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 16 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
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 4 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 55 65 39
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 19.71% 25.10% 21.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.75% 26.53% 23.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 35 12
Average daily rate
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£330 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.53% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £480 £349
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 0
Average hourly rate - £36.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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 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
265 245 166
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Slough 94.98% 94.59% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 122 87
Average daily rate £328 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.42% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £358 £350 £342
% change year-on-year
+2.14% +2.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 14 8
Average hourly rate £11.00 £17.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.14% -50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.90 £36.00 £200.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -8.33%

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 16 September 2014.

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 16 September 2014, 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 37 (40.66%) HTML
2 33 (36.26%) JavaScript
3 28 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (29.67%) Java
5 25 (27.47%) CSS
6 23 (25.27%) SQL
6 23 (25.27%) OO
7 22 (24.18%) .NET
8 21 (23.08%) PHP
9 18 (19.78%) TDD
9 18 (19.78%) jQuery
10 17 (18.68%) MVC
10 17 (18.68%) SOAP
11 16 (17.58%) Linux
12 15 (16.48%) J2EE
12 15 (16.48%) Git (software)
13 14 (15.38%) MySQL
14 13 (14.29%) Oracle
14 13 (14.29%) C#
14 13 (14.29%) Open Source
15 12 (13.19%) RESTful
16 11 (12.09%) HTML5
16 11 (12.09%) Groovy
16 11 (12.09%) Subversion
16 11 (12.09%) Web Services
16 11 (12.09%) XML
16 11 (12.09%) Scrum
17 10 (10.99%) LAMP
17 10 (10.99%) IIS
17 10 (10.99%) Continuous Integration

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Slough by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, 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 10 (10.99%) IIS
2 6 (6.59%) Apache
3 5 (5.49%) CMS
3 5 (5.49%) WordPress
4 3 (3.30%) Liferay
4 3 (3.30%) Alfresco
4 3 (3.30%) Tomcat
5 2 (2.20%) Drupal
6 1 (1.10%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.10%) PegaRULES
6 1 (1.10%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.10%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.10%) SharePoint
6 1 (1.10%) Mule
6 1 (1.10%) Moodle
Applications
1 2 (2.20%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.10%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.30%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.10%) Misys Midas
2 1 (1.10%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 5 (5.49%) Force.com
2 3 (3.30%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.49%) Internet
2 2 (2.20%) HTTP
3 1 (1.10%) SSH
3 1 (1.10%) SMTP
3 1 (1.10%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (15.38%) MySQL
2 8 (8.79%) SQL Server
3 6 (6.59%) MongoDB
3 6 (6.59%) Oracle Database
4 4 (4.40%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (3.30%) NoSQL
6 2 (2.20%) QlikView
6 2 (2.20%) DataStage
6 2 (2.20%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.20%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.20%) DB2
6 2 (2.20%) Pentaho
6 2 (2.20%) IBM InfoSphere
7 1 (1.10%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.10%) OLAP
7 1 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.10%) OLTP
7 1 (1.10%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.10%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.10%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 15 (16.48%) Git (software)
2 11 (12.09%) Subversion
3 9 (9.89%) Eclipse
4 8 (8.79%) QUnit
4 8 (8.79%) Jasmine
4 8 (8.79%) Grunt
5 4 (4.40%) Jenkins
5 4 (4.40%) Mercurial
5 4 (4.40%) IntelliJ
5 4 (4.40%) Ant
6 3 (3.30%) Gradle
6 3 (3.30%) JIRA
6 3 (3.30%) TeamCity
7 2 (2.20%) MSBuild
8 1 (1.10%) Android Studio
8 1 (1.10%) Mockito
8 1 (1.10%) Hudson
8 1 (1.10%) JUnit
8 1 (1.10%) Visual Studio
8 1 (1.10%) Maven
General
1 8 (8.79%) Finance
2 5 (5.49%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.49%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.30%) Electronics
3 3 (3.30%) Legal
3 3 (3.30%) Marketing
4 1 (1.10%) Advertising
4 1 (1.10%) Games
4 1 (1.10%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (40.66%) HTML
2 25 (27.47%) CSS
3 22 (24.18%) .NET
4 18 (19.78%) jQuery
5 17 (18.68%) SOAP
6 15 (16.48%) J2EE
7 12 (13.19%) RESTful
8 11 (12.09%) HTML5
8 11 (12.09%) Web Services
8 11 (12.09%) XML
9 10 (10.99%) LAMP
9 10 (10.99%) CSS3
10 9 (9.89%) Sass
10 9 (9.89%) ASP.NET
11 8 (8.79%) WPF
12 7 (7.69%) WCF
12 7 (7.69%) Hibernate
12 7 (7.69%) AngularJS
13 5 (5.49%) XHTML
13 5 (5.49%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.29%) Open Source
2 8 (8.79%) Management Information System
3 7 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.59%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.30%) Informatics
5 3 (3.30%) DTV
6 2 (2.20%) Client/Server
6 2 (2.20%) W3C
6 2 (2.20%) AS400
6 2 (2.20%) iPhone
6 2 (2.20%) iSeries
7 1 (1.10%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.10%) FMCG
7 1 (1.10%) Social Media
7 1 (1.10%) SWIFT
7 1 (1.10%) E-Learning
7 1 (1.10%) SCORM
7 1 (1.10%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.58%) Linux
2 8 (8.79%) Windows
3 6 (6.59%) Android
4 4 (4.40%) UNIX
4 4 (4.40%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.30%) Solaris
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (1.10%) Debian
6 1 (1.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (25.27%) OO
3 18 (19.78%) TDD
4 17 (18.68%) MVC
5 11 (12.09%) Scrum
6 10 (10.99%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (9.89%) Pair Programming
8 8 (8.79%) Project Management
8 8 (8.79%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (7.69%) SOA
9 7 (7.69%) E-Commerce
10 6 (6.59%) CRM
10 6 (6.59%) OOP
10 6 (6.59%) Software Engineering
11 5 (5.49%) Migration
11 5 (5.49%) Analytics
12 4 (4.40%) Data Migration
12 4 (4.40%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.40%) Technical Architecture
12 4 (4.40%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 33 (36.26%) JavaScript
2 27 (29.67%) Java
3 23 (25.27%) SQL
4 21 (23.08%) PHP
5 13 (14.29%) C#
6 11 (12.09%) Groovy
7 10 (10.99%) Scala
8 8 (8.79%) PL/SQL
9 7 (7.69%) VB.NET
10 6 (6.59%) VBScript
10 6 (6.59%) Apex Code
11 4 (4.40%) SOQL
11 4 (4.40%) SOSL
12 2 (2.20%) PowerShell
12 2 (2.20%) RPG/400
12 2 (2.20%) RPG IV
12 2 (2.20%) RPG
12 2 (2.20%) C++
12 2 (2.20%) Python
12 2 (2.20%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 6 (6.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.79%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (14.29%) Oracle
2 7 (7.69%) Salesforce.com
3 5 (5.49%) SAP
3 5 (5.49%) Siebel
4 4 (4.40%) IBM
4 4 (4.40%) Informatica
5 3 (3.30%) GigaSpaces
6 2 (2.20%) Zend
6 2 (2.20%) Ab Initio
6 2 (2.20%) Lotus
6 2 (2.20%) Microsoft
6 2 (2.20%) Apple
7 1 (1.10%) JDA
7 1 (1.10%) ILOG
7 1 (1.10%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.10%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.10%) Google
7 1 (1.10%) Akamai
7 1 (1.10%) Tableau
7 1 (1.10%) Twitter
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