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 24 May 2016 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
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 697 738 686
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.82% 24.62% 22.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.95% 25.67% 23.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 492 510 505
Median daily rate £350 £363 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.44% +7.40%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £293 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 25 21 13
Median hourly rate £42.25 £37.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+14.18% +2.77%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 £11.80 £14.90
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £49.60 £44.50 £55.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +14.06%
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
2794 2875 2885
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.49% 95.90% 94.31%
Number of daily rates quoted 1790 1803 1849
Median daily rate £368 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.00% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 172 175 205
Median hourly rate £35.00 £17.50 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+100.00% -
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.20 £42.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -3.03%

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016.

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 24 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 0 195 £338 -10.00% 93
Gloucestershire -1 131 £400 - 38
Wiltshire +5 114 £375 - 34
Devon 0 82 £350 -6.66% 15
Somerset 0 65 £350 +6.06% 39
Dorset 0 49 £370 +21.81% 47
Cornwall +1 1 £200 -36.00% 2
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 May 2016, 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.

1 516 (35.93%) JavaScript
2 488 (33.98%) HTML
3 473 (32.94%) SQL
4 447 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
5 418 (29.11%) CSS
6 399 (27.79%) Java
7 369 (25.70%) .NET
8 330 (22.98%) SQL Server
9 315 (21.94%) C#
10 295 (20.54%) Security Cleared
11 260 (18.11%) MVC
12 203 (14.14%) Microsoft
13 199 (13.86%) AngularJS
14 184 (12.81%) Scrum
15 176 (12.26%) jQuery
16 170 (11.84%) ASP.NET
17 167 (11.63%) Finance
18 164 (11.42%) Oracle
18 164 (11.42%) Web Development
19 163 (11.35%) Web Services
20 147 (10.24%) TDD
21 146 (10.17%) Git (software)
22 139 (9.68%) OO
23 136 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
23 136 (9.47%) HTML5
24 132 (9.19%) DV Cleared
25 130 (9.05%) SC Cleared
26 128 (8.91%) Front End Development
27 125 (8.70%) Spring
28 121 (8.43%) Python

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 82 (5.71%) SharePoint
2 54 (3.76%) CMS
2 54 (3.76%) Elasticsearch
3 46 (3.20%) Node.js
4 38 (2.65%) IIS
5 36 (2.51%) WebSphere
6 33 (2.30%) BizTalk Server
7 31 (2.16%) Apache
7 31 (2.16%) JBoss
8 29 (2.02%) WebLogic
9 28 (1.95%) Tomcat
10 25 (1.74%) SharePoint 2013
11 21 (1.46%) Umbraco
12 20 (1.39%) Drupal
13 19 (1.32%) WordPress
14 14 (0.97%) CICS
15 13 (0.91%) Confluence
15 13 (0.91%) SAS
15 13 (0.91%) Sitecore CMS
16 12 (0.84%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 58 (4.04%) MS Excel
2 14 (0.97%) MS Office
3 10 (0.70%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
6 3 (0.21%) MS Visio
7 1 (0.070%) Adobe Illustrator
7 1 (0.070%) Fireworks
7 1 (0.070%) Revit
7 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.070%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 44 (3.06%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 28 (1.95%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (0.77%) Oracle EBS
4 6 (0.42%) Dynamics AX
4 6 (0.42%) Magento
5 5 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
5 5 (0.35%) Oracle EBS R12
6 3 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 2 (0.14%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle iSupplier
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payroll
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.14%) Oracle TCA
8 1 (0.070%) BigMachines
8 1 (0.070%) Eloqua
8 1 (0.070%) OpenCart
8 1 (0.070%) Oracle Payables
8 1 (0.070%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
8 1 (0.070%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 38 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
2 36 (2.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (1.88%) GitHub
4 15 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.84%) SaaS
6 8 (0.56%) Office 365
6 8 (0.56%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 7 (0.49%) Amazon S3
8 6 (0.42%) Amazon Kinesis
9 2 (0.14%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.070%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.070%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.070%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.070%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.070%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.070%) Boomi
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.79%) HTTP
2 13 (0.91%) Internet
3 11 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 6 (0.42%) Kerberos
5 5 (0.35%) Intranet
6 4 (0.28%) MQTT
6 4 (0.28%) Network Security
7 3 (0.21%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.21%) LDAP
7 3 (0.21%) SSL
8 2 (0.14%) ASN.1
8 2 (0.14%) Broadband
8 2 (0.14%) DNS
8 2 (0.14%) DVB
8 2 (0.14%) Firewall
8 2 (0.14%) HbbTV
8 2 (0.14%) SSH
8 2 (0.14%) VPN
9 1 (0.070%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.070%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 330 (22.98%) SQL Server
2 105 (7.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 100 (6.96%) Relational Database
4 88 (6.13%) Data Warehouse
5 72 (5.01%) MySQL
6 59 (4.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 58 (4.04%) MongoDB
8 57 (3.97%) NoSQL
9 53 (3.69%) SQL Server 2008
10 52 (3.62%) Oracle Database
11 47 (3.27%) PostgreSQL
12 45 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 33 (2.30%) RDBMS
14 30 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 28 (1.95%) BusinessObjects
15 28 (1.95%) Hadoop
16 27 (1.88%) Big Data
16 27 (1.88%) DB2
17 23 (1.60%) MS Access
18 19 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 146 (10.17%) Git (software)
2 89 (6.20%) Subversion
3 69 (4.81%) JIRA
4 63 (4.39%) Jenkins
5 58 (4.04%) Cucumber
6 57 (3.97%) Visual Studio
7 55 (3.83%) Maven
8 39 (2.72%) JUnit
9 36 (2.51%) Team Foundation Server
10 31 (2.16%) Eclipse
11 22 (1.53%) Capybara
11 22 (1.53%) gulp
11 22 (1.53%) Selenium
12 20 (1.39%) Grunt
13 19 (1.32%) IntelliJ
13 19 (1.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 18 (1.25%) ClearCase
15 16 (1.11%) Protractor
15 16 (1.11%) RSpec
16 15 (1.04%) git-flow
General
1 167 (11.63%) Finance
2 58 (4.04%) Marketing
2 58 (4.04%) Telecoms
3 49 (3.41%) Manufacturing
4 48 (3.34%) Electronics
5 30 (2.09%) Banking
6 18 (1.25%) Advertising
7 17 (1.18%) Retail
8 13 (0.91%) Back Office
9 12 (0.84%) Aerospace
10 11 (0.77%) Games
11 4 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.28%) Local Government
11 4 (0.28%) Pharmaceutical
12 3 (0.21%) Avionics
12 3 (0.21%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.14%) Military
14 1 (0.070%) General Ledger
14 1 (0.070%) Publishing
14 1 (0.070%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 488 (33.98%) HTML
2 418 (29.11%) CSS
3 369 (25.70%) .NET
4 199 (13.86%) AngularJS
5 176 (12.26%) jQuery
6 170 (11.84%) ASP.NET
7 163 (11.35%) Web Services
8 136 (9.47%) HTML5
9 125 (8.70%) Spring
10 99 (6.89%) ASP.NET MVC
11 96 (6.69%) XML
12 86 (5.99%) RESTful
13 85 (5.92%) CSS3
14 78 (5.43%) Hibernate
15 72 (5.01%) .NET Framework
16 69 (4.81%) REST
17 61 (4.25%) J2EE
17 61 (4.25%) JSON
17 61 (4.25%) WCF
18 58 (4.04%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 71 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (3.48%) User Experience
3 43 (2.99%) Mobile App
4 34 (2.37%) Visualisation
5 30 (2.09%) Computer Science
6 21 (1.46%) Management Information System
7 16 (1.11%) N-Tier
8 15 (1.04%) Data Extraction
8 15 (1.04%) Data Integration
8 15 (1.04%) Mainframe
8 15 (1.04%) NHS
9 13 (0.91%) Replication
10 9 (0.63%) iPad
10 9 (0.63%) VHDL
11 8 (0.56%) Data Structures
11 8 (0.56%) Digital Media
11 8 (0.56%) iPhone
11 8 (0.56%) Mathematics
12 7 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
12 7 (0.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 103 (7.17%) Unix
2 92 (6.41%) Linux
3 79 (5.50%) Windows
4 30 (2.09%) Apple iOS
5 28 (1.95%) Mac OS X
6 26 (1.81%) Android
7 14 (0.97%) Windows Server
8 10 (0.70%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.49%) zOS
10 4 (0.28%) AIX
11 3 (0.21%) Oracle Linux
11 3 (0.21%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.14%) Solaris
13 1 (0.070%) Debian
13 1 (0.070%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 447 (31.13%) Agile Software Development
2 260 (18.11%) MVC
3 184 (12.81%) Scrum
4 164 (11.42%) Web Development
5 147 (10.24%) TDD
6 139 (9.68%) OO
7 136 (9.47%) Business Intelligence
8 128 (8.91%) Front End Development
9 102 (7.10%) ETL
10 92 (6.41%) Unit Testing
11 83 (5.78%) Software Engineering
12 76 (5.29%) BDD
13 62 (4.32%) Migration
14 60 (4.18%) OOD
14 60 (4.18%) Open Source
15 56 (3.90%) SDLC
16 53 (3.69%) Responsive Web Design
17 52 (3.62%) Continuous Integration
18 51 (3.55%) Programme Management
19 50 (3.48%) UML
Programming Languages
1 516 (35.93%) JavaScript
2 473 (32.94%) SQL
3 399 (27.79%) Java
4 315 (21.94%) C#
5 121 (8.43%) Python
6 117 (8.15%) C++
7 85 (5.92%) C
7 85 (5.92%) Ruby
8 79 (5.50%) PHP
9 76 (5.29%) T-SQL
10 54 (3.76%) PL/SQL
11 40 (2.79%) Perl
12 34 (2.37%) VBA
13 27 (1.88%) VB.NET
14 25 (1.74%) VB
15 24 (1.67%) Scala
16 23 (1.60%) VC++
17 21 (1.46%) Objective-C
18 20 (1.39%) COBOL
18 20 (1.39%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 295 (20.54%) Security Cleared
2 132 (9.19%) DV Cleared
3 130 (9.05%) SC Cleared
4 57 (3.97%) Degree
5 13 (0.91%) BPSS Clearance
6 10 (0.70%) BC Cleared
7 7 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.35%) Sun Certification
9 3 (0.21%) ISEB
9 3 (0.21%) ISTQB
9 3 (0.21%) MCAD
9 3 (0.21%) MCITP
9 3 (0.21%) MCSD
9 3 (0.21%) MCTS
10 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.070%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.070%) MCPD
11 1 (0.070%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (3.20%) QA
2 22 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 18 (1.25%) ISO 14001
3 18 (1.25%) ISO 9001
4 7 (0.49%) Solvency II
5 6 (0.42%) Data Quality
6 3 (0.21%) SLA
7 2 (0.14%) OIPF
7 2 (0.14%) WAI
8 1 (0.070%) Basel II
8 1 (0.070%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.070%) MISRA
8 1 (0.070%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.070%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.070%) WCAG
System Software
1 10 (0.70%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.28%) Docker
3 4 (0.28%) Firmware
4 1 (0.070%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.070%) Platform Symphony
4 1 (0.070%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
Systems Management
1 11 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (0.63%) Puppet
3 7 (0.49%) Kibana
4 3 (0.21%) Data Guard
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
4 3 (0.21%) SCCM
5 2 (0.14%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
5 2 (0.14%) yum
6 1 (0.070%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.070%) Ansible
6 1 (0.070%) Control-M
6 1 (0.070%) DBAmp
6 1 (0.070%) Oozie
6 1 (0.070%) OpenAM
6 1 (0.070%) Oracle Flashback
6 1 (0.070%) Salt
6 1 (0.070%) TeamSite
6 1 (0.070%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 203 (14.14%) Microsoft
2 164 (11.42%) Oracle
3 60 (4.18%) SAP
4 28 (1.95%) IBM
5 20 (1.39%) Sitecore
6 14 (0.97%) Sybase
7 13 (0.91%) webMethods
8 12 (0.84%) Apple
8 12 (0.84%) Nintex
9 11 (0.77%) Siebel
9 11 (0.77%) Tableau
10 10 (0.70%) Telerik
11 9 (0.63%) Google
11 9 (0.63%) Teradata
12 8 (0.56%) Cognos
12 8 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
12 8 (0.56%) Sencha
12 8 (0.56%) Zend
13 7 (0.49%) RedGate
13 7 (0.49%) Twitter
Swindon, Wiltshire
Modis International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £330 per day + +
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300.00 - £301 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300.00 - £301 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Oscar
Posted: 10 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £425 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
Posted: 18 hours ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Wiltshire
Spring Technology
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
LA International
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Oliver Bernard
Rate: £300 - £400 per day +
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £320 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Exeter, Devon
Sanderson
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Spring Technology
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + home working
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £355 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
LA International
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
South West England
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £250 - £290 per day
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 12 days ago
South West England
Real Staffing
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 12 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £125 - £150 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
Wiltshire
Amoria Bond
Rate: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Dorset
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £325.00 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 14 days ago