Period
to 17 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 17 November 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
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 6 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -2 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 41 49 69
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 13.76% 15.41% 13.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.54% 16.61% 14.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 33 94
Slough median daily rate £400 £320 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.00% +2.40% -3.85%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £250
90th Percentile £479 £399 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 7
Slough median hourly rate - - £17.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £42.50 £23.50 £26.50
% change year-on-year +80.85% -11.32% -33.75%

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 282 295 467
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.63% 92.77% 91.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 194 318
Slough median daily rate £400 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.29% - -
10th Percentile £213 £206 £213
90th Percentile £557 £481 £506
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £400 £390
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 13 19
Slough median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% -16.67% +5.88%
10th Percentile £11.50 £9.00 £10.00
90th Percentile £27.10 £39.95 £39.15
Berkshire median hourly rate £14.50 £14.50 £21.55
% change year-on-year - -32.71% +23.14%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
2 17 (41.46%) HTML
3 16 (39.02%) jQuery
4 15 (36.59%) CSS
4 15 (36.59%) AngularJS
5 13 (31.71%) C#
5 13 (31.71%) SQL
6 12 (29.27%) MySQL
6 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
7 10 (24.39%) HTML5
7 10 (24.39%) CSS3
8 9 (21.95%) Node.js
8 9 (21.95%) Java
8 9 (21.95%) Linux
9 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
9 8 (19.51%) Windows
9 8 (19.51%) .NET
9 8 (19.51%) TDD
9 8 (19.51%) User Experience
10 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
10 7 (17.07%) Sass
10 7 (17.07%) Python
10 7 (17.07%) MVC
11 6 (14.63%) Adobe Illustrator
11 6 (14.63%) Photoshop
11 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
11 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
11 6 (14.63%) Degree
11 6 (14.63%) JSON
11 6 (14.63%) SaaS

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 (7.32%) CMS
2 2 (4.88%) Apache
2 2 (4.88%) Apache Spark
3 1 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.44%) EPiServer
3 1 (2.44%) nginx
3 1 (2.44%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (14.63%) Adobe Illustrator
1 6 (14.63%) Photoshop
2 4 (9.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (14.63%) SaaS
2 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (9.76%) GitHub
4 3 (7.32%) npm
5 2 (4.88%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.88%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 2 (4.88%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (2.44%) Rackspace Cloud
6 1 (2.44%) Yarn
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (29.27%) MySQL
2 7 (17.07%) Relational Database
3 5 (12.20%) Big Data
3 5 (12.20%) NoSQL
3 5 (12.20%) Oracle Database
3 5 (12.20%) SQL Server
4 4 (9.76%) Hadoop
4 4 (9.76%) MongoDB
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 10g
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (7.32%) MonetDB
5 3 (7.32%) Pentaho
6 2 (4.88%) Apache Hive
6 2 (4.88%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.44%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.44%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (2.44%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (2.44%) OLAP
7 1 (2.44%) QlikView
7 1 (2.44%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 12 (29.27%) Git (software)
2 6 (14.63%) Grunt
3 5 (12.20%) gulp
4 4 (9.76%) Axure RP
4 4 (9.76%) Dreamweaver
4 4 (9.76%) Oracle APEX
4 4 (9.76%) Subversion
4 4 (9.76%) Visual Studio
5 3 (7.32%) Xcode
6 2 (4.88%) JIRA
6 2 (4.88%) PHPUnit
6 2 (4.88%) ReSharper
6 2 (4.88%) webpack
7 1 (2.44%) Eclipse
7 1 (2.44%) Jenkins
7 1 (2.44%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (2.44%) TeamCity
General
1 2 (4.88%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (41.46%) HTML
2 16 (39.02%) jQuery
3 15 (36.59%) AngularJS
3 15 (36.59%) CSS
4 10 (24.39%) CSS3
4 10 (24.39%) HTML5
5 9 (21.95%) Node.js
6 8 (19.51%) .NET
6 8 (19.51%) ASP.NET
7 7 (17.07%) Sass
8 6 (14.63%) .NET Framework
8 6 (14.63%) Entity Framework
8 6 (14.63%) JSON
8 6 (14.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 5 (12.20%) Laravel
9 5 (12.20%) LESS
9 5 (12.20%) Symfony
10 4 (9.76%) Silverlight
10 4 (9.76%) SVG
10 4 (9.76%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (19.51%) User Experience
2 4 (9.76%) Animation
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science
3 2 (4.88%) Mobile App
4 1 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.44%) Cloud Native
4 1 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (21.95%) Linux
2 8 (19.51%) Windows
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server
3 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
3 4 (9.76%) Windows XP
4 3 (7.32%) Apple iOS
5 1 (2.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.44%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (19.51%) TDD
2 7 (17.07%) MVC
3 6 (14.63%) Software Engineering
4 5 (12.20%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (12.20%) Front End Development
4 5 (12.20%) OO
4 5 (12.20%) Visualisation
5 4 (9.76%) Logistics
5 4 (9.76%) OOD
6 3 (7.32%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (7.32%) Data Modelling
6 3 (7.32%) iOS Development
6 3 (7.32%) Migration
6 3 (7.32%) Scrum
6 3 (7.32%) Unit Testing
7 2 (4.88%) Data Governance
7 2 (4.88%) DevOps
7 2 (4.88%) Multithreading
7 2 (4.88%) OOP
7 2 (4.88%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 21 (51.22%) JavaScript
2 13 (31.71%) C#
2 13 (31.71%) SQL
3 9 (21.95%) Java
4 7 (17.07%) Python
5 5 (12.20%) PHP
6 4 (9.76%) PL/SQL
7 3 (7.32%) Apple Swift
7 3 (7.32%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.88%) Apex Code
8 2 (4.88%) C++
8 2 (4.88%) Ruby
9 1 (2.44%) ES6
9 1 (2.44%) Kotlin
9 1 (2.44%) T-SQL
9 1 (2.44%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.44%) VB
Qualifications
1 6 (14.63%) Degree
2 4 (9.76%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (9.76%) QA
2 1 (2.44%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (9.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (7.32%) Ansible
2 1 (2.44%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (2.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 5 (12.20%) Oracle
2 3 (7.32%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (4.88%) Pardot
3 2 (4.88%) Zend
4 1 (2.44%) Ab Initio
4 1 (2.44%) Apple
4 1 (2.44%) Google
4 1 (2.44%) Rackspace