Period
to 21 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £431 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 6 months to 21 February 2019.

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
21 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 193 179 188
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 20.08% 23.68% 19.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.19% 25.39% 21.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 130 138 139
Coventry median daily rate £431 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.81% +6.67% +11.11%
10th Percentile £306 £291 £306
90th Percentile £539 £525 £538
West Midlands median daily rate £411 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +9.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 8
Coventry median hourly rate - £25.00 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +4.17% +37.14%
West Midlands median hourly rate £48.50 £30.49 £25.00
% change year-on-year +59.09% +21.94% +25.00%

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 911 705 872
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.80% 93.25% 92.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 582 483 653
Coventry median daily rate £450 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.09% -2.94% +13.33%
10th Percentile £290 £245 £267
90th Percentile £575 £540 £544
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.52%
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 36 36
Coventry median hourly rate £13.00 £21.25 £15.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -38.82% +37.10% +22.77%
10th Percentile £10.88 £12.63 £10.50
90th Percentile £33.05 £42.63 £28.00
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.00 £18.58 £16.75
% change year-on-year -13.89% +10.93% +5.68%

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 21 February 2019.

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 21 February 2019, 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.

1 133 (68.91%) .NET
2 131 (67.88%) C#
3 101 (52.33%) JavaScript
4 94 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
4 94 (48.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 77 (39.90%) SQL Server
6 76 (39.38%) MVC
7 71 (36.79%) Git (software)
8 68 (35.23%) HTML
9 66 (34.20%) ASP.NET Web API
10 64 (33.16%) CSS
11 63 (32.64%) SQL
12 61 (31.61%) ASP.NET
13 57 (29.53%) ASP.NET MVC
14 56 (29.02%) TDD
15 52 (26.94%) Web Services
16 46 (23.83%) .NET Framework
17 44 (22.80%) SOLID
18 41 (21.24%) Scrum
19 37 (19.17%) Continuous Integration
20 36 (18.65%) Visual Studio
21 35 (18.13%) Microsoft
22 33 (17.10%) REST
23 32 (16.58%) Kanban
23 32 (16.58%) Team Foundation Server
23 32 (16.58%) AngularJS
24 30 (15.54%) Dapper ORM
24 30 (15.54%) BDD
24 30 (15.54%) Migration
24 30 (15.54%) SQL Server Integration Services

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 21 (10.88%) NServiceBus
2 4 (2.07%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 3 (1.55%) CMS
4 2 (1.04%) Moodle
4 2 (1.04%) Umbraco
4 2 (1.04%) WordPress
5 1 (0.52%) ArcGIS
5 1 (0.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 22 (11.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (2.07%) Magento
3 1 (0.52%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.52%) SAP POS DM
Cloud Services
1 94 (48.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (10.36%) Azure Data Factory
3 18 (9.33%) PaaS
3 18 (9.33%) SaaS
4 11 (5.70%) Dynamics 365
5 6 (3.11%) Serverless
6 5 (2.59%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (1.55%) GitHub
8 1 (0.52%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.52%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.52%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.52%) Force.com
8 1 (0.52%) Office 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 77 (39.90%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 24 (12.44%) SQL Server 2012
4 10 (5.18%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (4.66%) SQL Server 2016
6 8 (4.15%) Power BI
7 7 (3.63%) Cosmos DB
7 7 (3.63%) Relational Database
8 5 (2.59%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.59%) Big Data
8 5 (2.59%) Hadoop
8 5 (2.59%) MongoDB
8 5 (2.59%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.59%) PostgreSQL
8 5 (2.59%) RDBMS
9 4 (2.07%) MySQL
9 4 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.55%) Amazon Redshift
10 3 (1.55%) OLAP
10 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 71 (36.79%) Git (software)
2 36 (18.65%) Visual Studio
3 32 (16.58%) Team Foundation Server
4 9 (4.66%) Visual Studio Team System
5 7 (3.63%) Selenium
6 6 (3.11%) Subversion
7 5 (2.59%) Grunt
7 5 (2.59%) gulp
8 4 (2.07%) JIRA
9 3 (1.55%) Jenkins
10 2 (1.04%) git-flow
10 2 (1.04%) PhantomJS
11 1 (0.52%) Hudson
11 1 (0.52%) JUnit
11 1 (0.52%) Vagrant
General
1 10 (5.18%) Publishing
2 6 (3.11%) Finance
3 3 (1.55%) Retail
4 2 (1.04%) Games
5 1 (0.52%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 133 (68.91%) .NET
2 68 (35.23%) HTML
3 66 (34.20%) ASP.NET Web API
4 64 (33.16%) CSS
5 61 (31.61%) ASP.NET
6 57 (29.53%) ASP.NET MVC
7 52 (26.94%) Web Services
8 46 (23.83%) .NET Framework
9 33 (17.10%) REST
10 32 (16.58%) AngularJS
11 30 (15.54%) Dapper ORM
12 23 (11.92%) SOAP
13 19 (9.84%) XML
14 16 (8.29%) jQuery
15 15 (7.77%) .NET Core
16 14 (7.25%) HTML5
17 13 (6.74%) CSS3
17 13 (6.74%) JSON
17 13 (6.74%) WCF
18 12 (6.22%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (5.18%) Greenfield Project
3 8 (4.15%) User Experience
4 4 (2.07%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.55%) iPad
5 3 (1.55%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.55%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (1.04%) e-Learning
6 2 (1.04%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.52%) VLE
Operating Systems
1 8 (4.15%) Linux
2 7 (3.63%) Unix
3 5 (2.59%) Mac OS
3 5 (2.59%) MVS
4 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.52%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (48.70%) Agile Software Development
2 76 (39.38%) MVC
3 56 (29.02%) TDD
4 44 (22.80%) SOLID
5 41 (21.24%) Scrum
6 37 (19.17%) Continuous Integration
7 32 (16.58%) Kanban
8 30 (15.54%) BDD
8 30 (15.54%) Migration
9 29 (15.03%) Microservices
10 25 (12.95%) Data Migration
11 24 (12.44%) Data Analysis
12 23 (11.92%) CRM
13 20 (10.36%) Unit Testing
14 19 (9.84%) API Development
14 19 (9.84%) Technical Leadership
15 18 (9.33%) Business Intelligence
16 15 (7.77%) Digital Transformation Programme
17 13 (6.74%) Web Development
18 12 (6.22%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 131 (67.88%) C#
2 101 (52.33%) JavaScript
3 63 (32.64%) SQL
4 28 (14.51%) T-SQL
5 16 (8.29%) Java
6 13 (6.74%) Python
7 12 (6.22%) TypeScript
8 7 (3.63%) PHP
8 7 (3.63%) Ruby
9 6 (3.11%) Go
10 5 (2.59%) ES6
11 4 (2.07%) Scala
12 2 (1.04%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.04%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.52%) Apex Code
13 1 (0.52%) Apple Swift
13 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.52%) PHP 7
13 1 (0.52%) SOQL
13 1 (0.52%) SOSL
Qualifications
1 7 (3.63%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.04%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (1.04%) DBS Check
3 1 (0.52%) Degree
3 1 (0.52%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) WCAG
2 2 (1.04%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (1.04%) QA
3 1 (0.52%) GDPR
System Software
1 3 (1.55%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 35 (18.13%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.18%) Oracle
3 4 (2.07%) Adobe
4 3 (1.55%) ATG
4 3 (1.55%) Demandware
4 3 (1.55%) hybris
5 2 (1.04%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.04%) SAP
5 2 (1.04%) Tableau
5 2 (1.04%) Telerik
6 1 (0.52%) Blackboard
6 1 (0.52%) ESRI
6 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.52%) Zend