Period
to 25 June 2021

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 25 June 2021.

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
England > East Midlands
6 months to
25 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 6 2 2
Rank change year-on-year -4 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 160 159 477
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.15% 18.23% 23.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.05% 19.56% 24.15%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 109 351
10th Percentile £212 £272 £275
25th Percentile £252 £313 £325
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £350 £375 £400
Median % change year-on-year -6.67% -6.25% +3.23%
75th Percentile £425 £450 £475
90th Percentile £458 £488 £538
England median daily rate £500 £500 £475
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 2
10th Percentile £15.43 " £23.40
25th Percentile £16.06 £21.25 £26.37
Median hourly rate £17.75 £22.50 £32.67
Median % change year-on-year -21.11% -31.12% -23.14%
75th Percentile £20.06 £23.75 £38.87
90th Percentile £21.08 " £41.80
England median hourly rate £50.00 £43.75 £46.00
% change year-on-year +14.29% -4.89% +11.64%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
East Midlands
Contract vacancies in the East Midlands with a recognized job title 997 813 1,975
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.41% 93.23% 95.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 654 464 1,285
10th Percentile £125 £131 £200
25th Percentile £250 £263 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £375 £387
Median % change year-on-year - -3.10% -3.25%
75th Percentile £475 £475 £488
90th Percentile £588 £550 £550
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 67 61 112
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.52 £10.58
25th Percentile £11.39 £11.61 £11.58
Median hourly rate £14.70 £14.20 £14.00
Median % change year-on-year +3.56% +1.39% -20.00%
75th Percentile £24.08 £17.50 £18.50
90th Percentile £48.85 £37.50 £39.90
England median hourly rate £21.00 £19.50 £18.75
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +6.38%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in the East Midlands

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Developer in the East Midlands.

Daily rate trend for Developer in the East Midlands

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Developer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 June 2021.

Daily rate histogram for Developer in the East Midlands

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the East Midlands

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Developer in the East Midlands.

Hourly rate trend for Developer in the East Midlands

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 Developer within the East Midlands region over the 6 months to 25 June 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire -4 57 £400 +6.67% 95
Northamptonshire -6 28 £355 +1.43% 41
Derbyshire +12 27 £347 -13.38% 43
Leicestershire -9 24 £335 -20.71% 65
Lincolnshire -2 11 £225 -1.10% 20
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 2021, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the East Midlands region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 71 (44.38%) JavaScript
2 52 (32.50%) CSS
3 50 (31.25%) HTML
4 43 (26.88%) SQL
5 37 (23.13%) .NET
6 33 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
7 31 (19.38%) C#
8 25 (15.63%) AngularJS
9 22 (13.75%) Front End Development
10 21 (13.13%) React
10 21 (13.13%) SQL Server
11 20 (12.50%) PHP
11 20 (12.50%) Azure
12 18 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
13 17 (10.63%) MVC
13 17 (10.63%) Node.js
14 15 (9.38%) Git (software)
14 15 (9.38%) E-Commerce
14 15 (9.38%) T-SQL
14 15 (9.38%) ASP.NET
14 15 (9.38%) DevOps
14 15 (9.38%) .NET Core
15 14 (8.75%) Social Skills
15 14 (8.75%) Microservices
15 14 (8.75%) Microsoft
15 14 (8.75%) HTML5
16 13 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 13 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
16 13 (8.13%) OO
16 13 (8.13%) User Experience

