The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £355 per day in advertised job vacancies in Coventry during the 3 months to 23 April 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.

Software Developer
West Midlands / Coventry
3 months to
23 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 - 36
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 0 3
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Coventry 0.30% - 0.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.31% - 0.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 2
Median daily rate £355 - £300
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £325
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  

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 323 361 319
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Coventry 95.85% 95.00% 93.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 221 225 180
Median daily rate £425 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +21.21%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £280 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 29 14 17
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.00 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -45.45%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £10.00 £13.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.00 £35.00 £37.80
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.28 £16.70
% change year-on-year -4.24% +9.43%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Coventry

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Coventry

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Coventry

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Coventry

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Coventry

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 23 April 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Android
2 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 2 (50.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (50.00%) SDLC
3 1 (25.00%) React
3 1 (25.00%) Event Store
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) RavenDB
3 1 (25.00%) NServiceBus
3 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) Xamarin

Software 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 1 (25.00%) NServiceBus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Event Store
1 1 (25.00%) RavenDB
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Eclipse
1 2 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (50.00%) Mercurial
2 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
2 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Apache Cordova
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) React
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Android
2 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Automation Testing
1 2 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Xamarin