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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 3 2 9
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 50 59 38
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 19.23% 32.24% 12.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.53% 34.30% 13.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 37 17
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£425 £393 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.28% +16.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £270 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £486 £500 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 7
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
256 172 286
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 98.46% 93.99% 92.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 144 105 154
Average daily rate £350 £345 £363
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% -4.82%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £175 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 12 34
Average hourly rate £16.31 £16.20 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.66% -19.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.65 £34.30 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 23 September 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 23 September 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
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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 -2 26 £365 -18.88% 32
Poole +3 8 £315 -3.07% 6
Weymouth - 1 - -
Wimborne - - - -
Dorchester - - - -
Ferndown - - - -
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 34 (35.42%) JavaScript
1 34 (35.42%) SQL
2 30 (31.25%) .NET
3 29 (30.21%) HTML
4 27 (28.13%) CSS
5 24 (25.00%) C#
6 22 (22.92%) Java
7 20 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 20 (20.83%) jQuery
8 19 (19.79%) Finance
9 18 (18.75%) Oracle
10 16 (16.67%) PHP
10 16 (16.67%) Linux
10 16 (16.67%) MVC
11 14 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
12 13 (13.54%) OO
12 13 (13.54%) HTML5
13 12 (12.50%) ASP.NET
13 12 (12.50%) UNIX
14 11 (11.46%) C++
14 11 (11.46%) Migration
14 11 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
14 11 (11.46%) RDBMS
14 11 (11.46%) TDD
14 11 (11.46%) User Experience
14 11 (11.46%) Relational Database
15 10 (10.42%) Mobile App
15 10 (10.42%) .NET Framework
15 10 (10.42%) BDD
15 10 (10.42%) Multithreading

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 7 (7.29%) SharePoint
1 7 (7.29%) CMS
2 6 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
3 3 (3.13%) Apache
4 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (1.04%) EPiServer CMS
5 1 (1.04%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.04%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.04%) IIS
5 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.04%) WebSphere
Applications
1 6 (6.25%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.13%) MS Office
2 3 (3.13%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.21%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle Financials
2 4 (4.17%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (4.17%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (3.13%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.04%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.21%) Intranet
3 4 (4.17%) SSH
3 4 (4.17%) Multicast
3 4 (4.17%) SAN
4 3 (3.13%) DNS
4 3 (3.13%) HTTPS
5 2 (2.08%) PuTTY
5 2 (2.08%) Internet
6 1 (1.04%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (11.46%) RDBMS
1 11 (11.46%) Relational Database
2 10 (10.42%) MySQL
3 8 (8.33%) SQL Server
4 7 (7.29%) Essbase
4 7 (7.29%) NoSQL
5 6 (6.25%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (4.17%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (4.17%) MongoDB
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle ODI
7 3 (3.13%) Ingres
7 3 (3.13%) Oracle OWB
7 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle OLAP
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database 11g
8 2 (2.08%) JasperReports
8 2 (2.08%) OLAP
8 2 (2.08%) Oracle Database
9 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 9 (9.38%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.29%) Git (software)
3 5 (5.21%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (3.13%) SpecFlow
4 3 (3.13%) Oracle APEX
4 3 (3.13%) NUnit
5 2 (2.08%) Subversion
5 2 (2.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (2.08%) PHPUnit
6 1 (1.04%) FitNesse
6 1 (1.04%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 1 (1.04%) Maven
6 1 (1.04%) JIRA
6 1 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (1.04%) ERwin
6 1 (1.04%) Ant
6 1 (1.04%) JUnit
General
1 19 (19.79%) Finance
2 7 (7.29%) Banking
3 5 (5.21%) Retail
4 1 (1.04%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.04%) Marketing
4 1 (1.04%) Advertising
4 1 (1.04%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (31.25%) .NET
2 29 (30.21%) HTML
3 27 (28.13%) CSS
4 20 (20.83%) jQuery
5 13 (13.54%) HTML5
6 12 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 10 (10.42%) .NET Framework
8 9 (9.38%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (8.33%) CSS3
9 8 (8.33%) JSON
10 7 (7.29%) Ajax
11 6 (6.25%) Spring
11 6 (6.25%) XML
12 5 (5.21%) OpenMP
12 5 (5.21%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 4 (4.17%) KnockoutJS
13 4 (4.17%) Laravel
13 4 (4.17%) SOAP
14 3 (3.13%) J2EE
14 3 (3.13%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.46%) User Experience
3 10 (10.42%) Mobile App
4 7 (7.29%) Wiki
5 3 (3.13%) Clustering
5 3 (3.13%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.08%) N-Tier
7 1 (1.04%) Mainframe
7 1 (1.04%) AS400
7 1 (1.04%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.04%) Equities
7 1 (1.04%) Derivative
7 1 (1.04%) iSeries
7 1 (1.04%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.67%) Linux
2 12 (12.50%) UNIX
3 6 (6.25%) Windows
4 5 (5.21%) Android
5 4 (4.17%) Solaris
6 3 (3.13%) VMS
7 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (1.04%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (16.67%) MVC
3 13 (13.54%) OO
4 11 (11.46%) Business Intelligence
4 11 (11.46%) TDD
4 11 (11.46%) Migration
5 10 (10.42%) Multithreading
5 10 (10.42%) BDD
6 8 (8.33%) Validation
7 7 (7.29%) Code Coverage
7 7 (7.29%) Refactoring
7 7 (7.29%) Event-Driven Architecture
8 6 (6.25%) Responsive Web Design
8 6 (6.25%) Performance Tuning
9 5 (5.21%) Parallel Programming
9 5 (5.21%) Android Development
9 5 (5.21%) Signal Processing
9 5 (5.21%) Workflow
9 5 (5.21%) UML
10 4 (4.17%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.42%) JavaScript
1 34 (35.42%) SQL
2 24 (25.00%) C#
3 22 (22.92%) Java
4 16 (16.67%) PHP
5 11 (11.46%) C++
6 9 (9.38%) PL/SQL
7 8 (8.33%) VBA
8 6 (6.25%) VB
8 6 (6.25%) Shell Script
9 5 (5.21%) MATLAB
9 5 (5.21%) Perl
10 4 (4.17%) VB.NET
10 4 (4.17%) Python
10 4 (4.17%) Korn
10 4 (4.17%) PowerShell
11 3 (3.13%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.13%) PHP5
11 3 (3.13%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.04%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 9 (9.38%) SC Cleared
1 9 (9.38%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.04%) ACCA
2 1 (1.04%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.21%) DO-178B
2 4 (4.17%) Solvency II
3 3 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 4 (4.17%) NFS
2 3 (3.13%) Active Directory
2 3 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (3.13%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (2.08%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 2 (2.08%) Data Guard
1 2 (2.08%) Puppet
Vendors
1 18 (18.75%) Oracle
2 5 (5.21%) Cognos
2 5 (5.21%) Intel
2 5 (5.21%) Hyperion
3 4 (4.17%) EPiServer
3 4 (4.17%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.13%) VMware
5 2 (2.08%) ServiceNow
6 1 (1.04%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.04%) Twitter
6 1 (1.04%) Telerik
6 1 (1.04%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.04%) Adobe
6 1 (1.04%) CA
6 1 (1.04%) IBM
6 1 (1.04%) Sybase
6 1 (1.04%) SAP
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