Period
to 18 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Worcestershire during the 6 months to 18 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.

Software Developer
West Midlands > Worcestershire
6 months to
18 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 22 18 23
Rank change year-on-year -4 +5 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 1 1
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Worcestershire 1.68% 1.20% 0.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.85% 1.20% 0.79%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 1 0
Worcestershire median daily rate - £325 -
West Midlands median daily rate £350 £325 £330
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.52% +10.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 1
Worcestershire median hourly rate £43.75 - £41.50
10th Percentile £41.63 - £40.75
90th Percentile £44.88 - £42.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £45.00 £33.00 £36.50
% change year-on-year +36.36% -9.59% -1.35%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Worcestershire. 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
Worcestershire
Contract vacancies in Worcestershire with a recognized job title 108 83 126
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.76% 100.00% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 55 87
Worcestershire median daily rate £425 £240 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +77.08% -25.00% -14.67%
10th Percentile £200 £135 £110
90th Percentile £488 £388 £503
West Midlands median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 9 11
Worcestershire median hourly rate £16.00 £15.50 £13.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +3.23% +14.81% -9.03%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.85 £12.00
90th Percentile £45.00 £51.50 £42.25
West Midlands median hourly rate £15.85 £17.50 £15.00
% change year-on-year -9.43% +16.67% -11.76%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Worcestershire

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Worcestershire

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Worcestershire

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Worcestershire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Worcestershire

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in Worcestershire

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 Worcestershire region over the 6 months to 18 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
Malvern - 2 - - 2
Software Developer
West Midlands

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 5 Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire

For the 6 months to 18 December 2018, 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 Worcestershire region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) UML
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared

Software Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Worcestershire 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:

Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (100.00%) Security Cleared