The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Dorset region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 26 - 26
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 1.16% - 0.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.19% - 0.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £450 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £363 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £40.00 £36.34
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +10.07%
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
168 179 201
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Dorset 97.11% 94.21% 96.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 99 123
Median daily rate £363 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £175 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.22% +3.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 25 20
Median hourly rate £14.50 £20.63 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-29.69% -14.06%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £13.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.50 £42.50 £43.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Dorset region that featured Software Developer in the job title.

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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 9 December 2016, Software Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Dorset region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) .NET
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) Intel
3 1 (20.00%) Tcl
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) WPF
3 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (20.00%) Telematics
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) MVVM
3 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Threading Building Blocks
3 1 (20.00%) CAN bus
3 1 (20.00%) AngularJS

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Analysis Services
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
1 1 (20.00%) AngularJS
1 1 (20.00%) Entity Framework
1 1 (20.00%) Threading Building Blocks
1 1 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) CAN bus
1 1 (20.00%) Telematics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (20.00%) API Integration
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (20.00%) MVVM
1 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
1 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) C++
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (20.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (20.00%) Python
3 1 (20.00%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Intel
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft