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 17 September 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
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior Developer
Rank 48 30 24
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -6
Contract jobs requiring a Senior Developer 2 9 18
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.57% 4.17% 9.05%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 4.41% 9.73%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 8 7
Average daily rate
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£353 £339 £310
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+3.84% +9.50%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £331 £318 £300
10% offered a daily rate of more than £375 £365 £342
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £365 £375
% change year-on-year
+6.16% -2.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 0 0
Average hourly rate - - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £42.50 £42.38 £42.50
% change year-on-year
+0.29% -0.29%
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
330 204 185
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 93.48% 94.44% 92.96%
Number of daily rates quoted 245 135 106
Average daily rate £350 £320 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.37% -
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £250 £215
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £423 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £360 £350 £345
% change year-on-year
+2.85% +1.44%
Number of hourly rates quoted 17 7 10
Average hourly rate £35.00 £14.25 £13.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+145.61% +9.61%
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £16.00 £17.50
% change year-on-year
+3.12% -8.57%

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
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 17 September 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 - 1 £325 - 6
Street - - - - 1
Taunton - - - -
Wells - - - -
Senior Developer
South West

Senior Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 8 (88.89%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) C#
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
2 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 5 (55.56%) Java
3 5 (55.56%) MVC
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (44.44%) HTML
4 4 (44.44%) J2EE
4 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
4 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 4 (44.44%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) WCF
5 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
5 3 (33.33%) Oracle
5 3 (33.33%) JUnit
5 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
5 3 (33.33%) Scrum
5 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (33.33%) Spring
6 2 (22.22%) JSF
6 2 (22.22%) TDD

Senior Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 17 September 2014, 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 3 (33.33%) Tomcat
1 3 (33.33%) BizTalk Server
2 2 (22.22%) WebSphere
2 2 (22.22%) CMS
2 2 (22.22%) WebLogic
2 2 (22.22%) MQSeries
2 2 (22.22%) Escenic
2 2 (22.22%) Adobe CQ
3 1 (11.11%) Apache
3 1 (11.11%) IIS
3 1 (11.11%) Commerce Server
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (22.22%) MySQL
4 2 (22.22%) Hadoop
4 2 (22.22%) Big Data
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 11g
5 1 (11.11%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 4 (44.44%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (33.33%) JUnit
3 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
3 1 (11.11%) Ant
General
1 2 (22.22%) Finance
2 1 (11.11%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) XML
2 6 (66.67%) .NET
3 4 (44.44%) HTML
3 4 (44.44%) J2EE
3 4 (44.44%) ASP.NET
3 4 (44.44%) CSS
4 3 (33.33%) WCF
4 3 (33.33%) Hibernate
4 3 (33.33%) Spring
5 2 (22.22%) JSF
5 2 (22.22%) Ajax
5 2 (22.22%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (22.22%) LAMP
5 2 (22.22%) EJB
5 2 (22.22%) Struts
5 2 (22.22%) XHTML
5 2 (22.22%) Java RMI
5 2 (22.22%) jQuery
5 2 (22.22%) HTML5
5 2 (22.22%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Cryptography
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) MVC
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (44.44%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (44.44%) E-Commerce
2 4 (44.44%) Mentoring
3 3 (33.33%) Scrum
4 2 (22.22%) TDD
4 2 (22.22%) Web Development
4 2 (22.22%) RUP
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) OOP
4 2 (22.22%) OOD
4 2 (22.22%) Unit Testing
4 2 (22.22%) BDD
5 1 (11.11%) Web Application Development
5 1 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (11.11%) System Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
2 5 (55.56%) Java
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
4 3 (33.33%) VB.NET
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) Scala
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) QA
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle RAC
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (33.33%) Oracle
2 2 (22.22%) JBoss
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft
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