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 6 March 2015 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
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 4 1
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -3
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 86 69 70
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 32.21% 27.60% 39.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.08% 29.61% 40.94%
Number of daily rates quoted 50 44 49
Average daily rate
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£325 £325 £305
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +6.55%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £284 £247 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £401 £413 £320
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 3 0 0
Average hourly rate £36.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.00 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
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
260 233 171
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 97.38% 93.20% 96.61%
Number of daily rates quoted 150 141 92
Average daily rate £350 £350 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +16.66%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £245 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £643 £475 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 19 17 21
Average hourly rate £30.00 £20.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% +100.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.00 £11.80 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £46.70 £32.50 £16.20
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.60 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-2.35% -2.85%

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 6 March 2015.

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 March 2015.

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 6 March 2015. 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
Bath 0 26 £306 +11.36% 29
Taunton +7 21 £315 -4.54% 6
Street 0 17 £330 -
Wells - - - -
Yeovil - - - - 1
Bridgwater - - - -
Cheddar - - - -
Clevedon - - - - 2
Frome - - - - 1
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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.

1 112 (58.64%) .NET
2 102 (53.40%) C#
3 95 (49.74%) SQL
4 73 (38.22%) SQL Server
5 66 (34.55%) ASP.NET
6 60 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
7 53 (27.75%) Unit Testing
8 44 (23.04%) Scrum
9 43 (22.51%) Security Cleared
10 42 (21.99%) MVC
11 40 (20.94%) Java
12 39 (20.42%) Microsoft
13 38 (19.90%) ASP.NET MVC
14 37 (19.37%) T-SQL
15 35 (18.32%) SC Cleared
16 33 (17.28%) JavaScript
17 32 (16.75%) HTML
17 32 (16.75%) Team Foundation Server
18 31 (16.23%) Oracle
19 29 (15.18%) CSS
19 29 (15.18%) Visual Studio
20 28 (14.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
21 27 (14.14%) SQL Server 2008
22 25 (13.09%) Automated Testing
23 22 (11.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
23 22 (11.52%) .NET Framework
24 20 (10.47%) WCF
25 18 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
25 18 (9.42%) VB.NET
26 17 (8.90%) HTML5

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 6 March 2015, 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 12 (6.28%) BizTalk Server
2 10 (5.24%) K2 blackpearl
3 5 (2.62%) Apache
3 5 (2.62%) Tomcat
4 4 (2.09%) SharePoint
5 3 (1.57%) IIS
5 3 (1.57%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.57%) WordPress
6 2 (1.05%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (1.05%) Node.js
6 2 (1.05%) Apache ServiceMix
6 2 (1.05%) JBoss
6 2 (1.05%) CMS
7 1 (0.52%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.52%) Drupal
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.52%) ExpressionEngine
7 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 3 (1.57%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.09%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.57%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.57%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.52%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.52%) Summit
3 1 (0.52%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.52%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.52%) Office 365
1 1 (0.52%) GitHub
1 1 (0.52%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.52%) LDAP
1 1 (0.52%) DHCP
1 1 (0.52%) HTTP
1 1 (0.52%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.52%) DNS
1 1 (0.52%) Internet
1 1 (0.52%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (38.22%) SQL Server
2 27 (14.14%) SQL Server 2008
3 22 (11.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 11 (5.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 10 (5.24%) MySQL
6 9 (4.71%) Oracle Database
7 8 (4.19%) Oracle Database 11g
7 8 (4.19%) SQL Server 2005
8 7 (3.66%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (3.14%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (2.62%) Oracle Reports
11 4 (2.09%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 3 (1.57%) Relational Database
12 3 (1.57%) Oracle Database 10g
13 2 (1.05%) Big Data
13 2 (1.05%) NoSQL
14 1 (0.52%) Oracle Exadata
14 1 (0.52%) Oracle OLAP
14 1 (0.52%) Amazon Redshift
14 1 (0.52%) OLAP Cube
Development Applications
1 32 (16.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (15.18%) Visual Studio
3 13 (6.81%) Git (software)
4 7 (3.66%) Bitbucket
5 5 (2.62%) JIRA
5 5 (2.62%) Oracle Forms
5 5 (2.62%) Eclipse
5 5 (2.62%) Ant
5 5 (2.62%) JUnit
6 2 (1.05%) Subversion
6 2 (1.05%) Maven
6 2 (1.05%) Rational DOORS
6 2 (1.05%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.52%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.52%) Toad
7 1 (0.52%) JDeveloper
General
1 16 (8.38%) Back Office
2 7 (3.66%) Finance
3 3 (1.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.57%) Marketing
4 2 (1.05%) Military
4 2 (1.05%) Retail
4 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Advertising
5 1 (0.52%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (58.64%) .NET
2 66 (34.55%) ASP.NET
3 38 (19.90%) ASP.NET MVC
4 32 (16.75%) HTML
5 29 (15.18%) CSS
6 28 (14.66%) ASP.NET MVC 4
7 22 (11.52%) .NET Framework
8 20 (10.47%) WCF
9 17 (8.90%) HTML5
9 17 (8.90%) Spring
10 15 (7.85%) Web Services
11 14 (7.33%) jQuery
12 12 (6.28%) XML
12 12 (6.28%) CSS3
13 8 (4.19%) Sass
13 8 (4.19%) WinForms
14 7 (3.66%) Hibernate
14 7 (3.66%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 6 (3.14%) WPF
16 5 (2.62%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (2.62%) NHS
2 4 (2.09%) Cryptography
2 4 (2.09%) Data Integration
2 4 (2.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.57%) Mobile App
4 2 (1.05%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.52%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.52%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.52%) W3C
5 1 (0.52%) DTV
5 1 (0.52%) Clustering
5 1 (0.52%) User Experience
5 1 (0.52%) Open Source
5 1 (0.52%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.52%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 13 (6.81%) Windows
2 6 (3.14%) UNIX
3 5 (2.62%) Linux
4 4 (2.09%) Android
5 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) Debian
5 1 (0.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (31.41%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (27.75%) Unit Testing
3 44 (23.04%) Scrum
4 42 (21.99%) MVC
5 25 (13.09%) Automated Testing
6 18 (9.42%) Continuous Integration
7 16 (8.38%) Code Coverage
8 14 (7.33%) E-Commerce
9 12 (6.28%) Test Scripting
10 11 (5.76%) TDD
11 9 (4.71%) Web Development
11 9 (4.71%) Business Intelligence
12 8 (4.19%) BDD
13 6 (3.14%) Web Accessibility
13 6 (3.14%) OO
14 5 (2.62%) Migration
15 4 (2.09%) System Testing
15 4 (2.09%) Web Application Development
15 4 (2.09%) CRM
15 4 (2.09%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 102 (53.40%) C#
2 95 (49.74%) SQL
3 40 (20.94%) Java
4 37 (19.37%) T-SQL
5 33 (17.28%) JavaScript
6 18 (9.42%) VB.NET
7 11 (5.76%) C++
7 11 (5.76%) VB
8 10 (5.24%) PL/SQL
9 9 (4.71%) PHP
10 5 (2.62%) Scala
11 2 (1.05%) Python
11 2 (1.05%) Perl
12 1 (0.52%) C
12 1 (0.52%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.52%) XAML
12 1 (0.52%) VB6
12 1 (0.52%) PHP5
12 1 (0.52%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 43 (22.51%) Security Cleared
2 35 (18.32%) SC Cleared
3 6 (3.14%) DV Cleared
4 2 (1.05%) Degree
4 2 (1.05%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.52%) CCNA
5 1 (0.52%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.05%) QA
2 1 (0.52%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.52%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.52%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.57%) Oracle RAC
2 2 (1.05%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 2 (1.05%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 39 (20.42%) Microsoft
2 31 (16.23%) Oracle
3 8 (4.19%) hybris
4 7 (3.66%) Google
5 4 (2.09%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.57%) ATG
7 2 (1.05%) Tableau
7 2 (1.05%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.52%) Netezza
8 1 (0.52%) Greenplum
8 1 (0.52%) Serena
8 1 (0.52%) SAP
8 1 (0.52%) Sun
8 1 (0.52%) HP
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
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