Period
to 19 March 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 19 March 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
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 8 4 6
Rank change year-on-year -4 +2 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 275 203 202
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 14.17% 19.15% 15.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.11% 20.44% 15.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 190 140 127
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £325 £313 £288
90th Percentile £650 £510 £490
South West median daily rate £438 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +9.38% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -31.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £40.26 £26.25 £37.50
90th Percentile £51.25 £38.95 £42.50
South West median hourly rate £46.00 £41.15 £39.75
% change year-on-year +11.79% +3.52% -8.09%

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 1,820 993 1,278
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.77% 93.68% 94.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,208 688 864
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £402
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +5.82% +7.10%
10th Percentile £288 £277 £225
90th Percentile £650 £606 £570
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £376
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.38% +0.27%
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 14 33
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +63.64% -28.57% +10.00%
10th Percentile £14.42 £14.35 £14.85
90th Percentile £50.00 £41.05 £42.30
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £30.00
% change year-on-year +40.00% -16.67% -20.00%

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 19 March 2019.

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
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 19 March 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
Swindon 0 204 £450 +12.50% 54
Chippenham +1 13 £338 -18.18% 22
Corsham - 13 £456 - 3
Salisbury -32 8 £450 +22.03% 13
Trowbridge -6 1 £463 +48.00% 1
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 19 March 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 Wiltshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 101 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 91 (33.09%) .NET
3 79 (28.73%) JavaScript
4 75 (27.27%) C#
5 66 (24.00%) SQL
6 56 (20.36%) Microservices
7 53 (19.27%) CSS
8 52 (18.91%) Finance
9 51 (18.55%) Microsoft Azure
10 50 (18.18%) HTML
11 49 (17.82%) Java
12 44 (16.00%) Scrum
13 38 (13.82%) Banking
14 37 (13.45%) SQL Server
15 36 (13.09%) React
16 35 (12.73%) ASP.NET
17 33 (12.00%) Microsoft
17 33 (12.00%) Git (software)
18 32 (11.64%) Node.js
18 32 (11.64%) MVC
19 30 (10.91%) REST
20 29 (10.55%) TDD
21 28 (10.18%) SharePoint
22 27 (9.82%) Security Cleared
22 27 (9.82%) ASP.NET Web API
23 25 (9.09%) SC Cleared
23 25 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
24 24 (8.73%) TypeScript
24 24 (8.73%) SDLC
24 24 (8.73%) Unix

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 28 (10.18%) SharePoint
2 14 (5.09%) SAS
3 12 (4.36%) CMS
4 8 (2.91%) Tomcat
5 7 (2.55%) IIS
6 5 (1.82%) Confluence
6 5 (1.82%) Drupal
6 5 (1.82%) Sitecore CMS
7 4 (1.45%) Apache
7 4 (1.45%) EPiServer
7 4 (1.45%) WordPress
8 3 (1.09%) ColdFusion
8 3 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.73%) Apache Solr
9 2 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
9 2 (0.73%) JBoss
9 2 (0.73%) Jetty
9 2 (0.73%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.36%) FileNet
10 1 (0.36%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 8 (2.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (1.45%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (0.73%) InDesign
5 2 (0.73%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 9 (3.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (1.45%) BASE24
3 3 (1.09%) Remedy AR System
3 3 (1.09%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.36%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 51 (18.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (4.73%) Dynamics 365
4 12 (4.36%) SaaS
5 9 (3.27%) Azure Functions
5 9 (3.27%) Serverless
6 7 (2.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 7 (2.55%) PaaS
7 5 (1.82%) Apigee
8 4 (1.45%) Adobe Analytics
8 4 (1.45%) Amazon EC2
8 4 (1.45%) GitHub
9 3 (1.09%) IaaS
9 3 (1.09%) npm
9 3 (1.09%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.73%) Office 365
11 1 (0.36%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.27%) Reverse Proxy
2 7 (2.55%) Internet
3 4 (1.45%) ATM
3 4 (1.45%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.45%) VoIP
4 1 (0.36%) 3G
4 1 (0.36%) 4G
4 1 (0.36%) Intranet
4 1 (0.36%) NFC
4 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 37 (13.45%) SQL Server
2 19 (6.91%) MySQL
3 14 (5.09%) MongoDB
3 14 (5.09%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 13 (4.73%) Base SAS
4 13 (4.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (4.00%) Big Data
5 11 (4.00%) NoSQL
6 10 (3.64%) Apache Hive
7 9 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
7 9 (3.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 7 (2.55%) Power BI
8 7 (2.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.45%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.45%) Relational Database
10 3 (1.09%) Amazon RDS
10 3 (1.09%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (1.09%) GIS
10 3 (1.09%) Hadoop
10 3 (1.09%) SAS Data Integration Studio
Development Applications
1 33 (12.00%) Git (software)
2 13 (4.73%) Visual Studio Team System
3 12 (4.36%) Jenkins
3 12 (4.36%) JIRA
4 10 (3.64%) Maven
5 9 (3.27%) Team Foundation Server
5 9 (3.27%) Visual Studio
6 8 (2.91%) gulp
7 7 (2.55%) JUnit
8 6 (2.18%) Bitbucket
8 6 (2.18%) Cucumber
8 6 (2.18%) Mockito
8 6 (2.18%) SonarQube
8 6 (2.18%) webpack
9 5 (1.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.82%) DbUnit
9 5 (1.82%) jMock
9 5 (1.82%) Selenium
10 3 (1.09%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.09%) Grunt
General
1 52 (18.91%) Finance
2 38 (13.82%) Banking
3 4 (1.45%) Electronics
3 4 (1.45%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.09%) Legal
4 3 (1.09%) Retail
5 2 (0.73%) Back Office
5 2 (0.73%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.36%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.36%) Automotive
6 1 (0.36%) Billing
6 1 (0.36%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.36%) Law
6 1 (0.36%) Marketing
6 1 (0.36%) Military
6 1 (0.36%) Publishing
6 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (33.09%) .NET
2 53 (19.27%) CSS
3 50 (18.18%) HTML
4 36 (13.09%) React
5 35 (12.73%) ASP.NET
6 32 (11.64%) Node.js
7 30 (10.91%) REST
8 27 (9.82%) ASP.NET Web API
9 23 (8.36%) .NET Framework
10 22 (8.00%) AngularJS
10 22 (8.00%) Spring
11 20 (7.27%) HTML5
12 18 (6.55%) SOAP
13 17 (6.18%) Entity Framework
13 17 (6.18%) JSON
13 17 (6.18%) WCF
13 17 (6.18%) Web Services
14 16 (5.82%) .NET Core
14 16 (5.82%) jQuery
14 16 (5.82%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 10 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (2.18%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.18%) Robotics
2 6 (2.18%) User Experience
3 5 (1.82%) Linux Command Line
4 4 (1.45%) Fintech
4 4 (1.45%) SWIFT
4 4 (1.45%) Tandem
5 3 (1.09%) CMDB
5 3 (1.09%) Device Driver
5 3 (1.09%) e-Learning
5 3 (1.09%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (1.09%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.09%) iPad
5 3 (1.09%) Learning Management System
5 3 (1.09%) Management Information System
5 3 (1.09%) Public Cloud
5 3 (1.09%) SCORM
6 2 (0.73%) NHS
6 2 (0.73%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 24 (8.73%) Unix
2 17 (6.18%) Linux
3 13 (4.73%) Windows
4 11 (4.00%) Android
5 8 (2.91%) Windows Server
6 7 (2.55%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.36%) AIX
8 1 (0.36%) CentOS
8 1 (0.36%) CoreOS
8 1 (0.36%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
2 56 (20.36%) Microservices
3 44 (16.00%) Scrum
4 32 (11.64%) MVC
5 29 (10.55%) TDD
6 24 (8.73%) SDLC
7 23 (8.36%) DevOps
7 23 (8.36%) Front End Development
8 20 (7.27%) Migration
8 20 (7.27%) Problem-Solving
9 18 (6.55%) Unit Testing
10 16 (5.82%) Test Automation
11 15 (5.45%) OO
11 15 (5.45%) Performance Tuning
12 14 (5.09%) Business Intelligence
12 14 (5.09%) Validation
13 13 (4.73%) Data Validation
14 12 (4.36%) Continuous Integration
14 12 (4.36%) ETL
15 11 (4.00%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 79 (28.73%) JavaScript
2 75 (27.27%) C#
3 66 (24.00%) SQL
4 49 (17.82%) Java
5 24 (8.73%) TypeScript
6 14 (5.09%) PHP
7 13 (4.73%) PL/SQL
7 13 (4.73%) SAS Macro
8 8 (2.91%) C
8 8 (2.91%) Java 8
9 7 (2.55%) ES6
9 7 (2.55%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.18%) PowerShell
10 6 (2.18%) VBA
11 5 (1.82%) C++
12 4 (1.45%) Go
12 4 (1.45%) Python
12 4 (1.45%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.09%) ES7
13 3 (1.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 27 (9.82%) Security Cleared
2 25 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.45%) Degree
3 4 (1.45%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.09%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (0.73%) CIPD
5 2 (0.73%) MCAD
5 2 (0.73%) MCPD
5 2 (0.73%) MCSD
5 2 (0.73%) MCTS
5 2 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.36%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.36%) CTC Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) ISEB
6 1 (0.36%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.09%) JTAG
2 2 (0.73%) GDPR
3 1 (0.36%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
3 1 (0.36%) MISRA
3 1 (0.36%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.36%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (7.64%) Docker
2 8 (2.91%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.45%) vSphere
4 3 (1.09%) Firmware
4 3 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 21 (7.64%) Kubernetes
2 5 (1.82%) Single Sign-On
3 4 (1.45%) cPanel
4 3 (1.09%) Ansible
4 3 (1.09%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 2 (0.73%) Cobbler
5 2 (0.73%) Data Guard
5 2 (0.73%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.73%) Puppet
5 2 (0.73%) Terraform
6 1 (0.36%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli
6 1 (0.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 33 (12.00%) Microsoft
2 16 (5.82%) Oracle
3 13 (4.73%) Adobe
3 13 (4.73%) DataFlux
4 7 (2.55%) VMware
5 6 (2.18%) NetIQ
5 6 (2.18%) Pega
5 6 (2.18%) Sitecore
6 5 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
6 5 (1.82%) SAP
6 5 (1.82%) Sencha
6 5 (1.82%) UiPath
7 4 (1.45%) Atlassian
7 4 (1.45%) Zend
8 3 (1.09%) BMC
8 3 (1.09%) Facebook
8 3 (1.09%) Google
8 3 (1.09%) IBM
8 3 (1.09%) Remedy
9 2 (0.73%) ForgeRock