The median contractor rate for a Developer was £368 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 3 months to 29 March 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.

Developer
England / East Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 420 349 315
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 27.76% 21.18% 18.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.75% 21.96% 19.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 266 221 196
Median daily rate £368 £325 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.07% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 4
Median hourly rate - £28.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

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 1461 1589 1607
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 96.56% 96.42% 96.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 910 935 881
Median daily rate £365 £375 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -2.66% +3.44%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £550 £478
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 64 99
Median hourly rate £14.50 £15.25 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -4.91% +5.17%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £10.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.50 £45.00 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 3 months to 29 March 2017.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 +1 141 £368 +6.90% 87
Leicestershire 0 117 £325 +13.04% 57
Northamptonshire -2 71 £350 -5.08% 43
Derbyshire +6 45 £381 +64.86% 23
Lincolnshire 0 20 £400 +33.33% 12
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, 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 Developer in the job title.

1 335 (43.23%) JavaScript
2 281 (36.26%) .NET
3 274 (35.35%) C#
4 263 (33.94%) HTML
5 259 (33.42%) CSS
6 218 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
7 214 (27.61%) SQL
8 156 (20.13%) Java
9 152 (19.61%) jQuery
10 151 (19.48%) MVC
11 146 (18.84%) SQL Server
12 145 (18.71%) AngularJS
13 125 (16.13%) ASP.NET
14 111 (14.32%) TDD
15 110 (14.19%) HTML5
16 109 (14.06%) Git (software)
17 107 (13.81%) Web Services
18 104 (13.42%) Finance
19 103 (13.29%) Front End Development
20 98 (12.65%) E-Commerce
20 98 (12.65%) Microsoft
21 81 (10.45%) CSS3
22 79 (10.19%) Spring
23 76 (9.81%) Web Development
23 76 (9.81%) XML
24 75 (9.68%) Scrum
25 74 (9.55%) Oracle
26 72 (9.29%) J2EE
27 65 (8.39%) OO
28 61 (7.87%) .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 29 (3.74%) JBoss
2 22 (2.84%) WebSphere
3 21 (2.71%) SharePoint
4 17 (2.19%) CMS
5 15 (1.94%) Adobe Experience Manager
6 12 (1.55%) WordPress
7 10 (1.29%) Apache
8 9 (1.16%) SharePoint 2013
8 9 (1.16%) Sitecore CMS
9 7 (0.90%) SAS
10 6 (0.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 5 (0.65%) Drupal
11 5 (0.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
12 4 (0.52%) CICS
13 3 (0.39%) ArcGIS
13 3 (0.39%) Confluence
13 3 (0.39%) WebLogic
14 2 (0.26%) K2 blackpearl
14 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
14 2 (0.26%) Umbraco
Applications
1 25 (3.23%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.65%) Doxygen
3 4 (0.52%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 3 (0.39%) MS Office
4 3 (0.39%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.26%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.13%) PaintShop Pro
6 1 (0.13%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 15 (1.94%) Magento
2 9 (1.16%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.77%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.39%) BASE24
4 3 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.26%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 1 (0.13%) ENOVIA
6 1 (0.13%) Exstream
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle 11i
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.13%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.13%) Primavera
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Retail
6 1 (0.13%) StreamServe
6 1 (0.13%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 26 (3.35%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (2.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (1.42%) IaaS
4 7 (0.90%) PaaS
5 4 (0.52%) GitHub
5 4 (0.52%) Office 365
6 2 (0.26%) Azure Machine Learning
6 2 (0.26%) SaaS
6 2 (0.26%) Slack
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.13%) Amazon SQS
7 1 (0.13%) BIME
7 1 (0.13%) Boomi
7 1 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 16 (2.06%) HTTP
2 5 (0.65%) Bluetooth
2 5 (0.65%) ZigBee
3 4 (0.52%) Internet
3 4 (0.52%) Intranet
4 3 (0.39%) FTP
5 2 (0.26%) Skype
5 2 (0.26%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.13%) ATM
6 1 (0.13%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.13%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (18.84%) SQL Server
2 37 (4.77%) MySQL
2 37 (4.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 34 (4.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 33 (4.26%) Relational Database
5 31 (4.00%) Oracle Database
6 29 (3.74%) MongoDB
7 27 (3.48%) Data Warehouse
8 21 (2.71%) SQL Server 2012
9 19 (2.45%) Oracle Database 11g
9 19 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 17 (2.19%) DB2
10 17 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
