Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 21 November 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
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 701 828 648
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.78% 25.31% 20.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.90% 26.39% 21.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 476 542 470
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £275 £263 £225
90th Percentile £500 £475 £475
England median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 6 8
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £20.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.13% +91.36% -46.00%
10th Percentile £28.84 £27.63 £8.00
90th Percentile £64.24 £45.63 £45.63
England median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.75
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.96% +2.03%

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 3061 3137 3041
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.12% 95.90% 96.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 1893 1955 1829
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £392 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +4.53% +7.14%
10th Percentile £225 £225 £213
90th Percentile £550 £557 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 165 130 183
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.55 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.03% +4.21% -3.70%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.76 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £42.50 £31.35
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%

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 21 November 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
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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -1 219 £375 - 74
Leicestershire 0 195 £338 -3.57% 47
Northamptonshire +1 152 £405 +1.25% 42
Derbyshire +1 75 £392 +23.95% 21
Lincolnshire 0 42 £400 +23.08% 18
Rutland - 2 £356 - 2
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 November 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.

1 273 (38.94%) JavaScript
2 269 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
3 256 (36.52%) CSS
4 252 (35.95%) HTML
5 223 (31.81%) .NET
6 210 (29.96%) C#
7 179 (25.53%) SQL
8 153 (21.83%) SQL Server
9 149 (21.26%) HTML5
10 144 (20.54%) Git (software)
11 143 (20.40%) Java
12 131 (18.69%) CSS3
13 128 (18.26%) MVC
14 123 (17.55%) TDD
15 116 (16.55%) jQuery
16 115 (16.41%) Node.js
17 114 (16.26%) Front End Development
18 113 (16.12%) AngularJS
19 109 (15.55%) React
20 107 (15.26%) RESTful
21 103 (14.69%) ASP.NET
22 90 (12.84%) Scrum
23 84 (11.98%) Oracle
24 83 (11.84%) Web Services
25 77 (10.98%) Finance
26 76 (10.84%) Unit Testing
27 66 (9.42%) Spring
27 66 (9.42%) Microsoft
28 63 (8.99%) Retail
28 63 (8.99%) Continuous Integration

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 34 (4.85%) CMS
2 25 (3.57%) SharePoint
3 11 (1.57%) Apache
4 10 (1.43%) Umbraco
5 8 (1.14%) IIS
6 7 (1.00%) JBoss
7 6 (0.86%) Apache Solr
7 6 (0.86%) Tomcat
8 5 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
9 4 (0.57%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.57%) WordPress
10 3 (0.43%) Documentum
10 3 (0.43%) Drupal
10 3 (0.43%) EPiServer
10 3 (0.43%) NServiceBus
10 3 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
10 3 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
11 2 (0.29%) CICS
11 2 (0.29%) MQSeries
11 2 (0.29%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 22 (3.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 7 (1.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.71%) Simulink
4 4 (0.57%) Doxygen
4 4 (0.57%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (0.57%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Project
5 2 (0.29%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.14%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.14%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 9 (1.28%) Magento
2 3 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 3 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.29%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (0.29%) PeopleSoft Financials
3 2 (0.29%) PeopleSoft HCM
3 2 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 2 (0.29%) SAP CO
3 2 (0.29%) SAP FI
3 2 (0.29%) SAP FI/CO
3 2 (0.29%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.29%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.14%) Cognos Planning
4 1 (0.14%) Maximo
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.14%) Oracle SCM
4 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
4 1 (0.14%) SAP MM
Cloud Services
1 31 (4.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (2.28%) npm
4 4 (0.57%) SaaS
5 2 (0.29%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (0.29%) GitHub
5 2 (0.29%) Google Analytics
5 2 (0.29%) Heroku
5 2 (0.29%) IaaS
5 2 (0.29%) Serverless
6 1 (0.14%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.14%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.14%) Azure Machine Learning
6 1 (0.14%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.14%) Internet
1 8 (1.14%) TCP/IP
2 5 (0.71%) Bluetooth
2 5 (0.71%) Intranet
2 5 (0.71%) SMS
2 5 (0.71%) SSL
2 5 (0.71%) ZigBee
3 3 (0.43%) DSL
4 2 (0.29%) ATM
4 2 (0.29%) CTI
4 2 (0.29%) DNS
4 2 (0.29%) HTTP
4 2 (0.29%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.29%) Modbus
4 2 (0.29%) MQTT
5 1 (0.14%) FTP
5 1 (0.14%) LDAP
5 1 (0.14%) SMTP
5 1 (0.14%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.14%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 153 (21.83%) SQL Server
2 46 (6.56%) NoSQL
3 45 (6.42%) MongoDB
4 35 (4.99%) MySQL
4 35 (4.99%) Relational Database
4 35 (4.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 33 (4.71%) Data Warehouse
6 19 (2.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
8 13 (1.85%) RDBMS
9 12 (1.71%) CouchDB
9 12 (1.71%) Oracle Database
10 11 (1.57%) Big Data
10 11 (1.57%) Couchbase
11 10 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
12 9 (1.28%) Power BI
12 9 (1.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 7 (1.00%) Oracle Reports
13 7 (1.00%) Redis
13 7 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 144 (20.54%) Git (software)
2 37 (5.28%) gulp
3 36 (5.14%) JUnit
4 34 (4.85%) Maven
5 32 (4.56%) Jenkins
6 31 (4.42%) Grunt
7 28 (3.99%) Visual Studio
8 22 (3.14%) JIRA
9 18 (2.57%) Jasmine
10 16 (2.28%) Team Foundation Server
11 15 (2.14%) Gradle
12 14 (2.00%) webpack
13 13 (1.85%) Selenium
13 13 (1.85%) Subversion
14 12 (1.71%) NUnit
14 12 (1.71%) SonarQube
14 12 (1.71%) TeamCity
15 11 (1.57%) Calabash
16 10 (1.43%) Karma Test Runner
16 10 (1.43%) Protractor
General
1 77 (10.98%) Finance
2 63 (8.99%) Retail
3 32 (4.56%) Banking
4 14 (2.00%) Manufacturing
5 13 (1.85%) Advertising
6 12 (1.71%) Telecoms
7 9 (1.28%) Games
8 8 (1.14%) Marketing
9 7 (1.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 5 (0.71%) Electronics
10 5 (0.71%) Legal
11 4 (0.57%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.43%) Back Office
12 3 (0.43%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.43%) Publishing
13 2 (0.29%) Automotive
13 2 (0.29%) Billing
14 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.14%) Front Office
14 1 (0.14%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (36.52%) CSS
2 252 (35.95%) HTML
3 223 (31.81%) .NET
4 149 (21.26%) HTML5
5 131 (18.69%) CSS3
6 116 (16.55%) jQuery
7 115 (16.41%) Node.js
8 113 (16.12%) AngularJS
9 109 (15.55%) React
10 107 (15.26%) RESTful
11 103 (14.69%) ASP.NET
12 83 (11.84%) Web Services
13 66 (9.42%) Spring
14 59 (8.42%) ASP.NET Web API
15 58 (8.27%) .NET Framework
16 57 (8.13%) Sass
17 53 (7.56%) JSON
18 49 (6.99%) XML
19 48 (6.85%) ASP.NET MVC
20 44 (6.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 36 (5.14%) User Experience
2 31 (4.42%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (4.42%) Mobile App
3 13 (1.85%) Computer Science
4 9 (1.28%) Enterprise Software
5 8 (1.14%) Virtual Team
6 7 (1.00%) Greenfield Project
7 6 (0.86%) iPad
7 6 (0.86%) iPhone
8 3 (0.43%) Algorithms
8 3 (0.43%) Graphic Design
8 3 (0.43%) Market Risk
9 2 (0.29%) Data Structures
9 2 (0.29%) Mainframe
9 2 (0.29%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.29%) NHS
9 2 (0.29%) Semantic Web
10 1 (0.14%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.14%) Robotics
10 1 (0.14%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 52 (7.42%) Android
2 40 (5.71%) Windows
3 32 (4.56%) Apple iOS
4 27 (3.85%) Linux
5 18 (2.57%) Unix
6 13 (1.85%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.71%) AIX
7 5 (0.71%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.29%) HPUX
9 2 (0.29%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.29%) Solaris
9 2 (0.29%) VMS
9 2 (0.29%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Phone
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.14%) MVS
10 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 269 (38.37%) Agile Software Development
2 128 (18.26%) MVC
3 123 (17.55%) TDD
4 114 (16.26%) Front End Development
5 90 (12.84%) Scrum
6 76 (10.84%) Unit Testing
7 63 (8.99%) Continuous Integration
8 62 (8.84%) Test Automation
9 61 (8.70%) E-Commerce
9 61 (8.70%) Web Development
10 46 (6.56%) OO
11 39 (5.56%) Android Development
11 39 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
12 37 (5.28%) Microservices
13 36 (5.14%) Responsive Web Design
14 30 (4.28%) SDLC
15 27 (3.85%) ETL
16 23 (3.28%) BDD
17 21 (3.00%) B2C
17 21 (3.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 273 (38.94%) JavaScript
2 210 (29.96%) C#
3 179 (25.53%) SQL
4 143 (20.40%) Java
5 46 (6.56%) PHP
6 31 (4.42%) TypeScript
7 24 (3.42%) ES6
8 21 (3.00%) T-SQL
9 20 (2.85%) Apple Swift
9 20 (2.85%) VB.NET
10 16 (2.28%) Objective-C
10 16 (2.28%) Scala
11 13 (1.85%) Python
12 12 (1.71%) PowerShell
13 11 (1.57%) PL/SQL
14 8 (1.14%) Ruby
15 7 (1.00%) C++
15 7 (1.00%) XAML
16 6 (0.86%) Shell Script
16 6 (0.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (3.99%) Security Cleared
2 12 (1.71%) Degree
3 10 (1.43%) SC Cleared
3 10 (1.43%) Sun Certification
4 7 (1.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (0.43%) BPSS Clearance
5 3 (0.43%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.14%) AWS Certification
6 1 (0.14%) BC Cleared
6 1 (0.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (0.14%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (0.43%) QA
2 2 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (0.29%) SLA
3 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.14%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.14%) HL7
System Software
1 29 (4.14%) Docker
2 4 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (0.71%) Ansible
2 4 (0.57%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.57%) Puppet
3 2 (0.29%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.14%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.14%) Mesos
4 1 (0.14%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 84 (11.98%) Oracle
2 66 (9.42%) Microsoft
3 26 (3.71%) SAP
4 24 (3.42%) Adobe
5 15 (2.14%) Sitecore
6 14 (2.00%) Perforce
7 13 (1.85%) Xamarin
8 8 (1.14%) Google
8 8 (1.14%) Tableau
8 8 (1.14%) Zend
9 7 (1.00%) Cognos
9 7 (1.00%) Informatica
10 6 (0.86%) IBM
11 5 (0.71%) Apple
11 5 (0.71%) CA
11 5 (0.71%) Pega
11 5 (0.71%) Twitter
12 4 (0.57%) Capita
12 4 (0.57%) HP
12 4 (0.57%) MicroStrategy