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 31 July 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
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 2 2 1
Rank change year-on-year
0 -1
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 81 134 57
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 24.62% 37.85% 29.38%
As % of the Job Titles category 25.80% 40.00% 30.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 52 106 38
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£361 £325 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.15% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £287 £260
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £450 £361
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £340 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.94% +4.61%
Number of hourly rates quoted 6 3 1
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% -12.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.50 £34.25 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+6.56% -2.14%
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
314 335 184
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.44% 94.63% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 159 245 95
Average daily rate £363 £325 £313
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+11.53% +4.00%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £263 £280 £175
10% offered a daily rate of more than £479 £500 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 45 14 17
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £12.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% +180.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.60 £20.00 £10.53
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £36.00 £23.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
- -2.94%

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 31 July 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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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 29 £350 +16.66% 27
Taunton -7 17 £375 +13.63% 14
Yeovil -7 6 £318 -29.44% 1
Street -4 1 £525 +81.03%
Templecombe - 1 - -
Bridgwater - 1 £375 - 2
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (53.08%) SQL
2 105 (49.76%) .NET
3 77 (36.49%) C#
4 76 (36.02%) Agile Software Development
5 75 (35.55%) SQL Server
6 61 (28.91%) ASP.NET
7 54 (25.59%) HTML
8 53 (25.12%) JavaScript
8 53 (25.12%) Security Cleared
9 52 (24.64%) Unit Testing
10 45 (21.33%) Scrum
11 44 (20.85%) Microsoft
12 42 (19.91%) MVC
12 42 (19.91%) SC Cleared
13 39 (18.48%) Java
13 39 (18.48%) Oracle
13 39 (18.48%) CSS
14 34 (16.11%) .NET Framework
15 27 (12.80%) Windows
16 26 (12.32%) BizTalk Server
17 23 (10.90%) Web Services
18 22 (10.43%) WPF
18 22 (10.43%) ASP.NET MVC
19 19 (9.00%) Automated Testing
19 19 (9.00%) WCF
19 19 (9.00%) Entity Framework
20 18 (8.53%) Software Engineering
20 18 (8.53%) VB.NET
21 17 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
22 16 (7.58%) PL/SQL

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 26 (12.32%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (7.58%) K2 blackpearl
3 13 (6.16%) IIS
4 12 (5.69%) Tomcat
5 10 (4.74%) SharePoint
5 10 (4.74%) Apache
6 4 (1.90%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.90%) WebLogic Portal
6 4 (1.90%) WordPress
6 4 (1.90%) Node.js
6 4 (1.90%) Liferay
7 3 (1.42%) WebLogic Integration
7 3 (1.42%) JBoss
8 2 (0.95%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.47%) CMS
9 1 (0.47%) Confluence
9 1 (0.47%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.47%) LiveCycle
9 1 (0.47%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (3.79%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.47%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 2 (0.95%) BusinessWorks
1 2 (0.95%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (0.95%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.47%) HFM
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.95%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (1.90%) HTTP
2 2 (0.95%) Skype
3 1 (0.47%) LAN
3 1 (0.47%) WAN
3 1 (0.47%) SSL
3 1 (0.47%) SAN
3 1 (0.47%) Firewall
3 1 (0.47%) NAS
3 1 (0.47%) FCoE
3 1 (0.47%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (0.47%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 75 (35.55%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 15 (7.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (6.16%) Data Warehouse
4 13 (6.16%) Oracle Database
5 12 (5.69%) MongoDB
5 12 (5.69%) NoSQL
6 11 (5.21%) Oracle Database 11g
7 10 (4.74%) Oracle Reports
8 8 (3.79%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (3.79%) SQL Server 2008
9 7 (3.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 3 (1.42%) MySQL
