The table below looks at the statistics for the Applications Developer role in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Applications Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 6 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily contractor rates and hourly contractor rates are treated separately. When calculating average contractor rates, daily rates are not derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Application Developer
Rank 38 - 44
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring an Applications Developer 3 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.12% - 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.15% - 0.58%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Average daily rate
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£300 - -
UK excluding London average daily rate £338 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
-3.57% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £28.50 £32.50 £23.75
% change year-on-year
-12.30% +36.84%
Applications Developer
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of contract jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
260 233 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 97.38% 93.20% 96.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 141 92
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.80 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £32.50 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

Applications Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Applications Developer in the job title across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Applications Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Applications Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Applications Developer across the Somerset region.

Applications Developer Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Applications Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Applications Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Applications Developer
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Applications Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Average
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Average Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - - - - 2
Street - - - -
Applications Developer
South West

Applications Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Applications Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Developer in their job title.

1 5 (83.33%) SQL
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 4 (66.67%) C#
2 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
3 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Google
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
3 1 (16.67%) MVC
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Scrum
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
3 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (16.67%) Google App Engine
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
3 1 (16.67%) K2 blackpearl
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Big Data
3 1 (16.67%) GitHub
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap

Applications Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Applications Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of contract IT job ads sampled with Applications Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (66.67%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (16.67%) K2 blackpearl
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Google App Engine
1 1 (16.67%) GitHub
1 1 (16.67%) Google Cloud Platform
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) BigQuery
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
1 1 (16.67%) Git (software)
1 1 (16.67%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) .NET
2 4 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 4 (66.67%) WCF
3 1 (16.67%) jQuery
3 1 (16.67%) HTML5
3 1 (16.67%) CSS3
3 1 (16.67%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 1 (16.67%) ASP.NET
3 1 (16.67%) CSS
3 1 (16.67%) Web Services
3 1 (16.67%) WinForms
3 1 (16.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
1 1 (16.67%) MVC
1 1 (16.67%) Scrum
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) Automated Testing
1 1 (16.67%) Project Planning
1 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 4 (66.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) JavaScript
3 1 (16.67%) VB
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Google