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 29 August 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
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 739 545 681
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.90% 24.63% 21.61%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.54% 26.52% 23.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 500 360 404
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £246 £236
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 24
Average hourly rate £35.00 £42.50 £33.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-17.64% +28.78%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £24.90 £35.00 £21.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 £55.00 £49.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
3011 2055 2945
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.31% 92.86% 93.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 1935 1262 1730
Average daily rate £368 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £238
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 170 163 235
Average hourly rate £20.00 £15.50 £24.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+29.03% -35.41%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.00 £11.49
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -5.55%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 29 August 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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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 -1 209 £375 +25.00% 96
Gloucestershire -1 145 £350 -3.78% 43
Somerset -1 119 £327 +1.55% 42
Wiltshire -2 117 £325 +0.77% 49
Dorset +1 59 £375 -0.66% 54
Devon -3 48 £398 +13.57% 17
Cornwall +1 4 £275 -1.78% 3
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 450 (31.78%) SQL
2 433 (30.58%) JavaScript
3 423 (29.87%) HTML
4 406 (28.67%) .NET
5 390 (27.54%) CSS
6 369 (26.06%) C#
7 299 (21.12%) Java
8 291 (20.55%) SQL Server
9 290 (20.48%) jQuery
10 275 (19.42%) PHP
11 260 (18.36%) ASP.NET
12 236 (16.67%) MVC
13 217 (15.32%) Security Cleared
14 215 (15.18%) Scrum
15 211 (14.90%) Agile Software Development
16 185 (13.06%) HTML5
17 173 (12.22%) Finance
18 164 (11.58%) MySQL
19 155 (10.95%) Unit Testing
20 152 (10.73%) SC Cleared
21 146 (10.31%) XML
22 144 (10.17%) Spring
23 143 (10.10%) Zend
24 142 (10.03%) TDD
25 141 (9.96%) Linux
26 138 (9.75%) Oracle
27 137 (9.68%) CSS3
28 136 (9.60%) OO
29 129 (9.11%) Web Services
30 124 (8.76%) T-SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 78 (5.51%) SharePoint
2 56 (3.95%) Apache
3 53 (3.74%) CMS
4 50 (3.53%) Tomcat
4 50 (3.53%) Drupal
5 36 (2.54%) SharePoint 2013
6 32 (2.26%) SharePoint 2010
7 27 (1.91%) IIS
8 23 (1.62%) K2 blackpearl
9 21 (1.48%) SAS
10 20 (1.41%) Node.js
11 19 (1.34%) WebLogic
11 19 (1.34%) Umbraco
12 15 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
13 13 (0.92%) BizTalk Server
14 11 (0.78%) ColdFusion
14 11 (0.78%) WebSphere
14 11 (0.78%) Confluence
15 9 (0.64%) Railo
16 8 (0.56%) WordPress
Applications
1 51 (3.60%) MS Excel
2 33 (2.33%) MS Office
3 28 (1.98%) Photoshop
4 11 (0.78%) InfoPath
4 11 (0.78%) Adobe Illustrator
5 8 (0.56%) Fireworks
6 4 (0.28%) PowerPivot
7 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
7 3 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.071%) SPSS
8 1 (0.071%) InDesign
8 1 (0.071%) CATIA
8 1 (0.071%) Windchill
8 1 (0.071%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 38 (2.68%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 15 (1.06%) Summit
3 12 (0.85%) Oracle EBS
4 10 (0.71%) Dynamics AX
5 7 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.49%) BASE24
6 6 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 6 (0.42%) Exstream
7 5 (0.35%) Magento
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.28%) Shopify
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
9 3 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
9 3 (0.21%) Oracle ASCP
10 2 (0.14%) Cerner Millennium
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
11 1 (0.071%) CODA-Financials
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.91%) Microsoft Azure
2 25 (1.77%) Amazon AWS
3 24 (1.69%) Cloud Computing
4 12 (0.85%) GitHub
5 10 (0.71%) SaaS
6 8 (0.56%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.35%) Amazon S3
8 4 (0.28%) Heroku
9 2 (0.14%) Office 365
10 1 (0.071%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.071%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.26%) Internet
2 21 (1.48%) SSH
3 19 (1.34%) Intranet
4 14 (0.99%) LDAP
4 14 (0.99%) SNMP
5 8 (0.56%) HTTP
6 7 (0.49%) ATM
7 6 (0.42%) HTTPS
7 6 (0.42%) TCP/IP
8 5 (0.35%) SMTP
8 5 (0.35%) X.509
8 5 (0.35%) Extranet
9 4 (0.28%) Multicast
9 4 (0.28%) SSL
10 3 (0.21%) DNS
10 3 (0.21%) LAN
10 3 (0.21%) WAN
10 3 (0.21%) AMQP
10 3 (0.21%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.14%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 291 (20.55%) SQL Server
2 164 (11.58%) MySQL
3 95 (6.71%) SQL Server 2008
4 89 (6.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 76 (5.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 68 (4.80%) Relational Database
7 52 (3.67%) Data Warehouse
8 44 (3.11%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 43 (3.04%) RDBMS
10 38 (2.68%) Oracle Database
11 36 (2.54%) SQL Server 2005
12 29 (2.05%) SQL Server 2012
12 29 (2.05%) PostgreSQL
13 27 (1.91%) MongoDB
14 22 (1.55%) Oracle BI EE
15 19 (1.34%) NoSQL
16 16 (1.13%) Big Data
16 16 (1.13%) OLAP
16 16 (1.13%) MS Access
17 15 (1.06%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 66 (4.66%) Git (software)
2 61 (4.31%) Team Foundation Server
3 53 (3.74%) Subversion
3 53 (3.74%) Visual Studio
4 42 (2.97%) Maven
5 41 (2.90%) PHPUnit
6 39 (2.75%) Jenkins
7 37 (2.61%) JUnit
8 33 (2.33%) Selenium
9 24 (1.69%) Ant
10 23 (1.62%) Eclipse
11 20 (1.41%) JIRA
12 16 (1.13%) WebDriver
13 15 (1.06%) VSS/SourceSafe
13 15 (1.06%) Cucumber
14 14 (0.99%) ClearCase
15 8 (0.56%) Apache Ivy
15 8 (0.56%) NUnit
15 8 (0.56%) JMeter
16 7 (0.49%) Oracle Forms
General
1 173 (12.22%) Finance
2 54 (3.81%) Marketing
3 52 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 51 (3.60%) Manufacturing
5 42 (2.97%) Back Office
6 41 (2.90%) Banking
7 40 (2.82%) Electronics
8 28 (1.98%) Retail
9 7 (0.49%) Publishing
9 7 (0.49%) Legal
10 3 (0.21%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.21%) Retail Banking
10 3 (0.21%) Advertising
11 2 (0.14%) Automotive
11 2 (0.14%) Law
11 2 (0.14%) Local Government
11 2 (0.14%) Billing
12 1 (0.071%) Front Office
12 1 (0.071%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.071%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 423 (29.87%) HTML
2 406 (28.67%) .NET
3 390 (27.54%) CSS
4 290 (20.48%) jQuery
5 260 (18.36%) ASP.NET
6 185 (13.06%) HTML5
7 146 (10.31%) XML
8 144 (10.17%) Spring
9 137 (9.68%) CSS3
10 129 (9.11%) Web Services
11 113 (7.98%) ASP.NET MVC
12 84 (5.93%) Hibernate
13 78 (5.51%) .NET Framework
14 74 (5.23%) J2EE
15 70 (4.94%) Ajax
16 58 (4.10%) Symfony
17 54 (3.81%) REST
18 53 (3.74%) ASP.NET MVC 4
18 53 (3.74%) Zend Framework
19 52 (3.67%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 47 (3.32%) Open Source
2 41 (2.90%) DTV
3 34 (2.40%) Computer Science
4 25 (1.77%) Mobile App
5 18 (1.27%) NHS
6 16 (1.13%) Management Information System
7 14 (0.99%) GIS
8 12 (0.85%) Digital Media
9 9 (0.64%) Mainframe
9 9 (0.64%) RIA
10 8 (0.56%) W3C
11 7 (0.49%) Tandem
12 6 (0.42%) Wiki
12 6 (0.42%) Clustering
12 6 (0.42%) N-Tier
13 5 (0.35%) EFT
13 5 (0.35%) E-Learning
13 5 (0.35%) Streaming Video
14 4 (0.28%) Mathematics
14 4 (0.28%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 141 (9.96%) Linux
2 69 (4.87%) UNIX
3 57 (4.03%) Windows
4 32 (2.26%) CentOS
5 19 (1.34%) Android
6 14 (0.99%) Apple iOS
7 11 (0.78%) Solaris
7 11 (0.78%) Fedora
8 8 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.28%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.28%) MVS
10 3 (0.21%) Windows NT
10 3 (0.21%) Windows XP
10 3 (0.21%) HPUX
10 3 (0.21%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (0.14%) VMS
12 1 (0.071%) OS/400
Processes & Methodologies
1 236 (16.67%) MVC
2 215 (15.18%) Scrum
3 211 (14.90%) Agile Software Development
4 155 (10.95%) Unit Testing
5 142 (10.03%) TDD
6 136 (9.60%) OO
7 123 (8.69%) Business Intelligence
8 100 (7.06%) Continuous Integration
9 90 (6.36%) Software Engineering
10 68 (4.80%) Web Development
11 64 (4.52%) ETL
12 60 (4.24%) Migration
13 46 (3.25%) Automated Testing
14 44 (3.11%) OOP
15 41 (2.90%) E-Commerce
15 41 (2.90%) Digital Marketing
16 39 (2.75%) Programme Management
16 39 (2.75%) SOA
17 36 (2.54%) Code Coverage
17 36 (2.54%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 450 (31.78%) SQL
2 433 (30.58%) JavaScript
3 369 (26.06%) C#
4 299 (21.12%) Java
5 275 (19.42%) PHP
6 124 (8.76%) T-SQL
7 65 (4.59%) C++
8 63 (4.45%) PL/SQL
9 59 (4.17%) Python
10 56 (3.95%) PHP5
11 53 (3.74%) VBA
12 51 (3.60%) VB.NET
13 39 (2.75%) Perl
14 35 (2.47%) Bash Shell
15 30 (2.12%) C
16 27 (1.91%) Ruby
17 25 (1.77%) VB
18 22 (1.55%) Scala
19 18 (1.27%) ABAP
20 17 (1.20%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 217 (15.32%) Security Cleared
2 152 (10.73%) SC Cleared
3 56 (3.95%) Degree
4 53 (3.74%) DV Cleared
5 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
5 2 (0.14%) ISEB
5 2 (0.14%) HNC
5 2 (0.14%) HND
6 1 (0.071%) CIMA
6 1 (0.071%) ACCA
6 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle Certification
6 1 (0.071%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (1.27%) QA
2 16 (1.13%) ISO 9001
3 15 (1.06%) ISO 14001
4 6 (0.42%) HL7
5 5 (0.35%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.35%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.28%) WAI
7 3 (0.21%) SLA
7 3 (0.21%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.071%) WCAG
8 1 (0.071%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.071%) FINREP
8 1 (0.071%) DICOM
System Software
1 12 (0.85%) Shibboleth
1 12 (0.85%) Active Directory
2 6 (0.42%) Varnish
2 6 (0.42%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 3 (0.21%) NFS
4 3 (0.21%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.14%) Veritas Cluster Server
5 2 (0.14%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle RMAN
Systems Management
1 4 (0.28%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.21%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.14%) SCOM
4 1 (0.071%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 1 (0.071%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.071%) Puppet
4 1 (0.071%) Data Guard
Vendors
1 143 (10.10%) Zend
2 138 (9.75%) Oracle
3 115 (8.12%) Microsoft
4 67 (4.73%) SAP
5 31 (2.19%) Business Objects
6 25 (1.77%) Sitecore
7 23 (1.62%) Red Hat
8 19 (1.34%) IBM
9 17 (1.20%) Informatica
10 16 (1.13%) JBoss
11 12 (0.85%) HP
12 11 (0.78%) Cognos
12 11 (0.78%) Google
13 10 (0.71%) Teradata
14 9 (0.64%) hybris
15 8 (0.56%) Adobe
16 7 (0.49%) ServiceNow
17 6 (0.42%) EPiServer
17 6 (0.42%) Hyperion
17 6 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
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South West
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Somerset
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Posted: Yesterday
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Dorset
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Wiltshire
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Somerset
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