Period
to 18 August 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Warwickshire during the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

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
West Midlands > Warwickshire
6 months to
18 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 6 7 2
Rank change year-on-year +1 -5 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 52 75 106
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Warwickshire 11.48% 12.63% 16.93%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.90% 13.46% 18.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 44 69
Warwickshire median daily rate £400 £394 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +1.59% +21.15% -7.14%
10th Percentile £321 £188 £163
90th Percentile £454 £518 £488
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 9
Warwickshire median hourly rate £18.00 £38.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -53.25% +18.46% +39.78%
10th Percentile £17.00 £27.15 £25.50
90th Percentile £19.00 £48.75 £39.65
West Midlands median hourly rate £26.50 £46.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year -42.70% +42.31% +44.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Warwickshire. 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
Warwickshire
Contract vacancies in Warwickshire with a recognized job title 437 557 589
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.47% 93.77% 94.09%
Number of daily rates quoted 263 290 330
Warwickshire median daily rate £425 £425 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +9.68% -2.39%
10th Percentile £177 £232 £182
90th Percentile £588 £575 £550
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £425 £400
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 49 49
Warwickshire median hourly rate £15.23 £15.85 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -3.94% -43.39% +75.41%
10th Percentile £13.53 £10.35 £13.25
90th Percentile £30.21 £30.81 £39.65
West Midlands median hourly rate £16.25 £15.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year +4.84% -3.13% +6.67%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Warwickshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Warwickshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Warwickshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Warwickshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Warwickshire over the 6 months to 18 August 2019.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Warwickshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Warwickshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Warwickshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Warwickshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Warwickshire region over the 6 months to 18 August 2019. 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
Warwick -3 23 £430 -2.27% 6
Stratford-upon-Avon +8 6 £400 - 3
Leamington Spa -1 5 £400 -15.79% 17
Nuneaton +3 3 £330 - 7
Rugby -13 2 £340 -38.18% 4
Developer
West Midlands

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire

For the 6 months to 18 August 2019, 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 across the Warwickshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 11 (21.15%) SQL
4 9 (17.31%) C#
4 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
4 9 (17.31%) Artificial Intelligence
5 8 (15.38%) Apex Code
5 8 (15.38%) HTML
5 8 (15.38%) .NET
5 8 (15.38%) Design Thinking
6 7 (13.46%) CSS
6 7 (13.46%) XML
6 7 (13.46%) MVC
6 7 (13.46%) Finance
6 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
6 7 (13.46%) JSON
7 6 (11.54%) Marketing
7 6 (11.54%) jQuery
7 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
7 6 (11.54%) ETL
7 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
7 6 (11.54%) SOAP
7 6 (11.54%) Web Services
7 6 (11.54%) ITIL
7 6 (11.54%) Java
7 6 (11.54%) CloudSense
7 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
7 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
7 6 (11.54%) User Stories
7 6 (11.54%) MuleSoft

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Warwickshire 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 4 (7.69%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.92%) Confluence
2 1 (1.92%) Drupal
2 1 (1.92%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (1.92%) WordPress
Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (3.85%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (1.92%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) Amazon AWS
1 6 (11.54%) CloudSense
2 4 (7.69%) Office 365
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon EKS
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon S3
3 2 (3.85%) AWS Lambda
3 2 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.85%) Serverless
4 1 (1.92%) Fastly
4 1 (1.92%) Power Platform
4 1 (1.92%) SaaS
4 1 (1.92%) ShareGate
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.69%) MySQL
2 3 (5.77%) MS Access
2 3 (5.77%) Oracle BI EE
2 3 (5.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.85%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (3.85%) MongoDB
3 2 (3.85%) NoSQL
3 2 (3.85%) Oracle Reports
3 2 (3.85%) Redis
3 2 (3.85%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.92%) Couchbase
4 1 (1.92%) Power BI
4 1 (1.92%) Qlik Sense
4 1 (1.92%) QlikView
4 1 (1.92%) SSDT
Development Applications
1 7 (13.46%) Git (software)
2 6 (11.54%) Jenkins
3 3 (5.77%) JMeter
3 3 (5.77%) JUnit
3 3 (5.77%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (5.77%) TestNG
4 2 (3.85%) Maven
5 1 (1.92%) gulp
5 1 (1.92%) JIRA
5 1 (1.92%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.92%) Vagrant
General
1 7 (13.46%) Finance
2 6 (11.54%) Marketing
3 2 (3.85%) Law
4 1 (1.92%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.38%) .NET
1 8 (15.38%) HTML
2 7 (13.46%) CSS
2 7 (13.46%) JSON
2 7 (13.46%) XML
3 6 (11.54%) AngularJS
3 6 (11.54%) jQuery
3 6 (11.54%) SOAP
3 6 (11.54%) Web Services
4 5 (9.62%) ASP.NET
4 5 (9.62%) REST
4 5 (9.62%) Spring
5 4 (7.69%) HTML5
5 4 (7.69%) J2EE
6 3 (5.77%) .NET Core
6 3 (5.77%) ActiveMQ
6 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.77%) RESTful
7 2 (3.85%) Visualforce
7 2 (3.85%) YAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.77%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (3.85%) AS400
2 2 (3.85%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.77%) Linux
2 1 (1.92%) Mac OS
2 1 (1.92%) Ubuntu
2 1 (1.92%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (17.31%) Artificial Intelligence
3 8 (15.38%) Design Thinking
4 7 (13.46%) MVC
5 6 (11.54%) ETL
5 6 (11.54%) ITIL
5 6 (11.54%) User Stories
6 5 (9.62%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (9.62%) Data Analysis
6 5 (9.62%) OO
7 3 (5.77%) DevOps
7 3 (5.77%) Identity Access Management
7 3 (5.77%) Mathematics
7 3 (5.77%) Visualisation
8 2 (3.85%) Microservices
8 2 (3.85%) Re-Platforming
8 2 (3.85%) SDLC
8 2 (3.85%) Server Management
8 2 (3.85%) Task Automation
8 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (21.15%) SQL
2 9 (17.31%) C#
2 9 (17.31%) JavaScript
3 8 (15.38%) Apex Code
4 6 (11.54%) Java
5 5 (9.62%) PHP
6 4 (7.69%) Python
6 4 (7.69%) VBA
7 2 (3.85%) PowerShell
8 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.92%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.92%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.92%) R
8 1 (1.92%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.92%) VB.NET
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (1.92%) Docker
1 1 (1.92%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 13 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
2 6 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (11.54%) MuleSoft
3 3 (5.77%) Tableau
3 3 (5.77%) WSO2
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle
5 1 (1.92%) Borland
5 1 (1.92%) SAP
5 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.92%) Talend
5 1 (1.92%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.92%) Zend