Period
to 17 October 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in Basildon during the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developer
Essex > Basildon
6 months to
17 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 17 1
Rank change year-on-year +15 -16 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 16 6 53
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Basildon 33.33% 7.59% 46.09%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.21% 7.69% 46.49%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 2 9
Basildon median daily rate £355 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.33% -25.00% -14.67%
10th Percentile £321 £255 £274
90th Percentile £381 £345 £463
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -11.76%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 1 19
Basildon median hourly rate £62.50 £35.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +78.57% -4.11% +2.10%
10th Percentile £35.65 £35.00 £31.20
90th Percentile £63.75 £35.00 £41.20
Essex median hourly rate £53.50 £31.90 £36.59
% change year-on-year +67.71% -12.81% +2.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Basildon. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Basildon
Contract vacancies in Basildon with a recognized job title 43 78 114
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 89.58% 98.73% 99.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 53 32
Basildon median daily rate £300 £300 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -25.00% -8.57%
10th Percentile £133 £215 £242
90th Percentile £538 £415 £486
Essex median daily rate £475 £350 £375
% change year-on-year +35.71% -6.67% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 36
Basildon median hourly rate £41.50 £36.00 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.28% -1.37% +11.45%
10th Percentile £25.05 £19.83 £28.13
90th Percentile £63.75 £45.18 £43.25
Essex median hourly rate £33.00 £27.00 £31.50
% change year-on-year +22.22% -14.29% +50.00%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Basildon

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Basildon.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Basildon

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Basildon

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Basildon.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Basildon

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Basildon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Basildon

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Basildon

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Basildon over the 6 months to 17 October 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Developer in Basildon

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Basildon

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Basildon region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 12 (75.00%) HTML
3 11 (68.75%) Manufacturing
3 11 (68.75%) TDD
3 11 (68.75%) RESTful
4 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
4 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (56.25%) MVC
5 9 (56.25%) XML
5 9 (56.25%) GitHub
5 9 (56.25%) Push Notifications
6 8 (50.00%) Core Data
6 8 (50.00%) Core Animation
6 8 (50.00%) JUnit
6 8 (50.00%) OOD
6 8 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
6 8 (50.00%) Animation
6 8 (50.00%) JSON
6 8 (50.00%) Pair Programming
7 7 (43.75%) Android
7 7 (43.75%) Android Development
8 6 (37.50%) Android Studio
8 6 (37.50%) Calabash
8 6 (37.50%) Android SDK
8 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (37.50%) Gradle
9 4 (25.00%) Spring
9 4 (25.00%) Oracle
9 4 (25.00%) C++

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Basildon 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 (6.25%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 1 (6.25%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (6.25%) CMS
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 9 (56.25%) GitHub
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) Google Analytics
3 1 (6.25%) npm
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
2 1 (6.25%) NoSQL
2 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.25%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Jenkins
2 8 (50.00%) JUnit
3 6 (37.50%) Android Studio
3 6 (37.50%) Calabash
3 6 (37.50%) Gradle
4 2 (12.50%) AccuRev
4 2 (12.50%) Xcode
5 1 (6.25%) Git (software)
5 1 (6.25%) Grunt
5 1 (6.25%) Maven
5 1 (6.25%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (68.75%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (75.00%) HTML
2 11 (68.75%) RESTful
3 9 (56.25%) XML
4 8 (50.00%) Core Animation
4 8 (50.00%) Core Data
4 8 (50.00%) JSON
5 6 (37.50%) Android SDK
6 4 (25.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (25.00%) Spring
7 3 (18.75%) CSS
7 3 (18.75%) REST
7 3 (18.75%) Spring Boot
7 3 (18.75%) Web Services
8 2 (12.50%) Cocoa
8 2 (12.50%) HTML5
8 2 (12.50%) iOS SDK
8 2 (12.50%) iPhone SDK
8 2 (12.50%) J2EE
8 2 (12.50%) jBPM
8 2 (12.50%) Spring Batch
Miscellaneous
1 8 (50.00%) Animation
2 2 (12.50%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (12.50%) iPhone
2 2 (12.50%) Mobile App
3 1 (6.25%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Android
2 3 (18.75%) Apple iOS
3 2 (12.50%) Unix
4 1 (6.25%) Windows
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (68.75%) TDD
2 10 (62.50%) Continuous Integration
3 9 (56.25%) MVC
3 9 (56.25%) Push Notifications
4 8 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
4 8 (50.00%) OOD
4 8 (50.00%) Pair Programming
5 7 (43.75%) Android Development
6 6 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (12.50%) iOS Development
7 2 (12.50%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (12.50%) Workload Management
8 1 (6.25%) Analytics
8 1 (6.25%) B2C
8 1 (6.25%) MVVM
8 1 (6.25%) SOA
8 1 (6.25%) SOLID
8 1 (6.25%) Telematics
8 1 (6.25%) Test Management
8 1 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (81.25%) Java
2 12 (75.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (25.00%) C++
4 3 (18.75%) Shell Script
5 2 (12.50%) Apple Swift
5 2 (12.50%) Objective-C
5 2 (12.50%) PL/SQL
5 2 (12.50%) SQL
6 1 (6.25%) C#
6 1 (6.25%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 4 (25.00%) Oracle
2 1 (6.25%) Adobe
2 1 (6.25%) Google
2 1 (6.25%) Omniture
2 1 (6.25%) Xamarin