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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 3 14
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +11
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 63 54 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 25.40% 25.84% 8.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.47% 27.00% 9.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 40 35 10
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£370 £340 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.82% +13.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £263 £160
10% offered a daily rate of more than £484 £475 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 4
Average hourly rate £40.00 - £19.24
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
238 200 280
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 95.97% 95.69% 92.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 134 118 147
Average daily rate £360 £370 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.70% +2.92%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £521 £525
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 16 35
Average hourly rate £13.00 £15.50 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-16.12% -31.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £9.50 £9.03
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £50.00 £36.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 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 22 August 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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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 +2 31 £351 -10.70% 35
Poole +6 12 £375 +15.38% 11
Wimborne - - - - 1
Dorchester - - - - 1
Ferndown - - - - 1
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 31 (33.70%) JavaScript
1 31 (33.70%) SQL
1 31 (33.70%) .NET
2 28 (30.43%) HTML
3 25 (27.17%) CSS
4 24 (26.09%) C#
5 19 (20.65%) Java
5 19 (20.65%) jQuery
6 17 (18.48%) Finance
7 16 (17.39%) MVC
8 15 (16.30%) Oracle
9 14 (15.22%) PHP
9 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
10 13 (14.13%) HTML5
10 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET
10 13 (14.13%) Linux
11 11 (11.96%) UNIX
11 11 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
12 10 (10.87%) TDD
12 10 (10.87%) OO
12 10 (10.87%) Migration
12 10 (10.87%) CMS
12 10 (10.87%) Mobile App
13 9 (9.78%) Relational Database
13 9 (9.78%) RDBMS
13 9 (9.78%) C++
13 9 (9.78%) MySQL
13 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
13 9 (9.78%) BDD
14 8 (8.70%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (10.87%) CMS
2 7 (7.61%) SharePoint
3 6 (6.52%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (2.17%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (2.17%) Apache
5 1 (1.09%) WebLogic
5 1 (1.09%) IIS
5 1 (1.09%) MQSeries
5 1 (1.09%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (1.09%) WebSphere
5 1 (1.09%) EPiServer CMS
Applications
1 6 (6.52%) Photoshop
2 3 (3.26%) MS Office
2 3 (3.26%) InfoPath
3 2 (2.17%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.43%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (4.35%) Cognos Business Intelligence
2 4 (4.35%) Oracle Financials
3 3 (3.26%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (1.09%) Misys Midas
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.43%) Intranet
2 4 (4.35%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.35%) Multicast
3 3 (3.26%) SSH
4 2 (2.17%) DNS
4 2 (2.17%) Internet
4 2 (2.17%) HTTPS
5 1 (1.09%) PuTTY
5 1 (1.09%) SAN
5 1 (1.09%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.78%) Relational Database
1 9 (9.78%) RDBMS
1 9 (9.78%) MySQL
2 8 (8.70%) SQL Server
3 7 (7.61%) Essbase
4 6 (6.52%) NoSQL
4 6 (6.52%) Oracle BI EE
5 4 (4.35%) MongoDB
5 4 (4.35%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle ODI
6 3 (3.26%) Oracle OWB
6 3 (3.26%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (2.17%) Oracle OLAP
7 2 (2.17%) Ingres
7 2 (2.17%) OLAP
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (1.09%) DB2
8 1 (1.09%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (1.09%) JasperReports
Development Applications
1 8 (8.70%) Visual Studio
2 7 (7.61%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.26%) NUnit
3 3 (3.26%) SpecFlow
3 3 (3.26%) Rational Rhapsody
4 2 (2.17%) Subversion
5 1 (1.09%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 1 (1.09%) ERwin
5 1 (1.09%) Ant
5 1 (1.09%) JUnit
5 1 (1.09%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.09%) Maven
5 1 (1.09%) FitNesse
5 1 (1.09%) Oracle APEX
5 1 (1.09%) JIRA
5 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.09%) PHPUnit
General
1 17 (18.48%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Banking
3 4 (4.35%) Retail
4 1 (1.09%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.09%) Advertising
4 1 (1.09%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.09%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (33.70%) .NET
2 28 (30.43%) HTML
3 25 (27.17%) CSS
4 19 (20.65%) jQuery
5 13 (14.13%) HTML5
5 13 (14.13%) ASP.NET
6 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (8.70%) CSS3
7 8 (8.70%) .NET Framework
8 7 (7.61%) XML
8 7 (7.61%) JSON
9 6 (6.52%) Ajax
9 6 (6.52%) Spring
10 5 (5.43%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (4.35%) KnockoutJS
11 4 (4.35%) SOAP
12 3 (3.26%) ASP.NET Web API
12 3 (3.26%) J2EE
12 3 (3.26%) OpenMP
12 3 (3.26%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 10 (10.87%) Mobile App
2 6 (6.52%) Wiki
3 3 (3.26%) Taxonomies
4 2 (2.17%) Clustering
5 1 (1.09%) Mainframe
5 1 (1.09%) AS400
5 1 (1.09%) Equities
5 1 (1.09%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.09%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.09%) Derivative
5 1 (1.09%) iSeries
5 1 (1.09%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 13 (14.13%) Linux
2 11 (11.96%) UNIX
3 6 (6.52%) Windows
4 5 (5.43%) Android
5 4 (4.35%) Solaris
6 2 (2.17%) VMS
7 1 (1.09%) Windows XP
7 1 (1.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (17.39%) MVC
2 14 (15.22%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (11.96%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (10.87%) TDD
4 10 (10.87%) OO
4 10 (10.87%) Migration
5 9 (9.78%) BDD
6 8 (8.70%) Multithreading
7 6 (6.52%) Refactoring
7 6 (6.52%) Code Coverage
7 6 (6.52%) Event-Driven Architecture
7 6 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
7 6 (6.52%) Performance Tuning
8 5 (5.43%) Android Development
8 5 (5.43%) Scrum
8 5 (5.43%) Workflow
8 5 (5.43%) Validation
9 4 (4.35%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.26%) UML
10 3 (3.26%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 31 (33.70%) JavaScript
1 31 (33.70%) SQL
2 24 (26.09%) C#
3 19 (20.65%) Java
4 14 (15.22%) PHP
5 9 (9.78%) C++
6 8 (8.70%) VBA
7 7 (7.61%) PL/SQL
8 6 (6.52%) VB
9 4 (4.35%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.35%) Python
9 4 (4.35%) VB.NET
9 4 (4.35%) Shell Script
10 3 (3.26%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.26%) T-SQL
10 3 (3.26%) Korn
11 2 (2.17%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.17%) PHP5
11 2 (2.17%) Perl
12 1 (1.09%) AWK
Qualifications
1 7 (7.61%) SC Cleared
1 7 (7.61%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.09%) ACCA
2 1 (1.09%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.35%) Solvency II
2 3 (3.26%) QA
2 3 (3.26%) DO-178B
System Software
1 3 (3.26%) NFS
2 2 (2.17%) Veritas Cluster Server
2 2 (2.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (2.17%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (1.09%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (16.30%) Oracle
2 5 (5.43%) Hyperion
2 5 (5.43%) Cognos
3 4 (4.35%) EPiServer
3 4 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 3 (3.26%) ServiceNow
4 3 (3.26%) Intel
5 2 (2.17%) VMware
6 1 (1.09%) IBM
6 1 (1.09%) Adobe
6 1 (1.09%) CA
6 1 (1.09%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.09%) Sybase
6 1 (1.09%) SAP
6 1 (1.09%) Telerik
6 1 (1.09%) Ektron
6 1 (1.09%) Twitter
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