Period
to 21 July 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £425 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 3 7
Rank change year-on-year +1 +4 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 747 627 646
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 19.52% 16.73% 15.08%
As % of the Job Titles category 20.68% 17.65% 15.95%
Number of daily rates quoted 517 346 450
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £384 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +10.75% +9.64% +2.94%
10th Percentile £313 £276 £263
90th Percentile £538 £498 £481
South East median daily rate £425 £400 £375
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 21 30 34
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £45.00 £45.00
10th Percentile £32.50 £38.88 £36.63
90th Percentile £55.00 £72.09 £59.31
South East median hourly rate £42.50 £45.00 £44.00
% change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%

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 3,612 3,553 4,050
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.41% 94.82% 94.52%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,096 2,124 2,624
Hampshire median daily rate £425 £400 £388
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £275 £249 £256
90th Percentile £575 £538 £525
South East median daily rate £425 £410 £400
% change year-on-year +3.66% +2.50% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 252 216
Hampshire median hourly rate £22.88 £25.00 £25.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -8.50% - +42.86%
10th Percentile £11.00 £11.08 £11.00
90th Percentile £49.11 £47.50 £49.46
South East median hourly rate £19.02 £17.50 £20.00
% change year-on-year +8.66% -12.50% +15.11%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 21 July 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 0 146 £450 +33.33% 56
Portsmouth -1 97 £350 -6.67% 58
Winchester +2 73 £425 -1.16% 11
Basingstoke +6 69 £425 +6.25% 31
Farnborough +3 69 £425 -12.82% 28
Fareham -6 21 £398 -0.63% 12
Andover -4 19 £425 - 5
Havant +3 17 £413 +13.79% 7
Hook +1 16 £398 +59.00% 4
Fleet -2 9 £400 -23.81% 5
Romsey +2 8 £400 +5.26% 4
Eastleigh -1 6 £450 +12.50% 12
Aldershot -4 5 £563 +7.14% 6
Gosport - 3 £510 -
Lyndhurst - 1 - -
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 21 July 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.

1 292 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 254 (34.00%) JavaScript
3 246 (32.93%) Java
4 229 (30.66%) C#
5 201 (26.91%) .NET
6 172 (23.03%) HTML
7 161 (21.55%) TDD
8 153 (20.48%) Git (software)
9 150 (20.08%) SQL
10 148 (19.81%) Web Services
11 144 (19.28%) CSS
12 139 (18.61%) Spring
13 126 (16.87%) Security Cleared
14 123 (16.47%) RESTful
15 121 (16.20%) Jenkins
16 119 (15.93%) SQL Server
17 118 (15.80%) MVC
18 113 (15.13%) Oracle
19 112 (14.99%) SC Cleared
19 112 (14.99%) AngularJS
20 108 (14.46%) Finance
21 106 (14.19%) Linux
22 104 (13.92%) REST
23 102 (13.65%) Scrum
24 100 (13.39%) jQuery
25 98 (13.12%) Microsoft
26 91 (12.18%) JSON
27 89 (11.91%) Continuous Integration
28 86 (11.51%) BDD
29 84 (11.24%) XML

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 51 (6.83%) Apache Spark
2 40 (5.35%) JBoss
3 34 (4.55%) SharePoint
4 33 (4.42%) Apache
5 21 (2.81%) BizTalk Server
5 21 (2.81%) Tomcat
6 20 (2.68%) Cloud Foundry
7 18 (2.41%) IIS
7 18 (2.41%) WebSphere
8 16 (2.14%) Jetty
9 15 (2.01%) CMS
9 15 (2.01%) GlassFish
9 15 (2.01%) Liferay
9 15 (2.01%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 14 (1.87%) SharePoint 2013
10 14 (1.87%) WebLogic
11 13 (1.74%) Oracle Service Bus
12 11 (1.47%) GemFire
12 11 (1.47%) MQSeries
12 11 (1.47%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (0.67%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.67%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.13%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.13%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 25 (3.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (0.40%) Magento
2 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS
2 3 (0.40%) Oracle EBS R12
2 3 (0.40%) SAP Hybris
3 2 (0.27%) Oracle Applications
3 2 (0.27%) ResourceLink
3 2 (0.27%) SAP ERP
3 2 (0.27%) SAP MM
3 2 (0.27%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.13%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.13%) Maximo
4 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 80 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 52 (6.96%) Amazon AWS
3 32 (4.28%) GitHub
4 20 (2.68%) Serverless
5 14 (1.87%) Boomi
6 12 (1.61%) PaaS
7 11 (1.47%) Office 365
8 10 (1.34%) Amazon S3
8 10 (1.34%) Amazon SQS
8 10 (1.34%) AWS Lambda
9 9 (1.20%) AWS Fargate
10 7 (0.94%) Dynamics 365
11 6 (0.80%) IBM Cloud
12 5 (0.67%) iPaaS
12 5 (0.67%) SaaS
13 4 (0.54%) OpenShift
14 3 (0.40%) Azure Data Factory
14 3 (0.40%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
14 3 (0.40%) npm
15 2 (0.27%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.74%) HTTP
1 13 (1.74%) Internet
1 13 (1.74%) Kerberos
1 13 (1.74%) Link 11
2 12 (1.61%) Link 16
3 8 (1.07%) TCP/IP
4 7 (0.94%) SMTP
5 6 (0.80%) Bluetooth
5 6 (0.80%) DNS
5 6 (0.80%) IMAP
6 4 (0.54%) Network Security
6 4 (0.54%) PuTTY
6 4 (0.54%) SNMP
6 4 (0.54%) Tactical Data Link
7 2 (0.27%) DVB
7 2 (0.27%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.27%) VoIP
8 1 (0.13%) 3G
8 1 (0.13%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (15.93%) SQL Server
2 55 (7.36%) Big Data
2 55 (7.36%) NoSQL
3 54 (7.23%) Hadoop
3 54 (7.23%) Relational Database
4 48 (6.43%) Oracle Database
5 44 (5.89%) MongoDB
6 39 (5.22%) RDBMS
7 31 (4.15%) MySQL
8 26 (3.48%) HBase
9 21 (2.81%) Apache Cassandra
9 21 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
10 20 (2.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 16 (2.14%) Oracle Database 12c
11 16 (2.14%) Parquet
12 15 (2.01%) Data Warehouse
12 15 (2.01%) Redis
13 12 (1.61%) Oracle Database 11g
14 11 (1.47%) Couchbase
14 11 (1.47%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 153 (20.48%) Git (software)
2 121 (16.20%) Jenkins
3 62 (8.30%) Maven
4 56 (7.50%) Visual Studio
5 49 (6.56%) JUnit
6 48 (6.43%) Team Foundation Server
7 43 (5.76%) Selenium
8 37 (4.95%) JIRA
9 36 (4.82%) Subversion
10 35 (4.69%) Cucumber
11 31 (4.15%) Gradle
12 27 (3.61%) Eclipse
13 23 (3.08%) IntelliJ
14 20 (2.68%) TeamCity
15 19 (2.54%) Mockito
16 18 (2.41%) Octopus Deploy
16 18 (2.41%) SoapUI
17 13 (1.74%) ReSharper
17 13 (1.74%) Visual Studio Team System
18 12 (1.61%) Bitbucket
General
1 108 (14.46%) Finance
2 23 (3.08%) Military
3 17 (2.28%) Games
4 14 (1.87%) Banking
5 13 (1.74%) Telecoms
6 12 (1.61%) Retail
7 7 (0.94%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.54%) Advertising
8 4 (0.54%) Automotive
8 4 (0.54%) Marketing
9 3 (0.40%) Aerospace
9 3 (0.40%) Publishing
10 2 (0.27%) Back Office
10 2 (0.27%) Legal
11 1 (0.13%) Electronics
11 1 (0.13%) Law
11 1 (0.13%) Retail Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 201 (26.91%) .NET
2 172 (23.03%) HTML
3 148 (19.81%) Web Services
4 144 (19.28%) CSS
5 139 (18.61%) Spring
6 123 (16.47%) RESTful
7 112 (14.99%) AngularJS
8 104 (13.92%) REST
9 100 (13.39%) jQuery
10 91 (12.18%) JSON
11 84 (11.24%) XML
12 80 (10.71%) .NET Framework
13 77 (10.31%) ASP.NET
14 60 (8.03%) Hibernate
15 58 (7.76%) Kafka
16 53 (7.10%) SOAP
17 52 (6.96%) Spring Boot
18 51 (6.83%) ASP.NET MVC
19 49 (6.56%) RabbitMQ
20 48 (6.43%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 83 (11.11%) Greenfield Project
2 52 (6.96%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (3.88%) User Experience
4 25 (3.35%) Virtual Team
5 23 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
6 20 (2.68%) Linux Command Line
7 13 (1.74%) Computer Science
8 12 (1.61%) Mobile App
9 9 (1.20%) Mainframe
10 7 (0.94%) Fintech
10 7 (0.94%) Social Media
11 6 (0.80%) N-Tier
11 6 (0.80%) Replication
11 6 (0.80%) Self-Motivation
12 5 (0.67%) Client/Server
12 5 (0.67%) iPhone
12 5 (0.67%) W3C
13 4 (0.54%) Animation
13 4 (0.54%) Management Information System
14 3 (0.40%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 106 (14.19%) Linux
2 66 (8.84%) Unix
3 47 (6.29%) Windows
4 14 (1.87%) Apple iOS
5 11 (1.47%) Ubuntu
6 8 (1.07%) AIX
7 7 (0.94%) Android
8 6 (0.80%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.40%) Oracle Linux
9 3 (0.40%) Solaris
10 2 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.27%) FreeRTOS
10 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.13%) CentOS
11 1 (0.13%) OpenVMS
11 1 (0.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.13%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (39.09%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (21.55%) TDD
3 118 (15.80%) MVC
4 102 (13.65%) Scrum
5 89 (11.91%) Continuous Integration
6 86 (11.51%) BDD
7 75 (10.04%) Test Automation
8 69 (9.24%) OO
9 68 (9.10%) Microservices
9 68 (9.10%) Unit Testing
10 60 (8.03%) Software Engineering
11 56 (7.50%) Problem-Solving
12 53 (7.10%) Front End Development
13 37 (4.95%) Web Development
14 34 (4.55%) DevOps
15 33 (4.42%) Kanban
16 30 (4.02%) CRM
17 29 (3.88%) SDLC
18 28 (3.75%) OOP
19 26 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 254 (34.00%) JavaScript
2 246 (32.93%) Java
3 229 (30.66%) C#
4 150 (20.08%) SQL
5 54 (7.23%) C++
6 44 (5.89%) Java 8
7 36 (4.82%) PL/SQL
8 35 (4.69%) Shell Script
9 29 (3.88%) TypeScript
10 28 (3.75%) PowerShell
10 28 (3.75%) Python
11 24 (3.21%) VB.NET
12 17 (2.28%) Ada
12 17 (2.28%) PHP
13 16 (2.14%) C
13 16 (2.14%) ES6
14 15 (2.01%) Scala
15 12 (1.61%) Java 9
16 9 (1.20%) ABAP
17 8 (1.07%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 126 (16.87%) Security Cleared
2 112 (14.99%) SC Cleared
3 60 (8.03%) Degree
4 8 (1.07%) Computer Science Degree
4 8 (1.07%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.67%) DBS Check
6 4 (0.54%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.27%) BPSS Clearance
7 2 (0.27%) MCSA
7 2 (0.27%) MCSE
7 2 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.27%) OCA
7 2 (0.27%) Oracle Certification
7 2 (0.27%) Siebel Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (4.02%) QA
2 3 (0.40%) SLA
3 2 (0.27%) GDPR
3 2 (0.27%) PMO
System Software
1 43 (5.76%) Docker
2 35 (4.69%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 32 (4.28%) HDFS
4 6 (0.80%) Oracle RAC
5 2 (0.27%) Firmware
6 1 (0.13%) Active Directory
6 1 (0.13%) Terminal Server
6 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 31 (4.15%) Hadoop YARN
2 20 (2.68%) Ansible
3 16 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
4 14 (1.87%) HP ALM
4 14 (1.87%) Puppet
5 11 (1.47%) Cobbler
6 10 (1.34%) Kubernetes
7 9 (1.20%) Terraform
8 3 (0.40%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 2 (0.27%) MOM
9 2 (0.27%) Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.13%) Data Guard
10 1 (0.13%) Kibana
10 1 (0.13%) TIBCO Hawk
Vendors
1 113 (15.13%) Oracle
2 98 (13.12%) Microsoft
3 23 (3.08%) SAP
4 19 (2.54%) Hortonworks
5 16 (2.14%) IBM
6 14 (1.87%) HP
7 13 (1.74%) Dell
8 12 (1.61%) Atlassian
8 12 (1.61%) Automation Anywhere
9 11 (1.47%) Google
10 10 (1.34%) Sitecore
10 10 (1.34%) Xamarin
11 9 (1.20%) Blue Prism
11 9 (1.20%) Informatica
11 9 (1.20%) UiPath
12 6 (0.80%) hybris
12 6 (0.80%) Northgate
13 5 (0.67%) Capita
13 5 (0.67%) ServiceNow
13 5 (0.67%) Tableau