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 31 May 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
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 6
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 64 124 106
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 27.12% 32.63% 23.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.63% 33.97% 23.82%
Number of daily rates quoted 38 81 81
Median daily rate £350 £345 £323
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+1.44% +6.97%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £300 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £433 £400 £350
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 10 8 3
Median hourly rate £38.75 £36.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+7.63% +9.09%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £31.75 £10.00 £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £38.80 £35.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
- +14.06%
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
216 365 445
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 91.53% 96.05% 98.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 107 209 332
Median daily rate £340 £363 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-6.20% +11.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £188 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £413
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 30 33 16
Median hourly rate £35.50 £30.77 £30.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+15.37% +2.56%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £10.00 £13.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.47 £55.00 £37.48
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £16.16 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.29% -2.06%

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 31 May 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 31 May 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 31 May 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 0 39 £350 -9.67% 22
Yeovil -5 9 - - 2
Street -1 2 £290 -14.07% 1
Bridgwater - 1 £410 -
Frome - 1 - -
Developer
South West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 57 (39.58%) JavaScript
2 50 (34.72%) HTML
3 49 (34.03%) Java
3 49 (34.03%) C#
4 46 (31.94%) CSS
5 43 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
6 36 (25.00%) .NET
7 34 (23.61%) SQL
8 32 (22.22%) Microsoft
9 31 (21.53%) Scrum
10 29 (20.14%) SQL Server
11 26 (18.06%) MVC
12 23 (15.97%) Software Engineering
13 22 (15.28%) C++
13 22 (15.28%) Web Services
14 19 (13.19%) OO
14 19 (13.19%) SharePoint
15 18 (12.50%) Web Development
16 17 (11.81%) Security Cleared
16 17 (11.81%) User Experience
17 16 (11.11%) AngularJS
18 15 (10.42%) HTML5
18 15 (10.42%) UML
19 14 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
20 13 (9.03%) Spring
20 13 (9.03%) Time Management
20 13 (9.03%) ASP.NET
21 12 (8.33%) PHP
21 12 (8.33%) jQuery
22 11 (7.64%) SC Cleared

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 19 (13.19%) SharePoint
2 11 (7.64%) BizTalk Server
2 11 (7.64%) CMS
3 8 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (3.47%) IIS
4 5 (3.47%) Node.js
4 5 (3.47%) Sitecore CMS
4 5 (3.47%) Umbraco
4 5 (3.47%) WordPress
5 4 (2.78%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.39%) Apache
6 2 (1.39%) Apache Solr
6 2 (1.39%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.69%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.69%) Confluence
7 1 (0.69%) GeoServer
7 1 (0.69%) nginx
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPEL
7 1 (0.69%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (6.25%) MS Office
2 6 (4.17%) MS Excel
3 2 (1.39%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (1.39%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.69%) InfoPath
4 1 (0.69%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.69%) Revit
Business Applications
1 10 (6.94%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.08%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.08%) Magento
3 2 (1.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.69%) BigMachines
4 1 (0.69%) Eloqua
4 1 (0.69%) Oracle BPM
4 1 (0.69%) SAP CO
4 1 (0.69%) SAP FI
4 1 (0.69%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (2.08%) Office 365
2 1 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.69%) GitHub
2 1 (0.69%) MailChimp
2 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.78%) HTTP
2 2 (1.39%) DNS
2 2 (1.39%) Firewall
2 2 (1.39%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.39%) VPN
3 1 (0.69%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.14%) SQL Server
2 14 (9.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (6.94%) MySQL
4 8 (5.56%) Data Warehouse
5 6 (4.17%) MongoDB
6 5 (3.47%) NoSQL
6 5 (3.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (2.78%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (2.08%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 3 (2.08%) GIS
8 3 (2.08%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (1.39%) Power BI
9 2 (1.39%) QGIS
9 2 (1.39%) RDBMS
9 2 (1.39%) Relational Database
9 2 (1.39%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.69%) Big Data
10 1 (0.69%) OLAP Cube
10 1 (0.69%) Qlik Sense
10 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 11 (7.64%) Visual Studio
2 10 (6.94%) Git (software)
3 7 (4.86%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (2.78%) gulp
5 3 (2.08%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.08%) Selenium
6 2 (1.39%) Bitbucket
6 2 (1.39%) Eclipse RCP
6 2 (1.39%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.39%) JIRA
6 2 (1.39%) PHPUnit
6 2 (1.39%) Vagrant
7 1 (0.69%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.69%) GitLab
7 1 (0.69%) Gradle
7 1 (0.69%) Grunt
7 1 (0.69%) JBehave
7 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.69%) Octopus Deploy
7 1 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 11 (7.64%) Aerospace
2 8 (5.56%) Finance
3 5 (3.47%) Retail
4 4 (2.78%) Advertising
4 4 (2.78%) Marketing
5 3 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.39%) Back Office
6 2 (1.39%) Electronics
6 2 (1.39%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.69%) Banking
7 1 (0.69%) Games
7 1 (0.69%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (34.72%) HTML
2 46 (31.94%) CSS
3 36 (25.00%) .NET
4 22 (15.28%) Web Services
5 16 (11.11%) AngularJS
6 15 (10.42%) HTML5
7 13 (9.03%) ASP.NET
7 13 (9.03%) Spring
8 12 (8.33%) jQuery
9 11 (7.64%) CSS3
10 10 (6.94%) XML
11 8 (5.56%) J2EE
11 8 (5.56%) WCF
12 7 (4.86%) Apache Camel
12 7 (4.86%) Laravel
12 7 (4.86%) REST
12 7 (4.86%) RESTful
13 6 (4.17%) ASP.NET MVC
14 5 (3.47%) Django
15 4 (2.78%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 17 (11.81%) User Experience
2 5 (3.47%) Management Information System
3 3 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (2.08%) Data Structures
3 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (2.08%) iPad
4 2 (1.39%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.69%) BBC
5 1 (0.69%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.69%) FMCG
5 1 (0.69%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.69%) Mobile App
5 1 (0.69%) Replication
5 1 (0.69%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.78%) Apple iOS
1 4 (2.78%) Linux
2 3 (2.08%) Android
3 2 (1.39%) Windows
4 1 (0.69%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (29.86%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (21.53%) Scrum
3 26 (18.06%) MVC
4 23 (15.97%) Software Engineering
5 19 (13.19%) OO
6 18 (12.50%) Web Development
7 15 (10.42%) UML
8 13 (9.03%) Time Management
9 11 (7.64%) Business Intelligence
9 11 (7.64%) CRM
10 10 (6.94%) TDD
11 9 (6.25%) BDD
11 9 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
11 9 (6.25%) Front End Development
12 6 (4.17%) E-Commerce
12 6 (4.17%) ETL
12 6 (4.17%) Logistics
12 6 (4.17%) Unit Testing
12 6 (4.17%) Wireframes
12 6 (4.17%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 57 (39.58%) JavaScript
2 49 (34.03%) C#
2 49 (34.03%) Java
3 34 (23.61%) SQL
4 22 (15.28%) C++
5 12 (8.33%) PHP
6 6 (4.17%) Python
7 5 (3.47%) T-SQL
8 3 (2.08%) VBA
9 2 (1.39%) PHP 5
9 2 (1.39%) PowerShell
9 2 (1.39%) Ruby
9 2 (1.39%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.69%) ABAP
10 1 (0.69%) Apex Code
10 1 (0.69%) Apple Swift
10 1 (0.69%) ECMAScript
10 1 (0.69%) PL/SQL
10 1 (0.69%) VB
10 1 (0.69%) X++
Qualifications
1 17 (11.81%) Security Cleared
2 11 (7.64%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.08%) Degree
4 1 (0.69%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.08%) SLA
2 2 (1.39%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.69%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.39%) Puppet
2 1 (0.69%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 32 (22.22%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.86%) SAP
3 6 (4.17%) Sitecore
4 5 (3.47%) Oracle
5 4 (2.78%) Luciad
6 2 (1.39%) Adobe
6 2 (1.39%) Tableau
7 1 (0.69%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.69%) Google
7 1 (0.69%) Sage
7 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.69%) Siebel
7 1 (0.69%) Thunderhead
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