Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 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
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 660 664 803
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 25.14% 20.86% 24.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.40% 21.91% 25.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 494 454 517
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £313 £270 £263
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 17 6
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.13% +19.23%
10th Percentile £35.00 £18.25 £27.63
90th Percentile £50.00 £61.36 £45.63
England median hourly rate £43.50 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% +5.26%

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 2,500 3,030 3,136
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.24% 95.19% 96.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,614 1,863 1,962
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £385 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.90% -0.65% +3.33%
10th Percentile £240 £220 £213
90th Percentile £550 £550 £563
England median daily rate £460 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +2.22% +5.88% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 154 169 135
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.57 £15.00 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.88% +11.11% +3.85%
10th Percentile £9.52 £9.75 £9.40
90th Percentile £26.75 £45.00 £42.50
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.70 £18.00
% change year-on-year -1.07% +3.89% +0.11%

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 16 December 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 16 December 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
Nottinghamshire 0 197 £450 +16.13% 143
Northamptonshire +1 192 £400 - 64
Leicestershire 0 167 £400 +19.40% 89
Derbyshire +4 62 £400 +2.04% 67
Lincolnshire +1 19 £550 +46.67% 39
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 239 (36.21%) JavaScript
3 218 (33.03%) HTML
4 200 (30.30%) Java
5 195 (29.55%) CSS
6 184 (27.88%) C#
7 182 (27.58%) SQL
8 161 (24.39%) .NET
9 134 (20.30%) SQL Server
10 123 (18.64%) HTML5
11 122 (18.48%) Git (software)
12 113 (17.12%) AngularJS
13 107 (16.21%) Scrum
14 106 (16.06%) Web Services
15 99 (15.00%) Test Automation
16 92 (13.94%) CSS3
16 92 (13.94%) TDD
17 89 (13.48%) Node.js
18 86 (13.03%) Microsoft
19 83 (12.58%) Microservices
20 81 (12.27%) Finance
21 79 (11.97%) ASP.NET
22 78 (11.82%) MVC
22 78 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
23 77 (11.67%) jQuery
23 77 (11.67%) React
24 72 (10.91%) Spring
25 70 (10.61%) XML
26 69 (10.45%) Oracle
27 68 (10.30%) RESTful

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 33 (5.00%) Tomcat
2 22 (3.33%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.03%) Confluence
4 13 (1.97%) JBoss
5 9 (1.36%) Mule
6 8 (1.21%) Apache
6 8 (1.21%) WordPress
7 7 (1.06%) CMS
7 7 (1.06%) K2 blackpearl
8 6 (0.91%) SharePoint Server
9 5 (0.76%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.76%) SAS
9 5 (0.76%) Umbraco
10 3 (0.45%) Apache Pig
10 3 (0.45%) Drupal
10 3 (0.45%) WebLogic
10 3 (0.45%) WebSphere
11 2 (0.30%) EPiServer
11 2 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.30%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 15 (2.27%) Microsoft Excel
2 9 (1.36%) Microsoft Office
3 7 (1.06%) Photoshop
4 2 (0.30%) Adobe Illustrator
4 2 (0.30%) EngageOne
Business Applications
1 5 (0.76%) BASE24
1 5 (0.76%) Magento
2 3 (0.45%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (0.45%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 2 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.30%) Maximo
3 2 (0.30%) NetSuite
3 2 (0.30%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.30%) SAP PM
4 1 (0.15%) Hyperion Planning
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.15%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.15%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.15%) Sage CRM
4 1 (0.15%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 78 (11.82%) Amazon AWS
2 27 (4.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (3.33%) npm
4 19 (2.88%) Amazon S3
5 8 (1.21%) Cloud Computing
6 6 (0.91%) BrowserStack
7 4 (0.61%) AWS Lambda
7 4 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.61%) Office 365
7 4 (0.61%) SaaS
7 4 (0.61%) Serverless
8 3 (0.45%) PaaS
9 2 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
9 2 (0.30%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.30%) Amazon Glacier
9 2 (0.30%) GitHub
9 2 (0.30%) OpenShift
9 2 (0.30%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
9 2 (0.30%) Trello
9 2 (0.30%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (3.48%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.52%) Bluetooth
3 9 (1.36%) HTTP
3 9 (1.36%) ZigBee
4 4 (0.61%) Kerberos
5 2 (0.30%) ATM
5 2 (0.30%) Internet
5 2 (0.30%) Modbus
5 2 (0.30%) SMS
6 1 (0.15%) BIG-IP
6 1 (0.15%) DNS
6 1 (0.15%) SSL
6 1 (0.15%) VPN
6 1 (0.15%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (20.30%) SQL Server
2 49 (7.42%) Relational Database
3 43 (6.52%) Data Warehouse
3 43 (6.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 38 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 30 (4.55%) MySQL
6 29 (4.39%) NoSQL
7 22 (3.33%) Oracle Database
7 22 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 20 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
8 20 (3.03%) Power BI
9 19 (2.88%) DB2
9 19 (2.88%) Hadoop
9 19 (2.88%) SQL Server 2012
10 18 (2.73%) MongoDB
11 16 (2.42%) SQL Server 2008
12 13 (1.97%) SQL Server 2014
12 13 (1.97%) SQL Server 2016
13 12 (1.82%) RDBMS
14 11 (1.67%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 122 (18.48%) Git (software)
2 68 (10.30%) Jenkins
3 54 (8.18%) JUnit
4 43 (6.52%) JIRA
5 39 (5.91%) Selenium
6 37 (5.61%) Maven
7 36 (5.45%) Visual Studio
8 32 (4.85%) Gradle
9 26 (3.94%) webpack
10 25 (3.79%) gulp
11 23 (3.48%) Jasmine
11 23 (3.48%) Team Foundation Server
12 21 (3.18%) Cucumber
12 21 (3.18%) Subversion
13 20 (3.03%) Grunt
14 12 (1.82%) Protractor
15 11 (1.67%) Babel
16 9 (1.36%) Travis CI
16 9 (1.36%) Visual Studio Code
17 8 (1.21%) Yeoman
General
1 81 (12.27%) Finance
2 41 (6.21%) Retail
3 18 (2.73%) Banking
4 9 (1.36%) Back Office
5 7 (1.06%) Marketing
6 6 (0.91%) Legal
7 5 (0.76%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.45%) Advertising
8 3 (0.45%) Aerospace
8 3 (0.45%) Automotive
8 3 (0.45%) Billing
8 3 (0.45%) Law
9 2 (0.30%) Financial Institution
9 2 (0.30%) Games
9 2 (0.30%) Publishing
10 1 (0.15%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.15%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 218 (33.03%) HTML
2 195 (29.55%) CSS
3 161 (24.39%) .NET
4 123 (18.64%) HTML5
5 113 (17.12%) AngularJS
6 106 (16.06%) Web Services
7 92 (13.94%) CSS3
8 89 (13.48%) Node.js
9 79 (11.97%) ASP.NET
10 77 (11.67%) jQuery
10 77 (11.67%) React
11 72 (10.91%) Spring
12 70 (10.61%) XML
13 68 (10.30%) RESTful
14 66 (10.00%) JSON
15 58 (8.79%) REST
16 46 (6.97%) Spring Boot
17 42 (6.36%) .NET Framework
18 40 (6.06%) Sass
19 38 (5.76%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 32 (4.85%) Mobile App
2 28 (4.24%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (3.94%) User Experience
4 15 (2.27%) Greenfield Project
5 9 (1.36%) Mainframe
6 8 (1.21%) Data Structures
6 8 (1.21%) iPad
6 8 (1.21%) iPhone
6 8 (1.21%) Smart Meter
7 6 (0.91%) Fintech
7 6 (0.91%) W3C
8 5 (0.76%) Algorithms
8 5 (0.76%) Credit Risk
8 5 (0.76%) NHS
9 4 (0.61%) Management Information System
9 4 (0.61%) Robotics
9 4 (0.61%) Virtual Team
10 3 (0.45%) Clustering
10 3 (0.45%) FMCG
11 2 (0.30%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 43 (6.52%) Android
2 39 (5.91%) Windows
3 31 (4.70%) Apple iOS
4 19 (2.88%) Linux
5 14 (2.12%) Unix
6 13 (1.97%) Windows 10
7 4 (0.61%) AIX
7 4 (0.61%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.61%) Windows Mobile
8 3 (0.45%) Windows 7
8 3 (0.45%) Windows 8
9 2 (0.30%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.15%) CentOS
10 1 (0.15%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.15%) Solaris
10 1 (0.15%) SUSE
10 1 (0.15%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 280 (42.42%) Agile Software Development
2 107 (16.21%) Scrum
3 99 (15.00%) Test Automation
4 92 (13.94%) TDD
5 83 (12.58%) Microservices
6 78 (11.82%) MVC
7 65 (9.85%) Unit Testing
8 58 (8.79%) Front End Development
9 57 (8.64%) DevOps
10 46 (6.97%) E-Commerce
11 43 (6.52%) Computer Science
11 43 (6.52%) OO
12 41 (6.21%) Business Intelligence
12 41 (6.21%) Web Development
13 39 (5.91%) Android Development
13 39 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
14 37 (5.61%) BDD
15 34 (5.15%) ETL
16 33 (5.00%) Software Engineering
17 28 (4.24%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 239 (36.21%) JavaScript
2 200 (30.30%) Java
3 184 (27.88%) C#
4 182 (27.58%) SQL
5 60 (9.09%) PHP
6 49 (7.42%) Python
7 32 (4.85%) C++
8 31 (4.70%) T-SQL
9 22 (3.33%) Java 8
9 22 (3.33%) TypeScript
10 19 (2.88%) PL/SQL
11 17 (2.58%) ES6
12 16 (2.42%) Apple Swift
12 16 (2.42%) Groovy
13 14 (2.12%) C
13 14 (2.12%) Objective-C
14 13 (1.97%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
14 13 (1.97%) PowerShell
14 13 (1.97%) Ruby
15 12 (1.82%) Perl
Qualifications
1 52 (7.88%) Security Cleared
2 45 (6.82%) SC Cleared
3 44 (6.67%) Degree
4 30 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
5 13 (1.97%) Master's Degree
6 6 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.91%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.45%) MCSE
9 2 (0.30%) HND
10 1 (0.15%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (1.21%) ISO 9001
1 8 (1.21%) QA
2 7 (1.06%) TickIT
3 5 (0.76%) GDPR
4 3 (0.45%) PSD2
4 3 (0.45%) WCAG
5 2 (0.30%) PMO
6 1 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.15%) SLA
System Software
1 62 (9.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.15%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 14 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (1.36%) Puppet
3 8 (1.21%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.91%) Terraform
5 5 (0.76%) Ansible
5 5 (0.76%) Control-M
6 4 (0.61%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 4 (0.61%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.30%) CloudHub
7 2 (0.30%) HP Quality Center
8 1 (0.15%) CFEngine
8 1 (0.15%) Consul
8 1 (0.15%) Kibana
8 1 (0.15%) logstash
8 1 (0.15%) Oozie
8 1 (0.15%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
8 1 (0.15%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 86 (13.03%) Microsoft
2 69 (10.45%) Oracle
3 39 (5.91%) SAP
4 17 (2.58%) Informatica
5 13 (1.97%) Xamarin
6 12 (1.82%) Cognos
7 10 (1.52%) Automation Anywhere
8 9 (1.36%) HP
8 9 (1.36%) hybris
8 9 (1.36%) Teradata
9 8 (1.21%) Netezza
10 7 (1.06%) CA Agile Central
10 7 (1.06%) MuleSoft
10 7 (1.06%) Sencha
11 6 (0.91%) Cypress Semiconductor
11 6 (0.91%) IBM
11 6 (0.91%) Tableau
12 5 (0.76%) Adobe
12 5 (0.76%) Zend
13 4 (0.61%) Apple