Period
to 22 June 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stevenage during the 6 months to 22 June 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
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 14 12 19
Rank change year-on-year -2 +7 -16
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 14 7 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 10.14% 7.29% 2.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.76% 7.61% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 5 1
Stevenage median daily rate £413 £300 £525
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.50% -42.86% +86.67%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £513
90th Percentile £523 £375 £538
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 0
Stevenage median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +13.33% - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -5.66%

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 119 92 91
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 86.23% 95.83% 95.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 28 26
Stevenage median daily rate £300 £300 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.29% +21.74%
10th Percentile £143 £195 £211
90th Percentile £475 £496 £518
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £413 £400
% change year-on-year -3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 27 22
Stevenage median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -21.25% +105.13%
10th Percentile £15.02 £11.22 £8.25
90th Percentile £42.00 £53.30 £52.48
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% -5.88%

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 5 (35.71%) Internet
2 5 (35.71%) Node.js
2 5 (35.71%) Internet of Things
3 4 (28.57%) Electronic Patient Records
3 4 (28.57%) React Native
3 4 (28.57%) REST
3 4 (28.57%) Analytics
3 4 (28.57%) HL7
3 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
3 4 (28.57%) Health Informatics
3 4 (28.57%) LIMS
3 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (28.57%) NHS
3 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 4 (28.57%) SOA
3 4 (28.57%) Migration
3 4 (28.57%) PACS
3 4 (28.57%) e-Health
3 4 (28.57%) Informatics
3 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
4 3 (21.43%) Degree
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
4 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (21.43%) React
5 2 (14.29%) Information Governance
5 2 (14.29%) QlikView
5 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio

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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) Internet
2 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 4 (28.57%) Electronic Patient Records
3 2 (14.29%) QlikView
4 1 (7.14%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (7.14%) MongoDB
4 1 (7.14%) MS Access
4 1 (7.14%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Eclipse
1 2 (14.29%) Visual Studio
2 1 (7.14%) Eclipse RCP
2 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
2 1 (7.14%) JUnit
2 1 (7.14%) NetBeans
2 1 (7.14%) Redmine
2 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 2 (14.29%) Aerospace
2 1 (7.14%) Finance
2 1 (7.14%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (35.71%) Node.js
2 4 (28.57%) React Native
2 4 (28.57%) REST
3 3 (21.43%) React
4 2 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (7.14%) CSS
5 1 (7.14%) HTML
5 1 (7.14%) LINQ
5 1 (7.14%) Qt
5 1 (7.14%) Velocity
5 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Internet of Things
2 4 (28.57%) e-Health
2 4 (28.57%) LIMS
2 4 (28.57%) NHS
2 4 (28.57%) PACS
3 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
3 1 (7.14%) Computer Science
3 1 (7.14%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Android
1 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
1 1 (7.14%) Windows
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Analytics
1 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Data Migration
1 4 (28.57%) Health Informatics
1 4 (28.57%) Informatics
1 4 (28.57%) Migration
1 4 (28.57%) SOA
1 4 (28.57%) Unit Testing
2 2 (14.29%) Data Protection
2 2 (14.29%) Information Governance
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (7.14%) CRM
3 1 (7.14%) ITIL
3 1 (7.14%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) MVC
3 1 (7.14%) OOP
3 1 (7.14%) TDD
3 1 (7.14%) UML
3 1 (7.14%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) SQL
3 2 (14.29%) C#
3 2 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (7.14%) C++
4 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
4 1 (7.14%) T-SQL
4 1 (7.14%) VBA
4 1 (7.14%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.14%) Oracle