Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £338 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 6 months to 20 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
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 194 201 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 34.58% 38.21% 32.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.53% 39.96% 34.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 127 121
Leicestershire median daily rate £338 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.57% +12.90% +12.73%
10th Percentile £270 £263 £219
90th Percentile £500 £425 £450
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £340
% change year-on-year - +10.29% +4.62%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 7
Leicestershire median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £8.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +368.75% -78.67%
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £20.25
% change year-on-year +16.13% +91.36% -46.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire. 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
Leicestershire
Contract vacancies in Leicestershire with a recognized job title 546 503 501
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.33% 95.63% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 323 308 274
Leicestershire median daily rate £340 £338 £313
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.74% +8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £214 £131 £126
90th Percentile £536 £500 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £390 £375
% change year-on-year - +4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 22 40
Leicestershire median hourly rate £13.75 £14.00 £12.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -1.79% +13.13% -38.13%
10th Percentile £9.75 £8.69 £9.93
90th Percentile £43.63 £37.10 £34.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.50 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +7.41% +3.85% -3.70%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

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

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 6 months to 20 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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
Leicester 0 108 £390 +7.59% 29
Loughborough -2 2 £400 +33.33% 1
Ashby-de-la-Zouch - 1 £400 -
Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 Leicestershire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 114 (58.76%) JavaScript
2 111 (57.22%) CSS
3 109 (56.19%) HTML
4 78 (40.21%) .NET
5 77 (39.69%) C#
6 76 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
7 66 (34.02%) HTML5
8 59 (30.41%) Front End Development
9 57 (29.38%) SQL Server
9 57 (29.38%) CSS3
9 57 (29.38%) React
10 56 (28.87%) Node.js
11 55 (28.35%) jQuery
12 53 (27.32%) MVC
13 50 (25.77%) SQL
14 46 (23.71%) Retail
15 44 (22.68%) Git (software)
16 42 (21.65%) ASP.NET
17 29 (14.95%) RESTful
18 28 (14.43%) AngularJS
19 27 (13.92%) Test Automation
20 26 (13.40%) Sass
21 24 (12.37%) TDD
21 24 (12.37%) CMS
21 24 (12.37%) Windows
21 24 (12.37%) ASP.NET Web API
22 21 (10.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
22 21 (10.82%) E-Commerce
23 20 (10.31%) Adobe
23 20 (10.31%) Scrum

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 24 (12.37%) CMS
2 3 (1.55%) Apache
2 3 (1.55%) Drupal
2 3 (1.55%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.03%) Documentum
3 2 (1.03%) WebSphere
3 2 (1.03%) WordPress
4 1 (0.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
4 1 (0.52%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.52%) CICS
4 1 (0.52%) IIS
4 1 (0.52%) JBoss
4 1 (0.52%) Kentico
4 1 (0.52%) nginx
4 1 (0.52%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.52%) SAS
4 1 (0.52%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (0.52%) WildFly
Applications
1 20 (10.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 4 (2.06%) Doxygen
3 3 (1.55%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.52%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.06%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.52%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.06%) Bluetooth
1 4 (2.06%) ZigBee
2 3 (1.55%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.03%) Modbus
4 1 (0.52%) AMQP
4 1 (0.52%) FTP
4 1 (0.52%) HTTP
4 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.52%) LDAP
4 1 (0.52%) MQTT
4 1 (0.52%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (29.38%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.22%) MongoDB
3 12 (6.19%) CouchDB
4 9 (4.64%) NoSQL
5 7 (3.61%) Couchbase
5 7 (3.61%) Relational Database
6 6 (3.09%) MySQL
7 4 (2.06%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.06%) SQLite
8 3 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.55%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 3 (1.55%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (1.03%) BusinessObjects
10 1 (0.52%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.52%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.52%) DB2
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 44 (22.68%) Git (software)
2 10 (5.15%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.64%) gulp
4 7 (3.61%) Jasmine
5 6 (3.09%) NUnit
6 5 (2.58%) Grunt
6 5 (2.58%) MSTest
6 5 (2.58%) Subversion
7 4 (2.06%) Karma Test Runner
8 3 (1.55%) Mercurial
8 3 (1.55%) ProC
8 3 (1.55%) webpack
9 2 (1.03%) Jenkins
9 2 (1.03%) JUnit
9 2 (1.03%) Maven
9 2 (1.03%) PHPUnit
9 2 (1.03%) Team Foundation Server
9 2 (1.03%) TeamCity
10 1 (0.52%) git-flow
10 1 (0.52%) Protractor
General
1 46 (23.71%) Retail
2 5 (2.58%) Finance
3 3 (1.55%) Banking
3 3 (1.55%) Games
4 2 (1.03%) Aerospace
4 2 (1.03%) Marketing
5 1 (0.52%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 111 (57.22%) CSS
2 109 (56.19%) HTML
3 78 (40.21%) .NET
4 66 (34.02%) HTML5
5 57 (29.38%) CSS3
5 57 (29.38%) React
6 56 (28.87%) Node.js
7 55 (28.35%) jQuery
8 42 (21.65%) ASP.NET
9 29 (14.95%) RESTful
10 28 (14.43%) AngularJS
11 26 (13.40%) Sass
12 24 (12.37%) ASP.NET Web API
13 21 (10.82%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 20 (10.31%) .NET Framework
15 18 (9.28%) Web Services
16 15 (7.73%) .NET Core
16 15 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
16 15 (7.73%) KnockoutJS
17 11 (5.67%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 12 (6.19%) Mobile App
2 10 (5.15%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (4.64%) User Experience
4 7 (3.61%) Virtual Team
5 1 (0.52%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.52%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (0.52%) iPad
5 1 (0.52%) iPhone
5 1 (0.52%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 24 (12.37%) Windows
2 14 (7.22%) Android
3 11 (5.67%) Apple iOS
4 10 (5.15%) Windows 10
5 5 (2.58%) Linux
6 3 (1.55%) AIX
6 3 (1.55%) Unix
7 2 (1.03%) Windows Phone
7 2 (1.03%) Windows Server
8 1 (0.52%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (39.18%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (30.41%) Front End Development
3 53 (27.32%) MVC
4 27 (13.92%) Test Automation
5 24 (12.37%) TDD
6 21 (10.82%) E-Commerce
7 20 (10.31%) Scrum
8 19 (9.79%) Unit Testing
9 18 (9.28%) Continuous Integration
10 15 (7.73%) Web Development
11 13 (6.70%) Pair Programming
12 9 (4.64%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (4.64%) Typography
12 9 (4.64%) Web Design
13 8 (4.12%) Microservices
14 7 (3.61%) Android Development
14 7 (3.61%) OO
14 7 (3.61%) OOP
14 7 (3.61%) Reverse Engineering
15 6 (3.09%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 114 (58.76%) JavaScript
2 77 (39.69%) C#
3 50 (25.77%) SQL
4 16 (8.25%) Java
5 15 (7.73%) PHP
6 11 (5.67%) Scala
6 11 (5.67%) TypeScript
7 10 (5.15%) ES6
8 6 (3.09%) VB.NET
9 5 (2.58%) C++
10 4 (2.06%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.55%) Apple Swift
11 3 (1.55%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.55%) Shell Script
11 3 (1.55%) VB
12 2 (1.03%) VB6
13 1 (0.52%) COBOL
13 1 (0.52%) ECMAScript
13 1 (0.52%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (1.03%) Degree
2 1 (0.52%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.03%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (4.64%) Docker
2 1 (0.52%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (0.52%) Ansible
1 1 (0.52%) Puppet
1 1 (0.52%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 20 (10.31%) Adobe
2 19 (9.79%) Microsoft
3 17 (8.76%) Oracle
4 5 (2.58%) CA
4 5 (2.58%) Google
4 5 (2.58%) Twitter
5 4 (2.06%) SAP
6 3 (1.55%) Retek
7 2 (1.03%) Siemens
7 2 (1.03%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.03%) Zend
8 1 (0.52%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.52%) Tableau
8 1 (0.52%) webMethods