Period
to 24 September 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Stevenage during the 6 months to 24 September 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
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 12 16 16
Rank change year-on-year +4 0 -12
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 20 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Stevenage 12.12% 6.42% 1.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 14.81% 6.86% 1.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 32 0
Stevenage median daily rate £450 £363 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +24.14% - -
Hertfordshire median daily rate £413 £388 £400
% change year-on-year +6.45% -3.13% +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Stevenage median hourly rate £42.50 - -
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £42.50 - -

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 135 102 79
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 81.82% 93.58% 96.34%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 33 34
Stevenage median daily rate £350 £330 £275
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +20.00% -21.43%
10th Percentile £133 £244 £208
90th Percentile £514 £411 £438
Hertfordshire median daily rate £400 £400 £388
% change year-on-year - +3.23% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 24 17
Stevenage median hourly rate £26.75 £25.00 £44.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +7.00% -43.69% +106.27%
10th Percentile £10.34 £13.70 £8.25
90th Percentile £43.68 £46.50 £53.75
Hertfordshire median hourly rate £17.32 £16.81 £14.75
% change year-on-year +3.06% +13.93% -15.71%

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 Daily Rate Histogram in Stevenage

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Stevenage over the 6 months to 24 September 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 24 September 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 (45.00%) SQL
2 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 8 (40.00%) Analytics
3 7 (35.00%) Node.js
3 7 (35.00%) NHS
3 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (30.00%) LIMS
4 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 6 (30.00%) Migration
4 6 (30.00%) PACS
4 6 (30.00%) e-Health
4 6 (30.00%) Informatics
4 6 (30.00%) QlikView
4 6 (30.00%) HL7
4 6 (30.00%) Health Informatics
4 6 (30.00%) Data Migration
4 6 (30.00%) Electronic Patient Records
5 5 (25.00%) Internet of Things
5 5 (25.00%) REST
5 5 (25.00%) Internet
6 4 (20.00%) SOA
6 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 4 (20.00%) React
7 3 (15.00%) Dashboard Development
7 3 (15.00%) Finance
7 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
7 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office

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 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (10.00%) HFM
1 2 (10.00%) Hyperion Planning
1 2 (10.00%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.00%) DigitalOcean
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) Internet
2 2 (10.00%) Ethernet
2 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Electronic Patient Records
1 6 (30.00%) QlikView
2 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (10.00%) Essbase
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle BI EE
3 2 (10.00%) Oracle Database
4 1 (5.00%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (5.00%) Blockchain
4 1 (5.00%) MS Access
4 1 (5.00%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server 2014
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (10.00%) NetBeans
2 2 (10.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.00%) JUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Redmine
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 2 (10.00%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (35.00%) Node.js
2 5 (25.00%) REST
3 4 (20.00%) React
4 2 (10.00%) Qt
4 2 (10.00%) React Native
4 2 (10.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) CodeIgniter
5 1 (5.00%) Laravel
5 1 (5.00%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) NHS
2 6 (30.00%) e-Health
2 6 (30.00%) LIMS
2 6 (30.00%) PACS
3 5 (25.00%) Internet of Things
4 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
4 1 (5.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Analytics
1 8 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 6 (30.00%) Data Migration
2 6 (30.00%) Health Informatics
2 6 (30.00%) Informatics
2 6 (30.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) SOA
3 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Dashboard Development
5 2 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (10.00%) Business Transformation
5 2 (10.00%) Data Protection
5 2 (10.00%) ETL
5 2 (10.00%) Information Governance
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.00%) MVC
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) SQL
2 7 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 3 (15.00%) Java
4 2 (10.00%) C#
4 2 (10.00%) C++
4 2 (10.00%) PL/SQL
5 1 (5.00%) PHP
5 1 (5.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Hyperion
2 2 (10.00%) Oracle