The median contractor rate for a Developer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Cumbria 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
North West / Cumbria
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 4 10
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 1 13 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Cumbria 1.96% 28.89% 11.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.04% 30.95% 13.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 3 3
Median daily rate £300 £490 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -38.77% +8.88%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 10
Median hourly rate - £45.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.11%  
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 Cumbria. 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
Cumbria
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 49 42 106
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Cumbria 96.08% 93.33% 89.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 8 46
Median daily rate £400 £495 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -19.23% +23.81%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £338 £345
10% offered a daily rate of more than £695 £663 £505
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 12 34
Median hourly rate £35.00 £47.00 £45.47
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -25.53% +3.36%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.00 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £47.39 £59.10
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 Cumbria

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Cumbria

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Cumbria

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Cumbria

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Cumbria

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Cumbria

Developer Skill Set
Top 9 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cumbria

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 Cumbria region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cumbria 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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Drupal
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) PostgreSQL
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C#
1 1 (50.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft