Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 22 November 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.

Senior Developer
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 112 152 142
Rank change year-on-year +40 -10 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 52 17 39
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.26% 0.40% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.37% 0.43% 0.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 11 23
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.86% -5.41% +13.85%
10th Percentile £344 £319 £365
90th Percentile £538 £518 £500
South East median daily rate £465 £450 £420
% change year-on-year +3.33% +7.14% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £37.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 - £35.00

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Berkshire
Contract vacancies in Berkshire with a recognized job title 3783 3964 4566
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.89% 92.21% 92.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 2007 2142 2475
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £393
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +1.91% +4.67%
10th Percentile £250 £228 £214
90th Percentile £588 £565 £538
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 184 244
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%
10th Percentile £10.44 £9.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £39.90 £44.48 £46.37
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.61 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.21% +6.00% +15.63%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Berkshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Berkshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Berkshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Berkshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Berkshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Berkshire

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +25 23 £400 -8.57% 8
Bracknell +13 8 £525 -4.55% 4
Newbury -2 3 £450 +50.00% 1
Maidenhead -5 3 £425 -15.84% 2
Slough +4 2 £438 +29.63% 1
Senior Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 15 (28.85%) C#
2 15 (28.85%) .NET
2 15 (28.85%) Microservices
3 14 (26.92%) SQL
3 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
5 12 (23.08%) HTML
5 12 (23.08%) Java
6 11 (21.15%) CSS
6 11 (21.15%) NoSQL
6 11 (21.15%) React
7 10 (19.23%) TDD
7 10 (19.23%) jQuery
7 10 (19.23%) MVC
8 9 (17.31%) Data Modelling
8 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
8 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
8 9 (17.31%) HTML5
8 9 (17.31%) Node.js
8 9 (17.31%) CSS3
9 8 (15.38%) BDD
9 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
9 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
9 8 (15.38%) .NET Core
9 8 (15.38%) Banking
9 8 (15.38%) Windows
10 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
10 7 (13.46%) Adobe

Senior 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 3 (5.77%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.85%) Apache
2 2 (3.85%) Apache Solr
2 2 (3.85%) Confluence
3 1 (1.92%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (1.92%) CMS
3 1 (1.92%) Drupal
3 1 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (1.92%) NServiceBus
3 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (11.54%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (9.62%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.92%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon SQS
3 2 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (3.85%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
3 2 (3.85%) Salesforce Service Cloud
3 2 (3.85%) Serverless
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
4 1 (1.92%) Amazon S3
4 1 (1.92%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) SMTP
2 1 (1.92%) AMQP
2 1 (1.92%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 11 (21.15%) NoSQL
3 4 (7.69%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (7.69%) MongoDB
3 4 (7.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (5.77%) MySQL
4 3 (5.77%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 2 (3.85%) Apache Cassandra
5 2 (3.85%) Redis
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.92%) Data Mart
6 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.92%) OLAP
6 1 (1.92%) OLAP Cube
6 1 (1.92%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.92%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.69%) Jenkins
2 4 (7.69%) JUnit
2 4 (7.69%) Maven
3 3 (5.77%) Eclipse
3 3 (5.77%) JIRA
4 2 (3.85%) Gradle
4 2 (3.85%) IntelliJ
4 2 (3.85%) Mercurial
5 1 (1.92%) Ant
5 1 (1.92%) Checkstyle
5 1 (1.92%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.92%) SonarQube
5 1 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 8 (15.38%) Banking
2 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Retail
3 3 (5.77%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.85%) Marketing
5 1 (1.92%) Advertising
5 1 (1.92%) French Language
5 1 (1.92%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (28.85%) .NET
2 12 (23.08%) HTML
3 11 (21.15%) CSS
3 11 (21.15%) React
4 10 (19.23%) jQuery
5 9 (17.31%) ASP.NET
5 9 (17.31%) CSS3
5 9 (17.31%) HTML5
5 9 (17.31%) Node.js
6 8 (15.38%) .NET Core
6 8 (15.38%) AngularJS
7 7 (13.46%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 6 (11.54%) Sass
8 6 (11.54%) Spring
8 6 (11.54%) Web Services
9 5 (9.62%) REST
9 5 (9.62%) RESTful
9 5 (9.62%) Visualforce
10 3 (5.77%) Struts
11 2 (3.85%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.85%) User Experience
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.92%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.38%) Windows
2 2 (3.85%) Unix
3 1 (1.92%) Linux
3 1 (1.92%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (28.85%) Microservices
2 14 (26.92%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (19.23%) MVC
3 10 (19.23%) TDD
4 9 (17.31%) Data Modelling
4 9 (17.31%) Unit Testing
5 8 (15.38%) BDD
6 7 (13.46%) Front End Development
7 6 (11.54%) Scrum
8 5 (9.62%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (9.62%) CRM
8 5 (9.62%) ETL
8 5 (9.62%) Kanban
8 5 (9.62%) Migration
9 4 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (7.69%) Technical Analysis
10 3 (5.77%) DevOps
10 3 (5.77%) ETL Development
10 3 (5.77%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 20 (38.46%) JavaScript
2 15 (28.85%) C#
3 14 (26.92%) SQL
4 12 (23.08%) Java
5 5 (9.62%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.69%) Apex Code
6 4 (7.69%) PL/SQL
7 3 (5.77%) Shell Script
8 2 (3.85%) PHP
9 1 (1.92%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.92%) Java 9
9 1 (1.92%) Scala
9 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (5.77%) Degree
2 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
2 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.92%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Docker
Vendors
1 7 (13.46%) Adobe
1 7 (13.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.62%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (7.69%) Oracle
4 2 (3.85%) IBM
4 2 (3.85%) Pardot
4 2 (3.85%) Tableau