Period
to 20 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hounslow during the 6 months to 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 2 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 +9 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 109 41 29
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hounslow 34.71% 18.64% 10.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 37.20% 20.50% 10.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 91 26 23
Hounslow median daily rate £525 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +23.53% +6.25% +0.31%
10th Percentile £375 £319 £313
90th Percentile £590 £491 £488
West London median daily rate £500 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +21.21% +3.13% +5.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Hounslow median hourly rate - £55.00 -
West London median hourly rate £35.00 £42.00 £41.25
% change year-on-year -16.67% +1.82% +11.49%

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 293 200 271
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.31% 90.91% 95.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 182 110 199
Hounslow median daily rate £500 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +17.65% +3.03% +1.85%
10th Percentile £261 £209 £238
90th Percentile £600 £539 £506
West London median daily rate £450 £418 £413
% change year-on-year +7.66% +1.33% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 17 16
Hounslow median hourly rate £13.50 £12.00 £19.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -37.66% -45.00%
10th Percentile £12.75 £8.80 £14.07
90th Percentile £38.88 £63.13 £33.38
West London median hourly rate £19.41 £21.50 £19.50
% change year-on-year -9.72% +10.26% +11.43%

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 20 January 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 20 January 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 - 58 £525 - 2
Osterley - 20 £475 -
Brentford +4 8 £375 +25.00% 1
Chiswick -12 5 £325 -18.75% 1
Feltham -11 4 £469 +10.29% 5
Developer
West London

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

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, 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 Hounslow region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 82 (75.23%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (60.55%) TDD
3 49 (44.95%) Pair Programming
4 47 (43.12%) RESTful
4 47 (43.12%) BDD
5 44 (40.37%) Java
6 40 (36.70%) Web Services
7 38 (34.86%) Continuous Integration
8 37 (33.94%) Git (software)
8 37 (33.94%) JavaScript
9 34 (31.19%) Unix
9 34 (31.19%) CSS
9 34 (31.19%) Continuous Improvement
10 33 (30.28%) NoSQL
11 31 (28.44%) User Stories
11 31 (28.44%) Continuous Delivery
12 30 (27.52%) Test Automation
13 29 (26.61%) Software Engineering
13 29 (26.61%) SQL
14 28 (25.69%) Cucumber
15 27 (24.77%) High Availability
15 27 (24.77%) Python
16 26 (23.85%) Linux
16 26 (23.85%) Acceptance Criteria
17 25 (22.94%) Spring
17 25 (22.94%) Scrum
18 24 (22.02%) HTML
19 22 (20.18%) JUnit
20 21 (19.27%) CSS3
20 21 (19.27%) HTML5

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 10 (9.17%) Elasticsearch
2 9 (8.26%) Apache
3 3 (2.75%) CMS
3 3 (2.75%) OpenStack
4 2 (1.83%) Confluence
4 2 (1.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.92%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.92%) Drupal
5 1 (0.92%) Joomla!
5 1 (0.92%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (1.83%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.92%) InVision
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.09%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (4.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.75%) OpenShift
4 2 (1.83%) BrowserStack
4 2 (1.83%) GitHub
5 1 (0.92%) Google Play
5 1 (0.92%) Office 365
5 1 (0.92%) SaaS
5 1 (0.92%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 10 (9.17%) HTTP
2 9 (8.26%) TCP/IP
3 3 (2.75%) Internet
4 1 (0.92%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (30.28%) NoSQL
2 15 (13.76%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (11.93%) MongoDB
4 9 (8.26%) Relational Database
5 8 (7.34%) SQL Server
6 7 (6.42%) RDBMS
7 5 (4.59%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (4.59%) Oracle Database
8 4 (3.67%) MySQL
8 4 (3.67%) OLTP
9 2 (1.83%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (1.83%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.92%) Big Data
10 1 (0.92%) Power BI
10 1 (0.92%) PowerPivot
10 1 (0.92%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.92%) QlikView
10 1 (0.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.92%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 37 (33.94%) Git (software)
2 28 (25.69%) Cucumber
3 22 (20.18%) JUnit
4 19 (17.43%) Mockito
5 18 (16.51%) Jenkins
6 11 (10.09%) Gradle
7 10 (9.17%) IntelliJ
8 9 (8.26%) JMeter
9 7 (6.42%) Appium
9 7 (6.42%) Xcode
10 6 (5.50%) Selenium
10 6 (5.50%) Subversion
10 6 (5.50%) WebDriver
11 5 (4.59%) Calabash
12 4 (3.67%) JIRA
12 4 (3.67%) Mocha
12 4 (3.67%) Protractor
13 2 (1.83%) Hudson
13 2 (1.83%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (10.09%) Games
2 3 (2.75%) Finance
3 2 (1.83%) Back Office
3 2 (1.83%) Electronics
3 2 (1.83%) Manufacturing
3 2 (1.83%) Marketing
3 2 (1.83%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.92%) Publishing
4 1 (0.92%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (43.12%) RESTful
2 40 (36.70%) Web Services
3 34 (31.19%) CSS
4 25 (22.94%) Spring
5 24 (22.02%) HTML
6 21 (19.27%) CSS3
6 21 (19.27%) HTML5
7 19 (17.43%) Dropwizard
8 17 (15.60%) Node.js
9 14 (12.84%) React
10 13 (11.93%) REST
11 12 (11.01%) AngularJS
11 12 (11.01%) Redux
12 11 (10.09%) Grails
12 11 (10.09%) JSON
13 10 (9.17%) Elastic Stack
13 10 (9.17%) jQuery
14 9 (8.26%) Guice
14 9 (8.26%) Ratpack
14 9 (8.26%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.09%) Video on Demand
2 8 (7.34%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.34%) Mobile App
3 7 (6.42%) Linux Command Line
3 7 (6.42%) Video\Live Streaming
4 4 (3.67%) Data Structures
5 3 (2.75%) User Experience
6 2 (1.83%) iPad
6 2 (1.83%) iPhone
6 2 (1.83%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (0.92%) Blog
7 1 (0.92%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.92%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.92%) Digital TV
7 1 (0.92%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.92%) Interactive TV
7 1 (0.92%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.92%) Oculus Rift
7 1 (0.92%) STB
7 1 (0.92%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 34 (31.19%) Unix
2 26 (23.85%) Linux
3 3 (2.75%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.83%) Windows
4 2 (1.83%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.92%) Android
5 1 (0.92%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (75.23%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (60.55%) TDD
3 49 (44.95%) Pair Programming
4 47 (43.12%) BDD
5 38 (34.86%) Continuous Integration
6 34 (31.19%) Continuous Improvement
7 31 (28.44%) Continuous Delivery
7 31 (28.44%) User Stories
8 30 (27.52%) Test Automation
9 29 (26.61%) Software Engineering
10 27 (24.77%) High Availability
11 26 (23.85%) Acceptance Criteria
12 25 (22.94%) Scrum
13 19 (17.43%) Kanban
14 17 (15.60%) Open Source
15 16 (14.68%) DevOps
15 16 (14.68%) Microservices
15 16 (14.68%) Performance Tuning
16 14 (12.84%) Front End Development
16 14 (12.84%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 44 (40.37%) Java
2 37 (33.94%) JavaScript
3 29 (26.61%) SQL
4 27 (24.77%) Python
5 20 (18.35%) Groovy
5 20 (18.35%) Shell Script
6 18 (16.51%) Scala
7 14 (12.84%) Ruby
8 10 (9.17%) Bash Shell
8 10 (9.17%) Kotlin
9 8 (7.34%) C++
10 7 (6.42%) Apple Swift
10 7 (6.42%) C#
11 6 (5.50%) T-SQL
12 5 (4.59%) Perl
13 3 (2.75%) PHP
13 3 (2.75%) VB.NET
14 2 (1.83%) C
14 2 (1.83%) Objective-C
14 2 (1.83%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 13 (11.93%) Degree
2 3 (2.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.92%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (11.93%) QA
2 3 (2.75%) OASIS TOSCA
3 2 (1.83%) Data Quality
3 2 (1.83%) WCAG
System Software
1 19 (17.43%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (13.76%) Kubernetes
2 11 (10.09%) Kibana
2 11 (10.09%) logstash
3 10 (9.17%) Grafana
4 3 (2.75%) Cloudify
4 3 (2.75%) StackStorm
5 1 (0.92%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 11 (10.09%) AppDynamics
1 11 (10.09%) Splunk
2 8 (7.34%) Oracle
3 6 (5.50%) Apple
4 5 (4.59%) Microsoft
4 5 (4.59%) Sybase
4 5 (4.59%) Xamarin
5 2 (1.83%) Capita
5 2 (1.83%) SAP
6 1 (0.92%) Google
6 1 (0.92%) JDA
6 1 (0.92%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.92%) Tableau
6 1 (0.92%) Teradata
6 1 (0.92%) Zend