Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 24 November 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
West Midlands > Coventry
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 155 231 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 20.61% 21.73% 19.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.21% 23.43% 21.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 177 108
Coventry median daily rate £400 £375 £356
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +5.26% +9.62%
10th Percentile £277 £300 £213
90th Percentile £507 £488 £533
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £370 £340
% change year-on-year +1.35% +8.82% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 5 5
Coventry median hourly rate £25.00 £16.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +56.25% -8.57% -41.67%
10th Percentile £22.75 £11.50 £15.95
90th Percentile £27.25 £17.00 £25.63
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +42.05% +25.71% -36.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry. 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
Coventry
Contract vacancies in Coventry with a recognized job title 698 986 668
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.82% 92.76% 93.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 482 708 436
Coventry median daily rate £413 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.13% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £181 £287 £213
90th Percentile £550 £540 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 45 49
Coventry median hourly rate £17.50 £15.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.67% -6.25% -39.05%
10th Percentile £11.25 £10.45 £9.50
90th Percentile £39.18 £39.50 £25.63
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.38 £15.21 £17.00
% change year-on-year +14.22% -10.51% +5.20%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Coventry

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Coventry

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Coventry

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Coventry over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Coventry

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Coventry

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Coventry region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 88 (56.77%) JavaScript
2 77 (49.68%) .NET
3 76 (49.03%) C#
3 76 (49.03%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (45.16%) MVC
5 68 (43.87%) HTML
6 67 (43.23%) CSS
7 57 (36.77%) Scrum
8 49 (31.61%) TDD
9 48 (30.97%) Microsoft Azure
10 47 (30.32%) SQL Server
11 45 (29.03%) BDD
11 45 (29.03%) Git (software)
11 45 (29.03%) ASP.NET Web API
12 43 (27.74%) ASP.NET
13 42 (27.10%) SQL
13 42 (27.10%) Kanban
14 36 (23.23%) ASP.NET MVC
15 30 (19.35%) Web Services
16 29 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
17 28 (18.06%) AngularJS
18 27 (17.42%) Front End Development
18 27 (17.42%) SOLID
18 27 (17.42%) jQuery
19 25 (16.13%) .NET Framework
20 24 (15.48%) Java
21 19 (12.26%) Enterprise Software
22 17 (10.97%) Dapper ORM
22 17 (10.97%) Microsoft
23 16 (10.32%) Node.js

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry 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 12 (7.74%) Elasticsearch
2 10 (6.45%) JBoss
3 5 (3.23%) Apache Spark
3 5 (3.23%) GlassFish
3 5 (3.23%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 5 (3.23%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.23%) WildFly
4 3 (1.94%) CMS
4 3 (1.94%) SharePoint
5 2 (1.29%) BizTalk Server
5 2 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.29%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 1 (0.65%) Apache
6 1 (0.65%) IIS
6 1 (0.65%) OpenStack
6 1 (0.65%) Sitefinity
6 1 (0.65%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.65%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.65%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.29%) InfoPath
1 2 (1.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.29%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 48 (30.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (3.23%) SaaS
3 3 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (1.29%) GitHub
4 2 (1.29%) IaaS
4 2 (1.29%) Office 365
4 2 (1.29%) PaaS
5 1 (0.65%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.65%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.65%) FTP
1 1 (0.65%) Internet
1 1 (0.65%) LDAP
1 1 (0.65%) SMS
1 1 (0.65%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (30.32%) SQL Server
2 10 (6.45%) MongoDB
3 9 (5.81%) NoSQL
4 7 (4.52%) MySQL
5 6 (3.87%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (3.23%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.23%) Big Data
6 5 (3.23%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.58%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.58%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (1.94%) DB2
9 2 (1.29%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
9 2 (1.29%) Oracle Discoverer
9 2 (1.29%) Oracle OWB
9 2 (1.29%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.29%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.29%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.65%) MariaDB
10 1 (0.65%) Redis
Development Applications
1 45 (29.03%) Git (software)
2 10 (6.45%) JUnit
3 8 (5.16%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.87%) Ant
4 6 (3.87%) Jenkins
5 5 (3.23%) Hudson
5 5 (3.23%) JBehave
5 5 (3.23%) PostCSS
6 4 (2.58%) Subversion
7 3 (1.94%) gulp
7 3 (1.94%) Jasmine
7 3 (1.94%) Mockito
8 2 (1.29%) Artifactory
8 2 (1.29%) Dreamweaver
8 2 (1.29%) GoCD
8 2 (1.29%) Gradle
8 2 (1.29%) Protractor
8 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio
8 2 (1.29%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (3.87%) Retail
2 4 (2.58%) Advertising
2 4 (2.58%) Automotive
2 4 (2.58%) Finance
3 3 (1.94%) Manufacturing
3 3 (1.94%) Marketing
4 2 (1.29%) Publishing
5 1 (0.65%) Billing
5 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (49.68%) .NET
2 68 (43.87%) HTML
3 67 (43.23%) CSS
4 45 (29.03%) ASP.NET Web API
5 43 (27.74%) ASP.NET
6 36 (23.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (19.35%) Web Services
8 28 (18.06%) AngularJS
9 27 (17.42%) jQuery
10 25 (16.13%) .NET Framework
11 17 (10.97%) Dapper ORM
12 16 (10.32%) Node.js
13 15 (9.68%) Hibernate
14 14 (9.03%) SOAP
15 13 (8.39%) HTML5
15 13 (8.39%) REST
15 13 (8.39%) RESTful
15 13 (8.39%) Spring
16 11 (7.10%) Entity Framework
16 11 (7.10%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.26%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (9.68%) User Experience
3 12 (7.74%) Wiki
4 9 (5.81%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (5.16%) Mobile App
6 6 (3.87%) W3C
7 3 (1.94%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.94%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.94%) Web 2.0
8 2 (1.29%) Algorithms
8 2 (1.29%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (0.65%) Animation
9 1 (0.65%) AS400
9 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.65%) DataPower
9 1 (0.65%) FMCG
9 1 (0.65%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.65%) iSeries
9 1 (0.65%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 12 (7.74%) Android
2 8 (5.16%) Apple iOS
2 8 (5.16%) Linux
3 4 (2.58%) Unix
4 3 (1.94%) Windows
5 2 (1.29%) Mac OS X
5 2 (1.29%) SUSE
5 2 (1.29%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (49.03%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (45.16%) MVC
3 57 (36.77%) Scrum
4 49 (31.61%) TDD
5 45 (29.03%) BDD
6 42 (27.10%) Kanban
7 29 (18.71%) Continuous Integration
8 27 (17.42%) Front End Development
8 27 (17.42%) SOLID
9 15 (9.68%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 15 (9.68%) Test Automation
10 14 (9.03%) Web Development
11 13 (8.39%) Unit Testing
12 12 (7.74%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 12 (7.74%) OO
12 12 (7.74%) SEO
13 11 (7.10%) Refactoring
14 10 (6.45%) Pair Programming
15 9 (5.81%) OOP
16 8 (5.16%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 88 (56.77%) JavaScript
2 76 (49.03%) C#
3 42 (27.10%) SQL
4 24 (15.48%) Java
5 8 (5.16%) ES6
6 5 (3.23%) Python
6 5 (3.23%) Ruby
6 5 (3.23%) Scala
6 5 (3.23%) T-SQL
7 4 (2.58%) COBOL
7 4 (2.58%) PL/SQL
8 3 (1.94%) PHP
8 3 (1.94%) PowerShell
8 3 (1.94%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.94%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.29%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.29%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.29%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.29%) VBA
10 1 (0.65%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (6.45%) Degree
2 2 (1.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.65%) Master's Degree
3 1 (0.65%) OCP
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle Certification
3 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) WCAG
2 3 (1.94%) WAI
System Software
1 6 (3.87%) Docker
2 2 (1.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.65%) Ansible
1 1 (0.65%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.65%) Puppet
1 1 (0.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 17 (10.97%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.74%) Oracle
3 4 (2.58%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.94%) IBM
4 3 (1.94%) Micro Focus
5 2 (1.29%) Teradata
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe
6 1 (0.65%) DevExpress
6 1 (0.65%) Mentor Graphics
6 1 (0.65%) SAP
6 1 (0.65%) Tableau
6 1 (0.65%) Telerik
6 1 (0.65%) webMethods
6 1 (0.65%) WooCommerce