Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 12 December 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
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 3 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +1 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 170 138 114
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 18.58% 18.90% 17.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.54% 20.20% 18.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 127 108 73
Swindon median daily rate £425 £375 £351
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +6.99% -9.55%
10th Percentile £321 £306 £308
90th Percentile £643 £489 £493
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £375 £345
% change year-on-year +13.33% +8.70% -8.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 3
Swindon median hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £21.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.55% +30.95% -48.78%
10th Percentile £41.25 £26.25 £18.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £28.75 £24.70
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.17 £27.50 £21.50
% change year-on-year +53.35% +27.91% -47.56%

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 870 683 630
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.08% 93.56% 95.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 620 510 463
Swindon median daily rate £439 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.36% +3.13% -
10th Percentile £281 £288 £260
90th Percentile £650 £575 £575
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £420 £388
% change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 16 4
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £21.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - -17.65% +21.43%
10th Percentile £13.79 £13.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.50 £30.25 £24.55
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £27.25 £38.50
% change year-on-year +54.13% -29.22% +52.48%

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 12 December 2018.

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 12 December 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 Swindon region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 67 (39.41%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (35.29%) JavaScript
3 54 (31.76%) SQL
3 54 (31.76%) .NET
4 51 (30.00%) HTML
5 44 (25.88%) C#
5 44 (25.88%) CSS
6 41 (24.12%) REST
7 40 (23.53%) Git (software)
8 36 (21.18%) Finance
9 35 (20.59%) React
10 34 (20.00%) Microservices
11 32 (18.82%) Java
12 29 (17.06%) HTML5
13 27 (15.88%) AngularJS
13 27 (15.88%) Microsoft Azure
14 25 (14.71%) TDD
15 23 (13.53%) jQuery
15 23 (13.53%) Sass
16 21 (12.35%) Scrum
16 21 (12.35%) SQL Server
16 21 (12.35%) Banking
17 19 (11.18%) Unit Testing
17 19 (11.18%) ASP.NET
17 19 (11.18%) Docker
18 18 (10.59%) Kubernetes
18 18 (10.59%) Front End Development
18 18 (10.59%) Jenkins
18 18 (10.59%) Node.js
19 17 (10.00%) SharePoint

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 17 (10.00%) SharePoint
2 12 (7.06%) SAS
3 10 (5.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (4.71%) CMS
5 5 (2.94%) CICS
5 5 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
6 4 (2.35%) Sitecore CMS
7 3 (1.76%) ColdFusion
7 3 (1.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 3 (1.76%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.76%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.59%) Drupal
8 1 (0.59%) FileNet
8 1 (0.59%) IBM HTTP Server
8 1 (0.59%) JBoss
8 1 (0.59%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 4 (2.35%) Fireworks
1 4 (2.35%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.59%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (2.94%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (1.76%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (1.76%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (1.76%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (15.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (8.82%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (5.29%) Apigee
4 4 (2.35%) Adobe Analytics
4 4 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (1.76%) Dynamics 365
5 3 (1.76%) GitHub
5 3 (1.76%) PaaS
6 2 (1.18%) Office 365
6 2 (1.18%) SaaS
7 1 (0.59%) Azure Functions
7 1 (0.59%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.53%) Internet
1 6 (3.53%) Kerberos
2 4 (2.35%) ATM
3 2 (1.18%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (0.59%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.35%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.06%) Base SAS
2 12 (7.06%) SAS Enterprise Guide
3 10 (5.88%) Big Data
4 9 (5.29%) Apache Hive
5 8 (4.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 7 (4.12%) Data Warehouse
6 7 (4.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (2.94%) DB2
7 5 (2.94%) MySQL
7 5 (2.94%) Power BI
7 5 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.35%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.35%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (1.76%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.76%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.76%) MongoDB
9 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database
9 3 (1.76%) Oracle Database 12c
10 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 40 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 18 (10.59%) Jenkins
3 14 (8.24%) Bitbucket
4 12 (7.06%) JIRA
5 9 (5.29%) Maven
5 9 (5.29%) WebStorm
6 7 (4.12%) Cucumber
7 6 (3.53%) Visual Studio Team System
8 5 (2.94%) gulp
9 4 (2.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (2.35%) Hudson
9 4 (2.35%) Selenium
9 4 (2.35%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.76%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.76%) Grunt
10 3 (1.76%) JMeter
10 3 (1.76%) SoapUI
10 3 (1.76%) Visual Studio
11 1 (0.59%) SonarQube
11 1 (0.59%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 36 (21.18%) Finance
2 21 (12.35%) Banking
3 6 (3.53%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.94%) Legal
4 5 (2.94%) Retail Banking
5 3 (1.76%) Automotive
5 3 (1.76%) General Ledger
6 2 (1.18%) Retail
7 1 (0.59%) Billing
7 1 (0.59%) Electronics
7 1 (0.59%) Financial Institution
7 1 (0.59%) Law
7 1 (0.59%) Marketing
7 1 (0.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (31.76%) .NET
2 51 (30.00%) HTML
3 44 (25.88%) CSS
4 41 (24.12%) REST
5 35 (20.59%) React
6 29 (17.06%) HTML5
7 27 (15.88%) AngularJS
8 23 (13.53%) jQuery
8 23 (13.53%) Sass
9 19 (11.18%) ASP.NET
10 18 (10.59%) Node.js
11 17 (10.00%) Middleware
12 14 (8.24%) .NET Framework
13 13 (7.65%) .NET Core
13 13 (7.65%) ASP.NET Web API
14 12 (7.06%) CSS3
15 11 (6.47%) Redux
16 10 (5.88%) JSON
16 10 (5.88%) SOAP
17 9 (5.29%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.65%) User Experience
2 6 (3.53%) Robotics
3 5 (2.94%) Mainframe
4 4 (2.35%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (2.35%) Fintech
4 4 (2.35%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.76%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.76%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.59%) DataPower
6 1 (0.59%) e-Learning
6 1 (0.59%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.59%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.59%) Learning Management System
6 1 (0.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.59%) Online Banking
6 1 (0.59%) SCORM
Operating Systems
1 15 (8.82%) Unix
2 7 (4.12%) Android
2 7 (4.12%) Apple iOS
3 6 (3.53%) Linux
4 4 (2.35%) Windows
4 4 (2.35%) zOS
5 3 (1.76%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.59%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (39.41%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (20.00%) Microservices
3 25 (14.71%) TDD
4 21 (12.35%) Scrum
5 19 (11.18%) Unit Testing
6 18 (10.59%) Front End Development
7 13 (7.65%) BDD
8 12 (7.06%) Data Validation
8 12 (7.06%) MVC
8 12 (7.06%) Validation
9 11 (6.47%) DevOps
9 11 (6.47%) Mentoring
9 11 (6.47%) Migration
9 11 (6.47%) Performance Tuning
9 11 (6.47%) Web Development
10 10 (5.88%) ETL
10 10 (5.88%) Pair Programming
11 9 (5.29%) Test Automation
11 9 (5.29%) Web Design
12 8 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 60 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 54 (31.76%) SQL
3 44 (25.88%) C#
4 32 (18.82%) Java
5 12 (7.06%) PHP
5 12 (7.06%) PL/SQL
5 12 (7.06%) SAS Macro
6 5 (2.94%) COBOL
6 5 (2.94%) Python
7 4 (2.35%) ES6
7 4 (2.35%) TypeScript
8 3 (1.76%) Shell Script
8 3 (1.76%) VB.NET
9 2 (1.18%) C++
9 2 (1.18%) F#
9 2 (1.18%) Perl
9 2 (1.18%) PHP 5
9 2 (1.18%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.18%) Scala
9 2 (1.18%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (1.18%) MCAD
1 2 (1.18%) MCPD
1 2 (1.18%) MCSD
1 2 (1.18%) MCTS
1 2 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (0.59%) BPSS Clearance
2 1 (0.59%) CTC Cleared
2 1 (0.59%) DV Cleared
2 1 (0.59%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) Data Quality
System Software
1 19 (11.18%) Docker
Systems Management
1 18 (10.59%) Kubernetes
2 3 (1.76%) Terraform
3 1 (0.59%) Tivoli
3 1 (0.59%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 16 (9.41%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.06%) DataFlux
3 10 (5.88%) Adobe
3 10 (5.88%) Oracle
4 8 (4.71%) IBM
5 7 (4.12%) Pega
6 5 (2.94%) UiPath
7 4 (2.35%) Google
7 4 (2.35%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.76%) Zend
9 2 (1.18%) Atlassian
9 2 (1.18%) SAP
9 2 (1.18%) Siebel
9 2 (1.18%) Tableau
9 2 (1.18%) Xamarin
10 1 (0.59%) Informatica
10 1 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.59%) Sencha
10 1 (0.59%) Splunk
10 1 (0.59%) Teradata