The table below looks at the statistics 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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 749 700 578
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.46% 21.18% 24.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.08% 22.94% 26.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 509 473 363
Average daily rate
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£360 £330 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% +1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £287 £241 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £450 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 16 12 17
Average hourly rate £35.00 £43.75 £36.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.00% +19.86%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £30.00 £21.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.50 £163.00 £42.60
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the South West 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
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2986 3052 2196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.52% 92.34% 94.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 1847 1308
Average daily rate £375 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £235 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £509 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 164 187 147
Average hourly rate £20.19 £20.00 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+0.92% +33.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.13 £11.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £45.00 £40.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015.

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 21 April 2015. 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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statistics and historical trends)
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 -1 194 £375 +11.94% 142
Gloucestershire +2 179 £400 +23.07% 75
Somerset +8 121 £328 -0.60% 55
Wiltshire -10 74 £355 +1.42% 42
Devon 0 64 £358 +11.71% 26
Dorset +3 48 £305 -12.85% 48
Cornwall +8 12 £300 -9.77% 2
Avon -1 1 - -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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.

1 501 (35.43%) SQL
2 472 (33.38%) JavaScript
3 460 (32.53%) .NET
4 423 (29.92%) Agile Software Development
5 410 (29.00%) C#
6 393 (27.79%) HTML
7 361 (25.53%) Java
8 338 (23.90%) SQL Server
9 324 (22.91%) CSS
10 288 (20.37%) Security Cleared
11 272 (19.24%) MVC
12 261 (18.46%) ASP.NET
13 215 (15.21%) jQuery
14 190 (13.44%) Web Services
15 182 (12.87%) HTML5
16 181 (12.80%) Oracle
17 180 (12.73%) Microsoft
18 163 (11.53%) Scrum
19 156 (11.03%) PHP
20 149 (10.54%) XML
21 146 (10.33%) SC Cleared
22 142 (10.04%) Finance
23 134 (9.48%) Git (software)
23 134 (9.48%) Unit Testing
24 132 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
25 131 (9.26%) DV Cleared
26 127 (8.98%) TDD
27 126 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
28 119 (8.42%) Visual Studio
29 118 (8.35%) OO

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, 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 58 (4.10%) CMS
2 52 (3.68%) SharePoint
3 45 (3.18%) Node.js
4 40 (2.83%) Drupal
5 37 (2.62%) Apache
6 30 (2.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 28 (1.98%) JBoss
8 25 (1.77%) SharePoint 2013
9 24 (1.70%) IIS
10 23 (1.63%) BizTalk Server
11 21 (1.49%) SAS
12 20 (1.41%) Mule
12 20 (1.41%) Umbraco
13 17 (1.20%) K2 blackpearl
14 16 (1.13%) WordPress
14 16 (1.13%) Tomcat
15 14 (0.99%) Mule ESB
16 13 (0.92%) Sitecore CMS
17 11 (0.78%) StreamWeaver
18 8 (0.57%) WebSphere
Applications
1 45 (3.18%) MS Excel
2 15 (1.06%) MS Office
3 11 (0.78%) MS Project
4 8 (0.57%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
5 3 (0.21%) PowerPivot
6 2 (0.14%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.071%) InfoPath
7 1 (0.071%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.071%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 25 (1.77%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 18 (1.27%) Dynamics AX
3 17 (1.20%) Dynamics CRM
4 11 (0.78%) Summit
5 10 (0.71%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 9 (0.64%) Magento
7 5 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.28%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle HRMS
9 3 (0.21%) BASE24
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle AGIS
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payroll
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
10 2 (0.14%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.071%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 22 (1.56%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.35%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (0.35%) Office 365
4 4 (0.28%) GitHub
4 4 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.28%) Force.com
4 4 (0.28%) SaaS
5 1 (0.071%) PaaS
5 1 (0.071%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.071%) IaaS
5 1 (0.071%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 34 (2.40%) HTTP
2 14 (0.99%) TCP/IP
3 11 (0.78%) SDH
3 11 (0.78%) Wireshark
4 10 (0.71%) 3G
4 10 (0.71%) 2G
4 10 (0.71%) 2.5G
5 9 (0.64%) Internet
5 9 (0.64%) 4G
6 4 (0.28%) Intranet
7 3 (0.21%) ATM
7 3 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.21%) IPv4
7 3 (0.21%) IPv6
8 2 (0.14%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.071%) Extranet
9 1 (0.071%) DVB
9 1 (0.071%) X.509
9 1 (0.071%) Firewall
9 1 (0.071%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 338 (23.90%) SQL Server
2 116 (8.20%) MySQL
3 108 (7.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 97 (6.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 92 (6.51%) SQL Server 2008
6 75 (5.30%) Data Warehouse
7 71 (5.02%) Oracle Database
8 67 (4.74%) MongoDB
9 47 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 44 (3.11%) Relational Database
11 33 (2.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 31 (2.19%) NoSQL
13 29 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
14 28 (1.98%) Oracle Database 10g
14 28 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
15 18 (1.27%) MS Access
16 17 (1.20%) PostgreSQL
17 15 (1.06%) Oracle Reports
18 13 (0.92%) Oracle9i Database
19 12 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 134 (9.48%) Git (software)
2 119 (8.42%) Visual Studio
3 81 (5.73%) Subversion
4 80 (5.66%) Team Foundation Server
5 53 (3.75%) Maven
6 45 (3.18%) JUnit
7 41 (2.90%) JIRA
8 39 (2.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 35 (2.48%) ClearCase
9 35 (2.48%) Eclipse
10 26 (1.84%) Jenkins
11 21 (1.49%) Ant
12 20 (1.41%) Oracle Forms
12 20 (1.41%) PHPUnit
13 18 (1.27%) Apache Ivy
13 18 (1.27%) Selenium
14 17 (1.20%) NUnit
15 16 (1.13%) SoapUI
16 14 (0.99%) Oracle APEX
16 14 (0.99%) MSTest
General
1 142 (10.04%) Finance
2 44 (3.11%) Marketing
3 32 (2.26%) Telecoms
3 32 (2.26%) Banking
3 32 (2.26%) Retail
4 31 (2.19%) Manufacturing
5 30 (2.12%) Back Office
6 29 (2.05%) Electronics
7 7 (0.50%) Retail Banking
8 5 (0.35%) Military
8 5 (0.35%) Advertising
8 5 (0.35%) Publishing
9 4 (0.28%) Games
9 4 (0.28%) Legal
10 3 (0.21%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.21%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.14%) Law
11 2 (0.14%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.14%) Local Government
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 460 (32.53%) .NET
2 393 (27.79%) HTML
3 324 (22.91%) CSS
4 261 (18.46%) ASP.NET
5 215 (15.21%) jQuery
6 190 (13.44%) Web Services
7 182 (12.87%) HTML5
8 149 (10.54%) XML
9 126 (8.91%) ASP.NET MVC
10 115 (8.13%) Spring
11 110 (7.78%) .NET Framework
12 106 (7.50%) CSS3
13 86 (6.08%) WCF
14 85 (6.01%) J2EE
15 81 (5.73%) Hibernate
16 66 (4.67%) AngularJS
17 64 (4.53%) RESTful
18 57 (4.03%) REST
19 53 (3.75%) SOAP
20 50 (3.54%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 47 (3.32%) Mobile App
2 39 (2.76%) NHS
3 27 (1.91%) Analytical Skills
4 26 (1.84%) DTV
4 26 (1.84%) Open Source
5 25 (1.77%) User Experience
6 24 (1.70%) Visualisation
7 19 (1.34%) Client/Server
8 14 (0.99%) Computer Science
9 13 (0.92%) Mainframe
9 13 (0.92%) Digital Media
10 12 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (0.78%) GIS
12 10 (0.71%) Linked Data
13 8 (0.57%) Management Information System
13 8 (0.57%) Data Integration
14 7 (0.50%) N-Tier
15 6 (0.42%) Data Structures
16 5 (0.35%) Algorithms
16 5 (0.35%) Graphic Design
Operating Systems
1 112 (7.92%) Linux
2 94 (6.65%) Windows
3 55 (3.89%) UNIX
4 52 (3.68%) Apple iOS
5 38 (2.69%) Android
6 23 (1.63%) CentOS
7 12 (0.85%) Windows Phone
8 11 (0.78%) Ubuntu
9 8 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
9 8 (0.57%) Windows CE
10 6 (0.42%) AIX
11 4 (0.28%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.21%) Fedora
12 3 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone 7
13 2 (0.14%) Mac OS
13 2 (0.14%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.071%) Embedded Linux
14 1 (0.071%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.071%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 423 (29.92%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (19.24%) MVC
3 163 (11.53%) Scrum
4 134 (9.48%) Unit Testing
5 132 (9.34%) Business Intelligence
6 127 (8.98%) TDD
7 118 (8.35%) OO
8 92 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
9 80 (5.66%) BDD
10 66 (4.67%) ETL
11 60 (4.24%) Web Development
12 57 (4.03%) E-Commerce
13 55 (3.89%) Migration
14 54 (3.82%) Software Engineering
15 53 (3.75%) OOD
15 53 (3.75%) Responsive Web Design
16 41 (2.90%) CRM
16 41 (2.90%) Automated Testing
17 36 (2.55%) Web Design
18 30 (2.12%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 501 (35.43%) SQL
2 472 (33.38%) JavaScript
3 410 (29.00%) C#
4 361 (25.53%) Java
5 156 (11.03%) PHP
6 105 (7.43%) T-SQL
7 95 (6.72%) PL/SQL
8 89 (6.29%) Python
9 74 (5.23%) C++
10 59 (4.17%) VB.NET
10 59 (4.17%) Ruby
11 43 (3.04%) Perl
12 42 (2.97%) VB
13 40 (2.83%) C
14 37 (2.62%) Bash Shell
15 32 (2.26%) PHP5
16 30 (2.12%) VBA
17 20 (1.41%) Objective-C
18 15 (1.06%) Lua
19 12 (0.85%) X++
Qualifications
1 288 (20.37%) Security Cleared
2 146 (10.33%) SC Cleared
3 131 (9.26%) DV Cleared
4 26 (1.84%) Degree
5 10 (0.71%) Sun Certification
6 8 (0.57%) OCPJP
7 6 (0.42%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.35%) MCP
8 5 (0.35%) ISEB
9 4 (0.28%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.28%) HND
10 2 (0.14%) MCSD
11 1 (0.071%) CCA
11 1 (0.071%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.071%) SSCP
11 1 (0.071%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.56%) QA
2 13 (0.92%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.78%) ISO 14001
4 4 (0.28%) SLA
5 3 (0.21%) WCAG
6 2 (0.14%) WAI
6 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.071%) HL7
7 1 (0.071%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.071%) Basel II
System Software
1 6 (0.42%) Active Directory
2 4 (0.28%) Varnish
3 2 (0.14%) Firmware
4 1 (0.071%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 15 (1.06%) Puppet
2 6 (0.42%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 5 (0.35%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.14%) Nagios
5 1 (0.071%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.071%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 181 (12.80%) Oracle
2 180 (12.73%) Microsoft
3 44 (3.11%) Zend
4 35 (2.48%) SAP
5 24 (1.70%) Business Objects
6 19 (1.34%) Google
7 18 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
8 17 (1.20%) Sitecore
9 14 (0.99%) hybris
10 13 (0.92%) Cognos
11 12 (0.85%) ESRI
11 12 (0.85%) Sencha
12 10 (0.71%) Sun
13 9 (0.64%) IBM
14 8 (0.57%) TIBCO
14 8 (0.57%) Informatica
14 8 (0.57%) Appcelerator
15 7 (0.50%) Tableau
15 7 (0.50%) Telerik
16 6 (0.42%) Teradata
Wiltshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: neg
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Senitor Associates
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Taunton, Somerset
Reed Professional Services
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mosaic Island
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Tiro Partners
Rate: From £350 to £480 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Circle Recruitment
Rate: Market Rates
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
X4 Group
Rate: £40 - 50 per hour
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Devon
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £500 - £510 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £0.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £40,000 per annum Plus excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Westbury, Wiltshire
n-tier selection limited
Rate: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum SALARY NEG SINCE THIS IS A FTC
Posted: 6 days ago