The median contractor rate for a Developer was £403 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 9 6
Rank change year-on-year +5 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 244 230 287
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 13.47% 9.76% 11.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.69% 10.52% 12.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 149 193
Median daily rate £403 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.62% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £304 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Median hourly rate £55.00 £20.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +168.29% -43.83%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1661 2186 2287
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.72% 92.75% 92.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 1167 1143
Median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 69 96 94
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -30.39%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.00 £13.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.00 £38.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Berkshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Berkshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Berkshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Berkshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Berkshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +2 91 £400 - 33
Bracknell +19 25 £426 +0.41% 9
Newbury +9 20 £365 +7.35% 13
Slough 0 15 £375 - 10
Maidenhead +2 6 £463 +8.82% 4
Ascot - 3 £310 - 4
Thatcham - 2 - -
Wokingham +3 1 - - 2
Windsor -3 1 £475 +58.33%
Developer
South East

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, 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 Berkshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 218 (46.09%) JavaScript
2 149 (31.50%) HTML
3 137 (28.96%) CSS
3 137 (28.96%) Agile Software Development
4 122 (25.79%) Java
5 116 (24.52%) SQL
6 105 (22.20%) .NET
7 96 (20.30%) SQL Server
8 85 (17.97%) AngularJS
9 82 (17.34%) C#
10 79 (16.70%) TDD
10 79 (16.70%) Git (software)
11 73 (15.43%) HTML5
12 64 (13.53%) Finance
13 63 (13.32%) Web Services
14 59 (12.47%) Scrum
15 57 (12.05%) Linux
15 57 (12.05%) Microsoft
16 56 (11.84%) CSS3
17 55 (11.63%) Front End Development
18 54 (11.42%) jQuery
19 53 (11.21%) REST
20 51 (10.78%) MVC
21 50 (10.57%) OO
22 49 (10.36%) Unit Testing
23 48 (10.15%) Oracle
24 46 (9.73%) DevOps
25 44 (9.30%) Node.js
26 43 (9.09%) BDD
27 42 (8.88%) Web Development

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 28 (5.92%) CMS
2 25 (5.29%) SharePoint
3 19 (4.02%) Apache
4 13 (2.75%) Tomcat
5 11 (2.33%) Confluence
5 11 (2.33%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 9 (1.90%) WordPress
7 8 (1.69%) Elasticsearch
7 8 (1.69%) Sitecore CMS
8 7 (1.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 7 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
9 6 (1.27%) WebLogic
10 5 (1.06%) Apache Solr
11 4 (0.85%) JBoss
11 4 (0.85%) nginx
11 4 (0.85%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.63%) Apache Spark
12 3 (0.63%) SAS
12 3 (0.63%) WebSphere Application Server
13 2 (0.42%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 11 (2.33%) Photoshop
2 8 (1.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (1.48%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 27 (5.71%) Dynamics CRM
2 15 (3.17%) Maximo
3 8 (1.69%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 7 (1.48%) SAP BPC
5 3 (0.63%) Eloqua
5 3 (0.63%) HFM
5 3 (0.63%) Magento
6 2 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
7 1 (0.21%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 36 (7.61%) Microsoft Azure
2 35 (7.40%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (2.54%) AWS Lambda
4 10 (2.11%) Amazon EC2
4 10 (2.11%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.48%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (1.48%) CloudFront
5 7 (1.48%) SaaS
6 6 (1.27%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 6 (1.27%) Amazon ElastiCache
6 6 (1.27%) GitHub
6 6 (1.27%) IaaS
6 6 (1.27%) PaaS
7 5 (1.06%) Office 365
8 3 (0.63%) Adobe Analytics
8 3 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
8 3 (0.63%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (0.42%) CloudSense
10 1 (0.21%) CallidusCloud
10 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 23 (4.86%) HTTP
2 14 (2.96%) SSH
3 12 (2.54%) ICMP
3 12 (2.54%) TCP/IP
4 8 (1.69%) RFID
5 6 (1.27%) DNS
5 6 (1.27%) Firewall
6 4 (0.85%) Internet
6 4 (0.85%) LDAP
7 3 (0.63%) Intranet
7 3 (0.63%) Skype
8 2 (0.42%) SSL
9 1 (0.21%) 2G
9 1 (0.21%) 3G
9 1 (0.21%) DVB
9 1 (0.21%) Extranet
9 1 (0.21%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.21%) Network Security
9 1 (0.21%) SMPP
9 1 (0.21%) UPnP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (20.30%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.98%) MySQL
3 31 (6.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 25 (5.29%) Data Warehouse
5 24 (5.07%) MongoDB
6 23 (4.86%) Hadoop
7 17 (3.59%) NoSQL
7 17 (3.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 16 (3.38%) Big Data
8 16 (3.38%) Oracle Database
9 15 (3.17%) SQL Server 2008
9 15 (3.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (2.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 14 (2.96%) Relational Database
11 10 (2.11%) BusinessObjects
