The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Dorset region.

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
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 7 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 30 59 25
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 13.10% 31.89% 9.80%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.89% 32.42% 11.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 41 21
Average daily rate £350 £300 £365
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -17.80%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £175 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £440 £400 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 6 2
Average hourly rate - £32.00 £15.57
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +105.52%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Dorset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
216 182 225
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 94.32% 98.38% 88.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 104 133
Average daily rate £350 £343 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.18% -8.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £150 £175 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £600 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.14% -0.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 17 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £32.00 £20.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +56.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.50 £11.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £47.50 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.45 £19.21
% change year-on-year
-2.57% -9.16%
Developer
South West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -5 19 £343 +3.39% 30
Poole 0 8 £395 +97.50% 18
Shaftesbury - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
Wimborne - - - -
Dorchester - - - - 1
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 26 (48.15%) HTML
2 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
2 20 (37.04%) .NET
3 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 18 (33.33%) CSS
4 17 (31.48%) jQuery
5 16 (29.63%) C#
5 16 (29.63%) MVC
6 14 (25.93%) SQL
7 12 (22.22%) Oracle
7 12 (22.22%) HTML5
8 11 (20.37%) XML
9 10 (18.52%) Java
10 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
10 9 (16.67%) Web Services
10 9 (16.67%) Spring
11 8 (14.81%) CSS3
12 7 (12.96%) TDD
12 7 (12.96%) Finance
13 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
13 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
14 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
14 5 (9.26%) Spring Web Flow
14 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
14 5 (9.26%) WCF
14 5 (9.26%) Ajax
14 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
14 5 (9.26%) SOAP
14 5 (9.26%) CRM

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 4 (7.41%) WebLogic
1 4 (7.41%) Tomcat
1 4 (7.41%) CMS
2 3 (5.56%) Apache
2 3 (5.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (3.70%) WordPress
4 1 (1.85%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.85%) SharePoint 2010
Business Applications
1 3 (5.56%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.85%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.85%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle Database
3 4 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (5.56%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.70%) MySQL
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (3.70%) Oracle Database 11g
5 2 (3.70%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 5 (9.26%) Git (software)
2 4 (7.41%) Maven
3 3 (5.56%) PhoneGap
4 2 (3.70%) MSTest
4 2 (3.70%) NUnit
5 1 (1.85%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.85%) Subversion
5 1 (1.85%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.85%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.85%) Moq
General
1 7 (12.96%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Back Office
2 2 (3.70%) Banking
3 1 (1.85%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (48.15%) HTML
2 20 (37.04%) .NET
3 18 (33.33%) CSS
4 17 (31.48%) jQuery
5 12 (22.22%) HTML5
6 11 (20.37%) XML
7 9 (16.67%) ASP.NET
7 9 (16.67%) Web Services
7 9 (16.67%) Spring
8 8 (14.81%) CSS3
9 6 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (9.26%) Spring Web Flow
10 5 (9.26%) .NET Framework
10 5 (9.26%) WCF
10 5 (9.26%) Ajax
10 5 (9.26%) SOAP
11 4 (7.41%) Spring Integration
11 4 (7.41%) JSON
12 3 (5.56%) XSD
12 3 (5.56%) Apache Cordova
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.56%) CMDB
1 3 (5.56%) Management Information System
2 1 (1.85%) Inversion of Control
2 1 (1.85%) Statistics
2 1 (1.85%) Replication
2 1 (1.85%) N-Tier
2 1 (1.85%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.70%) Linux
1 2 (3.70%) Android
2 1 (1.85%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (29.63%) MVC
2 7 (12.96%) TDD
3 6 (11.11%) E-Commerce
4 5 (9.26%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (9.26%) CRM
5 3 (5.56%) Time Management
5 3 (5.56%) Requirements Analysis
5 3 (5.56%) Scrum
5 3 (5.56%) Configuration Management
5 3 (5.56%) Waterfall
6 2 (3.70%) BDD
6 2 (3.70%) MVVM
6 2 (3.70%) OOP
6 2 (3.70%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (3.70%) Integration Testing
7 1 (1.85%) Domain-Driven Design
7 1 (1.85%) Problem Management
7 1 (1.85%) Web Development
7 1 (1.85%) Incident Management
7 1 (1.85%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 20 (37.04%) JavaScript
2 16 (29.63%) C#
3 14 (25.93%) SQL
4 10 (18.52%) Java
5 5 (9.26%) PHP
6 2 (3.70%) PL/SQL
6 2 (3.70%) PHP5
7 1 (1.85%) VB6
7 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.85%) VB
7 1 (1.85%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (1.85%) Sun Certification
System Software
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (1.85%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 1 (1.85%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 12 (22.22%) Oracle
2 5 (9.26%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) ServiceNow
3 4 (7.41%) JBoss
4 3 (5.56%) Business Objects
5 2 (3.70%) Telerik
5 2 (3.70%) Ektron
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