Period
to 22 January 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £405 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 22 January 2019.

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
22 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 186 137 182
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 23.75% 21.85% 19.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.41% 23.10% 20.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 161 107 114
Northamptonshire median daily rate £405 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.69% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £312 £267 £302
90th Percentile £550 £538 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £405 £375 £368
% change year-on-year +8.00% +2.04% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year +11.11% +16.13% +10.71%

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 732 593 900
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.49% 94.58% 96.57%
Number of daily rates quoted 528 352 624
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £386 £403
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.62% -4.04% +0.63%
10th Percentile £300 £201 £225
90th Percentile £575 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 22 31
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £15.00 £11.09 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +35.32% -7.63% -4.00%
10th Percentile £11.27 £10.29 £10.25
90th Percentile £17.90 £16.38 £20.63
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.64 £15.00 £13.55
% change year-on-year -2.43% +10.72% -0.35%

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 22 January 2019.

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 22 January 2019. 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 +2 134 £400 +14.29% 30
Kettering 0 7 £406 +24.77% 4
Corby 0 1 £325 - 6
Daventry - 1 - - 3
Wellingborough - 1 £375 - 2
Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 22 January 2019, 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 84 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (42.47%) Java
3 72 (38.71%) HTML
4 71 (38.17%) CSS
5 70 (37.63%) JavaScript
6 56 (30.11%) AngularJS
7 49 (26.34%) HTML5
8 46 (24.73%) Git (software)
9 45 (24.19%) Spring
10 41 (22.04%) Spring Boot
11 40 (21.51%) Node.js
12 39 (20.97%) CSS3
13 35 (18.82%) C#
14 34 (18.28%) TDD
15 32 (17.20%) jQuery
16 31 (16.67%) Finance
17 30 (16.13%) JUnit
17 30 (16.13%) React
17 30 (16.13%) Microservices
18 29 (15.59%) .NET
19 28 (15.05%) Maven
19 28 (15.05%) REST
20 26 (13.98%) Front End Development
21 24 (12.90%) SQL
22 23 (12.37%) SQL Server
22 23 (12.37%) Jenkins
23 22 (11.83%) Scrum
23 22 (11.83%) Test Automation
24 21 (11.29%) Hibernate
24 21 (11.29%) Docker

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 9 (4.84%) Confluence
1 9 (4.84%) JBoss
2 7 (3.76%) Tomcat
3 5 (2.69%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.15%) Apache Spark
5 3 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.08%) Drupal
6 2 (1.08%) Mule
6 2 (1.08%) SAS
6 2 (1.08%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.08%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.54%) CMS
7 1 (0.54%) K2 blackpearl
7 1 (0.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (2.69%) BASE24
2 1 (0.54%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.53%) npm
2 7 (3.76%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (3.23%) BrowserStack
4 3 (1.61%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (1.08%) Office 365
5 2 (1.08%) OpenShift
5 2 (1.08%) SaaS
6 1 (0.54%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.15%) Kerberos
2 2 (1.08%) ATM
3 1 (0.54%) SSL
3 1 (0.54%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.30%) Blockchain
2 8 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (4.30%) Relational Database
3 7 (3.76%) NoSQL
3 7 (3.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.23%) Hadoop
4 6 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.15%) Apache Hive
5 4 (2.15%) HBase
5 4 (2.15%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.15%) NonStop SQL
5 4 (2.15%) RDBMS
5 4 (2.15%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 3 (1.61%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (1.08%) Aerospike
7 2 (1.08%) OLTP
Development Applications
1 46 (24.73%) Git (software)
2 30 (16.13%) JUnit
3 28 (15.05%) Maven
4 23 (12.37%) Jenkins
5 19 (10.22%) Selenium
6 18 (9.68%) Gradle
6 18 (9.68%) JIRA
7 13 (6.99%) Jasmine
7 13 (6.99%) Subversion
8 9 (4.84%) Grunt
8 9 (4.84%) gulp
8 9 (4.84%) webpack
9 7 (3.76%) Babel
9 7 (3.76%) CA Release Automation
9 7 (3.76%) Cucumber
9 7 (3.76%) HP UFT
9 7 (3.76%) Protractor
9 7 (3.76%) Visual Studio
9 7 (3.76%) Visual Studio Code
9 7 (3.76%) WebStorm
General
1 31 (16.67%) Finance
2 15 (8.06%) Banking
3 2 (1.08%) Retail
4 1 (0.54%) Billing
4 1 (0.54%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.54%) Legal
4 1 (0.54%) Publishing
4 1 (0.54%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 72 (38.71%) HTML
2 71 (38.17%) CSS
3 56 (30.11%) AngularJS
4 49 (26.34%) HTML5
5 45 (24.19%) Spring
6 41 (22.04%) Spring Boot
7 40 (21.51%) Node.js
8 39 (20.97%) CSS3
9 32 (17.20%) jQuery
10 30 (16.13%) React
11 29 (15.59%) .NET
12 28 (15.05%) REST
13 21 (11.29%) Hibernate
14 19 (10.22%) Ajax
15 18 (9.68%) J2EE
15 18 (9.68%) Web Services
16 14 (7.53%) GraphQL
17 13 (6.99%) Ionic Framework
17 13 (6.99%) Redux
17 13 (6.99%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.76%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (3.23%) Data Structures
2 6 (3.23%) Fintech
3 5 (2.69%) Algorithms
4 3 (1.61%) User Experience
5 2 (1.08%) EFT
5 2 (1.08%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (1.08%) Management Information System
5 2 (1.08%) Tandem
5 2 (1.08%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.54%) NHS
6 1 (0.54%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.54%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.54%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.84%) Android
2 7 (3.76%) Windows
3 5 (2.69%) Unix
4 3 (1.61%) Apple iOS
4 3 (1.61%) Mac OS X
4 3 (1.61%) Windows 7
4 3 (1.61%) Windows 8
5 2 (1.08%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (45.16%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (18.28%) TDD
3 30 (16.13%) Microservices
4 26 (13.98%) Front End Development
5 22 (11.83%) Scrum
5 22 (11.83%) Test Automation
6 20 (10.75%) OO
6 20 (10.75%) Unit Testing
7 16 (8.60%) DevOps
8 14 (7.53%) MVC
9 11 (5.91%) BDD
9 11 (5.91%) Continuous Integration
9 11 (5.91%) SDLC
10 9 (4.84%) Android Development
10 9 (4.84%) Cryptography
10 9 (4.84%) Responsive Web Design
11 8 (4.30%) E-Commerce
11 8 (4.30%) Web Development
12 7 (3.76%) Open Source
12 7 (3.76%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 79 (42.47%) Java
2 70 (37.63%) JavaScript
3 35 (18.82%) C#
4 24 (12.90%) SQL
5 21 (11.29%) Java 8
6 17 (9.14%) ES6
7 10 (5.38%) C++
8 9 (4.84%) Ruby
9 8 (4.30%) TypeScript
10 7 (3.76%) C
11 5 (2.69%) PHP
11 5 (2.69%) Python
12 4 (2.15%) ActionScript
12 4 (2.15%) ActionScript 2.0
12 4 (2.15%) Go
12 4 (2.15%) Scala
12 4 (2.15%) Shell Script
12 4 (2.15%) T-SQL
13 3 (1.61%) Apple Swift
13 3 (1.61%) Java 9
Qualifications
1 4 (2.15%) Degree
2 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.08%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.54%) HND
3 1 (0.54%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.61%) PSD2
2 2 (1.08%) QA
2 2 (1.08%) WCAG
System Software
1 21 (11.29%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (5.38%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (5.38%) Terraform
2 7 (3.76%) Puppet
3 5 (2.69%) Control-M
4 4 (2.15%) Kubernetes
4 4 (2.15%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (4.30%) Oracle
2 7 (3.76%) CA Agile Central
3 6 (3.23%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 5 (2.69%) Microsoft
4 5 (2.69%) MuleSoft
5 4 (2.15%) Apple
5 4 (2.15%) HP
6 3 (1.61%) Perforce
7 2 (1.08%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.08%) SAP
7 2 (1.08%) Thales
8 1 (0.54%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.54%) IBM
8 1 (0.54%) Informatica
8 1 (0.54%) Kony
8 1 (0.54%) Pega
8 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.54%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.54%) Teradata