Period
to 20 February 2019

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Wiltshire during the 6 months to 20 February 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.

Software Developer
South West > Wiltshire
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 76 84
Rank change year-on-year -37 +8 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 12 5 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Wiltshire 0.61% 0.48% 0.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.64% 0.51% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 2 4
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £418 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.78% +11.33% +13.64%
10th Percentile £385 £407 £324
90th Percentile £463 £424 £388
South West median daily rate £450 £410 £315
% change year-on-year +9.76% +30.16% -16.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 1
Wiltshire median hourly rate £42.50 £27.50 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +54.55% -31.25% -
10th Percentile £41.25 £26.25 £37.50
90th Percentile £43.75 £28.75 £42.50
South West median hourly rate £43.00 £41.15 £40.00
% change year-on-year +4.50% +2.88% -7.25%

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 1,865 990 1,251
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.43% 94.11% 94.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 1,235 701 861
Wiltshire median daily rate £450 £425 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £300 £270 £213
90th Percentile £650 £600 £575
South West median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 16 40
Wiltshire median hourly rate £45.00 £27.25 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +65.14% -29.22% +10.00%
10th Percentile £14.62 £15.25 £16.08
90th Percentile £50.00 £40.75 £47.50
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £25.00 £27.50
% change year-on-year +40.00% -9.09% -26.67%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wiltshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Wiltshire

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Wiltshire

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Wiltshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Wiltshire

Software 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 Software Developer within the Wiltshire region over the 6 months to 20 February 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
Chippenham - 5 £375 - 5
Swindon -26 2 - - 4
Salisbury - 2 £450 - 2
Corsham - 1 - -
Software Developer
South West

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
2 7 (58.33%) SDLC
3 6 (50.00%) Node.js
3 6 (50.00%) TypeScript
3 6 (50.00%) Windows
4 5 (41.67%) MySQL
4 5 (41.67%) VoIP
4 5 (41.67%) React
5 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (16.67%) C
6 2 (16.67%) SQL
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) Oracle
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
6 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
7 1 (8.33%) ISEB
7 1 (8.33%) Ariba
7 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
7 1 (8.33%) Project Management
7 1 (8.33%) JUnit
7 1 (8.33%) IBM
7 1 (8.33%) TDD
7 1 (8.33%) Spring
7 1 (8.33%) MVC
7 1 (8.33%) Finance
7 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
7 1 (8.33%) Publishing

Software 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 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (8.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (41.67%) VoIP
2 1 (8.33%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (41.67%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Cucumber
1 1 (8.33%) JBehave
1 1 (8.33%) JUnit
1 1 (8.33%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (8.33%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
1 1 (8.33%) Rational Team Concert
1 1 (8.33%) Selenium
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 1 (8.33%) Aerospace
1 1 (8.33%) Finance
1 1 (8.33%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (50.00%) Node.js
2 5 (41.67%) React
3 3 (25.00%) .NET
4 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
5 1 (8.33%) Apache Flex
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET MVC
5 1 (8.33%) ASP.NET Web API
5 1 (8.33%) CSS
5 1 (8.33%) Hibernate
5 1 (8.33%) HTML
5 1 (8.33%) JSON
5 1 (8.33%) REST
5 1 (8.33%) SOAP
5 1 (8.33%) Spring
5 1 (8.33%) WCF
5 1 (8.33%) WPF
5 1 (8.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (8.33%) TMS320
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) SDLC
2 3 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (16.67%) Scrum
3 2 (16.67%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) API Design
4 1 (8.33%) Coaching
4 1 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
4 1 (8.33%) Inversion of Control
4 1 (8.33%) Investment Management
4 1 (8.33%) Microservices
4 1 (8.33%) MVC
4 1 (8.33%) MVVM
4 1 (8.33%) OO
4 1 (8.33%) Project Management
4 1 (8.33%) SDET
4 1 (8.33%) Sequence Diagram
4 1 (8.33%) TDD
4 1 (8.33%) UML
4 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) C#
2 7 (58.33%) JavaScript
3 6 (50.00%) TypeScript
4 2 (16.67%) C
4 2 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (8.33%) C++
5 1 (8.33%) Java
5 1 (8.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (8.33%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (8.33%) Degree
1 1 (8.33%) ISEB
1 1 (8.33%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) MISRA
1 1 (8.33%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) Oracle
2 1 (8.33%) Ariba
2 1 (8.33%) IBM