Period
to 15 August 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 15 August 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
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 3 5 5
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 207 207 210
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 16.42% 15.49% 16.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.51% 16.29% 17.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 144 162
Wiltshire median daily rate £400 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +2.94%
10th Percentile £306 £288 £251
90th Percentile £516 £488 £454
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £350
% change year-on-year +3.23% +10.71% -3.11%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 2 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £47.50 £37.50 £43.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +26.67% -13.79% +40.32%
10th Percentile £43.25 £36.25 £42.75
90th Percentile £49.75 £38.75 £44.25
South West median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £42.75
% change year-on-year -8.57% +2.34% +15.54%

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 1,182 1,271 1,217
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.74% 95.13% 95.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 765 802 832
Wiltshire median daily rate £425 £413 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.03% +10.00% -3.23%
10th Percentile £262 £260 £250
90th Percentile £588 £575 £575
South West median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 53 38 30
Wiltshire median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +100.00%
10th Percentile £14.30 £12.94 £15.13
90th Percentile £47.00 £44.35 £47.53
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £37.50 £32.50
% change year-on-year -6.67% +15.38% +44.44%

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 15 August 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 15 August 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 -1 134 £425 +13.33% 41
Chippenham +1 14 £340 +13.33% 18
Trowbridge 0 4 £338 - 1
Malmesbury +1 1 £325 -13.33% 1
Salisbury -18 1 £375 - 4
Corsham - 1 - - 4
Bradford-on-Avon - 1 - -
Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 (46.38%) JavaScript
2 78 (37.68%) HTML
3 70 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
4 68 (32.85%) CSS
5 64 (30.92%) .NET
6 63 (30.43%) C#
7 61 (29.47%) SQL
8 46 (22.22%) Finance
9 43 (20.77%) Java
9 43 (20.77%) REST
10 42 (20.29%) React
11 41 (19.81%) Git (software)
12 39 (18.84%) MVC
12 39 (18.84%) AngularJS
13 35 (16.91%) jQuery
14 29 (14.01%) ASP.NET
15 28 (13.53%) HTML5
16 26 (12.56%) Node.js
17 25 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
17 25 (12.08%) TDD
18 24 (11.59%) SQL Server
19 20 (9.66%) Microservices
20 19 (9.18%) Jenkins
20 19 (9.18%) Sass
20 19 (9.18%) Front End Development
20 19 (9.18%) XML
21 18 (8.70%) .NET Framework
22 17 (8.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
22 17 (8.21%) JIRA
22 17 (8.21%) 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 14 (6.76%) SharePoint
2 9 (4.35%) IIS
3 7 (3.38%) Tomcat
4 6 (2.90%) CMS
5 5 (2.42%) Oracle Workflow
5 5 (2.42%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (2.42%) WordPress
6 4 (1.93%) BizTalk Server
6 4 (1.93%) NServiceBus
6 4 (1.93%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 4 (1.93%) SAS
7 3 (1.45%) CICS
7 3 (1.45%) Umbraco
8 2 (0.97%) Apache
8 2 (0.97%) Confluence
8 2 (0.97%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (0.97%) JBoss
8 2 (0.97%) Kentico
9 1 (0.48%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 1 (0.48%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (1.93%) Fireworks
1 4 (1.93%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.48%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 7 (3.38%) Oracle EBS
2 5 (2.42%) Oracle EBS R12
2 5 (2.42%) Oracle Payables
2 5 (2.42%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.48%) Magento
3 1 (0.48%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 25 (12.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (5.80%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.93%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (1.93%) NuGet
4 3 (1.45%) Office 365
5 1 (0.48%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 1 (0.48%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.48%) Google Play
5 1 (0.48%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.90%) Cisco ICM
1 6 (2.90%) Internet
2 5 (2.42%) Intranet
2 5 (2.42%) Kerberos
3 2 (0.97%) HTTP
3 2 (0.97%) SSH
3 2 (0.97%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (11.59%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.31%) MySQL
3 7 (3.38%) MOLAP
3 7 (3.38%) ROLAP
4 6 (2.90%) Azure SQL Database
4 6 (2.90%) MongoDB
