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 26 January 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
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 49 27 42
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 24.02% 15.25% 26.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.26% 16.27% 28.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 15 20
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£375 £400 £225
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.25% +77.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £222 £225 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £459 £463 £418
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 5
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
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
194 166 145
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 95.10% 93.79% 91.77%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 84 66
Average daily rate £375 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £100 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £465 £463
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 22 19 16
Average hourly rate £26.00 £32.00 £13.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-18.75% +137.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.25 £15.40 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.14 £37.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -8.33%

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 26 January 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 26 January 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 +1 22 £400 +9.21% 47
Poole +4 11 £375 +66.66% 18
Wareham - - - -
Weymouth - - - -
Wimborne - - - - 1
Dorchester - - - - 1
Ferndown - - - - 2
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (46.81%) SQL
2 34 (36.17%) HTML
3 32 (34.04%) CSS
4 29 (30.85%) JavaScript
5 24 (25.53%) .NET
6 23 (24.47%) PHP
7 19 (20.21%) C#
7 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
7 19 (20.21%) MVC
8 17 (18.09%) Java
9 16 (17.02%) Oracle
9 16 (17.02%) UNIX
9 16 (17.02%) Linux
10 15 (15.96%) OO
10 15 (15.96%) jQuery
11 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET
11 13 (13.83%) Migration
12 12 (12.77%) CMS
12 12 (12.77%) Finance
12 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
13 11 (11.70%) Windows
13 11 (11.70%) Banking
14 10 (10.64%) Symfony
14 10 (10.64%) HTML5
14 10 (10.64%) Validation
14 10 (10.64%) Laravel
15 9 (9.57%) Mobile App
15 9 (9.57%) MySQL
15 9 (9.57%) C++
15 9 (9.57%) PL/SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 (12.77%) CMS
2 7 (7.45%) Apache
3 4 (4.26%) Drupal
4 3 (3.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.19%) WordPress
4 3 (3.19%) Sitecore CMS
5 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
5 2 (2.13%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (1.06%) CICS
6 1 (1.06%) WebSphere
6 1 (1.06%) Joomla!
6 1 (1.06%) IIS
6 1 (1.06%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.06%) MQSeries
6 1 (1.06%) Umbraco
6 1 (1.06%) JCAPS
6 1 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
Applications
1 1 (1.06%) Photoshop
1 1 (1.06%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.06%) Misys Midas
2 1 (1.06%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 6 (6.38%) TCP/IP
2 5 (5.32%) SAN
2 5 (5.32%) SSH
3 4 (4.26%) DNS
3 4 (4.26%) HTTPS
4 3 (3.19%) Multicast
4 3 (3.19%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.06%) Ethernet
5 1 (1.06%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 9 (9.57%) MySQL
3 7 (7.45%) Data Warehouse
4 5 (5.32%) RDBMS
4 5 (5.32%) Relational Database
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle ODI
5 4 (4.26%) Ingres
5 4 (4.26%) Oracle OWB
5 4 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.19%) JasperReports
6 3 (3.19%) Adabas
6 3 (3.19%) DB2
7 2 (2.13%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Reports
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database 11g
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.13%) Oracle Database
8 1 (1.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 8 (8.51%) Git (software)
2 6 (6.38%) Visual Studio
3 5 (5.32%) Rational Rhapsody
4 4 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (3.19%) PHPUnit
6 2 (2.13%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (1.06%) SpecFlow
7 1 (1.06%) Moq
7 1 (1.06%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.06%) PowerBuilder
7 1 (1.06%) ERwin
7 1 (1.06%) Xcode
7 1 (1.06%) NUnit
7 1 (1.06%) Subversion
7 1 (1.06%) Maven
General
1 12 (12.77%) Finance
2 11 (11.70%) Banking
3 9 (9.57%) Retail
4 2 (2.13%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.06%) Marketing
5 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.06%) Automotive
5 1 (1.06%) Legal
5 1 (1.06%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (36.17%) HTML
2 32 (34.04%) CSS
3 24 (25.53%) .NET
4 15 (15.96%) jQuery
5 13 (13.83%) ASP.NET
6 10 (10.64%) Symfony
6 10 (10.64%) HTML5
6 10 (10.64%) Laravel
7 8 (8.51%) CSS3
8 7 (7.45%) Web Services
9 6 (6.38%) AngularJS
10 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET MVC
10 5 (5.32%) Hibernate
10 5 (5.32%) OpenMP
11 4 (4.26%) Ajax
11 4 (4.26%) LAMP
11 4 (4.26%) JDBC
11 4 (4.26%) REST
11 4 (4.26%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 3 (3.19%) Kendo UI
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.77%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (9.57%) Mobile App
3 5 (5.32%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.26%) Clustering
5 3 (3.19%) User Experience
5 3 (3.19%) N-Tier
5 3 (3.19%) Mainframe
6 2 (2.13%) NHS
7 1 (1.06%) W3C
7 1 (1.06%) AS400
7 1 (1.06%) Device Driver
7 1 (1.06%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.06%) Equities
7 1 (1.06%) Derivative
7 1 (1.06%) Photography
7 1 (1.06%) Wiki
7 1 (1.06%) iSeries
7 1 (1.06%) Open Source
7 1 (1.06%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 16 (17.02%) UNIX
1 16 (17.02%) Linux
2 11 (11.70%) Windows
3 5 (5.32%) Apple iOS
4 4 (4.26%) VMS
5 3 (3.19%) Windows CE
5 3 (3.19%) Android
5 3 (3.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (3.19%) Solaris
6 2 (2.13%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.06%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (20.21%) MVC
2 15 (15.96%) OO
3 13 (13.83%) Migration
4 10 (10.64%) Validation
5 9 (9.57%) Multithreading
6 7 (7.45%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (6.38%) UML
7 6 (6.38%) OOP
8 5 (5.32%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.32%) Parallel Programming
8 5 (5.32%) Signal Processing
8 5 (5.32%) Change Control
9 4 (4.26%) ETL
9 4 (4.26%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.26%) TDD
9 4 (4.26%) Business Continuity
10 3 (3.19%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (3.19%) SOA
10 3 (3.19%) Android Development
11 2 (2.13%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (46.81%) SQL
2 29 (30.85%) JavaScript
3 23 (24.47%) PHP
4 19 (20.21%) C#
5 17 (18.09%) Java
6 9 (9.57%) C++
6 9 (9.57%) PL/SQL
7 8 (8.51%) VB
7 8 (8.51%) VBA
8 7 (7.45%) PHP5
9 6 (6.38%) Shell Script
9 6 (6.38%) Perl
10 5 (5.32%) MATLAB
10 5 (5.32%) Korn
11 4 (4.26%) Bash Shell
11 4 (4.26%) VB.NET
12 3 (3.19%) T-SQL
12 3 (3.19%) NATURAL
12 3 (3.19%) JCL
12 3 (3.19%) Python
Qualifications
1 8 (8.51%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) QA
2 5 (5.32%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (5.32%) NFS
2 4 (4.26%) Active Directory
2 4 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.26%) Veritas Cluster Server
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle RMAN
3 2 (2.13%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 3 (3.19%) Puppet
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 2 (2.13%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 16 (17.02%) Oracle
2 5 (5.32%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.32%) Intel
3 4 (4.26%) VMware
3 4 (4.26%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.19%) Telerik
5 2 (2.13%) IBM
5 2 (2.13%) EPiServer
5 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (1.06%) Sybase
6 1 (1.06%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.06%) Netezza
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Rate: £280 - £330 per day
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Rate: £0.00 per annum
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