The median contractor rate for an Applications Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands 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.

Application Developer
England / East Midlands
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 73 82
Rank change year-on-year -19 +9  
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 12 21 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.80% 1.38% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.44% 1.18%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 10 13
Median daily rate £325 £341 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +13.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £300 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £380 £463 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £338
% change year-on-year +3.89% +14.07%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.50 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year +5.33% +7.14%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. 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
East Midlands
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1424 1454 1531
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 94.49% 95.85% 95.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 882 884 902
Median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £265 £250 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £565 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 68 49 70
Median hourly rate £13.86 £13.00 £12.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.61% +0.97%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £9.82 £10.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £20.00 £32.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Applications Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands that featured Applications Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Applications Developer in the East Midlands

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Applications Developer in the East Midlands

Applications Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

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

Contractor daily rate histogram for Applications Developer in the East Midlands

Applications Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Applications Developer in the East Midlands

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire - 6 £325 - 1
Northamptonshire -1 3 £300 -25.00% 1
Leicestershire -25 2 - -
Derbyshire - 1 £400 -
Applications Developer
England

Applications Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Applications 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 East Midlands region featuring Applications Developer in the job title.

1 8 (44.44%) Android
2 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 7 (38.89%) Java
3 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
4 5 (27.78%) Android Development
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 5 (27.78%) C#
5 4 (22.22%) SQL
5 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 4 (22.22%) RESTful
6 3 (16.67%) HTML5
6 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (16.67%) Degree
6 3 (16.67%) JSON
6 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
6 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 3 (16.67%) Node.js
6 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
7 2 (11.11%) Ant
7 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
7 2 (11.11%) J2EE
7 2 (11.11%) JSP
7 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 2 (11.11%) SAML
7 2 (11.11%) B2C

Applications Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 (5.56%) Apache Spark
1 1 (5.56%) JBoss
1 1 (5.56%) WebSphere
Business Applications
1 1 (5.56%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.56%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.11%) CouchDB
2 2 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 1 (5.56%) Apache Hive
3 1 (5.56%) Big Data
3 1 (5.56%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (5.56%) DB2
3 1 (5.56%) DB2 UDB
3 1 (5.56%) HDInsight
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Database 10g
3 1 (5.56%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (5.56%) Power BI
3 1 (5.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Ant
1 2 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
2 1 (5.56%) Maven
2 1 (5.56%) Subversion
2 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (5.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.56%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.56%) Publishing
1 1 (5.56%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (38.89%) HTML
2 6 (33.33%) .NET
3 5 (27.78%) CSS
4 4 (22.22%) RESTful
5 3 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 3 (16.67%) HTML5
5 3 (16.67%) JSON
5 3 (16.67%) Node.js
5 3 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (11.11%) Android SDK
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET
6 2 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (11.11%) Aurelia
6 2 (11.11%) Cocoa
6 2 (11.11%) Cocoa Touch
6 2 (11.11%) iOS SDK
6 2 (11.11%) J2EE
6 2 (11.11%) JSP
6 2 (11.11%) SAML
7 1 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.11%) iPad
2 2 (11.11%) iPhone
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 8 (44.44%) Android
2 6 (33.33%) Apple iOS
3 5 (27.78%) Windows
4 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 2 (11.11%) Windows Phone
6 1 (5.56%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (27.78%) Android Development
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Integration
4 2 (11.11%) B2C
4 2 (11.11%) Change Control
4 2 (11.11%) iOS Development
4 2 (11.11%) Matrix Organization
4 2 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 1 (5.56%) Business Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 1 (5.56%) Continuous Delivery
5 1 (5.56%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) DevOps
5 1 (5.56%) E-Commerce
5 1 (5.56%) ITIL
5 1 (5.56%) MVC
5 1 (5.56%) Quality Management
5 1 (5.56%) Software Engineering
5 1 (5.56%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (38.89%) Java
2 5 (27.78%) C#
2 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 4 (22.22%) SQL
4 2 (11.11%) Apple Swift
4 2 (11.11%) Objective-C
5 1 (5.56%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.56%) PowerShell
5 1 (5.56%) R
5 1 (5.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 2 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (5.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (5.56%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (11.11%) Xamarin
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.56%) Oracle