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 22 February 2017 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
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
England / South West
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 653 740 704
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 24.17% 24.72% 22.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.41% 25.68% 23.23%
Number of daily rates quoted 455 508 476
Median daily rate £375 £375 £375
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £288 £289
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £475 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £378 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.72% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 18 29 7
Median hourly rate £40.00 £43.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.04% +16.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £35.00 £27.27
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £49.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.34
% change year-on-year
- +13.19%

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
2570 2882 3030
As % of all contract IT jobs located in the South West 95.11% 96.26% 95.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 1682 1917 1919
Median daily rate £385 £375 £380
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.66% -1.31%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £220 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £500 £525
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 167 165 160
Median hourly rate £38.25 £32.50 £28.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+17.69% +14.03%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £12.50 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.00 £50.00 £44.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 22 February 2017.

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
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 22 February 2017. 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 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 -1 209 £400 +14.28% 92
Wiltshire -3 98 £413 +14.58% 26
Gloucestershire 0 95 £400 -4.76% 31
Devon 0 80 £375 - 29
Somerset -1 71 £350 -12.50% 24
Dorset +4 49 £350 -6.66% 27
Cornwall 0 10 £250 -23.07% 11
Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 February 2017, 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.

1 566 (40.78%) JavaScript
2 524 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
3 463 (33.36%) HTML
4 432 (31.12%) .NET
5 431 (31.05%) C#
6 413 (29.76%) CSS
7 373 (26.87%) Java
7 373 (26.87%) SQL
8 300 (21.61%) SQL Server
9 271 (19.52%) MVC
10 242 (17.44%) AngularJS
11 239 (17.22%) ASP.NET
12 218 (15.71%) Scrum
13 213 (15.35%) Security Cleared
14 211 (15.20%) Microsoft
15 210 (15.13%) Finance
16 200 (14.41%) jQuery
17 190 (13.69%) HTML5
18 168 (12.10%) TDD
19 166 (11.96%) Git (software)
20 162 (11.67%) Oracle
21 155 (11.17%) Spring
22 149 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
23 145 (10.45%) Web Services
24 142 (10.23%) Front End Development
25 136 (9.80%) XML
26 125 (9.01%) SC Cleared
27 123 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
27 123 (8.86%) Web Development
28 120 (8.65%) REST

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
1 106 (7.64%) SharePoint
2 43 (3.10%) CMS
3 40 (2.88%) SharePoint 2013
4 39 (2.81%) IIS
5 32 (2.31%) Apache
5 32 (2.31%) WebLogic
6 29 (2.09%) Drupal
7 24 (1.73%) Tomcat
8 22 (1.59%) Sitecore CMS
9 21 (1.51%) Elasticsearch
10 20 (1.44%) Apache Spark
10 20 (1.44%) Confluence
11 17 (1.22%) JBoss
12 16 (1.15%) BizTalk Server
13 15 (1.08%) Mule
13 15 (1.08%) WordPress
14 14 (1.01%) Mule ESB
15 13 (0.94%) NServiceBus
16 12 (0.86%) WebSphere
17 11 (0.79%) SAS
Applications
1 46 (3.31%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.58%) MS Office
3 7 (0.50%) Photoshop
4 4 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.14%) LaTeX
6 1 (0.072%) InDesign
6 1 (0.072%) Simulink
6 1 (0.072%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 56 (4.03%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 47 (3.39%) Dynamics CRM
3 12 (0.86%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.65%) Magento
5 8 (0.58%) Oracle BPM
6 7 (0.50%) SAP CO
6 7 (0.50%) SAP FI
6 7 (0.50%) SAP FI/CO
7 5 (0.36%) Oracle Applications
8 4 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
8 4 (0.29%) Maximo
8 4 (0.29%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.22%) PeopleSoft HRMS
9 3 (0.22%) SAP MDG
10 2 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle Cash Management
10 2 (0.14%) Oracle EBS R12
10 2 (0.14%) Unit4 Business World
11 1 (0.072%) nopCommerce
11 1 (0.072%) OpenCart
Cloud Services
1 61 (4.39%) Amazon AWS
1 61 (4.39%) Microsoft Azure
2 18 (1.30%) Amazon EC2
3 14 (1.01%) GitHub
4 12 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 9 (0.65%) Office 365
6 8 (0.58%) PaaS
7 6 (0.43%) SaaS
8 3 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (0.22%) Heroku
8 3 (0.22%) OpenShift
8 3 (0.22%) Slack
9 2 (0.14%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.14%) Google Play
10 1 (0.072%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
10 1 (0.072%) Boomi
10 1 (0.072%) Dropbox
10 1 (0.072%) Google Cloud Platform
10 1 (0.072%) IaaS
10 1 (0.072%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.02%) Internet
2 22 (1.59%) HTTP
3 11 (0.79%) Intranet
4 6 (0.43%) LDAP
5 4 (0.29%) AMQP
5 4 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.29%) VoIP
5 4 (0.29%) Wireshark
6 2 (0.14%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.14%) Skype
7 1 (0.072%) DNS
7 1 (0.072%) DSL
7 1 (0.072%) FCAPS
7 1 (0.072%) Firewall
7 1 (0.072%) SMTP
7 1 (0.072%) SSH
7 1 (0.072%) SSL
7 1 (0.072%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 300 (21.61%) SQL Server
2 87 (6.27%) Data Warehouse
3 86 (6.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 76 (5.48%) Oracle Database
5 72 (5.19%) MySQL
6 68 (4.90%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 64 (4.61%) SQL Server 2012
8 60 (4.32%) Relational Database
9 58 (4.18%) PostgreSQL
10 44 (3.17%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 42 (3.03%) NoSQL
12 41 (2.95%) SQL Server 2008
13 38 (2.74%) Big Data
14 33 (2.38%) Oracle Database 11g
15 28 (2.02%) MongoDB
16 27 (1.95%) Hadoop
17 22 (1.59%) SQL Server 2014
18 20 (1.44%) BusinessObjects
19 19 (1.37%) Oracle Database 10g
19 19 (1.37%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 166 (11.96%) Git (software)
2 110 (7.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 94 (6.77%) Visual Studio
4 57 (4.11%) Jenkins
5 54 (3.89%) Cucumber
6 46 (3.31%) Selenium
7 42 (3.03%) JIRA
8 39 (2.81%) Maven
9 33 (2.38%) JUnit
10 32 (2.31%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 25 (1.80%) Ant
11 25 (1.80%) TeamCity
12 24 (1.73%) Bitbucket
12 24 (1.73%) Subversion
13 23 (1.66%) Gradle
14 22 (1.59%) Eclipse
15 21 (1.51%) Jasmine
16 20 (1.44%) Mockito
16 20 (1.44%) SpecFlow
17 18 (1.30%) Oracle Forms
General
1 210 (15.13%) Finance
2 79 (5.69%) Telecoms
3 66 (4.76%) Marketing
4 64 (4.61%) Electronics
5 59 (4.25%) Manufacturing
6 57 (4.11%) Banking
7 48 (3.46%) Advertising
8 22 (1.59%) Retail
9 13 (0.94%) Back Office
10 7 (0.50%) Aerospace
10 7 (0.50%) Games
11 2 (0.14%) Avionics
11 2 (0.14%) Billing
11 2 (0.14%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.14%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.14%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.072%) Automotive
12 1 (0.072%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.072%) International Banking
12 1 (0.072%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 463 (33.36%) HTML
2 432 (31.12%) .NET
3 413 (29.76%) CSS
4 242 (17.44%) AngularJS
5 239 (17.22%) ASP.NET
6 200 (14.41%) jQuery
7 190 (13.69%) HTML5
8 155 (11.17%) Spring
9 145 (10.45%) Web Services
10 136 (9.80%) XML
11 123 (8.86%) ASP.NET MVC
12 120 (8.65%) REST
13 105 (7.56%) CSS3
13 105 (7.56%) JSON
14 102 (7.35%) .NET Framework
14 102 (7.35%) Hibernate
15 85 (6.12%) ASP.NET Web API
16 83 (5.98%) SOAP
16 83 (5.98%) WCF
17 81 (5.84%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 90 (6.48%) User Experience
2 38 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
3 37 (2.67%) Mobile App
4 24 (1.73%) W3C
5 20 (1.44%) NHS
6 17 (1.22%) Management Information System
7 14 (1.01%) Algorithms
8 13 (0.94%) Digital Media
9 10 (0.72%) Computer Science
9 10 (0.72%) Data Structures
10 8 (0.58%) N-Tier
11 7 (0.50%) Mainframe
12 6 (0.43%) Client/Server
12 6 (0.43%) iPad
13 5 (0.36%) AS400
13 5 (0.36%) Freedom of Information
13 5 (0.36%) Graphic Design
13 5 (0.36%) Internet of Things
13 5 (0.36%) iPhone
13 5 (0.36%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (5.62%) Windows
2 70 (5.04%) Linux
3 47 (3.39%) Unix
4 37 (2.67%) Apple iOS
5 33 (2.38%) Android
6 16 (1.15%) Windows Server
7 11 (0.79%) Mac OS X
8 8 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (0.29%) Oracle Linux
10 3 (0.22%) AIX
10 3 (0.22%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.14%) CentOS
11 2 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.072%) Mesosphere
12 1 (0.072%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.072%) webOS
12 1 (0.072%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.072%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.072%) Windows Phone 7
12 1 (0.072%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 524 (37.75%) Agile Software Development
2 271 (19.52%) MVC
3 218 (15.71%) Scrum
4 168 (12.10%) TDD
5 149 (10.73%) Business Intelligence
