The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset region that had Senior Developer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 20 February 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
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Developer
South West / Somerset
Rank 36 36 32
Rank change year-on-year
0 -4
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 2 4 12
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.82% 1.37% 4.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.37% 4.32%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 8
Median daily rate £395 £488 £328
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-18.92% +48.85%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £291 £458 £313
10% offered a daily rate of more than £499 £500 £351
UK excluding London median daily rate £413 £400 £400
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Median hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London median hourly rate £16.50 £44.10 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-62.58% +17.60%

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
230 292 278
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 94.26% 99.66% 96.86%
Number of daily rates quoted 122 155 169
Median daily rate £350 £400 £369
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
-12.50% +8.54%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £120 £275 £250
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £500 £550
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £380 £375
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 47 40 20
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.44 £17.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.08% +131.07%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.08 £15.00 £15.77
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.74
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.55%

Senior Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Senior Developer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 February 2017.

Senior Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Senior Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 20 February 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 -6 1 £525 +5.00% 5
Senior Developer
South West

Senior Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, Senior Developer 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 Senior Developer in the job title.

1 2 (50.00%) .NET
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
2 1 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) MySQL
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
2 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (25.00%) ERP
2 1 (25.00%) Change Management
2 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
2 1 (25.00%) Workflow
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) TDD
2 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) X++
2 1 (25.00%) QA

Senior Developer 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 (25.00%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (25.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (25.00%) Sahi
1 1 (25.00%) Selenium
1 1 (25.00%) SpecFlow
1 1 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (25.00%) WATIR
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 1 (25.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (25.00%) CSS
2 1 (25.00%) Gherkin
2 1 (25.00%) HTML
2 1 (25.00%) React
2 1 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (25.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (25.00%) BDD
1 1 (25.00%) Change Management
1 1 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
1 1 (25.00%) Data Cleansing
1 1 (25.00%) E-Commerce
1 1 (25.00%) ERP
1 1 (25.00%) Front End Development
1 1 (25.00%) GAP Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) Open Source
1 1 (25.00%) TDD
1 1 (25.00%) Test Automation
1 1 (25.00%) Test Planning
1 1 (25.00%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) C#
1 2 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 1 (25.00%) Ruby
2 1 (25.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (25.00%) X++
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) BPSS Clearance
1 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft