Period
to 23 January 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Street during the 6 months to 23 January 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
Somerset > Street
6 months to
23 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 2 6
Rank change year-on-year -1 +4 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 6 6 16
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Street 30.00% 28.57% 34.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 30.00% 30.00% 34.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 10 5
Street median daily rate £413 £380 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.55% +8.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £400 £300 £315
90th Percentile £500 £528 £450
Somerset median daily rate £390 £350 £363
% change year-on-year +11.43% -3.45% +11.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Street median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 £41.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year +28.05% -6.82% +7.32%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Street. 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
Street
Contract vacancies in Street with a recognized job title 20 20 46
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 100.00% 95.24% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 9 17 19
Street median daily rate £450 £500 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -10.00% +21.21% +25.00%
10th Percentile £356 £300 £318
90th Percentile £581 £605 £600
Somerset median daily rate £352 £350 £373
% change year-on-year +0.57% -6.04% +12.88%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 0
Street median hourly rate £13.00 £12.00 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% - -
Somerset median hourly rate £17.42 £38.00 £39.25
% change year-on-year -54.16% -3.18% +96.25%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Street

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Street.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Street

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Street

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Street.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Street

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Street

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer in Street.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Street

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Street

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Street region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
2 2 (33.33%) CSS
2 2 (33.33%) VirtualBox
2 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 2 (33.33%) Sass
2 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JSP
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 2 (33.33%) Node.js
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
3 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (16.67%) OpenFlow
3 1 (16.67%) KVM
3 1 (16.67%) Ansible
3 1 (16.67%) Docker
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
3 1 (16.67%) GSM
3 1 (16.67%) Toad
3 1 (16.67%) 3G
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) SEO

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Street 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 3 (50.00%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) GIMP
1 1 (16.67%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (16.67%) 3G
1 1 (16.67%) 4G
1 1 (16.67%) GSM
1 1 (16.67%) OpenFlow
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) MySQL
1 1 (16.67%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (33.33%) Bitbucket
2 2 (33.33%) Jenkins
3 1 (16.67%) Ant
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Toad
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) CSS
1 2 (33.33%) JSP
1 2 (33.33%) Node.js
1 2 (33.33%) Sass
2 1 (16.67%) Ajax
2 1 (16.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (16.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (16.67%) CSS3
2 1 (16.67%) Express
2 1 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (16.67%) HTML5
2 1 (16.67%) JDBC
2 1 (16.67%) jQuery
2 1 (16.67%) LESS
2 1 (16.67%) React
2 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Mobile App
1 1 (16.67%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Continuous Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
2 1 (16.67%) Database Tuning
2 1 (16.67%) Microservices
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) SEO
2 1 (16.67%) Translating Business Requirements
2 1 (16.67%) Web Design
2 1 (16.67%) Web Development
2 1 (16.67%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) Java
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 2 (33.33%) PL/SQL
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Scala
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) VirtualBox
2 1 (16.67%) Docker
2 1 (16.67%) KVM
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Ansible
1 1 (16.67%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (16.67%) Puppet
1 1 (16.67%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Oracle
2 1 (16.67%) VMware