The median contractor rate for a Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

The first table below provides contractor rate benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Developer
South West / Dorset
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 2 3
Rank change year-on-year -2 +1  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 29 60 34
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 21.80% 23.72% 17.89%
As % of the Job Titles category 22.48% 24.29% 18.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 10 48 19
Median daily rate £325 £350 £315
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.14% +11.11%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £251 £245
10% offered a daily rate of more than £405 £438 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 6
Median hourly rate - £47.50 £38.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +22.58%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Dorset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Dorset
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 129 247 183
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.99% 97.63% 96.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 169 104
Median daily rate £388 £385 £338
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +0.64% +14.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £250 £190 £140
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 16 20
Median hourly rate £39.50 £30.00 £33.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +31.66% -9.77%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.42 £12.60 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.60 £42.10 £42.75
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.45 £16.00
% change year-on-year +0.28% +9.06%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Dorset

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Dorset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Developer in Dorset.

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Dorset

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Dorset

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Dorset over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Dorset

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Dorset

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Dorset

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Dorset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Dorset region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bournemouth -3 14 £300 -16.66% 25
Poole +3 2 £325 +19.26% 14
Weymouth -1 1 - - 1
Developer
South West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 26 June 2017, 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 Dorset region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 35 (54.69%) JavaScript
2 32 (50.00%) HTML
3 28 (43.75%) CSS
4 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (35.94%) SQL
6 19 (29.69%) Java
7 16 (25.00%) AngularJS
8 13 (20.31%) Front End Development
8 13 (20.31%) Spring
8 13 (20.31%) JSP
8 13 (20.31%) Struts
9 12 (18.75%) JSON
9 12 (18.75%) REST
10 11 (17.19%) Servlets
10 11 (17.19%) Hibernate
10 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
11 10 (15.63%) .NET
11 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
12 9 (14.06%) Magento
12 9 (14.06%) Finance
13 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
14 7 (10.94%) C#
14 7 (10.94%) Electronics
14 7 (10.94%) HTML5
14 7 (10.94%) Web Development
14 7 (10.94%) jQuery
15 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
15 6 (9.38%) CSS3
15 6 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
15 6 (9.38%) User Experience

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Dorset 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 3 (4.69%) Apache
2 2 (3.13%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.56%) EPiServer
3 1 (1.56%) IIS
3 1 (1.56%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Adobe Captivate
Business Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Magento
2 2 (3.13%) OpenText Process Suite
3 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (17.19%) Relational Database
2 4 (6.25%) MySQL
2 4 (6.25%) QlikView
2 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.13%) Big Data
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle Exadata
3 2 (3.13%) Pentaho
4 1 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.56%) DataStage
4 1 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 10 (15.63%) Git (software)
2 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
3 1 (1.56%) Grunt
3 1 (1.56%) gulp
3 1 (1.56%) Jasmine
3 1 (1.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (14.06%) Finance
2 7 (10.94%) Electronics
3 4 (6.25%) Banking
3 4 (6.25%) Investment Banking
4 2 (3.13%) Advertising
4 2 (3.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (50.00%) HTML
2 28 (43.75%) CSS
3 16 (25.00%) AngularJS
4 13 (20.31%) JSP
4 13 (20.31%) Spring
4 13 (20.31%) Struts
5 12 (18.75%) JSON
5 12 (18.75%) REST
6 11 (17.19%) Hibernate
6 11 (17.19%) Servlets
7 10 (15.63%) .NET
8 7 (10.94%) HTML5
8 7 (10.94%) jQuery
9 6 (9.38%) CSS3
10 5 (7.81%) ASP.NET
10 5 (7.81%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 4 (6.25%) Ember.js
11 4 (6.25%) React
12 3 (4.69%) RESTful
12 3 (4.69%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.38%) User Experience
2 5 (7.81%) W3C
3 3 (4.69%) Computer Science
3 3 (4.69%) Fintech
3 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
4 2 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (3.13%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.56%) e-Learning
5 1 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 2 (3.13%) Apple iOS
1 2 (3.13%) Windows
2 1 (1.56%) Linux
2 1 (1.56%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (20.31%) Front End Development
3 8 (12.50%) E-Commerce
4 7 (10.94%) Web Development
5 6 (9.38%) Business Intelligence
5 6 (9.38%) Mobile Development
5 6 (9.38%) Responsive Web Design
6 5 (7.81%) TDD
7 4 (6.25%) MVC
7 4 (6.25%) Scrum
7 4 (6.25%) SDLC
8 3 (4.69%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 3 (4.69%) ETL
8 3 (4.69%) Workflow
9 2 (3.13%) Data Management
9 2 (3.13%) Data Modelling
9 2 (3.13%) OO
9 2 (3.13%) OOA/OOD
9 2 (3.13%) Process Management
9 2 (3.13%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) JavaScript
2 23 (35.94%) SQL
3 19 (29.69%) Java
4 7 (10.94%) C#
5 3 (4.69%) Ada
5 3 (4.69%) PHP
5 3 (4.69%) PL/SQL
5 3 (4.69%) Python
6 2 (3.13%) Clojure
6 2 (3.13%) Objective-C
6 2 (3.13%) Scala
7 1 (1.56%) ES6
7 1 (1.56%) Java 9
7 1 (1.56%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.56%) Ruby
7 1 (1.56%) T-SQL
7 1 (1.56%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.56%) VB.NET
7 1 (1.56%) VBA
Qualifications
1 4 (6.25%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.56%) Docker
Vendors
1 3 (4.69%) Oracle
2 2 (3.13%) OpenText
3 1 (1.56%) Adobe
3 1 (1.56%) Epicor
3 1 (1.56%) IBM
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.56%) Netezza
3 1 (1.56%) Sitecore
Bournemouth, Dorset
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago