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 28 August 2015 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
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Software Engineer
Rank 19 36 34
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -2
Contract jobs requiring a Software Engineer 30 13 5
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 10.38% 3.87% 2.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 10.60% 4.13% 2.28%
Number of daily rates quoted 2 4 3
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£310 £290 £263
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
+6.89% +10.47%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £298 £280 £253
10% offered a daily rate of more than £322 £350 £343
UK excluding London average daily rate £350 £325 £300
% change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
Number of hourly rates quoted 26 9 0
Average hourly rate £42.38 £35.00 -
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+21.07% -
UK excluding London average hourly rate £40.00 £40.00 £35.00
% change year-on-year
- +14.28%
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
283 315 219
As % of all contract IT jobs located in Somerset 97.92% 93.75% 94.40%
Number of daily rates quoted 140 227 135
Average daily rate £350 £350 £320
Average daily rate % change year-on-year
- +9.37%
90% offered a daily rate of more than £255 £290 £223
10% offered a daily rate of more than £450 £500 £425
UK excluding London average daily rate £375 £350 £350
% change year-on-year
+7.14% -
Number of hourly rates quoted 42 15 14
Average hourly rate £42.00 £35.00 £14.00
Average hourly rate % change year-on-year
+20.00% +150.00%
90% offered a hourly rate of more than £13.00 £13.65 £10.58
10% offered a hourly rate of more than £55.00 £35.50 £22.93
UK excluding London average hourly rate £17.00 £16.50 £17.00
% change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%

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 28 August 2015.

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 28 August 2015. 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
Yeovil +2 19 £310 +12.72% 3
Templecombe - 9 - -
Software Engineer
South West

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 52 (98.11%) Software Engineering
2 40 (75.47%) Java
3 35 (66.04%) C++
3 35 (66.04%) UML
4 27 (50.94%) OO
5 25 (47.17%) Security Cleared
6 24 (45.28%) SC Cleared
7 23 (43.40%) HTML
7 23 (43.40%) SQL
8 21 (39.62%) CSS
8 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
8 21 (39.62%) Requirements Analysis
9 20 (37.74%) JSP
9 20 (37.74%) C#
10 19 (35.85%) Apache
10 19 (35.85%) Tomcat
10 19 (35.85%) Scrum
11 18 (33.96%) Web Development
12 15 (28.30%) Information Management
12 15 (28.30%) Spring
12 15 (28.30%) Management Information System
12 15 (28.30%) Web Services
12 15 (28.30%) Time Management
13 14 (26.42%) Apache Camel
13 14 (26.42%) Luciad
14 11 (20.75%) Aerospace
14 11 (20.75%) Apache CXF
15 10 (18.87%) Eclipse
16 9 (16.98%) Rational DOORS
17 8 (15.09%) .NET

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, 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 19 (35.85%) Apache
1 19 (35.85%) Tomcat
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Eclipse
2 9 (16.98%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (13.21%) Visual Studio
4 2 (3.77%) Subversion
5 1 (1.89%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.89%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (1.89%) ClearCase
5 1 (1.89%) ClearQuest
General
1 11 (20.75%) Aerospace
2 4 (7.55%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.66%) Finance
4 1 (1.89%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (43.40%) HTML
2 21 (39.62%) CSS
3 20 (37.74%) JSP
4 15 (28.30%) Web Services
4 15 (28.30%) Spring
5 14 (26.42%) Apache Camel
6 11 (20.75%) Apache CXF
7 8 (15.09%) ASP.NET
7 8 (15.09%) .NET
8 5 (9.43%) MFC
9 4 (7.55%) STL
9 4 (7.55%) jQuery
10 1 (1.89%) GWT
10 1 (1.89%) Swing
10 1 (1.89%) AWT
10 1 (1.89%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 15 (28.30%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.77%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (5.66%) Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
2 2 (3.77%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (98.11%) Software Engineering
2 35 (66.04%) UML
3 27 (50.94%) OO
4 21 (39.62%) Agile Software Development
4 21 (39.62%) Requirements Analysis
5 19 (35.85%) Scrum
6 18 (33.96%) Web Development
7 15 (28.30%) Time Management
7 15 (28.30%) Information Management
8 5 (9.43%) Validation
9 4 (7.55%) Use Case
10 3 (5.66%) Programme Management
10 3 (5.66%) Configuration Management
11 2 (3.77%) MVC
11 2 (3.77%) Requirements Management
11 2 (3.77%) Change Control
11 2 (3.77%) SDLC
12 1 (1.89%) Embedded Software Development
12 1 (1.89%) Requirements Engineering
12 1 (1.89%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 40 (75.47%) Java
2 35 (66.04%) C++
3 23 (43.40%) SQL
4 20 (37.74%) C#
5 7 (13.21%) JavaScript
6 4 (7.55%) PL/SQL
6 4 (7.55%) T-SQL
6 4 (7.55%) VB.NET
7 3 (5.66%) C
7 3 (5.66%) Ada
8 2 (3.77%) Python
9 1 (1.89%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 25 (47.17%) Security Cleared
2 24 (45.28%) SC Cleared
3 2 (3.77%) Degree
Vendors
1 14 (26.42%) Luciad
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.89%) Adobe
3 1 (1.89%) Google
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