Period
to 18 July 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -4 +1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 89 199 152
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 16.24% 24.81% 20.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.95% 26.50% 21.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 75 147 96
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £305 £313 £300
90th Percentile £554 £475 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £386 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -0.32% +3.33% +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £42.50 - £187.50
10th Percentile £41.25 - £181.25
90th Percentile £43.75 - £193.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £47.00
% change year-on-year - -9.57% +20.51%

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 525 751 697
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.80% 93.64% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 396 469 458
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £388 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.23% -3.13% -
10th Percentile £263 £279 £225
90th Percentile £525 £513 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £388 £400 £398
% change year-on-year -3.13% +0.63% +6.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 20 22
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £14.36 £11.17 £11.17
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +28.51% - -14.08%
10th Percentile £11.04 £10.29 £10.28
90th Percentile £46.82 £21.94 £15.00
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.60 £17.00 £13.86
% change year-on-year -20.03% +22.66% +2.67%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -3 63 £410 +5.81% 40
Corby 0 2 £438 - 2
Kettering -3 1 £463 +19.35% 14
Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 48 (53.93%) HTML
2 47 (52.81%) JavaScript
2 47 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (49.44%) CSS
4 39 (43.82%) C#
5 36 (40.45%) jQuery
6 35 (39.33%) .NET
7 34 (38.20%) TDD
8 31 (34.83%) SQL
9 27 (30.34%) Git (software)
10 26 (29.21%) AngularJS
10 26 (29.21%) SQL Server
11 24 (26.97%) MVC
12 22 (24.72%) Unit Testing
12 22 (24.72%) HTML5
13 20 (22.47%) Microsoft Azure
13 20 (22.47%) Java
14 19 (21.35%) Scrum
14 19 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
14 19 (21.35%) Jenkins
15 17 (19.10%) BDD
15 17 (19.10%) Node.js
16 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET MVC
16 16 (17.98%) Web Services
16 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET
17 15 (16.85%) CSS3
17 15 (16.85%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (16.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 15 (16.85%) Front End Development
18 14 (15.73%) Test Automation

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 7 (7.87%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.37%) Confluence
2 3 (3.37%) IIS
3 2 (2.25%) NServiceBus
3 2 (2.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.12%) Apache Pig
4 1 (1.12%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.12%) CMS
4 1 (1.12%) Drupal
4 1 (1.12%) JBoss
4 1 (1.12%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.12%) WebSphere Application Server
4 1 (1.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Photoshop
2 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.12%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 20 (22.47%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (16.85%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (7.87%) Dynamics 365
4 5 (5.62%) npm
5 4 (4.49%) Office 365
6 3 (3.37%) OpenShift
7 1 (1.12%) Amazon EKS
7 1 (1.12%) Amazon Kinesis
7 1 (1.12%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.12%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.12%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (1.12%) IaaS
7 1 (1.12%) PaaS
7 1 (1.12%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (29.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (10.11%) SQL Server 2017
3 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (8.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 6 (6.74%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (6.74%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.74%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (3.37%) Couchbase
5 3 (3.37%) MongoDB
5 3 (3.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (1.12%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 1 (1.12%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.12%) Big Data
7 1 (1.12%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.12%) Impala
7 1 (1.12%) MySQL
7 1 (1.12%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (1.12%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 27 (30.34%) Git (software)
2 19 (21.35%) Jenkins
3 13 (14.61%) Gradle
4 10 (11.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 8 (8.99%) Selenium
6 6 (6.74%) Maven
6 6 (6.74%) Mercurial
6 6 (6.74%) TeamCity
6 6 (6.74%) Visual Studio
6 6 (6.74%) Xcode
7 5 (5.62%) Grunt
7 5 (5.62%) gulp
7 5 (5.62%) SonarQube
7 5 (5.62%) SpecFlow
8 3 (3.37%) HP UFT
8 3 (3.37%) IntelliJ
8 3 (3.37%) JUnit
8 3 (3.37%) MbUnit
8 3 (3.37%) MSTest
8 3 (3.37%) NetBeans
General
1 9 (10.11%) Finance
2 2 (2.25%) Banking
2 2 (2.25%) Law
2 2 (2.25%) Retail
3 1 (1.12%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (53.93%) HTML
2 44 (49.44%) CSS
3 36 (40.45%) jQuery
4 35 (39.33%) .NET
5 26 (29.21%) AngularJS
6 22 (24.72%) HTML5
7 17 (19.10%) Node.js
8 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET
8 16 (17.98%) ASP.NET MVC
8 16 (17.98%) Web Services
9 15 (16.85%) CSS3
9 15 (16.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 13 (14.61%) React
11 12 (13.48%) RESTful
12 11 (12.36%) .NET Framework
13 9 (10.11%) Hibernate
13 9 (10.11%) Spring
13 9 (10.11%) Spring Boot
14 8 (8.99%) Ajax
14 8 (8.99%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.99%) User Experience
2 3 (3.37%) Data Structures
2 3 (3.37%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (3.37%) Mainframe
2 3 (3.37%) Mobile App
2 3 (3.37%) RIA
3 2 (2.25%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (1.12%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.12%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.12%) NHS
4 1 (1.12%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (8.99%) Android
2 7 (7.87%) Apple iOS
3 3 (3.37%) Windows
4 2 (2.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (52.81%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (38.20%) TDD
3 24 (26.97%) MVC
4 22 (24.72%) Unit Testing
5 19 (21.35%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (21.35%) Scrum
6 17 (19.10%) BDD
7 15 (16.85%) Front End Development
8 14 (15.73%) Test Automation
9 13 (14.61%) DevOps
9 13 (14.61%) Microservices
10 11 (12.36%) Continuous Delivery
11 9 (10.11%) SOLID
12 7 (7.87%) Android Development
12 7 (7.87%) Continuous Deployment
12 7 (7.87%) ETL
12 7 (7.87%) OO
12 7 (7.87%) Technology Roadmap
13 6 (6.74%) Logistics
13 6 (6.74%) Test-First Development
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.81%) JavaScript
2 39 (43.82%) C#
3 31 (34.83%) SQL
4 20 (22.47%) Java
5 11 (12.36%) Ruby
6 10 (11.24%) T-SQL
7 8 (8.99%) C++
7 8 (8.99%) Python
7 8 (8.99%) Scala
8 7 (7.87%) C
8 7 (7.87%) Kotlin
9 6 (6.74%) Apple Swift
9 6 (6.74%) Objective-C
9 6 (6.74%) TypeScript
10 5 (5.62%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.37%) Java 8
11 3 (3.37%) PHP
12 2 (2.25%) ES6
12 2 (2.25%) VBScript
13 1 (1.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 9 (10.11%) Docker
2 1 (1.12%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (6.74%) Kubernetes
1 6 (6.74%) Terraform
2 3 (3.37%) Control-M
2 3 (3.37%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (3.37%) Puppet
3 1 (1.12%) SCCM
3 1 (1.12%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (14.61%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.62%) Perforce
3 3 (3.37%) CA Agile Central
3 3 (3.37%) MuleSoft
4 2 (2.25%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.12%) Ab Initio
5 1 (1.12%) Citrix
5 1 (1.12%) Oracle
5 1 (1.12%) Talend