Period
to 19 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies in Northamptonshire during the 6 months to 19 February 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
19 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 56 72 -
Rank change year-on-year +16 - +60
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 4 1 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.63% 0.11% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.67% 0.11% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Northamptonshire median daily rate £600 - -
East Midlands median daily rate £390 £363 £350
% change year-on-year +7.59% +3.57% +12.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Northamptonshire median hourly rate - - -
East Midlands median hourly rate - - £37.50

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 600 907 661
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 96.08% 97.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 350 610 469
Northamptonshire median daily rate £375 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -6.25% - -4.76%
10th Percentile £213 £220 £256
90th Percentile £538 £575 £563
East Midlands median daily rate £396 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +5.67% - +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 31 22
Northamptonshire median hourly rate £11.09 £12.00 £11.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.63% +2.13% -12.96%
10th Percentile £10.29 £10.25 £10.00
90th Percentile £17.69 £18.75 £17.68
East Midlands median hourly rate £15.00 £14.00 £13.00
% change year-on-year +7.14% +7.69% -3.70%

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
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 19 February 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 - 2 £600 - 2
Software Developer
East Midlands

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (75.00%) MVVM
2 3 (75.00%) XAML
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) OO
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 1 (25.00%) JIRA
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
4 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (25.00%) Grunt
4 1 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
4 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
4 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring

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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Bitbucket
1 1 (25.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (25.00%) Grunt
1 1 (25.00%) gulp
1 1 (25.00%) Jasmine
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Karma Test Runner
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) .NET
1 4 (100.00%) AngularJS
1 4 (100.00%) jQuery
2 3 (75.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 3 (75.00%) WPF
3 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 1 (25.00%) Classic ASP
3 1 (25.00%) CSS
3 1 (25.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (25.00%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (25.00%) OAuth
3 1 (25.00%) RabbitMQ
3 1 (25.00%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Enterprise Software
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) MVC
2 3 (75.00%) Dependency Injection
2 3 (75.00%) MVVM
2 3 (75.00%) OO
2 3 (75.00%) Project Management
2 3 (75.00%) Web Development
3 2 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (50.00%) TDD
4 1 (25.00%) ATDD
4 1 (25.00%) BDD
4 1 (25.00%) Kanban
4 1 (25.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (25.00%) Microservices
4 1 (25.00%) OOP
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) SOA
4 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
1 4 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (75.00%) XAML
3 2 (50.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) TypeScript
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft