The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 1 4
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 45 40 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 18.00% 23.81% 14.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 18.60% 26.49% 15.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 28 26 26
Average daily rate
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£360 £338 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% +12.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £243 £270 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £414
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £40.25 - £35.00
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.05 - £29.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.45 - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Dorset region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
242 151 240
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 96.80% 89.88% 92.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 145 87 146
Average daily rate £325 £320 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.56% -12.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £130 £208
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £473 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 18 27
Average hourly rate £23.50 £26.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.61% +30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.42 £9.50 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £36.15 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.20 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-0.24% -7.42%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Dorset region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 October 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -2 22 £325 -25.71% 46
Poole +1 8 £275 -15.38% 9
Weymouth - 1 - -
Wimborne - - - -
Dorchester - - - - 3
Ferndown - - - - 1
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title.

1 38 (36.89%) SQL
2 36 (34.95%) JavaScript
3 34 (33.01%) HTML
4 32 (31.07%) CSS
5 29 (28.16%) .NET
6 26 (25.24%) C#
7 22 (21.36%) Java
8 21 (20.39%) PHP
9 20 (19.42%) Finance
9 20 (19.42%) jQuery
10 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
10 19 (18.45%) Oracle
11 16 (15.53%) Linux
12 15 (14.56%) MVC
12 15 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
13 14 (13.59%) HTML5
13 14 (13.59%) UNIX
13 14 (13.59%) OO
14 12 (11.65%) MySQL
14 12 (11.65%) Migration
14 12 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (11.65%) RDBMS
14 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
15 11 (10.68%) User Experience
15 11 (10.68%) Visual Studio
15 11 (10.68%) TDD
16 10 (9.71%) .NET Framework
16 10 (9.71%) BDD
16 10 (9.71%) Multithreading
16 10 (9.71%) PL/SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region that cited Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (8.74%) CMS
2 7 (6.80%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.83%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (4.85%) Apache
5 2 (1.94%) IIS
5 2 (1.94%) WordPress
5 2 (1.94%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (0.97%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (0.97%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.97%) MQSeries
6 1 (0.97%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (0.97%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.97%) Joomla!
6 1 (0.97%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (5.83%) Photoshop
2 3 (2.91%) MS Office
2 3 (2.91%) InfoPath
3 2 (1.94%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (4.85%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (3.88%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (3.88%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.97%) Misys Midas
4 1 (0.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.83%) TCP/IP
2 5 (4.85%) SAN
2 5 (4.85%) Intranet
2 5 (4.85%) SSH
3 4 (3.88%) Multicast
3 4 (3.88%) DNS
3 4 (3.88%) HTTPS
4 3 (2.91%) PuTTY
5 2 (1.94%) Internet
6 1 (0.97%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (11.65%) MySQL
1 12 (11.65%) RDBMS
1 12 (11.65%) Relational Database
2 8 (7.77%) SQL Server
3 7 (6.80%) Essbase
3 7 (6.80%) NoSQL
4 6 (5.83%) Oracle BI EE
4 6 (5.83%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (3.88%) Ingres
5 4 (3.88%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (3.88%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (3.88%) MongoDB
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (2.91%) JasperReports
6 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 11 (10.68%) Visual Studio
2 7 (6.80%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.85%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (3.88%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (2.91%) PHPUnit
5 3 (2.91%) Oracle APEX
5 3 (2.91%) NUnit
5 3 (2.91%) Subversion
5 3 (2.91%) SpecFlow
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (0.97%) Maven
6 1 (0.97%) JIRA
6 1 (0.97%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.97%) PowerBuilder
6 1 (0.97%) ERwin
6 1 (0.97%) FitNesse
6 1 (0.97%) Ant
6 1 (0.97%) JUnit
6 1 (0.97%) Moq
General
1 20 (19.42%) Finance
2 8 (7.77%) Banking
3 6 (5.83%) Retail
4 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.97%) Advertising
4 1 (0.97%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (33.01%) HTML
2 32 (31.07%) CSS
3 29 (28.16%) .NET
4 20 (19.42%) jQuery
5 14 (13.59%) HTML5
6 10 (9.71%) CSS3
6 10 (9.71%) .NET Framework
7 9 (8.74%) ASP.NET
8 8 (7.77%) XML
8 8 (7.77%) JSON
9 7 (6.80%) Ajax
10 6 (5.83%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (4.85%) Laravel
11 5 (4.85%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 5 (4.85%) REST
11 5 (4.85%) Spring
11 5 (4.85%) LAMP
11 5 (4.85%) OpenMP
11 5 (4.85%) SOAP
12 4 (3.88%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (10.68%) User Experience
3 10 (9.71%) Mobile App
4 7 (6.80%) Wiki
5 5 (4.85%) Algorithms
6 4 (3.88%) Clustering
7 3 (2.91%) N-Tier
7 3 (2.91%) Taxonomies
8 1 (0.97%) NHS
8 1 (0.97%) Mainframe
8 1 (0.97%) AS400
8 1 (0.97%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.97%) Equities
8 1 (0.97%) Derivative
8 1 (0.97%) iSeries
8 1 (0.97%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.53%) Linux
2 14 (13.59%) UNIX
3 8 (7.77%) Windows
4 4 (3.88%) Solaris
4 4 (3.88%) Android
4 4 (3.88%) VMS
5 3 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (1.94%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.97%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.97%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.45%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (14.56%) MVC
3 14 (13.59%) OO
4 12 (11.65%) Business Intelligence
4 12 (11.65%) Migration
5 11 (10.68%) TDD
6 10 (9.71%) Multithreading
6 10 (9.71%) BDD
7 9 (8.74%) Validation
8 7 (6.80%) Code Coverage
8 7 (6.80%) Refactoring
8 7 (6.80%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 7 (6.80%) Performance Tuning
9 6 (5.83%) Responsive Web Design
10 5 (4.85%) Signal Processing
10 5 (4.85%) Parallel Programming
10 5 (4.85%) Workflow
10 5 (4.85%) UML
11 4 (3.88%) Configuration Management
11 4 (3.88%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 38 (36.89%) SQL
2 36 (34.95%) JavaScript
3 26 (25.24%) C#
4 22 (21.36%) Java
5 21 (20.39%) PHP
6 10 (9.71%) PL/SQL
6 10 (9.71%) C++
7 8 (7.77%) VBA
8 7 (6.80%) VB
8 7 (6.80%) Shell Script
9 6 (5.83%) Perl
10 5 (4.85%) MATLAB
10 5 (4.85%) VB.NET
10 5 (4.85%) Korn
11 4 (3.88%) Python
11 4 (3.88%) PowerShell
11 4 (3.88%) Bash Shell
12 3 (2.91%) PHP5
12 3 (2.91%) T-SQL
13 1 (0.97%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 9 (8.74%) SC Cleared
1 9 (8.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (0.97%) ACCA
2 1 (0.97%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.85%) DO-178B
2 4 (3.88%) Solvency II
3 3 (2.91%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.85%) NFS
2 4 (3.88%) Active Directory
2 4 (3.88%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (3.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (1.94%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (2.91%) Puppet
2 2 (1.94%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (1.94%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 19 (18.45%) Oracle
2 5 (4.85%) Cognos
2 5 (4.85%) Intel
2 5 (4.85%) Hyperion
3 4 (3.88%) EPiServer
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.88%) VMware
4 2 (1.94%) Telerik
4 2 (1.94%) IBM
5 1 (0.97%) Adobe
5 1 (0.97%) Sybase
5 1 (0.97%) Business Objects
5 1 (0.97%) SAP
5 1 (0.97%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.97%) Twitter
5 1 (0.97%) ServiceNow
5 1 (0.97%) JD Edwards
5 1 (0.97%) CA
5 1 (0.97%) Netezza
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