The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 3 months to 29 March 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
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 1 7
Rank change year-on-year -2 +6  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 71 95 68
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 18.78% 25.40% 13.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.61% 25.82% 14.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 76 47
Median daily rate £350 £369 £385
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -5.08% -4.22%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £281 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £444 £469
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Northamptonshire
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 362 368 464
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 95.77% 98.40% 95.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 246 279 286
Median daily rate £400 £400 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -5.88%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £251 £250 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £525 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 3 24
Median hourly rate £12.00 £35.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -65.71% +169.23%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.17 £11.00 £9.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £18.20 £35.00 £19.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.25% +14.70%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire that featured Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Northampton -3 48 £338 -3.57% 13
Corby +1 1 £270 -16.92% 1
Towcester - 1 £300 - 3
Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 56 (34.15%) JavaScript
1 56 (34.15%) .NET
2 53 (32.32%) SQL
3 50 (30.49%) C#
4 47 (28.66%) Java
5 44 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
6 43 (26.22%) Finance
7 42 (25.61%) HTML
8 40 (24.39%) jQuery
9 38 (23.17%) CSS
10 36 (21.95%) TDD
11 34 (20.73%) E-Commerce
12 32 (19.51%) J2EE
12 32 (19.51%) AngularJS
13 29 (17.68%) SQL Server
14 28 (17.07%) Banking
15 27 (16.46%) Ajax
16 26 (15.85%) JSON
16 26 (15.85%) XML
17 24 (14.63%) XSLT
18 23 (14.02%) MVC
18 23 (14.02%) Eclipse
19 22 (13.41%) Web Services
19 22 (13.41%) Data Modelling
19 22 (13.41%) Spring
20 21 (12.80%) JSP
20 21 (12.80%) ASP.NET
21 20 (12.20%) Web Development
21 20 (12.20%) HTML5
22 18 (10.98%) Git (software)

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 16 (9.76%) JBoss
2 15 (9.15%) WebSphere
3 5 (3.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.83%) CICS
5 2 (1.22%) Apache
5 2 (1.22%) K2 blackpearl
5 2 (1.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 2 (1.22%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (1.22%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.61%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.61%) GlassFish
6 1 (0.61%) nginx
6 1 (0.61%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Integration
6 1 (0.61%) WebLogic Portal
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Application Server
6 1 (0.61%) WebSphere Process Server
6 1 (0.61%) WordPress
Applications
1 3 (1.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.61%) PaintShop Pro
2 1 (0.61%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.61%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 4 (2.44%) Magento
2 3 (1.83%) BASE24
3 2 (1.22%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.61%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.61%) ENOVIA
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.61%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.61%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.66%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.22%) GitHub
3 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.22%) HTTP
2 1 (0.61%) ATM
2 1 (0.61%) Internet
2 1 (0.61%) Intranet
2 1 (0.61%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (17.68%) SQL Server
2 14 (8.54%) Relational Database
3 11 (6.71%) MongoDB
3 11 (6.71%) RDBMS
4 8 (4.88%) Blockchain
4 8 (4.88%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (4.27%) Oracle Database
6 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (3.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (3.05%) DB2
8 3 (1.83%) NonStop SQL
8 3 (1.83%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.22%) Big Data
9 2 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.61%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.61%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.61%) SAP Data Services
10 1 (0.61%) Spotfire
10 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2014
10 1 (0.61%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 23 (14.02%) Eclipse
2 18 (10.98%) Git (software)
3 13 (7.93%) Ant
4 12 (7.32%) IntelliJ
5 11 (6.71%) JIRA
5 11 (6.71%) JUnit
6 8 (4.88%) Gradle
6 8 (4.88%) Jenkins
7 7 (4.27%) JProfiler
8 6 (3.66%) Selenium
9 5 (3.05%) Maven
10 4 (2.44%) Moq
10 4 (2.44%) NUnit
10 4 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.83%) Grunt
11 3 (1.83%) JBehave
11 3 (1.83%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.83%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.22%) gulp
12 2 (1.22%) VersaTest
General
1 43 (26.22%) Finance
2 28 (17.07%) Banking
3 5 (3.05%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.83%) Advertising
4 3 (1.83%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.83%) Retail
5 2 (1.22%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.61%) Back Office
6 1 (0.61%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.61%) Front Office
6 1 (0.61%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.61%) Law
6 1 (0.61%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (34.15%) .NET
2 42 (25.61%) HTML
3 40 (24.39%) jQuery
4 38 (23.17%) CSS
5 32 (19.51%) AngularJS
5 32 (19.51%) J2EE
6 27 (16.46%) Ajax
7 26 (15.85%) JSON
7 26 (15.85%) XML
8 24 (14.63%) XSLT
9 22 (13.41%) Spring
9 22 (13.41%) Web Services
10 21 (12.80%) ASP.NET
10 21 (12.80%) JSP
11 20 (12.20%) HTML5
12 16 (9.76%) Java EE
13 15 (9.15%) Hibernate
14 14 (8.54%) JSF
15 11 (6.71%) Entity Framework
15 11 (6.71%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 17 (10.37%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (9.76%) Mainframe
3 9 (5.49%) User Experience
4 7 (4.27%) Driving Licence
5 3 (1.83%) EFT
5 3 (1.83%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.22%) Mobile Banking
7 1 (0.61%) DataPower
7 1 (0.61%) e-Learning
7 1 (0.61%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (0.61%) PMI
7 1 (0.61%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.05%) Android
1 5 (3.05%) Linux
2 3 (1.83%) Apple iOS
2 3 (1.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (26.83%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (21.95%) TDD
3 34 (20.73%) E-Commerce
4 23 (14.02%) MVC
5 22 (13.41%) Data Modelling
6 20 (12.20%) Web Development
7 16 (9.76%) OO
7 16 (9.76%) Web Application Development
8 15 (9.15%) Continuous Integration
8 15 (9.15%) Scrum
9 13 (7.93%) ETL
10 11 (6.71%) Unit Testing
11 10 (6.10%) Data Management
12 8 (4.88%) Dependency Injection
12 8 (4.88%) Workflow
13 6 (3.66%) Data Protection
13 6 (3.66%) Front End Development
13 6 (3.66%) RAD
14 5 (3.05%) Integration Testing
14 5 (3.05%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 56 (34.15%) JavaScript
2 53 (32.32%) SQL
3 50 (30.49%) C#
4 47 (28.66%) Java
5 17 (10.37%) PL/SQL
6 8 (4.88%) VB.NET
7 7 (4.27%) PHP
8 6 (3.66%) ABAP
9 5 (3.05%) VB
9 5 (3.05%) VBA
10 4 (2.44%) Python
11 3 (1.83%) COBOL
11 3 (1.83%) JCL
11 3 (1.83%) PowerShell
11 3 (1.83%) T-SQL
11 3 (1.83%) VB6
12 2 (1.22%) R
13 1 (0.61%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
13 1 (0.61%) ES6
13 1 (0.61%) Scala
Qualifications
1 3 (1.83%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (1.83%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.61%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (6.10%) QA
2 1 (0.61%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (0.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (1.83%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.61%) Control-M
2 1 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (10.98%) Oracle
2 16 (9.76%) Informatica
3 10 (6.10%) Perforce
4 9 (5.49%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.49%) SAP
5 3 (1.83%) Adobe
5 3 (1.83%) HP
5 3 (1.83%) Thales
6 2 (1.22%) hybris
6 2 (1.22%) IBM
6 2 (1.22%) Kony
7 1 (0.61%) Chordiant
7 1 (0.61%) MicroStrategy
7 1 (0.61%) OpenText
7 1 (0.61%) Sybase
7 1 (0.61%) Tableau
7 1 (0.61%) Xamarin
Northamptonshire
Senitor Associates
Rate: £250 - £320 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Northamptonshire
Scott-Merrick LLP
Salary: Market rates
Posted: 19 hours ago
Towcester, Northamptonshire
Latcom Ltd
Rate: From £275 to £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northampton, Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £380 - £440 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Northamptonshire
Oscar
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Up to £420 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Northamptonshire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Northamptonshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: From £300 to £400 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago