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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 6 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 25 60 27
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 12.89% 26.79% 14.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.51% 27.52% 15.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 15 40 15
Average daily rate £375 £331 £400
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+13.20% -17.18%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £450 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
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
185 218 175
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 95.36% 97.32% 95.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 125 83
Average daily rate £400 £363 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £170 £220 £100
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £548 £465
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 26 19
Average hourly rate £20.63 £32.00 £24.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.54% +29.29%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.77 £10.33 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -7 11 £413 +27.90% 26
Poole -5 1 £210 -44.00% 8
Weymouth - 1 - -
Ferndown - 1 £275 - 1
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 30 (44.78%) C#
1 30 (44.78%) .NET
2 26 (38.81%) HTML
3 25 (37.31%) CSS
4 24 (35.82%) JavaScript
5 17 (25.37%) MVC
6 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (23.88%) SQL
7 15 (22.39%) jQuery
8 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
9 12 (17.91%) AngularJS
9 12 (17.91%) OO
10 11 (16.42%) Windows
11 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET
11 10 (14.93%) .NET Framework
11 10 (14.93%) Scrum
11 10 (14.93%) RESTful
12 9 (13.43%) XML
12 9 (13.43%) OOD
12 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
13 8 (11.94%) Visual Studio
14 7 (10.45%) Windows CE
14 7 (10.45%) ETL
14 7 (10.45%) CMS
14 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
15 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (8.96%) PHP
15 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 7 (10.45%) CMS
2 5 (7.46%) Elasticsearch
3 3 (4.48%) IIS
4 2 (2.99%) Magnolia
4 2 (2.99%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.99%) WordPress
5 1 (1.49%) Apache
5 1 (1.49%) Node.js
5 1 (1.49%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 1 (1.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (5.97%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.49%) Hyperion Planning
2 1 (1.49%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.46%) GitHub
2 4 (5.97%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (19.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.96%) Data Warehouse
2 6 (8.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (7.46%) Relational Database
4 4 (5.97%) MySQL
5 3 (4.48%) DataStage
6 2 (2.99%) Essbase
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (2.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.49%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (1.49%) Hyperion Smart View
7 1 (1.49%) MS Access
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.49%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.49%) SAP Data Services
7 1 (1.49%) SAP HANA
7 1 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 8 (11.94%) Visual Studio
2 6 (8.96%) Git (software)
3 4 (5.97%) SpecFlow
3 4 (5.97%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (2.99%) Subversion
5 1 (1.49%) JIRA
5 1 (1.49%) NUnit
5 1 (1.49%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.46%) Finance
2 4 (5.97%) Advertising
2 4 (5.97%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.99%) Games
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Avionics
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
4 1 (1.49%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (44.78%) .NET
2 26 (38.81%) HTML
3 25 (37.31%) CSS
4 15 (22.39%) jQuery
5 12 (17.91%) AngularJS
6 10 (14.93%) .NET Framework
6 10 (14.93%) ASP.NET
6 10 (14.93%) RESTful
7 9 (13.43%) XML
8 6 (8.96%) .NET Compact Framework
8 6 (8.96%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (8.96%) CSS3
8 6 (8.96%) HTML5
9 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET Web API
9 5 (7.46%) JSON
9 5 (7.46%) KnockoutJS
9 5 (7.46%) Lucene
10 4 (5.97%) Entity Framework
10 4 (5.97%) WCF
11 3 (4.48%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.96%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.97%) NHS
3 3 (4.48%) User Experience
4 2 (2.99%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.49%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.49%) Data Extraction
5 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.42%) Windows
2 7 (10.45%) Windows CE
3 1 (1.49%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) MVC
2 16 (23.88%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (17.91%) OO
4 10 (14.93%) Scrum
5 9 (13.43%) OOD
6 7 (10.45%) ETL
6 7 (10.45%) Unit Testing
7 6 (8.96%) Business Intelligence
7 6 (8.96%) Front End Development
8 5 (7.46%) Multithreading
8 5 (7.46%) TDD
8 5 (7.46%) Workflow
9 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (5.97%) Manual Testing
10 3 (4.48%) BDD
10 3 (4.48%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (4.48%) Web Development
11 2 (2.99%) OOP
11 2 (2.99%) Software Engineering
11 2 (2.99%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 30 (44.78%) C#
2 24 (35.82%) JavaScript
3 16 (23.88%) SQL
4 6 (8.96%) PHP
5 4 (5.97%) Apex Code
5 4 (5.97%) Java
5 4 (5.97%) VB.NET
6 3 (4.48%) C
7 2 (2.99%) C++
7 2 (2.99%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.99%) VB
7 2 (2.99%) VBA
8 1 (1.49%) Python
8 1 (1.49%) VB6
8 1 (1.49%) VBScript
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) Data Quality
2 1 (1.49%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.49%) MISRA
2 1 (1.49%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.49%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.49%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (7.46%) Kibana
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.97%) EPiServer
2 4 (5.97%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (4.48%) IBM
3 3 (4.48%) Netezza
3 3 (4.48%) Oracle
4 2 (2.99%) Hyperion
4 2 (2.99%) SAP
5 1 (1.49%) BMC
5 1 (1.49%) Brightcove
5 1 (1.49%) Rally
5 1 (1.49%) Sitecore
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited - Bournemouth Office
Rate: up to £350 per day
Posted: 7 days ago
Poole
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £475 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £400 - £470 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Ageas Retail Limited - Bournemouth Office
Rate: up to £60,000 + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago