Period
to 17 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

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
17 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 51 63
Rank change year-on-year -7 +12 -15
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 13 8 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.69% 1.27% 0.84%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.79% 1.33% 0.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 13 7 6
Northamptonshire median daily rate £550 £463 £395
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.92% +17.09% -2.47%
10th Percentile £475 £325 £341
90th Percentile £638 £475 £463
East Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £415
% change year-on-year +6.25% -3.61% +10.67%
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 727 600 919
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.42% 95.09% 96.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 529 349 617
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £375 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £290 £213 £216
90th Percentile £556 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £395 £375
% change year-on-year +1.27% +5.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 27 32
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £14.23 £11.00 £12.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +29.32% -8.33% +9.09%
10th Percentile £11.01 £10.29 £10.25
90th Percentile £15.47 £14.20 £18.73
East Midlands median hourly rate £13.60 £15.00 £14.00
% change year-on-year -9.37% +7.14% +7.69%

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
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Senior Developer in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 17 February 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram 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 17 February 2019. 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 -7 6 £625 +78.57% 4
Senior Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 17 February 2019, 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
3 9 (69.23%) Spring
3 9 (69.23%) Maven
3 9 (69.23%) Java
3 9 (69.23%) DevOps
3 9 (69.23%) Microservices
4 7 (53.85%) Docker
4 7 (53.85%) Java 8
5 6 (46.15%) Spring Boot
5 6 (46.15%) OO
5 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
6 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes
6 5 (38.46%) Terraform
7 4 (30.77%) GraphQL
7 4 (30.77%) React
7 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
7 4 (30.77%) Node.js
7 4 (30.77%) jQuery
7 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
7 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
7 4 (30.77%) HTML
7 4 (30.77%) CSS
7 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
8 3 (23.08%) SQL
8 3 (23.08%) Oracle
8 3 (23.08%) JUnit
8 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
8 3 (23.08%) Java EE
8 3 (23.08%) NoSQL

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (23.08%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (69.23%) Maven
2 4 (30.77%) Git (software)
3 3 (23.08%) JUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) Spring
2 6 (46.15%) Hibernate
2 6 (46.15%) Spring Boot
3 4 (30.77%) AngularJS
3 4 (30.77%) CSS
3 4 (30.77%) GraphQL
3 4 (30.77%) HTML
3 4 (30.77%) jQuery
3 4 (30.77%) Node.js
3 4 (30.77%) React
4 3 (23.08%) Java EE
5 2 (15.38%) CSS3
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
6 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (76.92%) TDD
3 9 (69.23%) DevOps
3 9 (69.23%) Microservices
4 6 (46.15%) OO
5 4 (30.77%) Unit Testing
6 3 (23.08%) E-Commerce
7 1 (7.69%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (69.23%) Java
2 7 (53.85%) Java 8
3 4 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 3 (23.08%) SQL
5 2 (15.38%) ES6
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) Kubernetes
1 5 (38.46%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (23.08%) Oracle