The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 24 March 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
West Midlands / Coventry
Rank 3 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 65 75 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 17.86% 21.31% 16.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.06% 22.26% 17.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 62 37
Median daily rate £400 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.66% +15.38%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £301 £278 £262
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £450 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Median hourly rate £25.00 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.05%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Coventry. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Coventry
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 341 337 296
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 93.68% 95.74% 93.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 231 217 170
Median daily rate £425 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +23.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £279 £195
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 11 14
Median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.66% -14.28%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.00 £35.00 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Coventry that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer in Coventry.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Coventry

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Coventry

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Coventry over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Developer in Coventry

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 71 (44.94%) HTML
1 71 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (44.30%) JavaScript
3 68 (43.04%) .NET
4 67 (42.41%) CSS
5 66 (41.77%) SQL
6 56 (35.44%) Microsoft
7 55 (34.81%) ASP.NET
8 53 (33.54%) MVC
9 46 (29.11%) Web Services
10 43 (27.22%) C#
10 43 (27.22%) Microsoft Azure
11 41 (25.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 41 (25.95%) TDD
12 35 (22.15%) BDD
13 32 (20.25%) CRM
14 30 (18.99%) ASP.NET Web API
15 29 (18.35%) Dynamics CRM
16 27 (17.09%) MS Excel
16 27 (17.09%) Java
17 26 (16.46%) Migration
18 25 (15.82%) AngularJS
19 24 (15.19%) Web Development
19 24 (15.19%) jQuery
19 24 (15.19%) Scrum
20 23 (14.56%) Marketing
21 22 (13.92%) HTML5
21 22 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
21 22 (13.92%) Data Migration
22 21 (13.29%) Data Conversion

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 (3.80%) SAS
1 6 (3.80%) Tomcat
2 5 (3.16%) NServiceBus
3 4 (2.53%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 4 (2.53%) CMS
3 4 (2.53%) SharePoint
3 4 (2.53%) Sitefinity
3 4 (2.53%) WebSphere
4 3 (1.90%) Drupal
4 3 (1.90%) JBoss
4 3 (1.90%) SharePoint 2010
4 3 (1.90%) WebSphere Application Server
5 2 (1.27%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 27 (17.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 29 (18.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.63%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 43 (27.22%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (6.33%) PaaS
3 8 (5.06%) IaaS
3 8 (5.06%) SaaS
4 4 (2.53%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (2.53%) Heroku
5 3 (1.90%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.53%) HTTP
2 2 (1.27%) PuTTY
2 2 (1.27%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.76%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (5.06%) Relational Database
3 8 (5.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (4.43%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.80%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (3.16%) SAS Data Integration Studio
6 5 (3.16%) SQL Server 2008
7 4 (2.53%) Base SAS
7 4 (2.53%) GIS
7 4 (2.53%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.53%) OLAP
7 4 (2.53%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 4 (2.53%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (1.90%) DB2
8 3 (1.90%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.90%) MySQL
8 3 (1.90%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (1.27%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (6.96%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (5.70%) Git (software)
3 8 (5.06%) Visual Studio Team System
4 6 (3.80%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.80%) JUnit
5 5 (3.16%) Ant
5 5 (3.16%) SpecFlow
5 5 (3.16%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.53%) MSTest
6 4 (2.53%) NUnit
6 4 (2.53%) ReSharper
7 3 (1.90%) Grunt
7 3 (1.90%) gulp
7 3 (1.90%) MSBuild
7 3 (1.90%) NCover
7 3 (1.90%) NDepend
7 3 (1.90%) NuGet
7 3 (1.90%) StyleCop
7 3 (1.90%) Subversion
8 2 (1.27%) GoCD
General
1 23 (14.56%) Marketing
2 9 (5.70%) Retail
3 6 (3.80%) Finance
3 6 (3.80%) Manufacturing
4 4 (2.53%) Advertising
4 4 (2.53%) Automotive
5 1 (0.63%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (44.94%) HTML
2 68 (43.04%) .NET
3 67 (42.41%) CSS
4 55 (34.81%) ASP.NET
5 46 (29.11%) Web Services
6 41 (25.95%) ASP.NET MVC
7 30 (18.99%) ASP.NET Web API
8 25 (15.82%) AngularJS
9 24 (15.19%) jQuery
10 22 (13.92%) HTML5
11 21 (13.29%) REST
12 19 (12.03%) .NET Framework
13 16 (10.13%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 14 (8.86%) Entity Framework
15 13 (8.23%) SOAP
16 10 (6.33%) JSP
16 10 (6.33%) Node.js
17 9 (5.70%) Hibernate
17 9 (5.70%) RESTful
18 8 (5.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (6.96%) Mobile App
2 9 (5.70%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (4.43%) User Experience
4 5 (3.16%) DataPower
5 2 (1.27%) Credit Risk
5 2 (1.27%) e-Learning
5 2 (1.27%) Mainframe
5 2 (1.27%) NHS
6 1 (0.63%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.63%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.63%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 11 (6.96%) Unix
2 9 (5.70%) Windows
3 8 (5.06%) Android
3 8 (5.06%) Linux
4 5 (3.16%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (44.94%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (33.54%) MVC
3 41 (25.95%) TDD
4 35 (22.15%) BDD
5 32 (20.25%) CRM
6 26 (16.46%) Migration
7 24 (15.19%) Scrum
7 24 (15.19%) Web Development
8 22 (13.92%) Continuous Integration
8 22 (13.92%) Data Migration
9 21 (13.29%) Data Conversion
10 20 (12.66%) Campaign Management
11 14 (8.86%) SOLID
12 13 (8.23%) Domain-Driven Design
12 13 (8.23%) Functional Testing
13 12 (7.59%) Continuous Deployment
14 11 (6.96%) Continuous Delivery
14 11 (6.96%) Kanban
15 10 (6.33%) Front End Development
16 9 (5.70%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 70 (44.30%) JavaScript
2 66 (41.77%) SQL
3 43 (27.22%) C#
4 27 (17.09%) Java
5 12 (7.59%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.80%) Python
7 5 (3.16%) PHP
8 4 (2.53%) Apex Code
8 4 (2.53%) PowerShell
9 3 (1.90%) Ruby
9 3 (1.90%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.27%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.27%) Bash Shell
10 2 (1.27%) COBOL
10 2 (1.27%) ES6
10 2 (1.27%) Go
10 2 (1.27%) Korn
10 2 (1.27%) Objective-C
10 2 (1.27%) Perl
10 2 (1.27%) X++
Qualifications
1 6 (3.80%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.90%) Sun Certification
3 1 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.63%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 4 (2.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (2.53%) Ansible
2 2 (1.27%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (1.27%) Terraform
Vendors
1 56 (35.44%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.23%) IBM
3 10 (6.33%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.53%) Adobe
5 3 (1.90%) Oracle
5 3 (1.90%) Sun
5 3 (1.90%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.27%) Google
6 2 (1.27%) Micro Focus
6 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
6 2 (1.27%) Teradata
7 1 (0.63%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.63%) Telerik
7 1 (0.63%) Zend
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