Period
to 12 December 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

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
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 5 3
Rank change year-on-year +4 -2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 958 548 681
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 24.86% 15.54% 17.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 26.36% 16.36% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 711 329 404
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +8.70%
10th Percentile £320 £283 £270
90th Percentile £538 £510 £498
South East median daily rate £438 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +9.38% - +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 21 38
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £42.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - +16.44%
10th Percentile £40.38 £40.00 £36.25
90th Percentile £55.00 £46.00 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £42.50
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +16.44%

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 3,634 3,349 3,534
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.32% 94.95% 92.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,286 1,993 2,204
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £282 £213 £228
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £420 £400
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00% +3.23%
Number of hourly rates quoted 193 157 238
Hampshire median hourly rate £26.00 £22.25 £21.44
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +16.85% +3.80% +7.18%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.80 £11.00
90th Percentile £54.83 £47.50 £54.13
South East median hourly rate £20.00 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +6.92%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Hampshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Hampshire

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Hampshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Hampshire

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Hampshire

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Histogram in Hampshire

The hourly rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Hampshire over the 6 months to 12 December 2018.

Contractor 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 12 December 2018. 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 +2 216 £500 +36.99% 48
Portsmouth +2 201 £450 +23.71% 36
Basingstoke +1 78 £441 +10.31% 30
Winchester +4 65 £420 -9.19% 8
Fareham +11 56 £500 +25.00% 21
Farnborough +1 52 £425 +4.62% 26
Havant +3 41 £490 +22.50% 8
Hook +2 32 £363 +34.26% 4
Andover 0 13 £400 -5.88% 9
Fleet -8 10 £400 +39.13% 1
Lymington - 10 £250 -
Romsey - 8 £513 - 3
Aldershot -4 6 £325 -1.89% 4
Eastleigh -8 4 £500 +33.33% 3
Gosport - 2 - - 2
Ringwood - 2 £413 - 3
Alton - 1 £500 -
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, 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.

1 402 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
2 352 (36.74%) Java
2 352 (36.74%) JavaScript
3 278 (29.02%) TDD
4 265 (27.66%) HTML
5 256 (26.72%) CSS
6 236 (24.63%) C#
7 219 (22.86%) .NET
8 204 (21.29%) MVC
9 192 (20.04%) Spring
10 187 (19.52%) Git (software)
11 182 (19.00%) NoSQL
12 179 (18.68%) BDD
13 176 (18.37%) Web Services
14 155 (16.18%) SQL Server
15 151 (15.76%) Greenfield Project
16 150 (15.66%) OO
17 149 (15.55%) REST
18 144 (15.03%) Security Cleared
19 143 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
20 141 (14.72%) SQL
21 137 (14.30%) Hibernate
21 137 (14.30%) MongoDB
22 133 (13.88%) AngularJS
22 133 (13.88%) ASP.NET
23 132 (13.78%) jQuery
24 128 (13.36%) SC Cleared
25 121 (12.63%) Microsoft Azure
25 121 (12.63%) Software Engineering
26 114 (11.90%) RESTful

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
1 102 (10.65%) Tomcat
2 74 (7.72%) JBoss
3 62 (6.47%) Jetty
4 42 (4.38%) MQSeries
5 40 (4.18%) Apache
5 40 (4.18%) WebSphere
6 38 (3.97%) WebLogic
7 34 (3.55%) SharePoint
8 29 (3.03%) OpenStack
9 27 (2.82%) CMS
10 20 (2.09%) IIS
11 18 (1.88%) Apache Spark
12 17 (1.77%) BizTalk Server
13 10 (1.04%) CICS
13 10 (1.04%) Oracle Application Server
14 8 (0.84%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (0.84%) Sitecore CMS
15 7 (0.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 7 (0.73%) Umbraco
16 6 (0.63%) Confluence
Applications
1 14 (1.46%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.10%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.10%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 9 (0.94%) Magento
2 7 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.52%) SAP ERP
4 4 (0.42%) Oracle EBS
5 3 (0.31%) Oracle EBS R12
5 3 (0.31%) SAP PM
6 2 (0.21%) Maximo
6 2 (0.21%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.10%) Dynamics AX
7 1 (0.10%) Infor M3
7 1 (0.10%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.10%) SAP CRM
7 1 (0.10%) SAP MM
7 1 (0.10%) SAP PP
7 1 (0.10%) SAP PS
7 1 (0.10%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 143 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
2 121 (12.63%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (6.05%) GitHub
4 32 (3.34%) Serverless
5 21 (2.19%) Amazon SQS
5 21 (2.19%) Boomi
6 17 (1.77%) Office 365
7 16 (1.67%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (1.46%) Amazon S3
8 14 (1.46%) AWS Fargate
9 13 (1.36%) PaaS
10 8 (0.84%) npm
11 5 (0.52%) Azure Data Factory
11 5 (0.52%) iPaaS
12 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
12 4 (0.42%) Google Cloud Platform
12 4 (0.42%) IaaS
12 4 (0.42%) SaaS
13 3 (0.31%) Google App Engine
13 3 (0.31%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 31 (3.24%) Internet
2 13 (1.36%) HTTP
3 12 (1.25%) Bluetooth
3 12 (1.25%) SNMP
4 10 (1.04%) DNS
4 10 (1.04%) IMAP
4 10 (1.04%) SMTP
5 5 (0.52%) DVB
5 5 (0.52%) Ethernet
5 5 (0.52%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (0.42%) Broadband
6 4 (0.42%) RFID
7 3 (0.31%) Link 11
8 2 (0.21%) Link 16
8 2 (0.21%) TCP/IP
8 2 (0.21%) VoIP
9 1 (0.10%) 4G
9 1 (0.10%) Kerberos
9 1 (0.10%) Tactical Data Link
9 1 (0.10%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 182 (19.00%) NoSQL
2 155 (16.18%) SQL Server
3 137 (14.30%) MongoDB
4 107 (11.17%) Hadoop
5 64 (6.68%) MySQL
6 51 (5.32%) PostgreSQL
7 50 (5.22%) Apache Cassandra
8 49 (5.11%) Big Data
9 42 (4.38%) Couchbase
10 27 (2.82%) HBase
11 25 (2.61%) Relational Database
12 24 (2.51%) Cloudant
13 23 (2.40%) Parquet
14 17 (1.77%) Redis
15 16 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 15 (1.57%) Oracle Database
16 15 (1.57%) SAP BW
16 15 (1.57%) SQL Server 2008
17 14 (1.46%) Data Warehouse
18 13 (1.36%) DB2
Development Applications
1 187 (19.52%) Git (software)
2 96 (10.02%) Jenkins
3 65 (6.78%) Maven
4 60 (6.26%) Subversion
5 54 (5.64%) NUnit
6 50 (5.22%) Visual Studio
7 38 (3.97%) JIRA
8 32 (3.34%) Selenium
9 29 (3.03%) MSTest
9 29 (3.03%) Team Foundation Server
10 28 (2.92%) Gradle
10 28 (2.92%) Visual Studio Team System
11 24 (2.51%) JUnit
11 24 (2.51%) Protractor
12 21 (2.19%) Ant
13 20 (2.09%) ClearCase
13 20 (2.09%) CppUnit
13 20 (2.09%) GoogleTest
14 19 (1.98%) git-flow
15 17 (1.77%) Eclipse
General
1 59 (6.16%) Finance
2 47 (4.91%) Games
3 16 (1.67%) Telecoms
4 9 (0.94%) Automotive
5 8 (0.84%) Publishing
6 6 (0.63%) Advertising
6 6 (0.63%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.52%) Back Office
7 5 (0.52%) Manufacturing
7 5 (0.52%) Retail
8 4 (0.42%) Banking
9 3 (0.31%) Legal
9 3 (0.31%) Military
10 2 (0.21%) Electronics
10 2 (0.21%) Marketing
11 1 (0.10%) Billing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 265 (27.66%) HTML
2 256 (26.72%) CSS
3 219 (22.86%) .NET
4 192 (20.04%) Spring
5 176 (18.37%) Web Services
6 149 (15.55%) REST
7 137 (14.30%) Hibernate
8 133 (13.88%) AngularJS
8 133 (13.88%) ASP.NET
9 132 (13.78%) jQuery
10 114 (11.90%) RESTful
11 104 (10.86%) XML
12 95 (9.92%) React
13 92 (9.60%) ASP.NET Web API
14 91 (9.50%) JSON
15 83 (8.66%) HTML5
16 79 (8.25%) .NET Framework
16 79 (8.25%) ASP.NET MVC
17 76 (7.93%) Spring Boot
18 62 (6.47%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 151 (15.76%) Greenfield Project
2 33 (3.44%) Analytical Skills
3 30 (3.13%) Linux Command Line
3 30 (3.13%) User Experience
4 26 (2.71%) Virtual Team
5 23 (2.40%) Mobile App
6 17 (1.77%) Derivative
7 16 (1.67%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (1.25%) iPhone
8 12 (1.25%) Self-Motivation
8 12 (1.25%) Social Media
9 9 (0.94%) Algorithms
9 9 (0.94%) Mainframe
10 8 (0.84%) Fintech
10 8 (0.84%) W3C
11 6 (0.63%) Data Structures
12 5 (0.52%) Management Information System
12 5 (0.52%) RIA
13 4 (0.42%) CMDB
13 4 (0.42%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 105 (10.96%) Linux
2 68 (7.10%) Windows
3 67 (6.99%) Unix
4 27 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 17 (1.77%) Windows Server
6 10 (1.04%) Android
7 6 (0.63%) Solaris
7 6 (0.63%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (0.52%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.42%) Windows Server 2008
10 3 (0.31%) AIX
10 3 (0.31%) Oracle Linux
11 2 (0.21%) Debian
11 2 (0.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.10%) FreeRTOS
12 1 (0.10%) OpenVMS
12 1 (0.10%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 402 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
2 278 (29.02%) TDD
3 204 (21.29%) MVC
4 179 (18.68%) BDD
5 150 (15.66%) OO
6 121 (12.63%) Software Engineering
7 105 (10.96%) Microservices
8 97 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
9 90 (9.39%) Front End Development
10 83 (8.66%) Multithreading
11 78 (8.14%) Unit Testing
12 72 (7.52%) Scrum
13 65 (6.78%) Digital Transformation Programme
14 60 (6.26%) Problem-Solving
15 57 (5.95%) Web Development
16 46 (4.80%) OOP
17 45 (4.70%) UML
18 44 (4.59%) DevOps
18 44 (4.59%) Migration
19 32 (3.34%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 352 (36.74%) Java
1 352 (36.74%) JavaScript
2 236 (24.63%) C#
3 141 (14.72%) SQL
4 80 (8.35%) Java 8
5 67 (6.99%) Python
6 59 (6.16%) TypeScript
7 55 (5.74%) C++
8 45 (4.70%) Java 9
8 45 (4.70%) Scala
9 44 (4.59%) PHP
10 33 (3.44%) C
11 29 (3.03%) Shell Script
12 27 (2.82%) PowerShell
13 26 (2.71%) PL/SQL
14 23 (2.40%) T-SQL
15 22 (2.30%) ES6
16 21 (2.19%) ABAP
17 16 (1.67%) Objective-C
18 13 (1.36%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 144 (15.03%) Security Cleared
2 128 (13.36%) SC Cleared
3 58 (6.05%) Degree
4 12 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 9 (0.94%) DBS Check
6 6 (0.63%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.31%) BPSS Clearance
8 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.21%) Numerate Degree
9 1 (0.10%) ISEB
9 1 (0.10%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (1.25%) QA
2 8 (0.84%) SLA
3 5 (0.52%) PMO
4 4 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 4 (0.42%) GDPR
5 3 (0.31%) 21 CFR Part 11
5 3 (0.31%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 91 (9.50%) Docker
2 36 (3.76%) HDFS
3 25 (2.61%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.52%) OpenAM
4 5 (0.52%) OpenDJ
5 4 (0.42%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
6 2 (0.21%) Firmware
7 1 (0.10%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 108 (11.27%) Ansible
2 100 (10.44%) Puppet
3 97 (10.13%) Opscode Chef
4 62 (6.47%) Cobbler
5 23 (2.40%) Hadoop YARN
6 12 (1.25%) Terraform
7 10 (1.04%) Kubernetes
8 9 (0.94%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (0.42%) MOM
10 1 (0.10%) HockeyApp
10 1 (0.10%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 95 (9.92%) Microsoft
2 84 (8.77%) Oracle
3 35 (3.65%) SAP
4 19 (1.98%) Dell
5 15 (1.57%) Atlassian
6 14 (1.46%) Xamarin
7 10 (1.04%) Citrix
7 10 (1.04%) IBM
8 9 (0.94%) Sitecore
9 8 (0.84%) Google
9 8 (0.84%) Northgate
10 6 (0.63%) Adobe
10 6 (0.63%) Cisco
10 6 (0.63%) ServiceNow
10 6 (0.63%) Zend
11 5 (0.52%) Databricks
11 5 (0.52%) Dynatrace
11 5 (0.52%) ForgeRock
11 5 (0.52%) Informatica
11 5 (0.52%) Red Hat