The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset region that had Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 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.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 3 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-2 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 55 148 107
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 22.82% 37.37% 30.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 23.50% 37.76% 31.75%
Number of daily rates quoted 32 109 82
Median daily rate £343 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-5.51% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £278 £298 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £418 £427 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £380 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 9 6 1
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.75 £29.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.14% +48.30%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £38.63 £39.50 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-2.21% +12.29%
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
234 392 337
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 97.10% 98.99% 96.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 114 245 221
Median daily rate £301 £375 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-19.86% +15.38%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £128 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £385 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 55 30 31
Median hourly rate £38.50 £19.00 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+102.63% -5.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £11.70 £12.10
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £44.00 £35.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £15.88
% change year-on-year
-2.94% +7.08%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Somerset region that featured Developer in the job title.

Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Developer Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Developer
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Developer Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Developer
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Developer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016.

Developer Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

Developer
Contract Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath -1 22 £300 -17.24% 15
Taunton -5 12 £375 -1.31% 6
Yeovil -7 10 - - 4
Street +1 3 £380 +8.57%
Bridgwater 0 1 £403 +11.03%
Developer
South West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 Somerset region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 53 (52.48%) C#
2 52 (51.49%) .NET
3 51 (50.50%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (44.55%) SQL Server
5 28 (27.72%) Scrum
6 26 (25.74%) HTML
7 24 (23.76%) SQL
7 24 (23.76%) CSS
8 23 (22.77%) Team Foundation Server
9 22 (21.78%) ASP.NET
10 21 (20.79%) MVC
10 21 (20.79%) Security Cleared
11 19 (18.81%) Web Development
11 19 (18.81%) Microsoft
12 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
12 16 (15.84%) SC Cleared
13 15 (14.85%) Unit Testing
13 15 (14.85%) Java
13 15 (14.85%) Finance
13 15 (14.85%) .NET Framework
14 14 (13.86%) SQL Server 2012
15 13 (12.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 13 (12.87%) Software Engineering
16 12 (11.88%) TDD
16 12 (11.88%) Automated Testing
16 12 (11.88%) SharePoint
16 12 (11.88%) Continuous Delivery
16 12 (11.88%) Git (software)
16 12 (11.88%) HTML5
17 11 (10.89%) Visual Studio

Developer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 12 (11.88%) SharePoint
2 8 (7.92%) BizTalk Server
3 6 (5.94%) NServiceBus
4 4 (3.96%) IIS
4 4 (3.96%) K2 blackpearl
5 3 (2.97%) Apache Pig
5 3 (2.97%) Apache Spark
6 2 (1.98%) Drupal
6 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.98%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.99%) Apache
7 1 (0.99%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.99%) CMS
7 1 (0.99%) Umbraco
7 1 (0.99%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.98%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (7.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.98%) SAP CO
2 2 (1.98%) SAP FI
2 2 (1.98%) SAP FI/CO
2 2 (1.98%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.99%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.95%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.99%) PaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 45 (44.55%) SQL Server
2 14 (13.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (12.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 7 (6.93%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2008
6 5 (4.95%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 4 (3.96%) Data Warehouse
8 3 (2.97%) Apache Accumulo
8 3 (2.97%) Apache Hive
8 3 (2.97%) Hadoop
8 3 (2.97%) HBase
8 3 (2.97%) MySQL
8 3 (2.97%) Relational Database
8 3 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
9 2 (1.98%) PerformancePoint
9 2 (1.98%) PowerPivot
9 2 (1.98%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.99%) DTS
10 1 (0.99%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 23 (22.77%) Team Foundation Server
2 12 (11.88%) Git (software)
3 11 (10.89%) Visual Studio
4 6 (5.94%) Selenium
5 3 (2.97%) SpecFlow
5 3 (2.97%) Vagrant
6 2 (1.98%) LSMW
7 1 (0.99%) Dreamweaver
7 1 (0.99%) Maven
7 1 (0.99%) NUnit
7 1 (0.99%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (14.85%) Finance
2 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.97%) Marketing
2 3 (2.97%) Retail
3 2 (1.98%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.98%) Electronics
3 2 (1.98%) Telecoms
4 1 (0.99%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (51.49%) .NET
2 26 (25.74%) HTML
3 24 (23.76%) CSS
4 22 (21.78%) ASP.NET
5 15 (14.85%) .NET Framework
6 12 (11.88%) HTML5
7 8 (7.92%) ASP.NET MVC
7 8 (7.92%) WPF
8 7 (6.93%) ASP.NET Web API
8 7 (6.93%) LINQ
9 6 (5.94%) ASP.NET MVC 5
9 6 (5.94%) CSS3
9 6 (5.94%) Web Services
9 6 (5.94%) XML
10 5 (4.95%) jQuery
10 5 (4.95%) Sass
10 5 (4.95%) Spring
11 4 (3.96%) AngularJS
11 4 (3.96%) Node.js
11 4 (3.96%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (2.97%) User Experience
2 2 (1.98%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (0.99%) CMDB
3 1 (0.99%) Mobile App
3 1 (0.99%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 4 (3.96%) Windows
2 3 (2.97%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (50.50%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (27.72%) Scrum
3 21 (20.79%) MVC
4 19 (18.81%) Web Development
5 15 (14.85%) Unit Testing
6 13 (12.87%) Software Engineering
7 12 (11.88%) Automated Testing
7 12 (11.88%) Continuous Delivery
7 12 (11.88%) TDD
8 11 (10.89%) Pair Programming
9 10 (9.90%) Business Intelligence
9 10 (9.90%) Kanban
10 8 (7.92%) CRM
10 8 (7.92%) Line Management
11 6 (5.94%) BDD
11 6 (5.94%) Front End Development
11 6 (5.94%) Test Automation
11 6 (5.94%) Workflow
12 5 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (4.95%) OO
Programming Languages
1 53 (52.48%) C#
2 24 (23.76%) SQL
3 16 (15.84%) JavaScript
4 15 (14.85%) Java
5 5 (4.95%) C++
5 5 (4.95%) T-SQL
6 4 (3.96%) PHP
7 3 (2.97%) VB.NET
8 2 (1.98%) ABAP
8 2 (1.98%) Ruby
9 1 (0.99%) Ada
9 1 (0.99%) PL/SQL
9 1 (0.99%) Python
9 1 (0.99%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.99%) VB
Qualifications
1 21 (20.79%) Security Cleared
2 16 (15.84%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.90%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.97%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (2.97%) Ansible
1 3 (2.97%) Oozie
Vendors
1 19 (18.81%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.96%) SAP
3 3 (2.97%) Oracle
4 1 (0.99%) Adobe
4 1 (0.99%) BMC
4 1 (0.99%) CA
4 1 (0.99%) Google
4 1 (0.99%) HEAT Software
4 1 (0.99%) HP
4 1 (0.99%) Luciad
4 1 (0.99%) ServiceNow
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