Period
to 21 May 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

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.

Developer
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
21 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 19 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -18 0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 20 66 44
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 7.19% 23.40% 17.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 7.63% 24.91% 18.41%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 56 39
Slough median daily rate £413 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +21.43%
10th Percentile £313 £331 £314
90th Percentile £565 £475 £475
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £390 £413
% change year-on-year +15.38% -5.45% +8.55%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £33.75 £8.00 £26.50
% change year-on-year +321.88% -69.81% +89.29%

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 262 265 239
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.24% 93.97% 93.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 155 175 169
Slough median daily rate £425 £400 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% -4.19% +7.05%
10th Percentile £278 £208 £200
90th Percentile £550 £538 £545
Berkshire median daily rate £450 £418 £413
% change year-on-year +7.78% +1.21% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 5 6
Slough median hourly rate £13.00 £20.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -35.00% -29.20% +101.79%
Berkshire median hourly rate £16.75 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -1.47% +13.33% +7.14%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Slough

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Slough

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Slough

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Slough over the 6 months to 21 May 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Slough

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Slough

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 21 May 2019, 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 Developer in the job title.

1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 7 (35.00%) .NET
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (25.00%) Python
5 5 (25.00%) Analytics
6 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (20.00%) Open Source
6 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (20.00%) ETL
6 4 (20.00%) MVC
6 4 (20.00%) Scrum
7 3 (15.00%) Internet
7 3 (15.00%) SSH
7 3 (15.00%) Web Development
7 3 (15.00%) Kanban
7 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
7 3 (15.00%) Legal
7 3 (15.00%) Firewall
7 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
7 3 (15.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
7 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
7 3 (15.00%) Apache Hive
7 3 (15.00%) Apache Spark
7 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (15.00%) Big Data
7 3 (15.00%) Big Data Analytics

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 3 (15.00%) Apache Spark
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Solr
2 1 (5.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) IIS
2 1 (5.00%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) InVision
1 1 (5.00%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (5.00%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (5.00%) Power Platform
2 1 (5.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Firewall
1 3 (15.00%) Internet
1 3 (15.00%) SSH
1 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Apache Hive
2 3 (15.00%) Big Data
2 3 (15.00%) Flink
2 3 (15.00%) Hadoop
3 2 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Amazon Redshift
4 1 (5.00%) BigQuery
4 1 (5.00%) Power BI
4 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Axure RP
1 1 (5.00%) JIRA
1 1 (5.00%) JUnit
1 1 (5.00%) ReSharper
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (5.00%) TestNG
General
1 3 (15.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) .NET
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Core
2 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) Spark Streaming
3 2 (10.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (10.00%) CSS
3 2 (10.00%) jQuery
3 2 (10.00%) WCF
4 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (5.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (5.00%) LINQ
4 1 (5.00%) Lucene
4 1 (5.00%) React
4 1 (5.00%) SAPUI5
4 1 (5.00%) Spring
4 1 (5.00%) Symfony
4 1 (5.00%) Vue.js
4 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Native
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (25.00%) Analytics
3 4 (20.00%) ETL
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Open Source
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
4 3 (15.00%) Big Data Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Data Analytics
4 3 (15.00%) Data Ingestion
4 3 (15.00%) Data Protection
4 3 (15.00%) Kalman Filter
4 3 (15.00%) Kanban
4 3 (15.00%) Network Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Web Development
5 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (10.00%) CRM
5 2 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
6 1 (5.00%) Quantitative Research
6 1 (5.00%) User-Centered Design (UCD)
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
4 5 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) Bash Shell
6 1 (5.00%) ABAP
6 1 (5.00%) C++
6 1 (5.00%) Java
6 1 (5.00%) Java 8
6 1 (5.00%) PHP
6 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) Salesforce.com
2 1 (5.00%) Sitecore