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 5 August 2015 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
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 2 3
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 75 83 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 21.93% 23.12% 18.83%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.87% 24.63% 19.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 61 29
Average daily rate
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£350 £370 £315
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.40% +17.46%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £238 £275 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 2 0
Average hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.35% -2.85%
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
328 337 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 95.91% 93.87% 95.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 230 250 179
Average daily rate £350 £350 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £195 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £489 £500 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 9 46
Average hourly rate £13.50 £27.63 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-51.13% +97.32%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £12.35 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.50 £42.75 £20.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 5 August 2015.

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 5 August 2015, 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 78 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.03%) Scrum
3 46 (31.94%) SQL
4 43 (29.86%) Linux
5 40 (27.78%) Web Services
5 40 (27.78%) JavaScript
6 39 (27.08%) TDD
7 38 (26.39%) HTML
8 35 (24.31%) Java
9 33 (22.92%) SOAP
9 33 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (22.22%) BDD
11 31 (21.53%) Git (software)
12 30 (20.83%) PHP
12 30 (20.83%) SQL Server
12 30 (20.83%) Jenkins
13 27 (18.75%) RESTful
13 27 (18.75%) CSS
14 25 (17.36%) OO
14 25 (17.36%) PostgreSQL
15 23 (15.97%) Subversion
16 21 (14.58%) Microsoft
16 21 (14.58%) Windows
17 20 (13.89%) MySQL
17 20 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
17 20 (13.89%) Security Cleared
18 19 (13.19%) HTML5
18 19 (13.19%) SOA
18 19 (13.19%) Internet
18 19 (13.19%) .NET

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 2015, 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 16 (11.11%) Apache
2 8 (5.56%) SharePoint
2 8 (5.56%) CMS
3 7 (4.86%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 7 (4.86%) JBoss
4 6 (4.17%) Drupal
5 4 (2.78%) Umbraco
5 4 (2.78%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (1.39%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.39%) Kentico
6 2 (1.39%) WordPress
6 2 (1.39%) WebSphere
6 2 (1.39%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.39%) WebLogic
6 2 (1.39%) IIS
7 1 (0.69%) Joomla!
7 1 (0.69%) SAS
7 1 (0.69%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.69%) Node.js
Applications
1 11 (7.64%) MS Excel
2 10 (6.94%) MS Office
3 6 (4.17%) MS Project
3 6 (4.17%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.78%) InfoPath
5 3 (2.08%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (4.86%) Magento
2 6 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
3 5 (3.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.69%) Cognos Business Intelligence
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.86%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (4.86%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (3.47%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.39%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 19 (13.19%) Internet
2 4 (2.78%) HTTP
3 2 (1.39%) Intranet
3 2 (1.39%) Extranet
3 2 (1.39%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (20.83%) SQL Server
2 25 (17.36%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (13.89%) MySQL
4 16 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (9.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
6 12 (8.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 12 (8.33%) Data Warehouse
6 12 (8.33%) Relational Database
7 6 (4.17%) OLAP
7 6 (4.17%) QlikView
8 5 (3.47%) OLAP Cube
9 4 (2.78%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
9 4 (2.78%) Hadoop
10 3 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.39%) GeoQlik
11 2 (1.39%) Qlik Sense
11 2 (1.39%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 31 (21.53%) Git (software)
2 30 (20.83%) Jenkins
3 23 (15.97%) Subversion
4 14 (9.72%) Cucumber
5 13 (9.03%) JUnit
6 12 (8.33%) Selenium
6 12 (8.33%) PHPUnit
6 12 (8.33%) Mockito
7 9 (6.25%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 6 (4.17%) Team Foundation Server
9 4 (2.78%) Maven
9 4 (2.78%) Visual Studio
10 2 (1.39%) JIRA
10 2 (1.39%) Jasmine
10 2 (1.39%) Karma Test Runner
11 1 (0.69%) TeamCity
11 1 (0.69%) Toad
11 1 (0.69%) HP UFT
11 1 (0.69%) WebSpeed
11 1 (0.69%) Ant
General
1 5 (3.47%) Telecoms
1 5 (3.47%) Retail
2 4 (2.78%) Legal
2 4 (2.78%) Advertising
3 2 (1.39%) Finance
3 2 (1.39%) Electronics
4 1 (0.69%) Marketing
4 1 (0.69%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (27.78%) Web Services
2 38 (26.39%) HTML
3 33 (22.92%) SOAP
4 27 (18.75%) CSS
4 27 (18.75%) RESTful
5 19 (13.19%) HTML5
5 19 (13.19%) .NET
6 16 (11.11%) ASP.NET
7 15 (10.42%) J2EE
7 15 (10.42%) Spring
8 13 (9.03%) jQuery
8 13 (9.03%) REST
9 12 (8.33%) XML
10 11 (7.64%) EJB
11 9 (6.25%) SAML
11 9 (6.25%) Hibernate
11 9 (6.25%) OpenID
12 8 (5.56%) OAuth2
12 8 (5.56%) Cocoa
12 8 (5.56%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 4 (2.78%) Client/Server
1 4 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (2.08%) Digital Media
2 3 (2.08%) Animation
2 3 (2.08%) Video Editing
3 2 (1.39%) NHS
3 2 (1.39%) W3C
3 2 (1.39%) DTV
3 2 (1.39%) Data Structures
3 2 (1.39%) User Experience
4 1 (0.69%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
4 1 (0.69%) Replication
4 1 (0.69%) Clustering
4 1 (0.69%) STB
4 1 (0.69%) iPhone
4 1 (0.69%) iPad
4 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
4 1 (0.69%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.69%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 43 (29.86%) Linux
2 21 (14.58%) Windows
3 12 (8.33%) UNIX
4 9 (6.25%) Android
5 8 (5.56%) Apple iOS
6 7 (4.86%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.69%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 78 (54.17%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (34.03%) Scrum
3 39 (27.08%) TDD
4 33 (22.92%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (22.22%) BDD
6 25 (17.36%) OO
7 20 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
8 19 (13.19%) SOA
9 18 (12.50%) Web Development
10 15 (10.42%) MVC
10 15 (10.42%) Change Control
10 15 (10.42%) Unit Testing
11 11 (7.64%) ETL
11 11 (7.64%) Configuration Management
12 10 (6.94%) OOP
13 9 (6.25%) UML
13 9 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
14 8 (5.56%) iOS Development
14 8 (5.56%) Dashboard Development
14 8 (5.56%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 46 (31.94%) SQL
2 40 (27.78%) JavaScript
3 35 (24.31%) Java
4 30 (20.83%) PHP
5 19 (13.19%) C#
6 11 (7.64%) PowerShell
7 9 (6.25%) Ruby
7 9 (6.25%) Python
8 8 (5.56%) Shell Script
8 8 (5.56%) Objective-C
9 7 (4.86%) PHP5
10 6 (4.17%) T-SQL
11 4 (2.78%) Perl
12 2 (1.39%) C++
12 2 (1.39%) C
12 2 (1.39%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.39%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.39%) Go
13 1 (0.69%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.69%) Progress 4GL
Qualifications
1 20 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 16 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.64%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (4.17%) MCTS
4 6 (4.17%) MCSA
5 4 (2.78%) Degree
6 2 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.39%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.39%) QA
2 1 (0.69%) Data Quality
System Software
1 2 (1.39%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 11 (7.64%) Puppet
2 2 (1.39%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 21 (14.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.72%) Oracle
3 8 (5.56%) Apple
4 4 (2.78%) Telerik
5 3 (2.08%) WSO2
6 2 (1.39%) Nintex
6 2 (1.39%) Apigee
6 2 (1.39%) hybris
6 2 (1.39%) VMware
7 1 (0.69%) Sun
7 1 (0.69%) SAP
7 1 (0.69%) Cognos
7 1 (0.69%) Siebel
7 1 (0.69%) Progress
7 1 (0.69%) IBM
7 1 (0.69%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.69%) DoubleClick
7 1 (0.69%) Zend
7 1 (0.69%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.69%) Infor
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