The median contractor rate for a Developer was £550 per day in advertised job vacancies in the South Coast during the 3 months to 28 March 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
England / South Coast
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1 5 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 -  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 3 3 0
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South Coast 60.00% 23.08% -
As % of the Job Titles category 60.00% 23.08% -
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 0
Median daily rate £550 £313 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.00% -  
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.25 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.32% +17.36%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in the South Coast. 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
South Coast
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5 13 17
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in the South Coast 100.00% 100.00% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 2 10
Median daily rate £550 £313 £400
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +76.00% -21.87%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Median hourly rate - £32.50 -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £19.63 £17.00
% change year-on-year -10.82% +15.44%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South Coast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South Coast that featured Developer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Developer in the South Coast

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in the South Coast

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South Coast

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in the South Coast

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South Coast

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 South Coast region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 2 (40.00%) Haskell
3 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (40.00%) RESTful
3 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 2 (40.00%) Play Framework
3 2 (40.00%) Functional Programming
3 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
3 2 (40.00%) Pattern Matching
3 2 (40.00%) ML
3 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 2 (40.00%) JSON
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 2 (40.00%) Scrum
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 2 (40.00%) OO
4 1 (20.00%) Python
4 1 (20.00%) HTTP
4 1 (20.00%) MVC
4 1 (20.00%) CMS
4 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (20.00%) PHP
4 1 (20.00%) ActionScript

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South Coast 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 1 (20.00%) Cloud Foundry
1 1 (20.00%) CMS
1 1 (20.00%) Drupal
1 1 (20.00%) Gunicorn
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) MongoDB
2 2 (40.00%) NoSQL
3 1 (20.00%) MySQL
3 1 (20.00%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Maven
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) HTML
1 2 (40.00%) JSON
1 2 (40.00%) Play Framework
1 2 (40.00%) RESTful
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) Ajax
2 1 (20.00%) CSS
2 1 (20.00%) Ext JS
2 1 (20.00%) Flask
2 1 (20.00%) FreeMarker
2 1 (20.00%) HTML5
2 1 (20.00%) J2EE
2 1 (20.00%) jQuery
2 1 (20.00%) JSP
2 1 (20.00%) PostGIS
2 1 (20.00%) RabbitMQ
2 1 (20.00%) RAML
2 1 (20.00%) Spring
2 1 (20.00%) Spring MVC
2 1 (20.00%) XML
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Linux
2 1 (20.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Web Development
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (40.00%) Front End Development
2 2 (40.00%) Functional Programming
2 2 (40.00%) OO
2 2 (40.00%) Pattern Matching
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Waterfall
3 1 (20.00%) Digital Marketing
3 1 (20.00%) MVC
3 1 (20.00%) Responsive Web Design
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Web Design
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) Java
2 2 (40.00%) C
2 2 (40.00%) Haskell
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) ML
2 2 (40.00%) Scala
3 1 (20.00%) ActionScript
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
3 1 (20.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Docker
1 1 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Oracle