The median contractor rate for a Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
East Midlands / Leicestershire
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 111 94 76
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 39.50% 34.31% 24.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 40.81% 35.47% 25.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 52 49
Median daily rate £325 £294 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.63% -2.08%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £263 £233
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £374 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 3
Median hourly rate - £28.75 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.85%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.05%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 272 265 298
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 96.80% 96.72% 97.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 163 143 189
Median daily rate £315 £275 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +14.54% -8.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £175 £81
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 15 18 21
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.00 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -27.50% +37.93%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.00 £42.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Leicestershire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Leicestershire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Leicestershire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Leicestershire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Leicestershire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Leicestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Leicestershire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester 0 69 £340 +13.33% 38
Loughborough +2 2 £325 +13.04% 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 £400 - 1
Developer
East Midlands

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 24 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 Leicestershire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 116 (50.66%) JavaScript
2 110 (48.03%) .NET
3 109 (47.60%) C#
4 98 (42.79%) HTML
4 98 (42.79%) CSS
5 81 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
6 65 (28.38%) E-Commerce
7 64 (27.95%) MVC
8 58 (25.33%) ASP.NET
9 52 (22.71%) HTML5
10 51 (22.27%) SQL
11 50 (21.83%) jQuery
12 49 (21.40%) Front End Development
13 45 (19.65%) AngularJS
14 42 (18.34%) SQL Server
14 42 (18.34%) TDD
15 35 (15.28%) CSS3
16 34 (14.85%) Scrum
16 34 (14.85%) Web Services
17 33 (14.41%) ASP.NET MVC
18 27 (11.79%) Java
19 26 (11.35%) Ember.js
19 26 (11.35%) Microsoft
19 26 (11.35%) Retail
20 25 (10.92%) XML
21 23 (10.04%) Git (software)
21 23 (10.04%) RESTful
22 22 (9.61%) XSLT
22 22 (9.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 22 (9.61%) Mobile App

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 (5.68%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 9 (3.93%) CMS
3 7 (3.06%) WordPress
4 6 (2.62%) SharePoint
5 2 (0.87%) Drupal
5 2 (0.87%) IIS
5 2 (0.87%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (0.87%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (0.87%) Umbraco
6 1 (0.44%) Apache
6 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (0.44%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.44%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (2.62%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.18%) Doxygen
3 4 (1.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.44%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.44%) MS Office
4 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.75%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.75%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.37%) Amazon AWS
1 10 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (3.93%) PaaS
3 8 (3.49%) IaaS
4 1 (0.44%) GitHub
4 1 (0.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (2.18%) Bluetooth
1 5 (2.18%) ZigBee
2 3 (1.31%) FTP
3 2 (0.87%) Intranet
4 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.44%) Profibus
4 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (18.34%) SQL Server
2 9 (3.93%) MongoDB
3 7 (3.06%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.06%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (2.18%) Blockchain
4 5 (2.18%) SQLite
5 4 (1.75%) MySQL
5 4 (1.75%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (1.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.44%) Big Data
8 1 (0.44%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.44%) OLTP
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.44%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 23 (10.04%) Git (software)
2 11 (4.80%) Visual Studio
3 10 (4.37%) Subversion
4 7 (3.06%) gulp
5 6 (2.62%) Grunt
6 5 (2.18%) NUnit
7 4 (1.75%) JUnit
7 4 (1.75%) Moq
7 4 (1.75%) Selenium
8 3 (1.31%) Jasmine
8 3 (1.31%) jMock
8 3 (1.31%) Karma Test Runner
9 2 (0.87%) CocoaPods
9 2 (0.87%) Maven
9 2 (0.87%) Mocha
9 2 (0.87%) Protractor
9 2 (0.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.44%) JProfiler
10 1 (0.44%) PHPUnit
10 1 (0.44%) PROIV
General
1 26 (11.35%) Retail
2 17 (7.42%) Finance
3 8 (3.49%) Advertising
4 7 (3.06%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.31%) Marketing
6 2 (0.87%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (48.03%) .NET
2 98 (42.79%) CSS
2 98 (42.79%) HTML
3 58 (25.33%) ASP.NET
4 52 (22.71%) HTML5
5 50 (21.83%) jQuery
6 45 (19.65%) AngularJS
7 35 (15.28%) CSS3
8 34 (14.85%) Web Services
9 33 (14.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 26 (11.35%) Ember.js
11 25 (10.92%) XML
12 23 (10.04%) RESTful
13 22 (9.61%) React
13 22 (9.61%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 22 (9.61%) XSLT
14 16 (6.99%) ASP.NET Web API
14 16 (6.99%) Node.js
15 15 (6.55%) REST
16 13 (5.68%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 22 (9.61%) Mobile App
2 21 (9.17%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (8.30%) User Experience
4 10 (4.37%) iPhone
5 9 (3.93%) iPad
6 3 (1.31%) Computer Science
7 2 (0.87%) AS400
7 2 (0.87%) Smart Meter
8 1 (0.44%) Animation
8 1 (0.44%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (0.44%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.44%) e-Learning
8 1 (0.44%) EPoS
8 1 (0.44%) SCORM
8 1 (0.44%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 17 (7.42%) Apple iOS
2 15 (6.55%) Android
2 15 (6.55%) Linux
3 5 (2.18%) Windows
4 2 (0.87%) Windows 10
4 2 (0.87%) Windows Phone
5 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (35.37%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (28.38%) E-Commerce
3 64 (27.95%) MVC
4 49 (21.40%) Front End Development
5 42 (18.34%) TDD
6 34 (14.85%) Scrum
7 20 (8.73%) Continuous Integration
8 19 (8.30%) Web Development
9 17 (7.42%) Software Engineering
9 17 (7.42%) Unit Testing
10 15 (6.55%) Mobile Development
11 14 (6.11%) iOS Development
12 11 (4.80%) Translating Business Requirements
13 10 (4.37%) Android Development
13 10 (4.37%) OO
13 10 (4.37%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (3.93%) Analytics
14 9 (3.93%) Mentoring
15 8 (3.49%) Dependency Injection
15 8 (3.49%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 116 (50.66%) JavaScript
2 109 (47.60%) C#
3 51 (22.27%) SQL
4 27 (11.79%) Java
5 19 (8.30%) VB.NET
6 13 (5.68%) C++
7 12 (5.24%) Objective-C
8 11 (4.80%) Apple Swift
9 10 (4.37%) ES6
9 10 (4.37%) PHP
9 10 (4.37%) T-SQL
10 8 (3.49%) Python
11 6 (2.62%) PL/SQL
12 2 (0.87%) COBOL
12 2 (0.87%) RPG
13 1 (0.44%) ABAP
13 1 (0.44%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.44%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (2.18%) Security Cleared
2 4 (1.75%) Degree
3 3 (1.31%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.31%) Oracle Certification
4 2 (0.87%) MCSD
4 2 (0.87%) OCMJD
4 2 (0.87%) OCPJWCD
4 2 (0.87%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.44%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 8 (3.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 26 (11.35%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.30%) Adobe
3 15 (6.55%) Oracle
4 12 (5.24%) Xamarin
5 2 (0.87%) Google
5 2 (0.87%) JD Edwards
5 2 (0.87%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.44%) Perforce
6 1 (0.44%) SAP
6 1 (0.44%) Siemens
6 1 (0.44%) Twitter
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