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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 662 733 694
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 22.64% 24.09% 21.37%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.58% 25.09% 22.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 496 476
Median daily rate £363 £363 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.84%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £294 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £450 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 20 15
Median hourly rate £43.00 £36.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+19.44% -4.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.00 £13.50 £16.80
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £48.10 £42.25 £127.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +8.57%
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
2808 2922 3061
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 96.03% 96.02% 94.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 1806 1789 1881
Median daily rate £370 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £250 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £489
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 180 170 193
Median hourly rate £36.00 £20.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+80.00% +14.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.00 £11.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.46 £42.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 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 6 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 6 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 0 178 £344 -8.33% 115
Gloucestershire -1 133 £400 - 50
Wiltshire +7 113 £375 - 36
Somerset 0 70 £331 -2.21% 44
Devon 0 62 £365 -2.66% 21
Dorset -1 48 £400 +31.14% 56
Cornwall -1 4 £325 +4.00% 4
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 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.

1 513 (35.67%) JavaScript
2 487 (33.87%) SQL
3 475 (33.03%) HTML
4 465 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
5 406 (28.23%) CSS
6 401 (27.89%) Java
7 371 (25.80%) .NET
8 347 (24.13%) SQL Server
9 315 (21.91%) C#
10 284 (19.75%) Security Cleared
11 248 (17.25%) MVC
12 214 (14.88%) Microsoft
13 202 (14.05%) Scrum
14 193 (13.42%) AngularJS
15 175 (12.17%) Finance
16 172 (11.96%) ASP.NET
17 162 (11.27%) Oracle
18 161 (11.20%) Web Development
19 160 (11.13%) Web Services
20 159 (11.06%) jQuery
21 152 (10.57%) Git (software)
22 150 (10.43%) TDD
23 149 (10.36%) OO
24 139 (9.67%) Business Intelligence
25 134 (9.32%) HTML5
26 127 (8.83%) DV Cleared
27 126 (8.76%) SC Cleared
28 125 (8.69%) Spring
29 123 (8.55%) Front End Development
30 122 (8.48%) 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 84 (5.84%) SharePoint
2 57 (3.96%) Elasticsearch
3 52 (3.62%) CMS
4 50 (3.48%) Node.js
5 46 (3.20%) BizTalk Server
6 40 (2.78%) WebSphere
7 37 (2.57%) IIS
8 33 (2.29%) Apache
9 32 (2.23%) JBoss
9 32 (2.23%) Tomcat
10 26 (1.81%) SharePoint 2013
10 26 (1.81%) WebLogic
11 20 (1.39%) Umbraco
12 19 (1.32%) Drupal
13 18 (1.25%) WordPress
14 15 (1.04%) Confluence
15 14 (0.97%) CICS
16 13 (0.90%) SAS
17 12 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
17 12 (0.83%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 57 (3.96%) MS Excel
2 11 (0.76%) MS Office
3 8 (0.56%) InfoPath
4 7 (0.49%) Photoshop
5 5 (0.35%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.28%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.21%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.070%) Revit
9 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
9 1 (0.070%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 47 (3.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 27 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.11%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.70%) Magento
5 6 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
6 5 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.28%) Oracle EBS R12
8 3 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Applications
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
9 2 (0.14%) Oracle TCA
9 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
10 1 (0.070%) BigMachines
10 1 (0.070%) Eloqua
10 1 (0.070%) OpenCart
10 1 (0.070%) Oracle Payables
10 1 (0.070%) Oracle Procure-to-Pay
10 1 (0.070%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.070%) SAP FI
Cloud Services
1 47 (3.27%) Amazon AWS
2 37 (2.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (1.95%) GitHub
4 15 (1.04%) Amazon EC2
5 12 (0.83%) SaaS
6 8 (0.56%) Amazon S3
6 8 (0.56%) Office 365
