Period
to 23 April 2019

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £450 per day in advertised job vacancies in Hampshire during the 6 months to 23 April 2019.

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
23 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 3 5 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 -1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 822 580 559
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 21.90% 15.46% 15.26%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.09% 16.39% 16.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 575 398 292
Hampshire median daily rate £450 £400 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.50% - +14.29%
10th Percentile £331 £310 £281
90th Percentile £538 £514 £518
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £400
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% +6.67%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 7 30
Hampshire median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £43.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +1.18%
10th Percentile £40.55 £40.50 £31.00
90th Percentile £60.00 £48.80 £72.09
South East median hourly rate £50.00 £45.00 £43.00
% change year-on-year +11.11% +4.65% +1.18%

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 3,560 3,538 3,408
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 94.86% 94.32% 93.04%
Number of daily rates quoted 2,269 2,059 2,075
Hampshire median daily rate £438 £413 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.06% +3.13% +5.26%
10th Percentile £281 £250 £250
90th Percentile £575 £550 £548
South East median daily rate £450 £425 £405
% change year-on-year +5.88% +4.94% +1.25%
Number of hourly rates quoted 216 165 263
Hampshire median hourly rate £24.96 £20.00 £22.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +24.78% -11.11% +12.50%
10th Percentile £11.00 £10.66 £11.00
90th Percentile £55.00 £48.38 £47.50
South East median hourly rate £19.36 £17.50 £17.50
% change year-on-year +10.63% - -4.11%

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019.

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 23 April 2019. 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 0 134 £450 +12.50% 62
Portsmouth +3 133 £450 +32.35% 56
Basingstoke +7 102 £445 +11.25% 58
Farnborough -1 83 £425 - 25
Fareham +23 53 £475 +11.76% 14
Hook +6 35 £355 -23.24% 2
Winchester -3 31 £450 +5.88% 16
Havant +9 28 £498 +24.38% 5
Andover +8 15 £375 -4.46% 5
Eastleigh +3 10 £425 +21.43% 5
Romsey -9 7 £510 +27.50% 5
Aldershot -9 6 £375 +76.47% 7
Fleet -11 1 £425 +3.03% 3
Alton - 1 £275 - 3
Petersfield - 1 - - 1
Ringwood - 1 £425 -
Developer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 23 April 2019, 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.

1 366 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
2 339 (41.24%) JavaScript
3 278 (33.82%) HTML
4 274 (33.33%) Java
5 260 (31.63%) CSS
6 239 (29.08%) C#
7 232 (28.22%) .NET
8 206 (25.06%) TDD
9 187 (22.75%) Git (software)
10 169 (20.56%) MVC
11 160 (19.46%) Spring
12 147 (17.88%) SQL
12 147 (17.88%) Linux
13 140 (17.03%) OO
14 138 (16.79%) ASP.NET
15 129 (15.69%) SQL Server
16 126 (15.33%) Microsoft Azure
16 126 (15.33%) AngularJS
17 125 (15.21%) Security Cleared
18 121 (14.72%) BDD
19 113 (13.75%) REST
20 109 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
21 107 (13.02%) Unix
22 102 (12.41%) SC Cleared
23 101 (12.29%) jQuery
24 95 (11.56%) NoSQL
25 94 (11.44%) HTML5
26 92 (11.19%) Kafka
27 90 (10.95%) JSON
28 88 (10.71%) Web Services

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 60 (7.30%) Apache
2 39 (4.74%) SharePoint
3 31 (3.77%) Tomcat
4 27 (3.28%) Apache Spark
5 25 (3.04%) CMS
6 23 (2.80%) WebLogic
7 21 (2.55%) WebSphere
8 20 (2.43%) JBoss
9 19 (2.31%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (2.31%) Umbraco
10 17 (2.07%) BizTalk Server
11 15 (1.82%) OpenStack
12 14 (1.70%) WordPress
13 13 (1.58%) Jetty
14 8 (0.97%) Cloud Foundry
14 8 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
15 7 (0.85%) Confluence
15 7 (0.85%) SharePoint 2010
16 6 (0.73%) Apache Pig
17 5 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 15 (1.82%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (0.61%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.12%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.12%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 15 (1.82%) Magento
2 6 (0.73%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
3 4 (0.49%) SAP ERP
4 2 (0.24%) Infor M3
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle EBS
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle ERP
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Payables
4 2 (0.24%) Oracle Receivables
5 1 (0.12%) Cognos Business Intelligence
5 1 (0.12%) Cognos TM1
5 1 (0.12%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.12%) SAP CRM
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) SAP PP
5 1 (0.12%) SAP PS
Cloud Services
1 126 (15.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 82 (9.98%) Amazon AWS
3 64 (7.79%) GitHub
4 28 (3.41%) PaaS
5 19 (2.31%) Office 365
6 13 (1.58%) IaaS
7 10 (1.22%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (1.22%) Loggly
8 9 (1.09%) Serverless
9 8 (0.97%) Amazon SQS
9 8 (0.97%) Azure Data Factory
9 8 (0.97%) Boomi
10 6 (0.73%) Google App Engine
10 6 (0.73%) npm
11 5 (0.61%) Yarn
12 4 (0.49%) Azure Functions
12 4 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
13 3 (0.36%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
13 3 (0.36%) OpenShift
13 3 (0.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (1.46%) HTTP
2 10 (1.22%) Bluetooth
3 8 (0.97%) RFID
4 6 (0.73%) SNMP
5 5 (0.61%) Ethernet
6 4 (0.49%) Internet
6 4 (0.49%) Reverse Proxy
6 4 (0.49%) SSH
6 4 (0.49%) TCP/IP
7 3 (0.36%) AMQP
7 3 (0.36%) Wireshark
8 2 (0.24%) 3GPP
8 2 (0.24%) Junos
8 2 (0.24%) LAN
8 2 (0.24%) Wireless
8 2 (0.24%) ZigBee
9 1 (0.12%) Broadband
9 1 (0.12%) DSL
9 1 (0.12%) FTP
9 1 (0.12%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 129 (15.69%) SQL Server
2 95 (11.56%) NoSQL
3 67 (8.15%) Hadoop
4 64 (7.79%) MySQL
5 60 (7.30%) Big Data
6 41 (4.99%) HBase
7 40 (4.87%) PostgreSQL
8 38 (4.62%) Parquet
9 37 (4.50%) MongoDB
10 28 (3.41%) Relational Database
11 27 (3.28%) Redis
12 16 (1.95%) Oracle Database
13 15 (1.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 14 (1.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 13 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
15 13 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
15 13 (1.58%) RDBMS
16 12 (1.46%) MariaDB
17 11 (1.34%) Power BI
18 10 (1.22%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 187 (22.75%) Git (software)
2 55 (6.69%) Jenkins
3 40 (4.87%) Subversion
4 39 (4.74%) Gradle
5 38 (4.62%) NUnit
6 37 (4.50%) Visual Studio
7 36 (4.38%) JIRA
7 36 (4.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 31 (3.77%) webpack
9 29 (3.53%) SpecFlow
10 28 (3.41%) Ant
11 27 (3.28%) Selenium
11 27 (3.28%) Visual Studio Team System
12 26 (3.16%) JUnit
13 24 (2.92%) gulp
13 24 (2.92%) Jasmine
14 23 (2.80%) ClearCase
14 23 (2.80%) CppUnit
14 23 (2.80%) GoogleTest
15 22 (2.68%) Maven
General
1 43 (5.23%) Finance
2 26 (3.16%) Telecoms
3 14 (1.70%) Automotive
4 12 (1.46%) Aerospace
5 11 (1.34%) Manufacturing
5 11 (1.34%) Retail
6 10 (1.22%) Back Office
6 10 (1.22%) Marketing
7 9 (1.09%) Electronics
7 9 (1.09%) Publishing
8 4 (0.49%) Military
9 3 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.12%) Advertising
10 1 (0.12%) Avionics
10 1 (0.12%) Banking
10 1 (0.12%) Billing
10 1 (0.12%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 278 (33.82%) HTML
2 260 (31.63%) CSS
3 232 (28.22%) .NET
4 160 (19.46%) Spring
5 138 (16.79%) ASP.NET
6 126 (15.33%) AngularJS
7 113 (13.75%) REST
8 101 (12.29%) jQuery
9 94 (11.44%) HTML5
10 92 (11.19%) Kafka
11 90 (10.95%) JSON
12 88 (10.71%) Web Services
13 87 (10.58%) XML
14 86 (10.46%) Node.js
15 85 (10.34%) ASP.NET MVC
16 83 (10.10%) React
17 70 (8.52%) ASP.NET Web API
18 66 (8.03%) RESTful
19 62 (7.54%) RabbitMQ
20 53 (6.45%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 55 (6.69%) Greenfield Project
1 55 (6.69%) User Experience
2 40 (4.87%) Linux Command Line
3 38 (4.62%) Virtual Team
4 31 (3.77%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (3.16%) Mobile App
6 19 (2.31%) Derivative
7 16 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 11 (1.34%) Algorithms
9 9 (1.09%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (0.97%) Data Structures
11 7 (0.85%) Cloud Native
11 7 (0.85%) Management Information System
12 6 (0.73%) iPhone
12 6 (0.73%) Social Media
13 5 (0.61%) Mobile Payment
13 5 (0.61%) N-Tier
14 4 (0.49%) Client/Server
14 4 (0.49%) Fintech
14 4 (0.49%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 147 (17.88%) Linux
2 107 (13.02%) Unix
3 43 (5.23%) Windows
4 40 (4.87%) Apple iOS
5 25 (3.04%) VMS
6 19 (2.31%) Android
7 13 (1.58%) Windows Server
8 5 (0.61%) Solaris
9 2 (0.24%) CentOS
9 2 (0.24%) Gentoo
9 2 (0.24%) Mac OS X
9 2 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.24%) Ubuntu
9 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 366 (44.53%) Agile Software Development
2 206 (25.06%) TDD
3 169 (20.56%) MVC
4 140 (17.03%) OO
5 121 (14.72%) BDD
6 109 (13.26%) Continuous Integration
7 85 (10.34%) Scrum
8 84 (10.22%) Unit Testing
9 81 (9.85%) OOP
10 79 (9.61%) Front End Development
11 78 (9.49%) Web Development
12 72 (8.76%) Software Engineering
13 70 (8.52%) Microservices
14 52 (6.33%) DevOps
14 52 (6.33%) Multithreading
15 41 (4.99%) Benchmarking
16 40 (4.87%) Test Automation
17 36 (4.38%) Problem-Solving
18 34 (4.14%) iOS Development
19 32 (3.89%) Kanban
Programming Languages
1 339 (41.24%) JavaScript
2 274 (33.33%) Java
3 239 (29.08%) C#
4 147 (17.88%) SQL
5 81 (9.85%) Java 8
6 67 (8.15%) PHP
7 66 (8.03%) Python
8 55 (6.69%) C
9 51 (6.20%) TypeScript
10 44 (5.35%) Shell Script
11 43 (5.23%) C++
12 29 (3.53%) PowerShell
13 28 (3.41%) Apple Swift
14 24 (2.92%) Objective-C
15 20 (2.43%) ES6
15 20 (2.43%) Ruby
16 14 (1.70%) ABAP
17 12 (1.46%) PL/SQL
18 11 (1.34%) MATLAB
19 8 (0.97%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 125 (15.21%) Security Cleared
2 102 (12.41%) SC Cleared
3 53 (6.45%) Degree
4 17 (2.07%) DV Cleared
5 11 (1.34%) BPSS Clearance
6 6 (0.73%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (0.36%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.36%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.12%) AWS Certification
8 1 (0.12%) CCIE
8 1 (0.12%) CCNA
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.12%) CISSP
8 1 (0.12%) ISEB
8 1 (0.12%) Master's Degree
8 1 (0.12%) MCSA
8 1 (0.12%) MCSE
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.12%) OSCP
8 1 (0.12%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.80%) QA
2 7 (0.85%) Data Quality
3 5 (0.61%) SLA
4 4 (0.49%) MISRA
4 4 (0.49%) PMO
5 2 (0.24%) Disclosure Scotland
5 2 (0.24%) MISRA C
6 1 (0.12%) 21 CFR Part 11
System Software
1 68 (8.27%) Docker
2 44 (5.35%) HDFS
3 38 (4.62%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 5 (0.61%) VirtualBox
5 4 (0.49%) OpenAM
5 4 (0.49%) OpenDJ
5 4 (0.49%) vSphere
6 3 (0.36%) Firmware
6 3 (0.36%) Oracle RAC
7 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
7 1 (0.12%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 52 (6.33%) Ansible
1 52 (6.33%) Puppet
2 48 (5.84%) Opscode Chef
3 43 (5.23%) Hadoop YARN
4 13 (1.58%) Cobbler
5 11 (1.34%) Kubernetes
6 9 (1.09%) Terraform
7 8 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
8 5 (0.61%) HP ALM
9 3 (0.36%) MOM
9 3 (0.36%) nmon
9 3 (0.36%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
10 2 (0.24%) Grafana
10 2 (0.24%) Packer
10 2 (0.24%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 2 (0.24%) ZABBIX
11 1 (0.12%) Kibana
11 1 (0.12%) logstash
11 1 (0.12%) Oozie
Vendors
1 78 (9.49%) Microsoft
2 60 (7.30%) Oracle
3 36 (4.38%) Xamarin
4 28 (3.41%) SAP
5 22 (2.68%) Zend
6 21 (2.55%) Google
7 19 (2.31%) Atlassian
8 15 (1.82%) Adobe
9 14 (1.70%) Telerik
10 10 (1.22%) New Relic
11 9 (1.09%) Thunderhead
12 8 (0.97%) Databricks
12 8 (0.97%) Dell
13 7 (0.85%) Cypress Semiconductor
13 7 (0.85%) Sitecore
14 6 (0.73%) ServiceNow
15 5 (0.61%) HP
15 5 (0.61%) IBM
15 5 (0.61%) Sencha
15 5 (0.61%) Talend