The median contractor rate for a Software Developer was £288 per day in advertised job vacancies in Winchester during the 3 months to 25 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
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Developer
Hampshire / Winchester
Rank 25 29 21
Rank change year-on-year +4 -8  
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 6 4
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in Winchester 1.59% 3.09% 3.88%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.65% 3.19% 3.88%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 5 1
Median daily rate £288 £330 £290
Median daily rate % change year-on-year -12.87% +13.79%  
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £350 £325
% change year-on-year - +7.69%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 3
Median hourly rate - £44.00 £40.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year - +10.00%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £42.50 £34.00
% change year-on-year - +25.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in contract job vacancies advertised in Winchester. 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
Winchester
Contract job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 121 188 103
As % of all contract IT job vacancies advertised in Winchester 96.03% 96.91% 100.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 110 160 69
Median daily rate £425 £360 £430
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +18.05% -16.27%  
90% offered a daily rate of more than £268 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £388 £375
% change year-on-year +3.22% +3.33%  
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 13 19
Median hourly rate £19.50 £17.50 £14.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.42% +20.68%  
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £20.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year -12.50% +16.14%  

Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Winchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Software Developer in Winchester

Software Developer
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor daily rate trend for Software Developer in Winchester

Software Developer
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in Winchester

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

Contractor hourly rate trend for Software Developer in Winchester

Software Developer Skill Set
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Winchester

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Winchester region featuring Software Developer in the job title.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) Microservices
2 1 (50.00%) MVC
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) TDD
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft

Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Winchester 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) NoSQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) NUnit
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (50.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (50.00%) CSS
2 1 (50.00%) Entity Framework
2 1 (50.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) jQuery
2 1 (50.00%) NHibernate
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Microservices
1 1 (50.00%) MVC
1 1 (50.00%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) JavaScript
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
Winchester, Hampshire
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