The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Middlesex during the 3 months to 28 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.

Software Developer
South East / Middlesex
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 21 21
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 0 3 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Middlesex - 1.91% 1.24%
As % of the Job Titles category - 1.99% 1.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 2 2
Median daily rate - £413 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +26.92%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £48.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  

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 121 151 153
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Middlesex 95.28% 96.18% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 103 91
Median daily rate £420 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.00% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £230 £239
10% offered a daily rate of more than £560 £543 £470
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 10 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 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Middlesex

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Middlesex

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Middlesex

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Middlesex

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Middlesex

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 21 Co-occurring IT Skills in Middlesex

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility

Software 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 1 (100.00%) Apache
1 1 (100.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Eclipse
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) CSS
1 1 (100.00%) HTML
1 1 (100.00%) JSP
1 1 (100.00%) Middleware
1 1 (100.00%) Struts
1 1 (100.00%) Web Services
1 1 (100.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
1 1 (100.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Responsive Web Design
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) IBM
1 1 (100.00%) Sun