Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicester during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 108 116 102
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicester 33.96% 38.93% 35.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.18% 40.85% 37.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 80 63
Leicester median daily rate £390 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.59% +11.54% +18.18%
10th Percentile £285 £280 £219
90th Percentile £538 £452 £450
Leicestershire median daily rate £338 £348 £305
% change year-on-year -2.88% +13.93% +10.91%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 0
Leicester median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% - -
Leicestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £8.00
% change year-on-year +20.00% +368.75% -78.67%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester. 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
Leicester
Contract vacancies in Leicester with a recognized job title 307 284 273
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.54% 95.30% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 193 142
Leicester median daily rate £356 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.72% +11.54% -7.14%
10th Percentile £222 £250 £180
90th Percentile £538 £500 £475
Leicestershire median daily rate £340 £338 £313
% change year-on-year +0.74% +8.00% -3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 12 21
Leicester median hourly rate £30.00 £18.13 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.52% +51.04% -45.45%
10th Percentile £12.90 £12.75 £10.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £38.75 £23.75
Leicestershire median hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £12.25
% change year-on-year -1.79% +14.29% -38.75%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 18 November 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 55 (50.93%) JavaScript
2 50 (46.30%) HTML
3 48 (44.44%) CSS
4 44 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (39.81%) C#
6 39 (36.11%) .NET
7 36 (33.33%) SQL
8 34 (31.48%) Node.js
9 30 (27.78%) SQL Server
10 26 (24.07%) React
11 24 (22.22%) Front End Development
12 22 (20.37%) RESTful
13 21 (19.44%) HTML5
14 20 (18.52%) Windows
14 20 (18.52%) MVC
15 19 (17.59%) ASP.NET
16 17 (15.74%) Retail
17 16 (14.81%) AngularJS
17 16 (14.81%) Git (software)
17 16 (14.81%) TDD
17 16 (14.81%) Scrum
17 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
18 15 (13.89%) .NET Framework
19 14 (12.96%) jQuery
19 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
19 14 (12.96%) Sass
20 13 (12.04%) Test Automation
20 13 (12.04%) Oracle
21 12 (11.11%) Java
21 12 (11.11%) CMS

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 12 (11.11%) CMS
2 2 (1.85%) Documentum
2 2 (1.85%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.85%) WordPress
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 1 (0.93%) Apache Solr
3 1 (0.93%) CICS
3 1 (0.93%) JBoss
3 1 (0.93%) SAS
3 1 (0.93%) Sitecore CMS
3 1 (0.93%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.93%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (5.56%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (3.70%) Doxygen
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (1.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (1.85%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.93%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.70%) Bluetooth
1 4 (3.70%) ZigBee
2 2 (1.85%) Modbus
2 2 (1.85%) TCP/IP
3 1 (0.93%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (27.78%) SQL Server
2 12 (11.11%) CouchDB
3 11 (10.19%) MongoDB
4 7 (6.48%) Couchbase
4 7 (6.48%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.48%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.70%) SQLite
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database
6 3 (2.78%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.85%) MySQL
8 1 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.93%) DB2
8 1 (0.93%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.93%) PowerPivot
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server 2016
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 16 (14.81%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.26%) Visual Studio
3 5 (4.63%) MSTest
3 5 (4.63%) NUnit
4 4 (3.70%) Jasmine
4 4 (3.70%) Karma Test Runner
5 3 (2.78%) ProC
6 2 (1.85%) Subversion
6 2 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.85%) TeamCity
7 1 (0.93%) git-flow
7 1 (0.93%) Grunt
7 1 (0.93%) gulp
7 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.93%) jspm
7 1 (0.93%) Protractor
7 1 (0.93%) Visual Studio Team System
7 1 (0.93%) webpack
General
1 17 (15.74%) Retail
2 4 (3.70%) Finance
3 3 (2.78%) Banking
4 2 (1.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.93%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (46.30%) HTML
2 48 (44.44%) CSS
3 39 (36.11%) .NET
4 34 (31.48%) Node.js
5 26 (24.07%) React
6 22 (20.37%) RESTful
7 21 (19.44%) HTML5
8 19 (17.59%) ASP.NET
9 16 (14.81%) AngularJS
10 15 (13.89%) .NET Framework
11 14 (12.96%) ASP.NET MVC
11 14 (12.96%) jQuery
11 14 (12.96%) Sass
12 12 (11.11%) ASP.NET Web API
12 12 (11.11%) CSS3
13 11 (10.19%) KnockoutJS
14 9 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
15 8 (7.41%) Akka
15 8 (7.41%) XML
16 7 (6.48%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.19%) Mobile App
2 7 (6.48%) User Experience
2 7 (6.48%) Virtual Team
3 6 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.93%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (0.93%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 20 (18.52%) Windows
2 12 (11.11%) Android
3 10 (9.26%) Windows 10
4 9 (8.33%) Apple iOS
5 3 (2.78%) AIX
5 3 (2.78%) Unix
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Phone
6 2 (1.85%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.93%) Linux
7 1 (0.93%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (40.74%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (22.22%) Front End Development
3 20 (18.52%) MVC
4 16 (14.81%) Scrum
4 16 (14.81%) TDD
5 13 (12.04%) Test Automation
6 9 (8.33%) Typography
7 7 (6.48%) E-Commerce
7 7 (6.48%) Reverse Engineering
8 6 (5.56%) Android Development
8 6 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (5.56%) Logistics
8 6 (5.56%) Microservices
8 6 (5.56%) Web Development
9 5 (4.63%) Dependency Injection
9 5 (4.63%) ITIL
9 5 (4.63%) Pair Programming
9 5 (4.63%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (4.63%) Software Engineering
9 5 (4.63%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 55 (50.93%) JavaScript
2 43 (39.81%) C#
3 36 (33.33%) SQL
4 12 (11.11%) Java
5 11 (10.19%) Scala
6 10 (9.26%) ES6
7 8 (7.41%) PHP
7 8 (7.41%) TypeScript
8 5 (4.63%) C++
9 3 (2.78%) PL/SQL
9 3 (2.78%) Shell Script
9 3 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.78%) VB
10 2 (1.85%) Apple Swift
10 2 (1.85%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.85%) VB6
11 1 (0.93%) COBOL
11 1 (0.93%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
11 1 (0.93%) ECMAScript
Qualifications
1 1 (0.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.85%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (7.41%) Docker
Vendors
1 16 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 13 (12.04%) Oracle
3 6 (5.56%) Adobe
4 5 (4.63%) CA
5 4 (3.70%) SAP
6 3 (2.78%) Retek
7 2 (1.85%) Siemens
8 1 (0.93%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.93%) Tableau
8 1 (0.93%) Xamarin