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 28 February 2017 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
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 26 38 53
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 2.38% 0.76% 1.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.59% 0.81% 1.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 4
Median daily rate £320 £295 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.47% -15.71%
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £350
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.88 £40.00
% change year-on-year
-3.13% +9.68%

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
232 247 384
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Southampton 92.06% 94.27% 93.20%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 169 251
Median daily rate £375 £350 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £153 £150 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £550 £525 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 18 25
Median hourly rate £15.56 £15.00 £15.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+3.70% -4.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £11.73
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £15.00 £22.56
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.75
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.46%

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 28 February 2017, 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 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
3 3 (37.50%) MVC
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML5
4 2 (25.00%) MVVM
4 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
4 2 (25.00%) RESTful
4 2 (25.00%) WPF
4 2 (25.00%) F#
4 2 (25.00%) TDD
4 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
4 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
4 2 (25.00%) HTML
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
4 2 (25.00%) CSS
4 2 (25.00%) BDD
4 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
4 2 (25.00%) CSS3
4 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
4 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
4 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
4 2 (25.00%) React
4 2 (25.00%) Aurelia

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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Jasmine
2 1 (12.50%) Git (software)
General
1 1 (12.50%) Advertising
1 1 (12.50%) Dutch Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) AngularJS
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (25.00%) Aurelia
2 2 (25.00%) CSS
2 2 (25.00%) CSS3
2 2 (25.00%) HTML
2 2 (25.00%) HTML5
2 2 (25.00%) React
2 2 (25.00%) RESTful
2 2 (25.00%) WPF
3 1 (12.50%) Visualforce
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Computer Science
1 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (37.50%) MVC
2 2 (25.00%) BDD
2 2 (25.00%) Domain-Driven Design
2 2 (25.00%) MVVM
2 2 (25.00%) Software Testing
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Web Development
3 1 (12.50%) CRM
3 1 (12.50%) EAI
3 1 (12.50%) E-Commerce
3 1 (12.50%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
4 2 (25.00%) F#
5 1 (12.50%) Apex Code
5 1 (12.50%) Java
5 1 (12.50%) VB
5 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (12.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft
1 1 (12.50%) Salesforce.com
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Southampton
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 21 days ago