The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Swindon region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 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
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 4 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 70 89 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 19.55% 24.25% 9.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.23% 26.25% 10.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 75 26
Median daily rate £400 £388 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £311 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £425 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £376 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.13% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Swindon 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
Swindon
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
346 339 396
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Swindon 96.65% 92.37% 96.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 261 304
Median daily rate £413 £375 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £253 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £574
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 11 17
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -16.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.32 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-1.02% +9.37%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Swindon region over the 3 months to 17 January 2017.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Swindon region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 58 (51.33%) HTML
2 53 (46.90%) JavaScript
3 51 (45.13%) CSS
4 46 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
5 40 (35.40%) C#
6 39 (34.51%) Java
7 37 (32.74%) .NET
8 36 (31.86%) jQuery
9 35 (30.97%) SQL
10 31 (27.43%) Finance
10 31 (27.43%) ASP.NET
11 29 (25.66%) Sass
12 25 (22.12%) Spring
13 24 (21.24%) MVC
14 23 (20.35%) Web Development
15 20 (17.70%) Ajax
15 20 (17.70%) BDD
16 19 (16.81%) Cucumber
16 19 (16.81%) Team Foundation Server
16 19 (16.81%) Scrum
17 18 (15.93%) Visual Studio
17 18 (15.93%) Front End Development
18 17 (15.04%) Windows
19 16 (14.16%) SOAP
19 16 (14.16%) Hibernate
19 16 (14.16%) Sitecore
19 16 (14.16%) REST
20 15 (13.27%) Sitecore CMS
20 15 (13.27%) CMS
21 14 (12.39%) W3C

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 15 (13.27%) CMS
1 15 (13.27%) Sitecore CMS
2 14 (12.39%) IIS
3 11 (9.73%) Apache
4 10 (8.85%) Tomcat
5 6 (5.31%) SharePoint
6 5 (4.42%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (3.54%) SAS
7 4 (3.54%) WebLogic
8 3 (2.65%) Apache Spark
8 3 (2.65%) Cloud Foundry
9 2 (1.77%) Alfresco
9 2 (1.77%) JBoss
10 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.88%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.88%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.65%) Heroku
2 3 (2.65%) OpenShift
2 3 (2.65%) PaaS
3 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.88%) GitHub
3 1 (0.88%) Office 365
3 1 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (10.62%) Internet
2 10 (8.85%) LDAP
3 3 (2.65%) DNS
3 3 (2.65%) DSL
3 3 (2.65%) FCAPS
4 2 (1.77%) Intranet
5 1 (0.88%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.08%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.31%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (5.31%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.42%) MySQL
3 5 (4.42%) Relational Database
3 5 (4.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (3.54%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.54%) Base SAS
4 4 (3.54%) NoSQL
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 4 (3.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.65%) Big Data
5 3 (2.65%) CouchDB
5 3 (2.65%) HBase
5 3 (2.65%) Neo4j
5 3 (2.65%) Parquet
5 3 (2.65%) PerformancePoint
5 3 (2.65%) PowerPivot
5 3 (2.65%) Redis
5 3 (2.65%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 19 (16.81%) Cucumber
1 19 (16.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 18 (15.93%) Visual Studio
3 12 (10.62%) Selenium
4 11 (9.73%) Bitbucket
5 10 (8.85%) Maven
6 9 (7.96%) Mockito
7 8 (7.08%) Jenkins
7 8 (7.08%) JUnit
8 7 (6.19%) Git (software)
9 5 (4.42%) Oracle Forms
10 4 (3.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 3 (2.65%) Ant
11 3 (2.65%) Eclipse
11 3 (2.65%) IntelliJ
11 3 (2.65%) JBehave
11 3 (2.65%) Subversion
12 1 (0.88%) Toad
12 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.88%) WebDriver
General
1 31 (27.43%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Banking
3 3 (2.65%) Games
3 3 (2.65%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.77%) Advertising
4 2 (1.77%) Electronics
4 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.77%) Marketing
5 1 (0.88%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (51.33%) HTML
2 51 (45.13%) CSS
3 37 (32.74%) .NET
4 36 (31.86%) jQuery
5 31 (27.43%) ASP.NET
6 29 (25.66%) Sass
7 25 (22.12%) Spring
8 20 (17.70%) Ajax
9 16 (14.16%) Hibernate
9 16 (14.16%) REST
9 16 (14.16%) SOAP
10 14 (12.39%) XSLT
11 13 (11.50%) Flash
12 12 (10.62%) HTML5
12 12 (10.62%) Spring MVC
13 9 (7.96%) AngularJS
13 9 (7.96%) CSS3
14 8 (7.08%) RESTful
15 7 (6.19%) .NET Framework
15 7 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (12.39%) W3C
2 11 (9.73%) User Experience
3 4 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.65%) Data Integration
4 3 (2.65%) Visualisation
5 2 (1.77%) RIA
6 1 (0.88%) Clustering
6 1 (0.88%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.88%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.88%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 17 (15.04%) Windows
2 5 (4.42%) Linux
3 3 (2.65%) Mesosphere
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (40.71%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (21.24%) MVC
3 23 (20.35%) Web Development
4 20 (17.70%) BDD
5 19 (16.81%) Scrum
6 18 (15.93%) Front End Development
7 14 (12.39%) Content Management
7 14 (12.39%) TDD
8 9 (7.96%) Kanban
9 8 (7.08%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (5.31%) OO
10 6 (5.31%) Software Engineering
10 6 (5.31%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.42%) Automation Testing
11 5 (4.42%) DevOps
11 5 (4.42%) Microservices
11 5 (4.42%) Open Source
11 5 (4.42%) Workflow
12 4 (3.54%) OOA/OOD
12 4 (3.54%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (46.90%) JavaScript
2 40 (35.40%) C#
3 39 (34.51%) Java
4 35 (30.97%) SQL
5 11 (9.73%) ActionScript
6 9 (7.96%) PL/SQL
6 9 (7.96%) Scala
7 8 (7.08%) VB.NET
8 7 (6.19%) PowerShell
9 3 (2.65%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.65%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.77%) Perl
10 2 (1.77%) VB
10 2 (1.77%) VB6
11 1 (0.88%) C++
11 1 (0.88%) ECMAScript
11 1 (0.88%) ES6
11 1 (0.88%) PHP
11 1 (0.88%) VBA
11 1 (0.88%) VC++
Qualifications
1 4 (3.54%) Oracle Certification
2 3 (2.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.77%) BPSS Clearance
3 2 (1.77%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.88%) Degree
4 1 (0.88%) ISEB
4 1 (0.88%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.54%) Data Quality
1 4 (3.54%) WCAG
2 2 (1.77%) QA
3 1 (0.88%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.88%) SDET
System Software
1 11 (9.73%) Docker
2 2 (1.77%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 4 (3.54%) Ansible
1 4 (3.54%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 16 (14.16%) Sitecore
2 12 (10.62%) Apple
2 12 (10.62%) Microsoft
3 11 (9.73%) Oracle
4 4 (3.54%) SAP
5 3 (2.65%) Nokia
6 2 (1.77%) Tableau
6 2 (1.77%) webMethods
7 1 (0.88%) Google
7 1 (0.88%) OpenText