The table below looks at the statistics for Service Delivery skills in IT contracts advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average contractor rates offered in IT contracts that have cited Service Delivery over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 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
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Services Delivery
Rank 41 37 39
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +2
Contract jobs citing Service Delivery 1 7 1
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.34% 2.33% 0.44%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.40% 2.97% 0.64%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 4 0
Average daily rate £275 £300 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-8.33% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £388 £375 £380
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -1.31%
Number of hourly rates quoted 0 1 0
Average hourly rate - £29.00 -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £21.50 £15.75 £13.25
% change year-on-year
+36.50% +18.86%
Service Delivery
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Processes & Methodologies category in contract jobs advertised in the Somerset region.

Processes & Methodologies Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
247 236 156
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 82.89% 78.67% 68.42%
Number of daily rates quoted 137 151 110
Average daily rate £400 £400 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £300 £300 £246
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £698 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £400 £400 £375
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
Number of hourly rates quoted 33 17 8
Average hourly rate £44.00 £36.40 £31.71
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.87% +14.79%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £38.75 £25.00 £30.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £46.50 £33.71
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £27.50 £27.50
% change year-on-year
+45.45% -

Service Delivery
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of IT contractor jobs citing Service Delivery across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

Service Delivery Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Service Delivery
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Service Delivery Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Service Delivery
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Service Delivery Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Service Delivery
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 Service Delivery within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 14 February 2016. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 -3 1 £275 -21.42% 3
Service Delivery
South West

Service Delivery
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Service Delivery also 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 that cited Service Delivery.

1 19 (90.48%) SQL
1 19 (90.48%) SQL Server
1 19 (90.48%) IIS
1 19 (90.48%) SharePoint
2 18 (85.71%) Oracle
2 18 (85.71%) ITIL
2 18 (85.71%) UML
2 18 (85.71%) C#
2 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (85.71%) Automated Testing
2 18 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 17 (80.95%) Unit Testing
3 17 (80.95%) Software Engineering
3 17 (80.95%) .NET Framework
3 17 (80.95%) Refactoring
3 17 (80.95%) C++
3 17 (80.95%) HTML
3 17 (80.95%) .NET
3 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
3 17 (80.95%) Windows
3 17 (80.95%) ASP.NET
3 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (80.95%) Windows Server
4 10 (47.62%) Scrum
5 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
6 7 (33.33%) Selenium
6 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 7 (33.33%) SpecFlow
7 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
7 5 (23.81%) Line Management

Service Delivery
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region citing Service Delivery also 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 that cited Service Delivery. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 19 (90.48%) IIS
1 19 (90.48%) SharePoint
2 2 (9.52%) Apache
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.76%) Apache Solr
3 1 (4.76%) CMS
3 1 (4.76%) Oracle Workflow
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.76%) IaaS
1 1 (4.76%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.76%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (90.48%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) MySQL
3 1 (4.76%) Big Data
3 1 (4.76%) GIS
3 1 (4.76%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 1 (4.76%) QGIS
Development Applications
1 18 (85.71%) Team Foundation Server
2 9 (42.86%) Visual Studio
3 7 (33.33%) Selenium
3 7 (33.33%) SpecFlow
General
1 2 (9.52%) Finance
2 1 (4.76%) Back Office
2 1 (4.76%) Billing
2 1 (4.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 11 (52.38%) .NET Developer
3 4 (19.05%) Senior Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) Software Engineer
3 4 (19.05%) SQL Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Database Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Systems Developer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Automation Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) C# .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) C# Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Java Developer
5 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared Software Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Developer
5 1 (4.76%) Software Test Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Test Automation Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (80.95%) .NET
1 17 (80.95%) .NET Framework
1 17 (80.95%) ASP.NET
1 17 (80.95%) HTML
2 1 (4.76%) PostGIS
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (80.95%) Windows
1 17 (80.95%) Windows Server
1 17 (80.95%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
1 18 (85.71%) Automated Testing
1 18 (85.71%) ITIL
1 18 (85.71%) UML
2 17 (80.95%) Refactoring
2 17 (80.95%) Software Engineering
2 17 (80.95%) Unit Testing
3 10 (47.62%) Scrum
4 5 (23.81%) Line Management
5 2 (9.52%) Business Analysis
5 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
5 2 (9.52%) SOA
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) Waterfall
5 2 (9.52%) Workflow
6 1 (4.76%) Analytics
6 1 (4.76%) Automation Testing
6 1 (4.76%) Content Management
6 1 (4.76%) Data Management
6 1 (4.76%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (90.48%) SQL
2 18 (85.71%) C#
3 17 (80.95%) C++
3 17 (80.95%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) Java
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 18 (85.71%) Oracle