The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Coventry region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 28 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 43 44 34
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 1.00% 0.27% 0.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.07% 0.28% 0.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 1 1
Median daily rate £290 £365 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-20.54% -2.66%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.88 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +9.68%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Coventry region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Coventry
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
373 354 271
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Coventry 93.48% 94.91% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 269 229 170
Median daily rate £438 £388 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+12.90% +19.23%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 10 11
Median hourly rate £15.00 £11.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+36.36% -51.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £26.00 £21.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Coventry region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 28 February 2017.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer across the Coventry region.

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 February 2017, Software 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 Coventry region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) Android
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 2 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
3 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (16.67%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) RavenDB
3 1 (16.67%) NServiceBus
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
3 1 (16.67%) Express
3 1 (16.67%) Xamarin
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) QA
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Retail

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 1 (16.67%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) DB2
1 1 (16.67%) Event Store
1 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
1 1 (16.67%) RavenDB
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 2 (33.33%) Mercurial
3 1 (16.67%) SpecFlow
3 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
1 2 (33.33%) Apache Cordova
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) .NET Framework
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
2 1 (16.67%) CSS
2 1 (16.67%) DHTML
2 1 (16.67%) Express
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) MEAN Stack
2 1 (16.67%) NHibernate
2 1 (16.67%) Node.js
2 1 (16.67%) React
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (16.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (33.33%) Automation Testing
1 2 (33.33%) SDLC
2 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Logical Data Model
2 1 (16.67%) OO
2 1 (16.67%) Product Management
2 1 (16.67%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) Java
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
3 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) IBM
1 1 (16.67%) Xamarin