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 29 June 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
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 5 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 33 70 58
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 15.35% 19.07% 17.47%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.79% 19.44% 18.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 24 54 37
Median daily rate £300 £350 £365
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £243 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £400 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +10.29%
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
209 360 317
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 97.21% 98.09% 95.48%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 250 234
Median daily rate £375 £370 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £265 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £488 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £396 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.02% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 37 8
Median hourly rate £15.00 £12.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -61.53%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.55 £11.50 £15.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.70 £40.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.42% -2.18%

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 29 June 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 29 June 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 31 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (34.78%) JavaScript
3 23 (33.33%) CSS
4 22 (31.88%) HTML
5 19 (27.54%) Java
5 19 (27.54%) .NET
6 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
7 17 (24.64%) SQL
8 15 (21.74%) Web Services
9 14 (20.29%) Windows
9 14 (20.29%) C#
10 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
11 12 (17.39%) MVC
12 11 (15.94%) HTML5
12 11 (15.94%) CSS3
12 11 (15.94%) Front End Development
13 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
13 10 (14.49%) Linux
14 9 (13.04%) TDD
14 9 (13.04%) CMS
14 9 (13.04%) Spring
14 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
14 9 (13.04%) jQuery
15 8 (11.59%) Mockito
15 8 (11.59%) Selenium
15 8 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
15 8 (11.59%) Scrum
15 8 (11.59%) XML
15 8 (11.59%) MySQL
15 8 (11.59%) OO

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 9 (13.04%) CMS
2 8 (11.59%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.80%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (5.80%) WordPress
4 3 (4.35%) Apache
5 1 (1.45%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.45%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.45%) Drupal
5 1 (1.45%) MODX
5 1 (1.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.35%) MS Office
3 1 (1.45%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (5.80%) Oracle BPM
2 2 (2.90%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.14%) Office 365
2 2 (2.90%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.45%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.45%) HTTP
1 1 (1.45%) Internet
1 1 (1.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 8 (11.59%) MySQL
2 8 (11.59%) PostgreSQL
3 6 (8.70%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (5.80%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.90%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.45%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.45%) MS Access
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
6 1 (1.45%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (18.84%) Git (software)
2 8 (11.59%) Mockito
2 8 (11.59%) Selenium
3 6 (8.70%) Maven
4 5 (7.25%) Hamcrest
4 5 (7.25%) JMeter
4 5 (7.25%) JUnit
5 4 (5.80%) Subversion
6 3 (4.35%) Cucumber
6 3 (4.35%) Gradle
6 3 (4.35%) gulp
6 3 (4.35%) Jasmine
6 3 (4.35%) Jenkins
6 3 (4.35%) PHPUnit
6 3 (4.35%) Visual Studio
7 2 (2.90%) ClearCase
7 2 (2.90%) Grunt
7 2 (2.90%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (2.90%) Xcode
8 1 (1.45%) Ant
General
1 4 (5.80%) Publishing
2 1 (1.45%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.45%) Finance
2 1 (1.45%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (33.33%) CSS
2 22 (31.88%) HTML
3 19 (27.54%) .NET
4 15 (21.74%) Web Services
5 11 (15.94%) CSS3
5 11 (15.94%) HTML5
6 9 (13.04%) jQuery
6 9 (13.04%) Spring
7 8 (11.59%) XML
8 7 (10.14%) ASP.NET
9 6 (8.70%) AngularJS
9 6 (8.70%) J2EE
9 6 (8.70%) JSON
10 5 (7.25%) RESTful
11 4 (5.80%) EJB
11 4 (5.80%) REST
11 4 (5.80%) SOAP
11 4 (5.80%) Spring MVC
11 4 (5.80%) WinForms
12 3 (4.35%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.25%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.35%) Blog
2 3 (4.35%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.35%) User Experience
3 2 (2.90%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.90%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.45%) Data Structures
4 1 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (1.45%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.45%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 14 (20.29%) Windows
2 10 (14.49%) Linux
3 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (2.90%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.45%) Android
5 1 (1.45%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (44.93%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (17.39%) MVC
3 11 (15.94%) Front End Development
4 9 (13.04%) TDD
5 8 (11.59%) OO
5 8 (11.59%) Scrum
6 7 (10.14%) Content Management
7 6 (8.70%) Multithreading
7 6 (8.70%) Web Development
8 5 (7.25%) UML
9 4 (5.80%) BDD
9 4 (5.80%) Microservices
9 4 (5.80%) OOP
9 4 (5.80%) Process Management
9 4 (5.80%) SOA
9 4 (5.80%) Software Engineering
9 4 (5.80%) Unit Testing
10 3 (4.35%) Line Management
10 3 (4.35%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (4.35%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 24 (34.78%) JavaScript
2 19 (27.54%) Java
3 17 (24.64%) SQL
4 14 (20.29%) C#
5 5 (7.25%) PHP
6 3 (4.35%) T-SQL
6 3 (4.35%) VB.NET
7 2 (2.90%) C++
7 2 (2.90%) Objective-C
7 2 (2.90%) VBA
8 1 (1.45%) ActionScript
8 1 (1.45%) ActionScript 2.0
8 1 (1.45%) ActionScript 3.0
8 1 (1.45%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.45%) C
8 1 (1.45%) CoffeeScript
8 1 (1.45%) Go
8 1 (1.45%) Ruby
8 1 (1.45%) VB
8 1 (1.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 9 (13.04%) Security Cleared
2 7 (10.14%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.45%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.45%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.45%) Solvency II
1 1 (1.45%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.90%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.49%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.14%) Oracle
3 2 (2.90%) webMethods
4 1 (1.45%) Adobe
4 1 (1.45%) Apple
4 1 (1.45%) HP
4 1 (1.45%) RedGate
4 1 (1.45%) Sitecore