The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

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
Nottinghamshire / Nottingham
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 36 48 -
Rank change year-on-year +12 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 7 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.98% 0.41% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.02% 0.42% -
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 0
Median daily rate £350 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Nottingham
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 346 473 379
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham 98.02% 96.33% 98.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 224 185
Median daily rate £368 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -8.12% +6.66%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £238 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £490 £600 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 17 20
Median hourly rate £12.23 £15.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -21.12% -13.88%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.15 £11.15 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.88 £48.50 £19.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Nottingham that featured Software Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Nottingham

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Nottingham

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Nottingham

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Nottingham

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Software Developer in Nottingham over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Software Developer in Nottingham

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Nottingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer in Nottingham.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Nottingham

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Nottingham region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 11 (78.57%) Web Services
2 10 (71.43%) C#
2 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
2 10 (71.43%) WCF
2 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
3 9 (64.29%) Entity Framework
4 8 (57.14%) MSTest
4 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
4 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
5 7 (50.00%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) HNC
6 4 (28.57%) HND
6 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
6 4 (28.57%) Java
6 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
6 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
7 3 (21.43%) RESTful
7 3 (21.43%) TDD
8 2 (14.29%) Scrum
8 2 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
8 2 (14.29%) SOAP
8 2 (14.29%) XML
8 2 (14.29%) Informatica
8 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Nottingham 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 2 (14.29%) Confluence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (71.43%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (71.43%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (57.14%) MSTest
3 3 (21.43%) Git (software)
4 2 (14.29%) JIRA
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (78.57%) Web Services
2 10 (71.43%) .NET
2 10 (71.43%) WCF
3 9 (64.29%) Entity Framework
4 8 (57.14%) ASP.NET
5 4 (28.57%) .NET Framework
6 3 (21.43%) RESTful
7 2 (14.29%) HTML
7 2 (14.29%) JSON
7 2 (14.29%) SOAP
7 2 (14.29%) XML
8 1 (7.14%) Angular 2
8 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
8 1 (7.14%) CSS
8 1 (7.14%) OpenGL
8 1 (7.14%) Qt
8 1 (7.14%) Qt Quick
8 1 (7.14%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (7.14%) Silverlight
8 1 (7.14%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (7.14%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Automated Testing
1 8 (57.14%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) TDD
4 2 (14.29%) Extreme Programming
4 2 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (7.14%) SDLC
5 1 (7.14%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (71.43%) C#
1 10 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 4 (28.57%) Java
3 2 (14.29%) C++
3 2 (14.29%) SQL
4 1 (7.14%) Python
4 1 (7.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
1 4 (28.57%) HNC
1 4 (28.57%) HND
2 1 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (14.29%) Informatica
2 2 (14.29%) Salesforce.com