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 28 August 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 9 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 12 27 26
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 10.81% 21.60% 22.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 11.43% 24.77% 24.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 13 15
Average daily rate
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£338 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.57% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £330 £280
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £500 £408
UK excluding London average daily rate £363 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.57% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.48 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.07% -
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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
105 109 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Portsmouth 94.59% 87.20% 93.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 64 66 37
Average daily rate £375 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £120 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 13 26
Average hourly rate £39.50 £25.00 £24.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+58.00% +3.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.14 £11.00 £12.88
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £53.00 £70.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
2 14 (51.85%) HTML
2 14 (51.85%) CSS
3 9 (33.33%) OO
3 9 (33.33%) C#
4 8 (29.63%) PHP
4 8 (29.63%) .NET
4 8 (29.63%) Drupal
4 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
5 7 (25.93%) Perl
5 7 (25.93%) Linux
5 7 (25.93%) Subversion
6 6 (22.22%) OO PHP
7 5 (18.52%) jQuery
7 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
7 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
7 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
7 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
8 4 (14.81%) Java
8 4 (14.81%) MVC
8 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
8 4 (14.81%) HTML5
8 4 (14.81%) CSS3
9 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
9 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
9 3 (11.11%) Web Development
9 3 (11.11%) REST
9 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 3 (11.11%) SDLC
9 3 (11.11%) Spring

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (29.63%) Drupal
2 2 (7.41%) Node.js
3 1 (3.70%) CMS
3 1 (3.70%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (3.70%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
1 1 (3.70%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.41%) MySQL
3 1 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 8 (29.63%) Git (software)
2 7 (25.93%) Subversion
3 3 (11.11%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
1 2 (7.41%) Retail
2 1 (3.70%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (51.85%) HTML
1 14 (51.85%) CSS
2 8 (29.63%) .NET
3 5 (18.52%) jQuery
3 5 (18.52%) ASP.NET
4 4 (14.81%) HTML5
4 4 (14.81%) CSS3
4 4 (14.81%) .NET Framework
5 3 (11.11%) Spring
5 3 (11.11%) Entity Framework
5 3 (11.11%) REST
5 3 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (11.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 2 (7.41%) Apache Camel
6 2 (7.41%) ASP.NET Web API
6 2 (7.41%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (7.41%) Ajax
6 2 (7.41%) JSON
6 2 (7.41%) J2EE
6 2 (7.41%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) Visualisation
1 1 (3.70%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.70%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.93%) Linux
2 1 (3.70%) VxWorks
2 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
2 1 (3.70%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (33.33%) OO
2 6 (22.22%) OO PHP
3 4 (14.81%) MVC
4 3 (11.11%) Web Development
4 3 (11.11%) SDLC
5 2 (7.41%) Rapid Prototyping
5 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (7.41%) E-Commerce
5 2 (7.41%) B2B
5 2 (7.41%) B2C
5 2 (7.41%) Mobile Commerce
6 1 (3.70%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.70%) CRM
6 1 (3.70%) UML
6 1 (3.70%) OOP
6 1 (3.70%) Software Engineering
6 1 (3.70%) SysML
6 1 (3.70%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
6 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) JavaScript
2 9 (33.33%) C#
3 8 (29.63%) PHP
4 7 (25.93%) Perl
5 4 (14.81%) Java
6 3 (11.11%) C++
6 3 (11.11%) SQL
7 2 (7.41%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.70%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (18.52%) SC Cleared
1 5 (18.52%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft
1 2 (7.41%) hybris
2 1 (3.70%) Red Gate
2 1 (3.70%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.70%) Oracle
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