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 27 November 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
27 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 85 68 41
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 25.60% 22.59% 16.87%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.90% 23.45% 18.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 40 19
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£353 £325 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.46% +8.33%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £261 £275 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £425 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 5
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 £17.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.75 £36.00 £31.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -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
316 290 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 95.18% 96.35% 90.12%
Number of daily rates quoted 198 185 113
Average daily rate £350 £338 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -3.43%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £215 £175 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £650 £455
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 27 38 32
Average hourly rate £13.73 £14.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.94% +5.35%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.50 £11.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £25.00 £30.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £16.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%

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 27 November 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 27 November 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 82 (46.86%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (36.57%) JavaScript
3 61 (34.86%) Scrum
4 54 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
5 53 (30.29%) Java
6 52 (29.71%) TDD
7 49 (28.00%) CSS
8 47 (26.86%) HTML
9 42 (24.00%) Jenkins
10 41 (23.43%) Web Services
10 41 (23.43%) RESTful
11 37 (21.14%) Git (software)
12 35 (20.00%) C#
13 33 (18.86%) JSON
13 33 (18.86%) Puppet
14 32 (18.29%) Cucumber
14 32 (18.29%) SQL
15 29 (16.57%) .NET
16 28 (16.00%) HTML5
16 28 (16.00%) Vagrant
17 27 (15.43%) MVC
18 26 (14.86%) BDD
19 25 (14.29%) Subversion
19 25 (14.29%) jQuery
20 23 (13.14%) Spring
20 23 (13.14%) Configuration Management
20 23 (13.14%) SOAP
21 22 (12.57%) Linux
21 22 (12.57%) DevOps
22 21 (12.00%) iOS Development

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 November 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 16 (9.14%) Node.js
2 15 (8.57%) CMS
3 13 (7.43%) Apache
4 9 (5.14%) Tomcat
5 7 (4.00%) TeamSite
6 6 (3.43%) Elasticsearch
6 6 (3.43%) WordPress
7 5 (2.86%) Drupal
7 5 (2.86%) SAS
8 4 (2.29%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 4 (2.29%) WebLogic
9 3 (1.71%) Joomla!
9 3 (1.71%) SharePoint
10 2 (1.14%) JBoss
10 2 (1.14%) Umbraco
11 1 (0.57%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.57%) Kentico
11 1 (0.57%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.57%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (0.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.71%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (9.14%) Amazon EC2
2 14 (8.00%) Amazon S3
2 14 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (1.71%) Amazon ELB
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.14%) Internet
2 15 (8.57%) HTTP
3 8 (4.57%) MQTT
3 8 (4.57%) Modbus
3 8 (4.57%) TCP/IP
4 5 (2.86%) Network Security
4 5 (2.86%) Intranet
5 4 (2.29%) SSL
6 3 (1.71%) DSL
6 3 (1.71%) Firewall
7 2 (1.14%) NGN
8 1 (0.57%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.29%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.57%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (4.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 7 (4.00%) Redis
4 7 (4.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (3.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (2.86%) Base SAS
7 4 (2.29%) Oracle Database
7 4 (2.29%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.29%) MongoDB
7 4 (2.29%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 3 (1.71%) QlikView
8 3 (1.71%) Amazon RDS
8 3 (1.71%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.14%) MySQL
9 2 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle BI EE
10 1 (0.57%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.57%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 42 (24.00%) Jenkins
2 37 (21.14%) Git (software)
3 32 (18.29%) Cucumber
4 25 (14.29%) Subversion
5 19 (10.86%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 16 (9.14%) Maven
6 16 (9.14%) JUnit
7 15 (8.57%) Mockito
8 14 (8.00%) Selenium
9 9 (5.14%) QUnit
10 8 (4.57%) Grunt
10 8 (4.57%) RSpec
11 6 (3.43%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.86%) Team Foundation Server
12 5 (2.86%) Jasmine
13 4 (2.29%) Visual Studio
14 3 (1.71%) JSUnit
14 3 (1.71%) PHPUnit
14 3 (1.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
15 2 (1.14%) Ant
General
1 8 (4.57%) Finance
2 6 (3.43%) Turkish Language
3 3 (1.71%) Marketing
3 3 (1.71%) Back Office
4 2 (1.14%) Games
4 2 (1.14%) Retail
5 1 (0.57%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.57%) Electronics
5 1 (0.57%) Advertising
5 1 (0.57%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 49 (28.00%) CSS
2 47 (26.86%) HTML
3 41 (23.43%) Web Services
3 41 (23.43%) RESTful
4 33 (18.86%) JSON
5 29 (16.57%) .NET
6 28 (16.00%) HTML5
7 25 (14.29%) jQuery
8 23 (13.14%) Spring
8 23 (13.14%) SOAP
9 19 (10.86%) CSS3
10 18 (10.29%) Cocoa Touch
10 18 (10.29%) JPA
10 18 (10.29%) Cocoa
10 18 (10.29%) XML
11 17 (9.71%) Hibernate
12 16 (9.14%) Ajax
12 16 (9.14%) Spring MVC
12 16 (9.14%) AngularJS
13 14 (8.00%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.00%) iPad
1 14 (8.00%) iPhone
2 13 (7.43%) Open Source
3 9 (5.14%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (4.00%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.00%) User Experience
4 7 (4.00%) Data Structures
5 6 (3.43%) Mobile App
5 6 (3.43%) Wiki
6 3 (1.71%) Linked Data
7 2 (1.14%) W3C
8 1 (0.57%) FMCG
8 1 (0.57%) Web 2.0
8 1 (0.57%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.57%) Graphic Design
8 1 (0.57%) Replication
8 1 (0.57%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 22 (12.57%) Linux
2 21 (12.00%) Apple iOS
3 11 (6.29%) Windows
4 8 (4.57%) Windows 7
5 7 (4.00%) CentOS
6 4 (2.29%) Oracle Linux
7 1 (0.57%) Android
7 1 (0.57%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.57%) Windows XP
7 1 (0.57%) Windows CE
7 1 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (46.86%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (34.86%) Scrum
3 54 (30.86%) Continuous Integration
4 52 (29.71%) TDD
5 27 (15.43%) MVC
6 26 (14.86%) BDD
7 23 (13.14%) Configuration Management
8 22 (12.57%) DevOps
9 21 (12.00%) iOS Development
9 21 (12.00%) OO
10 19 (10.86%) Unit Testing
11 18 (10.29%) Web Development
12 17 (9.71%) Kanban
13 13 (7.43%) Responsive Web Design
14 9 (5.14%) Automated Testing
14 9 (5.14%) SOA
14 9 (5.14%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (5.14%) Test Automation
15 8 (4.57%) Software Engineering
16 7 (4.00%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 64 (36.57%) JavaScript
2 53 (30.29%) Java
3 35 (20.00%) C#
4 32 (18.29%) SQL
5 21 (12.00%) Objective-C
6 16 (9.14%) PHP
7 11 (6.29%) Python
8 10 (5.71%) T-SQL
9 6 (3.43%) ActionScript
9 6 (3.43%) PHP5
9 6 (3.43%) ActionScript 3.0
10 4 (2.29%) Ruby
11 3 (1.71%) Bash Shell
12 2 (1.14%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.14%) Perl
13 1 (0.57%) Groovy
13 1 (0.57%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.57%) PL/SQL
13 1 (0.57%) Delphi
13 1 (0.57%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (10.86%) Security Cleared
2 7 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.86%) BC Cleared
4 4 (2.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (2.29%) MCTS
5 3 (1.71%) Degree
5 3 (1.71%) MCSA
6 1 (0.57%) HNC
6 1 (0.57%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (10.86%) QA
2 6 (3.43%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.14%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.14%) WCAG
System Software
1 11 (6.29%) VirtualBox
2 6 (3.43%) Docker
3 4 (2.29%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (1.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.71%) vCloud
5 1 (0.57%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 33 (18.86%) Puppet
2 28 (16.00%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 15 (8.57%) Apple
2 11 (6.29%) Google
3 9 (5.14%) Oracle
4 4 (2.29%) Facebook
5 3 (1.71%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.71%) Sun
5 3 (1.71%) EMC
5 3 (1.71%) VMware
5 3 (1.71%) Appcelerator
6 2 (1.14%) Interwoven
6 2 (1.14%) EPiServer
7 1 (0.57%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.57%) Telerik
7 1 (0.57%) Pegasus
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.57%) BT
7 1 (0.57%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.57%) Twitter
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