The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Middlesex region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 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
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 26 20 26
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 1.38% 4.35% 0.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 4.61% 1.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 7 2
Median daily rate £399 £350 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.92% -1.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £348 £339
10% offered a daily rate of more than £410 £425 £371
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
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
South East

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Middlesex 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
Middlesex
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
137 152 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Middlesex 94.48% 94.41% 92.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 88 119
Median daily rate £385 £350 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £348 £288 £255
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £475 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 4 5
Median hourly rate £27.50 £15.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+83.33% -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Middlesex

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 6 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 Middlesex region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) CSS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 2 (50.00%) OO
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
3 1 (25.00%) Kanban
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) HTML5
3 1 (25.00%) BDD
3 1 (25.00%) CSS3
3 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) User Experience
3 1 (25.00%) Microservices
3 1 (25.00%) SOLID
3 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
3 1 (25.00%) Apache
3 1 (25.00%) Swing
3 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
3 1 (25.00%) HTTP
3 1 (25.00%) IBM
3 1 (25.00%) Sun
3 1 (25.00%) Middleware

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Middlesex 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 (25.00%) Apache
1 1 (25.00%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) CSS
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) JSP
2 1 (25.00%) Middleware
2 1 (25.00%) STL
2 1 (25.00%) Struts
2 1 (25.00%) Swing
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) BDD
2 1 (25.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) Kanban
2 1 (25.00%) Microservices
2 1 (25.00%) OOP
2 1 (25.00%) Responsive Web Design
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) SOLID
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) IBM
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle
1 1 (25.00%) Sun