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 4 (2.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (1.88%) CMS
2 3 (1.88%) WordPress
3 2 (1.25%) Drupal
3 2 (1.25%) Mule
3 2 (1.25%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.63%) CICS
4 1 (0.63%) Confluence
4 1 (0.63%) IIS
4 1 (0.63%) Moodle
4 1 (0.63%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (2.50%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.63%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.63%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 5 (3.13%) BASE24
2 4 (2.50%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (2.50%) UltiPro
3 2 (1.25%) Exchequer
3 2 (1.25%) Magento
3 2 (1.25%) Oracle Payroll
Cloud Services
1 20 (12.50%) Azure
2 9 (5.63%) Power Platform
3 6 (3.75%) AWS
3 6 (3.75%) Azure Service Bus
4 5 (3.13%) SaaS
5 4 (2.50%) Boomi
6 3 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
6 3 (1.88%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (1.88%) npm
6 3 (1.88%) Serverless
7 2 (1.25%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 2 (1.25%) Amazon S3
7 2 (1.25%) Azure App Service
7 2 (1.25%) Azure Stack
7 2 (1.25%) NuGet
7 2 (1.25%) PaaS
7 2 (1.25%) Twilio
8 1 (0.63%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.63%) GitHub
8 1 (0.63%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.50%) ATM
2 2 (1.25%) Cisco Firepower
2 2 (1.25%) DNS
2 2 (1.25%) VPN
3 1 (0.63%) HTTP
3 1 (0.63%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.13%) SQL Server
2 13 (8.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 12 (7.50%) MySQL
4 8 (5.00%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (5.00%) Power BI
5 6 (3.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (3.13%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.13%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.13%) Tableau
7 4 (2.50%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (2.50%) NonStop SQL
7 4 (2.50%) Oracle BI Publisher
7 4 (2.50%) SQL Server 2016
7 4 (2.50%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.25%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 2 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.25%) DB2
9 2 (1.25%) MariaDB
9 2 (1.25%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 15 (9.38%) Git (software)
2 7 (4.38%) Eclipse
3 5 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.50%) IntelliJ
4 4 (2.50%) JIRA
4 4 (2.50%) JUnit
4 4 (2.50%) Maven
4 4 (2.50%) Mockito
5 3 (1.88%) Bower
5 3 (1.88%) gulp
5 3 (1.88%) Jasmine
5 3 (1.88%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (1.88%) Protractor
5 3 (1.88%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 3 (1.88%) Subversion
6 2 (1.25%) Android Studio
6 2 (1.25%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.25%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.25%) SonarQube
6 2 (1.25%) Storybook
General
1 14 (8.75%) Social Skills
2 11 (6.88%) Finance
3 9 (5.63%) Public Sector
4 8 (5.00%) Marketing
5 7 (4.38%) Banking
5 7 (4.38%) Retail
6 6 (3.75%) Manufacturing
7 5 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (3.13%) Telecoms
8 4 (2.50%) Electronics
9 3 (1.88%) Law
10 1 (0.63%) Advertising
10 1 (0.63%) Automotive
10 1 (0.63%) Local Government
10 1 (0.63%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (32.50%) CSS
2 50 (31.25%) HTML
3 37 (23.13%) .NET
4 25 (15.63%) AngularJS
5 21 (13.13%) React
6 17 (10.63%) Node.js
7 15 (9.38%) .NET Core
7 15 (9.38%) ASP.NET
8 14 (8.75%) HTML5
9 12 (7.50%) jQuery
10 10 (6.25%) .NET Framework
10 10 (6.25%) LAMP
11 9 (5.63%) REST
11 9 (5.63%) Sass
12 8 (5.00%) Entity Framework
12 8 (5.00%) Laravel
12 8 (5.00%) Redux
12 8 (5.00%) Spring
12 8 (5.00%) Web Services
13 6 (3.75%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.13%) User Experience
2 8 (5.00%) Mobile App
3 6 (3.75%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (3.13%) Tandem
5 4 (2.50%) Virtual Team
6 3 (1.88%) Mainframe
6 3 (1.88%) NHS
7 2 (1.25%) Cloud Native
7 2 (1.25%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.25%) e-Learning
7 2 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.25%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.63%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (0.63%) Animation
8 1 (0.63%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.63%) Replication
8 1 (0.63%) SCORM
8 1 (0.63%) Video Editing
Operating Systems
1 8 (5.00%) Android
2 6 (3.75%) Apple iOS
3 5 (3.13%) Linux
4 1 (0.63%) Unix
4 1 (0.63%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (20.63%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (13.75%) Front End Development
3 18 (11.25%) Business Intelligence
4 17 (10.63%) MVC
5 15 (9.38%) DevOps
5 15 (9.38%) E-Commerce
6 14 (8.75%) Microservices
7 13 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (8.13%) OO
8 11 (6.88%) ETL
8 11 (6.88%) Unit Testing
9 10 (6.25%) Migration
9 10 (6.25%) OOP
9 10 (6.25%) TDD
10 8 (5.00%) User Stories
11 7 (4.38%) Software Engineering
11 7 (4.38%) Web Development
11 7 (4.38%) Wireframes
12 6 (3.75%) Data Migration
12 6 (3.75%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 71 (44.38%) JavaScript
2 43 (26.88%) SQL
3 31 (19.38%) C#
4 20 (12.50%) PHP
5 15 (9.38%) T-SQL
6 12 (7.50%) Java
6 12 (7.50%) TypeScript
7 7 (4.38%) PL/SQL
8 6 (3.75%) C++
8 6 (3.75%) PHP 7
9 5 (3.13%) ES6
9 5 (3.13%) Python
10 3 (1.88%) Objective-C
11 2 (1.25%) COBOL
11 2 (1.25%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 2 (1.25%) Java 8
11 2 (1.25%) JCL
11 2 (1.25%) VBA
12 1 (0.63%) Kotlin
12 1 (0.63%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 5 (3.13%) Degree
2 2 (1.25%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.63%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.00%) Data Quality
2 5 (3.13%) Accessibility
2 5 (3.13%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (4.38%) Docker
2 3 (1.88%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.88%) Ansible
2 1 (0.63%) Docker Swarm
2 1 (0.63%) Kubernetes
2 1 (0.63%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.63%) Puppet
2 1 (0.63%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 14 (8.75%) Microsoft
2 8 (5.00%) Oracle
3 5 (3.13%) SAP
4 4 (2.50%) Dell
4 4 (2.50%) HP
5 3 (1.88%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.25%) Adobe
6 2 (1.25%) Alteryx
6 2 (1.25%) Cisco
6 2 (1.25%) F5
6 2 (1.25%) Teradata
7 1 (0.63%) CA Agile Central
7 1 (0.63%) Cognos
7 1 (0.63%) Google
7 1 (0.63%) Informatica
7 1 (0.63%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.63%) NCR
7 1 (0.63%) Pega
7 1 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.63%) ServiceNow