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 27 March 2015 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
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 6 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 51 29 61
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 22.57% 13.12% 33.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.61% 14.01% 34.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 14 39
Average daily rate
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£305 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £283 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £453 £413 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 0 5
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
216 207 176
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 95.58% 93.67% 97.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 103 101
Average daily rate £363 £375 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +3.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £206 £150 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £513 £500 £650
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 19 13
Average hourly rate £32.00 £25.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+28.00% -21.87%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.85 £17.00 £17.33
% change year-on-year
-0.86% -1.87%

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 27 March 2015.

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 27 March 2015. 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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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 +4 29 £320 -3.03% 38
Poole -3 11 £250 -36.70% 21
Wareham - - - -
Dorchester - - - -
Ferndown - - - - 2
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 44 (42.72%) HTML
2 42 (40.78%) CSS
3 41 (39.81%) JavaScript
4 40 (38.83%) C#
5 38 (36.89%) .NET
6 35 (33.98%) SQL
7 27 (26.21%) jQuery
8 26 (25.24%) ASP.NET
9 25 (24.27%) MVC
10 22 (21.36%) HTML5
11 21 (20.39%) SQL Server
11 21 (20.39%) PHP
12 20 (19.42%) Visual Studio
12 20 (19.42%) CSS3
13 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
14 16 (15.53%) Windows
15 13 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (11.65%) SharePoint
17 11 (10.68%) CMS
18 10 (9.71%) Windows CE
18 10 (9.71%) OO
18 10 (9.71%) MySQL
18 10 (9.71%) Symfony
18 10 (9.71%) Team Foundation Server
18 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET MVC
19 9 (8.74%) SharePoint 2010
19 9 (8.74%) SharePoint 2013
20 8 (7.77%) Mobile App
20 8 (7.77%) Apple iOS
20 8 (7.77%) AngularJS

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, 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 12 (11.65%) SharePoint
2 11 (10.68%) CMS
3 9 (8.74%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (8.74%) SharePoint 2013
4 7 (6.80%) Drupal
5 4 (3.88%) Apache
6 3 (2.91%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 3 (2.91%) WordPress
6 3 (2.91%) Sitecore CMS
7 2 (1.94%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.97%) IIS
8 1 (0.97%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.97%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.97%) CICS
8 1 (0.97%) JCAPS
8 1 (0.97%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (0.97%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.97%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (1.94%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle Payroll
2 1 (0.97%) Cognos TM1
2 1 (0.97%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 1 (0.97%) Oracle EBS R12
2 1 (0.97%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.97%) Office 365
2 1 (0.97%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.97%) DNS
1 1 (0.97%) HTTPS
1 1 (0.97%) SAN
1 1 (0.97%) SSH
1 1 (0.97%) PuTTY
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (20.39%) SQL Server
2 10 (9.71%) MySQL
3 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.91%) Adabas
3 3 (2.91%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (2.91%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (1.94%) DB2
4 2 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (1.94%) Oracle Reports
4 2 (1.94%) Cognos Report Studio
5 1 (0.97%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (0.97%) RDBMS
5 1 (0.97%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (0.97%) DataStage
5 1 (0.97%) JasperReports
5 1 (0.97%) Sybase ASE
5 1 (0.97%) Ingres
Development Applications
1 20 (19.42%) Visual Studio
2 10 (9.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (7.77%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.97%) PHPUnit
4 1 (0.97%) Moq
4 1 (0.97%) Eclipse
4 1 (0.97%) Toad
4 1 (0.97%) PowerBuilder
4 1 (0.97%) Xcode
4 1 (0.97%) Subversion
4 1 (0.97%) Maven
General
1 8 (7.77%) Finance
2 6 (5.83%) Banking
3 4 (3.88%) Retail
4 3 (2.91%) Publishing
5 1 (0.97%) Multimedia
5 1 (0.97%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.97%) Marketing
5 1 (0.97%) Automotive
5 1 (0.97%) Legal
5 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (42.72%) HTML
2 42 (40.78%) CSS
3 38 (36.89%) .NET
4 27 (26.21%) jQuery
5 26 (25.24%) ASP.NET
6 22 (21.36%) HTML5
7 20 (19.42%) CSS3
8 10 (9.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 10 (9.71%) Symfony
9 8 (7.77%) AngularJS
10 7 (6.80%) Laravel
10 7 (6.80%) .NET Framework
11 6 (5.83%) Ajax
11 6 (5.83%) Kendo UI
12 5 (4.85%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 5 (4.85%) Web Services
13 4 (3.88%) LAMP
14 3 (2.91%) XML
14 3 (2.91%) XHTML
14 3 (2.91%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.88%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (2.91%) User Experience
3 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.91%) Open Source
4 2 (1.94%) Digital Media
4 2 (1.94%) NHS
4 2 (1.94%) Mainframe
5 1 (0.97%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.97%) Clustering
5 1 (0.97%) Photography
5 1 (0.97%) W3C
5 1 (0.97%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (15.53%) Windows
2 10 (9.71%) Windows CE
3 8 (7.77%) UNIX
3 8 (7.77%) Apple iOS
4 4 (3.88%) Android
5 3 (2.91%) Linux
6 2 (1.94%) Mac OS X
6 2 (1.94%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.97%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Phone
7 1 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.97%) VMS
7 1 (0.97%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.27%) MVC
2 13 (12.62%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (9.71%) OO
4 8 (7.77%) Migration
5 7 (6.80%) OOP
6 6 (5.83%) OOD
6 6 (5.83%) Unit Testing
7 5 (4.85%) Web Design
7 5 (4.85%) Software Engineering
8 4 (3.88%) SOA
9 3 (2.91%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (2.91%) CRM
9 3 (2.91%) TDD
9 3 (2.91%) Android Development
9 3 (2.91%) Responsive Web Design
10 2 (1.94%) Change Control
10 2 (1.94%) iOS Development
10 2 (1.94%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (1.94%) User Acceptance Testing
10 2 (1.94%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 41 (39.81%) JavaScript
2 40 (38.83%) C#
3 35 (33.98%) SQL
4 21 (20.39%) PHP
5 8 (7.77%) VB
5 8 (7.77%) VBA
6 6 (5.83%) PHP5
7 5 (4.85%) Java
7 5 (4.85%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.88%) VB.NET
9 3 (2.91%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.91%) NATURAL
9 3 (2.91%) JCL
9 3 (2.91%) Objective-C
9 3 (2.91%) COBOL
10 2 (1.94%) C++
11 1 (0.97%) C
11 1 (0.97%) Perl
11 1 (0.97%) Korn
11 1 (0.97%) LINC
Qualifications
1 5 (4.85%) MCP
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (1.94%) MCSD
4 1 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.77%) QA
2 2 (1.94%) Solvency II
System Software
1 1 (0.97%) NFS
1 1 (0.97%) Active Directory
1 1 (0.97%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (0.97%) Veritas Cluster Server
1 1 (0.97%) iptables
Systems Management
1 1 (0.97%) Puppet
Vendors
1 19 (18.45%) Microsoft
2 8 (7.77%) Oracle
3 4 (3.88%) IBM
3 4 (3.88%) Telerik
4 3 (2.91%) Sitecore
4 3 (2.91%) Cognos
5 2 (1.94%) Apple
5 2 (1.94%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.97%) VMware
6 1 (0.97%) Sybase
6 1 (0.97%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.97%) Netezza
6 1 (0.97%) EPiServer
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