Period
to 29 November 2020

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East Midlands during the 6 months to 29 November 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
29 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 2 1 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 +1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 157 428 658
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the East Midlands 21.78% 23.63% 24.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.75% 24.88% 25.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 120 308 505
Median daily rate £350 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.68% -3.13% +6.67%
10th Percentile £261 £275 £306
90th Percentile £520 £525 £538
England median daily rate £475 £475 £475
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 2 5
Median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% -5.56% -
England median hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -17.65% -5.56% +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 690 1,720 2,548
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.70% 94.98% 95.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 411 966 1,635
Median daily rate £363 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -9.38% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £130 £175 £226
90th Percentile £525 £575 £538
England median daily rate £475 £465 £451
% change year-on-year +2.15% +3.22% +0.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 43 149 170
Median hourly rate £14.39 £14.50 £14.94
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.76% -2.95% -0.40%
10th Percentile £10.43 £10.79 £9.96
90th Percentile £43.75 £45.10 £24.33
Median hourly rate £30.00 £19.46 £18.50
% change year-on-year +54.16% +5.19% -

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 29 November 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 29 November 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 29 November 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 +3 49 £350 -6.67% 35
Nottinghamshire -1 40 £374 -12.00% 69
Leicestershire -2 35 £350 -2.78% 50
Derbyshire -11 15 £400 -5.88% 37
Lincolnshire -4 2 £335 +21.82% 17
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 November 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 71 (45.22%) JavaScript
2 58 (36.94%) CSS
3 54 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (29.30%) HTML
4 46 (29.30%) .NET
5 44 (28.03%) SQL
6 39 (24.84%) C#
7 35 (22.29%) SQL Server
8 34 (21.66%) Java
9 29 (18.47%) ETL
9 29 (18.47%) Microsoft
10 27 (17.20%) React
11 26 (16.56%) AngularJS
11 26 (16.56%) ASP.NET
12 25 (15.92%) Node.js
13 24 (15.29%) DevOps
13 24 (15.29%) Test Automation
14 22 (14.01%) Unit Testing
14 22 (14.01%) Business Intelligence
14 22 (14.01%) User Experience
14 22 (14.01%) Microservices
15 21 (13.38%) Linux
15 21 (13.38%) OO
15 21 (13.38%) Web Services
15 21 (13.38%) Git (software)
16 19 (12.10%) HTML5
17 17 (10.83%) ASP.NET Web API
17 17 (10.83%) jQuery
17 17 (10.83%) TDD
17 17 (10.83%) Oracle

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 (3.82%) Mule
1 6 (3.82%) Tomcat
2 4 (2.55%) Confluence
3 3 (1.91%) IIS
4 2 (1.27%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 2 (1.27%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.27%) CICS
4 2 (1.27%) CMS
4 2 (1.27%) JBoss
4 2 (1.27%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Fuse
4 2 (1.27%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.27%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.64%) Apache
5 1 (0.64%) Appian
5 1 (0.64%) Drupal
5 1 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.64%) SAS
5 1 (0.64%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.64%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 5 (3.18%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.27%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.64%) Maximo
2 1 (0.64%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.64%) Shopify
2 1 (0.64%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 16 (10.19%) Azure
2 13 (8.28%) AWS
3 12 (7.64%) Power Platform
4 4 (2.55%) npm
5 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.27%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (1.27%) Power Automate
5 2 (1.27%) PowerApps
5 2 (1.27%) SaaS
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon Cognito
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.64%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.64%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.64%) Firebase
6 1 (0.64%) Office 365
6 1 (0.64%) Serverless
6 1 (0.64%) Twilio
Communications & Networking
1 11 (7.01%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (22.29%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.92%) Big Data
3 12 (7.64%) MySQL
3 12 (7.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (7.01%) MongoDB
4 11 (7.01%) Power BI
4 11 (7.01%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 8 (5.10%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.46%) Couchbase
6 7 (4.46%) Oracle Database
7 6 (3.82%) Azure SQL Database
7 6 (3.82%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (3.18%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (2.55%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
9 4 (2.55%) Hadoop
9 4 (2.55%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (2.55%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.91%) Adabas
10 3 (1.91%) Cognos Framework Manager
11 2 (1.27%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 21 (13.38%) Git (software)
2 13 (8.28%) Jenkins
2 13 (8.28%) Visual Studio
3 12 (7.64%) Team Foundation Server
4 11 (7.01%) Selenium
5 9 (5.73%) MSTest
5 9 (5.73%) NUnit
5 9 (5.73%) SpecFlow
6 8 (5.10%) TeamCity
7 7 (4.46%) Bitbucket
7 7 (4.46%) JIRA
7 7 (4.46%) MbUnit
7 7 (4.46%) Mercurial
8 5 (3.18%) Subversion
9 4 (2.55%) HP UFT
9 4 (2.55%) IntelliJ
9 4 (2.55%) JUnit
9 4 (2.55%) Maven
9 4 (2.55%) Mockito
9 4 (2.55%) NetBeans
General
1 12 (7.64%) Banking
2 11 (7.01%) Finance
3 10 (6.37%) Public Sector
4 9 (5.73%) Law
5 6 (3.82%) Retail
6 3 (1.91%) Marketing
7 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
8 1 (0.64%) Brand Awareness
8 1 (0.64%) Electronics
8 1 (0.64%) Publishing
8 1 (0.64%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (36.94%) CSS
2 46 (29.30%) .NET
2 46 (29.30%) HTML
3 27 (17.20%) React
4 26 (16.56%) AngularJS
4 26 (16.56%) ASP.NET
5 25 (15.92%) Node.js
6 21 (13.38%) Web Services
7 19 (12.10%) HTML5
8 17 (10.83%) ASP.NET Web API
8 17 (10.83%) jQuery
9 15 (9.55%) Redux
10 14 (8.92%) .NET Framework
11 12 (7.64%) REST
11 12 (7.64%) RESTful
12 11 (7.01%) Swagger
12 11 (7.01%) XML
13 10 (6.37%) SOAP
14 9 (5.73%) .NET Core
14 9 (5.73%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 22 (14.01%) User Experience
2 12 (7.64%) Virtual Team
3 10 (6.37%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (6.37%) Mobile App
4 8 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
5 7 (4.46%) N-Tier
6 6 (3.82%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (3.18%) NHS
8 4 (2.55%) Data Structures
9 3 (1.91%) Mainframe
10 2 (1.27%) Credit Risk
11 1 (0.64%) iPad
11 1 (0.64%) iPhone
11 1 (0.64%) Management Information System
11 1 (0.64%) Self-Motivation
11 1 (0.64%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 21 (13.38%) Linux
2 17 (10.83%) Unix
3 9 (5.73%) Windows
4 7 (4.46%) Android
4 7 (4.46%) Apple iOS
5 2 (1.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.64%) AIX
6 1 (0.64%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (34.39%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (18.47%) ETL
3 24 (15.29%) DevOps
3 24 (15.29%) Test Automation
4 22 (14.01%) Business Intelligence
4 22 (14.01%) Microservices
4 22 (14.01%) Unit Testing
5 21 (13.38%) OO
6 17 (10.83%) TDD
7 16 (10.19%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (10.19%) Scrum
8 14 (8.92%) Continuous Improvement
8 14 (8.92%) Decision-Making
8 14 (8.92%) Web Development
9 13 (8.28%) Functional Programming
9 13 (8.28%) SDLC
10 12 (7.64%) Front End Development
10 12 (7.64%) MVC
11 11 (7.01%) Performance Tuning
11 11 (7.01%) Virtual Team Management
Programming Languages
1 71 (45.22%) JavaScript
2 44 (28.03%) SQL
3 39 (24.84%) C#
4 34 (21.66%) Java
5 12 (7.64%) PHP
6 10 (6.37%) Python
7 8 (5.10%) TypeScript
8 7 (4.46%) Objective-C
9 5 (3.18%) Ruby
9 5 (3.18%) VB.NET
9 5 (3.18%) VBScript
10 4 (2.55%) Scala
10 4 (2.55%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.91%) ES6
11 3 (1.91%) JCL
11 3 (1.91%) Natural
11 3 (1.91%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.27%) C
12 2 (1.27%) Go
12 2 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (8.92%) SC Cleared
1 14 (8.92%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.27%) Degree
3 1 (0.64%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.64%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (8.28%) WCAG
2 4 (2.55%) QA
3 2 (1.27%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.27%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.27%) NCSC
3 2 (1.27%) NIST
3 2 (1.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (2.55%) Docker
2 2 (1.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (1.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (4.46%) Ansible
2 4 (2.55%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (2.55%) Puppet
3 2 (1.27%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 29 (18.47%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.83%) Oracle
3 14 (8.92%) Ab Initio
4 5 (3.18%) Cognos
5 4 (2.55%) Atlassian
5 4 (2.55%) CA Agile Central
5 4 (2.55%) Xamarin
6 3 (1.91%) Adobe
6 3 (1.91%) SAP
6 3 (1.91%) Twitter
7 2 (1.27%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.27%) Google
7 2 (1.27%) IBM
7 2 (1.27%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 2 (1.27%) Talend
7 2 (1.27%) Teradata
7 2 (1.27%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.64%) Siemens