Period
to 19 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 19 November 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.

Senior Developer
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 71 57 68
Rank change year-on-year -14 +11 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 4 7 6
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.47% 1.03% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.50% 1.09% 0.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 6 4
Northamptonshire median daily rate £475 £425 £358
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.76% +18.88% -18.29%
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +3.75%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - -

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 794 640 889
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.19% 93.98% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 570 394 651
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% -1.18%
10th Percentile £292 £202 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £390 £390
% change year-on-year +2.56% - +4.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 26
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £13.00 £11.17 £11.38
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.38% -1.80% -5.21%
10th Percentile £11.13 £10.29 £9.63
90th Percentile £18.50 £14.88 £32.19
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.50 £13.50
% change year-on-year +3.45% +7.41% +3.85%

Senior Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior Developer in Northamptonshire

Senior Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Senior Developer in Northamptonshire

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 19 November 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 -12 2 £400 +12.28% 3
Senior Developer
East Midlands

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, Senior 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Java
1 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) Java EE
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 2 (50.00%) JUnit
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 2 (50.00%) Maven
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) Banking
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
3 1 (25.00%) .NET
3 1 (25.00%) J2EE
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) NServiceBus
3 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) C#

Senior 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 1 (25.00%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) JUnit
1 2 (50.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (25.00%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) Java EE
1 2 (50.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (25.00%) J2EE
2 1 (25.00%) MSMQ
2 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Microservices
2 2 (50.00%) E-Commerce
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) C#
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft