The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the South West region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
England / South West
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 625 810 677
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.22% 27.07% 22.00%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.38% 28.29% 22.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 431 582 452
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £468
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 8
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.75 £43.13
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.57% +1.44%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.50 £35.00 £26.92
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.09
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.00%

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
2463 2863 2960
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.43% 95.69% 96.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1607 1950 1892
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £210 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 175 160 196
Median hourly rate £27.50 £25.00 £23.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.00% +8.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £45.88 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

The demand trend of IT contracts across the South West region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 20 January 2017.

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 20 January 2017.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the South West region over the 3 months to 20 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol -1 193 £400 +14.28% 95
Wiltshire -3 96 £400 +3.22% 32
Gloucestershire 0 91 £405 -0.61% 34
Devon +1 73 £375 - 19
Somerset -1 71 £361 -6.77% 30
Dorset +4 53 £351 +0.28% 38
Cornwall 0 6 £350 -
Developer
England

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 20 January 2017, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 500 (36.68%) JavaScript
2 498 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
3 440 (32.28%) .NET
4 436 (31.99%) C#
5 432 (31.69%) HTML
6 382 (28.03%) SQL
7 365 (26.78%) Java
8 362 (26.56%) SQL Server
9 356 (26.12%) CSS
10 257 (18.86%) MVC
11 238 (17.46%) AngularJS
12 229 (16.80%) ASP.NET
13 222 (16.29%) Security Cleared
14 221 (16.21%) Scrum
15 213 (15.63%) Microsoft
16 196 (14.38%) jQuery
17 194 (14.23%) Finance
18 180 (13.21%) TDD
19 167 (12.25%) HTML5
20 159 (11.67%) Oracle
21 148 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
22 147 (10.79%) Spring
23 140 (10.27%) Git (software)
24 132 (9.68%) SharePoint
25 130 (9.54%) SC Cleared
26 128 (9.39%) Web Services
27 122 (8.95%) ASP.NET MVC
28 117 (8.58%) REST
29 112 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
30 110 (8.07%) Web Development

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 132 (9.68%) SharePoint
2 43 (3.15%) SharePoint 2013
3 42 (3.08%) IIS
4 36 (2.64%) CMS
5 32 (2.35%) Apache
6 29 (2.13%) WebLogic
7 26 (1.91%) Tomcat
8 24 (1.76%) Apache Spark
8 24 (1.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 22 (1.61%) Drupal
9 22 (1.61%) Elasticsearch
10 20 (1.47%) NServiceBus
10 20 (1.47%) Sitecore CMS
11 18 (1.32%) JBoss
12 16 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
13 14 (1.03%) WebSphere
14 12 (0.88%) SAS
15 10 (0.73%) WordPress
16 9 (0.66%) Confluence
16 9 (0.66%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 61 (4.48%) MS Excel
2 9 (0.66%) MS Office
3 6 (0.44%) InfoPath
4 5 (0.37%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 1 (0.073%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.073%) InDesign
6 1 (0.073%) Simulink
6 1 (0.073%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 49 (3.60%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 31 (2.27%) Dynamics CRM
3 25 (1.83%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.59%) Magento
4 8 (0.59%) Oracle BPM
5 7 (0.51%) Oracle EBS
6 6 (0.44%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.44%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
7 4 (0.29%) Oracle Cash Management
8 3 (0.22%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.22%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle Payables
8 3 (0.22%) Oracle Receivables
8 3 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 2 (0.15%) Maximo
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle EBS R12
9 2 (0.15%) Oracle Financials
10 1 (0.073%) Oracle Subledger Accounting
10 1 (0.073%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 74 (5.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 60 (4.40%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (1.10%) Amazon EC2
4 14 (1.03%) GitHub
5 9 (0.66%) Office 365
6 7 (0.51%) PaaS
7 6 (0.44%) SaaS
8 5 (0.37%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (0.29%) Google Play
9 4 (0.29%) TestFlight
10 3 (0.22%) Amazon S3
10 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (0.22%) Heroku
10 3 (0.22%) OpenShift
10 3 (0.22%) Slack
11 1 (0.073%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 1 (0.073%) Boomi
11 1 (0.073%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.073%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.073%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 22 (1.61%) Internet
2 21 (1.54%) HTTP
3 13 (0.95%) LDAP
4 12 (0.88%) Intranet
5 3 (0.22%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.15%) DNS
6 2 (0.15%) DSL
6 2 (0.15%) FCAPS
6 2 (0.15%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.15%) Skype
7 1 (0.073%) AMQP
7 1 (0.073%) VoIP
7 1 (0.073%) WebEx
7 1 (0.073%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 362 (26.56%) SQL Server
2 104 (7.63%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 89 (6.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 81 (5.94%) Data Warehouse
4 81 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
5 75 (5.50%) Oracle Database
6 71 (5.21%) MySQL
7 54 (3.96%) Relational Database
8 53 (3.89%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 52 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
10 45 (3.30%) SQL Server 2008
11 44 (3.23%) NoSQL
12 43 (3.15%) Big Data
13 35 (2.57%) MongoDB
14 31 (2.27%) Hadoop
15 27 (1.98%) SQL Server 2014
16 26 (1.91%) Crystal Reports
16 26 (1.91%) Oracle Database 11g
17 24 (1.76%) QlikView
17 24 (1.76%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 140 (10.27%) Git (software)
2 112 (8.22%) Team Foundation Server
3 86 (6.31%) Visual Studio
4 47 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 40 (2.93%) Cucumber
5 40 (2.93%) Maven
6 35 (2.57%) JUnit
6 35 (2.57%) Selenium
7 31 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 26 (1.91%) JIRA
9 23 (1.69%) Gradle
10 22 (1.61%) Bitbucket
10 22 (1.61%) Eclipse
10 22 (1.61%) Mockito
10 22 (1.61%) TeamCity
11 18 (1.32%) Ant
11 18 (1.32%) Subversion
12 16 (1.17%) Octopus Deploy
12 16 (1.17%) Oracle Forms
12 16 (1.17%) Toad
General
1 194 (14.23%) Finance
2 74 (5.43%) Telecoms
3 57 (4.18%) Electronics
3 57 (4.18%) Marketing
4 55 (4.04%) Banking
5 51 (3.74%) Manufacturing
6 42 (3.08%) Advertising
7 31 (2.27%) Retail
8 14 (1.03%) Back Office
9 7 (0.51%) Aerospace
10 6 (0.44%) Games
11 2 (0.15%) Avionics
11 2 (0.15%) Billing
11 2 (0.15%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.15%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.15%) Legal
11 2 (0.15%) Military
11 2 (0.15%) Multimedia
11 2 (0.15%) Retail Banking
12 1 (0.073%) International Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 440 (32.28%) .NET
2 432 (31.69%) HTML
3 356 (26.12%) CSS
4 238 (17.46%) AngularJS
5 229 (16.80%) ASP.NET
6 196 (14.38%) jQuery
7 167 (12.25%) HTML5
8 147 (10.79%) Spring
9 128 (9.39%) Web Services
10 122 (8.95%) ASP.NET MVC
11 117 (8.58%) REST
12 108 (7.92%) XML
13 97 (7.12%) ASP.NET Web API
14 96 (7.04%) JSON
15 94 (6.90%) .NET Framework
16 91 (6.68%) SOAP
17 84 (6.16%) CSS3
18 83 (6.09%) Hibernate
19 78 (5.72%) WCF
20 72 (5.28%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 65 (4.77%) User Experience
2 53 (3.89%) Analytical Skills
3 39 (2.86%) Mobile App
4 27 (1.98%) Visualisation
5 20 (1.47%) NHS
6 18 (1.32%) W3C
7 15 (1.10%) Blockchain
8 14 (1.03%) Algorithms
8 14 (1.03%) Management Information System
9 12 (0.88%) Digital Media
10 9 (0.66%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.51%) Computer Science
12 6 (0.44%) Data Integration
12 6 (0.44%) iPhone
12 6 (0.44%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.37%) Client/Server
13 5 (0.37%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.37%) iPad
13 5 (0.37%) Public Cloud
13 5 (0.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 75 (5.50%) Windows
2 66 (4.84%) Linux
3 51 (3.74%) Unix
4 40 (2.93%) Apple iOS
5 35 (2.57%) Android
6 14 (1.03%) Windows Server
7 13 (0.95%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.22%) AIX
9 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.15%) CentOS
10 2 (0.15%) Mesosphere
10 2 (0.15%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.073%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.073%) webOS
11 1 (0.073%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.073%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.073%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.073%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 498 (36.54%) Agile Software Development
2 257 (18.86%) MVC
3 221 (16.21%) Scrum
4 180 (13.21%) TDD
5 148 (10.86%) Business Intelligence
6 110 (8.07%) Web Development
7 106 (7.78%) Front End Development
8 92 (6.75%) OO
8 92 (6.75%) Unit Testing
9 82 (6.02%) Software Engineering
10 75 (5.50%) BDD
11 67 (4.92%) Migration
12 63 (4.62%) Continuous Integration
13 62 (4.55%) Kanban
13 62 (4.55%) Open Source
14 56 (4.11%) SDLC
15 50 (3.67%) Programme Management
16 49 (3.60%) Digital Marketing
17 46 (3.37%) ETL
17 46 (3.37%) Microservices
Programming Languages
1 500 (36.68%) JavaScript
2 436 (31.99%) C#
3 382 (28.03%) SQL
4 365 (26.78%) Java
5 84 (6.16%) Python
6 77 (5.65%) T-SQL
7 70 (5.14%) C++
8 64 (4.70%) PHP
9 59 (4.33%) PL/SQL
10 50 (3.67%) VB.NET
11 35 (2.57%) C
12 27 (1.98%) Perl
13 25 (1.83%) Ruby
14 23 (1.69%) Groovy
14 23 (1.69%) Scala
15 17 (1.25%) Apple Swift
15 17 (1.25%) PowerShell
16 16 (1.17%) Objective-C
17 14 (1.03%) Bash Shell
18 12 (0.88%) VBA
Qualifications
1 222 (16.29%) Security Cleared
2 130 (9.54%) SC Cleared
3 68 (4.99%) DV Cleared
4 36 (2.64%) BPSS Clearance
5 27 (1.98%) Degree
6 6 (0.44%) BC Cleared
6 6 (0.44%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.29%) Oracle Certification
8 3 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.15%) ISEB
9 2 (0.15%) ISTQB
9 2 (0.15%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.15%) MCITP
9 2 (0.15%) MCPD
9 2 (0.15%) MCSA
9 2 (0.15%) MCSD
9 2 (0.15%) MCSE
10 1 (0.073%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (2.64%) QA
2 16 (1.17%) Disclosure Scotland
3 11 (0.81%) ISO 14001
3 11 (0.81%) ISO 9001
4 8 (0.59%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.29%) WCAG
6 2 (0.15%) Basel II
6 2 (0.15%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.073%) HL7
7 1 (0.073%) SDET
7 1 (0.073%) SLA
System Software
1 72 (5.28%) Docker
2 3 (0.22%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.22%) LXC
3 2 (0.15%) Varnish
4 1 (0.073%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (0.66%) Ansible
1 9 (0.66%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.29%) Oozie
3 3 (0.22%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.15%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.15%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.073%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.073%) Kibana
Vendors
1 213 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 159 (11.67%) Oracle
3 65 (4.77%) SAP
4 44 (3.23%) Sitecore
5 24 (1.76%) Xamarin
6 16 (1.17%) Apple
7 13 (0.95%) Adobe
8 12 (0.88%) Salesforce.com
9 11 (0.81%) IBM
9 11 (0.81%) IFS
9 11 (0.81%) Tableau
10 10 (0.73%) Google
11 9 (0.66%) Zend
12 8 (0.59%) Cloudera
12 8 (0.59%) Sybase
13 6 (0.44%) Cognos
13 6 (0.44%) Nintex
13 6 (0.44%) Twitter
13 6 (0.44%) webMethods
14 5 (0.37%) Red Hat
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bournemouth, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Premier Media
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
IQ Telecom
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: From £385 to £425 per day (3-month rolling contract)
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £400.00 - £600.00 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
AAP3
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + Some Flexible Working
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £400 - £450 per day + experience dependent
Posted: 15 hours ago
Chippenham
TDA Group
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Colston Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: 4 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Elevate Direct
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Ampersand Consulting
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Yeovil
aap3
Rate: £36 - £43 per hour
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Modis International
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £360 per day
Posted: 17 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 9 days ago