The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 23 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 42 31 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 9 4 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 2.53% 2.05% -
As % of the Job Titles category 2.66% 2.15% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate
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£513 £363 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+41.37% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £325 £320 £313
% change year-on-year
+1.56% +2.40%
Number of hourly rates quoted 8 0 0
Average hourly rate £35.00 - -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £39.00 £36.00 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+8.33% -4.00%
Job Titles Category
Somerset
Contract IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
338 186 163
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 94.94% 95.38% 97.02%
Number of daily rates quoted 250 95 83
Average daily rate £325 £300 £358
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+8.33% -16.08%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £285 £175 £230
10% offered a daily rate of more than £488 £423 £420
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £350 £350
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 £16.48 £17.23 £18.50
% change year-on-year
-4.32% -6.89%
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

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

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 average contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Software Engineer within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 23 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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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
Yeovil - 7 - - 3
Bath - 1 £513 - 4
Bridgwater - - - -
Glastonbury - - - -
Shepton Mallet - - - -
Somerton - - - -
Street - - - - 1
Taunton - - - -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) UML
3 10 (83.33%) Java
3 10 (83.33%) OO
3 10 (83.33%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (75.00%) Change Control
4 9 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (75.00%) OOP
4 9 (75.00%) Configuration Management
5 8 (66.67%) C++
6 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
7 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 3 (25.00%) SQL
9 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
9 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
9 2 (16.67%) Military
10 1 (8.33%) Scrum
10 1 (8.33%) ESRI
10 1 (8.33%) ArcGIS
10 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
10 1 (8.33%) Simulink
10 1 (8.33%) .NET
10 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
10 1 (8.33%) IIS
10 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
10 1 (8.33%) CSS
10 1 (8.33%) JSP
10 1 (8.33%) Web Services
10 1 (8.33%) Windows
10 1 (8.33%) Delphi

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT contractor jobs across the Somerset region that cited Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (8.33%) IIS
1 1 (8.33%) Apache
1 1 (8.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (8.33%) ArcGIS
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
1 1 (8.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (83.33%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
2 1 (8.33%) Eclipse
2 1 (8.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (8.33%) MSTest
2 1 (8.33%) Moq
General
1 2 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 2 (16.67%) Military
2 1 (8.33%) Avionics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) HTML
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
1 1 (8.33%) CSS
1 1 (8.33%) JSP
1 1 (8.33%) Web Services
1 1 (8.33%) .NET Framework
1 1 (8.33%) WCF
1 1 (8.33%) Silverlight
1 1 (8.33%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
1 1 (8.33%) Managed Extensibility Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (8.33%) RIA
1 1 (8.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (8.33%) Windows
1 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (91.67%) UML
3 10 (83.33%) OO
4 9 (75.00%) Configuration Management
4 9 (75.00%) OOP
4 9 (75.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 9 (75.00%) Change Control
5 2 (16.67%) Requirements Management
6 1 (8.33%) Web Development
6 1 (8.33%) Unit Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Time Management
6 1 (8.33%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) Java
2 8 (66.67%) C++
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (8.33%) Ada
4 1 (8.33%) MATLAB
4 1 (8.33%) Delphi
4 1 (8.33%) C
4 1 (8.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 5 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 4 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) DV Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (8.33%) ESRI
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