The median contractor rate for a Developer was £350 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 27 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.

Developer
Hampshire / Southampton
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 2 4 4
Rank change year-on-year +2 0  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 33 35 70
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.42% 15.63% 19.44%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.84% 16.13% 19.83%
Number of daily rates quoted 21 26 54
Median daily rate £350 £311 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +12.44% -11.07%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £258 £243
10% offered a daily rate of more than £413 £425 £400
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year +6.66% +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 1
Median hourly rate - - £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £40.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.66%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 196 217 353
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 97.51% 96.88% 98.06%
Number of daily rates quoted 125 142 246
Median daily rate £388 £375 £370
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +3.33% +1.35%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £178 £240 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £525 £488
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £400 £370
% change year-on-year - +8.10%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 12 34
Median hourly rate £20.00 £15.00 £12.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +33.33% +20.00%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.30 £12.55 £10.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.50 £15.70 £40.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.14
% change year-on-year - +8.42%  

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

Job vacancy trend for Developer in Southampton

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Developer in Southampton

Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in Southampton

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Developer in Southampton over the 3 months to 27 June 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Developer in Southampton

Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Southampton

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Southampton

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 Southampton region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 37 (48.05%) .NET
2 36 (46.75%) C#
3 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
4 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (29.87%) HTML
5 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET
6 22 (28.57%) SQL
7 21 (27.27%) CSS
8 17 (22.08%) AngularJS
9 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
9 15 (19.48%) MVC
10 12 (15.58%) Front End Development
11 11 (14.29%) HTML5
11 11 (14.29%) REST
12 10 (12.99%) CMS
12 10 (12.99%) TDD
12 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (12.99%) React
13 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
14 8 (10.39%) VB.NET
15 7 (9.09%) Java
15 7 (9.09%) XML
15 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
15 7 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (9.09%) CSS3
15 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
16 6 (7.79%) Microservices
16 6 (7.79%) Kafka
16 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
16 6 (7.79%) BDD

Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Southampton 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 10 (12.99%) CMS
2 4 (5.19%) Drupal
2 4 (5.19%) Sitecore CMS
2 4 (5.19%) Umbraco
3 3 (3.90%) Apache Spark
4 2 (2.60%) IIS
4 2 (2.60%) OpenStack
5 1 (1.30%) Apache
5 1 (1.30%) EPiServer
5 1 (1.30%) ExpressionEngine
5 1 (1.30%) JBoss
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint
5 1 (1.30%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 1 (1.30%) AutoCAD
1 1 (1.30%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (2.60%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.30%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 10 (12.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (3.90%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (1.30%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.30%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.79%) MongoDB
3 4 (5.19%) RDBMS
3 4 (5.19%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.90%) Apache Cassandra
4 3 (3.90%) Apache Hive
4 3 (3.90%) Big Data
4 3 (3.90%) Hadoop
4 3 (3.90%) MySQL
4 3 (3.90%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (3.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (3.90%) Sqoop
5 2 (2.60%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (2.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.30%) Crystal Reports
6 1 (1.30%) Endeca
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle BI EE
6 1 (1.30%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.30%) Grunt
2 1 (1.30%) Jasmine
2 1 (1.30%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.30%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (1.30%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 1 (1.30%) Subversion
2 1 (1.30%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.30%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 1 (1.30%) webpack
General
1 4 (5.19%) Advertising
1 4 (5.19%) Marketing
2 3 (3.90%) Retail
3 2 (2.60%) Finance
4 1 (1.30%) Back Office
4 1 (1.30%) Billing
4 1 (1.30%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (48.05%) .NET
2 23 (29.87%) ASP.NET
2 23 (29.87%) HTML
3 21 (27.27%) CSS
4 17 (22.08%) AngularJS
5 11 (14.29%) HTML5
5 11 (14.29%) REST
6 10 (12.99%) React
7 7 (9.09%) ASP.NET Web API
7 7 (9.09%) CSS3
7 7 (9.09%) XML
8 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET MVC
8 6 (7.79%) JSON
8 6 (7.79%) Kafka
8 6 (7.79%) RESTful
9 5 (6.49%) jQuery
9 5 (6.49%) Leaflet
9 5 (6.49%) OpenLayers
9 5 (6.49%) Sass
9 5 (6.49%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.19%) N-Tier
2 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
4 1 (1.30%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 3 (3.90%) Linux
1 3 (3.90%) Ubuntu
2 2 (2.60%) Unix
2 2 (2.60%) Windows
3 1 (1.30%) Android
3 1 (1.30%) Apple iOS
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.30%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (33.77%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (19.48%) MVC
3 12 (15.58%) Front End Development
4 10 (12.99%) TDD
5 7 (9.09%) Software Engineering
6 6 (7.79%) BDD
6 6 (7.79%) Microservices
7 5 (6.49%) Migration
7 5 (6.49%) Web Development
7 5 (6.49%) Workflow
8 4 (5.19%) CRM
8 4 (5.19%) Machine Learning
8 4 (5.19%) Open Source
8 4 (5.19%) Scrum
9 3 (3.90%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.90%) DevOps
9 3 (3.90%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.90%) Prototyping
9 3 (3.90%) SDLC
9 3 (3.90%) System Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 36 (46.75%) C#
2 30 (38.96%) JavaScript
3 22 (28.57%) SQL
4 8 (10.39%) VB.NET
5 7 (9.09%) Java
6 4 (5.19%) PHP
7 3 (3.90%) Python
8 1 (1.30%) ABAP
8 1 (1.30%) Apex Code
8 1 (1.30%) Apple Swift
8 1 (1.30%) C
8 1 (1.30%) COBOL
8 1 (1.30%) Objective-C
8 1 (1.30%) PL/SQL
8 1 (1.30%) T-SQL
8 1 (1.30%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.30%) VB
8 1 (1.30%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (2.60%) Degree
2 1 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (1.30%) SC Cleared
2 1 (1.30%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.30%) Disclosure Scotland
System Software
1 5 (6.49%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Ansible
1 1 (1.30%) Marathon
1 1 (1.30%) Mesos
1 1 (1.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (11.69%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.19%) Sitecore
3 2 (2.60%) ATG
3 2 (2.60%) SAP
4 1 (1.30%) HP
4 1 (1.30%) Informatica
4 1 (1.30%) Oracle
4 1 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (1.30%) Xamarin
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