The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 3 months to 27 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
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 67 56
Rank change year-on-year +19 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 5 6 15
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.86% 0.68% 1.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.94% 0.73% 1.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 4 8
Median daily rate £413 £463 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.81% -7.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £390 £396
10% offered a daily rate of more than £503 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £429 £400
% change year-on-year -3.79% +7.18%  
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 Reading. 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
Reading
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 531 822 777
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 91.24% 93.73% 93.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 481 384
Median daily rate £400 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +10.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £244 £260 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £501 £515
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 38 49
Median hourly rate £16.00 £21.33 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.98% -1.02%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.50 £9.50 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.65 £32.50 £30.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Reading

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Reading

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Reading

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Reading over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Senior Developer in Reading

Senior Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Reading

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Senior Developer in Reading

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 Reading region featuring Senior Developer in the job title.

1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
3 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 3 (30.00%) Oracle
3 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 2 (20.00%) Migration
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 2 (20.00%) ETL
4 2 (20.00%) Linux
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
4 2 (20.00%) jQuery
4 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
4 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
4 2 (20.00%) SDLC
4 2 (20.00%) API Development
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016

Senior Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (10.00%) Apache
1 1 (10.00%) ColdFusion
1 1 (10.00%) Confluence
1 1 (10.00%) Tomcat
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (20.00%) Oracle Database
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server 2016
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (10.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (10.00%) Bitbucket
2 1 (10.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (10.00%) JIRA
2 1 (10.00%) Selenium
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
1 3 (30.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Publishing
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (40.00%) HTML
2 3 (30.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) jQuery
3 2 (20.00%) RESTful
4 1 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (10.00%) Ajax
4 1 (10.00%) Apache FOP
4 1 (10.00%) Celery
4 1 (10.00%) Django
4 1 (10.00%) Hibernate
4 1 (10.00%) J2EE
4 1 (10.00%) JSP
4 1 (10.00%) OAuth
4 1 (10.00%) React
4 1 (10.00%) Spring
4 1 (10.00%) Struts
4 1 (10.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (10.00%) Web Services
4 1 (10.00%) XML
4 1 (10.00%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (20.00%) API Development
2 2 (20.00%) Customer Requirements
2 2 (20.00%) ETL
2 2 (20.00%) Kimball Methodology
2 2 (20.00%) Migration
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Tuning
2 2 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (10.00%) DevOps
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Front End Development
3 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
3 1 (10.00%) OO
3 1 (10.00%) Prototyping
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) User Stories
3 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (30.00%) PL/SQL
3 3 (30.00%) T-SQL
4 2 (20.00%) Shell Script
5 1 (10.00%) Java
5 1 (10.00%) Java 9
5 1 (10.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (20.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Oracle
2 1 (10.00%) IBM
2 1 (10.00%) Tableau
Reading, Berkshire
Oliver Bernard
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