The table below looks at the statistics for the 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 Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 August 2014 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
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 116 68 73
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 34.32% 30.36% 39.04%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.83% 32.23% 40.56%
Number of daily rates quoted 90 50 42
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£325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £283 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 1 3
Average hourly rate £35.00 £40.00 £27.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +45.45%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £33.00
% change year-on-year
- +6.06%
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
315 211 180
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.20% 94.20% 96.26%
Number of daily rates quoted 228 128 90
Average daily rate £350 £320 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -1.53%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £290 £200 £180
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £425 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £340
% change year-on-year
- +2.94%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 13 15
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £15.75
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -20.63%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.65 £10.57 £9.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.50 £23.75 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%

Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

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 22 August 2014.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 22 August 2014. 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
Taunton -2 49 £378 +11.20% 10
Bath 0 29 £300 +1.69% 26
Street - 11 £298 - 5
Yeovil - 7 £450 -
Glastonbury -1 4 £450 +23.28%
Weston-super-Mare +1 1 £400 -
Wells - 1 £300 -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Somerton - - - -
Bridgwater - - - - 3
Frome - - - -
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited 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 Developer in their job title.

1 127 (57.73%) C#
1 127 (57.73%) .NET
2 108 (49.09%) SQL
3 92 (41.82%) Scrum
4 83 (37.73%) Security Cleared
5 81 (36.82%) Unit Testing
6 80 (36.36%) ASP.NET
7 77 (35.00%) SC Cleared
8 72 (32.73%) SQL Server
9 53 (24.09%) ASP.NET MVC
10 46 (20.91%) HTML
11 45 (20.45%) CSS
12 41 (18.64%) MVC
13 39 (17.73%) JavaScript
13 39 (17.73%) T-SQL
13 39 (17.73%) TDD
14 35 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
15 32 (14.55%) Back Office
16 31 (14.09%) Team Foundation Server
17 30 (13.64%) MySQL
17 30 (13.64%) Java
18 29 (13.18%) XML
19 27 (12.27%) SAP
19 27 (12.27%) .NET Framework
20 25 (11.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
21 23 (10.45%) SOA
21 23 (10.45%) Code Coverage
22 22 (10.00%) Web Services
22 22 (10.00%) PHP
22 22 (10.00%) Continuous Integration

