The median contractor rate for a Senior Software Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Developer
South East / Berkshire
Rank 98 - -
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Software Developer 3 0 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.16% - -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% - -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £325 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year -12.50% +23.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - £38.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year - -14.44%  

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 1728 2268 2701
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 93.30% 92.53% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 795 1170 1389
Median daily rate £420 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £240 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £535
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 91 73 84
Median hourly rate £15.70 £27.50 £17.22
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -42.90% +59.69%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £10.50 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £63.00 £47.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Senior Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Software Developer in Berkshire

Senior Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Berkshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Software Developer in Berkshire

Senior Software 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 Software Developer within the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Maidenhead - 2 £325 -
Slough - 1 £350 -
Senior Software Developer
South East

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, Senior Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Web Development
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
1 5 (83.33%) Front End Development
2 1 (16.67%) Samsung
2 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Deep Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) UML
2 1 (16.67%) Python
2 1 (16.67%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics

Senior Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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:

General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
1 5 (83.33%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Front End Development
1 5 (83.33%) MVC
1 5 (83.33%) TDD
1 5 (83.33%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Deep Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Feasibility Study
2 1 (16.67%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Machine Learning
2 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
2 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
2 1 (16.67%) Software Testing
2 1 (16.67%) UML
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) JavaScript
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C++
2 1 (16.67%) Python
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Samsung