The median contractor rate for a Developer was £325 per day in advertised job vacancies in Dorset during the 3 months to 27 March 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
South West / Dorset
Rank 1 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 36 34 52
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Dorset 37.89% 14.59% 22.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 39.13% 15.11% 23.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 31 24 35
Median daily rate £325 £406 £305
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -20.00% +33.19%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 5
Median hourly rate - - £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

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 92 225 220
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 96.84% 96.57% 96.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 63 137 123
Median daily rate £353 £400 £363
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -11.87% +10.34%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £180 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £600 £500
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 26 24
Median hourly rate £12.60 £17.77 £32.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -29.09% -44.46%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.75 £8.75 £17.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.50 £42.25 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year -12.50% +17.64%  

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 27 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor 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 27 March 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
Poole - 18 £325 - 10
Bournemouth +2 12 £378 -11.17% 17
Developer
South West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 44 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 39 (42.39%) HTML
3 34 (36.96%) CSS
4 33 (35.87%) SQL
5 32 (34.78%) Java
5 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (18.48%) .NET
7 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
7 16 (17.39%) Spring
7 16 (17.39%) AngularJS
8 15 (16.30%) REST
8 15 (16.30%) Front End Development
9 14 (15.22%) Relational Database
9 14 (15.22%) JSON
9 14 (15.22%) Hibernate
10 13 (14.13%) JSP
10 13 (14.13%) Struts
10 13 (14.13%) Git (software)
11 12 (13.04%) HTML5
11 12 (13.04%) TDD
12 11 (11.96%) Servlets
12 11 (11.96%) C#
13 10 (10.87%) Finance
13 10 (10.87%) jQuery
14 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
14 9 (9.78%) PL/SQL
14 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET
15 8 (8.70%) E-Commerce
15 8 (8.70%) MVC
15 8 (8.70%) Sass

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (4.35%) Apache Spark
2 3 (3.26%) Apache
3 2 (2.17%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.09%) CMS
4 1 (1.09%) IIS
4 1 (1.09%) Kentico
4 1 (1.09%) nginx
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (1.09%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (1.09%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (1.09%) InDesign
1 1 (1.09%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (3.26%) Magento
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.09%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.09%) OpenCart
3 1 (1.09%) osCommerce
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.35%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.17%) HTTP
1 2 (2.17%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (17.39%) SQL Server
2 14 (15.22%) Relational Database
3 7 (7.61%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (6.52%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 5 (5.43%) Big Data
5 5 (5.43%) MongoDB
5 5 (5.43%) MySQL
5 5 (5.43%) NoSQL
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (3.26%) Oracle Database
7 3 (3.26%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (2.17%) Blockchain
8 2 (2.17%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (2.17%) Oracle Database 10g
8 2 (2.17%) Power BI
8 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.09%) OLAP
9 1 (1.09%) Snowflake Schema
Development Applications
1 13 (14.13%) Git (software)
2 4 (4.35%) Gradle
2 4 (4.35%) JUnit
2 4 (4.35%) Mockito
3 3 (3.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (3.26%) Jenkins
3 3 (3.26%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.17%) Cucumber
5 1 (1.09%) Android Studio
5 1 (1.09%) Grunt
5 1 (1.09%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.09%) Toad
5 1 (1.09%) Xcode
General
1 10 (10.87%) Finance
2 5 (5.43%) Electronics
3 4 (4.35%) Advertising
4 3 (3.26%) Banking
5 2 (2.17%) Retail
6 1 (1.09%) Back Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (42.39%) HTML
2 34 (36.96%) CSS
3 17 (18.48%) .NET
4 16 (17.39%) AngularJS
4 16 (17.39%) Spring
5 15 (16.30%) REST
6 14 (15.22%) Hibernate
6 14 (15.22%) JSON
7 13 (14.13%) JSP
7 13 (14.13%) Struts
8 12 (13.04%) HTML5
9 11 (11.96%) Servlets
10 10 (10.87%) jQuery
11 9 (9.78%) ASP.NET
12 8 (8.70%) Sass
13 7 (7.61%) J2EE
14 6 (6.52%) CSS3
14 6 (6.52%) RESTful
15 5 (5.43%) Ajax
15 5 (5.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.61%) Mobile App
1 7 (7.61%) User Experience
2 4 (4.35%) Graphic Design
2 4 (4.35%) iPhone
3 2 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.09%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.09%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.09%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 6 (6.52%) Android
1 6 (6.52%) Windows
2 3 (3.26%) Apple iOS
2 3 (3.26%) Linux
3 2 (2.17%) Mac OS X
3 2 (2.17%) Unix
3 2 (2.17%) Windows Server
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (34.78%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (16.30%) Front End Development
3 12 (13.04%) TDD
4 9 (9.78%) Business Intelligence
5 8 (8.70%) E-Commerce
5 8 (8.70%) MVC
6 6 (6.52%) Responsive Web Design
6 6 (6.52%) Scrum
6 6 (6.52%) SDLC
6 6 (6.52%) Web Development
7 5 (5.43%) Extreme Programming
8 4 (4.35%) Continuous Delivery
8 4 (4.35%) Migration
8 4 (4.35%) OOD
8 4 (4.35%) Open Source
8 4 (4.35%) Release Management
9 3 (3.26%) Android Development
9 3 (3.26%) Continuous Deployment
9 3 (3.26%) iOS Development
9 3 (3.26%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 44 (47.83%) JavaScript
2 33 (35.87%) SQL
3 32 (34.78%) Java
4 11 (11.96%) C#
5 9 (9.78%) PL/SQL
6 7 (7.61%) PHP
7 5 (5.43%) T-SQL
8 4 (4.35%) Python
9 3 (3.26%) Groovy
9 3 (3.26%) Ruby
9 3 (3.26%) VB.NET
10 2 (2.17%) C++
10 2 (2.17%) Clojure
10 2 (2.17%) Objective-C
10 2 (2.17%) Scala
11 1 (1.09%) C
11 1 (1.09%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.09%) ES6
11 1 (1.09%) Perl
11 1 (1.09%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 3 (3.26%) BPSS Clearance
1 3 (3.26%) Degree
1 3 (3.26%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.26%) Disclosure Scotland
2 1 (1.09%) QA
System Software
1 7 (7.61%) Docker
Systems Management
1 4 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 6 (6.52%) Microsoft
2 5 (5.43%) Oracle
3 1 (1.09%) Adobe
3 1 (1.09%) Intel
3 1 (1.09%) JD Edwards
Poole
Spectrum IT
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
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Rate: £200 - £250 per day
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