6 142 (10.23%) Front End Development
7 123 (8.86%) Web Development
8 100 (7.20%) OO
9 91 (6.56%) Unit Testing
10 83 (5.98%) Software Engineering
11 77 (5.55%) BDD
12 74 (5.33%) Migration
13 65 (4.68%) Continuous Integration
14 64 (4.61%) Open Source
14 64 (4.61%) SDLC
15 60 (4.32%) CRM
16 57 (4.11%) Programme Management
17 56 (4.03%) Digital Marketing
18 50 (3.60%) Kanban
18 50 (3.60%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 566 (40.78%) JavaScript
2 431 (31.05%) C#
3 373 (26.87%) Java
3 373 (26.87%) SQL
4 90 (6.48%) Python
5 78 (5.62%) PHP
6 71 (5.12%) T-SQL
7 69 (4.97%) PL/SQL
8 55 (3.96%) C++
9 45 (3.24%) VB.NET
10 40 (2.88%) C
11 30 (2.16%) Ruby
12 23 (1.66%) Perl
12 23 (1.66%) Scala
13 22 (1.59%) Groovy
14 15 (1.08%) Bash Shell
15 14 (1.01%) ABAP
15 14 (1.01%) ActionScript
15 14 (1.01%) PowerShell
16 13 (0.94%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 213 (15.35%) Security Cleared
2 125 (9.01%) SC Cleared
3 67 (4.83%) DV Cleared
4 39 (2.81%) BPSS Clearance
5 32 (2.31%) Degree
6 7 (0.50%) Oracle Certification
7 6 (0.43%) BC Cleared
7 6 (0.43%) Microsoft Certification
8 3 (0.22%) HNC
8 3 (0.22%) HND
8 3 (0.22%) ISEB
8 3 (0.22%) ISTQB
8 3 (0.22%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (0.14%) MCDBA
9 2 (0.14%) MCITP
9 2 (0.14%) MCPD
9 2 (0.14%) MCSA
9 2 (0.14%) MCSD
9 2 (0.14%) MCSE
10 1 (0.072%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (2.45%) QA
2 16 (1.15%) Disclosure Scotland
3 12 (0.86%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.50%) WCAG
5 5 (0.36%) Basel II
5 5 (0.36%) ISO 14001
5 5 (0.36%) ISO 9001
5 5 (0.36%) Sarbanes-Oxley
6 1 (0.072%) HL7
6 1 (0.072%) IFRS
6 1 (0.072%) IFRS 9
6 1 (0.072%) SDET
System Software
1 75 (5.40%) Docker
2 4 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.22%) LXC
3 3 (0.22%) Varnish
4 1 (0.072%) Firmware
4 1 (0.072%) HDFS
4 1 (0.072%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.072%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (0.58%) Ansible
2 7 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.22%) Oozie
4 2 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
4 2 (0.14%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.14%) TeamSite
5 1 (0.072%) CloudHub
5 1 (0.072%) Galera Cluster
5 1 (0.072%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.072%) Kibana
5 1 (0.072%) Oracle RMAN
5 1 (0.072%) vRealize
Vendors
1 211 (15.20%) Microsoft
2 162 (11.67%) Oracle
3 74 (5.33%) SAP
4 37 (2.67%) Sitecore
5 23 (1.66%) Xamarin
6 18 (1.30%) Apple
7 14 (1.01%) Adobe
7 14 (1.01%) Google
7 14 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
8 11 (0.79%) IBM
8 11 (0.79%) Sencha
9 10 (0.72%) Zend
10 9 (0.65%) Red Hat
11 8 (0.58%) Cloudera
12 7 (0.50%) Tableau
12 7 (0.50%) webMethods
13 6 (0.43%) IFS
13 6 (0.43%) Sybase
13 6 (0.43%) Unisys
14 5 (0.36%) Teradata
Bristol, Avon
Nakama
Rate: From £450 to £550 per day Paid weekly
Posted: 5 hours ago
Exeter, Devon
Mego Employment Limited
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bath, Avon
People Source Consulting
Rate: £280 - £370 per day
Posted: 1 hour ago
Gloucestershire
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 7 hours ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Southern Lights Recruitment
Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Swindon
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 2 days ago
Yeovil
aap3
Rate: £36 - £43 per hour
Posted: Yesterday
South West England
Vivid Resourcing
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Poole, Dorset
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol Area
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
South West
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Wiltshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Rate: From £400 to £550 per day Please confirm current rate and availability
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group Limited
Rate: £300 - £325 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
Bristol
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: 8 days ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £350 - £450 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Activus
Rate: Competitive plus Company Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Swindon
IBS Consulting
Posted: 22 days ago
Bristol
XIST4 IT LIMITED
Rate: £200-220/day
Posted: 9 days ago
Bristol
OHO Group Ltd.
Rate: £400 - £550 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
South West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £475 - £500 per day
Posted: 14 days ago
South West England
People Source Consulting
Rate: £4 - £430 per day
Posted: 12 days ago
South West
Talent International
Rate: £400 - £500 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucestershire
CPS Group Limited
Posted: 21 days ago