Period
to 23 April 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hounslow during the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

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 London > Hounslow
6 months to
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 5 12
Rank change year-on-year +3 +7 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 82 27 20
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 28.87% 14.44% 7.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.06% 16.98% 7.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 14 19
Hounslow median daily rate £525 £419 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.37% -1.47% +12.21%
10th Percentile £400 £269 £355
90th Percentile £613 £486 £507
West London median daily rate £500 £425 £425
% change year-on-year +17.65% - +13.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Hounslow median hourly rate - - -
West London median hourly rate £42.50 £24.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year +71.70% -33.99% +1.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hounslow. 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
Hounslow
Contract vacancies in Hounslow with a recognized job title 264 159 256
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.96% 85.03% 93.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 64 182
Hounslow median daily rate £475 £408 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.56% -2.98% +7.69%
10th Percentile £229 £200 £256
90th Percentile £592 £517 £547
West London median daily rate £475 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +11.76% +1.19% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 10 12
Hounslow median hourly rate £23.00 £12.75 £18.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +80.39% -29.66% -36.96%
10th Percentile £13.80 £8.95 £11.40
90th Percentile £44.30 £58.13 £49.50
West London median hourly rate £24.92 £25.00 £17.81
% change year-on-year -0.32% +40.37% -17.16%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hounslow

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Hounslow

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Hounslow

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hounslow

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Hounslow over the 6 months to 23 April 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Hounslow

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hounslow

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Hounslow

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Hounslow

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Hounslow region over the 6 months to 23 April 2018. 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
Isleworth -1 42 £540 - 5
Chiswick -7 13 £475 +52.00%
Osterley +7 9 £575 +19.79%
Brentford +2 6 £513 +13.89% 2
Feltham +1 6 £400 -3.03% 1
Developer
West London

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2018, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hounslow region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 68 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (68.29%) TDD
3 43 (52.44%) Java
4 40 (48.78%) Pair Programming
5 39 (47.56%) BDD
6 37 (45.12%) Continuous Integration
7 33 (40.24%) Continuous Delivery
8 31 (37.80%) NoSQL
8 31 (37.80%) RESTful
8 31 (37.80%) Software Engineering
9 30 (36.59%) Web Services
10 27 (32.93%) Test Automation
11 25 (30.49%) Continuous Improvement
11 25 (30.49%) Unix
11 25 (30.49%) Spring
12 24 (29.27%) Scrum
12 24 (29.27%) Cucumber
13 23 (28.05%) Mockito
13 23 (28.05%) High Availability
13 23 (28.05%) JUnit
13 23 (28.05%) Git (software)
14 22 (26.83%) Groovy
14 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
14 22 (26.83%) User Stories
14 22 (26.83%) Dropwizard
15 21 (25.61%) REST
15 21 (25.61%) SQL
16 20 (24.39%) Kanban
16 20 (24.39%) Microservices
17 19 (23.17%) Acceptance Criteria

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hounslow 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 14 (17.07%) Elasticsearch
2 11 (13.41%) Apache
3 4 (4.88%) NServiceBus
4 2 (2.44%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.44%) Confluence
4 2 (2.44%) IIS
5 1 (1.22%) CMS
5 1 (1.22%) Mongoose
Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (1.22%) Infor M3
1 1 (1.22%) Magento
1 1 (1.22%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 14 (17.07%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (4.88%) GitHub
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (2.44%) Amazon SQS
4 2 (2.44%) BrowserStack
4 2 (2.44%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.22%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 11 (13.41%) HTTP
2 10 (12.20%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.22%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (37.80%) NoSQL
2 16 (19.51%) MongoDB
3 15 (18.29%) Apache Cassandra
4 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
5 4 (4.88%) RavenDB
6 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (2.44%) Big Data
7 2 (2.44%) OLTP
7 2 (2.44%) Oracle Database
7 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
7 2 (2.44%) Relational Database
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.22%) MySQL
8 1 (1.22%) Qlik Sense
8 1 (1.22%) QlikView
8 1 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 24 (29.27%) Cucumber
2 23 (28.05%) Git (software)
2 23 (28.05%) JUnit
2 23 (28.05%) Mockito
3 18 (21.95%) Jenkins
4 12 (14.63%) IntelliJ
5 11 (13.41%) Gradle
6 10 (12.20%) JMeter
7 4 (4.88%) Octopus Deploy
7 4 (4.88%) TeamCity
8 3 (3.66%) Subversion
9 2 (2.44%) Appium
9 2 (2.44%) CircleCI
9 2 (2.44%) JIRA
9 2 (2.44%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (2.44%) Selenium
9 2 (2.44%) SpecFlow
9 2 (2.44%) WebDriver
10 1 (1.22%) Bitbucket
10 1 (1.22%) Hudson
General
1 12 (14.63%) Games
2 2 (2.44%) Back Office
2 2 (2.44%) Finance
3 1 (1.22%) General Ledger
3 1 (1.22%) Marketing
3 1 (1.22%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (37.80%) RESTful
2 30 (36.59%) Web Services
3 25 (30.49%) Spring
4 22 (26.83%) Dropwizard
5 21 (25.61%) REST
6 18 (21.95%) CSS
7 15 (18.29%) HTML
8 13 (15.85%) CSS3
8 13 (15.85%) HTML5
9 12 (14.63%) Elastic Stack
9 12 (14.63%) Grails
10 11 (13.41%) .NET
11 10 (12.20%) React
12 9 (10.98%) AngularJS
12 9 (10.98%) Redux
13 7 (8.54%) ASP.NET Web API
13 7 (8.54%) Guice
13 7 (8.54%) Kafka
13 7 (8.54%) Node.js
13 7 (8.54%) Ratpack
Miscellaneous
1 10 (12.20%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (7.32%) Video on Demand
3 5 (6.10%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.10%) Over-the-Top Content
4 4 (4.88%) Mobile App
5 2 (2.44%) Chromecast
5 2 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.44%) IPTV
5 2 (2.44%) User Experience
5 2 (2.44%) Video\Live Streaming
6 1 (1.22%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.22%) iPad
6 1 (1.22%) iPhone
6 1 (1.22%) Oculus Rift
6 1 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (30.49%) Unix
2 15 (18.29%) Linux
3 3 (3.66%) Android
4 2 (2.44%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.44%) Windows
4 2 (2.44%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (82.93%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (68.29%) TDD
3 40 (48.78%) Pair Programming
4 39 (47.56%) BDD
5 37 (45.12%) Continuous Integration
6 33 (40.24%) Continuous Delivery
7 31 (37.80%) Software Engineering
8 27 (32.93%) Test Automation
9 25 (30.49%) Continuous Improvement
10 24 (29.27%) Scrum
11 23 (28.05%) High Availability
12 22 (26.83%) User Stories
13 20 (24.39%) Kanban
13 20 (24.39%) Microservices
14 19 (23.17%) Acceptance Criteria
15 18 (21.95%) Open Source
16 17 (20.73%) Unit Testing
17 16 (19.51%) DevOps
18 15 (18.29%) Domain-Driven Design
19 13 (15.85%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 43 (52.44%) Java
2 22 (26.83%) Groovy
2 22 (26.83%) JavaScript
3 21 (25.61%) SQL
4 18 (21.95%) Scala
5 14 (17.07%) Python
5 14 (17.07%) Shell Script
6 12 (14.63%) Bash Shell
6 12 (14.63%) Kotlin
7 10 (12.20%) Ruby
8 8 (9.76%) C#
8 8 (9.76%) Java 8
9 5 (6.10%) C++
10 3 (3.66%) PHP
10 3 (3.66%) PHP 5
10 3 (3.66%) T-SQL
11 2 (2.44%) ES6
11 2 (2.44%) Perl
12 1 (1.22%) Apple Swift
12 1 (1.22%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 5 (6.10%) Degree
2 2 (2.44%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (2.44%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.85%) QA
2 2 (2.44%) GCP
2 2 (2.44%) WCAG
System Software
1 16 (19.51%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (17.07%) Grafana
1 14 (17.07%) Kubernetes
2 12 (14.63%) Kibana
2 12 (14.63%) logstash
3 3 (3.66%) Prometheus
3 3 (3.66%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (2.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 14 (17.07%) Splunk
2 12 (14.63%) AppDynamics
3 7 (8.54%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.66%) Oracle
5 2 (2.44%) Capita
5 2 (2.44%) JD Edwards
5 2 (2.44%) New Relic
5 2 (2.44%) Sybase
6 1 (1.22%) Apple
6 1 (1.22%) Epicor
6 1 (1.22%) Google
6 1 (1.22%) IFS
6 1 (1.22%) Infor
6 1 (1.22%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.22%) Tableau
6 1 (1.22%) Workday