Period
to 14 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 14 December 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.

Developer
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
14 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 48 50 55
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 13.79% 17.48% 17.97%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.81% 18.45% 19.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 39 39 39
Slough median daily rate £450 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +23.08% +4.00%
10th Percentile £335 £313 £300
90th Percentile £550 £476 £440
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £25.75
% change year-on-year -6.25% +55.34% +3.00%

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 324 271 288
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.10% 94.76% 94.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 184 190
Slough median daily rate £388 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +14.29% -3.45%
10th Percentile £150 £213 £206
90th Percentile £550 £554 £501
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 12
Slough median hourly rate £16.25 £41.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.37% +127.78% +38.46%
10th Percentile £12.45 £18.63 £8.75
90th Percentile £20.00 £41.50 £40.25
Berkshire median hourly rate £20.00 £13.63 £14.75
% change year-on-year +46.79% -7.63% -26.25%

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 14 December 2018.

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 14 December 2018, 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 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 19 (39.58%) Python
3 16 (33.33%) Data Protection
3 16 (33.33%) Apache Spark
4 15 (31.25%) Data Analytics
4 15 (31.25%) Analytics
4 15 (31.25%) Big Data
4 15 (31.25%) Big Data Analytics
4 15 (31.25%) Web Development
5 14 (29.17%) Hadoop
5 14 (29.17%) Open Source
5 14 (29.17%) Network Architecture
5 14 (29.17%) Apache Hive
5 14 (29.17%) ETL
5 14 (29.17%) TCP/IP
5 14 (29.17%) Internet
5 14 (29.17%) Firewall
5 14 (29.17%) Legal
5 14 (29.17%) SSH
5 14 (29.17%) Data Ingestion
5 14 (29.17%) Spark Streaming
5 14 (29.17%) Kalman Filter
5 14 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (29.17%) Flink
6 9 (18.75%) .NET
7 8 (16.67%) Migration
8 7 (14.58%) OO
8 7 (14.58%) C#
9 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
9 6 (12.50%) SQL Server

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 16 (33.33%) Apache Spark
2 3 (6.25%) Drupal
3 1 (2.08%) Apache Solr
3 1 (2.08%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.08%) WordPress
Business Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Magento
2 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (4.17%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (2.08%) Azure Data Factory
3 1 (2.08%) Dynamics 365
3 1 (2.08%) GitHub
3 1 (2.08%) PaaS
3 1 (2.08%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) Firewall
1 14 (29.17%) Internet
1 14 (29.17%) SSH
1 14 (29.17%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.08%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (31.25%) Big Data
2 14 (29.17%) Apache Hive
2 14 (29.17%) Flink
2 14 (29.17%) Hadoop
3 6 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 3 (6.25%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.17%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (4.17%) SAP Data Services
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.17%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (2.08%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (2.08%) Neo4j
6 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.08%) Redis
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 2 (4.17%) Cucumber
1 2 (4.17%) PHPUnit
2 1 (2.08%) Bitbucket
2 1 (2.08%) Git (software)
2 1 (2.08%) GitLab
2 1 (2.08%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.08%) Selenium
2 1 (2.08%) WebDriver
General
1 14 (29.17%) Legal
2 5 (10.42%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.17%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.08%) Games
4 1 (2.08%) Publishing
4 1 (2.08%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (29.17%) Spark Streaming
2 9 (18.75%) .NET
3 5 (10.42%) HTML
4 4 (8.33%) CSS
5 3 (6.25%) .NET Core
5 3 (6.25%) CSS3
5 3 (6.25%) jQuery
5 3 (6.25%) Node.js
6 2 (4.17%) AngularJS
6 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET
6 2 (4.17%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (4.17%) HTML5
6 2 (4.17%) React
6 2 (4.17%) Symfony
6 2 (4.17%) VCL
6 2 (4.17%) WCF
6 2 (4.17%) WPF
7 1 (2.08%) Lucene
7 1 (2.08%) Memcached
7 1 (2.08%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.17%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.08%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.08%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (4.17%) Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (2.08%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Data Protection
2 15 (31.25%) Analytics
2 15 (31.25%) Big Data Analytics
2 15 (31.25%) Data Analytics
2 15 (31.25%) Web Development
3 14 (29.17%) Data Ingestion
3 14 (29.17%) ETL
3 14 (29.17%) Kalman Filter
3 14 (29.17%) Network Architecture
3 14 (29.17%) Open Source
4 8 (16.67%) Migration
5 7 (14.58%) OO
6 5 (10.42%) Computer Science
7 4 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (8.33%) TDD
8 3 (6.25%) E-Commerce
8 3 (6.25%) MVC
9 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.17%) CRM
9 2 (4.17%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) SQL
2 19 (39.58%) Python
3 7 (14.58%) C#
4 6 (12.50%) JavaScript
5 5 (10.42%) PHP
6 4 (8.33%) C
6 4 (8.33%) C++
6 4 (8.33%) MATLAB
7 3 (6.25%) Java
8 2 (4.17%) Delphi
8 2 (4.17%) PL/SQL
8 2 (4.17%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.08%) Java 8
9 1 (2.08%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.08%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (4.17%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (4.17%) Degree
1 2 (4.17%) SC Cleared
1 2 (4.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.08%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.17%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (4.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 3 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.17%) DevExpress
2 2 (4.17%) Google
2 2 (4.17%) Oracle
2 2 (4.17%) SAP
3 1 (2.08%) Rackspace
3 1 (2.08%) Salesforce.com