The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the East Midlands region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 29 May 2016 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
29 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 82 92 83
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 11 12 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.71% 0.71% 0.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.73% 0.74% 0.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 7 6
Median daily rate £356 £320 £263
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.32% +21.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £283 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £351 £395
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £333
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -0.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £36.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.25 £36.75
% change year-on-year
+8.49% +4.08%
Software Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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
East Midlands
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1497 1627 1458
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 96.21% 95.76% 96.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 906 935 711
Median daily rate £388 £365 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.16% +12.30%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £215 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £565 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 51 85 154
Median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.40% -3.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £9.82 £10.44 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.00 £19.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 29 May 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Derbyshire - 4 £240 - 2
Nottinghamshire -2 3 £350 +9.37% 2
Northamptonshire +2 2 £375 +17.18% 4
Leicestershire +1 2 £500 +49.25% 4
Software Developer
England

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 29 May 2016, 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 East Midlands region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) C#
2 8 (44.44%) .NET
3 7 (38.89%) HTML
3 7 (38.89%) HTML5
4 5 (27.78%) ActionScript 3.0
4 5 (27.78%) ActionScript 2.0
4 5 (27.78%) PHP
4 5 (27.78%) MySQL
4 5 (27.78%) ActionScript
4 5 (27.78%) Photoshop
4 5 (27.78%) Flash
4 5 (27.78%) Mobile Games
4 5 (27.78%) Games
4 5 (27.78%) Adobe
5 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 3 (16.67%) SQL
6 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 3 (16.67%) Web Services
6 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (11.11%) Logistics
7 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
7 2 (11.11%) WCF
7 2 (11.11%) MSTest
7 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
7 2 (11.11%) CSS3
7 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (11.11%) Siemens

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (5.56%) CMS
1 1 (5.56%) IIS
1 1 (5.56%) Liferay
1 1 (5.56%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (27.78%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) Modbus
1 1 (5.56%) Profibus
1 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (27.78%) MySQL
2 4 (22.22%) SQL Server
3 1 (5.56%) Couchbase
3 1 (5.56%) CouchDB
3 1 (5.56%) DataStage
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) NoSQL
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (11.11%) MSTest
2 2 (11.11%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) TortoiseSVN
3 1 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 5 (27.78%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (44.44%) .NET
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) HTML5
3 5 (27.78%) Flash
4 3 (16.67%) ASP.NET
4 3 (16.67%) Web Services
5 2 (11.11%) .NET Framework
5 2 (11.11%) CSS
5 2 (11.11%) CSS3
5 2 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 2 (11.11%) WCF
6 1 (5.56%) ActiveMQ
6 1 (5.56%) Akka
6 1 (5.56%) Apache Camel
6 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 1 (5.56%) jQuery
6 1 (5.56%) JSON
6 1 (5.56%) Play Framework
6 1 (5.56%) RESTful
6 1 (5.56%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Mobile Games
2 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) EPoS
2 1 (5.56%) Life Science
2 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
2 1 (5.56%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.56%) NHS
2 1 (5.56%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (11.11%) Windows
2 1 (5.56%) Linux
2 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
2 1 (5.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (16.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (11.11%) Automated Testing
2 2 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (11.11%) Logistics
2 2 (11.11%) TDD
3 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (5.56%) Content Development
3 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (5.56%) Database Optimisation
3 1 (5.56%) Dependency Injection
3 1 (5.56%) High Availability
3 1 (5.56%) Multithreading
3 1 (5.56%) MVC
3 1 (5.56%) OO
3 1 (5.56%) SDLC
3 1 (5.56%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 9 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 8 (44.44%) C#
3 5 (27.78%) ActionScript
3 5 (27.78%) ActionScript 2.0
3 5 (27.78%) ActionScript 3.0
3 5 (27.78%) PHP
4 3 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (5.56%) C
5 1 (5.56%) C++
5 1 (5.56%) Java
5 1 (5.56%) Scala
5 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (5.56%) Degree
1 1 (5.56%) HNC
1 1 (5.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.56%) PCI DSS
1 1 (5.56%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (27.78%) Adobe
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (11.11%) Siemens
4 1 (5.56%) ArcSight
4 1 (5.56%) CA
4 1 (5.56%) Oracle
4 1 (5.56%) Splunk
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