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 19 January 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
19 Jan 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 68 126 111
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 27.53% 39.38% 36.39%
As % of the Job Titles category 28.94% 39.75% 37.63%
Number of daily rates quoted 48 85 80
Median daily rate £361 £388 £329
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.77% +17.96%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £287 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £422 £471 £452
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 14 1
Median hourly rate £42.25 £45.88 £52.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.90% -12.61%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £40.00 £35.18
% change year-on-year
-6.25% +13.71%

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
235 317 295
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.14% 99.06% 96.72%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 194 174
Median daily rate £348 £400 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-13.12% +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £238 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £393 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+3.28% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 30 31
Median hourly rate £39.50 £43.75 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-9.71% +118.75%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £38.25
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.08
% change year-on-year
- +8.83%

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 19 January 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 19 January 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 28 £350 -12.50% 15
Taunton -4 19 £365 -8.75% 1
Yeovil -5 10 £338 -25.00% 2
Street 0 2 £550 +66.03% 2
Bridgwater 0 1 £403 +11.03%
Developer
South West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 64 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
2 61 (53.98%) .NET
3 60 (53.10%) C#
4 52 (46.02%) SQL Server
5 38 (33.63%) Scrum
6 30 (26.55%) SQL
7 29 (25.66%) Security Cleared
8 28 (24.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 28 (24.78%) ASP.NET
9 26 (23.01%) .NET Framework
9 26 (23.01%) HTML
9 26 (23.01%) MVC
10 23 (20.35%) SC Cleared
10 23 (20.35%) SQL Server 2012
11 22 (19.47%) Unit Testing
12 21 (18.58%) CSS
13 20 (17.70%) Software Engineering
14 19 (16.81%) Web Development
14 19 (16.81%) TDD
14 19 (16.81%) Java
14 19 (16.81%) Git (software)
15 18 (15.93%) HTML5
15 18 (15.93%) JavaScript
15 18 (15.93%) Automated Testing
16 17 (15.04%) Kanban
17 16 (14.16%) Continuous Delivery
18 15 (13.27%) Pair Programming
18 15 (13.27%) QA
18 15 (13.27%) WPF
18 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC

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 11 (9.73%) NServiceBus
2 5 (4.42%) Apache Spark
2 5 (4.42%) IIS
2 5 (4.42%) K2 blackpearl
3 3 (2.65%) Apache Pig
3 3 (2.65%) Drupal
3 3 (2.65%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.88%) Apache
5 1 (0.88%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.88%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.88%) CMS
Applications
1 7 (6.19%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) MS Office
2 1 (0.88%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.88%) Magento
1 1 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (7.08%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (7.08%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.88%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.88%) PaaS
2 1 (0.88%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.88%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (46.02%) SQL Server
2 23 (20.35%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (11.50%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (9.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (8.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (7.08%) NoSQL
6 8 (7.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 7 (6.19%) Data Warehouse
8 5 (4.42%) Apache Hive
8 5 (4.42%) Big Data
8 5 (4.42%) Hadoop
9 4 (3.54%) MySQL
9 4 (3.54%) SQL Server 2014
10 3 (2.65%) Apache Accumulo
10 3 (2.65%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (2.65%) HBase
10 3 (2.65%) Relational Database
10 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2005
10 3 (2.65%) SQL Server 2016
11 2 (1.77%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 28 (24.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 19 (16.81%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.96%) Selenium
4 6 (5.31%) SpecFlow
4 6 (5.31%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.65%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.88%) Grunt
6 1 (0.88%) JIRA
6 1 (0.88%) Maven
6 1 (0.88%) NuGet
6 1 (0.88%) NUnit
6 1 (0.88%) Rational DOORS
General
1 12 (10.62%) Finance
2 2 (1.77%) Aerospace
2 2 (1.77%) Games
2 2 (1.77%) Manufacturing
2 2 (1.77%) Marketing
3 1 (0.88%) Back Office
3 1 (0.88%) Billing
3 1 (0.88%) Electronics
3 1 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (0.88%) Retail
3 1 (0.88%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (53.98%) .NET
2 28 (24.78%) ASP.NET
3 26 (23.01%) .NET Framework
3 26 (23.01%) HTML
4 21 (18.58%) CSS
5 18 (15.93%) HTML5
6 15 (13.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 15 (13.27%) WPF
7 10 (8.85%) AngularJS
7 10 (8.85%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (7.96%) Node.js
9 7 (6.19%) Entity Framework
9 7 (6.19%) jQuery
9 7 (6.19%) LINQ
10 6 (5.31%) ASP.NET MVC 5
10 6 (5.31%) Gherkin
10 6 (5.31%) XML
11 5 (4.42%) Sass
11 5 (4.42%) Web Services
11 5 (4.42%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (4.42%) Mobile App
2 4 (3.54%) User Experience
3 2 (1.77%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.88%) CMDB
4 1 (0.88%) N-Tier
4 1 (0.88%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (4.42%) Linux
1 5 (4.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (56.64%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (33.63%) Scrum
3 26 (23.01%) MVC
4 22 (19.47%) Unit Testing
5 20 (17.70%) Software Engineering
6 19 (16.81%) TDD
6 19 (16.81%) Web Development
7 18 (15.93%) Automated Testing
8 17 (15.04%) Kanban
9 16 (14.16%) Continuous Delivery
10 15 (13.27%) Pair Programming
11 11 (9.73%) Business Intelligence
11 11 (9.73%) Line Management
11 11 (9.73%) Microservices
12 10 (8.85%) BDD
13 9 (7.96%) Test Automation
14 8 (7.08%) Workflow
15 7 (6.19%) Continuous Integration
16 6 (5.31%) Front End Development
16 6 (5.31%) Test Planning
Programming Languages
1 60 (53.10%) C#
2 30 (26.55%) SQL
3 19 (16.81%) Java
4 18 (15.93%) JavaScript
5 6 (5.31%) C++
5 6 (5.31%) T-SQL
6 3 (2.65%) PHP
6 3 (2.65%) VB.NET
7 2 (1.77%) Python
7 2 (1.77%) Ruby
8 1 (0.88%) Ada
8 1 (0.88%) Scala
8 1 (0.88%) TypeScript
8 1 (0.88%) VB
Qualifications
1 29 (25.66%) Security Cleared
2 23 (20.35%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (13.27%) QA
System Software
1 3 (2.65%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (4.42%) Oozie
2 3 (2.65%) Ansible
Vendors
1 13 (11.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.65%) Oracle
3 2 (1.77%) Cloudera
3 2 (1.77%) Google
4 1 (0.88%) BMC
4 1 (0.88%) CA
4 1 (0.88%) HEAT Software
4 1 (0.88%) HP
4 1 (0.88%) Luciad
4 1 (0.88%) SAP
4 1 (0.88%) ServiceNow
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