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 2 December 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
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 704 877 701
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 25.53% 27.30% 20.90%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.82% 28.52% 21.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 477 618 442
Median daily rate £365 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £282 £293
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 18 16
Median hourly rate £39.25 £43.25 £46.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.24% -7.73%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.70 £39.95 £33.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £47.50 £50.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £36.00
% change year-on-year
-3.75% +11.11%
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
2625 3075 3237
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.18% 95.70% 96.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 1708 2066 2102
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £180 £240 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 200 163 234
Median hourly rate £21.00 £20.63 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+1.81% -8.33%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £43.75 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.79
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.66%

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 2 December 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 2 December 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 2 December 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 0 214 £365 +4.28% 115
Wiltshire -3 119 £363 -3.33% 23
Gloucestershire -1 98 £405 +1.25% 41
Devon +1 92 £350 -6.66% 14
Somerset -2 55 £350 -3.44% 33
Dorset +2 54 £400 +14.28% 58
Cornwall -5 4 £350 +100.00% 2
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 December 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.

1 519 (36.63%) JavaScript
2 481 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
3 477 (33.66%) HTML
4 463 (32.67%) .NET
5 437 (30.84%) C#
6 396 (27.95%) SQL
7 386 (27.24%) CSS
8 380 (26.82%) Java
9 359 (25.34%) SQL Server
10 270 (19.05%) MVC
11 268 (18.91%) AngularJS
12 232 (16.37%) ASP.NET
12 232 (16.37%) Microsoft
13 225 (15.88%) jQuery
14 224 (15.81%) Security Cleared
15 207 (14.61%) Finance
16 200 (14.11%) Scrum
17 194 (13.69%) TDD
18 190 (13.41%) HTML5
19 174 (12.28%) Oracle
20 154 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
20 154 (10.87%) Spring
21 153 (10.80%) SharePoint
22 146 (10.30%) Git (software)
23 139 (9.81%) Web Services
24 124 (8.75%) SC Cleared
25 122 (8.61%) Web Development
25 122 (8.61%) JSON
26 119 (8.40%) XML
27 117 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC

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
1 153 (10.80%) SharePoint
2 44 (3.11%) IIS
3 41 (2.89%) Apache
4 40 (2.82%) SharePoint 2013
5 39 (2.75%) Apache Spark
6 36 (2.54%) CMS
7 34 (2.40%) SharePoint 2010
7 34 (2.40%) WebLogic
8 30 (2.12%) Tomcat
9 27 (1.91%) Elasticsearch
10 24 (1.69%) JBoss
11 23 (1.62%) BizTalk Server
12 17 (1.20%) Drupal
12 17 (1.20%) WebSphere
13 16 (1.13%) NServiceBus
14 15 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
15 13 (0.92%) SAS
16 12 (0.85%) WordPress
17 11 (0.78%) Mule
17 11 (0.78%) Umbraco
Applications
1 64 (4.52%) MS Excel
2 13 (0.92%) MS Office
3 7 (0.49%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 6 (0.42%) InfoPath
4 6 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.14%) Fireworks
6 1 (0.071%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.071%) Simulink
6 1 (0.071%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 45 (3.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 35 (2.47%) Dynamics AX
3 27 (1.91%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.71%) Magento
4 10 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
5 7 (0.49%) Oracle BPM
6 6 (0.42%) Cognos TM1
6 6 (0.42%) Oracle Cash Management
6 6 (0.42%) SAP CO
6 6 (0.42%) SAP FI
6 6 (0.42%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.35%) Dynamics NAV
7 5 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle Payables
9 3 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle EBS R12
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.21%) PeopleSoft HRMS
10 2 (0.14%) Maximo
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Financials
Cloud Services
1 78 (5.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 65 (4.59%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.13%) GitHub
4 15 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
5 8 (0.56%) Office 365
6 7 (0.49%) Google Play
7 5 (0.35%) PaaS
7 5 (0.35%) TestFlight
8 4 (0.28%) Heroku
8 4 (0.28%) SaaS
8 4 (0.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
9 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.21%) OpenShift
10 2 (0.14%) Slack
11 1 (0.071%) Boomi
11 1 (0.071%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.071%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.69%) HTTP
2 23 (1.62%) LDAP
3 14 (0.99%) Intranet
4 12 (0.85%) Internet
5 8 (0.56%) DNS
5 8 (0.56%) DSL
6 7 (0.49%) FCAPS
7 3 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 3 (0.21%) SSL
7 3 (0.21%) TCP/IP
8 1 (0.071%) AMQP
8 1 (0.071%) MQTT
8 1 (0.071%) Network Security
8 1 (0.071%) Skype
8 1 (0.071%) VoIP
8 1 (0.071%) WebEx
8 1 (0.071%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 359 (25.34%) SQL Server
2 93 (6.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 85 (6.00%) Data Warehouse
4 81 (5.72%) Oracle Database
5 75 (5.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 73 (5.15%) MySQL
7 65 (4.59%) SQL Server 2012
8 59 (4.16%) Relational Database
9 50 (3.53%) Big Data
10 49 (3.46%) PostgreSQL
11 48 (3.39%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 38 (2.68%) SQL Server 2008
13 35 (2.47%) Hadoop
14 33 (2.33%) MongoDB
15 29 (2.05%) Oracle Database 11g
16 27 (1.91%) NoSQL
17 24 (1.69%) Crystal Reports
18 22 (1.55%) Oracle Database 10g
19 20 (1.41%) Power BI
20 19 (1.34%) Amazon DynamoDB
Development Applications
1 146 (10.30%) Git (software)
2 100 (7.06%) Team Foundation Server
3 94 (6.63%) Visual Studio
4 45 (3.18%) Jenkins
5 38 (2.68%) Maven
6 33 (2.33%) JUnit
7 32 (2.26%) TeamCity
8 30 (2.12%) Cucumber
8 30 (2.12%) Octopus Deploy
9 28 (1.98%) Selenium
10 27 (1.91%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 27 (1.91%) Gradle
11 25 (1.76%) Eclipse
11 25 (1.76%) Subversion
12 20 (1.41%) Bitbucket
12 20 (1.41%) Mockito
13 17 (1.20%) JIRA
14 16 (1.13%) NUnit
14 16 (1.13%) Oracle Forms
15 14 (0.99%) Toad
General
1 207 (14.61%) Finance
2 70 (4.94%) Telecoms
3 60 (4.23%) Marketing
4 57 (4.02%) Banking
5 48 (3.39%) Electronics
6 47 (3.32%) Manufacturing
7 38 (2.68%) Retail
8 37 (2.61%) Advertising
9 13 (0.92%) Back Office
10 5 (0.35%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.28%) Automotive
11 4 (0.28%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.28%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.21%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.14%) Games
13 2 (0.14%) Legal
13 2 (0.14%) Military
13 2 (0.14%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.071%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.071%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 477 (33.66%) HTML
2 463 (32.67%) .NET
3 386 (27.24%) CSS
4 268 (18.91%) AngularJS
5 232 (16.37%) ASP.NET
6 225 (15.88%) jQuery
7 190 (13.41%) HTML5
8 154 (10.87%) Spring
9 139 (9.81%) Web Services
10 122 (8.61%) JSON
11 119 (8.40%) XML
12 117 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC
13 107 (7.55%) ASP.NET Web API
14 106 (7.48%) REST
15 102 (7.20%) SOAP
16 101 (7.13%) CSS3
17 89 (6.28%) Hibernate
18 83 (5.86%) .NET Framework
19 81 (5.72%) WCF
20 69 (4.87%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 74 (5.22%) User Experience
2 60 (4.23%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (2.68%) Mobile App
4 30 (2.12%) Visualisation
5 21 (1.48%) Blockchain
6 19 (1.34%) NHS
7 15 (1.06%) Digital Media
8 13 (0.92%) W3C
9 12 (0.85%) Client/Server
10 10 (0.71%) Computer Science
10 10 (0.71%) Management Information System
11 9 (0.64%) Data Structures
12 8 (0.56%) Clustering
12 8 (0.56%) iPhone
12 8 (0.56%) Public Cloud
13 7 (0.49%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.49%) iPad
14 6 (0.42%) N-Tier
14 6 (0.42%) Social Media
15 5 (0.35%) AS400
Operating Systems
1 78 (5.50%) Linux
2 71 (5.01%) Windows
3 56 (3.95%) Unix
4 51 (3.60%) Apple iOS
5 44 (3.11%) Android
6 12 (0.85%) Mac OS X
6 12 (0.85%) Windows Server
7 8 (0.56%) Mesosphere
8 5 (0.35%) AIX
9 4 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.14%) CentOS
11 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.071%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.071%) webOS
12 1 (0.071%) Windows 10
12 1 (0.071%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.071%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.071%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 481 (33.94%) Agile Software Development
2 270 (19.05%) MVC
3 200 (14.11%) Scrum
4 194 (13.69%) TDD
5 154 (10.87%) Business Intelligence
6 122 (8.61%) Web Development
7 103 (7.27%) Front End Development
8 101 (7.13%) OO
9 82 (5.79%) Unit Testing
10 76 (5.36%) Continuous Integration
11 72 (5.08%) Software Engineering
12 71 (5.01%) BDD
13 64 (4.52%) E-Commerce
14 63 (4.45%) Migration
15 59 (4.16%) Open Source
16 56 (3.95%) DevOps
17 52 (3.67%) SDLC
18 51 (3.60%) Kanban
19 49 (3.46%) Digital Marketing
20 46 (3.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 519 (36.63%) JavaScript
2 437 (30.84%) C#
3 396 (27.95%) SQL
4 380 (26.82%) Java
5 85 (6.00%) C++
6 75 (5.29%) Python
7 72 (5.08%) PHP
8 63 (4.45%) PL/SQL
9 59 (4.16%) T-SQL
10 51 (3.60%) VB.NET
11 34 (2.40%) Perl
12 31 (2.19%) Scala
13 30 (2.12%) Ruby
14 29 (2.05%) C
15 24 (1.69%) Objective-C
16 22 (1.55%) Apple Swift
17 21 (1.48%) Groovy
18 18 (1.27%) Bash Shell
18 18 (1.27%) PowerShell
19 17 (1.20%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 224 (15.81%) Security Cleared
2 124 (8.75%) SC Cleared
3 76 (5.36%) DV Cleared
4 32 (2.26%) Degree
5 28 (1.98%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (0.28%) BC Cleared
8 3 (0.21%) ITIL Certification
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.14%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.14%) MCITP
9 2 (0.14%) MCPD
9 2 (0.14%) MCSA
9 2 (0.14%) MCSD
9 2 (0.14%) MCSE
10 1 (0.071%) ISEB
10 1 (0.071%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.071%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.071%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.40%) QA
2 13 (0.92%) Disclosure Scotland
3 10 (0.71%) ISO 14001
3 10 (0.71%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.42%) SLA
5 4 (0.28%) WCAG
6 2 (0.14%) Basel II
6 2 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 1 (0.071%) HL7
7 1 (0.071%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 71 (5.01%) Docker
2 3 (0.21%) Active Directory
2 3 (0.21%) LXC
3 1 (0.071%) Firmware
3 1 (0.071%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 18 (1.27%) Ansible
2 16 (1.13%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.64%) Kubernetes
4 6 (0.42%) Puppet
5 3 (0.21%) Oozie
6 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.14%) TeamSite
7 1 (0.071%) CloudHub
7 1 (0.071%) Kibana
Vendors
1 232 (16.37%) Microsoft
2 174 (12.28%) Oracle
3 60 (4.23%) SAP
4 52 (3.67%) Sitecore
5 15 (1.06%) Google
5 15 (1.06%) Xamarin
6 12 (0.85%) Adobe
6 12 (0.85%) IBM
6 12 (0.85%) Salesforce.com
7 11 (0.78%) Apple
7 11 (0.78%) IFS
8 10 (0.71%) Sybase
8 10 (0.71%) Tableau
9 9 (0.64%) Cognos
9 9 (0.64%) Red Hat
9 9 (0.64%) Zend
10 8 (0.56%) Twitter
11 7 (0.49%) Nokia
12 6 (0.42%) Nintex
12 6 (0.42%) Telerik
Dorset
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: Competitive Daily Rate
Posted: 22 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £450 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Dorset
Oscar
Rate: £150 - £200 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Rate: £250 - £350 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £226 per day + Market Rate
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Posted: Yesterday
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £380 - £440 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Rate: £250.00 - £350.00 per day + Long Term
Posted: 3 days ago
Wiltshire
Synergize Consulting
Rate: Unspecified
Posted: 14 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Lorien Resourcing
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
TEKsystems
Rate: £349 - £411 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorset
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £325 - £425 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £400 - £430 per day
Posted: 19 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Rate: £249 - £351 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
The People Network
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Rate Dependent On Eperience
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon
TRG
Rate: 350-450 Per Day
Posted: 10 days ago
South West England
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 16 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £200 - £225 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Poole
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 16 days ago