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 19 September 2014 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
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 742 588 668
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.30% 26.30% 21.74%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.85% 28.30% 23.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 488 405 390
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £427 £416
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 9 35
Average hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-22.22% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.80 £17.10 £18.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £55.00 £50.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
3111 2078 2873
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.48% 92.93% 93.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2018 1324 1678
Average daily rate £363 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.57% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 166 244
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £18.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+33.33% -20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £35.00 £41.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 19 September 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 -1 211 £370 +23.33% 114
Gloucestershire -1 152 £381 +22.98% 54
Wiltshire -3 124 £338 +3.84% 46
Somerset -1 117 £330 +5.44% 53
Dorset 0 50 £425 +7.25% 50
Devon -9 45 £350 -4.10% 35
Cornwall +1 4 £275 -1.78% 1
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 19 September 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.

1 471 (32.46%) SQL
2 446 (30.74%) JavaScript
3 441 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
4 424 (29.22%) HTML
5 405 (27.91%) .NET
6 379 (26.12%) CSS
7 371 (25.57%) C#
8 315 (21.71%) Java
9 277 (19.09%) SQL Server
10 276 (19.02%) jQuery
11 271 (18.68%) PHP
12 248 (17.09%) ASP.NET
13 240 (16.54%) Security Cleared
14 235 (16.20%) MVC
15 207 (14.27%) Scrum
16 194 (13.37%) HTML5
17 171 (11.78%) MySQL
18 169 (11.65%) Finance
19 167 (11.51%) SC Cleared
20 157 (10.82%) Unit Testing
21 145 (9.99%) Linux
21 145 (9.99%) TDD
22 140 (9.65%) Oracle
23 139 (9.58%) CSS3
24 138 (9.51%) Spring
25 137 (9.44%) OO
26 136 (9.37%) Web Services
27 134 (9.24%) XML
27 134 (9.24%) Zend
28 131 (9.03%) Microsoft

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 80 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 60 (4.14%) Apache
3 52 (3.58%) CMS
4 46 (3.17%) Tomcat
5 42 (2.89%) Drupal
6 37 (2.55%) SharePoint 2010
6 37 (2.55%) SharePoint 2013
7 25 (1.72%) IIS
8 24 (1.65%) Umbraco
9 23 (1.59%) K2 blackpearl
9 23 (1.59%) SAS
10 17 (1.17%) Sitecore CMS
10 17 (1.17%) Node.js
11 14 (0.96%) BizTalk Server
12 12 (0.83%) WebSphere
12 12 (0.83%) WebLogic
13 11 (0.76%) ColdFusion
14 9 (0.62%) Railo
15 8 (0.55%) Exstream Dialogue
15 8 (0.55%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 46 (3.17%) MS Excel
2 32 (2.21%) MS Office
3 28 (1.93%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.69%) Adobe Illustrator
5 9 (0.62%) InfoPath
6 8 (0.55%) Fireworks
7 5 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.21%) Mathematica
8 3 (0.21%) PowerPivot
9 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
10 1 (0.069%) SPSS
10 1 (0.069%) Windchill
10 1 (0.069%) CATIA
10 1 (0.069%) PrintSoft PReS
10 1 (0.069%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 38 (2.62%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (1.03%) Summit
3 12 (0.83%) Oracle EBS
4 11 (0.76%) Dynamics AX
5 8 (0.55%) Dynamics CRM
5 8 (0.55%) Exstream
6 7 (0.48%) BASE24
7 6 (0.41%) Cognos Business Intelligence
8 5 (0.34%) Cognos TM1
8 5 (0.34%) Magento
9 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
9 4 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
9 4 (0.28%) Shopify
9 4 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
10 3 (0.21%) Oracle ASCP
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
11 2 (0.14%) Cerner Millennium
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
12 1 (0.069%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 26 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (0.83%) GitHub
5 10 (0.69%) SaaS
6 8 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.34%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.28%) Heroku
9 2 (0.14%) Office 365
10 1 (0.069%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 30 (2.07%) Internet
2 21 (1.45%) SSH
3 18 (1.24%) Intranet
4 13 (0.90%) SNMP
5 9 (0.62%) TCP/IP
6 7 (0.48%) ATM
7 6 (0.41%) HTTP
7 6 (0.41%) HTTPS
8 5 (0.34%) DNS
8 5 (0.34%) SMTP
8 5 (0.34%) LDAP
8 5 (0.34%) Extranet
9 4 (0.28%) Multicast
9 4 (0.28%) WAN
9 4 (0.28%) LAN
10 3 (0.21%) SAN
10 3 (0.21%) AMQP
11 2 (0.14%) PuTTY
11 2 (0.14%) Telnet
11 2 (0.14%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 277 (19.09%) SQL Server
2 171 (11.78%) MySQL
3 91 (6.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 83 (5.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 74 (5.10%) Relational Database
6 72 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 53 (3.65%) Data Warehouse
8 48 (3.31%) RDBMS
9 43 (2.96%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 37 (2.55%) Oracle Database
11 35 (2.41%) SQL Server 2005
12 31 (2.14%) PostgreSQL
13 25 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
14 23 (1.59%) MongoDB
14 23 (1.59%) MS Access
15 21 (1.45%) Oracle BI EE
16 19 (1.31%) NoSQL
17 18 (1.24%) Oracle Database 11g
18 17 (1.17%) OLAP
19 15 (1.03%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 72 (4.96%) Git (software)
2 59 (4.07%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (3.65%) Visual Studio
4 47 (3.24%) PHPUnit
5 46 (3.17%) Subversion
6 36 (2.48%) Maven
7 35 (2.41%) JUnit
8 30 (2.07%) Jenkins
9 29 (2.00%) Selenium
10 23 (1.59%) Ant
11 22 (1.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 22 (1.52%) Cucumber
12 21 (1.45%) ClearCase
13 17 (1.17%) Eclipse
14 15 (1.03%) JIRA
15 13 (0.90%) Apache Ivy
16 11 (0.76%) WebDriver
17 10 (0.69%) FitNesse
18 9 (0.62%) Grunt
19 8 (0.55%) WATIR
General
1 169 (11.65%) Finance
2 54 (3.72%) Marketing
3 52 (3.58%) Manufacturing
4 50 (3.45%) Telecoms
5 48 (3.31%) Banking
6 40 (2.76%) Electronics
7 37 (2.55%) Back Office
8 32 (2.21%) Retail
9 7 (0.48%) Legal
10 6 (0.41%) Publishing
11 4 (0.28%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.21%) Law
12 3 (0.21%) Advertising
13 2 (0.14%) Local Government
13 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.069%) Front Office
14 1 (0.069%) Billing
14 1 (0.069%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.069%) Military
14 1 (0.069%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 424 (29.22%) HTML
2 405 (27.91%) .NET
3 379 (26.12%) CSS
4 276 (19.02%) jQuery
5 248 (17.09%) ASP.NET
6 194 (13.37%) HTML5
7 139 (9.58%) CSS3
8 138 (9.51%) Spring
9 136 (9.37%) Web Services
10 134 (9.24%) XML
11 102 (7.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 88 (6.06%) Hibernate
13 76 (5.24%) .NET Framework
14 72 (4.96%) Ajax
15 69 (4.76%) J2EE
16 55 (3.79%) AngularJS
17 54 (3.72%) Symfony
18 51 (3.51%) Zend Framework
19 50 (3.45%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
20 49 (3.38%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 63 (4.34%) Analytical Skills
2 47 (3.24%) User Experience
3 44 (3.03%) Open Source
4 40 (2.76%) DTV
5 30 (2.07%) Computer Science
6 23 (1.59%) Mobile App
7 20 (1.38%) NHS
8 15 (1.03%) Management Information System
9 14 (0.96%) GIS
10 12 (0.83%) Digital Media
11 10 (0.69%) Mainframe
12 8 (0.55%) Clustering
12 8 (0.55%) W3C
13 7 (0.48%) Tandem
13 7 (0.48%) Visualisation
13 7 (0.48%) Wiki
13 7 (0.48%) RIA
14 6 (0.41%) N-Tier
15 5 (0.34%) Cryptography
15 5 (0.34%) Streaming Video
Operating Systems
1 145 (9.99%) Linux
2 69 (4.76%) UNIX
3 57 (3.93%) Windows
4 37 (2.55%) CentOS
5 21 (1.45%) Android
6 15 (1.03%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.76%) Fedora
8 9 (0.62%) Solaris
8 9 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (0.34%) MVS
10 4 (0.28%) Mac OS
10 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.28%) Windows XP
11 3 (0.21%) VMS
11 3 (0.21%) Windows NT
11 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.069%) HPUX
13 1 (0.069%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 441 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
2 235 (16.20%) MVC
3 207 (14.27%) Scrum
4 157 (10.82%) Unit Testing
5 145 (9.99%) TDD
6 137 (9.44%) OO
7 122 (8.41%) Business Intelligence
8 118 (8.13%) Continuous Integration
9 91 (6.27%) Software Engineering
10 69 (4.76%) ETL
11 68 (4.69%) Migration
12 60 (4.14%) Web Development
13 52 (3.58%) Automated Testing
14 48 (3.31%) E-Commerce
15 45 (3.10%) OOP
16 41 (2.83%) Digital Marketing
17 40 (2.76%) BDD
18 39 (2.69%) SOA
18 39 (2.69%) Programme Management
19 37 (2.55%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 471 (32.46%) SQL
2 446 (30.74%) JavaScript
3 371 (25.57%) C#
4 315 (21.71%) Java
5 271 (18.68%) PHP
6 116 (7.99%) T-SQL
7 71 (4.89%) C++
8 65 (4.48%) PL/SQL
9 64 (4.41%) Python
10 54 (3.72%) VB.NET
11 51 (3.51%) VBA
11 51 (3.51%) PHP5
12 48 (3.31%) Perl
13 38 (2.62%) Bash Shell
14 33 (2.27%) C
15 28 (1.93%) Ruby
16 26 (1.79%) VB
17 20 (1.38%) Scala
18 18 (1.24%) ABAP
19 16 (1.10%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 240 (16.54%) Security Cleared
2 167 (11.51%) SC Cleared
3 64 (4.41%) DV Cleared
4 50 (3.45%) Degree
5 5 (0.34%) Sun Certification
6 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
6 2 (0.14%) ISEB
6 2 (0.14%) HNC
6 2 (0.14%) HND
7 1 (0.069%) CIMA
7 1 (0.069%) ACCA
7 1 (0.069%) CCNA
7 1 (0.069%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.069%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.069%) Oracle Certification
7 1 (0.069%) CTC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (1.38%) QA
2 15 (1.03%) ISO 14001
2 15 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.41%) HL7
4 5 (0.34%) Solvency II
4 5 (0.34%) DO-178B
5 4 (0.28%) WAI
6 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.14%) SLA
8 1 (0.069%) WCAG
8 1 (0.069%) FINREP
System Software
1 12 (0.83%) Shibboleth
2 6 (0.41%) Active Directory
3 5 (0.34%) Varnish
3 5 (0.34%) VirtualBox
3 5 (0.34%) Oracle RAC
4 4 (0.28%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 4 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 4 (0.28%) NFS
5 3 (0.21%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 3 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (0.28%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.21%) OpenAM
2 3 (0.21%) HP Quality Center
3 2 (0.14%) SCOM
3 2 (0.14%) Data Guard
3 2 (0.14%) Puppet
3 2 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 140 (9.65%) Oracle
2 134 (9.24%) Zend
3 131 (9.03%) Microsoft
4 69 (4.76%) SAP
5 37 (2.55%) Business Objects
6 28 (1.93%) Sitecore
7 23 (1.59%) Red Hat
8 19 (1.31%) JBoss
9 17 (1.17%) IBM
10 14 (0.96%) Informatica
11 13 (0.90%) HP
11 13 (0.90%) Cognos
12 11 (0.76%) Teradata
13 9 (0.62%) Google
14 8 (0.55%) hybris
14 8 (0.55%) Infoflex
15 7 (0.48%) Adobe
15 7 (0.48%) ServiceNow
16 6 (0.41%) EPiServer
16 6 (0.41%) Hyperion
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