Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 693 763 716
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 24.40% 24.63% 22.77%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.84% 25.86% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 473 510 487
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +7.69%
10th Percentile £288 £270 £225
90th Percentile £500 £488 £475
England median daily rate £465 £450 £423
% change year-on-year +3.33% +6.51% +5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 4 4
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £46.22 £39.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.04% +17.00% +393.75%
10th Percentile £32.00 £37.25 £25.00
90th Percentile £49.25 £149.73 £46.13
England median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £40.75
% change year-on-year - +4.29% +8.67%

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 2,682 2,950 3,029
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.44% 95.22% 96.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,641 1,819 1,845
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £225 £235 £225
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 155 137 116
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £14.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.29% +7.69% -7.14%
10th Percentile £10.53 £10.21 £8.76
90th Percentile £43.75 £42.92 £35.63
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year - -2.63% +6.92%

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 21 August 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
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in the East Midlands

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Contractor 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 21 August 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 +2 229 £400 -2.44% 98
Nottinghamshire 0 177 £388 +3.33% 122
Leicestershire 0 167 £355 +10.94% 101
Derbyshire +4 65 £425 +6.25% 44
Lincolnshire -1 21 £288 -28.13% 23
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 August 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.

1 264 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 259 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
3 222 (32.03%) C#
4 220 (31.75%) HTML
5 212 (30.59%) SQL
6 202 (29.15%) .NET
7 196 (28.28%) Java
8 195 (28.14%) CSS
9 150 (21.65%) SQL Server
10 147 (21.21%) Git (software)
11 135 (19.48%) HTML5
12 133 (19.19%) AngularJS
13 124 (17.89%) TDD
14 119 (17.17%) Scrum
15 116 (16.74%) CSS3
16 114 (16.45%) React
17 108 (15.58%) jQuery
18 101 (14.57%) Microsoft
19 96 (13.85%) Web Services
20 95 (13.71%) Test Automation
21 94 (13.56%) Unit Testing
22 91 (13.13%) Node.js
23 89 (12.84%) ASP.NET
24 86 (12.41%) Spring
25 83 (11.98%) XML
26 81 (11.69%) Finance
27 80 (11.54%) MVC
27 80 (11.54%) Oracle
28 76 (10.97%) Front End Development
29 75 (10.82%) 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 41 (5.92%) SharePoint
2 30 (4.33%) Tomcat
3 18 (2.60%) CMS
3 18 (2.60%) Confluence
4 14 (2.02%) K2 blackpearl
5 13 (1.88%) Drupal
6 12 (1.73%) SharePoint Server
7 11 (1.59%) Umbraco
8 9 (1.30%) Sitecore CMS
9 8 (1.15%) Mule
10 7 (1.01%) SAS
10 7 (1.01%) WordPress
11 5 (0.72%) NServiceBus
11 5 (0.72%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.58%) Apache
12 4 (0.58%) Elasticsearch
12 4 (0.58%) EPiServer
12 4 (0.58%) JBoss
13 3 (0.43%) IIS
13 3 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 11 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.58%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.58%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.14%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 10 (1.44%) Magento
2 6 (0.87%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 3 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.43%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.29%) BASE24
4 2 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.29%) Maximo
4 2 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.29%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.14%) Demantra
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
5 1 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
5 1 (0.14%) Retail-J
5 1 (0.14%) SAP BPC
5 1 (0.14%) SAP HR
5 1 (0.14%) SAP PM
Cloud Services
1 54 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 32 (4.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (3.61%) npm
4 21 (3.03%) Amazon S3
5 7 (1.01%) Trello
6 5 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
6 5 (0.72%) Serverless
7 4 (0.58%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.58%) SaaS
8 3 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
8 3 (0.43%) BrowserStack
8 3 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
8 3 (0.43%) IaaS
8 3 (0.43%) Office 365
8 3 (0.43%) PaaS
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.29%) Amazon Glacier
9 2 (0.29%) Boomi
9 2 (0.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.89%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.44%) SMS
3 9 (1.30%) HTTP
4 6 (0.87%) FTP
5 5 (0.72%) HTTPS
5 5 (0.72%) SSL
5 5 (0.72%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.29%) Internet
7 1 (0.14%) ATM
7 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.14%) Modbus
7 1 (0.14%) SAN
7 1 (0.14%) Skype
7 1 (0.14%) VPN
7 1 (0.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 150 (21.65%) SQL Server
2 64 (9.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 42 (6.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 38 (5.48%) Relational Database
5 37 (5.34%) Data Warehouse
6 34 (4.91%) Power BI
7 20 (2.89%) MongoDB
7 20 (2.89%) NoSQL
7 20 (2.89%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 16 (2.31%) Hadoop
9 16 (2.31%) Oracle Database
10 14 (2.02%) Big Data
10 14 (2.02%) MySQL
10 14 (2.02%) Oracle Reports
11 13 (1.88%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (1.88%) SQL Server 2016
12 11 (1.59%) Data Mart
13 10 (1.44%) SQL Server 2014
14 9 (1.30%) Redis
Development Applications
1 147 (21.21%) Git (software)
2 56 (8.08%) Jenkins
3 43 (6.20%) JIRA
4 40 (5.77%) JUnit
5 35 (5.05%) Maven
6 34 (4.91%) Gradle
6 34 (4.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 34 (4.91%) Visual Studio
7 33 (4.76%) gulp
8 32 (4.62%) Grunt
9 28 (4.04%) Selenium
10 27 (3.90%) SonarQube
11 24 (3.46%) Cucumber
11 24 (3.46%) webpack
12 22 (3.17%) Subversion
13 19 (2.74%) Jasmine
14 14 (2.02%) Octopus Deploy
15 13 (1.88%) TeamCity
16 12 (1.73%) Eclipse
17 11 (1.59%) Protractor
General
1 81 (11.69%) Finance
2 35 (5.05%) Retail
3 23 (3.32%) Banking
4 14 (2.02%) Back Office
5 9 (1.30%) Legal
6 7 (1.01%) Manufacturing
7 6 (0.87%) Marketing
8 5 (0.72%) Law
9 4 (0.58%) Advertising
9 4 (0.58%) Aerospace
9 4 (0.58%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.29%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.29%) Investment Banking
10 2 (0.29%) Retail Banking
11 1 (0.14%) Automotive
11 1 (0.14%) Digital Economy
11 1 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 1 (0.14%) Games
11 1 (0.14%) General Ledger
11 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 220 (31.75%) HTML
2 202 (29.15%) .NET
3 195 (28.14%) CSS
4 135 (19.48%) HTML5
5 133 (19.19%) AngularJS
6 116 (16.74%) CSS3
7 114 (16.45%) React
8 108 (15.58%) jQuery
9 96 (13.85%) Web Services
10 91 (13.13%) Node.js
11 89 (12.84%) ASP.NET
12 86 (12.41%) Spring
13 83 (11.98%) XML
14 75 (10.82%) JSON
15 49 (7.07%) Ajax
16 48 (6.93%) Hibernate
16 48 (6.93%) REST
17 46 (6.64%) .NET Framework
17 46 (6.64%) Java EE
17 46 (6.64%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 44 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (3.90%) User Experience
3 24 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
4 17 (2.45%) Computer Science
5 15 (2.16%) Mobile App
6 12 (1.73%) Mainframe
7 9 (1.30%) Data Structures
8 6 (0.87%) Fintech
9 5 (0.72%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (0.72%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (0.58%) Credit Risk
10 4 (0.58%) FMCG
10 4 (0.58%) Robotics
11 3 (0.43%) CMDB
12 2 (0.29%) iPad
12 2 (0.29%) iPhone
12 2 (0.29%) NHS
12 2 (0.29%) Tandem
12 2 (0.29%) Virtual Team
12 2 (0.29%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 32 (4.62%) Windows
2 27 (3.90%) Android
3 25 (3.61%) Linux
4 15 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 14 (2.02%) Unix
6 10 (1.44%) Mac OS
7 4 (0.58%) AIX
7 4 (0.58%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.43%) Windows 10
8 3 (0.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.43%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.29%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (37.37%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (17.89%) TDD
3 119 (17.17%) Scrum
4 95 (13.71%) Test Automation
5 94 (13.56%) Unit Testing
6 80 (11.54%) MVC
7 76 (10.97%) Front End Development
8 75 (10.82%) Microservices
9 69 (9.96%) OO
10 68 (9.81%) DevOps
11 65 (9.38%) E-Commerce
12 60 (8.66%) Business Intelligence
13 48 (6.93%) Web Development
14 45 (6.49%) Continuous Integration
15 39 (5.63%) ETL
16 29 (4.18%) BDD
17 28 (4.04%) SDLC
18 27 (3.90%) Analytics
18 27 (3.90%) Problem-Solving
18 27 (3.90%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 264 (38.10%) JavaScript
2 222 (32.03%) C#
3 212 (30.59%) SQL
4 196 (28.28%) Java
5 50 (7.22%) PHP
6 43 (6.20%) T-SQL
7 39 (5.63%) Java 8
8 32 (4.62%) PL/SQL
9 25 (3.61%) Python
10 21 (3.03%) ES6
10 21 (3.03%) PowerShell
11 19 (2.74%) TypeScript
11 19 (2.74%) VB.NET
12 17 (2.45%) C++
13 14 (2.02%) Perl
14 11 (1.59%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
15 10 (1.44%) C
15 10 (1.44%) Ruby
15 10 (1.44%) Scala
16 9 (1.30%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (6.35%) Security Cleared
2 31 (4.47%) SC Cleared
3 17 (2.45%) Degree
4 10 (1.44%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.01%) Master's Degree
6 5 (0.72%) DV Cleared
7 4 (0.58%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (0.29%) HND
8 2 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.14%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.14%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.02%) QA
2 6 (0.87%) GDPR
3 4 (0.58%) Data Quality
3 4 (0.58%) SLA
4 3 (0.43%) PSD2
4 3 (0.43%) WCAG
5 2 (0.29%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.29%) PMO
6 1 (0.14%) TickIT
System Software
1 42 (6.06%) Docker
2 1 (0.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (1.01%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.72%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 4 (0.58%) Kubernetes
4 3 (0.43%) Puppet
5 2 (0.29%) Ansible
5 2 (0.29%) CloudHub
5 2 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.14%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.14%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (0.14%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.14%) Kibana
6 1 (0.14%) logstash
6 1 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
6 1 (0.14%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 101 (14.57%) Microsoft
2 80 (11.54%) Oracle
3 35 (5.05%) SAP
4 20 (2.89%) Perforce
5 16 (2.31%) Sitecore
6 13 (1.88%) Automation Anywhere
7 11 (1.59%) Tableau
8 9 (1.30%) Zend
9 7 (1.01%) JD Edwards
10 6 (0.87%) Cloudera
10 6 (0.87%) Cognos
10 6 (0.87%) hybris
10 6 (0.87%) Twitter
11 5 (0.72%) Adobe
11 5 (0.72%) Google
11 5 (0.72%) Informatica
11 5 (0.72%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.72%) Splunk
11 5 (0.72%) Xamarin
12 4 (0.58%) Apple