The first table below looks at the demand for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the South West 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 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 West 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
22 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 700 478 618
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.91% 22.15% 20.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.67% 23.56% 21.97%
Number of daily rates quoted 496 334 376
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £335
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -2.98%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £440 £440
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 12 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £25.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +60.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £35.00 £19.54
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £54.50 £45.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2727 2029 2813
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.14% 94.02% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1792 1259 1677
Average daily rate £363 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £200 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 156 134 185
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.00 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+25.00% -29.67%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £41.50 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.25 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-4.41% -5.55%
Developer
England

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in the South West

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in the South West

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the South West region over the 3 months to 22 July 2014.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in the South West

Developer
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 22 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
Bristol 0 205 £368 +22.50% 103
Somerset -2 120 £325 - 39
Gloucestershire 0 113 £350 -4.10% 36
Wiltshire -3 94 £300 -7.69% 48
Devon +2 64 £375 +9.09% 21
Dorset +2 57 £350 - 65
Cornwall - 4 £186 - 6
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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.

1 429 (30.73%) JavaScript
2 421 (30.16%) SQL
3 405 (29.01%) HTML
4 403 (28.87%) .NET
5 382 (27.36%) CSS
6 361 (25.86%) C#
7 321 (22.99%) SQL Server
8 298 (21.35%) jQuery
9 279 (19.99%) Java
10 276 (19.77%) PHP
11 244 (17.48%) ASP.NET
11 244 (17.48%) MVC
12 220 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
12 220 (15.76%) Security Cleared
13 213 (15.26%) Scrum
14 170 (12.18%) Finance
15 164 (11.75%) HTML5
16 157 (11.25%) MySQL
17 150 (10.74%) XML
18 145 (10.39%) SC Cleared
19 141 (10.10%) Spring
20 139 (9.96%) Oracle
21 138 (9.89%) Zend
22 135 (9.67%) TDD
23 132 (9.46%) Linux
24 130 (9.31%) Web Services
25 129 (9.24%) OO
26 124 (8.88%) Unit Testing
27 122 (8.74%) Microsoft
28 120 (8.60%) Business Intelligence

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 22 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the South West 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 99 (7.09%) SharePoint
2 66 (4.73%) Drupal
3 47 (3.37%) CMS
4 46 (3.30%) Apache
5 43 (3.08%) Tomcat
5 43 (3.08%) SharePoint 2010
6 37 (2.65%) SharePoint 2013
6 37 (2.65%) WebLogic
7 33 (2.36%) Node.js
8 26 (1.86%) IIS
9 22 (1.58%) K2 blackpearl
10 21 (1.50%) SAS
11 17 (1.22%) Umbraco
12 15 (1.07%) Confluence
13 14 (1.00%) WordPress
14 12 (0.86%) BizTalk Server
15 11 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
16 9 (0.64%) Alfresco
17 7 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
18 6 (0.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 61 (4.37%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.08%) MS Office
3 22 (1.58%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.86%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.50%) PowerPivot
6 4 (0.29%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.21%) CATIA
7 3 (0.21%) Windchill
8 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.14%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.072%) InDesign
9 1 (0.072%) SPSS
9 1 (0.072%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 27 (1.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (1.22%) Summit
3 9 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.43%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.36%) Magento
6 5 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.29%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.29%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.29%) BASE24
7 4 (0.29%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.29%) Exstream
8 3 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.21%) Shopify
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle ASCP
10 1 (0.072%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.072%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.93%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.72%) Cloud Computing
3 18 (1.29%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (0.64%) SaaS
5 6 (0.43%) Amazon EC2
5 6 (0.43%) GitHub
6 5 (0.36%) Office 365
7 4 (0.29%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.21%) Heroku
9 2 (0.14%) Trello
10 1 (0.072%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.072%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.65%) Internet
2 24 (1.72%) LDAP
3 23 (1.65%) Intranet
4 17 (1.22%) SSH
5 14 (1.00%) SNMP
6 12 (0.86%) HTTP
6 12 (0.86%) X.509
7 11 (0.79%) SSL
8 7 (0.50%) Wireshark
9 6 (0.43%) AMQP
10 5 (0.36%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.36%) SMTP
11 4 (0.29%) Extranet
12 3 (0.21%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.21%) ATM
13 2 (0.14%) LAN
13 2 (0.14%) DVB
13 2 (0.14%) Telnet
14 1 (0.072%) WAN
14 1 (0.072%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (22.99%) SQL Server
2 157 (11.25%) MySQL
3 103 (7.38%) SQL Server 2008
4 93 (6.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 80 (5.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 55 (3.94%) Data Warehouse
7 48 (3.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 48 (3.44%) Relational Database
8 38 (2.72%) Oracle Database
8 38 (2.72%) SQL Server 2005
9 35 (2.51%) MongoDB
10 34 (2.44%) SQL Server 2012
11 28 (2.01%) PostgreSQL
12 26 (1.86%) RDBMS
13 24 (1.72%) NoSQL
14 22 (1.58%) MS Access
15 18 (1.29%) Oracle Database 11g
16 17 (1.22%) Oracle BI EE
16 17 (1.22%) CouchDB
17 15 (1.07%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 66 (4.73%) Subversion
2 58 (4.15%) Visual Studio
3 52 (3.72%) Team Foundation Server
4 51 (3.65%) Maven
5 50 (3.58%) Git (software)
5 50 (3.58%) Jenkins
6 48 (3.44%) JUnit
7 35 (2.51%) Selenium
8 30 (2.15%) PHPUnit
9 29 (2.08%) Eclipse
10 25 (1.79%) Ant
11 24 (1.72%) JIRA
12 17 (1.22%) WebDriver
13 13 (0.93%) Cucumber
14 12 (0.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
15 11 (0.79%) ClearCase
15 11 (0.79%) Hudson
16 10 (0.72%) NUnit
17 8 (0.57%) JMeter
17 8 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 170 (12.18%) Finance
2 79 (5.66%) Telecoms
3 40 (2.87%) Marketing
4 38 (2.72%) Manufacturing
5 37 (2.65%) Back Office
6 28 (2.01%) Electronics
7 27 (1.93%) Banking
8 17 (1.22%) Retail
9 7 (0.50%) Publishing
10 5 (0.36%) Legal
11 4 (0.29%) Automotive
12 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.14%) Advertising
12 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.14%) Billing
13 1 (0.072%) Law
13 1 (0.072%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 405 (29.01%) HTML
2 403 (28.87%) .NET
3 382 (27.36%) CSS
4 298 (21.35%) jQuery
5 244 (17.48%) ASP.NET
6 164 (11.75%) HTML5
7 150 (10.74%) XML
8 141 (10.10%) Spring
9 130 (9.31%) Web Services
10 107 (7.66%) CSS3
11 94 (6.73%) ASP.NET MVC
12 79 (5.66%) .NET Framework
13 72 (5.16%) J2EE
14 60 (4.30%) Hibernate
14 60 (4.30%) Ajax
15 56 (4.01%) Symfony
16 55 (3.94%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 53 (3.80%) REST
18 50 (3.58%) Zend Framework
19 43 (3.08%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 47 (3.37%) Open Source
2 34 (2.44%) Computer Science
3 32 (2.29%) DTV
4 27 (1.93%) Digital Media
4 27 (1.93%) Mobile App
5 18 (1.29%) NHS
6 13 (0.93%) N-Tier
6 13 (0.93%) Management Information System
6 13 (0.93%) RIA
7 9 (0.64%) GIS
8 7 (0.50%) Mainframe
8 7 (0.50%) CMDB
9 6 (0.43%) Wiki
9 6 (0.43%) W3C
9 6 (0.43%) Replication
9 6 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (0.36%) Streaming Video
10 5 (0.36%) Clustering
10 5 (0.36%) MPEG
10 5 (0.36%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 132 (9.46%) Linux
2 69 (4.94%) UNIX
3 58 (4.15%) Windows
4 21 (1.50%) CentOS
5 17 (1.22%) Android
6 13 (0.93%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.64%) Fedora
8 8 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.50%) HPUX
9 7 (0.50%) Solaris
10 4 (0.29%) Ubuntu
11 3 (0.21%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.21%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.14%) MVS
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.072%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.072%) Debian
13 1 (0.072%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 244 (17.48%) MVC
2 220 (15.76%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (15.26%) Scrum
4 135 (9.67%) TDD
5 129 (9.24%) OO
6 124 (8.88%) Unit Testing
7 120 (8.60%) Business Intelligence
8 84 (6.02%) Software Engineering
9 70 (5.01%) Web Development
10 63 (4.51%) ETL
10 63 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
11 56 (4.01%) Migration
12 41 (2.94%) SOA
12 41 (2.94%) E-Commerce
12 41 (2.94%) BDD
13 40 (2.87%) OOP
14 38 (2.72%) Data Modelling
14 38 (2.72%) Responsive Web Design
15 37 (2.65%) Configuration Management
16 32 (2.29%) UML
Programming Languages
1 429 (30.73%) JavaScript
2 421 (30.16%) SQL
3 361 (25.86%) C#
4 279 (19.99%) Java
5 276 (19.77%) PHP
6 96 (6.88%) T-SQL
7 60 (4.30%) VB.NET
8 59 (4.23%) C++
9 56 (4.01%) Python
10 54 (3.87%) VBA
11 53 (3.80%) PL/SQL
12 48 (3.44%) PHP5
13 37 (2.65%) Perl
14 33 (2.36%) Bash Shell
15 32 (2.29%) VB
16 30 (2.15%) C
17 28 (2.01%) Scala
18 23 (1.65%) Ruby
19 20 (1.43%) PowerShell
20 18 (1.29%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 220 (15.76%) Security Cleared
2 145 (10.39%) SC Cleared
3 70 (5.01%) DV Cleared
4 54 (3.87%) Degree
5 4 (0.29%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.29%) ISEB
6 2 (0.14%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.072%) ACCA
7 1 (0.072%) CIMA
7 1 (0.072%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 29 (2.08%) QA
2 19 (1.36%) ISO 9001
3 17 (1.22%) ISO 14001
4 6 (0.43%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.29%) WAI
5 4 (0.29%) Solvency II
6 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.072%) WCAG
7 1 (0.072%) SLA
7 1 (0.072%) HL7
7 1 (0.072%) DICOM
System Software
1 17 (1.22%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.50%) VirtualBox
3 6 (0.43%) Varnish
4 4 (0.29%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.072%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.072%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 5 (0.36%) SCOM
2 4 (0.29%) Tivoli
3 3 (0.21%) OpenAM
4 2 (0.14%) Data Guard
5 1 (0.072%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 139 (9.96%) Oracle
2 138 (9.89%) Zend
3 122 (8.74%) Microsoft
4 57 (4.08%) SAP
5 34 (2.44%) Business Objects
6 22 (1.58%) Red Hat
7 20 (1.43%) Sitecore
8 19 (1.36%) JBoss
9 15 (1.07%) Informatica
9 15 (1.07%) Google
10 14 (1.00%) Adobe
11 12 (0.86%) Cognos
11 12 (0.86%) hybris
11 12 (0.86%) ServiceNow
12 11 (0.79%) IBM
13 9 (0.64%) HP
14 7 (0.50%) MicroStrategy
14 7 (0.50%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.50%) Telerik
14 7 (0.50%) Twitter
Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 to £300 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Roc Search
Posted: 13 hours ago
South West
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 14 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Nationwide People Ltd
Rate: £360 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Street, Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £300 per day + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 15 hours ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Somerset
Oho Group Ltd.
Rate: £300 to £500 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Dorset
Square One Resources
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Proactive Appointments
Rate: £300
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £250 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £435 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Salisbury, Wiltshire
Elevate Direct
Rate: From £300 to £350 per day - dependent on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Devon
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Clarity Resourcing Ltd
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago