The table below looks at the statistics for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 17 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
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Developer
Rank 30 - 24
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 0 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.35% - 2.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.41% - 2.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£325 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £335 £313
% change year-on-year
-1.49% +7.20%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Average hourly rate - - £32.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £33.00 £36.25
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -8.96%
Software 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
213 215 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 95.52% 93.48% 98.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 123 113 105
Average daily rate £353 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £150 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £530 £500 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £346
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 21 17
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 £35.00 £42.50 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -2.85%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer in the job title across the Dorset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Developer across the Dorset region.

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer across the Dorset region.

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

Software 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 Software Developer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 17 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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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 £325 - 5
Ferndown - - - -
Poole - - - - 2
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 26 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Windows CE
2 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (25.00%) CRM
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) OOD
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Ajax
3 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (25.00%) WCF

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Dorset region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (25.00%) Ajax
2 1 (25.00%) WCF
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) OO
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) CRM
2 1 (25.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C#
2 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (25.00%) C++
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
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