The median contractor rate for a Developer was £306 per day in advertised job vacancies in Herefordshire during the 3 months to 28 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.

Developer
West Midlands / Herefordshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 6 6 3
Rank change year-on-year 0 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 6 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 27.27% 6.67% 11.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.50% 7.14% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 0 1
Median daily rate £306 - £188
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire. 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
Herefordshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 16 14 9
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire 72.73% 93.33% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 6 5
Median daily rate £300 £400 £401
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -25.00% -0.12%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £375 £323
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £525 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 7 1
Median hourly rate - £37.50 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +167.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Herefordshire

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

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 28 June 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 27 (84.38%) JavaScript
1 27 (84.38%) HTML
2 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 21 (65.63%) C#
3 20 (62.50%) .NET
4 19 (59.38%) CSS
4 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (56.25%) MVC
5 18 (56.25%) ASP.NET
6 17 (53.13%) MySQL
6 17 (53.13%) SQL Server 2012
6 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
7 14 (43.75%) Google
8 11 (34.38%) Java
8 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
9 10 (31.25%) BDD
9 10 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 10 (31.25%) Docker
9 10 (31.25%) Google Cloud Platform
9 10 (31.25%) TDD
9 10 (31.25%) Angular 2
10 9 (28.13%) SDLC
10 9 (28.13%) PHP
10 9 (28.13%) Windows
10 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
11 8 (25.00%) User Experience
11 8 (25.00%) W3C
11 8 (25.00%) CMS
12 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
13 6 (18.75%) MongoDB

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:

Application Platforms
1 8 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 10 (31.25%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (65.63%) SQL Server
2 17 (53.13%) MySQL
2 17 (53.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (18.75%) MongoDB
3 6 (18.75%) NoSQL
4 2 (6.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.13%) NetBeans
General
1 5 (15.63%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (84.38%) HTML
2 20 (62.50%) .NET
3 19 (59.38%) CSS
4 18 (56.25%) ASP.NET
5 17 (53.13%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 11 (34.38%) AngularJS
7 10 (31.25%) Angular 2
7 10 (31.25%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 4 (12.50%) HTML5
8 4 (12.50%) REST
9 2 (6.25%) .NET Core
9 2 (6.25%) WPF
9 2 (6.25%) XML
10 1 (3.13%) .NET Framework
10 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET MVC
10 1 (3.13%) ASP.NET Web API
10 1 (3.13%) Entity Framework
10 1 (3.13%) JSON
10 1 (3.13%) PhoneGap
10 1 (3.13%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (25.00%) User Experience
1 8 (25.00%) W3C
2 3 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 9 (28.13%) Windows
2 1 (3.13%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (59.38%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (56.25%) MVC
3 10 (31.25%) BDD
3 10 (31.25%) TDD
4 9 (28.13%) Mentoring
4 9 (28.13%) SDLC
5 7 (21.88%) Test Automation
6 6 (18.75%) Migration
7 5 (15.63%) Web Development
8 4 (12.50%) E-Commerce
9 1 (3.13%) Android Development
9 1 (3.13%) API Development
9 1 (3.13%) Domain-Driven Design
9 1 (3.13%) Line Management
9 1 (3.13%) Scrum
9 1 (3.13%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 27 (84.38%) JavaScript
2 21 (65.63%) C#
3 11 (34.38%) Java
4 9 (28.13%) PHP
5 3 (9.38%) SQL
6 2 (6.25%) VB.NET
System Software
1 10 (31.25%) Docker
Vendors
1 14 (43.75%) Google
2 1 (3.13%) Xamarin