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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 101 71 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 29.79% 23.75% 19.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.76% 24.65% 21.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 56 48 20
Average daily rate
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£350 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £225 £189
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £430 £412
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 6
Average hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £30.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +20.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.75 £36.00 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £36.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -5.71%
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
318 288 187
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 93.81% 96.32% 89.47%
Number of daily rates quoted 192 189 86
Average daily rate £350 £350 £314
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +11.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £205
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £650 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 39 29
Average hourly rate £12.50 £15.75 £15.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-20.63% +5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £23.13 £32.85 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 83 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
3 65 (35.14%) Scrum
4 61 (32.97%) Java
5 56 (30.27%) JavaScript
6 55 (29.73%) Jenkins
7 49 (26.49%) Web Services
8 47 (25.41%) Git (software)
8 47 (25.41%) TDD
9 41 (22.16%) RESTful
9 41 (22.16%) C#
9 41 (22.16%) HTML
9 41 (22.16%) Puppet
10 40 (21.62%) JSON
11 38 (20.54%) CSS
12 35 (18.92%) Subversion
13 34 (18.38%) SQL
13 34 (18.38%) Linux
14 32 (17.30%) Cucumber
15 31 (16.76%) Configuration Management
16 30 (16.22%) MVC
17 29 (15.68%) .NET
17 29 (15.68%) Vagrant
18 28 (15.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
19 27 (14.59%) OO
20 24 (12.97%) XML
20 24 (12.97%) Unit Testing
20 24 (12.97%) HTML5
20 24 (12.97%) Apple iOS
21 23 (12.43%) BDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 15 (8.11%) Apache
2 14 (7.57%) CMS
3 9 (4.86%) TeamSite
4 8 (4.32%) Tomcat
5 7 (3.78%) Node.js
6 5 (2.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.70%) Drupal
6 5 (2.70%) WebLogic
7 4 (2.16%) SAS
8 3 (1.62%) SharePoint
8 3 (1.62%) WordPress
9 2 (1.08%) Umbraco
9 2 (1.08%) JBoss
10 1 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
10 1 (0.54%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.54%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.54%) Kentico
10 1 (0.54%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.62%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 18 (9.73%) Amazon EC2
1 18 (9.73%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (7.03%) Amazon S3
3 7 (3.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (2.16%) Heroku
4 4 (2.16%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.54%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.11%) Internet
2 14 (7.57%) HTTP
3 10 (5.41%) TCP/IP
3 10 (5.41%) Modbus
3 10 (5.41%) MQTT
4 6 (3.24%) Network Security
5 4 (2.16%) SSL
5 4 (2.16%) DSL
5 4 (2.16%) Firewall
6 3 (1.62%) Intranet
7 2 (1.08%) NGN
7 2 (1.08%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.54%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.86%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (4.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (3.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (3.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 4 (2.16%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 4 (2.16%) Base SAS
5 4 (2.16%) Amazon RDS
5 4 (2.16%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.16%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.62%) QlikView
7 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.08%) MongoDB
7 2 (1.08%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.54%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (0.54%) SQL Server 2000
8 1 (0.54%) Oracle BI EE
Development Applications
1 55 (29.73%) Jenkins
2 47 (25.41%) Git (software)
3 35 (18.92%) Subversion
4 32 (17.30%) Cucumber
5 28 (15.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 21 (11.35%) Maven
7 19 (10.27%) JUnit
7 19 (10.27%) Mockito
8 17 (9.19%) Selenium
9 9 (4.86%) Visual Studio
9 9 (4.86%) Ant
9 9 (4.86%) QUnit
10 7 (3.78%) RSpec
11 6 (3.24%) Eclipse
11 6 (3.24%) Grunt
12 5 (2.70%) Team Foundation Server
13 4 (2.16%) Appium
13 4 (2.16%) Robotium
13 4 (2.16%) Artifactory
14 3 (1.62%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (3.78%) Finance
2 6 (3.24%) Turkish Language
3 5 (2.70%) Marketing
4 4 (2.16%) Publishing
5 3 (1.62%) Back Office
6 2 (1.08%) Games
6 2 (1.08%) Retail
7 1 (0.54%) Front Office
7 1 (0.54%) Electronics
7 1 (0.54%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (26.49%) Web Services
2 41 (22.16%) HTML
2 41 (22.16%) RESTful
3 40 (21.62%) JSON
4 38 (20.54%) CSS
5 29 (15.68%) .NET
6 24 (12.97%) XML
6 24 (12.97%) HTML5
7 23 (12.43%) jQuery
7 23 (12.43%) Spring
8 20 (10.81%) SOAP
9 18 (9.73%) Spring MVC
9 18 (9.73%) REST
10 17 (9.19%) Cocoa Touch
10 17 (9.19%) Cocoa
11 16 (8.65%) Hibernate
11 16 (8.65%) JPA
12 15 (8.11%) CSS3
13 14 (7.57%) AngularJS
13 14 (7.57%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 13 (7.03%) iPhone
1 13 (7.03%) iPad
2 9 (4.86%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (3.78%) Data Structures
3 7 (3.78%) User Experience
3 7 (3.78%) Client/Server
4 6 (3.24%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.62%) Open Source
5 3 (1.62%) W3C
6 1 (0.54%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.54%) Replication
6 1 (0.54%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.54%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.54%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.54%) FMCG
6 1 (0.54%) Linked Data
Operating Systems
1 34 (18.38%) Linux
2 24 (12.97%) Apple iOS
3 21 (11.35%) Windows
4 8 (4.32%) Windows 7
5 7 (3.78%) Android
6 6 (3.24%) CentOS
7 5 (2.70%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (2.70%) UNIX
7 5 (2.70%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.54%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.54%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (44.86%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (37.84%) Continuous Integration
3 65 (35.14%) Scrum
4 47 (25.41%) TDD
5 31 (16.76%) Configuration Management
6 30 (16.22%) MVC
7 27 (14.59%) OO
8 24 (12.97%) Unit Testing
9 23 (12.43%) BDD
9 23 (12.43%) iOS Development
9 23 (12.43%) DevOps
10 17 (9.19%) Kanban
11 12 (6.49%) Responsive Web Design
12 11 (5.95%) Web Development
13 9 (4.86%) OOP
13 9 (4.86%) SOA
13 9 (4.86%) Test Automation
14 8 (4.32%) Business Intelligence
15 7 (3.78%) E-Commerce
15 7 (3.78%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 61 (32.97%) Java
2 56 (30.27%) JavaScript
3 41 (22.16%) C#
4 34 (18.38%) SQL
5 21 (11.35%) Python
6 20 (10.81%) Objective-C
7 17 (9.19%) PHP
8 11 (5.95%) Ruby
9 10 (5.41%) T-SQL
10 9 (4.86%) PHP5
11 6 (3.24%) ActionScript 3.0
11 6 (3.24%) ActionScript
12 5 (2.70%) IronPython
12 5 (2.70%) Shell Script
12 5 (2.70%) PowerShell
13 4 (2.16%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.54%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.54%) Apex Code
14 1 (0.54%) Groovy
14 1 (0.54%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (10.27%) Security Cleared
2 8 (4.32%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.70%) BC Cleared
4 4 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.16%) MCTS
5 3 (1.62%) MCSA
6 1 (0.54%) Degree
6 1 (0.54%) HNC
6 1 (0.54%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.27%) QA
2 6 (3.24%) PCI DSS
3 3 (1.62%) WCAG
4 2 (1.08%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (5.95%) VirtualBox
2 6 (3.24%) Docker
3 5 (2.70%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.54%) vCloud
4 1 (0.54%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 41 (22.16%) Puppet
2 29 (15.68%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (8.11%) Apple
2 11 (5.95%) Google
3 9 (4.86%) Oracle
4 3 (1.62%) Appcelerator
4 3 (1.62%) Facebook
4 3 (1.62%) Microsoft
4 3 (1.62%) Sun
4 3 (1.62%) HP
5 2 (1.08%) EPiServer
6 1 (0.54%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.54%) SAP
6 1 (0.54%) ServiceNow
6 1 (0.54%) EMC
6 1 (0.54%) Interwoven
6 1 (0.54%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.54%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
6 1 (0.54%) BT
6 1 (0.54%) VMware
6 1 (0.54%) Telerik
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Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Rate: Market
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: Market
Posted: 3 days ago
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Computer Futures
Rate: £270 - £350 per day + competitive
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Rate: £250 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
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Rate: £450 - £475 per day
Posted: 24 days ago