Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 6 months to 23 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
South East > Middlesex
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 57 81 57
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 21.76% 22.88% 16.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.80% 23.75% 17.92%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 56 27
Middlesex median daily rate £475 £431 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.14% +43.75% -14.29%
10th Percentile £307 £355 £263
90th Percentile £500 £528 £430
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Middlesex median hourly rate - - £44.50
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +16.44% +4.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex. 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
Middlesex
Contract vacancies in Middlesex with a recognized job title 250 341 318
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 96.33% 91.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 203 161
Middlesex median daily rate £431 £413 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.48% +6.45% +3.33%
10th Percentile £265 £281 £263
90th Percentile £536 £550 £494
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 10 14
Middlesex median hourly rate £31.00 £33.75 £33.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.15% - -2.17%
10th Percentile £30.50 £17.10 £12.70
90th Percentile £31.50 £39.18 £48.38
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.63 £18.50
% change year-on-year -8.28% +6.08% +15.63%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

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 6 months to 23 November 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 23 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 Middlesex region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 35 (61.40%) JavaScript
2 30 (52.63%) HTML
3 29 (50.88%) CSS
4 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
5 20 (35.09%) OO
6 18 (31.58%) AngularJS
7 14 (24.56%) TDD
8 13 (22.81%) Oracle
9 12 (21.05%) Java
9 12 (21.05%) NoSQL
10 11 (19.30%) jQuery
10 11 (19.30%) PHP
10 11 (19.30%) SQL
10 11 (19.30%) MySQL
11 10 (17.54%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
11 10 (17.54%) React
11 10 (17.54%) Front End Development
12 9 (15.79%) User Experience
12 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
13 8 (14.04%) XHTML
13 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
13 8 (14.04%) Puppet
13 8 (14.04%) OpenStack
13 8 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
13 8 (14.04%) Ansible
14 7 (12.28%) Node.js
14 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
14 7 (12.28%) C#
15 6 (10.53%) Python

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 8 (14.04%) OpenStack
2 5 (8.77%) Tomcat
2 5 (8.77%) WebLogic
2 5 (8.77%) WebSphere
3 4 (7.02%) Apache Spark
Business Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.75%) Magento
2 1 (1.75%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 9 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.02%) OpenShift
4 1 (1.75%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.75%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (21.05%) NoSQL
2 11 (19.30%) MySQL
3 10 (17.54%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (8.77%) Hadoop
5 4 (7.02%) MongoDB
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server
6 2 (3.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.75%) Big Data
7 1 (1.75%) Data Lake
7 1 (1.75%) GIS
7 1 (1.75%) PowerCenter
Development Applications
1 7 (12.28%) Git (software)
2 6 (10.53%) Jenkins
3 5 (8.77%) Gradle
3 5 (8.77%) Hudson
3 5 (8.77%) Maven
3 5 (8.77%) MSTest
3 5 (8.77%) NUnit
4 2 (3.51%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.75%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.75%) Mocha
5 1 (1.75%) Selenium
General
1 6 (10.53%) Retail
2 4 (7.02%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.26%) Finance
4 2 (3.51%) Billing
4 2 (3.51%) Marketing
5 1 (1.75%) German Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (52.63%) HTML
2 29 (50.88%) CSS
3 18 (31.58%) AngularJS
4 11 (19.30%) jQuery
5 10 (17.54%) React
6 8 (14.04%) XHTML
7 7 (12.28%) Node.js
8 5 (8.77%) HTML5
8 5 (8.77%) Spring
8 5 (8.77%) Spring Boot
9 4 (7.02%) .NET
9 4 (7.02%) SAP Fiori
9 4 (7.02%) SAPUI5
9 4 (7.02%) Web Dynpro
10 3 (5.26%) CSS3
10 3 (5.26%) RESTful
11 2 (3.51%) Ajax
11 2 (3.51%) Angular 2
11 2 (3.51%) Laravel
11 2 (3.51%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 9 (15.79%) User Experience
2 1 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.75%) Animation
2 1 (1.75%) IPTV
2 1 (1.75%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.51%) Linux
2 1 (1.75%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (43.86%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (35.09%) OO
3 14 (24.56%) TDD
4 10 (17.54%) Continuous Integration
4 10 (17.54%) Front End Development
5 5 (8.77%) BDD
6 4 (7.02%) Functional Programming
6 4 (7.02%) Web Development
6 4 (7.02%) Workflow
7 3 (5.26%) Microservices
7 3 (5.26%) MVC
8 2 (3.51%) Code Coverage
8 2 (3.51%) Integration Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Kanban
8 2 (3.51%) Open Source
8 2 (3.51%) Performance Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Scrum
8 2 (3.51%) Test Automation
8 2 (3.51%) Unit Testing
8 2 (3.51%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (61.40%) JavaScript
2 12 (21.05%) Java
3 11 (19.30%) PHP
3 11 (19.30%) SQL
4 7 (12.28%) C#
5 6 (10.53%) Python
6 4 (7.02%) ABAP
7 2 (3.51%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.75%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.75%) C++
8 1 (1.75%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.75%) Ruby
8 1 (1.75%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (3.51%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (7.02%) Docker
Systems Management
1 8 (14.04%) Ansible
1 8 (14.04%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (14.04%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (22.81%) Oracle
2 4 (7.02%) SAP
3 3 (5.26%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.51%) Workday
5 1 (1.75%) Capita
5 1 (1.75%) Civica
5 1 (1.75%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.75%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.75%) Informatica
5 1 (1.75%) Zend