The median contractor rate for a Developer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Herefordshire during the 3 months to 28 March 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 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 4 10
Rank change year-on-year +3 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 26 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Herefordshire 50.98% 26.67% 7.69%
As % of the Job Titles category 53.06% 26.67% 7.69%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 4 1
Median daily rate £300 £438 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -31.42% +59.09%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

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 49 15 26
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Herefordshire 96.08% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 15 18
Median daily rate £330 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.71% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £260 £130
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Median hourly rate - - £23.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Herefordshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Herefordshire over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Herefordshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Herefordshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Herefordshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Herefordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Herefordshire region over the 3 months to 28 March 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
Ross-on-Wye - 8 - -
Hereford -1 4 £300 -29.41%
Developer
West Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 22 (81.48%) JavaScript
1 22 (81.48%) HTML
2 16 (59.26%) MySQL
3 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 15 (55.56%) C#
4 14 (51.85%) .NET
5 13 (48.15%) CSS
5 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (44.44%) MVC
6 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
7 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
8 10 (37.04%) PHP
9 9 (33.33%) Java
9 9 (33.33%) W3C
9 9 (33.33%) CMS
9 9 (33.33%) User Experience
10 8 (29.63%) Google
10 8 (29.63%) BDD
10 8 (29.63%) TDD
11 7 (25.93%) Windows
11 7 (25.93%) SDLC
11 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
11 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
12 6 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 6 (22.22%) Docker
12 6 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
12 6 (22.22%) Angular 2
13 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
13 5 (18.52%) Web Development

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 9 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (3.70%) BizTalk Server
Cloud Services
1 6 (22.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (59.26%) MySQL
2 15 (55.56%) SQL Server
3 11 (40.74%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) MongoDB
4 4 (14.81%) NoSQL
5 2 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) NetBeans
General
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (81.48%) HTML
2 14 (51.85%) .NET
3 13 (48.15%) CSS
4 12 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 11 (40.74%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 7 (25.93%) AngularJS
7 6 (22.22%) Angular 2
7 6 (22.22%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 2 (7.41%) .NET Core
8 2 (7.41%) WPF
8 2 (7.41%) XML
9 1 (3.70%) .NET Framework
9 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (3.70%) ASP.NET Web API
9 1 (3.70%) Entity Framework
9 1 (3.70%) JSON
9 1 (3.70%) PhoneGap
9 1 (3.70%) REST
9 1 (3.70%) Swagger
9 1 (3.70%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 9 (33.33%) User Experience
1 9 (33.33%) W3C
2 3 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Windows
2 1 (3.70%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (48.15%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (44.44%) MVC
3 8 (29.63%) BDD
3 8 (29.63%) TDD
4 7 (25.93%) Mentoring
4 7 (25.93%) SDLC
5 5 (18.52%) Test Automation
5 5 (18.52%) Web Development
6 4 (14.81%) E-Commerce
6 4 (14.81%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Android Development
7 1 (3.70%) API Development
7 1 (3.70%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (3.70%) Line Management
7 1 (3.70%) Scrum
7 1 (3.70%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) JavaScript
2 15 (55.56%) C#
3 10 (37.04%) PHP
4 9 (33.33%) Java
5 3 (11.11%) SQL
6 2 (7.41%) VB.NET
System Software
1 6 (22.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Google
2 1 (3.70%) Xamarin
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