Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Technical Developer was £510 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 18 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.

Technical Developer
England > South East
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 345 368 355
Rank change year-on-year +23 -13 -9
Contract jobs requiring a Technical Developer 26 17 43
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.16% 0.10% 0.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.16% 0.11% 0.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 34
South East median daily rate £510 £415 £433
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.89% -4.05% +1.76%
10th Percentile £444 £350 £340
90th Percentile £600 £438 £474
England median daily rate £475 £465 £444
% change year-on-year +2.15% +4.79% -1.39%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
South East median hourly rate - - -
England median hourly rate - £60.00 -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South East. 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
South East
Contract vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 15783 15735 18560
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 94.00% 94.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 9360 9373 10883
South East median daily rate £415 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.75% +3.23% +7.64%
10th Percentile £238 £225 £230
90th Percentile £575 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £413
% change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +3.13%
Number of hourly rates quoted 642 780 923
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.50 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% +12.50%
10th Percentile £10.75 £10.25 £10.25
90th Percentile £48.75 £48.75 £47.45
England median hourly rate £18.66 £18.50 £17.89
% change year-on-year +0.84% +3.41% +8.42%

Technical Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings that featured Technical Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Technical Developer in the South East

Technical Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Technical Developer in the South East.

Contractor daily rate trend for Technical Developer in the South East

Technical Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Technical Developer in the South East over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Technical Developer in the South East

Technical Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Technical Developer in the South East

Technical Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Technical Developer within the South East region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley 0 14 £475 +24.18%
Berkshire +14 7 - -
Buckinghamshire -25 6 £498 -
Hampshire +16 5 £475 -
Surrey - 5 £600 - 1
Oxfordshire +1 1 £400 -3.61%
West Sussex -2 1 £451 -
Technical Developer
England

Technical Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, Technical 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 South East region featuring Technical Developer in the job title.

1 10 (38.46%) Java
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 9 (34.62%) Finance
3 8 (30.77%) C#
3 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
4 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (23.08%) SQL
5 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 6 (23.08%) REST
6 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
6 5 (19.23%) Web Services
6 5 (19.23%) XML
6 5 (19.23%) CMS
6 5 (19.23%) Selenium
7 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
7 4 (15.38%) TDD
7 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
7 4 (15.38%) Windows
7 4 (15.38%) ETL
7 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
7 4 (15.38%) Build Automation
7 4 (15.38%) Node.js
7 4 (15.38%) SDET
8 3 (11.54%) Swagger
8 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
8 3 (11.54%) DevOps
8 3 (11.54%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
8 3 (11.54%) AngularJS

Technical Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (19.23%) CMS
2 2 (7.69%) Apache Spark
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
2 2 (7.69%) NServiceBus
3 1 (3.85%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (7.69%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (11.54%) CloudSense
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (3.85%) IaaS
2 1 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.69%) PuTTY
1 2 (7.69%) WinSCP
2 1 (3.85%) Firewall
2 1 (3.85%) HTTP
2 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 3 (11.54%) SQL Server 2016
3 2 (7.69%) Big Data
3 2 (7.69%) Hadoop
3 2 (7.69%) NoSQL
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 10g
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (3.85%) Apache Hive
4 1 (3.85%) Data Lake
4 1 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (3.85%) GIS
4 1 (3.85%) HBase
4 1 (3.85%) MongoDB
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (3.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (3.85%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 7 (26.92%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (19.23%) Selenium
2 5 (19.23%) Visual Studio
3 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
4 3 (11.54%) SpecFlow
5 2 (7.69%) Ant
5 2 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 2 (7.69%) Eclipse
5 2 (7.69%) HP UFT
5 2 (7.69%) LoadRunner
5 2 (7.69%) Oracle APEX
5 2 (7.69%) SoapUI
5 2 (7.69%) TestNG
6 1 (3.85%) GitLab
6 1 (3.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (3.85%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (3.85%) Mocha
6 1 (3.85%) Moq
6 1 (3.85%) MSTest
6 1 (3.85%) Subversion
General
1 9 (34.62%) Finance
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (38.46%) .NET
2 6 (23.08%) REST
3 5 (19.23%) Web Services
3 5 (19.23%) XML
4 4 (15.38%) Node.js
5 3 (11.54%) Ajax
5 3 (11.54%) AngularJS
5 3 (11.54%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (11.54%) Swagger
5 3 (11.54%) WCF
6 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
6 2 (7.69%) CSS
6 2 (7.69%) Hibernate
6 2 (7.69%) HTML
6 2 (7.69%) OAuth
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Framework
7 1 (3.85%) JSON
7 1 (3.85%) RESTful
7 1 (3.85%) SOAP
7 1 (3.85%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (11.54%) Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (30.77%) Test Automation
2 7 (26.92%) Continuous Integration
3 4 (15.38%) Build Automation
3 4 (15.38%) ETL
3 4 (15.38%) SDET
3 4 (15.38%) TDD
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (11.54%) Configure, Price, Quote (CPQ)
4 3 (11.54%) Data Migration
4 3 (11.54%) DevOps
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) MVC
4 3 (11.54%) Scrum
5 2 (7.69%) Content Management
5 2 (7.69%) Domain-Driven Design
5 2 (7.69%) Information Management
5 2 (7.69%) Performance Testing
5 2 (7.69%) Test Scripting
5 2 (7.69%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 10 (38.46%) Java
2 8 (30.77%) C#
3 6 (23.08%) SQL
4 3 (11.54%) F#
4 3 (11.54%) JavaScript
5 2 (7.69%) VBA
6 1 (3.85%) ES6
6 1 (3.85%) PowerShell
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Scala
6 1 (3.85%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.85%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (7.69%) Degree
1 2 (7.69%) SC Cleared
1 2 (7.69%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (7.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 6 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) HP
2 3 (11.54%) Salesforce.com
3 2 (7.69%) Cloudera
3 2 (7.69%) IBM
3 2 (7.69%) Oracle
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
3 2 (7.69%) Software AG
3 2 (7.69%) VMware
3 2 (7.69%) webMethods
4 1 (3.85%) BMC
4 1 (3.85%) ESRI
4 1 (3.85%) LANDesk
4 1 (3.85%) MicroStrategy
4 1 (3.85%) ServiceNow
4 1 (3.85%) Tableau