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 28 April 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.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Developer
Rank 1 1 8
Rank change year-on-year
0 +7
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 76 127 63
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 29.12% 35.57% 15.59%
As % of the Job Titles category 29.69% 36.39% 15.87%
Number of daily rates quoted 44 87 41
Average daily rate £331 £330 £330
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+0.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £279 £300 £275
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £400 £410
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £335
% change year-on-year
+7.14% +4.47%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 8 2
Average hourly rate £39.81 £35.50 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+12.14% +12.69%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.25 £10.00 £30.30
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £43.30 £37.00 £32.70
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.00 £37.50 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+12.00% +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
256 349 397
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 98.08% 97.76% 98.27%
Number of daily rates quoted 131 206 275
Average daily rate £350 £340 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £190 £225 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £475 £510 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £390 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 41 34 17
Average hourly rate £40.88 £20.00 £15.25
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+104.37% +31.14%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £25.00 £10.00 £10.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £37.40 £36.40
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.70 £17.45
% change year-on-year
+4.79% -4.29%

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 28 April 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 28 April 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 28 April 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
Bath 0 39 £325 -16.12% 21
Yeovil -5 13 £300 -17.24% 2
Taunton -4 5 £431 +31.47% 5
Street -2 3 £358 +2.14% 1
Frome - 1 - -
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 71 (37.77%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (36.70%) JavaScript
3 64 (34.04%) C#
4 63 (33.51%) .NET
5 61 (32.45%) HTML
5 61 (32.45%) Java
6 50 (26.60%) SQL
7 49 (26.06%) Scrum
8 48 (25.53%) CSS
9 42 (22.34%) Microsoft
10 38 (20.21%) SQL Server
11 35 (18.62%) Security Cleared
12 33 (17.55%) Software Engineering
12 33 (17.55%) MVC
13 32 (17.02%) C++
14 28 (14.89%) ASP.NET
15 27 (14.36%) Web Services
16 25 (13.30%) User Experience
17 24 (12.77%) UML
17 24 (12.77%) SharePoint
18 23 (12.23%) SC Cleared
19 22 (11.70%) OO
20 21 (11.17%) Unit Testing
20 21 (11.17%) BDD
21 20 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
22 19 (10.11%) HTML5
23 18 (9.57%) Web Development
24 17 (9.04%) Finance
25 15 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
25 15 (7.98%) TDD

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 24 (12.77%) SharePoint
2 20 (10.64%) BizTalk Server
3 13 (6.91%) IIS
4 11 (5.85%) CMS
5 7 (3.72%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (3.19%) Node.js
7 5 (2.66%) Sitecore CMS
7 5 (2.66%) Umbraco
7 5 (2.66%) WordPress
8 4 (2.13%) Confluence
9 3 (1.60%) Apache
9 3 (1.60%) Apache Solr
9 3 (1.60%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (1.06%) ExpressionEngine
11 1 (0.53%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
11 1 (0.53%) GeoServer
11 1 (0.53%) nginx
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPEL
11 1 (0.53%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 9 (4.79%) MS Excel
1 9 (4.79%) MS Office
2 2 (1.06%) Adobe Creative Suite
2 2 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.53%) Revit
Business Applications
1 11 (5.85%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (5.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.66%) Magento
4 4 (2.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.53%) BigMachines
5 1 (0.53%) Eloqua
5 1 (0.53%) Oracle BPM
5 1 (0.53%) SAP CO
5 1 (0.53%) SAP FI
5 1 (0.53%) SAP FI/CO
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.60%) Office 365
2 1 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (0.53%) GitHub
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.53%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (2.13%) HTTP
2 2 (1.06%) DNS
2 2 (1.06%) Firewall
2 2 (1.06%) TCP/IP
2 2 (1.06%) VPN
3 1 (0.53%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 38 (20.21%) SQL Server
2 14 (7.45%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 10 (5.32%) MySQL
4 9 (4.79%) Data Warehouse
5 8 (4.26%) MongoDB
6 6 (3.19%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (2.66%) BusinessObjects
7 5 (2.66%) NoSQL
8 4 (2.13%) Apache Cassandra
8 4 (2.13%) SAP HANA
8 4 (2.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 3 (1.60%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 3 (1.60%) GIS
9 3 (1.60%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (1.06%) Power BI
10 2 (1.06%) QGIS
10 2 (1.06%) QlikView
10 2 (1.06%) RDBMS
10 2 (1.06%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.53%) Qlik Sense
Development Applications
1 14 (7.45%) Git (software)
2 13 (6.91%) Team Foundation Server
3 10 (5.32%) Visual Studio
4 9 (4.79%) MorphX
5 8 (4.26%) Eclipse
6 6 (3.19%) SpecFlow
7 5 (2.66%) Bitbucket
7 5 (2.66%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.66%) JIRA
8 4 (2.13%) Android Studio
8 4 (2.13%) Eclipse RCP
8 4 (2.13%) gulp
8 4 (2.13%) IntelliJ
9 3 (1.60%) Selenium
10 1 (0.53%) Cucumber
10 1 (0.53%) GitLab
10 1 (0.53%) Gradle
10 1 (0.53%) JBehave
10 1 (0.53%) Oracle APEX
10 1 (0.53%) PHPUnit
General
1 17 (9.04%) Finance
2 11 (5.85%) Aerospace
3 10 (5.32%) Retail
4 8 (4.26%) Back Office
5 6 (3.19%) Marketing
6 5 (2.66%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.13%) Advertising
7 4 (2.13%) Electronics
7 4 (2.13%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.06%) Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Games
9 1 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.53%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 63 (33.51%) .NET
2 61 (32.45%) HTML
3 48 (25.53%) CSS
4 28 (14.89%) ASP.NET
5 27 (14.36%) Web Services
6 19 (10.11%) HTML5
7 15 (7.98%) AngularJS
8 14 (7.45%) Spring
8 14 (7.45%) WPF
8 14 (7.45%) XML
9 12 (6.38%) J2EE
10 11 (5.85%) WCF
11 10 (5.32%) .NET Framework
11 10 (5.32%) CSS3
12 9 (4.79%) Entity Framework
12 9 (4.79%) jQuery
13 7 (3.72%) ASP.NET MVC
13 7 (3.72%) Laravel
13 7 (3.72%) Managed Extensibility Framework
13 7 (3.72%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 25 (13.30%) User Experience
2 10 (5.32%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (5.32%) Data Structures
3 7 (3.72%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (2.66%) Management Information System
5 4 (2.13%) iPad
5 4 (2.13%) Mobile App
6 1 (0.53%) BBC
6 1 (0.53%) Data Conversion
6 1 (0.53%) Data Integration
6 1 (0.53%) FMCG
6 1 (0.53%) Mathematics
6 1 (0.53%) Replication
6 1 (0.53%) Video on Demand
6 1 (0.53%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 9 (4.79%) Windows
2 7 (3.72%) Android
2 7 (3.72%) Apple iOS
2 7 (3.72%) Windows Server
2 7 (3.72%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (1.60%) Linux
4 1 (0.53%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (37.77%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (26.06%) Scrum
3 33 (17.55%) MVC
3 33 (17.55%) Software Engineering
4 24 (12.77%) UML
5 22 (11.70%) OO
6 21 (11.17%) BDD
6 21 (11.17%) Unit Testing
7 18 (9.57%) Web Development
8 15 (7.98%) Business Intelligence
8 15 (7.98%) TDD
9 14 (7.45%) Time Management
10 11 (5.85%) CRM
11 10 (5.32%) ETL
12 9 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (4.26%) Automated Testing
14 7 (3.72%) Analytics
14 7 (3.72%) E-Commerce
14 7 (3.72%) Front End Development
14 7 (3.72%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 69 (36.70%) JavaScript
2 64 (34.04%) C#
3 61 (32.45%) Java
4 50 (26.60%) SQL
5 32 (17.02%) C++
6 14 (7.45%) PHP
7 5 (2.66%) Python
7 5 (2.66%) T-SQL
8 4 (2.13%) VBA
9 3 (1.60%) PowerShell
10 2 (1.06%) PHP 5
10 2 (1.06%) Ruby
10 2 (1.06%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.53%) Apex Code
11 1 (0.53%) Apple Swift
11 1 (0.53%) C
11 1 (0.53%) PL/SQL
11 1 (0.53%) VB
11 1 (0.53%) X++
Qualifications
1 35 (18.62%) Security Cleared
2 23 (12.23%) SC Cleared
3 4 (2.13%) DV Cleared
4 3 (1.60%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.66%) QA
2 3 (1.60%) SLA
3 2 (1.06%) Disclosure Scotland
4 1 (0.53%) WCAG
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.53%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
1 1 (0.53%) Puppet
Vendors
1 42 (22.34%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.91%) Oracle
3 11 (5.85%) SAP
4 7 (3.72%) Telerik
5 5 (2.66%) Sitecore
6 4 (2.13%) Luciad
7 2 (1.06%) Adobe
7 2 (1.06%) Tableau
8 1 (0.53%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.53%) Google
8 1 (0.53%) Sage
8 1 (0.53%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.53%) Siebel
8 1 (0.53%) Thunderhead
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