Period
to 19 October 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £440 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 1 3 3
Rank change year-on-year +2 0 +3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 871 608 692
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 23.62% 17.36% 17.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.14% 18.17% 19.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 634 358 435
Hampshire median daily rate £440 £398 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.69% +7.43% +5.71%
10th Percentile £313 £277 £272
90th Percentile £538 £500 £488
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £400
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +10.34%
Number of hourly rates quoted 31 24 39
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £43.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.65% - +14.67%
10th Percentile £32.50 £40.00 £37.50
90th Percentile £55.00 £46.00 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +14.67%

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 3,465 3,346 3,591
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.95% 95.52% 93.10%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,064 2,008 2,247
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £225 £227
90th Percentile £575 £538 £538
South East median daily rate £425 £413 £400
% change year-on-year +3.03% +3.13% +5.26%
Number of hourly rates quoted 197 162 245
Hampshire median hourly rate £28.00 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +12.00% - +31.58%
10th Percentile £11.17 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £53.90 £47.42 £55.50
South East median hourly rate £20.17 £18.00 £19.00
% change year-on-year +12.06% -5.26% +5.56%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +1 212 £500 +37.93% 48
Portsmouth +1 185 £390 +4.00% 40
Basingstoke -1 68 £450 +9.09% 45
Winchester +3 66 £420 -8.70% 14
Farnborough +1 37 £425 - 19
Fareham +2 31 £425 +4.94% 22
Havant -3 29 £450 +14.29% 8
Hook +1 22 £400 +60.00% 4
Andover -3 19 £413 -2.94% 9
Fleet -11 11 £400 +39.13% 1
Lymington - 10 £250 -
Eastleigh -3 8 £450 +12.50% 3
Romsey - 8 £481 - 6
Aldershot -3 7 £375 -28.57% 6
Gosport - 3 £510 - 1
Ringwood - 1 £400 - 2
Alton - 1 £500 - 2
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 19 October 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.

1 351 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 349 (40.07%) JavaScript
3 281 (32.26%) Java
4 253 (29.05%) HTML
5 249 (28.59%) C#
6 233 (26.75%) CSS
7 212 (24.34%) .NET
7 212 (24.34%) TDD
8 187 (21.47%) MVC
9 168 (19.29%) Git (software)
10 161 (18.48%) Web Services
11 159 (18.25%) Spring
12 156 (17.91%) SQL
13 146 (16.76%) SQL Server
14 145 (16.65%) NoSQL
15 141 (16.19%) BDD
16 135 (15.50%) Security Cleared
17 134 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
18 125 (14.35%) Hibernate
19 124 (14.24%) jQuery
19 124 (14.24%) AngularJS
20 123 (14.12%) MongoDB
21 119 (13.66%) SC Cleared
22 114 (13.09%) RESTful
22 114 (13.09%) ASP.NET
22 114 (13.09%) REST
23 107 (12.28%) Microsoft
24 104 (11.94%) Microservices
25 102 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
26 100 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure

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 69 (7.92%) Tomcat
2 62 (7.12%) JBoss
3 48 (5.51%) Jetty
4 42 (4.82%) MQSeries
5 35 (4.02%) SharePoint
6 25 (2.87%) WebSphere
7 24 (2.76%) Apache Spark
7 24 (2.76%) CMS
7 24 (2.76%) IIS
8 19 (2.18%) Apache
9 18 (2.07%) WebLogic
10 12 (1.38%) OpenStack
10 12 (1.38%) Oracle Application Server
11 10 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
12 9 (1.03%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.92%) CICS
13 8 (0.92%) Elasticsearch
13 8 (0.92%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 7 (0.80%) Umbraco
14 7 (0.80%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 15 (1.72%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.57%) MS Visio
3 4 (0.46%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 14 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.46%) Magento
2 4 (0.46%) Oracle EBS
3 3 (0.34%) Oracle EBS R12
3 3 (0.34%) SAP ERP
3 3 (0.34%) SAP PM
4 2 (0.23%) Maximo
4 2 (0.23%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.23%) SAP Hybris
4 2 (0.23%) SAP MM
4 2 (0.23%) SAP SD
5 1 (0.11%) Distributed Ledger
5 1 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (0.11%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 102 (11.71%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (11.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 34 (3.90%) Serverless
4 30 (3.44%) GitHub
5 22 (2.53%) Boomi
6 20 (2.30%) Amazon SQS
7 16 (1.84%) AWS Lambda
8 15 (1.72%) Amazon S3
9 14 (1.61%) AWS Fargate
9 14 (1.61%) Office 365
10 9 (1.03%) PaaS
11 7 (0.80%) npm
12 6 (0.69%) Azure Functions
13 5 (0.57%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (0.57%) iPaaS
13 5 (0.57%) SaaS
14 3 (0.34%) Azure Data Factory
14 3 (0.34%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 3 (0.34%) IBM Cloud
15 2 (0.23%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 30 (3.44%) Internet
2 14 (1.61%) HTTP
2 14 (1.61%) SNMP
3 10 (1.15%) DNS
3 10 (1.15%) IMAP
3 10 (1.15%) SMTP
4 6 (0.69%) Bluetooth
5 5 (0.57%) DVB
5 5 (0.57%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.46%) Link 11
6 4 (0.46%) PuTTY
7 3 (0.34%) Broadband
7 3 (0.34%) Kerberos
7 3 (0.34%) Link 16
8 2 (0.23%) VoIP
9 1 (0.11%) 3G
9 1 (0.11%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.11%) TCP/IP
9 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.11%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 146 (16.76%) SQL Server
2 145 (16.65%) NoSQL
3 123 (14.12%) MongoDB
4 75 (8.61%) Hadoop
5 52 (5.97%) Apache Cassandra
6 48 (5.51%) MySQL
7 42 (4.82%) Couchbase
8 32 (3.67%) Big Data
9 30 (3.44%) Relational Database
10 29 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
11 17 (1.95%) Redis
12 15 (1.72%) Data Warehouse
13 14 (1.61%) Oracle Database
13 14 (1.61%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 13 (1.49%) SQL Server 2008
15 12 (1.38%) SAP BW
15 12 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
15 12 (1.38%) SQLPlus
16 10 (1.15%) RDBMS
17 9 (1.03%) DB2
Development Applications
1 168 (19.29%) Git (software)
2 86 (9.87%) Jenkins
3 71 (8.15%) Maven
4 65 (7.46%) Visual Studio
5 50 (5.74%) JIRA
6 39 (4.48%) Team Foundation Server
7 35 (4.02%) Subversion
8 29 (3.33%) JUnit
9 25 (2.87%) Selenium
10 24 (2.76%) TeamCity
11 21 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
12 20 (2.30%) NUnit
12 20 (2.30%) Visual Studio Team System
13 19 (2.18%) Eclipse
14 17 (1.95%) Gradle
15 14 (1.61%) Protractor
16 12 (1.38%) Bitbucket
16 12 (1.38%) git-flow
16 12 (1.38%) IntelliJ
16 12 (1.38%) MSTest
General
1 63 (7.23%) Finance
2 47 (5.40%) Games
3 17 (1.95%) Telecoms
4 10 (1.15%) Banking
5 7 (0.80%) Advertising
5 7 (0.80%) Publishing
6 6 (0.69%) Automotive
6 6 (0.69%) Retail
7 5 (0.57%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.46%) Aerospace
8 4 (0.46%) Back Office
8 4 (0.46%) Military
9 1 (0.11%) Electronics
9 1 (0.11%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 253 (29.05%) HTML
2 233 (26.75%) CSS
3 212 (24.34%) .NET
4 161 (18.48%) Web Services
5 159 (18.25%) Spring
6 125 (14.35%) Hibernate
7 124 (14.24%) AngularJS
7 124 (14.24%) jQuery
8 114 (13.09%) ASP.NET
8 114 (13.09%) REST
8 114 (13.09%) RESTful
9 95 (10.91%) XML
10 87 (9.99%) .NET Framework
11 85 (9.76%) React
12 83 (9.53%) ASP.NET Web API
13 79 (9.07%) ASP.NET MVC
14 74 (8.50%) Spring Boot
15 70 (8.04%) HTML5
16 67 (7.69%) JSON
17 57 (6.54%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 134 (15.38%) Greenfield Project
2 25 (2.87%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (2.87%) User Experience
3 17 (1.95%) Mobile App
4 14 (1.61%) Computer Science
4 14 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
4 14 (1.61%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (1.49%) Mainframe
6 11 (1.26%) Linux Command Line
7 10 (1.15%) Virtual Team
8 8 (0.92%) Fintech
8 8 (0.92%) W3C
9 6 (0.69%) Algorithms
9 6 (0.69%) iPhone
9 6 (0.69%) Social Media
10 5 (0.57%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.46%) Animation
11 4 (0.46%) N-Tier
12 3 (0.34%) CMDB
13 2 (0.23%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 65 (7.46%) Linux
2 56 (6.43%) Windows
3 36 (4.13%) Unix
4 13 (1.49%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.80%) Windows Server
6 6 (0.69%) Android
7 5 (0.57%) Solaris
7 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (0.57%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (0.46%) AIX
8 4 (0.46%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.34%) Oracle Linux
10 2 (0.23%) Debian
10 2 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.11%) CentOS
11 1 (0.11%) FreeRTOS
11 1 (0.11%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 351 (40.30%) Agile Software Development
2 212 (24.34%) TDD
3 187 (21.47%) MVC
4 141 (16.19%) BDD
5 104 (11.94%) Microservices
6 93 (10.68%) OO
7 91 (10.45%) Software Engineering
8 84 (9.64%) Front End Development
9 81 (9.30%) Scrum
10 67 (7.69%) Problem-Solving
11 64 (7.35%) Continuous Integration
12 59 (6.77%) Web Development
13 57 (6.54%) Digital Transformation Programme
13 57 (6.54%) Unit Testing
14 50 (5.74%) Multithreading
15 45 (5.17%) DevOps
16 37 (4.25%) SDLC
17 33 (3.79%) E-Commerce
17 33 (3.79%) OOP
17 33 (3.79%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 349 (40.07%) JavaScript
2 281 (32.26%) Java
3 249 (28.59%) C#
4 156 (17.91%) SQL
5 74 (8.50%) Java 8
6 58 (6.66%) TypeScript
7 50 (5.74%) Python
8 46 (5.28%) Java 9
8 46 (5.28%) Scala
9 45 (5.17%) PHP
10 40 (4.59%) C++
11 33 (3.79%) PowerShell
12 32 (3.67%) PL/SQL
13 22 (2.53%) ES6
14 20 (2.30%) T-SQL
15 18 (2.07%) C
16 15 (1.72%) ABAP
16 15 (1.72%) VB.NET
17 14 (1.61%) Perl
18 10 (1.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 135 (15.50%) Security Cleared
2 119 (13.66%) SC Cleared
3 46 (5.28%) Degree
4 12 (1.38%) DV Cleared
5 7 (0.80%) DBS Check
6 6 (0.69%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (0.23%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.11%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (1.72%) QA
2 7 (0.80%) SLA
3 4 (0.46%) PMO
4 3 (0.34%) GDPR
5 2 (0.23%) 21 CFR Part 11
6 1 (0.11%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 89 (10.22%) Docker
2 19 (2.18%) HDFS
3 8 (0.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.57%) Active Directory
4 5 (0.57%) Oracle RAC
5 3 (0.34%) Firmware
6 2 (0.23%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.11%) OpenAM
7 1 (0.11%) OpenDJ
7 1 (0.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 75 (8.61%) Ansible
2 65 (7.46%) Opscode Chef
3 64 (7.35%) Puppet
4 47 (5.40%) Cobbler
5 11 (1.26%) Terraform
6 10 (1.15%) Kubernetes
7 6 (0.69%) Hadoop YARN
8 4 (0.46%) Single Sign-On
9 3 (0.34%) MOM
10 1 (0.11%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.11%) HockeyApp
10 1 (0.11%) Kibana
10 1 (0.11%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 107 (12.28%) Microsoft
2 74 (8.50%) Oracle
3 32 (3.67%) SAP
4 19 (2.18%) Dell
5 15 (1.72%) Atlassian
6 11 (1.26%) IBM
7 10 (1.15%) Citrix
7 10 (1.15%) ServiceNow
8 9 (1.03%) Sitecore
9 8 (0.92%) Google
9 8 (0.92%) Northgate
10 7 (0.80%) Automation Anywhere
10 7 (0.80%) Xamarin
10 7 (0.80%) Zend
11 6 (0.69%) Blue Prism
11 6 (0.69%) Hortonworks
11 6 (0.69%) Informatica
11 6 (0.69%) UiPath
12 5 (0.57%) Cisco
12 5 (0.57%) Remedy