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited 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 Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 20 (9.09%) K2 blackpearl
2 10 (4.55%) SharePoint
2 10 (4.55%) Drupal
3 7 (3.18%) Umbraco
3 7 (3.18%) BizTalk Server
4 4 (1.82%) CMS
4 4 (1.82%) ExpressionEngine
4 4 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.36%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.91%) Apache
6 2 (0.91%) MQSeries
6 2 (0.91%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.91%) IIS
6 2 (0.91%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.91%) Adobe CQ
6 2 (0.91%) Escenic
6 2 (0.91%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.45%) Node.js
7 1 (0.45%) GlassFish
7 1 (0.45%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.73%) MS Office
2 3 (1.36%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.45%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.45%) GIMP
3 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (1.36%) Summit
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.45%) SAP SD
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.82%) Amazon AWS
1 4 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (0.91%) GitHub
3 1 (0.45%) SaaS
3 1 (0.45%) Office 365
3 1 (0.45%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (32.73%) SQL Server
2 30 (13.64%) MySQL
3 18 (8.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 17 (7.73%) SQL Server 2008
5 10 (4.55%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.64%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.64%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.64%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (3.64%) NoSQL
7 6 (2.73%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (2.73%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.27%) Big Data
8 5 (2.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 4 (1.82%) CouchDB
10 3 (1.36%) Oracle ODI
10 3 (1.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.36%) DB2
11 2 (0.91%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.91%) QlikView
12 1 (0.45%) PerformancePoint
Development Applications
1 31 (14.09%) Team Foundation Server
2 13 (5.91%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.18%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.27%) Jenkins
5 4 (1.82%) Selenium
5 4 (1.82%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (1.36%) JUnit
7 2 (0.91%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.91%) Subversion
7 2 (0.91%) JIRA
8 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
8 1 (0.45%) MSTest
8 1 (0.45%) Moq
8 1 (0.45%) PowerBuilder
General
1 32 (14.55%) Back Office
2 14 (6.36%) Finance
3 11 (5.00%) Telecoms
4 10 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.64%) Electronics
5 8 (3.64%) Marketing
6 3 (1.36%) Retail
6 3 (1.36%) Legal
7 2 (0.91%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (57.73%) .NET
2 80 (36.36%) ASP.NET
3 53 (24.09%) ASP.NET MVC
4 46 (20.91%) HTML
5 45 (20.45%) CSS
6 35 (15.91%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 29 (13.18%) XML
8 27 (12.27%) .NET Framework
9 25 (11.36%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 22 (10.00%) Web Services
11 20 (9.09%) jQuery
12 18 (8.18%) HTML5
13 15 (6.82%) XHTML
13 15 (6.82%) WCF
14 14 (6.36%) CSS3
15 12 (5.45%) J2EE
16 10 (4.55%) WPF
17 9 (4.09%) XSLT
17 9 (4.09%) LAMP
18 8 (3.64%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.64%) DTV
2 6 (2.73%) GIS
3 5 (2.27%) Digital Media
4 4 (1.82%) Mobile App
5 2 (0.91%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.45%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.45%) RIA
6 1 (0.45%) AS400
6 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.73%) UNIX
2 5 (2.27%) Windows
2 5 (2.27%) Linux
3 3 (1.36%) Android
4 2 (0.91%) Windows 7
4 2 (0.91%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.45%) OS/400
5 1 (0.45%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (41.82%) Scrum
2 81 (36.82%) Unit Testing
3 41 (18.64%) MVC
4 39 (17.73%) TDD
5 23 (10.45%) SOA
5 23 (10.45%) Code Coverage
6 22 (10.00%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (6.82%) Automated Testing
8 14 (6.36%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (6.36%) OO
8 14 (6.36%) OOP
9 12 (5.45%) Software Engineering
10 11 (5.00%) Web Development
10 11 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
11 10 (4.55%) OOD
12 9 (4.09%) Responsive Web Design
12 9 (4.09%) User Acceptance Testing
13 8 (3.64%) Web Design
13 8 (3.64%) Programme Management
13 8 (3.64%) Digital Marketing
Programming Languages
1 127 (57.73%) C#
2 108 (49.09%) SQL
3 39 (17.73%) JavaScript
3 39 (17.73%) T-SQL
4 30 (13.64%) Java
5 22 (10.00%) PHP
6 17 (7.73%) ABAP
7 16 (7.27%) C++
8 11 (5.00%) VB.NET
9 9 (4.09%) PHP5
9 9 (4.09%) PL/SQL
10 7 (3.18%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.73%) Scala
12 3 (1.36%) VB
13 2 (0.91%) Python
13 2 (0.91%) VB6
13 2 (0.91%) Ruby
14 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
14 1 (0.45%) VBA
14 1 (0.45%) RPG
Qualifications
1 83 (37.73%) Security Cleared
2 77 (35.00%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.64%) Degree
4 6 (2.73%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.82%) QA
2 3 (1.36%) ISO 14001
2 3 (1.36%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 27 (12.27%) SAP
2 17 (7.73%) Microsoft
3 13 (5.91%) Oracle
4 9 (4.09%) Sitecore
5 6 (2.73%) Zend
6 3 (1.36%) Netezza
6 3 (1.36%) Greenplum
7 2 (0.91%) JBoss
7 2 (0.91%) Google
7 2 (0.91%) Twitter
8 1 (0.45%) ESRI
Bath, Avon
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Rate: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Taunton, Somerset
Network IT Recruitment
Posted: 20 hours ago
Somerset
Access Computer Consulting Plc
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Rate: £275 to £300 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Bath, Avon
Sanderson
Rate: £450 - £550 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
Network ITR
Rate: 300 to 330 per day GBP
Posted: 2 days ago
Street, Somerset
People Source Consulting
Rate: £350 - £400 per day + (Potentially higher)
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath, Avon
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: Market rates
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton, Somerset
ReThink Recruitment
Rate: £320 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
Taunton
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £330 per day
Posted: 13 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 21 days ago
Street
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £300 - £310 per day
Posted: 22 days ago
Street
Reed Technology - UK Posting Account
Rate: £250 - £310 per day
Posted: 27 days ago