Period
to 20 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £419 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 135 126
Rank change year-on-year +20 -9 +12
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 53 26 49
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.31% 0.65% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 0.70% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 15 33
Berkshire median daily rate £419 £350 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +19.64% -22.22% +5.88%
10th Percentile £344 £313 £375
90th Percentile £527 £511 £500
South East median daily rate £475 £420 £420
% change year-on-year +13.10% - +1.82%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 - £45.00
South East median hourly rate £8.00 - £40.52

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 3,701 3,700 4,564
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 91.63% 93.11% 92.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,971 1,919 2,403
Berkshire median daily rate £413 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% - +3.23%
10th Percentile £258 £225 £238
90th Percentile £581 £563 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 93 181 228
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £15.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.33% -22.08% +13.24%
10th Percentile £10.72 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £42.30 £50.00 £55.55
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year +2.86% -10.24% +20.65%

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 February 2018.

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 February 2018. 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 +17 22 £438 +9.38% 16
Maidenhead +1 13 £425 +30.77% 5
Bracknell - 9 £550 - 7
Newbury - 3 £375 - 4
Senior Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 27 (50.94%) JavaScript
2 26 (49.06%) C#
3 25 (47.17%) .NET
3 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET
4 16 (30.19%) HTML
4 16 (30.19%) MVC
5 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
5 14 (26.42%) AngularJS
6 13 (24.53%) TDD
6 13 (24.53%) Java
7 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
7 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
8 11 (20.75%) Microservices
9 10 (18.87%) React
9 10 (18.87%) CSS
10 9 (16.98%) DevOps
11 8 (15.09%) REST
11 8 (15.09%) Front End Development
11 8 (15.09%) XML
11 8 (15.09%) SQL
11 8 (15.09%) Adobe
12 7 (13.21%) Scrum
12 7 (13.21%) Retail
12 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
12 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
12 7 (13.21%) jQuery
12 7 (13.21%) BDD
12 7 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
13 6 (11.32%) Node.js

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 4 (7.55%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 3 (5.66%) Apache Solr
2 3 (5.66%) Confluence
3 2 (3.77%) CMS
3 2 (3.77%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.89%) Drupal
4 1 (1.89%) NServiceBus
4 1 (1.89%) Tomcat
4 1 (1.89%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (7.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (9.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (13.21%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.55%) Dynamics 365
4 3 (5.66%) AWS Lambda
4 3 (5.66%) Serverless
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon S3
5 2 (3.77%) Amazon SQS
5 2 (3.77%) CloudFront
6 1 (1.89%) IaaS
6 1 (1.89%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (22.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) NoSQL
3 3 (5.66%) Big Data
4 2 (3.77%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (3.77%) MySQL
5 1 (1.89%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (1.89%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (1.89%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.89%) OLAP
5 1 (1.89%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (1.89%) phpMyAdmin
5 1 (1.89%) Power BI
5 1 (1.89%) PowerPivot
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (1.89%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (26.42%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.32%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 4 (7.55%) Jenkins
3 4 (7.55%) JIRA
3 4 (7.55%) JUnit
3 4 (7.55%) Maven
3 4 (7.55%) Octopus Deploy
4 3 (5.66%) Bitbucket
4 3 (5.66%) Eclipse
4 3 (5.66%) Gradle
4 3 (5.66%) IntelliJ
4 3 (5.66%) Mercurial
5 2 (3.77%) Checkstyle
5 2 (3.77%) SonarQube
6 1 (1.89%) Ant
6 1 (1.89%) Cucumber
6 1 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.89%) Vagrant
6 1 (1.89%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 7 (13.21%) Retail
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Banking
4 1 (1.89%) Advertising
4 1 (1.89%) French Language
4 1 (1.89%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (47.17%) .NET
2 16 (30.19%) ASP.NET
2 16 (30.19%) HTML
3 14 (26.42%) AngularJS
4 10 (18.87%) CSS
4 10 (18.87%) React
5 8 (15.09%) REST
5 8 (15.09%) XML
6 7 (13.21%) jQuery
7 6 (11.32%) Node.js
7 6 (11.32%) Web Services
8 5 (9.43%) CSS3
8 5 (9.43%) HTML5
8 5 (9.43%) Spring
9 4 (7.55%) .NET Core
9 4 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web API
9 4 (7.55%) JSR 170
9 4 (7.55%) OSGi
9 4 (7.55%) Sass
9 4 (7.55%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 2 (3.77%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (1.89%) Algorithms
2 1 (1.89%) Computer Science
2 1 (1.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (1.89%) Graphic Design
2 1 (1.89%) Mobile App
2 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.55%) Windows
2 2 (3.77%) Unix
3 1 (1.89%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Linux
3 1 (1.89%) Windows 7
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (30.19%) MVC
3 13 (24.53%) TDD
4 11 (20.75%) Microservices
5 9 (16.98%) DevOps
6 8 (15.09%) Front End Development
7 7 (13.21%) BDD
7 7 (13.21%) Scrum
8 6 (11.32%) Business Analysis
8 6 (11.32%) Content Management
8 6 (11.32%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (11.32%) Kanban
8 6 (11.32%) Software Engineering
9 5 (9.43%) CRM
9 5 (9.43%) Pair Programming
9 5 (9.43%) Unit Testing
9 5 (9.43%) User Stories
10 4 (7.55%) Functional Testing
10 4 (7.55%) SDLC
10 4 (7.55%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 27 (50.94%) JavaScript
2 26 (49.06%) C#
3 13 (24.53%) Java
4 8 (15.09%) SQL
5 5 (9.43%) TypeScript
6 4 (7.55%) C++
6 4 (7.55%) Python
6 4 (7.55%) Scala
7 3 (5.66%) Apex Code
7 3 (5.66%) Go
8 2 (3.77%) PHP
8 2 (3.77%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.77%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.89%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
9 1 (1.89%) F#
9 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (13.21%) SC Cleared
1 7 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.55%) Degree
3 1 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.89%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) GDPR
2 2 (3.77%) QA
3 1 (1.89%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (5.66%) Docker
Vendors
1 12 (22.64%) Microsoft
2 8 (15.09%) Adobe
3 4 (7.55%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.77%) Oracle
5 1 (1.89%) Tableau