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 3 July 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
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 3 4
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 75 60 52
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 20.78% 17.96% 16.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 21.43% 18.93% 17.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 58 39 22
Average daily rate
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£350 £375 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £247 £295 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £438 £375
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 3 0
Average hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £32.88 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+15.58% -6.07%
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
350 317 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 96.95% 94.91% 94.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 244 229 164
Average daily rate £363 £345 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.07% +6.15%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £198
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £500 £500
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 36 11 52
Average hourly rate £12.50 £32.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-61.53% +132.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £17.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £45.00 £24.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+1.53% -7.14%

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 3 July 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 3 July 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 92 (59.74%) Agile Software Development
2 51 (33.12%) Linux
3 50 (32.47%) Scrum
4 47 (30.52%) Web Services
5 45 (29.22%) TDD
6 44 (28.57%) Java
7 43 (27.92%) JavaScript
8 40 (25.97%) SOAP
9 39 (25.32%) SQL
9 39 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (23.38%) HTML
10 36 (23.38%) Jenkins
11 35 (22.73%) RESTful
12 34 (22.08%) BDD
12 34 (22.08%) Git (software)
13 31 (20.13%) CSS
14 28 (18.18%) PHP
15 27 (17.53%) SQL Server
15 27 (17.53%) Windows
16 26 (16.88%) OO
16 26 (16.88%) Subversion
17 24 (15.58%) PostgreSQL
18 23 (14.94%) SOA
19 20 (12.99%) MySQL
19 20 (12.99%) .NET
19 20 (12.99%) Internet
19 20 (12.99%) Spring
20 19 (12.34%) Web Development
20 19 (12.34%) Security Cleared
20 19 (12.34%) Cucumber

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 18 (11.69%) Apache
2 9 (5.84%) CMS
3 7 (4.55%) JBoss
3 7 (4.55%) SharePoint
3 7 (4.55%) Oracle SOA Suite
4 6 (3.90%) Drupal
5 5 (3.25%) Umbraco
5 5 (3.25%) Tomcat
6 4 (2.60%) SharePoint 2013
7 3 (1.95%) Kentico
8 2 (1.30%) Node.js
8 2 (1.30%) WordPress
8 2 (1.30%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.30%) IIS
8 2 (1.30%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.30%) Joomla!
8 2 (1.30%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.65%) Apache ServiceMix
9 1 (0.65%) DNN
9 1 (0.65%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 11 (7.14%) MS Excel
2 9 (5.84%) MS Office
3 6 (3.90%) MS Visio
3 6 (3.90%) MS Project
4 4 (2.60%) InfoPath
5 2 (1.30%) Adobe After Effects
6 1 (0.65%) MS PowerPoint
6 1 (0.65%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.65%) InDesign
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Oracle BPM
2 5 (3.25%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.25%) Magento
3 1 (0.65%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.65%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 12 (7.79%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (7.79%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (5.84%) Amazon EC2
3 2 (1.30%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.99%) Internet
2 6 (3.90%) HTTP
3 2 (1.30%) Intranet
3 2 (1.30%) Extranet
3 2 (1.30%) DVB
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (17.53%) SQL Server
2 24 (15.58%) PostgreSQL
3 20 (12.99%) MySQL
4 14 (9.09%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 13 (8.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 12 (7.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 11 (7.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 11 (7.14%) Relational Database
8 10 (6.49%) Data Warehouse
9 6 (3.90%) OLAP
10 5 (3.25%) QlikView
10 5 (3.25%) OLAP Cube
11 4 (2.60%) Hadoop
11 4 (2.60%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (2.60%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
12 3 (1.95%) SQL Server 2012
13 2 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
13 2 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
14 1 (0.65%) RDBMS
14 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 36 (23.38%) Jenkins
2 34 (22.08%) Git (software)
3 26 (16.88%) Subversion
4 19 (12.34%) Cucumber
5 18 (11.69%) JUnit
5 18 (11.69%) Mockito
6 17 (11.04%) Selenium
7 15 (9.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (5.84%) PHPUnit
9 8 (5.19%) Maven
10 6 (3.90%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (2.60%) Ant
11 4 (2.60%) Visual Studio
12 2 (1.30%) JIRA
12 2 (1.30%) Jasmine
12 2 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
13 1 (0.65%) Appium
13 1 (0.65%) Gradle
13 1 (0.65%) Artifactory
13 1 (0.65%) Robotium
General
1 5 (3.25%) Telecoms
2 4 (2.60%) Legal
2 4 (2.60%) Retail
3 3 (1.95%) Advertising
3 3 (1.95%) Publishing
4 2 (1.30%) Finance
5 1 (0.65%) Marketing
5 1 (0.65%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (30.52%) Web Services
2 40 (25.97%) SOAP
3 36 (23.38%) HTML
4 35 (22.73%) RESTful
5 31 (20.13%) CSS
6 20 (12.99%) .NET
6 20 (12.99%) Spring
7 18 (11.69%) HTML5
8 17 (11.04%) ASP.NET
9 16 (10.39%) jQuery
10 15 (9.74%) J2EE
10 15 (9.74%) REST
11 13 (8.44%) OpenID
11 13 (8.44%) SAML
11 13 (8.44%) Hibernate
12 12 (7.79%) JSON
12 12 (7.79%) OAuth2
13 11 (7.14%) Cocoa
13 11 (7.14%) EJB
14 10 (6.49%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 5 (3.25%) iPhone
1 5 (3.25%) iPad
2 4 (2.60%) Client/Server
3 3 (1.95%) Digital Media
3 3 (1.95%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.95%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.30%) User Experience
4 2 (1.30%) Animation
4 2 (1.30%) Video Editing
4 2 (1.30%) NHS
4 2 (1.30%) W3C
5 1 (0.65%) DTV
5 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.65%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.65%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.65%) STB
5 1 (0.65%) Streaming Music
5 1 (0.65%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.65%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 51 (33.12%) Linux
2 27 (17.53%) Windows
3 17 (11.04%) UNIX
4 14 (9.09%) Android
5 11 (7.14%) Apple iOS
6 10 (6.49%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.65%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (59.74%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (32.47%) Scrum
3 45 (29.22%) TDD
4 39 (25.32%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (22.08%) BDD
6 26 (16.88%) OO
7 23 (14.94%) SOA
8 19 (12.34%) Web Development
9 18 (11.69%) MVC
9 18 (11.69%) Business Intelligence
9 18 (11.69%) Unit Testing
10 17 (11.04%) Change Control
10 17 (11.04%) Configuration Management
11 12 (7.79%) Automated Testing
11 12 (7.79%) Android Development
12 11 (7.14%) iOS Development
13 10 (6.49%) Open Source
14 9 (5.84%) Continuous Delivery
14 9 (5.84%) ETL
14 9 (5.84%) UML
Programming Languages
1 44 (28.57%) Java
2 43 (27.92%) JavaScript
3 39 (25.32%) SQL
4 28 (18.18%) PHP
5 19 (12.34%) C#
6 17 (11.04%) PowerShell
7 15 (9.74%) Ruby
7 15 (9.74%) Python
8 11 (7.14%) Objective-C
9 10 (6.49%) Shell Script
10 6 (3.90%) T-SQL
11 5 (3.25%) PHP5
12 4 (2.60%) Perl
13 2 (1.30%) C
13 2 (1.30%) Go
13 2 (1.30%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.30%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.65%) Embedded C++
14 1 (0.65%) VBScript
14 1 (0.65%) C++
Qualifications
1 19 (12.34%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.74%) SC Cleared
3 11 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.90%) MCTS
4 6 (3.90%) MCSA
5 5 (3.25%) Degree
6 2 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 2 (1.30%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.30%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.30%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (1.30%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 16 (10.39%) Puppet
2 4 (2.60%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 19 (12.34%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.09%) Oracle
3 9 (5.84%) Apple
4 4 (2.60%) Telerik
4 4 (2.60%) WSO2
4 4 (2.60%) Apigee
5 2 (1.30%) hybris
5 2 (1.30%) Nintex
5 2 (1.30%) EPiServer
5 2 (1.30%) VMware
6 1 (0.65%) Adobe
6 1 (0.65%) Sun
6 1 (0.65%) Cognos
6 1 (0.65%) Siebel
6 1 (0.65%) IBM
6 1 (0.65%) Infor
6 1 (0.65%) Sitecore
6 1 (0.65%) Ektron
6 1 (0.65%) Alterian
6 1 (0.65%) Zend
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