The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 August 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
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior Developer
Rank 42 48 26
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -22
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 2 1 11
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.71% 0.30% 4.70%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.32% 4.98%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 1 8
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£388 £325 £339
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+19.23% -4.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £368 £325 £318
10% offered a daily rate of more than £408 £325 £365
UK excluding London average daily rate £413 £378 £365
% change year-on-year
+9.27% +3.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £36.02 £20.00 £38.75
% change year-on-year
+80.10% -48.38%
Senior 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
277 317 221
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 97.88% 93.79% 94.44%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 229 134
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £290 £213
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 15 14
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.65 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.50 £22.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Senior Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Senior Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Senior Developer Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Senior Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Senior Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Senior 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 Senior Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 27 August 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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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 2 £388 +19.23% 7
Senior Developer
South West

Senior Developer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title.

1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) UML
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
2 1 (25.00%) Information Management
2 1 (25.00%) Spring
2 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Luciad
2 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) HL7
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Apache CXF
2 1 (25.00%) HTML5
2 1 (25.00%) CSS3
2 1 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
2 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2015, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Senior 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 Senior Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rational Rhapsody
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) HTML
1 1 (25.00%) CSS
1 1 (25.00%) Web Services
1 1 (25.00%) Spring
1 1 (25.00%) Apache CXF
1 1 (25.00%) HTML5
1 1 (25.00%) CSS3
1 1 (25.00%) Apache Camel
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Management Information System
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) Information Management
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) C#
2 1 (25.00%) C++
2 1 (25.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) HL7
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (25.00%) Luciad