Period
to 11 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 11 December 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
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 7 5 6
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 260 205 193
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 14.47% 16.24% 14.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.33% 17.13% 15.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 174 149 124
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £375 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +13.33% +8.70% -8.00%
10th Percentile £306 £306 £268
90th Percentile £600 £488 £475
South West median daily rate £425 £388 £365
% change year-on-year +9.68% +6.16% -1.35%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 2 4
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.17 £27.50 £21.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +53.35% +27.91% -47.56%
10th Percentile £33.01 £26.25 £18.50
90th Percentile £47.88 £28.75 £37.25
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £42.50 £40.00
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -6.43%

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 1,696 1,197 1,232
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.38% 94.85% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,110 820 870
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £420 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% +8.39% +3.33%
10th Percentile £270 £270 £213
90th Percentile £625 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £390 £375
% change year-on-year +8.97% +4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 60 26 31
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.00 £27.25 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.13% -29.22% +52.48%
10th Percentile £15.16 £13.00 £18.50
90th Percentile £49.55 £40.38 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £27.75 £26.50
% change year-on-year +26.13% +4.72% -11.67%

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 11 December 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 11 December 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 11 December 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 0 169 £425 +13.33% 44
Chippenham +5 23 £325 -8.77% 17
Corsham - 12 £450 - 1
Trowbridge -7 4 £350 +12.00% 2
Salisbury -41 3 £450 +20.00% 4
Malmesbury -7 1 £325 -16.13% 1
Bradford-on-Avon - 1 - -
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 99 (38.08%) JavaScript
2 94 (36.15%) .NET
2 94 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
3 92 (35.38%) C#
4 71 (27.31%) HTML
5 69 (26.54%) SQL
6 63 (24.23%) CSS
7 51 (19.62%) REST
8 50 (19.23%) React
9 48 (18.46%) Git (software)
10 44 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
11 43 (16.54%) Node.js
12 41 (15.77%) Java
13 40 (15.38%) Finance
13 40 (15.38%) Microservices
14 38 (14.62%) HTML5
15 36 (13.85%) AngularJS
16 32 (12.31%) TDD
16 32 (12.31%) SQL Server
17 30 (11.54%) Microsoft
17 30 (11.54%) jQuery
18 29 (11.15%) Scrum
18 29 (11.15%) ASP.NET
19 27 (10.38%) MVC
20 26 (10.00%) Sass
21 25 (9.62%) .NET Framework
22 24 (9.23%) Front End Development
23 23 (8.85%) Jenkins
24 21 (8.08%) Security Cleared
24 21 (8.08%) TypeScript

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 18 (6.92%) SharePoint
2 12 (4.62%) SAS
3 10 (3.85%) CMS
3 10 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (2.31%) Apache
4 6 (2.31%) ColdFusion
4 6 (2.31%) Confluence
5 5 (1.92%) CICS
5 5 (1.92%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.92%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (1.92%) Tomcat
6 4 (1.54%) IIS
6 4 (1.54%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.54%) Oracle Workflow
7 3 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
7 3 (1.15%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.77%) JBoss
9 1 (0.38%) Drupal
9 1 (0.38%) FileNet
9 1 (0.38%) Umbraco
Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Fireworks
1 4 (1.54%) Photoshop
2 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.38%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (2.31%) Oracle EBS
2 4 (1.54%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (1.54%) Oracle Payables
2 4 (1.54%) Oracle Receivables
3 3 (1.15%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.38%) Remedy AR System
4 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 44 (16.92%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (3.85%) Apigee
4 6 (2.31%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (1.54%) Adobe Analytics
5 4 (1.54%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.54%) PaaS
5 4 (1.54%) SaaS
6 3 (1.15%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.15%) GitHub
7 2 (0.77%) Amazon EC2
7 2 (0.77%) Office 365
8 1 (0.38%) Azure Functions
8 1 (0.38%) IaaS
8 1 (0.38%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.08%) Internet
2 6 (2.31%) Kerberos
2 6 (2.31%) VoIP
3 4 (1.54%) ATM
4 2 (0.77%) Intranet
4 2 (0.77%) Reverse Proxy
5 1 (0.38%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.31%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.92%) MySQL
3 12 (4.62%) Base SAS
3 12 (4.62%) SAS Enterprise Guide
4 10 (3.85%) Big Data
5 9 (3.46%) Apache Hive
5 9 (3.46%) Data Warehouse
5 9 (3.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (2.31%) Oracle Database
6 6 (2.31%) Relational Database
6 6 (2.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (1.92%) DB2
7 5 (1.92%) NoSQL
7 5 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
7 5 (1.92%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.54%) Oracle Database 12c
8 4 (1.54%) Power BI
9 3 (1.15%) Azure SQL Database
9 3 (1.15%) Couchbase
9 3 (1.15%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 48 (18.46%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.85%) Jenkins
3 19 (7.31%) JIRA
4 16 (6.15%) Bitbucket
5 13 (5.00%) Maven
6 10 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (3.85%) WebStorm
7 9 (3.46%) Cucumber
8 7 (2.69%) gulp
8 7 (2.69%) Visual Studio
9 5 (1.92%) SonarQube
9 5 (1.92%) Visual Studio Team System
10 4 (1.54%) Grunt
10 4 (1.54%) Hudson
10 4 (1.54%) JUnit
10 4 (1.54%) Selenium
10 4 (1.54%) WebDriver
11 3 (1.15%) Eclipse
11 3 (1.15%) JMeter
11 3 (1.15%) jMock
General
1 40 (15.38%) Finance
2 19 (7.31%) Banking
3 7 (2.69%) Manufacturing
4 5 (1.92%) Legal
4 5 (1.92%) Retail
4 5 (1.92%) Retail Banking
5 4 (1.54%) General Ledger
6 3 (1.15%) Automotive
6 3 (1.15%) Electronics
7 2 (0.77%) Law
7 2 (0.77%) Marketing
7 2 (0.77%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.38%) Billing
8 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (36.15%) .NET
2 71 (27.31%) HTML
3 63 (24.23%) CSS
4 51 (19.62%) REST
5 50 (19.23%) React
6 43 (16.54%) Node.js
7 38 (14.62%) HTML5
8 36 (13.85%) AngularJS
9 30 (11.54%) jQuery
10 29 (11.15%) ASP.NET
11 26 (10.00%) Sass
12 25 (9.62%) .NET Framework
13 21 (8.08%) Middleware
14 17 (6.54%) CSS3
15 16 (6.15%) Entity Framework
15 16 (6.15%) SOAP
16 15 (5.77%) ASP.NET Web API
17 14 (5.38%) .NET Core
17 14 (5.38%) JSON
17 14 (5.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 14 (5.38%) User Experience
2 8 (3.08%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (2.69%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (2.69%) Robotics
4 6 (2.31%) Fintech
5 5 (1.92%) Mainframe
6 4 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (1.54%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (1.15%) Mobile App
7 3 (1.15%) NHS
8 2 (0.77%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.77%) iPad
8 2 (0.77%) Management Information System
8 2 (0.77%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.38%) CMDB
9 1 (0.38%) DataPower
9 1 (0.38%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (0.38%) Learning Management System
9 1 (0.38%) Online Banking
Operating Systems
1 20 (7.69%) Windows
2 19 (7.31%) Unix
3 15 (5.77%) Linux
4 10 (3.85%) Windows Server
5 8 (3.08%) Android
6 7 (2.69%) Apple iOS
7 5 (1.92%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.54%) zOS
9 1 (0.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (36.15%) Agile Software Development
2 40 (15.38%) Microservices
3 32 (12.31%) TDD
4 29 (11.15%) Scrum
5 27 (10.38%) MVC
6 24 (9.23%) Front End Development
7 21 (8.08%) Unit Testing
8 18 (6.92%) BDD
9 17 (6.54%) DevOps
10 15 (5.77%) Mentoring
11 14 (5.38%) OO
11 14 (5.38%) SDLC
12 13 (5.00%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (5.00%) Test Automation
12 13 (5.00%) Web Development
13 12 (4.62%) Data Validation
13 12 (4.62%) Migration
13 12 (4.62%) Validation
14 11 (4.23%) MVVM
14 11 (4.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 99 (38.08%) JavaScript
2 92 (35.38%) C#
3 69 (26.54%) SQL
4 41 (15.77%) Java
5 21 (8.08%) TypeScript
6 20 (7.69%) PHP
7 13 (5.00%) PL/SQL
8 12 (4.62%) C
8 12 (4.62%) SAS Macro
9 11 (4.23%) C++
10 8 (3.08%) PowerShell
11 6 (2.31%) T-SQL
12 5 (1.92%) COBOL
12 5 (1.92%) ES6
12 5 (1.92%) Python
13 4 (1.54%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.54%) VB.NET
14 3 (1.15%) Apex Code
14 3 (1.15%) Java 8
14 3 (1.15%) Perl
Qualifications
1 21 (8.08%) Security Cleared
2 20 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 5 (1.92%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.77%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (0.77%) ISEB
4 2 (0.77%) ISTQB
4 2 (0.77%) MCAD
4 2 (0.77%) MCPD
4 2 (0.77%) MCSD
4 2 (0.77%) MCTS
4 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.38%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.38%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.77%) PMO
2 1 (0.38%) JTAG
System Software
1 19 (7.31%) Docker
2 7 (2.69%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.77%) vSphere
4 1 (0.38%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 18 (6.92%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.31%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (1.15%) NetIQ Identity Manager
3 3 (1.15%) Terraform
4 2 (0.77%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.38%) Tivoli
5 1 (0.38%) Tivoli Monitoring
Vendors
1 30 (11.54%) Microsoft
2 16 (6.15%) Oracle
3 12 (4.62%) Adobe
3 12 (4.62%) DataFlux
4 8 (3.08%) IBM
4 8 (3.08%) Pega
5 7 (2.69%) Atlassian
5 7 (2.69%) Google
5 7 (2.69%) VMware
6 6 (2.31%) Sitecore
7 5 (1.92%) NetIQ
7 5 (1.92%) UiPath
8 4 (1.54%) SAP
9 3 (1.15%) Facebook
9 3 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (1.15%) Tableau
9 3 (1.15%) Zend
10 2 (0.77%) AppDynamics
10 2 (0.77%) Sencha
10 2 (0.77%) Splunk