Period
to 18 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £365 per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 18 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
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 3 3 5
Rank change year-on-year 0 +2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 72 71 35
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 23.23% 21.01% 14.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.61% 22.12% 15.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 41 38 36
Portsmouth median daily rate £365 £350 £300
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +4.29% +16.67% -14.29%
10th Percentile £308 £271 £250
90th Percentile £425 £513 £375
Hampshire median daily rate £388 £370 £350
% change year-on-year +4.73% +5.71% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 7 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 -
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
Hampshire median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £37.00
% change year-on-year - +14.86% -1.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. 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
Portsmouth
Contract vacancies in Portsmouth with a recognized job title 305 321 228
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.39% 94.97% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 158 176 120
Portsmouth median daily rate £389 £378 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.98% +0.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £248 £216 £262
90th Percentile £509 £522 £526
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.23% +3.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 59 44
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £28.25
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +50.44% +37.80%
10th Percentile £14.05 £15.47 £12.95
90th Percentile £50.93 £50.07 £47.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.14 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.44% +25.00% -

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Portsmouth

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Portsmouth

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Portsmouth

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Portsmouth

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Portsmouth

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 Portsmouth region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 45 (62.50%) C#
2 43 (59.72%) JavaScript
3 42 (58.33%) .NET
4 41 (56.94%) MVC
4 41 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
5 38 (52.78%) SQL Server
6 37 (51.39%) CSS
7 33 (45.83%) Microsoft
8 31 (43.06%) Visual Studio
8 31 (43.06%) HTML
9 25 (34.72%) SDLC
10 22 (30.56%) ASP.NET
11 21 (29.17%) SQL
11 21 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
12 20 (27.78%) Ajax
12 20 (27.78%) Web Services
12 20 (27.78%) XML
13 19 (26.39%) Web Development
13 19 (26.39%) jQuery
14 18 (25.00%) REST
15 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET MVC
15 17 (23.61%) Telerik
16 16 (22.22%) OOP
17 15 (20.83%) Scrum
17 15 (20.83%) .NET Framework
17 15 (20.83%) Dependency Injection
17 15 (20.83%) TypeScript
17 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
18 14 (19.44%) Kendo UI
18 14 (19.44%) JSON

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 4 (5.56%) IBM HTTP Server
2 3 (4.17%) IIS
3 1 (1.39%) Apache
3 1 (1.39%) CMS
3 1 (1.39%) nginx
3 1 (1.39%) WordPress
Applications
1 4 (5.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 1 (1.39%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (1.39%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.94%) TCP/IP
1 5 (6.94%) Wireshark
2 4 (5.56%) SNMP
3 3 (4.17%) DNS
3 3 (4.17%) IMAP
3 3 (4.17%) Internet
3 3 (4.17%) SMTP
4 1 (1.39%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (52.78%) SQL Server
2 11 (15.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 3 (4.17%) MySQL
5 2 (2.78%) SAP BW
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (2.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 1 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
6 1 (1.39%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.39%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 31 (43.06%) Visual Studio
2 21 (29.17%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (6.94%) Eclipse
3 5 (6.94%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (5.56%) NetBeans
4 4 (5.56%) StarTeam
5 3 (4.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
6 1 (1.39%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.39%) Jasmine
6 1 (1.39%) JIRA
6 1 (1.39%) Mocha
6 1 (1.39%) QUnit
General
1 9 (12.50%) Finance
2 6 (8.33%) Aerospace
3 4 (5.56%) Banking
4 1 (1.39%) Back Office
4 1 (1.39%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (58.33%) .NET
2 37 (51.39%) CSS
3 31 (43.06%) HTML
4 22 (30.56%) ASP.NET
5 20 (27.78%) Ajax
5 20 (27.78%) Web Services
5 20 (27.78%) XML
6 19 (26.39%) jQuery
7 18 (25.00%) REST
8 17 (23.61%) ASP.NET MVC
9 15 (20.83%) .NET Framework
9 15 (20.83%) ASP.NET Web API
10 14 (19.44%) JSON
10 14 (19.44%) Kendo UI
11 11 (15.28%) LINQ
11 11 (15.28%) LINQ to SQL
12 10 (13.89%) RequireJS
13 9 (12.50%) Entity Framework
14 8 (11.11%) ASP.NET MVC 5
14 8 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.50%) User Experience
2 6 (8.33%) W3C
3 5 (6.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (5.56%) Computer Science
4 4 (5.56%) Driving Licence
4 4 (5.56%) SWIFT
5 3 (4.17%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.39%) Client/Server
6 1 (1.39%) Fintech
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 6 (8.33%) Windows
2 4 (5.56%) Linux
3 3 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 2 (2.78%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
1 41 (56.94%) MVC
2 25 (34.72%) SDLC
3 19 (26.39%) Web Development
4 16 (22.22%) OOP
5 15 (20.83%) Dependency Injection
5 15 (20.83%) Scrum
6 9 (12.50%) API Development
7 8 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
8 7 (9.72%) Front End Development
9 6 (8.33%) Software Engineering
10 5 (6.94%) Requirements Management
10 5 (6.94%) Unit Testing
11 4 (5.56%) Dependency Management
11 4 (5.56%) Software Delivery
11 4 (5.56%) Wireframes
12 3 (4.17%) OO
13 2 (2.78%) Data Modelling
13 2 (2.78%) E-Commerce
13 2 (2.78%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 45 (62.50%) C#
2 43 (59.72%) JavaScript
3 21 (29.17%) SQL
4 15 (20.83%) TypeScript
5 8 (11.11%) Java
6 4 (5.56%) CoffeeScript
6 4 (5.56%) Korn
6 4 (5.56%) Lua
6 4 (5.56%) Perl
7 3 (4.17%) F#
7 3 (4.17%) PHP
8 2 (2.78%) C++
8 2 (2.78%) Shell Script
8 2 (2.78%) T-SQL
9 1 (1.39%) ABAP
9 1 (1.39%) SAPscript
Qualifications
1 10 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 9 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 8 (11.11%) ISTQB
4 5 (6.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) Data Quality
1 1 (1.39%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.39%) Docker
Vendors
1 33 (45.83%) Microsoft
2 17 (23.61%) Telerik
3 4 (5.56%) IBM
4 2 (2.78%) SAP
5 1 (1.39%) Adobe
5 1 (1.39%) Xamarin
5 1 (1.39%) Zend