Period
to 5 March 2021

The median contractor rate for a Messaging Developer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 5 March 2021.

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.

Messaging Developer
UK
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 637 723 883
Rank change year-on-year +86 +160 -26
Contract jobs requiring a Messaging Developer 1 6 7
As % of all contract jobs advertised in the UK 0.002% 0.009% 0.007%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.002% 0.009% 0.007%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 5 3
Median daily rate £390 £725 £500
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -46.21% +45.00% -13.04%
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 - £420
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate - - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies. 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
UK
Contract vacancies in the UK with a recognized job title 45,076 63,652 93,635
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 92.72% 93.90% 94.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 30,638 42,453 63,126
Median daily rate £475 £450 £463
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.70% +2.78%
10th Percentile £263 £231 £269
90th Percentile £650 £650 £650
UK excluding London median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 1,612 2,360 2,798
Median hourly rate £22.50 £18.53 £17.68
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +21.46% +4.78% -1.78%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.50 £10.92
90th Percentile £57.95 £51.50 £48.75
Median hourly rate £18.95 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +8.29% - -

Messaging Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Messaging Developer in the UK

Messaging Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Messaging Developer.

Daily rate trend for Messaging Developer in the UK

Messaging Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Messaging Developer.

Hourly rate trend for Messaging Developer in the UK

Messaging Developer
Top 4 Contract Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Messaging Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 5 March 2021. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +121 1 £390 -46.21% 10
Work from Home - 1 £390 -
East of England - 1 £390 -
UK excluding London - 1 £390 - 9

Messaging Developer Skill Set
Top 16 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 March 2021, Messaging 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 featuring Messaging Developer in the job title.

1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
1 1 (100.00%) Java 8

Messaging Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) VPN
Development Applications
1 1 (100.00%) Maven
1 1 (100.00%) Selenium
General
1 1 (100.00%) Billing
1 1 (100.00%) Finance
1 1 (100.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle GoldenGate
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) DevOps
1 1 (100.00%) Low Latency
1 1 (100.00%) Multithreading
1 1 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 1 (100.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) Java
1 1 (100.00%) Java 8
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Oracle