The median contractor rate for a Developer was £357 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 25 June 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
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 9
Rank change year-on-year 0 +7  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 80 77 40
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 24.02% 22.71% 10.99%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.97% 23.55% 11.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 60 59 31
Median daily rate £357 £350 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.85% +3.70%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £319 £304 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £450 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

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 308 327 344
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 92.49% 96.46% 94.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 199 234 257
Median daily rate £400 £365 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.58% -8.75%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £303 £300 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £550 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 20
Median hourly rate £13.00 £38.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -66.23% +128.82%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

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 25 June 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 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 25 June 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 89 (59.33%) JavaScript
2 67 (44.67%) HTML
2 67 (44.67%) CSS
3 63 (42.00%) C#
3 63 (42.00%) .NET
4 53 (35.33%) MVC
5 51 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
6 47 (31.33%) Finance
7 46 (30.67%) jQuery
7 46 (30.67%) AngularJS
8 40 (26.67%) ASP.NET
9 37 (24.67%) SQL
10 30 (20.00%) Java
11 28 (18.67%) .NET Framework
12 27 (18.00%) Scrum
13 26 (17.33%) Cucumber
14 25 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
15 24 (16.00%) HTML5
15 24 (16.00%) TDD
15 24 (16.00%) Spring
16 23 (15.33%) CMS
16 23 (15.33%) BDD
16 23 (15.33%) Sass
16 23 (15.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
17 22 (14.67%) Sencha
17 22 (14.67%) Ext JS
18 21 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
18 21 (14.00%) Content Management
18 21 (14.00%) SQL Server
19 20 (13.33%) Entity 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 23 (15.33%) CMS
2 15 (10.00%) IIS
2 15 (10.00%) Sitecore CMS
3 8 (5.33%) Apache
3 8 (5.33%) ColdFusion
4 7 (4.67%) Railo
4 7 (4.67%) Tomcat
5 5 (3.33%) SAS
6 4 (2.67%) Cloud Foundry
7 2 (1.33%) SharePoint
7 2 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (0.67%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.67%) Liferay
8 1 (0.67%) NetWeaver
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.67%) Magento
1 1 (0.67%) Oracle Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.67%) OpenShift
2 4 (2.67%) PaaS
3 3 (2.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 3 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (1.33%) Boomi
4 2 (1.33%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (1.33%) SaaS
5 1 (0.67%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.67%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.33%) Internet
2 2 (1.33%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (14.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.33%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (3.33%) Base SAS
3 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database
3 5 (3.33%) SAS Data Integration Studio
3 5 (3.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (2.67%) Oracle BI EE
4 4 (2.67%) Oracle ODI
4 4 (2.67%) Star Schema
5 3 (2.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (2.00%) MongoDB
5 3 (2.00%) MySQL
5 3 (2.00%) Oracle Database 11g
5 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (2.00%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (2.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (1.33%) DataStage
6 2 (1.33%) QlikView
6 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.67%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 26 (17.33%) Cucumber
2 25 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 20 (13.33%) Selenium
4 17 (11.33%) Jenkins
4 17 (11.33%) Visual Studio
5 15 (10.00%) Jasmine
6 14 (9.33%) Git (software)
7 12 (8.00%) Maven
8 10 (6.67%) SpecFlow
9 7 (4.67%) Ant
9 7 (4.67%) Hudson
9 7 (4.67%) Subversion
10 4 (2.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 4 (2.67%) JUnit
11 3 (2.00%) Bitbucket
11 3 (2.00%) JBehave
11 3 (2.00%) Mockito
11 3 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
12 1 (0.67%) Eclipse
12 1 (0.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 47 (31.33%) Finance
2 13 (8.67%) Banking
3 5 (3.33%) Marketing
4 4 (2.67%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.33%) Advertising
6 1 (0.67%) Electronics
6 1 (0.67%) Games
6 1 (0.67%) Law
6 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (44.67%) CSS
1 67 (44.67%) HTML
2 63 (42.00%) .NET
3 46 (30.67%) AngularJS
3 46 (30.67%) jQuery
4 40 (26.67%) ASP.NET
5 28 (18.67%) .NET Framework
6 24 (16.00%) HTML5
6 24 (16.00%) Spring
7 23 (15.33%) Sass
7 23 (15.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 22 (14.67%) Ext JS
9 21 (14.00%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (13.33%) Ajax
10 20 (13.33%) Entity Framework
11 15 (10.00%) Gherkin
12 14 (9.33%) Hibernate
13 12 (8.00%) REST
13 12 (8.00%) RESTful
14 11 (7.33%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (10.67%) User Experience
2 13 (8.67%) W3C
3 7 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.33%) Computer Science
5 4 (2.67%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.33%) Clustering
6 2 (1.33%) RIA
6 2 (1.33%) Social Media
7 1 (0.67%) CCTV
7 1 (0.67%) Digital Media
7 1 (0.67%) Linux Command Line
7 1 (0.67%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (9.33%) Windows
2 7 (4.67%) Unix
3 1 (0.67%) Android
3 1 (0.67%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (35.33%) MVC
2 51 (34.00%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (18.00%) Scrum
4 24 (16.00%) TDD
5 23 (15.33%) BDD
6 21 (14.00%) Content Management
7 19 (12.67%) Web Development
8 15 (10.00%) Front End Development
8 15 (10.00%) MVVM
9 14 (9.33%) SDLC
10 13 (8.67%) OO
11 11 (7.33%) ETL
12 7 (4.67%) DevOps
13 6 (4.00%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (4.00%) Stakeholder Management
13 6 (4.00%) Unit Testing
13 6 (4.00%) Web Design
14 5 (3.33%) Data Integration
14 5 (3.33%) ITIL V3
14 5 (3.33%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 89 (59.33%) JavaScript
2 63 (42.00%) C#
3 37 (24.67%) SQL
4 30 (20.00%) Java
5 13 (8.67%) PL/SQL
6 9 (6.00%) Shell Script
7 8 (5.33%) ActionScript
8 4 (2.67%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.67%) TypeScript
9 2 (1.33%) Apex Code
9 2 (1.33%) ES6
9 2 (1.33%) Python
10 1 (0.67%) ABAP
10 1 (0.67%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.67%) C
10 1 (0.67%) C++
10 1 (0.67%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.67%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.67%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (3.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (3.33%) Degree
1 5 (3.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (1.33%) DV Cleared
3 2 (1.33%) ISEB
3 2 (1.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.33%) Data Quality
2 4 (2.67%) ISO 9001
2 4 (2.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.67%) IFRS
3 1 (0.67%) IFRS 9
3 1 (0.67%) QA
System Software
1 9 (6.00%) Docker
2 1 (0.67%) Varnish
Vendors
1 22 (14.67%) Sencha
2 17 (11.33%) Sitecore
3 15 (10.00%) Oracle
4 13 (8.67%) Apple
4 13 (8.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (1.33%) Dell
5 2 (1.33%) Informatica
5 2 (1.33%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (1.33%) SAP
5 2 (1.33%) Tableau
5 2 (1.33%) Telerik
6 1 (0.67%) Sourcefire
Swindon
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Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Staffworx Ltd
Rate: market rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £36,800 to £48,600 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 22 days ago
Swindon
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £275 - £325 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £36,000 to £42,700 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 15 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre
Rate: From £36,000 to £42,700 per annum dependent on experience & assessment
Posted: 15 days ago