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 February 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
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 94 68 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.43% 20.67% 25.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.54% 22.01% 26.78%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 46 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £314 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% +2.86%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £203
10% offered a daily rate of more than £424 £450 £445
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 4
Average hourly rate - - £30.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+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
383 309 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 91.41% 93.92% 95.81%
Number of daily rates quoted 252 221 88
Average daily rate £375 £325 £355
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% -8.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £170 £155
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 23 23 39
Average hourly rate £12.50 £17.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-26.47% +30.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.50 £12.85 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.75 £40.00 £47.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.74 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-1.55% -2.85%

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 February 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 27 February 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 99 (55.31%) Agile Software Development
2 73 (40.78%) Java
3 71 (39.66%) Continuous Integration
4 64 (35.75%) Jenkins
5 63 (35.20%) Scrum
6 59 (32.96%) Web Services
7 53 (29.61%) Linux
8 52 (29.05%) TDD
9 51 (28.49%) Git (software)
10 50 (27.93%) JavaScript
11 45 (25.14%) RESTful
11 45 (25.14%) Puppet
12 42 (23.46%) Subversion
12 42 (23.46%) JSON
13 40 (22.35%) HTML
13 40 (22.35%) CSS
14 35 (19.55%) Configuration Management
15 34 (18.99%) MVC
15 34 (18.99%) OO
15 34 (18.99%) Cucumber
16 32 (17.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
17 31 (17.32%) BDD
17 31 (17.32%) C#
18 28 (15.64%) Unit Testing
18 28 (15.64%) REST
19 27 (15.08%) Spring
19 27 (15.08%) Mockito
19 27 (15.08%) JUnit
20 26 (14.53%) SQL
20 26 (14.53%) Vagrant

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 22 (12.29%) Apache
2 16 (8.94%) CMS
3 13 (7.26%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.91%) TeamSite
5 6 (3.35%) Drupal
5 6 (3.35%) Node.js
6 5 (2.79%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.79%) Umbraco
6 5 (2.79%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.68%) SharePoint
7 3 (1.68%) WordPress
8 2 (1.12%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (1.12%) JBoss
8 2 (1.12%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.12%) Kentico
9 1 (0.56%) DNN
9 1 (0.56%) IIS
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.56%) Immediacy CMS
9 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) MS Office
2 1 (0.56%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.56%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.56%) InDesign
2 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.56%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.56%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (0.56%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.23%) Magento
2 2 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.56%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 23 (12.85%) Amazon EC2
2 20 (11.17%) Amazon AWS
3 15 (8.38%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (5.03%) Amazon S3
5 4 (2.23%) Heroku
5 4 (2.23%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.56%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 23 (12.85%) Internet
2 10 (5.59%) HTTP
3 6 (3.35%) Network Security
4 4 (2.23%) DSL
4 4 (2.23%) Firewall
4 4 (2.23%) SSL
5 3 (1.68%) TCP/IP
5 3 (1.68%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.68%) Modbus
5 3 (1.68%) MQTT
6 2 (1.12%) NGN
7 1 (0.56%) LDAP
7 1 (0.56%) Intranet
7 1 (0.56%) Extranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.26%) PostgreSQL
2 11 (6.15%) SQL Server
3 4 (2.23%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (2.23%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (2.23%) Relational Database
4 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 3 (1.68%) MySQL
4 3 (1.68%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (1.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (1.12%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.56%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.56%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (0.56%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.56%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (0.56%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 64 (35.75%) Jenkins
2 51 (28.49%) Git (software)
3 42 (23.46%) Subversion
4 34 (18.99%) Cucumber
5 32 (17.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 27 (15.08%) JUnit
6 27 (15.08%) Mockito
7 24 (13.41%) Maven
7 24 (13.41%) Selenium
8 13 (7.26%) Ant
9 10 (5.59%) Visual Studio
10 7 (3.91%) RSpec
11 6 (3.35%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.79%) Robotium
12 5 (2.79%) QUnit
12 5 (2.79%) Grunt
12 5 (2.79%) Appium
12 5 (2.79%) Artifactory
13 4 (2.23%) Gradle
13 4 (2.23%) PHPUnit
General
1 7 (3.91%) Publishing
2 6 (3.35%) Marketing
2 6 (3.35%) Turkish Language
3 2 (1.12%) Games
3 2 (1.12%) Retail
3 2 (1.12%) Finance
3 2 (1.12%) Legal
4 1 (0.56%) Advertising
4 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (32.96%) Web Services
2 45 (25.14%) RESTful
3 42 (23.46%) JSON
4 40 (22.35%) HTML
4 40 (22.35%) CSS
5 28 (15.64%) REST
6 27 (15.08%) Spring
7 25 (13.97%) HTML5
8 24 (13.41%) jQuery
9 23 (12.85%) .NET
9 23 (12.85%) XML
10 21 (11.73%) SOAP
11 19 (10.61%) Hibernate
12 18 (10.06%) Spring MVC
12 18 (10.06%) CSS3
13 16 (8.94%) JPA
13 16 (8.94%) Android SDK
14 15 (8.38%) Cocoa Touch
14 15 (8.38%) Cocoa
15 12 (6.70%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 9 (5.03%) iPhone
1 9 (5.03%) iPad
2 7 (3.91%) Mobile App
2 7 (3.91%) User Experience
2 7 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (3.91%) Open Source
3 5 (2.79%) Client/Server
3 5 (2.79%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.68%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.12%) W3C
5 2 (1.12%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.56%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.56%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.56%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.56%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.56%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.56%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 53 (29.61%) Linux
2 21 (11.73%) Windows
3 20 (11.17%) Apple iOS
4 18 (10.06%) Android
5 15 (8.38%) UNIX
6 11 (6.15%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.79%) CentOS
7 5 (2.79%) Oracle Linux
8 1 (0.56%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.56%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (55.31%) Agile Software Development
2 71 (39.66%) Continuous Integration
3 63 (35.20%) Scrum
4 52 (29.05%) TDD
5 35 (19.55%) Configuration Management
6 34 (18.99%) MVC
6 34 (18.99%) OO
7 31 (17.32%) BDD
8 28 (15.64%) Unit Testing
9 20 (11.17%) Web Development
10 19 (10.61%) iOS Development
11 18 (10.06%) DevOps
12 17 (9.50%) Android Development
13 14 (7.82%) Change Control
13 14 (7.82%) Automated Testing
13 14 (7.82%) Kanban
14 13 (7.26%) OOP
14 13 (7.26%) SOA
14 13 (7.26%) Dependency Injection
15 10 (5.59%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 73 (40.78%) Java
2 50 (27.93%) JavaScript
3 31 (17.32%) C#
4 26 (14.53%) SQL
5 23 (12.85%) Python
6 21 (11.73%) PHP
7 20 (11.17%) Ruby
8 16 (8.94%) Objective-C
9 15 (8.38%) PowerShell
10 11 (6.15%) Shell Script
11 10 (5.59%) PHP5
12 7 (3.91%) T-SQL
13 6 (3.35%) IronPython
14 4 (2.23%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.12%) C++
15 2 (1.12%) VC++
16 1 (0.56%) Apex Code
16 1 (0.56%) ActionScript 3.0
16 1 (0.56%) ActionScript 2.0
16 1 (0.56%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 7 (3.91%) Security Cleared
2 5 (2.79%) Degree
3 3 (1.68%) SC Cleared
3 3 (1.68%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.12%) MCTS
4 2 (1.12%) VCP4
4 2 (1.12%) MCSA
5 1 (0.56%) HNC
5 1 (0.56%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.82%) QA
2 6 (3.35%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.12%) WCAG
4 1 (0.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (4.47%) VirtualBox
2 5 (2.79%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.68%) Docker
4 1 (0.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.56%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (0.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 45 (25.14%) Puppet
2 26 (14.53%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 13 (7.26%) Apple
2 10 (5.59%) Google
3 6 (3.35%) Oracle
4 4 (2.23%) Microsoft
5 3 (1.68%) HP
5 3 (1.68%) EPiServer
5 3 (1.68%) Appcelerator
5 3 (1.68%) Facebook
6 2 (1.12%) Sitecore
6 2 (1.12%) Telerik
6 2 (1.12%) Sun
7 1 (0.56%) Alterian
7 1 (0.56%) Ektron
7 1 (0.56%) WSO2
7 1 (0.56%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.56%) Nintex
7 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.56%) VMware
7 1 (0.56%) Adobe
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