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 24 September 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
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 5 3 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 31 60 87
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.03% 18.02% 23.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.20% 18.52% 24.93%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 42 66
Median daily rate £388 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £276 £258
10% offered a daily rate of more than £539 £398 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £43.00 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
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
204 324 349
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.31% 97.30% 94.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 149 221 257
Median daily rate £400 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.34% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £213 £268 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £454
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 28 17
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £25.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% -41.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £45.00 £27.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.33 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-4.78% +5.03%

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 30 (45.45%) CSS
2 28 (42.42%) HTML
3 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
4 23 (34.85%) .NET
5 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (28.79%) C#
7 17 (25.76%) HTML5
8 15 (22.73%) SQL
8 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
9 13 (19.70%) CSS3
10 12 (18.18%) Git (software)
10 12 (18.18%) Java
10 12 (18.18%) TDD
11 11 (16.67%) XML
11 11 (16.67%) OO
11 11 (16.67%) MVC
12 10 (15.15%) Windows
13 9 (13.64%) Linux
13 9 (13.64%) Web Services
13 9 (13.64%) PHP
13 9 (13.64%) Front End Development
14 8 (12.12%) AngularJS
14 8 (12.12%) BDD
14 8 (12.12%) VB.NET
15 7 (10.61%) MySQL
16 6 (9.09%) CMS
16 6 (9.09%) Scrum
16 6 (9.09%) jQuery
16 6 (9.09%) Microsoft

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 6 (9.09%) CMS
2 5 (7.58%) Sitecore CMS
3 4 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (6.06%) WordPress
4 3 (4.55%) Apache
5 1 (1.52%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.52%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.52%) Drupal
5 1 (1.52%) IIS
5 1 (1.52%) MODX
5 1 (1.52%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Bluemix
1 1 (1.52%) IBM Cloud
1 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) DNS
1 1 (1.52%) HTTP
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
1 1 (1.52%) Kerberos
1 1 (1.52%) Network Security
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.61%) MySQL
3 5 (7.58%) MongoDB
3 5 (7.58%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (6.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (3.03%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (1.52%) MS Access
7 1 (1.52%) Oracle Database
7 1 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (18.18%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.58%) Selenium
3 4 (6.06%) Mockito
3 4 (6.06%) PHPUnit
3 4 (6.06%) Subversion
3 4 (6.06%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (4.55%) Hamcrest
4 3 (4.55%) JMeter
4 3 (4.55%) Visual Studio
5 1 (1.52%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.52%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.52%) JIRA
5 1 (1.52%) Maven
5 1 (1.52%) MSI
5 1 (1.52%) NUnit
5 1 (1.52%) Robotium
5 1 (1.52%) SpecFlow
5 1 (1.52%) WebDriver
5 1 (1.52%) WiX
5 1 (1.52%) Xcode
General
1 2 (3.03%) Publishing
2 1 (1.52%) Advertising
2 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (45.45%) CSS
2 28 (42.42%) HTML
3 23 (34.85%) .NET
4 17 (25.76%) HTML5
5 15 (22.73%) ASP.NET
6 13 (19.70%) CSS3
7 11 (16.67%) XML
8 9 (13.64%) Web Services
9 8 (12.12%) AngularJS
10 6 (9.09%) jQuery
10 6 (9.09%) RESTful
11 5 (7.58%) JSON
12 4 (6.06%) Express
12 4 (6.06%) REST
12 4 (6.06%) Spring
12 4 (6.06%) Symfony
13 3 (4.55%) EJS
13 3 (4.55%) Kendo UI
13 3 (4.55%) Node.js
13 3 (4.55%) React
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.58%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.55%) Blog
2 3 (4.55%) Mobile App
3 2 (3.03%) Blackberry
3 2 (3.03%) User Experience
3 2 (3.03%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.52%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.52%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 10 (15.15%) Windows
2 9 (13.64%) Linux
3 4 (6.06%) Android
3 4 (6.06%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Mobile
5 1 (1.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (18.18%) TDD
3 11 (16.67%) MVC
3 11 (16.67%) OO
4 9 (13.64%) Front End Development
5 8 (12.12%) BDD
6 6 (9.09%) Scrum
7 5 (7.58%) OOP
7 5 (7.58%) Open Source
7 5 (7.58%) Unit Testing
7 5 (7.58%) Web Development
8 4 (6.06%) Multithreading
9 3 (4.55%) SDLC
9 3 (4.55%) Software Engineering
9 3 (4.55%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (4.55%) Wireframes
10 2 (3.03%) Android Development
10 2 (3.03%) Continuous Delivery
10 2 (3.03%) iOS Development
10 2 (3.03%) Mobile Application Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (37.88%) JavaScript
2 19 (28.79%) C#
3 15 (22.73%) SQL
4 12 (18.18%) Java
5 9 (13.64%) PHP
6 8 (12.12%) VB.NET
7 4 (6.06%) Objective-C
7 4 (6.06%) Python
7 4 (6.06%) Scala
8 3 (4.55%) C++
9 2 (3.03%) Apple Swift
9 2 (3.03%) Ruby
9 2 (3.03%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.52%) C
10 1 (1.52%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (1.52%) Go
10 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.52%) VB
10 1 (1.52%) VBA
Qualifications
1 5 (7.58%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.52%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 6 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.58%) Sitecore
3 3 (4.55%) Apple
4 2 (3.03%) Sencha
4 2 (3.03%) webMethods
5 1 (1.52%) BMC
5 1 (1.52%) DevExpress
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle
5 1 (1.52%) Remedy