Period
to 21 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 21 September 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
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year +1 +1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 226 144 168
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 27.20% 20.81% 20.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.01% 22.19% 21.62%
Number of daily rates quoted 179 90 126
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £420 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.76% +5.00% +29.03%
10th Percentile £315 £295 £303
90th Percentile £488 £500 £475
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £375 £363
% change year-on-year +6.67% +3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - £187.50 -
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £45.43 £39.50
% change year-on-year -0.95% +15.01% +393.75%

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 779 649 777
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.74% 93.79% 96.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 415 582
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £413 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.03% -2.94% -
10th Percentile £296 £206 £293
90th Percentile £525 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 23 17
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £12.75 £11.17 £11.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.15% -2.87% -22.94%
10th Percentile £11.17 £10.26 £8.80
90th Percentile £18.15 £14.81 £37.75
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.50 £13.86 £13.00
% change year-on-year +11.83% +6.62% -

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 21 September 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 21 September 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 +1 160 £380 -1.94% 40
Wellingborough - 5 £375 - 3
Kettering +2 4 £463 +59.48% 11
Corby -1 2 - - 5
Daventry - 1 £400 - 2
Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 88 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
2 87 (38.50%) JavaScript
3 82 (36.28%) Java
4 78 (34.51%) HTML
5 73 (32.30%) CSS
6 71 (31.42%) Git (software)
7 61 (26.99%) HTML5
8 58 (25.66%) AngularJS
9 54 (23.89%) C#
10 53 (23.45%) Test Automation
11 52 (23.01%) SQL
11 52 (23.01%) CSS3
12 50 (22.12%) .NET
12 50 (22.12%) Finance
13 48 (21.24%) TDD
14 47 (20.80%) Spring
15 42 (18.58%) Node.js
15 42 (18.58%) React
16 40 (17.70%) Unit Testing
16 40 (17.70%) SQL Server
17 38 (16.81%) OO
18 34 (15.04%) jQuery
19 30 (13.27%) Microservices
19 30 (13.27%) Jenkins
20 28 (12.39%) Gradle
20 28 (12.39%) Front End Development
20 28 (12.39%) JUnit
20 28 (12.39%) Microsoft
21 26 (11.50%) Maven
21 26 (11.50%) Ajax

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 21 (9.29%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.19%) K2 blackpearl
3 12 (5.31%) Confluence
3 12 (5.31%) SharePoint Server
4 8 (3.54%) JBoss
5 4 (1.77%) NServiceBus
5 4 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (1.77%) Tomcat
5 4 (1.77%) WebLogic
6 3 (1.33%) SAS
6 3 (1.33%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.88%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.44%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.44%) CMS
8 1 (0.44%) Drupal
8 1 (0.44%) ExpressionEngine
8 1 (0.44%) NetWeaver
8 1 (0.44%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.44%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.44%) Adobe Creative Suite
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (2.65%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 5 (2.21%) BASE24
3 1 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.44%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.44%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.44%) SAP BPC
Cloud Services
1 16 (7.08%) npm
2 6 (2.65%) BrowserStack
3 4 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.77%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (1.33%) SaaS
5 2 (0.88%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.44%) Office 365
6 1 (0.44%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.88%) ATM
1 2 (0.88%) Kerberos
2 1 (0.44%) SSL
2 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (17.70%) SQL Server
2 19 (8.41%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (7.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (3.54%) Blockchain
4 8 (3.54%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.54%) PostgreSQL
4 8 (3.54%) Relational Database
5 7 (3.10%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.65%) Hadoop
7 5 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
8 3 (1.33%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.33%) NonStop SQL
8 3 (1.33%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.88%) Aerospike
9 2 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.88%) Apache Hive
9 2 (0.88%) HBase
9 2 (0.88%) OLTP
9 2 (0.88%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 2 (0.88%) SAS Enterprise Guide
Development Applications
1 71 (31.42%) Git (software)
2 30 (13.27%) Jenkins
3 28 (12.39%) Gradle
3 28 (12.39%) JUnit
4 26 (11.50%) Maven
5 24 (10.62%) Grunt
6 20 (8.85%) SonarQube
7 19 (8.41%) JIRA
7 19 (8.41%) Subversion
8 16 (7.08%) gulp
8 16 (7.08%) Selenium
9 15 (6.64%) Cucumber
9 15 (6.64%) webpack
10 14 (6.19%) Jasmine
11 9 (3.98%) Eclipse
12 8 (3.54%) Team Foundation Server
13 7 (3.10%) Protractor
13 7 (3.10%) Visual Studio Code
13 7 (3.10%) WebStorm
14 6 (2.65%) Babel
General
1 50 (22.12%) Finance
2 23 (10.18%) Banking
3 9 (3.98%) Legal
4 5 (2.21%) Retail
5 2 (0.88%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.44%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (34.51%) HTML
2 73 (32.30%) CSS
3 61 (26.99%) HTML5
4 58 (25.66%) AngularJS
5 52 (23.01%) CSS3
6 50 (22.12%) .NET
7 47 (20.80%) Spring
8 42 (18.58%) Node.js
8 42 (18.58%) React
9 34 (15.04%) jQuery
10 26 (11.50%) Ajax
10 26 (11.50%) Hibernate
11 24 (10.62%) JSON
11 24 (10.62%) Spring Boot
11 24 (10.62%) Web Services
12 22 (9.73%) Sass
13 21 (9.29%) XML
14 19 (8.41%) Redux
15 18 (7.96%) REST
16 17 (7.52%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 11 (4.87%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (3.98%) Data Structures
3 6 (2.65%) Fintech
3 6 (2.65%) User Experience
4 4 (1.77%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.33%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.33%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (1.33%) Tandem
6 2 (0.88%) Computer Science
6 2 (0.88%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (0.88%) Management Information System
6 2 (0.88%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.44%) Driving Licence
7 1 (0.44%) EFT
7 1 (0.44%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (6.19%) Windows
2 13 (5.75%) Android
3 12 (5.31%) Linux
4 10 (4.42%) Mac OS
5 6 (2.65%) Unix
6 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.44%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (38.94%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (23.45%) Test Automation
3 48 (21.24%) TDD
4 40 (17.70%) Unit Testing
5 38 (16.81%) OO
6 30 (13.27%) Microservices
7 28 (12.39%) Front End Development
8 26 (11.50%) Scrum
9 23 (10.18%) Continuous Integration
10 17 (7.52%) E-Commerce
11 14 (6.19%) OOP
12 13 (5.75%) Android Development
12 13 (5.75%) DevOps
12 13 (5.75%) SDLC
13 12 (5.31%) Cryptography
14 11 (4.87%) BDD
14 11 (4.87%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (4.87%) MVC
15 10 (4.42%) Responsive Web Design
15 10 (4.42%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 87 (38.50%) JavaScript
2 82 (36.28%) Java
3 54 (23.89%) C#
4 52 (23.01%) SQL
5 22 (9.73%) Java 8
6 20 (8.85%) ES6
7 14 (6.19%) PowerShell
8 13 (5.75%) C++
9 10 (4.42%) C
9 10 (4.42%) Ruby
10 8 (3.54%) Java 9
10 8 (3.54%) TypeScript
11 7 (3.10%) T-SQL
12 5 (2.21%) VB
12 5 (2.21%) VBA
13 4 (1.77%) PHP
13 4 (1.77%) VB.NET
13 4 (1.77%) VB6
14 3 (1.33%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.88%) Python
Qualifications
1 4 (1.77%) Degree
2 2 (0.88%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (0.88%) HND
3 1 (0.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (0.44%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.33%) PSD2
1 3 (1.33%) WCAG
2 1 (0.44%) GDPR
2 1 (0.44%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (4.42%) Docker
2 1 (0.44%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (1.33%) Puppet
2 3 (1.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 3 (1.33%) Terraform
3 2 (0.88%) Control-M
3 2 (0.88%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.44%) BladeLogic
4 1 (0.44%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 28 (12.39%) Microsoft
2 16 (7.08%) SAP
3 14 (6.19%) Perforce
4 12 (5.31%) Oracle
5 6 (2.65%) Cypress Semiconductor
5 6 (2.65%) JD Edwards
6 3 (1.33%) Apple
6 3 (1.33%) CA Agile Central
6 3 (1.33%) HP
6 3 (1.33%) Teradata
7 2 (0.88%) Kony
7 2 (0.88%) MuleSoft
8 1 (0.44%) Hyperion
8 1 (0.44%) Mashery
8 1 (0.44%) MicroStrategy
8 1 (0.44%) NCR
8 1 (0.44%) Pega
8 1 (0.44%) ServiceNow
8 1 (0.44%) Tableau
8 1 (0.44%) Thales