The median contractor rate for a Developer was £468 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex 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
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 21 33 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 23.60% 19.08% 18.68%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.42% 19.64% 20.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 19 16
Median daily rate £468 £400 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +16.87% +33.33%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £203 £332 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £518 £528 £396
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 1
Median hourly rate - £45.75 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.66%  
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 Middlesex. 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
Middlesex
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 86 168 163
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 96.63% 97.11% 89.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 110 81
Median daily rate £405 £400 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.25% +26.98%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £165 £300 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 10
Median hourly rate £43.00 £45.50 £16.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -5.49% +175.75%  
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 Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Middlesex

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Middlesex

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Middlesex

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Middlesex over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Middlesex

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Middlesex

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

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 Middlesex region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
3 20 (43.48%) HTML
3 20 (43.48%) CSS
4 16 (34.78%) Java
5 14 (30.43%) TDD
6 13 (28.26%) .NET
7 12 (26.09%) OO
7 12 (26.09%) HTML5
8 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
8 9 (19.57%) SQL
9 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
9 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
10 7 (15.22%) Front End Development
10 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (15.22%) C#
10 7 (15.22%) Python
10 7 (15.22%) MVC
11 6 (13.04%) Oracle
11 6 (13.04%) Windows
11 6 (13.04%) Scrum
11 6 (13.04%) OpenStack
11 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
11 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
11 6 (13.04%) Node.js
11 6 (13.04%) CSS3
12 5 (10.87%) Puppet
12 5 (10.87%) MSTest
12 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex 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 6 (13.04%) OpenStack
2 5 (10.87%) Tomcat
2 5 (10.87%) WebLogic
2 5 (10.87%) WebSphere
3 4 (8.70%) CMS
4 3 (6.52%) Adobe Experience Manager
5 1 (2.17%) Apache Spark
5 1 (2.17%) IIS
5 1 (2.17%) SAP Portal
5 1 (2.17%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.39%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (10.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (6.52%) SaaS
4 1 (2.17%) GitHub
4 1 (2.17%) Office 365
4 1 (2.17%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.17%) DVB
1 1 (2.17%) HTTP
1 1 (2.17%) Internet
1 1 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (19.57%) SQL Server
2 6 (13.04%) NoSQL
3 5 (10.87%) MySQL
3 5 (10.87%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 2 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.17%) Big Data
6 1 (2.17%) Hadoop
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database
6 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
6 1 (2.17%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Git (software)
2 5 (10.87%) MSTest
2 5 (10.87%) NUnit
3 2 (4.35%) Bitbucket
3 2 (4.35%) Jasmine
3 2 (4.35%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (4.35%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.17%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (2.17%) Mocha
4 1 (2.17%) Mockito
General
1 2 (4.35%) Retail
2 1 (2.17%) Back Office
2 1 (2.17%) Local Government
2 1 (2.17%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (43.48%) CSS
1 20 (43.48%) HTML
2 13 (28.26%) .NET
3 12 (26.09%) HTML5
4 8 (17.39%) ASP.NET
5 7 (15.22%) AngularJS
6 6 (13.04%) CSS3
6 6 (13.04%) Node.js
7 5 (10.87%) Web Services
7 5 (10.87%) XML
8 4 (8.70%) JSON
8 4 (8.70%) SAP Fiori
9 3 (6.52%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (6.52%) React
9 3 (6.52%) REST
9 3 (6.52%) SAPUI5
9 3 (6.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (6.52%) Web Dynpro
9 3 (6.52%) WinForms
10 2 (4.35%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.35%) Clustering
1 2 (4.35%) Minimum Viable Product
2 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.17%) Animation
2 1 (2.17%) CMDB
2 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.17%) Digital TV
2 1 (2.17%) Fintech
2 1 (2.17%) MPEG
2 1 (2.17%) Smart Meter
2 1 (2.17%) STB
2 1 (2.17%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (13.04%) Windows
2 3 (6.52%) Unix
3 2 (4.35%) Linux
4 1 (2.17%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 14 (30.43%) TDD
3 12 (26.09%) OO
4 7 (15.22%) Continuous Integration
4 7 (15.22%) Front End Development
4 7 (15.22%) MVC
5 6 (13.04%) Scrum
6 5 (10.87%) OOP
7 4 (8.70%) Prototyping
7 4 (8.70%) Unit Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Workflow
8 3 (6.52%) Analytics
8 3 (6.52%) BDD
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Delivery
8 3 (6.52%) Kanban
8 3 (6.52%) Multithreading
8 3 (6.52%) Open Source
8 3 (6.52%) Pair Programming
8 3 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (6.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 22 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 16 (34.78%) Java
3 9 (19.57%) SQL
4 7 (15.22%) C#
4 7 (15.22%) Python
5 5 (10.87%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.70%) ABAP
7 3 (6.52%) UniBasic
7 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.35%) C
8 2 (4.35%) C++
8 2 (4.35%) PHP
9 1 (2.17%) ActionScript
9 1 (2.17%) ES6
9 1 (2.17%) PHP 5
9 1 (2.17%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (6.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) Data Quality
2 1 (2.17%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.17%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (10.87%) Ansible
1 5 (10.87%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (10.87%) Puppet
2 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (2.17%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (13.04%) Oracle
2 4 (8.70%) SAP
2 4 (8.70%) ServiceNow
3 3 (6.52%) IBM
3 3 (6.52%) Redback
4 1 (2.17%) BMC
4 1 (2.17%) CA
4 1 (2.17%) HP
4 1 (2.17%) Microsoft
4 1 (2.17%) Tableau