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 22 May 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
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Developer
Rank 1 6 2
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Developer 123 97 44
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 33.61% 21.32% 23.91%
As % of the Job Titles category 35.14% 21.85% 26.19%
Number of daily rates quoted 79 72 30
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£340 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+4.61% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £288 £220
10% offered a daily rate of more than £400 £368 £350
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £343 £325
% change year-on-year
+2.18% +5.38%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 3 1
Average hourly rate £36.00 £33.00 £40.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+9.09% -17.50%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £32.63 £35.00
% change year-on-year
+14.94% -6.78%
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
350 444 168
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.63% 97.58% 91.30%
Number of daily rates quoted 196 331 70
Average daily rate £375 £325 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+15.38% +4.83%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £225 £250 £200
10% offered a daily rate of more than £515 £424 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 16 21
Average hourly rate £27.50 £30.00 £10.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% +200.00%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.00 £17.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -2.85%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 22 May 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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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 +11 48 £335 +5.09% 16
Bath 0 36 £388 +19.23% 24
Yeovil +5 10 £363 +13.28% 3
Street 0 6 £338 -37.50% 1
Templecombe - 2 - -
Glastonbury -3 1 - -
Wells - 1 - -
Developer
South West

Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 126 (54.78%) .NET
2 112 (48.70%) SQL
3 90 (39.13%) C#
4 88 (38.26%) SQL Server
5 64 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
6 59 (25.65%) ASP.NET
7 53 (23.04%) Unit Testing
8 50 (21.74%) Microsoft
9 49 (21.30%) MVC
10 48 (20.87%) Security Cleared
11 46 (20.00%) Java
12 40 (17.39%) HTML
13 39 (16.96%) JavaScript
14 36 (15.65%) CSS
14 36 (15.65%) SC Cleared
15 34 (14.78%) Oracle
16 33 (14.35%) Scrum
16 33 (14.35%) .NET Framework
17 28 (12.17%) WCF
18 26 (11.30%) VB.NET
19 25 (10.87%) BizTalk Server
19 25 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
20 24 (10.43%) Web Services
20 24 (10.43%) Visual Studio
20 24 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008
21 23 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
22 21 (9.13%) WPF
23 20 (8.70%) Windows
24 19 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
24 19 (8.26%) Entity Framework

Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 25 (10.87%) BizTalk Server
2 16 (6.96%) K2 blackpearl
3 8 (3.48%) Tomcat
4 7 (3.04%) Apache
5 5 (2.17%) WordPress
6 4 (1.74%) Node.js
6 4 (1.74%) IIS
7 3 (1.30%) WebLogic
7 3 (1.30%) WebLogic Portal
7 3 (1.30%) Liferay
8 2 (0.87%) WebLogic Integration
8 2 (0.87%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.87%) JBoss
9 1 (0.43%) SAS
9 1 (0.43%) CMS
9 1 (0.43%) Drupal
9 1 (0.43%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.43%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.43%) ExpressionEngine
9 1 (0.43%) Confluence
Applications
1 5 (2.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.43%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.74%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (1.74%) BusinessWorks
2 3 (1.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.43%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (0.87%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (1.30%) HTTP
2 1 (0.43%) LAN
2 1 (0.43%) WAN
2 1 (0.43%) Firewall
2 1 (0.43%) SAN
2 1 (0.43%) NAS
2 1 (0.43%) FCoE
2 1 (0.43%) Fibre Channel
2 1 (0.43%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 88 (38.26%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 23 (10.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 12 (5.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (5.22%) NoSQL
5 11 (4.78%) MongoDB
5 11 (4.78%) Oracle Database
6 10 (4.35%) SQL Server 2005
6 10 (4.35%) Oracle Database 11g
6 10 (4.35%) Oracle Reports
7 7 (3.04%) SQL Server 2012
8 6 (2.61%) Data Warehouse
9 4 (1.74%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 4 (1.74%) MySQL
10 3 (1.30%) OLAP
10 3 (1.30%) SQL Server 2000
10 3 (1.30%) Relational Database
11 2 (0.87%) OLAP Cube
12 1 (0.43%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 24 (10.43%) Visual Studio
2 19 (8.26%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (4.78%) Git (software)
4 10 (4.35%) Oracle Forms
5 8 (3.48%) Bitbucket
5 8 (3.48%) Eclipse
6 6 (2.61%) JIRA
7 5 (2.17%) Subversion
8 3 (1.30%) Maven
8 3 (1.30%) Jenkins
9 2 (0.87%) SpecFlow
9 2 (0.87%) Grunt
9 2 (0.87%) Rational Rhapsody
9 2 (0.87%) Ant
9 2 (0.87%) JUnit
10 1 (0.43%) Toad
10 1 (0.43%) ERwin
10 1 (0.43%) MorphX
10 1 (0.43%) ReSharper
10 1 (0.43%) Rational DOORS
General
1 15 (6.52%) Back Office
2 5 (2.17%) Finance
2 5 (2.17%) Military
3 4 (1.74%) Retail
4 2 (0.87%) Marketing
5 1 (0.43%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.43%) Electronics
5 1 (0.43%) Telecoms
5 1 (0.43%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 126 (54.78%) .NET
2 59 (25.65%) ASP.NET
3 40 (17.39%) HTML
4 36 (15.65%) CSS
5 33 (14.35%) .NET Framework
6 28 (12.17%) WCF
7 25 (10.87%) ASP.NET MVC
8 24 (10.43%) Web Services
9 21 (9.13%) WPF
10 19 (8.26%) Entity Framework
11 17 (7.39%) XML
12 15 (6.52%) Spring
13 10 (4.35%) JSP
14 9 (3.91%) jQuery
15 8 (3.48%) AngularJS
15 8 (3.48%) HTML5
15 8 (3.48%) Ajax
15 8 (3.48%) WF
16 7 (3.04%) WinForms
16 7 (3.04%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 9 (3.91%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.48%) Mobile App
2 8 (3.48%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (1.74%) Data Integration
3 4 (1.74%) NHS
4 2 (0.87%) Digital Media
5 1 (0.43%) N-Tier
5 1 (0.43%) E-Learning
5 1 (0.43%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.43%) DTV
5 1 (0.43%) Mathematics
5 1 (0.43%) Blog
5 1 (0.43%) Social Network
5 1 (0.43%) Reference Data
5 1 (0.43%) Data Conversion
5 1 (0.43%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 20 (8.70%) Windows
2 11 (4.78%) UNIX
3 9 (3.91%) Android
4 8 (3.48%) Linux
5 6 (2.61%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Phone
6 2 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
7 1 (0.43%) Solaris
7 1 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (27.83%) Agile Software Development
2 53 (23.04%) Unit Testing
3 49 (21.30%) MVC
4 33 (14.35%) Scrum
5 18 (7.83%) BDD
6 13 (5.65%) ETL
7 12 (5.22%) Web Development
7 12 (5.22%) Test Scripting
7 12 (5.22%) E-Commerce
8 11 (4.78%) TDD
9 9 (3.91%) Business Intelligence
10 8 (3.48%) Android Development
11 6 (2.61%) Automated Testing
11 6 (2.61%) Web Accessibility
12 5 (2.17%) OO
12 5 (2.17%) Migration
12 5 (2.17%) Continuous Integration
12 5 (2.17%) Time Management
12 5 (2.17%) Software Engineering
12 5 (2.17%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 112 (48.70%) SQL
2 90 (39.13%) C#
3 46 (20.00%) Java
4 39 (16.96%) JavaScript
5 26 (11.30%) VB.NET
6 18 (7.83%) T-SQL
7 15 (6.52%) PL/SQL
8 9 (3.91%) VB
9 7 (3.04%) PHP
10 6 (2.61%) C++
11 5 (2.17%) Scala
12 4 (1.74%) Perl
13 2 (0.87%) VB6
13 2 (0.87%) X++
13 2 (0.87%) VBA
14 1 (0.43%) C
14 1 (0.43%) Python
14 1 (0.43%) XAML
14 1 (0.43%) PHP5
14 1 (0.43%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 48 (20.87%) Security Cleared
2 36 (15.65%) SC Cleared
3 10 (4.35%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.87%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (0.87%) QA
2 1 (0.43%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.43%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.43%) HL7
System Software
1 2 (0.87%) Active Directory
2 1 (0.43%) NFS
2 1 (0.43%) SRDF
Vendors
1 50 (21.74%) Microsoft
2 34 (14.78%) Oracle
3 8 (3.48%) hybris
4 7 (3.04%) ESRI
5 6 (2.61%) Google
6 4 (1.74%) TIBCO
7 3 (1.30%) SAP
7 3 (1.30%) ATG
8 2 (0.87%) Tableau
8 2 (0.87%) Luciad
9 1 (0.43%) Teradata
9 1 (0.43%) EMC
9 1 (0.43%) Intel
9 1 (0.43%) Informatica
9 1 (0.43%) NetApp
9 1 (0.43%) Red Hat
9 1 (0.43%) Cisco
9 1 (0.43%) Adobe
9 1 (0.43%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.43%) Telerik
Yeovil
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £200 - £250 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Somerset
X4 Group
Rate: £250 - 270 per day
Posted: 6 days ago
Somerset
Capita - ITIN
Rate: £350.00 - £387.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Somerset
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £325 per day + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per day + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Bath
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £400 per day + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Taunton
Computer Futures
Rate: £300 - £350 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Bath
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Rate: £325 - £400 per day
Posted: 24 days ago