The median contractor rate for a Developer was £315 per day in advertised job vacancies in Leicestershire during the 3 months to 24 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
East Midlands / Leicestershire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 124 113 94
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 46.79% 43.63% 29.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 48.63% 44.49% 31.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 68 65
Median daily rate £315 £300 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £215 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £408 £400
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 £39.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +7.59% +5.33%  

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 255 254 298
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 96.23% 98.07% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 142 154 166
Median daily rate £315 £325 £285
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.07% +14.03%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £200 £125
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 9 30
Median hourly rate £18.50 £12.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.16% -  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.18 £12.00 £10.44
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £14.50 £14.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.48 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.14% +9.21%  

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 June 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 3 months to 24 June 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 66 £425 +30.76% 33
Loughborough - 2 £400 - 3
Market Harborough - 1 £400 - 1
Developer
East Midlands

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

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

1 134 (57.02%) JavaScript
2 130 (55.32%) HTML
2 130 (55.32%) CSS
3 96 (40.85%) .NET
4 83 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
5 80 (34.04%) C#
6 70 (29.79%) HTML5
7 66 (28.09%) Front End Development
8 63 (26.81%) CSS3
9 58 (24.68%) AngularJS
10 57 (24.26%) jQuery
11 54 (22.98%) MVC
12 51 (21.70%) SQL
12 51 (21.70%) React
13 49 (20.85%) ASP.NET
14 46 (19.57%) TDD
15 45 (19.15%) E-Commerce
16 42 (17.87%) Ember.js
17 39 (16.60%) SQL Server
18 38 (16.17%) Node.js
19 37 (15.74%) Retail
20 36 (15.32%) RESTful
21 34 (14.47%) Test Automation
22 33 (14.04%) Git (software)
23 30 (12.77%) Scrum
24 28 (11.91%) Java
25 24 (10.21%) Web Services
26 23 (9.79%) Unit Testing
27 21 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
27 21 (8.94%) ASP.NET MVC

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 16 (6.81%) CMS
2 14 (5.96%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 9 (3.83%) Drupal
4 8 (3.40%) Apache
5 5 (2.13%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.70%) WordPress
7 3 (1.28%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.43%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.43%) Confluence
8 1 (0.43%) Documentum
8 1 (0.43%) IIS
8 1 (0.43%) SAS
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint Server
8 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 8 (3.40%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 3 (1.28%) Doxygen
3 2 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.70%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.43%) GitHub
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.28%) Bluetooth
1 3 (1.28%) Intranet
1 3 (1.28%) ZigBee
2 1 (0.43%) FTP
2 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (16.60%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.23%) MySQL
3 12 (5.11%) MongoDB
4 9 (3.83%) CouchDB
5 8 (3.40%) NoSQL
6 7 (2.98%) Couchbase
7 4 (1.70%) Oracle Database
7 4 (1.70%) SQLite
8 3 (1.28%) Oracle Database 10g
8 3 (1.28%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.85%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.85%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.43%) Firebird
10 1 (0.43%) MS Access
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 33 (14.04%) Git (software)
2 9 (3.83%) Jasmine
2 9 (3.83%) NUnit
3 7 (2.98%) gulp
3 7 (2.98%) Karma Test Runner
3 7 (2.98%) PHPUnit
4 6 (2.55%) Visual Studio
5 5 (2.13%) Grunt
5 5 (2.13%) Moq
6 4 (1.70%) MSTest
6 4 (1.70%) Subversion
7 3 (1.28%) ProC
7 3 (1.28%) Protractor
8 2 (0.85%) Maven
8 2 (0.85%) Mocha
8 2 (0.85%) Octopus Deploy
8 2 (0.85%) Selenium
8 2 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (0.85%) TeamCity
9 1 (0.43%) PROIV
General
1 37 (15.74%) Retail
2 7 (2.98%) Manufacturing
3 6 (2.55%) Finance
4 3 (1.28%) Advertising
4 3 (1.28%) Games
5 1 (0.43%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 130 (55.32%) CSS
1 130 (55.32%) HTML
2 96 (40.85%) .NET
3 70 (29.79%) HTML5
4 63 (26.81%) CSS3
5 58 (24.68%) AngularJS
6 57 (24.26%) jQuery
7 51 (21.70%) React
8 49 (20.85%) ASP.NET
9 42 (17.87%) Ember.js
10 38 (16.17%) Node.js
11 36 (15.32%) RESTful
12 24 (10.21%) Web Services
13 21 (8.94%) ASP.NET MVC
14 19 (8.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 18 (7.66%) Ajax
15 18 (7.66%) ASP.NET Web API
16 16 (6.81%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 15 (6.38%) .NET Framework
17 15 (6.38%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (8.94%) Analytical Skills
1 21 (8.94%) Mobile App
2 13 (5.53%) User Experience
3 4 (1.70%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (1.70%) iPad
3 4 (1.70%) iPhone
4 2 (0.85%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.43%) Animation
5 1 (0.43%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.66%) Windows
2 15 (6.38%) Linux
3 9 (3.83%) Apple iOS
4 7 (2.98%) Android
4 7 (2.98%) Windows 10
5 3 (1.28%) AIX
5 3 (1.28%) Unix
5 3 (1.28%) Windows Phone
6 1 (0.43%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.43%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (35.32%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (28.09%) Front End Development
3 54 (22.98%) MVC
4 46 (19.57%) TDD
5 45 (19.15%) E-Commerce
6 34 (14.47%) Test Automation
7 30 (12.77%) Scrum
8 23 (9.79%) Unit Testing
9 21 (8.94%) Continuous Integration
10 16 (6.81%) Web Development
11 12 (5.11%) OO
12 11 (4.68%) Analytics
12 11 (4.68%) Pair Programming
12 11 (4.68%) User Stories
13 10 (4.26%) Responsive Web Design
13 10 (4.26%) Web Design
14 9 (3.83%) OOP
14 9 (3.83%) Translating Business Requirements
15 8 (3.40%) Refactoring
16 7 (2.98%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 134 (57.02%) JavaScript
2 80 (34.04%) C#
3 51 (21.70%) SQL
4 28 (11.91%) Java
5 21 (8.94%) ES6
6 19 (8.09%) VB.NET
7 16 (6.81%) PHP
8 12 (5.11%) Scala
9 10 (4.26%) PL/SQL
10 7 (2.98%) Python
11 5 (2.13%) T-SQL
12 4 (1.70%) Apple Swift
12 4 (1.70%) C++
12 4 (1.70%) Objective-C
13 3 (1.28%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.28%) TypeScript
13 3 (1.28%) VB
13 3 (1.28%) VB6
14 2 (0.85%) Ruby
14 2 (0.85%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (0.43%) SC Cleared
1 1 (0.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.43%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (0.43%) QA
System Software
1 3 (1.28%) Docker
Vendors
1 20 (8.51%) Adobe
2 13 (5.53%) Oracle
3 10 (4.26%) Microsoft
4 7 (2.98%) Xamarin
5 5 (2.13%) Google
6 4 (1.70%) Twitter
7 3 (1.28%) CA
7 3 (1.28%) Retek
8 1 (0.43%) hybris
8 1 (0.43%) SAP
8 1 (0.43%) Siemens
8 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.43%) Tableau
8 1 (0.43%) webMethods
8 1 (0.43%) Zend
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