The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Southampton region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 24 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
24 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 6 4 2
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 35 74 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 14.89% 21.70% 21.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 15.42% 22.36% 22.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 26 54 49
Median daily rate £300 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £256 £250 £273
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £438
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £338
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +3.70%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 2
Median hourly rate - £40.00 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.13 £37.48 £34.75
% change year-on-year
+9.73% +7.84%
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
227 331 327
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.60% 97.07% 95.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 171 231 238
Median daily rate £375 £350 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £250 £190
10% offered a daily rate of more than £543 £486 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £388 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 35 9
Median hourly rate £15.00 £13.50 £22.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -40.65%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £11.75 £12.35
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.42 £40.00 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £16.16 £16.08
% change year-on-year
+2.10% +0.49%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Southampton region that featured Developer in the job title.

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 24 July 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 Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 July 2016, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Southampton region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (39.71%) CSS
3 25 (36.76%) HTML
3 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
4 21 (30.88%) .NET
5 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
6 17 (25.00%) SQL
6 17 (25.00%) Java
6 17 (25.00%) C#
7 13 (19.12%) MVC
7 13 (19.12%) HTML5
8 12 (17.65%) CSS3
8 12 (17.65%) Git (software)
9 11 (16.18%) Front End Development
9 11 (16.18%) Web Services
9 11 (16.18%) Windows
9 11 (16.18%) CMS
10 10 (14.71%) TDD
10 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET
10 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
11 9 (13.24%) XML
11 9 (13.24%) jQuery
11 9 (13.24%) Mockito
12 8 (11.76%) OO
12 8 (11.76%) Spring
12 8 (11.76%) Selenium
13 7 (10.29%) Content Management
13 7 (10.29%) Linux
13 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
14 6 (8.82%) PHP

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 11 (16.18%) CMS
2 7 (10.29%) SharePoint
3 4 (5.88%) WordPress
4 3 (4.41%) Apache
4 3 (4.41%) Sitecore CMS
5 1 (1.47%) Apache Solr
5 1 (1.47%) Cloud Foundry
5 1 (1.47%) Drupal
5 1 (1.47%) MODX
Applications
1 5 (7.35%) MS Excel
2 3 (4.41%) MS Office
3 1 (1.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 1 (1.47%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (8.82%) Office 365
2 2 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.47%) Bluemix
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.94%) HTTP
2 1 (1.47%) Internet
2 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (27.94%) SQL Server
2 6 (8.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 5 (7.35%) MySQL
4 4 (5.88%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (4.41%) MongoDB
6 2 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (1.47%) MS Access
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server 2014
7 1 (1.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (17.65%) Git (software)
2 9 (13.24%) Mockito
3 8 (11.76%) Selenium
4 5 (7.35%) Hamcrest
4 5 (7.35%) JMeter
4 5 (7.35%) JUnit
4 5 (7.35%) Maven
4 5 (7.35%) Subversion
5 3 (4.41%) Cucumber
5 3 (4.41%) Gradle
5 3 (4.41%) gulp
5 3 (4.41%) Jasmine
5 3 (4.41%) Jenkins
5 3 (4.41%) PHPUnit
5 3 (4.41%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.94%) Grunt
6 2 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (1.47%) GitLab
7 1 (1.47%) Robotium
7 1 (1.47%) WebDriver
General
1 5 (7.35%) Publishing
2 1 (1.47%) Aerospace
2 1 (1.47%) Finance
2 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
2 1 (1.47%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (39.71%) CSS
2 25 (36.76%) HTML
3 21 (30.88%) .NET
4 13 (19.12%) HTML5
5 12 (17.65%) CSS3
6 11 (16.18%) Web Services
7 10 (14.71%) ASP.NET
8 9 (13.24%) jQuery
8 9 (13.24%) XML
9 8 (11.76%) Spring
10 6 (8.82%) AngularJS
10 6 (8.82%) JSON
10 6 (8.82%) RESTful
11 5 (7.35%) REST
12 4 (5.88%) Spring MVC
13 3 (4.41%) LAMP
13 3 (4.41%) RabbitMQ
13 3 (4.41%) Spring Integration
13 3 (4.41%) Symfony
13 3 (4.41%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.35%) N-Tier
2 3 (4.41%) Blog
2 3 (4.41%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.41%) User Experience
3 2 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
4 1 (1.47%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.47%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 11 (16.18%) Windows
2 7 (10.29%) Linux
3 5 (7.35%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (5.88%) Android
4 4 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.94%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (41.18%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (19.12%) MVC
3 11 (16.18%) Front End Development
4 10 (14.71%) TDD
5 8 (11.76%) OO
6 7 (10.29%) Content Management
7 6 (8.82%) Multithreading
7 6 (8.82%) Web Development
8 5 (7.35%) Scrum
8 5 (7.35%) Unit Testing
9 4 (5.88%) BDD
9 4 (5.88%) Microservices
9 4 (5.88%) Software Engineering
10 3 (4.41%) Line Management
10 3 (4.41%) Responsive Web Design
10 3 (4.41%) SDLC
10 3 (4.41%) Software Licensing
10 3 (4.41%) Stakeholder Management
10 3 (4.41%) System Testing
10 3 (4.41%) Wireframes
Programming Languages
1 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
2 17 (25.00%) C#
2 17 (25.00%) Java
2 17 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (8.82%) PHP
4 4 (5.88%) Objective-C
4 4 (5.88%) VB.NET
5 3 (4.41%) T-SQL
6 2 (2.94%) Apple Swift
6 2 (2.94%) C++
6 2 (2.94%) VBA
7 1 (1.47%) CoffeeScript
7 1 (1.47%) Go
7 1 (1.47%) Ruby
7 1 (1.47%) VB
7 1 (1.47%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (7.35%) Security Cleared
2 3 (4.41%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.47%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.47%) Disclosure Scotland
1 1 (1.47%) Solvency II
1 1 (1.47%) WCAG
Systems Management
1 2 (2.94%) TeamSite
2 1 (1.47%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (14.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.41%) Apple
2 3 (4.41%) Oracle
2 3 (4.41%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.94%) webMethods
4 1 (1.47%) Adobe
4 1 (1.47%) HP
4 1 (1.47%) RedGate
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