The table below looks at the statistics for the Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 3 September 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
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Developer
Rank - - 35
Contract jobs requiring a Microsoft Developer 0 0 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset - - 0.43%
As % of the Job Titles category - - 0.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 1
Average daily rate
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- - £325
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £388
% change year-on-year
- -3.22%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate - - £50.00
Microsoft 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
272 331 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 97.49% 94.03% 94.85%
Number of daily rates quoted 133 237 138
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £260 £290 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £423
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 17 14
Average hourly rate £42.75 £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+22.14% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.70 £14.10 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.58 £22.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.33 £17.00 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+1.94% -

Microsoft Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer in the job title across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Microsoft Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Microsoft Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in IT contract jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Somerset region.

Microsoft Developer Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Microsoft Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for hourly rates quoted in IT contractor jobs citing Microsoft Developer across the Somerset region.

Microsoft Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Microsoft Developer
Top 17 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in their job title.

1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (100.00%) X++
2 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
2 1 (50.00%) MorphX
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000

Microsoft Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Microsoft 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 Microsoft Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (50.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2000
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MorphX
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) .NET Framework
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Unit Testing
1 1 (50.00%) Procure-to-pay
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) X++
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft