Period
to 20 July 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Street during the 6 months to 20 July 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
Somerset > Street
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 4 3 12
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Street 28.57% 15.79% 35.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.57% 15.79% 36.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 5 3 6
Street median daily rate £400 £290 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +37.93% -22.67% -16.67%
10th Percentile £375 £285 £313
90th Percentile £429 £409 £538
Somerset median daily rate £385 £365 £345
% change year-on-year +5.48% +5.80% +5.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Street median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £52.50 £38.75 £35.50
% change year-on-year +35.48% +9.15% +1.43%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Street. 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
Street
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14 19 33
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Street 100.00% 100.00% 97.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 12 7 20
Street median daily rate £401 £313 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +28.40% -30.56% +31.39%
10th Percentile £363 £264 £324
90th Percentile £560 £486 £625
Somerset median daily rate £375 £360 £365
% change year-on-year +4.17% -1.37% +7.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Street median hourly rate - - -
Somerset median hourly rate £47.50 £38.75 £36.75
% change year-on-year +22.58% +5.44% +70.93%

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 20 July 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 Street region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) HTML
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Cognos
2 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) ETL
2 1 (25.00%) Murex
2 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
2 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (25.00%) CMS
2 1 (25.00%) Banking
2 1 (25.00%) Maven
2 1 (25.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) JIRA
2 1 (25.00%) Selenium
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
2 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
2 1 (25.00%) Big Data

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 1 (25.00%) Apache Spark
1 1 (25.00%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Big Data
1 1 (25.00%) BusinessObjects
1 1 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Appium
1 1 (25.00%) CircleCI
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) Gradle
1 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (25.00%) JIRA
1 1 (25.00%) Maven
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (25.00%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Kafka
2 1 (25.00%) REST
2 1 (25.00%) SOAP
2 1 (25.00%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Build Automation
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) SDET
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) Java
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Scala
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Cognos
1 1 (25.00%) Jaspersoft
1 1 (25.00%) Murex