Period
to 15 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 713 703 820
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 25.88% 23.24% 25.45%
As % of the Job Titles category 27.28% 24.54% 26.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 489 472 541
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £368
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +2.04% +13.08%
10th Percentile £306 £275 £263
90th Percentile £510 £500 £475
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 5
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +12.50% +400.00%
10th Percentile £35.00 £28.46 £26.40
90th Percentile £50.00 £65.68 £46.25
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £41.50
% change year-on-year - +2.41% +10.67%

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 2,614 2,865 3,104
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.88% 94.71% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,662 1,757 1,968
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £213 £223 £247
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
England median daily rate £450 £450 £425
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 162 159 120
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% -
10th Percentile £10.26 £9.75 £8.69
90th Percentile £32.25 £45.00 £34.25
England median hourly rate £18.06 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year -3.44% +1.08% +2.89%

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 15 October 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
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 15 October 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
Northamptonshire +1 218 £388 -13.89% 83
Nottinghamshire 0 184 £400 +6.67% 202
Leicestershire 0 182 £375 +15.38% 115
Derbyshire +5 71 £400 - 43
Lincolnshire -2 20 £400 +10.34% 39
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 October 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.

1 280 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
2 273 (38.29%) JavaScript
3 237 (33.24%) HTML
4 219 (30.72%) C#
5 214 (30.01%) SQL
6 204 (28.61%) CSS
7 196 (27.49%) Java
8 192 (26.93%) .NET
9 154 (21.60%) SQL Server
10 143 (20.06%) AngularJS
11 141 (19.78%) HTML5
12 131 (18.37%) Git (software)
13 116 (16.27%) Scrum
14 115 (16.13%) Web Services
15 113 (15.85%) CSS3
16 112 (15.71%) React
17 103 (14.45%) TDD
18 101 (14.17%) Microsoft
19 100 (14.03%) jQuery
20 97 (13.60%) Test Automation
21 92 (12.90%) ASP.NET
22 90 (12.62%) Node.js
23 86 (12.06%) XML
23 86 (12.06%) Unit Testing
24 84 (11.78%) Spring
25 83 (11.64%) Oracle
26 77 (10.80%) Finance
26 77 (10.80%) Front End Development
27 73 (10.24%) MVC
28 69 (9.68%) Microservices

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 35 (4.91%) Tomcat
2 32 (4.49%) SharePoint
3 16 (2.24%) CMS
3 16 (2.24%) Confluence
4 15 (2.10%) Drupal
5 13 (1.82%) K2 blackpearl
6 12 (1.68%) SharePoint Server
7 11 (1.54%) WordPress
8 9 (1.26%) JBoss
9 8 (1.12%) Mule
10 7 (0.98%) SAS
11 6 (0.84%) Umbraco
12 4 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
13 3 (0.42%) Apache Spark
13 3 (0.42%) EPiServer
13 3 (0.42%) Sitecore CMS
13 3 (0.42%) WebLogic
13 3 (0.42%) WebSphere
14 2 (0.28%) Apache
14 2 (0.28%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (1.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 8 (1.12%) Photoshop
3 5 (0.70%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.42%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.28%) EngageOne
6 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 13 (1.82%) Magento
2 6 (0.84%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 5 (0.70%) BASE24
4 3 (0.42%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.42%) Maximo
4 3 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
4 3 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
5 2 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.28%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
5 2 (0.28%) Oracle Receivables
5 2 (0.28%) SAP Hybris
6 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 1 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
6 1 (0.14%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.14%) Sage CRM
6 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 61 (8.56%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (4.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (4.21%) npm
3 21 (2.95%) Amazon S3
4 8 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (0.84%) BrowserStack
5 6 (0.84%) SaaS
6 5 (0.70%) Dynamics 365
6 5 (0.70%) Serverless
7 4 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.56%) PaaS
8 3 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.42%) Office 365
8 3 (0.42%) Trello
9 2 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.28%) Amazon Glacier
9 2 (0.28%) IaaS
9 2 (0.28%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.28%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 27 (3.79%) TCP/IP
2 13 (1.82%) HTTP
3 10 (1.40%) Bluetooth
4 9 (1.26%) ZigBee
5 6 (0.84%) FTP
5 6 (0.84%) SMS
6 5 (0.70%) HTTPS
6 5 (0.70%) SSL
6 5 (0.70%) Wireshark
7 3 (0.42%) ATM
8 2 (0.28%) Internet
8 2 (0.28%) Kerberos
8 2 (0.28%) Modbus
9 1 (0.14%) BIG-IP
9 1 (0.14%) DNS
9 1 (0.14%) SAN
9 1 (0.14%) VPN
9 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (21.60%) SQL Server
2 53 (7.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 50 (7.01%) Relational Database
4 48 (6.73%) Data Warehouse
5 39 (5.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 30 (4.21%) Power BI
7 26 (3.65%) Oracle Database
8 25 (3.51%) NoSQL
9 21 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
10 19 (2.66%) MongoDB
10 19 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
11 18 (2.52%) MySQL
11 18 (2.52%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (2.38%) Hadoop
12 17 (2.38%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 15 (2.10%) DB2
14 13 (1.82%) Big Data
14 13 (1.82%) SQL Server 2016
15 12 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
16 11 (1.54%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 131 (18.37%) Git (software)
2 63 (8.84%) Jenkins
3 49 (6.87%) JUnit
4 42 (5.89%) JIRA
4 42 (5.89%) Selenium
5 38 (5.33%) Visual Studio
6 35 (4.91%) Gradle
6 35 (4.91%) Maven
7 33 (4.63%) Grunt
8 29 (4.07%) gulp
9 28 (3.93%) Subversion
9 28 (3.93%) webpack
10 25 (3.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 24 (3.37%) Cucumber
11 24 (3.37%) Jasmine
12 15 (2.10%) SonarQube
13 12 (1.68%) Protractor
14 10 (1.40%) Babel
15 9 (1.26%) Bitbucket
15 9 (1.26%) CA Release Automation
General
1 77 (10.80%) Finance
2 39 (5.47%) Retail
3 23 (3.23%) Banking
4 14 (1.96%) Back Office
5 9 (1.26%) Legal
6 5 (0.70%) Advertising
6 5 (0.70%) Manufacturing
7 4 (0.56%) Law
7 4 (0.56%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.42%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.42%) Games
8 3 (0.42%) Marketing
9 2 (0.28%) Billing
9 2 (0.28%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.28%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.28%) Retail Banking
10 1 (0.14%) Digital Economy
10 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
10 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (33.24%) HTML
2 204 (28.61%) CSS
3 192 (26.93%) .NET
4 143 (20.06%) AngularJS
5 141 (19.78%) HTML5
6 115 (16.13%) Web Services
7 113 (15.85%) CSS3
8 112 (15.71%) React
9 100 (14.03%) jQuery
10 92 (12.90%) ASP.NET
11 90 (12.62%) Node.js
12 86 (12.06%) XML
13 84 (11.78%) Spring
14 64 (8.98%) JSON
15 58 (8.13%) REST
16 56 (7.85%) RESTful
17 49 (6.87%) .NET Framework
18 45 (6.31%) Sass
19 44 (6.17%) Spring Boot
20 42 (5.89%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 38 (5.33%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (4.77%) Computer Science
3 22 (3.09%) Greenfield Project
3 22 (3.09%) User Experience
4 21 (2.95%) Mobile App
5 12 (1.68%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.12%) Smart Meter
7 7 (0.98%) Data Structures
8 6 (0.84%) Fintech
9 5 (0.70%) Virtual Team
9 5 (0.70%) W3C
10 4 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
10 4 (0.56%) iPad
10 4 (0.56%) iPhone
11 3 (0.42%) Algorithms
11 3 (0.42%) CMDB
11 3 (0.42%) Management Information System
11 3 (0.42%) Robotics
11 3 (0.42%) Tandem
12 2 (0.28%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 35 (4.91%) Windows
2 30 (4.21%) Android
3 21 (2.95%) Linux
4 18 (2.52%) Apple iOS
5 17 (2.38%) Unix
6 10 (1.40%) Windows 10
7 5 (0.70%) Mac OS
8 4 (0.56%) AIX
8 4 (0.56%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.42%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.42%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
10 2 (0.28%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.14%) Solaris
11 1 (0.14%) SUSE
11 1 (0.14%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (39.27%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (16.27%) Scrum
3 103 (14.45%) TDD
4 97 (13.60%) Test Automation
5 86 (12.06%) Unit Testing
6 77 (10.80%) Front End Development
7 73 (10.24%) MVC
8 69 (9.68%) Microservices
9 68 (9.54%) DevOps
10 65 (9.12%) OO
11 60 (8.42%) E-Commerce
12 54 (7.57%) Business Intelligence
13 48 (6.73%) Web Development
14 44 (6.17%) Continuous Integration
15 38 (5.33%) BDD
15 38 (5.33%) ETL
16 31 (4.35%) Software Engineering
17 29 (4.07%) Kanban
18 28 (3.93%) Analytics
19 26 (3.65%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 273 (38.29%) JavaScript
2 219 (30.72%) C#
3 214 (30.01%) SQL
4 196 (27.49%) Java
5 53 (7.43%) PHP
6 35 (4.91%) Python
7 34 (4.77%) T-SQL
8 32 (4.49%) C++
9 30 (4.21%) Java 8
10 25 (3.51%) PL/SQL
11 22 (3.09%) ES6
12 19 (2.66%) PowerShell
12 19 (2.66%) TypeScript
13 17 (2.38%) VB.NET
14 15 (2.10%) Ruby
15 14 (1.96%) Perl
16 13 (1.82%) C
17 12 (1.68%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
17 12 (1.68%) Groovy
18 10 (1.40%) Scala
Qualifications
1 50 (7.01%) Security Cleared
2 40 (5.61%) SC Cleared
3 35 (4.91%) Degree
4 25 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (2.10%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.70%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.56%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (0.28%) HND
9 2 (0.28%) MCSE
9 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.12%) QA
2 6 (0.84%) GDPR
3 4 (0.56%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.56%) SLA
3 4 (0.56%) TickIT
4 3 (0.42%) PSD2
4 3 (0.42%) WCAG
5 1 (0.14%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.14%) PMO
System Software
1 47 (6.59%) Docker
2 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
2 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 17 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
2 11 (1.54%) Puppet
3 7 (0.98%) Kubernetes
4 5 (0.70%) Ansible
5 4 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (0.42%) Terraform
7 2 (0.28%) CloudHub
7 2 (0.28%) Control-M
7 2 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
7 2 (0.28%) Tivoli
8 1 (0.14%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.14%) HP Fortify
8 1 (0.14%) Kibana
8 1 (0.14%) logstash
8 1 (0.14%) Oozie
8 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 101 (14.17%) Microsoft
2 83 (11.64%) Oracle
3 45 (6.31%) SAP
4 18 (2.52%) Informatica
5 12 (1.68%) Automation Anywhere
5 12 (1.68%) Tableau
5 12 (1.68%) Xamarin
6 11 (1.54%) Perforce
7 10 (1.40%) Cognos
7 10 (1.40%) Teradata
8 9 (1.26%) CA Agile Central
8 9 (1.26%) HP
8 9 (1.26%) hybris
9 8 (1.12%) Adobe
9 8 (1.12%) Netezza
9 8 (1.12%) Zend
10 7 (0.98%) JD Edwards
10 7 (0.98%) Sitecore
11 6 (0.84%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 6 (0.84%) Google