The median contractor rate for a Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Croydon during the 3 months to 29 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.

Developer
London / Croydon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 5 6
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 37 55 21
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Croydon 22.42% 20.37% 18.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.98% 20.91% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 48 17
Median daily rate £413 £411 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.30% +9.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

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 161 263 109
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 97.58% 97.41% 93.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 105 216 88
Median daily rate £450 £425 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £320 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £555 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 5 3
Median hourly rate - £35.75 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +19.16%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

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 29 March 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 29 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 Croydon region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
2 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
3 17 (29.82%) Java
4 16 (28.07%) HTML
5 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
5 15 (26.32%) TDD
6 14 (24.56%) CSS
7 12 (21.05%) Web Services
8 11 (19.30%) BDD
8 11 (19.30%) REST
9 10 (17.54%) RESTful
10 9 (15.79%) Scala
10 9 (15.79%) Pair Programming
10 9 (15.79%) SQL
10 9 (15.79%) Oracle
10 9 (15.79%) Configuration Management
10 9 (15.79%) Finance
11 8 (14.04%) MySQL
11 8 (14.04%) .NET
11 8 (14.04%) Docker
12 7 (12.28%) DevOps
12 7 (12.28%) Front End Development
12 7 (12.28%) C#
12 7 (12.28%) PHP
12 7 (12.28%) CMS
13 6 (10.53%) Scrum
13 6 (10.53%) MVC
13 6 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
13 6 (10.53%) Photoshop

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 7 (12.28%) CMS
2 6 (10.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (3.51%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.75%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.75%) nginx
4 1 (1.75%) SAS
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.75%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.75%) WebLogic
Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (10.53%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.53%) GitHub
1 6 (10.53%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (14.04%) MySQL
2 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 5 (8.77%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.02%) BusinessObjects
5 3 (5.26%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (5.26%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (3.51%) Big Data
6 2 (3.51%) BusinessObjects Business Intelligence
6 2 (3.51%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.75%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.75%) Power BI
7 1 (1.75%) QlikView
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (8.77%) Gradle
2 4 (7.02%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.02%) Subversion
3 3 (5.26%) Grunt
4 2 (3.51%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.51%) gulp
4 2 (3.51%) Jenkins
4 2 (3.51%) Karma Test Runner
4 2 (3.51%) Maven
4 2 (3.51%) Protractor
4 2 (3.51%) RSpec
5 1 (1.75%) Ant
5 1 (1.75%) Bower
5 1 (1.75%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.75%) Hudson
5 1 (1.75%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.75%) JIRA
5 1 (1.75%) JUnit
5 1 (1.75%) NUnit
5 1 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 9 (15.79%) Finance
2 2 (3.51%) Retail
2 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.75%) Banking
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
3 1 (1.75%) Legal
3 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.75%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (28.07%) HTML
2 14 (24.56%) CSS
3 12 (21.05%) Web Services
4 11 (19.30%) REST
5 10 (17.54%) RESTful
6 8 (14.04%) .NET
7 6 (10.53%) jQuery
7 6 (10.53%) Oracle Fusion
7 6 (10.53%) Play Framework
8 5 (8.77%) AngularJS
8 5 (8.77%) HTML5
9 4 (7.02%) ASP.NET
9 4 (7.02%) jBPM
9 4 (7.02%) Node.js
9 4 (7.02%) WPF
10 3 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (5.26%) CSS3
10 3 (5.26%) Hibernate
10 3 (5.26%) Spring
10 3 (5.26%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) User Experience
2 2 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (3.51%) W3C
3 1 (1.75%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.75%) iPad
3 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) Unix
2 1 (1.75%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (26.32%) TDD
3 11 (19.30%) BDD
4 9 (15.79%) Configuration Management
4 9 (15.79%) Pair Programming
5 7 (12.28%) DevOps
5 7 (12.28%) Front End Development
6 6 (10.53%) MVC
6 6 (10.53%) Scrum
6 6 (10.53%) SOA
6 6 (10.53%) System Testing
6 6 (10.53%) Test Scripting
7 5 (8.77%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (8.77%) Content Management
7 5 (8.77%) Data Migration
7 5 (8.77%) Migration
8 4 (7.02%) Data Cleansing
8 4 (7.02%) Kanban
8 4 (7.02%) OO
8 4 (7.02%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
2 17 (29.82%) Java
3 9 (15.79%) Scala
3 9 (15.79%) SQL
4 7 (12.28%) C#
4 7 (12.28%) PHP
5 5 (8.77%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.51%) Groovy
7 1 (1.75%) ES6
7 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
7 1 (1.75%) Ruby
7 1 (1.75%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) Security Cleared
2 15 (26.32%) SC Cleared
3 4 (7.02%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) CLAS
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.26%) QA
2 2 (3.51%) SDET
3 1 (1.75%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (14.04%) Docker
2 1 (1.75%) Corosync
2 1 (1.75%) HDFS
2 1 (1.75%) Squid
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.75%) Hadoop YARN
2 1 (1.75%) Pacemaker
2 1 (1.75%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (15.79%) Oracle
2 2 (3.51%) SAP
2 2 (3.51%) Tableau
3 1 (1.75%) Cognos
3 1 (1.75%) HP
3 1 (1.75%) Jaspersoft
3 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
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