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 4 May 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
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 6 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 67 75 51
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 16.11% 20.89% 19.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.01% 22.12% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 54 32
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£348 £320 £308
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.59% +4.06%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £283 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £443 £374
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 1 1
Average hourly rate £40.00 £45.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-11.11% +12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £38.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+8.57% -
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
394 339 255
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 94.71% 94.43% 95.51%
Number of daily rates quoted 284 263 147
Average daily rate £390 £325 £338
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% -3.70%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £270 £212 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £575 £500 £575
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 20 13 54
Average hourly rate £12.50 £20.50 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-39.02% +46.42%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.75 £16.00 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £50.00 £32.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.72 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.45% -

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 4 May 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 4 May 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.

1 106 (61.99%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (39.77%) Linux
3 65 (38.01%) Java
4 59 (34.50%) Scrum
5 56 (32.75%) Web Services
5 56 (32.75%) Continuous Integration
6 55 (32.16%) Jenkins
7 50 (29.24%) JavaScript
8 41 (23.98%) Git (software)
8 41 (23.98%) TDD
9 40 (23.39%) HTML
10 39 (22.81%) CSS
11 38 (22.22%) Windows
12 35 (20.47%) RESTful
12 35 (20.47%) Puppet
13 34 (19.88%) Subversion
14 32 (18.71%) BDD
15 30 (17.54%) C#
15 30 (17.54%) MVC
16 29 (16.96%) Python
16 29 (16.96%) JSON
17 28 (16.37%) OO
17 28 (16.37%) SQL
17 28 (16.37%) SOAP
18 27 (15.79%) Configuration Management
18 27 (15.79%) REST
19 26 (15.20%) HTML5
19 26 (15.20%) Spring
20 25 (14.62%) Ruby
20 25 (14.62%) Atlassian Bamboo

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 4 May 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 22 (12.87%) Apache
2 14 (8.19%) CMS
3 12 (7.02%) Tomcat
4 8 (4.68%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 7 (4.09%) JBoss
6 6 (3.51%) Drupal
6 6 (3.51%) SharePoint
7 5 (2.92%) Umbraco
8 4 (2.34%) WebLogic
8 4 (2.34%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (1.75%) Kentico
10 2 (1.17%) WordPress
10 2 (1.17%) IIS
10 2 (1.17%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.58%) Node.js
11 1 (0.58%) Sitefinity
11 1 (0.58%) Joomla!
11 1 (0.58%) DNN
11 1 (0.58%) Immediacy CMS
11 1 (0.58%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 4 (2.34%) InfoPath
2 3 (1.75%) MS Office
3 2 (1.17%) MS Excel
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.58%) InDesign
4 1 (0.58%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.58%) Adobe Captivate
4 1 (0.58%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (2.92%) Oracle BPM
2 4 (2.34%) Magento
3 3 (1.75%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.58%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.58%) Cognos Business Intelligence
Cloud Services
1 23 (13.45%) Amazon AWS
2 21 (12.28%) Amazon EC2
3 19 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (3.51%) Heroku
5 5 (2.92%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.92%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 5 (2.92%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 5 (2.92%) Amazon S3
6 3 (1.75%) Amazon ELB
7 1 (0.58%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 19 (11.11%) Internet
2 6 (3.51%) HTTP
3 5 (2.92%) Network Security
4 3 (1.75%) MQTT
4 3 (1.75%) Modbus
4 3 (1.75%) Firewall
4 3 (1.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.75%) Ethernet
4 3 (1.75%) SSL
4 3 (1.75%) DSL
5 2 (1.17%) NGN
5 2 (1.17%) Intranet
5 2 (1.17%) DVB
5 2 (1.17%) Extranet
6 1 (0.58%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (12.28%) PostgreSQL
2 18 (10.53%) SQL Server
3 13 (7.60%) Relational Database
4 12 (7.02%) MySQL
5 11 (6.43%) SQL Server 2008
6 7 (4.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (3.51%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (3.51%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (2.92%) OLAP Cube
8 5 (2.92%) OLAP
9 4 (2.34%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 3 (1.75%) Amazon RDS
11 2 (1.17%) Oracle Reports
11 2 (1.17%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
11 2 (1.17%) NoSQL
12 1 (0.58%) Cognos Analysis Studio
12 1 (0.58%) Cognos Report Studio
12 1 (0.58%) Cognos Framework Manager
12 1 (0.58%) Cognos Event Studio
Development Applications
1 55 (32.16%) Jenkins
2 41 (23.98%) Git (software)
3 34 (19.88%) Subversion
4 25 (14.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 25 (14.62%) JUnit
4 25 (14.62%) Mockito
5 24 (14.04%) Selenium
5 24 (14.04%) Maven
6 23 (13.45%) Cucumber
7 13 (7.60%) Ant
8 11 (6.43%) Visual Studio
9 7 (4.09%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.92%) Artifactory
10 5 (2.92%) Appium
10 5 (2.92%) RSpec
10 5 (2.92%) Robotium
11 4 (2.34%) PHPUnit
11 4 (2.34%) Gradle
12 2 (1.17%) Appcelerator Titanium
13 1 (0.58%) Jasmine
General
1 7 (4.09%) Publishing
2 5 (2.92%) Marketing
3 2 (1.17%) Retail
3 2 (1.17%) Legal
3 2 (1.17%) Electronics
3 2 (1.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.58%) Advertising
4 1 (0.58%) Finance
4 1 (0.58%) Turkish Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (32.75%) Web Services
2 40 (23.39%) HTML
3 39 (22.81%) CSS
4 35 (20.47%) RESTful
5 29 (16.96%) JSON
6 28 (16.37%) SOAP
7 27 (15.79%) REST
8 26 (15.20%) HTML5
8 26 (15.20%) Spring
9 23 (13.45%) .NET
10 21 (12.28%) jQuery
11 20 (11.70%) XML
12 19 (11.11%) Hibernate
13 18 (10.53%) ASP.NET
14 17 (9.94%) Android SDK
15 16 (9.36%) Spring MVC
16 15 (8.77%) CSS3
17 12 (7.02%) Ajax
18 11 (6.43%) J2EE
18 11 (6.43%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 8 (4.68%) Open Source
2 5 (2.92%) iPad
2 5 (2.92%) Computer Science
2 5 (2.92%) iPhone
3 4 (2.34%) Mobile App
4 3 (1.75%) User Experience
4 3 (1.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (1.75%) W3C
5 2 (1.17%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.17%) Streaming Video
6 1 (0.58%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.58%) E-Learning
6 1 (0.58%) Device Driver
6 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.58%) DTV
6 1 (0.58%) N-Tier
6 1 (0.58%) MPEG
6 1 (0.58%) STB
6 1 (0.58%) Graphic Design
6 1 (0.58%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 68 (39.77%) Linux
2 38 (22.22%) Windows
3 22 (12.87%) UNIX
4 20 (11.70%) Android
5 15 (8.77%) Mac OS X
6 13 (7.60%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.75%) CentOS
8 2 (1.17%) Oracle Linux
9 1 (0.58%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.58%) Solaris
9 1 (0.58%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.58%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.58%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 106 (61.99%) Agile Software Development
2 59 (34.50%) Scrum
3 56 (32.75%) Continuous Integration
4 41 (23.98%) TDD
5 32 (18.71%) BDD
6 30 (17.54%) MVC
7 28 (16.37%) OO
8 27 (15.79%) Configuration Management
9 25 (14.62%) Unit Testing
10 20 (11.70%) Web Development
11 18 (10.53%) Android Development
12 17 (9.94%) SOA
13 16 (9.36%) Change Control
14 15 (8.77%) Automated Testing
15 14 (8.19%) OOP
16 13 (7.60%) Continuous Delivery
16 13 (7.60%) Dependency Injection
17 12 (7.02%) iOS Development
18 10 (5.85%) UML
19 9 (5.26%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 65 (38.01%) Java
2 50 (29.24%) JavaScript
3 30 (17.54%) C#
4 29 (16.96%) Python
5 28 (16.37%) SQL
6 25 (14.62%) Ruby
7 22 (12.87%) PowerShell
8 20 (11.70%) PHP
9 15 (8.77%) Shell Script
10 9 (5.26%) Objective-C
10 9 (5.26%) PHP5
11 6 (3.51%) IronPython
11 6 (3.51%) Go
12 3 (1.75%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.75%) T-SQL
12 3 (1.75%) C++
13 2 (1.17%) VC++
13 2 (1.17%) C
13 2 (1.17%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.58%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 13 (7.60%) Security Cleared
2 12 (7.02%) SC Cleared
3 10 (5.85%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (3.51%) MCTS
4 6 (3.51%) MCSA
5 5 (2.92%) Degree
6 1 (0.58%) HNC
6 1 (0.58%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.75%) QA
2 2 (1.17%) WCAG
3 1 (0.58%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (4.09%) VirtualBox
2 2 (1.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.17%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.17%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (1.17%) Docker
3 1 (0.58%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.58%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 35 (20.47%) Puppet
2 14 (8.19%) Vagrant
3 6 (3.51%) TeamSite
Vendors
1 13 (7.60%) Oracle
2 9 (5.26%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.09%) Apple
4 5 (2.92%) Telerik
5 4 (2.34%) Apigee
6 3 (1.75%) HP
6 3 (1.75%) Google
7 2 (1.17%) EPiServer
7 2 (1.17%) VMware
7 2 (1.17%) Facebook
7 2 (1.17%) Appcelerator
7 2 (1.17%) Nintex
8 1 (0.58%) WSO2
8 1 (0.58%) hybris
8 1 (0.58%) Ektron
8 1 (0.58%) Adobe
8 1 (0.58%) Sun
8 1 (0.58%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.58%) SAP
8 1 (0.58%) Cognos
Southampton, Hampshire
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
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