The first table below looks at the demand 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 28 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the South West region.

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
28 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 735 495 623
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.05% 23.23% 20.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.84% 24.73% 21.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 524 342 379
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -1.51%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £220 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £425 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 22
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £21.55 £35.00 £20.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.25 £54.50 £50.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
- +7.69%
Job Titles Category
South West
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
2844 2002 2843
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.06% 93.95% 93.37%
Number of daily rates quoted 1865 1237 1705
Average daily rate £360 £350 £360
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £205 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £478
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 168 136 193
Average hourly rate £20.00 £16.10 £22.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+24.22% -29.23%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £11.00 £12.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £40.00 £40.00 £43.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
Developer
England

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 28 July 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 28 July 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 28 July 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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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 0 208 £375 +25.00% 102
Somerset -1 132 £325 +1.16% 37
Gloucestershire 0 120 £350 -4.10% 42
Wiltshire -2 100 £320 -1.53% 51
Devon +1 68 £375 +13.20% 25
Dorset +2 60 £350 - 85
Cornwall - 4 £186 - 3
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 28 July 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.

1 434 (30.74%) JavaScript
2 423 (29.96%) SQL
3 418 (29.60%) .NET
4 417 (29.53%) HTML
5 394 (27.90%) CSS
6 374 (26.49%) C#
7 321 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 299 (21.18%) jQuery
9 288 (20.40%) Java
10 269 (19.05%) PHP
11 253 (17.92%) ASP.NET
12 245 (17.35%) MVC
13 228 (16.15%) Security Cleared
14 217 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
15 213 (15.08%) Scrum
16 174 (12.32%) HTML5
17 171 (12.11%) Finance
18 157 (11.12%) MySQL
19 151 (10.69%) SC Cleared
20 149 (10.55%) XML
21 146 (10.34%) Spring
22 139 (9.84%) TDD
23 137 (9.70%) Zend
24 134 (9.49%) Oracle
25 133 (9.42%) Linux
25 133 (9.42%) Web Services
26 132 (9.35%) OO
27 130 (9.21%) Unit Testing
28 118 (8.36%) Microsoft
29 117 (8.29%) Business Intelligence

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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
1 101 (7.15%) SharePoint
2 61 (4.32%) Drupal
3 51 (3.61%) CMS
4 47 (3.33%) Apache
5 45 (3.19%) Tomcat
6 44 (3.12%) SharePoint 2010
7 39 (2.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 37 (2.62%) WebLogic
9 32 (2.27%) Node.js
10 29 (2.05%) IIS
11 22 (1.56%) K2 blackpearl
12 20 (1.42%) SAS
13 17 (1.20%) Umbraco
14 15 (1.06%) Confluence
15 14 (0.99%) Sitecore CMS
16 13 (0.92%) WordPress
17 11 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
18 8 (0.57%) Alfresco
19 7 (0.50%) Oracle Service Bus
20 6 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 60 (4.25%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.05%) MS Office
3 23 (1.63%) Photoshop
4 12 (0.85%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.50%) PowerPivot
6 5 (0.35%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.21%) CATIA
7 3 (0.21%) Windchill
8 2 (0.14%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.14%) Fireworks
9 1 (0.071%) InDesign
9 1 (0.071%) SPSS
9 1 (0.071%) GIMP
Business Applications
1 29 (2.05%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 17 (1.20%) Summit
3 9 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
4 8 (0.57%) Oracle EBS
5 6 (0.42%) BASE24
5 6 (0.42%) Cognos Business Intelligence
6 5 (0.35%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
7 4 (0.28%) Magento
7 4 (0.28%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.28%) Oracle Financials
7 4 (0.28%) Exstream
8 3 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
8 3 (0.21%) Shopify
8 3 (0.21%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle General Ledger
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Payables
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle ASCP
10 1 (0.071%) Google Analytics
10 1 (0.071%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 27 (1.91%) Amazon AWS
2 24 (1.70%) Cloud Computing
3 20 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (0.57%) SaaS
5 7 (0.50%) GitHub
6 6 (0.42%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (0.35%) Amazon S3
7 5 (0.35%) Office 365
8 4 (0.28%) Heroku
9 2 (0.14%) Trello
10 1 (0.071%) Google App Engine
10 1 (0.071%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 37 (2.62%) Internet
2 24 (1.70%) LDAP
3 23 (1.63%) Intranet
4 18 (1.27%) SSH
5 14 (0.99%) SNMP
6 12 (0.85%) HTTP
6 12 (0.85%) X.509
7 11 (0.78%) SSL
8 7 (0.50%) Wireshark
9 6 (0.42%) AMQP
10 5 (0.35%) HTTPS
10 5 (0.35%) SMTP
10 5 (0.35%) ATM
11 4 (0.28%) Extranet
12 3 (0.21%) TCP/IP
12 3 (0.21%) Multicast
13 2 (0.14%) SMPP
13 2 (0.14%) LAN
13 2 (0.14%) DVB
13 2 (0.14%) Telnet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 321 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 157 (11.12%) MySQL
3 103 (7.29%) SQL Server 2008
4 95 (6.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 79 (5.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 54 (3.82%) Data Warehouse
6 54 (3.82%) Relational Database
7 47 (3.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 37 (2.62%) MongoDB
8 37 (2.62%) Oracle Database
8 37 (2.62%) SQL Server 2005
9 35 (2.48%) SQL Server 2012
10 31 (2.20%) RDBMS
11 28 (1.98%) PostgreSQL
12 22 (1.56%) MS Access
12 22 (1.56%) NoSQL
13 17 (1.20%) CouchDB
13 17 (1.20%) Oracle BI EE
13 17 (1.20%) Oracle Database 11g
14 15 (1.06%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 68 (4.82%) Subversion
2 60 (4.25%) Visual Studio
3 55 (3.90%) Git (software)
3 55 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
4 53 (3.75%) Maven
5 49 (3.47%) Jenkins
6 48 (3.40%) JUnit
7 35 (2.48%) Selenium
8 31 (2.20%) Eclipse
9 30 (2.12%) PHPUnit
10 25 (1.77%) Ant
11 24 (1.70%) JIRA
12 17 (1.20%) WebDriver
13 13 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
14 12 (0.85%) ClearCase
14 12 (0.85%) Cucumber
15 11 (0.78%) Hudson
16 10 (0.71%) NUnit
17 8 (0.57%) JMeter
17 8 (0.57%) Oracle Forms
General
1 171 (12.11%) Finance
2 76 (5.38%) Telecoms
3 43 (3.05%) Marketing
4 41 (2.90%) Manufacturing
5 38 (2.69%) Back Office
6 30 (2.12%) Electronics
7 27 (1.91%) Banking
8 17 (1.20%) Retail
9 7 (0.50%) Publishing
10 5 (0.35%) Legal
11 4 (0.28%) Automotive
12 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.14%) Advertising
12 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
12 2 (0.14%) Billing
13 1 (0.071%) Military
13 1 (0.071%) Law
13 1 (0.071%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 418 (29.60%) .NET
2 417 (29.53%) HTML
3 394 (27.90%) CSS
4 299 (21.18%) jQuery
5 253 (17.92%) ASP.NET
6 174 (12.32%) HTML5
7 149 (10.55%) XML
8 146 (10.34%) Spring
9 133 (9.42%) Web Services
10 117 (8.29%) CSS3
11 99 (7.01%) ASP.NET MVC
12 83 (5.88%) .NET Framework
13 78 (5.52%) J2EE
14 65 (4.60%) Hibernate
15 58 (4.11%) Symfony
16 57 (4.04%) Ajax
17 56 (3.97%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
17 56 (3.97%) REST
18 49 (3.47%) Zend Framework
19 43 (3.05%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 45 (3.19%) Open Source
2 34 (2.41%) DTV
3 33 (2.34%) Computer Science
4 27 (1.91%) Mobile App
5 24 (1.70%) Digital Media
6 16 (1.13%) NHS
7 13 (0.92%) Management Information System
7 13 (0.92%) RIA
8 12 (0.85%) N-Tier
9 10 (0.71%) GIS
10 7 (0.50%) Mainframe
10 7 (0.50%) CMDB
11 6 (0.42%) Wiki
11 6 (0.42%) W3C
11 6 (0.42%) Clustering
11 6 (0.42%) Enterprise Software
12 5 (0.35%) Streaming Video
12 5 (0.35%) Replication
12 5 (0.35%) MPEG
12 5 (0.35%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 133 (9.42%) Linux
2 69 (4.89%) UNIX
3 60 (4.25%) Windows
4 21 (1.49%) CentOS
5 17 (1.20%) Android
6 13 (0.92%) Apple iOS
7 9 (0.64%) Solaris
7 9 (0.64%) Fedora
8 8 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (0.50%) HPUX
10 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
10 4 (0.28%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.21%) Windows NT
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.14%) MVS
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2003
12 2 (0.14%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.071%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.071%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.071%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (17.35%) MVC
2 217 (15.37%) Agile Software Development
3 213 (15.08%) Scrum
4 139 (9.84%) TDD
5 132 (9.35%) OO
6 130 (9.21%) Unit Testing
7 117 (8.29%) Business Intelligence
8 87 (6.16%) Software Engineering
9 73 (5.17%) Continuous Integration
10 69 (4.89%) Web Development
11 64 (4.53%) ETL
12 59 (4.18%) Migration
13 42 (2.97%) SOA
13 42 (2.97%) E-Commerce
13 42 (2.97%) BDD
14 40 (2.83%) Responsive Web Design
14 40 (2.83%) OOP
15 38 (2.69%) Configuration Management
16 34 (2.41%) UML
17 33 (2.34%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 434 (30.74%) JavaScript
2 423 (29.96%) SQL
3 374 (26.49%) C#
4 288 (20.40%) Java
5 269 (19.05%) PHP
6 104 (7.37%) T-SQL
7 62 (4.39%) VB.NET
8 61 (4.32%) C++
9 59 (4.18%) Python
10 56 (3.97%) PL/SQL
11 55 (3.90%) VBA
12 48 (3.40%) PHP5
13 38 (2.69%) Perl
14 33 (2.34%) Bash Shell
15 31 (2.20%) VB
16 29 (2.05%) C
17 28 (1.98%) Scala
18 24 (1.70%) Ruby
19 19 (1.35%) PowerShell
20 18 (1.27%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 228 (16.15%) Security Cleared
2 151 (10.69%) SC Cleared
3 73 (5.17%) DV Cleared
4 54 (3.82%) Degree
5 4 (0.28%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.28%) ISEB
6 2 (0.14%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.071%) ACCA
7 1 (0.071%) CIMA
7 1 (0.071%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (1.56%) QA
2 19 (1.35%) ISO 9001
3 17 (1.20%) ISO 14001
4 6 (0.42%) Data Quality
5 5 (0.35%) Solvency II
6 4 (0.28%) WAI
7 2 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.071%) WCAG
8 1 (0.071%) SLA
8 1 (0.071%) HL7
8 1 (0.071%) DICOM
System Software
1 14 (0.99%) Active Directory
2 7 (0.50%) VirtualBox
3 6 (0.42%) Varnish
4 4 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
5 3 (0.21%) Shibboleth
6 1 (0.071%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle RMAN
6 1 (0.071%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 4 (0.28%) Tivoli
2 3 (0.21%) OpenAM
3 2 (0.14%) SCOM
4 1 (0.071%) Data Guard
4 1 (0.071%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 137 (9.70%) Zend
2 134 (9.49%) Oracle
3 118 (8.36%) Microsoft
4 61 (4.32%) SAP
5 34 (2.41%) Business Objects
6 23 (1.63%) Sitecore
7 22 (1.56%) Red Hat
8 20 (1.42%) JBoss
9 15 (1.06%) Informatica
9 15 (1.06%) Google
10 14 (0.99%) Adobe
11 12 (0.85%) IBM
11 12 (0.85%) hybris
12 11 (0.78%) ServiceNow
12 11 (0.78%) Cognos
13 9 (0.64%) HP
14 8 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
14 8 (0.57%) Twitter
15 6 (0.42%) Telerik
16 5 (0.35%) Teradata
Wiltshire
Sanderson
Posted: 9 hours ago
South West
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 10 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 18 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Edge Specialist Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £325 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Mortimer Spinks
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Weymouth, Dorset
Connectus
Rate: £40 per hour
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham, Gloucestershire
Sanderson
Rate: flexible
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £350 - £420 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Wiltshire
The Bridge Ltd
Rate: Unspecified Neg
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £330 - £350 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorset
Square One Resources
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £330 - £340 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Harvey Nash plc
Rate: Negotioable DOE
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Roc Search
Posted: 5 days ago