The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 3 months to 25 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
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 66 69 58
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 43.14% 45.70% 34.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 44.59% 46.94% 35.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 37 32
Median daily rate £425 £325 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +30.76% +8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £268 £181
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £440 £445
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Median hourly rate £47.00 £39.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.51% -  
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 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 148 147 162
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 96.73% 97.35% 95.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 85 94
Median daily rate £350 £338 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.70% +12.50%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £250 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 17
Median hourly rate £19.00 £12.00 £12.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +58.33% -5.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.25 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £13.50 £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Leicester.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Leicester

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

For the 6 months to 25 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 Leicester region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 78 (57.78%) JavaScript
2 77 (57.04%) HTML
3 75 (55.56%) CSS
4 52 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
5 47 (34.81%) Front End Development
6 44 (32.59%) AngularJS
7 42 (31.11%) .NET
8 39 (28.89%) Ember.js
9 36 (26.67%) React
10 30 (22.22%) jQuery
11 29 (21.48%) HTML5
12 28 (20.74%) SQL
13 27 (20.00%) C#
13 27 (20.00%) RESTful
13 27 (20.00%) TDD
14 24 (17.78%) Node.js
14 24 (17.78%) CSS3
15 23 (17.04%) Test Automation
15 23 (17.04%) Java
16 21 (15.56%) ES6
17 20 (14.81%) MVC
17 20 (14.81%) Scrum
18 18 (13.33%) ASP.NET
18 18 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
19 17 (12.59%) Adobe
20 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
21 14 (10.37%) Retail
21 14 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
21 14 (10.37%) ASP.NET MVC
22 13 (9.63%) Adobe Experience Manager

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 (9.63%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 8 (5.93%) CMS
3 3 (2.22%) WordPress
4 1 (0.74%) Apache
4 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.74%) Documentum
4 1 (0.74%) SAS
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.74%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (0.74%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (3.70%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (2.22%) Doxygen
3 1 (0.74%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.74%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.96%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.74%) GitHub
1 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.22%) Bluetooth
1 3 (2.22%) ZigBee
2 1 (0.74%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 9 (6.67%) CouchDB
3 8 (5.93%) NoSQL
4 7 (5.19%) Couchbase
5 5 (3.70%) MongoDB
6 4 (2.96%) MySQL
6 4 (2.96%) Oracle Database
7 3 (2.22%) Oracle Database 10g
7 3 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
7 3 (2.22%) SQLite
8 1 (0.74%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 12 (8.89%) Git (software)
2 6 (4.44%) Jasmine
2 6 (4.44%) Karma Test Runner
3 5 (3.70%) Grunt
3 5 (3.70%) gulp
3 5 (3.70%) NUnit
3 5 (3.70%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.96%) MSTest
5 3 (2.22%) ProC
5 3 (2.22%) Protractor
6 2 (1.48%) Mocha
6 2 (1.48%) Selenium
6 2 (1.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.74%) Babel
7 1 (0.74%) Maven
7 1 (0.74%) Moq
7 1 (0.74%) webpack
General
1 14 (10.37%) Retail
2 7 (5.19%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (57.04%) HTML
2 75 (55.56%) CSS
3 44 (32.59%) AngularJS
4 42 (31.11%) .NET
5 39 (28.89%) Ember.js
6 36 (26.67%) React
7 30 (22.22%) jQuery
8 29 (21.48%) HTML5
9 27 (20.00%) RESTful
10 24 (17.78%) CSS3
10 24 (17.78%) Node.js
11 18 (13.33%) ASP.NET
11 18 (13.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 14 (10.37%) ASP.NET MVC
13 11 (8.15%) ASP.NET Web API
13 11 (8.15%) WCF
14 10 (7.41%) .NET Framework
14 10 (7.41%) Middleware
14 10 (7.41%) Web Services
15 9 (6.67%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.63%) Mobile App
1 13 (9.63%) User Experience
2 10 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.48%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (1.48%) Smart Meter
4 1 (0.74%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 12 (8.89%) Windows
2 8 (5.93%) Linux
3 7 (5.19%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.22%) AIX
4 3 (2.22%) Unix
4 3 (2.22%) Windows Phone
5 2 (1.48%) Android
5 2 (1.48%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.74%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (38.52%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (34.81%) Front End Development
3 27 (20.00%) TDD
4 23 (17.04%) Test Automation
5 20 (14.81%) MVC
5 20 (14.81%) Scrum
6 14 (10.37%) Continuous Integration
7 11 (8.15%) Analytics
7 11 (8.15%) User Stories
8 10 (7.41%) E-Commerce
9 8 (5.93%) Refactoring
10 7 (5.19%) Change Management
10 7 (5.19%) ITSM
10 7 (5.19%) OO
10 7 (5.19%) Unit Testing
10 7 (5.19%) Web Development
11 6 (4.44%) Content Management
11 6 (4.44%) Microservices
11 6 (4.44%) Software Engineering
12 5 (3.70%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 78 (57.78%) JavaScript
2 28 (20.74%) SQL
3 27 (20.00%) C#
4 23 (17.04%) Java
5 21 (15.56%) ES6
6 12 (8.89%) Scala
7 10 (7.41%) PL/SQL
7 10 (7.41%) VB.NET
8 7 (5.19%) Python
9 4 (2.96%) PHP
9 4 (2.96%) T-SQL
10 3 (2.22%) C++
10 3 (2.22%) Shell Script
10 3 (2.22%) VB
10 3 (2.22%) VB6
11 2 (1.48%) TypeScript
12 1 (0.74%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.74%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.74%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.22%) Docker
Vendors
1 17 (12.59%) Adobe
2 13 (9.63%) Oracle
3 5 (3.70%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.22%) CA
4 3 (2.22%) Retek
5 1 (0.74%) SAP
5 1 (0.74%) Siemens
5 1 (0.74%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.74%) Tableau
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