Period
to 18 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Senior Developer was £410 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 53 53
Rank change year-on-year -8 0 +8
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 11 8 11
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 1.37% 1.09% 1.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.46% 1.15% 1.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 11 8 17
Northamptonshire median daily rate £410 £400 £438
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.50% -8.57% +9.38%
10th Percentile £325 £316 £363
90th Percentile £475 £466 £476
East Midlands median daily rate £410 £400 £430
% change year-on-year +2.50% -6.98% +7.50%
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 751 697 721
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.64% 94.70% 96.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 469 458 532
Northamptonshire median daily rate £388 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -3.13% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £279 £225 £276
90th Percentile £513 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £398 £375
% change year-on-year +0.63% +6.00% +4.17%
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 22 13
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.17 £11.17 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -14.08% +1.96%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.28 £9.30
90th Percentile £21.94 £15.00 £30.78
East Midlands median hourly rate £17.00 £13.86 £13.50
% change year-on-year +22.66% +2.67% -

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 18 July 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 -9 6 £375 +5.26% 6
Senior Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 9 (81.82%) Microservices
2 7 (63.64%) Java
3 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 5 (45.45%) Spring
4 5 (45.45%) Maven
4 5 (45.45%) Java EE
4 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 5 (45.45%) Oracle
4 5 (45.45%) JUnit
4 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
5 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
5 4 (36.36%) NServiceBus
5 4 (36.36%) C#
5 4 (36.36%) MSMQ
5 4 (36.36%) .NET
5 4 (36.36%) SOA
5 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
6 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
6 3 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (18.18%) J2EE
8 1 (9.09%) EJB
8 1 (9.09%) JSP
8 1 (9.09%) Web Services
8 1 (9.09%) XML

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 4 (36.36%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (45.45%) NoSQL
2 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
3 1 (9.09%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (45.45%) JUnit
1 5 (45.45%) Maven
2 3 (27.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (9.09%) Git (software)
3 1 (9.09%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1 (9.09%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Java EE
1 5 (45.45%) Spring
2 4 (36.36%) .NET
2 4 (36.36%) .NET Framework
2 4 (36.36%) Entity Framework
2 4 (36.36%) MSMQ
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET
3 3 (27.27%) ASP.NET MVC
3 3 (27.27%) RabbitMQ
4 2 (18.18%) J2EE
5 1 (9.09%) EJB
5 1 (9.09%) JavaBeans
5 1 (9.09%) JSP
5 1 (9.09%) Web Services
5 1 (9.09%) XML
5 1 (9.09%) XSL
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Microservices
2 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (45.45%) E-Commerce
4 4 (36.36%) SOA
5 3 (27.27%) MVC
6 1 (9.09%) OO
6 1 (9.09%) OOA/OOD
6 1 (9.09%) Scrum
6 1 (9.09%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) Java
2 6 (54.55%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) C#
Vendors
1 5 (45.45%) Oracle
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft