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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 5 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 37 59 50
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 15.35% 24.08% 26.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.82% 25.11% 27.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 37 30
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£335 £375 £378
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.66% -0.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £449 £490 £476
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 4 1 0
Average hourly rate £41.24 £40.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.10% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.48 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
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
220 235 182
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 91.29% 95.92% 96.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 104 129 98
Average daily rate £350 £360 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% -4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £140 £200 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £500 £521
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 37 35 19
Average hourly rate £41.24 £13.00 £15.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+217.23% -16.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.00 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.75 £41.48 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 -3 16 £375 +4.16% 40
Poole +1 6 £294 -21.66% 9
Weymouth -3 1 - -
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 25 (31.25%) C#
2 22 (27.50%) .NET
3 21 (26.25%) HTML
4 20 (25.00%) JavaScript
4 20 (25.00%) CSS
5 16 (20.00%) Windows
6 15 (18.75%) SQL
7 12 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
7 12 (15.00%) jQuery
8 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
8 11 (13.75%) Visual Studio
9 10 (12.50%) OO
9 10 (12.50%) VB
9 10 (12.50%) MVC
9 10 (12.50%) HTML5
9 10 (12.50%) CSS3
10 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET
10 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
10 9 (11.25%) Windows CE
11 8 (10.00%) PHP
11 8 (10.00%) Finance
12 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
12 7 (8.75%) Java
12 7 (8.75%) VBScript
12 7 (8.75%) UML
12 7 (8.75%) OOD
12 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC
13 6 (7.50%) QA
13 6 (7.50%) User Experience
13 6 (7.50%) ETL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
2 3 (3.75%) CMS
2 3 (3.75%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (2.50%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.50%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.25%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.25%) Kentico
4 1 (1.25%) DNN
4 1 (1.25%) Drupal
4 1 (1.25%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.50%) PowerPivot
3 1 (1.25%) MS Office
3 1 (1.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 5 (6.25%) Magento
2 2 (2.50%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (1.25%) Cognos TM1
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.25%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (1.25%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.25%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.25%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (6.25%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.25%) Data Warehouse
3 5 (6.25%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (3.75%) OLAP
4 3 (3.75%) Essbase
5 2 (2.50%) MySQL
5 2 (2.50%) Cognos Report Studio
5 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Power View
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle Database 10g
5 2 (2.50%) OLTP
5 2 (2.50%) Oracle BI EE
5 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.50%) PerformancePoint
6 1 (1.25%) SAP Data Services
6 1 (1.25%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
6 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Visual Studio
2 4 (5.00%) Subversion
2 4 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.50%) Oracle Forms
3 2 (2.50%) SpecFlow
4 1 (1.25%) Eclipse
4 1 (1.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Military
3 3 (3.75%) Retail
4 2 (2.50%) Banking
4 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.50%) Advertising
5 1 (1.25%) Legal
5 1 (1.25%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.50%) .NET
2 21 (26.25%) HTML
3 20 (25.00%) CSS
4 12 (15.00%) jQuery
5 10 (12.50%) HTML5
5 10 (12.50%) CSS3
6 9 (11.25%) ASP.NET
7 7 (8.75%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (7.50%) Web Services
8 6 (7.50%) Ajax
9 4 (5.00%) J2EE
9 4 (5.00%) Sass
10 3 (3.75%) Razor View Engine
10 3 (3.75%) Twitter Bootstrap
10 3 (3.75%) .NET Compact Framework
10 3 (3.75%) .NET Framework
10 3 (3.75%) WCF
11 2 (2.50%) SOAP
11 2 (2.50%) REST
11 2 (2.50%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (7.50%) User Experience
2 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.25%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (2.50%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.50%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.25%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.25%) Data Integration
4 1 (1.25%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Windows
2 9 (11.25%) Windows CE
3 5 (6.25%) Linux
3 5 (6.25%) Android
3 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.50%) UNIX
4 2 (2.50%) Mac OS
4 2 (2.50%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.25%) MVS
5 1 (1.25%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
2 10 (12.50%) MVC
2 10 (12.50%) OO
3 7 (8.75%) UML
3 7 (8.75%) OOD
3 7 (8.75%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (7.50%) ETL
5 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
5 5 (6.25%) Unit Testing
6 4 (5.00%) Web Development
6 4 (5.00%) Data Protection
6 4 (5.00%) Android Development
6 4 (5.00%) SDLC
7 3 (3.75%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (3.75%) Data Modelling
7 3 (3.75%) E-Commerce
8 2 (2.50%) CRM
8 2 (2.50%) Scrum
8 2 (2.50%) Web Design
8 2 (2.50%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 25 (31.25%) C#
2 20 (25.00%) JavaScript
3 15 (18.75%) SQL
4 10 (12.50%) VB
5 8 (10.00%) PHP
6 7 (8.75%) Java
6 7 (8.75%) VBScript
7 6 (7.50%) VBA
8 5 (6.25%) C
8 5 (6.25%) C++
9 3 (3.75%) VB.NET
9 3 (3.75%) VB6
10 2 (2.50%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.50%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (2.50%) SC Cleared
1 2 (2.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (7.50%) QA
2 2 (2.50%) Solvency II
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Active Directory
1 2 (2.50%) VMware Workstation
1 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.50%) vSphere
2 1 (1.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (11.25%) Microsoft
2 6 (7.50%) Oracle
3 4 (5.00%) IBM
4 3 (3.75%) Cognos
4 3 (3.75%) Hyperion
4 3 (3.75%) Apple
5 2 (2.50%) VMware
5 2 (2.50%) Sitecore
6 1 (1.25%) DevExpress
6 1 (1.25%) Appcelerator
6 1 (1.25%) Twitter
6 1 (1.25%) EPiServer
6 1 (1.25%) Thunderhead
6 1 (1.25%) BMC
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Hydrogen Group
Posted: 3 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
X4 Group
Rate: £30 - 32 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Coal IT Services
Rate: From £250 to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £35 - £40 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £301 - £430 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Hydrogen Group
Rate: £400.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 13 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £450 per day + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Dorset
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £250 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per hour + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Bournemouth
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago