Period
to 24 May 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 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 636 768 674
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.80% 25.79% 21.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.08% 26.95% 22.21%
Number of daily rates quoted 430 494 489
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £368 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.04% +13.08% -
10th Percentile £260 £264 £225
90th Percentile £500 £475 £456
England median daily rate £463 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +8.82% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 1 9
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £187.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -77.33% +400.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £12.25 £181.25 £17.50
90th Percentile £48.00 £193.75 £43.00
England median hourly rate £40.00 £41.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75% +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 2,756 2,850 3,035
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.48% 95.70% 95.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,660 1,755 1,795
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £212 £220 £225
90th Percentile £538 £538 £550
England median daily rate £450 £430 £425
% change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 149 125 120
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £13.86 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.43% -1.00% +3.70%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.25 £9.72
90th Percentile £45.09 £39.70 £40.13
England median hourly rate £18.51 £19.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year -2.61% -2.54% +11.40%

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 24 May 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 24 May 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 24 May 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 -1 215 £400 +8.84% 143
Northamptonshire 0 170 £400 - 88
Leicestershire 0 128 £325 - 100
Derbyshire 0 62 £405 +8.00% 51
Lincolnshire -2 18 £400 - 29
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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.

1 230 (36.16%) JavaScript
2 217 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
3 206 (32.39%) HTML
4 189 (29.72%) C#
5 183 (28.77%) CSS
6 177 (27.83%) SQL
7 171 (26.89%) .NET
8 149 (23.43%) Java
9 137 (21.54%) SQL Server
10 132 (20.75%) Git (software)
11 114 (17.92%) HTML5
12 108 (16.98%) AngularJS
13 100 (15.72%) TDD
14 98 (15.41%) jQuery
15 95 (14.94%) CSS3
16 94 (14.78%) React
16 94 (14.78%) Front End Development
17 82 (12.89%) Scrum
18 81 (12.74%) MVC
19 77 (12.11%) Web Services
19 77 (12.11%) Node.js
20 76 (11.95%) Oracle
21 75 (11.79%) Microsoft
22 74 (11.64%) Spring
23 68 (10.69%) ASP.NET
23 68 (10.69%) Microservices
24 64 (10.06%) Unit Testing
25 63 (9.91%) OO
26 62 (9.75%) Test Automation
27 60 (9.43%) E-Commerce

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 30 (4.72%) SharePoint
2 22 (3.46%) CMS
3 17 (2.67%) Apache
4 16 (2.52%) Apache Spark
4 16 (2.52%) Drupal
5 13 (2.04%) WordPress
6 12 (1.89%) Umbraco
7 10 (1.57%) SharePoint Server
8 9 (1.42%) JBoss
8 9 (1.42%) Tomcat
9 7 (1.10%) K2 blackpearl
9 7 (1.10%) SAS
9 7 (1.10%) Sitecore CMS
10 5 (0.79%) Confluence
10 5 (0.79%) IIS
10 5 (0.79%) NServiceBus
10 5 (0.79%) SharePoint 2013
11 4 (0.63%) WebLogic
11 4 (0.63%) WebSphere
12 3 (0.47%) WildFly
Applications
1 9 (1.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (1.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 3 (0.47%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 8 (1.26%) Magento
2 4 (0.63%) Maximo
3 3 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 3 (0.47%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 2 (0.31%) BASE24
4 2 (0.31%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.31%) Payment Gateway
4 2 (0.31%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.16%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.16%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.16%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.16%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.16%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.16%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.16%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.16%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.16%) SAP Hybris
5 1 (0.16%) SAP S/4HANA
5 1 (0.16%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 33 (5.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (4.25%) Amazon AWS
3 19 (2.99%) npm
4 8 (1.26%) SaaS
5 6 (0.94%) GitHub
6 5 (0.79%) Trello
7 4 (0.63%) Boomi
7 4 (0.63%) IaaS
7 4 (0.63%) PaaS
8 3 (0.47%) Serverless
9 2 (0.31%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.31%) AWS Lambda
9 2 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.31%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.16%) Amazon EC2
10 1 (0.16%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.16%) IBM Cloud
10 1 (0.16%) Scribe Online
10 1 (0.16%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.26%) FTP
2 7 (1.10%) SMS
3 5 (0.79%) HTTP
3 5 (0.79%) HTTPS
3 5 (0.79%) TCP/IP
3 5 (0.79%) Wireshark
4 4 (0.63%) SSL
5 2 (0.31%) Intranet
6 1 (0.16%) ATM
6 1 (0.16%) Internet
6 1 (0.16%) Modbus
6 1 (0.16%) SAN
6 1 (0.16%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 137 (21.54%) SQL Server
2 58 (9.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 36 (5.66%) Data Warehouse
4 30 (4.72%) Relational Database
4 30 (4.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 27 (4.25%) Hadoop
5 27 (4.25%) MySQL
5 27 (4.25%) Power BI
6 24 (3.77%) MongoDB
7 23 (3.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 22 (3.46%) Big Data
9 20 (3.14%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (2.83%) NoSQL
11 17 (2.67%) Oracle Database
12 16 (2.52%) Apache Hive
12 16 (2.52%) Impala
13 15 (2.36%) Sqoop
14 14 (2.20%) Cloudera CDH
15 13 (2.04%) Oracle Reports
16 11 (1.73%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 132 (20.75%) Git (software)
2 42 (6.60%) Jenkins
3 41 (6.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 37 (5.82%) Maven
5 33 (5.19%) gulp
6 30 (4.72%) JUnit
7 29 (4.56%) JIRA
8 23 (3.62%) Grunt
8 23 (3.62%) SonarQube
9 22 (3.46%) Gradle
10 21 (3.30%) Visual Studio
11 20 (3.14%) Cucumber
12 17 (2.67%) Subversion
13 13 (2.04%) Xcode
14 12 (1.89%) Eclipse
14 12 (1.89%) Selenium
15 11 (1.73%) IntelliJ
16 10 (1.57%) Bower
16 10 (1.57%) webpack
17 9 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 52 (8.18%) Finance
2 27 (4.25%) Retail
3 19 (2.99%) Banking
4 10 (1.57%) Manufacturing
5 9 (1.42%) Marketing
6 6 (0.94%) Aerospace
7 4 (0.63%) Advertising
7 4 (0.63%) Back Office
7 4 (0.63%) Legal
7 4 (0.63%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.47%) Automotive
8 3 (0.47%) Games
9 2 (0.31%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.31%) Law
9 2 (0.31%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.16%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 206 (32.39%) HTML
2 183 (28.77%) CSS
3 171 (26.89%) .NET
4 114 (17.92%) HTML5
5 108 (16.98%) AngularJS
6 98 (15.41%) jQuery
7 95 (14.94%) CSS3
8 94 (14.78%) React
9 77 (12.11%) Node.js
9 77 (12.11%) Web Services
10 74 (11.64%) Spring
11 68 (10.69%) ASP.NET
12 56 (8.81%) XML
13 54 (8.49%) JSON
14 48 (7.55%) RESTful
15 46 (7.23%) Ajax
16 43 (6.76%) Hibernate
17 40 (6.29%) REST
18 37 (5.82%) Sass
18 37 (5.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 43 (6.76%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
2 22 (3.46%) User Experience
3 15 (2.36%) Mobile App
4 10 (1.57%) NHS
5 9 (1.42%) Data Structures
6 7 (1.10%) Computer Science
6 7 (1.10%) Self-Motivation
7 6 (0.94%) Mainframe
8 4 (0.63%) CCTV
8 4 (0.63%) Replication
9 3 (0.47%) Credit Risk
9 3 (0.47%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (0.47%) Virtual Team
10 2 (0.31%) CMDB
10 2 (0.31%) FMCG
10 2 (0.31%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.31%) Robotics
10 2 (0.31%) Tandem
10 2 (0.31%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 42 (6.60%) Linux
2 37 (5.82%) Windows
3 24 (3.77%) Android
4 20 (3.14%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.67%) Mac OS X
6 15 (2.36%) Unix
7 13 (2.04%) Mac OS
8 5 (0.79%) Windows 7
8 5 (0.79%) Windows 8
9 4 (0.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.47%) VMS
10 3 (0.47%) Windows 10
10 3 (0.47%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.31%) CentOS
11 2 (0.31%) zOS
12 1 (0.16%) Debian
12 1 (0.16%) Oracle Linux
12 1 (0.16%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 217 (34.12%) Agile Software Development
2 100 (15.72%) TDD
3 94 (14.78%) Front End Development
4 82 (12.89%) Scrum
5 81 (12.74%) MVC
6 68 (10.69%) Microservices
7 64 (10.06%) Unit Testing
8 63 (9.91%) OO
9 62 (9.75%) Test Automation
10 60 (9.43%) E-Commerce
11 59 (9.28%) Web Development
12 58 (9.12%) Business Intelligence
13 37 (5.82%) ETL
14 33 (5.19%) Analytics
15 31 (4.87%) Continuous Integration
16 22 (3.46%) Problem-Solving
16 22 (3.46%) Responsive Web Design
17 21 (3.30%) Android Development
17 21 (3.30%) OOP
18 20 (3.14%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 230 (36.16%) JavaScript
2 189 (29.72%) C#
3 177 (27.83%) SQL
4 149 (23.43%) Java
5 59 (9.28%) PHP
6 39 (6.13%) Java 8
7 32 (5.03%) T-SQL
8 31 (4.87%) PL/SQL
9 23 (3.62%) VB.NET
10 22 (3.46%) Scala
11 18 (2.83%) TypeScript
12 15 (2.36%) Python
13 12 (1.89%) Kotlin
14 11 (1.73%) Objective-C
14 11 (1.73%) PowerShell
15 10 (1.57%) Ruby
15 10 (1.57%) VBA
16 9 (1.42%) C++
16 9 (1.42%) ES6
17 6 (0.94%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 24 (3.77%) Security Cleared
2 16 (2.52%) Degree
3 14 (2.20%) SC Cleared
4 4 (0.63%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (0.31%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 2 (0.31%) Master's Degree
5 2 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.16%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.16%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (0.16%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.20%) QA
2 6 (0.94%) PMO
3 4 (0.63%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.63%) GDPR
4 2 (0.31%) HL7
4 2 (0.31%) SLA
5 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 29 (4.56%) Docker
2 1 (0.16%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.16%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.10%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (0.47%) Kubernetes
2 3 (0.47%) Puppet
3 2 (0.31%) Ansible
3 2 (0.31%) Salt
3 2 (0.31%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
4 1 (0.16%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.16%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (0.16%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 76 (11.95%) Oracle
2 75 (11.79%) Microsoft
3 25 (3.93%) SAP
4 19 (2.99%) Perforce
5 18 (2.83%) Cloudera
6 13 (2.04%) Apple
6 13 (2.04%) Sitecore
7 11 (1.73%) Adobe
8 10 (1.57%) Cognos
8 10 (1.57%) Tableau
9 9 (1.42%) Zend
10 7 (1.10%) Automation Anywhere
11 5 (0.79%) Capita
12 4 (0.63%) Dell
12 4 (0.63%) Red Hat
13 3 (0.47%) Alteryx
13 3 (0.47%) Google
13 3 (0.47%) JD Edwards
13 3 (0.47%) Teradata
13 3 (0.47%) Xamarin