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 19 February 2017 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
South West / Dorset
Rank 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 48 25 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 47.52% 13.23% 25.35%
As % of the Job Titles category 48.98% 13.66% 25.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 13 39
Median daily rate £350 £375 £310
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +20.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £325 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £423 £447
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £365 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 1
Median hourly rate £32.50 - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £39.75 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-0.62% +13.71%

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
98 183 212
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 97.03% 96.83% 97.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 72 105 122
Median daily rate £363 £383 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.22% +5.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £170 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £513
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 20 26
Median hourly rate £42.50 £20.63 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+106.06% -35.54%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.98 £13.15 £10.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.90 £42.80 £36.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Poole +6 18 £325 +54.76% 11
Bournemouth +5 12 £371 -10.00% 19
Dorchester - 3 £494 - 1
Sturminster Newton - 1 - - 1
Developer
South West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 40 (37.38%) JavaScript
2 38 (35.51%) HTML
2 38 (35.51%) Java
3 33 (30.84%) CSS
4 32 (29.91%) SQL
5 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (18.69%) Finance
7 19 (17.76%) AngularJS
8 18 (16.82%) .NET
8 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
9 17 (15.89%) Front End Development
10 15 (14.02%) HTML5
10 15 (14.02%) Banking
11 14 (13.08%) Retail
11 14 (13.08%) Cash Management
11 14 (13.08%) Git (software)
11 14 (13.08%) Relational Database
12 13 (12.15%) Big Data
12 13 (12.15%) Spring
12 13 (12.15%) C#
13 12 (11.21%) TDD
13 12 (11.21%) Kafka
13 12 (11.21%) Apache Spark
14 11 (10.28%) Blockchain
14 11 (10.28%) JSON
14 11 (10.28%) REST
14 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET
15 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
15 10 (9.35%) Hibernate
15 10 (9.35%) jQuery

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 12 (11.21%) Apache Spark
2 2 (1.87%) Apache
2 2 (1.87%) CMS
2 2 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 1 (0.93%) Drupal
3 1 (0.93%) IIS
3 1 (0.93%) Kentico
3 1 (0.93%) nginx
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (0.93%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (0.93%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) InDesign
1 1 (0.93%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.93%) MS Office
1 1 (0.93%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.74%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.80%) Magento
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle Cash Management
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.93%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.93%) OpenCart
4 1 (0.93%) osCommerce
4 1 (0.93%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.87%) HTTP
1 2 (1.87%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (16.82%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.08%) Relational Database
3 13 (12.15%) Big Data
4 8 (7.48%) Data Warehouse
5 7 (6.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 6 (5.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (4.67%) MongoDB
7 5 (4.67%) MySQL
7 5 (4.67%) NoSQL
8 4 (3.74%) PostgreSQL
9 3 (2.80%) Oracle Database
10 2 (1.87%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (1.87%) Oracle Database 10g
10 2 (1.87%) Power BI
10 2 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.93%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.93%) OLAP
11 1 (0.93%) Snowflake Schema
11 1 (0.93%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 14 (13.08%) Git (software)
2 4 (3.74%) Gradle
2 4 (3.74%) JUnit
2 4 (3.74%) Mockito
3 3 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.80%) Visual Studio
4 2 (1.87%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.93%) Android Studio
5 1 (0.93%) Grunt
5 1 (0.93%) Toad
5 1 (0.93%) Xcode
General
1 20 (18.69%) Finance
2 15 (14.02%) Banking
3 14 (13.08%) Retail
4 5 (4.67%) Electronics
5 4 (3.74%) Advertising
6 2 (1.87%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.87%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.93%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (35.51%) HTML
2 33 (30.84%) CSS
3 19 (17.76%) AngularJS
4 18 (16.82%) .NET
5 15 (14.02%) HTML5
6 13 (12.15%) Spring
7 12 (11.21%) Kafka
8 11 (10.28%) ASP.NET
8 11 (10.28%) JSON
8 11 (10.28%) REST
9 10 (9.35%) Hibernate
9 10 (9.35%) jQuery
9 10 (9.35%) Sass
10 9 (8.41%) J2EE
10 9 (8.41%) JSP
10 9 (8.41%) Struts
11 7 (6.54%) Servlets
11 7 (6.54%) Web Services
11 7 (6.54%) XML
12 6 (5.61%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (10.28%) Blockchain
2 8 (7.48%) Mobile App
3 6 (5.61%) User Experience
4 4 (3.74%) Graphic Design
4 4 (3.74%) iPhone
5 2 (1.87%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (1.87%) Cryptocurrency
5 2 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (1.87%) NHS
6 1 (0.93%) CAN bus
6 1 (0.93%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.93%) Informatics
6 1 (0.93%) iPad
6 1 (0.93%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (6.54%) Windows
2 6 (5.61%) Android
3 3 (2.80%) Apple iOS
3 3 (2.80%) Linux
4 2 (1.87%) Mac OS X
4 2 (1.87%) Unix
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.04%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (15.89%) Front End Development
3 14 (13.08%) Cash Management
4 12 (11.21%) TDD
5 9 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
6 8 (7.48%) E-Commerce
6 8 (7.48%) MVC
7 6 (5.61%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (5.61%) Scrum
7 6 (5.61%) Web Development
8 5 (4.67%) Extreme Programming
8 5 (4.67%) Migration
8 5 (4.67%) Open Source
8 5 (4.67%) SDLC
9 4 (3.74%) Continuous Delivery
9 4 (3.74%) Release Management
10 3 (2.80%) Android Development
10 3 (2.80%) Continuous Deployment
10 3 (2.80%) iOS Development
10 3 (2.80%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 40 (37.38%) JavaScript
2 38 (35.51%) Java
3 32 (29.91%) SQL
4 13 (12.15%) C#
5 9 (8.41%) PL/SQL
6 7 (6.54%) PHP
6 7 (6.54%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.67%) Python
7 5 (4.67%) VB.NET
8 4 (3.74%) C++
9 3 (2.80%) C
9 3 (2.80%) Groovy
9 3 (2.80%) Ruby
10 2 (1.87%) Objective-C
11 1 (0.93%) Clojure
11 1 (0.93%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.93%) Perl
11 1 (0.93%) Scala
11 1 (0.93%) Tcl
11 1 (0.93%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 4 (3.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (2.80%) BPSS Clearance
2 3 (2.80%) Degree
3 1 (0.93%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.80%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 8 (7.48%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (3.74%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 10 (9.35%) Microsoft
2 7 (6.54%) Oracle
3 1 (0.93%) Adobe
3 1 (0.93%) Intel
3 1 (0.93%) JD Edwards
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago