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 9 February 2016 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 4 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 44 100 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 16.99% 27.10% 22.86%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.81% 29.24% 23.70%
Number of daily rates quoted 34 58 43
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £306 £293 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £425 £422
UK excluding London average daily rate £373 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.42% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £32.75 £37.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.66% +4.16%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.09 £32.50
% change year-on-year
+14.00% +7.96%
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
247 342 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 95.37% 92.68% 96.43%
Number of daily rates quoted 177 212 187
Average daily rate £370 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-1.33% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £158 £250 £182
10% offered a daily rate of more than £538 £550 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 31 25
Average hourly rate £15.00 £17.50 £36.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -51.38%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.10 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £37.50 £45.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 9 February 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 50 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (28.87%) Java
2 28 (28.87%) JavaScript
2 28 (28.87%) Git (software)
3 27 (27.84%) Scrum
4 23 (23.71%) .NET
4 23 (23.71%) SQL Server
4 23 (23.71%) Web Services
5 22 (22.68%) C#
5 22 (22.68%) HTML
6 20 (20.62%) CSS
7 19 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
8 17 (17.53%) SQL
9 16 (16.49%) Windows
9 16 (16.49%) Oracle
9 16 (16.49%) AngularJS
9 16 (16.49%) Jenkins
10 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
10 14 (14.43%) TDD
11 13 (13.40%) MVC
11 13 (13.40%) SOA
11 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
11 13 (13.40%) Web Development
12 12 (12.37%) jQuery
12 12 (12.37%) Subversion
13 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET
13 11 (11.34%) JSON
14 10 (10.31%) Ajax
14 10 (10.31%) HTML5
14 10 (10.31%) BDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 10 (10.31%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.22%) Tomcat
3 6 (6.19%) CMS
3 6 (6.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 3 (3.09%) IIS
5 2 (2.06%) Apache
5 2 (2.06%) Node.js
6 1 (1.03%) Drupal
6 1 (1.03%) EPiServer CMS
6 1 (1.03%) Moodle
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) MS Office
2 1 (1.03%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.03%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Project
2 1 (1.03%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 6 (6.19%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (1.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 9 (9.28%) Office 365
2 3 (3.09%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon CloudWatch
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (1.03%) Amazon S3
3 1 (1.03%) AWS CloudFormation
3 1 (1.03%) GitHub
3 1 (1.03%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (5.15%) Internet
2 4 (4.12%) Network Security
2 4 (4.12%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.03%) CTI
3 1 (1.03%) DVB
3 1 (1.03%) HTTP
3 1 (1.03%) OpenVPN
3 1 (1.03%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (23.71%) SQL Server
2 10 (10.31%) MySQL
3 8 (8.25%) Relational Database
4 7 (7.22%) Oracle Database
5 6 (6.19%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.06%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.06%) Hazelcast
6 2 (2.06%) SQL Server 2008
6 2 (2.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (1.03%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.03%) Power BI
7 1 (1.03%) PowerPivot
7 1 (1.03%) QlikView
7 1 (1.03%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.03%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (28.87%) Git (software)
2 16 (16.49%) Jenkins
3 12 (12.37%) Subversion
4 10 (10.31%) Maven
5 9 (9.28%) Gradle
5 9 (9.28%) Mockito
5 9 (9.28%) Visual Studio
6 6 (6.19%) Ant
6 6 (6.19%) Appium
6 6 (6.19%) Artifactory
6 6 (6.19%) Robotium
6 6 (6.19%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (5.15%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (5.15%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (4.12%) Cucumber
8 4 (4.12%) Moq
9 3 (3.09%) Jasmine
9 3 (3.09%) JUnit
9 3 (3.09%) NUnit
10 2 (2.06%) JIRA
General
1 6 (6.19%) Publishing
2 3 (3.09%) Finance
3 2 (2.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.03%) Banking
4 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.03%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (23.71%) .NET
1 23 (23.71%) Web Services
2 22 (22.68%) HTML
3 20 (20.62%) CSS
4 16 (16.49%) AngularJS
5 12 (12.37%) jQuery
6 11 (11.34%) ASP.NET
6 11 (11.34%) JSON
7 10 (10.31%) Ajax
7 10 (10.31%) HTML5
8 8 (8.25%) REST
9 7 (7.22%) .NET Framework
9 7 (7.22%) ActiveMQ
9 7 (7.22%) Apache CXF
9 7 (7.22%) ASP.NET MVC
9 7 (7.22%) SOAP
10 6 (6.19%) Android SDK
10 6 (6.19%) Entity Framework
10 6 (6.19%) RoboGuice
10 6 (6.19%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.22%) User Experience
2 5 (5.15%) Management Information System
3 3 (3.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.09%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (3.09%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.06%) Algorithms
4 2 (2.06%) Data Structures
4 2 (2.06%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.06%) NHS
5 1 (1.03%) DTV
5 1 (1.03%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
5 1 (1.03%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.03%) Physics
5 1 (1.03%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 16 (16.49%) Windows
2 10 (10.31%) Linux
3 7 (7.22%) Android
4 2 (2.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.03%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.03%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (27.84%) Scrum
3 19 (19.59%) Continuous Integration
4 14 (14.43%) TDD
5 13 (13.40%) MVC
5 13 (13.40%) SOA
5 13 (13.40%) Web Development
6 10 (10.31%) BDD
7 9 (9.28%) Automated Testing
8 8 (8.25%) Responsive Web Design
8 8 (8.25%) User Stories
9 7 (7.22%) Kanban
9 7 (7.22%) OO
9 7 (7.22%) Unit Testing
10 6 (6.19%) Android Development
10 6 (6.19%) Dependency Injection
10 6 (6.19%) Pair Programming
10 6 (6.19%) Process Management
10 6 (6.19%) UML
11 5 (5.15%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 28 (28.87%) Java
1 28 (28.87%) JavaScript
2 22 (22.68%) C#
3 17 (17.53%) SQL
4 8 (8.25%) Ruby
5 6 (6.19%) C++
6 4 (4.12%) PHP
6 4 (4.12%) T-SQL
6 4 (4.12%) VB
6 4 (4.12%) VB.NET
6 4 (4.12%) VB6
7 3 (3.09%) C
8 2 (2.06%) ABAP
8 2 (2.06%) Python
8 2 (2.06%) VBA
9 1 (1.03%) ActionScript 2.0
9 1 (1.03%) ActionScript 3.0
9 1 (1.03%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.03%) PHP 5
9 1 (1.03%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (13.40%) Security Cleared
2 8 (8.25%) SC Cleared
3 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (1.03%) Degree
4 1 (1.03%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) QA
2 1 (1.03%) Data Quality
System Software
1 4 (4.12%) VirtualBox
2 3 (3.09%) Docker
3 1 (1.03%) Firmware
3 1 (1.03%) KVM
3 1 (1.03%) zsh
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Ansible
1 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (1.03%) OSSEC
1 1 (1.03%) Puppet
Vendors
1 16 (16.49%) Oracle
2 14 (14.43%) Microsoft
3 3 (3.09%) EPiServer
4 2 (2.06%) SAP
5 1 (1.03%) Adobe
5 1 (1.03%) Ektron
5 1 (1.03%) Embarcadero
5 1 (1.03%) Infobright
5 1 (1.03%) NICE Systems
5 1 (1.03%) Pegasus
5 1 (1.03%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.03%) Xamarin
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