The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Southampton region that had Software Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 8 December 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
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 34 33 37
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 11 7
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.71% 3.41% 2.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.75% 3.47% 2.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £450 £315 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+42.85% -3.07%
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £344
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.74%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 3 0
Median hourly rate - £37.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £36.34
% change year-on-year
- +10.07%
Software 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
265 317 318
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 93.64% 98.14% 95.50%
Number of daily rates quoted 173 212 194
Median daily rate £363 £375 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-3.33% +7.14%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £205 £225 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £525 £513 £475
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 36 27
Median hourly rate £14.00 £15.00 £14.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.25 £12.50 £11.15
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £45.00 £37.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.00
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Software Developer across the Southampton region.

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Software Developer across the Southampton region.

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 3 (75.00%) HTML
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 2 (50.00%) MVC
2 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
2 2 (50.00%) F#
2 2 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) BDD
2 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) TDD
2 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) React
2 2 (50.00%) Aurelia
3 1 (25.00%) Degree
3 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft

Software 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (50.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (50.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (25.00%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (25.00%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (75.00%) .NET
1 3 (75.00%) AngularJS
1 3 (75.00%) CSS
1 3 (75.00%) HTML
2 2 (50.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (50.00%) Aurelia
2 2 (50.00%) CSS3
2 2 (50.00%) HTML5
2 2 (50.00%) React
2 2 (50.00%) RESTful
3 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) BDD
1 2 (50.00%) Domain-Driven Design
1 2 (50.00%) MVC
1 2 (50.00%) Software Testing
1 2 (50.00%) TDD
1 2 (50.00%) Web Development
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 1 (25.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (50.00%) F#
3 1 (25.00%) C
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) C++
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) Degree
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft