Period
to 22 January 2022

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 22 January 2022.

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
22 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 6 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 242 157 420
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 16.18% 19.65% 24.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.89% 20.58% 26.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 211 109 276
10th Percentile £313 £263 £279
25th Percentile £373 £309 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £358 £375
Median % change year-on-year +25.87% -4.67% -6.25%
75th Percentile £500 £425 £438
90th Percentile £550 £489 £494
England median daily rate £540 £475 £475
% change year-on-year +13.68% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
10th Percentile - - -
25th Percentile £41.67 £57.50 -
Median hourly rate £45.00 £60.00 -
Median % change year-on-year -25.00% - -
75th Percentile £46.67 £62.50 -
90th Percentile - - -
England median hourly rate £56.25 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year +18.42% +5.56% -

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 1,433 763 1,615
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.79% 95.49% 94.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,059 487 908
10th Percentile £158 £123 £163
25th Percentile £313 £263 £306
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £413 £369 £400
Median % change year-on-year +11.79% -7.75% -
75th Percentile £500 £475 £481
90th Percentile £588 £547 £575
England median daily rate £525 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +10.53% +2.70% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 101 46 140
10th Percentile £9.00 £9.76 £10.58
25th Percentile £12.00 £11.12 £11.50
Median hourly rate £14.99 £15.13 £14.39
Median % change year-on-year -0.89% +5.11% -1.67%
75th Percentile £20.00 £27.91 £17.50
90th Percentile £28.75 £47.36 £43.30
England median hourly rate £20.51 £22.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year -8.84% +25.00% +2.86%

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 22 January 2022.

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 22 January 2022. 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
Jobs
Nottinghamshire 0 101 £475 +26.67% 92
Leicestershire +1 66 £403 +15.00% 73
Northamptonshire -7 42 £425 +18.06% 28
Derbyshire +2 23 £488 +21.88% 30
Lincolnshire -10 3 £205 -21.90% 12
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2022, 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.

1 121 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 86 (35.54%) .NET
3 83 (34.30%) HTML
4 81 (33.47%) C#
4 81 (33.47%) CSS
5 70 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
6 60 (24.79%) React
7 56 (23.14%) Front End Development
8 55 (22.73%) SQL
9 50 (20.66%) TypeScript
10 46 (19.01%) SQL Server
10 46 (19.01%) MVC
11 43 (17.77%) Redux
12 40 (16.53%) .NET Core
13 34 (14.05%) RESTful
13 34 (14.05%) Azure
13 34 (14.05%) jQuery
14 33 (13.64%) Node.js
15 30 (12.40%) Scrum
16 29 (11.98%) Java
16 29 (11.98%) Microsoft
16 29 (11.98%) Web Development
16 29 (11.98%) JIRA
16 29 (11.98%) Test Automation
16 29 (11.98%) Social Skills
17 28 (11.57%) AWS
17 28 (11.57%) Git (software)
18 26 (10.74%) ASP.NET
18 26 (10.74%) Finance
19 25 (10.33%) AngularJS

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 11 (4.55%) Confluence
2 8 (3.31%) CMS
3 6 (2.48%) Headless CMS
4 5 (2.07%) Mule
5 3 (1.24%) Apache Spark
6 2 (0.83%) Apache
6 2 (0.83%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.83%) IIS
6 2 (0.83%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.41%) Documentum
7 1 (0.41%) FileNet
7 1 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
7 1 (0.41%) Magnolia
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle HTTP Server
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 1 (0.41%) SAS
7 1 (0.41%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (1.24%) Simulink
3 2 (0.83%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (2.48%) Payment Gateway
2 2 (0.83%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.83%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.83%) iTrent
2 2 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.41%) BASE24
3 1 (0.41%) Q-Pulse
3 1 (0.41%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 34 (14.05%) Azure
2 28 (11.57%) AWS
3 14 (5.79%) Firebase
4 11 (4.55%) OpenShift
4 11 (4.55%) Power Platform
5 7 (2.89%) SaaS
6 5 (2.07%) Amazon S3
6 5 (2.07%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 5 (2.07%) Serverless
7 4 (1.65%) Azure Event Grid
7 4 (1.65%) Azure Logic Apps
8 3 (1.24%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (1.24%) AWS Lambda
8 3 (1.24%) npm
9 2 (0.83%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.83%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.83%) AWS Step Functions
9 2 (0.83%) Azure Functions
9 2 (0.83%) Heroku
9 2 (0.83%) Power Automate
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.41%) ATM
1 1 (0.41%) HTTP
1 1 (0.41%) Internet
1 1 (0.41%) MQTT
1 1 (0.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (19.01%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.55%) MongoDB
2 11 (4.55%) Power BI
2 11 (4.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (2.48%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.48%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (2.48%) Relational Database
3 6 (2.48%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 6 (2.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (1.65%) MariaDB
5 3 (1.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 3 (1.24%) Big Data
5 3 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.24%) Metadata
5 3 (1.24%) MySQL
5 3 (1.24%) Spark SQL
6 2 (0.83%) Apache Cassandra
6 2 (0.83%) Data Lake
6 2 (0.83%) Essbase
6 2 (0.83%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 29 (11.98%) JIRA
2 28 (11.57%) Git (software)
3 16 (6.61%) TeamCity
4 15 (6.20%) Android Studio
5 14 (5.79%) git-flow
6 11 (4.55%) NUnit
7 9 (3.72%) Jenkins
8 8 (3.31%) Bitbucket
9 7 (2.89%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (2.48%) Selenium
11 5 (2.07%) JUnit
12 4 (1.65%) Bitbucket Server
12 4 (1.65%) Gradle
12 4 (1.65%) REST Assured
12 4 (1.65%) SonarQube
12 4 (1.65%) Visual Studio
13 3 (1.24%) GitLab
13 3 (1.24%) Subversion
14 2 (0.83%) Maven
14 2 (0.83%) Mockito
General
1 29 (11.98%) Social Skills
2 26 (10.74%) Finance
3 23 (9.50%) Banking
4 12 (4.96%) Public Sector
5 10 (4.13%) Retail
6 6 (2.48%) Organisational Skills
7 4 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.65%) Manufacturing
8 3 (1.24%) Marketing
9 2 (0.83%) Automotive
9 2 (0.83%) Corporate Banking
9 2 (0.83%) Electronics
9 2 (0.83%) Law
9 2 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.83%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.41%) Back Office
10 1 (0.41%) Influencing Skills
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (35.54%) .NET
2 83 (34.30%) HTML
3 81 (33.47%) CSS
4 60 (24.79%) React
5 43 (17.77%) Redux
6 40 (16.53%) .NET Core
7 34 (14.05%) jQuery
7 34 (14.05%) RESTful
8 33 (13.64%) Node.js
9 26 (10.74%) ASP.NET
10 25 (10.33%) AngularJS
11 21 (8.68%) Vue.js
12 17 (7.02%) ASP.NET Web API
13 16 (6.61%) Sass
14 15 (6.20%) WCF
15 14 (5.79%) React Native
16 13 (5.37%) HTML5
17 12 (4.96%) Express
18 11 (4.55%) .NET Framework
18 11 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 19 (7.85%) Mobile App
2 18 (7.44%) User Experience
3 12 (4.96%) Enterprise Software
4 8 (3.31%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (2.48%) NHS
6 3 (1.24%) Data Protection Act
7 2 (0.83%) Data Structures
7 2 (0.83%) Driving Licence
7 2 (0.83%) iPad
7 2 (0.83%) Legacy Code
7 2 (0.83%) Legacy Systems
7 2 (0.83%) Replication
7 2 (0.83%) SCADA
7 2 (0.83%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.41%) APACS
8 1 (0.41%) IVR
8 1 (0.41%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.41%) Tandem
8 1 (0.41%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (9.09%) Android
2 10 (4.13%) Apple iOS
3 9 (3.72%) Windows
4 3 (1.24%) Linux
4 3 (1.24%) Mac OS
5 1 (0.41%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (28.93%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (23.14%) Front End Development
3 46 (19.01%) MVC
4 30 (12.40%) Scrum
5 29 (11.98%) Test Automation
5 29 (11.98%) Web Development
6 21 (8.68%) DevOps
7 20 (8.26%) Microservices
8 19 (7.85%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (7.85%) CI/CD
8 19 (7.85%) E-Commerce
9 17 (7.02%) Full Stack Development
9 17 (7.02%) TDD
10 16 (6.61%) Migration
11 14 (5.79%) Analytics
11 14 (5.79%) Mentoring
11 14 (5.79%) SDLC
11 14 (5.79%) Software Engineering
11 14 (5.79%) UX Design
12 13 (5.37%) Clean Code
Programming Languages
1 121 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 81 (33.47%) C#
3 55 (22.73%) SQL
4 50 (20.66%) TypeScript
5 29 (11.98%) Java
6 19 (7.85%) ES6
7 17 (7.02%) Objective-C
8 12 (4.96%) T-SQL
9 8 (3.31%) Ruby
10 5 (2.07%) C++
10 5 (2.07%) PHP
10 5 (2.07%) Scala
11 4 (1.65%) Apple Swift
11 4 (1.65%) Python
11 4 (1.65%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.24%) Groovy
12 3 (1.24%) Kotlin
12 3 (1.24%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.24%) PowerShell
12 3 (1.24%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (1.65%) Degree
2 3 (1.24%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.83%) ISEB
3 2 (0.83%) ISTQB
3 2 (0.83%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 2 (0.83%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (7.02%) Data Quality
1 17 (7.02%) QA
2 8 (3.31%) Accessibility
2 8 (3.31%) WCAG
3 4 (1.65%) SLA
4 1 (0.41%) GDPR
4 1 (0.41%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (1.24%) Docker
2 1 (0.41%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.41%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 12 (4.96%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (0.83%) Puppet
3 1 (0.41%) Grafana
3 1 (0.41%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.41%) Kibana
3 1 (0.41%) Terraform
3 1 (0.41%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 29 (11.98%) Microsoft
2 12 (4.96%) Salesforce.com
3 9 (3.72%) Oracle
4 5 (2.07%) SAP
5 4 (1.65%) Checkmarx
6 3 (1.24%) Google
7 2 (0.83%) Adobe
7 2 (0.83%) Blue Prism
7 2 (0.83%) CA Agile Central
7 2 (0.83%) Hyperion
7 2 (0.83%) IBM
7 2 (0.83%) UiPath
8 1 (0.41%) Apple
8 1 (0.41%) Cognos
8 1 (0.41%) Databricks
8 1 (0.41%) HP
8 1 (0.41%) hybris
8 1 (0.41%) Informatica
8 1 (0.41%) Pega
8 1 (0.41%) Zend