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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 39 61 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 19.02% 26.99% 25.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.10% 28.50% 25.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 20 43 41
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£309 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-11.78% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £228 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £350 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 1 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.56% -2.14%
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
194 214 231
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 94.63% 94.69% 96.65%
Number of daily rates quoted 101 127 132
Average daily rate £338 £350 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £172 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 26 20
Average hourly rate £41.24 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+217.23% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.40 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £41.50 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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
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 31 July 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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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 -4 15 £300 -14.28% 30
Poole 0 6 £288 -23.33% 13
Dorchester - 1 £250 - 2
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 29 (35.80%) C#
2 26 (32.10%) HTML
2 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
3 25 (30.86%) .NET
3 25 (30.86%) CSS
4 18 (22.22%) jQuery
5 16 (19.75%) HTML5
5 16 (19.75%) CSS3
6 15 (18.52%) ASP.NET
6 15 (18.52%) SQL
7 14 (17.28%) Windows
8 13 (16.05%) Visual Studio
8 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
9 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
9 12 (14.81%) PHP
10 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
10 11 (13.58%) MVC
11 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
12 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
13 8 (9.88%) SharePoint 2013
13 8 (9.88%) VB
14 7 (8.64%) OO
14 7 (8.64%) Windows CE
14 7 (8.64%) Finance
14 7 (8.64%) User Experience
15 6 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
15 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 6 (7.41%) Ajax
15 6 (7.41%) ETL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 11 (13.58%) SharePoint
2 8 (9.88%) SharePoint 2013
3 6 (7.41%) SharePoint 2010
4 4 (4.94%) Drupal
5 2 (2.47%) Umbraco
5 2 (2.47%) CMS
6 1 (1.23%) DNN
6 1 (1.23%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (1.23%) Kentico
6 1 (1.23%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.17%) Magento
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.23%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.23%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.23%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.23%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.23%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.47%) Office 365
2 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.23%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.17%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 5 (6.17%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.17%) MySQL
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database
4 3 (3.70%) Oracle Database 10g
4 3 (3.70%) OLAP
5 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.47%) PerformancePoint
5 2 (2.47%) OLTP
5 2 (2.47%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Power View
6 1 (1.23%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
6 1 (1.23%) Cognos Query Studio
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.23%) Oracle Discoverer
Development Applications
1 13 (16.05%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (4.94%) Subversion
4 2 (2.47%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.23%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.23%) Toad
5 1 (1.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 7 (8.64%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Military
2 3 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Publishing
3 2 (2.47%) Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Legal
4 1 (1.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.23%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (32.10%) HTML
2 25 (30.86%) .NET
2 25 (30.86%) CSS
3 18 (22.22%) jQuery
4 16 (19.75%) HTML5
4 16 (19.75%) CSS3
5 15 (18.52%) ASP.NET
6 9 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
7 6 (7.41%) Ajax
8 4 (4.94%) .NET Framework
8 4 (4.94%) Web Services
8 4 (4.94%) Sass
9 3 (3.70%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.70%) Razor View Engine
9 3 (3.70%) KnockoutJS
9 3 (3.70%) Kendo UI
9 3 (3.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (3.70%) WCF
10 2 (2.47%) XHTML
10 2 (2.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.64%) User Experience
2 4 (4.94%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.70%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.47%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.23%) Data Integration
5 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 14 (17.28%) Windows
2 7 (8.64%) Windows CE
3 5 (6.17%) Android
3 5 (6.17%) Linux
3 5 (6.17%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.47%) UNIX
4 2 (2.47%) Mac OS X
4 2 (2.47%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.23%) MVS
5 1 (1.23%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.23%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (14.81%) Business Intelligence
2 11 (13.58%) MVC
3 10 (12.35%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (8.64%) OO
5 6 (7.41%) ETL
6 5 (6.17%) UML
6 5 (6.17%) OOD
6 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.94%) Data Protection
7 4 (4.94%) Android Development
7 4 (4.94%) SDLC
8 3 (3.70%) Web Design
8 3 (3.70%) Web Development
8 3 (3.70%) Unit Testing
8 3 (3.70%) CRM
8 3 (3.70%) Data Modelling
9 2 (2.47%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (2.47%) iOS Development
9 2 (2.47%) Open Source
9 2 (2.47%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 29 (35.80%) C#
2 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.52%) SQL
4 12 (14.81%) PHP
5 8 (9.88%) VB
6 5 (6.17%) VBScript
7 4 (4.94%) C++
7 4 (4.94%) VBA
8 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.70%) VB6
8 3 (3.70%) Java
8 3 (3.70%) PL/SQL
8 3 (3.70%) C
9 2 (2.47%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.47%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.23%) PHP5
Qualifications
1 3 (3.70%) MCP
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (2.47%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.47%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
2 2 (2.47%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (2.47%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.47%) vSphere
Vendors
1 13 (16.05%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.41%) Oracle
3 4 (4.94%) IBM
4 3 (3.70%) Apple
4 3 (3.70%) Cognos
5 2 (2.47%) VMware
6 1 (1.23%) Telerik
6 1 (1.23%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.23%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.23%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.23%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.23%) Twitter
6 1 (1.23%) Hyperion
6 1 (1.23%) Thunderhead
Bournemouth, Dorset
Austin Fraser
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorchester
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per hour + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago