The median contractor rate for a Developer was £394 per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex 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
South East / Middlesex
Rank 2 4 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 25 22 30
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex 19.08% 13.92% 18.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.33% 14.47% 19.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 15 23
Median daily rate £394 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -1.56% +14.28%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £351 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £554 £425 £446
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Median hourly rate - £44.50 -
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 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 123 152 152
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 93.89% 96.20% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 76 102 90
Median daily rate £420 £400 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +3.89%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £294 £230 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £543 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 11 3
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +95.55%  
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 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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer in Middlesex.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Middlesex

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Middlesex

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 Middlesex region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 34 (57.63%) JavaScript
1 34 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (52.54%) HTML
2 31 (52.54%) CSS
3 23 (38.98%) Java
4 21 (35.59%) Web Services
5 16 (27.12%) MVC
5 16 (27.12%) HTML5
6 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
7 13 (22.03%) .NET
7 13 (22.03%) MySQL
7 13 (22.03%) Oracle
7 13 (22.03%) Spring
8 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (20.34%) AngularJS
9 11 (18.64%) CSS3
9 11 (18.64%) Mule ESB
9 11 (18.64%) Mule
9 11 (18.64%) Java EE
10 9 (15.25%) Finance
10 9 (15.25%) Legal
10 9 (15.25%) Scrum
10 9 (15.25%) SQL
10 9 (15.25%) OO
10 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
11 8 (13.56%) TDD
12 6 (10.17%) CMS
12 6 (10.17%) XML
12 6 (10.17%) ServiceNow
12 6 (10.17%) React

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 11 (18.64%) Mule
1 11 (18.64%) Mule ESB
2 6 (10.17%) CMS
3 2 (3.39%) Adobe Experience Manager
3 2 (3.39%) IIS
3 2 (3.39%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.69%) Apache
4 1 (1.69%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.69%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.69%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 5 (8.47%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (6.78%) SaaS
3 1 (1.69%) GitHub
3 1 (1.69%) Office 365
3 1 (1.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.08%) HTTP
2 1 (1.69%) DVB
2 1 (1.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (23.73%) SQL Server
2 13 (22.03%) MySQL
3 4 (6.78%) NoSQL
4 2 (3.39%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.69%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.69%) Big Data
5 1 (1.69%) Hadoop
5 1 (1.69%) HBase
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Analysis Services
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (1.69%) Power BI
5 1 (1.69%) Spatial Data
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.39%) Bower
2 2 (3.39%) Grunt
2 2 (3.39%) gulp
2 2 (3.39%) webpack
3 1 (1.69%) Bitbucket
3 1 (1.69%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.69%) Mockito
3 1 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (15.25%) Finance
1 9 (15.25%) Legal
2 3 (5.08%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.39%) Retail
4 1 (1.69%) Advertising
4 1 (1.69%) Back Office
4 1 (1.69%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (52.54%) CSS
1 31 (52.54%) HTML
2 21 (35.59%) Web Services
3 16 (27.12%) HTML5
4 13 (22.03%) .NET
4 13 (22.03%) Spring
5 12 (20.34%) AngularJS
6 11 (18.64%) CSS3
6 11 (18.64%) Java EE
7 6 (10.17%) React
7 6 (10.17%) XML
8 5 (8.47%) JSON
8 5 (8.47%) REST
8 5 (8.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (6.78%) ASP.NET
9 4 (6.78%) Node.js
10 3 (5.08%) jQuery
10 3 (5.08%) Struts
11 2 (3.39%) Spring Security
11 2 (3.39%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.78%) CMDB
1 4 (6.78%) User Experience
2 2 (3.39%) Minimum Viable Product
3 1 (1.69%) Clustering
3 1 (1.69%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.69%) Digital TV
3 1 (1.69%) Life Science
3 1 (1.69%) LIMS
3 1 (1.69%) MPEG
3 1 (1.69%) Smart Meter
3 1 (1.69%) STB
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.78%) Linux
1 4 (6.78%) Unix
1 4 (6.78%) Windows
2 1 (1.69%) Solaris
2 1 (1.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (57.63%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (27.12%) MVC
3 12 (20.34%) Continuous Integration
4 9 (15.25%) OO
4 9 (15.25%) Scrum
5 8 (13.56%) TDD
6 6 (10.17%) Kanban
7 5 (8.47%) Unit Testing
7 5 (8.47%) Web Development
8 4 (6.78%) Front End Development
8 4 (6.78%) OOP
8 4 (6.78%) Responsive Web Design
8 4 (6.78%) Software Engineering
8 4 (6.78%) Workflow
9 3 (5.08%) Analytics
9 3 (5.08%) Content Management
9 3 (5.08%) Continuous Delivery
9 3 (5.08%) Load Balancing
9 3 (5.08%) Open Source
9 3 (5.08%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 34 (57.63%) JavaScript
2 23 (38.98%) Java
3 9 (15.25%) SQL
4 5 (8.47%) C#
5 3 (5.08%) C++
5 3 (5.08%) Ruby
5 3 (5.08%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.39%) Perl
6 2 (3.39%) Python
6 2 (3.39%) UniBasic
6 2 (3.39%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.69%) C
7 1 (1.69%) PHP
7 1 (1.69%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.69%) Scala
7 1 (1.69%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (15.25%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.69%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.69%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (1.69%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 13 (22.03%) Oracle
2 6 (10.17%) ServiceNow
3 3 (5.08%) IBM
4 2 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 2 (3.39%) Redback
5 1 (1.69%) BMC
5 1 (1.69%) CA
5 1 (1.69%) Cloudera
5 1 (1.69%) Hortonworks
5 1 (1.69%) HP
5 1 (1.69%) LabWare
5 1 (1.69%) MapR
5 1 (1.69%) Sun
5 1 (1.69%) Tableau