The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset region that had Programmer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 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
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Programmer
South West / Somerset
Rank 37 35 -
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -
Contract jobs requiring a Programmer 2 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.80% 1.30% -
As % of the Job Titles category 0.84% 1.32% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 0 0
Median daily rate £330 - -
UK excluding London median daily rate £350 £400 £325
% change year-on-year
-12.50% +23.07%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £37.38 £38.75 £43.75
% change year-on-year
-3.54% -11.42%

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
239 304 294
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.22% 99.02% 97.35%
Number of daily rates quoted 128 186 172
Median daily rate £350 £400 £330
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +21.21%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £160 £238 £235
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £450
UK excluding London median daily rate £390 £375 £375
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 49 29 30
Median hourly rate £39.50 £43.17 £20.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-8.50% +115.85%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £12.00 £15.00 £12.55
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £17.50 £16.00
% change year-on-year
- +9.37%

Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

The demand trend of IT contracts across the Somerset region that featured Programmer in the job title.

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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Programmer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Last 3 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 1 - - 2
Taunton - 1 £330 -
Programmer
South West

Programmer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, Programmer contract jobs required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the Somerset region featuring Programmer in the job title.

1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) RPG
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) WF
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
1 1 (33.33%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (33.33%) NServiceBus

Programmer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
1 1 (33.33%) K2 blackpearl
1 1 (33.33%) NServiceBus
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (33.33%) .NET
1 1 (33.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (33.33%) JSON
1 1 (33.33%) React
1 1 (33.33%) WF
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Linux
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Pair Programming
1 1 (33.33%) Scrum
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
1 1 (33.33%) TDD
1 1 (33.33%) Unit Testing
1 1 (33.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C#
1 1 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 1 (33.33%) Python
1 1 (33.33%) RPG
1 1 (33.33%) RPG IV
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared