The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 25 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.

Senior Developer
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 105 95
Rank change year-on-year +21 -10  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 16 14 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.88% 0.60% 0.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.96% 0.65% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 12 12
Median daily rate £450 £488 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.69% -2.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £400 £400
10% offered a daily rate of more than £523 £550 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £429 £400
% change year-on-year -3.93% +7.34%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.25 £38.75 £42.00
% change year-on-year +6.45% -7.73%  

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 2158 2287
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 91.72% 92.82% 92.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 812 1151 1152
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 95 92
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 £13.05
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £26.00 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

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 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 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 +12 5 £413 -10.81% 9
Bracknell +9 3 £525 -4.54% 1
Newbury - 2 £450 - 2
Slough - 1 £340 -
Windsor - 1 £475 -
Senior Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
4 10 (30.30%) Java
5 9 (27.27%) HTML
5 9 (27.27%) TDD
6 7 (21.21%) Spring
6 7 (21.21%) jQuery
6 7 (21.21%) CSS
7 6 (18.18%) Oracle
7 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
8 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
8 5 (15.15%) .NET
8 5 (15.15%) Web Services
8 5 (15.15%) Finance
8 5 (15.15%) RESTful
9 4 (12.12%) BDD
9 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
9 4 (12.12%) User Stories
9 4 (12.12%) Microservices
9 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
9 4 (12.12%) React
9 4 (12.12%) SDLC
9 4 (12.12%) Scrum
9 4 (12.12%) MVC
9 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
9 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce

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 (9.09%) Confluence
2 2 (6.06%) Apache
2 2 (6.06%) ColdFusion
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle SOA Suite
2 2 (6.06%) Tomcat
3 1 (3.03%) Apache Solr
3 1 (3.03%) Drupal
3 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (3.03%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (6.06%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 1 (3.03%) Amazon S3
3 1 (3.03%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (3.03%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.03%) AMQP
1 1 (3.03%) HTTP
1 1 (3.03%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (9.09%) MongoDB
3 3 (9.09%) NoSQL
3 3 (9.09%) Oracle Database
3 3 (9.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 2 (6.06%) MySQL
4 2 (6.06%) Redis
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (3.03%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (3.03%) BusinessObjects
5 1 (3.03%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (3.03%) DB2
5 1 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.03%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 6 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.12%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.12%) Maven
3 3 (9.09%) Eclipse
3 3 (9.09%) JIRA
3 3 (9.09%) JUnit
4 2 (6.06%) Gradle
4 2 (6.06%) IntelliJ
4 2 (6.06%) Mercurial
5 1 (3.03%) Bitbucket
5 1 (3.03%) Selenium
5 1 (3.03%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (15.15%) Finance
2 4 (12.12%) Telecoms
3 2 (6.06%) Retail
4 1 (3.03%) Electronics
4 1 (3.03%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (27.27%) HTML
2 7 (21.21%) CSS
2 7 (21.21%) jQuery
2 7 (21.21%) Spring
3 5 (15.15%) .NET
3 5 (15.15%) RESTful
3 5 (15.15%) Web Services
4 4 (12.12%) AngularJS
4 4 (12.12%) React
5 3 (9.09%) HTML5
5 3 (9.09%) RabbitMQ
5 3 (9.09%) Struts
6 2 (6.06%) Hibernate
6 2 (6.06%) JSF
6 2 (6.06%) JSP
6 2 (6.06%) Middleware
6 2 (6.06%) Node.js
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle Fusion
6 2 (6.06%) Spring MVC
6 2 (6.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.09%) Linux
2 2 (6.06%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (30.30%) Unit Testing
3 9 (27.27%) TDD
4 4 (12.12%) BDD
4 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.12%) E-Commerce
4 4 (12.12%) Microservices
4 4 (12.12%) MVC
4 4 (12.12%) Scrum
4 4 (12.12%) SDLC
4 4 (12.12%) SOA
4 4 (12.12%) User Stories
5 3 (9.09%) API Development
5 3 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps
5 3 (9.09%) ETL
5 3 (9.09%) Front End Development
5 3 (9.09%) Pair Programming
5 3 (9.09%) Performance Tuning
5 3 (9.09%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) SQL
2 15 (45.45%) JavaScript
3 10 (30.30%) Java
4 4 (12.12%) PL/SQL
4 4 (12.12%) T-SQL
5 3 (9.09%) C#
5 3 (9.09%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.06%) Apex Code
6 2 (6.06%) Python
7 1 (3.03%) C++
7 1 (3.03%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Security Cleared
2 3 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.12%) QA
2 1 (3.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (18.18%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) IBM
2 2 (6.06%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (3.03%) Microsoft
3 1 (3.03%) Samsung
3 1 (3.03%) Tableau
Reading, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £550 - £575 per day
Posted: 3 days ago