Period
to 25 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

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 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 614 802 648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 20.65% 25.71% 20.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.66% 26.83% 21.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 422 509 488
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%
10th Percentile £263 £263 £250
90th Percentile £512 £475 £475
England median daily rate £451 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +6.00% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 3 11
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £16.75 £36.25 £17.50
90th Percentile £64.24 £41.75 £43.00
England median hourly rate £41.56 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +3.89% - +6.67%

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 2,835 2,989 3,023
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.33% 95.83% 96.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,751 1,867 1,782
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.53% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £218 £200 £225
90th Percentile £550 £538 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 137 153
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £47.50 £38.75 £36.75
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.39 £18.50
% change year-on-year +1.69% -0.59% +11.06%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage 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

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in the East Midlands

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in the East Midlands

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 Developer in the East Midlands.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in the East Midlands

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram 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 February 2018. 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 -1 193 £413 +10.00% 154
Leicestershire 0 157 £340 +4.62% 113
Northamptonshire +2 141 £400 - 98
Derbyshire +1 63 £392 +16.15% 47
Lincolnshire -7 14 £400 +1.27% 43
Rutland - 1 £375 - 5
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, 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.

1 238 (38.76%) JavaScript
2 215 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
3 209 (34.04%) HTML
4 203 (33.06%) CSS
5 165 (26.87%) .NET
6 163 (26.55%) C#
7 162 (26.38%) SQL
8 141 (22.96%) Java
9 136 (22.15%) Git (software)
10 130 (21.17%) HTML5
11 126 (20.52%) SQL Server
12 108 (17.59%) CSS3
13 100 (16.29%) AngularJS
13 100 (16.29%) Front End Development
14 97 (15.80%) Oracle
15 91 (14.82%) Node.js
15 91 (14.82%) React
16 88 (14.33%) TDD
17 84 (13.68%) MVC
18 83 (13.52%) jQuery
19 77 (12.54%) RESTful
20 72 (11.73%) Scrum
21 67 (10.91%) Web Services
22 63 (10.26%) Spring
23 61 (9.93%) Unit Testing
24 60 (9.77%) ASP.NET
25 57 (9.28%) Microsoft
26 56 (9.12%) Sass
27 55 (8.96%) Web Development
28 53 (8.63%) PHP

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 19 (3.09%) SharePoint
2 18 (2.93%) CMS
3 14 (2.28%) Apache
3 14 (2.28%) Apache Spark
4 11 (1.79%) WordPress
5 9 (1.47%) JBoss
6 7 (1.14%) Drupal
6 7 (1.14%) IIS
7 6 (0.98%) Umbraco
8 4 (0.65%) Tomcat
8 4 (0.65%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.49%) CICS
9 3 (0.49%) K2 blackpearl
9 3 (0.49%) NServiceBus
9 3 (0.49%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (0.49%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (0.33%) Cloud Foundry
10 2 (0.33%) OpenStack
10 2 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.33%) WildFly
Applications
1 17 (2.77%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (0.81%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (0.65%) Doxygen
3 4 (0.65%) Simulink
4 2 (0.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.33%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.16%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.65%) Maximo
3 3 (0.49%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.49%) Magento
3 3 (0.49%) SAP S/4HANA
4 2 (0.33%) Oracle 11i
4 2 (0.33%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.33%) PeopleSoft Financials
4 2 (0.33%) PeopleSoft HCM
4 2 (0.33%) Salesforce.com CRM
4 2 (0.33%) SAP CO
4 2 (0.33%) SAP FI
4 2 (0.33%) SAP FI/CO
4 2 (0.33%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.16%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.16%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle SCM
5 1 (0.16%) Remedy ITSM
5 1 (0.16%) SAP MII
Cloud Services
1 21 (3.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (2.93%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (2.77%) npm
4 10 (1.63%) SaaS
5 6 (0.98%) GitHub
6 4 (0.65%) Google Analytics
6 4 (0.65%) PaaS
7 3 (0.49%) Dynamics 365
7 3 (0.49%) IaaS
7 3 (0.49%) Serverless
8 2 (0.33%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.33%) Boomi
9 1 (0.16%) Scribe Online
Communications & Networking
1 6 (0.98%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.65%) Bluetooth
2 4 (0.65%) Intranet
2 4 (0.65%) ZigBee
3 3 (0.49%) DSL
3 3 (0.49%) FTP
3 3 (0.49%) Modbus
3 3 (0.49%) SMS
4 2 (0.33%) CTI
5 1 (0.16%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 126 (20.52%) SQL Server
2 43 (7.00%) NoSQL
3 42 (6.84%) MongoDB
4 40 (6.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 38 (6.19%) Relational Database
6 34 (5.54%) Data Warehouse
7 25 (4.07%) MySQL
8 22 (3.58%) Big Data
9 18 (2.93%) Oracle Database
10 17 (2.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 16 (2.61%) Apache Hive
11 16 (2.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 15 (2.44%) CouchDB
13 14 (2.28%) SQL Server 2014
14 13 (2.12%) RDBMS
15 12 (1.95%) Couchbase
15 12 (1.95%) Hadoop
15 12 (1.95%) Impala
15 12 (1.95%) PostgreSQL
15 12 (1.95%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 136 (22.15%) Git (software)
2 43 (7.00%) JUnit
3 38 (6.19%) gulp
3 38 (6.19%) Maven
4 37 (6.03%) Jenkins
5 27 (4.40%) Grunt
6 24 (3.91%) Visual Studio
7 22 (3.58%) JIRA
8 19 (3.09%) Team Foundation Server
9 15 (2.44%) Cucumber
9 15 (2.44%) Gradle
10 14 (2.28%) Jasmine
10 14 (2.28%) SonarQube
10 14 (2.28%) webpack
10 14 (2.28%) Xcode
11 13 (2.12%) Bower
12 11 (1.79%) Selenium
13 10 (1.63%) Subversion
14 9 (1.47%) Protractor
14 9 (1.47%) Yeoman
General
1 51 (8.31%) Finance
2 34 (5.54%) Retail
3 17 (2.77%) Banking
4 16 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.47%) Marketing
6 8 (1.30%) Telecoms
7 7 (1.14%) Aerospace
7 7 (1.14%) Games
8 5 (0.81%) Advertising
8 5 (0.81%) Electronics
9 4 (0.65%) Automotive
10 2 (0.33%) Legal
10 2 (0.33%) Publishing
11 1 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
11 1 (0.16%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 209 (34.04%) HTML
2 203 (33.06%) CSS
3 165 (26.87%) .NET
4 130 (21.17%) HTML5
5 108 (17.59%) CSS3
6 100 (16.29%) AngularJS
7 91 (14.82%) Node.js
7 91 (14.82%) React
8 83 (13.52%) jQuery
9 77 (12.54%) RESTful
10 67 (10.91%) Web Services
11 63 (10.26%) Spring
12 60 (9.77%) ASP.NET
13 56 (9.12%) Sass
14 45 (7.33%) JSON
15 37 (6.03%) .NET Framework
15 37 (6.03%) ASP.NET Web API
15 37 (6.03%) XML
16 35 (5.70%) REST
17 31 (5.05%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 33 (5.37%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (4.07%) User Experience
3 24 (3.91%) Mobile App
4 10 (1.63%) Virtual Team
5 9 (1.47%) NHS
6 8 (1.30%) Computer Science
6 8 (1.30%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (0.98%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.65%) CCTV
8 4 (0.65%) Replication
9 3 (0.49%) Algorithms
9 3 (0.49%) Data Structures
9 3 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.49%) iPhone
9 3 (0.49%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.49%) Robotics
10 2 (0.33%) iPad
10 2 (0.33%) N-Tier
10 2 (0.33%) W3C
11 1 (0.16%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 38 (6.19%) Windows
2 31 (5.05%) Apple iOS
2 31 (5.05%) Linux
3 30 (4.89%) Android
4 17 (2.77%) Mac OS X
5 15 (2.44%) Windows 10
6 10 (1.63%) Unix
7 8 (1.30%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.81%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.81%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.65%) Windows Server
10 3 (0.49%) VMS
11 2 (0.33%) CentOS
11 2 (0.33%) HPUX
11 2 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.33%) zOS
12 1 (0.16%) Debian
12 1 (0.16%) MVS
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 215 (35.02%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (16.29%) Front End Development
3 88 (14.33%) TDD
4 84 (13.68%) MVC
5 72 (11.73%) Scrum
6 61 (9.93%) Unit Testing
7 55 (8.96%) Web Development
8 51 (8.31%) Microservices
8 51 (8.31%) Test Automation
9 48 (7.82%) E-Commerce
10 41 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
11 33 (5.37%) OO
11 33 (5.37%) Responsive Web Design
12 29 (4.72%) Continuous Integration
13 25 (4.07%) BDD
14 24 (3.91%) SDLC
15 23 (3.75%) Analytics
16 21 (3.42%) OOP
17 20 (3.26%) ETL
17 20 (3.26%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 238 (38.76%) JavaScript
2 163 (26.55%) C#
3 162 (26.38%) SQL
4 141 (22.96%) Java
5 53 (8.63%) PHP
6 32 (5.21%) TypeScript
7 30 (4.89%) Scala
8 21 (3.42%) Python
9 19 (3.09%) ES6
10 17 (2.77%) VB.NET
11 14 (2.28%) Apple Swift
12 13 (2.12%) Objective-C
12 13 (2.12%) PL/SQL
13 12 (1.95%) C++
14 10 (1.63%) Kotlin
15 9 (1.47%) T-SQL
16 8 (1.30%) ABAP
16 8 (1.30%) PowerShell
16 8 (1.30%) XAML
17 7 (1.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 37 (6.03%) Security Cleared
2 19 (3.09%) SC Cleared
3 15 (2.44%) Degree
4 11 (1.79%) Sun Certification
5 6 (0.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 4 (0.65%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.33%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.16%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (0.98%) QA
2 4 (0.65%) PMO
3 3 (0.49%) HL7
4 2 (0.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 2 (0.33%) SLA
5 1 (0.16%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 25 (4.07%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (0.65%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (0.49%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.33%) Ansible
3 2 (0.33%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.33%) Salt
4 1 (0.16%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 97 (15.80%) Oracle
2 57 (9.28%) Microsoft
3 27 (4.40%) SAP
4 20 (3.26%) Adobe
5 16 (2.61%) Apple
5 16 (2.61%) Perforce
6 12 (1.95%) Cloudera
7 8 (1.30%) Cognos
7 8 (1.30%) Sitecore
7 8 (1.30%) Tableau
7 8 (1.30%) Xamarin
8 7 (1.14%) Capita
9 6 (0.98%) Google
9 6 (0.98%) Zend
10 5 (0.81%) CA
11 4 (0.65%) IBM
11 4 (0.65%) PeopleSoft
12 3 (0.49%) MicroStrategy
12 3 (0.49%) Siemens
13 2 (0.33%) Red Hat