The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Northamptonshire region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 30 September 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
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 45 42 36
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 0.24% 0.25% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.25% 0.26% 0.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Median daily rate - £300 -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £345 £335
% change year-on-year
+5.07% +2.98%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
Software Developer
East Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Northamptonshire 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
Northamptonshire
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
407 387 344
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Northamptonshire 97.37% 97.48% 96.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 319 269 218
Median daily rate £425 £425 £410
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +3.65%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £275 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £570 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £380 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.63% +8.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 19 19
Median hourly rate £11.17 £18.52 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.68% +37.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £10.50 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £100.00 £20.33 £16.60
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 Northamptonshire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) MVC
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) IIS
2 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) EPoS
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Replication
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Subversion
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 (50.00%) IIS
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (50.00%) TortoiseSVN
1 1 (50.00%) Visual Studio
1 1 (50.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 1 (50.00%) Classic ASP
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) CSS3
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) HTML5
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) JSON
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) WinForms
2 1 (50.00%) WPF
2 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) EPoS
1 1 (50.00%) Replication
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Database Optimisation
2 1 (50.00%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) VB.NET
2 1 (50.00%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) PCI DSS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft