Period
to 12 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £363 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stevenage during the 6 months to 12 December 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.

Developer
Hertfordshire > Stevenage
6 months to
12 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 14 20 6
Rank change year-on-year +6 -14 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 13 1 24
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 8.67% 0.95% 14.81%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.22% 1.02% 15.38%
Number of daily rates quoted 55 1 34
Stevenage median daily rate £363 £363 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +15.08% +22.33%
10th Percentile £300 £356 £212
90th Percentile £394 £369 £500
Hertfordshire median daily rate £388 £425 £350
% change year-on-year -8.82% +21.43% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Stevenage median hourly rate - - £36.00
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 - £34.50

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 141 98 156
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.00% 93.33% 96.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 57 48 60
Stevenage median daily rate £335 £266 £418
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.82% -36.23% +62.14%
10th Percentile £194 £213 £120
90th Percentile £407 £461 £569
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £400
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 14 27
Stevenage median hourly rate £28.00 £44.50 £21.53
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -37.08% +106.74% +43.50%
10th Percentile £12.94 £8.85 £10.33
90th Percentile £47.25 £53.75 £40.60
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.50 £14.50 £17.25
% change year-on-year +20.69% -15.94% +11.29%

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 12 December 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 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (84.62%) Finance
2 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 11 (84.62%) C#
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 9 (69.23%) MVC
4 9 (69.23%) .NET
5 7 (53.85%) Microsoft
5 7 (53.85%) TDD
5 7 (53.85%) SDLC
5 7 (53.85%) SOLID
5 7 (53.85%) WCF
5 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
6 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
7 4 (30.77%) Greenfield Project
7 4 (30.77%) WPF
7 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (15.38%) MySQL
8 2 (15.38%) HTML
8 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
8 2 (15.38%) IIS
8 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
8 2 (15.38%) CSS
8 2 (15.38%) XML
8 2 (15.38%) HND

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 (15.38%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 2 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (84.62%) SQL Server
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 10 (76.92%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 4 (30.77%) Data Warehouse
3 4 (30.77%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (15.38%) MongoDB
4 2 (15.38%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 7 (53.85%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (84.62%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (69.23%) .NET
2 7 (53.85%) WCF
3 6 (46.15%) ASP.NET Web API
4 4 (30.77%) WPF
5 2 (15.38%) ASP.NET
5 2 (15.38%) CSS
5 2 (15.38%) CSS3
5 2 (15.38%) HTML
5 2 (15.38%) HTML5
5 2 (15.38%) JSON
5 2 (15.38%) XHTML
5 2 (15.38%) XML
6 1 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 1 (7.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (30.77%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (15.38%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Linux
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) MVC
3 7 (53.85%) Performance Tuning
3 7 (53.85%) SDLC
3 7 (53.85%) SOLID
3 7 (53.85%) TDD
4 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (15.38%) Web Development
6 1 (7.69%) Inversion of Control
6 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 11 (84.62%) C#
2 2 (15.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (15.38%) PowerShell
2 2 (15.38%) Ruby
3 1 (7.69%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) HND
Vendors
1 7 (53.85%) Microsoft