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 1 September 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
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year
+2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 93 59 64
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 24.16% 17.46% 19.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.05% 17.99% 20.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 70 30 28
Average daily rate
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£350 £314 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.55% +4.58%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £249 £248 £259
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £383 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 7
Average hourly rate £37.50 £22.50 £35.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+66.66% -35.71%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £34.00
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
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
357 328 311
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.73% 97.04% 95.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 268 212 142
Average daily rate £350 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £218
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £525 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 48 71
Average hourly rate £25.75 £13.75 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+87.27% -31.25%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £11.00 £10.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £20.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%

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 1 September 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 1 September 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 58 (37.18%) JavaScript
2 46 (29.49%) HTML
2 46 (29.49%) CSS
3 43 (27.56%) TDD
4 41 (26.28%) SQL
5 34 (21.79%) Scrum
6 33 (21.15%) Java
7 30 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (18.59%) Continuous Integration
8 29 (18.59%) C#
9 28 (17.95%) Web Services
10 27 (17.31%) SOAP
10 27 (17.31%) .NET
11 25 (16.03%) RESTful
11 25 (16.03%) HTML5
12 24 (15.38%) SQL Server
13 22 (14.10%) jQuery
13 22 (14.10%) Security Cleared
13 22 (14.10%) BDD
14 20 (12.82%) MVC
14 20 (12.82%) Spring
14 20 (12.82%) Apple iOS
15 19 (12.18%) AngularJS
15 19 (12.18%) Objective-C
16 18 (11.54%) Git (software)
16 18 (11.54%) CSS3
17 17 (10.90%) iOS Development
17 17 (10.90%) ASP.NET
18 16 (10.26%) Web Development
18 16 (10.26%) Jenkins

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 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 14 (8.97%) Node.js
2 10 (6.41%) CMS
3 8 (5.13%) Apache
3 8 (5.13%) Tomcat
3 8 (5.13%) Elasticsearch
4 6 (3.85%) SharePoint
4 6 (3.85%) SAS
5 5 (3.21%) TeamSite
6 4 (2.56%) WordPress
7 3 (1.92%) WebSphere
7 3 (1.92%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.28%) WebLogic
9 1 (0.64%) IIS
9 1 (0.64%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.64%) Drupal
9 1 (0.64%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 6 (3.85%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.28%) PowerPivot
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.64%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (4.49%) Amazon EC2
2 7 (4.49%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.97%) HTTP
2 8 (5.13%) TCP/IP
2 8 (5.13%) Modbus
2 8 (5.13%) MQTT
3 5 (3.21%) Intranet
4 3 (1.92%) Internet
5 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.64%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (15.38%) SQL Server
2 12 (7.69%) MySQL
3 10 (6.41%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 10 (6.41%) Apache Cassandra
4 9 (5.77%) Redis
5 6 (3.85%) QlikView
5 6 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (3.21%) Oracle Database
6 5 (3.21%) Base SAS
7 4 (2.56%) NoSQL
7 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 4 (2.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (2.56%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.92%) MongoDB
8 3 (1.92%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 2 (1.28%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (1.28%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.64%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 18 (11.54%) Git (software)
2 16 (10.26%) Jenkins
3 15 (9.62%) Cucumber
4 12 (7.69%) Subversion
4 12 (7.69%) Maven
5 9 (5.77%) Selenium
6 7 (4.49%) JUnit
6 7 (4.49%) Mockito
7 6 (3.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 5 (3.21%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.21%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.56%) QUnit
9 4 (2.56%) PHPUnit
10 3 (1.92%) JSUnit
10 3 (1.92%) RSpec
10 3 (1.92%) Visual Studio
10 3 (1.92%) Grunt
11 2 (1.28%) SoapUI
11 2 (1.28%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.28%) Ant
General
1 8 (5.13%) Finance
2 5 (3.21%) Back Office
3 4 (2.56%) Retail
3 4 (2.56%) Marketing
4 2 (1.28%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.64%) Front Office
5 1 (0.64%) Electronics
5 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.64%) Advertising
5 1 (0.64%) Banking
5 1 (0.64%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (29.49%) HTML
1 46 (29.49%) CSS
2 28 (17.95%) Web Services
3 27 (17.31%) SOAP
3 27 (17.31%) .NET
4 25 (16.03%) RESTful
4 25 (16.03%) HTML5
5 22 (14.10%) jQuery
6 20 (12.82%) Spring
7 19 (12.18%) AngularJS
8 18 (11.54%) CSS3
9 17 (10.90%) ASP.NET
10 15 (9.62%) Cocoa
10 15 (9.62%) Ajax
10 15 (9.62%) Cocoa Touch
11 13 (8.33%) JSON
11 13 (8.33%) Hibernate
12 12 (7.69%) XML
13 10 (6.41%) Flash
13 10 (6.41%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 15 (9.62%) iPhone
1 15 (9.62%) iPad
2 13 (8.33%) Open Source
3 8 (5.13%) Client/Server
4 7 (4.49%) Wiki
4 7 (4.49%) Mobile App
5 4 (2.56%) Replication
6 3 (1.92%) Linked Data
7 2 (1.28%) W3C
7 2 (1.28%) Data Extraction
8 1 (0.64%) FMCG
8 1 (0.64%) Visualisation
8 1 (0.64%) DTV
8 1 (0.64%) Computer Science
8 1 (0.64%) Social Media
8 1 (0.64%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 20 (12.82%) Apple iOS
2 11 (7.05%) Windows
3 8 (5.13%) Linux
3 8 (5.13%) Windows 7
4 6 (3.85%) Android
5 3 (1.92%) CentOS
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.64%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (27.56%) TDD
2 34 (21.79%) Scrum
3 30 (19.23%) Agile Software Development
4 29 (18.59%) Continuous Integration
5 22 (14.10%) BDD
6 20 (12.82%) MVC
7 17 (10.90%) iOS Development
8 16 (10.26%) Web Development
9 14 (8.97%) Software Engineering
10 13 (8.33%) Kanban
11 12 (7.69%) Business Intelligence
12 11 (7.05%) Unit Testing
13 9 (5.77%) Web Application Development
13 9 (5.77%) OO
14 8 (5.13%) Automated Testing
14 8 (5.13%) Responsive Web Design
15 7 (4.49%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 7 (4.49%) Configuration Management
15 7 (4.49%) Migration
16 6 (3.85%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 58 (37.18%) JavaScript
2 41 (26.28%) SQL
3 33 (21.15%) Java
4 29 (18.59%) C#
5 19 (12.18%) Objective-C
6 9 (5.77%) C
6 9 (5.77%) PHP
6 9 (5.77%) Python
7 8 (5.13%) T-SQL
8 7 (4.49%) ActionScript
8 7 (4.49%) ActionScript 3.0
9 6 (3.85%) VBA
10 5 (3.21%) PHP5
11 4 (2.56%) VB
11 4 (2.56%) C++
12 2 (1.28%) PL/SQL
12 2 (1.28%) Perl
12 2 (1.28%) VB.NET
12 2 (1.28%) ActionScript 2.0
13 1 (0.64%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 22 (14.10%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.85%) Degree
4 5 (3.21%) BC Cleared
5 2 (1.28%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (1.28%) MCTS
6 1 (0.64%) MCSA
6 1 (0.64%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) QA
2 5 (3.21%) ISO 9001
3 2 (1.28%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (4.49%) VirtualBox
2 4 (2.56%) Docker
3 3 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.92%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 11 (7.05%) Vagrant
2 10 (6.41%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (7.69%) Apple
2 11 (7.05%) Oracle
3 4 (2.56%) Microsoft
3 4 (2.56%) Zend
4 3 (1.92%) EMC
4 3 (1.92%) ATG
4 3 (1.92%) VMware
5 2 (1.28%) Google
5 2 (1.28%) Interwoven
5 2 (1.28%) SAP
5 2 (1.28%) JBoss
6 1 (0.64%) Sun
6 1 (0.64%) BMC
6 1 (0.64%) Pegasus
6 1 (0.64%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.64%) Facebook
6 1 (0.64%) Twitter
6 1 (0.64%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.64%) webMethods
6 1 (0.64%) Remedy
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