The median contractor rate for a Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 25 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
London / Croydon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 4 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 61 60 32
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 31.28% 24.79% 22.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 32.80% 26.32% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 45 10
Median daily rate £475 £400 £406
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.75% -1.53%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £370 £364 £327
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £490 £457
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 3
Median hourly rate - - £27.78
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 Croydon. 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
Croydon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 186 228 128
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 95.38% 94.21% 91.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 160 86
Median daily rate £450 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £300 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £535 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
Median hourly rate £165.00 £15.00 £27.78
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +1000.00% -46.00%  
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 Croydon

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Croydon

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Croydon

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Croydon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Croydon over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Croydon

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Croydon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Croydon

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 25 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 Croydon region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 54 (55.67%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (54.64%) Java
3 48 (49.48%) JavaScript
4 42 (43.30%) Security Cleared
5 40 (41.24%) TDD
6 39 (40.21%) Scrum
7 37 (38.14%) HTML
8 35 (36.08%) BDD
9 34 (35.05%) CSS
10 31 (31.96%) SC Cleared
11 30 (30.93%) AngularJS
12 27 (27.84%) Microservices
13 26 (26.80%) REST
14 22 (22.68%) Cucumber
15 20 (20.62%) HTML5
15 20 (20.62%) MVC
15 20 (20.62%) Front End Development
16 19 (19.59%) OO
16 19 (19.59%) JIRA
16 19 (19.59%) Confluence
16 19 (19.59%) Git (software)
17 18 (18.56%) Spring
18 17 (17.53%) Web Development
19 16 (16.49%) Photoshop
19 16 (16.49%) GitHub
20 15 (15.46%) Docker
20 15 (15.46%) CSS3
21 14 (14.43%) Grunt
21 14 (14.43%) SQL
22 13 (13.40%) Web Services

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 19 (19.59%) Confluence
2 7 (7.22%) CMS
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.12%) Apache Spark
4 4 (4.12%) Elasticsearch
5 3 (3.09%) Apache Solr
6 2 (2.06%) Tomcat
6 2 (2.06%) WordPress
7 1 (1.03%) JBoss
7 1 (1.03%) SAS
7 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 16 (16.49%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (4.12%) Oracle EBS R12
3 2 (2.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (16.49%) GitHub
2 6 (6.19%) PaaS
3 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.06%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (1.03%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.09%) Kerberos
2 1 (1.03%) OpenLDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (13.40%) HBase
2 11 (11.34%) Hadoop
3 9 (9.28%) MySQL
3 9 (9.28%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (8.25%) Big Data
5 5 (5.15%) SQL Server
6 4 (4.12%) IBM InfoSphere
6 4 (4.12%) Relational Database
7 3 (3.09%) BusinessObjects
7 3 (3.09%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (3.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (2.06%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
8 2 (2.06%) Crystal Reports
8 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
8 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
9 1 (1.03%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.03%) Power BI
9 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 22 (22.68%) Cucumber
2 19 (19.59%) Git (software)
2 19 (19.59%) JIRA
3 14 (14.43%) Grunt
4 13 (13.40%) GitLab
4 13 (13.40%) Jasmine
4 13 (13.40%) Karma Test Runner
5 10 (10.31%) JUnit
6 7 (7.22%) IntelliJ
7 6 (6.19%) Jenkins
7 6 (6.19%) Mockito
8 5 (5.15%) Gradle
8 5 (5.15%) Maven
9 4 (4.12%) Selenium
10 3 (3.09%) DbUnit
10 3 (3.09%) jMock
10 3 (3.09%) Protractor
10 3 (3.09%) RSpec
10 3 (3.09%) SonarQube
11 2 (2.06%) Subversion
General
1 10 (10.31%) Finance
2 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
3 2 (2.06%) Electronics
3 2 (2.06%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.06%) Marketing
3 2 (2.06%) Publishing
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Law
4 1 (1.03%) Legal
4 1 (1.03%) Local Government
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (38.14%) HTML
2 34 (35.05%) CSS
3 30 (30.93%) AngularJS
4 26 (26.80%) REST
5 20 (20.62%) HTML5
6 18 (18.56%) Spring
7 15 (15.46%) CSS3
8 13 (13.40%) Web Services
9 12 (12.37%) Apache Camel
9 12 (12.37%) RESTful
9 12 (12.37%) Spring Boot
10 10 (10.31%) jQuery
11 8 (8.25%) .NET
11 8 (8.25%) Kafka
12 6 (6.19%) Node.js
12 6 (6.19%) Oracle Fusion
12 6 (6.19%) XML
13 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET
13 5 (5.15%) ASP.NET MVC
13 5 (5.15%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.25%) User Experience
2 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
3 3 (3.09%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.03%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.03%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.03%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (1.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 10 (10.31%) Linux
2 6 (6.19%) Unix
3 1 (1.03%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (55.67%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (41.24%) TDD
3 39 (40.21%) Scrum
4 35 (36.08%) BDD
5 27 (27.84%) Microservices
6 20 (20.62%) Front End Development
6 20 (20.62%) MVC
7 19 (19.59%) OO
8 17 (17.53%) Web Development
9 12 (12.37%) MVVM
9 12 (12.37%) Pair Programming
9 12 (12.37%) Responsive Web Design
9 12 (12.37%) Test Automation
10 10 (10.31%) SOA
10 10 (10.31%) Test Scripting
11 9 (9.28%) DevOps
12 8 (8.25%) Configuration Management
13 7 (7.22%) CQRS
14 6 (6.19%) Kanban
14 6 (6.19%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 53 (54.64%) Java
2 48 (49.48%) JavaScript
3 14 (14.43%) SQL
4 9 (9.28%) PHP
4 9 (9.28%) Scala
5 7 (7.22%) C#
6 6 (6.19%) Groovy
7 4 (4.12%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.12%) Ruby
8 3 (3.09%) Python
8 3 (3.09%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.06%) Go
9 2 (2.06%) VBScript
10 1 (1.03%) ES6
10 1 (1.03%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 42 (43.30%) Security Cleared
2 31 (31.96%) SC Cleared
3 4 (4.12%) BC Cleared
4 3 (3.09%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
System Software
1 15 (15.46%) Docker
2 4 (4.12%) HDFS
3 3 (3.09%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (1.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (1.03%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 11 (11.34%) Kubernetes
2 5 (5.15%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (2.06%) Ansible
4 1 (1.03%) Kibana
4 1 (1.03%) Puppet
4 1 (1.03%) Terraform
Vendors
1 11 (11.34%) Adobe
2 9 (9.28%) Oracle
3 4 (4.12%) IBM
3 4 (4.12%) Microsoft
4 2 (2.06%) SAP
4 2 (2.06%) VMware
5 1 (1.03%) Civica
5 1 (1.03%) Cognos
5 1 (1.03%) Jaspersoft
5 1 (1.03%) Tableau
5 1 (1.03%) Zend
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