The statistics below represent IT contracts advertised across the Somerset region that had Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the contractor rates offered over the 3 months to 19 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
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer
South West / Somerset
Rank 19 20 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +15
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 21 21 10
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 8.86% 7.02% 3.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 9.42% 7.05% 3.45%
Number of daily rates quoted 1 2 0
Median daily rate £350 £319 -
Median daily rate % change year-on-year
+9.80% -
UK excluding London median daily rate £400 £370 £350
% change year-on-year
+8.10% +5.71%
Number of hourly rates quoted 14 12 5
Median hourly rate £41.50 £43.46 £36.40
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-4.50% +19.39%
UK excluding London median hourly rate £42.50 £43.50 £37.50
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +16.00%

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
223 298 290
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 94.09% 99.67% 96.67%
Number of daily rates quoted 121 160 174
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 £275
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 43 40 24
Median hourly rate £40.00 £40.44 £24.00
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year
-1.08% +68.48%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £16.00 £15.00 £15.98
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £45.00 £57.00 £45.00
UK excluding London median hourly rate £17.50 £18.00 £16.72
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +7.65%

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Software Engineer
Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Software Engineer Daily Rate Trend in Somerset

Software Engineer
Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

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

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Trend in Somerset

Software Engineer
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 Software Engineer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 19 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
Yeovil -2 10 - -
Bath - 5 - - 2
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, Software Engineer 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 Software Engineer in the job title.

1 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (79.41%) C++
3 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (61.76%) C#
4 21 (61.76%) Java
4 21 (61.76%) UML
5 20 (58.82%) Scrum
6 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
7 18 (52.94%) Time Management
7 18 (52.94%) SC Cleared
8 16 (47.06%) OO
9 7 (20.59%) SQL
9 7 (20.59%) User Experience
10 6 (17.65%) Change Control
10 6 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
10 6 (17.65%) Eclipse
11 5 (14.71%) RIA
12 4 (11.76%) Embedded C++
12 4 (11.76%) CSS
12 4 (11.76%) JSP
12 4 (11.76%) Apache
12 4 (11.76%) HTML
12 4 (11.76%) Linux
13 3 (8.82%) Ada
13 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
13 3 (8.82%) Web Services
13 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
13 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
13 3 (8.82%) Military
13 3 (8.82%) Programme Management

Software Engineer 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 4 (11.76%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.94%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
2 1 (2.94%) MongoDB
2 1 (2.94%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.94%) PerformancePoint
2 1 (2.94%) PowerPivot
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Eclipse
1 6 (17.65%) Rational DOORS
2 3 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.88%) JIRA
4 1 (2.94%) Ant
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Buildr
4 1 (2.94%) jMock
4 1 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (2.94%) Maven
4 1 (2.94%) Mercurial
4 1 (2.94%) Selenium
4 1 (2.94%) Subversion
4 1 (2.94%) WATIR
4 1 (2.94%) WebDriver
4 1 (2.94%) WebLogic Workshop
General
1 3 (8.82%) Aerospace
1 3 (8.82%) Finance
1 3 (8.82%) Manufacturing
1 3 (8.82%) Military
2 1 (2.94%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (11.76%) CSS
1 4 (11.76%) HTML
1 4 (11.76%) JSP
2 3 (8.82%) Spring
2 3 (8.82%) Web Services
3 2 (5.88%) .NET
3 2 (5.88%) RESTful
3 2 (5.88%) XML
4 1 (2.94%) AngularJS
4 1 (2.94%) Apache Camel
4 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
4 1 (2.94%) EJB
4 1 (2.94%) Hibernate
4 1 (2.94%) J2EE
4 1 (2.94%) JSON-LD
4 1 (2.94%) OAuth2
4 1 (2.94%) React
4 1 (2.94%) SAML
4 1 (2.94%) SOAP
4 1 (2.94%) Struts
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) User Experience
2 5 (14.71%) RIA
3 1 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.94%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 4 (11.76%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (2.94%) OpenWrt
3 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (67.65%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (61.76%) UML
4 20 (58.82%) Scrum
5 18 (52.94%) Time Management
6 16 (47.06%) OO
7 6 (17.65%) Change Control
8 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
8 3 (8.82%) Requirements Management
8 3 (8.82%) Secure Coding
8 3 (8.82%) Web Development
9 2 (5.88%) API Development
9 2 (5.88%) SDLC
9 2 (5.88%) TDD
10 1 (2.94%) ATDD
10 1 (2.94%) Dependency Management
10 1 (2.94%) DevOps
10 1 (2.94%) Identity Access Management
10 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
10 1 (2.94%) XML Parsing
Programming Languages
1 27 (79.41%) C++
2 21 (61.76%) C#
2 21 (61.76%) Java
3 7 (20.59%) SQL
4 4 (11.76%) Embedded C++
5 3 (8.82%) Ada
5 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
5 3 (8.82%) Lua
6 1 (2.94%) C
6 1 (2.94%) Delphi
6 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (55.88%) Security Cleared
2 18 (52.94%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) BusyBox
1 1 (2.94%) Shibboleth
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) OpenAM
1 1 (2.94%) OpenSSO
1 1 (2.94%) Sun Identity Manager
Vendors
1 1 (2.94%) ATG
1 1 (2.94%) BEA
1 1 (2.94%) ForgeRock
1 1 (2.94%) Google
1 1 (2.94%) Luciad
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle
1 1 (2.94%) Sun