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 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 5 2
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 80 56 72
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 22.86% 17.13% 21.43%
As % of the Job Titles category 24.46% 17.72% 22.36%
Number of daily rates quoted 59 31 25
Average daily rate
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£350 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £248 £225 £263
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £384 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 8
Average hourly rate - £22.50 £33.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
- -33.33%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
327 316 322
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 93.43% 96.64% 95.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 239 219 156
Average daily rate £350 £350 £345
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +1.44%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £163 £221
10% offered a daily rate of more than £460 £548 £550
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 39 57
Average hourly rate £20.00 £11.75 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+70.21% -16.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £10.50 £11.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £27.00 £17.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 67 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
2 55 (39.01%) JavaScript
3 43 (30.50%) TDD
4 41 (29.08%) Scrum
5 39 (27.66%) HTML
6 37 (26.24%) CSS
7 36 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
8 31 (21.99%) Java
8 31 (21.99%) C#
9 30 (21.28%) SQL
9 30 (21.28%) Web Services
10 29 (20.57%) SOAP
11 28 (19.86%) .NET
12 27 (19.15%) RESTful
13 25 (17.73%) Git (software)
14 24 (17.02%) BDD
15 23 (16.31%) HTML5
16 22 (15.60%) Cucumber
17 21 (14.89%) Apple iOS
17 21 (14.89%) Objective-C
17 21 (14.89%) Jenkins
18 20 (14.18%) Spring
19 19 (13.48%) Security Cleared
19 19 (13.48%) AngularJS
19 19 (13.48%) iOS Development
20 18 (12.77%) SQL Server
21 17 (12.06%) Cocoa
21 17 (12.06%) MVC
21 17 (12.06%) iPhone
21 17 (12.06%) iPad

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 14 (9.93%) Node.js
2 13 (9.22%) CMS
3 8 (5.67%) Elasticsearch
3 8 (5.67%) Apache
4 7 (4.96%) Tomcat
5 6 (4.26%) SAS
6 5 (3.55%) TeamSite
7 4 (2.84%) WordPress
8 3 (2.13%) Joomla!
8 3 (2.13%) SharePoint
9 2 (1.42%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.71%) K2 blackpearl
10 1 (0.71%) Kentico
10 1 (0.71%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.71%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.71%) Drupal
10 1 (0.71%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (0.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (6.38%) Amazon EC2
1 9 (6.38%) Amazon S3
1 9 (6.38%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (11.35%) HTTP
2 8 (5.67%) Modbus
2 8 (5.67%) MQTT
2 8 (5.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (3.55%) Intranet
4 3 (2.13%) Internet
5 1 (0.71%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.71%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.09%) Apache Cassandra
3 9 (6.38%) Redis
4 8 (5.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 7 (4.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (4.26%) MySQL
6 6 (4.26%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 5 (3.55%) Base SAS
8 4 (2.84%) Oracle Database
8 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (2.84%) NoSQL
9 3 (2.13%) MongoDB
9 3 (2.13%) QlikView
9 3 (2.13%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.71%) Oracle BI EE
11 1 (0.71%) SQLite
11 1 (0.71%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 25 (17.73%) Git (software)
2 22 (15.60%) Cucumber
3 21 (14.89%) Jenkins
4 14 (9.93%) Subversion
5 11 (7.80%) Maven
5 11 (7.80%) Selenium
5 11 (7.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 9 (6.38%) Mockito
6 9 (6.38%) JUnit
7 7 (4.96%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (3.55%) Jasmine
9 4 (2.84%) QUnit
10 3 (2.13%) RSpec
10 3 (2.13%) JSUnit
10 3 (2.13%) Grunt
11 2 (1.42%) SpecFlow
11 2 (1.42%) Visual Studio
11 2 (1.42%) Ant
11 2 (1.42%) SoapUI
12 1 (0.71%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 8 (5.67%) Finance
2 4 (2.84%) Back Office
3 2 (1.42%) Turkish Language
3 2 (1.42%) Marketing
4 1 (0.71%) Dutch Language
4 1 (0.71%) Retail
4 1 (0.71%) Advertising
4 1 (0.71%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (27.66%) HTML
2 37 (26.24%) CSS
3 30 (21.28%) Web Services
4 29 (20.57%) SOAP
5 28 (19.86%) .NET
6 27 (19.15%) RESTful
7 23 (16.31%) HTML5
8 20 (14.18%) Spring
9 19 (13.48%) AngularJS
10 17 (12.06%) Cocoa
10 17 (12.06%) Cocoa Touch
11 15 (10.64%) CSS3
11 15 (10.64%) jQuery
12 14 (9.93%) ASP.NET
13 12 (8.51%) JSON
13 12 (8.51%) Ajax
14 11 (7.80%) Spring MVC
14 11 (7.80%) JPA
14 11 (7.80%) Hibernate
14 11 (7.80%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (12.06%) iPhone
1 17 (12.06%) iPad
2 12 (8.51%) Open Source
3 10 (7.09%) Data Structures
4 9 (6.38%) Client/Server
5 7 (4.96%) Wiki
5 7 (4.96%) Mobile App
6 6 (4.26%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (2.13%) Linked Data
8 2 (1.42%) W3C
9 1 (0.71%) Social Media
9 1 (0.71%) Visualisation
9 1 (0.71%) FMCG
9 1 (0.71%) Computer Science
9 1 (0.71%) Replication
9 1 (0.71%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (0.71%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (14.89%) Apple iOS
2 11 (7.80%) Windows
3 8 (5.67%) Windows 7
4 7 (4.96%) Linux
5 5 (3.55%) Android
6 3 (2.13%) CentOS
7 1 (0.71%) UNIX
7 1 (0.71%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 67 (47.52%) Agile Software Development
2 43 (30.50%) TDD
3 41 (29.08%) Scrum
4 36 (25.53%) Continuous Integration
5 24 (17.02%) BDD
6 19 (13.48%) iOS Development
7 17 (12.06%) MVC
8 15 (10.64%) Kanban
9 14 (9.93%) Web Development
10 12 (8.51%) Configuration Management
11 11 (7.80%) DevOps
12 10 (7.09%) Unit Testing
13 9 (6.38%) Automated Testing
13 9 (6.38%) Software Engineering
13 9 (6.38%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (6.38%) Responsive Web Design
13 9 (6.38%) Web Application Development
14 7 (4.96%) Event-Driven Architecture
15 6 (4.26%) Web Design
16 5 (3.55%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 55 (39.01%) JavaScript
2 31 (21.99%) Java
2 31 (21.99%) C#
3 30 (21.28%) SQL
4 21 (14.89%) Objective-C
5 9 (6.38%) Python
6 7 (4.96%) ActionScript 3.0
6 7 (4.96%) ActionScript
6 7 (4.96%) T-SQL
7 6 (4.26%) C
8 5 (3.55%) PHP
9 4 (2.84%) C++
10 2 (1.42%) Perl
10 2 (1.42%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.42%) ActionScript 2.0
11 1 (0.71%) Ruby
11 1 (0.71%) Groovy
11 1 (0.71%) PHP5
11 1 (0.71%) VBA
11 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 19 (13.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (4.26%) Degree
4 5 (3.55%) BC Cleared
5 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (2.84%) MCTS
6 3 (2.13%) MCSA
7 1 (0.71%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (7.80%) QA
2 2 (1.42%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.42%) PCI DSS
2 2 (1.42%) WCAG
System Software
1 7 (4.96%) VirtualBox
2 4 (2.84%) Docker
3 3 (2.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 15 (10.64%) Puppet
1 15 (10.64%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 14 (9.93%) Apple
2 9 (6.38%) Oracle
3 3 (2.13%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.13%) Sun
3 3 (2.13%) EMC
3 3 (2.13%) VMware
4 2 (1.42%) Facebook
4 2 (1.42%) Interwoven
4 2 (1.42%) EPiServer
4 2 (1.42%) Google
5 1 (0.71%) Sitecore
5 1 (0.71%) JBoss
5 1 (0.71%) BT
5 1 (0.71%) Pegasus
5 1 (0.71%) TIBCO
5 1 (0.71%) webMethods
5 1 (0.71%) Twitter
5 1 (0.71%) Appcelerator
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