5 5 (2.42%) Data Warehouse
5 5 (2.42%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.93%) DB2
6 4 (1.93%) Hadoop
6 4 (1.93%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.93%) Oracle Database
6 4 (1.93%) Oracle Database 12c
6 4 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (1.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.45%) Base SAS
7 3 (1.45%) Big Data
7 3 (1.45%) Relational Database
7 3 (1.45%) SAS Enterprise Guide
7 3 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 41 (19.81%) Git (software)
2 19 (9.18%) Jenkins
3 17 (8.21%) JIRA
4 12 (5.80%) Visual Studio
5 11 (5.31%) Bitbucket
6 9 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 9 (4.35%) Maven
6 9 (4.35%) WebStorm
7 7 (3.38%) Selenium
8 5 (2.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (2.42%) NUnit
9 4 (1.93%) Hudson
9 4 (1.93%) WebDriver
10 3 (1.45%) Subversion
10 3 (1.45%) Team Foundation Server
10 3 (1.45%) Visual Studio Team System
10 3 (1.45%) webpack
11 2 (0.97%) JBehave
11 2 (0.97%) JUnit
11 2 (0.97%) SonarQube
General
1 46 (22.22%) Finance
2 9 (4.35%) Banking
3 8 (3.86%) Manufacturing
4 6 (2.90%) Law
5 5 (2.42%) General Ledger
6 4 (1.93%) Automotive
7 3 (1.45%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.45%) Legal
7 3 (1.45%) Retail
7 3 (1.45%) Retail Banking
8 2 (0.97%) Back Office
8 2 (0.97%) Marketing
9 1 (0.48%) Electronics
9 1 (0.48%) Publishing
9 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (37.68%) HTML
2 68 (32.85%) CSS
3 64 (30.92%) .NET
4 43 (20.77%) REST
5 42 (20.29%) React
6 39 (18.84%) AngularJS
7 35 (16.91%) jQuery
8 29 (14.01%) ASP.NET
9 28 (13.53%) HTML5
10 26 (12.56%) Node.js
11 19 (9.18%) Sass
11 19 (9.18%) XML
12 18 (8.70%) .NET Framework
13 17 (8.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
14 16 (7.73%) ASP.NET MVC
15 12 (5.80%) CSS3
15 12 (5.80%) SOAP
15 12 (5.80%) Spring
16 11 (5.31%) Middleware
16 11 (5.31%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 16 (7.73%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (4.83%) User Experience
3 7 (3.38%) Virtual Team
4 6 (2.90%) Greenfield Project
4 6 (2.90%) IVR
5 5 (2.42%) Mainframe
5 5 (2.42%) RIA
6 4 (1.93%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (0.97%) Chip and PIN
7 2 (0.97%) Contactless
7 2 (0.97%) DataPower
7 2 (0.97%) Internet of Things
7 2 (0.97%) Linux Command Line
8 1 (0.48%) Client/Server
8 1 (0.48%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.48%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.48%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.48%) Mobile App
8 1 (0.48%) Online Banking
8 1 (0.48%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.28%) Unix
2 9 (4.35%) Linux
3 3 (1.45%) Windows
3 3 (1.45%) zOS
4 2 (0.97%) Android
4 2 (0.97%) CentOS
4 2 (0.97%) Debian
4 2 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (0.97%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.48%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (33.82%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (18.84%) MVC
3 25 (12.08%) TDD
4 20 (9.66%) Microservices
5 19 (9.18%) Front End Development
6 17 (8.21%) Scrum
7 16 (7.73%) Web Development
8 14 (6.76%) Functional Testing
8 14 (6.76%) Software Delivery
8 14 (6.76%) Software Engineering
9 13 (6.28%) BDD
9 13 (6.28%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (5.31%) Unit Testing
11 10 (4.83%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (4.35%) Integration Testing
12 9 (4.35%) OO
12 9 (4.35%) Pair Programming
13 8 (3.86%) ETL
13 8 (3.86%) SOA
13 8 (3.86%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 96 (46.38%) JavaScript
2 63 (30.43%) C#
3 61 (29.47%) SQL
4 43 (20.77%) Java
5 16 (7.73%) PHP
6 12 (5.80%) TypeScript
7 10 (4.83%) C
7 10 (4.83%) C++
8 9 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 7 (3.38%) PL/SQL
9 7 (3.38%) T-SQL
10 6 (2.90%) ES6
10 6 (2.90%) Shell Script
11 5 (2.42%) Apex Code
11 5 (2.42%) COBOL
11 5 (2.42%) Python
12 4 (1.93%) Java 8
13 3 (1.45%) Bash Shell
13 3 (1.45%) SAS Macro
14 2 (0.97%) Scala
Qualifications
1 13 (6.28%) Security Cleared
2 9 (4.35%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.97%) BC Cleared
3 2 (0.97%) ISEB
3 2 (0.97%) ISTQB
System Software
1 14 (6.76%) Docker
Systems Management
1 9 (4.35%) Kubernetes
2 6 (2.90%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (0.97%) SELinux
4 1 (0.48%) Ansible
4 1 (0.48%) Terraform
Vendors
1 16 (7.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.76%) Oracle
3 6 (2.90%) Cisco
3 6 (2.90%) Google
3 6 (2.90%) Salesforce.com
4 5 (2.42%) Adobe
4 5 (2.42%) Capita
4 5 (2.42%) Tableau
5 4 (1.93%) IBM
6 3 (1.45%) Apigee
6 3 (1.45%) Atlassian
6 3 (1.45%) DataFlux
6 3 (1.45%) Sitecore
7 2 (0.97%) Pega
7 2 (0.97%) Siebel
7 2 (0.97%) Splunk
7 2 (0.97%) Teradata
7 2 (0.97%) Unisys
8 1 (0.48%) Informatica
8 1 (0.48%) SAP