Period
to 25 April 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 25 April 2019.

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 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 497 637 742
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.06% 21.36% 24.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.17% 22.45% 25.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 383 450 467
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £375 £360
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.00% +4.17% +10.77%
10th Percentile £300 £250 £263
90th Percentile £550 £519 £461
England median daily rate £475 £463 £425
% change year-on-year +2.70% +8.82% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 5 3
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £35.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.43% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £11.50 £36.25
90th Percentile £43.75 £46.00 £162.75
England median hourly rate £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

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 2,145 2,837 2,941
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.21% 95.14% 95.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,382 1,735 1,779
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £207 £215 £210
90th Percentile £550 £544 £538
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 124 144 131
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.55 £15.45 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -12.31% +10.36% -
10th Percentile £10.00 £10.29 £10.38
90th Percentile £19.35 £47.50 £40.00
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.66 £19.00
% change year-on-year +1.82% -1.79% -

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 April 2019.

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
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 April 2019. 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 0 168 £425 +6.25% 157
Northamptonshire -2 128 £475 +17.28% 60
Leicestershire 0 112 £351 +8.08% 137
Derbyshire +4 60 £400 - 73
Lincolnshire -4 13 £550 +37.50% 31
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 April 2019, 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.

1 233 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 203 (40.85%) JavaScript
3 185 (37.22%) HTML
4 180 (36.22%) CSS
5 167 (33.60%) C#
6 165 (33.20%) .NET
7 157 (31.59%) SQL
8 129 (25.96%) SQL Server
9 112 (22.54%) Java
10 95 (19.11%) Git (software)
11 91 (18.31%) TDD
12 89 (17.91%) MVC
12 89 (17.91%) AngularJS
13 86 (17.30%) jQuery
14 80 (16.10%) HTML5
14 80 (16.10%) Microsoft
15 75 (15.09%) Node.js
15 75 (15.09%) Microservices
16 70 (14.08%) ASP.NET
17 68 (13.68%) Microsoft Azure
17 68 (13.68%) React
17 68 (13.68%) Docker
18 65 (13.08%) Web Services
19 63 (12.68%) Scrum
19 63 (12.68%) Front End Development
20 58 (11.67%) CSS3
21 53 (10.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 50 (10.06%) Test Automation
22 50 (10.06%) Spring
23 48 (9.66%) Windows

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 24 (4.83%) SharePoint
2 18 (3.62%) JBoss
3 12 (2.41%) Apache
3 12 (2.41%) CMS
3 12 (2.41%) Tomcat
4 10 (2.01%) Confluence
5 8 (1.61%) IIS
5 8 (1.61%) WordPress
6 7 (1.41%) Umbraco
7 5 (1.01%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.80%) Appian
9 3 (0.60%) Mule
9 3 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.40%) Apache Spark
10 2 (0.40%) Drupal
10 2 (0.40%) NServiceBus
11 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.20%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.20%) Kentico
11 1 (0.20%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (1.21%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (1.21%) Photoshop
2 5 (1.01%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.40%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.20%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (0.80%) SAP S/4HANA
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.40%) Magento
3 1 (0.20%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.20%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.20%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 68 (13.68%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (9.46%) Amazon AWS
3 11 (2.21%) npm
3 11 (2.21%) Office 365
4 6 (1.21%) Dynamics 365
4 6 (1.21%) GitHub
5 5 (1.01%) OpenShift
5 5 (1.01%) PaaS
6 3 (0.60%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.60%) SaaS
7 2 (0.40%) Google Analytics
7 2 (0.40%) Serverless
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon Kinesis
8 1 (0.20%) Amazon S3
8 1 (0.20%) AWS CloudFormation
8 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
8 1 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
8 1 (0.20%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (0.20%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
8 1 (0.20%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 6 (1.21%) Intranet
2 4 (0.80%) HTTP
3 2 (0.40%) Internet
4 1 (0.20%) Modbus
4 1 (0.20%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.20%) Skype
4 1 (0.20%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (25.96%) SQL Server
2 53 (10.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 33 (6.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 32 (6.44%) NoSQL
5 31 (6.24%) Data Warehouse
6 24 (4.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 23 (4.63%) MySQL
7 23 (4.63%) Relational Database
8 21 (4.23%) DB2
9 18 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 16 (3.22%) Power BI
11 15 (3.02%) MongoDB
12 14 (2.82%) SQL Server 2016
13 12 (2.41%) SQL Server 2008
14 11 (2.21%) PostgreSQL
15 9 (1.81%) Azure SQL Database
15 9 (1.81%) Crystal Reports
16 8 (1.61%) Cognos Analysis Studio
16 8 (1.61%) Cognos Report Studio
16 8 (1.61%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 95 (19.11%) Git (software)
2 45 (9.05%) Jenkins
3 44 (8.85%) Team Foundation Server
4 34 (6.84%) Maven
5 27 (5.43%) JUnit
5 27 (5.43%) Visual Studio
6 21 (4.23%) Gradle
7 17 (3.42%) JIRA
8 16 (3.22%) Selenium
9 15 (3.02%) gulp
10 11 (2.21%) NUnit
10 11 (2.21%) Travis CI
11 8 (1.61%) Mercurial
11 8 (1.61%) Subversion
11 8 (1.61%) Xcode
12 7 (1.41%) Grunt
12 7 (1.41%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.21%) Cucumber
13 6 (1.21%) SonarQube
13 6 (1.21%) webpack
General
1 45 (9.05%) Finance
2 28 (5.63%) Retail
3 12 (2.41%) Marketing
4 6 (1.21%) Law
4 6 (1.21%) Manufacturing
4 6 (1.21%) Telecoms
5 4 (0.80%) Automotive
5 4 (0.80%) Electronics
6 3 (0.60%) Aerospace
6 3 (0.60%) Banking
6 3 (0.60%) Front Office
6 3 (0.60%) Legal
7 2 (0.40%) Games
7 2 (0.40%) Publishing
8 1 (0.20%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 185 (37.22%) HTML
2 180 (36.22%) CSS
3 165 (33.20%) .NET
4 89 (17.91%) AngularJS
5 86 (17.30%) jQuery
6 80 (16.10%) HTML5
7 75 (15.09%) Node.js
8 70 (14.08%) ASP.NET
9 68 (13.68%) React
10 65 (13.08%) Web Services
11 58 (11.67%) CSS3
12 50 (10.06%) Spring
13 45 (9.05%) RESTful
14 44 (8.85%) ASP.NET Web API
15 41 (8.25%) .NET Framework
16 34 (6.84%) ASP.NET MVC
16 34 (6.84%) Hibernate
17 33 (6.64%) .NET Core
18 32 (6.44%) Spring Boot
19 30 (6.04%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 30 (6.04%) User Experience
2 28 (5.63%) Analytical Skills
3 27 (5.43%) Mobile App
4 22 (4.43%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (1.61%) EPoS
5 8 (1.61%) NHS
5 8 (1.61%) Robotics
6 7 (1.41%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (1.41%) Linux Command Line
7 6 (1.21%) Data Structures
8 5 (1.01%) iPad
8 5 (1.01%) iPhone
8 5 (1.01%) Self-Motivation
8 5 (1.01%) Smart Meter
9 4 (0.80%) Credit Risk
9 4 (0.80%) Mainframe
9 4 (0.80%) RIA
10 3 (0.60%) Management Information System
11 2 (0.40%) Augmented Reality
11 2 (0.40%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 48 (9.66%) Windows
2 28 (5.63%) Linux
3 26 (5.23%) Android
4 24 (4.83%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.60%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.20%) CentOS
6 1 (0.20%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.20%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (0.20%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.20%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (46.88%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (18.31%) TDD
3 89 (17.91%) MVC
4 75 (15.09%) Microservices
5 63 (12.68%) Front End Development
5 63 (12.68%) Scrum
6 50 (10.06%) Test Automation
7 47 (9.46%) Unit Testing
8 45 (9.05%) DevOps
9 41 (8.25%) ETL
10 40 (8.05%) Web Development
11 33 (6.64%) BDD
12 32 (6.44%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (6.24%) Problem-Solving
14 26 (5.23%) Business Intelligence
14 26 (5.23%) E-Commerce
14 26 (5.23%) OO
15 24 (4.83%) Android Development
16 23 (4.63%) Computer Science
16 23 (4.63%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 203 (40.85%) JavaScript
2 167 (33.60%) C#
3 157 (31.59%) SQL
4 112 (22.54%) Java
5 37 (7.44%) T-SQL
6 34 (6.84%) PHP
7 31 (6.24%) Python
8 22 (4.43%) C++
8 22 (4.43%) TypeScript
9 21 (4.23%) PL/SQL
10 18 (3.62%) Java 8
10 18 (3.62%) Scala
11 16 (3.22%) Apple Swift
12 14 (2.82%) Objective-C
13 13 (2.62%) ES6
14 12 (2.41%) Ruby
15 11 (2.21%) C
16 10 (2.01%) Kotlin
17 8 (1.61%) PowerShell
18 7 (1.41%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 31 (6.24%) Degree
1 31 (6.24%) Security Cleared
2 27 (5.43%) SC Cleared
3 14 (2.82%) Computer Science Degree
4 9 (1.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 6 (1.21%) Master's Degree
6 3 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.40%) DBS Check
7 2 (0.40%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.20%) HND
8 1 (0.20%) MCP
8 1 (0.20%) PhD
8 1 (0.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (1.21%) QA
2 4 (0.80%) Data Quality
2 4 (0.80%) GDPR
3 3 (0.60%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.40%) TickIT
5 1 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.20%) PMO
System Software
1 68 (13.68%) Docker
2 1 (0.20%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.20%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.20%) HDFS
2 1 (0.20%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 22 (4.43%) Kubernetes
2 13 (2.62%) Terraform
3 5 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (0.80%) Puppet
5 3 (0.60%) Ansible
5 3 (0.60%) Control-M
6 1 (0.20%) Consul
6 1 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.20%) Salt
6 1 (0.20%) SCCM
6 1 (0.20%) SCOM
Vendors
1 80 (16.10%) Microsoft
2 42 (8.45%) Oracle
3 23 (4.63%) SAP
4 14 (2.82%) Salesforce.com
5 9 (1.81%) Cognos
6 8 (1.61%) Informatica
7 7 (1.41%) WSO2
7 7 (1.41%) Xamarin
8 6 (1.21%) Netezza
8 6 (1.21%) Teradata
8 6 (1.21%) Zend
9 5 (1.01%) MuleSoft
9 5 (1.01%) Perforce
10 4 (0.80%) Google
11 3 (0.60%) CA Agile Central
11 3 (0.60%) hybris
11 3 (0.60%) TIBCO
12 2 (0.40%) Blue Prism
12 2 (0.40%) Sencha
12 2 (0.40%) ServiceNow