Period
to 20 January 2020

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 January 2020.

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
20 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 138 85 119
Rank change year-on-year -53 +34 +22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 23 86 54
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.69% 2.11% 1.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 2.28% 1.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 19 56 22
Berkshire median daily rate £463 £448 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.35% +11.88% +8.47%
10th Percentile £407 £413 £338
90th Percentile £508 £599 £520
South East median daily rate £475 £488 £475
% change year-on-year -2.56% +2.63% +18.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £8.00
South East median hourly rate £47.50 - £8.00

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 3,067 3,765 3,740
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.41% 92.55% 91.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,624 1,841 1,974
Berkshire median daily rate £430 £425 £414
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.18% +2.72% +3.44%
10th Percentile £188 £215 £256
90th Percentile £588 £575 £588
South East median daily rate £438 £433 £420
% change year-on-year +1.16% +2.98% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 140 101 102
Berkshire median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +16.67% +3.45%
10th Percentile £13.19 £11.25 £10.60
90th Percentile £82.50 £47.50 £42.18
South East median hourly rate £19.31 £20.38 £18.00
% change year-on-year -5.23% +13.19% +2.86%

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 20 January 2020.

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 20 January 2020. 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 -38 8 £475 +5.56% 13
Bracknell +18 2 £488 -11.36% 3
Maidenhead +8 2 £500 +9.59% 2
Slough +6 2 £430 -20.00% 5
Newbury -7 1 - - 2
Senior Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2020, Senior Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Berkshire region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 11 (47.83%) HTML
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
1 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
2 10 (43.48%) CSS
3 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
4 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
4 8 (34.78%) React
5 7 (30.43%) Vue.js
5 7 (30.43%) TeamCity
5 7 (30.43%) Bitbucket
5 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
5 7 (30.43%) Python
5 7 (30.43%) Subversion
5 7 (30.43%) Selenium
6 6 (26.09%) Web Development
6 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
6 6 (26.09%) ClearCase
6 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 6 (26.09%) .NET
6 6 (26.09%) Prototyping
6 6 (26.09%) SDLC
7 5 (21.74%) DevOps
7 5 (21.74%) C#
7 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
8 4 (17.39%) Java
8 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
8 4 (17.39%) Azure
9 3 (13.04%) REST
9 3 (13.04%) Docker
9 3 (13.04%) Front End Development

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 1 (4.35%) IIS
1 1 (4.35%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Azure
2 2 (8.70%) AWS
3 1 (4.35%) Power Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.70%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (8.70%) MongoDB
2 2 (8.70%) Relational Database
3 1 (4.35%) Couchbase
3 1 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.35%) Power BI
3 1 (4.35%) RDBMS
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 9 (39.13%) Git (software)
2 7 (30.43%) Bitbucket
2 7 (30.43%) Jenkins
2 7 (30.43%) Selenium
2 7 (30.43%) Subversion
2 7 (30.43%) TeamCity
3 6 (26.09%) ClearCase
4 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio
4 2 (8.70%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (4.35%) DbUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Grunt
5 1 (4.35%) gulp
5 1 (4.35%) jMock
5 1 (4.35%) JUnit
5 1 (4.35%) Maven
5 1 (4.35%) Mockito
5 1 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (4.35%) webpack
General
1 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Manufacturing
2 1 (4.35%) Marketing
2 1 (4.35%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (47.83%) AngularJS
1 11 (47.83%) HTML
2 10 (43.48%) CSS
3 8 (34.78%) React
4 7 (30.43%) Vue.js
5 6 (26.09%) .NET
6 3 (13.04%) .NET Core
6 3 (13.04%) REST
6 3 (13.04%) Web Services
7 2 (8.70%) .NET Framework
7 2 (8.70%) RESTful
7 2 (8.70%) Sass
7 2 (8.70%) SOAP
7 2 (8.70%) XML
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET
8 1 (4.35%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
8 1 (4.35%) J2EE
8 1 (4.35%) RxJava
8 1 (4.35%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Digital Media
2 1 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.35%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.35%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.35%) Android
1 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Test Automation
2 6 (26.09%) Computer Science
2 6 (26.09%) Prototyping
2 6 (26.09%) SDLC
2 6 (26.09%) Web Development
3 5 (21.74%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (21.74%) DevOps
4 3 (13.04%) Front End Development
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) API Development
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 2 (8.70%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (4.35%) API Integration
6 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Automation
6 1 (4.35%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Remediation Plan
6 1 (4.35%) Secure Coding
6 1 (4.35%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 7 (30.43%) Python
3 6 (26.09%) SQL
4 5 (21.74%) C#
5 4 (17.39%) Java
6 2 (8.70%) C++
6 2 (8.70%) F#
6 2 (8.70%) TypeScript
7 1 (4.35%) Apple Swift
7 1 (4.35%) C
7 1 (4.35%) Dart
7 1 (4.35%) Objective-C
7 1 (4.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (13.04%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) MIIS
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 1 (4.35%) Black Duck
2 1 (4.35%) Coverity
2 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow