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 13 February 2016 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
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 90 95 83
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 30.93% 31.67% 35.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 31.14% 32.87% 36.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 54 61 56
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £266 £300 £261
10% offered a daily rate of more than £472 £468 £406
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 1 3
Average hourly rate £44.94 £52.50 £31.92
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-14.40% +64.47%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £52.50 £31.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £52.50 £33.46
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £35.18 £33.00
% change year-on-year
+13.71% +6.59%
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
289 289 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 99.31% 96.33% 97.00%
Number of daily rates quoted 156 176 137
Average daily rate £400 £350 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £438
UK excluding London average daily rate £378 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+0.66% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 24 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £21.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+86.04% -31.74%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £11.50 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £45.00 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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 13 February 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 13 February 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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 13 February 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
(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
Yeovil - 22 £425 - 3
Bath 0 21 £400 +28.00% 18
Taunton +4 19 £425 +2.90% 8
Templecombe -1 6 £365 -
Street -3 4 £325 -1.51%
Bridgwater - 1 £375 - 2
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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.

1 119 (52.19%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (47.81%) HTML
3 106 (46.49%) .NET
4 104 (45.61%) JavaScript
5 96 (42.11%) C#
6 83 (36.40%) Scrum
7 81 (35.53%) CSS
8 74 (32.46%) SQL Server
9 70 (30.70%) Java
9 70 (30.70%) SQL
10 66 (28.95%) ASP.NET
11 64 (28.07%) MVC
12 62 (27.19%) Security Cleared
13 49 (21.49%) Unit Testing
14 48 (21.05%) SC Cleared
14 48 (21.05%) HTML5
15 45 (19.74%) Software Engineering
16 43 (18.86%) C++
17 40 (17.54%) Microsoft
18 39 (17.11%) Team Foundation Server
19 38 (16.67%) .NET Framework
19 38 (16.67%) IIS
20 37 (16.23%) UML
21 34 (14.91%) Web Development
22 32 (14.04%) Automated Testing
22 32 (14.04%) Windows
23 31 (13.60%) Web Services
24 30 (13.16%) OO
24 30 (13.16%) Finance
25 29 (12.72%) WCF

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 38 (16.67%) IIS
2 24 (10.53%) SharePoint
3 19 (8.33%) BizTalk Server
4 14 (6.14%) CMS
5 12 (5.26%) Node.js
6 8 (3.51%) Apache
7 5 (2.19%) Apache Solr
7 5 (2.19%) EPiServer CMS
7 5 (2.19%) Tomcat
7 5 (2.19%) WordPress
8 4 (1.75%) Confluence
9 3 (1.32%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.88%) ExpressionEngine
10 2 (0.88%) NServiceBus
10 2 (0.88%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.88%) Sitecore CMS
11 1 (0.44%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.44%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (4.82%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.19%) MS Office
3 2 (0.88%) Adobe Creative Suite
3 2 (0.88%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 10 (4.39%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.19%) Magento
4 2 (0.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.44%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.44%) BusinessWorks
5 1 (0.44%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.44%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.44%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.44%) SAP FI/CO
5 1 (0.44%) TIBCO iProcess
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.44%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.44%) IaaS
2 1 (0.44%) PaaS
2 1 (0.44%) SaaS
2 1 (0.44%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 6 (2.63%) HTTP
2 1 (0.44%) DNS
2 1 (0.44%) Firewall
2 1 (0.44%) Internet
2 1 (0.44%) Skype
2 1 (0.44%) SSL
2 1 (0.44%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.44%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (32.46%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (4.39%) MongoDB
4 8 (3.51%) Big Data
4 8 (3.51%) MySQL
5 7 (3.07%) GIS
6 6 (2.63%) Data Warehouse
6 6 (2.63%) NoSQL
7 5 (2.19%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.19%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (2.19%) QGIS
7 5 (2.19%) SQL Server 2012
8 4 (1.75%) QlikView
8 4 (1.75%) SAP HANA
9 3 (1.32%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.32%) Hadoop
9 3 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.88%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 39 (17.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 23 (10.09%) SpecFlow
3 21 (9.21%) Git (software)
4 17 (7.46%) Selenium
5 16 (7.02%) Jenkins
6 12 (5.26%) Visual Studio
7 11 (4.82%) TeamCity
8 9 (3.95%) MorphX
9 8 (3.51%) Eclipse
9 8 (3.51%) gulp
10 5 (2.19%) Grunt
10 5 (2.19%) JIRA
11 4 (1.75%) Android Studio
11 4 (1.75%) Bitbucket
11 4 (1.75%) Eclipse RCP
11 4 (1.75%) IntelliJ
11 4 (1.75%) ReSharper
12 2 (0.88%) Maven
13 1 (0.44%) LSMW
13 1 (0.44%) Mercurial
General
1 30 (13.16%) Finance
2 14 (6.14%) Back Office
3 10 (4.39%) Retail
4 9 (3.95%) Aerospace
5 4 (1.75%) Marketing
6 3 (1.32%) Banking
7 2 (0.88%) Advertising
7 2 (0.88%) Electronics
7 2 (0.88%) Manufacturing
7 2 (0.88%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.44%) Billing
8 1 (0.44%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.44%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 109 (47.81%) HTML
2 106 (46.49%) .NET
3 81 (35.53%) CSS
4 66 (28.95%) ASP.NET
5 48 (21.05%) HTML5
6 38 (16.67%) .NET Framework
7 31 (13.60%) Web Services
8 29 (12.72%) WCF
9 28 (12.28%) ASP.NET MVC
10 20 (8.77%) Entity Framework
11 18 (7.89%) WPF
12 16 (7.02%) AngularJS
13 15 (6.58%) Spring
14 14 (6.14%) ASP.NET Web API
15 12 (5.26%) CSS3
16 11 (4.82%) J2EE
16 11 (4.82%) RESTful
17 10 (4.39%) jQuery
18 9 (3.95%) Apache Camel
18 9 (3.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (10.09%) User Experience
2 16 (7.02%) Enterprise Software
3 15 (6.58%) Analytical Skills
4 13 (5.70%) iPad
5 11 (4.82%) Data Structures
5 11 (4.82%) Inversion of Control
6 9 (3.95%) Mobile App
7 6 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 3 (1.32%) Computer Science
9 2 (0.88%) Algorithms
10 1 (0.44%) BBC
10 1 (0.44%) Data Conversion
10 1 (0.44%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.44%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.44%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 32 (14.04%) Windows
2 22 (9.65%) Windows Server
3 20 (8.77%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (3.95%) Linux
5 6 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.19%) Android
6 5 (2.19%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (0.44%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (52.19%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (36.40%) Scrum
3 64 (28.07%) MVC
4 49 (21.49%) Unit Testing
5 45 (19.74%) Software Engineering
6 37 (16.23%) UML
7 34 (14.91%) Web Development
8 32 (14.04%) Automated Testing
9 30 (13.16%) OO
10 21 (9.21%) BDD
11 16 (7.02%) E-Commerce
11 16 (7.02%) Service Delivery
11 16 (7.02%) TDD
12 15 (6.58%) ITIL
13 14 (6.14%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (6.14%) Front End Development
13 14 (6.14%) Refactoring
13 14 (6.14%) Release Management
13 14 (6.14%) Time Management
14 13 (5.70%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 104 (45.61%) JavaScript
2 96 (42.11%) C#
3 70 (30.70%) Java
3 70 (30.70%) SQL
4 43 (18.86%) C++
5 11 (4.82%) TypeScript
6 10 (4.39%) PHP
7 7 (3.07%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.88%) ES6
8 2 (0.88%) JSX
8 2 (0.88%) PowerShell
8 2 (0.88%) Python
8 2 (0.88%) Ruby
8 2 (0.88%) VBA
9 1 (0.44%) Ada
9 1 (0.44%) Apex Code
9 1 (0.44%) Apple Swift
9 1 (0.44%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.44%) PHP 5
9 1 (0.44%) Scala
Qualifications
1 62 (27.19%) Security Cleared
2 48 (21.05%) SC Cleared
3 8 (3.51%) Degree
4 5 (2.19%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.07%) QA
2 4 (1.75%) Disclosure Scotland
3 2 (0.88%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.44%) Docker
Vendors
1 40 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 24 (10.53%) Oracle
3 9 (3.95%) SAP
4 7 (3.07%) EPiServer
4 7 (3.07%) Telerik
5 4 (1.75%) Luciad
6 2 (0.88%) Adobe
6 2 (0.88%) Sitecore
7 1 (0.44%) Google
7 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.44%) Siebel
7 1 (0.44%) Tableau
7 1 (0.44%) TIBCO
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