The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was - per day in advertised job vacancies in Portsmouth during the 3 months to 28 June 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
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 28 27 -
Rank change year-on-year -1 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 5 2 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 3.03% 1.35% -
As % of the Job Titles category 3.11% 1.40% -
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 0
Median daily rate - - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £350 £330
% change year-on-year +14.28% +6.06%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £44.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.50 £40.00 £39.00
% change year-on-year -3.75% +2.56%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of contract jobs in our overall sample.

Contract IT Job Roles
Portsmouth
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 161 143 83
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 97.58% 96.62% 92.22%
Number of daily rates quoted 376 331 209
Median daily rate £406 £463 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.16% +36.02%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £295 £281 £228
10% offered a daily rate of more than £588 £1,000 £443
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £399 £365
% change year-on-year +0.25% +9.31%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 94 85 47
Median hourly rate £44.25 £36.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +22.91% +9.09%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.50 £16.00 £11.17
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £50.15 £49.46 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year - +9.37%  

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 28 June 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 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) XML
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 7 (77.78%) C#
3 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
3 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
3 7 (77.78%) MVC
3 7 (77.78%) SDLC
4 6 (66.67%) WCF
4 6 (66.67%) Windows
5 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
5 5 (55.56%) HTML
5 5 (55.56%) jQuery
5 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
6 4 (44.44%) Ajax
6 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
6 4 (44.44%) CSS
6 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
6 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (33.33%) API Development
7 3 (33.33%) Data Transformation
7 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
7 3 (33.33%) Web Services
7 3 (33.33%) Java

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 (22.22%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) LaTeX
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
2 2 (22.22%) DNS
2 2 (22.22%) IMAP
2 2 (22.22%) Internet
2 2 (22.22%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (77.78%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) MySQL
3 3 (33.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (77.78%) Visual Studio
2 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 3 (33.33%) JIRA
4 1 (11.11%) QUnit
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 7 (77.78%) .NET
3 6 (66.67%) WCF
4 5 (55.56%) HTML
4 5 (55.56%) jQuery
5 4 (44.44%) .NET Framework
5 4 (44.44%) Ajax
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET Web API
5 4 (44.44%) CSS
6 3 (33.33%) Entity Framework
6 3 (33.33%) LINQ
6 3 (33.33%) LINQ to SQL
6 3 (33.33%) MFC
6 3 (33.33%) Web Services
6 3 (33.33%) XML Messaging
7 2 (22.22%) RequireJS
8 1 (11.11%) Ember.js
8 1 (11.11%) Handlebars
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 3 (33.33%) Replication
2 1 (11.11%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) MVC
2 7 (77.78%) SDLC
3 3 (33.33%) API Development
3 3 (33.33%) Code Coverage
3 3 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 3 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
3 3 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 3 (33.33%) Data Transformation
3 3 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
3 3 (33.33%) Validation
4 1 (11.11%) Complex Event Processing
4 1 (11.11%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 7 (77.78%) C#
3 5 (55.56%) JavaScript
4 3 (33.33%) C++
4 3 (33.33%) Java
5 1 (11.11%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (22.22%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) DV Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle Certification
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Telerik
3 1 (11.11%) Oracle
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