Period
to 20 November 2017

The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 6 months to 20 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.

Software Developer
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 35 26
Rank change year-on-year -8 -9 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 3 8 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 0.96% 2.39% 2.94%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.98% 2.52% 3.07%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 7
Portsmouth median daily rate - - £350
Hampshire median daily rate £334 £335 £330
% change year-on-year -0.45% +1.52% +1.54%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 4 0
Portsmouth median hourly rate - £42.25 -
Hampshire median hourly rate £41.00 £42.50 £46.25
% change year-on-year -3.53% -8.11% +8.82%

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 307 318 228
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 98.40% 94.93% 95.80%
Number of daily rates quoted 160 175 118
Portsmouth median daily rate £389 £380 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.30% +1.33% +7.14%
10th Percentile £243 £215 £263
90th Percentile £505 £523 £523
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £388 £378
% change year-on-year +3.23% +2.65% +7.86%
Number of hourly rates quoted 35 59 45
Portsmouth median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £28.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +51.79% +54.87%
10th Percentile £14.05 £15.47 £13.10
90th Percentile £50.93 £50.07 £47.83
Hampshire median hourly rate £23.07 £25.00 £20.00
% change year-on-year -7.72% +25.00% +11.86%

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Portsmouth

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Portsmouth

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Portsmouth

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Portsmouth

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

For the 6 months to 20 November 2017, Software 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 Software Developer in the job title.

1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) API Development
2 2 (66.67%) RequireJS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ to SQL
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (66.67%) IMAP
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) Internet

Software 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 2 (66.67%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
1 2 (66.67%) IMAP
1 2 (66.67%) Internet
1 2 (66.67%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 3 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 2 (66.67%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) .NET
1 3 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 3 (100.00%) Ajax
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (100.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 3 (100.00%) CSS
1 3 (100.00%) HTML
1 3 (100.00%) jQuery
1 3 (100.00%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) Entity Framework
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ
2 2 (66.67%) LINQ to SQL
2 2 (66.67%) RequireJS
2 2 (66.67%) WCF
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (100.00%) MVC
1 3 (100.00%) SDLC
2 2 (66.67%) API Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C#
1 3 (100.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft