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 24 August 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
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 80 37 60
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 33.90% 15.29% 25.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.56% 16.44% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 16 39
Median daily rate £325 £330 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.51% -7.04%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £249
10% offered a daily rate of more than £435 £418 £486
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 1
Median hourly rate £22.00 £41.24 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-46.65% +3.10%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £37.04 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.74% +5.82%
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
225 225 228
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 95.34% 92.98% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 146 108 128
Median daily rate £375 £345 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% -2.81%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £175 £120 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £485 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 35 32
Median hourly rate £22.00 £38.00 £13.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-42.10% +192.30%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.80 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £30.00 £45.00 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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 24 August 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 24 August 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 +5 46 £325 - 40
Poole -1 9 £325 +10.63% 7
Dorchester - 6 £363 - 3
Developer
South West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 August 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 56 (43.41%) HTML
2 49 (37.98%) Java
3 45 (34.88%) Finance
4 37 (28.68%) SQL
5 34 (26.36%) SQL Server
6 33 (25.58%) CSS
7 32 (24.81%) JavaScript
8 27 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 27 (20.93%) HTML5
9 26 (20.16%) Cash Management
9 26 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
10 25 (19.38%) Retail
11 23 (17.83%) Banking
12 22 (17.05%) Business Intelligence
13 21 (16.28%) Git (software)
13 21 (16.28%) AngularJS
14 20 (15.50%) SharePoint
15 19 (14.73%) C++
15 19 (14.73%) jQuery
15 19 (14.73%) Apache Spark
15 19 (14.73%) Front End Development
16 18 (13.95%) Big Data
17 17 (13.18%) Kafka
17 17 (13.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 17 (13.18%) Blockchain
18 16 (12.40%) CSS3
19 15 (11.63%) E-Commerce
20 14 (10.85%) .NET
20 14 (10.85%) Spring
21 13 (10.08%) MVC

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 20 (15.50%) SharePoint
2 19 (14.73%) Apache Spark
3 9 (6.98%) SharePoint 2010
3 9 (6.98%) SharePoint 2013
4 8 (6.20%) WebLogic
5 4 (3.10%) CMS
6 3 (2.33%) Apache
7 2 (1.55%) IIS
7 2 (1.55%) WordPress
8 1 (0.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (0.78%) Confluence
8 1 (0.78%) Drupal
8 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.78%) GemFire
8 1 (0.78%) Joomla!
8 1 (0.78%) nginx
8 1 (0.78%) Skype for Business
8 1 (0.78%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 6 (4.65%) InfoPath
2 3 (2.33%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.10%) Oracle Cash Management
3 3 (2.33%) Magento
3 3 (2.33%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (2.33%) Oracle Payables
3 3 (2.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 2 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (1.55%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.78%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
5 1 (0.78%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.55%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.78%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.78%) AWS OpsWorks
2 1 (0.78%) GitHub
2 1 (0.78%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.10%) Internet
1 4 (3.10%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.78%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.78%) DAB
2 1 (0.78%) NFC
2 1 (0.78%) OFDM
2 1 (0.78%) Reverse Proxy
2 1 (0.78%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.78%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (26.36%) SQL Server
2 27 (20.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 18 (13.95%) Big Data
4 17 (13.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 12 (9.30%) Crystal Reports
5 12 (9.30%) Power BI
5 12 (9.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 11 (8.53%) SQL Server 2008
7 10 (7.75%) Data Warehouse
7 10 (7.75%) SQL Server 2012
8 9 (6.98%) SQL Server 2005
9 6 (4.65%) MySQL
10 3 (2.33%) BusinessObjects
10 3 (2.33%) Oracle BI EE
10 3 (2.33%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.55%) DataStage
11 2 (1.55%) MongoDB
11 2 (1.55%) OLAP
11 2 (1.55%) OLTP
12 1 (0.78%) Microsoft Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 21 (16.28%) Git (software)
2 7 (5.43%) IntelliJ
3 6 (4.65%) Gradle
4 5 (3.88%) JUnit
5 4 (3.10%) Maven
6 3 (2.33%) Bower
6 3 (2.33%) Eclipse
6 3 (2.33%) Subversion
6 3 (2.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 3 (2.33%) WiX
7 2 (1.55%) ERwin
7 2 (1.55%) Grunt
7 2 (1.55%) gulp
7 2 (1.55%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.55%) JIRA
8 1 (0.78%) Ant
8 1 (0.78%) Jasmine
8 1 (0.78%) Mocha
8 1 (0.78%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 45 (34.88%) Finance
2 25 (19.38%) Retail
3 23 (17.83%) Banking
4 2 (1.55%) Financial Institution
4 2 (1.55%) Investment Banking
4 2 (1.55%) Marketing
4 2 (1.55%) Military
5 1 (0.78%) Avionics
5 1 (0.78%) Back Office
5 1 (0.78%) Electronics
5 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (43.41%) HTML
2 33 (25.58%) CSS
3 27 (20.93%) HTML5
4 21 (16.28%) AngularJS
5 19 (14.73%) jQuery
6 17 (13.18%) Kafka
7 16 (12.40%) CSS3
8 14 (10.85%) .NET
8 14 (10.85%) Spring
9 11 (8.53%) RequireJS
9 11 (8.53%) XML
10 10 (7.75%) Hibernate
11 9 (6.98%) Sass
11 9 (6.98%) Web Services
12 8 (6.20%) SOAP
13 7 (5.43%) XSD
14 6 (4.65%) KnockoutJS
15 5 (3.88%) Backbone.js
15 5 (3.88%) JAXB
15 5 (3.88%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 17 (13.18%) Blockchain
2 5 (3.88%) iPad
3 4 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (3.10%) User Experience
4 2 (1.55%) Cryptocurrency
4 2 (1.55%) Mainframe
4 2 (1.55%) NHS
5 1 (0.78%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.78%) Informatics
5 1 (0.78%) iPhone
5 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.78%) Public Cloud
5 1 (0.78%) Social Media
5 1 (0.78%) Visualisation
5 1 (0.78%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.88%) Linux
2 4 (3.10%) Windows
3 1 (0.78%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (0.78%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (20.16%) Agile Software Development
1 26 (20.16%) Cash Management
2 22 (17.05%) Business Intelligence
3 19 (14.73%) Front End Development
4 15 (11.63%) E-Commerce
5 13 (10.08%) MVC
6 9 (6.98%) Web Development
7 8 (6.20%) B2C
8 7 (5.43%) Secure Coding
9 6 (4.65%) CRM
9 6 (4.65%) Scrum
9 6 (4.65%) TDD
9 6 (4.65%) Unit Testing
10 5 (3.88%) Kimball Methodology
10 5 (3.88%) Responsive Web Design
11 4 (3.10%) Continuous Integration
11 4 (3.10%) Data Modelling
11 4 (3.10%) Multithreading
12 3 (2.33%) ERP
12 3 (2.33%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 49 (37.98%) Java
2 37 (28.68%) SQL
3 32 (24.81%) JavaScript
4 19 (14.73%) C++
5 13 (10.08%) C#
6 8 (6.20%) PHP
7 5 (3.88%) C
7 5 (3.88%) Python
8 4 (3.10%) PL/SQL
8 4 (3.10%) Ruby
9 3 (2.33%) VC++
10 2 (1.55%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.55%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.78%) Assembly Language
11 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.78%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.78%) Perl
11 1 (0.78%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 9 (6.98%) SC Cleared
1 9 (6.98%) Security Cleared
2 4 (3.10%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.43%) Solvency II
2 5 (3.88%) QA
3 1 (0.78%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.78%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 1 (0.78%) AirWatch
1 1 (0.78%) Ansible
1 1 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.78%) Puppet
1 1 (0.78%) Salt
Vendors
1 11 (8.53%) Oracle
2 4 (3.10%) Nintex
3 3 (2.33%) Fundtech
3 3 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.33%) Northgate
4 2 (1.55%) Netezza
4 2 (1.55%) Tableau
5 1 (0.78%) Facebook
5 1 (0.78%) Google
5 1 (0.78%) IBM
5 1 (0.78%) Rackspace
5 1 (0.78%) Sage
5 1 (0.78%) Splunk
5 1 (0.78%) Zend
Bournemouth
iKas International
Rate: £300 - £450 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Yoh
Rate: £380 - £420 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £500.00 - £550.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Computer People
Rate: £200.00 - £220.00 per day + ASAP
Posted: 6 days ago
Bournemouth
Hays Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £19.00 - £25.00 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 5 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
WestPoint Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 6 days ago