Period
to 27 October 2020

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £475 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
27 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 12 2 1
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 128 691 879
As % of all contract jobs advertised in Hampshire 11.67% 19.77% 23.92%
As % of the Job Titles category 12.33% 21.08% 25.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 89 409 666
Median daily rate £475 £450 £450
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.56% - +16.13%
10th Percentile £335 £325 £319
90th Percentile £603 £564 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £425 £425
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 22 32
Median hourly rate £35.00 £46.25 £45.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -24.32% +2.78% +5.88%
South East median hourly rate £35.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year -22.22% +5.88% -5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

All Contract IT Job Vacancies
Hampshire
Contract vacancies in Hampshire with a recognized job title 1,038 3,278 3,452
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.62% 93.79% 93.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 557 1,992 2,075
Median daily rate £463 £425 £425
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +8.82% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £235 £275 £275
90th Percentile £576 £588 £575
South East median daily rate £450 £438 £425
% change year-on-year +2.86% +2.94% +3.03%
Number of hourly rates quoted 111 238 197
Median hourly rate £31.61 £31.75 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -0.44% +12.39% +13.00%
10th Percentile £10.25 £11.80 £11.25
90th Percentile £53.75 £52.50 £54.13
Median hourly rate £30.00 £23.25 £20.25
% change year-on-year +29.03% +14.81% +12.50%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

Job postings that featured Developer in the job title as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Hampshire.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Hampshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average daily rate quoted in jobs citing Developer in Hampshire.

Daily rate trend for Developer in Hampshire

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Daily rate distribution for jobs citing Developer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

Daily rate histogram for Developer in Hampshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

3-month moving average hourly rates quoted in jobs citing Developer in Hampshire.

Hourly rate trend for Developer in Hampshire

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

Hourly rate distribution of jobs citing Developer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 27 October 2020.

Hourly rate histogram for Developer in Hampshire

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Hampshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Hampshire region over the 6 months to 27 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Southampton 0 38 £425 -5.56% 25
Winchester +10 13 £475 -7.77% 9
Basingstoke -12 6 £500 +17.65% 15
Andover 0 5 £600 +33.33% 7
Fareham -6 5 £513 +20.31% 18
Gosport +8 4 £543 -16.22%
Havant -2 4 £473 +0.11% 10
Eastleigh +3 2 £388 -8.82% 3
Fleet -2 2 - - 4
Farnborough -15 2 £550 +29.41% 7
Portsmouth -21 2 £350 -20.00% 16
Aldershot +1 1 - - 3
Hook -10 1 - -
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 27 October 2020, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Hampshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 59 (46.09%) Security Cleared
2 52 (40.63%) JavaScript
3 48 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 42 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (25.78%) Oracle
6 29 (22.66%) .NET
6 29 (22.66%) CSS
7 28 (21.88%) HTML
8 27 (21.09%) Java
9 26 (20.31%) SQL
10 25 (19.53%) C#
11 21 (16.41%) Azure
12 20 (15.63%) React
13 19 (14.84%) JSON
14 18 (14.06%) PL/SQL
14 18 (14.06%) ASP.NET
14 18 (14.06%) BDD
15 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
15 17 (13.28%) TDD
16 16 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
16 16 (12.50%) Red Hat
16 16 (12.50%) Linux
16 16 (12.50%) RESTful
16 16 (12.50%) Unit Testing
16 16 (12.50%) AngularJS
16 16 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
17 15 (11.72%) Front End Development
17 15 (11.72%) Test Automation
18 14 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
18 14 (10.94%) Business Intelligence

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 6 (4.69%) Oracle Workflow
2 5 (3.91%) IIS
2 5 (3.91%) Umbraco
3 4 (3.13%) Apache
4 3 (2.34%) Cloud Foundry
4 3 (2.34%) SharePoint
4 3 (2.34%) WebLogic
5 2 (1.56%) CMS
5 2 (1.56%) JBoss
5 2 (1.56%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.78%) Apache Spark
6 1 (0.78%) Confluence
6 1 (0.78%) Documentum
6 1 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.78%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.78%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.78%) Red Hat Fuse
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (10.16%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.56%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.78%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (4.69%) Oracle EBS
1 6 (4.69%) Oracle EBS R12
2 4 (3.13%) Oracle General Ledger
2 4 (3.13%) Oracle Payables
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Assets
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Cash Management
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.78%) Oracle ERP
4 1 (0.78%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 21 (16.41%) Azure
2 7 (5.47%) AWS
3 4 (3.13%) Logic Apps
3 4 (3.13%) OpenShift
3 4 (3.13%) PaaS
4 3 (2.34%) Serverless
5 2 (1.56%) GitHub
5 2 (1.56%) Power Platform
6 1 (0.78%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.78%) Azure Data Factory
6 1 (0.78%) Firebase
6 1 (0.78%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.78%) HTTP
1 1 (0.78%) Intranet
1 1 (0.78%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (13.28%) SQL Server
2 16 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
3 9 (7.03%) Oracle Database
4 8 (6.25%) Oracle ODI
5 6 (4.69%) Oracle Reports
5 6 (4.69%) SAP HANA
6 4 (3.13%) GIS
6 4 (3.13%) Oracle BI EE
6 4 (3.13%) Oracle BI Publisher
6 4 (3.13%) Oracle Discoverer
6 4 (3.13%) Redis
6 4 (3.13%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.13%) SQLPlus
7 3 (2.34%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (1.56%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (1.56%) MySQL
8 2 (1.56%) OLAP
8 2 (1.56%) Power BI
8 2 (1.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.78%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 13 (10.16%) Git (software)
2 8 (6.25%) JIRA
2 8 (6.25%) Selenium
3 7 (5.47%) gulp
3 7 (5.47%) SpecFlow
3 7 (5.47%) webpack
4 6 (4.69%) Oracle APEX
5 5 (3.91%) Babel
5 5 (3.91%) Cucumber
5 5 (3.91%) Subversion
5 5 (3.91%) TeamCity
6 4 (3.13%) Jasmine
6 4 (3.13%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.13%) Octopus Deploy
6 4 (3.13%) Oracle Forms
6 4 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (2.34%) Gradle
8 2 (1.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (1.56%) Flyway
8 2 (1.56%) Liquibase
General
1 7 (5.47%) Finance
1 7 (5.47%) Public Sector
2 3 (2.34%) Law
3 2 (1.56%) General Ledger
3 2 (1.56%) Legal
4 1 (0.78%) Advertising
4 1 (0.78%) Billing
4 1 (0.78%) Financial Institution
4 1 (0.78%) Games
4 1 (0.78%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (22.66%) .NET
1 29 (22.66%) CSS
2 28 (21.88%) HTML
3 20 (15.63%) React
4 19 (14.84%) JSON
5 18 (14.06%) ASP.NET
6 16 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 16 (12.50%) RESTful
7 13 (10.16%) .NET Core
8 11 (8.59%) XML
9 10 (7.81%) Spring
10 8 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
10 8 (6.25%) OpenLayers
10 8 (6.25%) Web Services
11 7 (5.47%) HTML5
12 6 (4.69%) ASP.NET MVC
12 6 (4.69%) Java EE
12 6 (4.69%) REST
13 5 (3.91%) .NET Framework
13 5 (3.91%) Swagger
Miscellaneous
1 10 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (4.69%) User Experience
3 5 (3.91%) Public Cloud
4 4 (3.13%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (2.34%) Embedded Systems
5 3 (2.34%) Robotics
6 1 (0.78%) Data Structures
6 1 (0.78%) Driving Licence
6 1 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (0.78%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.78%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 16 (12.50%) Linux
2 12 (9.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 3 (2.34%) Android
3 3 (2.34%) Windows
4 2 (1.56%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.56%) Unix
5 1 (0.78%) AIX
5 1 (0.78%) Windows 2000
5 1 (0.78%) Windows NT
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (32.81%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (14.06%) BDD
3 17 (13.28%) TDD
4 16 (12.50%) Problem-Solving
4 16 (12.50%) Unit Testing
5 15 (11.72%) Front End Development
5 15 (11.72%) Test Automation
6 14 (10.94%) Business Intelligence
6 14 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
6 14 (10.94%) MVC
7 13 (10.16%) DevOps
7 13 (10.16%) OO
8 10 (7.81%) Stakeholder Management
9 9 (7.03%) OOD
9 9 (7.03%) Scrum
10 8 (6.25%) Data Modelling
10 8 (6.25%) Test Scripting
11 7 (5.47%) Continuous Improvement
11 7 (5.47%) User Acceptance Testing
11 7 (5.47%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 52 (40.63%) JavaScript
2 27 (21.09%) Java
3 26 (20.31%) SQL
4 25 (19.53%) C#
5 18 (14.06%) PL/SQL
6 12 (9.38%) C++
6 12 (9.38%) Ruby
7 6 (4.69%) Python
7 6 (4.69%) T-SQL
8 5 (3.91%) C
9 4 (3.13%) Java 8
9 4 (3.13%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.56%) PHP
10 2 (1.56%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.56%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.56%) TypeScript
10 2 (1.56%) VB
10 2 (1.56%) VB6
11 1 (0.78%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.78%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 59 (46.09%) Security Cleared
2 48 (37.50%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.34%) BPSS Clearance
3 3 (2.34%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.56%) DBS Check
4 2 (1.56%) Degree
5 1 (0.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.25%) QA
2 4 (3.13%) Data Quality
System Software
1 5 (3.91%) Docker
2 1 (0.78%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 4 (3.13%) HP Quality Center
1 4 (3.13%) Kubernetes
2 3 (2.34%) Terraform
3 2 (1.56%) Ansible
3 2 (1.56%) Oracle EDQ
3 2 (1.56%) Puppet
4 1 (0.78%) Ambari
4 1 (0.78%) Sysdig
Vendors
1 33 (25.78%) Oracle
2 16 (12.50%) Red Hat
3 12 (9.38%) Adobe
4 10 (7.81%) Microsoft
4 10 (7.81%) SAP
5 4 (3.13%) IBM
5 4 (3.13%) Ingenico
6 3 (2.34%) Ariba
6 3 (2.34%) Xamarin
7 2 (1.56%) Talend
7 2 (1.56%) UiPath
7 2 (1.56%) webMethods
8 1 (0.78%) Databricks
8 1 (0.78%) Google
8 1 (0.78%) Sparx