Period
to 21 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 21 February 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
21 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 4 1
Rank change year-on-year +2 -3 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 133 177 163
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 21.04% 18.57% 24.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.17% 19.32% 25.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 106 152
Northamptonshire median daily rate £410 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £263 £300 £282
90th Percentile £532 £472 £561
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year +2.74% +4.29% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +20.00% - +7.14%

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 600 916 650
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 96.12% 97.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 348 619 465
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £213 £222 £256
90th Percentile £538 £575 £563
East Midlands median daily rate £398 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.00% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 21
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.09 £12.00 £11.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.63% +9.09% -18.52%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £17.69 £18.75 £17.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -3.70%

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 21 February 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 21 February 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 78 £350 -6.67% 42
Kettering - 5 £325 - 3
Corby - 1 - - 5
Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 (53.38%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (38.35%) Java
3 45 (33.83%) HTML
3 45 (33.83%) SQL
4 43 (32.33%) JavaScript
5 40 (30.08%) Spring
6 35 (26.32%) CSS
7 32 (24.06%) Oracle
8 30 (22.56%) Maven
9 29 (21.80%) HTML5
10 28 (21.05%) TDD
10 28 (21.05%) .NET
11 27 (20.30%) C#
11 27 (20.30%) SQL Server
12 26 (19.55%) JUnit
12 26 (19.55%) Scrum
12 26 (19.55%) Git (software)
12 26 (19.55%) RESTful
13 25 (18.80%) E-Commerce
14 23 (17.29%) Web Services
14 23 (17.29%) Java EE
14 23 (17.29%) CSS3
15 22 (16.54%) AngularJS
15 22 (16.54%) J2EE
16 20 (15.04%) Finance
16 20 (15.04%) Node.js
16 20 (15.04%) Unit Testing
16 20 (15.04%) Microservices
17 19 (14.29%) React
18 18 (13.53%) jQuery

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 11 (8.27%) SharePoint
2 5 (3.76%) WordPress
3 3 (2.26%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (2.26%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (2.26%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.50%) Apache Spark
4 2 (1.50%) NServiceBus
4 2 (1.50%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.75%) CICS
5 1 (0.75%) GeoServer
5 1 (0.75%) JBoss
5 1 (0.75%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Simulink
2 2 (1.50%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (3.01%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.50%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.75%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.75%) Oracle SCM
3 1 (0.75%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.75%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.75%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.75%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 7 (5.26%) npm
2 5 (3.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.26%) Dynamics 365
4 2 (1.50%) Google Analytics
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (20.30%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.53%) NoSQL
3 15 (11.28%) Relational Database
4 13 (9.77%) RDBMS
5 10 (7.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (4.51%) SQL Server 2012
7 5 (3.76%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (3.76%) MongoDB
7 5 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (2.26%) MySQL
8 3 (2.26%) Spotfire
9 2 (1.50%) Endeca
9 2 (1.50%) GIS
9 2 (1.50%) MS Access
10 1 (0.75%) Big Data
10 1 (0.75%) DB2
10 1 (0.75%) Easytrieve
10 1 (0.75%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.75%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 30 (22.56%) Maven
2 26 (19.55%) Git (software)
2 26 (19.55%) JUnit
3 14 (10.53%) Grunt
4 10 (7.52%) gulp
4 10 (7.52%) SonarQube
5 9 (6.77%) Jenkins
5 9 (6.77%) JIRA
6 8 (6.02%) Gradle
7 6 (4.51%) IntelliJ
7 6 (4.51%) JProfiler
8 5 (3.76%) Eclipse
9 4 (3.01%) JSUnit
9 4 (3.01%) Subversion
9 4 (3.01%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (3.01%) Visual Studio
9 4 (3.01%) Xcode
10 1 (0.75%) Bitbucket
10 1 (0.75%) Jasmine
10 1 (0.75%) Mockito
General
1 20 (15.04%) Finance
2 15 (11.28%) Banking
3 2 (1.50%) Automotive
3 2 (1.50%) Games
3 2 (1.50%) Marketing
4 1 (0.75%) Advertising
4 1 (0.75%) Legal
4 1 (0.75%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (33.83%) HTML
2 40 (30.08%) Spring
3 35 (26.32%) CSS
4 29 (21.80%) HTML5
5 28 (21.05%) .NET
6 26 (19.55%) RESTful
7 23 (17.29%) CSS3
7 23 (17.29%) Java EE
7 23 (17.29%) Web Services
8 22 (16.54%) AngularJS
8 22 (16.54%) J2EE
9 20 (15.04%) Node.js
10 19 (14.29%) React
11 18 (13.53%) jQuery
12 17 (12.78%) Hibernate
13 16 (12.03%) JSON
14 15 (11.28%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 14 (10.53%) SOAP
16 13 (9.77%) Ajax
16 13 (9.77%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.51%) User Experience
2 4 (3.01%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.26%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.75%) Animation
4 1 (0.75%) Computer Science
4 1 (0.75%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.75%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.75%) IBM Mainframe
4 1 (0.75%) Mainframe
4 1 (0.75%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.76%) Apple iOS
2 4 (3.01%) Mac OS X
2 4 (3.01%) Windows
2 4 (3.01%) Windows 7
2 4 (3.01%) Windows 8
3 1 (0.75%) Android
3 1 (0.75%) MVS
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (53.38%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (21.05%) TDD
3 26 (19.55%) Scrum
4 25 (18.80%) E-Commerce
5 20 (15.04%) Microservices
5 20 (15.04%) Unit Testing
6 17 (12.78%) OO
7 14 (10.53%) Test Automation
8 12 (9.02%) MVC
8 12 (9.02%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (8.27%) Waterfall
10 10 (7.52%) BDD
10 10 (7.52%) Web Development
11 9 (6.77%) API Development
11 9 (6.77%) CRM
11 9 (6.77%) Data Modelling
11 9 (6.77%) Front End Development
12 8 (6.02%) OOP
13 6 (4.51%) Performance Optimisation
14 5 (3.76%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 51 (38.35%) Java
2 45 (33.83%) SQL
3 43 (32.33%) JavaScript
4 27 (20.30%) C#
5 8 (6.02%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.51%) ES6
6 6 (4.51%) PowerShell
7 5 (3.76%) PHP
8 4 (3.01%) ABAP
8 4 (3.01%) Apple Swift
8 4 (3.01%) MATLAB
8 4 (3.01%) Objective-C
8 4 (3.01%) VBA
9 3 (2.26%) Ruby
9 3 (2.26%) XAML
10 2 (1.50%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.50%) COBOL
10 2 (1.50%) VB
10 2 (1.50%) VB6
11 1 (0.75%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (1.50%) Degree
2 1 (0.75%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.50%) ISO/IEC 20000
Vendors
1 32 (24.06%) Oracle
2 16 (12.03%) Microsoft
3 12 (9.02%) Perforce
4 8 (6.02%) Apple
5 7 (5.26%) SAP
6 6 (4.51%) Capita
7 3 (2.26%) IBM
7 3 (2.26%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (2.26%) Tableau
8 2 (1.50%) ATG
8 2 (1.50%) Google
9 1 (0.75%) Adobe
9 1 (0.75%) Cognos
9 1 (0.75%) hybris
9 1 (0.75%) Pega