The median contractor rate for a Developer was £340 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 3 months to 26 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 69 54 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 43.67% 36.73% 25.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 45.10% 37.76% 26.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 35 20 31
Median daily rate £340 £300 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% -  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £282 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £378 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 2
Median hourly rate - £39.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +13.57%  
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 Leicester. 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
Leicester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 153 143 149
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 96.84% 97.28% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 52 90
Median daily rate £325 £300 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.33% -7.69%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 13
Median hourly rate £14.50 £35.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -58.57% +141.37%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.40 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Leicester

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Leicester

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicester

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Leicester over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Leicester

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Leicester

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 26 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 Leicester region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 68 (58.12%) JavaScript
2 57 (48.72%) HTML
2 57 (48.72%) CSS
3 47 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
4 39 (33.33%) .NET
5 34 (29.06%) C#
5 34 (29.06%) AngularJS
6 31 (26.50%) Front End Development
7 29 (24.79%) jQuery
8 27 (23.08%) SQL
9 26 (22.22%) MVC
9 26 (22.22%) HTML5
10 25 (21.37%) Ember.js
11 22 (18.80%) Java
11 22 (18.80%) ASP.NET
12 20 (17.09%) RESTful
13 19 (16.24%) ASP.NET MVC
13 19 (16.24%) React
13 19 (16.24%) SQL Server
14 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
14 18 (15.38%) CSS3
15 16 (13.68%) Scrum
15 16 (13.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 15 (12.82%) Adobe
16 15 (12.82%) Web Services
17 14 (11.97%) TDD
18 13 (11.11%) Oracle
18 13 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
19 12 (10.26%) User Experience
19 12 (10.26%) Continuous Integration

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 13 (11.11%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 4 (3.42%) CMS
3 3 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 3 (2.56%) WordPress
4 2 (1.71%) Sitecore CMS
4 2 (1.71%) Umbraco
5 1 (0.85%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (4.27%) Doxygen
2 4 (3.42%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.85%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.85%) MS Office
4 1 (0.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.42%) Magento
2 3 (2.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) GitHub
1 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.85%) PaaS
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (4.27%) Bluetooth
1 5 (4.27%) ZigBee
2 2 (1.71%) FTP
3 1 (0.85%) Ethernet
3 1 (0.85%) Profibus
3 1 (0.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.24%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 5 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (4.27%) SQLite
4 4 (3.42%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.85%) MySQL
5 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.85%) OLTP
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.85%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (6.84%) Git (software)
2 6 (5.13%) Grunt
2 6 (5.13%) gulp
3 5 (4.27%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.56%) jMock
4 3 (2.56%) JUnit
5 2 (1.71%) CocoaPods
5 2 (1.71%) Jasmine
5 2 (1.71%) Karma Test Runner
5 2 (1.71%) Mocha
5 2 (1.71%) Protractor
5 2 (1.71%) Selenium
6 1 (0.85%) JIRA
6 1 (0.85%) Maven
6 1 (0.85%) NUnit
6 1 (0.85%) Subversion
6 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (7.69%) Finance
2 6 (5.13%) Manufacturing
3 5 (4.27%) Advertising
4 4 (3.42%) Retail
5 2 (1.71%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (48.72%) CSS
1 57 (48.72%) HTML
2 39 (33.33%) .NET
3 34 (29.06%) AngularJS
4 29 (24.79%) jQuery
5 26 (22.22%) HTML5
6 25 (21.37%) Ember.js
7 22 (18.80%) ASP.NET
8 20 (17.09%) RESTful
9 19 (16.24%) ASP.NET MVC
9 19 (16.24%) React
10 18 (15.38%) CSS3
11 16 (13.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (12.82%) Web Services
13 9 (7.69%) Ajax
14 7 (5.98%) .NET Framework
14 7 (5.98%) Java EE
14 7 (5.98%) Node.js
15 6 (5.13%) Sass
15 6 (5.13%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (10.26%) User Experience
2 8 (6.84%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (6.84%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.71%) AS400
3 2 (1.71%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.71%) iPhone
3 2 (1.71%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.85%) Animation
4 1 (0.85%) EPoS
4 1 (0.85%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (5.13%) Apple iOS
1 6 (5.13%) Linux
2 5 (4.27%) Android
3 2 (1.71%) Windows
3 2 (1.71%) Windows 10
3 2 (1.71%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (40.17%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (26.50%) Front End Development
3 26 (22.22%) MVC
4 16 (13.68%) Scrum
5 14 (11.97%) TDD
6 12 (10.26%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (9.40%) Web Development
8 9 (7.69%) Analytics
9 8 (6.84%) E-Commerce
9 8 (6.84%) ITSM
9 8 (6.84%) OO
9 8 (6.84%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.98%) Refactoring
10 7 (5.98%) Software Engineering
11 6 (5.13%) Change Management
12 5 (4.27%) Content Management
12 5 (4.27%) Mobile Development
12 5 (4.27%) UML
13 4 (3.42%) iOS Development
13 4 (3.42%) OO PHP
Programming Languages
1 68 (58.12%) JavaScript
2 34 (29.06%) C#
3 27 (23.08%) SQL
4 22 (18.80%) Java
5 10 (8.55%) ES6
6 8 (6.84%) C++
6 8 (6.84%) T-SQL
7 7 (5.98%) VB.NET
8 6 (5.13%) PL/SQL
8 6 (5.13%) Python
9 4 (3.42%) Objective-C
9 4 (3.42%) PHP
10 3 (2.56%) Apple Swift
11 2 (1.71%) COBOL
11 2 (1.71%) RPG
12 1 (0.85%) ABAP
12 1 (0.85%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 3 (2.56%) Degree
1 3 (2.56%) Oracle Certification
1 3 (2.56%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.71%) MCSD
2 2 (1.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.71%) OCMJD
2 2 (1.71%) OCPJWCD
2 2 (1.71%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.85%) Disclosure Scotland
Vendors
1 18 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.82%) Adobe
3 13 (11.11%) Oracle
4 2 (1.71%) JD Edwards
4 2 (1.71%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.85%) Perforce
5 1 (0.85%) SAP
5 1 (0.85%) Siemens
5 1 (0.85%) Xamarin
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