The table below looks at the statistics 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 9 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
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer
Rank 24 34 -
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 19 10 0
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 6.13% 3.31% -
As % of the Job Titles category 6.17% 3.46% -
Number of daily rates quoted 1 1 0
Average daily rate £313 £460 -
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
-32.06% -
UK excluding London average daily rate £370 £350 £325
% change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
Number of hourly rates quoted 11 5 0
Average hourly rate £43.75 £36.40 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.19% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £44.00 £38.75 £37.50
% change year-on-year
+13.54% +3.33%
Software Engineer
South West

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
308 289 226
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 99.35% 95.70% 97.84%
Number of daily rates quoted 175 173 139
Average daily rate £400 £350 £325
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £275 £236 £225
10% offered a daily rate of more than £500 £550 £413
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £375 £350
% change year-on-year
- +7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 38 28 16
Average hourly rate £40.00 £19.00 £31.50
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+110.52% -39.68%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £15.00 £13.29 £15.75
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £57.00 £44.33 £35.00
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.50 £16.50 £16.50
% change year-on-year
+6.06% -

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
Hourly Rate Histogram in Somerset

This chart provides a histogram of hourly rates quoted in contract IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Somerset region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Software Engineer Hourly Rate Histogram 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 9 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
Yeovil -5 12 - - 4
Templecombe -3 5 - -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 38 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (78.95%) C++
3 26 (68.42%) UML
4 20 (52.63%) Java
5 17 (44.74%) Scrum
5 17 (44.74%) SC Cleared
5 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
6 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (42.11%) C#
7 15 (39.47%) OO
8 12 (31.58%) SQL
9 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio
9 11 (28.95%) Rational DOORS
9 11 (28.95%) Time Management
10 9 (23.68%) HTML
11 7 (18.42%) Programme Management
11 7 (18.42%) Finance
11 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
11 7 (18.42%) Requirements Management
11 7 (18.42%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (15.79%) Web Development
12 6 (15.79%) Aerospace
12 6 (15.79%) CSS
12 6 (15.79%) JSP
12 6 (15.79%) C
12 6 (15.79%) Oracle
12 6 (15.79%) Apache
12 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
13 5 (13.16%) Web Services
13 5 (13.16%) .NET

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (15.79%) Apache
1 6 (15.79%) Tomcat
2 3 (7.89%) IIS
2 3 (7.89%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 4 (10.53%) FrameMaker
2 3 (7.89%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.53%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (28.95%) Rational DOORS
1 11 (28.95%) Visual Studio
2 5 (13.16%) Team Foundation Server
3 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
3 4 (10.53%) Rational Rhapsody
3 4 (10.53%) Selenium
3 4 (10.53%) SpecFlow
4 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 7 (18.42%) Finance
1 7 (18.42%) Manufacturing
2 6 (15.79%) Aerospace
3 3 (7.89%) Military
4 1 (2.63%) Avionics
4 1 (2.63%) Publishing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) HTML
2 6 (15.79%) CSS
2 6 (15.79%) JSP
3 5 (13.16%) .NET
3 5 (13.16%) Apache Camel
3 5 (13.16%) Apache CXF
3 5 (13.16%) Spring
3 5 (13.16%) Web Services
4 4 (10.53%) ASP.NET
4 4 (10.53%) MFC
5 3 (7.89%) .NET Framework
5 3 (7.89%) STL
6 1 (2.63%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
1 5 (13.16%) User Experience
2 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science
3 1 (2.63%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (10.53%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.63%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 26 (68.42%) UML
3 17 (44.74%) Scrum
4 16 (42.11%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (39.47%) OO
6 11 (28.95%) Time Management
7 7 (18.42%) Programme Management
7 7 (18.42%) Requirements Analysis
7 7 (18.42%) Requirements Management
8 6 (15.79%) Web Development
9 5 (13.16%) Automated Testing
9 5 (13.16%) Information Management
10 4 (10.53%) ITIL
10 4 (10.53%) Service Delivery
10 4 (10.53%) Static Code Analysis
10 4 (10.53%) Test Scripting
10 4 (10.53%) Validation
11 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
11 3 (7.89%) Refactoring
11 3 (7.89%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 30 (78.95%) C++
2 20 (52.63%) Java
3 16 (42.11%) C#
4 12 (31.58%) SQL
5 6 (15.79%) C
6 4 (10.53%) Ada
7 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
8 1 (2.63%) Ada 83
8 1 (2.63%) Ada 95
8 1 (2.63%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (44.74%) SC Cleared
1 17 (44.74%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.63%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.63%) SLA
Vendors
1 6 (15.79%) Oracle
2 5 (13.16%) Luciad
3 1 (2.63%) Microsoft
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