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 24 April 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
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 7 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 46 27 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 21.50% 12.22% 31.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.55% 12.98% 31.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 29 15 40
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£305 £350 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.85% +12.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £224 £285 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £415 £440 £402
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £335 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.47% +3.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 0 6
Average hourly rate £35.00 - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
204 208 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 95.33% 94.12% 97.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 113 110 105
Average daily rate £350 £360 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +5.88%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £533 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 21 18
Average hourly rate £32.00 £30.00 £32.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.20 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.71% -

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 24 April 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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Dorset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Dorset region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 24 April 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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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 +9 26 £323 -3.73% 29
Poole -2 9 £250 -36.70% 9
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 39 (41.49%) HTML
2 38 (40.43%) JavaScript
2 38 (40.43%) C#
2 38 (40.43%) .NET
3 37 (39.36%) CSS
4 30 (31.91%) SQL
5 28 (29.79%) ASP.NET
5 28 (29.79%) jQuery
6 24 (25.53%) MVC
7 22 (23.40%) SQL Server
8 20 (21.28%) Microsoft
8 20 (21.28%) HTML5
9 19 (20.21%) Visual Studio
10 18 (19.15%) CSS3
11 16 (17.02%) PHP
12 14 (14.89%) Windows
12 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
13 13 (13.83%) SharePoint
14 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
15 11 (11.70%) CMS
16 10 (10.64%) OO
16 10 (10.64%) SharePoint 2010
16 10 (10.64%) SharePoint 2013
17 9 (9.57%) VBA
18 8 (8.51%) VB
18 8 (8.51%) Windows CE
18 8 (8.51%) Finance
18 8 (8.51%) Mobile App
18 8 (8.51%) AngularJS
18 8 (8.51%) Symfony

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (13.83%) SharePoint
2 11 (11.70%) CMS
3 10 (10.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 10 (10.64%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (6.38%) Drupal
5 4 (4.26%) Sitecore CMS
6 3 (3.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
7 2 (2.13%) WebLogic
7 2 (2.13%) Apache
7 2 (2.13%) Tomcat
7 2 (2.13%) Umbraco
8 1 (1.06%) WordPress
8 1 (1.06%) JCAPS
8 1 (1.06%) DNN
8 1 (1.06%) Oracle Service Bus
8 1 (1.06%) Kentico
8 1 (1.06%) CICS
Applications
1 2 (2.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.06%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.13%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (1.06%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (1.06%) Oracle Payroll
3 1 (1.06%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.13%) Office 365
1 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.06%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.06%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.45%) MySQL
3 3 (3.19%) Adabas
4 2 (2.13%) DB2
4 2 (2.13%) Cognos Report Studio
4 2 (2.13%) Relational Database
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Exadata
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.06%) Cognos Query Studio
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle BI Publisher
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Database 10g
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Discoverer
5 1 (1.06%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (1.06%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 19 (20.21%) Visual Studio
2 8 (8.51%) Team Foundation Server
3 7 (7.45%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.13%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.06%) Toad
5 1 (1.06%) Xcode
5 1 (1.06%) Maven
General
1 8 (8.51%) Finance
2 5 (5.32%) Banking
3 3 (3.19%) Publishing
3 3 (3.19%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Marketing
4 1 (1.06%) Automotive
4 1 (1.06%) Legal
4 1 (1.06%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.06%) Advertising
4 1 (1.06%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.06%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (41.49%) HTML
2 38 (40.43%) .NET
3 37 (39.36%) CSS
4 28 (29.79%) ASP.NET
4 28 (29.79%) jQuery
5 20 (21.28%) HTML5
6 18 (19.15%) CSS3
7 12 (12.77%) ASP.NET MVC
8 8 (8.51%) AngularJS
8 8 (8.51%) Symfony
9 7 (7.45%) .NET Framework
10 6 (6.38%) Laravel
11 5 (5.32%) Ajax
11 5 (5.32%) Kendo UI
11 5 (5.32%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 4 (4.26%) Web Services
12 4 (4.26%) WCF
13 3 (3.19%) KnockoutJS
13 3 (3.19%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 3 (3.19%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.51%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.26%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (3.19%) Open Source
3 3 (3.19%) User Experience
4 2 (2.13%) Mainframe
4 2 (2.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.13%) Digital Media
5 1 (1.06%) Photography
5 1 (1.06%) NHS
5 1 (1.06%) W3C
5 1 (1.06%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.89%) Windows
2 8 (8.51%) Windows CE
3 7 (7.45%) Apple iOS
4 6 (6.38%) UNIX
5 4 (4.26%) Android
6 2 (2.13%) Linux
6 2 (2.13%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.13%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.06%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.53%) MVC
2 14 (14.89%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (10.64%) OO
4 7 (7.45%) Migration
5 6 (6.38%) OOP
5 6 (6.38%) OOD
5 6 (6.38%) Unit Testing
6 5 (5.32%) Web Design
6 5 (5.32%) Software Engineering
7 4 (4.26%) SOA
7 4 (4.26%) CRM
8 3 (3.19%) Responsive Web Design
8 3 (3.19%) Android Development
8 3 (3.19%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.19%) TDD
9 2 (2.13%) Scrum
9 2 (2.13%) ETL
9 2 (2.13%) iOS Development
9 2 (2.13%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.13%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (40.43%) JavaScript
1 38 (40.43%) C#
2 30 (31.91%) SQL
3 16 (17.02%) PHP
4 9 (9.57%) VBA
5 8 (8.51%) VB
6 6 (6.38%) PHP5
7 4 (4.26%) PL/SQL
7 4 (4.26%) Java
8 3 (3.19%) COBOL
8 3 (3.19%) VB.NET
8 3 (3.19%) NATURAL
8 3 (3.19%) JCL
8 3 (3.19%) Objective-C
9 2 (2.13%) T-SQL
9 2 (2.13%) C++
10 1 (1.06%) Apex Code
10 1 (1.06%) LINC
10 1 (1.06%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (5.32%) MCP
2 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (2.13%) MCSD
4 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.51%) QA
2 2 (2.13%) Solvency II
Vendors
1 20 (21.28%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.45%) Oracle
3 4 (4.26%) Sitecore
4 3 (3.19%) Cognos
4 3 (3.19%) IBM
4 3 (3.19%) Telerik
5 2 (2.13%) Apple
5 2 (2.13%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.13%) EPiServer
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Rate: £35 - £45 Per Hour
Posted: 17 hours ago
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Posted: 7 days ago
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Posted: 23 days ago
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Rate: £275 - £350 per day
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