Period
to 26 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 26 May 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
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 65 46 62
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 22.97% 17.62% 15.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.44% 18.85% 15.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 41 91
Slough median daily rate £400 £425 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.88% +21.43% +15.32%
10th Percentile £331 £288 £250
90th Percentile £478 £475 £438
Berkshire median daily rate £396 £413 £388
% change year-on-year -4.00% +6.45% +10.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 6
Slough median hourly rate - - £14.00
Berkshire median hourly rate £8.00 £26.50 £14.00
% change year-on-year -69.81% +89.29% -60.56%

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 266 244 395
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.99% 93.49% 96.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 176 173 257
Slough median daily rate £400 £413 £390
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% +5.77% +4.00%
10th Percentile £208 £202 £250
90th Percentile £538 £538 £500
Berkshire median daily rate £420 £415 £400
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75% +4.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 7 13
Slough median hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.03% +10.71% -22.22%
10th Percentile £15.10 £13.66 £10.60
90th Percentile £35.05 £41.50 £22.75
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.00 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year +13.33% +7.14% -20.00%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 27 (41.54%) JavaScript
2 26 (40.00%) PHP
3 24 (36.92%) HTML
4 20 (30.77%) E-Commerce
4 20 (30.77%) Magento
5 19 (29.23%) OO
5 19 (29.23%) CSS
6 16 (24.62%) HTML5
7 15 (23.08%) Front End Development
7 15 (23.08%) OO PHP
8 13 (20.00%) Finance
9 12 (18.46%) SQL
10 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
11 10 (15.38%) REST
11 10 (15.38%) CSS3
12 8 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
12 8 (12.31%) SOAP
13 7 (10.77%) TDD
13 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 7 (10.77%) RESTful
13 7 (10.77%) MySQL
14 6 (9.23%) Python
14 6 (9.23%) MVC
14 6 (9.23%) Workflow
14 6 (9.23%) OLTP
14 6 (9.23%) Sass
14 6 (9.23%) Elasticsearch
14 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
15 5 (7.69%) React Native
15 5 (7.69%) AngularJS

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 6 (9.23%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (7.69%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 5 (7.69%) LiveCycle
3 3 (4.62%) Drupal
4 2 (3.08%) SAS
5 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
Business Applications
1 20 (30.77%) Magento
2 3 (4.62%) Payment Gateway
3 1 (1.54%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.08%) GitHub
1 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.54%) Force.com
2 1 (1.54%) iPaaS
2 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.54%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (16.92%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.77%) MySQL
2 7 (10.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (9.23%) OLTP
4 4 (6.15%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (3.08%) Base SAS
6 2 (3.08%) NoSQL
6 2 (3.08%) Power BI
6 2 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 2 (3.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.54%) Blockchain
7 1 (1.54%) DB2
7 1 (1.54%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.54%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 4 (6.15%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.62%) PHPUnit
3 2 (3.08%) Vagrant
4 1 (1.54%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.54%) Visual Studio
General
1 13 (20.00%) Finance
2 5 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.62%) Games
4 2 (3.08%) Legal
5 1 (1.54%) Banking
5 1 (1.54%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (36.92%) HTML
2 19 (29.23%) CSS
3 16 (24.62%) HTML5
4 10 (15.38%) CSS3
4 10 (15.38%) REST
5 8 (12.31%) SOAP
6 7 (10.77%) RESTful
7 6 (9.23%) Sass
8 5 (7.69%) .NET
8 5 (7.69%) AngularJS
8 5 (7.69%) React Native
9 4 (6.15%) .NET Framework
9 4 (6.15%) ASP.NET
9 4 (6.15%) jQuery
9 4 (6.15%) LAMP
9 4 (6.15%) React
9 4 (6.15%) STL
9 4 (6.15%) Web Services
9 4 (6.15%) XML
10 3 (4.62%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.69%) Mobile App
3 4 (6.15%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (4.62%) Computer Science
5 2 (3.08%) e-Health
5 2 (3.08%) User Experience
6 1 (1.54%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.54%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 5 (7.69%) Linux
2 4 (6.15%) Unix
3 1 (1.54%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) E-Commerce
2 19 (29.23%) OO
3 15 (23.08%) Front End Development
3 15 (23.08%) OO PHP
4 8 (12.31%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (10.77%) TDD
6 6 (9.23%) MVC
6 6 (9.23%) Workflow
7 5 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (7.69%) OOP
8 4 (6.15%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (6.15%) ETL
8 4 (6.15%) Mobile Application Development
8 4 (6.15%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.15%) Visualisation
9 3 (4.62%) CRM
9 3 (4.62%) Dashboard Development
9 3 (4.62%) ERP
9 3 (4.62%) Migration
9 3 (4.62%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (41.54%) JavaScript
2 26 (40.00%) PHP
3 12 (18.46%) SQL
4 6 (9.23%) Python
5 5 (7.69%) C#
5 5 (7.69%) C++
6 4 (6.15%) Java
6 4 (6.15%) Perl
6 4 (6.15%) Shell Script
7 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
8 2 (3.08%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
8 2 (3.08%) PowerShell
8 2 (3.08%) Ruby
8 2 (3.08%) Scala
9 1 (1.54%) Apex Code
9 1 (1.54%) ES6
9 1 (1.54%) SOQL
9 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
9 1 (1.54%) VB
9 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.62%) Computer Science Degree
1 3 (4.62%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) MCSE
2 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (1.54%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.62%) PCI DSS
1 3 (4.62%) QA
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Capistrano
1 2 (3.08%) Puppet
2 1 (1.54%) Netcool
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Adobe
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle
2 4 (6.15%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.62%) Twitter
4 2 (3.08%) CA
4 2 (3.08%) Cisco
4 2 (3.08%) NetApp
4 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.08%) Tableau
5 1 (1.54%) IBM
5 1 (1.54%) Jitterbit
5 1 (1.54%) Remedy
5 1 (1.54%) SAP
5 1 (1.54%) ServiceNow