The median contractor rate for a Developer was £313 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 3 months to 24 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.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 2 9 2
Rank change year-on-year +7 -7  
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 43 35 87
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 16.48% 12.50% 20.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 17.62% 13.26% 21.59%
Number of daily rates quoted 17 26 52
Median daily rate £313 £338 £346
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -7.40% -2.52%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £275 £269
10% offered a daily rate of more than £360 £425 £411
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year - +7.14%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Median hourly rate £42.50 - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £42.50 £36.00
% change year-on-year -5.88% +18.05%  

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 244 264 403
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 93.49% 94.29% 94.16%
Number of daily rates quoted 138 182 279
Median daily rate £375 £350 £378
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +7.14% -7.40%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £200 £150 £240
10% offered a daily rate of more than £568 £450 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 12 21 21
Median hourly rate £16.25 £15.00 £13.88
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +8.33% +8.10%  
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £14.13 £13.20 £10.40
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £17.50 £22.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.38
% change year-on-year -12.50% +15.10%  

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 24 March 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 hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Developer in Southampton.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Developer in Southampton

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 24 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 Southampton region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 35 (42.68%) .NET
2 30 (36.59%) JavaScript
3 29 (35.37%) SQL
4 28 (34.15%) C#
5 27 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (24.39%) HTML
6 20 (24.39%) ASP.NET
7 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
7 19 (23.17%) MVC
8 17 (20.73%) CSS
9 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
10 13 (15.85%) Java
11 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
12 11 (13.41%) AngularJS
12 11 (13.41%) Web Development
13 9 (10.98%) Retail
13 9 (10.98%) Front End Development
13 9 (10.98%) HTML5
14 8 (9.76%) REST
14 8 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
15 7 (8.54%) E-Commerce
15 7 (8.54%) VB.NET
15 7 (8.54%) TDD
15 7 (8.54%) Scrum
15 7 (8.54%) CSS3
15 7 (8.54%) React
16 6 (7.32%) webpack
16 6 (7.32%) Grunt
16 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
16 6 (7.32%) jQuery

Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 4 (4.88%) CMS
2 3 (3.66%) Cloud Foundry
2 3 (3.66%) IIS
3 2 (2.44%) BizTalk Server
3 2 (2.44%) Commerce Server
3 2 (2.44%) OpenStack
3 2 (2.44%) Sitecore CMS
3 2 (2.44%) Umbraco
3 2 (2.44%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.22%) Apache
4 1 (1.22%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.22%) Drupal
4 1 (1.22%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (1.22%) ExpressionEngine
4 1 (1.22%) JBoss
4 1 (1.22%) NetWeaver
4 1 (1.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (3.66%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
3 1 (1.22%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (2.44%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.22%) SAP BPC
3 1 (1.22%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 12 (14.63%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.22%) Force.com
3 1 (1.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.66%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (23.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 4 (4.88%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (3.66%) MongoDB
4 3 (3.66%) NoSQL
4 3 (3.66%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (2.44%) Geospatial Data
5 2 (2.44%) RDBMS
5 2 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (1.22%) Big Data
6 1 (1.22%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.22%) HBase
6 1 (1.22%) Pentaho
6 1 (1.22%) SAP BW
6 1 (1.22%) Sqoop
6 1 (1.22%) Star Schema
Development Applications
1 6 (7.32%) Grunt
1 6 (7.32%) webpack
2 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.10%) gulp
3 4 (4.88%) Jasmine
3 4 (4.88%) Jenkins
4 3 (3.66%) Maven
5 2 (2.44%) JUnit
5 2 (2.44%) Selenium
5 2 (2.44%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.22%) Ant
6 1 (1.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (1.22%) ERwin
6 1 (1.22%) Hudson
6 1 (1.22%) JBehave
6 1 (1.22%) JIRA
6 1 (1.22%) jMock
6 1 (1.22%) Karma Test Runner
6 1 (1.22%) Mockito
6 1 (1.22%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (10.98%) Retail
2 6 (7.32%) Advertising
2 6 (7.32%) Finance
3 2 (2.44%) Marketing
4 1 (1.22%) Dutch Language
4 1 (1.22%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (42.68%) .NET
2 20 (24.39%) ASP.NET
2 20 (24.39%) HTML
3 17 (20.73%) CSS
4 11 (13.41%) AngularJS
5 9 (10.98%) HTML5
6 8 (9.76%) REST
7 7 (8.54%) CSS3
7 7 (8.54%) React
8 6 (7.32%) jQuery
8 6 (7.32%) Web Services
9 5 (6.10%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (6.10%) Redux
9 5 (6.10%) RESTful
9 5 (6.10%) Sass
10 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET Web API
10 4 (4.88%) XML
11 3 (3.66%) .NET Framework
11 3 (3.66%) J2EE
11 3 (3.66%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 3 (3.66%) Computer Science
1 3 (3.66%) N-Tier
2 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (2.44%) User Experience
2 2 (2.44%) W3C
3 1 (1.22%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.22%) Mobile App
3 1 (1.22%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 2 (2.44%) Windows
2 1 (1.22%) Android
2 1 (1.22%) Apple iOS
2 1 (1.22%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (32.93%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (23.17%) MVC
3 11 (13.41%) Web Development
4 9 (10.98%) Front End Development
5 7 (8.54%) E-Commerce
5 7 (8.54%) Scrum
5 7 (8.54%) TDD
6 6 (7.32%) CRM
7 5 (6.10%) DevOps
8 4 (4.88%) Microservices
8 4 (4.88%) Workflow
9 3 (3.66%) BDD
9 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.66%) ETL
9 3 (3.66%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.66%) Migration
9 3 (3.66%) Open Source
9 3 (3.66%) Prototyping
10 2 (2.44%) Domain-Driven Design
10 2 (2.44%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 30 (36.59%) JavaScript
2 29 (35.37%) SQL
3 28 (34.15%) C#
4 13 (15.85%) Java
5 7 (8.54%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.32%) Python
7 5 (6.10%) ES6
8 4 (4.88%) PHP
9 3 (3.66%) VBA
10 2 (2.44%) Apex Code
10 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.44%) C
10 2 (2.44%) F#
10 2 (2.44%) Groovy
11 1 (1.22%) Apple Swift
11 1 (1.22%) Go
11 1 (1.22%) Scala
11 1 (1.22%) SOQL
11 1 (1.22%) TypeScript
11 1 (1.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (4.88%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.44%) WCAG
2 1 (1.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.22%) Docker
1 1 (1.22%) Firmware
1 1 (1.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (3.66%) Ansible
2 1 (1.22%) Marathon
2 1 (1.22%) Mesos
2 1 (1.22%) Puppet
Vendors
1 15 (18.29%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.10%) ATG
3 4 (4.88%) Oracle
3 4 (4.88%) SAP
4 3 (3.66%) Sitecore
5 2 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
5 2 (2.44%) Splunk
6 1 (1.22%) Cloudera
6 1 (1.22%) Cognos
6 1 (1.22%) Cramer
6 1 (1.22%) Hortonworks
6 1 (1.22%) JD Edwards
6 1 (1.22%) MapR
6 1 (1.22%) Xamarin
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