Period
to 23 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 4 3
Rank change year-on-year +1 -1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 148 206 142
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 21.61% 22.17% 18.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.13% 22.99% 19.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 98 144 104
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
10th Percentile £270 £313 £252
90th Percentile £527 £473 £594
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £375 £338
% change year-on-year - +11.11% +3.85%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £38.75 £20.25
% change year-on-year +16.13% +91.36% -46.00%

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 640 896 744
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.43% 96.45% 96.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 397 653 505
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% +3.03%
10th Percentile £200 £256 £250
90th Percentile £539 £575 £573
East Midlands median daily rate £392 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +1.16% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 36
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.50 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -2.87% -4.17% -12.73%
10th Percentile £10.29 £9.50 £10.00
90th Percentile £15.25 £34.50 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.73 £13.60 £13.00
% change year-on-year +8.37% +4.58% -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 23 November 2017.

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 23 November 2017. 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 89 £350 -12.50% 17
Kettering +3 3 £290 -10.77% 5
Corby +1 3 £413 -21.43% 2
Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Northamptonshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 82 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
2 54 (36.49%) Java
3 48 (32.43%) HTML
4 43 (29.05%) SQL
4 43 (29.05%) Spring
5 42 (28.38%) TDD
5 42 (28.38%) JavaScript
6 40 (27.03%) .NET
7 38 (25.68%) CSS
8 34 (22.97%) C#
8 34 (22.97%) E-Commerce
8 34 (22.97%) RESTful
9 32 (21.62%) Git (software)
10 29 (19.59%) Scrum
11 28 (18.92%) HTML5
11 28 (18.92%) Node.js
12 27 (18.24%) Java EE
12 27 (18.24%) Oracle
13 26 (17.57%) Web Services
13 26 (17.57%) J2EE
14 25 (16.89%) Hibernate
14 25 (16.89%) Maven
15 24 (16.22%) CSS3
16 23 (15.54%) Unit Testing
16 23 (15.54%) Finance
16 23 (15.54%) SQL Server
17 22 (14.86%) JUnit
17 22 (14.86%) AngularJS
18 21 (14.19%) OO
18 21 (14.19%) 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 13 (8.78%) SharePoint
2 6 (4.05%) JBoss
2 6 (4.05%) Tomcat
3 5 (3.38%) SharePoint 2013
4 3 (2.03%) NServiceBus
5 2 (1.35%) CMS
5 2 (1.35%) WordPress
6 1 (0.68%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.68%) CICS
6 1 (0.68%) GeoServer
6 1 (0.68%) K2 blackpearl
6 1 (0.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (3.38%) Simulink
2 1 (0.68%) Fireworks
2 1 (0.68%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (1.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.68%) Oracle SCM
2 1 (0.68%) SAP Business One
2 1 (0.68%) SAP S/4HANA
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.41%) npm
2 3 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.68%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.05%) Internet
2 1 (0.68%) DNS
2 1 (0.68%) HTTP
2 1 (0.68%) MQTT
2 1 (0.68%) SMTP
2 1 (0.68%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.68%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.68%) Wireless
2 1 (0.68%) ZigBee
2 1 (0.68%) Z-Wave
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (15.54%) SQL Server
2 16 (10.81%) NoSQL
3 12 (8.11%) Relational Database
4 11 (7.43%) MongoDB
4 11 (7.43%) RDBMS
5 7 (4.73%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (2.70%) MySQL
6 4 (2.70%) Snowflake Schema
6 4 (2.70%) Spotfire
