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 June 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
26 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 5
Rank change year-on-year
0 +4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 68 100 109
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 28.22% 28.99% 24.60%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.05% 30.12% 25.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 43 67 83
Median daily rate £375 £345 £324
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.69% +6.56%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £308 £288
10% offered a daily rate of more than £425 £400 £425
UK excluding London median daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 7 3
Median hourly rate £39.38 £37.00 £33.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
+6.41% +12.12%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £34.25 £32.00 £30.60
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £86.58 £44.20 £35.40
UK excluding London median hourly rate £40.00 £37.50 £32.88
% change year-on-year
+6.66% +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
219 332 436
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 90.87% 96.23% 98.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 112 179 321
Median daily rate £350 £350 £325
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
- +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £185 £213 £265
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £475 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £399 £368 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.57% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 28 42 12
Median hourly rate £32.50 £35.00 £31.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-7.14% +11.11%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £12.50 £19.50
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £42.25 £55.00 £36.28
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.45 £16.14 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+8.11% -2.18%

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 June 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 26 June 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 26 June 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 44 £350 -6.66% 18
Yeovil -4 6 - - 3
Bridgwater +2 2 £405 +8.00% 2
Street -1 1 £290 -14.07% 1
Frome - 1 - -
Developer
South West

Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 26 June 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 58 (41.13%) JavaScript
2 55 (39.01%) C#
3 52 (36.88%) HTML
4 49 (34.75%) CSS
5 42 (29.79%) Java
6 41 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
7 39 (27.66%) .NET
8 38 (26.95%) Microsoft
9 30 (21.28%) SQL
10 29 (20.57%) SQL Server
11 28 (19.86%) Scrum
12 25 (17.73%) MVC
12 25 (17.73%) SharePoint
13 23 (16.31%) Software Engineering
14 20 (14.18%) OO
15 19 (13.48%) C++
15 19 (13.48%) Web Development
16 18 (12.77%) Visual Studio
17 17 (12.06%) Web Services
17 17 (12.06%) CRM
18 16 (11.35%) Dynamics CRM
18 16 (11.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 16 (11.35%) AngularJS
19 15 (10.64%) HTML5
19 15 (10.64%) Spring
19 15 (10.64%) jQuery
19 15 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
20 14 (9.93%) ASP.NET
20 14 (9.93%) CSS3
21 13 (9.22%) User Experience

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 25 (17.73%) SharePoint
2 15 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
3 9 (6.38%) CMS
4 8 (5.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (3.55%) Sitecore CMS
5 5 (3.55%) Umbraco
6 4 (2.84%) IIS
6 4 (2.84%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.13%) WordPress
8 2 (1.42%) Apache Solr
8 2 (1.42%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.71%) Apache
9 1 (0.71%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.71%) GeoServer
9 1 (0.71%) nginx
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPEL
9 1 (0.71%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (6.38%) MS Office
2 4 (2.84%) MS Excel
3 3 (2.13%) Photoshop
4 2 (1.42%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 1 (0.71%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.71%) Revit
Business Applications
1 16 (11.35%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.13%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.13%) Magento
2 3 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.71%) BigMachines
3 1 (0.71%) Eloqua
3 1 (0.71%) Oracle BPM
3 1 (0.71%) SAP CO
3 1 (0.71%) SAP FI
3 1 (0.71%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.84%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.13%) Office 365
3 1 (0.71%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.71%) GitHub
3 1 (0.71%) MailChimp
3 1 (0.71%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.42%) DNS
1 2 (1.42%) Firewall
1 2 (1.42%) HTTP
1 2 (1.42%) TCP/IP
1 2 (1.42%) VPN
2 1 (0.71%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (20.57%) SQL Server
2 16 (11.35%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (4.96%) Data Warehouse
3 7 (4.96%) MySQL
4 5 (3.55%) NoSQL
5 4 (2.84%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (2.84%) MongoDB
5 4 (2.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.13%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 3 (2.13%) GIS
7 2 (1.42%) Power BI
7 2 (1.42%) QGIS
7 2 (1.42%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.42%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 1 (0.71%) OLAP Cube
8 1 (0.71%) Pentaho
8 1 (0.71%) PerformancePoint
8 1 (0.71%) Spatial Data
Development Applications
1 18 (12.77%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (4.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.13%) Selenium
5 2 (1.42%) gulp
5 2 (1.42%) Mercurial
5 2 (1.42%) Octopus Deploy
5 2 (1.42%) PHPUnit
5 2 (1.42%) Subversion
5 2 (1.42%) TeamCity
5 2 (1.42%) Vagrant
6 1 (0.71%) Cucumber
6 1 (0.71%) Dreamweaver
6 1 (0.71%) GitLab
6 1 (0.71%) Grunt
6 1 (0.71%) JBehave
6 1 (0.71%) JIRA
6 1 (0.71%) LSMW
6 1 (0.71%) Maven
6 1 (0.71%) Oracle APEX
General
1 9 (6.38%) Aerospace
2 6 (4.26%) Finance
3 5 (3.55%) Marketing
3 5 (3.55%) Retail
4 4 (2.84%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.13%) Advertising
5 3 (2.13%) Electronics
5 3 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.71%) Banking
6 1 (0.71%) Games
6 1 (0.71%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (36.88%) HTML
2 49 (34.75%) CSS
3 39 (27.66%) .NET
4 17 (12.06%) Web Services
5 16 (11.35%) AngularJS
6 15 (10.64%) HTML5
6 15 (10.64%) jQuery
6 15 (10.64%) Spring
7 14 (9.93%) ASP.NET
7 14 (9.93%) CSS3
8 8 (5.67%) XML
9 7 (4.96%) REST
9 7 (4.96%) WCF
10 6 (4.26%) Apache Camel
10 6 (4.26%) ASP.NET MVC
11 5 (3.55%) .NET Framework
11 5 (3.55%) Django
11 5 (3.55%) J2EE
11 5 (3.55%) Laravel
11 5 (3.55%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 13 (9.22%) User Experience
2 4 (2.84%) Management Information System
3 2 (1.42%) Data Integration
3 2 (1.42%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (0.71%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (0.71%) BBC
4 1 (0.71%) Data Structures
4 1 (0.71%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.71%) FMCG
4 1 (0.71%) iPad
4 1 (0.71%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.71%) Replication
4 1 (0.71%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 4 (2.84%) Linux
2 3 (2.13%) Apple iOS
3 2 (1.42%) Android
3 2 (1.42%) Windows
4 1 (0.71%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (29.08%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (19.86%) Scrum
3 25 (17.73%) MVC
4 23 (16.31%) Software Engineering
5 20 (14.18%) OO
6 19 (13.48%) Web Development
7 17 (12.06%) CRM
8 13 (9.22%) UML
9 12 (8.51%) TDD
10 11 (7.80%) Business Intelligence
10 11 (7.80%) Front End Development
10 11 (7.80%) Time Management
11 9 (6.38%) BDD
12 8 (5.67%) Continuous Integration
13 6 (4.26%) Logistics
13 6 (4.26%) Wireframes
13 6 (4.26%) Workflow
14 5 (3.55%) Kanban
14 5 (3.55%) Requirements Analysis
14 5 (3.55%) Responsive Web Design
Programming Languages
1 58 (41.13%) JavaScript
2 55 (39.01%) C#
3 42 (29.79%) Java
4 30 (21.28%) SQL
5 19 (13.48%) C++
6 10 (7.09%) PHP
7 6 (4.26%) Python
8 5 (3.55%) T-SQL
9 3 (2.13%) ECMAScript
9 3 (2.13%) ES6
9 3 (2.13%) VBA
10 2 (1.42%) ABAP
10 2 (1.42%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.42%) PL/SQL
10 2 (1.42%) Ruby
10 2 (1.42%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.71%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.71%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.71%) PowerShell
11 1 (0.71%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (8.51%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.38%) SC Cleared
3 3 (2.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.13%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) QA
2 1 (0.71%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Docker
Systems Management
1 2 (1.42%) Puppet
2 1 (0.71%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
Vendors
1 38 (26.95%) Microsoft
2 7 (4.96%) Sitecore
3 6 (4.26%) SAP
4 4 (2.84%) Luciad
5 3 (2.13%) Adobe
5 3 (2.13%) Oracle
6 2 (1.42%) Tableau
7 1 (0.71%) Autodesk
7 1 (0.71%) Google
7 1 (0.71%) Sage
7 1 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.71%) Siebel
7 1 (0.71%) Thunderhead
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