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 5 March 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
5 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 703 647 599
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.65% 22.89% 24.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.25% 24.85% 26.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 474 409 385
Average daily rate
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£375 £325 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +1.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £292 £250 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £468 £430 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 8 16
Average hourly rate £35.50 £45.00 £37.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-21.11% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.27 £31.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.00 £175.00 £41.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
2899 2604 2293
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.40% 92.11% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1845 1539 1389
Average daily rate £383 £360 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.25% +9.09%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £229 £230 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £490 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 133 147 162
Average hourly rate £24.00 £17.50 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+37.14% +9.37%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £44.50 £37.50 £39.83
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.64% -2.85%

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 5 March 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 5 March 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 5 March 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 -1 198 £375 +15.38% 142
Gloucestershire +6 174 £413 +32.00% 87
Somerset +3 87 £325 - 48
Devon -1 77 £335 +7.20% 34
Wiltshire -12 61 £350 +3.70% 30
Dorset +6 54 £315 -11.26% 80
Cornwall +4 11 £300 - 8
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 5 March 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.

1 514 (36.87%) SQL
2 489 (35.08%) JavaScript
3 417 (29.91%) .NET
4 406 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
5 403 (28.91%) HTML
6 372 (26.69%) Java
7 371 (26.61%) C#
8 322 (23.10%) CSS
9 307 (22.02%) Security Cleared
10 295 (21.16%) SQL Server
11 252 (18.08%) MVC
12 244 (17.50%) ASP.NET
13 227 (16.28%) jQuery
14 209 (14.99%) HTML5
15 189 (13.56%) Oracle
16 181 (12.98%) PHP
17 177 (12.70%) Web Services
18 173 (12.41%) Microsoft
19 162 (11.62%) SC Cleared
20 152 (10.90%) Scrum
21 149 (10.69%) MySQL
22 148 (10.62%) Git (software)
23 146 (10.47%) XML
24 143 (10.26%) Linux
25 135 (9.68%) Finance
25 135 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
26 132 (9.47%) DV Cleared
26 132 (9.47%) TDD
27 130 (9.33%) Spring
28 128 (9.18%) Business Intelligence

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 64 (4.59%) Apache
2 53 (3.80%) CMS
3 48 (3.44%) SharePoint
4 37 (2.65%) Node.js
5 30 (2.15%) Drupal
5 30 (2.15%) SharePoint 2010
6 29 (2.08%) JBoss
7 26 (1.87%) SAS
8 21 (1.51%) Umbraco
9 20 (1.43%) Mule
10 19 (1.36%) SharePoint 2013
11 17 (1.22%) Tomcat
12 16 (1.15%) WordPress
12 16 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (1.00%) Sitecore CMS
14 12 (0.86%) IIS
15 11 (0.79%) WebSphere
15 11 (0.79%) K2 blackpearl
16 10 (0.72%) GlassFish
16 10 (0.72%) StreamWeaver
Applications
1 43 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 20 (1.43%) MS Office
3 10 (0.72%) Spreadsheet
4 9 (0.65%) MS Project
5 8 (0.57%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.14%) Edge Animate
6 2 (0.14%) Mathematica
7 1 (0.072%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.072%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.072%) MS PowerPoint
7 1 (0.072%) PrintSoft PReS
7 1 (0.072%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.072%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.072%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.072%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 26 (1.87%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (1.22%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.79%) Summit
4 9 (0.65%) Magento
5 8 (0.57%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 7 (0.50%) Oracle Applications
7 6 (0.43%) Dynamics AX
8 4 (0.29%) BASE24
8 4 (0.29%) BusinessWorks
9 3 (0.22%) SAP CRM
9 3 (0.22%) Oracle HRMS
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle BPM
10 2 (0.14%) SAP ERP
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.14%) SAP ECC
10 2 (0.14%) Exstream
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payroll
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS
11 1 (0.072%) CODA-Financials
11 1 (0.072%) Cognos TM1
Cloud Services
1 19 (1.36%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (0.50%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (0.29%) GitHub
5 3 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
5 3 (0.22%) SaaS
6 2 (0.14%) Force.com
6 2 (0.14%) Office 365
7 1 (0.072%) Google Cloud Platform
7 1 (0.072%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 31 (2.22%) HTTP
2 12 (0.86%) TCP/IP
3 10 (0.72%) Internet
4 7 (0.50%) 2G
4 7 (0.50%) 2.5G
4 7 (0.50%) 3G
4 7 (0.50%) SDH
4 7 (0.50%) Wireshark
4 7 (0.50%) 4G
5 4 (0.29%) ATM
5 4 (0.29%) SAN
6 3 (0.22%) IPv4
6 3 (0.22%) IPv6
6 3 (0.22%) Intranet
6 3 (0.22%) DNS
6 3 (0.22%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.22%) AMQP
7 2 (0.14%) PuTTY
7 2 (0.14%) SSH
7 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 295 (21.16%) SQL Server
2 149 (10.69%) MySQL
3 101 (7.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 94 (6.74%) SQL Server 2008
5 90 (6.46%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 75 (5.38%) Oracle Database
7 73 (5.24%) Data Warehouse
8 57 (4.09%) Relational Database
9 47 (3.37%) MongoDB
10 46 (3.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 40 (2.87%) Oracle Database 11g
12 33 (2.37%) SQL Server 2005
13 29 (2.08%) Oracle Database 10g
14 24 (1.72%) SQL Server 2012
15 22 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
16 21 (1.51%) MS Access
17 19 (1.36%) NoSQL
17 19 (1.36%) RDBMS
18 15 (1.08%) SAS Enterprise Guide
19 14 (1.00%) Oracle9i Database
Development Applications
1 148 (10.62%) Git (software)
2 109 (7.82%) Visual Studio
3 80 (5.74%) Team Foundation Server
4 79 (5.67%) Subversion
5 58 (4.16%) Maven
6 44 (3.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 41 (2.94%) JUnit
8 40 (2.87%) Jenkins
9 39 (2.80%) ClearCase
9 39 (2.80%) PHPUnit
10 36 (2.58%) JIRA
11 34 (2.44%) Eclipse
12 31 (2.22%) Ant
13 23 (1.65%) Oracle APEX
14 22 (1.58%) Apache Ivy
15 19 (1.36%) Cucumber
16 15 (1.08%) NUnit
16 15 (1.08%) Selenium
17 13 (0.93%) SoapUI
18 12 (0.86%) MSTest
General
1 135 (9.68%) Finance
2 44 (3.16%) Marketing
3 43 (3.08%) Banking
4 37 (2.65%) Retail
5 36 (2.58%) Manufacturing
6 35 (2.51%) Telecoms
7 28 (2.01%) Electronics
8 23 (1.65%) Back Office
9 9 (0.65%) Retail Banking
10 4 (0.29%) Military
10 4 (0.29%) Games
10 4 (0.29%) Advertising
10 4 (0.29%) Publishing
11 3 (0.22%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.14%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.14%) Law
12 2 (0.14%) Legal
13 1 (0.072%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.072%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 417 (29.91%) .NET
2 403 (28.91%) HTML
3 322 (23.10%) CSS
4 244 (17.50%) ASP.NET
5 227 (16.28%) jQuery
6 209 (14.99%) HTML5
7 177 (12.70%) Web Services
8 146 (10.47%) XML
9 130 (9.33%) Spring
10 122 (8.75%) CSS3
11 112 (8.03%) ASP.NET MVC
12 90 (6.46%) Hibernate
13 82 (5.88%) .NET Framework
13 82 (5.88%) J2EE
14 69 (4.95%) WCF
15 68 (4.88%) AngularJS
16 67 (4.81%) RESTful
17 55 (3.95%) Ajax
18 53 (3.80%) REST
19 51 (3.66%) Doctrine
Miscellaneous
1 40 (2.87%) Mobile App
2 32 (2.30%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (2.01%) NHS
3 28 (2.01%) DTV
4 27 (1.94%) Open Source
5 26 (1.87%) Visualisation
5 26 (1.87%) User Experience
6 21 (1.51%) Computer Science
7 17 (1.22%) Client/Server
8 16 (1.15%) Data Integration
9 15 (1.08%) Mainframe
10 13 (0.93%) Digital Media
11 12 (0.86%) N-Tier
12 10 (0.72%) Linked Data
13 9 (0.65%) Mathematics
14 8 (0.57%) GIS
15 7 (0.50%) iPad
16 6 (0.43%) Enterprise Software
16 6 (0.43%) Graphic Design
17 5 (0.36%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 143 (10.26%) Linux
2 78 (5.60%) Windows
3 75 (5.38%) UNIX
4 41 (2.94%) Apple iOS
5 39 (2.80%) CentOS
6 37 (2.65%) Android
7 11 (0.79%) Ubuntu
8 10 (0.72%) Windows Phone
9 6 (0.43%) AIX
10 5 (0.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.29%) Windows Mobile
11 4 (0.29%) Windows CE
12 3 (0.22%) Mac OS X
12 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone 7
13 2 (0.14%) Fedora
13 2 (0.14%) Solaris
13 2 (0.14%) Windows XP
13 2 (0.14%) VMS
14 1 (0.072%) MVS
14 1 (0.072%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 406 (29.12%) Agile Software Development
2 252 (18.08%) MVC
3 152 (10.90%) Scrum
4 135 (9.68%) Continuous Integration
5 132 (9.47%) TDD
6 128 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
7 125 (8.97%) OO
8 118 (8.46%) Unit Testing
9 71 (5.09%) BDD
10 69 (4.95%) E-Commerce
11 66 (4.73%) Software Engineering
12 60 (4.30%) ETL
13 57 (4.09%) Automated Testing
14 52 (3.73%) Responsive Web Design
15 51 (3.66%) Migration
16 46 (3.30%) Web Development
17 43 (3.08%) Web Design
18 41 (2.94%) OOD
19 38 (2.73%) Release Management
20 37 (2.65%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 514 (36.87%) SQL
2 489 (35.08%) JavaScript
3 372 (26.69%) Java
4 371 (26.61%) C#
5 181 (12.98%) PHP
6 104 (7.46%) PL/SQL
7 101 (7.25%) T-SQL
8 95 (6.81%) C++
9 89 (6.38%) Python
10 57 (4.09%) Ruby
11 54 (3.87%) VB.NET
11 54 (3.87%) Bash Shell
12 52 (3.73%) Perl
13 46 (3.30%) VB
14 37 (2.65%) C
15 33 (2.37%) VBA
16 29 (2.08%) PHP5
17 17 (1.22%) Lua
18 16 (1.15%) Objective-C
19 15 (1.08%) Scala
Qualifications
1 307 (22.02%) Security Cleared
2 162 (11.62%) SC Cleared
3 132 (9.47%) DV Cleared
4 32 (2.30%) VCP4
5 31 (2.22%) Degree
6 14 (1.00%) Sun Certification
7 9 (0.65%) OCPJP
8 5 (0.36%) ISEB
8 5 (0.36%) MCP
8 5 (0.36%) BC Cleared
9 4 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 4 (0.29%) HND
9 4 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
10 2 (0.14%) CTC Cleared
10 2 (0.14%) MCSD
11 1 (0.072%) SSCP
11 1 (0.072%) CCNA
11 1 (0.072%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.072%) CCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (1.15%) QA
2 14 (1.00%) ISO 9001
3 11 (0.79%) ISO 14001
4 3 (0.22%) Basel II
4 3 (0.22%) SLA
4 3 (0.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (0.22%) WCAG
4 3 (0.22%) WAI
5 2 (0.14%) Solvency II
5 2 (0.14%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.072%) DO-178B
System Software
1 7 (0.50%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
3 4 (0.29%) Varnish
4 3 (0.22%) Firmware
5 2 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.14%) Shibboleth
5 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (0.14%) NFS
6 1 (0.072%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 12 (0.86%) Puppet
2 8 (0.57%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
3 3 (0.22%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.14%) Data Guard
4 2 (0.14%) Nagios
5 1 (0.072%) HAProxy
5 1 (0.072%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 189 (13.56%) Oracle
2 173 (12.41%) Microsoft
3 59 (4.23%) Zend
4 41 (2.94%) Business Objects
5 40 (2.87%) SAP
6 19 (1.36%) Google
7 17 (1.22%) Sitecore
8 15 (1.08%) Sun
9 14 (1.00%) hybris
10 11 (0.79%) Cognos
10 11 (0.79%) Sencha
11 10 (0.72%) IBM
12 9 (0.65%) Tableau
13 8 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
14 7 (0.50%) Informatica
14 7 (0.50%) Infoflex
15 6 (0.43%) Appcelerator
15 6 (0.43%) Telerik
16 5 (0.36%) ESRI
16 5 (0.36%) TIBCO
South West
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Rate: Up to £270 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wiltshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £365 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 20 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd.
Rate: Market related
Posted: 21 hours ago
Gloucestershire
TRG
Rate: £300 - £425 Per Day £300-£400 per day
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Roc Search
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Tank Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Spargonet Consulting Plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £26 - £325 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Gold Group
Rate: £375 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
Westek Recruitment
Rate: Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
AMsource Technology
Rate: + expenses
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Tank Recruitment
Posted: 5 days ago