Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Reading during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 89 81
Rank change year-on-year +25 -8 0
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 23 10 25
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.79% 0.67% 1.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.92% 0.74% 1.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 5 16
Reading median daily rate £400 £438 £488
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.57% -10.26% +21.88%
10th Percentile £343 £390 £419
90th Percentile £556 £475 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £438 £463
% change year-on-year -2.86% -5.41% +13.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Reading median hourly rate - - £45.00
Berkshire median hourly rate - - £37.50

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Reading. 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
Reading
Contract vacancies in Reading with a recognized job title 1199 1343 1797
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.31% 90.44% 94.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 715 718 1073
Reading median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £250 £233 £220
90th Percentile £575 £571 £538
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £400 £393
% change year-on-year +5.00% +1.91% +4.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 57 78 124
Reading median hourly rate £14.00 £14.75 £21.55
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.08% -31.55% +23.14%
10th Percentile £9.25 £9.25 £9.25
90th Percentile £40.75 £43.28 £47.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.00 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year -3.45% -32.71% +23.14%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

Job postings that featured Senior Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Reading.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 22 November 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 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 9 (39.13%) C#
2 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) Microservices
3 8 (34.78%) NoSQL
3 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
3 8 (34.78%) MVC
3 8 (34.78%) Banking
3 8 (34.78%) .NET Core
4 7 (30.43%) SMTP
4 7 (30.43%) Data Modelling
4 7 (30.43%) SQL
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 5 (21.74%) Java
6 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
6 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
7 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (13.04%) TDD
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (13.04%) Finance
7 3 (13.04%) Migration
7 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
7 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
7 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills

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 2 (8.70%) Tomcat
2 1 (4.35%) Apache
2 1 (4.35%) CMS
2 1 (4.35%) Drupal
2 1 (4.35%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) SMTP
2 1 (4.35%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 8 (34.78%) NoSQL
3 3 (13.04%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (13.04%) MongoDB
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server 2014
3 3 (13.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Power View
5 1 (4.35%) MySQL
5 1 (4.35%) OLAP
5 1 (4.35%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (4.35%) Power BI
5 1 (4.35%) PowerPivot
5 1 (4.35%) Redis
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 1 (4.35%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.35%) Ant
2 1 (4.35%) Vagrant
General
1 8 (34.78%) Banking
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 1 (4.35%) French Language
3 1 (4.35%) Publishing
3 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 8 (34.78%) .NET Core
2 8 (34.78%) ASP.NET
3 7 (30.43%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 3 (13.04%) AngularJS
5 2 (8.70%) Ajax
5 2 (8.70%) Hibernate
5 2 (8.70%) HTML
5 2 (8.70%) jQuery
5 2 (8.70%) RESTful
5 2 (8.70%) Spring
5 2 (8.70%) Visualforce
5 2 (8.70%) Web Services
5 2 (8.70%) XML
6 1 (4.35%) Apache FOP
6 1 (4.35%) CSS
6 1 (4.35%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (4.35%) Java EE
6 1 (4.35%) JSON
6 1 (4.35%) MDX
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (8.70%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (4.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 8 (34.78%) Windows
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Microservices
2 8 (34.78%) MVC
3 7 (30.43%) Data Modelling
4 3 (13.04%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (13.04%) Migration
4 3 (13.04%) TDD
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Analytics
5 2 (8.70%) BDD
5 2 (8.70%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (8.70%) Cybersecurity
5 2 (8.70%) Kanban
5 2 (8.70%) Kimball Methodology
5 2 (8.70%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.70%) Scrum
6 1 (4.35%) DevOps
6 1 (4.35%) Kalman Filter
6 1 (4.35%) Low Latency
6 1 (4.35%) OO PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 9 (39.13%) C#
2 7 (30.43%) SQL
3 5 (21.74%) Java
4 4 (17.39%) JavaScript
4 4 (17.39%) T-SQL
5 2 (8.70%) Apex Code
5 2 (8.70%) PHP
6 1 (4.35%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
6 1 (4.35%) Java 9
6 1 (4.35%) PL/SQL
6 1 (4.35%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 1 (4.35%) SC Cleared
1 1 (4.35%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (8.70%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (8.70%) Salesforce.com
1 2 (8.70%) Tableau
2 1 (4.35%) IBM
2 1 (4.35%) Oracle