Period
to 25 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northampton during the 6 months to 25 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.

Software Developer
Northamptonshire > Northampton
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 - 48
Rank change year-on-year - +48 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northampton 0.64% - 0.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.68% - 0.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 0 1
Northampton median daily rate £600 - £300
Northamptonshire median daily rate £563 - £300
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northampton median hourly rate - - -
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northampton. 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
Northampton
Contract vacancies in Northampton with a recognized job title 444 566 501
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.27% 95.45% 97.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 271 427 348
Northampton median daily rate £375 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% -5.88% +2.10%
10th Percentile £200 £256 £239
90th Percentile £538 £575 £566
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £414 £425
% change year-on-year -3.32% -2.65% +3.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 19 26
Northampton median hourly rate £11.17 £11.17 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +1.55% -21.43%
10th Percentile £10.29 £8.90 £10.00
90th Percentile £13.45 £19.23 £18.52
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.63 £12.50
% change year-on-year -3.91% -7.00% -9.09%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Northampton

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Northampton

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 Northampton region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) XAML
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) XMPP
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Automotive
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 1 (33.33%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) MQTT
2 1 (33.33%) Z-Wave
2 1 (33.33%) ZigBee
2 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northampton 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) MQTT
1 1 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) ZigBee
1 1 (33.33%) Z-Wave
General
1 1 (33.33%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
1 2 (66.67%) jQuery
1 2 (66.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 2 (66.67%) WPF
2 1 (33.33%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Dependency Injection
1 2 (66.67%) MVC
1 2 (66.67%) MVVM
1 2 (66.67%) OO
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) C#
1 2 (66.67%) JavaScript
1 2 (66.67%) VB.NET
1 2 (66.67%) XAML
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) Embedded C
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft