Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Herefordshire during the 6 months to 23 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.

Developer
West Midlands > Herefordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 7 11 12
Rank change year-on-year +4 +1 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 6 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 18.75% 8.33% 13.19%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.00% 8.51% 13.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 2 13
Herefordshire median daily rate £325 £278 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.12% -30.63% +23.08%
10th Percentile £294 £264 £283
90th Percentile £359 £287 £475
West Midlands median daily rate £375 £370 £340
% change year-on-year +1.35% +8.82% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Herefordshire median hourly rate - - -
West Midlands median hourly rate £31.25 £22.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year +42.05% +25.71% -36.36%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire. 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
Herefordshire
Contract vacancies in Herefordshire with a recognized job title 25 47 89
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 78.13% 97.92% 97.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 31 63
Herefordshire median daily rate £324 £363 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.69% -9.38% +16.36%
10th Percentile £199 £100 £309
90th Percentile £557 £500 £510
West Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 8 4
Herefordshire median hourly rate £18.75 £25.75 £17.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.18% +51.47% +91.55%
10th Percentile £15.38 £11.91 £12.80
90th Percentile £25.13 £38.98 £21.05
West Midlands median hourly rate £17.25 £15.43 £17.00
% change year-on-year +11.83% -9.26% +5.07%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Herefordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Herefordshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Herefordshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Herefordshire

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Herefordshire

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, 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 Herefordshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C#
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (33.33%) Retail
4 2 (33.33%) Google
4 2 (33.33%) CSS
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) MySQL
5 1 (16.67%) Windows
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) TDD
5 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
5 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) BDD
5 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
5 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
5 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 1 (16.67%) Docker

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Herefordshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) MongoDB
2 1 (16.67%) MySQL
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
General
1 2 (33.33%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (100.00%) .NET
1 6 (100.00%) ASP.NET
2 5 (83.33%) AngularJS
3 2 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC 5
3 2 (33.33%) CSS
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) Angular 2
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Acceptance Criteria
3 1 (16.67%) BDD
3 1 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 1 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (16.67%) SDLC
3 1 (16.67%) TDD
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) Java
System Software
1 1 (16.67%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Google