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 26 February 2017 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
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Developer
South West / Somerset
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 69 85 108
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 30.00% 29.21% 34.73%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.80% 29.31% 36.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 49 49 71
Median daily rate £350 £380 £340
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-7.89% +11.76%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £277 £295 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £480 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 16 3
Median hourly rate £41.50 £44.00 £36.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-5.68% +22.22%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £39.50 £38.75 £33.20
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.00 £57.00 £49.20
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.50
% change year-on-year
- +12.67%

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
217 290 300
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 94.35% 99.66% 96.46%
Number of daily rates quoted 118 152 182
Median daily rate £350 £400 £355
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +12.67%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £275 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 44 44 23
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
- +128.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £46.50
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £17.22
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +4.52%

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 26 February 2017.

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
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 26 February 2017. 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 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 0 26 £375 - 16
Taunton -3 16 £313 -24.24% 3
Yeovil -5 12 £338 -32.50% 2
Street +3 3 £475 +46.15% 1
Developer
South West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 Somerset region featuring Developer in the job title.

1 68 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
2 64 (52.89%) C#
3 59 (48.76%) .NET
4 48 (39.67%) SQL Server
5 39 (32.23%) Scrum
6 32 (26.45%) SQL
6 32 (26.45%) Security Cleared
7 31 (25.62%) ASP.NET
8 29 (23.97%) HTML
8 29 (23.97%) MVC
9 28 (23.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 26 (21.49%) SC Cleared
10 26 (21.49%) Java
11 23 (19.01%) CSS
11 23 (19.01%) .NET Framework
12 21 (17.36%) Git (software)
12 21 (17.36%) JavaScript
12 21 (17.36%) Software Engineering
13 20 (16.53%) Web Development
13 20 (16.53%) HTML5
14 19 (15.70%) TDD
15 18 (14.88%) SQL Server 2012
16 17 (14.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 17 (14.05%) WPF
17 16 (13.22%) Unit Testing
17 16 (13.22%) BDD
17 16 (13.22%) Microsoft
18 13 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
18 13 (10.74%) Finance
18 13 (10.74%) Automated Testing

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 7 (5.79%) NServiceBus
2 4 (3.31%) Apache Spark
3 3 (2.48%) Drupal
3 3 (2.48%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.65%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.83%) Apache
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Pig
5 1 (0.83%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.83%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.83%) CMS
5 1 (0.83%) IIS
5 1 (0.83%) K2 blackpearl
5 1 (0.83%) nginx
Applications
1 8 (6.61%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.65%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.83%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.83%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.83%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 4 (3.31%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.83%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.83%) PaaS
2 1 (0.83%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Internet
1 1 (0.83%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (39.67%) SQL Server
2 18 (14.88%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (10.74%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 10 (8.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 10 (8.26%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 9 (7.44%) NoSQL
6 8 (6.61%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (6.61%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (4.96%) Big Data
7 6 (4.96%) MySQL
8 4 (3.31%) Hadoop
8 4 (3.31%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (2.48%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (2.48%) Apache Hive
9 3 (2.48%) Relational Database
9 3 (2.48%) SQL Server 2016
10 2 (1.65%) PerformancePoint
10 2 (1.65%) PowerPivot
10 2 (1.65%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.65%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 28 (23.14%) Team Foundation Server
2 21 (17.36%) Git (software)
3 13 (10.74%) Selenium
4 10 (8.26%) SpecFlow
5 6 (4.96%) Visual Studio
6 5 (4.13%) JIRA
7 4 (3.31%) Rational DOORS
8 3 (2.48%) Cucumber
8 3 (2.48%) Eclipse
8 3 (2.48%) HP UFT
8 3 (2.48%) Sahi
8 3 (2.48%) WATIR
9 2 (1.65%) Grunt
10 1 (0.83%) Maven
10 1 (0.83%) NuGet
10 1 (0.83%) NUnit
10 1 (0.83%) Vagrant
General
1 13 (10.74%) Finance
2 5 (4.13%) Aerospace
3 3 (2.48%) Games
3 3 (2.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.65%) Electronics
4 2 (1.65%) Marketing
4 2 (1.65%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.83%) Advertising
5 1 (0.83%) Back Office
5 1 (0.83%) Billing
5 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.83%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (48.76%) .NET
2 31 (25.62%) ASP.NET
3 29 (23.97%) HTML
4 23 (19.01%) .NET Framework
4 23 (19.01%) CSS
5 20 (16.53%) HTML5
6 17 (14.05%) ASP.NET MVC
6 17 (14.05%) WPF
7 12 (9.92%) AngularJS
8 10 (8.26%) Gherkin
8 10 (8.26%) Node.js
9 8 (6.61%) jQuery
9 8 (6.61%) Web Services
9 8 (6.61%) XML
10 7 (5.79%) Entity Framework
10 7 (5.79%) LINQ
11 6 (4.96%) ASP.NET MVC 5
11 6 (4.96%) Sass
12 5 (4.13%) React
13 4 (3.31%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 8 (6.61%) User Experience
2 6 (4.96%) Mobile App
3 2 (1.65%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (1.65%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.83%) Animation
4 1 (0.83%) Client/Server
4 1 (0.83%) CMDB
4 1 (0.83%) HTC Vive
4 1 (0.83%) Oculus Rift
4 1 (0.83%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.13%) Linux
2 1 (0.83%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (56.20%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (32.23%) Scrum
3 29 (23.97%) MVC
4 21 (17.36%) Software Engineering
5 20 (16.53%) Web Development
6 19 (15.70%) TDD
7 16 (13.22%) BDD
7 16 (13.22%) Unit Testing
8 13 (10.74%) Automated Testing
8 13 (10.74%) Business Intelligence
8 13 (10.74%) Test Automation
9 12 (9.92%) Kanban
9 12 (9.92%) Pair Programming
10 10 (8.26%) Continuous Delivery
10 10 (8.26%) Continuous Integration
10 10 (8.26%) Microservices
10 10 (8.26%) OO
10 10 (8.26%) Test Planning
11 9 (7.44%) UML
12 8 (6.61%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (52.89%) C#
2 32 (26.45%) SQL
3 26 (21.49%) Java
4 21 (17.36%) JavaScript
5 10 (8.26%) C++
6 6 (4.96%) T-SQL
7 5 (4.13%) Ruby
8 4 (3.31%) Python
9 3 (2.48%) Ada
9 3 (2.48%) PHP
9 3 (2.48%) VB.NET
10 2 (1.65%) Scala
10 2 (1.65%) TypeScript
11 1 (0.83%) VB
11 1 (0.83%) X++
Qualifications
1 32 (26.45%) Security Cleared
2 26 (21.49%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.83%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (0.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.74%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.83%) Docker
1 1 (0.83%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.48%) Oozie
2 1 (0.83%) Ansible
2 1 (0.83%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 16 (13.22%) Microsoft
2 4 (3.31%) Oracle
3 2 (1.65%) Cloudera
3 2 (1.65%) Google
3 2 (1.65%) SAP
4 1 (0.83%) BMC
4 1 (0.83%) CA
4 1 (0.83%) Cognos
4 1 (0.83%) HEAT Software
4 1 (0.83%) HP
4 1 (0.83%) Jaspersoft
4 1 (0.83%) Luciad
4 1 (0.83%) ServiceNow
4 1 (0.83%) Sitecore
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