Period
to 26 February 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 26 February 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
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 1 2 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 354 582 621
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 22.81% 23.65% 20.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.00% 24.83% 21.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 457 427
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £410 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.54% +9.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £279 £310 £263
90th Percentile £475 £550 £509
England median daily rate £475 £475 £450
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 15
East Midlands median hourly rate £28.75 £47.50 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -39.47% +5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £22.63 £43.25 £16.75
90th Percentile £33.88 £49.75 £64.24
England median hourly rate £35.00 £43.00 £41.50
% change year-on-year -18.60% +3.61% +3.75%

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 1,475 2,344 2,862
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.04% 95.25% 95.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 817 1,505 1,766
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £400 £392
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.75% +2.04% +4.53%
10th Percentile £150 £225 £218
90th Percentile £564 £550 £550
England median daily rate £463 £475 £450
% change year-on-year -2.63% +5.56% +5.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 131 141 164
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.60 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +10.33% -9.37% +7.14%
10th Percentile £11.00 £9.52 £9.75
90th Percentile £43.30 £25.00 £47.50
England median hourly rate £19.00 £18.70 £18.70
% change year-on-year +1.60% - +1.70%

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 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
Nottinghamshire +1 127 £388 -13.89% 177
Leicestershire 0 118 £363 -7.94% 94
Northamptonshire 0 46 £375 -8.54% 55
Derbyshire -3 43 £425 +6.25% 62
Lincolnshire +3 14 £275 -50.00% 54
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

1 141 (39.83%) JavaScript
2 124 (35.03%) C#
3 122 (34.46%) .NET
4 101 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
5 99 (27.97%) CSS
6 92 (25.99%) HTML
7 90 (25.42%) SQL
8 75 (21.19%) AngularJS
9 69 (19.49%) Microsoft
10 68 (19.21%) React
11 61 (17.23%) SQL Server
12 57 (16.10%) MVC
13 48 (13.56%) Java
14 43 (12.15%) ASP.NET
15 40 (11.30%) .NET Framework
16 39 (11.02%) DevOps
16 39 (11.02%) Azure
16 39 (11.02%) Oracle
17 38 (10.73%) Front End Development
18 35 (9.89%) Finance
18 35 (9.89%) Git (software)
19 34 (9.60%) Entity Framework
19 34 (9.60%) .NET Core
20 33 (9.32%) RESTful
20 33 (9.32%) Law
20 33 (9.32%) PHP
20 33 (9.32%) jQuery
21 31 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
22 30 (8.47%) E-Commerce
22 30 (8.47%) Scrum

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 9 (2.54%) ArcGIS
2 6 (1.69%) Apache
3 5 (1.41%) SharePoint
4 4 (1.13%) CMS
4 4 (1.13%) Confluence
4 4 (1.13%) WordPress
5 3 (0.85%) Mendix
5 3 (0.85%) ThingWorx
5 3 (0.85%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.56%) EPiServer
6 2 (0.56%) Ethereum
6 2 (0.56%) Hyperledger
6 2 (0.56%) SAS
6 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.28%) Smallworld
Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Adobe Illustrator
1 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.13%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.28%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Dynamics CRM
1 4 (1.13%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (0.56%) Primavera
2 2 (0.56%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.28%) BASE24
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.28%) Eikon
3 1 (0.28%) Exstream
3 1 (0.28%) Magento
3 1 (0.28%) Maximo
3 1 (0.28%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
3 1 (0.28%) Oracle Retail
Cloud Services
1 39 (11.02%) Azure
2 21 (5.93%) AWS
2 21 (5.93%) Power Platform
3 12 (3.39%) npm
4 7 (1.98%) Dynamics 365
5 5 (1.41%) GitHub
6 4 (1.13%) GCP
6 4 (1.13%) SaaS
7 3 (0.85%) Serverless
8 2 (0.56%) Apigee
8 2 (0.56%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.56%) iPaaS
8 2 (0.56%) Office 365
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon EMR
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.28%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (0.28%) Azure Functions
9 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.56%) HTTP
2 1 (0.28%) ATM
2 1 (0.28%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (17.23%) SQL Server
2 25 (7.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 22 (6.21%) MySQL
4 20 (5.65%) Power BI
5 17 (4.80%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.95%) Data Warehouse
6 14 (3.95%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 10 (2.82%) GIS
8 8 (2.26%) Geospatial Data
8 8 (2.26%) SQL Server 2014
8 8 (2.26%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 7 (1.98%) MariaDB
9 7 (1.98%) MongoDB
9 7 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
10 5 (1.41%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.41%) Oracle BI EE
10 5 (1.41%) Oracle Database
11 4 (1.13%) UniData
12 3 (0.85%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (9.89%) Git (software)
2 22 (6.21%) Visual Studio
3 18 (5.08%) gulp
4 15 (4.24%) Grunt
5 14 (3.95%) JIRA
6 12 (3.39%) Jenkins
6 12 (3.39%) Selenium
6 12 (3.39%) Team Foundation Server
7 9 (2.54%) webpack
8 8 (2.26%) Vagrant
9 7 (1.98%) Jasmine
9 7 (1.98%) Maven
10 6 (1.69%) Cucumber
11 5 (1.41%) Bitbucket
11 5 (1.41%) JUnit
12 4 (1.13%) Subversion
13 3 (0.85%) GitLab
13 3 (0.85%) Moq
13 3 (0.85%) PHPUnit
13 3 (0.85%) Travis CI
General
1 35 (9.89%) Finance
2 33 (9.32%) Law
3 30 (8.47%) Retail
4 6 (1.69%) Public Sector
4 6 (1.69%) Telecoms
5 3 (0.85%) Games
5 3 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 3 (0.85%) Marketing
6 2 (0.56%) Automotive
6 2 (0.56%) Banking
6 2 (0.56%) Billing
7 1 (0.28%) Electronics
7 1 (0.28%) Police
7 1 (0.28%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 122 (34.46%) .NET
2 99 (27.97%) CSS
3 92 (25.99%) HTML
4 75 (21.19%) AngularJS
5 68 (19.21%) React
6 43 (12.15%) ASP.NET
7 40 (11.30%) .NET Framework
8 34 (9.60%) .NET Core
8 34 (9.60%) Entity Framework
9 33 (9.32%) jQuery
9 33 (9.32%) RESTful
10 29 (8.19%) Node.js
11 28 (7.91%) CSS3
11 28 (7.91%) HTML5
12 25 (7.06%) ASP.NET Web API
13 24 (6.78%) Web Services
14 21 (5.93%) SOAP
14 21 (5.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (5.08%) Laravel
15 18 (5.08%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 28 (7.91%) Greenfield Project
2 16 (4.52%) Mobile App
3 14 (3.95%) User Experience
4 13 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
5 9 (2.54%) Reference Data
6 7 (1.98%) Cloud Native
7 6 (1.69%) Algorithms
8 4 (1.13%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.13%) EPoS
9 3 (0.85%) Animation
9 3 (0.85%) e-Learning
9 3 (0.85%) Graphic Design
9 3 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 3 (0.85%) NHS
9 3 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
10 2 (0.56%) SCADA
10 2 (0.56%) Virtual Team
11 1 (0.28%) Data Centre
11 1 (0.28%) iSeries
11 1 (0.28%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 16 (4.52%) Apple iOS
2 14 (3.95%) Android
3 13 (3.67%) Linux
4 11 (3.11%) Windows
5 5 (1.41%) CentOS
5 5 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.13%) Unix
7 1 (0.28%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (28.53%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (16.10%) MVC
3 39 (11.02%) DevOps
4 38 (10.73%) Front End Development
5 31 (8.76%) Business Intelligence
6 30 (8.47%) E-Commerce
6 30 (8.47%) Scrum
7 26 (7.34%) Unit Testing
8 25 (7.06%) Test Automation
9 24 (6.78%) Data Modelling
10 22 (6.21%) Analytics
10 22 (6.21%) Microservices
11 21 (5.93%) TDD
12 17 (4.80%) Problem-Solving
13 16 (4.52%) ETL
14 15 (4.24%) Data Analysis
15 14 (3.95%) Responsive Web Design
15 14 (3.95%) Web Development
16 13 (3.67%) MVVM
16 13 (3.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 141 (39.83%) JavaScript
2 124 (35.03%) C#
3 90 (25.42%) SQL
4 48 (13.56%) Java
5 33 (9.32%) PHP
6 30 (8.47%) TypeScript
7 24 (6.78%) T-SQL
8 10 (2.82%) C++
8 10 (2.82%) Objective-C
9 9 (2.54%) Java 8
9 9 (2.54%) PowerShell
10 8 (2.26%) PL/SQL
11 7 (1.98%) Python
12 6 (1.69%) ES6
13 4 (1.13%) PHP 7
13 4 (1.13%) Ruby
14 3 (0.85%) Apple Swift
14 3 (0.85%) VB.NET
14 3 (0.85%) VBA
15 2 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (4.80%) Security Cleared
2 15 (4.24%) Degree
3 14 (3.95%) SC Cleared
4 11 (3.11%) BPSS Clearance
5 7 (1.98%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (1.98%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.69%) MCSD
7 3 (0.85%) Sun Certification
8 2 (0.56%) ISEB
8 2 (0.56%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.39%) QA
System Software
1 12 (3.39%) Docker
2 1 (0.28%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (1.69%) Kubernetes
2 2 (0.56%) MIIS
3 1 (0.28%) Control-M
3 1 (0.28%) Istio
3 1 (0.28%) Terraform
Vendors
1 69 (19.49%) Microsoft
2 39 (11.02%) Oracle
3 15 (4.24%) Cognos
4 12 (3.39%) Xamarin
5 11 (3.11%) SAP
5 11 (3.11%) Telerik
5 11 (3.11%) Zend
6 10 (2.82%) IBM
7 9 (2.54%) ESRI
8 6 (1.69%) Informatica
9 5 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.13%) Adobe
10 4 (1.13%) Hyperion
10 4 (1.13%) Teradata
11 3 (0.85%) Google
11 3 (0.85%) MuleSoft
11 3 (0.85%) Sun
11 3 (0.85%) Tableau
11 3 (0.85%) Twitter
12 2 (0.56%) jBASE