Period
to 17 November 2018

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £331 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 17 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.

Software Developer
East Midlands > Northamptonshire
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 60 73
Rank change year-on-year -9 +13 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 6 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.71% 0.87% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.92% 0.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 6 4 0
Northamptonshire median daily rate £331 £563 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -41.11% - -
East Midlands median daily rate £438 £413 £363
% change year-on-year +6.06% +13.79% +3.57%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 - £47.50

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 792 650 900
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.17% 94.07% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 568 402 661
Northamptonshire median daily rate £400 £400 £420
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -4.76% -1.18%
10th Percentile £292 £206 £263
90th Percentile £538 £538 £575
East Midlands median daily rate £400 £392 £390
% change year-on-year +2.04% +0.51% +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%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Northamptonshire

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Northamptonshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Northamptonshire

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Northamptonshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Northamptonshire over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Developer in Northamptonshire

Software 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 Software Developer within the Northamptonshire region over the 6 months to 17 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 -6 4 £356 -40.63% 4
Software Developer
East Midlands

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 29 Co-occurring IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 5 (83.33%) C#
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) System Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Information Management
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (16.67%) WCF
5 1 (16.67%) RESTful
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (16.67%) HTML5
5 1 (16.67%) Node.js
5 1 (16.67%) REST
5 1 (16.67%) Java
5 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
5 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
5 1 (16.67%) VB
5 1 (16.67%) VB.NET
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) CMS
5 1 (16.67%) CSS
5 1 (16.67%) SOAP
5 1 (16.67%) Windows

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 1 (16.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 3 (50.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
4 1 (16.67%) CSS
4 1 (16.67%) HTML5
4 1 (16.67%) Node.js
4 1 (16.67%) REST
4 1 (16.67%) RESTful
4 1 (16.67%) SOAP
4 1 (16.67%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) E-Commerce
2 2 (33.33%) Information Management
2 2 (33.33%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 1 (16.67%) Java
4 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
4 1 (16.67%) VB
4 1 (16.67%) VB.NET