The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 80 59 55
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 23.12% 19.09% 20.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.62% 20.07% 21.24%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 27 29
Average daily rate
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£368 £320 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.84% +6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £272 £215 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £378 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.84% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £33.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 - £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.75 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-0.71% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
325 294 259
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 93.93% 95.15% 94.53%
Number of daily rates quoted 238 170 114
Average daily rate £350 £330 £323
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.06% +2.32%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £178 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £477
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 47 66
Average hourly rate £27.63 £14.00 £19.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.32% -26.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £9.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £24.00 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 25 July 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 25 July 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 64 (40.25%) JavaScript
2 62 (38.99%) HTML
2 62 (38.99%) CSS
3 51 (32.08%) SQL
4 35 (22.01%) jQuery
5 34 (21.38%) HTML5
6 33 (20.75%) .NET
6 33 (20.75%) SQL Server
7 30 (18.87%) Java
8 29 (18.24%) TDD
9 28 (17.61%) C#
9 28 (17.61%) CSS3
10 26 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
11 25 (15.72%) Scrum
12 21 (13.21%) MVC
12 21 (13.21%) Web Services
12 21 (13.21%) Security Cleared
13 20 (12.58%) SOAP
13 20 (12.58%) BDD
14 19 (11.95%) ASP.NET
15 18 (11.32%) MySQL
15 18 (11.32%) Software Engineering
15 18 (11.32%) Ajax
16 17 (10.69%) PHP
16 17 (10.69%) AngularJS
17 16 (10.06%) Web Development
18 15 (9.43%) Spring
18 15 (9.43%) SC Cleared
19 14 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
19 14 (8.81%) Continuous Integration

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 13 (8.18%) Node.js
2 11 (6.92%) CMS
3 9 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.03%) Apache
4 8 (5.03%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.03%) WordPress
4 8 (5.03%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (3.77%) SAS
6 5 (3.14%) TeamSite
7 3 (1.89%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.89%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.26%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.26%) IIS
8 2 (1.26%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.63%) Drupal
9 1 (0.63%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.89%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.26%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Magento
2 2 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.03%) HTTP
2 5 (3.14%) Intranet
3 4 (2.52%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.52%) Modbus
4 3 (1.89%) SSL
4 3 (1.89%) Internet
5 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.32%) MySQL
3 13 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (6.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.66%) Redis
5 9 (5.66%) QlikView
6 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.14%) Base SAS
8 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.52%) NoSQL
9 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.89%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (1.89%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
11 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 11 (6.92%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.66%) Subversion
3 8 (5.03%) Maven
3 8 (5.03%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.40%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.14%) Jasmine
5 5 (3.14%) Selenium
6 4 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.52%) JUnit
6 4 (2.52%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.52%) PHPUnit
6 4 (2.52%) Mockito
7 3 (1.89%) Grunt
7 3 (1.89%) RSpec
7 3 (1.89%) JSUnit
8 2 (1.26%) Axure RP
8 2 (1.26%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.26%) SpecFlow
9 1 (0.63%) QUnit
9 1 (0.63%) Ant
General
1 7 (4.40%) Finance
1 7 (4.40%) Retail
2 6 (3.77%) Back Office
3 4 (2.52%) Marketing
4 3 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Front Office
5 1 (0.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Banking
5 1 (0.63%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (38.99%) HTML
1 62 (38.99%) CSS
2 35 (22.01%) jQuery
3 34 (21.38%) HTML5
4 33 (20.75%) .NET
5 28 (17.61%) CSS3
6 21 (13.21%) Web Services
7 20 (12.58%) SOAP
8 19 (11.95%) ASP.NET
9 18 (11.32%) Ajax
10 17 (10.69%) AngularJS
11 15 (9.43%) Spring
12 13 (8.18%) Sass
12 13 (8.18%) RESTful
13 12 (7.55%) KnockoutJS
13 12 (7.55%) Ember.js
13 12 (7.55%) XML
14 11 (6.92%) JSON
14 11 (6.92%) RabbitMQ
15 10 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.81%) Open Source
2 8 (5.03%) iPad
2 8 (5.03%) iPhone
3 7 (4.40%) Wiki
4 6 (3.77%) Replication
5 3 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 3 (1.89%) Linked Data
5 3 (1.89%) Mobile App
6 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.26%) W3C
6 2 (1.26%) Data Extraction
7 1 (0.63%) FMCG
7 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.63%) DTV
7 1 (0.63%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.63%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.81%) Apple iOS
2 12 (7.55%) Linux
3 10 (6.29%) Windows
4 8 (5.03%) Android
5 4 (2.52%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.89%) CentOS
7 1 (0.63%) UNIX
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.24%) TDD
2 26 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (15.72%) Scrum
4 21 (13.21%) MVC
5 20 (12.58%) BDD
6 18 (11.32%) Software Engineering
7 16 (10.06%) Web Development
8 14 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
8 14 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (7.55%) Responsive Web Design
10 11 (6.92%) Web Application Development
10 11 (6.92%) Migration
10 11 (6.92%) E-Commerce
10 11 (6.92%) Unit Testing
11 10 (6.29%) OO
12 9 (5.66%) iOS Development
13 8 (5.03%) Kanban
13 8 (5.03%) ITIL
13 8 (5.03%) Automated Testing
14 7 (4.40%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 64 (40.25%) JavaScript
2 51 (32.08%) SQL
3 30 (18.87%) Java
4 28 (17.61%) C#
5 17 (10.69%) PHP
6 13 (8.18%) C
7 11 (6.92%) Objective-C
8 8 (5.03%) T-SQL
9 7 (4.40%) Python
10 6 (3.77%) VBA
10 6 (3.77%) VB
10 6 (3.77%) C++
11 5 (3.14%) PHP5
12 4 (2.52%) VB.NET
13 3 (1.89%) ActionScript
13 3 (1.89%) ActionScript 3.0
14 2 (1.26%) ActionScript 2.0
14 2 (1.26%) PL/SQL
14 2 (1.26%) Perl
15 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.66%) Degree
4 2 (1.26%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.40%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.26%) WCAG
3 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.52%) VirtualBox
2 3 (1.89%) vCloud
2 3 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) Puppet
1 5 (3.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (5.66%) Oracle
2 7 (4.40%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.77%) Apple
4 5 (3.14%) ATG
5 4 (2.52%) Zend
5 4 (2.52%) Adobe
6 3 (1.89%) EMC
6 3 (1.89%) VMware
6 3 (1.89%) Twitter
7 2 (1.26%) Google
7 2 (1.26%) Remedy
7 2 (1.26%) Interwoven
7 2 (1.26%) BMC
7 2 (1.26%) SAP
7 2 (1.26%) JBoss
8 1 (0.63%) Siebel
8 1 (0.63%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.63%) Lotus
8 1 (0.63%) BT
8 1 (0.63%) TIBCO
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