The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 26 June 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
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 40 94 80
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 16.06% 22.98% 24.54%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.81% 24.54% 26.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 27 60 58
Median daily rate £350 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.50% +26.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £297 £300 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £450 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Median hourly rate £25.00 - £17.32
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 238 383 305
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 95.58% 93.64% 93.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 164 228 202
Median daily rate £400 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £286 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £490 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 17 25
Median hourly rate £14.50 £12.00 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.83% -27.27%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £10.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.00 £39.80 £25.66
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 26 June 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 26 June 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 49 (47.12%) JavaScript
2 43 (41.35%) HTML
3 42 (40.38%) CSS
4 35 (33.65%) SQL
5 33 (31.73%) .NET
6 32 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (27.88%) C#
8 26 (25.00%) MVC
9 23 (22.12%) TDD
9 23 (22.12%) jQuery
10 22 (21.15%) Java
10 22 (21.15%) ASP.NET
10 22 (21.15%) AngularJS
11 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
12 17 (16.35%) HTML5
13 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
13 16 (15.38%) Web Services
14 15 (14.42%) ASP.NET MVC
14 15 (14.42%) ASP.NET Web API
15 14 (13.46%) BDD
15 14 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
16 12 (11.54%) CSS3
17 11 (10.58%) REST
17 11 (10.58%) Front End Development
17 11 (10.58%) Scrum
17 11 (10.58%) Web Development
17 11 (10.58%) .NET Framework
18 10 (9.62%) RESTful
18 10 (9.62%) Migration
18 10 (9.62%) Unix

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 5 (4.81%) NServiceBus
1 5 (4.81%) SAS
2 4 (3.85%) Drupal
2 4 (3.85%) JBoss
2 4 (3.85%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.88%) WebSphere
4 2 (1.92%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (0.96%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.96%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.96%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.96%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.96%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.96%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.96%) WebSphere Application Server
5 1 (0.96%) WildFly
Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.96%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (4.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.96%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 14 (13.46%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (3.85%) PaaS
3 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (1.92%) Heroku
3 2 (1.92%) SaaS
4 1 (0.96%) GitHub
4 1 (0.96%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.92%) PuTTY
1 2 (1.92%) WinSCP
2 1 (0.96%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.77%) MongoDB
3 5 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (4.81%) SAS Data Integration Studio
4 4 (3.85%) Base SAS
4 4 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (3.85%) Hadoop
4 4 (3.85%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 3 (2.88%) Big Data
5 3 (2.88%) MySQL
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (2.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (1.92%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.92%) DB2
6 2 (1.92%) GIS
6 2 (1.92%) NoSQL
6 2 (1.92%) OLAP
7 1 (0.96%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.96%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 9 (8.65%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.77%) JUnit
3 5 (4.81%) Ant
3 5 (4.81%) SpecFlow
4 4 (3.85%) gulp
4 4 (3.85%) MSTest
4 4 (3.85%) NUnit
4 4 (3.85%) ReSharper
4 4 (3.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.88%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.88%) Jasmine
5 3 (2.88%) MSBuild
5 3 (2.88%) NCover
5 3 (2.88%) NDepend
5 3 (2.88%) NuGet
5 3 (2.88%) StyleCop
5 3 (2.88%) Subversion
6 2 (1.92%) Grunt
6 2 (1.92%) Mocha
6 2 (1.92%) Vagrant
General
1 6 (5.77%) Marketing
2 5 (4.81%) Retail
3 4 (3.85%) Manufacturing
4 3 (2.88%) Automotive
5 2 (1.92%) Advertising
5 2 (1.92%) Finance
6 1 (0.96%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (41.35%) HTML
2 42 (40.38%) CSS
3 33 (31.73%) .NET
4 23 (22.12%) jQuery
5 22 (21.15%) AngularJS
5 22 (21.15%) ASP.NET
6 17 (16.35%) HTML5
7 16 (15.38%) Web Services
8 15 (14.42%) ASP.NET MVC
8 15 (14.42%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (11.54%) CSS3
10 11 (10.58%) .NET Framework
10 11 (10.58%) REST
11 10 (9.62%) RESTful
12 9 (8.65%) SOAP
12 9 (8.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 8 (7.69%) Hibernate
13 8 (7.69%) Node.js
14 7 (6.73%) Entity Framework
14 7 (6.73%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.69%) User Experience
2 7 (6.73%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (4.81%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.88%) DataPower
6 2 (1.92%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.92%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.92%) NHS
7 1 (0.96%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.96%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.96%) Social Network
7 1 (0.96%) W3C
7 1 (0.96%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 10 (9.62%) Unix
2 8 (7.69%) Linux
3 6 (5.77%) Android
3 6 (5.77%) Apple iOS
3 6 (5.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (25.00%) MVC
3 23 (22.12%) TDD
4 14 (13.46%) BDD
5 11 (10.58%) Front End Development
5 11 (10.58%) Scrum
5 11 (10.58%) Web Development
6 10 (9.62%) Migration
6 10 (9.62%) SOLID
7 9 (8.65%) Continuous Integration
7 9 (8.65%) OO
8 7 (6.73%) CRM
8 7 (6.73%) Responsive Web Design
9 6 (5.77%) Data Migration
9 6 (5.77%) Domain-Driven Design
9 6 (5.77%) Test Automation
10 5 (4.81%) Data Conversion
10 5 (4.81%) E-Commerce
10 5 (4.81%) Kanban
10 5 (4.81%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 49 (47.12%) JavaScript
2 35 (33.65%) SQL
3 29 (27.88%) C#
4 22 (21.15%) Java
5 6 (5.77%) PowerShell
6 5 (4.81%) PHP
7 4 (3.85%) Python
8 3 (2.88%) TypeScript
8 3 (2.88%) VBA
9 2 (1.92%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.92%) Apple Swift
9 2 (1.92%) COBOL
9 2 (1.92%) ES6
9 2 (1.92%) Objective-C
9 2 (1.92%) Scala
9 2 (1.92%) T-SQL
9 2 (1.92%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.96%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.96%) Ruby
10 1 (0.96%) SAS Macro
Qualifications
1 1 (0.96%) Degree
1 1 (0.96%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.96%) Data Quality
System Software
1 3 (2.88%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.92%) Ansible
Vendors
1 18 (17.31%) Microsoft
2 9 (8.65%) IBM
3 5 (4.81%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.85%) Oracle
4 4 (3.85%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.92%) Micro Focus
5 2 (1.92%) Telerik
5 2 (1.92%) Teradata
6 1 (0.96%) Adobe
6 1 (0.96%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.96%) Cognos
6 1 (0.96%) Sun
6 1 (0.96%) webMethods
6 1 (0.96%) Zend
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