Period
to 8 August 2020

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 2 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 128 458 682
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 18.00% 22.09% 23.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.02% 23.13% 25.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 81 333 482
Median daily rate £375 £388 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% - +3.33%
10th Percentile £255 £263 £280
90th Percentile £488 £525 £500
England median daily rate £500 £475 £463
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 6
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £41.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +3.03% -10.74%
England median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% -

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 673 1,980 2,715
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.66% 95.51% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 360 1,235 1,649
Median daily rate £350 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £114 £180 £225
90th Percentile £539 £550 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 50 137 155
Median hourly rate £15.27 £14.00 £15.86
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.07% -11.73% +14.43%
10th Percentile £10.21 £10.58 £10.63
90th Percentile £43.88 £43.59 £43.75
Median hourly rate £26.96 £20.00 £18.70
% change year-on-year +34.80% +6.95% +1.19%

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 8 August 2020.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Developer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 8 August 2020.

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 8 August 2020. 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 +5 37 £318 -20.50% 43
Nottinghamshire -5 32 £400 -5.88% 63
Leicestershire 0 29 £425 +21.43% 43
Derbyshire -10 11 £450 +12.50% 22
Lincolnshire +10 8 £230 -34.29% 20
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 August 2020, 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 50 (39.06%) JavaScript
2 45 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
3 41 (32.03%) .NET
4 34 (26.56%) CSS
5 31 (24.22%) C#
6 30 (23.44%) AngularJS
7 29 (22.66%) SQL
7 29 (22.66%) Java
7 29 (22.66%) React
8 28 (21.88%) SQL Server
9 26 (20.31%) OO
10 25 (19.53%) Node.js
10 25 (19.53%) User Experience
11 23 (17.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 21 (16.41%) Functional Programming
12 21 (16.41%) DevOps
13 20 (15.63%) TDD
14 19 (14.84%) WCAG
14 19 (14.84%) Decision-Making
15 18 (14.06%) SDLC
15 18 (14.06%) Git (software)
15 18 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
15 18 (14.06%) Microsoft
16 17 (13.28%) HTML
17 16 (12.50%) Test Automation
17 16 (12.50%) Unit Testing
17 16 (12.50%) ASP.NET
18 15 (11.72%) Web Services
19 14 (10.94%) Oracle
19 14 (10.94%) Visual Studio

