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 6 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
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 8 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 35 69 75
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 12.77% 16.63% 20.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 13.46% 17.29% 22.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 23 51 54
Median daily rate £325 £350 £320
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £225 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £400 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £331
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.66%
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 £41.50 £38.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.21% +8.57%
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
260 399 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.89% 96.14% 92.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 168 286 258
Median daily rate £350 £393 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-10.82% +20.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £275 £185
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £550 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 23 14
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £21.80
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -42.66%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.75 £16.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £17.50 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £18.00 £16.60 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%

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 6 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 6 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 43 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (35.00%) JavaScript
3 26 (32.50%) Java
4 24 (30.00%) SQL Server
5 23 (28.75%) Git (software)
6 22 (27.50%) HTML
7 21 (26.25%) CSS
8 17 (21.25%) Scrum
8 17 (21.25%) SharePoint
9 16 (20.00%) Windows
10 15 (18.75%) Mockito
10 15 (18.75%) Office 365
11 14 (17.50%) SQL
11 14 (17.50%) .NET
11 14 (17.50%) MVC
12 13 (16.25%) Maven
12 13 (16.25%) Jenkins
13 11 (13.75%) AngularJS
13 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
13 11 (13.75%) Spring
13 11 (13.75%) Linux
13 11 (13.75%) Web Services
13 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
14 10 (12.50%) JSON
14 10 (12.50%) CMS
14 10 (12.50%) HTML5
14 10 (12.50%) Gradle
15 9 (11.25%) Front End Development
15 9 (11.25%) CSS3
15 9 (11.25%) Web Development

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 (21.25%) SharePoint
2 10 (12.50%) CMS
3 6 (7.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.75%) Node.js
5 1 (1.25%) Apache
5 1 (1.25%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.25%) Drupal
5 1 (1.25%) MODX
5 1 (1.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) MS Office
2 3 (3.75%) MS Excel
3 2 (2.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (2.50%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (1.25%) MS Project
4 1 (1.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (18.75%) Office 365
2 3 (3.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.25%) Bluemix
3 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) HTTP
1 2 (2.50%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) Network Security
2 1 (1.25%) OpenVPN
2 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 9 (11.25%) MySQL
3 7 (8.75%) PostgreSQL
4 6 (7.50%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 3 (3.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 2 (2.50%) Hazelcast
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (2.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.25%) Data Warehouse
8 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Analysis Services
8 1 (1.25%) Power BI
8 1 (1.25%) PowerPivot
8 1 (1.25%) QlikView
8 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 23 (28.75%) Git (software)
2 15 (18.75%) Mockito
3 13 (16.25%) Jenkins
3 13 (16.25%) Maven
4 10 (12.50%) Gradle
5 8 (10.00%) Selenium
6 7 (8.75%) JUnit
6 7 (8.75%) Subversion
7 6 (7.50%) Ant
8 5 (6.25%) Appium
8 5 (6.25%) Artifactory
8 5 (6.25%) Cucumber
8 5 (6.25%) gulp
8 5 (6.25%) Hamcrest
8 5 (6.25%) Jasmine
8 5 (6.25%) JMeter
8 5 (6.25%) Robotium
8 5 (6.25%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (5.00%) Travis CI
General
1 8 (10.00%) Publishing
2 2 (2.50%) Finance
2 2 (2.50%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.25%) Aerospace
3 1 (1.25%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (27.50%) HTML
2 21 (26.25%) CSS
3 14 (17.50%) .NET
4 11 (13.75%) AngularJS
4 11 (13.75%) Spring
4 11 (13.75%) Web Services
5 10 (12.50%) HTML5
5 10 (12.50%) JSON
6 9 (11.25%) CSS3
7 8 (10.00%) jQuery
8 7 (8.75%) J2EE
9 6 (7.50%) EJB
9 6 (7.50%) REST
9 6 (7.50%) SOAP
9 6 (7.50%) Spring MVC
10 5 (6.25%) Android SDK
10 5 (6.25%) RoboGuice
10 5 (6.25%) Sass
11 4 (5.00%) XML
12 3 (3.75%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Management Information System
2 6 (7.50%) N-Tier
2 6 (7.50%) User Experience
3 3 (3.75%) Algorithms
3 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.25%) Data Structures
5 1 (1.25%) Statistics
5 1 (1.25%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.25%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 16 (20.00%) Windows
2 11 (13.75%) Linux
3 7 (8.75%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (6.25%) Android
5 1 (1.25%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (53.75%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (21.25%) Scrum
3 14 (17.50%) MVC
4 9 (11.25%) Content Management
4 9 (11.25%) Front End Development
4 9 (11.25%) Web Development
5 8 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (10.00%) Line Management
5 8 (10.00%) Service Management
5 8 (10.00%) Software Licensing
5 8 (10.00%) System Testing
6 7 (8.75%) Automated Testing
6 7 (8.75%) Responsive Web Design
6 7 (8.75%) UML
7 6 (7.50%) Multithreading
7 6 (7.50%) OO
7 6 (7.50%) Process Management
7 6 (7.50%) SOA
7 6 (7.50%) User Stories
8 5 (6.25%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 28 (35.00%) JavaScript
2 26 (32.50%) Java
3 14 (17.50%) SQL
4 8 (10.00%) C#
5 4 (5.00%) PHP
5 4 (5.00%) VB.NET
6 3 (3.75%) T-SQL
7 2 (2.50%) C++
7 2 (2.50%) VB
7 2 (2.50%) VB6
7 2 (2.50%) VBA
8 1 (1.25%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.25%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.25%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.25%) C
8 1 (1.25%) Go
8 1 (1.25%) PHP 5
8 1 (1.25%) PHP 7
8 1 (1.25%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (13.75%) Security Cleared
2 8 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.25%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.25%) Solvency II
1 1 (1.25%) WCAG
System Software
1 3 (3.75%) VirtualBox
2 2 (2.50%) Docker
3 1 (1.25%) KVM
3 1 (1.25%) zsh
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.25%) Ansible
2 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (1.25%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (1.25%) OSSEC
2 1 (1.25%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (13.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (11.25%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) Adobe
4 1 (1.25%) HP
4 1 (1.25%) Infobright
4 1 (1.25%) RedGate
4 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
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