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 6 May 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
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 4 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -7
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 19 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 16.52% 9.68% 25.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.43% 10.47% 26.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 5 12
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£325 £338 £388
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.70% -12.90%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £302 £332
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £428 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £333 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +2.30%
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £42.75 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.75 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.85% -
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
109 86 68
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.78% 92.47% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 61 48 39
Average daily rate £310 £310 £375
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- -17.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £145 £133 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £420 £477 £434
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 21 17
Average hourly rate £32.21 £21.50 £26.98
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+49.79% -20.29%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.75 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.28% -

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 6 May 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 6 May 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 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 12 (42.86%) HTML
2 12 (42.86%) CSS
3 10 (35.71%) .NET
4 9 (32.14%) C#
5 8 (28.57%) OO
5 8 (28.57%) jQuery
6 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
6 6 (21.43%) SQL
6 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
6 6 (21.43%) Linux
7 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
7 5 (17.86%) Perl
7 5 (17.86%) PHP
7 5 (17.86%) MVC
7 5 (17.86%) Drupal
7 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
7 5 (17.86%) Subversion
7 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
7 5 (17.86%) OO PHP
8 4 (14.29%) Ajax
8 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
9 3 (10.71%) Oracle
9 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
9 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
9 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
10 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (7.14%) Spring
10 2 (7.14%) HTML5
10 2 (7.14%) hybris

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 5 (17.86%) Drupal
2 1 (3.57%) Umbraco
2 1 (3.57%) Node.js
2 1 (3.57%) CMS
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Office
2 1 (3.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 2 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (17.86%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle BI EE
3 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle ODI
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Database
3 1 (3.57%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.57%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (3.57%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (3.57%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 5 (17.86%) Subversion
1 5 (17.86%) Git (software)
2 3 (10.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (7.14%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
1 2 (7.14%) Retail
2 1 (3.57%) Legal
2 1 (3.57%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) HTML
1 12 (42.86%) CSS
2 10 (35.71%) .NET
3 8 (28.57%) jQuery
4 6 (21.43%) ASP.NET
5 4 (14.29%) Ajax
6 3 (10.71%) .NET Framework
7 2 (7.14%) Spring
7 2 (7.14%) J2EE
7 2 (7.14%) JSP
7 2 (7.14%) SOAP
7 2 (7.14%) Web Services
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (7.14%) HTML5
7 2 (7.14%) Entity Framework
7 2 (7.14%) CSS3
7 2 (7.14%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 2 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 1 (3.57%) ASP.NET MVC 3
8 1 (3.57%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Open Source
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.57%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Linux
2 2 (7.14%) Windows
3 1 (3.57%) UNIX
3 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
3 1 (3.57%) VxWorks
3 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
3 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (28.57%) OO
2 5 (17.86%) MVC
2 5 (17.86%) OO PHP
3 3 (10.71%) E-Commerce
4 2 (7.14%) B2B
4 2 (7.14%) B2C
4 2 (7.14%) Mobile Commerce
5 1 (3.57%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
5 1 (3.57%) SOA
5 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) TDD
5 1 (3.57%) Data Analysis
5 1 (3.57%) SysML
5 1 (3.57%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (3.57%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.57%) QMS
5 1 (3.57%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 17 (60.71%) JavaScript
2 9 (32.14%) C#
3 6 (21.43%) SQL
4 5 (17.86%) Perl
4 5 (17.86%) PHP
5 2 (7.14%) Java
6 1 (3.57%) C
6 1 (3.57%) C++
6 1 (3.57%) PL/SQL
6 1 (3.57%) T-SQL
6 1 (3.57%) VB
6 1 (3.57%) VB.NET
6 1 (3.57%) VBA
6 1 (3.57%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
2 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 3 (10.71%) Oracle
3 2 (7.14%) hybris
4 1 (3.57%) Xamarin
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