Period
to 18 September 2021

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 18 September 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
18 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 7 3 1
Rank change year-on-year -4 -2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 210 108 488
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.98% 20.30% 23.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.71% 21.39% 25.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 166 73 318
10th Percentile £225 £266 £275
25th Percentile £304 £313 £319
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £375 £360 £391
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% -7.99% -2.19%
75th Percentile £450 £394 £450
90th Percentile £525 £448 £525
England median daily rate £525 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +0.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 3
10th Percentile " " £25.38
25th Percentile £41.67 " £31.33
Median hourly rate £43.34 - £42.50
75th Percentile £45.00 " £46.88
90th Percentile " " £48.75
England median hourly rate £55.75 £32.29 £47.00
% change year-on-year +72.65% -31.30% +10.59%

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 1,257 505 1,932
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.66% 94.92% 94.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 873 319 1,180
10th Percentile £153 £135 £180
25th Percentile £300 £262 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £400 £350 £400
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% -12.50% -
75th Percentile £495 £444 £488
90th Percentile £588 £525 £564
England median daily rate £500 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 89 35 125
10th Percentile £9.23 £9.52 £10.53
25th Percentile £11.17 £11.34 £11.17
Median hourly rate £14.50 £16.00 £14.26
Median % change year-on-year -9.38% +12.20% -8.00%
75th Percentile £20.00 £34.25 £18.50
90th Percentile £44.00 £49.20 £44.50
England median hourly rate £20.00 £22.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year -9.09% +15.79% +8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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 70 £425 +15.18% 74
Leicestershire +1 58 £325 -7.14% 65
Northamptonshire -7 34 £415 +18.57% 36
Derbyshire +5 27 £347 -13.38% 50
Lincolnshire -1 6 £270 +17.39% 24
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 86 (40.95%) JavaScript
2 68 (32.38%) .NET
3 67 (31.90%) HTML
4 66 (31.43%) CSS
5 61 (29.05%) C#
6 58 (27.62%) SQL
7 43 (20.48%) SQL Server
8 42 (20.00%) React
9 36 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
10 32 (15.24%) Front End Development
11 31 (14.76%) Microsoft
12 30 (14.29%) .NET Core
13 29 (13.81%) Azure
13 29 (13.81%) MVC
13 29 (13.81%) Full Stack Development
14 26 (12.38%) Business Intelligence
15 25 (11.90%) Finance
16 24 (11.43%) jQuery
17 21 (10.00%) ETL
17 21 (10.00%) T-SQL
17 21 (10.00%) TypeScript
17 21 (10.00%) Social Skills
18 20 (9.52%) ASP.NET
19 19 (9.05%) OOP
19 19 (9.05%) Data Quality
20 18 (8.57%) DevOps
20 18 (8.57%) OO
20 18 (8.57%) Public Sector
21 17 (8.10%) Unit Testing
21 17 (8.10%) .NET Framework

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 6 (2.86%) SharePoint
2 5 (2.38%) CMS
3 4 (1.90%) Apache Spark
3 4 (1.90%) Mule
3 4 (1.90%) WordPress
4 2 (0.95%) Cloud Foundry
4 2 (0.95%) Confluence
4 2 (0.95%) Drupal
4 2 (0.95%) Tomcat
4 2 (0.95%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.48%) Apache
5 1 (0.48%) CICS
5 1 (0.48%) IBM HTTP Server
5 1 (0.48%) IIS
5 1 (0.48%) JBoss
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle HTTP Server
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.48%) SAS
5 1 (0.48%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.48%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.90%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.48%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.48%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.48%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (3.33%) Oracle EBS
2 6 (2.86%) Payment Gateway
3 3 (1.43%) BASE24
3 3 (1.43%) Exchequer
3 3 (1.43%) iTrent
4 2 (0.95%) Hyperion Planning
4 2 (0.95%) Magento
4 2 (0.95%) Oracle Payroll
5 1 (0.48%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.48%) UltiPro
Cloud Services
1 29 (13.81%) Azure
2 10 (4.76%) Power Platform
3 9 (4.29%) AWS
4 6 (2.86%) Azure Service Bus
4 6 (2.86%) Serverless
5 5 (2.38%) SaaS
5 5 (2.38%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 4 (1.90%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
7 3 (1.43%) Amazon S3
7 3 (1.43%) AWS Step Functions
7 3 (1.43%) Azure Event Grid
7 3 (1.43%) Azure Logic Apps
7 3 (1.43%) GitHub
7 3 (1.43%) PaaS
8 2 (0.95%) Azure App Service
8 2 (0.95%) Azure Functions
8 2 (0.95%) Azure Stack
8 2 (0.95%) npm
8 2 (0.95%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.43%) ATM
2 2 (0.95%) Cisco Firepower
2 2 (0.95%) DNS
2 2 (0.95%) HTTP
2 2 (0.95%) Intranet
2 2 (0.95%) VPN
3 1 (0.48%) Internet
3 1 (0.48%) MQTT
3 1 (0.48%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (20.48%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (4.76%) Power BI
4 8 (3.81%) MySQL
4 8 (3.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (3.33%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.33%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 5 (2.38%) Azure SQL Database
7 5 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.38%) MariaDB
7 5 (2.38%) Metadata
7 5 (2.38%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2016
8 4 (1.90%) Data Lake
8 4 (1.90%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 4 (1.90%) Power Query
8 4 (1.90%) RDBMS
9 3 (1.43%) Crystal Reports
9 3 (1.43%) DB2
Development Applications
1 16 (7.62%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.38%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.38%) JIRA
2 5 (2.38%) Selenium
2 5 (2.38%) Subversion
2 5 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (1.90%) Bitbucket Server
3 4 (1.90%) SonarQube
3 4 (1.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (1.43%) Bitbucket
4 3 (1.43%) Eclipse
4 3 (1.43%) JUnit
4 3 (1.43%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 2 (0.95%) Gradle
5 2 (0.95%) HP UFT
5 2 (0.95%) Jasmine
5 2 (0.95%) Maven
5 2 (0.95%) NUnit
5 2 (0.95%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.95%) Xcode
General
1 25 (11.90%) Finance
2 21 (10.00%) Social Skills
3 18 (8.57%) Public Sector
4 16 (7.62%) Banking
5 13 (6.19%) Retail
6 12 (5.71%) Marketing
7 9 (4.29%) Manufacturing
8 8 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (3.33%) Electronics
9 7 (3.33%) Telecoms
10 6 (2.86%) Organisational Skills
11 5 (2.38%) Law
12 3 (1.43%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.48%) Advertising
13 1 (0.48%) Automotive
13 1 (0.48%) Games
13 1 (0.48%) Local Government
13 1 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.48%) Presentation Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 68 (32.38%) .NET
2 67 (31.90%) HTML
3 66 (31.43%) CSS
4 42 (20.00%) React
5 30 (14.29%) .NET Core
6 24 (11.43%) jQuery
7 20 (9.52%) ASP.NET
8 17 (8.10%) .NET Framework
9 16 (7.62%) AngularJS
10 15 (7.14%) Node.js
11 14 (6.67%) REST
11 14 (6.67%) Sass
12 11 (5.24%) Web Services
13 10 (4.76%) Entity Framework
13 10 (4.76%) LESS
13 10 (4.76%) RESTful
14 9 (4.29%) HTML5
15 8 (3.81%) ASP.NET Web API
16 7 (3.33%) LAMP
16 7 (3.33%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 15 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
2 8 (3.81%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (3.33%) Driving Licence
3 7 (3.33%) Mobile App
3 7 (3.33%) SCADA
4 6 (2.86%) NHS
5 5 (2.38%) User Experience
6 4 (1.90%) Virtual Team
7 3 (1.43%) Data Protection Act
7 3 (1.43%) Mainframe
7 3 (1.43%) Tandem
8 2 (0.95%) iPad
8 2 (0.95%) Legacy Systems
9 1 (0.48%) Blog
9 1 (0.48%) Cloud Native
9 1 (0.48%) CMDB
9 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
9 1 (0.48%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 8 (3.81%) Android
2 7 (3.33%) Apple iOS
3 5 (2.38%) Linux
4 1 (0.48%) Unix
4 1 (0.48%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (17.14%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (15.24%) Front End Development
3 29 (13.81%) Full Stack Development
3 29 (13.81%) MVC
4 26 (12.38%) Business Intelligence
5 21 (10.00%) ETL
6 19 (9.05%) OOP
7 18 (8.57%) DevOps
7 18 (8.57%) OO
8 17 (8.10%) E-Commerce
8 17 (8.10%) Migration
8 17 (8.10%) Unit Testing
9 14 (6.67%) Web Development
10 13 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
11 12 (5.71%) Clean Code
11 12 (5.71%) Test Automation
11 12 (5.71%) Wireframes
12 11 (5.24%) Data Migration
12 11 (5.24%) ETL Development
13 9 (4.29%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 86 (40.95%) JavaScript
2 61 (29.05%) C#
3 58 (27.62%) SQL
4 21 (10.00%) T-SQL
4 21 (10.00%) TypeScript
5 16 (7.62%) PHP
6 15 (7.14%) ES6
7 12 (5.71%) Java
8 10 (4.76%) Python
9 6 (2.86%) PHP 7
9 6 (2.86%) PL/SQL
10 5 (2.38%) C++
10 5 (2.38%) Scala
11 4 (1.90%) Ruby
11 4 (1.90%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.43%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.43%) Groovy
12 3 (1.43%) JCL
12 3 (1.43%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.43%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 6 (2.86%) Degree
2 3 (1.43%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.95%) ISEB
3 2 (0.95%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (9.05%) Data Quality
2 5 (2.38%) QA
3 3 (1.43%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.48%) Accessibility
4 1 (0.48%) GDPR
System Software
1 4 (1.90%) Docker
2 3 (1.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 3 (1.43%) HDFS
3 2 (0.95%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (1.90%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.43%) Hadoop YARN
3 2 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.95%) Puppet
3 2 (0.95%) Single Sign-On
4 1 (0.48%) Docker Swarm
4 1 (0.48%) Grafana
4 1 (0.48%) Kibana
4 1 (0.48%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 31 (14.76%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.14%) Oracle
3 11 (5.24%) SAP
4 7 (3.33%) Salesforce.com
5 5 (2.38%) Teradata
6 4 (1.90%) Google
7 3 (1.43%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.43%) Adobe
7 3 (1.43%) Cloudera
7 3 (1.43%) HP
8 2 (0.95%) Alteryx
8 2 (0.95%) Blue Prism
8 2 (0.95%) CA Agile Central
8 2 (0.95%) Cisco
8 2 (0.95%) F5
8 2 (0.95%) Hyperion
8 2 (0.95%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.95%) UiPath
9 1 (0.48%) IBM
9 1 (0.48%) Informatica