6 4 (2.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (2.03%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (1.35%) GIS
9 1 (0.68%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.68%) Big Data
9 1 (0.68%) Easytrieve
9 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 32 (21.62%) Git (software)
2 25 (16.89%) Maven
3 22 (14.86%) JUnit
4 15 (10.14%) Grunt
5 12 (8.11%) SonarQube
6 11 (7.43%) gulp
7 10 (6.76%) Jenkins
8 9 (6.08%) Gradle
8 9 (6.08%) JIRA
9 7 (4.73%) IntelliJ
9 7 (4.73%) JProfiler
10 6 (4.05%) Eclipse
11 4 (2.70%) JSUnit
12 3 (2.03%) Bitbucket
12 3 (2.03%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (2.03%) Visual Studio
13 2 (1.35%) Jasmine
13 2 (1.35%) Subversion
13 2 (1.35%) TeamCity
13 2 (1.35%) Xcode
General
1 23 (15.54%) Finance
2 18 (12.16%) Banking
3 2 (1.35%) Advertising
3 2 (1.35%) Automotive
3 2 (1.35%) Back Office
3 2 (1.35%) Games
3 2 (1.35%) Legal
3 2 (1.35%) Retail
4 1 (0.68%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.68%) Publishing
4 1 (0.68%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (32.43%) HTML
2 43 (29.05%) Spring
3 40 (27.03%) .NET
4 38 (25.68%) CSS
5 34 (22.97%) RESTful
6 28 (18.92%) HTML5
6 28 (18.92%) Node.js
7 27 (18.24%) Java EE
8 26 (17.57%) J2EE
8 26 (17.57%) Web Services
9 25 (16.89%) Hibernate
10 24 (16.22%) CSS3
11 22 (14.86%) AngularJS
12 21 (14.19%) jQuery
13 18 (12.16%) React
14 16 (10.81%) JSON
15 13 (8.78%) .NET Framework
15 13 (8.78%) ASP.NET
15 13 (8.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
16 12 (8.11%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
1 5 (3.38%) User Experience
2 3 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (2.03%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.68%) Algorithms
3 1 (0.68%) Animation
3 1 (0.68%) Computer Science
3 1 (0.68%) e-Learning
3 1 (0.68%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (0.68%) IBM Mainframe
3 1 (0.68%) Mainframe
3 1 (0.68%) NHS
3 1 (0.68%) Public Cloud
3 1 (0.68%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 11 (7.43%) Windows
2 4 (2.70%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.03%) Android
4 2 (1.35%) Linux
4 2 (1.35%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.35%) Windows 7
4 2 (1.35%) Windows 8
5 1 (0.68%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.68%) MVS
5 1 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (55.41%) Agile Software Development
2 42 (28.38%) TDD
3 34 (22.97%) E-Commerce
4 29 (19.59%) Scrum
5 23 (15.54%) Unit Testing
6 21 (14.19%) OO
7 18 (12.16%) MVC
8 17 (11.49%) Test Automation
9 14 (9.46%) Microservices
10 12 (8.11%) Responsive Web Design
11 11 (7.43%) Pair Programming
12 10 (6.76%) Data Modelling
12 10 (6.76%) Front End Development
13 9 (6.08%) BDD
13 9 (6.08%) SDLC
14 8 (5.41%) ETL
14 8 (5.41%) OOP
14 8 (5.41%) Waterfall
14 8 (5.41%) Web Development
15 7 (4.73%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 54 (36.49%) Java
2 43 (29.05%) SQL
3 42 (28.38%) JavaScript
4 34 (22.97%) C#
5 7 (4.73%) VB.NET
6 6 (4.05%) ES6
7 5 (3.38%) MATLAB
8 3 (2.03%) Apple Swift
8 3 (2.03%) Objective-C
8 3 (2.03%) PHP
8 3 (2.03%) PowerShell
8 3 (2.03%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.03%) XAML
9 2 (1.35%) ABAP
9 2 (1.35%) COBOL
9 2 (1.35%) VBA
10 1 (0.68%) C
10 1 (0.68%) C++
10 1 (0.68%) RPG
10 1 (0.68%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (1.35%) Degree
2 1 (0.68%) AWS Certification
2 1 (0.68%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 5 (3.38%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.68%) Ansible
1 1 (0.68%) Kubernetes
1 1 (0.68%) Mesos
1 1 (0.68%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 27 (18.24%) Oracle
2 14 (9.46%) Perforce
3 12 (8.11%) Microsoft
4 6 (4.05%) SAP
5 5 (3.38%) Apple
5 5 (3.38%) Informatica
6 4 (2.70%) Capita
6 4 (2.70%) MicroStrategy
6 4 (2.70%) Pega
6 4 (2.70%) Tableau
7 3 (2.03%) IBM
8 2 (1.35%) Xamarin
9 1 (0.68%) Adobe
9 1 (0.68%) ServiceNow
9 1 (0.68%) Teradata