Period
to 19 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

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
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 196 156 171
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 24.59% 21.17% 22.95%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.31% 22.35% 23.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 148 100 163
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +29.31%
10th Percentile £313 £300 £281
90th Percentile £475 £490 £450
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £375 £338
% change year-on-year +3.33% +11.11% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £187.50 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £47.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -9.57% +20.51% +11.43%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. 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
Northamptonshire
Contract vacancies in Northamptonshire with a recognized job title 745 698 720
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.48% 94.71% 96.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 468 461 532
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £279 £225 £281
90th Percentile £513 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +5.56%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 22 13
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.17 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.08% +4.00%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.28 £9.30
90th Percentile £20.95 £15.00 £30.78
East Midlands median hourly rate £16.18 £13.73 £13.50
% change year-on-year +17.87% +1.69% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Northamptonshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Northamptonshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 19 July 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Northamptonshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Northamptonshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Northamptonshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 19 July 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton +1 136 £388 +10.71% 35
Wellingborough - 4 £381 - 2
Corby -1 2 - - 4
Daventry - 1 £400 -
Kettering - 1 £388 - 18
Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 19 July 2018, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Northamptonshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 71 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
2 66 (33.67%) Java
3 63 (32.14%) JavaScript
4 58 (29.59%) HTML
5 55 (28.06%) C#
5 55 (28.06%) CSS
6 54 (27.55%) TDD
7 52 (26.53%) .NET
8 51 (26.02%) Git (software)
9 48 (24.49%) SQL
10 45 (22.96%) Spring
11 44 (22.45%) Unit Testing
12 43 (21.94%) HTML5
13 41 (20.92%) Test Automation
13 41 (20.92%) SQL Server
14 38 (19.39%) OO
15 37 (18.88%) Finance
16 36 (18.37%) jQuery
16 36 (18.37%) CSS3
17 35 (17.86%) React
18 32 (16.33%) AngularJS
18 32 (16.33%) Node.js
19 31 (15.82%) Microservices
20 29 (14.80%) JSON
20 29 (14.80%) Hibernate
20 29 (14.80%) Microsoft
21 28 (14.29%) Maven
22 25 (12.76%) JUnit
22 25 (12.76%) Web Services
23 24 (12.24%) Front End Development

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 21 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 14 (7.14%) K2 blackpearl
3 13 (6.63%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (4.08%) Confluence
5 7 (3.57%) NServiceBus
6 5 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (2.55%) Tomcat
7 3 (1.53%) SAS
8 2 (1.02%) JBoss
8 2 (1.02%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.02%) WordPress
9 1 (0.51%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.51%) CMS
9 1 (0.51%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.51%) NetWeaver
9 1 (0.51%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.51%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.51%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.51%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.06%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (1.02%) BASE24
2 2 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.51%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.51%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.14%) npm
2 5 (2.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.02%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.51%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.51%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (20.92%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (9.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 11 (5.61%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (3.06%) Hadoop
5 6 (3.06%) NoSQL
6 5 (2.55%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.04%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (2.04%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (1.02%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.02%) MS Access
8 2 (1.02%) MySQL
8 2 (1.02%) RDBMS
8 2 (1.02%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (1.02%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (1.02%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.51%) Big Data
9 1 (0.51%) Data Lake
9 1 (0.51%) Power BI
9 1 (0.51%) RavenDB
Development Applications
1 51 (26.02%) Git (software)
2 28 (14.29%) Maven
3 25 (12.76%) JUnit
4 23 (11.73%) Gradle
4 23 (11.73%) SonarQube
5 20 (10.20%) Grunt
5 20 (10.20%) Jenkins
5 20 (10.20%) JIRA
6 17 (8.67%) Subversion
7 12 (6.12%) gulp
8 11 (5.61%) Team Foundation Server
9 9 (4.59%) Cucumber
10 8 (4.08%) Eclipse
10 8 (4.08%) JSUnit
11 7 (3.57%) webpack
12 6 (3.06%) IntelliJ
12 6 (3.06%) JProfiler
12 6 (3.06%) Selenium
13 4 (2.04%) Octopus Deploy
14 3 (1.53%) Bitbucket
General
1 37 (18.88%) Finance
2 20 (10.20%) Banking
3 8 (4.08%) Legal
4 6 (3.06%) Retail
5 2 (1.02%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (1.02%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.51%) Automotive
6 1 (0.51%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (29.59%) HTML
2 55 (28.06%) CSS
3 52 (26.53%) .NET
4 45 (22.96%) Spring
5 43 (21.94%) HTML5
6 36 (18.37%) CSS3
6 36 (18.37%) jQuery
7 35 (17.86%) React
8 32 (16.33%) AngularJS
8 32 (16.33%) Node.js
9 29 (14.80%) Hibernate
9 29 (14.80%) JSON
10 25 (12.76%) Web Services
11 22 (11.22%) Ajax
11 22 (11.22%) Spring Boot
12 21 (10.71%) SOAP
13 20 (10.20%) RESTful
13 20 (10.20%) XML
14 15 (7.65%) Java EE
15 13 (6.63%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
1 7 (3.57%) Data Structures
2 4 (2.04%) Self-Motivation
2 4 (2.04%) User Experience
3 3 (1.53%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (1.02%) Computer Science
4 2 (1.02%) Credit Risk
4 2 (1.02%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.02%) Tandem
5 1 (0.51%) Driving Licence
5 1 (0.51%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (8.16%) Windows
2 11 (5.61%) Linux
3 10 (5.10%) Mac OS
4 8 (4.08%) Android
5 6 (3.06%) Unix
6 2 (1.02%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.02%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.02%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.02%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (36.22%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (27.55%) TDD
3 44 (22.45%) Unit Testing
4 41 (20.92%) Test Automation
5 38 (19.39%) OO
6 31 (15.82%) Microservices
7 24 (12.24%) Front End Development
8 22 (11.22%) Scrum
9 17 (8.67%) E-Commerce
9 17 (8.67%) MVC
10 16 (8.16%) Continuous Integration
11 14 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
12 12 (6.12%) OOP
12 12 (6.12%) Responsive Web Design
12 12 (6.12%) SDLC
13 11 (5.61%) Performance Optimisation
14 10 (5.10%) Change Management
14 10 (5.10%) DevOps
15 8 (4.08%) Android Development
15 8 (4.08%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 66 (33.67%) Java
2 63 (32.14%) JavaScript
3 55 (28.06%) C#
4 48 (24.49%) SQL
5 22 (11.22%) Java 8
6 13 (6.63%) PowerShell
7 11 (5.61%) ES6
8 8 (4.08%) T-SQL
9 7 (3.57%) VBA
10 6 (3.06%) Java 9
10 6 (3.06%) PHP
10 6 (3.06%) Ruby
11 5 (2.55%) VB.NET
12 4 (2.04%) C++
12 4 (2.04%) VB
12 4 (2.04%) VB6
13 3 (1.53%) C
14 2 (1.02%) Apple Swift
14 2 (1.02%) Objective-C
15 1 (0.51%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (1.53%) Degree
1 3 (1.53%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (0.51%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.53%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.51%) GDPR
2 1 (0.51%) SLA
2 1 (0.51%) WCAG
System Software
1 6 (3.06%) Docker
2 1 (0.51%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.53%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.53%) Puppet
2 2 (1.02%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (0.51%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 29 (14.80%) Microsoft
2 18 (9.18%) Perforce
3 14 (7.14%) SAP
4 10 (5.10%) Oracle
5 6 (3.06%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.53%) Ab Initio
6 3 (1.53%) Apple
6 3 (1.53%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (1.53%) Teradata
7 2 (1.02%) Capita
7 2 (1.02%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.02%) MuleSoft
7 2 (1.02%) Tableau
8 1 (0.51%) Adobe
8 1 (0.51%) ATG
8 1 (0.51%) HP
8 1 (0.51%) Kony
8 1 (0.51%) Mashery
8 1 (0.51%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.51%) TIBCO