Period
to 16 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
16 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 230 205 205
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 14.69% 16.37% 16.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.66% 17.40% 17.39%
Number of daily rates quoted 153 148 139
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +11.11% -
10th Percentile £306 £291 £263
90th Percentile £575 £488 £438
South West median daily rate £413 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +6.45% +10.71% -2.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 4 5
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.75 £32.50 £22.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +34.62% +47.73% -41.33%
10th Percentile £35.51 £26.25 £18.50
90th Percentile £49.13 £38.75 £43.55
South West median hourly rate £41.85 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year -1.54% +6.25% -2.72%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Wiltshire. 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
Wiltshire
Contract vacancies in Wiltshire with a recognized job title 1,469 1,178 1,179
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.81% 94.09% 95.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 942 774 814
Wiltshire median daily rate £445 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.88% +10.00% -2.91%
10th Percentile £288 £268 £230
90th Percentile £606 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £418 £375 £375
% change year-on-year +11.33% - -
Number of hourly rates quoted 63 33 28
Wiltshire median hourly rate £41.85 £37.50 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.59% +4.17% +84.62%
10th Percentile £14.50 £13.00 £14.28
90th Percentile £47.40 £42.55 £76.75
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £34.75 £27.50
% change year-on-year +15.11% +26.36% +8.37%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Wiltshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Wiltshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Wiltshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Wiltshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Wiltshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Wiltshire over the 6 months to 16 October 2018.

Contractor hourly rate histogram for Developer in Wiltshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Wiltshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 16 October 2018. 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
Swindon 0 149 £425 +13.33% 43
Chippenham +3 16 £325 +8.33% 17
Corsham - 10 £444 - 2
Trowbridge 0 4 £338 +8.00% 1
Salisbury -31 2 £450 +24.14% 2
Malmesbury -6 1 £325 -13.33% 2
Bradford-on-Avon - 1 - -
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 16 October 2018, 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 Wiltshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 96 (41.74%) JavaScript
2 81 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
3 74 (32.17%) .NET
4 71 (30.87%) C#
4 71 (30.87%) HTML
5 65 (28.26%) CSS
6 56 (24.35%) SQL
7 50 (21.74%) Finance
8 49 (21.30%) Git (software)
8 49 (21.30%) React
9 46 (20.00%) REST
10 45 (19.57%) Java
11 37 (16.09%) HTML5
12 35 (15.22%) AngularJS
13 32 (13.91%) TDD
14 31 (13.48%) jQuery
14 31 (13.48%) Node.js
15 29 (12.61%) Microservices
16 26 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
17 25 (10.87%) SQL Server
18 24 (10.43%) MVC
19 23 (10.00%) Front End Development
20 22 (9.57%) BDD
20 22 (9.57%) Jenkins
20 22 (9.57%) Sass
20 22 (9.57%) .NET Framework
21 21 (9.13%) Banking
21 21 (9.13%) ASP.NET
22 20 (8.70%) PHP
22 20 (8.70%) Microsoft

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wiltshire 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 12 (5.22%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.35%) Tomcat
3 8 (3.48%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (3.04%) SAS
5 6 (2.61%) CMS
5 6 (2.61%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (2.17%) Apache
6 5 (2.17%) CICS
6 5 (2.17%) ColdFusion
6 5 (2.17%) Confluence
7 4 (1.74%) IIS
7 4 (1.74%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 4 (1.74%) Oracle Workflow
8 3 (1.30%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.30%) WebSphere
9 2 (0.87%) JBoss
10 1 (0.43%) Drupal
10 1 (0.43%) FileNet
10 1 (0.43%) NServiceBus
10 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.74%) Fireworks
1 4 (1.74%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.61%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.74%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.74%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.74%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 26 (11.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (7.83%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.74%) Google Cloud Platform
4 3 (1.30%) GitHub
4 3 (1.30%) SaaS
5 2 (0.87%) Amazon EC2
5 2 (0.87%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.43%) Adobe Analytics
6 1 (0.43%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.43%) IaaS
6 1 (0.43%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.48%) Internet
2 6 (2.61%) Cisco ICM
2 6 (2.61%) Kerberos
3 4 (1.74%) VoIP
4 2 (0.87%) Intranet
5 1 (0.43%) ATM
5 1 (0.43%) HTTP
5 1 (0.43%) SSH
5 1 (0.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 17 (7.39%) MySQL
3 7 (3.04%) MOLAP
3 7 (3.04%) ROLAP
3 7 (3.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (2.61%) Base SAS
4 6 (2.61%) Big Data
4 6 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (2.61%) Oracle Database
4 6 (2.61%) Relational Database
4 6 (2.61%) SAS Enterprise Guide
5 5 (2.17%) DB2
5 5 (2.17%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.74%) Apache Hive
6 4 (1.74%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.74%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.74%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.30%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 49 (21.30%) Git (software)
2 22 (9.57%) Jenkins
3 19 (8.26%) JIRA
4 18 (7.83%) Bitbucket
5 11 (4.78%) WebStorm
6 10 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 10 (4.35%) Maven
7 9 (3.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (3.48%) Visual Studio
9 6 (2.61%) SonarQube
10 5 (2.17%) Selenium
10 5 (2.17%) SoapUI
11 4 (1.74%) Hudson
11 4 (1.74%) JUnit
11 4 (1.74%) WebDriver
12 3 (1.30%) DbUnit
12 3 (1.30%) Grunt
12 3 (1.30%) JMeter
12 3 (1.30%) Mockito
12 3 (1.30%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 50 (21.74%) Finance
2 21 (9.13%) Banking
3 8 (3.48%) Manufacturing
4 5 (2.17%) Automotive
4 5 (2.17%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.74%) General Ledger
5 4 (1.74%) Legal
5 4 (1.74%) Retail
6 3 (1.30%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.87%) Law
7 2 (0.87%) Marketing
8 1 (0.43%) Electronics
8 1 (0.43%) Military
8 1 (0.43%) Publishing
8 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (32.17%) .NET
2 71 (30.87%) HTML
3 65 (28.26%) CSS
4 49 (21.30%) React
5 46 (20.00%) REST
6 37 (16.09%) HTML5
7 35 (15.22%) AngularJS
8 31 (13.48%) jQuery
8 31 (13.48%) Node.js
9 22 (9.57%) .NET Framework
9 22 (9.57%) Sass
10 21 (9.13%) ASP.NET
11 17 (7.39%) CSS3
12 15 (6.52%) SOAP
13 13 (5.65%) Entity Framework
13 13 (5.65%) Redux
14 12 (5.22%) .NET Core
14 12 (5.22%) WCF
15 11 (4.78%) Spring
15 11 (4.78%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 16 (6.96%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (5.22%) User Experience
3 9 (3.91%) Greenfield Project
4 7 (3.04%) Mainframe
4 7 (3.04%) Virtual Team
5 6 (2.61%) IVR
6 5 (2.17%) Fintech
7 4 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
8 3 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.87%) Chip and PIN
9 2 (0.87%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.87%) Contactless
9 2 (0.87%) DataPower
9 2 (0.87%) Internet of Things
9 2 (0.87%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.87%) Mobile App
9 2 (0.87%) NHS
9 2 (0.87%) Online Banking
10 1 (0.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 1 (0.43%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (7.83%) Windows
2 15 (6.52%) Linux
3 14 (6.09%) Unix
4 10 (4.35%) Windows Server
5 5 (2.17%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.74%) Android
6 4 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 4 (1.74%) zOS
7 1 (0.43%) CentOS
7 1 (0.43%) Debian
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (35.22%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (13.91%) TDD
3 29 (12.61%) Microservices
4 24 (10.43%) MVC
5 23 (10.00%) Front End Development
6 22 (9.57%) BDD
7 20 (8.70%) Unit Testing
8 17 (7.39%) Scrum
9 16 (6.96%) OO
9 16 (6.96%) Web Development
10 15 (6.52%) Test Automation
11 14 (6.09%) Functional Testing
12 13 (5.65%) Business Intelligence
13 12 (5.22%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (5.22%) Mentoring
14 11 (4.78%) MVVM
15 10 (4.35%) DevOps
15 10 (4.35%) Pair Programming
15 10 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 96 (41.74%) JavaScript
2 71 (30.87%) C#
3 56 (24.35%) SQL
4 45 (19.57%) Java
5 20 (8.70%) PHP
6 13 (5.65%) C
6 13 (5.65%) C++
7 8 (3.48%) PL/SQL
8 7 (3.04%) COBOL
8 7 (3.04%) Python
8 7 (3.04%) TypeScript
9 6 (2.61%) ES6
9 6 (2.61%) SAS Macro
10 5 (2.17%) PowerShell
10 5 (2.17%) T-SQL
11 4 (1.74%) Shell Script
12 3 (1.30%) Apex Code
12 3 (1.30%) Java 8
12 3 (1.30%) Perl
12 3 (1.30%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (8.26%) Security Cleared
2 17 (7.39%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.74%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.87%) ISEB
4 2 (0.87%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.43%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.43%) PMO
System Software
1 15 (6.52%) Docker
2 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.87%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.87%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (6.09%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.61%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (1.30%) Terraform
4 2 (0.87%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.87%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (0.43%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (0.43%) SELinux
Vendors
1 20 (8.70%) Microsoft
2 15 (6.52%) Oracle
3 9 (3.91%) Apigee
3 9 (3.91%) IBM
4 7 (3.04%) Adobe
4 7 (3.04%) Atlassian
4 7 (3.04%) VMware
5 6 (2.61%) Cisco
5 6 (2.61%) DataFlux
6 5 (2.17%) Tableau
7 4 (1.74%) Google
7 4 (1.74%) Splunk
8 3 (1.30%) AppDynamics
8 3 (1.30%) NetIQ
8 3 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (1.30%) Sitecore
8 3 (1.30%) Teradata
9 2 (0.87%) Informatica
9 2 (0.87%) Pega
9 2 (0.87%) Unisys