (8.60%) T-SQL
13 8 (8.60%) MongoDB

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (9.68%) Node.js
2 5 (5.38%) WordPress
3 4 (4.30%) CMS
4 3 (3.23%) Umbraco
4 3 (3.23%) Apache
5 2 (2.15%) ExpressionEngine
6 1 (1.08%) Lync
6 1 (1.08%) Drupal
6 1 (1.08%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.08%) Liferay
6 1 (1.08%) Alfresco
6 1 (1.08%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.15%) Endur
2 1 (1.08%) TIBCO BusinessEvents
2 1 (1.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.23%) Heroku
3 2 (2.15%) Force.com
4 1 (1.08%) Office 365
4 1 (1.08%) GitHub
4 1 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.08%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.53%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.30%) HTTP
3 3 (3.23%) Internet
4 2 (2.15%) Intranet
5 1 (1.08%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.08%) PBX
5 1 (1.08%) VoIP
5 1 (1.08%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.90%) MySQL
2 8 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.60%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.45%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (2.15%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (2.15%) SAP BW
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 10g
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.15%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.08%) NoSQL
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.08%) QlikView
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
5 1 (1.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.08%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (1.08%) MS Access
5 1 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.08%) SAP BI
Development Applications
1 9 (9.68%) Git (software)
2 7 (7.53%) Subversion
3 3 (3.23%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.23%) Grunt
4 2 (2.15%) Xcode
4 2 (2.15%) Mercurial
4 2 (2.15%) JIRA
4 2 (2.15%) Selenium
4 2 (2.15%) Hudson
5 1 (1.08%) PHPUnit
5 1 (1.08%) Bower
5 1 (1.08%) Gradle
5 1 (1.08%) QUnit
5 1 (1.08%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.08%) Capybara
5 1 (1.08%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.08%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.08%) IntelliJ
General
1 7 (7.53%) Finance
2 6 (6.45%) Retail
2 6 (6.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (5.38%) Games
4 3 (3.23%) Pharmaceutical
5 2 (2.15%) Back Office
5 2 (2.15%) Marketing
6 1 (1.08%) Legal
6 1 (1.08%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.08%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.08%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (31.18%) HTML
2 27 (29.03%) CSS
3 16 (17.20%) SOAP
4 15 (16.13%) Web Services
4 15 (16.13%) .NET
5 13 (13.98%) jQuery
6 12 (12.90%) HTML5
7 11 (11.83%) XML
7 11 (11.83%) ASP.NET
7 11 (11.83%) CSS3
7 11 (11.83%) REST
8 9 (9.68%) Ajax
9 7 (7.53%) AngularJS
10 6 (6.45%) J2EE
10 6 (6.45%) JSON
10 6 (6.45%) Django
11 5 (5.38%) WCF
11 5 (5.38%) RESTful
12 4 (4.30%) LAMP
12 4 (4.30%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
1 6 (6.45%) Open Source
2 3 (3.23%) User Experience
3 2 (2.15%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.15%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (2.15%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.08%) Kinect
4 1 (1.08%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.08%) Statistics
4 1 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.08%) DTV
Operating Systems
1 9 (9.68%) Linux
2 6 (6.45%) UNIX
3 2 (2.15%) Solaris
3 2 (2.15%) Android
3 2 (2.15%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.08%) Windows 7
4 1 (1.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.11%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (22.58%) OO
3 18 (19.35%) TDD
4 12 (12.90%) Web Development
5 9 (9.68%) Multithreading
6 8 (8.60%) MVC
7 7 (7.53%) Scrum
8 6 (6.45%) E-Commerce
9 5 (5.38%) Data Transformation
9 5 (5.38%) OOP
10 4 (4.30%) Business Intelligence
10 4 (4.30%) Continuous Integration
11 3 (3.23%) Predictive Modelling
11 3 (3.23%) Unit Testing
11 3 (3.23%) Time Management
11 3 (3.23%) Pair Programming
11 3 (3.23%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.23%) OO PHP
12 2 (2.15%) Content Management
12 2 (2.15%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 21 (22.58%) Java
3 15 (16.13%) C#
3 15 (16.13%) PHP
3 15 (16.13%) SQL
4 8 (8.60%) T-SQL
5 6 (6.45%) Python
5 6 (6.45%) MUMPS
6 4 (4.30%) Apex Code
7 2 (2.15%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.15%) PL/SQL
7 2 (2.15%) C++
7 2 (2.15%) Groovy
8 1 (1.08%) Scala
8 1 (1.08%) Perl
8 1 (1.08%) ABAP
8 1 (1.08%) VBA
8 1 (1.08%) SAPscript
8 1 (1.08%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (4.30%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.45%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (6.45%) InterSystems
2 4 (4.30%) SAP
2 4 (4.30%) Oracle
2 4 (4.30%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (3.23%) Zend
3 3 (3.23%) TIBCO
4 2 (2.15%) OpenLink
4 2 (2.15%) Microsoft
5 1 (1.08%) GigaSpaces
5 1 (1.08%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.08%) Business Objects
5 1 (1.08%) IBM
5 1 (1.08%) Apple
5 1 (1.08%) Sage
Slough
Austin Fraser Limited
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago