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 July 2015 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 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 749 731 489
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 23.44% 23.99% 22.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.97% 25.74% 24.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 531 520 341
Average daily rate
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£350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £242 £210
10% offered a daily rate of more than £447 £450 £427
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 11 12
Average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -12.50%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £19.36 £13.00 £35.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.70 £37.50 £54.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.75 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+5.03% -0.71%
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
3000 2840 2018
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 93.90% 93.21% 93.90%
Number of daily rates quoted 1916 1860 1255
Average daily rate £375 £363 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.44% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 198 167 137
Average hourly rate £19.03 £20.00 £16.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.85% +25.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £40.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015.

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 July 2015. 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 0 231 £375 +2.38% 137
Gloucestershire -1 145 £399 +14.00% 36
Wiltshire -2 95 £325 +1.56% 64
Somerset +1 82 £360 +10.76% 57
Devon -1 78 £350 -6.66% 41
Dorset -2 39 £309 -11.78% 58
Cornwall +5 3 - - 3
Avon - 3 £210 -
Developer
England

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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.

1 508 (33.91%) SQL
2 488 (32.58%) .NET
3 476 (31.78%) JavaScript
4 437 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
5 425 (28.37%) C#
6 412 (27.50%) HTML
7 365 (24.37%) SQL Server
8 361 (24.10%) CSS
9 360 (24.03%) Java
10 291 (19.43%) ASP.NET
11 272 (18.16%) MVC
12 250 (16.69%) Security Cleared
13 204 (13.62%) Web Services
14 201 (13.42%) Oracle
15 192 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
16 191 (12.75%) jQuery
17 183 (12.22%) Finance
18 176 (11.75%) Microsoft
19 172 (11.48%) Scrum
20 155 (10.35%) TDD
21 148 (9.88%) HTML5
22 140 (9.35%) XML
23 130 (8.68%) .NET Framework
24 124 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC
25 122 (8.14%) DV Cleared
25 122 (8.14%) AngularJS
25 122 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
26 121 (8.08%) Unit Testing
27 114 (7.61%) SC Cleared
28 113 (7.54%) CSS3

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 2015, 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 76 (5.07%) SharePoint
2 53 (3.54%) Node.js
3 52 (3.47%) CMS
4 41 (2.74%) IIS
5 37 (2.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 33 (2.20%) BizTalk Server
7 31 (2.07%) JBoss
8 29 (1.94%) Umbraco
9 26 (1.74%) Liferay
10 25 (1.67%) SAS
11 23 (1.54%) Tomcat
11 23 (1.54%) Drupal
12 21 (1.40%) Mule
13 20 (1.34%) Apache
14 19 (1.27%) WebLogic
15 18 (1.20%) SharePoint 2010
16 17 (1.13%) WordPress
17 16 (1.07%) K2 blackpearl
18 13 (0.87%) Mule ESB
19 9 (0.60%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 56 (3.74%) MS Excel
2 10 (0.67%) Photoshop
3 9 (0.60%) PowerPivot
3 9 (0.60%) MS Office
4 4 (0.27%) MS Project
5 3 (0.20%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.20%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.13%) MS PowerPoint
6 2 (0.13%) InfoPath
6 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
6 2 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 47 (3.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 21 (1.40%) Dynamics AX
3 10 (0.67%) Magento
3 10 (0.67%) Summit
4 6 (0.40%) Dynamics CRM
5 5 (0.33%) Cognos TM1
6 3 (0.20%) Cognos Business Intelligence
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle AGIS
7 2 (0.13%) Agresso
7 2 (0.13%) BusinessWorks
7 2 (0.13%) Oracle Applications
8 1 (0.067%) Oracle Payroll
8 1 (0.067%) BASE24
8 1 (0.067%) Oracle HRMS
8 1 (0.067%) Exstream
8 1 (0.067%) HFM
8 1 (0.067%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 35 (2.34%) Microsoft Azure
2 32 (2.14%) Amazon AWS
3 16 (1.07%) SaaS
4 10 (0.67%) Office 365
5 5 (0.33%) Amazon EC2
6 3 (0.20%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.20%) Force.com
7 2 (0.13%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.067%) Sage Pay
8 1 (0.067%) GitHub
8 1 (0.067%) IaaS
8 1 (0.067%) Google Analytics
8 1 (0.067%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (1.80%) Internet
2 26 (1.74%) HTTP
3 14 (0.93%) HTTPS
4 13 (0.87%) TCP/IP
5 11 (0.73%) SDH
5 11 (0.73%) Wireshark
6 10 (0.67%) 3G
6 10 (0.67%) 2G
6 10 (0.67%) 2.5G
7 9 (0.60%) 4G
8 4 (0.27%) Intranet
9 2 (0.13%) Skype
10 1 (0.067%) Multicast
10 1 (0.067%) DVB
10 1 (0.067%) Firewall
10 1 (0.067%) Extranet
10 1 (0.067%) Network Security
10 1 (0.067%) NAS
10 1 (0.067%) FCoE
10 1 (0.067%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 365 (24.37%) SQL Server
2 122 (8.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 108 (7.21%) Data Warehouse
4 107 (7.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 86 (5.74%) MySQL
6 75 (5.01%) MongoDB
7 70 (4.67%) Oracle Database
8 67 (4.47%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 64 (4.27%) SQL Server 2008
10 43 (2.87%) Relational Database
11 38 (2.54%) NoSQL
12 36 (2.40%) BusinessObjects
13 32 (2.14%) SQL Server 2012
14 28 (1.87%) Oracle Database 11g
15 27 (1.80%) Oracle Database 10g
16 23 (1.54%) SQL Server 2005
17 22 (1.47%) Oracle ODI
18 21 (1.40%) Oracle Reports
19 18 (1.20%) MS Access
20 16 (1.07%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 90 (6.01%) Git (software)
2 82 (5.47%) Visual Studio
3 62 (4.14%) Subversion
3 62 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
4 59 (3.94%) Maven
5 56 (3.74%) JUnit
6 34 (2.27%) Oracle Forms
7 29 (1.94%) Eclipse
8 28 (1.87%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 27 (1.80%) JIRA
9 27 (1.80%) NUnit
10 25 (1.67%) ClearCase
10 25 (1.67%) Jenkins
11 24 (1.60%) Selenium
12 22 (1.47%) MSTest
13 19 (1.27%) Ant
14 16 (1.07%) Apache Ivy
15 15 (1.00%) Cucumber
15 15 (1.00%) SpecFlow
16 13 (0.87%) Grunt
General
1 183 (12.22%) Finance
2 66 (4.41%) Marketing
3 55 (3.67%) Telecoms
4 53 (3.54%) Electronics
5 49 (3.27%) Manufacturing
6 34 (2.27%) Retail
7 32 (2.14%) Banking
8 19 (1.27%) Back Office
9 9 (0.60%) Games
10 7 (0.47%) Military
10 7 (0.47%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.40%) Investment Banking
12 5 (0.33%) Publishing
13 4 (0.27%) Advertising
14 3 (0.20%) Legal
15 2 (0.13%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.13%) Law
15 2 (0.13%) Local Government
15 2 (0.13%) Billing
16 1 (0.067%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 488 (32.58%) .NET
2 412 (27.50%) HTML
3 361 (24.10%) CSS
4 291 (19.43%) ASP.NET
5 204 (13.62%) Web Services
6 191 (12.75%) jQuery
7 148 (9.88%) HTML5
8 140 (9.35%) XML
9 130 (8.68%) .NET Framework
10 124 (8.28%) ASP.NET MVC
11 122 (8.14%) AngularJS
12 113 (7.54%) CSS3
13 107 (7.14%) Spring
14 87 (5.81%) REST
15 86 (5.74%) Hibernate
16 77 (5.14%) J2EE
17 76 (5.07%) SOAP
18 65 (4.34%) WCF
19 64 (4.27%) ASP.NET Web API
20 56 (3.74%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 58 (3.87%) Mobile App
2 48 (3.20%) User Experience
2 48 (3.20%) DTV
3 37 (2.47%) Analytical Skills
4 36 (2.40%) NHS
5 18 (1.20%) Computer Science
6 14 (0.93%) iPhone
7 13 (0.87%) Data Structures
7 13 (0.87%) Enterprise Software
7 13 (0.87%) Digital Media
8 12 (0.80%) Visualisation
8 12 (0.80%) Client/Server
9 11 (0.73%) Management Information System
9 11 (0.73%) Mobile Payment
10 10 (0.67%) iPad
11 9 (0.60%) Mathematics
12 8 (0.53%) Algorithms
13 7 (0.47%) Data Integration
14 6 (0.40%) E-Learning
15 5 (0.33%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 95 (6.34%) Windows
2 93 (6.21%) Linux
3 75 (5.01%) Apple iOS
4 63 (4.21%) UNIX
5 62 (4.14%) Android
6 16 (1.07%) Windows Phone
7 12 (0.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 9 (0.60%) Windows Phone 7
9 7 (0.47%) Mac OS X
9 7 (0.47%) Windows CE
9 7 (0.47%) CentOS
10 5 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.20%) AIX
11 3 (0.20%) Solaris
12 2 (0.13%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.13%) Ubuntu
12 2 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 2 (0.13%) Mac OS
12 2 (0.13%) Windows 8
13 1 (0.067%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 437 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 272 (18.16%) MVC
3 192 (12.82%) Business Intelligence
4 172 (11.48%) Scrum
5 155 (10.35%) TDD
6 121 (8.08%) Unit Testing
7 99 (6.61%) OO
8 85 (5.67%) Web Development
8 85 (5.67%) BDD
9 83 (5.54%) ETL
10 73 (4.87%) E-Commerce
11 71 (4.74%) Migration
12 70 (4.67%) Software Engineering
13 67 (4.47%) Continuous Integration
14 60 (4.01%) iOS Development
15 51 (3.40%) Digital Marketing
16 50 (3.34%) Android Development
17 47 (3.14%) Programme Management
17 47 (3.14%) Responsive Web Design
18 42 (2.80%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 508 (33.91%) SQL
2 476 (31.78%) JavaScript
3 425 (28.37%) C#
4 360 (24.03%) Java
5 110 (7.34%) PHP
6 102 (6.81%) T-SQL
7 100 (6.68%) C++
8 97 (6.48%) PL/SQL
9 77 (5.14%) Python
10 66 (4.41%) C
11 58 (3.87%) VB.NET
12 41 (2.74%) Ruby
13 38 (2.54%) Objective-C
13 38 (2.54%) Perl
14 35 (2.34%) VBA
15 28 (1.87%) VB
16 26 (1.74%) Bash Shell
17 15 (1.00%) Apple Swift
17 15 (1.00%) VB6
17 15 (1.00%) Lua
Qualifications
1 250 (16.69%) Security Cleared
2 122 (8.14%) DV Cleared
3 114 (7.61%) SC Cleared
4 29 (1.94%) Degree
5 12 (0.80%) Sun Certification
6 11 (0.73%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (0.47%) MCP
7 7 (0.47%) OCPJP
8 5 (0.33%) BC Cleared
8 5 (0.33%) Oracle Certification
9 4 (0.27%) HND
10 3 (0.20%) HNC
11 2 (0.13%) MCSD
11 2 (0.13%) ITIL Certification
12 1 (0.067%) CIMA
12 1 (0.067%) ISEB
12 1 (0.067%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (2.20%) QA
2 11 (0.73%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 10 (0.67%) ISO 9001
3 10 (0.67%) ISO 14001
4 6 (0.40%) SLA
5 4 (0.27%) Basel II
6 2 (0.13%) Solvency II
7 1 (0.067%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.067%) WCAG
7 1 (0.067%) HL7
7 1 (0.067%) JTAG
7 1 (0.067%) DO-178B
System Software
1 5 (0.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.13%) Firmware
2 2 (0.13%) VMware Workstation
2 2 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.13%) vSphere
3 1 (0.067%) Varnish
3 1 (0.067%) SRDF
3 1 (0.067%) Oracle RAC
3 1 (0.067%) NFS
Systems Management
1 20 (1.34%) Puppet
2 7 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.27%) Vagrant
4 3 (0.20%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
4 3 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
4 3 (0.20%) yum
5 1 (0.067%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 201 (13.42%) Oracle
2 176 (11.75%) Microsoft
3 56 (3.74%) SAP
4 24 (1.60%) Salesforce.com
5 20 (1.34%) Zend
6 13 (0.87%) Cognos
6 13 (0.87%) IBM
7 12 (0.80%) Sun
7 12 (0.80%) Sitecore
8 11 (0.73%) Teradata
9 10 (0.67%) Google
9 10 (0.67%) Tableau
9 10 (0.67%) Xamarin
10 9 (0.60%) Talend
10 9 (0.60%) Apple
11 8 (0.53%) Informatica
11 8 (0.53%) TIBCO
11 8 (0.53%) Red Hat
11 8 (0.53%) ESRI
12 7 (0.47%) Adobe
Plymouth, Devon
ISL
Rate: £200.00 - £250.00 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cornwall
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 per day
Posted: 9 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
TEKsystems
Rate: £200 - £400 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Circle Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £375 per day
Posted: 12 hours ago
Cornwall
Arrows Group
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West
Hudson IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Network Compucare Ltd
Posted: 16 hours ago
Clevedon, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £450.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £350 Per Day
Posted: Yesterday
Taunton, Somerset
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Rate: £250 - £270 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bournemouth, Dorset
Austin Fraser
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Avon
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Rate: £350 - £380 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Reed Technology
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Optimum IT
Salary: £550 per Day / £80k
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Austin Fraser
Rate: £350.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 6 days ago