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 18 September 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
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 2 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 125 62 95
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 34.25% 29.11% 48.22%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.55% 30.85% 51.91%
Number of daily rates quoted 96 51 66
Average daily rate
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£335 £315 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.34% -3.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £288 £285 £283
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £375 £413
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 £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £35.00 £35.00 £35.00
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
342 201 183
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.70% 94.37% 92.89%
Number of daily rates quoted 253 135 106
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £280 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.61% +9.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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 18 September 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 18 September 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 45 £375 +12.87% 2
Bath 0 36 £300 - 40
Street - 13 £305 - 3
Yeovil - 6 £450 - 1
Glastonbury -1 4 £450 +23.28%
Bridgwater - 2 £380 - 3
Wells - 1 £300 -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Frome - - - -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Somerton - - - -
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (56.70%) C#
2 125 (55.80%) .NET
3 105 (46.88%) SQL
4 96 (42.86%) Scrum
5 94 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
6 83 (37.05%) Security Cleared
7 78 (34.82%) Unit Testing
8 77 (34.38%) SC Cleared
9 76 (33.93%) ASP.NET
10 69 (30.80%) SQL Server
11 52 (23.21%) HTML
11 52 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
12 50 (22.32%) CSS
13 43 (19.20%) MVC
14 42 (18.75%) JavaScript
15 41 (18.30%) TDD
16 36 (16.07%) Java
17 34 (15.18%) T-SQL
18 31 (13.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
19 29 (12.95%) MySQL
19 29 (12.95%) Team Foundation Server
20 28 (12.50%) Back Office
21 27 (12.05%) SAP
21 27 (12.05%) XML
22 26 (11.61%) .NET Framework
23 25 (11.16%) Web Services
24 24 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
25 23 (10.27%) SOA
26 22 (9.82%) jQuery
27 21 (9.38%) Code Coverage

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 (8.93%) K2 blackpearl
2 10 (4.46%) SharePoint
3 9 (4.02%) Umbraco
4 7 (3.13%) BizTalk Server
5 6 (2.68%) Drupal
6 5 (2.23%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (2.23%) CMS
6 5 (2.23%) Tomcat
7 4 (1.79%) Apache
7 4 (1.79%) ExpressionEngine
8 2 (0.89%) Escenic
8 2 (0.89%) Sitecore CMS
8 2 (0.89%) MQSeries
8 2 (0.89%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.89%) Adobe CQ
8 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.45%) ArcGIS
9 1 (0.45%) IIS
9 1 (0.45%) GlassFish
Applications
1 5 (2.23%) MS Office
2 2 (0.89%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.45%) InfoPath
3 1 (0.45%) GIMP
3 1 (0.45%) PowerPivot
3 1 (0.45%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 8 (3.57%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.89%) Summit
3 1 (0.45%) SAP SD
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.45%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
1 4 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.89%) 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%) LDAP
1 1 (0.45%) DHCP
1 1 (0.45%) HTTP
1 1 (0.45%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.45%) DNS
1 1 (0.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (30.80%) SQL Server
2 29 (12.95%) MySQL
3 20 (8.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (5.80%) SQL Server 2008
5 9 (4.02%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.57%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.57%) RDBMS
6 8 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
7 7 (3.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 6 (2.68%) SQL Server 2005
8 6 (2.68%) Data Warehouse
9 5 (2.23%) Big Data
9 5 (2.23%) SQL Server 2012
10 4 (1.79%) CouchDB
10 4 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.34%) DB2
11 3 (1.34%) Oracle ODI
12 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.89%) QlikView
12 2 (0.89%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 29 (12.95%) Team Foundation Server
2 11 (4.91%) Visual Studio
3 6 (2.68%) Git (software)
4 4 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
4 4 (1.79%) JUnit
4 4 (1.79%) Selenium
5 3 (1.34%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.89%) Ant
6 2 (0.89%) JIRA
7 1 (0.45%) MSTest
7 1 (0.45%) Moq
7 1 (0.45%) Subversion
7 1 (0.45%) Jenkins
7 1 (0.45%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 28 (12.50%) Back Office
2 14 (6.25%) Finance
3 10 (4.46%) Telecoms
4 9 (4.02%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.57%) Marketing
5 8 (3.57%) Electronics
6 3 (1.34%) Legal
7 2 (0.89%) Publishing
7 2 (0.89%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 125 (55.80%) .NET
2 76 (33.93%) ASP.NET
3 52 (23.21%) HTML
3 52 (23.21%) ASP.NET MVC
4 50 (22.32%) CSS
5 31 (13.84%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 27 (12.05%) XML
7 26 (11.61%) .NET Framework
8 25 (11.16%) Web Services
9 24 (10.71%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
10 22 (9.82%) jQuery
11 18 (8.04%) HTML5
12 17 (7.59%) CSS3
13 16 (7.14%) WCF
14 15 (6.70%) XHTML
15 13 (5.80%) J2EE
16 11 (4.91%) Spring
17 10 (4.46%) WPF
18 9 (4.02%) LAMP
18 9 (4.02%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 8 (3.57%) DTV
2 7 (3.13%) Analytical Skills
3 6 (2.68%) GIS
4 4 (1.79%) User Experience
5 3 (1.34%) Digital Media
6 2 (0.89%) Mobile App
6 2 (0.89%) Cryptography
7 1 (0.45%) Computer Science
7 1 (0.45%) RIA
7 1 (0.45%) Open Source
7 1 (0.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.45%) Clustering
7 1 (0.45%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 6 (2.68%) Windows
2 5 (2.23%) UNIX
3 4 (1.79%) Linux
4 3 (1.34%) Android
5 2 (0.89%) Windows 7
5 2 (0.89%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.45%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.45%) Debian
6 1 (0.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 96 (42.86%) Scrum
2 94 (41.96%) Agile Software Development
3 78 (34.82%) Unit Testing
4 43 (19.20%) MVC
5 41 (18.30%) TDD
6 23 (10.27%) SOA
7 21 (9.38%) Code Coverage
8 20 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
9 18 (8.04%) Automated Testing
10 15 (6.70%) OOP
11 13 (5.80%) OO
12 12 (5.36%) Software Engineering
12 12 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
13 9 (4.02%) UML
13 9 (4.02%) OOD
13 9 (4.02%) User Acceptance Testing
13 9 (4.02%) Web Development
13 9 (4.02%) Responsive Web Design
14 8 (3.57%) Digital Marketing
14 8 (3.57%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 127 (56.70%) C#
2 105 (46.88%) SQL
3 42 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 36 (16.07%) Java
5 34 (15.18%) T-SQL
6 19 (8.48%) PHP
7 18 (8.04%) C++
8 17 (7.59%) ABAP
9 11 (4.91%) VB.NET
10 9 (4.02%) PHP5
10 9 (4.02%) PL/SQL
11 7 (3.13%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.68%) Scala
13 3 (1.34%) VB
13 3 (1.34%) Python
14 2 (0.89%) VB6
14 2 (0.89%) Ruby
15 1 (0.45%) MATLAB
15 1 (0.45%) VBA
15 1 (0.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 83 (37.05%) Security Cleared
2 77 (34.38%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.68%) DV Cleared
4 5 (2.23%) Degree
5 1 (0.45%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.45%) CCNA
5 1 (0.45%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.68%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) ISO 9001
2 2 (0.89%) ISO 14001
System Software
1 1 (0.45%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (0.45%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 27 (12.05%) SAP
2 19 (8.48%) Microsoft
3 17 (7.59%) Oracle
4 10 (4.46%) Sitecore
5 3 (1.34%) Netezza
5 3 (1.34%) Greenplum
5 3 (1.34%) JBoss
6 2 (0.89%) Google
6 2 (0.89%) Zend
6 2 (0.89%) Twitter
7 1 (0.45%) Sun
7 1 (0.45%) Red Hat
7 1 (0.45%) ESRI
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