12 9 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
12 9 (1.90%) Power BI
13 8 (1.69%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
14 6 (1.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 79 (16.70%) Git (software)
2 40 (8.46%) Maven
3 33 (6.98%) Jenkins
4 25 (5.29%) Eclipse
5 21 (4.44%) JIRA
6 18 (3.81%) JUnit
7 17 (3.59%) Visual Studio
8 16 (3.38%) Subversion
8 16 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (3.17%) Gradle
9 15 (3.17%) Grunt
10 13 (2.75%) webpack
11 12 (2.54%) Bitbucket
12 11 (2.33%) gulp
13 10 (2.11%) IntelliJ
13 10 (2.11%) Mercurial
14 9 (1.90%) Selenium
15 8 (1.69%) Mocha
16 7 (1.48%) Dreamweaver
16 7 (1.48%) WebDriver
General
1 64 (13.53%) Finance
2 22 (4.65%) Marketing
3 17 (3.59%) Telecoms
4 13 (2.75%) Retail
5 9 (1.90%) Publishing
6 8 (1.69%) Electronics
7 7 (1.48%) Manufacturing
8 5 (1.06%) Advertising
8 5 (1.06%) Spanish Language
9 4 (0.85%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.63%) German Language
10 3 (0.63%) Japanese Language
10 3 (0.63%) Korean Language
10 3 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.63%) Russian Language
11 2 (0.42%) Banking
11 2 (0.42%) Legal
12 1 (0.21%) Games
12 1 (0.21%) Law
12 1 (0.21%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 149 (31.50%) HTML
2 137 (28.96%) CSS
3 105 (22.20%) .NET
4 85 (17.97%) AngularJS
5 73 (15.43%) HTML5
6 63 (13.32%) Web Services
7 56 (11.84%) CSS3
8 54 (11.42%) jQuery
9 53 (11.21%) REST
10 44 (9.30%) Node.js
11 41 (8.67%) XML
12 39 (8.25%) ASP.NET
13 35 (7.40%) JSON
14 30 (6.34%) RESTful
15 28 (5.92%) Spring
16 25 (5.29%) Sass
17 22 (4.65%) Angular 2
18 20 (4.23%) WCF
19 19 (4.02%) React
20 18 (3.81%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 24 (5.07%) Greenfield Project
2 23 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (4.02%) Mobile App
4 18 (3.81%) Linux Command Line
5 15 (3.17%) User Experience
6 11 (2.33%) Computer Science
7 9 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (1.06%) W3C
9 4 (0.85%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.63%) CMDB
10 3 (0.63%) NHS
11 2 (0.42%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.42%) Embedded Systems
11 2 (0.42%) iPad
11 2 (0.42%) Social Media
12 1 (0.21%) 3D Graphics
12 1 (0.21%) DataPower
12 1 (0.21%) Digital Media
12 1 (0.21%) Smart Meter
12 1 (0.21%) STB
Operating Systems
1 57 (12.05%) Linux
2 30 (6.34%) Unix
3 19 (4.02%) Ubuntu
4 16 (3.38%) Debian
5 14 (2.96%) CentOS
5 14 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 13 (2.75%) Windows
7 7 (1.48%) Android
8 5 (1.06%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.42%) AIX
9 2 (0.42%) Oracle Linux
9 2 (0.42%) SUSE
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.21%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.21%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 137 (28.96%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (16.70%) TDD
3 59 (12.47%) Scrum
4 55 (11.63%) Front End Development
5 51 (10.78%) MVC
6 50 (10.57%) OO
7 49 (10.36%) Unit Testing
8 46 (9.73%) DevOps
9 43 (9.09%) BDD
10 42 (8.88%) Web Development
11 33 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
11 33 (6.98%) Continuous Integration
12 32 (6.77%) SOA
13 31 (6.55%) CRM
14 27 (5.71%) ETL
15 25 (5.29%) Visualisation
16 24 (5.07%) Content Management
16 24 (5.07%) E-Commerce
16 24 (5.07%) Test Automation
17 23 (4.86%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 218 (46.09%) JavaScript
2 122 (25.79%) Java
3 116 (24.52%) SQL
4 82 (17.34%) C#
5 33 (6.98%) PHP
5 33 (6.98%) Python
6 23 (4.86%) T-SQL
7 21 (4.44%) C++
8 18 (3.81%) PL/SQL
8 18 (3.81%) TypeScript
9 16 (3.38%) Bash Shell
10 14 (2.96%) C
11 11 (2.33%) Ruby
12 10 (2.11%) Shell Script
13 9 (1.90%) Scala
14 8 (1.69%) VB.NET
15 7 (1.48%) Apex Code
15 7 (1.48%) ES6
15 7 (1.48%) PHP 7
15 7 (1.48%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 30 (6.34%) Security Cleared
2 26 (5.50%) Degree
3 24 (5.07%) SC Cleared
4 13 (2.75%) Computer Science Degree
5 4 (0.85%) HNC
6 2 (0.42%) DV Cleared
6 2 (0.42%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.21%) AWS Certification
7 1 (0.21%) BPSS Clearance
7 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
7 1 (0.21%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.96%) QA
2 4 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 3 (0.63%) HL7
3 3 (0.63%) SLA
4 1 (0.21%) FATCA
4 1 (0.21%) IFRS
4 1 (0.21%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.21%) PMO
System Software
1 16 (3.38%) Docker
2 3 (0.63%) Apache Flume
3 1 (0.21%) HDFS
3 1 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.21%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 14 (2.96%) SELinux
2 13 (2.75%) Ansible
3 3 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.63%) Puppet
4 1 (0.21%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.21%) HP Fortify
4 1 (0.21%) Kibana
4 1 (0.21%) logstash
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.21%) Wonderware InTouch
Vendors
1 57 (12.05%) Microsoft
2 48 (10.15%) Oracle
3 17 (3.59%) SAP
4 16 (3.38%) HP
5 14 (2.96%) IBM
5 14 (2.96%) Salesforce.com
6 13 (2.75%) Sitecore
7 12 (2.54%) ServiceNow
8 11 (2.33%) Adobe
9 7 (1.48%) Xamarin
10 6 (1.27%) Google
10 6 (1.27%) Splunk
10 6 (1.27%) Tableau
10 6 (1.27%) Thunderhead
10 6 (1.27%) Twitter
11 5 (1.06%) CA
11 5 (1.06%) Demandware
11 5 (1.06%) Serena
12 4 (0.85%) Apigee
13 3 (0.63%) Zend
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