The first table below looks at the demand 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 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Southampton region.

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 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 4 3
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 81 57 56
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.88% 18.33% 19.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.32% 19.26% 20.74%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 29 29
Average daily rate
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£370 £315 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+17.46% +5.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £273 £220 £270
10% offered a daily rate of more than £438 £375 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £340 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+4.61% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 4
Average hourly rate £37.50 - £33.75
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.50 - £32.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.50 - £43.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.00 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
Job Titles Category
Southampton
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
333 296 270
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.07% 95.18% 95.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 180 121
Average daily rate £350 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.69% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £195 £175 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £475 £475
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 47 67
Average hourly rate £27.63 £14.00 £20.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+97.32% -30.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.35 £11.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.75 £20.00 £37.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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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 July 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 30 July 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 65 (40.88%) JavaScript
2 61 (38.36%) HTML
2 61 (38.36%) CSS
3 51 (32.08%) SQL
4 35 (22.01%) jQuery
5 34 (21.38%) HTML5
6 33 (20.75%) SQL Server
7 32 (20.13%) .NET
8 30 (18.87%) Java
9 29 (18.24%) TDD
10 28 (17.61%) C#
10 28 (17.61%) CSS3
11 26 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
12 25 (15.72%) Scrum
13 21 (13.21%) Web Services
13 21 (13.21%) Security Cleared
14 20 (12.58%) SOAP
14 20 (12.58%) MVC
14 20 (12.58%) BDD
15 19 (11.95%) ASP.NET
15 19 (11.95%) Software Engineering
16 18 (11.32%) Ajax
16 18 (11.32%) MySQL
16 18 (11.32%) AngularJS
17 17 (10.69%) PHP
18 16 (10.06%) Web Development
19 15 (9.43%) Spring
19 15 (9.43%) SC Cleared
20 14 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
20 14 (8.81%) Continuous Integration

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 13 (8.18%) Node.js
2 11 (6.92%) CMS
3 9 (5.66%) SharePoint
4 8 (5.03%) WordPress
4 8 (5.03%) Apache
4 8 (5.03%) Tomcat
4 8 (5.03%) Elasticsearch
5 6 (3.77%) SAS
6 5 (3.14%) TeamSite
7 3 (1.89%) Joomla!
7 3 (1.89%) WebSphere
8 2 (1.26%) Umbraco
8 2 (1.26%) WebLogic
8 2 (1.26%) IIS
9 1 (0.63%) K2 blackpearl
9 1 (0.63%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.63%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.63%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (0.63%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (5.66%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.52%) Adobe Illustrator
3 3 (1.89%) PowerPivot
4 2 (1.26%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 4 (2.52%) Magento
2 2 (1.26%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.14%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (2.52%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (2.52%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.03%) HTTP
2 5 (3.14%) Modbus
2 5 (3.14%) Intranet
2 5 (3.14%) TCP/IP
3 3 (1.89%) SSL
3 3 (1.89%) Internet
4 1 (0.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (20.75%) SQL Server
2 18 (11.32%) MySQL
3 13 (8.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 10 (6.29%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (5.66%) Redis
5 9 (5.66%) QlikView
6 7 (4.40%) SQL Server 2008
7 6 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (3.14%) Base SAS
8 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (3.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 4 (2.52%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (2.52%) NoSQL
10 3 (1.89%) MongoDB
10 3 (1.89%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (1.89%) PerformancePoint
10 3 (1.89%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 2 (1.26%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (1.26%) Relational Database
11 2 (1.26%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 11 (6.92%) Git (software)
2 9 (5.66%) Subversion
3 8 (5.03%) Maven
3 8 (5.03%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.40%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.14%) Jasmine
5 5 (3.14%) Selenium
6 4 (2.52%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (2.52%) Visual Studio
6 4 (2.52%) JUnit
6 4 (2.52%) Mockito
6 4 (2.52%) PHPUnit
7 3 (1.89%) Grunt
7 3 (1.89%) JSUnit
7 3 (1.89%) RSpec
8 2 (1.26%) SpecFlow
8 2 (1.26%) SoapUI
8 2 (1.26%) Axure RP
9 1 (0.63%) QUnit
9 1 (0.63%) JMeter
General
1 7 (4.40%) Finance
1 7 (4.40%) Retail
2 6 (3.77%) Back Office
3 4 (2.52%) Marketing
4 3 (1.89%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.63%) Advertising
5 1 (0.63%) Front Office
5 1 (0.63%) Electronics
5 1 (0.63%) Dutch Language
5 1 (0.63%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (38.36%) HTML
1 61 (38.36%) CSS
2 35 (22.01%) jQuery
3 34 (21.38%) HTML5
4 32 (20.13%) .NET
5 28 (17.61%) CSS3
6 21 (13.21%) Web Services
7 20 (12.58%) SOAP
8 19 (11.95%) ASP.NET
9 18 (11.32%) Ajax
9 18 (11.32%) AngularJS
10 15 (9.43%) Spring
11 13 (8.18%) Sass
11 13 (8.18%) RESTful
12 12 (7.55%) XML
12 12 (7.55%) Ember.js
12 12 (7.55%) KnockoutJS
13 11 (6.92%) RabbitMQ
13 11 (6.92%) JSON
14 10 (6.29%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.81%) Open Source
2 8 (5.03%) iPhone
2 8 (5.03%) iPad
3 7 (4.40%) Wiki
4 6 (3.77%) Replication
5 3 (1.89%) Linked Data
5 3 (1.89%) Mobile App
5 3 (1.89%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.26%) Computer Science
6 2 (1.26%) Data Extraction
6 2 (1.26%) W3C
6 2 (1.26%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.63%) Social Media
7 1 (0.63%) DTV
7 1 (0.63%) FMCG
7 1 (0.63%) Visualisation
7 1 (0.63%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 14 (8.81%) Apple iOS
2 12 (7.55%) Linux
3 11 (6.92%) Windows
4 8 (5.03%) Android
5 5 (3.14%) Windows 7
6 3 (1.89%) CentOS
7 1 (0.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (0.63%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (18.24%) TDD
2 26 (16.35%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (15.72%) Scrum
4 20 (12.58%) MVC
4 20 (12.58%) BDD
5 19 (11.95%) Software Engineering
6 16 (10.06%) Web Development
7 14 (8.81%) Business Intelligence
7 14 (8.81%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (7.55%) Responsive Web Design
9 11 (6.92%) Web Application Development
9 11 (6.92%) E-Commerce
9 11 (6.92%) Migration
9 11 (6.92%) Unit Testing
10 10 (6.29%) OO
11 9 (5.66%) iOS Development
12 8 (5.03%) Automated Testing
12 8 (5.03%) Kanban
12 8 (5.03%) ITIL
13 7 (4.40%) Event-Driven Architecture
Programming Languages
1 65 (40.88%) JavaScript
2 51 (32.08%) SQL
3 30 (18.87%) Java
4 28 (17.61%) C#
5 17 (10.69%) PHP
6 13 (8.18%) C
7 11 (6.92%) Objective-C
8 8 (5.03%) T-SQL
8 8 (5.03%) Python
9 6 (3.77%) VB
9 6 (3.77%) VBA
9 6 (3.77%) C++
10 5 (3.14%) PHP5
11 4 (2.52%) VB.NET
12 3 (1.89%) ActionScript 3.0
12 3 (1.89%) ActionScript
13 2 (1.26%) PL/SQL
13 2 (1.26%) Perl
13 2 (1.26%) ActionScript 2.0
14 1 (0.63%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (13.21%) Security Cleared
2 15 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 9 (5.66%) Degree
4 2 (1.26%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.63%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.40%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.26%) WCAG
3 1 (0.63%) QA
System Software
1 4 (2.52%) VirtualBox
2 3 (1.89%) vCloud
2 3 (1.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.63%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (3.14%) Puppet
1 5 (3.14%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 9 (5.66%) Oracle
2 7 (4.40%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.77%) Apple
4 5 (3.14%) ATG
5 4 (2.52%) Zend
5 4 (2.52%) Adobe
6 3 (1.89%) Twitter
6 3 (1.89%) VMware
6 3 (1.89%) EMC
7 2 (1.26%) Google
7 2 (1.26%) JBoss
7 2 (1.26%) SAP
7 2 (1.26%) Remedy
7 2 (1.26%) BMC
7 2 (1.26%) Interwoven
8 1 (0.63%) Facebook
8 1 (0.63%) BT
8 1 (0.63%) Pegasus
8 1 (0.63%) Lotus
8 1 (0.63%) TIBCO
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