The median contractor rate for a Technical Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

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.

Technical Developer
UK / England
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 528 536 570
Rank change year-on-year +8 +34  
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 61 87 66
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.14% 0.18% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.15% 0.19% 0.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 56 41
Median daily rate £500 £500 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £388 £408 £364
10% offered a daily rate of more than £633 £613 £548
UK excluding London median daily rate £415 £450 £443
% change year-on-year -7.77% +1.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £21.64 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in England. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
England
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 40905 46317 48290
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in England 94.76% 95.03% 94.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 26668 30607 30911
Median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £600 £575
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1248 1357 1858
Median hourly rate £18.00 £17.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +2.85% +6.06%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.44 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £43.50 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Technical Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England that featured Technical Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Developer in England

Technical Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in England

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Developer in England

Technical Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in England

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Developer in England over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Developer in England

Technical Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Developer in England.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Developer in England

Technical Developer
Contract Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Developer within the England region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London -19 32 £530 +0.95% 17
South East +33 9 £485 +10.85% 6
West Midlands +24 5 - - 1
South West +9 5 £388 - 1
North West +13 4 £420 -16.00% 1
Yorkshire +22 3 £438 -10.25% 2
East Midlands -10 3 £185 -58.88% 1
Technical Developer
UK

Technical Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, Technical Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the England region featuring Technical Developer in the job title.

1 50 (42.02%) Java
2 41 (34.45%) SQL
3 37 (31.09%) Finance
4 32 (26.89%) .NET
5 28 (23.53%) Banking
6 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (18.49%) JavaScript
8 17 (14.29%) HTML
8 17 (14.29%) Cucumber
8 17 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
9 16 (13.45%) C#
10 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Excel
11 14 (11.76%) Selenium
11 14 (11.76%) Test Scripting
12 13 (10.92%) VBA
12 13 (10.92%) AngularJS
13 12 (10.08%) DevOps
13 12 (10.08%) NoSQL
13 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET
13 12 (10.08%) Oracle
13 12 (10.08%) IBM
13 12 (10.08%) Scala
14 11 (9.24%) Scrum
15 10 (8.40%) SOA
15 10 (8.40%) SQL Server
15 10 (8.40%) QA
15 10 (8.40%) HTML5
15 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web API
16 9 (7.56%) Mentoring
16 9 (7.56%) Git (software)

Technical Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (5.04%) Apache
1 6 (5.04%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.20%) Apache Solr
2 5 (4.20%) NServiceBus
3 3 (2.52%) Jetty
3 3 (2.52%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 3 (2.52%) StreamWeaver
3 3 (2.52%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.52%) WebLogic
4 2 (1.68%) Oracle Workflow
4 2 (1.68%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.84%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.84%) CMS
5 1 (0.84%) Confluence
5 1 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.84%) MQSeries
5 1 (0.84%) Oracle Application Server
5 1 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (0.84%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (12.61%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (5.04%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (4.20%) Temenos T24
3 2 (1.68%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle 11i
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (1.68%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
4 1 (0.84%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.84%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.84%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
4 1 (0.84%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.20%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (2.52%) CloudSense
2 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.84%) Force.com
3 1 (0.84%) GitHub
3 1 (0.84%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.52%) Internet
2 2 (1.68%) HTTPS
3 1 (0.84%) DNS
3 1 (0.84%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.08%) NoSQL
2 10 (8.40%) SQL Server
3 8 (6.72%) DB2
3 8 (6.72%) Hadoop
3 8 (6.72%) MongoDB
4 7 (5.88%) Big Data
5 4 (3.36%) Apache Hive
5 4 (3.36%) Crystal Reports
5 4 (3.36%) MySQL
5 4 (3.36%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 4 (3.36%) SAP Data Services
6 3 (2.52%) Impala
7 2 (1.68%) Data Lake
7 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.84%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.84%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.84%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.84%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 17 (14.29%) Cucumber
2 14 (11.76%) Selenium
3 9 (7.56%) Git (software)
4 6 (5.04%) Subversion
5 5 (4.20%) SpecFlow
6 2 (1.68%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.68%) JUnit
6 2 (1.68%) Maven
6 2 (1.68%) Oracle Forms
6 2 (1.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.84%) Capybara
7 1 (0.84%) DbUnit
7 1 (0.84%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.84%) JIRA
7 1 (0.84%) jMock
7 1 (0.84%) Mockito
7 1 (0.84%) NUnit
7 1 (0.84%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.84%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.84%) SonarQube
General
1 37 (31.09%) Finance
2 28 (23.53%) Banking
3 9 (7.56%) Retail
4 6 (5.04%) Financial Institution
5 5 (4.20%) Investment Banking
6 4 (3.36%) Front Office
7 3 (2.52%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (1.68%) Back Office
9 1 (0.84%) Law
9 1 (0.84%) Legal
9 1 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.84%) Marketing
9 1 (0.84%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.84%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.89%) .NET
2 17 (14.29%) HTML
3 13 (10.92%) AngularJS
4 12 (10.08%) ASP.NET
5 10 (8.40%) ASP.NET Web API
5 10 (8.40%) HTML5
6 9 (7.56%) CSS
7 8 (6.72%) REST
7 8 (6.72%) XML
8 7 (5.88%) Kafka
8 7 (5.88%) Node.js
8 7 (5.88%) Web Services
9 6 (5.04%) J2EE
9 6 (5.04%) RESTful
10 5 (4.20%) Hibernate
10 5 (4.20%) jQuery
10 5 (4.20%) RabbitMQ
10 5 (4.20%) Reactive Extensions
10 5 (4.20%) Spring
10 5 (4.20%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 17 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 7 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (5.88%) Hedge funds
3 5 (4.20%) Fixed Income
4 4 (3.36%) Virtual Team
5 3 (2.52%) Algorithms
5 3 (2.52%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.68%) Clustering
6 2 (1.68%) Credit Risk
6 2 (1.68%) Derivative
6 2 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.68%) Equities
6 2 (1.68%) Mainframe
6 2 (1.68%) N-Tier
6 2 (1.68%) SWIFT
7 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
7 1 (0.84%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.84%) LIMS
7 1 (0.84%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.84%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.04%) Windows
2 4 (3.36%) Linux
3 2 (1.68%) Unix
4 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
4 1 (0.84%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (21.01%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (11.76%) Test Scripting
3 12 (10.08%) DevOps
4 11 (9.24%) Scrum
5 10 (8.40%) SOA
6 9 (7.56%) E-Commerce
6 9 (7.56%) Mentoring
6 9 (7.56%) TDD
7 8 (6.72%) BDD
7 8 (6.72%) Data Modelling
7 8 (6.72%) MVC
7 8 (6.72%) Test Automation
7 8 (6.72%) Unit Testing
7 8 (6.72%) Workflow
8 7 (5.88%) Low Latency
8 7 (5.88%) OO
8 7 (5.88%) Requirements Analysis
9 6 (5.04%) Microservices
9 6 (5.04%) Multithreading
9 6 (5.04%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 50 (42.02%) Java
2 41 (34.45%) SQL
3 22 (18.49%) JavaScript
4 16 (13.45%) C#
5 13 (10.92%) VBA
6 12 (10.08%) Scala
7 7 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 5 (4.20%) C++
9 3 (2.52%) Python
9 3 (2.52%) TypeScript
9 3 (2.52%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.68%) C
10 2 (1.68%) Groovy
10 2 (1.68%) Ruby
11 1 (0.84%) ABAP
11 1 (0.84%) DCL
11 1 (0.84%) RPG
11 1 (0.84%) Shell Script
11 1 (0.84%) SOQL
11 1 (0.84%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (2.52%) Degree
2 2 (1.68%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.84%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.40%) QA
2 1 (0.84%) EMIR
2 1 (0.84%) ISO 20022
2 1 (0.84%) MiFID
System Software
1 2 (1.68%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.84%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.84%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.68%) Oozie
1 2 (1.68%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.84%) Control-M
2 1 (0.84%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.84%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (10.08%) IBM
1 12 (10.08%) Oracle
2 8 (6.72%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.20%) HP
3 5 (4.20%) SAP
4 4 (3.36%) Epicor
5 3 (2.52%) hybris
5 3 (2.52%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.68%) Calypso
6 2 (1.68%) JD Edwards
6 2 (1.68%) Temenos
6 2 (1.68%) TIBCO
7 1 (0.84%) Adobe
7 1 (0.84%) ATG
7 1 (0.84%) Cognos
7 1 (0.84%) Google
7 1 (0.84%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.84%) Reuters
7 1 (0.84%) Sencha
7 1 (0.84%) Sitecore
Leeds, West Yorkshire
4it Recruitment Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £480 per day 3 Months initially
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
West Yorkshire
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £280 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago