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 4 December 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
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 87 79 86
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 19 20 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.14% 1.28% 0.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% 1.33% 0.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 10 4
Median daily rate £363 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £361 £331 £301
10% offered a daily rate of more than £430 £403 £370
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.34
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.07%
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
1593 1502 1582
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the East Midlands 95.79% 96.41% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 991 917 850
Median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £238 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.76% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 74 81 109
Median hourly rate £13.50 £11.75 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.89% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.56 £8.50 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.35 £20.00 £21.90
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.71
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +8.21%

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 4 December 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 4 December 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
Leicestershire -3 14 £363 +3.57% 2
Nottinghamshire -3 3 £281 -23.72% 12
Derbyshire - 1 £525 - 5
Northamptonshire - 1 - - 3
Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 23 (88.46%) C#
2 19 (73.08%) .NET
3 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
4 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
5 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
5 15 (57.69%) MVC
6 13 (50.00%) HTML
7 12 (46.15%) .NET Framework
7 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
7 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
8 11 (42.31%) SQL
9 9 (34.62%) Web Services
9 9 (34.62%) CSS
10 8 (30.77%) jQuery
10 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
10 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
10 8 (30.77%) SOAP
10 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
11 7 (26.92%) Ajax
11 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
11 7 (26.92%) XML
11 7 (26.92%) XSD
11 7 (26.92%) XSLT
11 7 (26.92%) XHTML
11 7 (26.92%) WCF
12 4 (15.38%) HTML5
12 4 (15.38%) Degree
12 4 (15.38%) C++
12 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
12 4 (15.38%) Finance

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 3 (11.54%) SharePoint
2 2 (7.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.85%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (46.15%) SQL Server
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2005
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2008
2 8 (30.77%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Oracle BI Publisher
3 1 (3.85%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (3.85%) QlikView
3 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MSTest
1 2 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
2 2 (7.69%) Advertising
3 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
3 1 (3.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (73.08%) .NET
2 16 (61.54%) ASP.NET
3 13 (50.00%) HTML
4 12 (46.15%) .NET Framework
4 12 (46.15%) ASP.NET MVC
5 9 (34.62%) CSS
5 9 (34.62%) Web Services
6 8 (30.77%) jQuery
6 8 (30.77%) SOAP
7 7 (26.92%) Ajax
7 7 (26.92%) WCF
7 7 (26.92%) XHTML
7 7 (26.92%) XML
7 7 (26.92%) XSD
7 7 (26.92%) XSLT
8 4 (15.38%) HTML5
9 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (7.69%) Entity Framework
10 2 (7.69%) WPF
11 1 (3.85%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) MVC
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (11.54%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (7.69%) Automated Testing
4 2 (7.69%) UML
5 1 (3.85%) Change Management
5 1 (3.85%) High Availability
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
5 1 (3.85%) MVVM
5 1 (3.85%) OO
5 1 (3.85%) Portfolio Management
5 1 (3.85%) Project Planning
5 1 (3.85%) TDD
5 1 (3.85%) Time Management
5 1 (3.85%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.85%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (88.46%) C#
2 17 (65.38%) JavaScript
3 11 (42.31%) SQL
4 7 (26.92%) T-SQL
5 4 (15.38%) C++
6 2 (7.69%) Java
7 1 (3.85%) VB
7 1 (3.85%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
2 2 (7.69%) HNC
2 2 (7.69%) HND
2 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
2 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.69%) Oracle