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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 743 758 707
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.40% 23.65% 24.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.68% 24.76% 25.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 516 544 501
Median daily rate £350 £350 £350
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £438 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 11
Median hourly rate £42.38 £38.25 £35.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+10.78% +9.28%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £19.32 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £44.18 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.66% +7.14%
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
2893 3062 2780
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.01% 95.54% 95.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 1869 1947 1825
Median daily rate £365 £365 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +0.68%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 135 204 166
Median hourly rate £27.50 £19.03 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.50% -4.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £47.50 £49.19 £39.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.20
% change year-on-year
+2.10% -0.24%

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 23 July 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 23 July 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 23 July 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 0 239 £356 -5.00% 97
Gloucestershire -1 127 £400 +0.43% 31
Wiltshire +3 126 £341 +5.00% 32
Devon 0 69 £300 -16.08% 15
Dorset 0 56 £340 +11.47% 46
Somerset +1 53 £375 +4.16% 37
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

1 524 (37.14%) JavaScript
2 498 (35.29%) HTML
3 421 (29.84%) CSS
4 416 (29.48%) .NET
5 398 (28.21%) SQL
5 398 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
6 364 (25.80%) C#
7 362 (25.66%) Java
8 294 (20.84%) SQL Server
9 282 (19.99%) MVC
10 268 (18.99%) Security Cleared
11 252 (17.86%) AngularJS
12 217 (15.38%) ASP.NET
13 211 (14.95%) jQuery
14 202 (14.32%) Microsoft
15 184 (13.04%) Finance
16 163 (11.55%) Oracle
17 161 (11.41%) Web Services
18 159 (11.27%) HTML5
19 150 (10.63%) TDD
19 150 (10.63%) Web Development
20 148 (10.49%) Scrum
21 135 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
21 135 (9.57%) Spring
22 131 (9.28%) DV Cleared
23 123 (8.72%) SharePoint
24 122 (8.65%) SC Cleared
25 121 (8.58%) ASP.NET MVC
26 119 (8.43%) C++
27 115 (8.15%) Front End Development

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
1 123 (8.72%) SharePoint
2 51 (3.61%) CMS
3 42 (2.98%) IIS
4 37 (2.62%) Apache
5 35 (2.48%) JBoss
6 34 (2.41%) Elasticsearch
6 34 (2.41%) WebLogic
7 30 (2.13%) Apache Spark
7 30 (2.13%) BizTalk Server
8 27 (1.91%) SharePoint 2013
9 26 (1.84%) WebSphere
10 22 (1.56%) SharePoint 2010
10 22 (1.56%) Tomcat
11 21 (1.49%) Drupal
11 21 (1.49%) Mule
11 21 (1.49%) Umbraco
12 19 (1.35%) WordPress
13 16 (1.13%) Mule ESB
14 15 (1.06%) Sitecore CMS
15 14 (0.99%) GlassFish
Applications
1 51 (3.61%) MS Excel
2 21 (1.49%) MS Office
3 12 (0.85%) Photoshop
4 10 (0.71%) InfoPath
5 6 (0.43%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 3 (0.21%) Fireworks
7 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
8 1 (0.071%) MS PowerPoint
8 1 (0.071%) Revit
8 1 (0.071%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 49 (3.47%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 38 (2.69%) Dynamics CRM
3 16 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
4 10 (0.71%) Oracle EBS
5 8 (0.57%) Magento
6 6 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
7 5 (0.35%) Oracle Applications
7 5 (0.35%) Oracle BPM
8 4 (0.28%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.28%) Oracle Payroll
8 4 (0.28%) SAP CO
8 4 (0.28%) SAP FI
8 4 (0.28%) SAP FI/CO
9 3 (0.21%) Cognos Business Intelligence
9 3 (0.21%) Cognos TM1
10 2 (0.14%) Hyperion Planning
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle iProcurement
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Receivables
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle TCA
Cloud Services
1 56 (3.97%) Microsoft Azure
2 47 (3.33%) Amazon AWS
3 25 (1.77%) GitHub
4 18 (1.28%) Amazon EC2
5 11 (0.78%) Virtual Private Cloud
6 8 (0.57%) Office 365
7 7 (0.50%) SaaS
8 3 (0.21%) Amazon S3
8 3 (0.21%) Google Play
9 2 (0.14%) Heroku
9 2 (0.14%) TestFlight
10 1 (0.071%) Amazon ElastiCache
10 1 (0.071%) Amazon SQS
10 1 (0.071%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.071%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.071%) AWS OpsWorks
10 1 (0.071%) Boomi
10 1 (0.071%) Cloud Computing
10 1 (0.071%) MailChimp
Communications & Networking
1 28 (1.98%) HTTP
2 14 (0.99%) LDAP
3 12 (0.85%) Internet
4 9 (0.64%) SSL
4 9 (0.64%) TCP/IP
5 8 (0.57%) DNS
6 7 (0.50%) Intranet
7 6 (0.43%) DSL
7 6 (0.43%) Kerberos
7 6 (0.43%) Network Security
8 5 (0.35%) FCAPS
8 5 (0.35%) MQTT
9 3 (0.21%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.14%) ASN.1
10 2 (0.14%) Firewall
10 2 (0.14%) SSH
10 2 (0.14%) VPN
11 1 (0.071%) Extranet
11 1 (0.071%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (0.071%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 294 (20.84%) SQL Server
2 85 (6.02%) MySQL
3 80 (5.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 69 (4.89%) Relational Database
5 65 (4.61%) Data Warehouse
6 63 (4.46%) Oracle Database
7 45 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 43 (3.05%) SQL Server 2012
9 42 (2.98%) Big Data
10 41 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 40 (2.83%) MongoDB
12 39 (2.76%) Hadoop
13 29 (2.06%) NoSQL
14 28 (1.98%) Oracle BI EE
15 27 (1.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 25 (1.77%) Oracle Database 11g
17 24 (1.70%) Oracle Database 10g
17 24 (1.70%) Oracle ODI
18 23 (1.63%) RDBMS
19 22 (1.56%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 114 (8.08%) Git (software)
2 86 (6.09%) Visual Studio
3 49 (3.47%) Team Foundation Server
4 48 (3.40%) Subversion
5 43 (3.05%) Maven
6 40 (2.83%) JIRA
7 36 (2.55%) Jenkins
8 34 (2.41%) Cucumber
8 34 (2.41%) JUnit
9 24 (1.70%) Eclipse
10 23 (1.63%) TeamCity
11 22 (1.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 19 (1.35%) Selenium
13 18 (1.28%) Octopus Deploy
14 15 (1.06%) Grunt
15 14 (0.99%) Capybara
15 14 (0.99%) Mockito
16 13 (0.92%) ClearCase
16 13 (0.92%) Eclipse RCP
16 13 (0.92%) NUnit
General
1 184 (13.04%) Finance
2 68 (4.82%) Telecoms
3 65 (4.61%) Marketing
4 53 (3.76%) Electronics
5 52 (3.69%) Manufacturing
6 35 (2.48%) Banking
7 20 (1.42%) Retail
8 14 (0.99%) Advertising
9 12 (0.85%) Back Office
10 9 (0.64%) Games
11 6 (0.43%) Aerospace
11 6 (0.43%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.21%) Automotive
12 3 (0.21%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.21%) Local Government
12 3 (0.21%) Multimedia
13 2 (0.14%) Avionics
13 2 (0.14%) Military
14 1 (0.071%) Publishing
14 1 (0.071%) Spanish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 498 (35.29%) HTML
2 421 (29.84%) CSS
3 416 (29.48%) .NET
4 252 (17.86%) AngularJS
5 217 (15.38%) ASP.NET
6 211 (14.95%) jQuery
7 161 (11.41%) Web Services
8 159 (11.27%) HTML5
9 135 (9.57%) Spring
10 121 (8.58%) ASP.NET MVC
11 101 (7.16%) XML
12 98 (6.95%) JSON
13 95 (6.73%) CSS3
14 84 (5.95%) REST
15 83 (5.88%) Hibernate
16 80 (5.67%) ASP.NET Web API
17 79 (5.60%) RESTful
17 79 (5.60%) SOAP
18 69 (4.89%) .NET Framework
19 67 (4.75%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 62 (4.39%) User Experience
2 46 (3.26%) Mobile App
3 37 (2.62%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (1.91%) Visualisation
5 18 (1.28%) Computer Science
6 14 (0.99%) Digital Media
7 13 (0.92%) Mainframe
8 12 (0.85%) Management Information System
9 11 (0.78%) Blockchain
9 11 (0.78%) iPhone
10 10 (0.71%) VHDL
11 9 (0.64%) Data Extraction
12 8 (0.57%) Client/Server
12 8 (0.57%) iPad
12 8 (0.57%) Social Media
13 7 (0.50%) Data Integration
13 7 (0.50%) NHS
13 7 (0.50%) N-Tier
13 7 (0.50%) W3C
13 7 (0.50%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 86 (6.09%) Unix
2 78 (5.53%) Linux
3 64 (4.54%) Windows
4 38 (2.69%) Apple iOS
5 32 (2.27%) Android
6 10 (0.71%) Windows Server
7 9 (0.64%) Mac OS X
8 6 (0.43%) Mesosphere
8 6 (0.43%) zOS
9 5 (0.35%) Oracle Linux
10 4 (0.28%) Windows 10
11 3 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.21%) Windows 8
11 3 (0.21%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.21%) Windows Phone
12 2 (0.14%) AIX
12 2 (0.14%) Solaris
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.071%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 398 (28.21%) Agile Software Development
2 282 (19.99%) MVC
3 150 (10.63%) TDD
3 150 (10.63%) Web Development
4 148 (10.49%) Scrum
5 135 (9.57%) Business Intelligence
6 115 (8.15%) Front End Development
7 111 (7.87%) OO
8 69 (4.89%) Software Engineering
9 62 (4.39%) ETL
10 60 (4.25%) Unit Testing
11 55 (3.90%) Digital Marketing
12 54 (3.83%) DevOps
13 53 (3.76%) Continuous Integration
13 53 (3.76%) E-Commerce
14 52 (3.69%) BDD
14 52 (3.69%) SDLC
15 51 (3.61%) CRM
16 50 (3.54%) Migration
16 50 (3.54%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 524 (37.14%) JavaScript
2 398 (28.21%) SQL
3 364 (25.80%) C#
4 362 (25.66%) Java
5 119 (8.43%) C++
6 95 (6.73%) PHP
6 95 (6.73%) Python
7 73 (5.17%) Ruby
8 65 (4.61%) C
9 59 (4.18%) T-SQL
10 52 (3.69%) PL/SQL
11 42 (2.98%) VB.NET
12 39 (2.76%) Perl
13 29 (2.06%) VBA
14 28 (1.98%) Scala
15 26 (1.84%) Objective-C
16 25 (1.77%) VB
17 24 (1.70%) PowerShell
18 19 (1.35%) Bash Shell
19 18 (1.28%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 268 (18.99%) Security Cleared
2 131 (9.28%) DV Cleared
3 122 (8.65%) SC Cleared
4 46 (3.26%) Degree
5 12 (0.85%) BC Cleared
6 7 (0.50%) BPSS Clearance
7 5 (0.35%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (0.35%) Sun Certification
8 3 (0.21%) MCAD
8 3 (0.21%) MCITP
8 3 (0.21%) MCSD
8 3 (0.21%) MCTS
9 2 (0.14%) DBS Check
9 2 (0.14%) ISEB
9 2 (0.14%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.071%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.071%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (2.48%) QA
2 14 (0.99%) ISO 14001
2 14 (0.99%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.64%) SLA
4 7 (0.50%) Solvency II
5 5 (0.35%) Disclosure Scotland
6 3 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.071%) OIPF
7 1 (0.071%) WCAG
System Software
1 15 (1.06%) Docker
2 7 (0.50%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.21%) Firmware
4 2 (0.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.071%) Platform Symphony
5 1 (0.071%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 20 (1.42%) Opscode Chef
2 15 (1.06%) Puppet
3 12 (0.85%) Ansible
4 8 (0.57%) Kubernetes
5 7 (0.50%) Kibana
6 4 (0.28%) Oozie
7 1 (0.071%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.071%) Control-M
7 1 (0.071%) Graylog
7 1 (0.071%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.071%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
7 1 (0.071%) Salt
7 1 (0.071%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 202 (14.32%) Microsoft
2 163 (11.55%) Oracle
3 60 (4.25%) SAP
4 42 (2.98%) Sitecore
5 13 (0.92%) Sybase
6 12 (0.85%) Google
6 12 (0.85%) IBM
6 12 (0.85%) Nintex
7 11 (0.78%) Apple
7 11 (0.78%) webMethods
8 10 (0.71%) Red Hat
8 10 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
9 9 (0.64%) Twitter
9 9 (0.64%) Zend
10 8 (0.57%) Adobe
10 8 (0.57%) Cognos
10 8 (0.57%) RedGate
10 8 (0.57%) Sencha
11 7 (0.50%) Teradata
12 5 (0.35%) Atlassian
Bristol, Avon
CPS Group UK
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Plymouth
G2 Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market rates
Posted: Yesterday
Wiltshire
Yoh
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorset
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £350.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £325 - £350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Maclean Moore Consulting
Rate: Up to £300 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Explore Recruitment Solutions
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: £300 - £500 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Networkers
Rate: £375 - £376 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Hydrogen
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Sanderson
Rate: £325 - £360 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £28,013 to £36,842 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
IBM Client Innovation Centre (Thames Valley)
Rate: From £39,785 to £48,614 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Rate: £200 - £250 Per Day
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International
Rate: £300 - £301 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Dorchester, Dorset
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: 350 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Modis International
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Posted: 3 days ago
South West
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucestershire
LA International
Rate: negotiable
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
McGregor Boyall
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £400 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Exeter, Devon
Hays Talent Solutions
Rate: £150.00 - £200.00 per day
Posted: 19 days ago
Chippenham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £250 - £300 per day
Posted: 26 days ago
Bristol Area
Venn Group
Rate: £360 - £510 Per Day
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol
Arrows Group Ltd
Rate: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Chippenham
Spectrum IT
Rate: £350 - £425 per day
Posted: 26 days ago