Period
to 19 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 204 122 136
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 19.62% 19.58% 20.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.75% 21.03% 21.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 151 91 92
Swindon median daily rate £450 £400 £411
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% -2.74% +12.67%
10th Percentile £358 £313 £313
90th Percentile £650 £528 £488
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 0
Swindon median hourly rate £47.50 £27.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +72.73% - -
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +63.64% -31.25% -11.11%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Contract vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 983 580 640
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.52% 93.10% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 691 438 443
Swindon median daily rate £450 £425 £413
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +3.03% +10.00%
10th Percentile £281 £296 £252
90th Percentile £650 £600 £563
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £402
% change year-on-year +5.88% +5.82% +7.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 9 6
Swindon median hourly rate £21.00 £17.50 £16.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +20.00% +7.69% +20.37%
10th Percentile £13.89 £13.00 £12.88
90th Percentile £52.50 £32.60 £55.00
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £38.50
% change year-on-year +63.64% -28.57% +10.00%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

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 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Swindon

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 Swindon region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 75 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (31.37%) .NET
3 51 (25.00%) SQL
4 49 (24.02%) C#
5 48 (23.53%) Microservices
6 47 (23.04%) Finance
7 44 (21.57%) JavaScript
8 40 (19.61%) Java
9 38 (18.63%) Banking
9 38 (18.63%) Microsoft Azure
10 34 (16.67%) Scrum
11 33 (16.18%) CSS
12 30 (14.71%) HTML
13 26 (12.75%) ASP.NET
13 26 (12.75%) Microsoft
14 25 (12.25%) REST
15 24 (11.76%) React
15 24 (11.76%) SQL Server
16 23 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web API
17 22 (10.78%) SharePoint
17 22 (10.78%) TDD
18 20 (9.80%) Git (software)
19 19 (9.31%) Spring
19 19 (9.31%) Migration
19 19 (9.31%) Front End Development
20 18 (8.82%) SDLC
20 18 (8.82%) Docker
20 18 (8.82%) DevOps
20 18 (8.82%) Kubernetes
21 17 (8.33%) .NET Framework

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 22 (10.78%) SharePoint
2 14 (6.86%) SAS
3 11 (5.39%) CMS
4 5 (2.45%) Drupal
5 4 (1.96%) EPiServer
5 4 (1.96%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (1.47%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.98%) Apache Solr
7 2 (0.98%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.98%) IIS
7 2 (0.98%) JBoss
7 2 (0.98%) Jetty
7 2 (0.98%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.98%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.49%) Confluence
8 1 (0.49%) FileNet
8 1 (0.49%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.49%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.49%) WildFly
Applications
1 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.98%) InDesign
2 2 (0.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (0.98%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 8 (3.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.96%) BASE24
3 1 (0.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 38 (18.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (6.86%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (5.88%) Dynamics 365
4 10 (4.90%) SaaS
5 9 (4.41%) Azure Functions
5 9 (4.41%) Serverless
6 6 (2.94%) PaaS
7 5 (2.45%) Apigee
8 4 (1.96%) Adobe Analytics
9 3 (1.47%) GitHub
9 3 (1.47%) npm
9 3 (1.47%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.98%) IaaS
10 2 (0.98%) Office 365
11 1 (0.49%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.49%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (4.41%) Reverse Proxy
2 5 (2.45%) Internet
3 4 (1.96%) ATM
4 2 (0.98%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.49%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 14 (6.86%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 13 (6.37%) Base SAS
3 13 (6.37%) MongoDB
4 11 (5.39%) Big Data
4 11 (5.39%) NoSQL
5 10 (4.90%) Apache Hive
6 9 (4.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 7 (3.43%) Data Warehouse
7 7 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 6 (2.94%) Power BI
9 5 (2.45%) MySQL
9 5 (2.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.47%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.47%) Azure SQL Database
10 3 (1.47%) GIS
10 3 (1.47%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.47%) MySQL Workbench
10 3 (1.47%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 2 (0.98%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 20 (9.80%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.37%) Visual Studio Team System
3 8 (3.92%) Team Foundation Server
4 7 (3.43%) Visual Studio
5 6 (2.94%) Bitbucket
5 6 (2.94%) Jenkins
5 6 (2.94%) JIRA
6 5 (2.45%) Cucumber
6 5 (2.45%) gulp
6 5 (2.45%) Maven
7 4 (1.96%) Selenium
7 4 (1.96%) webpack
8 3 (1.47%) Babel
8 3 (1.47%) Eclipse
8 3 (1.47%) Robomongo
8 3 (1.47%) Visual Studio Code
9 2 (0.98%) JUnit
9 2 (0.98%) WebStorm
10 1 (0.49%) Artifactory
10 1 (0.49%) Mockito
General
1 47 (23.04%) Finance
2 38 (18.63%) Banking
3 4 (1.96%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.47%) Legal
5 2 (0.98%) Electronics
6 1 (0.49%) Automotive
6 1 (0.49%) Billing
6 1 (0.49%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.49%) Law
6 1 (0.49%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.49%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (31.37%) .NET
2 33 (16.18%) CSS
3 30 (14.71%) HTML
4 26 (12.75%) ASP.NET
5 25 (12.25%) REST
6 24 (11.76%) React
7 23 (11.27%) ASP.NET Web API
8 19 (9.31%) Spring
9 17 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 17 (8.33%) AngularJS
10 16 (7.84%) .NET Core
10 16 (7.84%) Node.js
11 15 (7.35%) HTML5
12 13 (6.37%) JSON
12 13 (6.37%) SOAP
13 12 (5.88%) Middleware
13 12 (5.88%) Sass
13 12 (5.88%) WCF
14 11 (5.39%) CSS3
14 11 (5.39%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.92%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.94%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.94%) Robotics
2 6 (2.94%) User Experience
3 4 (1.96%) SWIFT
3 4 (1.96%) Tandem
4 3 (1.47%) e-Learning
4 3 (1.47%) Fintech
4 3 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.47%) Learning Management System
4 3 (1.47%) SCORM
5 2 (0.98%) Device Driver
5 2 (0.98%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (0.98%) Podcast
5 2 (0.98%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.49%) Cloud Native
6 1 (0.49%) DataPower
6 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.49%) Linux Command Line
6 1 (0.49%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 16 (7.84%) Unix
2 9 (4.41%) Android
3 8 (3.92%) Linux
4 7 (3.43%) Apple iOS
5 3 (1.47%) Windows
6 2 (0.98%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.98%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.49%) AIX
7 1 (0.49%) CentOS
7 1 (0.49%) CoreOS
7 1 (0.49%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 75 (36.76%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (23.53%) Microservices
3 34 (16.67%) Scrum
4 22 (10.78%) TDD
5 19 (9.31%) Front End Development
5 19 (9.31%) Migration
6 18 (8.82%) DevOps
6 18 (8.82%) SDLC
7 17 (8.33%) Unit Testing
8 16 (7.84%) MVC
9 15 (7.35%) Performance Tuning
10 13 (6.37%) Data Validation
10 13 (6.37%) Validation
11 11 (5.39%) OO
11 11 (5.39%) Test Automation
12 10 (4.90%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (4.90%) ETL
12 10 (4.90%) Inversion of Control
13 9 (4.41%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (4.41%) UML
Programming Languages
1 51 (25.00%) SQL
2 49 (24.02%) C#
3 44 (21.57%) JavaScript
4 40 (19.61%) Java
5 13 (6.37%) SAS Macro
6 12 (5.88%) PL/SQL
7 10 (4.90%) TypeScript
8 7 (3.43%) Java 8
9 6 (2.94%) PHP
10 5 (2.45%) C
10 5 (2.45%) ES6
11 4 (1.96%) C++
11 4 (1.96%) Go
11 4 (1.96%) Python
12 3 (1.47%) ES7
12 3 (1.47%) VB.NET
13 2 (0.98%) PowerShell
13 2 (0.98%) Shell Script
13 2 (0.98%) T-SQL
13 2 (0.98%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (1.96%) SC Cleared
1 4 (1.96%) Security Cleared
2 3 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (1.47%) Degree
3 2 (0.98%) CIPD
3 2 (0.98%) MCAD
3 2 (0.98%) MCPD
3 2 (0.98%) MCSD
3 2 (0.98%) MCTS
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (0.49%) CTC Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) ISEB
4 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.98%) GDPR
1 2 (0.98%) JTAG
2 1 (0.49%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.49%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 18 (8.82%) Docker
2 2 (0.98%) Firmware
3 1 (0.49%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 18 (8.82%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.47%) Ansible
3 2 (0.98%) Cobbler
3 2 (0.98%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.98%) Puppet
3 2 (0.98%) Terraform
4 1 (0.49%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.49%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 26 (12.75%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.37%) DataFlux
3 11 (5.39%) Adobe
4 9 (4.41%) Oracle
5 6 (2.94%) Pega
6 5 (2.45%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (2.45%) UiPath
7 4 (1.96%) Sencha
7 4 (1.96%) Sitecore
7 4 (1.96%) Zend
8 3 (1.47%) SAP
9 2 (0.98%) ESRI
9 2 (0.98%) IBM
9 2 (0.98%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.49%) Atlassian
10 1 (0.49%) Informatica
10 1 (0.49%) Siebel
10 1 (0.49%) Tableau
10 1 (0.49%) Teradata
10 1 (0.49%) Veracode