The table below looks at the statistics for the Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Southampton 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 18 September 2014 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 90 54 71
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.38% 16.88% 20.76%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.14% 17.53% 21.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 67 27 26
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £259 £284 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £383 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 7
Average hourly rate £32.50 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+44.44% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
Developer
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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
358 308 325
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.99% 96.25% 95.03%
Number of daily rates quoted 264 210 153
Average daily rate £340 £350 £340
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-2.85% +2.94%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £179 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £528 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 39 62
Average hourly rate £26.00 £11.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+121.27% -21.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £32.50 £16.72 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Developer in the job title across the Southampton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

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 18 September 2014.

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 71 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
2 57 (38.00%) JavaScript
3 46 (30.67%) TDD
4 44 (29.33%) HTML
4 44 (29.33%) CSS
5 42 (28.00%) Scrum
6 36 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
7 34 (22.67%) SQL
8 31 (20.67%) Java
9 30 (20.00%) C#
9 30 (20.00%) Web Services
10 29 (19.33%) SOAP
11 27 (18.00%) .NET
11 27 (18.00%) RESTful
12 25 (16.67%) Git (software)
13 24 (16.00%) HTML5
14 23 (15.33%) BDD
15 22 (14.67%) MVC
15 22 (14.67%) Apple iOS
15 22 (14.67%) jQuery
16 21 (14.00%) Spring
16 21 (14.00%) Cucumber
16 21 (14.00%) Objective-C
16 21 (14.00%) Jenkins
17 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
17 19 (12.67%) Security Cleared
17 19 (12.67%) iOS Development
17 19 (12.67%) AngularJS
18 17 (11.33%) Cocoa
18 17 (11.33%) iPhone

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Southampton 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 14 (9.33%) Node.js
2 12 (8.00%) CMS
3 8 (5.33%) Apache
3 8 (5.33%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (4.67%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.00%) SAS
6 5 (3.33%) TeamSite
6 5 (3.33%) WordPress
7 4 (2.67%) Joomla!
8 3 (2.00%) WebSphere
8 3 (2.00%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.33%) WebLogic
9 2 (1.33%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.67%) IIS
10 1 (0.67%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.67%) Drupal
10 1 (0.67%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.67%) Kentico
10 1 (0.67%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 2 (1.33%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.33%) Amazon EC2
1 8 (5.33%) Amazon S3
1 8 (5.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (10.67%) HTTP
2 8 (5.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.33%) Modbus
2 8 (5.33%) MQTT
3 5 (3.33%) Intranet
4 3 (2.00%) Internet
5 1 (0.67%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.67%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (12.67%) SQL Server
2 11 (7.33%) MySQL
3 10 (6.67%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (6.00%) Redis
5 8 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (4.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (4.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 5 (3.33%) Oracle Database
8 5 (3.33%) Base SAS
9 4 (2.67%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (2.67%) NoSQL
10 3 (2.00%) MongoDB
10 3 (2.00%) QlikView
10 3 (2.00%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.67%) SQLite
12 1 (0.67%) JasperReports
12 1 (0.67%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.67%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.67%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 25 (16.67%) Git (software)
2 21 (14.00%) Cucumber
2 21 (14.00%) Jenkins
3 15 (10.00%) Subversion
4 12 (8.00%) Maven
5 11 (7.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 10 (6.67%) Selenium
7 8 (5.33%) JUnit
7 8 (5.33%) Mockito
8 7 (4.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 5 (3.33%) Jasmine
10 4 (2.67%) PHPUnit
10 4 (2.67%) QUnit
11 3 (2.00%) Grunt
11 3 (2.00%) RSpec
11 3 (2.00%) JSUnit
12 2 (1.33%) Ant
12 2 (1.33%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.33%) SpecFlow
12 2 (1.33%) SoapUI
General
1 9 (6.00%) Finance
2 4 (2.67%) Back Office
3 2 (1.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.33%) Retail
3 2 (1.33%) Marketing
4 1 (0.67%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.67%) Turkish Language
4 1 (0.67%) Front Office
4 1 (0.67%) Electronics
4 1 (0.67%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.67%) Advertising
4 1 (0.67%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (29.33%) HTML
1 44 (29.33%) CSS
2 30 (20.00%) Web Services
3 29 (19.33%) SOAP
4 27 (18.00%) .NET
4 27 (18.00%) RESTful
5 24 (16.00%) HTML5
6 22 (14.67%) jQuery
7 21 (14.00%) Spring
8 19 (12.67%) AngularJS
9 17 (11.33%) Cocoa Touch
9 17 (11.33%) CSS3
9 17 (11.33%) Cocoa
10 15 (10.00%) ASP.NET
11 14 (9.33%) Ajax
12 13 (8.67%) Hibernate
13 12 (8.00%) JSON
13 12 (8.00%) XML
14 10 (6.67%) Flash
14 10 (6.67%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.33%) iPhone
1 17 (11.33%) iPad
2 13 (8.67%) Open Source
3 9 (6.00%) Client/Server
4 8 (5.33%) Mobile App
5 7 (4.67%) Wiki
6 5 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.00%) Linked Data
8 2 (1.33%) W3C
9 1 (0.67%) DTV
9 1 (0.67%) Replication
9 1 (0.67%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.67%) FMCG
9 1 (0.67%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.67%) User Experience
9 1 (0.67%) Social Media
9 1 (0.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 22 (14.67%) Apple iOS
2 11 (7.33%) Windows
3 8 (5.33%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.67%) Linux
5 6 (4.00%) Android
6 3 (2.00%) CentOS
7 1 (0.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (47.33%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (30.67%) TDD
3 42 (28.00%) Scrum
4 36 (24.00%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (15.33%) BDD
6 22 (14.67%) MVC
7 19 (12.67%) iOS Development
8 17 (11.33%) Web Development
9 15 (10.00%) Kanban
10 13 (8.67%) Software Engineering
11 12 (8.00%) Configuration Management
12 11 (7.33%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (7.33%) DevOps
13 10 (6.67%) Unit Testing
13 10 (6.67%) OO
14 9 (6.00%) Automated Testing
14 9 (6.00%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (6.00%) Web Application Development
15 7 (4.67%) Event-Driven Architecture
16 6 (4.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 57 (38.00%) JavaScript
2 34 (22.67%) SQL
3 31 (20.67%) Java
4 30 (20.00%) C#
5 21 (14.00%) Objective-C
6 9 (6.00%) Python
6 9 (6.00%) PHP
7 7 (4.67%) ActionScript
7 7 (4.67%) ActionScript 3.0
8 6 (4.00%) T-SQL
8 6 (4.00%) C
9 5 (3.33%) PHP5
10 4 (2.67%) C++
11 3 (2.00%) VBA
12 2 (1.33%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.33%) Perl
12 2 (1.33%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.67%) Groovy
13 1 (0.67%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.67%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 19 (12.67%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.00%) Degree
4 5 (3.33%) BC Cleared
5 4 (2.67%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.67%) MCTS
6 3 (2.00%) MCSA
7 1 (0.67%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.33%) QA
2 2 (1.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.33%) WCAG
3 1 (0.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.67%) VirtualBox
2 4 (2.67%) Docker
3 3 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.00%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (10.00%) Puppet
1 15 (10.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (9.33%) Apple
2 10 (6.67%) Oracle
3 4 (2.67%) Zend
4 3 (2.00%) VMware
4 3 (2.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (2.00%) Sun
4 3 (2.00%) EMC
5 2 (1.33%) Interwoven
5 2 (1.33%) Google
5 2 (1.33%) SAP
5 2 (1.33%) JBoss
5 2 (1.33%) Sitecore
5 2 (1.33%) Facebook
6 1 (0.67%) Twitter
6 1 (0.67%) Appcelerator
6 1 (0.67%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.67%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.67%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.67%) webMethods
6 1 (0.67%) BT
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