11 12 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
12 11 (1.42%) RDBMS
13 10 (1.29%) DB2 UDB
13 10 (1.29%) NoSQL
14 9 (1.16%) Big Data
15 8 (1.03%) Blockchain
15 8 (1.03%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 109 (14.06%) Git (software)
2 46 (5.94%) Eclipse
3 35 (4.52%) Maven
4 34 (4.39%) Team Foundation Server
5 31 (4.00%) Jenkins
6 30 (3.87%) JIRA
7 26 (3.35%) gulp
7 26 (3.35%) Selenium
7 26 (3.35%) Subversion
8 24 (3.10%) Ant
9 23 (2.97%) JUnit
10 22 (2.84%) Visual Studio
11 17 (2.19%) Grunt
11 17 (2.19%) Jasmine
12 14 (1.81%) IntelliJ
13 13 (1.68%) Cucumber
14 12 (1.55%) Gradle
14 12 (1.55%) MSTest
15 11 (1.42%) Mocha
16 9 (1.16%) WebDriver
General
1 104 (13.42%) Finance
2 43 (5.55%) Retail
3 36 (4.65%) Banking
4 22 (2.84%) Advertising
5 18 (2.32%) Manufacturing
6 13 (1.68%) Marketing
7 5 (0.65%) Billing
7 5 (0.65%) Multimedia
8 4 (0.52%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.39%) Games
9 3 (0.39%) Publishing
10 2 (0.26%) Avionics
10 2 (0.26%) Legal
10 2 (0.26%) Military
11 1 (0.13%) Back Office
11 1 (0.13%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.13%) Front Office
11 1 (0.13%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.13%) Law
11 1 (0.13%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 281 (36.26%) .NET
2 263 (33.94%) HTML
3 259 (33.42%) CSS
4 152 (19.61%) jQuery
5 145 (18.71%) AngularJS
6 125 (16.13%) ASP.NET
7 110 (14.19%) HTML5
8 107 (13.81%) Web Services
9 81 (10.45%) CSS3
10 79 (10.19%) Spring
11 76 (9.81%) XML
12 72 (9.29%) J2EE
13 61 (7.87%) .NET Framework
14 60 (7.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 57 (7.35%) Hibernate
16 53 (6.84%) React
16 53 (6.84%) RESTful
17 50 (6.45%) WPF
18 49 (6.32%) Ajax
18 49 (6.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 48 (6.19%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (6.06%) User Experience
3 28 (3.61%) Mobile App
4 17 (2.19%) Mainframe
5 12 (1.55%) iPhone
6 11 (1.42%) Computer Science
6 11 (1.42%) iPad
7 10 (1.29%) Driving Licence
8 5 (0.65%) EPoS
9 4 (0.52%) Credit Risk
10 3 (0.39%) EFT
11 2 (0.26%) AS400
11 2 (0.26%) e-Learning
11 2 (0.26%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 2 (0.26%) Mobile Banking
11 2 (0.26%) SCORM
11 2 (0.26%) Smart Meter
11 2 (0.26%) Thin Client
12 1 (0.13%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 40 (5.16%) Linux
2 27 (3.48%) Apple iOS
3 25 (3.23%) Android
4 20 (2.58%) Windows
5 16 (2.06%) Unix
6 5 (0.65%) VMS
7 4 (0.52%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.52%) Windows Server
8 3 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.26%) Windows 10
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.13%) CentOS
10 1 (0.13%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 218 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
2 151 (19.48%) MVC
3 111 (14.32%) TDD
4 103 (13.29%) Front End Development
5 98 (12.65%) E-Commerce
6 76 (9.81%) Web Development
7 75 (9.68%) Scrum
8 65 (8.39%) OO
9 57 (7.35%) Unit Testing
10 49 (6.32%) Business Intelligence
11 48 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
12 39 (5.03%) Software Engineering
13 36 (4.65%) ETL
14 32 (4.13%) Dependency Injection
15 30 (3.87%) Data Modelling
16 28 (3.61%) MVVM
16 28 (3.61%) Web Application Development
17 25 (3.23%) SDLC
18 22 (2.84%) BDD
18 22 (2.84%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 335 (43.23%) JavaScript
2 274 (35.35%) C#
3 214 (27.61%) SQL
4 156 (20.13%) Java
5 56 (7.23%) PHP
6 39 (5.03%) PL/SQL
7 33 (4.26%) VB.NET
8 31 (4.00%) T-SQL
9 24 (3.10%) Python
10 19 (2.45%) VBA
11 18 (2.32%) C++
12 14 (1.81%) ES6
12 14 (1.81%) Objective-C
13 13 (1.68%) Apple Swift
14 11 (1.42%) Shell Script
15 10 (1.29%) ABAP
15 10 (1.29%) Ruby
15 10 (1.29%) VB
16 7 (0.90%) COBOL
16 7 (0.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 29 (3.74%) Security Cleared
2 22 (2.84%) Degree
3 14 (1.81%) SC Cleared
4 5 (0.65%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (0.65%) HNC
4 5 (0.65%) HND
4 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (0.52%) DBS Check
5 4 (0.52%) Sun Certification
6 3 (0.39%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.26%) MCSD
7 2 (0.26%) OCMJD
7 2 (0.26%) OCPJWCD
8 1 (0.13%) MCP
8 1 (0.13%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.94%) QA
2 9 (1.16%) Data Quality
3 7 (0.90%) Disclosure Scotland
3 7 (0.90%) WAI
4 1 (0.13%) HL7
4 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.13%) SDET
System Software
1 28 (3.61%) Docker
2 2 (0.26%) Samba
3 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.13%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (0.52%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.26%) Ansible
3 1 (0.13%) Control-M
3 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
3 1 (0.13%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 98 (12.65%) Microsoft
2 74 (9.55%) Oracle
3 23 (2.97%) Adobe
4 22 (2.84%) Informatica
4 22 (2.84%) Sitecore
5 18 (2.32%) Xamarin
6 15 (1.94%) SAP
7 11 (1.42%) Perforce
8 8 (1.03%) Cognos
9 5 (0.65%) IBM
9 5 (0.65%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.52%) HP
10 4 (0.52%) hybris
10 4 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.52%) Twitter
11 3 (0.39%) Google
11 3 (0.39%) Telerik
11 3 (0.39%) Thales
11 3 (0.39%) Zend
12 2 (0.26%) JD Edwards
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