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 22 August 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 28 27 17
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 21.21% 23.48% 15.32%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.14% 25.23% 17.17%
Number of daily rates quoted 14 16 13
Average daily rate
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£356 £300 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+18.75% -7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £330 £281 £193
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £388 £395
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 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
Developer
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
116 107 99
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 87.88% 93.04% 89.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 71 37 47
Average daily rate £350 £325 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £114 £200 £172
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 24 22
Average hourly rate £23.00 £24.25 £27.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.15% -10.18%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £12.88 £13.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £66.25 £35.00 £31.45
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 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 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 18 (50.00%) HTML
3 15 (41.67%) CSS
4 10 (27.78%) SQL
5 9 (25.00%) E-Learning
6 8 (22.22%) TDD
6 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
6 8 (22.22%) Photoshop
7 7 (19.44%) MySQL
7 7 (19.44%) MVC
7 7 (19.44%) Web Development
7 7 (19.44%) HTML5
8 6 (16.67%) .NET
8 6 (16.67%) PHP
9 5 (13.89%) C#
9 5 (13.89%) XML
9 5 (13.89%) Node.js
9 5 (13.89%) Event-Driven Architecture
9 5 (13.89%) BDD
9 5 (13.89%) Open Source
9 5 (13.89%) Learning Management System
9 5 (13.89%) JSON
9 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 5 (13.89%) Wiki
9 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
10 4 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
10 4 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
10 4 (11.11%) Ember.js
10 4 (11.11%) Symfony
10 4 (11.11%) CakePHP

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 (13.89%) Node.js
2 4 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
3 1 (2.78%) Apache
3 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.78%) CMS
3 1 (2.78%) Moodle
Applications
1 8 (22.22%) Photoshop
2 4 (11.11%) Adobe Captivate
2 4 (11.11%) Adobe Illustrator
Business Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle CRM
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle EBS R12
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (19.44%) MySQL
3 5 (13.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (11.11%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (11.11%) Redis
5 3 (8.33%) Relational Database
6 2 (5.56%) DB2
7 1 (2.78%) RDBMS
7 1 (2.78%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (2.78%) SAP BI
7 1 (2.78%) Big Data
7 1 (2.78%) NoSQL
7 1 (2.78%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
Development Applications
1 2 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (5.56%) Visual Studio
2 1 (2.78%) QUnit
2 1 (2.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 1 (2.78%) Git (software)
General
1 2 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (2.78%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (50.00%) HTML
2 15 (41.67%) CSS
3 7 (19.44%) HTML5
4 6 (16.67%) .NET
5 5 (13.89%) XML
5 5 (13.89%) JSON
5 5 (13.89%) AngularJS
6 4 (11.11%) Ember.js
6 4 (11.11%) Symfony
6 4 (11.11%) CakePHP
6 4 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
6 4 (11.11%) RabbitMQ
6 4 (11.11%) Yii
6 4 (11.11%) CSS3
6 4 (11.11%) Laravel
7 3 (8.33%) Web Services
7 3 (8.33%) Ajax
8 2 (5.56%) jQuery
8 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
8 2 (5.56%) D3.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (25.00%) E-Learning
2 5 (13.89%) Open Source
2 5 (13.89%) Learning Management System
2 5 (13.89%) Wiki
3 4 (11.11%) Graphic Design
3 4 (11.11%) SCORM
4 1 (2.78%) GIS
4 1 (2.78%) EMV
4 1 (2.78%) Smartcard
4 1 (2.78%) SWIFT
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.56%) Windows
2 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (22.22%) TDD
2 7 (19.44%) MVC
2 7 (19.44%) Web Development
3 5 (13.89%) Event-Driven Architecture
3 5 (13.89%) BDD
4 4 (11.11%) Performance Engineering
4 4 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 4 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 3 (8.33%) Data Modelling
5 3 (8.33%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.56%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.78%) ITIL
7 1 (2.78%) CRM
7 1 (2.78%) E-Commerce
7 1 (2.78%) ETL
7 1 (2.78%) Code Coverage
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (2.78%) Dimensional Modelling
7 1 (2.78%) Predictive Analytics
Programming Languages
1 20 (55.56%) JavaScript
2 10 (27.78%) SQL
3 6 (16.67%) PHP
4 5 (13.89%) C#
5 4 (11.11%) T-SQL
5 4 (11.11%) C
6 1 (2.78%) VB
6 1 (2.78%) C++
6 1 (2.78%) Java
6 1 (2.78%) Tcl
6 1 (2.78%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 3 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.56%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 4 (11.11%) Adobe
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) Oracle
3 1 (2.78%) Business Objects
3 1 (2.78%) SAP
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