The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South East region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 175 180 156
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -24
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 63 50 86
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 0.69% 0.59% 0.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 0.64% 0.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 30 31 35
Average daily rate
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£343 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.38% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £219 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £407 £388 £388
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 3 20
Average hourly rate £42.50 £38.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.84% -5.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Job Titles Category
South East
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
8433 7851 9010
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South East 91.92% 92.74% 91.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 4584 4045 4124
Average daily rate £350 £360 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.77% +2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 410 547 641
Average hourly rate £16.14 £17.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.05% -10.52%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £37.50 £42.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South East

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South East

Software Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South East

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South East

Software Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Developer within the South East region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hampshire -10 25 £333 +14.65% 13
Berkshire +17 20 £413 +4.76% 14
Oxfordshire -1 5 £313 -30.55% 5
Surrey -10 5 £350 +7.69% 16
East Sussex -1 4 £160 -54.28% 5
Kent 0 2 - - 6
Buckinghamshire -7 2 £350 +7.69% 5
Sussex - - - -
West Sussex - - - - 4
Isle of Wight - - - -
Software Developer
England

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 75 (53.57%) C#
2 74 (52.86%) .NET
3 53 (37.86%) SQL Server
4 48 (34.29%) SQL
5 43 (30.71%) ASP.NET
6 40 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 32 (22.86%) Microsoft
8 30 (21.43%) Visual Studio
9 28 (20.00%) HTML
10 27 (19.29%) C
11 26 (18.57%) WCF
12 25 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
13 24 (17.14%) TDD
13 24 (17.14%) Scrum
13 24 (17.14%) XML
14 23 (16.43%) JavaScript
15 22 (15.71%) Windows
15 22 (15.71%) Linux
16 21 (15.00%) Web Services
16 21 (15.00%) Java
17 19 (13.57%) C++
18 18 (12.86%) MVC
18 18 (12.86%) NUnit
18 18 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
19 17 (12.14%) OO
20 15 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
21 14 (10.00%) Security Cleared
21 14 (10.00%) SOA
22 13 (9.29%) Python
22 13 (9.29%) VB.NET

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South East region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (5.71%) BizTalk Server
2 6 (4.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (2.86%) CMS
4 3 (2.14%) TIBCO EMS
4 3 (2.14%) Apache
4 3 (2.14%) Tomcat
5 2 (1.43%) Joomla!
5 2 (1.43%) Umbraco
5 2 (1.43%) Sitecore CMS
6 1 (0.71%) Node.js
6 1 (0.71%) OpenROAD
6 1 (0.71%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (5.00%) MS Office
1 7 (5.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.71%) MS Visio
2 1 (0.71%) AutoCAD
2 1 (0.71%) Simulink
2 1 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.71%) OmniGraffle
2 1 (0.71%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) BusinessWorks
2 1 (0.71%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.43%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.29%) SAN
2 5 (3.57%) DVB
2 5 (3.57%) NAS
3 4 (2.86%) Fibre Channel
4 3 (2.14%) SSL
4 3 (2.14%) IPv4
4 3 (2.14%) IPv6
5 2 (1.43%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.71%) DNS
6 1 (0.71%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.71%) FTP
6 1 (0.71%) HTTP
6 1 (0.71%) SNMP
6 1 (0.71%) 4G
6 1 (0.71%) Radio Access Network
6 1 (0.71%) Modbus
6 1 (0.71%) Telnet
6 1 (0.71%) 2G
6 1 (0.71%) 3G
6 1 (0.71%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 53 (37.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (7.14%) MySQL
4 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database 11g
4 7 (5.00%) Oracle Database
5 3 (2.14%) Big Data
5 3 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (1.43%) Amazon RDS
6 2 (1.43%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
7 1 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (0.71%) DB2
7 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.71%) Ingres
7 1 (0.71%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 30 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 18 (12.86%) NUnit
3 12 (8.57%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (5.71%) Subversion
4 8 (5.71%) Jenkins
5 7 (5.00%) GDB
5 7 (5.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (4.29%) SoapUI
7 5 (3.57%) SpecFlow
7 5 (3.57%) ClearCase
8 4 (2.86%) JUnit
8 4 (2.86%) Visual Studio Team System
8 4 (2.86%) Hudson
9 3 (2.14%) Eclipse
10 2 (1.43%) Cucumber
10 2 (1.43%) MSTest
11 1 (0.71%) Mocha
11 1 (0.71%) Axure RP
11 1 (0.71%) CppUnit
11 1 (0.71%) Ant
General
1 10 (7.14%) Finance
2 7 (5.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.14%) Automotive
4 2 (1.43%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.43%) Banking
4 2 (1.43%) Retail
5 1 (0.71%) General Ledger
5 1 (0.71%) Marketing
5 1 (0.71%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.71%) Advertising
5 1 (0.71%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (52.86%) .NET
2 43 (30.71%) ASP.NET
3 28 (20.00%) HTML
4 26 (18.57%) WCF
5 24 (17.14%) XML
6 21 (15.00%) Web Services
7 15 (10.71%) ASP.NET MVC
8 13 (9.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 13 (9.29%) jQuery
9 12 (8.57%) WPF
9 12 (8.57%) CSS
10 11 (7.86%) LINQ
11 10 (7.14%) .NET Framework
11 10 (7.14%) SOAP
12 8 (5.71%) Spring
12 8 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 3
12 8 (5.71%) HTML5
13 7 (5.00%) Ajax
13 7 (5.00%) WinForms
14 6 (4.29%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 6 (4.29%) Client/Server
1 6 (4.29%) N-Tier
2 5 (3.57%) DTV
3 4 (2.86%) STB
4 3 (2.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (2.14%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.43%) Open Source
5 2 (1.43%) EFT
5 2 (1.43%) APACS
6 1 (0.71%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
6 1 (0.71%) Mainframe
6 1 (0.71%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 1 (0.71%) Cryptography
6 1 (0.71%) VSAM
6 1 (0.71%) IPTV
6 1 (0.71%) CCTV
6 1 (0.71%) Derivative
6 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 22 (15.71%) Linux
1 22 (15.71%) Windows
2 8 (5.71%) UNIX
3 5 (3.57%) Android
4 4 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.14%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.43%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (1.43%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (1.43%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.71%) Solaris
7 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (28.57%) Software Engineering
2 25 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (17.14%) TDD
3 24 (17.14%) Scrum
4 18 (12.86%) MVC
4 18 (12.86%) Continuous Integration
5 17 (12.14%) OO
6 14 (10.00%) SOA
7 11 (7.86%) UML
7 11 (7.86%) Unit Testing
8 10 (7.14%) Dependency Injection
8 10 (7.14%) Configuration Management
9 9 (6.43%) Pair Programming
9 9 (6.43%) Software Architecture
9 9 (6.43%) Multithreading
10 8 (5.71%) OOD
11 7 (5.00%) E-Commerce
11 7 (5.00%) Automated Testing
12 5 (3.57%) Change Data Capture
12 5 (3.57%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 75 (53.57%) C#
2 48 (34.29%) SQL
3 27 (19.29%) C
4 23 (16.43%) JavaScript
5 21 (15.00%) Java
6 19 (13.57%) C++
7 13 (9.29%) VB.NET
7 13 (9.29%) Python
8 9 (6.43%) T-SQL
9 7 (5.00%) Perl
10 4 (2.86%) Embedded C
11 3 (2.14%) Fortran
12 2 (1.43%) VB
12 2 (1.43%) ActionScript
12 2 (1.43%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.71%) XAML
13 1 (0.71%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.71%) VB6
13 1 (0.71%) Ruby
13 1 (0.71%) ActionScript 3.0
Qualifications
1 14 (10.00%) Security Cleared
2 10 (7.14%) SC Cleared
3 8 (5.71%) Degree
4 2 (1.43%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.71%) ISEB
5 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.43%) ISO 8583
1 2 (1.43%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (2.86%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (4.29%) SCCM
2 3 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (1.43%) Puppet
4 1 (0.71%) Vagrant
4 1 (0.71%) OpenView Configuration Management
Vendors
1 32 (22.86%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.57%) Oracle
3 7 (5.00%) Cisco
4 3 (2.14%) TIBCO
5 2 (1.43%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.43%) Ektron
6 1 (0.71%) Nokia Solutions and Networks
6 1 (0.71%) Red Gate
6 1 (0.71%) Twitter
6 1 (0.71%) Autodesk
6 1 (0.71%) MathWorks
6 1 (0.71%) SolidWorks
6 1 (0.71%) Telerik
6 1 (0.71%) Huawei
6 1 (0.71%) Greenplum
6 1 (0.71%) IBM
6 1 (0.71%) SAP
6 1 (0.71%) Nortel
6 1 (0.71%) Ericsson
6 1 (0.71%) Borland
Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago