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 31 August 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
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Developer
Rank 31 45 39
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 3 8
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 0.87% 0.78% 2.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.91% 0.81% 2.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 3 6
Median daily rate £473 £285 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+65.78% -21.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £395 £269 £335
10% offered a daily rate of more than £551 £329 £428
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £338 £325
% change year-on-year
+3.70% +3.84%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £41.50 £37.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+10.66% -
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
220 372 345
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 95.65% 97.13% 94.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 165 258 258
Median daily rate £383 £363 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+5.51% +3.57%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £233 £265 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 30 13
Median hourly rate £14.00 £13.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -58.46%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.75 £11.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £27.50 £42.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £16.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +3.03%

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Southampton region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 31 August 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 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 1 (33.33%) Go
2 1 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
2 1 (33.33%) Microservices
2 1 (33.33%) Bluemix
2 1 (33.33%) IBM Cloud
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) C#
2 1 (33.33%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) Java
2 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
2 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) Python
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
2 1 (33.33%) Advertising
2 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (33.33%) Scrum
2 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (33.33%) Web Development
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration

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 (33.33%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Bluemix
1 1 (33.33%) IBM Cloud
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Jenkins
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) AngularJS
2 1 (33.33%) .NET
2 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET
2 1 (33.33%) CSS
2 1 (33.33%) HTML
2 1 (33.33%) J2EE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (33.33%) Microservices
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Software Engineering
1 1 (33.33%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) C++
1 1 (33.33%) Go
1 1 (33.33%) Java
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft