Period
to 14 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer/Software Engineer was £525 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 14 December 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.

Software Engineer/Developer
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 - 57
Rank change year-on-year - +57 -
Contract jobs requiring a Developer/Software Engineer 1 0 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.15% - 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% - 0.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 1
Northamptonshire median daily rate £525 - £325
East Midlands median daily rate £513 - £325
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - -

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 621 888 709
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.52% 96.84% 96.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 380 636 479
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £406 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -4.62% -4.41% +1.19%
10th Percentile £200 £225 £250
90th Percentile £550 £575 £570
East Midlands median daily rate £385 £388 £375
% change year-on-year -0.65% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 29 35
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £12.50 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -10.64% - -13.79%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £16.00 £25.25 £18.52
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £13.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +3.85% -3.70%

Developer/Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

Job postings that featured Developer/Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire.

Job vacancy trend for Developer/Software Engineer in Northamptonshire

Developer/Software Engineer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer/Software Engineer in Northamptonshire.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer/Software Engineer in Northamptonshire

Developer/Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 24 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, Developer/Software Engineer 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/Software Engineer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) Asynchronous Programming

Developer/Software Engineer 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:

Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) .NET
1 1 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (100.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (100.00%) jQuery
1 1 (100.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 1 (100.00%) WPF
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (100.00%) Asynchronous Programming
1 1 (100.00%) Dependency Injection
1 1 (100.00%) MVC
1 1 (100.00%) MVVM
1 1 (100.00%) OO
1 1 (100.00%) Project Management
1 1 (100.00%) SOA
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) TDD
1 1 (100.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C#
1 1 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) VB.NET
1 1 (100.00%) XAML
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft