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 24 December 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
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Developer
Rank 1 1 2
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 113 85 49
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 33.73% 40.87% 27.53%
As % of the Job Titles category 36.10% 43.37% 30.25%
Number of daily rates quoted 80 65 38
Average daily rate
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£325 £323 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.77% -2.27%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £243 £282
10% offered a daily rate of more than £452 £400 £441
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £325
% change year-on-year
+7.69% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 4 0
Average hourly rate £52.50 £32.88 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+59.67% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.25 £33.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.87% -5.71%
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
313 196 162
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.43% 94.23% 91.01%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 130 91
Average daily rate £325 £325 £325
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £225 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 32 21 11
Average hourly rate £20.00 £30.00 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-33.33% +130.76%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £11.35 £15.50 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £41.60 £32.50 £37.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £18.00
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -5.55%

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 39 £330 -12.00% 6
Bath 0 26 £300 - 18
Street -1 11 £325 -13.33%
Bridgwater - 2 £380 - 1
Cheddar - - - -
Clevedon - - - - 1
Frome - - - -
Somerton - - - -
Wells - - - -
Weston-super-Mare - - - -
Yeovil - - - -
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

1 126 (56.00%) .NET
2 120 (53.33%) C#
3 116 (51.56%) SQL
4 82 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (32.44%) ASP.NET
6 70 (31.11%) SQL Server
7 68 (30.22%) Scrum
8 67 (29.78%) Unit Testing
9 57 (25.33%) Security Cleared
9 57 (25.33%) ASP.NET MVC
10 52 (23.11%) SC Cleared
11 50 (22.22%) T-SQL
12 48 (21.33%) HTML
13 46 (20.44%) CSS
13 46 (20.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 42 (18.67%) JavaScript
14 42 (18.67%) MVC
15 40 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
16 39 (17.33%) Java
17 35 (15.56%) Microsoft
18 33 (14.67%) Automated Testing
19 29 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
19 29 (12.89%) Code Coverage
19 29 (12.89%) Visual Studio
20 27 (12.00%) HTML5
21 24 (10.67%) Web Services
21 24 (10.67%) SQL Server 2008
22 22 (9.78%) CSS3
23 21 (9.33%) Oracle
23 21 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 10 (4.44%) BizTalk Server
2 8 (3.56%) SharePoint
3 7 (3.11%) K2 blackpearl
4 4 (1.78%) Apache
4 4 (1.78%) Tomcat
4 4 (1.78%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.33%) CMS
5 3 (1.33%) Umbraco
5 3 (1.33%) Sitecore CMS
6 2 (0.89%) ExpressionEngine
6 2 (0.89%) WordPress
6 2 (0.89%) Node.js
6 2 (0.89%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.89%) Drupal
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Workflow
7 1 (0.44%) IIS
7 1 (0.44%) JBoss
7 1 (0.44%) Apache ServiceMix
Applications
1 2 (0.89%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (2.67%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (1.33%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS R12
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Payables
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Receivables
4 1 (0.44%) SAP SD
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle EBS
4 1 (0.44%) Oracle Applications
4 1 (0.44%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.89%) Office 365
1 2 (0.89%) GitHub
2 1 (0.44%) Google Cloud Platform
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Google App Engine
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.44%) LDAP
1 1 (0.44%) DHCP
1 1 (0.44%) HTTP
1 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
1 1 (0.44%) DNS
1 1 (0.44%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (31.11%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 21 (9.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 19 (8.44%) MySQL
5 10 (4.44%) Data Warehouse
5 10 (4.44%) NoSQL
6 8 (3.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (2.67%) SQL Server 2005
8 5 (2.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 5 (2.22%) Big Data
8 5 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
9 4 (1.78%) Oracle ODI
9 4 (1.78%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.78%) PostgreSQL
9 4 (1.78%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.78%) DB2
10 3 (1.33%) Oracle Database 10g
11 2 (0.89%) QlikView
11 2 (0.89%) Relational Database
12 1 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 40 (17.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 29 (12.89%) Visual Studio
3 14 (6.22%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.22%) JUnit
5 4 (1.78%) Ant
5 4 (1.78%) Eclipse
5 4 (1.78%) JIRA
5 4 (1.78%) Bitbucket
6 3 (1.33%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.44%) Rational Rhapsody
7 1 (0.44%) ReSharper
7 1 (0.44%) JDeveloper
7 1 (0.44%) Oracle Forms
General
1 20 (8.89%) Back Office
2 13 (5.78%) Finance
3 8 (3.56%) Telecoms
3 8 (3.56%) Marketing
4 7 (3.11%) Manufacturing
5 6 (2.67%) Electronics
6 2 (0.89%) Publishing
7 1 (0.44%) Military
7 1 (0.44%) Advertising
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (56.00%) .NET
2 73 (32.44%) ASP.NET
3 57 (25.33%) ASP.NET MVC
4 48 (21.33%) HTML
5 46 (20.44%) CSS
5 46 (20.44%) ASP.NET MVC 4
6 27 (12.00%) HTML5
7 24 (10.67%) Web Services
8 22 (9.78%) CSS3
9 20 (8.89%) jQuery
10 19 (8.44%) .NET Framework
11 18 (8.00%) Spring
12 15 (6.67%) WCF
13 12 (5.33%) J2EE
13 12 (5.33%) Sass
14 10 (4.44%) XML
15 7 (3.11%) Hibernate
15 7 (3.11%) WinForms
15 7 (3.11%) Spring MVC
15 7 (3.11%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 6 (2.67%) DTV
2 4 (1.78%) Cryptography
2 4 (1.78%) User Experience
2 4 (1.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (1.33%) Mobile App
3 3 (1.33%) NHS
4 2 (0.89%) Digital Media
4 2 (0.89%) Data Structures
4 2 (0.89%) Mathematics
4 2 (0.89%) GIS
5 1 (0.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.44%) Clustering
5 1 (0.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
5 1 (0.44%) Open Source
5 1 (0.44%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.44%) W3C
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.00%) Windows
2 5 (2.22%) UNIX
3 4 (1.78%) Linux
4 1 (0.44%) Debian
4 1 (0.44%) Android
4 1 (0.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (0.44%) Apple iOS
4 1 (0.44%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (36.44%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (30.22%) Scrum
3 67 (29.78%) Unit Testing
4 42 (18.67%) MVC
5 33 (14.67%) Automated Testing
6 29 (12.89%) Code Coverage
6 29 (12.89%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (8.44%) TDD
8 15 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
9 14 (6.22%) Test Scripting
10 12 (5.33%) OOP
10 12 (5.33%) E-Commerce
11 10 (4.44%) SOA
12 9 (4.00%) Software Engineering
13 8 (3.56%) Migration
14 7 (3.11%) ETL
14 7 (3.11%) OOD
14 7 (3.11%) OO
14 7 (3.11%) BDD
15 6 (2.67%) Web Accessibility
Programming Languages
1 120 (53.33%) C#
2 116 (51.56%) SQL
3 50 (22.22%) T-SQL
4 42 (18.67%) JavaScript
5 39 (17.33%) Java
6 17 (7.56%) PHP
7 12 (5.33%) PL/SQL
7 12 (5.33%) VB.NET
8 11 (4.89%) C++
9 9 (4.00%) VB
9 9 (4.00%) PHP5
10 7 (3.11%) Bash Shell
11 6 (2.67%) ABAP
12 5 (2.22%) Scala
13 2 (0.89%) Python
13 2 (0.89%) Perl
14 1 (0.44%) C
14 1 (0.44%) Shell Script
14 1 (0.44%) VB6
14 1 (0.44%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 57 (25.33%) Security Cleared
2 52 (23.11%) SC Cleared
3 5 (2.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.89%) Degree
4 2 (0.89%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) CTC Cleared
5 1 (0.44%) CCNA
5 1 (0.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.78%) QA
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.44%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.44%) WAI
System Software
1 3 (1.33%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 2 (0.89%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 35 (15.56%) Microsoft
2 21 (9.33%) Oracle
3 14 (6.22%) SAP
4 7 (3.11%) hybris
5 4 (1.78%) Google
5 4 (1.78%) Netezza
5 4 (1.78%) Greenplum
5 4 (1.78%) Sitecore
6 3 (1.33%) ATG
7 2 (0.89%) Twitter
8 1 (0.44%) Tableau
8 1 (0.44%) Serena
8 1 (0.44%) Sun
8 1 (0.44%) HP
8 1 (0.44%) Red Hat
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Rate: £300 - £360 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Somerset
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Rate: Market Rate
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
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Rate: £250 - £300 per day + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bath
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Rate: £300.00 - £400.00 per day + Negotiable
Posted: 20 days ago
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Rate: 23-38 Per Hour
Posted: 20 days ago
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Templeton and Partners - SAP & UK Account
Rate: £450 - 500 per day
Posted: 27 days ago