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 25 July 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
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Developer
Rank 44 28 30
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Developer 6 2 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 1.64% 1.02% 3.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.73% 1.07% 3.11%
Number of daily rates quoted 4 0 1
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£325 - £300
UK excluding London average daily rate £320 £300 £300
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 2 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £37.50 £37.50 £36.50
% change year-on-year
- +2.73%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
346 187 161
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 94.79% 95.41% 96.99%
Number of daily rates quoted 258 98 82
Average daily rate £325 £300 £350
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -14.28%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £286 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £494 £423 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £348
% change year-on-year
- +0.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 13 17 14
Average hourly rate £35.00 £12.50 £23.85
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+180.00% -47.57%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £20.00 £10.53 £9.43
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £36.00 £23.75 £27.50
UK excluding London average hourly rate £16.50 £17.00 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -8.10%
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
Daily Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of daily rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Developer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 25 July 2014.

Software Developer Daily Rate Histogram 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 25 July 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 -2 2 £406 - 2
Yeovil - 2 - -
Street - - - -
Taunton - - - - 1
Wells - - - -
Software Developer
South West

Software Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) C#
2 4 (50.00%) Java
2 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 4 (50.00%) UML
3 3 (37.50%) OOP
3 3 (37.50%) OO
3 3 (37.50%) C++
3 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 3 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
3 3 (37.50%) Change Control
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (25.00%) WCF
4 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (25.00%) DTV
4 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
4 2 (25.00%) Marketing
4 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
4 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 2 (25.00%) SAP
4 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (25.00%) Electronics
4 2 (25.00%) Telecoms

Software Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) IIS
1 1 (12.50%) ArcGIS
Business Applications
1 2 (25.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (12.50%) MySQL
2 1 (12.50%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (25.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (12.50%) MSTest
3 1 (12.50%) Moq
3 1 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (25.00%) Electronics
1 2 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 2 (25.00%) Finance
1 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) Web Services
2 2 (25.00%) .NET Framework
2 2 (25.00%) WCF
2 2 (25.00%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Managed Extensibility Framework
3 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
3 1 (12.50%) Django
3 1 (12.50%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) DTV
2 1 (12.50%) RIA
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (50.00%) UML
1 4 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Requirements Analysis
2 3 (37.50%) Change Control
2 3 (37.50%) OOP
2 3 (37.50%) OO
2 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (25.00%) Programme Management
3 2 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 2 (25.00%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
4 1 (12.50%) Code Coverage
4 1 (12.50%) MVC
4 1 (12.50%) Scrum
4 1 (12.50%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
1 4 (50.00%) C#
2 3 (37.50%) C++
3 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) VB.NET
4 1 (12.50%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
2 4 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (12.50%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) SAP
2 1 (12.50%) ESRI
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