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 30 March 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
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 77 80 48
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 18.29% 22.92% 21.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 19.74% 24.39% 22.33%
Number of daily rates quoted 45 61 30
Average daily rate
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£348 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+10.31% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £275 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £425 £382
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Average hourly rate - - £40.00
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
390 328 215
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.64% 93.98% 96.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 274 248 126
Average daily rate £383 £315 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+21.42% -10.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £264 £175 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £488 £600
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 19 45
Average hourly rate £12.50 £19.50 £13.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-35.89% +41.81%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.15 £16.00 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £28.50 £48.00 £40.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.83 £17.00 £17.15
% change year-on-year
-1.02% -0.87%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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.

1 101 (55.80%) Agile Software Development
2 70 (38.67%) Java
3 65 (35.91%) Continuous Integration
4 62 (34.25%) Jenkins
5 58 (32.04%) Linux
5 58 (32.04%) Scrum
6 53 (29.28%) Web Services
7 52 (28.73%) JavaScript
8 47 (25.97%) TDD
9 44 (24.31%) Git (software)
9 44 (24.31%) Puppet
10 42 (23.20%) JSON
10 42 (23.20%) CSS
11 41 (22.65%) HTML
11 41 (22.65%) RESTful
12 37 (20.44%) Subversion
13 34 (18.78%) SQL
13 34 (18.78%) Configuration Management
14 33 (18.23%) MVC
14 33 (18.23%) OO
15 32 (17.68%) C#
16 30 (16.57%) Unit Testing
16 30 (16.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
16 30 (16.57%) BDD
17 28 (15.47%) Cucumber
17 28 (15.47%) REST
17 28 (15.47%) jQuery
18 26 (14.36%) Windows
19 25 (13.81%) Python
19 25 (13.81%) JUnit

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 21 (11.60%) Apache
2 14 (7.73%) CMS
3 13 (7.18%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.87%) WebLogic
4 7 (3.87%) TeamSite
5 6 (3.31%) SharePoint
5 6 (3.31%) Drupal
5 6 (3.31%) Node.js
6 5 (2.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 5 (2.76%) Umbraco
7 4 (2.21%) SharePoint 2013
8 3 (1.66%) WordPress
9 2 (1.10%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (1.10%) IIS
9 2 (1.10%) JBoss
10 1 (0.55%) Immediacy CMS
10 1 (0.55%) Joomla!
10 1 (0.55%) DNN
10 1 (0.55%) Kentico
10 1 (0.55%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.21%) InfoPath
2 3 (1.66%) MS Office
3 2 (1.10%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.55%) InDesign
4 1 (0.55%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.55%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (2.21%) Magento
2 2 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.55%) Cognos Business Intelligence
3 1 (0.55%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 22 (12.15%) Amazon EC2
2 20 (11.05%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (9.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (3.87%) Amazon S3
4 7 (3.87%) AWS CloudFormation
4 7 (3.87%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 7 (3.87%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (2.76%) Heroku
6 4 (2.21%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.55%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.26%) Internet
2 6 (3.31%) HTTP
2 6 (3.31%) Network Security
3 4 (2.21%) DSL
3 4 (2.21%) Firewall
3 4 (2.21%) SSL
4 3 (1.66%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.66%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.66%) Modbus
4 3 (1.66%) MQTT
5 2 (1.10%) NGN
5 2 (1.10%) Intranet
5 2 (1.10%) Extranet
6 1 (0.55%) LDAP
6 1 (0.55%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.50%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.73%) PostgreSQL
3 12 (6.63%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (3.87%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 6 (3.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.31%) Data Warehouse
6 5 (2.76%) OLAP
6 5 (2.76%) OLAP Cube
7 4 (2.21%) Amazon RDS
7 4 (2.21%) Relational Database
7 4 (2.21%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (1.66%) MySQL
9 2 (1.10%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (1.10%) Oracle Reports
9 2 (1.10%) NoSQL
9 2 (1.10%) SQL Server 2012
10 1 (0.55%) Hazelcast
10 1 (0.55%) Oracle ODI
10 1 (0.55%) Cognos Analysis Studio
10 1 (0.55%) Cognos Report Studio
Development Applications
1 62 (34.25%) Jenkins
2 44 (24.31%) Git (software)
3 37 (20.44%) Subversion
4 30 (16.57%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 28 (15.47%) Cucumber
6 25 (13.81%) Mockito
6 25 (13.81%) JUnit
7 24 (13.26%) Maven
8 22 (12.15%) Selenium
9 13 (7.18%) Visual Studio
9 13 (7.18%) Ant
10 7 (3.87%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (3.87%) RSpec
11 6 (3.31%) Eclipse
12 5 (2.76%) Grunt
12 5 (2.76%) Appium
12 5 (2.76%) Robotium
12 5 (2.76%) QUnit
12 5 (2.76%) Artifactory
13 4 (2.21%) Gradle
General
1 7 (3.87%) Publishing
2 5 (2.76%) Marketing
3 4 (2.21%) Turkish Language
4 2 (1.10%) Legal
4 2 (1.10%) Games
4 2 (1.10%) Retail
4 2 (1.10%) Electronics
5 1 (0.55%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (29.28%) Web Services
2 42 (23.20%) CSS
2 42 (23.20%) JSON
3 41 (22.65%) RESTful
3 41 (22.65%) HTML
4 28 (15.47%) jQuery
4 28 (15.47%) REST
5 25 (13.81%) Spring
6 24 (13.26%) .NET
6 24 (13.26%) HTML5
7 23 (12.71%) XML
8 19 (10.50%) Hibernate
9 18 (9.94%) Android SDK
10 17 (9.39%) SOAP
11 16 (8.84%) ASP.NET
11 16 (8.84%) CSS3
11 16 (8.84%) Spring MVC
12 14 (7.73%) JPA
13 12 (6.63%) Ajax
14 11 (6.08%) Cocoa
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.42%) Open Source
1 8 (4.42%) User Experience
2 6 (3.31%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (2.76%) iPad
3 5 (2.76%) Computer Science
3 5 (2.76%) iPhone
4 4 (2.21%) Mobile App
5 2 (1.10%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.10%) W3C
5 2 (1.10%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.55%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.55%) STB
6 1 (0.55%) Web 2.0
6 1 (0.55%) Streaming Music
6 1 (0.55%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.55%) DTV
6 1 (0.55%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.55%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.55%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.55%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 58 (32.04%) Linux
2 26 (14.36%) Windows
3 21 (11.60%) Android
4 19 (10.50%) UNIX
5 16 (8.84%) Apple iOS
6 13 (7.18%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.76%) Oracle Linux
7 5 (2.76%) CentOS
8 1 (0.55%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.55%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.55%) Solaris
8 1 (0.55%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (55.80%) Agile Software Development
2 65 (35.91%) Continuous Integration
3 58 (32.04%) Scrum
4 47 (25.97%) TDD
5 34 (18.78%) Configuration Management
6 33 (18.23%) OO
6 33 (18.23%) MVC
7 30 (16.57%) Unit Testing
7 30 (16.57%) BDD
8 19 (10.50%) Android Development
9 18 (9.94%) Web Development
10 17 (9.39%) DevOps
11 15 (8.29%) iOS Development
11 15 (8.29%) Change Control
11 15 (8.29%) OOP
12 13 (7.18%) SOA
12 13 (7.18%) Automated Testing
12 13 (7.18%) Dependency Injection
13 12 (6.63%) Continuous Delivery
14 10 (5.52%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 70 (38.67%) Java
2 52 (28.73%) JavaScript
3 34 (18.78%) SQL
4 32 (17.68%) C#
5 25 (13.81%) Python
6 23 (12.71%) Ruby
7 21 (11.60%) PHP
8 19 (10.50%) PowerShell
9 13 (7.18%) Shell Script
10 12 (6.63%) Objective-C
11 9 (4.97%) PHP5
12 6 (3.31%) IronPython
12 6 (3.31%) T-SQL
13 5 (2.76%) Golang
14 4 (2.21%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.10%) VC++
15 2 (1.10%) C++
16 1 (0.55%) Delphi
16 1 (0.55%) C
16 1 (0.55%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 10 (5.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (4.97%) Security Cleared
3 6 (3.31%) MCSA
3 6 (3.31%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.31%) MCTS
4 5 (2.76%) Degree
5 1 (0.55%) HNC
5 1 (0.55%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (5.52%) QA
2 4 (2.21%) PCI DSS
3 2 (1.10%) WCAG
4 1 (0.55%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (4.42%) VirtualBox
2 5 (2.76%) Oracle RAC
3 3 (1.66%) Docker
4 2 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.10%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.55%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 44 (24.31%) Puppet
2 23 (12.71%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 10 (5.52%) Apple
1 10 (5.52%) Google
2 8 (4.42%) Microsoft
3 7 (3.87%) Oracle
4 5 (2.76%) Telerik
5 3 (1.66%) HP
6 2 (1.10%) EPiServer
6 2 (1.10%) Appcelerator
6 2 (1.10%) Facebook
6 2 (1.10%) VMware
6 2 (1.10%) Nintex
7 1 (0.55%) WSO2
7 1 (0.55%) ServiceNow
7 1 (0.55%) Infor
7 1 (0.55%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.55%) Ektron
7 1 (0.55%) Alterian
7 1 (0.55%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.55%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.55%) Adobe
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