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 21 April 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
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 9 1
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -8
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 121 65 62
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 32.10% 15.29% 30.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 33.15% 15.89% 32.29%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 41 39
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£328 £330 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-0.60% +6.45%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £275 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £413 £337
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £330 £325
% change year-on-year
+6.06% +1.53%
Number of hourly rates quoted 7 2 1
Average hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+11.11% -21.25%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £35.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
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
365 409 192
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 96.82% 96.24% 93.66%
Number of daily rates quoted 217 287 81
Average daily rate £375 £348 £300
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+7.91% +15.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £600 £450 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 34 16 24
Average hourly rate £20.19 £15.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+34.56% +50.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.50 £9.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £37.50 £33.00 £17.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.25 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-4.34% -1.42%

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 21 April 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 21 April 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 21 April 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
Taunton +24 59 £328 -6.28% 15
Bath 0 28 £350 +7.69% 27
Street 0 10 £350 -35.18%
Yeovil +3 6 £363 +13.28% 2
Wells - 1 - -
Bridgwater - - - - 1
Cheddar - - - -
Clevedon - - - - 3
Frome - - - -
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 21 April 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.

1 138 (60.00%) .NET
2 117 (50.87%) SQL
3 104 (45.22%) C#
4 83 (36.09%) SQL Server
5 74 (32.17%) ASP.NET
6 72 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (29.57%) Unit Testing
8 58 (25.22%) Security Cleared
9 55 (23.91%) MVC
10 45 (19.57%) Scrum
11 44 (19.13%) SC Cleared
12 43 (18.70%) Microsoft
13 42 (18.26%) Java
14 41 (17.83%) ASP.NET MVC
15 40 (17.39%) HTML
16 39 (16.96%) .NET Framework
17 38 (16.52%) JavaScript
18 36 (15.65%) CSS
19 31 (13.48%) Oracle
19 31 (13.48%) T-SQL
20 29 (12.61%) Team Foundation Server
21 27 (11.74%) Visual Studio
22 26 (11.30%) VB.NET
22 26 (11.30%) SQL Server 2008
23 25 (10.87%) WCF
24 24 (10.43%) Web Services
25 23 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
26 22 (9.57%) Entity Framework
27 19 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
27 19 (8.26%) Back Office

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 18 (7.83%) BizTalk Server
2 17 (7.39%) K2 blackpearl
3 6 (2.61%) Tomcat
4 5 (2.17%) Apache
5 4 (1.74%) IIS
5 4 (1.74%) WordPress
6 3 (1.30%) SharePoint
6 3 (1.30%) Node.js
7 2 (0.87%) JBoss
7 2 (0.87%) Apache ServiceMix
8 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Portal
8 1 (0.43%) WebLogic Integration
8 1 (0.43%) CMS
8 1 (0.43%) Oracle Workflow
8 1 (0.43%) Drupal
8 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.43%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.43%) SAS
8 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 5 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.74%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle General Ledger
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS R12
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Payables
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Receivables
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle EBS
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle Applications
3 1 (0.43%) Summit
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.43%) Google App Engine
1 1 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (0.43%) Office 365
1 1 (0.43%) GitHub
1 1 (0.43%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.43%) HTTP
1 1 (0.43%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 83 (36.09%) SQL Server
2 26 (11.30%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 13 (5.65%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.78%) MongoDB
6 10 (4.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 10 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
7 9 (3.91%) Oracle Reports
7 9 (3.91%) Oracle Database
8 8 (3.48%) SQL Server 2012
8 8 (3.48%) Oracle Database 11g
9 6 (2.61%) MySQL
10 5 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (1.30%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
11 3 (1.30%) Relational Database
12 2 (0.87%) OLAP
13 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
13 1 (0.43%) MS Access
13 1 (0.43%) DTS
Development Applications
1 29 (12.61%) Team Foundation Server
2 27 (11.74%) Visual Studio
3 13 (5.65%) Git (software)
4 9 (3.91%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (3.48%) Bitbucket
6 6 (2.61%) JIRA
6 6 (2.61%) Eclipse
7 3 (1.30%) Subversion
7 3 (1.30%) Maven
7 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.30%) Rational Rhapsody
8 2 (0.87%) SpecFlow
8 2 (0.87%) Rational DOORS
8 2 (0.87%) Ant
8 2 (0.87%) JUnit
9 1 (0.43%) MorphX
9 1 (0.43%) Toad
9 1 (0.43%) JDeveloper
9 1 (0.43%) ERwin
9 1 (0.43%) ReSharper
General
1 19 (8.26%) Back Office
2 8 (3.48%) Finance
3 5 (2.17%) Military
4 3 (1.30%) Retail
5 2 (0.87%) Marketing
5 2 (0.87%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.43%) Banking
6 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.43%) Advertising
6 1 (0.43%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 138 (60.00%) .NET
2 74 (32.17%) ASP.NET
3 41 (17.83%) ASP.NET MVC
4 40 (17.39%) HTML
5 39 (16.96%) .NET Framework
6 36 (15.65%) CSS
7 25 (10.87%) WCF
8 24 (10.43%) Web Services
9 22 (9.57%) Entity Framework
10 19 (8.26%) ASP.NET MVC 4
11 18 (7.83%) XML
11 18 (7.83%) WPF
12 14 (6.09%) HTML5
13 13 (5.65%) Spring
14 12 (5.22%) jQuery
15 8 (3.48%) WF
16 7 (3.04%) WinForms
16 7 (3.04%) JSP
16 7 (3.04%) CSS3
16 7 (3.04%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 7 (3.04%) Mobile App
2 6 (2.61%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.74%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (1.74%) Data Integration
3 4 (1.74%) NHS
4 1 (0.43%) DTV
4 1 (0.43%) E-Learning
4 1 (0.43%) Animation
4 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
4 1 (0.43%) Blog
4 1 (0.43%) Social Network
4 1 (0.43%) Reference Data
4 1 (0.43%) Data Conversion
4 1 (0.43%) Digital Media
4 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 16 (6.96%) Windows
2 9 (3.91%) UNIX
3 8 (3.48%) Linux
4 7 (3.04%) Android
5 4 (1.74%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 72 (31.30%) Agile Software Development
2 68 (29.57%) Unit Testing
3 55 (23.91%) MVC
4 45 (19.57%) Scrum
5 18 (7.83%) BDD
6 17 (7.39%) Automated Testing
7 14 (6.09%) TDD
7 14 (6.09%) E-Commerce
7 14 (6.09%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (5.22%) Test Scripting
8 12 (5.22%) Web Development
9 11 (4.78%) ETL
9 11 (4.78%) Code Coverage
10 8 (3.48%) Business Intelligence
11 6 (2.61%) Web Accessibility
11 6 (2.61%) Android Development
12 5 (2.17%) Workflow
13 4 (1.74%) Migration
13 4 (1.74%) SOA
13 4 (1.74%) OO
Programming Languages
1 117 (50.87%) SQL
2 104 (45.22%) C#
3 42 (18.26%) Java
4 38 (16.52%) JavaScript
5 31 (13.48%) T-SQL
6 26 (11.30%) VB.NET
7 14 (6.09%) PL/SQL
8 11 (4.78%) VB
9 7 (3.04%) PHP
9 7 (3.04%) C++
10 5 (2.17%) Scala
11 4 (1.74%) Perl
12 2 (0.87%) VB6
12 2 (0.87%) X++
12 2 (0.87%) Python
13 1 (0.43%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.43%) XAML
13 1 (0.43%) PHP5
13 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.43%) C
Qualifications
1 58 (25.22%) Security Cleared
2 44 (19.13%) SC Cleared
3 12 (5.22%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) Degree
4 2 (0.87%) BC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
1 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
1 1 (0.43%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 43 (18.70%) Microsoft
2 31 (13.48%) Oracle
3 8 (3.48%) hybris
4 7 (3.04%) Google
4 7 (3.04%) ESRI
5 4 (1.74%) TIBCO
6 3 (1.30%) ATG
6 3 (1.30%) SAP
7 2 (0.87%) Tableau
8 1 (0.43%) Facebook
8 1 (0.43%) Twitter
8 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
8 1 (0.43%) Teradata
8 1 (0.43%) Telerik
8 1 (0.43%) Adobe
8 1 (0.43%) Informatica
8 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
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