The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Portsmouth 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 30 January 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
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 9 1 7
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +6
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 11 24 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 11.70% 21.82% 9.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.79% 22.64% 10.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 7 11 5
Average daily rate
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£338 £400 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +33.33%
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 1
Average hourly rate - £25.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.18 £32.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.23% -7.14%
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Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Portsmouth 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
Portsmouth
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
86 106 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 91.49% 96.36% 93.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 47 51 30
Average daily rate £338 £400 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-15.62% +25.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £215 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £550 £400
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 18 13
Average hourly rate £32.50 £30.00 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.61 £14.00 £14.25
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £41.60 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.16 £16.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.06% -5.71%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Portsmouth region over the 3 months to 30 January 2015.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
2 18 (48.65%) HTML
2 18 (48.65%) CSS
3 13 (35.14%) .NET
4 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
4 12 (32.43%) C#
5 11 (29.73%) SQL
5 11 (29.73%) Photoshop
5 11 (29.73%) E-Learning
6 10 (27.03%) MVC
7 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
8 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (18.92%) JSON
10 6 (16.22%) Graphic Design
10 6 (16.22%) jQuery
10 6 (16.22%) Adobe Captivate
10 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
10 6 (16.22%) Adobe
10 6 (16.22%) Adobe Illustrator
10 6 (16.22%) MySQL
10 6 (16.22%) PHP
10 6 (16.22%) XML
10 6 (16.22%) Windows
11 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
11 5 (13.51%) SCORM
11 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (13.51%) TDD
11 5 (13.51%) Ajax
11 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 5 (13.51%) Symfony

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Portsmouth 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 3 (8.11%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (29.73%) Photoshop
2 6 (16.22%) Adobe Captivate
2 6 (16.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (5.41%) MS Project
4 1 (2.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (32.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.62%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (16.22%) MySQL
4 5 (13.51%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (10.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (5.41%) Oracle Database
6 2 (5.41%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (2.70%) Star Schema
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (2.70%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle Database 10g
7 1 (2.70%) SQL Server 2000
7 1 (2.70%) Relational Database
7 1 (2.70%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (2.70%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 5 (13.51%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.41%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (2.70%) Oracle APEX
3 1 (2.70%) Atlassian Bamboo
General
1 3 (8.11%) Finance
2 1 (2.70%) Legal
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (48.65%) HTML
1 18 (48.65%) CSS
2 13 (35.14%) .NET
3 9 (24.32%) ASP.NET
4 7 (18.92%) JSON
5 6 (16.22%) jQuery
5 6 (16.22%) XML
6 5 (13.51%) Ajax
6 5 (13.51%) Symfony
6 5 (13.51%) CakePHP
6 5 (13.51%) HTML5
6 5 (13.51%) Yii
6 5 (13.51%) Laravel
7 4 (10.81%) CSS3
7 4 (10.81%) ASP.NET MVC
7 4 (10.81%) Silverlight
8 2 (5.41%) .NET Framework
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (5.41%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 2 (5.41%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 11 (29.73%) E-Learning
2 6 (16.22%) Graphic Design
3 5 (13.51%) SCORM
3 5 (13.51%) Learning Management System
4 4 (10.81%) Open Source
5 1 (2.70%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 6 (16.22%) Windows
2 1 (2.70%) Linux
2 1 (2.70%) Windows XP
2 1 (2.70%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) MVC
2 5 (13.51%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (13.51%) TDD
3 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
4 3 (8.11%) E-Commerce
4 3 (8.11%) Content Management
5 2 (5.41%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (5.41%) Web Development
5 2 (5.41%) V-Model
5 2 (5.41%) Waterfall
5 2 (5.41%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.41%) Scrum
5 2 (5.41%) Data Modelling
6 1 (2.70%) OOD
6 1 (2.70%) SOA
6 1 (2.70%) UML
6 1 (2.70%) OO
6 1 (2.70%) CRM
6 1 (2.70%) Change Management
6 1 (2.70%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 19 (51.35%) JavaScript
2 12 (32.43%) C#
3 11 (29.73%) SQL
4 6 (16.22%) PHP
5 4 (10.81%) T-SQL
6 2 (5.41%) VB.NET
6 2 (5.41%) PL/SQL
7 1 (2.70%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 1 (2.70%) VB
7 1 (2.70%) C
7 1 (2.70%) Java
7 1 (2.70%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (10.81%) Security Cleared
2 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.70%) BC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 6 (16.22%) Microsoft
1 6 (16.22%) Adobe
2 3 (8.11%) Oracle
3 2 (5.41%) EPiServer
4 1 (2.70%) VMware
4 1 (2.70%) Telerik
4 1 (2.70%) Google
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