Period
to 23 February 2018

The median contractor rate for a Developer was £390 per day in advertised job vacancies in Southampton during the 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 2 4 7
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 65 76 97
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Southampton 15.19% 14.23% 16.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 16.29% 15.26% 16.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 47 72
Southampton median daily rate £390 £355 £343
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +9.86% +3.65% -2.14%
10th Percentile £313 £253 £293
90th Percentile £501 £559 £438
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £350
% change year-on-year - +14.29% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 2 5
Southampton median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -3.23%
Hampshire median hourly rate £45.00 £42.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year +5.88% +13.33% -6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton. 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
Southampton
Contract vacancies in Southampton with a recognized job title 399 498 571
% of contract IT jobs with a recognized job title 93.22% 93.26% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 265 309 385
Southampton median daily rate £400 £390 £350
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +2.56% +11.43% -6.67%
10th Percentile £225 £183 £225
90th Percentile £575 £591 £533
Hampshire median daily rate £400 £400 £380
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +4.83%
Number of hourly rates quoted 24 44 52
Southampton median hourly rate £43.35 £14.50 £17.75
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +198.97% -18.31% +29.56%
10th Percentile £15.07 £10.76 £11.11
90th Percentile £50.35 £34.25 £47.25
Hampshire median hourly rate £19.17 £22.50 £22.45
% change year-on-year -14.80% +0.22% +28.29%

Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 6 months to 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018, Developer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all contract job ads across the Southampton region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 25 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 20 (30.77%) C#
2 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
3 18 (27.69%) .NET
4 15 (23.08%) SQL
4 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (23.08%) TDD
5 14 (21.54%) HTML
5 14 (21.54%) Oracle
6 13 (20.00%) CSS
6 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (16.92%) XML
8 10 (15.38%) Scrum
8 10 (15.38%) jQuery
9 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (12.31%) Adobe
10 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
10 8 (12.31%) Java
10 8 (12.31%) MVC
10 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 8 (12.31%) .NET Framework
10 8 (12.31%) JSON
10 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
10 8 (12.31%) LiveCycle
11 7 (10.77%) WPF
11 7 (10.77%) MySQL
12 6 (9.23%) OO
12 6 (9.23%) CRM
12 6 (9.23%) Dynamics CRM
12 6 (9.23%) Retail

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 8 (12.31%) LiveCycle
2 3 (4.62%) Apache
3 2 (3.08%) IIS
3 2 (3.08%) Oracle Service Bus
3 2 (3.08%) WebLogic
3 2 (3.08%) WebSphere
4 1 (1.54%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (1.54%) CMS
4 1 (1.54%) Commerce Server
4 1 (1.54%) SharePoint
4 1 (1.54%) Sitecore CMS
4 1 (1.54%) WebSphere Application Server
Business Applications
1 6 (9.23%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.54%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 5 (7.69%) Dynamics 365
2 3 (4.62%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.62%) GitHub
3 2 (3.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.54%) Bluemix
4 1 (1.54%) IBM Cloud
4 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (4.62%) SMS
2 1 (1.54%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (38.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.31%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (10.77%) MySQL
4 4 (6.15%) Relational Database
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (4.62%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (3.08%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (3.08%) Oracle Database
6 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (1.54%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.54%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (1.54%) OLAP
7 1 (1.54%) Oracle Reports
7 1 (1.54%) Power BI
7 1 (1.54%) QlikView
7 1 (1.54%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.54%) SAP BW
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
2 4 (6.15%) Subversion
3 3 (4.62%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.08%) JIRA
4 2 (3.08%) JUnit
4 2 (3.08%) Moq
4 2 (3.08%) NUnit
4 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.54%) gulp
5 1 (1.54%) Jasmine
5 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.54%) Karma Test Runner
5 1 (1.54%) Maven
5 1 (1.54%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.54%) PostCSS
5 1 (1.54%) Protractor
5 1 (1.54%) Selenium
5 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.54%) webpack
General
1 6 (9.23%) Finance
1 6 (9.23%) Retail
2 3 (4.62%) Automotive
3 2 (3.08%) Back Office
3 2 (3.08%) Manufacturing
3 2 (3.08%) Marketing
4 1 (1.54%) Electronics
4 1 (1.54%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.69%) .NET
2 14 (21.54%) HTML
3 13 (20.00%) CSS
4 11 (16.92%) XML
5 10 (15.38%) jQuery
6 8 (12.31%) .NET Framework
6 8 (12.31%) ASP.NET
6 8 (12.31%) JSON
7 7 (10.77%) WPF
8 6 (9.23%) HTML5
8 6 (9.23%) REST
8 6 (9.23%) WCF
9 5 (7.69%) Web Services
10 4 (6.15%) Ajax
10 4 (6.15%) AngularJS
10 4 (6.15%) Entity Framework
10 4 (6.15%) LAMP
10 4 (6.15%) Node.js
10 4 (6.15%) RESTful
10 4 (6.15%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.62%) EPoS
1 3 (4.62%) User Experience
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science
2 2 (3.08%) N-Tier
3 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.54%) Animation
3 1 (1.54%) Client/Server
3 1 (1.54%) Fintech
3 1 (1.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (1.54%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Windows
2 3 (4.62%) Linux
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (23.08%) TDD
2 10 (15.38%) Scrum
3 9 (13.85%) Business Intelligence
4 8 (12.31%) MVC
5 6 (9.23%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (9.23%) CRM
5 6 (9.23%) Migration
5 6 (9.23%) OO
6 5 (7.69%) ETL
6 5 (7.69%) Front End Development
6 5 (7.69%) Mentoring
6 5 (7.69%) Test Automation
7 4 (6.15%) Data Migration
7 4 (6.15%) MVVM
7 4 (6.15%) OOD
7 4 (6.15%) SDLC
7 4 (6.15%) Use Case
7 4 (6.15%) Workflow
8 3 (4.62%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 20 (30.77%) C#
1 20 (30.77%) JavaScript
2 15 (23.08%) SQL
3 8 (12.31%) Java
4 4 (6.15%) PHP
5 3 (4.62%) T-SQL
6 2 (3.08%) VB.NET
6 2 (3.08%) XQuery
7 1 (1.54%) ES6
7 1 (1.54%) PHP 5
7 1 (1.54%) PHP 7
7 1 (1.54%) TypeScript
7 1 (1.54%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.15%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) BC Cleared
3 1 (1.54%) MCSA
3 1 (1.54%) MCSE
3 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (4.62%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.62%) Ansible
1 3 (4.62%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 14 (21.54%) Oracle
2 13 (20.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (12.31%) Adobe
4 4 (6.15%) SAP
5 3 (4.62%) JD Edwards
6 2 (3.08%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (3.08%) Telerik
7 1 (1.54%) ATG
7 1 (1.54%) hybris
7 1 (1.54%) Sitecore