Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £375 per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 18 November 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
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 2 4
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 136 127 140
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 19.37% 18.49% 16.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.76% 19.48% 17.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 99 81 111
Swindon median daily rate £375 £345 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.70% -8.00% +15.38%
10th Percentile £300 £288 £300
90th Percentile £489 £475 £475
Wiltshire median daily rate £375 £338 £350
% change year-on-year +11.11% -3.57% +6.06%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 4
Swindon median hourly rate £27.50 £21.00 £41.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +30.95% -48.78% +9.33%
10th Percentile £26.25 £18.50 £33.50
90th Percentile £28.75 £24.70 £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £27.50 £21.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +27.91% -46.25% -4.76%

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 655 652 818
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.30% 94.91% 93.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 472 478 599
Swindon median daily rate £409 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.19% - -1.84%
10th Percentile £288 £261 £255
90th Percentile £575 £575 £539
Wiltshire median daily rate £419 £376 £375
% change year-on-year +11.30% +0.33% -6.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 4 31
Swindon median hourly rate £17.50 £21.25 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -17.65% +21.43% -12.50%
10th Percentile £13.00 £18.50 £11.25
90th Percentile £30.85 £24.55 £41.50
Wiltshire median hourly rate £30.75 £37.00 £21.00
% change year-on-year -16.89% +76.19% +4.69%

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 18 November 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 18 November 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 59 (43.38%) JavaScript
2 48 (35.29%) MVC
2 48 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (32.35%) C#
3 44 (32.35%) SQL
4 43 (31.62%) .NET
5 38 (27.94%) HTML
6 36 (26.47%) ASP.NET
7 35 (25.74%) CSS
8 32 (23.53%) SQL Server
8 32 (23.53%) .NET Framework
8 32 (23.53%) AngularJS
9 30 (22.06%) Finance
10 22 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
11 21 (15.44%) Entity Framework
11 21 (15.44%) jQuery
12 20 (14.71%) Oracle
12 20 (14.71%) Java
13 19 (13.97%) ETL
13 19 (13.97%) Front End Development
14 18 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
15 17 (12.50%) Unit Testing
16 16 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
16 16 (11.76%) Microsoft
16 16 (11.76%) Scrum
17 15 (11.03%) TDD
17 15 (11.03%) OO
17 15 (11.03%) Web Development
17 15 (11.03%) HTML5
18 12 (8.82%) DevOps

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 9 (6.62%) IIS
2 8 (5.88%) CMS
3 5 (3.68%) Oracle Workflow
3 5 (3.68%) SAS
3 5 (3.68%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.94%) Kentico
4 4 (2.94%) Sitecore CMS
5 3 (2.21%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.47%) Apache
6 2 (1.47%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.47%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.74%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.74%) Liferay
Applications
1 2 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.74%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (3.68%) Oracle EBS
1 5 (3.68%) Oracle EBS R12
1 5 (3.68%) Oracle Payables
1 5 (3.68%) Oracle Receivables
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle Applications
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle Assets
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle Internet Expenses
2 3 (2.21%) Oracle iProcurement
3 2 (1.47%) Oracle General Ledger
3 2 (1.47%) SAP IS-U
4 1 (0.74%) Magento
4 1 (0.74%) nopCommerce
4 1 (0.74%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.62%) Amazon AWS
1 9 (6.62%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.21%) Boomi
3 2 (1.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
3 2 (1.47%) Office 365
4 1 (0.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.74%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.21%) Intranet
2 1 (0.74%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 18 (13.24%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (5.15%) SQL Server 2016
5 6 (4.41%) Oracle BI EE
5 6 (4.41%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (4.41%) Star Schema
6 5 (3.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (3.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.94%) MySQL
7 4 (2.94%) Power BI
7 4 (2.94%) SAS Data Integration Studio
7 4 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (2.21%) BusinessObjects
8 3 (2.21%) DataStage
8 3 (2.21%) MongoDB
8 3 (2.21%) Oracle BI Publisher
8 3 (2.21%) Oracle Reports
8 3 (2.21%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 11 (8.09%) Cucumber
1 11 (8.09%) Jasmine
1 11 (8.09%) Selenium
2 8 (5.88%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.41%) Jenkins
3 6 (4.41%) Maven
3 6 (4.41%) Subversion
4 5 (3.68%) Git (software)
4 5 (3.68%) Oracle Forms
5 4 (2.94%) NUnit
5 4 (2.94%) ReSharper
6 3 (2.21%) Ant
6 3 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 3 (2.21%) JIRA
7 2 (1.47%) Gradle
7 2 (1.47%) JUnit
7 2 (1.47%) NuGet
7 2 (1.47%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 30 (22.06%) Finance
2 10 (7.35%) Banking
3 7 (5.15%) Marketing
3 7 (5.15%) Retail
4 5 (3.68%) General Ledger
5 2 (1.47%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.74%) Law
6 1 (0.74%) Legal
6 1 (0.74%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (31.62%) .NET
2 38 (27.94%) HTML
3 36 (26.47%) ASP.NET
4 35 (25.74%) CSS
5 32 (23.53%) .NET Framework
5 32 (23.53%) AngularJS
6 22 (16.18%) ASP.NET MVC
7 21 (15.44%) Entity Framework
7 21 (15.44%) jQuery
8 15 (11.03%) HTML5
9 11 (8.09%) ASP.NET Web API
9 11 (8.09%) Sass
10 10 (7.35%) REST
10 10 (7.35%) Spring
11 9 (6.62%) Ext JS
11 9 (6.62%) React
12 8 (5.88%) CSS3
12 8 (5.88%) Web Services
12 8 (5.88%) XML
13 7 (5.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
1 8 (5.88%) User Experience
2 6 (4.41%) Greenfield Project
3 4 (2.94%) W3C
4 3 (2.21%) Computer Science
5 2 (1.47%) Clustering
6 1 (0.74%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.74%) DataPower
6 1 (0.74%) iPad
6 1 (0.74%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.74%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 9 (6.62%) Unix
2 6 (4.41%) Windows
3 1 (0.74%) Android
3 1 (0.74%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.74%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 48 (35.29%) Agile Software Development
1 48 (35.29%) MVC
2 19 (13.97%) ETL
2 19 (13.97%) Front End Development
3 17 (12.50%) Unit Testing
4 16 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 16 (11.76%) Scrum
5 15 (11.03%) OO
5 15 (11.03%) TDD
5 15 (11.03%) Web Development
6 12 (8.82%) DevOps
7 11 (8.09%) MVVM
8 10 (7.35%) BDD
8 10 (7.35%) SDLC
9 9 (6.62%) Dimensional Modelling
10 8 (5.88%) Analytics
10 8 (5.88%) Kimball Methodology
10 8 (5.88%) Workflow
11 6 (4.41%) Data Analysis
11 6 (4.41%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 59 (43.38%) JavaScript
2 44 (32.35%) C#
2 44 (32.35%) SQL
3 20 (14.71%) Java
4 11 (8.09%) PL/SQL
5 7 (5.15%) Shell Script
5 7 (5.15%) T-SQL
6 4 (2.94%) Apex Code
7 3 (2.21%) ABAP
7 3 (2.21%) TypeScript
7 3 (2.21%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.47%) Delphi
9 1 (0.74%) ES6
9 1 (0.74%) Objective-C
9 1 (0.74%) Python
9 1 (0.74%) VBA
9 1 (0.74%) XAML
Qualifications
1 5 (3.68%) Degree
2 3 (2.21%) Computer Science Degree
2 3 (2.21%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.47%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.74%) ISEB
4 1 (0.74%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.74%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.41%) QA
2 5 (3.68%) IFRS
2 5 (3.68%) IFRS 9
System Software
1 7 (5.15%) Docker
2 1 (0.74%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (2.94%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 20 (14.71%) Oracle
2 16 (11.76%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.15%) Sencha
4 5 (3.68%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (2.94%) Apple
5 4 (2.94%) Sitecore
5 4 (2.94%) Tableau
6 3 (2.21%) Adobe
6 3 (2.21%) Apigee
6 3 (2.21%) Dell
6 3 (2.21%) Informatica
6 3 (2.21%) SAP
6 3 (2.21%) Thunderhead
7 1 (0.74%) IBM
7 1 (0.74%) Sourcefire
7 1 (0.74%) Talend
7 1 (0.74%) Telerik