Period
to 27 February 2020

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £388 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 27 February 2020.

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
27 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 4 3 2
Rank change year-on-year -1 -1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 45 169 145
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 17.31% 21.86% 22.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.37% 22.99% 23.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 153 114
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.06% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £345 £305 £265
90th Percentile £464 £556 £519
East Midlands median daily rate £375 £410 £375
% change year-on-year -8.54% +9.33% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £28.75 £47.50 £45.00
% change year-on-year -39.47% +5.56% +20.00%

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 245 735 620
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.23% 95.08% 95.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 136 549 359
Northamptonshire median daily rate £350 £391 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.49% +4.27% -6.25%
10th Percentile £150 £279 £230
90th Percentile £500 £556 £538
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £400 £392
% change year-on-year -3.75% +2.04% +4.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 28
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £16.50 £14.23 £11.09
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +15.99% +28.33% -7.63%
10th Percentile £15.19 £11.01 £10.29
90th Percentile £45.00 £15.47 £17.46
East Midlands median hourly rate £14.90 £13.69 £14.98
% change year-on-year +8.84% -8.63% +7.02%

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 27 February 2020.

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 27 February 2020. 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 0 28 £400 - 28
Kettering +1 10 £360 - 15
Corby -2 3 £450 +20.00%
Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2020, 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 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 20 (44.44%) C#
3 19 (42.22%) HTML
3 19 (42.22%) SQL
3 19 (42.22%) CSS
4 17 (37.78%) .NET
4 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
6 12 (26.67%) Java
6 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
7 11 (24.44%) .NET Framework
7 11 (24.44%) Entity Framework
8 10 (22.22%) QA
8 10 (22.22%) jQuery
8 10 (22.22%) Visual Studio
8 10 (22.22%) MVC
9 9 (20.00%) Scrum
9 9 (20.00%) Finance
9 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
9 9 (20.00%) SOAP
9 9 (20.00%) XML
9 9 (20.00%) WCF
9 9 (20.00%) JSON
9 9 (20.00%) Spring
9 9 (20.00%) RESTful
10 8 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
10 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
10 8 (17.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 8 (17.78%) CSS3
10 8 (17.78%) Kendo UI

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 2 (4.44%) CMS
1 2 (4.44%) Confluence
1 2 (4.44%) EPiServer
1 2 (4.44%) Ethereum
1 2 (4.44%) Hyperledger
1 2 (4.44%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.44%) Hyperion Planning
2 2 (4.44%) R3 Corda
3 1 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (2.22%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 5 (11.11%) Dynamics 365
2 2 (4.44%) GitHub
2 2 (4.44%) Power Platform
2 2 (4.44%) SaaS
3 1 (2.22%) AWS
3 1 (2.22%) Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Serverless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 8 (17.78%) SQL Server 2014
3 7 (15.56%) Relational Database
4 4 (8.89%) Hadoop
4 4 (8.89%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (8.89%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (4.44%) Apache Hive
5 2 (4.44%) Blockchain
5 2 (4.44%) Essbase
5 2 (4.44%) MongoDB
5 2 (4.44%) MySQL
5 2 (4.44%) NoSQL
5 2 (4.44%) Power BI
5 2 (4.44%) RDBMS
5 2 (4.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (2.22%) Cognos Framework Manager
6 1 (2.22%) DB2
6 1 (2.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (2.22%) UniData
Development Applications
1 10 (22.22%) Visual Studio
2 8 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (13.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (11.11%) JIRA
4 5 (11.11%) Maven
5 4 (8.89%) Cucumber
5 4 (8.89%) Jasmine
5 4 (8.89%) JUnit
5 4 (8.89%) Selenium
6 2 (4.44%) Bitbucket
6 2 (4.44%) Jenkins
6 2 (4.44%) Mocha
6 2 (4.44%) Postman
6 2 (4.44%) Protractor
6 2 (4.44%) Robot Framework
6 2 (4.44%) SpecFlow
7 1 (2.22%) ProC
7 1 (2.22%) Subversion
General
1 9 (20.00%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Law
3 2 (4.44%) Billing
4 1 (2.22%) Banking
4 1 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) CSS
1 19 (42.22%) HTML
2 17 (37.78%) .NET
3 12 (26.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 11 (24.44%) .NET Framework
4 11 (24.44%) Entity Framework
5 10 (22.22%) jQuery
6 9 (20.00%) ASP.NET
6 9 (20.00%) JSON
6 9 (20.00%) RESTful
6 9 (20.00%) SOAP
6 9 (20.00%) Spring
6 9 (20.00%) WCF
6 9 (20.00%) XML
7 8 (17.78%) CSS3
7 8 (17.78%) Kendo UI
7 8 (17.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 7 (15.56%) AngularJS
8 7 (15.56%) Spring Boot
8 7 (15.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.44%) Algorithms
1 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
2 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.22%) AS400
2 1 (2.22%) iSeries
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.22%) Linux
1 1 (2.22%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (22.22%) MVC
3 9 (20.00%) Scrum
4 7 (15.56%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.33%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (13.33%) Front End Development
5 6 (13.33%) Microservices
5 6 (13.33%) TDD
6 5 (11.11%) Computer Science
7 4 (8.89%) BDD
7 4 (8.89%) CRM
7 4 (8.89%) Fintech
7 4 (8.89%) Test Automation
7 4 (8.89%) Workflow
8 3 (6.67%) Analytics
8 3 (6.67%) Dashboard Development
8 3 (6.67%) ERP
8 3 (6.67%) Kanban
8 3 (6.67%) OO
9 2 (4.44%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (46.67%) JavaScript
2 20 (44.44%) C#
3 19 (42.22%) SQL
4 12 (26.67%) Java
5 8 (17.78%) T-SQL
6 4 (8.89%) ES6
6 4 (8.89%) Python
6 4 (8.89%) Ruby
7 3 (6.67%) Java 8
8 2 (4.44%) TypeScript
9 1 (2.22%) PL/SQL
9 1 (2.22%) UniBasic
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (6.67%) Sun Certification
3 2 (4.44%) ISEB
3 2 (4.44%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (4.44%) Kubernetes
1 2 (4.44%) MIIS
Vendors
1 7 (15.56%) Oracle
1 7 (15.56%) Telerik
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (6.67%) Sun
4 2 (4.44%) Hyperion
4 2 (4.44%) Tableau
4 2 (4.44%) Teradata
5 1 (2.22%) Cognos
5 1 (2.22%) Infor
5 1 (2.22%) JD Edwards