The table below looks at the statistics for the Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 October 2014 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
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Programmer
Rank 42 40 38
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 4 1 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.26% 0.45% 2.36%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.35% 0.47% 2.55%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 4
Average daily rate
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- - £319
UK excluding London average daily rate £330 £313 £313
% change year-on-year
+5.60% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £34.50 £35.00 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-1.42% +7.69%
Programmer
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
297 211 196
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.40% 94.62% 92.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 225 140 114
Average daily rate £340 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.33% -0.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £258 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £485 £415 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+2.85% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 5 12
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.25 £13.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.61% +3.93%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £12.00 £12.42
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £35.38 £21.00 £36.75
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Programmer
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Programmer Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Programmer
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Programmer Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Programmer
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 Programmer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 1 October 2014. 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
Bath +4 3 - -
Glastonbury - - - -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Somerton - - - -
Street - - - -
Taunton - - - -
Programmer
South West

Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title.

1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
1 3 (60.00%) C#
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) WCF
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter
2 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 2 (40.00%) LESS
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (40.00%) Drupal
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (40.00%) WF
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) QA
2 2 (40.00%) LAMP
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL

Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Programmer 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 Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (40.00%) Drupal
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (20.00%) ArcGIS
2 1 (20.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) MSTest
3 1 (20.00%) Moq
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) Web Services
1 3 (60.00%) .NET
1 3 (60.00%) WCF
2 2 (40.00%) Sass
2 2 (40.00%) LESS
2 2 (40.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (40.00%) jQuery
2 2 (40.00%) WF
2 2 (40.00%) LAMP
2 2 (40.00%) CSS
2 2 (40.00%) HTML
3 1 (20.00%) .NET Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Silverlight
3 1 (20.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (20.00%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (20.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (20.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (20.00%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Windows
2 1 (20.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Migration
1 3 (60.00%) Unit Testing
2 2 (40.00%) Software Deployment
2 2 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
2 2 (40.00%) Scrum
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Workflow
3 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C#
2 2 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
1 1 (20.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Twitter
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (20.00%) ESRI
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