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 6 (4.69%) Tomcat
2 4 (3.13%) CMS
2 4 (3.13%) Confluence
2 4 (3.13%) Mule
3 2 (1.56%) IIS
3 2 (1.56%) JBoss
3 2 (1.56%) NServiceBus
3 2 (1.56%) Red Hat Fuse
3 2 (1.56%) Umbraco
4 1 (0.78%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.78%) Appian
4 1 (0.78%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.78%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.34%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.78%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.56%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (0.78%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.78%) Exstream
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
2 1 (0.78%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.78%) SystmOne
2 1 (0.78%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 14 (10.94%) Power Platform
2 9 (7.03%) AWS
3 7 (5.47%) Azure
4 5 (3.91%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (2.34%) npm
6 2 (1.56%) Apigee
6 2 (1.56%) GitHub
7 1 (0.78%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.78%) Firebase
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.56%) Firewall
2 1 (0.78%) HTTP
2 1 (0.78%) SSL
2 1 (0.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (21.88%) SQL Server
2 14 (10.94%) Power BI
3 11 (8.59%) Data Warehouse
4 7 (5.47%) MongoDB
5 6 (4.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 6 (4.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (3.91%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (3.13%) Couchbase
8 3 (2.34%) Big Data
9 2 (1.56%) Azure SQL Database
9 2 (1.56%) MySQL
9 2 (1.56%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.56%) Redis
9 2 (1.56%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.56%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.78%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.78%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.78%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (14.06%) Git (software)
2 14 (10.94%) Visual Studio
3 13 (10.16%) Jenkins
4 8 (6.25%) JIRA
4 8 (6.25%) Selenium
5 7 (5.47%) Team Foundation Server
6 6 (4.69%) MSTest
6 6 (4.69%) NUnit
6 6 (4.69%) SpecFlow
7 5 (3.91%) JUnit
7 5 (3.91%) Maven
7 5 (3.91%) Subversion
7 5 (3.91%) TeamCity
8 4 (3.13%) Android Studio
8 4 (3.13%) Bitbucket
8 4 (3.13%) MbUnit
8 4 (3.13%) Mercurial
9 3 (2.34%) CA Release Automation
9 3 (2.34%) Gradle
9 3 (2.34%) Mockito
General
1 11 (8.59%) Retail
2 8 (6.25%) Banking
2 8 (6.25%) Law
3 6 (4.69%) Finance
3 6 (4.69%) Public Sector
4 1 (0.78%) Automotive
4 1 (0.78%) Police
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 41 (32.03%) .NET
2 34 (26.56%) CSS
3 30 (23.44%) AngularJS
4 29 (22.66%) React
5 25 (19.53%) Node.js
6 17 (13.28%) HTML
7 16 (12.50%) ASP.NET
8 15 (11.72%) Web Services
9 14 (10.94%) Redux
10 13 (10.16%) .NET Framework
11 12 (9.38%) ASP.NET Web API
12 11 (8.59%) HTML5
12 11 (8.59%) RESTful
13 10 (7.81%) jQuery
14 9 (7.03%) REST
14 9 (7.03%) Spring Boot
15 8 (6.25%) SOAP
15 8 (6.25%) Spring
16 7 (5.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 7 (5.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 25 (19.53%) User Experience
2 8 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (5.47%) Mobile App
4 5 (3.91%) NHS
5 4 (3.13%) N-Tier
6 3 (2.34%) Cloud Native
6 3 (2.34%) Data Structures
6 3 (2.34%) Greenfield Project
6 3 (2.34%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.56%) Management Information System
7 2 (1.56%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.78%) Animation
8 1 (0.78%) EPoS
8 1 (0.78%) iPad
8 1 (0.78%) iPhone
8 1 (0.78%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (6.25%) Android
1 8 (6.25%) Apple iOS
2 7 (5.47%) Unix
2 7 (5.47%) Windows
3 5 (3.91%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (35.16%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (20.31%) OO
3 23 (17.97%) Continuous Improvement
4 21 (16.41%) DevOps
4 21 (16.41%) Functional Programming
5 20 (15.63%) TDD
6 19 (14.84%) Decision-Making
7 18 (14.06%) Business Intelligence
7 18 (14.06%) SDLC
8 16 (12.50%) Test Automation
8 16 (12.50%) Unit Testing
9 11 (8.59%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (8.59%) E-Commerce
9 11 (8.59%) Microservices
10 10 (7.81%) Problem-Solving
11 9 (7.03%) Collaborative Working
11 9 (7.03%) MVC
11 9 (7.03%) Scrum
12 8 (6.25%) System Testing
12 8 (6.25%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 50 (39.06%) JavaScript
2 31 (24.22%) C#
3 29 (22.66%) Java
3 29 (22.66%) SQL
4 8 (6.25%) PHP
5 7 (5.47%) Objective-C
6 5 (3.91%) ABAP
6 5 (3.91%) TypeScript
6 5 (3.91%) VB
6 5 (3.91%) VB.NET
6 5 (3.91%) VBScript
7 3 (2.34%) Java 8
7 3 (2.34%) T-SQL
8 2 (1.56%) Apple Swift
8 2 (1.56%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.78%) ANSI SQL
9 1 (0.78%) Dart
9 1 (0.78%) Scala
9 1 (0.78%) VBA
Qualifications
1 8 (6.25%) Security Cleared
2 7 (5.47%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.91%) Degree
4 3 (2.34%) Master's Degree
5 2 (1.56%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.84%) WCAG
2 3 (2.34%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.13%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) Ansible
2 3 (2.34%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (2.34%) Puppet
3 2 (1.56%) Istio
3 2 (1.56%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.78%) Control-M
Vendors
1 18 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 14 (10.94%) Oracle
3 10 (7.81%) SAP
4 3 (2.34%) Ab Initio
4 3 (2.34%) Atlassian
4 3 (2.34%) CA Agile Central
4 3 (2.34%) Informatica
5 2 (1.56%) Google
5 2 (1.56%) Hyperion
5 2 (1.56%) Twitter
6 1 (0.78%) Adobe
6 1 (0.78%) Apple
6 1 (0.78%) Cognos
6 1 (0.78%) Huawei
6 1 (0.78%) MuleSoft
6 1 (0.78%) OpenText
6 1 (0.78%) Tableau
6 1 (0.78%) Talend
6 1 (0.78%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.78%) Xamarin