11 2 (0.95%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2005
11 2 (0.95%) SQL Server 2000
11 2 (0.95%) OLAP
12 1 (0.47%) MS Access
12 1 (0.47%) DTS
12 1 (0.47%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 15 (7.11%) Team Foundation Server
2 10 (4.74%) Oracle Forms
2 10 (4.74%) Eclipse
3 6 (2.84%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.37%) JUnit
5 4 (1.90%) Git (software)
5 4 (1.90%) Subversion
5 4 (1.90%) Maven
6 3 (1.42%) Ant
6 3 (1.42%) Jenkins
6 3 (1.42%) gulp
7 2 (0.95%) Grunt
7 2 (0.95%) SpecFlow
7 2 (0.95%) IntelliJ
8 1 (0.47%) Toad
8 1 (0.47%) ERwin
8 1 (0.47%) MorphX
8 1 (0.47%) JIRA
8 1 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.47%) EasyMock
General
1 12 (5.69%) Back Office
2 5 (2.37%) Finance
3 4 (1.90%) Military
4 2 (0.95%) Retail
5 1 (0.47%) Marketing
5 1 (0.47%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (49.76%) .NET
2 61 (28.91%) ASP.NET
3 54 (25.59%) HTML
4 39 (18.48%) CSS
5 34 (16.11%) .NET Framework
6 23 (10.90%) Web Services
7 22 (10.43%) WPF
7 22 (10.43%) ASP.NET MVC
8 19 (9.00%) Entity Framework
8 19 (9.00%) WCF
9 15 (7.11%) XML
10 14 (6.64%) JSP
11 10 (4.74%) SOAP
12 9 (4.27%) WF
12 9 (4.27%) Ajax
12 9 (4.27%) Spring
12 9 (4.27%) HTML5
12 9 (4.27%) AngularJS
13 7 (3.32%) CSS3
13 7 (3.32%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 9 (4.27%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.79%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.79%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (1.42%) NHS
4 1 (0.47%) Management Information System
4 1 (0.47%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.47%) Cryptography
4 1 (0.47%) Animation
4 1 (0.47%) Blog
4 1 (0.47%) Social Network
4 1 (0.47%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.47%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 27 (12.80%) Windows
2 11 (5.21%) UNIX
2 11 (5.21%) Windows Server 2003
3 9 (4.27%) Linux
4 8 (3.79%) Android
5 5 (2.37%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.95%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.47%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.47%) Solaris
7 1 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (36.02%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (24.64%) Unit Testing
3 45 (21.33%) Scrum
4 42 (19.91%) MVC
5 19 (9.00%) Automated Testing
6 18 (8.53%) Software Engineering
7 16 (7.58%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (7.11%) ETL
8 15 (7.11%) UML
9 14 (6.64%) Web Development
10 12 (5.69%) TDD
10 12 (5.69%) BDD
11 9 (4.27%) Refactoring
12 8 (3.79%) ITIL
12 8 (3.79%) OO
12 8 (3.79%) Service Delivery
12 8 (3.79%) Android Development
13 7 (3.32%) Time Management
14 5 (2.37%) Migration
14 5 (2.37%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 112 (53.08%) SQL
2 77 (36.49%) C#
3 53 (25.12%) JavaScript
4 39 (18.48%) Java
5 18 (8.53%) VB.NET
6 16 (7.58%) C++
6 16 (7.58%) PL/SQL
7 14 (6.64%) T-SQL
8 6 (2.84%) PHP
9 3 (1.42%) Perl
10 2 (0.95%) VB
10 2 (0.95%) XPath
10 2 (0.95%) X++
10 2 (0.95%) VBA
11 1 (0.47%) Python
11 1 (0.47%) XQuery
11 1 (0.47%) VB6
11 1 (0.47%) Bash Shell
11 1 (0.47%) C
Qualifications
1 53 (25.12%) Security Cleared
2 42 (19.91%) SC Cleared
3 6 (2.84%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.42%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.47%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.95%) QA
2 1 (0.47%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (0.47%) NFS
1 1 (0.47%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (0.47%) SRDF
Systems Management
1 1 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (0.47%) Puppet
1 1 (0.47%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 44 (20.85%) Microsoft
2 39 (18.48%) Oracle
3 7 (3.32%) ESRI
4 4 (1.90%) Google
5 3 (1.42%) Adobe
6 2 (0.95%) SAP
6 2 (0.95%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.95%) Luciad
7 1 (0.47%) Teradata
7 1 (0.47%) Telerik
7 1 (0.47%) Tableau
7 1 (0.47%) Facebook
7 1 (0.47%) Twitter
7 1 (0.47%) Cognos
7 1 (0.47%) Cisco
7 1 (0.47%) IBM
7 1 (0.47%) EMC
7 1 (0.47%) Intel
7 1 (0.47%) Informatica
7 1 (0.47%) NetApp
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 13 hours ago
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Rate: £350 - £400 per day
Posted: Yesterday
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Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Rate: £300 - £350 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Venturi
Rate: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 3 days ago
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Rate: £250 - £270 per day
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Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
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