The first table below looks at the demand for the Software 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 Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Somerset region.

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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 54 - 30
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 2 0 4
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 0.47% - 2.58%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.49% - 2.68%
Number of daily rates quoted 0 0 2
Average daily rate - - £354
UK excluding London average daily rate £335 £313 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.20% +4.16%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
Average hourly rate £30.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £33.00 £36.25 £32.50
% change year-on-year
-8.96% +11.53%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
409 192 149
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 95.78% 93.66% 96.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 285 83 80
Average daily rate £350 £300 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+16.66% -6.25%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £240 £200 £170
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £413 £450
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £345 £350
% change year-on-year
+1.44% -1.42%
Number of hourly rates quoted 15 25 15
Average hourly rate £15.00 £10.00 £13.95
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.31%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £10.00 £9.00 £12.00
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £33.68 £17.50 £25.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £17.50 £19.00
% change year-on-year
-2.85% -7.89%
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Software Developer
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Software Developer Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Software Developer
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Software Developer Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Software 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 Software Developer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 1 - - 9
Yeovil - 1 - -
Taunton - - - -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title.

1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Android
3 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
3 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
3 1 (25.00%) REST
3 1 (25.00%) Change Control
3 1 (25.00%) Analytics
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (25.00%) Django
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) MySQL
3 1 (25.00%) Oracle
3 1 (25.00%) SOAP
3 1 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (25.00%) Linux
3 1 (25.00%) UML
3 1 (25.00%) OOP
3 1 (25.00%) OO
3 1 (25.00%) Python
3 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
3 1 (25.00%) ETL
3 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (25.00%) RDBMS

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Software 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 Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Relational Database
1 1 (25.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Rational DOORS
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) REST
1 1 (25.00%) Django
1 1 (25.00%) SOAP
1 1 (25.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Visualisation
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Android
1 1 (25.00%) Apple iOS
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Change Control
1 1 (25.00%) Analytics
1 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (25.00%) UML
1 1 (25.00%) OOP
1 1 (25.00%) OO
1 1 (25.00%) Data Modelling
1 1 (25.00%) ETL
1 1 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) Python
2 1 (25.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (25.00%) Oracle