The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Southampton region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 25 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
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 5 1
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 45 60 66
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.37% 17.80% 20.06%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.07% 18.13% 21.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 33 44 48
Median daily rate £323 £334 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.37% +4.29%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £343
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +2.18%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 1
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.75 £37.50 £32.63
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +14.94%
Developer
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Southampton 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
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
236 331 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.33% 98.22% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 152 237 233
Median daily rate £350 £375 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +11.11%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £263 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 28 10
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.35 £23.90
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.45% -48.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £10.25 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £40.00 £65.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+9.37% -3.03%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Southampton region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Developer across the Southampton region.

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 25 May 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer across the Southampton region.

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 25 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 Southampton region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 45 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
3 25 (30.86%) Java
4 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
5 23 (28.40%) HTML
6 22 (27.16%) CSS
7 20 (24.69%) Git (software)
8 19 (23.46%) SQL
9 17 (20.99%) Windows
9 17 (20.99%) SharePoint
10 16 (19.75%) Scrum
10 16 (19.75%) Web Services
11 15 (18.52%) .NET
11 15 (18.52%) Office 365
12 14 (17.28%) Linux
13 13 (16.05%) Mockito
14 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
14 12 (14.81%) MVC
15 11 (13.58%) JSON
15 11 (13.58%) Maven
15 11 (13.58%) MySQL
15 11 (13.58%) HTML5
16 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
16 10 (12.35%) Front End Development
16 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
16 10 (12.35%) Spring
16 10 (12.35%) CMS
16 10 (12.35%) PostgreSQL
17 9 (11.11%) Subversion
17 9 (11.11%) Content Management

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 17 (20.99%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.35%) CMS
3 6 (7.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 4 (4.94%) Apache
4 4 (4.94%) Node.js
4 4 (4.94%) WordPress
5 1 (1.23%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.23%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.23%) Drupal
5 1 (1.23%) MODX
Applications
1 4 (4.94%) MS Office
2 2 (2.47%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.47%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 6 (7.41%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.52%) Office 365
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.23%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) HTTP
2 1 (1.23%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.23%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.23%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 11 (13.58%) MySQL
3 10 (12.35%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (8.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.41%) Relational Database
6 3 (3.70%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.23%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.23%) Hazelcast
8 1 (1.23%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.23%) MS Access
8 1 (1.23%) Power BI
8 1 (1.23%) PowerPivot
8 1 (1.23%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (24.69%) Git (software)
2 13 (16.05%) Mockito
3 11 (13.58%) Maven
4 9 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 9 (11.11%) Subversion
5 8 (9.88%) Gradle
5 8 (9.88%) Selenium
6 6 (7.41%) JUnit
7 5 (6.17%) Ant
7 5 (6.17%) Hamcrest
7 5 (6.17%) JMeter
8 4 (4.94%) Appium
8 4 (4.94%) Artifactory
8 4 (4.94%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.94%) gulp
8 4 (4.94%) Jasmine
8 4 (4.94%) Robotium
8 4 (4.94%) Sonatype Nexus
9 3 (3.70%) PHPUnit
9 3 (3.70%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (9.88%) Publishing
2 2 (2.47%) Finance
2 2 (2.47%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.23%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.23%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (28.40%) HTML
2 22 (27.16%) CSS
3 16 (19.75%) Web Services
4 15 (18.52%) .NET
5 11 (13.58%) HTML5
5 11 (13.58%) JSON
6 10 (12.35%) Spring
7 9 (11.11%) CSS3
8 8 (9.88%) AngularJS
8 8 (9.88%) jQuery
8 8 (9.88%) REST
8 8 (9.88%) XML
9 7 (8.64%) J2EE
10 6 (7.41%) EJB
10 6 (7.41%) SOAP
11 5 (6.17%) RESTful
11 5 (6.17%) Spring MVC
12 4 (4.94%) LAMP
12 4 (4.94%) Sass
12 4 (4.94%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.88%) Management Information System
2 5 (6.17%) N-Tier
2 5 (6.17%) User Experience
3 3 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.70%) Blog
4 2 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.23%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.23%) Statistics
5 1 (1.23%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 17 (20.99%) Windows
2 14 (17.28%) Linux
3 7 (8.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (4.94%) Android
5 1 (1.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 16 (19.75%) Scrum
3 12 (14.81%) MVC
4 10 (12.35%) Front End Development
5 9 (11.11%) Content Management
5 9 (11.11%) OO
6 8 (9.88%) Line Management
6 8 (9.88%) Service Management
6 8 (9.88%) Software Licensing
6 8 (9.88%) System Testing
6 8 (9.88%) TDD
6 8 (9.88%) Unit Testing
7 7 (8.64%) UML
7 7 (8.64%) Web Development
8 6 (7.41%) Automated Testing
8 6 (7.41%) Multithreading
8 6 (7.41%) Process Management
8 6 (7.41%) SOA
9 5 (6.17%) Software Engineering
9 5 (6.17%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.10%) JavaScript
2 25 (30.86%) Java
3 19 (23.46%) SQL
4 9 (11.11%) C#
5 6 (7.41%) PHP
6 3 (3.70%) C++
6 3 (3.70%) T-SQL
6 3 (3.70%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.70%) VBA
7 2 (2.47%) VB
7 2 (2.47%) VB6
8 1 (1.23%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.23%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.23%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.23%) C
8 1 (1.23%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.23%) Go
8 1 (1.23%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.23%) PHP 7
Qualifications
1 12 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 10 (12.35%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.23%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.23%) Solvency II
1 1 (1.23%) WCAG
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) VirtualBox
2 1 (1.23%) Docker
2 1 (1.23%) KVM
2 1 (1.23%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (2.47%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.23%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.23%) OSSEC
Vendors
1 10 (12.35%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.11%) Oracle
3 1 (1.23%) Adobe
3 1 (1.23%) HP
3 1 (1.23%) Infobright
3 1 (1.23%) RedGate
3 1 (1.23%) ServiceNow
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