Period
to 24 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 24 May 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
24 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 2
Rank change year-on-year 0 -1 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 170 142 147
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 23.45% 18.25% 21.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.19% 19.09% 22.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 93 155
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% +9.38%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £281
90th Percentile £495 £475 £450
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £368 £325
% change year-on-year +2.04% +13.08% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £187.50 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £42.50 £187.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -77.33% +400.00% +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 675 744 667
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.10% 95.63% 96.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 392 486 488
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £263 £225 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 31 7
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.09 £12.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.63% -7.69% -
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.25 £10.40
90th Percentile £17.18 £15.00 £35.25
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.86 £13.86 £14.00
% change year-on-year +14.43% -1.00% +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 24 May 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 24 May 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 +2 116 £378 +9.82% 40
Kettering - 2 £350 - 8
Daventry - 1 £400 - 4
Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 69 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (35.88%) Java
3 57 (33.53%) JavaScript
4 54 (31.76%) HTML
5 50 (29.41%) CSS
6 44 (25.88%) Spring
7 42 (24.71%) TDD
8 38 (22.35%) Git (software)
9 37 (21.76%) .NET
10 36 (21.18%) C#
10 36 (21.18%) SQL
10 36 (21.18%) HTML5
11 35 (20.59%) Finance
12 33 (19.41%) jQuery
13 32 (18.82%) SQL Server
13 32 (18.82%) OO
14 31 (18.24%) Unit Testing
14 31 (18.24%) Test Automation
15 30 (17.65%) Microservices
16 29 (17.06%) React
16 29 (17.06%) CSS3
17 28 (16.47%) JSON
18 27 (15.88%) Maven
19 26 (15.29%) Node.js
19 26 (15.29%) Hibernate
20 25 (14.71%) SOAP
20 25 (14.71%) Web Services
21 23 (13.53%) JUnit
21 23 (13.53%) Ajax
21 23 (13.53%) AngularJS

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 14 (8.24%) SharePoint
2 10 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
3 7 (4.12%) K2 blackpearl
4 5 (2.94%) NServiceBus
4 5 (2.94%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.94%) WordPress
5 4 (2.35%) Confluence
5 4 (2.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.76%) SAS
7 1 (0.59%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.59%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.59%) CMS
7 1 (0.59%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.59%) JBoss
7 1 (0.59%) NetWeaver
7 1 (0.59%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.59%) WebLogic
Applications
1 3 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (1.76%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (1.18%) BASE24
2 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.59%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.59%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (0.59%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.59%) SAP BPC
3 1 (0.59%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.59%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.59%) SAP FI/CO
3 1 (0.59%) SAP S/4HANA
3 1 (0.59%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.24%) npm
2 4 (2.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.18%) Dynamics 365
3 2 (1.18%) Google Analytics
4 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.59%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 13 (7.65%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
3 10 (5.88%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 9 (5.29%) NoSQL
4 9 (5.29%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.94%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.94%) MySQL
5 5 (2.94%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (2.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.76%) SQL Server 2016
8 2 (1.18%) Endeca
8 2 (1.18%) MongoDB
8 2 (1.18%) MS Access
8 2 (1.18%) SAS Data Integration Studio
8 2 (1.18%) SAS Enterprise Guide
8 2 (1.18%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.59%) NonStop SQL
9 1 (0.59%) SAP Data Services
Development Applications
1 38 (22.35%) Git (software)
2 27 (15.88%) Maven
3 23 (13.53%) JUnit
4 21 (12.35%) SonarQube
5 17 (10.00%) Gradle
5 17 (10.00%) Grunt
6 15 (8.82%) Subversion
7 14 (8.24%) JIRA
8 13 (7.65%) Jenkins
9 12 (7.06%) gulp
10 7 (4.12%) Eclipse
10 7 (4.12%) IntelliJ
10 7 (4.12%) Team Foundation Server
11 6 (3.53%) JProfiler
11 6 (3.53%) JSUnit
12 4 (2.35%) Cucumber
12 4 (2.35%) Xcode
13 3 (1.76%) HP UFT
13 3 (1.76%) NetBeans
13 3 (1.76%) Selenium
General
1 35 (20.59%) Finance
2 19 (11.18%) Banking
3 4 (2.35%) Legal
4 2 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
4 2 (1.18%) Marketing
4 2 (1.18%) Retail
4 2 (1.18%) Retail Banking
5 1 (0.59%) Automotive
5 1 (0.59%) Games
5 1 (0.59%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (31.76%) HTML
2 50 (29.41%) CSS
3 44 (25.88%) Spring
4 37 (21.76%) .NET
5 36 (21.18%) HTML5
6 33 (19.41%) jQuery
7 29 (17.06%) CSS3
7 29 (17.06%) React
8 28 (16.47%) JSON
9 26 (15.29%) Hibernate
9 26 (15.29%) Node.js
10 25 (14.71%) SOAP
10 25 (14.71%) Web Services
11 23 (13.53%) Ajax
11 23 (13.53%) AngularJS
12 22 (12.94%) XML
13 20 (11.76%) Spring Boot
14 18 (10.59%) Java EE
14 18 (10.59%) RESTful
15 16 (9.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.71%) Data Structures
2 4 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (2.35%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (1.18%) Computer Science
3 2 (1.18%) Credit Risk
3 2 (1.18%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (1.18%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.18%) Tandem
4 1 (0.59%) Driving Licence
4 1 (0.59%) Social Media
4 1 (0.59%) User Experience
4 1 (0.59%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 16 (9.41%) Windows
2 8 (4.71%) Linux
2 8 (4.71%) Mac OS
3 5 (2.94%) Unix
4 4 (2.35%) Android
4 4 (2.35%) Apple iOS
4 4 (2.35%) Mac OS X
4 4 (2.35%) Windows 7
4 4 (2.35%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (40.59%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (24.71%) TDD
3 32 (18.82%) OO
4 31 (18.24%) Test Automation
4 31 (18.24%) Unit Testing
5 30 (17.65%) Microservices
6 22 (12.94%) Front End Development
7 17 (10.00%) Scrum
8 14 (8.24%) E-Commerce
8 14 (8.24%) MVC
9 11 (6.47%) Performance Optimisation
10 10 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
10 10 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (5.88%) Responsive Web Design
10 10 (5.88%) SDLC
11 9 (5.29%) OOP
12 8 (4.71%) CRM
12 8 (4.71%) Data Modelling
13 7 (4.12%) Change Management
13 7 (4.12%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 61 (35.88%) Java
2 57 (33.53%) JavaScript
3 36 (21.18%) C#
3 36 (21.18%) SQL
4 20 (11.76%) Java 8
5 9 (5.29%) PHP
6 8 (4.71%) PowerShell
6 8 (4.71%) Ruby
7 6 (3.53%) VBA
8 5 (2.94%) T-SQL
8 5 (2.94%) VB.NET
9 4 (2.35%) Apple Swift
9 4 (2.35%) Java 9
9 4 (2.35%) Objective-C
10 3 (1.76%) VB
10 3 (1.76%) VB6
11 2 (1.18%) ABAP
11 2 (1.18%) Assembly Language
11 2 (1.18%) ES6
12 1 (0.59%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (1.76%) Degree
1 3 (1.76%) Security Cleared
2 2 (1.18%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.76%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (2.35%) Docker
2 1 (0.59%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (1.76%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (1.76%) Puppet
2 1 (0.59%) BladeLogic
Vendors
1 20 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.00%) Perforce
3 13 (7.65%) Oracle
4 9 (5.29%) SAP
5 5 (2.94%) Apple
6 3 (1.76%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (1.76%) Capita
6 3 (1.76%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.76%) Teradata
7 2 (1.18%) Ab Initio
7 2 (1.18%) Adobe
7 2 (1.18%) ATG
7 2 (1.18%) Cloudera
7 2 (1.18%) Google
8 1 (0.59%) Cognos
8 1 (0.59%) HP
8 1 (0.59%) hybris
8 1 (0.59%) NCR
8 1 (0.59%) Tableau
8 1 (0.59%) TIBCO