Period
to 24 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Backend Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 24 June 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.

Backend Developer
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 29 - 40
Rank change year-on-year - +40 -
Contract jobs requiring a Backend Developer 8 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 2.90% - 0.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.09% - 0.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 0 2
Slough median daily rate £425 - £150
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £150
% change year-on-year - +183.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough. 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
Slough
Contract vacancies in Slough with a recognized job title 259 259 359
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.84% 92.50% 95.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 183 225
Slough median daily rate £400 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.19% +11.33% +6.38%
10th Percentile £208 £235 £213
90th Percentile £538 £550 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +0.30% +3.44% +6.60%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 9 10
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £14.20 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +40.85% -12.62% -8.45%
10th Percentile £15.10 £13.80 £10.48
90th Percentile £20.70 £22.30 £40.13
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +3.45% -21.62%

Backend Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Backend Developer in Slough

Backend Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Backend Developer in Slough

Backend Developer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, Backend 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 Slough region featuring Backend Developer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) PHP
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 8 (100.00%) Magento
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) OO PHP
3 3 (37.50%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) LAMP
3 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) ERP
4 2 (25.00%) Linux
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
4 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
4 2 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
4 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
5 1 (12.50%) HTML5
5 1 (12.50%) CSS3
5 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (12.50%) HTML
5 1 (12.50%) CSS

Backend Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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:

Business Applications
1 8 (100.00%) Magento
2 2 (25.00%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
General
1 3 (37.50%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) LAMP
2 2 (25.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (12.50%) CSS
3 1 (12.50%) CSS3
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (25.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) E-Commerce
2 5 (62.50%) OO
2 5 (62.50%) OO PHP
3 2 (25.00%) ERP
3 2 (25.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (25.00%) OOP
3 2 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com