Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Developer was £500 per day in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 24 November 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
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 759 728 682
Rank change year-on-year -31 -46 -31
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 103 128 184
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in England 0.11% 0.13% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.14% 0.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 67 95
England median daily rate £500 £475 £448
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +6.15% -0.56%
10th Percentile £296 £366 £354
90th Percentile £638 £643 £613
UK median daily rate £475 £453 £450
% change year-on-year +4.97% +0.56% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
England median hourly rate - £60.00 -
UK median hourly rate - £60.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in 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
England
Contract vacancies in England with a recognized job title 89838 92421 99413
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.76% 94.75% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 59916 60828 64292
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
10th Percentile £263 £256 £250
90th Percentile £630 £600 £600
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2650 3012 3838
England median hourly rate £18.50 £18.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +2.78% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.85 £46.94 £45.00
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year +3.81% - +9.09%

Technical Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
London -28 43 £530 +6.00% 8
South East +15 26 £510 +33.33% 1
North of England +35 12 £433 -8.95% 7
Midlands +35 10 £400 -26.61% 1
Yorkshire +27 10 £440 -30.98% 3
East of England +3 10 £425 -22.73% 2
West Midlands +26 8 £406 -12.63% 1
North West +17 2 £385 -3.75% 4
East Midlands -1 2 £185 -
South West -4 2 - -
Technical Developer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 45 (43.69%) Java
2 38 (36.89%) .NET
3 37 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (29.13%) SQL
5 26 (25.24%) C#
5 26 (25.24%) Finance
6 23 (22.33%) Banking
7 19 (18.45%) Selenium
8 18 (17.48%) Git (software)
9 17 (16.50%) Scrum
9 17 (16.50%) TDD
9 17 (16.50%) DevOps
10 16 (15.53%) AngularJS
10 16 (15.53%) RESTful
10 16 (15.53%) Web Services
11 15 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
11 15 (14.56%) Cucumber
12 14 (13.59%) Node.js
12 14 (13.59%) Test Scripting
12 14 (13.59%) Spring
12 14 (13.59%) JavaScript
12 14 (13.59%) VBA
12 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Excel
13 13 (12.62%) CMS
13 13 (12.62%) HTML
13 13 (12.62%) XML
13 13 (12.62%) REST
13 13 (12.62%) Microservices
14 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
14 12 (11.65%) Test Automation

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 13 (12.62%) CMS
2 5 (4.85%) NServiceBus
3 3 (2.91%) Apache
3 3 (2.91%) Apache Solr
4 2 (1.94%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.94%) MS Exchange
4 2 (1.94%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.94%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.97%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.97%) Drupal
5 1 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.97%) JBoss
5 1 (0.97%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.97%) WordPress
Applications
1 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (1.94%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (1.94%) Photoshop
2 2 (1.94%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle EBS
2 1 (0.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Applications
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Financial Analyzer
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
2 1 (0.97%) Raiser's Edge
2 1 (0.97%) Remedy AR System
2 1 (0.97%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.68%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.91%) Amazon EC2
3 3 (2.91%) CloudSense
4 1 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.97%) IaaS
4 1 (0.97%) PaaS
4 1 (0.97%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.91%) AMQP
2 2 (1.94%) PuTTY
2 2 (1.94%) WinSCP
3 1 (0.97%) DNS
3 1 (0.97%) Firewall
3 1 (0.97%) HTTP
3 1 (0.97%) Internet
3 1 (0.97%) LDAP
3 1 (0.97%) SSL
3 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.77%) MongoDB
1 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.83%) NoSQL
3 4 (3.88%) Big Data
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database
3 4 (3.88%) Oracle Database 11g
3 4 (3.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 3 (2.91%) Hadoop
4 3 (2.91%) Oracle Reports
4 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
5 2 (1.94%) MySQL
5 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.97%) DB2
6 1 (0.97%) GIS
6 1 (0.97%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.97%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 19 (18.45%) Selenium
2 18 (17.48%) Git (software)
3 15 (14.56%) Cucumber
4 9 (8.74%) Maven
5 8 (7.77%) Jenkins
6 7 (6.80%) SpecFlow
6 7 (6.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (6.80%) Visual Studio
7 4 (3.88%) JIRA
7 4 (3.88%) JUnit
7 4 (3.88%) Subversion
8 3 (2.91%) Oracle APEX
9 2 (1.94%) Ant
9 2 (1.94%) Eclipse
9 2 (1.94%) HP UFT
9 2 (1.94%) jMock
9 2 (1.94%) LoadRunner
9 2 (1.94%) Mockito
9 2 (1.94%) SoapUI
9 2 (1.94%) TestNG
General
1 26 (25.24%) Finance
2 23 (22.33%) Banking
3 5 (4.85%) Retail
4 4 (3.88%) Marketing
5 3 (2.91%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.94%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.94%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.97%) Advertising
7 1 (0.97%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (36.89%) .NET
2 16 (15.53%) AngularJS
2 16 (15.53%) RESTful
2 16 (15.53%) Web Services
3 14 (13.59%) Node.js
3 14 (13.59%) Spring
4 13 (12.62%) HTML
4 13 (12.62%) REST
4 13 (12.62%) XML
5 11 (10.68%) ASP.NET
5 11 (10.68%) Spring Boot
6 9 (8.74%) JSON
7 8 (7.77%) CSS
8 7 (6.80%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (6.80%) jQuery
8 7 (6.80%) SOAP
8 7 (6.80%) Swagger
9 6 (5.83%) Hibernate
9 6 (5.83%) J2EE
10 5 (4.85%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.85%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (2.91%) Hedge funds
2 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.94%) Virtual Team
4 1 (0.97%) Algorithms
4 1 (0.97%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.97%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.97%) Enterprise Cloud
4 1 (0.97%) Fixed Income
4 1 (0.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (0.97%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.83%) Windows
2 5 (4.85%) Linux
3 3 (2.91%) Windows Server
4 2 (1.94%) Android
4 2 (1.94%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.94%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (16.50%) DevOps
2 17 (16.50%) Scrum
2 17 (16.50%) TDD
3 15 (14.56%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (13.59%) Test Scripting
5 13 (12.62%) Microservices
6 12 (11.65%) Test Automation
7 10 (9.71%) MVC
8 8 (7.77%) BDD
8 8 (7.77%) Coaching
8 8 (7.77%) E-Commerce
8 8 (7.77%) SOA
8 8 (7.77%) User Stories
8 8 (7.77%) Web Development
9 7 (6.80%) Data Modelling
9 7 (6.80%) Migration
10 6 (5.83%) SOLID
10 6 (5.83%) Technical Architecture
11 5 (4.85%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 45 (43.69%) Java
2 30 (29.13%) SQL
3 26 (25.24%) C#
4 14 (13.59%) JavaScript
4 14 (13.59%) VBA
5 6 (5.83%) PHP
6 4 (3.88%) PL/SQL
6 4 (3.88%) Ruby
6 4 (3.88%) Scala
7 3 (2.91%) C++
7 3 (2.91%) F#
8 2 (1.94%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.97%) BeanShell
9 1 (0.97%) ES6
9 1 (0.97%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.97%) PowerShell
9 1 (0.97%) Python
9 1 (0.97%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.97%) VB.NET
9 1 (0.97%) X++
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) Degree
1 5 (4.85%) SC Cleared
1 5 (4.85%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.97%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.94%) QA
2 1 (0.97%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (7.77%) Docker
2 4 (3.88%) vSphere
3 2 (1.94%) Varnish
3 2 (1.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (7.77%) Puppet
2 2 (1.94%) Ansible
2 2 (1.94%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.97%) Control-M
3 1 (0.97%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (11.65%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.80%) Oracle
3 5 (4.85%) HP
3 5 (4.85%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (3.88%) Red Hat
4 4 (3.88%) VMware
5 3 (2.91%) IBM
5 3 (2.91%) webMethods
6 2 (1.94%) BMC
6 2 (1.94%) Cloudera
6 2 (1.94%) SAP
6 2 (1.94%) ServiceNow
6 2 (1.94%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.94%) Software AG
6 2 (1.94%) Symantec
7 1 (0.97%) ESRI
7 1 (0.97%) LANDesk
7 1 (0.97%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.97%) Remedy
7 1 (0.97%) Tableau