Period
to 16 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 16 November 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
16 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 207 152 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 24.30% 21.97% 22.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.81% 23.35% 23.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 169 98 150
Northamptonshire median daily rate £390 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +5.00% -
10th Percentile £313 £315 £312
90th Percentile £488 £529 £489
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +11.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £43.75 £45.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year -2.78% +16.13% +384.38%

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 802 651 901
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.13% 94.08% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 577 401 661
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% -1.18%
10th Percentile £292 £200 £275
90th Percentile £536 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £393 £390
% change year-on-year +1.91% +0.64% +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 26
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.00 £11.17 £11.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.38% -1.80% -5.21%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.29 £9.63
90th Percentile £18.50 £14.88 £32.19
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.48
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.61% +3.65%

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 16 November 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 16 November 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 +1 147 £375 - 42
Kettering +2 5 £463 +59.48% 5
Wellingborough - 5 £375 - 3
Corby -1 3 £325 -21.21% 4
Daventry - 1 - -
Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 16 November 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 82 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
2 81 (39.13%) JavaScript
3 80 (38.65%) HTML
4 77 (37.20%) Java
5 72 (34.78%) CSS
6 60 (28.99%) AngularJS
7 59 (28.50%) HTML5
8 56 (27.05%) Git (software)
9 49 (23.67%) C#
10 48 (23.19%) CSS3
11 43 (20.77%) .NET
11 43 (20.77%) Spring
12 42 (20.29%) SQL
13 40 (19.32%) Finance
14 39 (18.84%) Node.js
15 37 (17.87%) SQL Server
16 35 (16.91%) Test Automation
17 34 (16.43%) JUnit
18 31 (14.98%) Jenkins
18 31 (14.98%) React
19 30 (14.49%) jQuery
20 29 (14.01%) Unit Testing
20 29 (14.01%) Scrum
20 29 (14.01%) Spring Boot
21 28 (13.53%) TDD
22 27 (13.04%) REST
23 25 (12.08%) Gradle
24 23 (11.11%) Maven
24 23 (11.11%) JIRA
25 22 (10.63%) Selenium

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 13 (6.28%) SharePoint
2 12 (5.80%) Confluence
3 10 (4.83%) K2 blackpearl
4 8 (3.86%) JBoss
5 7 (3.38%) Tomcat
6 6 (2.90%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (1.93%) Apache Spark
8 3 (1.45%) SAS
8 3 (1.45%) WebLogic
8 3 (1.45%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.97%) Drupal
9 2 (0.97%) NServiceBus
9 2 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (0.48%) CMS
10 1 (0.48%) Mule
10 1 (0.48%) Oracle SOA Suite
Business Applications
1 5 (2.42%) BASE24
2 3 (1.45%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.48%) Hyperion Planning
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.25%) npm
2 6 (2.90%) BrowserStack
3 5 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (0.97%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.97%) SaaS
6 1 (0.48%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.48%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.93%) Kerberos
2 2 (0.97%) ATM
3 1 (0.48%) SSL
3 1 (0.48%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (17.87%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 16 (7.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (4.35%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.86%) Blockchain
5 8 (3.86%) Hadoop
6 7 (3.38%) Relational Database
7 6 (2.90%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.93%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (1.93%) Apache Hive
9 4 (1.93%) HBase
9 4 (1.93%) MongoDB
9 4 (1.93%) NonStop SQL
9 4 (1.93%) RDBMS
10 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.97%) Aerospike
11 2 (0.97%) OLTP
12 1 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 56 (27.05%) Git (software)
2 34 (16.43%) JUnit
3 31 (14.98%) Jenkins
4 25 (12.08%) Gradle
5 23 (11.11%) JIRA
5 23 (11.11%) Maven
6 22 (10.63%) Selenium
7 18 (8.70%) Grunt
7 18 (8.70%) Subversion
8 15 (7.25%) webpack
9 13 (6.28%) Jasmine
10 12 (5.80%) Cucumber
11 11 (5.31%) gulp
12 7 (3.38%) CA Release Automation
12 7 (3.38%) HP UFT
12 7 (3.38%) Protractor
12 7 (3.38%) SonarQube
12 7 (3.38%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (3.38%) Visual Studio Code
12 7 (3.38%) WebStorm
General
1 40 (19.32%) Finance
2 19 (9.18%) Banking
3 6 (2.90%) Legal
3 6 (2.90%) Retail
4 1 (0.48%) Billing
4 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.48%) Publishing
4 1 (0.48%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (38.65%) HTML
2 72 (34.78%) CSS
3 60 (28.99%) AngularJS
4 59 (28.50%) HTML5
5 48 (23.19%) CSS3
6 43 (20.77%) .NET
6 43 (20.77%) Spring
7 39 (18.84%) Node.js
8 31 (14.98%) React
9 30 (14.49%) jQuery
10 29 (14.01%) Spring Boot
11 27 (13.04%) REST
12 22 (10.63%) Ajax
13 21 (10.14%) J2EE
13 21 (10.14%) Web Services
14 18 (8.70%) Sass
15 17 (8.21%) Hibernate
15 17 (8.21%) Redux
16 16 (7.73%) Ionic Framework
17 15 (7.25%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.38%) Data Structures
2 7 (3.38%) User Experience
3 6 (2.90%) Fintech
4 5 (2.42%) Algorithms
5 2 (0.97%) EFT
5 2 (0.97%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (0.97%) Management Information System
5 2 (0.97%) Tandem
5 2 (0.97%) Virtual Team
6 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.48%) Reference Data
6 1 (0.48%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.48%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.28%) Android
2 9 (4.35%) Windows
3 6 (2.90%) Unix
4 5 (2.42%) Linux
5 3 (1.45%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.45%) Mac OS
5 3 (1.45%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.45%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.45%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (39.61%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (16.91%) Test Automation
3 29 (14.01%) Scrum
3 29 (14.01%) Unit Testing
4 28 (13.53%) TDD
5 22 (10.63%) Front End Development
6 21 (10.14%) Microservices
7 19 (9.18%) OO
8 18 (8.70%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (8.21%) E-Commerce
10 13 (6.28%) Android Development
10 13 (6.28%) DevOps
11 12 (5.80%) BDD
11 12 (5.80%) Cryptography
11 12 (5.80%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (5.31%) MVC
13 10 (4.83%) OOP
13 10 (4.83%) Secure Coding
14 8 (3.86%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (3.38%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 81 (39.13%) JavaScript
2 77 (37.20%) Java
3 49 (23.67%) C#
4 42 (20.29%) SQL
5 19 (9.18%) ES6
6 14 (6.76%) Java 8
7 13 (6.28%) C++
8 11 (5.31%) Ruby
9 10 (4.83%) C
10 9 (4.35%) PowerShell
11 8 (3.86%) TypeScript
12 5 (2.42%) Java 9
12 5 (2.42%) Python
12 5 (2.42%) T-SQL
13 4 (1.93%) ActionScript
13 4 (1.93%) PHP
13 4 (1.93%) PL/SQL
13 4 (1.93%) Scala
13 4 (1.93%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.93%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (0.97%) Degree
1 2 (0.97%) HND
2 1 (0.48%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (0.48%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.48%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.45%) PSD2
1 3 (1.45%) WCAG
2 1 (0.48%) GDPR
2 1 (0.48%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (3.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 10 (4.83%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (3.38%) Puppet
3 5 (2.42%) Control-M
4 4 (1.93%) Tivoli
5 3 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 3 (1.45%) Terraform
6 1 (0.48%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (7.73%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.83%) Oracle
2 10 (4.83%) SAP
3 7 (3.38%) CA Agile Central
4 6 (2.90%) Cypress Semiconductor
4 6 (2.90%) Perforce
5 5 (2.42%) Apple
5 5 (2.42%) MuleSoft
6 4 (1.93%) HP
7 3 (1.45%) Ab Initio
7 3 (1.45%) JD Edwards
8 2 (0.97%) Kony
8 2 (0.97%) Tableau
8 2 (0.97%) Teradata
8 2 (0.97%) Thales
9 1 (0.48%) Hyperion
9 1 (0.48%) Informatica
9 1 (0.48%) MicroStrategy
9 1 (0.48%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.48%) ServiceNow