Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Backend Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 28 31 -
Rank change year-on-year +3 - -
Contract jobs requiring a Backend Developer 10 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 3.01% 1.02% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.12% 1.09% -
Number of daily rates quoted 8 3 0
Slough median daily rate £425 £400 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £425 £505
% change year-on-year - -15.84% +37.41%
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 321 276 302
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.69% 93.56% 94.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 214 188 201
Slough median daily rate £400 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +10.34% +3.57%
10th Percentile £191 £211 £213
90th Percentile £538 £529 £481
Berkshire median daily rate £415 £415 £400
% change year-on-year - +3.75% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 6 13
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -6.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £15.55 £11.13 £8.90
90th Percentile £20.40 £17.50 £35.14
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year +29.03% +10.71% -35.03%

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 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 10 (100.00%) PHP
1 10 (100.00%) Magento
2 9 (90.00%) E-Commerce
3 6 (60.00%) OO
3 6 (60.00%) OO PHP
4 3 (30.00%) Finance
4 3 (30.00%) LAMP
4 3 (30.00%) MySQL
5 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (20.00%) ERP
5 2 (20.00%) Linux
5 2 (20.00%) OOP
5 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
5 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Payment Gateway
5 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
5 2 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
5 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (10.00%) HTML
6 1 (10.00%) CSS
6 1 (10.00%) Drupal
6 1 (10.00%) HTML5
6 1 (10.00%) CSS3
6 1 (10.00%) Laravel

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (10.00%) Drupal
Business Applications
1 10 (100.00%) Magento
2 2 (20.00%) Payment Gateway
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (30.00%) MySQL
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) LAMP
2 2 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
3 1 (10.00%) CSS
3 1 (10.00%) CSS3
3 1 (10.00%) HTML
3 1 (10.00%) HTML5
3 1 (10.00%) Laravel
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (20.00%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) E-Commerce
2 6 (60.00%) OO
2 6 (60.00%) OO PHP
3 2 (20.00%) ERP
3 2 (20.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (20.00%) OOP
3 2 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) PHP
2 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Salesforce.com