Period
to 25 May 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 25 May 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
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 4 7 4
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 +9
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 202 193 257
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 19.09% 14.63% 19.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.40% 15.48% 20.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 139 132 210
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +14.29% -1.41%
10th Percentile £312 £290 £236
90th Percentile £519 £488 £475
South West median daily rate £400 £378 £363
% change year-on-year +5.82% +4.28% -3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 3 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £43.00 £37.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +14.67% -13.79% -
10th Percentile £40.70 £36.25 £42.75
90th Percentile £46.90 £41.75 £44.25
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £40.00 £42.25
% change year-on-year +7.50% -5.33% +17.36%

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 990 1,247 1,277
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.57% 94.54% 95.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 653 818 888
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £400 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +8.11% -7.50%
10th Percentile £270 £237 £230
90th Percentile £600 £570 £538
South West median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year +3.90% +2.67% -1.32%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 37 40
Wiltshire median hourly rate £30.50 £38.50 £27.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -20.78% +40.00% +61.76%
10th Percentile £15.90 £13.07 £12.50
90th Percentile £46.78 £44.80 £47.53
South West median hourly rate £26.99 £38.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year -28.97% +1.33% +85.78%

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 25 May 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
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 25 May 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 +1 131 £400 -3.03% 24
Salisbury +7 11 £313 -21.88% 8
Chippenham -4 11 £375 +22.45% 10
Corsham +11 1 - -
Melksham - 1 - - 1
Trowbridge - 1 £350 - 1
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 93 (46.04%) JavaScript
2 77 (38.12%) HTML
3 70 (34.65%) CSS
4 63 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
5 61 (30.20%) .NET
6 52 (25.74%) C#
7 50 (24.75%) jQuery
8 48 (23.76%) AngularJS
9 47 (23.27%) Finance
10 46 (22.77%) SQL
11 44 (21.78%) MVC
12 39 (19.31%) Java
13 32 (15.84%) REST
14 31 (15.35%) React
14 31 (15.35%) ASP.NET
14 31 (15.35%) Git (software)
15 26 (12.87%) Front End Development
16 25 (12.38%) XML
17 24 (11.88%) SQL Server
18 23 (11.39%) TypeScript
19 21 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
20 20 (9.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
20 20 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
20 20 (9.90%) TDD
21 19 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
21 19 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
21 19 (9.41%) HTML5
22 18 (8.91%) .NET Framework
23 17 (8.42%) Web Services
24 16 (7.92%) Scrum

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 (5.94%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.45%) IIS
3 7 (3.47%) Tomcat
3 7 (3.47%) WordPress
4 6 (2.97%) CMS
5 5 (2.48%) SAS
6 4 (1.98%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.98%) NServiceBus
7 3 (1.49%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.49%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.99%) Confluence
8 2 (0.99%) Kentico
9 1 (0.50%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.50%) Apache
9 1 (0.50%) JBoss
9 1 (0.50%) Liferay
9 1 (0.50%) Oracle Workflow
9 1 (0.50%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.50%) Magento
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle EBS R12
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Payables
1 1 (0.50%) Oracle Receivables
Cloud Services
1 19 (9.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.98%) NuGet
4 3 (1.49%) Office 365
4 3 (1.49%) PaaS
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.50%) Amazon ElastiCache
5 1 (0.50%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.50%) Google Play
5 1 (0.50%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.97%) Cisco ICM
2 4 (1.98%) Intranet
3 2 (0.99%) HTTP
3 2 (0.99%) Internet
3 2 (0.99%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.99%) SSH
3 2 (0.99%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.50%) Bluetooth
4 1 (0.50%) Software-Defined Radio
4 1 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.95%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 9 (4.46%) Azure SQL Database
4 8 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
4 8 (3.96%) MySQL
5 7 (3.47%) MOLAP
5 7 (3.47%) ROLAP
6 6 (2.97%) Power BI
7 5 (2.48%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.48%) SQL Server 2008
8 4 (1.98%) Base SAS
8 4 (1.98%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.98%) Oracle BI EE
8 4 (1.98%) Oracle ODI
8 4 (1.98%) SAS Enterprise Guide
9 3 (1.49%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (1.49%) Redis
9 3 (1.49%) Relational Database
9 3 (1.49%) SAS Data Integration Studio
9 3 (1.49%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 31 (15.35%) Git (software)
2 15 (7.43%) Visual Studio
3 13 (6.44%) Bitbucket
4 10 (4.95%) Maven
5 9 (4.46%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 9 (4.46%) Cucumber
6 8 (3.96%) JIRA
7 7 (3.47%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.47%) Selenium
8 6 (2.97%) NUnit
9 5 (2.48%) WebStorm
10 4 (1.98%) Gradle
10 4 (1.98%) Team Foundation Server
11 3 (1.49%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.49%) Subversion
11 3 (1.49%) webpack
12 2 (0.99%) Babel
12 2 (0.99%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.99%) SonarQube
12 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio Code
General
1 47 (23.27%) Finance
2 16 (7.92%) Banking
3 11 (5.45%) Manufacturing
4 7 (3.47%) Law
5 5 (2.48%) Back Office
6 4 (1.98%) Automotive
6 4 (1.98%) Retail Banking
7 3 (1.49%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.49%) Marketing
8 2 (0.99%) Retail
9 1 (0.50%) Electronics
9 1 (0.50%) General Ledger
9 1 (0.50%) Publishing
9 1 (0.50%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (38.12%) HTML
2 70 (34.65%) CSS
3 61 (30.20%) .NET
4 50 (24.75%) jQuery
5 48 (23.76%) AngularJS
6 32 (15.84%) REST
7 31 (15.35%) ASP.NET
7 31 (15.35%) React
8 25 (12.38%) XML
9 20 (9.90%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 19 (9.41%) ASP.NET MVC
10 19 (9.41%) HTML5
11 18 (8.91%) .NET Framework
12 17 (8.42%) Web Services
13 15 (7.43%) Sass
14 14 (6.93%) Spring
15 13 (6.44%) JSON
16 12 (5.94%) SOAP
17 11 (5.45%) Entity Framework
17 11 (5.45%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.40%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.47%) Virtual Team
3 6 (2.97%) IVR
4 5 (2.48%) RIA
5 4 (1.98%) User Experience
6 3 (1.49%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (0.99%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (0.99%) Contactless
7 2 (0.99%) DataPower
7 2 (0.99%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.99%) Linux Command Line
7 2 (0.99%) Mainframe
7 2 (0.99%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.50%) Analytical Mindset
8 1 (0.50%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.50%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.50%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.50%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.50%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 11 (5.45%) Unix
2 9 (4.46%) Android
3 6 (2.97%) Linux
4 5 (2.48%) Windows
5 2 (0.99%) CentOS
5 2 (0.99%) Debian
5 2 (0.99%) Mac OS X
5 2 (0.99%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (0.99%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (31.19%) Agile Software Development
2 44 (21.78%) MVC
3 26 (12.87%) Front End Development
4 20 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
4 20 (9.90%) TDD
5 16 (7.92%) Scrum
6 13 (6.44%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (6.44%) Software Engineering
7 12 (5.94%) Microservices
8 11 (5.45%) BDD
8 11 (5.45%) ETL
9 10 (4.95%) Unit Testing
9 10 (4.95%) Web Development
10 9 (4.46%) Test Scripting
11 8 (3.96%) Android Development
11 8 (3.96%) Mentoring
11 8 (3.96%) Software Delivery
12 7 (3.47%) Test Automation
13 6 (2.97%) Speech Recognition
13 6 (2.97%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 93 (46.04%) JavaScript
2 52 (25.74%) C#
3 46 (22.77%) SQL
4 39 (19.31%) Java
5 23 (11.39%) TypeScript
6 10 (4.95%) C++
6 10 (4.95%) PHP
7 9 (4.46%) PowerShell
8 8 (3.96%) T-SQL
9 5 (2.48%) Java 8
9 5 (2.48%) VBA
10 4 (1.98%) SAS Macro
11 3 (1.49%) Bash Shell
11 3 (1.49%) PL/SQL
11 3 (1.49%) Python
11 3 (1.49%) Shell Script
12 2 (0.99%) Assembly Language
12 2 (0.99%) C
12 2 (0.99%) COBOL
12 2 (0.99%) Scala
Qualifications
1 12 (5.94%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.48%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.98%) BC Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.50%) MCSA
4 1 (0.50%) MCSE
4 1 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 9 (4.46%) Docker
2 4 (1.98%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (2.97%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (1.98%) Kubernetes
3 2 (0.99%) SELinux
4 1 (0.50%) Ansible
4 1 (0.50%) Terraform
Vendors
1 15 (7.43%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.45%) Oracle
3 6 (2.97%) Cisco
3 6 (2.97%) Tableau
4 4 (1.98%) DataFlux
5 3 (1.49%) Apigee
5 3 (1.49%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (0.99%) Atlassian
6 2 (0.99%) Google
6 2 (0.99%) IBM
6 2 (0.99%) Sitecore
6 2 (0.99%) Splunk
6 2 (0.99%) Unisys
7 1 (0.50%) Adobe
7 1 (0.50%) Capita
7 1 (0.50%) hybris
7 1 (0.50%) Mercator
7 1 (0.50%) SAP
7 1 (0.50%) Teradata
7 1 (0.50%) TIBCO