The median contractor rate for a Developer was £413 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 23 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
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Wiltshire / Swindon
Rank 4 2 10
Rank change year-on-year -2 +8  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 70 67 42
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 20.35% 20.49% 10.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.21% 21.41% 10.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 58 34
Median daily rate £413 £338 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +22.22% -3.57%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £247 £305
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.05%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 330 313 389
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 95.93% 95.72% 97.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 219 215 273
Median daily rate £418 £375 £421
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +11.33% -10.82%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £275 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £570
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 11 19
Median hourly rate £17.50 £14.00 £15.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +25.00% -6.66%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £11.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £51.50 £37.50 £20.25
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 Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Swindon

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Swindon

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Swindon

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Swindon over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Swindon

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Swindon

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Swindon

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

1 72 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 67 (49.63%) HTML
3 65 (48.15%) CSS
4 52 (38.52%) jQuery
5 51 (37.78%) C#
5 51 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
6 48 (35.56%) .NET
7 43 (31.85%) Finance
8 39 (28.89%) Java
9 35 (25.93%) ASP.NET
10 34 (25.19%) SQL
11 31 (22.96%) MVC
12 30 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
13 29 (21.48%) Sass
13 29 (21.48%) Scrum
14 28 (20.74%) CMS
14 28 (20.74%) Cucumber
15 26 (19.26%) BDD
15 26 (19.26%) Spring
16 25 (18.52%) Content Management
17 24 (17.78%) Ajax
17 24 (17.78%) Web Development
18 23 (17.04%) HTML5
19 22 (16.30%) Visual Studio
20 21 (15.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 21 (15.56%) Sitecore
21 20 (14.81%) Sitecore CMS
21 20 (14.81%) Selenium
21 20 (14.81%) Hibernate
21 20 (14.81%) TDD

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon 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 28 (20.74%) CMS
2 20 (14.81%) Sitecore CMS
3 17 (12.59%) IIS
4 12 (8.89%) Tomcat
5 11 (8.15%) Apache
6 8 (5.93%) ColdFusion
7 7 (5.19%) Railo
8 6 (4.44%) SAS
9 5 (3.70%) SharePoint
10 3 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
10 3 (2.22%) WebLogic
11 2 (1.48%) Elasticsearch
12 1 (0.74%) Apache Solr
12 1 (0.74%) BizTalk Server
12 1 (0.74%) JBoss
12 1 (0.74%) NetWeaver
12 1 (0.74%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (2.96%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.74%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.74%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Heroku
1 3 (2.22%) OpenShift
1 3 (2.22%) PaaS
2 2 (1.48%) SaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.74%) GitHub
3 1 (0.74%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.11%) Internet
2 4 (2.96%) LDAP
3 1 (0.74%) HTTP
3 1 (0.74%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (5.93%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (4.44%) Base SAS
2 6 (4.44%) SAS Data Integration Studio
2 6 (4.44%) SQL Server
3 5 (3.70%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.96%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 3 (2.22%) NoSQL
5 3 (2.22%) PerformancePoint
5 3 (2.22%) PowerPivot
6 2 (1.48%) MySQL
6 2 (1.48%) Oracle Database 12c
6 2 (1.48%) QlikView
6 2 (1.48%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (0.74%) Power BI
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 30 (22.22%) Team Foundation Server
2 28 (20.74%) Cucumber
3 22 (16.30%) Visual Studio
4 20 (14.81%) Jenkins
4 20 (14.81%) Selenium
5 16 (11.85%) Git (software)
6 15 (11.11%) Maven
7 10 (7.41%) Bitbucket
7 10 (7.41%) Jasmine
7 10 (7.41%) JUnit
8 9 (6.67%) SpecFlow
9 8 (5.93%) Ant
9 8 (5.93%) Mockito
9 8 (5.93%) Subversion
10 7 (5.19%) Hudson
11 5 (3.70%) JBehave
11 5 (3.70%) Oracle Forms
12 4 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 3 (2.22%) Eclipse
13 3 (2.22%) IntelliJ
General
1 43 (31.85%) Finance
2 8 (5.93%) Banking
3 3 (2.22%) Games
3 3 (2.22%) Telecoms
4 2 (1.48%) Advertising
5 1 (0.74%) Billing
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
5 1 (0.74%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.74%) Marketing
5 1 (0.74%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (49.63%) HTML
2 65 (48.15%) CSS
3 52 (38.52%) jQuery
4 48 (35.56%) .NET
5 35 (25.93%) ASP.NET
6 29 (21.48%) Sass
7 26 (19.26%) Spring
8 24 (17.78%) Ajax
9 23 (17.04%) HTML5
10 21 (15.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 20 (14.81%) Hibernate
12 18 (13.33%) AngularJS
13 17 (12.59%) Flash
13 17 (12.59%) XSLT
14 14 (10.37%) REST
15 11 (8.15%) .NET Framework
15 11 (8.15%) Gherkin
15 11 (8.15%) Spring MVC
16 10 (7.41%) Ext JS
16 10 (7.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.33%) W3C
2 17 (12.59%) User Experience
3 10 (7.41%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.48%) RIA
5 2 (1.48%) Social Media
6 1 (0.74%) CCTV
6 1 (0.74%) Digital Media
6 1 (0.74%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (14.81%) Windows
2 2 (1.48%) Linux
2 2 (1.48%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (37.78%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (22.96%) MVC
3 29 (21.48%) Scrum
4 26 (19.26%) BDD
5 25 (18.52%) Content Management
6 24 (17.78%) Web Development
7 20 (14.81%) Front End Development
7 20 (14.81%) TDD
8 10 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (6.67%) MVVM
10 8 (5.93%) Kanban
10 8 (5.93%) OO
10 8 (5.93%) Stakeholder Management
11 6 (4.44%) Data Integration
11 6 (4.44%) OOD
11 6 (4.44%) Web Design
12 5 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (3.70%) Data Validation
12 5 (3.70%) Test Automation
12 5 (3.70%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 72 (53.33%) JavaScript
2 51 (37.78%) C#
3 39 (28.89%) Java
4 34 (25.19%) SQL
5 15 (11.11%) ActionScript
6 13 (9.63%) PL/SQL
7 6 (4.44%) Scala
7 6 (4.44%) VB.NET
8 5 (3.70%) T-SQL
9 4 (2.96%) PowerShell
9 4 (2.96%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.74%) ABAP
10 1 (0.74%) C
10 1 (0.74%) C++
10 1 (0.74%) PHP
10 1 (0.74%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (3.70%) Degree
2 4 (2.96%) Oracle Certification
2 4 (2.96%) Security Cleared
3 3 (2.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.48%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (1.48%) ISEB
4 2 (1.48%) ISTQB
4 2 (1.48%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.44%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.96%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.48%) QA
4 1 (0.74%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.74%) IFRS
4 1 (0.74%) IFRS 9
4 1 (0.74%) SDET
4 1 (0.74%) WCAG
System Software
1 8 (5.93%) Docker
2 3 (2.22%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 1 (0.74%) Ansible
1 1 (0.74%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 21 (15.56%) Sitecore
2 16 (11.85%) Apple
3 14 (10.37%) Oracle
4 10 (7.41%) Sencha
5 8 (5.93%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.96%) SAP
6 4 (2.96%) Tableau
7 1 (0.74%) Google
7 1 (0.74%) OpenText
7 1 (0.74%) webMethods
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