Period
to 21 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Tools Developer was £600 per day in advertised job vacancies during the 6 months to 21 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.

Tools Developer
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 857 878 870
Rank change year-on-year +21 -8 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Tools Developer 20 3 18
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.003% 0.016%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.020% 0.003% 0.017%
Number of daily rates quoted 18 2 10
UK median daily rate £600 £588 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.13% +79.39% +8.60%
10th Percentile £575 £569 £223
90th Percentile £719 £606 £480
UK excluding London median daily rate - - £340
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
UK 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 97749 99240 107788
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.79% 94.76% 94.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 64477 64699 68564
UK median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £260 £250 £250
90th Percentile £625 £600 £588
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £393 £375
% change year-on-year +1.91% +4.67% +3.45%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2920 3284 4118
UK median hourly rate £18.69 £18.03 £18.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.66% +0.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £10.96 £10.50 £10.50
90th Percentile £47.83 £47.50 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £17.50

Tools Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Tools Developer in the UK

Tools Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Tools Developer in the UK

Tools Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Tools Developer over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Tools Developer in the UK

Tools Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Tools Developer in the UK

Tools 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 Tools Developer within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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 +31 18 £600 +2.13% 2
London -3 18 £600 +2.13% 1
UK excluding London +19 2 - - 1
Scotland - 2 - -

Tools Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, Tools 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 featuring Tools Developer in the job title.

1 18 (90.00%) Java
1 18 (90.00%) Investment Banking
1 18 (90.00%) Banking
2 16 (80.00%) Front Office
2 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (80.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
2 16 (80.00%) Multithreading
2 16 (80.00%) RESTful
2 16 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 16 (80.00%) AngularJS
2 16 (80.00%) NancyFx
2 16 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 16 (80.00%) React
3 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
3 12 (60.00%) MVVM
3 12 (60.00%) .NET
3 12 (60.00%) NUnit
3 12 (60.00%) Reactive Extensions
4 10 (50.00%) Spring
4 10 (50.00%) Maven
4 10 (50.00%) JUnit
4 10 (50.00%) Mockito
4 10 (50.00%) Gradle
4 10 (50.00%) Spring Boot
5 8 (40.00%) Finance
6 6 (30.00%) Pair Programming
6 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
6 6 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

Tools 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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (30.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 2 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (10.00%) GitHub
1 2 (10.00%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 6 (30.00%) Big Data
2 6 (30.00%) MongoDB
2 6 (30.00%) NoSQL
2 6 (30.00%) Redis
3 2 (10.00%) DB2
3 2 (10.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) NUnit
2 10 (50.00%) Gradle
2 10 (50.00%) JUnit
2 10 (50.00%) Maven
2 10 (50.00%) Mockito
3 2 (10.00%) Ant
General
1 18 (90.00%) Banking
1 18 (90.00%) Investment Banking
2 16 (80.00%) Front Office
3 8 (40.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (80.00%) AngularJS
1 16 (80.00%) NancyFx
1 16 (80.00%) React
1 16 (80.00%) RESTful
2 12 (60.00%) .NET
2 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 12 (60.00%) Reactive Extensions
3 10 (50.00%) Spring
3 10 (50.00%) Spring Boot
4 6 (30.00%) Drools
4 6 (30.00%) Esper
4 6 (30.00%) HTML
4 6 (30.00%) HTML5
5 2 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 2 (10.00%) Client/Server
2 2 (10.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
1 16 (80.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 16 (80.00%) Multithreading
2 12 (60.00%) MVVM
3 6 (30.00%) Complex Event Processing
3 6 (30.00%) Pair Programming
3 6 (30.00%) SDLC
3 6 (30.00%) Software Engineering
3 6 (30.00%) Technical Analysis
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 18 (90.00%) Java
2 16 (80.00%) C#
2 16 (80.00%) JavaScript
2 16 (80.00%) SQL
3 4 (20.00%) Python
4 2 (10.00%) Perl
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Ansible
1 2 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 2 (10.00%) Puppet
Vendors
1 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
1 2 (10.00%) Sybase