7 7 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
7 7 (0.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 3 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.070%) Amazon ElastiCache
9 1 (0.070%) Amazon SQS
9 1 (0.070%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.070%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.070%) AWS OpsWorks
9 1 (0.070%) Boomi
9 1 (0.070%) IaaS
9 1 (0.070%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (2.64%) HTTP
2 14 (0.97%) Internet
3 11 (0.76%) TCP/IP
4 8 (0.56%) Kerberos
5 5 (0.35%) Intranet
6 4 (0.28%) MQTT
7 3 (0.21%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.21%) LDAP
7 3 (0.21%) Network Security
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%) HTTPS
8 2 (0.14%) SSH
8 2 (0.14%) VPN
9 1 (0.070%) NFC
9 1 (0.070%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 347 (24.13%) SQL Server
2 113 (7.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 110 (7.65%) Relational Database
4 94 (6.54%) Data Warehouse
5 76 (5.29%) MySQL
6 61 (4.24%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 59 (4.10%) NoSQL
8 57 (3.96%) MongoDB
9 56 (3.89%) SQL Server 2008
10 55 (3.82%) PostgreSQL
11 50 (3.48%) Oracle Database
12 45 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
13 40 (2.78%) RDBMS
14 33 (2.29%) BusinessObjects
15 29 (2.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 27 (1.88%) Big Data
17 26 (1.81%) DB2
18 25 (1.74%) Hadoop
19 22 (1.53%) MS Access
20 19 (1.32%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 152 (10.57%) Git (software)
2 89 (6.19%) Subversion
3 71 (4.94%) Jenkins
4 70 (4.87%) JIRA
5 61 (4.24%) Cucumber
6 56 (3.89%) Maven
7 46 (3.20%) Visual Studio
8 41 (2.85%) Eclipse
8 41 (2.85%) JUnit
9 34 (2.36%) Team Foundation Server
10 24 (1.67%) IntelliJ
11 23 (1.60%) Selenium
12 22 (1.53%) Grunt
12 22 (1.53%) gulp
13 21 (1.46%) Capybara
14 19 (1.32%) ClearCase
15 18 (1.25%) RSpec
16 17 (1.18%) Protractor
17 16 (1.11%) git-flow
18 15 (1.04%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 175 (12.17%) Finance
2 61 (4.24%) Marketing
3 59 (4.10%) Telecoms
4 52 (3.62%) Manufacturing
5 50 (3.48%) Electronics
6 30 (2.09%) Banking
7 20 (1.39%) Back Office
7 20 (1.39%) Retail
8 19 (1.32%) Advertising
9 12 (0.83%) Games
10 11 (0.76%) Aerospace
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
1 475 (33.03%) HTML
2 406 (28.23%) CSS
3 371 (25.80%) .NET
4 193 (13.42%) AngularJS
5 172 (11.96%) ASP.NET
6 160 (11.13%) Web Services
7 159 (11.06%) jQuery
8 134 (9.32%) HTML5
9 125 (8.69%) Spring
10 99 (6.88%) ASP.NET MVC
11 94 (6.54%) XML
12 81 (5.63%) CSS3
13 80 (5.56%) RESTful
14 79 (5.49%) Hibernate
15 72 (5.01%) REST
16 71 (4.94%) .NET Framework
17 64 (4.45%) J2EE
18 60 (4.17%) WCF
19 55 (3.82%) Entity Framework
20 53 (3.69%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 80 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
2 63 (4.38%) User Experience
3 49 (3.41%) Mobile App
4 38 (2.64%) Visualisation
5 29 (2.02%) Computer Science
6 20 (1.39%) Data Extraction
6 20 (1.39%) Management Information System
7 19 (1.32%) Data Structures
8 16 (1.11%) Data Integration
9 15 (1.04%) Mainframe
10 14 (0.97%) N-Tier
10 14 (0.97%) Replication
11 12 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
12 11 (0.76%) NHS
13 8 (0.56%) Ergonomics
13 8 (0.56%) Mathematics
13 8 (0.56%) VHDL
14 7 (0.49%) iPad
14 7 (0.49%) iPhone
15 6 (0.42%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 101 (7.02%) Unix
2 89 (6.19%) Linux
3 80 (5.56%) Windows
4 31 (2.16%) Apple iOS
5 30 (2.09%) Mac OS X
6 29 (2.02%) Android
7 21 (1.46%) Windows Server
8 10 (0.70%) Windows 8
9 7 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (0.49%) zOS
10 5 (0.35%) AIX
11 3 (0.21%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2008
11 3 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
12 2 (0.14%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (0.14%) Oracle Linux
12 2 (0.14%) Solaris
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.070%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 465 (32.34%) Agile Software Development
2 248 (17.25%) MVC
3 202 (14.05%) Scrum
4 161 (11.20%) Web Development
5 150 (10.43%) TDD
6 149 (10.36%) OO
7 139 (9.67%) Business Intelligence
8 123 (8.55%) Front End Development
9 114 (7.93%) ETL
10 98 (6.82%) Unit Testing
11 97 (6.75%) Software Engineering
12 91 (6.33%) BDD
13 65 (4.52%) UML
14 59 (4.10%) OOD
14 59 (4.10%) Open Source
15 57 (3.96%) Responsive Web Design
16 56 (3.89%) Continuous Integration
17 55 (3.82%) Migration
17 55 (3.82%) Programme Management
18 53 (3.69%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 513 (35.67%) JavaScript
2 487 (33.87%) SQL
3 401 (27.89%) Java
4 315 (21.91%) C#
5 122 (8.48%) Python
6 118 (8.21%) C++
7 86 (5.98%) T-SQL
8 82 (5.70%) C
8 82 (5.70%) Ruby
9 76 (5.29%) PHP
10 51 (3.55%) PL/SQL
11 39 (2.71%) Perl
12 33 (2.29%) VBA
13 26 (1.81%) PowerShell
14 24 (1.67%) Scala
15 22 (1.53%) VC++
16 20 (1.39%) Objective-C
17 19 (1.32%) VB
18 18 (1.25%) COBOL
19 17 (1.18%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 284 (19.75%) Security Cleared
2 127 (8.83%) DV Cleared
3 126 (8.76%) SC Cleared
4 59 (4.10%) Degree
5 10 (0.70%) BPSS Clearance
6 8 (0.56%) BC Cleared
7 7 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (0.35%) ISEB
8 5 (0.35%) Sun Certification
9 4 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 3 (0.21%) MCAD
10 3 (0.21%) MCITP
10 3 (0.21%) MCSD
10 3 (0.21%) MCTS
11 1 (0.070%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (0.070%) MCPD
11 1 (0.070%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (3.62%) QA
2 22 (1.53%) Disclosure Scotland
3 15 (1.04%) ISO 14001
3 15 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 9 (0.63%) Data Quality
5 7 (0.49%) Solvency II
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 12 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 5 (0.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.28%) Firmware
3 4 (0.28%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
4 1 (0.070%) Docker
4 1 (0.070%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.070%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 10 (0.70%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (0.49%) Kibana
3 5 (0.35%) Puppet
3 5 (0.35%) Tivoli
4 4 (0.28%) yum
5 3 (0.21%) Data Guard
5 3 (0.21%) Oracle RMAN
5 3 (0.21%) SCCM
6 2 (0.14%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.070%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.070%) Ansible
7 1 (0.070%) Control-M
7 1 (0.070%) DBAmp
7 1 (0.070%) Oozie
7 1 (0.070%) Oracle Flashback
7 1 (0.070%) Salt
7 1 (0.070%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 214 (14.88%) Microsoft
2 162 (11.27%) Oracle
3 62 (4.31%) SAP
4 35 (2.43%) IBM
5 16 (1.11%) Sitecore
6 14 (0.97%) Sybase
7 12 (0.83%) Apple
7 12 (0.83%) Siebel
8 11 (0.76%) webMethods
9 10 (0.70%) Nintex
9 10 (0.70%) Tableau
9 10 (0.70%) Telerik
9 10 (0.70%) Teradata
10 9 (0.63%) Salesforce.com
11 8 (0.56%) Adobe
11 8 (0.56%) Cognos
12 7 (0.49%) EPiServer
12 7 (0.49%) Google
12 7 (0.49%) Informatica
12 7 (0.49%) Sencha
Bristol, Avon
Randstad Technologies
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
South West
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day Immediately
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Cadence Resourcing
Rate: On Application
Posted: 2 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Rate: £300-350/day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Gloucestershire
Experis Ltd
Posted: 8 hours ago
Dorset
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £275 - £300 per day
Posted: 11 hours ago
Bournemouth
Vivid Resourcing
Posted: 15 hours ago
Bristol
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Rate: £200 - £300 per day
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Weston-Super-Mare, Clevedon,United...
XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: £300-350/day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Weston-Super-Mare, Clevedon,United...
XIST4 Recruitment
Rate: £300-350/day
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
Colston Consulting LLP
Posted: Yesterday
South West
Colston Consulting
Rate: £30 - £42 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol, Somerset
LA International Computer Consultants Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £375 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
X4 Group
Rate: Market related
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Reed Technology
Rate: £300 - £330 per day + +
Posted: 2 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £355 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Experis Ltd
Rate: £250 - £310 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £350 - £400 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £290 - £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Premier IT
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £380 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
Oscar
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
Initi8 Recruitment
Rate: £300 - £400 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Swindon
Computer Futures
Rate: £280 - £320 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £380 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £400 - £450 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Gloucestershire
Computer Futures
Rate: £350 - £425 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago