Period
to 24 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £488 per day in advertised job vacancies in Poole during the 6 months to 24 November 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
Dorset > Poole
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 9 3 3
Rank change year-on-year -6 0 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 3 16 8
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Poole 7.32% 21.33% 17.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 8.11% 21.33% 20.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 9 4
Poole median daily rate £488 £350 £294
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +39.29% +19.15% -21.67%
10th Percentile £466 £208 £264
90th Percentile £499 £410 £344
Dorset median daily rate £400 £350 £335
% change year-on-year +14.29% +4.48% -5.63%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 2
Poole median hourly rate - - £37.50
Dorset median hourly rate £41.15 £24.75 £41.24
% change year-on-year +66.26% -39.99% +3.10%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Poole. 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
Poole
Contract vacancies in Poole with a recognized job title 37 75 40
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 90.24% 100.00% 88.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 16 50 30
Poole median daily rate £413 £328 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +25.95% +1.55% -9.47%
10th Percentile £200 £110 £163
90th Percentile £535 £517 £529
Dorset median daily rate £415 £363 £366
% change year-on-year +14.48% -0.82% +9.10%
Number of hourly rates quoted 5 4 4
Poole median hourly rate £13.00 £19.50 £32.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year -33.33% -40.00% +140.74%
10th Percentile £10.36 £13.24 £18.55
90th Percentile £13.16 £29.88 £38.75
Dorset median hourly rate £38.43 £14.50 £41.24
% change year-on-year +165.00% -64.84% +146.65%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Poole

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Poole

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Poole

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Poole

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Poole

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Poole

Developer Skill Set
Top 14 Co-occurring IT Skills in Poole

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Poole region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Ingres
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (33.33%) 4G
3 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Unix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows
3 1 (33.33%) Linux

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Poole 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) Ingres
General
1 3 (100.00%) Banking
2 1 (33.33%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Retail Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Unix
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Unit Testing
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) SQL