Period
to

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 7 7 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 178 162 150
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 12.95% 14.94% 17.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.02% 15.77% 18.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 154 121 101
10th Percentile £319 £213 £268
25th Percentile £363 £256 £313
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £450 £350 £375
Median % change year-on-year +28.57% -6.67% -6.25%
75th Percentile £500 £425 £456
90th Percentile £575 £475 £488
England median daily rate £565 £500 £500
% change year-on-year +13.00% - +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
10th Percentile - £15.43 -
25th Percentile £31.25 £16.06 £21.25
Median hourly rate £32.50 £17.75 £22.50
Median % change year-on-year +83.10% -21.11% -31.12%
75th Percentile £33.75 £20.06 £23.75
90th Percentile - £21.08 -
England median hourly rate £55.00 £50.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year +10.00% +17.65% -7.61%

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 1,270 1,027 795
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.36% 94.74% 93.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 958 681 452
10th Percentile £180 £125 £130
25th Percentile £313 £258 £263
Median daily rate (50th Percentile) £440 £375 £375
Median % change year-on-year +17.33% - -3.23%
75th Percentile £525 £478 £475
90th Percentile £613 £588 £550
England median daily rate £538 £500 £475
% change year-on-year +7.50% +5.26% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 79 69 60
10th Percentile £12.41 £9.46 £9.95
25th Percentile £15.13 £10.50 £11.62
Median hourly rate £20.00 £14.61 £14.39
Median % change year-on-year +36.89% +1.53% +2.79%
75th Percentile £34.13 £22.50 £19.25
90th Percentile £35.00 £48.80 £43.75
England median hourly rate £24.00 £21.00 £19.50
% change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +4.28%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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
Leicestershire +7 64 £420 +34.40% 39
Nottinghamshire 0 43 £450 +12.50% 64
Northamptonshire -7 30 £450 +26.76% 11
Derbyshire -8 26 £450 +29.87% 26
Lincolnshire -3 8 £303 +34.44% 17
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2022, Developer contract jobs required the following 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 78 (43.82%) C#
2 74 (41.57%) .NET
3 57 (32.02%) Agile
4 56 (31.46%) JavaScript
5 47 (26.40%) SQL Server
6 45 (25.28%) Azure
7 43 (24.16%) CSS
8 42 (23.60%) SQL
8 42 (23.60%) HTML
9 36 (20.22%) Microsoft
10 34 (19.10%) MVC
11 31 (17.42%) Social Skills
12 27 (15.17%) DevOps
13 25 (14.04%) Java
14 23 (12.92%) AngularJS
14 23 (12.92%) CI/CD
14 23 (12.92%) Public Sector
15 22 (12.36%) Microservices
15 22 (12.36%) RESTful
16 21 (11.80%) Scrum
16 21 (11.80%) TypeScript
16 21 (11.80%) React
17 20 (11.24%) .NET Core
17 20 (11.24%) Git (software)
18 19 (10.67%) HTML5
18 19 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
19 18 (10.11%) Front End Development
19 18 (10.11%) ASP.NET Web API
20 17 (9.55%) Relational Database
20 17 (9.55%) AWS

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 8 (4.49%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.81%) Confluence
2 5 (2.81%) ThingWorx
3 2 (1.12%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (1.12%) Apache
3 2 (1.12%) Apache Spark
3 2 (1.12%) Drupal
3 2 (1.12%) WordPress
4 1 (0.56%) CMS
4 1 (0.56%) IIS
4 1 (0.56%) Oracle Workflow
4 1 (0.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (2.25%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (2.25%) Simulink
2 1 (0.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) BASE24
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.12%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.56%) iTrent
2 1 (0.56%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 45 (25.28%) Azure
2 17 (9.55%) AWS
3 13 (7.30%) Power Platform
4 9 (5.06%) Azure Logic Apps
5 8 (4.49%) Azure DevOps
6 6 (3.37%) Serverless
7 5 (2.81%) Dynamics 365
8 4 (2.25%) Azure Data Factory
8 4 (2.25%) Azure Service Bus
8 4 (2.25%) Boomi
8 4 (2.25%) SaaS
9 3 (1.69%) Amazon S3
9 3 (1.69%) Azure Event Grid
9 3 (1.69%) Azure Functions
9 3 (1.69%) Firebase
9 3 (1.69%) Power Automate
10 2 (1.12%) Amazon EMR
10 2 (1.12%) PaaS
10 2 (1.12%) PowerApps
11 1 (0.56%) Amazon SQS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.81%) Network Security
2 2 (1.12%) ATM
3 1 (0.56%) GPON
3 1 (0.56%) WAN
3 1 (0.56%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (26.40%) SQL Server
2 17 (9.55%) Relational Database
3 10 (5.62%) MySQL
3 10 (5.62%) Power BI
4 8 (4.49%) Oracle Database
4 8 (4.49%) Oracle Database 11g
4 8 (4.49%) Oracle Database 12c
4 8 (4.49%) Oracle Reports
4 8 (4.49%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.49%) SQLPlus
5 7 (3.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.81%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.81%) MongoDB
6 5 (2.81%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.69%) Couchbase
7 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
8 2 (1.12%) Big Data
8 2 (1.12%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 20 (11.24%) Git (software)
2 11 (6.18%) JIRA
3 8 (4.49%) Oracle Forms
4 6 (3.37%) SpecFlow
4 6 (3.37%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.37%) TeamCity
4 6 (3.37%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.81%) Bitbucket
6 4 (2.25%) git-flow
6 4 (2.25%) Jenkins
6 4 (2.25%) NUnit
7 3 (1.69%) Android Studio
7 3 (1.69%) JUnit
7 3 (1.69%) MbUnit
7 3 (1.69%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.69%) MSTest
7 3 (1.69%) Selenium
8 2 (1.12%) Cypress.io
8 2 (1.12%) Jasmine
8 2 (1.12%) Mockito
General
1 31 (17.42%) Social Skills
2 23 (12.92%) Public Sector
3 15 (8.43%) Finance
4 7 (3.93%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (3.93%) Retail
5 6 (3.37%) Marketing
5 6 (3.37%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (1.69%) Aerospace
6 3 (1.69%) Banking
6 3 (1.69%) Law
6 3 (1.69%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.12%) Billing
7 2 (1.12%) Police
7 2 (1.12%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.56%) Electronics
8 1 (0.56%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.56%) Inclusion and Diversity
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (41.57%) .NET
2 43 (24.16%) CSS
3 42 (23.60%) HTML
4 23 (12.92%) AngularJS
5 22 (12.36%) RESTful
6 21 (11.80%) React
7 20 (11.24%) .NET Core
8 19 (10.67%) HTML5
9 18 (10.11%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (9.55%) jQuery
11 16 (8.99%) ASP.NET
12 15 (8.43%) .NET Framework
13 13 (7.30%) XML
14 12 (6.74%) Node.js
15 10 (5.62%) Web Services
16 9 (5.06%) Redux
16 9 (5.06%) REST
16 9 (5.06%) Vue.js
17 8 (4.49%) Java SE
17 8 (4.49%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.06%) Greenfield Project
1 9 (5.06%) NHS
1 9 (5.06%) User Experience
2 5 (2.81%) IoT
3 4 (2.25%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.25%) Replication
4 3 (1.69%) Legacy Code
4 3 (1.69%) Legacy Systems
4 3 (1.69%) N-Tier
4 3 (1.69%) Virtual Team
5 2 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.12%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.12%) Tandem
6 1 (0.56%) APACS
6 1 (0.56%) Blockchain
6 1 (0.56%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (0.56%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.56%) Legacy Applications
6 1 (0.56%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.56%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 10 (5.62%) Android
2 6 (3.37%) Apple iOS
2 6 (3.37%) Windows
3 2 (1.12%) Linux
4 1 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (32.02%) Agile
2 34 (19.10%) MVC
3 27 (15.17%) DevOps
4 23 (12.92%) CI/CD
5 22 (12.36%) Microservices
6 21 (11.80%) Scrum
7 19 (10.67%) Problem-Solving
8 18 (10.11%) Front End Development
9 17 (9.55%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (9.55%) Web Development
10 13 (7.30%) Full Stack Development
10 13 (7.30%) TDD
11 12 (6.74%) Deployment Automation
11 12 (6.74%) OO
11 12 (6.74%) Web Design
12 11 (6.18%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (6.18%) Test Automation
13 10 (5.62%) Mentoring
13 10 (5.62%) Software Testing
14 9 (5.06%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 78 (43.82%) C#
2 56 (31.46%) JavaScript
3 42 (23.60%) SQL
4 25 (14.04%) Java
5 21 (11.80%) TypeScript
6 12 (6.74%) C++
7 10 (5.62%) PHP
7 10 (5.62%) Python
8 8 (4.49%) PL/SQL
9 6 (3.37%) PowerShell
9 6 (3.37%) VB.NET
10 5 (2.81%) Ruby
10 5 (2.81%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.25%) MATLAB
12 3 (1.69%) C
12 3 (1.69%) Objective-C
12 3 (1.69%) Scala
13 2 (1.12%) COBOL
13 2 (1.12%) Go
13 2 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 16 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 15 (8.43%) SC Cleared
3 12 (6.74%) Degree
4 8 (4.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (3.93%) CTC Cleared
6 2 (1.12%) HNC
6 2 (1.12%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.25%) Accessibility
1 4 (2.25%) QA
2 2 (1.12%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.56%) PMO
System Software
1 7 (3.93%) Docker
2 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (3.37%) Kubernetes
2 5 (2.81%) Ansible
2 5 (2.81%) Grafana
2 5 (2.81%) Kibana
Vendors
1 36 (20.22%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.87%) Oracle
3 5 (2.81%) Jitterbit
4 4 (2.25%) Dell
4 4 (2.25%) Salesforce.com
5 3 (1.69%) Automation Anywhere
5 3 (1.69%) Xamarin
6 2 (1.12%) Adobe
6 2 (1.12%) Adyen
6 2 (1.12%) Atlassian
6 2 (1.12%) Google
7 1 (0.56%) Databricks
7 1 (0.56%) Hitachi
7 1 (0.56%) HP
7 1 (0.56%) NCR
7 1 (0.56%) SAP
7 1 (0.56%) Solace