Period
to 20 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Slough during the 6 months to 20 January 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.

Software Developer
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
20 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 27 25 36
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 14 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Slough 4.19% 2.57% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.55% 2.73% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 6 4
Slough median daily rate £550 £400 £250
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% +60.00% -33.33%
Berkshire median daily rate £550 £400 £350
% change year-on-year +37.50% +14.29% -12.50%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Slough median hourly rate - - -
Berkshire median hourly rate - £24.00 -

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 308 256 265
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.22% 94.12% 95.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 178 171 183
Slough median daily rate £388 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% +10.34% -5.23%
10th Percentile £161 £256 £208
90th Percentile £550 £563 £524
Berkshire median daily rate £425 £414 £400
% change year-on-year +2.72% +3.44% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 12
Slough median hourly rate £16.25 £41.00 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -60.37% +45.13% +135.42%
10th Percentile £12.45 £40.50 £9.10
90th Percentile £20.00 £41.50 £41.50
Berkshire median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £14.50
% change year-on-year +16.67% +3.45% -27.50%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Slough

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Slough

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Slough

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 20 January 2019, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) SQL
1 14 (100.00%) Python
1 14 (100.00%) ETL
1 14 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 14 (100.00%) Internet
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
1 14 (100.00%) Legal
1 14 (100.00%) SSH
1 14 (100.00%) Web Development
1 14 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 14 (100.00%) Hadoop
1 14 (100.00%) Open Source
1 14 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 14 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 14 (100.00%) Big Data
1 14 (100.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 14 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 14 (100.00%) Analytics
1 14 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 14 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (100.00%) Apache Spark
1 14 (100.00%) Spark Streaming
1 14 (100.00%) Flink
1 14 (100.00%) Data Ingestion

Software 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 14 (100.00%) Apache Spark
Communications & Networking
1 14 (100.00%) Firewall
1 14 (100.00%) Internet
1 14 (100.00%) SSH
1 14 (100.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (100.00%) Apache Hive
1 14 (100.00%) Big Data
1 14 (100.00%) Flink
1 14 (100.00%) Hadoop
General
1 14 (100.00%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (100.00%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 14 (100.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Analytics
1 14 (100.00%) Big Data Analytics
1 14 (100.00%) Data Analytics
1 14 (100.00%) Data Ingestion
1 14 (100.00%) Data Protection
1 14 (100.00%) ETL
1 14 (100.00%) Kalman Filter
1 14 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 14 (100.00%) Open Source
1 14 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) Python
1 14 (100.00%) SQL