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 23 September 2014 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
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 7 9
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 23 11 14
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 19.33% 10.38% 12.17%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.50% 11.70% 13.08%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 5 11
Average daily rate
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£350 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £323 £260 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £365 £483 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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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
107 94 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 89.92% 88.68% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 62 26 50
Average daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £112 £250 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £465 £478 £452
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 25 21
Average hourly rate £22.00 £14.75 £26.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.15% -43.26%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.10 £12.88 £12.63
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £69.25 £35.00 £32.30
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 23 September 2014, 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 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
2 19 (50.00%) HTML
3 18 (47.37%) CSS
4 12 (31.58%) E-Learning
5 11 (28.95%) Photoshop
6 8 (21.05%) MySQL
6 8 (21.05%) SQL
6 8 (21.05%) MVC
6 8 (21.05%) TDD
7 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (18.42%) PHP
7 7 (18.42%) XML
7 7 (18.42%) HTML5
7 7 (18.42%) JSON
8 6 (15.79%) Graphic Design
8 6 (15.79%) Adobe Captivate
8 6 (15.79%) Learning Management System
8 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
8 6 (15.79%) Adobe Illustrator
8 6 (15.79%) Adobe
9 5 (13.16%) SCORM
9 5 (13.16%) .NET
9 5 (13.16%) BDD
9 5 (13.16%) Open Source
9 5 (13.16%) Yii
9 5 (13.16%) Node.js
9 5 (13.16%) Laravel
9 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
9 5 (13.16%) Wiki
9 5 (13.16%) Symfony

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 2014, 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 5 (13.16%) Node.js
2 4 (10.53%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.63%) Apache
3 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.63%) CMS
3 1 (2.63%) Moodle
Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Photoshop
2 6 (15.79%) Adobe Illustrator
2 6 (15.79%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.63%) Oracle EBS R12
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (21.05%) MySQL
2 6 (15.79%) SQL Server
3 5 (13.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (10.53%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (10.53%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (10.53%) Redis
5 2 (5.26%) DB2
6 1 (2.63%) RDBMS
6 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (2.63%) SAP BI
6 1 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.63%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
6 1 (2.63%) Big Data
6 1 (2.63%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (2.63%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.63%) QUnit
General
1 2 (5.26%) Finance
2 1 (2.63%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (50.00%) HTML
2 18 (47.37%) CSS
3 7 (18.42%) XML
3 7 (18.42%) JSON
3 7 (18.42%) HTML5
4 5 (13.16%) Yii
4 5 (13.16%) Laravel
4 5 (13.16%) AngularJS
4 5 (13.16%) .NET
4 5 (13.16%) Symfony
4 5 (13.16%) CakePHP
5 4 (10.53%) CSS3
5 4 (10.53%) Ember.js
5 4 (10.53%) KnockoutJS
5 4 (10.53%) RabbitMQ
6 2 (5.26%) jQuery
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET MVC
6 2 (5.26%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.63%) Dojo
7 1 (2.63%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (31.58%) E-Learning
2 6 (15.79%) Learning Management System
2 6 (15.79%) Graphic Design
3 5 (13.16%) Wiki
3 5 (13.16%) Open Source
3 5 (13.16%) SCORM
4 1 (2.63%) EMV
4 1 (2.63%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.63%) GIS
4 1 (2.63%) SWIFT
4 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (21.05%) MVC
1 8 (21.05%) TDD
2 7 (18.42%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (13.16%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 5 (13.16%) BDD
3 5 (13.16%) Web Development
4 4 (10.53%) Web Application Development
4 4 (10.53%) Automated Testing
4 4 (10.53%) Performance Engineering
5 3 (7.89%) Data Modelling
6 2 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (2.63%) Content Management
7 1 (2.63%) Refactoring
7 1 (2.63%) Predictive Analytics
7 1 (2.63%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.63%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.63%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (2.63%) Code Coverage
7 1 (2.63%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (55.26%) JavaScript
2 8 (21.05%) SQL
3 7 (18.42%) PHP
4 4 (10.53%) T-SQL
4 4 (10.53%) C
4 4 (10.53%) C#
5 1 (2.63%) C++
5 1 (2.63%) Java
5 1 (2.63%) VB
5 1 (2.63%) Tcl
5 1 (2.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (7.89%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.26%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Adobe
2 2 (5.26%) Oracle
3 1 (2.63%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.63%) SAP
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