Period
to 18 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Digital Developer was £250 per day in advertised job vacancies in the East of England during the 6 months to 18 February 2019.

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.

Digital Developer
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 186 199 180
Rank change year-on-year +13 -19 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Digital Developer 1 3 5
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.024% 0.065% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.025% 0.068% 0.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 3
East of England median daily rate £250 £451 £475
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -44.60% -5.00% -5.00%
10th Percentile £225 £416 £423
90th Percentile £275 £479 £503
England median daily rate £575 £525 £448
% change year-on-year +9.52% +17.32% +5.29%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
East of England median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £23.80 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England. 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 of England
Contract vacancies in the East of England with a recognized job title 3,961 4,390 4,236
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.86% 94.92% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,318 2,534 2,446
East of England median daily rate £425 £419 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.49% +4.69% -
10th Percentile £200 £200 £200
90th Percentile £588 £582 £550
England median daily rate £475 £450 £425
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +1.19%
Number of hourly rates quoted 275 297 337
East of England median hourly rate £16.00 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -15.79% -5.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £10.61 £10.65 £11.00
90th Percentile £50.30 £47.50 £47.50
England median hourly rate £18.70 £18.70 £18.50
% change year-on-year - +1.08% -

Digital Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings that featured Digital Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Digital Developer in the East of England

Digital Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Digital Developer in the East of England.

Contractor daily rate trend for Digital Developer in the East of England

Digital Developer
Contract Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Digital Developer within the East of England region over the 6 months to 18 February 2019. 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
Hertfordshire +5 1 £250 - 1
Digital Developer
England

Digital Developer Skill Set
Top 11 Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2019, Digital 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 of England region featuring Digital Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) R

Digital Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 1 (100.00%) LTE
1 1 (100.00%) WCDMA
General
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Digital Signal Processing
1 1 (100.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Assembly Language
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) MATLAB
1 1 (100.00%) R