Period
to 17 December 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £400 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 17 December 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 East > Hampshire
6 months to
17 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 4 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -1 0 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 549 645 753
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 15.47% 17.31% 17.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.36% 18.76% 18.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 333 378 563
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £380 £345
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +5.26% +10.14% -1.43%
10th Percentile £268 £268 £263
90th Percentile £510 £500 £450
South East median daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 37 20
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £36.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +16.44% -2.67%
10th Percentile £39.93 £36.25 £30.49
90th Percentile £46.55 £59.31 £49.00
South East median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +16.44% +12.31%

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 3355 3438 4170
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.53% 92.25% 95.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 1998 2139 2574
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year - +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £213 £225 £259
90th Percentile £538 £538 £518
South East median daily rate £420 £400 £388
% change year-on-year +5.00% +3.23% +6.90%
Number of hourly rates quoted 160 232 278
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.50 £21.44 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +4.97% +7.18% +21.21%
10th Percentile £10.97 £11.00 £11.00
90th Percentile £48.15 £53.63 £48.75
South East median hourly rate £18.00 £19.00 £17.77
% change year-on-year -5.26% +6.92% +11.06%

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017.

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 17 December 2017. 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
Basingstoke +2 86 £400 +6.67% 25
Southampton +4 83 £365 -5.81% 40
Portsmouth -3 58 £366 -1.01% 10
Winchester -5 35 £463 +24.16% 15
Farnborough +2 27 £406 -4.41% 12
Hook +1 27 £275 -11.29% 1
Havant 0 24 £400 +4.92% 7
Fareham -2 23 £400 +14.29% 11
Eastleigh +4 13 £375 +13.64% 5
Aldershot +1 7 £331 -26.39% 2
Andover -6 7 £425 - 6
Fleet +4 3 £450 -14.29% 10
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 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 Hampshire region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 209 (38.07%) JavaScript
2 206 (37.52%) Agile Software Development
3 172 (31.33%) HTML
4 168 (30.60%) .NET
5 162 (29.51%) CSS
6 156 (28.42%) Java
7 150 (27.32%) C#
8 138 (25.14%) SQL
9 118 (21.49%) Linux
10 112 (20.40%) SQL Server
11 110 (20.04%) Web Services
12 101 (18.40%) MVC
13 94 (17.12%) TDD
14 91 (16.58%) Microsoft
15 89 (16.21%) Git (software)
16 84 (15.30%) Scrum
17 80 (14.57%) REST
18 76 (13.84%) jQuery
19 75 (13.66%) AngularJS
20 73 (13.30%) Oracle
21 70 (12.75%) Windows
22 68 (12.39%) XML
23 65 (11.84%) Unit Testing
24 63 (11.48%) Web Development
25 59 (10.75%) ASP.NET
26 57 (10.38%) JSON
27 56 (10.20%) Unix
28 55 (10.02%) Front End Development
29 52 (9.47%) Visual Studio
29 52 (9.47%) HTML5

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 39 (7.10%) Apache
2 22 (4.01%) SharePoint
3 20 (3.64%) Tomcat
4 19 (3.46%) Apache Spark
4 19 (3.46%) GlassFish
4 19 (3.46%) Liferay
5 15 (2.73%) Oracle SOA Suite
6 14 (2.55%) SAS
7 12 (2.19%) Cloud Foundry
7 12 (2.19%) GemFire
8 6 (1.09%) BizTalk Server
8 6 (1.09%) LiveCycle
9 5 (0.91%) CMS
9 5 (0.91%) JBoss
9 5 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.73%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.55%) Confluence
11 3 (0.55%) IIS
11 3 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
11 3 (0.55%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (1.28%) Adobe Illustrator
1 7 (1.28%) Photoshop
2 5 (0.91%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 5 (0.91%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (0.73%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.36%) SPSS
5 1 (0.18%) AutoCAD
5 1 (0.18%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 18 (3.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.36%) Oracle ERP
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.18%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.18%) HFM
3 1 (0.18%) Hyperion Planning
3 1 (0.18%) Magento
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.18%) Oracle HRMS
3 1 (0.18%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.18%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 24 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 23 (4.19%) GitHub
3 15 (2.73%) PaaS
4 10 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (1.09%) Office 365
6 4 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (0.73%) npm
7 3 (0.55%) AWS Lambda
7 3 (0.55%) IaaS
7 3 (0.55%) Serverless
8 2 (0.36%) Force.com
9 1 (0.18%) Boomi
9 1 (0.18%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.18%) OpenShift
9 1 (0.18%) SaaS
9 1 (0.18%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.37%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.09%) Internet
3 5 (0.91%) Wireshark
4 4 (0.73%) Kerberos
4 4 (0.73%) Link 11
4 4 (0.73%) Link 16
4 4 (0.73%) SMS
4 4 (0.73%) SNMP
5 3 (0.55%) Network Security
6 2 (0.36%) Broadband
6 2 (0.36%) DNS
6 2 (0.36%) IMAP
6 2 (0.36%) PuTTY
6 2 (0.36%) RTP
6 2 (0.36%) SMTP
6 2 (0.36%) WinSCP
7 1 (0.18%) Firewall
7 1 (0.18%) RS-232
7 1 (0.18%) RS-485
7 1 (0.18%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 112 (20.40%) SQL Server
2 33 (6.01%) Big Data
3 30 (5.46%) Relational Database
4 28 (5.10%) PostgreSQL
5 27 (4.92%) Hadoop
6 24 (4.37%) MySQL
6 24 (4.37%) Oracle Database
7 22 (4.01%) HBase
8 20 (3.64%) Oracle Database 12c
9 18 (3.28%) Data Warehouse
10 16 (2.91%) RDBMS
10 16 (2.91%) SQL Server 2008
11 14 (2.55%) SAS Data Integration Studio
11 14 (2.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 13 (2.37%) Apache Hive
12 13 (2.37%) NoSQL
12 13 (2.37%) Oracle BI EE
13 12 (2.19%) OLTP
13 12 (2.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 11 (2.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 89 (16.21%) Git (software)
2 52 (9.47%) Visual Studio
3 44 (8.01%) Team Foundation Server
4 38 (6.92%) Jenkins
5 27 (4.92%) Gradle
6 26 (4.74%) JUnit
7 22 (4.01%) Subversion
8 18 (3.28%) Selenium
9 15 (2.73%) JIRA
10 14 (2.55%) Eclipse
11 13 (2.37%) IntelliJ
12 11 (2.00%) webpack
13 10 (1.82%) NuGet
14 9 (1.64%) Maven
14 9 (1.64%) NUnit
15 8 (1.46%) Ant
16 7 (1.28%) SpecFlow
17 6 (1.09%) Moq
17 6 (1.09%) Visual Studio Team System
18 5 (0.91%) Cucumber
General
1 37 (6.74%) Finance
2 24 (4.37%) Telecoms
3 11 (2.00%) Banking
4 8 (1.46%) Advertising
5 7 (1.28%) Retail
6 6 (1.09%) Aerospace
7 5 (0.91%) Electronics
7 5 (0.91%) Military
8 3 (0.55%) Automotive
8 3 (0.55%) Games
9 2 (0.36%) Back Office
9 2 (0.36%) Marketing
9 2 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.18%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.18%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 172 (31.33%) HTML
2 168 (30.60%) .NET
3 162 (29.51%) CSS
4 110 (20.04%) Web Services
5 80 (14.57%) REST
6 76 (13.84%) jQuery
7 75 (13.66%) AngularJS
8 68 (12.39%) XML
9 59 (10.75%) ASP.NET
10 57 (10.38%) JSON
11 52 (9.47%) HTML5
12 44 (8.01%) Spring
13 43 (7.83%) RESTful
13 43 (7.83%) Sass
14 39 (7.10%) Ajax
14 39 (7.10%) J2EE
15 38 (6.92%) Node.js
16 37 (6.74%) .NET Framework
17 36 (6.56%) LESS
17 36 (6.56%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 31 (5.65%) Linux Command Line
1 31 (5.65%) User Experience
2 28 (5.10%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (4.01%) Virtual Team
4 20 (3.64%) Mobile App
5 17 (3.10%) Computer Science
6 13 (2.37%) Replication
7 10 (1.82%) Greenfield Project
8 9 (1.64%) Derivative
9 7 (1.28%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (1.09%) Fintech
10 6 (1.09%) Social Media
11 4 (0.73%) Data Structures
11 4 (0.73%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.73%) EPoS
11 4 (0.73%) Management Information System
11 4 (0.73%) SWIFT
11 4 (0.73%) Video\Live Streaming
12 3 (0.55%) W3C
13 2 (0.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 118 (21.49%) Linux
2 70 (12.75%) Windows
3 56 (10.20%) Unix
4 16 (2.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 11 (2.00%) Apple iOS
6 9 (1.64%) Android
7 4 (0.73%) Windows Server
8 2 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
9 1 (0.18%) Oracle Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 206 (37.52%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (18.40%) MVC
3 94 (17.12%) TDD
4 84 (15.30%) Scrum
5 65 (11.84%) Unit Testing
6 63 (11.48%) Web Development
7 55 (10.02%) Front End Development
8 46 (8.38%) Test Automation
9 39 (7.10%) OO
9 39 (7.10%) System Testing
10 35 (6.38%) SDLC
11 34 (6.19%) Software Engineering
12 30 (5.46%) Continuous Integration
13 27 (4.92%) CRM
14 26 (4.74%) Migration
15 25 (4.55%) Benchmarking
16 24 (4.37%) User Stories
16 24 (4.37%) Workflow
17 23 (4.19%) DevOps
17 23 (4.19%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 209 (38.07%) JavaScript
2 156 (28.42%) Java
3 150 (27.32%) C#
4 138 (25.14%) SQL
5 42 (7.65%) TypeScript
6 31 (5.65%) C++
7 30 (5.46%) T-SQL
8 25 (4.55%) PL/SQL
8 25 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 15 (2.73%) VB.NET
10 14 (2.55%) ES6
10 14 (2.55%) PHP
11 13 (2.37%) C
12 12 (2.19%) Python
13 11 (2.00%) ABAP
14 10 (1.82%) PowerShell
15 9 (1.64%) F#
16 7 (1.28%) Objective-C
17 5 (0.91%) Perl
17 5 (0.91%) VBA
Qualifications
1 50 (9.11%) Security Cleared
2 44 (8.01%) SC Cleared
3 43 (7.83%) Degree
4 6 (1.09%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (1.09%) ISTQB
5 4 (0.73%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.36%) BPSS Clearance
6 2 (0.36%) Sun Certification
7 1 (0.18%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (4.19%) QA
2 2 (0.36%) Data Quality
2 2 (0.36%) Disclosure Scotland
2 2 (0.36%) MISRA
2 2 (0.36%) MISRA C
2 2 (0.36%) PMO
3 1 (0.18%) GDPR
3 1 (0.18%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.18%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.18%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.18%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (0.18%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (4.92%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 22 (4.01%) HDFS
3 15 (2.73%) Docker
4 6 (1.09%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (0.36%) vSphere
6 1 (0.18%) Apache Flume
6 1 (0.18%) Oracle RAC
6 1 (0.18%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (2.55%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (0.91%) Kubernetes
3 4 (0.73%) Ansible
4 2 (0.36%) Netcool
4 2 (0.36%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.36%) Tivoli Monitoring
5 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 91 (16.58%) Microsoft
2 73 (13.30%) Oracle
3 26 (4.74%) SAP
4 21 (3.83%) HP
4 21 (3.83%) IBM
5 16 (2.91%) Red Hat
5 16 (2.91%) Sitecore
6 15 (2.73%) Telerik
7 13 (2.37%) Adobe
8 10 (1.82%) Xamarin
9 8 (1.46%) Software AG
9 8 (1.46%) webMethods
10 7 (1.28%) VMware
11 6 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
11 6 (1.09%) ServiceNow
12 5 (0.91%) Google
12 5 (0.91%) Zend
13 4 (0.73%) Hortonworks
13 4 (0.73%) TIBCO
14 3 (0.55%) ESRI