The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 3 months to 30 March 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.

Developer
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 26 30 45
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 18.18% 13.89% 15.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.26% 14.49% 15.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 25 27
Median daily rate £425 £350 £307
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +21.42% +14.00%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £338 £150 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £498 £415
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £175.00 £12.30
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1322.76%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Slough. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Slough
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 135 207 285
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 94.41% 95.83% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 97 120 154
Median daily rate £417 £383 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.88% -4.37%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £150 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 5 10
Median hourly rate £15.50 £18.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -13.88% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.20 £10.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.00 £175.00 £30.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -7.89% +11.76%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 30 March 2017, 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 Slough region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 24 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 22 (38.60%) HTML
3 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (26.32%) CSS
5 14 (24.56%) Business Intelligence
6 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
6 13 (22.81%) OO
6 13 (22.81%) Subversion
7 12 (21.05%) Java
7 12 (21.05%) Finance
8 11 (19.30%) TDD
9 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
9 10 (17.54%) SQL
9 10 (17.54%) MongoDB
10 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
10 9 (15.79%) Open Source
10 9 (15.79%) Front End Development
10 9 (15.79%) Linux
11 8 (14.04%) XML
11 8 (14.04%) Oracle
11 8 (14.04%) Scrum
11 8 (14.04%) Web Development
11 8 (14.04%) User Experience
11 8 (14.04%) RESTful
11 8 (14.04%) Scala
11 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
11 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
11 8 (14.04%) Groovy
12 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
12 7 (12.28%) Sass

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 7 (12.28%) Tomcat
2 3 (5.26%) Alfresco
2 3 (5.26%) Apache
2 3 (5.26%) Liferay
3 2 (3.51%) CMS
3 2 (3.51%) WordPress
4 1 (1.75%) Drupal
4 1 (1.75%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Adobe Illustrator
1 5 (8.77%) Photoshop
2 4 (7.02%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (8.77%) HFM
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.75%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.75%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) GitHub
2 1 (1.75%) CallidusCloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) LDAP
2 2 (3.51%) Skype
3 1 (1.75%) Extranet
3 1 (1.75%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (22.81%) SQL Server
2 10 (17.54%) MongoDB
3 7 (12.28%) MySQL
4 6 (10.53%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (10.53%) Essbase
4 6 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 5 (8.77%) Oracle BI EE
5 5 (8.77%) Oracle ODI
5 5 (8.77%) Oracle Reports
5 5 (8.77%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (5.26%) BusinessObjects
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
7 2 (3.51%) MS Access
7 2 (3.51%) Power BI
7 2 (3.51%) RDBMS
7 2 (3.51%) Relational Database
7 2 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 13 (22.81%) Subversion
2 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.28%) Jenkins
3 6 (10.53%) Gradle
3 6 (10.53%) JIRA
4 5 (8.77%) Axure RP
4 5 (8.77%) Eclipse
5 3 (5.26%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.75%) GDB
6 1 (1.75%) Maven
6 1 (1.75%) Moq
6 1 (1.75%) Octopus Deploy
6 1 (1.75%) ReSharper
6 1 (1.75%) SoapUI
6 1 (1.75%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (21.05%) Finance
2 6 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
4 1 (1.75%) Games
4 1 (1.75%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (38.60%) HTML
2 15 (26.32%) CSS
3 9 (15.79%) AngularJS
4 8 (14.04%) RESTful
4 8 (14.04%) XML
5 7 (12.28%) J2EE
5 7 (12.28%) Sass
5 7 (12.28%) Spring
5 7 (12.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 7 (12.28%) Velocity
6 6 (10.53%) Laravel
6 6 (10.53%) Servlets
7 5 (8.77%) Ember.js
7 5 (8.77%) HTML5
8 4 (7.02%) REST
9 3 (5.26%) CSS3
9 3 (5.26%) JSR 168
9 3 (5.26%) Struts
9 3 (5.26%) XHTML
9 3 (5.26%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) User Experience
2 5 (8.77%) Linux Command Line
3 2 (3.51%) W3C
4 1 (1.75%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (1.75%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 9 (15.79%) Linux
2 3 (5.26%) Solaris
3 2 (3.51%) Android
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) Apple iOS
4 1 (1.75%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (24.56%) Business Intelligence
3 13 (22.81%) OO
4 11 (19.30%) TDD
5 10 (17.54%) E-Commerce
6 9 (15.79%) Front End Development
6 9 (15.79%) Open Source
7 8 (14.04%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (14.04%) Scrum
7 8 (14.04%) Unit Testing
7 8 (14.04%) Web Development
8 7 (12.28%) IT Strategy
8 7 (12.28%) OOD
8 7 (12.28%) Validation
8 7 (12.28%) Web Application Development
8 7 (12.28%) Wireframes
9 6 (10.53%) Extreme Programming
9 6 (10.53%) Functional Testing
9 6 (10.53%) MVC
9 6 (10.53%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 24 (42.11%) JavaScript
2 12 (21.05%) Java
3 10 (17.54%) SQL
4 8 (14.04%) Groovy
4 8 (14.04%) Scala
5 7 (12.28%) PHP
6 4 (7.02%) C#
6 4 (7.02%) C++
7 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.51%) Apex Code
8 2 (3.51%) Delphi
8 2 (3.51%) PL/SQL
8 2 (3.51%) Python
9 1 (1.75%) PHP 7
9 1 (1.75%) Ruby
9 1 (1.75%) Shell Script
9 1 (1.75%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.75%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.75%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (14.04%) Oracle
2 5 (8.77%) Hyperion
3 3 (5.26%) GigaSpaces
3 3 (5.26%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.51%) Twitter
5 1 (1.75%) Apple
5 1 (1.75%) Callidus
5 1 (1.75%) Marketo
5 1 (1.75%) Samsung