The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northampton region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 27 July 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
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank - 29 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 0 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton - 0.78% -
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.81% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £330 £324
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £38.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year
+4.57% +6.25%
Software Developer
Northamptonshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northampton 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
Northampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
212 247 207
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northampton 96.80% 96.48% 98.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 176 136
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £563 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 13 7
Median hourly rate £11.34 £11.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.43% -17.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £8.30 £10.20 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.75 £19.00 £16.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.10
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.37%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Northampton

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Northampton region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) IIS
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northampton 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 (100.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Subversion
1 1 (100.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (100.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (100.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 1 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (100.00%) Classic ASP
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) CSS3
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) HTML5
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) JSON
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) WinForms
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) EPoS
1 1 (100.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Database Optimisation
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (100.00%) PCI DSS