Period
to 9 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

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
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 148 171 229
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 16.63% 22.29% 21.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.68% 23.95% 23.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 95 119 181
Coventry median daily rate £425 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +1.35%
10th Percentile £290 £273 £295
90th Percentile £565 £513 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £413 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +10.00% +3.45% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 5
Coventry median hourly rate - £25.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +56.25% -8.57%
West Midlands median hourly rate £47.50 £31.75 £22.00
% change year-on-year +49.61% +44.32% +33.33%

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 837 714 984
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.04% 93.09% 92.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 539 493 736
Coventry median daily rate £450 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% +3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £283 £181 £281
90th Percentile £588 £550 £540
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 40 41
Coventry median hourly rate £14.89 £17.50 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -14.91% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £10.88 £11.18 £10.25
90th Percentile £33.05 £34.53 £38.75
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £17.00 £15.00
% change year-on-year -6.76% +13.33% -9.37%

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 9 December 2018.

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 9 December 2018, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Coventry region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 92 (62.16%) .NET
2 86 (58.11%) C#
3 84 (56.76%) JavaScript
4 72 (48.65%) MVC
5 66 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
7 59 (39.86%) HTML
7 59 (39.86%) CSS
8 57 (38.51%) Git (software)
9 53 (35.81%) SQL Server
10 52 (35.14%) ASP.NET
11 50 (33.78%) ASP.NET Web API
12 46 (31.08%) ASP.NET MVC
12 46 (31.08%) TDD
13 45 (30.41%) Web Services
14 35 (23.65%) SQL
14 35 (23.65%) Microsoft
15 34 (22.97%) Continuous Integration
16 33 (22.30%) Scrum
16 33 (22.30%) .NET Framework
17 31 (20.95%) BDD
17 31 (20.95%) AngularJS
18 30 (20.27%) SOLID
19 27 (18.24%) Kanban
20 26 (17.57%) Dapper ORM
21 22 (14.86%) REST
22 21 (14.19%) jQuery
23 19 (12.84%) Team Foundation Server
23 19 (12.84%) Enterprise Software
24 18 (12.16%) Visual Studio

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 6 (4.05%) NServiceBus
2 2 (1.35%) Confluence
3 1 (0.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.68%) CMS
3 1 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (0.68%) Moodle
3 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
Business Applications
1 11 (7.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.03%) Magento
3 1 (0.68%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 60 (40.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.76%) Dynamics 365
3 7 (4.73%) PaaS
4 5 (3.38%) Azure Data Factory
4 5 (3.38%) SaaS
5 3 (2.03%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (2.03%) GitHub
6 2 (1.35%) Force.com
6 2 (1.35%) IaaS
7 1 (0.68%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.68%) Salesforce Service Cloud
7 1 (0.68%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.35%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (35.81%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.46%) SQL Server 2012
3 8 (5.41%) SQL Server 2016
4 7 (4.73%) Relational Database
5 6 (4.05%) Cosmos DB
5 6 (4.05%) NoSQL
5 6 (4.05%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (3.38%) Big Data
6 5 (3.38%) Hadoop
7 4 (2.70%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.70%) RDBMS
8 3 (2.03%) MySQL
8 3 (2.03%) OLAP
8 3 (2.03%) Power BI
8 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.35%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.68%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 57 (38.51%) Git (software)
2 19 (12.84%) Team Foundation Server
3 18 (12.16%) Visual Studio
4 10 (6.76%) Grunt
4 10 (6.76%) gulp
5 9 (6.08%) Selenium
6 8 (5.41%) Visual Studio Team System
7 5 (3.38%) Subversion
8 4 (2.70%) JIRA
9 3 (2.03%) Bitbucket
9 3 (2.03%) Jenkins
9 3 (2.03%) JUnit
9 3 (2.03%) Maven
10 2 (1.35%) Ant
10 2 (1.35%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.35%) git-flow
10 2 (1.35%) Hudson
10 2 (1.35%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (1.35%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.68%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (3.38%) Retail
2 4 (2.70%) Publishing
3 2 (1.35%) Billing
3 2 (1.35%) Finance
3 2 (1.35%) Law
4 1 (0.68%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (62.16%) .NET
2 59 (39.86%) CSS
2 59 (39.86%) HTML
3 52 (35.14%) ASP.NET
4 50 (33.78%) ASP.NET Web API
5 46 (31.08%) ASP.NET MVC
6 45 (30.41%) Web Services
7 33 (22.30%) .NET Framework
8 31 (20.95%) AngularJS
9 26 (17.57%) Dapper ORM
10 22 (14.86%) REST
11 21 (14.19%) jQuery
12 17 (11.49%) HTML5
13 14 (9.46%) CSS3
14 13 (8.78%) RESTful
14 13 (8.78%) Sass
15 12 (8.11%) React
15 12 (8.11%) SOAP
15 12 (8.11%) WCF
16 11 (7.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (12.84%) Enterprise Software
2 15 (10.14%) User Experience
3 9 (6.08%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.38%) W3C
5 4 (2.70%) Mobile App
6 3 (2.03%) iPad
7 2 (1.35%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.35%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (1.35%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.68%) Driving Licence
8 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.68%) Video\Live Streaming
8 1 (0.68%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.70%) Linux
2 2 (1.35%) Unix
3 1 (0.68%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.68%) CentOS
3 1 (0.68%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (48.65%) MVC
2 66 (44.59%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (31.08%) TDD
4 34 (22.97%) Continuous Integration
5 33 (22.30%) Scrum
6 31 (20.95%) BDD
7 30 (20.27%) SOLID
8 27 (18.24%) Kanban
9 13 (8.78%) Front End Development
9 13 (8.78%) Microservices
9 13 (8.78%) Test Automation
10 12 (8.11%) CRM
10 12 (8.11%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
10 12 (8.11%) DevOps
11 11 (7.43%) Migration
11 11 (7.43%) Technical Leadership
11 11 (7.43%) Unit Testing
12 10 (6.76%) Digital Transformation Programme
12 10 (6.76%) Web Development
13 9 (6.08%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 86 (58.11%) C#
2 84 (56.76%) JavaScript
3 35 (23.65%) SQL
4 11 (7.43%) Java
4 11 (7.43%) T-SQL
4 11 (7.43%) TypeScript
5 7 (4.73%) ES6
5 7 (4.73%) PHP
6 4 (2.70%) Python
7 3 (2.03%) Apex Code
7 3 (2.03%) Delphi
8 2 (1.35%) Bash Shell
8 2 (1.35%) PowerShell
8 2 (1.35%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.68%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.68%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.68%) PHP 7
9 1 (0.68%) Scala
9 1 (0.68%) SOQL
9 1 (0.68%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 6 (4.05%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.68%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.68%) DBS Check
2 1 (0.68%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
2 1 (0.68%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.11%) WCAG
2 5 (3.38%) WAI
3 2 (1.35%) QA
4 1 (0.68%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (2.70%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.68%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 35 (23.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.41%) Oracle
3 4 (2.70%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (2.03%) ATG
4 3 (2.03%) Borland
4 3 (2.03%) Demandware
4 3 (2.03%) hybris
4 3 (2.03%) SAP
5 2 (1.35%) IBM
5 2 (1.35%) Tableau
5 2 (1.35%) Telerik
6 1 (0.68%) Adobe
6 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.68%) Twitter
6 1 (0.68%) Zend