Period
to 23 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £335 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stevenage during the 6 months to 23 February 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
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 16 16 11
Rank change year-on-year 0 -5 -10
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 10 8 14
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 6.33% 6.56% 9.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 6.67% 7.14% 10.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 36 6 12
Stevenage median daily rate £335 £325 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.08% -35.00% +94.17%
10th Percentile £300 £300 £417
90th Percentile £394 £375 £525
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £450 £350
% change year-on-year -13.89% +28.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Stevenage median hourly rate - £37.50 -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year -53.33% - -

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 150 112 134
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.94% 91.80% 94.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 54 43
Stevenage median daily rate £300 £300 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -33.33% +74.76%
10th Percentile £169 £213 £186
90th Percentile £475 £484 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £425 £400
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 17 28
Stevenage median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £23.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -6.67% +62.16% +15.63%
10th Percentile £11.12 £11.22 £7.01
90th Percentile £47.25 £53.75 £52.25
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £16.00 £14.50 £18.50
% change year-on-year +10.34% -21.62% +5.71%

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 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 23 February 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 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (70.00%) C#
3 7 (70.00%) Finance
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (60.00%) .NET
5 5 (50.00%) MVC
6 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (30.00%) WCF
7 3 (30.00%) WPF
7 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
7 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (30.00%) SDLC
7 3 (30.00%) SOLID
7 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (30.00%) TDD
8 2 (20.00%) MySQL
8 2 (20.00%) Ruby
8 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
8 2 (20.00%) Web Development
8 2 (20.00%) JSON
8 2 (20.00%) HTML

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 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (80.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 7 (70.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (40.00%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (30.00%) MongoDB
5 2 (20.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (70.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (60.00%) .NET
2 3 (30.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (30.00%) WCF
2 3 (30.00%) WPF
3 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
3 2 (20.00%) CSS
3 2 (20.00%) CSS3
3 2 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (20.00%) HTML5
3 2 (20.00%) JSON
3 2 (20.00%) XHTML
3 2 (20.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (30.00%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
4 1 (10.00%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 2 (20.00%) Linux
1 2 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (80.00%) Performance Tuning
3 5 (50.00%) MVC
4 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
5 3 (30.00%) SDLC
5 3 (30.00%) SOLID
5 3 (30.00%) TDD
6 2 (20.00%) Web Development
7 1 (10.00%) Robotic Process Automation
Programming Languages
1 7 (70.00%) C#
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (10.00%) SQL
4 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) HND
Vendors
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Oracle