The median contractor rate for a Developer was £300 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stevenage during the 3 months to 26 March 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.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Hertfordshire / Stevenage
Rank 5 13 2
Rank change year-on-year +8 -11  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 7 1 9
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 11.86% 1.82% 24.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.50% 1.89% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 1 5
Median daily rate £300 £525 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -42.85% +75.00%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Median hourly rate £37.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Stevenage. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Stevenage
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 56 53 36
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Stevenage 94.92% 96.36% 97.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 22 13 10
Median daily rate £300 £350 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -14.28% +12.90%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £193 £210 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 14 5
Median hourly rate £37.50 £21.50 £14.85
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +74.41% +44.78%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.62 £6.86 £9.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £52.50 £49.50 £34.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Stevenage

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Stevenage that featured Developer in the job title.

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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer in Stevenage.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Stevenage

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stevenage

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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 Stevenage region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
2 5 (62.50%) CSS
2 5 (62.50%) Web Services
2 5 (62.50%) XSLT
2 5 (62.50%) WebLogic Portal
2 5 (62.50%) HTML
2 5 (62.50%) Google
2 5 (62.50%) Web Development
2 5 (62.50%) XPath
2 5 (62.50%) Android
2 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
2 5 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
4 2 (25.00%) Signal Processing
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Tcl
5 1 (12.50%) JIRA
5 1 (12.50%) Redmine

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 5 (62.50%) WebLogic
1 5 (62.50%) WebLogic Portal
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Bugzilla
1 1 (12.50%) JIRA
1 1 (12.50%) Redmine
General
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) AngularJS
1 5 (62.50%) CSS
1 5 (62.50%) HTML
1 5 (62.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (62.50%) Web Services
1 5 (62.50%) XSLT
2 2 (25.00%) .NET
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Web Development
2 2 (25.00%) Digital Signal Processing
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Signal Processing
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
3 1 (12.50%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) Java
2 5 (62.50%) JavaScript
2 5 (62.50%) XPath
3 3 (37.50%) C++
4 2 (25.00%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) Tcl
5 1 (12.50%) C
5 1 (12.50%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) VB
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Google
1 5 (62.50%) Oracle
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft