Period
to 22 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Nottingham during the 6 months to 22 November 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
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 77 59
Rank change year-on-year +10 -18 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 12 4 10
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Nottingham 1.38% 0.45% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.45% 0.47% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 4 10
Nottingham median daily rate £450 £331 £344
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +35.85% -3.64% -8.03%
10th Percentile £373 £313 £268
90th Percentile £475 £370 £413
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £450 £331 £344
% change year-on-year +35.85% -3.64% -8.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Nottingham median hourly rate - - -
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Nottingham. 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
Nottingham
Contract vacancies in Nottingham with a recognized job title 826 844 789
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.16% 95.37% 96.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 551 446 494
Nottingham median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £269 £275 £213
90th Percentile £563 £550 £500
Nottinghamshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 22 36
Nottingham median hourly rate £13.11 £12.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +9.27% -4.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £9.00 £10.00 £9.50
90th Percentile £28.50 £21.45 £20.00
Nottinghamshire median hourly rate £13.23 £12.39 £13.50
% change year-on-year +6.76% -8.24% +3.85%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Nottingham

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

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 6 months to 22 November 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 contractor hourly rates quoted in IT 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 22 November 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 (91.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (41.67%) Lucene
3 5 (41.67%) JSON
3 5 (41.67%) Grails
3 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 5 (41.67%) RESTful
3 5 (41.67%) Apache Solr
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
3 5 (41.67%) Unix
3 5 (41.67%) Linux
3 5 (41.67%) B2C
3 5 (41.67%) Android
3 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
3 5 (41.67%) Calabash
3 5 (41.67%) Android SDK
3 5 (41.67%) Android Development
3 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
4 4 (33.33%) Apple Swift
4 4 (33.33%) Advertising
4 4 (33.33%) Banking
4 4 (33.33%) Objective-C
5 2 (16.67%) C#
6 1 (8.33%) HTML
6 1 (8.33%) Web Services
6 1 (8.33%) SQL
6 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
6 1 (8.33%) .NET

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 5 (41.67%) Apache Solr
2 1 (8.33%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) NoSQL
1 5 (41.67%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (41.67%) Calabash
2 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
2 1 (8.33%) JMeter
2 1 (8.33%) Protractor
2 1 (8.33%) RSpec
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Advertising
2 4 (33.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) CSS
2 5 (41.67%) Android SDK
2 5 (41.67%) Grails
2 5 (41.67%) JSON
2 5 (41.67%) Lucene
2 5 (41.67%) RESTful
3 1 (8.33%) .NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 1 (8.33%) HTML
3 1 (8.33%) WCF
3 1 (8.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (41.67%) Android
1 5 (41.67%) Linux
1 5 (41.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (41.67%) Android Development
2 5 (41.67%) B2C
2 5 (41.67%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (8.33%) Kanban
3 1 (8.33%) Matrix Organization
3 1 (8.33%) Microservices
3 1 (8.33%) MVC
3 1 (8.33%) Non-Functional Testing
3 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
3 1 (8.33%) SDET
3 1 (8.33%) TDD
3 1 (8.33%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) Java
2 6 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 4 (33.33%) Apple Swift
3 4 (33.33%) Objective-C
4 2 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (8.33%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) T-SQL
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft