The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Dorset region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 71 49 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 32.57% 19.68% 19.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.49% 21.78% 19.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 23 29
Median daily rate £325 £335 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.98% -21.17%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £267 £290
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 6 1
Median hourly rate £24.75 £39.37 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-37.13% -1.57%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.33% +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
212 225 257
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 97.25% 90.36% 98.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 110 145
Median daily rate £375 £345 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -1.42%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £540 £485 £484
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £376 £351
% change year-on-year
+3.86% +6.93%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 45 38
Median hourly rate £14.50 £37.00 £16.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-60.81% +131.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.00 £12.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £45.00 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Dorset region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 25 September 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 September 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth +1 38 £325 -11.08% 33
Dorchester +3 7 £375 +47.05%
Poole 0 5 £325 +10.63% 10
Developer
South West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 September 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 57 (43.51%) HTML
2 56 (42.75%) Java
3 48 (36.64%) Finance
4 35 (26.72%) CSS
5 34 (25.95%) Cash Management
6 33 (25.19%) JavaScript
6 33 (25.19%) SQL
7 32 (24.43%) Retail
8 31 (23.66%) Banking
9 30 (22.90%) SQL Server
10 29 (22.14%) HTML5
11 28 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (19.08%) Apache Spark
13 24 (18.32%) Big Data
13 24 (18.32%) AngularJS
14 23 (17.56%) Kafka
14 23 (17.56%) Blockchain
15 22 (16.79%) Git (software)
16 21 (16.03%) C++
17 20 (15.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 20 (15.27%) Front End Development
18 19 (14.50%) SharePoint
18 19 (14.50%) Business Intelligence
19 18 (13.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 18 (13.74%) jQuery
20 16 (12.21%) CSS3
20 16 (12.21%) Spring
21 15 (11.45%) E-Commerce
22 14 (10.69%) XML
23 13 (9.92%) Oracle

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 25 (19.08%) Apache Spark
2 19 (14.50%) SharePoint
3 9 (6.87%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (6.87%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (3.82%) CMS
4 5 (3.82%) WebLogic
5 3 (2.29%) Apache
6 2 (1.53%) Drupal
6 2 (1.53%) WordPress
7 1 (0.76%) Confluence
7 1 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.76%) GemFire
7 1 (0.76%) IIS
7 1 (0.76%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.76%) nginx
7 1 (0.76%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 6 (4.58%) InfoPath
2 2 (1.53%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.58%) Dynamics AX
1 6 (4.58%) Oracle Cash Management
2 3 (2.29%) Magento
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle Payables
2 3 (2.29%) Oracle Receivables
3 2 (1.53%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (1.53%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.76%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
4 1 (0.76%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.76%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.53%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.76%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.76%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (0.76%) GitHub
2 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.05%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.29%) Internet
3 1 (0.76%) Bluetooth
3 1 (0.76%) DAB
3 1 (0.76%) NFC
3 1 (0.76%) OFDM
3 1 (0.76%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (0.76%) Wi-Fi
3 1 (0.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (22.90%) SQL Server
2 24 (18.32%) Big Data
3 20 (15.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 18 (13.74%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (9.16%) Crystal Reports
5 12 (9.16%) Power BI
6 11 (8.40%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (5.34%) SQL Server 2008
9 6 (4.58%) Relational Database
10 5 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (3.82%) MySQL
11 3 (2.29%) Oracle BI EE
12 2 (1.53%) DataStage
12 2 (1.53%) MongoDB
12 2 (1.53%) OLAP
12 2 (1.53%) OLTP
13 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Analysis Services
13 1 (0.76%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 22 (16.79%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.34%) IntelliJ
3 6 (4.58%) Gradle
4 5 (3.82%) JUnit
5 4 (3.05%) Maven
6 3 (2.29%) Bower
6 3 (2.29%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.29%) Subversion
6 3 (2.29%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.29%) WiX
7 2 (1.53%) Grunt
7 2 (1.53%) gulp
7 2 (1.53%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.53%) JIRA
8 1 (0.76%) Ant
8 1 (0.76%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.76%) Mocha
8 1 (0.76%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 48 (36.64%) Finance
2 32 (24.43%) Retail
3 31 (23.66%) Banking
4 4 (3.05%) Financial Institution
4 4 (3.05%) Investment Banking
5 2 (1.53%) Marketing
5 2 (1.53%) Military
6 1 (0.76%) Avionics
6 1 (0.76%) Back Office
6 1 (0.76%) Electronics
6 1 (0.76%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (43.51%) HTML
2 35 (26.72%) CSS
3 29 (22.14%) HTML5
4 24 (18.32%) AngularJS
5 23 (17.56%) Kafka
6 18 (13.74%) jQuery
7 16 (12.21%) CSS3
7 16 (12.21%) Spring
8 14 (10.69%) XML
9 13 (9.92%) .NET
10 11 (8.40%) RequireJS
10 11 (8.40%) Web Services
11 10 (7.63%) Hibernate
11 10 (7.63%) Sass
12 8 (6.11%) SOAP
13 7 (5.34%) XSD
14 6 (4.58%) JSON
14 6 (4.58%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (3.82%) Backbone.js
15 5 (3.82%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (17.56%) Blockchain
2 5 (3.82%) iPad
3 4 (3.05%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.05%) Cryptocurrency
3 4 (3.05%) User Experience
4 3 (2.29%) NHS
5 2 (1.53%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.76%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.76%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.76%) Informatics
6 1 (0.76%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.76%) Public Cloud
6 1 (0.76%) Social Media
6 1 (0.76%) Telematics
6 1 (0.76%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.76%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (4.58%) Windows
2 5 (3.82%) Linux
3 1 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (25.95%) Cash Management
2 28 (21.37%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (15.27%) Front End Development
4 19 (14.50%) Business Intelligence
5 15 (11.45%) E-Commerce
6 12 (9.16%) MVC
7 8 (6.11%) B2C
7 8 (6.11%) TDD
7 8 (6.11%) Web Development
8 7 (5.34%) Secure Coding
9 5 (3.82%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (3.82%) Responsive Web Design
9 5 (3.82%) Scrum
9 5 (3.82%) Unit Testing
10 4 (3.05%) Multithreading
11 3 (2.29%) BDD
11 3 (2.29%) CRM
11 3 (2.29%) ERP
11 3 (2.29%) Kimball Methodology
11 3 (2.29%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 56 (42.75%) Java
2 33 (25.19%) JavaScript
2 33 (25.19%) SQL
3 21 (16.03%) C++
4 13 (9.92%) C#
5 8 (6.11%) PHP
6 6 (4.58%) C
6 6 (4.58%) Python
7 4 (3.05%) PL/SQL
7 4 (3.05%) Ruby
7 4 (3.05%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.29%) VC++
9 2 (1.53%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.76%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.76%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.76%) MATLAB
10 1 (0.76%) Perl
10 1 (0.76%) PowerShell
10 1 (0.76%) Shell Script
10 1 (0.76%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 10 (7.63%) SC Cleared
1 10 (7.63%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.76%) Docker
1 1 (0.76%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (0.76%) Ansible
1 1 (0.76%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.76%) Puppet
1 1 (0.76%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (9.92%) Oracle
2 5 (3.82%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.05%) Nintex
4 3 (2.29%) Fundtech
5 2 (1.53%) Netezza
5 2 (1.53%) Tableau
6 1 (0.76%) Facebook
6 1 (0.76%) Google
6 1 (0.76%) IBM
6 1 (0.76%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.76%) Sage
6 1 (0.76%) Splunk
6 1 (0.76%) Zend