Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £463 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stevenage during the 6 months to 11 December 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.

Developer
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 14 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 +5 -13
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 21 13 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 10.94% 8.72% 0.98%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.13% 9.29% 1.05%
Number of daily rates quoted 8 55 1
Stevenage median daily rate £463 £363 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +27.59% - +15.08%
10th Percentile £351 £300 £356
90th Percentile £520 £394 £369
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £375 £425
% change year-on-year +13.33% -11.76% +21.43%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 0 0
Stevenage median hourly rate £43.75 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £41.25 £17.50 -
% change year-on-year +135.71% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage. 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
Stevenage
Contract vacancies in Stevenage with a recognized job title 160 140 95
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 83.33% 93.96% 93.14%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 56 46
Stevenage median daily rate £345 £333 £266
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.76% +24.88% -36.23%
10th Percentile £133 £194 £213
90th Percentile £515 £403 £461
Hertfordshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 14
Stevenage median hourly rate £40.00 £28.00 £44.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +42.86% -37.08% +106.74%
10th Percentile £10.34 £12.94 £8.85
90th Percentile £44.95 £47.25 £53.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £17.50 £14.50
% change year-on-year -8.57% +20.69% -15.94%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Stevenage

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Stevenage

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Stevenage over the 6 months to 11 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Stevenage

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Stevenage

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Stevenage

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 11 December 2018, 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 Stevenage region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
3 5 (23.81%) TDD
3 5 (23.81%) Node.js
3 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (19.05%) Eclipse RCP
4 4 (19.05%) Analytics
4 4 (19.05%) QlikView
4 4 (19.05%) LTE
4 4 (19.05%) Wireless
4 4 (19.05%) 3GPP
4 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
4 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (19.05%) C++
4 4 (19.05%) C
4 4 (19.05%) UML
4 4 (19.05%) OOP
4 4 (19.05%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (19.05%) OO
5 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 3 (14.29%) NHS
5 3 (14.29%) Aerospace
5 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
5 3 (14.29%) REST
5 3 (14.29%) SDLC
5 3 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
5 3 (14.29%) Avionics

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Stevenage 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 (9.52%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (9.52%) HFM
1 2 (9.52%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) DigitalOcean
Communications & Networking
1 4 (19.05%) 3GPP
1 4 (19.05%) LTE
1 4 (19.05%) Wireless
2 3 (14.29%) SpaceWire
3 2 (9.52%) 4G
3 2 (9.52%) Internet
3 2 (9.52%) NAS
3 2 (9.52%) WCDMA
4 1 (4.76%) 5G
4 1 (4.76%) Ethernet
4 1 (4.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) QlikView
2 2 (9.52%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (9.52%) Electronic Patient Records
2 2 (9.52%) Essbase
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle BI EE
2 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
3 1 (4.76%) Blockchain
3 1 (4.76%) Qlik Sense
3 1 (4.76%) Redis
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (4.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (23.81%) Eclipse
2 4 (19.05%) Eclipse RCP
3 2 (9.52%) JUnit
4 1 (4.76%) Git (software)
4 1 (4.76%) Jenkins
4 1 (4.76%) NetBeans
4 1 (4.76%) Redmine
4 1 (4.76%) Subversion
4 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 3 (14.29%) Avionics
1 3 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Law
3 1 (4.76%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (23.81%) Node.js
2 3 (14.29%) REST
3 2 (9.52%) React
4 1 (4.76%) Akka
4 1 (4.76%) CodeIgniter
4 1 (4.76%) J2EE
4 1 (4.76%) J2SE
4 1 (4.76%) Laravel
4 1 (4.76%) Qt
4 1 (4.76%) Vue.js
4 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (19.05%) Client/Server
2 3 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 3 (14.29%) Machine to Machine
2 3 (14.29%) NHS
3 2 (9.52%) e-Health
3 2 (9.52%) Internet of Things
3 2 (9.52%) LIMS
3 2 (9.52%) PACS
4 1 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 2 (9.52%) Linux
1 2 (9.52%) VxWorks
2 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (23.81%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (23.81%) TDD
2 4 (19.05%) Analytics
2 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (19.05%) OO
2 4 (19.05%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (19.05%) OOP
2 4 (19.05%) UML
3 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (14.29%) Dashboard Development
3 3 (14.29%) SDLC
3 3 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 2 (9.52%) Business Transformation
4 2 (9.52%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (9.52%) ETL
4 2 (9.52%) Health Informatics
4 2 (9.52%) Migration
4 2 (9.52%) Signal Processing
4 2 (9.52%) SOA
4 2 (9.52%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 7 (33.33%) Java
2 6 (28.57%) SQL
3 4 (19.05%) C
3 4 (19.05%) C++
4 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
5 2 (9.52%) Assembly Language
5 2 (9.52%) MATLAB
5 2 (9.52%) PL/SQL
5 2 (9.52%) R
6 1 (4.76%) C#
6 1 (4.76%) PHP
6 1 (4.76%) Python
6 1 (4.76%) Scala
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (9.52%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) ECSS
1 3 (14.29%) MIL-STD-1553
2 2 (9.52%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Docker
Vendors
1 2 (9.52%) Hyperion
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft