The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 3 months to 28 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.

Software Developer
Wiltshire / Swindon
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 39 37
Rank change year-on-year -3 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 1 4 2
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Swindon 0.29% 1.15% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.32% 1.20% 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 3 2
Median daily rate - £320 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - -14.66%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £395 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +12.85% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -3.75% +2.56%  

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 313 334 346
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon 92.33% 96.25% 94.54%
Number of daily rates quoted 201 239 253
Median daily rate £400 £373 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.38% -6.87%  
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 2 20
Median hourly rate £13.00 £27.50 £16.83
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -52.72% +63.44%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Swindon

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Swindon

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Swindon

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Games
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) OAuth
1 1 (50.00%) JBehave
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) OAuth2
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
1 1 (50.00%) SDET
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) XML
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) OO

Software 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 1 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) Tomcat
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Ant
1 1 (50.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (50.00%) JBehave
1 1 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (50.00%) Maven
1 1 (50.00%) Selenium
1 1 (50.00%) Subversion
General
1 1 (50.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) CSS
1 1 (50.00%) Hibernate
1 1 (50.00%) HTML
1 1 (50.00%) OAuth
1 1 (50.00%) OAuth2
1 1 (50.00%) Spring
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) BDD
1 1 (50.00%) EAI
1 1 (50.00%) OO
1 1 (50.00%) OOA/OOD
1 1 (50.00%) Process Management
1 1 (50.00%) Scrum
1 1 (50.00%) SDET
1 1 (50.00%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Java
1 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
1 1 (50.00%) PL/SQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) ISEB
1 1 (50.00%) ISTQB
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Oracle